Catch Themes Releases Pentatonic: A New Block Theme for Bands and Musicians

Block themes are expanding to include more niches beyond the simple one-column blogging themes, and Catch Themes is one of the companies at the forefront of this new frontier. Pentatonic, the company’s latest release on WordPress.org, is a free theme created for band and musicians. The theme uses core blocks to create sections that showcase… Continue reading Catch Themes Releases Pentatonic: A New Block Theme for Bands and Musicians

YITH Wonder: A New Free WordPress Theme with Support for WooCommerce and Full-Site Editing

YITH, a WooCommerce plugin development company that was acquired by Newfold Digital in March 2022, has released its first block theme on WordPress.org. YITH Wonder is now listed among 122 other block themes that support full-site editing and have recently gained their own menu link in the directory to improve their visibility. YITH Wonder includes… Continue reading YITH Wonder: A New Free WordPress Theme with Support for WooCommerce and Full-Site Editing

Bright Mode: A New Block Theme with Vibrant Colors, Patterns, and Custom Block Styles

Brian Gardner, founder of StudioPress and co-creator of the Genesis Framework, has a new block theme in the directory called Bright Mode. The theme features a vibrant color palette with tasteful gradients, 14 beautifully designed block patterns, and so many fun variations tucked into custom block styles. It’s difficult to nail down a niche for… Continue reading Bright Mode: A New Block Theme with Vibrant Colors, Patterns, and Custom Block Styles

Poe: A Bold New Portfolio Theme with 30+ Block Patterns and 10 Style Variations

The WordPress Themes Directory is sitting at 99 block themes today and will soon cross a major milestone. This momentum has been driven in part by independent designers like Brian Gardner, Anders Norén, and Rich Tabor, to name a few, who have fully embraced the new era of block themes and are leading the way… Continue reading Poe: A Bold New Portfolio Theme with 30+ Block Patterns and 10 Style Variations

Anders Norén Remakes Davis Theme as Davis Blocks with Full-Site Editing Support

WordPress theme author Anders Norén has remade his popular Davis theme to support full-site editing. The new theme, Davis Blocks, is sporting the same clean design as its predecessor, and can be used as a starter theme or a lightweight blog theme. Norén said he built Davis Blocks to be as small as possible, while… Continue reading Anders Norén Remakes Davis Theme as Davis Blocks with Full-Site Editing Support

Wei: A Free Minimalist WordPress Theme from Rich Tabor

Rich Tabor’s new Wei theme is one of the most well-designed contributions to hit WordPress.org’s free themes directory this month. Wei is a minimalist block theme that keeps things simple while offering users a range of artfully selected accent color combinations. It also includes support for full-site editing and Global Styles for a wider range… Continue reading Wei: A Free Minimalist WordPress Theme from Rich Tabor