There are so many aids on the internet if you know the name of the article you are looking for. The trouble quite often is when you are starting out you don’t know what the name of the item is that you actually need. Geek language is a language all of its own and often people need to design internet and web design have no clue as to where to start. Hopefully some of the various articles you stumble upon might lead you to understand a little more if layman’s terms are used.
Malo is our first framework
This CSS framework is remarkably simple and yet fully and easily customized. You can nest in columns should you so wish and layouts of different sections are easily created. Columns of 5, 4, 3 or 2 are easily made.
BlueTrip is next up
This provides you with a full display of what is available and what can be done. Simple to work with and only requiring you to add your images and which styles sheets you want and you can immediately start work. As it is open source the download comes as a Tar file.
A one Liner
This is CSS with a difference. The designer only uses one single line to create the necessary grids he requires. He has called it “1 Line CSS Grid Framework.” A full visual is available as to how it works.
WordPress has a means of its own in Reptile. This enables the theme and WordPress to work together is a more versatile manner by providing additional helper functions.
Not called a framework but a theme
Vanilla is not called a framework but acts like an intermediary between WordPress and which doesn’t require knowledge of PHP. It appears to have everything you need handy including controls for widgets.
Mark it up on Whiteboard
Whiteboard is for WordPress and is a framework. This is the latest framework and is fully compatible with WordPress 3. It is a free download and has several updated features in this, the latest download. All the necessary items you need in WordPress are handled here saving you an immense amount of time.
Time to play in the Sandbox
This is two column and very basic. However it is ready for widgets and is also easily customized using CSS.
This is a WordPress framework to create themes without having to alter the basic codex of WordPress. With this framework the designer is enabled to create a theme not just with them in mind but also the end user. Items can be added or deleted by the end user when you use this as your basic framework.
Framework by Carrington
With 4 basic frameworks to choose from you are sure to be accommodated here. Carrington framework covers all the possibilities you might be looking for. They also have a Pro Business Theme available to purchase.
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