UU2014 is a Responsive and Accessibility-Ready WordPress Theme designed to meet the needs of Unitarian Universalist Congregations and other UU organizations

Install “UU 2014” in WordPress

Available in [Appearance] > [Themes] > [Add New Theme]
WordPress.org Download

For questions, comments, suggestions, or issues

please create an issue on GitHub
GitHub Issues
Mobile Device Support
The theme is fully responsive to smaller screens such as mobile phones and uses the Underscores framework to provide the latest WordPress features and browser compatibility.
You can find the support forum for questions and requests on GitHub
The theme is easy to customize with support for 2 menus and 6 widget areas in two sidebars, the header, the footer, and the header/footer of the primary content area on pages and single posts. It also allows you to easily modify features in the WordPress Customizer including the title image, footer image, comments, favicon, sidebars, and widget areas. Through the use of transparency, colors throughout the theme will shift to complement whatever image or color you choose for the page background. Sections have been added to the WordPress Customizer to set the font-sizes and mobile font-sizes for many theme regions.
The theme recently became the 10th theme to earn the accessibility-ready tag from WordPress.org which requires a theme to undergo an independent review against the WordPress.org accessibility guidelines. These guidelines ensure that WordPress themes allow users to navigate by keyboard, use screen readers, and easily read text with sufficient contrast. This will be a continued focus for future maintenance of the theme.

WordPress.org accessibility guidelines

Plugin Integration
Optional integration has been added for the UpThemes Typecase Web Fonts plugin to select different font-families for these theme regions. The theme also features optional integration with the CodeFlavors Featured Articles Lite plugin for featured post sliders and the SiteOrigin Page Builder plugin for responsive, multi-column layouts.
UU Symbols Included
You can choose between traditional UU Chalice symbols and the new UUA logo for your header and footer. This and many other custom theme settings are available in the `Appearance -> Customize` menu of WordPress.
Floating Widget Area
Floating Widget Area: The theme can display a floating widget area to the right of pages and individual posts. It will hide the widget area if the page is too narrow.
Did I mention it is Free?
Just like WordPress, open source licensed under GPLv2 or later. 🙂 Use it to make something cool.

View the source code or contribute to the project

GitHub Project

To see the theme in action with live content, visit some of the UU websites who have adopted the theme

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent, Ohio
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Washington County
  • CERGing Forward - The CERG Regional Blog
  • The Newberry UU - Clayton Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Thermal Belt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Please note that some of these sites look different because they need to update to the current version of the theme

Free Hosting for UU Congregations and Organizations here on UUWP.org

If you register on this site, you can create your own UU website. This site utilizes WordPress Multi-Site to allow registered users to have their own site with the name "something.uuwp.org". Please enter a real UU congregation/organization name when you register or your site might be mistaken for SPAM. If you wish to use your own domain name ("www.something.org" instead of "something.uuwp.org"), contact the theme's author who can provide instructions for updating your DNS server. You can also ask any questions you have about where this server is hosted and how it is backed up. You will also need to contact the author if you would like to request any additional WordPress plugins to be added to the server. Non-UU individuals and organizations are still very welcome to use the UU2014 WordPress theme on their own sites.

If you are unfamiliar with UU, additional information is available on the UUA website

  • Unitarian Universalist Beliefs and Principles
  • Who We Are
  • -People of Many Beliefs
  • -People of Many Backgrounds
  • -People of Many Ages
  • What We Believe
  • What We Do