Red Bud is a soft, feminine styled WordPress theme for the Builder Framework from iThemes. The theme has a big, modern design, pastel colour schemes, and a responsive layout making it perfect for bloggers, photography sites, wedding websites, event planners, boutiques and other female oriented websites.
The Red Bud child theme has a number of hand drawn details including a unique hand drawn date stamp, and matching hand drawn social media icons which come in different colour options. It has three alternative widget colour styles in peach, mint, and white. The theme also has unique “built-in” Google font pairing that provides styling for headings, widget titles, block quotes and more. Red Bud includes built in matching styling for the excellent and versatile Gravity Forms which is very handy.
The Builder Framework
Red Bud is powered by the Builder Framework. Builder is a powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use 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.
- 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
- 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
Red Bud Child Theme: $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.