The Pine

Upcoming Updates:

  • WooCommerce template updates
  • Gutenberg / WordPress 5.0 support

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The Pine is an easy to use blogging and podcasting WordPress theme suited for your creative and professional needs. Built to be sturdy like it’s namesake, The Pine can get your site up off the ground and running in a matter of minutes. The Pine is WordPress that works. Developed off the starter theme and built to the WordPress coding standards. The Pine is also powerful, It offers Advanced Custom Fields Pro Flexible Content Fields for building custom page layouts to fit any need.

You also get support. I’ve developed with WordPress daily for over 3 years and my first fiddling with the CMS came 10 years ago. I also run a local WordPress meetup and help organize WordCamp. I’m willing to help answer any and all of your questions as best I can.

What you get

  • Zip file of ready to install theme
  • Documentation
  • WordPress that works

Theme Features

  • Responsive
  • Retina ready featured images
  • Perfect for podcasting with the PowerPress plugin
  • Off-Canvas Navigation
  • Custom Header and Footer Logos
  • Custom Colors
  • SEO Friendly with Yoast support
  • Advanced Custom Fields Pro ($25 AUD value)
  • Works with Contact Form 7
  • Manage your social media accounts in one place
  • Select which sidebar to use on which page
  • Multiple featured post layouts
  • And more to come!

Flexible Content layouts

  • Column Sections
  • Image Sections
  • Image with Text Overlay
  • Featured Posts
  • Recent Posts

Variety of Post Formats

  • Aside: Build ads, Callouts, and Images into your post loop.
  • Audio: Embed audio from SoundCloud, Spotify, Rdio, and more, or upload your own audio files.
  • Gallery: Include galleries from your favorite plugin using a shortcode or build galleries using built in Touch Swiper by
  • Quote: Call out quotes and link directly to the source material.
  • Standard: Default WordPress posts featuring beautiful, full width featured images.
  • Video: Embed video from YouTube, Vimeo, and more.

Custom Widgets

  • Social Widget for showing social media icons using Perfect Icons.
  • Recent Posts with Thumbnails
  • Jetpack widget support

Great plugin support The Pine is built in a way to make use of the plethora of plugins available on WordPress. Here’s a few the site has been tested with:

  • Advanced Custom Fields (included)
  • Elegant Themes Bloom
  • Elegant Themes Monarch
  • Envira Gallery
  • Blubrry PowerPress Podcasting
  • WP Smush
  • a3 Lazy Load
  • Autoptimize
  • Contact Form 7
  • Disqus Comment System
  • Easy Footnotes
  • Easy Pull Quotes
  • iThemes Security Pro
  • Yoast SEO
  • Google Analytics by Yoast
  • Search Everything
  • And many, many more
  • 100% GPL
  • Use on an unlimited number of sites