Thrifty is a responsive ecommerce WordPress theme for the Builder Framework from iThemes. The premium theme has a very simple, minimalist design so it could be used for any type of shop or products. It supports three popular ecommerce plugins: Shopp, Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce, so you have a choice of which ecommerce solution to use. Because it’s powered by the Builder Framework it has a powerful layout engine to easily create your own custom layouts. iThemes preferred ecommerce plugin is Shopp and the theme has completely customized Shopp’s default grid and list product views, plus pages for account, downloads, orders, product, cart and purchases. Thrifty’s takes advantage of Builder 4.0′s responsive features with blog views that automatically adjust the post meta based on screen resolution.
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
Single 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.