Wordpress Themes - WP Forum at BFA
Click here to register or to donate.
Auto self-registration is not available here - far too many spammers. This forum has many, many backlinks and because of that there is an intense desire among spammers to drop their links here.

Wordpress Themes - WP Forum at BFA » WordPress Themes » Atahualpa 3 Wordpress theme » New Versions, & Updating »

Atahualpa 4.0 = responsive


  #1  
Old Sep 1, 2014, 03:47 AM
derekwbeck
 
151 posts · Nov 2010
Atahualpa 4.0 = responsive

Any news on the coming Atahualpa 4.0, a fully responsive theme?
  #2  
Old Sep 1, 2014, 06:03 AM
Flynn's Avatar
Flynn
 
3,768 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
Yes Atahualpa 4 will be fully responsive, and modular.

I am working on the last few things. I refactored everything once again to make it very WP compliant, lighter, easier to understand and modular.

- I threw away a new feature where you could build layouts with shortcodes, as a middle ground between "point and click" and "child themes". Similar to what Montezuma has, but with shortcodes instead of pseudo PHP code. However these "middle layers" apparently do not provide enough value while necessarily making the theme structure unorthodox and thus surpsrising (and annoying) for more experienced users who want to look under the hood and perhaps make a child theme.

- Yesterday I threw away the OOP oriented "options engine" I had made. Like all other existing option frameworks it grew big and complicated, while still not being able to cover every theme option page layout need. The new options engine is just 1 file of 10 kbyte. It is still OOP and still uses the WP Settings API and validation but without some of the unnecessary functions that WP provides, which do nothing more than spitting out the options in a linear fashion.

- The theme option pages will be relatively small. All visual things can be controlled through the Live Customizer.

The theme itself is just 1 Megabyte and a bit over 100 files.

It has over 20 accompying plugins that add functionality. The plugins won't be free (but the theme itself still won't be crippled, it has Masonry Layout, Slideshows for galleries etc.).

The plugins are

- Live Customizer
- Revolution Slider
- Siteorigin Page Builder Extension (adds image, parallax, video background etc...)
- Google Fonts (complete set, all subsets and variants, auto-updates itself)
- Upload Fonts
- Upload custom Icon Font (also has 3 integrated icon fonts)
- Pricing Tables
- Woocommerce Integration
- bbpress Integration
- Portfolio Custom Post Type

and a dozen others.

The WooCommerce and bbpress "Intergration" plugins carry the theme's custom page templates and necessary CSS and functions for those big plugins. So if someone doesn't want a shop or forum he just doesn't install those integration plugins and keeps having a lightweight theme. This is usually not the case with other "Woo/bbpress ready" themes.

For shortcodes I've made it play well with Shortcodes Ultimate. Any custom shortcodes I might add would be available through the Shortcodes Ultimate user interface.
  #3  
Old Sep 1, 2014, 08:14 AM
paulae's Avatar
paulae
 
1,333 posts · Feb 2009
Wordpress 3.4.1, Atahualpa 3.7.7
Looking forward to 4.0, Flynn! Thanks for all your work.
  #4  
Old Sep 1, 2014, 05:04 PM
derekwbeck
 
151 posts · Nov 2010
So, basically it sounds awesome! Can't wait for it! It is really great that it will integrate with so many major plugins. It's also really great that it will remain light weight for those of us that don't want/need bbpress/woocommerce.
  #5  
Old Sep 2, 2014, 05:01 AM
jakobsmith
 
32 posts · Feb 2010
Copenhagen
This thread looks very interesting :-)
How will upgrading from 3.7.* work? I guess not without quirks.
  #6  
Old Sep 2, 2014, 05:39 AM
juggledad's Avatar
juggledad
 
23,739 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Quote:
How will upgrading from 3.7.* work? I guess not without quirks.
Ah, Jacob, it looks like you have done many a software upgrade
__________________
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin
Juggledad | Forum Moderator/Support
  #7  
Old Sep 2, 2014, 05:44 AM
jakobsmith
 
32 posts · Feb 2010
Copenhagen
Quote:
Originally Posted by juggledad
Ah, Jacob, it looks like you have done many a software upgrade
I have and I will of course also work this out. Just curiously asking for the details. Not trying to talk it down.

Last edited by juggledad; Sep 2, 2014 at 06:36 AM.
  #8  
Old Sep 2, 2014, 06:37 AM
juggledad's Avatar
juggledad
 
23,739 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Untill Flynn releases it I have no wisdom to pass on
__________________
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin
Juggledad | Forum Moderator/Support
  #9  
Old Sep 10, 2014, 06:51 AM
stevinoz
 
61 posts · Sep 2012
Send a message via Skype™ to stevinoz
Quote:
Originally Posted by Flynn
Yes Atahualpa 4 will be fully responsive, and modular...

- Live Customizer
- Revolution Slider
- Siteorigin Page Builder Extension (adds image, parallax, video background etc...)
- Google Fonts (complete set, all subsets and variants, auto-updates itself)
- Upload Fonts
- Upload custom Icon Font (also has 3 integrated icon fonts)
- Pricing Tables
- Woocommerce Integration
- bbpress Integration
- Portfolio Custom Post Type

and a dozen others.
This sounds soo different that I think it warrants a new name and to stand on it's own, that way anyone that doesn't like too much change can just stay with the "old version" and yet still get security and minor updates, what do you think Flynn?
  #10  
Old Sep 11, 2014, 01:34 AM
derekwbeck
 
151 posts · Nov 2010
That's asking too much, to maintain the two themes, not to mention Montezuma and ThemeFrame.
  #11  
Old Sep 11, 2014, 07:49 AM
enri1968
 
32 posts · Jan 2011
Is it possible to have a preview, please?
  #12  
Old Oct 27, 2014, 01:41 AM
rodrigoxp
 
6 posts · Oct 2014
Thumbs up.
  #13  
Old Dec 12, 2014, 02:42 PM
alexmai
 
25 posts · Dec 2014
Any progress on the 4.0? It has been a few months.
  #14  
Old Dec 19, 2014, 10:09 AM
rebeautys
 
1 posts · May 2014
I would like to join alexmai question... but notice is not to pressure you, but to encourage you ! I've been waiting for it for a long time and I am quite tired of Jetpack mobile theme and seeing how much I appreciate this theme I'm really looking forward it !!
  #15  
Old Dec 22, 2014, 08:13 AM
Flynn's Avatar
Flynn
 
3,768 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
wrong thread
  #16  
Old Mar 24, 2015, 09:50 AM
starloft
 
3 posts · Jul 2009
Canton, MI
Will 4.0 be out in time for the April 21st Google date for making websites mobile friendly so we don't lose ranking or should I be looking for a new theme that already has this functionality? Thank you.
  #17  
Old Sep 1, 2014, 01:01 PM
WebHeer
 
22 posts · Jul 2010
Is there a aprox release date?
  #18  
Old Oct 31, 2014, 04:59 AM
tlck9
 
151 posts · Aug 2010
Wondered if there is any news on a responsive site timescale. Been asked to update our current website to responsive in November. But loathed to move away from Atahualpa if its coming soon.
  #19  
Old Sep 23, 2015, 10:17 AM
camsalis
 
3 posts · Feb 2010
Atlanta
I loved the Atahualpa theme also, and then it vanished about June 1, 2015, taking all widgets and plugins with it. I was not able to restore it, even after deactivating it, despite my dashboard saying that it was still active and working fine. Flynn, was there an update about June 1 that I didn't check?

Does anyone know if PressPlay will work better? So far it is doing almost everything I want except for updating the header background. It hasn't been updated in 2 years. Is it still safe to use?
  #20  
Old Sep 26, 2015, 08:26 AM
jankph
 
93 posts · Jul 2009
ATA 3.6.4 and WP 3.1
I've used ATA since 2010, and I loved it, never wanting to switch, but tired of waiting for a responsive version, I switched to Responsive Pro from Cyberchimps.
  #21  
Old Nov 26, 2015, 09:32 AM
_kimberley's Avatar
_kimberley
 
51 posts · Dec 2011
Amsterdam
And what if I did make theme mobile friedly? Do I have to remove that first or does it speak for itself?

Bookmarks

Tags
atahualpa, responsive theme

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How To: make Atahualpa more responsive/mobile friendly bswb97 Atahualpa 3 Wordpress theme 16 Jan 10, 2015 11:22 AM
Atahualpa conflicting with LayerSlider Responsive jQuery Slider Plugin adventurepaul Plugins & Atahualpa 10 Jul 19, 2013 11:53 AM
ETA for Responsive version of Atahualpa jms5017 New Versions, & Updating 4 Jun 26, 2013 07:14 AM
Any news on a responsive Atahualpa 4? JFG New Versions, & Updating 1 Jun 10, 2012 03:26 PM
Atahualpa as responsive theme kjetil New Versions, & Updating 7 Jun 8, 2012 03:35 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.