Easy Digital Downloads Starter Theme
This basic starter theme is designed to be the starting point for creating your own Easy Digital Downloads specific themes in WordPress.
All of the basic template files are included, as well as the special template files for showing download/product information from EDD.
Build your own awesome digital store themes
Easy Digital Downloads makes it exceptionally easy to setup a digital store, and this theme is designed to make it really easy to create your own themes, built just for EDD.
Child theme ready
The EDD Starter theme is ready for child themes, and I highly recommend you set yours up as a child theme.
To setup a child theme, follow these steps:
- place the
edd-startertheme folder in your
- create a new folder named anything, such as "your-edd-theme", and place it also in
- create a file in your new theme folder called
style.cssand place the following contents inside of it:
/* Theme Name: Your Theme Name Description: Description of your theme Author: Your name Author URI: http://yoursite.com Template: edd-starter */ @import url("../edd-starter/style.css");
Your theme will now be available in the
Appearance > Themes page and you can modify the CSS to your liking.
For more information about child themes, visit the Codex page.
Configure EDD Constants and Extra Settings
includes/edd-config.php file demonstrates a variety of filters and constants you can use to modify EDD from the theme. This includes changing
the post type labels and slug, disabling the downloads archive, disabling the default styles, removing the default purchase buttons, and more.