A free WordPress theme by Jetpack
Meet Boardwalk, a flexible, versatile, and responsive theme designed to show off your content in an unconventional — yet elegant and creative — way.
Note: The instructions for the next steps are referring to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding
/wp-adminto the end of your site’s url (e.g.: example.wordpress.com/wp-admin)
To add descriptions underneath the menu items, go the Customizer → Menus, click the cog wheel icon, and check the Description option, this will enable a Description field for each menu items.
Boardwalk also allows you to display links to your social media profiles with crisp, perfectly-sized icons. Learn how to set them up with our social links documentation.
Linking to any of the following sites will automatically display its icon in your menu:
- Email (
- RSS Feed (urls with
Boardwalk comes packed with five Theme Options available via the Customizer:
If featured image isn’t set, display colored block on blog page: If your post doesn’t have a featured image but does include images, Boardwalk will display the first image attached to the post. If you prefer only featured images to be displayed, check the box.
Boardwalk is designed to work seamlessly with Custom Colors and the Custom Design upgrade. Are the current colors not your style? Try one of the included color palettes to inspire you, or choose your own by upgrading to Premium.
Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels)
- The main column width is
- Featured Images are
Using Boardwalk On Your Site
This theme is free to use on any WordPress site running Jetpack.