Modest WordPress Simple Theme

May 19, 2013 · 0 comments

by Lars

Modest WordPress Simple Theme

A good WordPress simple theme can be used to set up a professional site quite fast and the easy use and learning curve for WordPress also makes it accessible for people that are completely new to online publishing.

Modest is a truly elegant and simple design that doesn’t sacrifice character or style. With this theme ElegantThemes really wanted to strip down all extraneous detail and give people something lightweight and pure. However it still got loads of features, is flexible and offers 5 different color options. It slider is also quite unique and certainly a potential focus area. For more info be sure to check out the Live Demo as well as the Features Page. You will find even more WordPress themes here in my recent article.

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As usual I’ll start showing the front page of the Modest WordPress simple theme. I think it is really clean and elegant at the same time. The slider is really unique and works as a image wheel.


Five Color schemes – Modest comes with five different colors, including White, Black, Purple, Green and Blue. You can switch between these different color schemes at any time from within the ePanel theme options page.

Five Color schemes

Unique Homepage Slider – One of the collest parts of the theme is the homepage slider. We custom coded this without the use of any extra jQuery plugins, and the result is quite cool. This flashy elements gives your homepage a little bit of the “it” factor, without becoming too overpowering or gimmicky.

Unique Homepage Slider

Portfolio page templates like e.g. portfolio makes it simple to create a portfolio in the site

Portfolio page templates

Portfolio page templates available

The Blog page template offered as part of the theme is also quite simple but still it looks really good good.

Blog page template

ElegantThemes Standard Theme Features

Beautiful and elegant design aren’t the only things that makes a WordPress theme great. Ease of use and customization is more important and this is where ElegantThemes have put in a huge effort to make sure their themes are among the best. This is also true for Modest WordPress simple theme.

Outstanding theme options

The options panel in ElegantThemes is over the top! They created a very user friendly and extremely solution giving you almost unlimited flexibility without the need for coding. I recommend you check out this video to see it in action.

Outstanding theme options


Designing and organizing your posts will be much easier with the shortcodes provided in all the ElegantThemes. Shortcodes is seen in more and more premium themes and of cause you also get a huge library with these themes. This will greatly improve the functionality and variety of your content without the frustration that comes with learning advanced web development techniques.


Page Templates

ElegantThemes Page templates are expected in good themes as they make your life easier by giving you access to pre-made styles and functions. Each template can be applied to an individual page, transforming the way it looks and functions to create additional and unique forms of content. Envisioned WordPress gallery theme have what is needed to create a top professional portfolio site.

Page Templates

Complete Localization

Modest WordPress simple theme has been localized for easy translation. Included with each theme are sets of .mo and .po files that can be used to translate the theme, which means you wont have to spend hours searching through PHP files for English words.

Complete Localization

Download / Demo – by ElegantThemes (Premium theme)

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