New WordPress theme – Fusion, just came out last month. This versatile theme makes it great for a variety of uses. Whether you have technical blogs, long-form writing, posting code samples, and displaying large images, it can accommodate all. Fusion can be used just like any other WordPress.com theme. However, if you prefer a wide layout, this theme allows you to do so.
Example of Fusion’s out-of-the-box layout and design.
Fusion comes with a tons of functions. Here are some of them: a widget-ready footer, support for custom header image and custom menu, and options for you to customize the layout. Layout options in Appearance? This theme also includes fixed or flexible layout, choice of left, right, or two right sidebars, or a full-width main column with no sidebars. The archive pages allow you choose to display full posts or excerpts only in your choice.
Theme Options screen for Fusion.
This theme can be easily added a custom header image and custom menu, and used the various layout options to change the look so that it has its unique appearance. Below is an example of a wide design using the one-column, no sidebar layout option, flexible width main column, and custom header image.
Example of Fusion customized to display a full-width main column with no sidebar.
Fusion is designed by digitalnature, it is now available for WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress.org sites, from the WordPress.org Themes Directory.
Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels):
- Fixed width (one sidebar): main column width is 646, sidebar width is 245.
- Fixed width (two sidebars): main column width is 490, primary sidebar width is 206, secondary sidebar width is 165.
- Fixed width (no sidebar): main column width is 980.
- Fluid width (one sidebar): main column minimum width is 514 (no maximum width), sidebar width is 177.
- Fluid width (two sidebars): main column minimum width is 390, primary sidebar minimum width is 146, secondary sidebar minimum width is 125.
- Fluid width (no sidebar): main column minimum width is 780.
- Custom header image dimensions are 980 by 148 (width, height).
Do you like this new WordPress theme – Fusion? Why or why not? Please leave a comment below.