Writeup is a colorful responsive high resolution magazine, news & blog theme. With unique slide-toggle sidebars and modern gradient styles, the viewing and reading experience is fantastic on all devices. Built on a foundation loved by thousands, this theme will inspire you to write.
New year update! The theme now uses the WordPress live customizer for all theme options.
- Featured stories & highlights
– Show your most recent posts in large size on the frontpage, or select a featured category to pick stories from.
- Standard, grid or list
– Select the content list type you prefer best. One of three options.
- Toggle fixed-width sidebars
– The primary sidebar is always kept at a neat 300px. The secondary is 300px. Both are always rendered after the content in the code, no matter layout.
- Related posts & post nav
– Motivate your readers to explore more articles on your website with related posts and links to previous and next article.
- Boxed layout
– Want a boxed layout style instead of full-width? It’s one click away in the styling options.
- Footer & header ads
– Prepared footer and header widget areas for leaderboard ads can be enabled.
- 100% High resolution
– Awesome sharpness on retina screens and other high resolution devices. No compromise anywhere.
- Ultra responsive
– This theme will scale down beautifully from a full hd resolution down to a low resolution mobile phone.
- Post formats
– Easily show video, audio, image and gallery sliders with the most used post formats available.
- Extensive styling options
– Set any of unlimited accent colors for the theme and other specified areas in seconds.
- Unlimited widget areas
– There is no limit to how many widget sidebars you can create. Each widget area can be assigned to a unique page, post or standard WP sections.
- Almost zero images
– With Font Awesome, CSS and a modern flat look this theme manages to load only a few images total for the whole layout, depending on layout choice.
- Set the website max-width
– You choose how wide you want your website to be via the admin panel. With a neat numeric slider, it’s one click away.
- 0-4 Footer widget columns
– Use anything from no footer widgets all the way up to 4 columns. A personal favourite is 3 columns for good space on all devices.
- Font selection
– Choose from a list of some good-looking fonts supplied via Google Fonts. Latin Extended and Cyrillic options included.
- Social links
– Easily add your own social links to your header and footer. Use any of 605 icons. Set a unique color for each if you want.
- Integrated share counts
– Sharrre is inlcuded which gives you high-res share buttons and counts for each article. Not a fan of social media? Just disable them.
- Flexible layout options
– Set sidebars to the left or right on any post or page. You can also specify for home, single, archive, category, search and error 404 pages.
- Backend theme options
– Great customization ability directly from the theme options panel without having to touch any code at all.
- Good SEO
– The markup is search engine optimized to allow the best possible result for your website.
- Straightforward code
– A WordPress theme code structure that is easy to work with. No layer upon layer with bloated code.
- Custom built widgets
– Includes widgets to display responsive video, tabbed content, post lists and other neat features.
- Custom logo upload
– Upload your own custom logo with a few simple clicks. No logo yet? Use the standard plain-text option.
- Custom page templates
– Page templates for things such as a childpage menus are included. The layout options are many.
- Cross-browser support
– Compatible with the latest versions of modern browsers – Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and IE.
- Localisation support
– Translate into any language you wish using the included .po/.mo files. Everything you need to get started
- Live customizer
– All theme options are changed from the WordPress live customizer so that you can easily see the changes you do live.
- Full child theme support
– The theme has been built with child themes in mind. All functions and files are pluggable and easy to work with.
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