After three months in the WordPress.org theme review queue, Morten Rand-Hendriksen‘s new mobile-first theme is now live in the official theme directory. Popper is one of the few themes worthy of the “accessibility ready” tag, which requires the author to meet all of the WordPress Accessibility Guidelines. This includes features such as semantic markup and structuring, screen reader texts and focus states on all interactive objects, high-contrast typography, and navigation suited for all input devices. The theme is based on Underscores, a starter theme that already has accessibility baked in. Hendriksen also used Twenty Fifteen’s CSS and JavaScript to provide the menu, which works as a horizontal menu on wider screens. Popper comes with a handful of options available in the native customizer, including support for a site icon, a 1600 × 420 header image, header text and background colors, an optional left or right sidebar, and a bottom widget area. If you don’t upload a site icon (which doubles as the global home button), the theme will show the first letter of the site title. In a post announcing the theme, Hendriksen outlined a few of the more subtle features that you might not notice
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