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12 <h1>Trending WordPress theme</h1>
14 <p class="first"><em>Trending</em> is a parent theme for bloggers that uses multiple nav menus, several sidebars, and custom post layouts. It has a pixel-perfect design that's great for any blogger who wants a new look for their site.</p>
16 <p class="second">This theme is a parent theme. What this means is that to customize it, you should be creating a child theme. <em>Is it a theme framework?</em> Some people might call it that. All you need to know is that it's a solid, yet flexible, starting point for any blog.</p>
18 <h2>Features</h2>
20 <p><em>Trending</em> is built from the rock-solid <a href="" title="Hybrid Core theme framework">Hybrid Core</a> theme framework, so it provides a great starting point with many useful features.</p>
22 <ul>
23 <li>Per-post layouts that allow you to quickly change the layout of your site.</li>
24 <li>Post setting that allows you to add a custom stylesheet for individual posts.</li>
25 <li>A smart breadcrumb menu that handles tons of permalink setups.</li>
26 <li>Built-in pagination for your home, archive, and search pages.</li>
27 <li>Post thumbnails that work with WordPress' featured image functionality and provide extra features.</li>
28 <li>Multiple sidebars that you can customize however you like.</li>
29 <li>Dynamic global, post, and comment <acronym title="Cascading Style Sheets">CSS</acronym> classes.</li>
30 <li>Fully internationalized, so you can run the theme in any language.</li>
31 <li>Uses the built-in WordPress menu system. No need to hack your navigation into place.</li>
32 <li>Context-aware action and filter hooks, so you don't have to learn WordPress conditional tags.</li>
33 <li>Some of the most-used filter hooks are shortcode-ready and have accompanying shortcodes.</li>
34 <li>Theme settings page that allows you to add custom meta boxes and settings.</li>
35 <li>Ability to create custom templates for any post type in multiple ways.</li>
36 <li>Highly-configurable widgets that give you full control over their display.</li>
37 <li>Widget areas are content-aware, meaning that they only appear if they contain active widgets.</li>
38 <li>And much, much more!</li>
39 </ul>
41 <h2>Child themes</h2>
43 <p>Since <em>Trending</em> is a parent theme, you'll want to create a child theme if you plan on making any customizations. <em>Don't know how to make a child theme?</em> It's relatively simple. Just follow the below steps.</p>
45 <ul>
46 <li>Create a theme folder in your <code>/wp-content/themes</code> directory called <code>trending-child</code>.</li>
47 <li>Then, create a <code>style.css</code> file within your theme folder.</li>
48 <li>At the top of your <code>style.css</code> file, add the below information.</li>
49 </ul>
51 <pre><code>/**
52 * Theme Name: Trending Child
53 * Theme URI:
54 * Description: Describe what your theme should be like.
55 * Version: 0.1
56 * Author: Your Name
57 * Author URI:
58 * Tags: Add, Whatever, Tags, You, Want
59 * Template: trending
60 */</code></pre>
62 <p>This will give you a blank design. If you want to import the <em>Trending</em> parent theme style, simply append this code after the above information:</p>
64 <pre><code>@import url( '../trending/style.css' );
66 /* Custom code goes below here. */</code></pre>
68 <p>Note that child themes are now the officially-supported way of modifying themes in WordPress.</p>
70 <h2>Notes</h2>
72 <p>The "Header" sidebar (widget area) was created to house a 468px by 80px ad or image. You can, of course, add anything to this sidebar you want. However, anything that overflows the header sidebar area will be hidden from view.</p>
74 <h2>Theme support</h2>
76 <p>Support for the <em>Trending</em> theme is not offered on the WordPress support forums. There is a community called <a href="" title="Theme Hybrid">Theme Hybrid</a> where support is offered for this theme. You are encouraged to sign up to the site to use its support forums and become a part of the community.</p>
78 <h2>Copyright &amp; license</h2>
80 <p><em>Trending</em> is licensed under the <a href="" title="GNU GPL">GNU General Public License</a>, version 2 (<acronym title="GNU General Public License">GPL</acronym>).</p>
82 <p>This theme is copyrighted to <a href="" title="Justin Tadlock">Justin Tadlock</a>.</p>
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84 <p>2011&thinsp;&ndash;&thinsp;2012 &copy; Justin Tadlock.</p>
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