Build WordPress Sites Fast With the Thematic Theme Framework. Photo Credit: Vladitto via Shutterstock Lately, I’ve been using Thematic–a framework for building WordPress themes faster.
Thematic gives you a solid, bare-bones theme with reset CSS styles, a very basic layout, no color and limited typography. A clean slate. Don’t Touch That Theme! 40+ Thematic Resources, Tutorials and Links. The post Build WordPress Sites Fast With the Thematic Theme Framework by Es Developed is a great resource for anyone wanting to get started with the Thematic Theme.
It lists over 40 resources and tutorials that’ll get you where you want to be with rapid WordPress Theme development. And there’s some great explanation behind why you’d want to use the Thematic Theme. Under the heading Don’t Touch That Theme: Wordpress user registration template and custom user profile fields. This tutorial, while providing a good introduction to the concept, hasn’t been updated since it was written.
The code from this tutorial has been removed due to bad formatting, however the download link still works and contains all code inside functions.php and the template files. To this end we’ve written a free plugin that let’s you add all these front-end forms through the easy use of shortcodes: Profile Builder I’ve been playing a lot lately with the user registration template (I’ve used it as a great starting point) from Justin Tadlock’s ThemeHybrid and extended it to support custom user profiles.
Unfortunately, user management in WordPress isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed. A Guide To Customizing The Thematic Theme Framework. Oh, yuck.
This is the old, busted guide. Make sure you check out the new Thematic Guide. Default Thematic CSS Styles The following typographic classes are styled by default and can be used in your post content.