Theme Reviews


Average Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars
Excellent for creating child themes...
By , for WP 4.5.3

I'm currently using Ryu on several sites, it's a great starting pint for creating child themes...

marti garaughty

A great graphically simple theme.
By , for WP 4.4.2

The theme does what it says it will. A plain typographically clean template for a simple blog.

Terrible Line Breaks
By , for WP 4.2.4

Especially on mobile. Otherwise great looking and easy to use theme but the responsiveness of copy text/words just is not there. Can't believe no one brought this up yet.

Excellent modern theme,
By , for WP 4.2.4

resposive and with surprisingly cool efects and ease of use.

love it! simple yet sophisticated
By , for WP 4.1

I run a family blog for few members of family to read. Theme is supposed to be useful but not distracting. Ryu does the job perfectly and on the top of this it manages to be sophisticated in its simplicity.

Great great theme! And great support I got from the forum in setting it up to my preferences!

I do have few slight suggestions:
- title font is a bit too big; mobile screens (or at least mine) will not manage with a very long word, but its easy to 'correct' in CSS;
- top menu could potentially remain visible while you are scrolling down the page? kind of 'fly' with the screen.. I am sure there is some technical word for it ;-)

Again, great theme, give it a go! I am done for next few years! My last theme served me for 6 years. Unless things will drastically change I anticipate long life for Ryu on my blog! ;-) Thank you Takashi!

Modern, Clean, Elegant
By , for WP 4.0.1

Love it, professional look, looks great on every device size, lots of features

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

By , for WP 3.7.1

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

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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Quite Simple, but useful
By , for WP 3.5.2

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

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