Theme Description

ClassicSixteen is a modernized take on an ever-popular WordPress layout — the horizontal masthead with an optional right sidebar that works perfectly for blogs and websites. ClassicSixteen is based on WordPress theme Twenty Sixteen to conform with ClassicPress standards. Fluid grid using a mobile-first approach, and impeccable polish in every detail. ClassicSixteen will make your ClassicPress look beautiful universally.
Demo at

  • Mobile-first, Responsive Layout
  • Custom Colors
  • Custom Header
  • Social Links
  • Post Formats
  • The GPL v2.0 or later license. :) Use it to make something cool.


  1. In your admin panel, go to Appearance -> Themes and click the ‘Add New’ button.
  2. Type in Classic Sixteen in the search form and press the ‘Enter’ key on your keyboard.
  3. Click on the ‘Activate’ button to use your new theme right away.
  4. Go to for a guide on how to customize this theme.
  5. Navigate to Appearance > Customize in your admin panel and customize to taste.


ClassicSixteen WordPress Theme, Copyright 2023
ClassicSixteen is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.


= 1.0.7 =

  • fixed i18n in comments.php

= 1.0.6 =

  • demo url fixed todo on hosting side
  • escaped in 2 files

= 1.0.5 =

  • esc template-tags & comments
  • created custom esc functions
  • corrected eol in biography

= 1.0.4 =

  • esc template-tags

= 1.0.3 =

  • more escps
  • added home page file
  • added content-excerpt file

= 1.0.2 =

  • added header uptos
  • multiple escapes
  • 404 & search tmplts fix submit button

= 1.0.1 =

  • reduced padding in header
  • fixed search widget
  • removed all genericons
  • remove shiv credits

= 1.0 =

  • Released: June 8, 2023

Initial release