Five New Themes Come to

We’re tremendously pleased to announce the launch of three gorgeous portfolio themes and two elegant business themes by Automattic. Espied, Illustratr, and Sketch take advantage of the portfolio custom post type available through Jetpack to let your projects shine. Illustratr was designed by Thomas Guillot and Sketch is by illustrator and web developer Caroline…

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How to add Google fonts to WordPress themes

When enqueuing Google fonts, there are five things to consider:Is the font enqueued instead of included directly in the template files or CSS?Is the font enqueued on the correct hook?Is the font URL protocol independent?Can translators deactivate the font if their language’s character set isn’t supported?Can the font be dequeued by child themes?In this post,…

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Kelly, a colorful personal-blogging theme designed by Automattic’s Kelly Hoffman, is now available for download from the Theme Directory. Here’s how Kelly explains the creative inspiration for her namesake: I really wanted to keep it simple but fun, which is why I went with bold splashes of color and large type.

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Spring Theme Launches on

Over the last few months, Automattic has released a half-dozen new free themes in the theme directory, ranging from stylish personal blogging themes to photo-intensive portfolio themes. Meet the class of 2014: Designed by Automattic’s Dan Hauk, Pictorico is a snazzy portfolio theme with large featured images and a classy post slider.

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