Simple Clean

The main purpose of Simple Clean is for it to be crazy simple to get a site up and running in no time. The look and feel of the theme is, as the name suggests, very simple and stripped clean.

Simple Clean is a two column fixed design (optimized for width 960px). The content column have width 610px and right column (sidebar) have width 260px.

News in 7.x-2.0

The 2.0 branch is the HTML5 version of Simple Clean.

  • HTML5 doctype and meta content-type
  • Header and Footer sections marked up with header and footer elements
  • Navigation marked up with nav elements
  • HTML5 shim script included for IE compability
  • Css3 Mediaqueries script included for css3 compability
  • WAI-ARIA accessibility roles added to primary elements
  • Nodes marked up with article elements containing header and footer elements
  • Blocks marked up with section elements
  • Sidebar marked up with aside elements
  • Search block form uses the new input type="search" attribute
  • Comments marked up as articles with header/footer elements

Changes from 7.x-1.0 is:

  • Mission statement is removed from theme settings. For a mission statement. Place a block in the Region Highlighted with a H1 for mission statement.
  • Formating of search results is removed. Use a module like Search Config ( for more options.

News in 7.x-1.0

  • New design for tags
  • The 7.x version have links instead of buttons for Read more and Add comments etc.
  • The 7.x version of Simple Clean Theme don't have a ready made subnavigation block built in, instead I recommend the module Menu Block (
  • Do you miss "Mission statement" in D7? In 7.x version of Simple Clean it's back as a optional custom field


  • 2 column layout
  • 5 regions
  • Tableless design
  • 6.x version includes optional subnavigation in right column for second level primary links
  • Search results with number of hits
  • Typography: Designed for high readability.
  • Primary links as horizontal top navigation
  • Supports secondary links
  • Supports custom logo and favicon
  • Support features like site name, slogan, mission.
  • Supports user picture in profile, comments and post
  • Supports most major features
  • Cross-browser tested in IE6/7, Safari and Firefox


Changelog 7.x

7.x-2.0-alpha1 HTML5 version
7.x-1.4 Minor bugfixes
7.x-1.3 Fix for security issue and .info file
7.x-1.2 Fix in the .info file
7.x-1.1 With correct files
7.x-1.0 Whops - 6.x files in initial 7.x-1.0 release


Simple Clean is designed and developed by acke (Mattias Axelsson) at Happiness Web Agency.

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