Function WP Theme

Function WP Theme

The theme powering this website is now available for public release to users of the self-hosted version of WordPress (not, yet). It’s an easy to use theme called Function, and it has been designed to be a good workbench for blogs and online magazines.

Click on the thumbnail on the left for an actual screenshot of the theme (single post).

The theme looks a lot like this site right here at, plus and minus a few features. Mainly, it is more blog-like (chronological entries on home and archives, like any standard theme), and includes a different background image (a simple bokeh, blueish composition).

You can download the theme right here.

* If you prefer having the pages as a drop-down, instead of the categories, you can download the modified theme files here.

** If you wish to customize the background and know your way around PhotoShop, you can download the PSD (5MB).

Some details about this theme:

  • Ready for WP 2.9.1+;
  • 6 widget-ready areas (1 in the header, 1 in the sidebar, 4 in the footer);
  • Threaded comments (WP 2.7+);
  • 3 level drop-down categories menu, using jQuery;
  • Gravatars enabled in comments;
  • Valid xhtml and css (some css only valid as css 3);
  • Tested on Firefox 2+, Safari 3+, Opera 9+, Chrome 2+ and IE8, IE7 and IE6;
  • Tested and ready for the wp-pagenavi plugin from Lester Chan, for better navigation.

Questions and additional information:

  • Can I modify this theme?

    You are certainly welcome to modify this theme to your taste! Get in touch if you would like particular customizations, such as integrating a custom header, logo etc…

  • How do I change the sidebar, header and footer modules?

    You can do so using widgets. Go under the Appearance tab in the WP admin panel and locate the Widgets link under it.

  • How do I display a page full-width? With a sidebar? With or without comments?

    By default, pages on this theme display with the sidebar and without comments. To enable full-width pages, or comments on pages, you must choose the appropriate page template from the screen in which you edit your pages. In WP 2.8.6+, simply go to the right of the screen and find the Attributes tab. Under it, find the Template menu and click on the drop-down to see the page templates available.

  • Licensing and Terms of Use

    This theme is released under a GPL license. It has been tested with the most popular browsers and on the latest WordPress version when released, with a number of popular plugins and widgets. It is provided as is, with no guarantee, and functionality with 3rd party applications is not guaranteed. You are free to use this product for personal or commercial use and on as many sites as you wish. However, please refrain from using this product on sites promoting illegal activities.

  • Support

    If you have questions about the theme, you can get in touch using the comments below. You can also get in touch directly through the contact form.