[No longer available] Cakifo is a elegant blog theme with support for all the WordPress and Hybrid Core features you love.

[No longer available] Cakifo is a nice, responsive theme built from the rock-solid Hybrid Core theme framework. With its HTML5 markup and support for all the WordPress features you love, it might be the perfect theme and a great starting point for your blog!

Other features include a homepage template, content slider, post formats, improved widgets and many more useful features. Customize it with a custom background, logo, colors and fonts – or use a child theme as the theme is very child theme friendly.

Install Cakifo

Search for ‘Cakifo’ in Appearance > Install Themes or download the theme and install it manually.


  • Child theme friendly – Nearly everything can be customized in a child theme
  • Uses Hybrid Core as framework
  • HTML5 markup
  • Responsive design
  • Theme Customizer – Make changes to the theme and live preview them
  • Custom logo (text, image, or both)
  • Custom background
  • Custom colors
  • Custom Fonts
  • Custom front page
  • Supports all Post Formats
  • Multiple widget-ready areas
  • Per-post/page layouts – Quickly change the layout of your site
  • Custom stylesheet for individual posts
  • Featured Content Slider
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Built-in pagination
  • Post Thumbnails
  • Colorbox – a jQuery lightbox plugin
  • Ready for translation – run the theme in any language (Danish is already added!)
  • RTL stylesheet
  • Editor stylesheet
  • Uses the built-in WordPress menu system
  • Context-aware action and filter hooks
  • Small theme settings page (yep, that’s a feature)
  • Highly-configurable widgets that give you full control over their display
  • Update notification when a version is available – download the update directly from
  • And much, much more!


Version 1.6.2

  • Security: Escape image exif data output to prevent potential cross-site scripting vulnerability on image attachment pages - see Security Bulletin JVN27531188

Version 1.6.1

  • Updated: Hybrid Core 1.6.2
  • Fix: Make the 3.9 Widget Customizer work
  • Tweak: Remove the bookmarks page template when the link manager is disabled (props Shea Bunge)

Version 1.6

Changes include:
  • Updated: Hybrid Core 1.6 (changelog)
  • Updated: Colorbox updated to version 1.4.31

  • New: Choose custom fonts from the theme customizer
  • New: Choose custom colors from the theme customizer
  • New: Chosen.js added to the settings page to make the 'Featured Category' and 'Headlines Terms' even better.
  • New: Support for custom taxonomies in the 'headlines' section on the front page
  • New: Support for reordering of the taxonomies in the 'headlines' section
  • New: Support for Jetpack Infinite Scroll
  • New: Added the viewport meta tag for better mobile experience

  • Tweak: Content files renamed from loop-{$format}.php to content-{$format}.php (has backward compatibility so child themes won't break)
  • Tweak: Post formats - many small changes - such as streamlining of the entry meta text)
  • Tweak: Better inline docs

  • Tweak: HTML5: Use core comment list markup
  • Tweak: HTML5: Use core comment form markup
  • Tweak: HTML5: Use core search form markup

  • Tweak: Use a white background in the footer
  • Tweak: Mobile version of the secondary navigation
  • Tweak: Don't use the mobile version of the navigations in IE8
  • Tweak: Classes are used instead of IDs (the IDs are kept in most cases to keep compability with child themes but this will make it easier for them to overwrite parent theme styling)
  • Tweak: Blockquote styles updated (no more blue box) (the .pull class are removed - pull quote styling is added to aligned quotes)
  • Tweak: LESS: Better variable names and mixins.

  • Tweak: Related Posts widget: only store the post ID in the meta field
  • Tweak: Related Posts widget: use Get The Image to grab the thumbnail

  • Tweak: Slider: Only show on the front page template (cakifo_show_slider filter added)
  • Tweak: Slider: Don't auto play the slider
  • Tweak: Slider: Use smooth height if some slides are higher than others

  • Removal: Related Posts widget: cakifo_related_posts_list_item hooks (the list hooks are still there)
  • Removal: 'Twitter Username' option (5f5cb06d4)
  • Removal: All Cakifo shortcodes - some of them because their functionality is now in Hybrid Core, others because they never should have been added in the first place (like the share buttons no one used)
  • Removal: Tweet Button extension
  • Removal: <hgroup> as it's removed from the HTML5 spec