Highwind is a lightweight, responsive, free WordPress theme designed to showcase content. It features a clean design with a strong focus on typography, plus a bunch of presentational options allowing you to give your site a unique touch.
Highwind is a lightweight theme, so you won’t find endless theme options, sliders, portfolio modules, colour schemes, shortcodes and other extraneous functionality. There’s just enough features for it to be used as a simple blog / personal site, with a healthy sprinkling of developer friendly tools to extend and customise.
Highwind is a child friendly theme. Here are some available child themes that demonstrate this:
Clear Tranquil is a Highwind Child Theme with a strong focus on blogging / readability. Everything has been stripped back allowing your content room to breathe and be the focus of your visitors attention.
I found a bug, how do I notify you?
Best bet would be to submit an issue on github (preferably with a pull request).
Can I see a demo?
You’re looking at it right now.
The features on this page are cool, how did you do that?
They’re created using the Features by WooThemes plugin and customised with a little css. You should check it out.
Can I use Highwind on WordPress.com?
Yes you can! Highwind has been ported to WordPress.com by Automattic. Read more and get started.