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SQUAR3D V2 – The Beefed Up Sequel to SQUAR3D

SQUAR3D V2 is the sequel to the original SQUAR3D theme, except this time it has been taking steroids.

Demo

View a demo here.

Features

  • Responsive design
  • CSS written in SASS(scss) with source files and codekit-config.json provided
  • Widgetized sidebar
  • Threaded comments w/ Gravatars
  • Magnific Popup used for responsive lightbox styled image/gallery viewing
  • Separate trackbacks and comments
  • Header and footer menu areas
  • Header dropdown menu support
    • Three tiers supported
  • Post format styles and icons built in (can be disabled via CSS)
  • Sticky post styling
  • WP-Metro icon font installed by default, see usage and available icons here
  • Custom Theme Options
    • Customizable logo and logo placement
    • Customizable favicon and iOS icons
    • Multiple areas for search field placement (above content, below navigation, or widget)
    • 21 color scheme options or a custom scheme
    • Specify a custom stylesheet URL OR insert specific properties into theme options CSS field
    • Show or hide site tagline below site logo
    • Choose from 38 social icons to be placed in the footer
    • Customizable footer text
    • Google Analytics placement without editing the theme
  • Off-canvas mobile navigation with dropdown support

Installation

If you have never installed a custom WordPress theme before, check out Using Themes on WordPress.org. If you have previously installed themes then this should be no problem for you.

  1. Unzip and upload the folder squar3d-v2 to the/wp-content/themes/ directory on your server.
  2. Activate it via the Dashboard.
  3. InAppearance » Menus, create two menus. One for your header navigation, and one for your social icons in the footer.
  4. VisitAppearance » Theme Options to configure SQUAR3D V2.
  5. VisitAppearance » Widgets and start adding your Widgets. All the work is done for you.

Screenshots

Changelog

1.1.3

  • Further improvement made to Magnific Popup intialization via jQuery

1.1.2

  • Updated README.md features list
  • Updated Magnific Popup to use jQuery to initialize images and galleries
  • Corrected blockquote styling
  • Removed unneeded functions-user.php file

1.1.1

  • Removed user.scss, user.css files
  • Removed call to user.css in header.php
  • Adjusted call to style.css in header.php to use stylesheet_directory_uri
  • Improvements/changes made for better child theme support

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