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Open Casket

[ Casket Theme ] Get your own Casket!! Presenting the ghastly new WordPress theme that’s fresh from the tomb. Perishable Press officially opens the casket with the free Casket WordPress theme. Casket is a meticulously designed, single-column theme that’s built with minimal code and performance in mind. This is one of my first “favorite” themes, on which I must have worked for hours, experimenting, tweaking, and fine-tuning all the details striving for that perfect layout: balanced composition, crisp icons, and some choice fonts.

Check out a screenshot of the Casket theme »

!UPDATE:

Casket 2.0 opened November 21st, 2005! Casket 2.0 features completely rewritten CSS and XHTML code that now validates as XHTML-Strict. So you’ll find no tables in this casket, only structural markup and presentational CSS. Plus, in addition to consolidated code, several essential improvements have been made to key casket design elements. So bury your dead, people of the world, because Casket 2.0 is open for business!

Download

Theme is old, bro. No longer in development. I leave it online for those who know. If you’re looking for an awesome theme for a live/production website, check out the WordPress Theme Directory. You’ll find some incredible themes that take better advantage of all the newer WordPress features.

That in mind, you are welcome to download and use however you would like. Please let me know if you fix it up and use it somewhere on a live site — would be super inspiring to see it. Now go forth and witness how awesome theme templates looked in the early 21st century.

WP Theme - Casket Version 2.0 (31KB zip)

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Perishable Press is operated by Jeff Starr, a professional web developer and book author with two decades of experience. Here you will find posts about web development, WordPress, security, and more »
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Finally feeling better and back on track to launch SAC Pro this June or July.
All plugins updated for WordPress 6.0 (drops tomorrow)!
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