Traverse Child Theme for Builder Review

Traverse Child ThemeAbout the Traverse Child Theme

Design/Development: by iThemes, Cody Smith and Justin Kopepasah. Cody and Justin are on a team of WordPress child theme developers working for iThemes and in support of iThemes Builder Theme.

Theme Concept: Traverse features a high contrast design and bold styling intended to showcase content for travel blogs. Stories and photos from your adventures will be framed perfectly by Traverse.

Traverse Child Theme is a WordPress child theme designed specifically to work with the framework core iThemes Builder.

Traverse Child Theme Features

Primary Color Pallet: warm grays and tan with a green hue

Colors and Font:

Page and Post Title Color: Dark Brown (#433319) with a milk chocolatey brown hover color (#846531)
Title Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Widget Title Color: White on a solid dark gray (#373737)
Widget Title Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Navigation Menu Bar Color: Medium Gray stone texture with a textured dark chocolate hover color
Menu Labels Font: white; Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Body Text: Dark chocolate brown (#4a3f2d)
Body Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
Button Color: Light solid gray (#cccccc) and a textured darker gray hover

Builder Child Traverse TexturesBackground Colors, Patterns and Texture:

Site: textured background image
Container: transparent
Content Area: transparent
Sidebars: off-white (#f3f2eb)
Widget-bars: off-white (#f3f2eb)
Footer Area: brown (#65563E) with opacity over the textured background image

Traverse 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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