New Twenty Twenty-Three Default Theme Now in Development

New Twenty Twenty-Three Default Theme Now in Development

Posted by WP Tavern on August 11, 2022 at 8:09 pm
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Last month, WordPress design contributors proposed creating a new kind of default theme that would bundle a curated set of style variations, instead of creating a new theme from scratch. This idea resonated with participants in the discussion and plans are now underway to use a stripped-back version of Twenty Twenty-Two as the base for the new theme. Automattic design director Channing Ritter published a preview of what the base theme might look like with sample variations applied, along with the Figma design mockups. Twenty Twenty-Three’s predecessor has a highly opinionated design. The upcoming default theme is more like a blank canvas with the spotlight on the style variations. Headings are not as prominent, typography has been replaced with system fonts, and there are no images included. The theme will use the fluid typography feature released in Gutenberg 13.8, and has spacing presets in place. “One important note is that we are limited in the number of fonts we can include with the theme and should aim to use 3–4 different typefaces across all variations (in addition to systems fonts),” Ritter said. The initial list includes the following fonts, but can evolve based on contributors’ feedback: System sans serif fontIBM…

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