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Development | wprig.io | Jun. 15, 2018

WP RIG: New starter theme from LinkedIn, XWP, etc.

Morten Rand-Hendricksen from LinkedIn along with others just released this new starter theme + build process that focuses on accessibility and performance.

WP RIG: New starter theme from LinkedIn, XWP, etc.

Development | wprig.io | Jun. 15, 2018

WP Rig is a modern WordPress starter theme and build process bundled into one convenient package. It helps you create beautiful, lightning-fast WordPress themes with exciting user experiences that meet the latest web standards. You write modern PHP, CSS, and JavaScript, WP Rig lints, optimizes, and minifies your code to make the theme–and the site it runs on–as performant as possible.
Features
We created WP Rig to help you do what you do best: build feature-rich and visually stunning WordPress themes for every person who uses the web. Out of the box you get a fully styled starter theme built for performance and maintainability.
More Than a Starter Theme
WP Rig is a modern build process and starter theme bundled into one convenient package.
The starter theme gives you a starting point for your designs and layouts; minimal templates with optional drag-and-drop files from the WordPress Template Hierarchy; code and file structure optimized for modern performance standards (including lazy-loading images); and well documented helper functions to make theme development and customization easy.
The build process provides a no-configuration starting point for modern progressive WordPress