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dev-master 2019-03-09 20:49 UTC

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Last update: 2019-03-09 20:51:14 UTC


Contributors: pfefferle
Tags: white, gray, light, black, custom-menu, custom-colors, custom-header, custom-background, sticky-post, microformats, rtl-language-support, translation-ready, full-width-template, post-formats, threaded-comments, flexible-width, right-sidebar, two-columns, one-column, editor-style, featured-images, theme-options
Requires at least: 4.0
Tested up to: 5.0
Stable tag: 1.0.0-beta-1
Requires PHP: 5.6
Author: Matthias Pfefferle
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License: MIT
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Autonomie is a highly semantic, responsive, accessible and search engine optimized WordPress Theme. It provides HTML5 templates refined with microformats, microformats2 and microdata ( Autonomie supports a lot of OpenWeb plugins and is fully IndieWeb compatible.


Autonomie is a "living theme". I use it for my own blog and so it may change completely over time. Why Autonomie?

"Autonomie" is the german word for "autonomy" which is a synonym to independent!


  • Greg Tangey (Ruxton) - for the "Post Kinds" and "Syndication Links" implementations

Frequently Asked Questions

Supported Plugins

Supported Websemantics

Autonomie' code is marked-up with microformats and microdata:

Planned formats:

What are the WordPress features supported by Autonomie?

Autonomie supports:

What is POSH

From the micrormats wiki:

The term semantic-html is a mouthful, and belies both how simple it is, how well established it is among modern web designers, and the fact that it has benefits far beyond the obvious doing the right thing for the Web by using semantic markup. We need a simple short mnemonic term that captures the essence of the concept, and is easily verbed (to posh, poshify, poshed up).

Autonomie is fully HTML5 compatible and uses a lot of the new tags, semantics and input-types.



  • initial release


Unless otherwise specified, all the theme files, scripts and images are licensed under MIT License.

The exceptions to this license are as follows: