WordPress - Using Upfront Theme framework
Upfront is a third-party Theme framework made available to all NMSU-hosted websites. As a feature offered through NMSU, Upfront provides Themes that have the ease of drag-and-drop for beginners, along with advanced features perfect for more experienced users.
As part of their service, Upfront has created several "starter" themes to help you get started with Upfront. Each one was designed for a specific niche, and the beauty of our starter themes lies in their flexibility. If there isn't a starter theme that fits your particular need, Upfront's tools make it simple to find a theme with useful elements and modify it to suit your needs.
- Upfront core - The framework itself. Upfront core must be installed to use any of the Upfront starter themes or the Upfront Builder plugin. All sites hosted by NMSU (wordpress.nmsu.edu) have core already available.
- Upfront starter themes - Specifically designed niche themes to help build your website. These themes are already available to all NMSU-hosted sites via WordPress Admin login > Appearances > Themes.
- Upfront Builder Plugin - Plugin that allows users to create their own Upfront themes from scratch or modify an existing theme you'd like to use on multiple sites. The Builder Plugin is available to all NMSU-hosted websites and can be activated in the Plugins section of the website