Adept Child Theme for Builder Review

Adept Child Theme for BuilderAbout the Adept Child Theme

Design/Development: by iThemes and lead child theme developer Justin Kopepasah. Justin is on a team of developers with iThemes – business WordPress themes for using WordPress as a CMS.

Theme Concept: Adept has several alternate module styles to configure your site exactly to your small businesses or blogging professional specifications.

Adept Child Theme is a WordPress child theme designed specifically to work with iThemes Builder. Both Builder and the child theme need be installed for functionality.

Adept Child Theme Features

Primary Color Pallet: Greens and grays.

Adept Child Theme Color Pallet

Colors and Font: Light gray, #F5F5F5; Light to medium gray, #DDDDDD; Light olive green, #D6E1CA; Dark Olive green, #ABB4A1; Gradient textured green, default background color is a bright green, #7CB345; Dark gray and black textured grain image – has the appearance of a thick, double pin stripe.
Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif

Page and Post Title Color: Dark gray, #262626
Title Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Widget Title Color: Medium to dark gray, #666666
Widget Title Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Navigation Menu Bar Color: Gradient textured green, default background color is a bright green, #7CB345
Menu Labels Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Body Text: Dark gray, #222222
Body Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Button Color: Gradient textured green, default background color is a bright green, #7CB345

Background Colors, Patterns and Texture: Off white, #F5F5F5

Site: Light gray, #F5F5F5
Container: Transparent
Content Area: White, #FFFFFF
Sidebars: Light to medium gray, #DDDDDD
Widget-bars: Dark gray and black textured grain image – has the appearance of a thick, double pin stripe
Footer Area: Light gray, #F5F5F5

CSS3 Styles:

Corners: images, button and second level navigation corners are slightly rounded
Shadows and Dimension: Shadows on some titles as well as on buttons. Buttons appear to depress when hovered for a dimensional feel.

Adept Child Theme Features Inherited from iThemes Builder

  • Builder’s powerful layout editor:

Header Modules – Offer an easy-to-configure header for your site using basic WordPress general title and tagline settings.

Image Modules – Add an image to your layout as a static header or other image just to spice up your layout.

Navigation  Modules– Add a horizontal navigation bar. Category and Page navigation controlled within Builder or choose WordPress Pages. Use of the WordPress custom menus are also available.

Content  Modules – Add a place for your content to render. You can choose 1 or 2 right, 1 or 2 left, split or no sidebars in the content module of your layout.

HTML Modules – Add freeform HTML to your layout. HTML Modules support the use of shortcodes and execution of PHP code.

Widget Bar Modules – A widget area to contain one to five widget locations.

Footer Modules – Add a place for the footer to render.

  • Built-in Google Analytics tracking
  • Built-in Woopra tracking
  • Built-in text area inputs to manually add JavaScript code either inside the head tag or in the site’s footer.
  • Favicon options:

Choose from a set of provided images
Upload your own favicon
Use the active child theme’s Favicon image
Don’t use a Favicon image

  • Ability to create and manage widget areas
  • Customize comments settings
  • Duplicate Sidebar Widget allows for easy duplication of another sidebar’s widgets
  • Custom Post type called Widget Content that allows for easy creation of content that can be added to a widget area using the Widget Content widget.
  • Built in custom coding, styling and JavaScript to enhance specific plugins.
  • Extensions – mini-themes that can be applied to any one or combination of Layouts or Views.
  • A “Builder” entry to the WordPress Admin Bar
  • Builder Style Manager Plugin
  • Builder SEO Plugin

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