Now that WordPress 4.4 is out, I’ve decided to refresh my theme. I played around with twentysixteen and I am quite impressed. By itself it’s a very understated “blog” theme – but this makes it perfect for customization and extension. You can do this through either the built in WordPress tools or through a custom child theme. An evening of design and development later, I have a nice child theme which captures the look and feel I want.
While in its default appearance twentysixteen doesn’t look like much, a little bit of customizations can get you a very flexible and functional theme with just the right personality.