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Ryu

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4 stars
4.9 out of 5 stars
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5 stars
Simple, beautiful and efficient
By , for WP 3.8

As a personal blogger I don't need a magazine theme or any theme like that.
On the other hand I don't believe all the links on blog's sides are really usefull, mots of my traffic comes from search engines, so a good SEO is (for me) more efficient than a lot of links to the archives, to the last posts, to the last comments and so on..

Ruy does that, it display only the post and do it beautifully

Best theme so far for me

5 stars
gorgeous
By , for WP 3.7.1

simple, responsive, looks great! One of my favourite wordpress themes.

5 stars
Ryu is excellent
By , for WP 3.6.1

This is the best theme I have ever used. Bravo to its designer, Takashi Irie.

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5 stars
Quite Simple, but useful
By , for WP 3.5.2

This is a very simple, minimal theme that accomplish the objective. Very useful

5 stars
Content oriented, simple and easy to read
By , for WP 3.5.2

Its so far the best theme I've encountered on WordPress open source theme directory which provides best combination of fonts, font-sizes, content placement and simplicity. It focuses on the content instead of any glitter or shimmer here and there to distract the users from reading the actual content. Really like the theme. Keep up the good work :)

5 stars
Great Theme, Little Usability Issue
By , for WP 3.5.2

I love the minimalistic approach of this theme and I use it for my blog.

The only issue I have with it is that on the mobile version the menu is compacted and only the word "MENU" appears. I did some informal user testing with friends and noticed that people don't see the menu (they just don't tap it because nothing is indicating it can be tapped).

I solve the issue adding a little arrow to the "MENU" label:

<h1 class="menu-toggle"><?php _e( 'Menu ▾', 'ryu' ); ?></h1>

I don't know if this is the best way to solve this usability issue, but it is at least a quick one!

5 stars
Simple, clean and to the point
By , for WP 3.5.2

It took me a while to find what I wanted; I was glad when I stumbled upon this theme.

5 stars
Google+ style, Big picture, simple and best
By , for WP 3.5.1

This is one of the best theme for personal blog!
Love it!

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