Fusion

A flexible theme with a widget-ready footer, custom header image and menu. Layout options include flexible or fluid main column, choice of left or right sidebar, two right sidebars, or a full-width option with no sidebars.

The versatility of this theme makes it great for a variety of uses including technical blogs, long-form writing, posting code samples, and displaying large images. You can use Fusion just like any other WordPress.com theme or, if you prefer a wide layout, this theme is ready to accommodate.

Fusion comes with a widget-ready footer, support for custom header image and custom menu, and options for you to customize the layout. Layout options in AppearanceThemes include fixed or flexible layout, choice of left, right, or two right sidebars, or a full-width main column with no sidebars. You can also choose to display full posts or excerpts only on archive pages.

Theme Options screen for Fusion.

It’s easy to personalize this theme by adding a custom header image and custom menu and using the various layout options to change the look. Here is an example of a wide design using the one-column, no sidebar layout option, flexible width main column, and custom header image.

Example of Fusion customized to display a full-width main column with no sidebar.

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels):

  1. Fixed width (one sidebar): main column width is 646, sidebar width is 245.
  2. Fixed width (two sidebars): main column width is 490, primary sidebar width is 206, secondary sidebar width is 165.
  3. Fixed width (no sidebar): main column width is 980.
  4. Fluid width (one sidebar): main column minimum width is 514 (no maximum width), sidebar width is 177.
  5. Fluid width (two sidebars): main column minimum width is 390, primary sidebar minimum width is 146, secondary sidebar minimum width is 125.
  6. Fluid width (no sidebar): main column minimum width is 780.
  7. Custom header image dimensions are 980 by 148 (width, height).