The Gus Theme
The Gus theme for WordPress was designed to be used on a personal site, not as a site for an origination or group. Gus a is clean, easy to read, theme built to be quick but have all the needed functionality for mattrude.com.
After activating the theme, you must go to the
Theme Options page from the
Appearance menu on your Dashboard. Once there, you must select the
Site Owner for the page from the drop-down menu at the top of the page. After selecting the site owner, you may use that persons contact information, or add your own on that page.
Besure to read the Install Guide before downloading and installing Gus.
Also, please see the avalable Screen Shots for the Gus theme.
- Photo Gallery Support
- Custom Fonts - Open Sans & Gus Social
- Gallery index page
- EXIF Support for images
- Table of Content generator
- Ability to tag people in images
- Custom taxonomy (people, place, event)
- Custom people gallery page
- 5 widget footer section
- Threaded comments
Please read this themes full documentation from within the theme's Wiki Pages.
- WordPress 3.4+
This is a git repoistory, there is several ways to download and use it's content.
Downloading via a web browser
Download the zip version to be uploaded into your WordPress site.
- Current Stable version - 0.2.2: zip - tar.gz
- Old Stable version - 0.1.2: zip - tar.gz
- Development version
Downloading via git
You may also download the theme directly via git:
git clone https://github.com/mattrude/wp-theme-gus.git gus
- This project's primary loaction is on github at: http://gh.mattrude.com/wp-theme-gus/
- The project is also mirrored at: git.mattrude.com
After Gus is installed, you must set it up before your site will work correctly. Start by going to
The first section is the Site Owner section, this section is required for site proper operation. You must select a owner from the drop down list.
The Owner will be used in the footer and other sections to say who owns the site. The name and other info will be pubic.
Opening Bullet Points
The opening bullet points are the main bullet points on the top lefthand side of the home page, left of the header image.
The about text is the main text on the home page.
The CDN Options section allows you to set where the themes images and other files are stored on the internet, if this section is disabled, all images and other files will be downloaded from the local server.
If you are having issues using the Gus theme, please file a bug report by creating a New Issue on the projects github issues page.
Gus is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation. For more details, please read Gus's license.
GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Matt Rude <firstname.lastname@example.org> This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.