Sandbox-LEGO Theme

The Sandbox-LEGO theme is a three column widget ready built on the Sandbox Theme but is not a child theme.

The Sandbox-LEGO theme is a three column widget ready theme. The theme defines a number of widget sidebars which can be used to customize the implementation. The theme also offers a choice of color schemes and custom header images and styling. Display of the logo is controlled via the Theme Options setting. The Theme Options also allow for customizing the page header through several image settings and CSS overrides. The sponsor widget area is only displayed on the ‘home’ page.

Sandbox-LEGO Theme Screen Shot

Sandbox-LEGO Theme Options

Download Sandbox LEGO Theme Version 3.0.368

Plugin Support

The Sandbox-LEGO theme includes support (mostly CSS styling to integrate the plugin with the Sandbox-LEGO theme) for and/or is tested with the following WordPress plugins:

Sample Web Sites

Updates

2/29/2012 – 3.0 release
  • Updated for WordPress 3.3.
  • Incorporated version 1.6.2 of Sandbox – this appears to be the final update for Sandbox.  The original author hasn’t updated it in almost three years.  The WordPress.com theme team has the latest version of it but it also appears they’re done updating it as well.
  • Numerous patches to Sandbox to eliminate WordPress deprecated function notices and PHP 5.x warnings.
  • Support for WordPress Navigation Menus!!!  This is a big one.  The theme will still support the old page navigation model if a new menu hasn’t been defined.
  • Lots of CSS clean up. In particular there were issues on the custom login page and with the WordPress Menu bar.
  • Support for the latest version of jQuery and jQuery UI which is now bundled with WordPress and no longer needs to be bundled with the theme or loaded from an external source.
  • Support for new Settings API.  Old settings will be migrated forward to the new model.
  • Dropped support for Wp-Facebook-Connect.  Facebook’s API changes to often to bother dealing with it.
12/23/2009 – 2.0 release
  • Incorporated much of the functionality from the CASL-Soccer theme.
  • Support for the Event Calendar 3 plugin has been dropped. EC3 was causing conflicts with Post Excerpts which resulted in displaying bad content in certain situations.
  • Support for the Calendar plugin along with a custom plugin called CalendarPlus which sits on top of Calendar has been added.  You can download CalendarPlus here.
  • Facebook Connect integration added to the Meta widget. If the Facebook Connect plugin is activated and initialized, the FB Connect login button or login status will display as part of the Meta widget.

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