Many people associate Automattic with WordPress and you are absolutely right. Automattic own WordPress.com that is one of the largest publishing platform in the world. Here are some interesting facts from the WordPress.com Stats and as you can see by the numbers. This is big.
- Over 409 million people view more than 15.5 billion pages each month.
- Users produce about 41.7 million new posts and 60.5 million new comments each month.
Well! Enough about WordPress. We’ll go to Automattic, which also designs WordPress Themes (49 themes listed in the WordPress themes directory) to check out Espied, their latest free WordPress theme release. This is a wonderful WordPress theme designed with portfolio and gallery websites in mind.
The theme is perfect for designers and photographers displaying creative image-based content in a beautiful way. Check out the Espied demo. The layout is minimalist and really put the focus on your content. Espied feature a responsive design. So no matter what, your website will look perfect in any devices. The theme will scale and adjust to work in phones, tablets and desktops.
There is a lot of great features that are included in the theme allowing you to easily create an attractive and awesome presence online. Espied comes with another great feature in form of a widget area that appears in the fly-out side panel along with menu and social links menu.
The theme is designed to present full-size images in an extraordinary way. And when you use the featured images you can choose one of three aspect ratios, landscape (4: 3), portrait (3: 4), and Square (1: 1) in the customizer. When you use featured images as appear in several places, including archive pages, portfolio page template, and portfolio shortcode. You can choose one of three aspect ratios, landscape (4: 3), portrait (3: 4), and square (1: 1) in the customizer.
This is a theme built for displaying images perfectly. With Espied you can give your creative photos, work, project a boost. More features included in the theme are:
- Responsive design
- Featured images
- Portfolio shortcodes
- Portfolio page template
- Social links
- Several post formats
- Custom header image
- 4 color palettes