Foundation 5.4.3 Update

The NOUVEAU WordPress Theme Framework has been updated to 0.9.15

This update includes the latest Zurb Foundation release (5.4.3) in the Theme Framework. (more…)

Zurb Foundation 5.4!

NOUVEAU has been updated to 0.9.14

This update adds Zurb Foundation 5.4 to the NOUVEAU WordPress Theme Framework. (more…)

Updating Foundation in an Existing NOUVEAU Project

Since NOUVEAU is a starter theme, not a parent theme, there’s no automatic WordPress admin update when a new version comes out. So what do you do if you are working on a NOUVEAU project and you want to update to the latest, greatest version of Foundation?

I have good news: updating Zurb Foundation 5 in your NOUVEAU project a very simple process, since everything is kept separate, tidy, and modular. Here’s how you do it… (more…)

Simplifying the Loop

NOUVEAU is all about cleanliness and efficiency. To help keep your themes clean, I’ve included two handy functions in the theme framework that can substantially improve your theme development workflow.

In this article, I will show you how to leverage NOUVEAU‘s NV\Theme::loop() and NV\Theme::custom_loop() functions to work faster and clean up your own code. I’ll also discuss a slightly controversial third method that results in dramatically cleaner templates in certain circumstances. (more…)

Hello World!

NOUVEAU is now live!

I have always loved the idea of a WordPress theme framework, but every one I have ever used has been a thoroughly hate-hate relationship. No, I’m not going to name names, but I’ve pretty much tried them all.

In my experience, WordPress frameworks are something of a Goldilocks story; with the frameworks being either mass the majority of options out there being either (more…)