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Pinegrow WordPress Starter Theme 2 Version 2.0 (Reboot Edition)

About

The WordPress Starter Theme 2 (ST2) is a foundation/framework for quickly developing your own custom themes. The WordPress Starter Theme 2 is based on Bootstrap 4.x, with a complete set of WordPress common templates and support for Jetpack & WooCommerce.

  • The WordPress Starter Theme 2 is not an update of the previous version (1.2) but a totally new version.
  • The WordPress Starter Theme requires Pinegrow PRO with WordPress builder, it will not work without it.

Demonstration site

You can visit and discover the latest version of the WordPress Starter Theme 2 by visiting our demonstation site: https://st2demo.pinegrow.com/

Inspiration

The Pinegrow WordPress Starter Theme is deeply inspired by the UnderStrap theme, The Bootstrap 4 + WordPress Theme Framework and numerous components/files are directly forked from this awesome project.

Features

  • SASS: Utilizes the SASS sources from all assets as well as own SASS files. Makes it easy to replace colors, fonts, stylings etc. directly from Pinegrow visual CSS editor. (Learn more about how-to easily Customize Bootstrap 4 with Pinegrow.)
  • Options Panel: Let you add custom code right from your WordPress customization panel. You can also control the slider settings.
  • Jetpack ready: Comes with basic theme support for the famous plugin bundle by Automattic. No extra styles or settings but you can use both in combination.
  • WooCommerce support: The WordPress Starter Theme supports WooCommerce plugin. WooCommerce is the #1 e-commerce system for WordPress (more than 1.000.000 active installs).
  • Template parts
  • Built-in slider: Standard Bootstrap 4.x slider component.
  • Dedicated page templates for Page Builders plugins.
  • Many useful extra utility features are directly included (security hotfix, "emojis" remover and more ...) > see inc/custom.php
  • Default Theme export fully validated via the Theme Check plugin. https://fr.wordpress.org/plugins/theme-check/
  • Released under GNU General Public License v2, The WordPress Starter Theme 2 is free to use for personal and commercial projects which are compatible with this license.
  • And more ...

What are the benefits of using the WordPress Starter Theme?

  • Skip the boring parts of theme development: all standard templates and boilerplate code are ready. The Starter Theme lets you go straight to building and customising your theme.
  • The Starter Theme lets you use a visual approach to designing and coding WordPress themes through the power of Pinegrow’s tools for visually editing HTML and CSS.
  • The Starter Theme uses template parts (a WordPress recommended best practice).
  • The most common templates from the WordPress template hierarchy are immediately available as well as basic templates for the most popular e-commerce plugins: WooCommerce.
  • There is no CSS bloat. The CSS is intentionally minimalist and is not meant to be awesome. It only provides what is necessary fora basic display of the default layout + the WordPress CSS essentials. With Pinegrow, you can easily customize the theme.css to fit your needs.
  • The Starter Theme is fully compliant with the WordPress theme guidelines.
  • You can use the Starter Theme to create as many projects as you want and distribute them in any way you please.

What is inside the package?

  • Partial templates
  • Minimum CSS styling to ease customization
  • Common templates and custom page templates (see list below)
  • Basic Woocommerce store (Validated with WooCommerce version 4.4.1)
  • Fully cutomizable (layout, CSS with SASS version included, features…)
  • 100% Bootstrap (Currently v4.5.0)
  • Translation ready / I18n

ST2 Custom Settings plugin

Available from the ST2-Custom-Settings-Plugin folder. In order to comply with WordPress development guidelines, some features previously available in custom.php are now accessible via a plugin that you can decide whether or not to install.

WordPress common templates

Read more about WordPress common templates and the WordPress templates hierarchy

  • index.html > index.php
  • archive.html > archive.php
  • 404.html > 404.php
  • page.html > page.php
  • single.html > single.php
  • search.html > search.php
  • woocommerce.html > woocommerce.php

Custom Page templates

  • page-woocommerce.html > page-woocommerce.php (page template)
  • page-without-sidebars.html > page-without-sidebars.php (page template)
  • page-builders-canvas.html > page-builders-canvas.php (page template)
  • page-builders-full-width.html > page-builders-full-width.php (page template)

How-to use the WordPress Starter Theme 2

The process is fairly simple: Just pull the project on your computer (using a Git client or by downloading the zip file) and start tweaking the files (layout, css, more wordpress actions ...) as per your needs & liking using Pinegrow PRO/WP and ... export your theme!

Read the documentation HERE

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License

The WordPress Starter Theme is created by the Pinegrow Team and is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL version 2 http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.en.html

Credits

How-to contribute to the code and provide fixes and/or features?

See our Contribution Guidelines, Code of conduct and Issue Template.

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