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EvoLve

Average Rating
3 stars
3.7 out of 5 stars
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2 stars
Beware This theme Can Break Your Running Website
By , for WP 3.8.1

This theme looks great that was the reason I chose to use it for my website. But very soon I learned that in every new version this theme breaks something big. Sometime Slideshow will come with half of image going out of box, sometime it becomes impossible to hide Slideshow (yes it has happened in one update), changing color and size of font is also a common issue and in latest update now they have set thumbnail size of 680x330 for featured images on your home screen and it can not be changed through settings. My whole website is screwed and now I have to remove featured images till i find a fix for this issue.
So either ignore this theme or do not update it otherwise you may be left with a broken website. God knows if they even test their own theme or not.

2 stars
Still some issues that should be worked out
By , for WP 3.8.1

I really like the Evolve theme and have been using is on one of my hosted sites already. After I created a new site and have downloaded the latest version of the theme. I have been having trouble removing the carousel slider from my home page. I have tried going to the settings and making it so that there is no header but after saving those settings it is still there. I have also tried adding something else to the header in the place of it and it is still there. I am going to try downloading an older version to see if I have better luck with the look I want. Other than that, I really enjoy the theme.

2 stars
Nice looking but not flexible, not very customizable
By , for WP 3.8

Extremely hard to modify, very little customizing options to play with. Not recommended if you like to customize a lot of things on the original template design.

2 stars
Evolve - how I wish I could change it
By ,

I worked very hard getting Evolve looking jus tthe way I wanted. Now I wish I had used a different theme with more widget areas, more customizable areas and one I could make a child-them from without it crashing or looking like c#@p.

When I get more time I will re-do this site, get away from Evolve and never looked back. It is not a bad theme if you want something simple - very simple. But there are very simple themes that are much easier to work with and get better support. If you want support for Evolve from the developer - good luck.

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