Now in these days, WordPress theme development is easier with pre-made theme frameworks. Theme Frameworks offers a set of standards, theme options features, Meta box, and dynamic template creation etc…
Functionality Provided by Theme Frameworks
Frameworks will include pre-defined code to facilitate further Theme development, such as:
- Custom functions
- Custom hooks (action & filter)
- Theme options page integration
- 3rd party script library integration and functionality, e.g. jQuery sliders
- Layout Configurator
- Theme Settings
- Backup Options etc …
Find below a list of some popular free theme frameworks.
WPOnion Framework is a simple and powerful Lightweight, Flexible & Rapid WordPress Development Framework. WPOnion has the below features.
- Free and Open Source
- 50+ Modules & Fields
- Visual Composer , Elementor & WooCommerce Integrations
Reference URL: https://wponion.com/
Gantry Framework :
Gantry is the next Generation theme framework with quick, efficient, flexible and easy to use theme development. Gantry framework comes with below-listed features.
- Open Source
- Fast & Lightweight
- Visual Editor
- Mega Menu Support
- Layout Management
- Latest development tools like SCSS
- Twig Templating
- YAML Based Configuration
Reference URL: http://gantry.org/
Beans Theme Framework :
Most innovative, powerful, extendable and crazy fast light-weighted theme development framework
- Beans framework comes with below-listed features.
- Responsive Layouts
- SEO Friendly
- Latest development tools like LESS, CSS3 , HTML5
Reference URL: https://www.getbeans.io/
Options Framework :
Fully Featured Option panel multiple options types and configuration options. Options framework comes with below-listed features.
- Easy To Use
- Open Source
Reference URL : https://wptheming.com/options-framework-plugin/