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Twenty Twelve


93 reviews
Average Rating
4 stars
4.4 out of 5 stars
5 stars
By , for WP 3.4.2

Can't wait to try these on my blogs tonight :)
Good job guys

5 stars
Really Nice
By , for WP 3.55

I've been playing a lot with it lately. Congrats for this great theme.

5 stars
Clean feel
By , for WP 3.4.2

I like the clean and minimalistic feel of twenty twelve

2 stars
Great but not compatible IE8
By , for WP 3.4.2

I think this is an awesome theme, if only it truly worked on all or mostly "all devices" as is the claim. I'm glad I checked out the theme in IE8 before putting much work into it. The visual quality of this theme degrades significantly in IE8 and IE7.

I checked my stats for "year to date" and see that 10% of my visitors used IE8 and 2% used IE7. I could live with something that isn't IE7 compatible, but to leave out one of ten visitors to my site is unthinkable.

Of course, that is due to the fact that my site is a business site and the crowd to which I cater. Still, though, it seems almost irresponsible to say that the theme looks great on all devices, as opposed to saying up front that it works with some browsers and not others.

3 stars
Confusing for Newbies
By , for WP 3.5-1

Outwardly, the default theme view is bright and clear, but inward, the code is muddled by unneeded complexity. I was instantly stymied just trying to expand the theme's max width from 960px to 990px. I guide to editing the theme would have been welcomed.

5 stars
Good, not great
By , for WP 3.4.2

I give it 3 out of 5, why ?

The rem thing alone already turned me off, couple that with the mobile-first-attitude, and that takes 2 from the 5, otherwise it'd be big 5.

These are 2 references to the usage of rem in the head of Twenty Twelve's style.css

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Now, please go "take a look" at Jonathan Snook 's own site above, he doesn't even use rem he uses px and the blog at typekit too, it uses px

Since when that WordPres's default theme is for testing new and un-proven technology for the rest of the world ? Why WordPress take the plunge for them ?

Here is the link that I think it might be useful for 2013 defaut theme's development.

5 stars
By , for WP 3.5beta2

Very good!

5 stars
Clean and Simple
By , for WP 3.4.2

an excellent theme to customize. very clean

5 stars
Russian Language - русский язык
By , for WP 3.4.2

russian version is here http://www.2bota.ru/
русская тема twenty twelve тут 2bota.ru

4 stars
Almost Average
By , for WP 3.4.2

I loved the simplicity of the design, but the color choice hurts my eyes. It's too white. I wish that it had a place to change the colors. Otherwise, I think it's perfect.

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