Adaptionby Automattic

Adaption main image

Adaption is a flexible, responsive theme that makes you look good on any device. Its strong structure supports any type of content, while full-width featured images help your content pop. An optional right-hand column displays if you add widgets to the second sidebar. Adaption truly adapts to give all your readers the perfect experience.

Featured Images

Adaption gives you the ability to showcase full-width Featured Images, to let your content make a statement.

Adaption Featured Image

Post Formats

Adaption supports all available post formats. Each post displays the post format and links to its archive, allowing readers to easily view all other posts of the same format.

Adaption quote post format

Adapts to devices

As the name implies, Adaption seamlessly adjusts its layout for different devices — but your content is always front and center.

Adaption responsive image
On smaller screens, menus and widgets hide behind a sliding panel that can be toggled open by clicking the gear icon. Readers can focus on your posts while retaining quick access to your navigation and additional content.

Adaption responsive widgets

Widget Column

Adaption has an optional third column that appears when you add widgets to the second sidebar. Simply add widgets and the right-hand column appears. Without an active second sidebar, Adaption retains a two-column layout.

Adaption just 2 columns

Custom Colors

Adaption displays in the default red color, but also has has four palettes free created just for this theme. Each palette has the same bold, simple color styling of the default red. You can also create your own Custom Colors with the Custom Design upgrade.

Adaption colors

Multiple menus

This theme has one primary menu area. You can set up a custom menu for it under Appearance → Menus. Adaption also has a Social Links menu that allows you to add profile links and icons for services like Twitter and Facebook.

Available icons

Linking to any of the following sites will automatically display its icon in your menu.

  • CodePen
  • Dribbble
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • GitHub
  • Google+
  • Instagram
  • Linkedin
  • Pinterest
  • RSS Feed (urls with /feed/)
  • Tumblr
  • Twitter
  • Vimeo
  • WordPress
  • YouTube

Adaption menus

Custom Header and Background

Not only can you customize the theme with a background color and Custom Colors, you can also select a Custom Background pattern for your site or upload a Custom Header. Head to Customize → Background to select or upload a background, or Customize → Header to upload a Header.

Adaption with background

The Custom Header can also be used to add a logo, as it fits in the smaller space above the menu.

Adaption custom header

Quick specs All measurements in pixels (unless otherwise stated) and maximum measurements on desktop.

  1. The main column width is 680.
  2. The columns are 20%

This theme is available for download to be used on your WordPress self-hosted installation.

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