My name is Alex Mansfield and I’m developing tools for WordPress developers. I’m addressing pain points that have come up in my own development projects with WordPress, and I’m interested in hearing about the struggles that you are facing as well. Here’s what I’ve been working on:


Longview is a WordPress theme developed from the ground up with developers in mind. It comes with automated task running, seven layouts, three content formats, nine widget areas, and so much more.

Learn more about Longview

Libraries to speed development and improve quality

Menu Object (mo.js) is a Javascript library for handling multi-level navigation menus on all devices and screen sizes.

mo.js on Github

Cadence is a CSS library for perfecting vertical rhythm.

Cadence on Github

Cadence Check is a WordPress plugin that makes it easy to check vertical rhythm by displaying a background grid equal to the default line-height of whatever theme is currently active.

Cadence Check on Github

Comprehensive Developer Guides

When I say comprehensive, I mean it. I dare you to find tutorials more complete than these.

WordPress theme customizer tutorial

WordPress meta boxes tutorial

Let’s talk

I’d love to hear what you’re working on and what I can do to help you succeed. Feel free to contact me on twitter using the link below. If you’re interested in staying up to date with the things I’m working on here, go ahead and sign up for the Theme Foundation newsletter. Thanks!