The Understrap Blog

Interesting guides & posts from the people behind the Bootstrap 4 + WordPress framework.

🚀 Understrap 1.0 is here!

We’re thrilled to announce the release of Understrap 1.0, our biggest release since taking over the project in May. The update does NOT include breaking changes, so you can safely update any site using the Understrap parent theme via the WordPress theme directory. For your new projects, Understrap 1.0 comes with a new build process and lots of […]

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Is your site ready for the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Today we’re excited to share our new, free guide to Optimizing your Website for the Americans with Disabilities Act. It’s an absolutely free, 19-page PDF guide – about a 20-minute read. As you may have heard, recent court decisions have made the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) a big deal for all businesses with websites. In short, most businesses […]

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👕 Understrap 0.9.6 + New T-Shirts and Hoodies!

Hi Understrap’er, Today we rolled out Understrap 0.9.6 in the WordPress theme directory, our second big update since acquiring Understrap last month. This quick release enhances the way child themes can load and override core functionality. It also updates a few outdated dependencies in the build process. Special thanks to open-source contributor Lon K. for […]

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Announcing Understrap 0.9.5

We are thrilled to announce that Understrap, the free WordPress theme framework that combines Bootstrap + Underscores, has officially been updated in the WordPress theme directory. Any websites running Understrap should see the update available in their site’s dashboard. As you know, last month my team and I acquired Understrap and will be hard at […]

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11 Powerful WordPress Forms Plugins

Lead generation tools are essential for capturing your audience’s interest and contact information. Searching for the right that best meets your need for your business can help it scale faster, make vital contacts, and discover new opportunities. We will discuss the world’s leading WordPress lead generation plugins to increase sales by turning visitors into customers. […]

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WordPress Template Hierarchy

WordPress theme files are essentially the building blocks for the design of your website. They allow you to modify the look and feel of your website. WordPress uses a database to store content. When you create content, it is stored in a database and displayed using templates when visitors access the content. A WordPress theme […]

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How Social Proof Can Help Increase Your Conversions

Many of the choices people make can be tied to social proof. Think about all the big stuff you’ve bought—things like your car, electronic appliances, and even clothing for special events. What is the first you did when you started shopping for them? Based on relevant stats, we will say that you looked for social […]

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How Big Is UnderStrap?

UnderStrap is one of the most popular WordPress frameworks in the world and is trusted by some big name brands. Since 2016 the framework has went from strength to strength, moving from Bootrap 3 to Bootstrap 4 with the 5th version in the near horizon. In that time the following organisations have built some amazing […]

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Getting Started With UnderStrap Child Themes

Not everyone has the time to build a WordPress theme from scratch, but at the same time we all crave that unique – one of a kind look for our website. There are ways to streamline your website development so you can work in a sensible time frame by engaging in a few hacks, which […]

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