There are many WordPress Themes out there and there are some very good Multipurpose Themes. It seem that everything is possible with them. So why building a new theme?
Before I started with WordPress about one year ago, I was using and developing with TYPO3. All TYPO3 Extensions and
Most of the time I loved using Divi. Most problems I had were easy to solve, some were better to ignore and a few needed some more Plugins to work. I bought the Injector Series from Sean Barton at Tortoise IT. But the more posts I created with Divi, the more code I needed in my Child themes to fix bugs, solve problems or correct messy translations. I searched for a better solution, found and tested Elementor. That seemed to be better than Divi but there was a real problem moving from Divi to Elementor. De-installing Divi Theme and Divi Builder means to be left in a ocean of messy shortcodes. These days I found Gutenberg. The new WordPress Editor that might change everything. I test-installed the plugin, fell in love and decided to search for a Theme to use it.
I copied my biggest blog project, installed Gutenberg and tried to convert posts from Divi. The
So I searched for a good starting point and a good first target for my development. The first starting point was using a good Starter Theme with Bootstrap, to add Gutenberg Support, Vue.js and create some Blocks. But after some days, OK weeks of research, I changed my mind.
Which Starter Theme and where it all started a few days ago. Read my second article about that very soon.