Designer and developer Anders Norén has launched a brand new free block theme referred to as Abisko, created to completely assist the brand new design options obtainable within the newest WordPress 6.2 launch. The theme was named for certainly one of Norén’s favourite stomping grounds, Abisko national park, the place he hikes each summer time.
Abisko locations a robust emphasis on each photographs and typography, that includes the geometric “Plus Jakarta Sans” font for each headings and paragraph textual content. Plus Jakarta Sans was designed by Gumpita Rahayu from Tokotype in 2020. It appears to be gaining reputation and was principally just lately featured within the free Lemmony theme we reviewed final month. Plus Jakarta Sans is on the market as a free variable font and likewise on Google Fonts.
At a font weight of 800, Abisko’s H1 and H2 headings make a serious assertion within the design throughout the assorted templates and patterns. Norén contrasts this with liberal use of whitespace so it doesn’t find yourself feeling overbearing.
Abisko contains 5 totally different model variations, with distinctive coloration palettes that can change the whole appear and feel of the location. These are discovered beneath Look > Editor and may be accessed via the Types panel and utilized globally when enhancing any template.
Abisko packages greater than 30 patterns for customers to combine and match in creating pages. These embrace a grid with emblem sorts, varied artfully designed gallery layouts, contact part, varied calls-to-action, hero patterns with photographs and background colours, testimonials grid, FAQ part, options checklist, a pricing desk, massive numbered lists, a large separator with vertical margins, and extra.
The theme additionally has 5 full-page layouts obtainable as patterns: About Us, Contact Us, FAQ, Entrance Web page, and a Linktree model web page.
The evolution of WordPress themes, turning into totally editable and packaged with model variations and dozens of patterns, means there is no such thing as a single screenshot that may totally symbolize what a theme may appear to be. Take a look at the live demo to see what is feasible and the web page that previews all of the block patterns.
Abisko is on the market free of charge on WordPress.org. Though Norén mentioned he designed it with journey blogs in thoughts, it’s versatile for a lot of totally different use circumstances, together with companies, portfolios, companies, and private web sites.