When a user activates a theme, they have an expectation of seeing their photos, theirs shop, their contributors and all of their content with a new style or twist. Themes provide this ability to showcase user content in different ways. How a theme gets that content is what we look for. When there is no content a theme should not show anything. This has been an issue in the past and this will hopefully add more information to that. Sounds simple, right?
Yes and no.
What about default settings?
Brilliant question to ask because themes need to have a basic, or default, setting in order to display user content. Let’s look at a good example of this. Using a basic loop as an example: