A Dream to Host 3.0 – Two Column WordPress Theme

Not Your Ordinary Two Column WordPress Theme

If you’ve ever used a free theme, you know that some are just flat out junk.

To help solve that problem we’ve create one that isn’t junk — In fact it might be the best free two column WordPress theme around.

Back in 2007 we launched A Dream to Host to offer a theme that was flexible and feature rich for those starting their own blog.

More than 4 years later and over 5,000+ downloads, A Dream to Host is one of the most flexible two column WordPress themes on the web.

Originally inspired by Dreamhost’s 10 year anniversary, “A Dream to Host”  is used by thousands of webmasters for its ease of use and simple customization. Over the years, we’ve hosted hundreds of sites with Dreamhost so it just makes sense give back to the community they have helped create.

Simply put “A Dream to Host” is an extremely flexible and feature-rich free WordPress theme that just works. Check out the demo and features below.

This free Two Column WordPress Theme has been coded from scratch to be Fast Loading, SEO Friendly, Feature Rich (see below), and Easy to Customize. We spent extra effort to offer you the cleanest and easiest to use code possible so it is great for customizing.

New Features In “A Dream to Host 3.0”

When we decided we’d release version 3 of A Dream to Host, we decided to go all out and include every feature you’d need to make an awesome site.

  • Extremely Fast loading: Your visitors and Google will love you! A site running this theme loads in less than 1 second in our test. CSS is only 7Kb. The entire page with background images and header is only about 10Kb. 
  • SEO Optimized: Attract new visitors with easy via SEO. This theme comes with optimal page title tags and content presentation that’s search engine friendly. Everyone loves free traffic.
  • Custom Header Image Support: Effortlessly give your site a custom header or use one of the prepackaged ones.
  • Custom Background Support: Add any color background or image to your site.
  • Post Image Support: Give your sites that custom feel with post images.
  • Social Media Ready: Add Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Google Plus, and LinkedIn through our admin panel.
  • Easy Google Analytics Integration: Track your visitors and traffic with ease.
  • Custom Menu Support (Header and Footer): Add links to your header and footer. No coding required.
  • Built for WordPress 3.2+: You can be sure it will run under WordPress versions 3.2 and older.
  • CSS/XHTML valid: The pages validate CSS / XHTML 1.0 Transitional

Older (but still awesome) WordPress Theme Features:

You’ll find these features on most WordPress themes, but they are still important.

  • Widget aware: Comes with the ability to add and customize widgets.
  • Easy to read: The design uses easy to read font sizes for your visitors, while maintaining a professional look.
  • Clean Code: Page code is clean – no CSS hacks are used, classes are easy to understand.
  • Easy to modify: Built with simplicity and customization in mind.
  • Threaded Comments Ready: Easily Create Conversation with your users on both pages and posts!
  • Photoblogging Ready: Great for Photographers. Uses built in [ gallery ] functionality.

Download the “A Dream to Host” WordPress theme and feel free to use it any way you see fit.

We have thoroughly tested this theme across all the modern browsers. If you find any bugs, let us know. Enjoy!

If you really like this theme, we always appreciate links/tweets/shares of our stuff.  ;)

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Nick Reese is a multi-passionate entrepreneur who believes anyone can transform their business and life they they’ve got guts and hustle. He’s also the co-founder of Broadband Now which aims to simplify the broadband shopping process.