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Chris Coyier

1. Theme frameworks typically extend the functionality of WordPress in some way. They have options panels and fancy functions for attempting to make common tasks easier, etc.

2. Blank themes are stripped down WordPress themes intended to be a starting point for customizing. There is nothing there that doesn’t need to be.

3. If you can find a theme that is close to what you need, that’s a great route. If you can’t, it’s probably too much trouble to fight against all the stuff already there and easier to use a blank theme.

4. I kinda forgot how that worked, but it hasn’t been updated in a while so maybe go with a different option.