This ‘Blank’ theme is a bare-bones HTML5 WordPress theme perfect for the starting point of any theme development.
The structure of a standard WordPress theme is kept with all the usual pages including 404.php, archives.php and so on.
This theme is free of almost all style and presentational elements, but includes some “normalization” code for elements that are commonly found.
- Based on HTML5 reset themes.
- Single post template conforms with the hNews microformat.
- Normalizing of styles via normalize.css.
- Some WordPress presentational styles are kept.
- Includes some code from Twitter Bootstrap for tables, forms and buttons.
- Includes Modernizr.
- Includes optimized code for Google Analytics.
- IE conditional targeting.
- Better comments template.
Just like any other WordPress theme, simply download the latest version, unzip the file, upload it to your ‘themes’ directory, and then activate it through your WordPress admin area.
Latest version: 1.9 (Updated 22/03/13)