Minerva XHTML Theme

Minerva XHTML Theme

Update v1.1!

Version 1.1 has been uploaded and released. It includes some minor feature enhancements and a few small fixes. Get it now!

Introducing Minerva!

Minerva is a fresh and clean site template that works great as a portfolio, personal, blog, or corporate site. Minerva comes packed with features and is ready to go out of the box. It even comes with a working AJAX & PHP contact form w/ spam protection!

Check out all of the features packed into Minerva, and your extensive documentation resources below.

Minerva Features

  • Working AJAX & PHP Contact form.
  • Nice jQuery effects in the Footer and ‘Share This’ section.
  • Easy to use jQuery Slider in the header.
  • Custom Font Embedding with Cufon, falls back on awesome font stacks and still looks great.
  • 5 Different page types included.
  • Lightbox Effect (seen on footer images).
  • Supported in all major browsers, including IE6!
  • Valid XHTML
  • Custom and in depth online and offline documentation and support.
  • Clean, elegant, and semantic code aids in good SEO.
  • Minimal use of images and creative use of sprites to save loading times.
  • Special attention paid to elements and typography, see demo page.

Demo, Documentation, & Support

http://designthirst.net/themes/minerva/ – Live Demo

http://designthirst.net/docs/minerva/ – Online Documentation

http://twitter.com/DesignThirst – DesignThirst on Twitter

Please contact us through our author page for any and all support questions. Responses usually are made within 24 hours.

Credit and Special Thanks

Thanks to jQuery for a great Javascript library – http://jquery.com

Thanks to ChunkFive for the font we’ve used on the demo – http://www.theleagueofmoveabletype.com/fonts/4-chunk

Thanks to Cufon for the font embedding script used on the demo – http://cufon.shoqolate.com/generate/

Thanks to Cycle for the great jQuery plugin – http://www.malsup.com/jquery/cycle/

Thanks to jQuery Lightbox for the jQuery plugin – http://leandrovieira.com/projects/jquery/lightbox/

Thanks to all the contributors to the google email validation class – http://code.google.com/p/php-email-address-validation/

A special thanks to ThemeForest for allowing us to sell great products to great customers.