Pen and Paper - Responsive WordPress Theme

Pen and Paper - Responsive WordPress Theme

Pen & Paper is a fully responsive, scrolling single page WordPress theme, made in a stylish, black and white design. Great for personal sites, portfolios, and small shops.


  • WordPress 4.5 ready
  • Gorgeous black and white style
  • Scrolling single page, with ability to add static pages
  • Built with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Fully responsive
  • Based on slightly modified Skeleton boilerplate and 960px grid
  • 600+ Google fonts
  • Translation ready, both front end and wp-admin (.po file included)
  • Widgets ready blog sidebar
  • WP3 menu support
  • Basic shortcodes
  • 360 Icons with Font Awesome
  • PSD included
  • Integrated Flexslider (you can have unlimited number of sliders)
  • Portfolio with a slideshow (possible to autoplay), and a Quicksand category filtering (can be turned off). You have an option to display unlimited portfolios (but without filtering).
  • Styled Google map with animated marker
  • Parallax scrolling effect:
    • Set your own background image for each section
    • Set background ratio to determine the background speed
    • You have the option to turn parallax off
  • Custom posts types for:
    • Homepage scrolling sections
    • Flexslider
    • Authors in ‘about’ section
    • Portfolio
  • Options page where you can:
    • Set your logo and favicon
    • Change fonts
    • Set your colors and background image (chose from 10 predefined, or upload your own)
    • Configure Flexslider and portfolio
    • Configure Google map
    • Configure WooCommerce pages
    • Set your social profiles
    • Type custom CSS for fine tuning
  • RTL (right-to-left) languages support
  • New: WooCommerce support:
    • Turn your site into a shop
    • Sidebar can be turned off to get 3 column layout
  • Comes with importable demo content so you can easily set your theme as shown in the demo (doesn’t include WooCommerce pages and products)
  • Step-by-step guide inside documentation


Amazing font icons by Font Awesome and patterns by Subtle Patterns.

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v2.3.1 - April 14 2016

- WordPress 4.5 compatibility

v2.3 - February 29 2016

- Added support for RTL (right to left) languages
- Added separate sidebars for pages and shop
- Added new layout options for the 'Authors' section
- Updated WooCommerce templates
- Updated plugins
- Included a child theme
- Added VK social profile icon
- Removed 'author.php' template
- Code and css improvements

v2.2 - April 24 2015

- Updated OptionTree and TGM Plugin Activation
- Fixed display of the archive title
- Fixed problem with adding custom links to the menu
- Sidebar is now registered correctly
- Code improvements
- Updated translations

v2.1 - February 09 2015

- Added WooCommerce 2.3 support
- Added YouTube to social profiles
- Added TGM plugin activation for Contact Form 7 
- Updated OptionTree
- Dashicons inside wp-admin
- Added tagline support inside title bar
- Updated documentation
- Code and css improvements

v2.0 - June 18 2014

- Added WooCommerce support
- Added color options
- Added new fonts options
- Added 4 column layout and auto height options for portfolio
- Added full width and auto height options for Flexslider
- Updated OptionTree
- Updated language file
- Updated documentation
- Code and css fixes

v1.6 - September 02 2013

- Updated OptionTree
- Updated FontAwesome to v3.2.1 
- New social media icons inside footer
- New shortcode buttons inside visual editor
- Removed search filters
- Minor code and css fixes

v1.5.1 - August 01 2013

- New demo xml file

v1.5 - July 18 2013

- Added option to have unlimited portfolios, authors sections and Flexsliders
- Added dropdown support
- Fixed missing navigation for archives and author templates
- Fixed wrong path to the language folder
- Improved single templates for custom post types
- Updated language file
- Updated documentation
- Minor code and css fixes

v1.1 - May 20 2013

- Updated scripts to support jQuery 1.9
- Updated OptionTree
- Fixed the problem inside the options page where checkboxes were being automaticly selected
- Quicksand filtering is now based on filter's slug instead of name (to avoid problems when using non-Latin language)
- Minor code and css fixes

v1.0.1 - January 30 2013

- Fixed conflict issue with "Jetpack" plugin, that resulted in doubling Quicksand filter links
- Removed limitation for number of portfolio images
- 'Page with sidebar' template added

v1.0 - December 20 2012

- First version