Popper is an accessible content-first WordPress theme built around beautiful fonts and lots of white space.
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Latest commit c8efa31 Apr 18, 2016 @mor10 Version update. Fix for #9.

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Popper

Popper is an accessible content-first theme built around beautiful fonts and lots of white space designed and developed by Morten Rand-Hendriksen for Lynda.com - a LinkedIn Company.

Features

Article Decks

To display an article deck (short one-paragraph synopsis displayed after post title, but before post meta), add a custom excerpt to the post.

Customizer Options

Extended options available from the Customizer:

  1. Optional Logo in top-right corner
  2. Header background color
  3. Header text color
  4. Optional Header image
  5. Sidebar position: no sidebar (default), left, or right.

Featured Images

Posts and pages can have Featured Images.

Widgetized Areas

  1. Sidebar

Custom Widgets

  • Recent Posts widget featuring post title, publishing date, and thumbnail
  • Recent Comments widget featuring comment author name, date, excerpt, post title, and Gravatar

Blockquotes

Blockquotes can be alined left or right by applying the "alignleft" or "alignright" classes.

Licenses and External Assets

Popper is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL v2

Popper's code base started out as _s (http://underscores.me) as it were on September 9, 2015.

The theme features three custom fonts: Fira Sans: https://www.google.com/fonts/specimen/Fira+Sans SIL Open Font Licence 1.1 http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=OFL Merriweather: https://www.google.com/fonts/specimen/Merriweather SIL Open Font Licence 1.1 http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=OFL Icons from FontAwesome: Published under various licenses http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/license/

Namesake

Popper is named after philosopher Karl Popper

Changelog

1.0.2

  • Display full header on front page and full first post on blog page when front page is set to static page

1.0.1

  • Add Logo support to coincide with release of WordPress 4.5
  • Remove Site Icon as logo in above

1.0.0

  • Add Continue Reading link under first post on index page
  • Simplify Continue Reading functionality in code
  • Fix translation problems
  • Add new Norsk Bokmål translation
  • Footer theme reference now points at WordPress.org Theme Directory page
  • Fix contrast in widgets (accessibility improvement)

0.9.5

  • Remove JS function that triggers sub-menus to automatically open on single pages.