Der Golem–Classic Blogging WP Theme + RTL (Blog / Magazine)

Der Golem is a classic responsive blogging theme featuring variety of styled post formats, 3 premade colour schemes and extra page templates. Fits perfectly personal blog or website. Fits finely to blogs written in right-to-left languages.

Styled Post Formats

  • Standard
  • Blockquote
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Image
  • Link

Premade Colour Schemes

  • Red
  • Blue
  • Gold

Page Templates

  • Fullwidth Page
  • Contact Page with PHP contact form


  • Styled Front Page
  • Possibility to load (manually) one of three premade colour schemes: red, blue or gold
  • RTL ready
  • Multiple styled post formats
  • Working contact form (php)
  • 1 level submenu
  • Suitable for multiple authors
  • Body fonts (Arimo. Georgia) suits Cyrillic and Hebrew languages
  • Theme options via Dashboard–Customizer
  • CSS transitions, mobile navigation sliding panel
  • Based on default WP functionality, no page builders, no third-party plugins
  • Translation ready, accessibility partially ready
  • Scales from 2560px screen down to 320px screens

It is responsive

Here is a set of screenshots made on iPhone 4S displaying the theme on small device:

Mobile phone view

It comes in 3 colours

There are three premade colour schemes: red, dark-blue and golden-yellow. Red is default, but you may change stylesheet easily replacing red with blue or gold. Or just create your own using “custom.css” file included into pack.

What if you wish to customise or modify the theme?

Majority of things you might be wanting to change/replace in the theme, you may customise via Dashboard–Customiser without touching the code. Here is a screenshot of theme options (detailed description of what and how to use you will find in Help file):


However, if you wish to modify theme pages layout, colours, blocks of content, rearrange blocks, replace things, remove features and so on you should know (more or less) css, html, js and WP php.

Theme checks

Theme is checked with W3 HTML validator (no errors) and with Theme Check (passed the tests).


Technical information

  • Tested on WP 3.9, WP 4.0, WP 4.3.
  • Tested on all major browsers (Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, IE)
  • Tested on iMac, Windows and iPhone 4S
  • Fits all screen resolutions from 2560 px down to 320 px (minor issues are expectable on 320 px screens)
  • Translation ready (comes with text domain)
  • Accessibility partially ready
  • Tested with W3 validator
  • Tested with Theme Check
  • Tested with Theme Unit


What is included into theme pack?

  1. “main-files” folder: theme folder, Help folder, demo content xml, “dergolem-child”
  2. “dergolem” folder: installable folder with all required theme files
  3. Note: images used in demo are not included!