wpYAML Theme

Posted by Peter Hadorn.

wpYAML is a lightweight, blank and free WordPress starter theme ready for responsive design, for multilingual support with WPML and for child themes. This site shows a wpYAML demo, use the theme switcher on your right to switch between the blank and demo versions.

wpYAML provides you with a clean base and a proven modular structure for rapid WordPress website development by combining the power of three awesome tools:

Features of wpYAML v1.0

  • Includes all features of YAML 4.1.2.
  • Responsive design with modular, commented Sass code structure
  • Clean and commented functions.php with modular PHP includes
  • Optimized for performance, CSS file is only 37KB
  • Child theme ready with two sample child themes (blank and this site)
  • WPML ready
  • Includes .POT file for easy translations plus German .PO/.MO files
  • YAML styling for WordPress features (search, comments, pagination, image alignment)
  • Minimal typography and content styling meant to be extended
  • Clean header
  • No Javascript/jQuery dependencies
  • Support for two navigation menus, custom post types, active sidebar(s) and widgets, thumbnails and all post formats
  • Tested with WordPress 4.1