I am a great fan of minimalistic Designs,Thats the reason why I love to use Quora blogs. Today I am honored to bring a Clean and Minimalistic Free Genesis Child Theme called Just Read.Just read integrates features of Tumblr with the style of Quora. Yes,You read it correctly…Its a FREE Genesis Child Theme . The primary objective of this theme is to encourage users to read…Thats why its named as Just Read.
Minimalistic doesn’t means featureless.In fact Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Here is a list of features bundled with Just read
Post format integration (Tumblog)
WordPress introduced a feature called Post formats from version 3.1. That means you can build a blog like Tumblog, Apart from standard posts,Now you can publish Quotes, Image, Video,Chat etc.
Growth of Smart Phone Technology can not be ignored while designing a WordPress themes. Thats why every theme I am build comes with Mobile responsive feature. You can test drive Mobile responsive feature here.
Minimalistic and Lightweight
Apart from post format icons,I just used a single web element (excluding favicon),That makes this theme fast and lightweight. I just ripped of many default features like main navogation, sub navigation and Footer widgets. You need to use Custom menu widget to display menu on top right corner.
Just read also comes with custom landing page template.You can use it to build conversion page.
I must thank few people who indirectly helped me to make this theme.
- Brian Gardner for providing ample of Genesis code snippets
- Natko Hasic for Post format icons
- Nick Croft for reference to Post format implementation in Genesis Framework
I welcome designers who are interested in helping me on enriching this theme.You can fork this theme on Github here. I have few plans to extend this theme,like adding portfolio.Other features will be announced as work progresses.
Custom Genesis Child Theme Design
Do you want to revamp your current website style ? Genesis is a great framework to start with.You can contact me here for custom Genesis child theme design.