Air is a clean and minimalist responsive starter child theme for the Builder Theme Framework from iThemes. The Air child theme is a solid foundation to build from when you want to create your own custom responsive ready child theme to run on the fantastic Builder Framework. Air includes a number of convenient built-in features to quickly and easily build a beautiful custom WordPress theme.
Some of the features include: a sleek new built-in mobile navigation menu style, fully optimised style manger to easily tweak your sites styles (font, colours and backgrounds etc), full window (full width) image management, support for several different post formats (standard blog post, image, quote, status and video) and various layout and extension styles (featured image grid & showcase, magazine layout, portfolio layout, left and right teaser image layouts, split sidebars etc). It also integrates with all the other features of the Builder Framework.
The Builder Framework
The iThemes Builder Framework is a powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use responsive WordPress theme framework that allows you to quickly build websites and blogs with WordPress. Builder includes an innovative layout engine allowing you to build almost any layout you like and easy manage the theme graphics and styling. The iThemes Builder developer package includes 60+ child themes, which span a wide range of looks and styles for different niches, with more child theme being added all the time.
- Responsive Support – uses responsive design, so your site will respond to different screen sizes like phones and tablets
- Layout Engine – build almost any kind of layout or page template you want (without knowing code)
- Style Manager – easily tweak the CSS without needing to touch the code
- Infinite Widget Areas
- Blocks – blocks are special functionality add-ons for specific content types
- Simple Layout Control
- Use one theme to build a website with multiple layouts and individual looks for each (each layout can have its own CSS)
- Assign specific layouts to certain WP Views (specific layouts for blogs, pages, posts, and categories)
- Create new widgets areas layouts or sidecars on the fly
- Custom Landing Pages – squeeze pages, email opt in pages, feed pages, portfolio pages etc
- WordPress 3.0+ Custom Menu integration
- Advanced SEO options – lets you choose between basic or advanced SEO options
- BuddyPress integration
- Billboard & Rotating Images plugins
- 60+ Child Themes
This theme is included in any iThemes Builder combo pack
Builder Foundation Pack: $80
Builder Developer Pack: $197 (access to ALL Builder child themes)
iThemes specialise in business and CMS WordPress themes, and have premium themes for designers, photographers, business, bloggers and other niches. Their Builder framework allows you to build WordPress sites quickly & easily by creating your own layouts.