Expansion Builder Child Theme Review

Expansion Builder Child ThemeExpansion Builder Child Theme is a WordPress child theme that was designed and developed by the hard working and rockin’ iThemes Builder development team. Kudo’s to you guys!

Expansion is made to work in tandem with it’s parent theme, Builder. Like all child themes, this child theme requires the parent theme to be installed along side it when it is activated.

Expansion Child Theme is quite different than many of the other Builder Child Themes. This fact is helping to set it apart from all of the other Builder Child Themes to date. Besides the remarkable layout flexibility of all iThemes Builder Child Themes, Expansion also has several theme-specific details and features. From classy new date stamps to new uses of font – we found this new theme to be cutting edge.

Expansion Builder Child Theme Features

  • Custom-styled date stamp for blog entries
  • High-contrast design
  • Strong, simple and clean edges
  • Chivo Google web font used for Headlines (H tags)
  • Fjord One Google web font used for the body copy
  • Nested Comments
  • 3 alternate widget styles:

dark text on a white/light background
light text on dark/black background
boxed in widgets on a textured background

Expansion Builder Child Theme Design and Style

Cody Smith and Justin Kopepasah were the lead developers for Expansion – which means we are sure to see some cool new uses of CSS code within the stylesheet. Developers building off of this theme will be able to apply some trusted techniques and are sure to be able to learn something new.

The Expansion Child Theme was designed and developed boasting a high-contrast design with strong, simple, and clean edges. This will likely cause this theme to be very popular with business owners, bloggers and even other WordPress child theme developers. The potential number of ways that this theme can be applied would seem to be as varied as the many types of user’s building websites.

The default color pallet of Expansion embodies a wide array of green hues with a light-green textured background. The navigation bar holds shades of green in a gradient and bright contrasting green text. Titles are a dark gray on pages and posts and the titles of the widgets in the sidebar widget areas are green. This theme also has alternate colors available for the widget area backgrounds. A dark gray color can be found as one of the alternate widget background colors. A lighter gray color is also used for menu links that are in the sidebar. One of the the most unique features of this child theme is the date stamp. Depending on your sidebar settings (right, left, or split), Expansion’s unique date stamp adjusts location to accommodate your page layout.

The Expansion Child Theme could be used for any business or blogger from the work from home freelancers and small start up business’ to big city corporations. Using some of the Builder features would expands the theme’s capabilities even farther. This theme would also be a great way to improve an existing site needing a fresh new style.

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