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13 reviews
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4 stars
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4 stars
Good Theme
By ,

This theme is awesome to create a child theme.

4 stars
Anyone could help me there?
By , for WP 3.8.1

Hello everyone,
This is Billy. I am currently running my wordpress site with the responsive theme. I had some problems and I need your help. My site is http;//www.vibeenglish.com
1.How do I make my plugin wp-pagenavi work with my theme since it doesn't support this plugin? Or is it possible to replace the "older posts, newer posts" with page numbers like the plugin wp-page navi does?
2. It doesn't work very well with woocommerce plugin if visitors are browsing my site by IE. How to solve this?
Looking forward to your early reply
Best regards,
Billy

4 stars
Great theme to try out - a must-see
By , for WP 3.8.1

Works great! This theme does not seem to have any annoying surprises. Controls and settings are put where and behave how you would expect them. This is not the average, lame theme concocted in somebody's basement.

This theme does recommend one plugin, Responsive Add Ons, from the same author. I had a hard time figuring out exactly what this plugin did. I apologize for the digression, but I'm glad I dug around as it seems indispensable for SEO savvy website developers. It allows you to add scripts for traffic monitoring, i.e. Google Analytics, and other similar purposes. And, it hints at adding more functionality later on. Plus, it works with or without this theme, which is a perfect segue back to the focus of this review.

Now, onto the problems.

This theme's biggest problem for now is a boring built-in front page which is incompatible with Jetpack's mobile theme. The layout for the included front page is limited to remaining forever boring. You can dress up other areas with imagery to try to compensate. But, if you want to use the front page feature, a prominent white box with wide padding and gray text on the left-half will be an obtrusive part of your site's first impression. Thankfully, you don't have to use this page for your front page. This is especially good to know once you find out that the included front page is incompatible with Jetpack's mobile theme feature.

Although at first this theme seemed loaded with customization options, it turns out to be fairly limited in regard to simple changes important enough to necessitate inclusion with the free version.

First, no color scheme changes: You are stuck with white, a lot of dark gray, and the rare splash of a bright cyan button. I'm sure this limitation can be circumvented through custom CSS. But, this should have been a free feature, at least with 3 or 4 colors to choose from.

Next, a dark, blocky-looking navigation menu: The navigation menu has a certain dark, blocky look that will not be appealing for most websites. It has its place in many designs. But, unless the rest of your website lends itself to the established look, it will be an eyesore.

Those were the only problems I found so far.

In summary, if you intend to have a neutral color scheme, have a fair amount of experience with HTML/CSS coding, or have any experience with creating theme mods (modified versions), this free theme may suit you well enough. For anyone else, the intuitive controls and clean look of this theme will make paying for the pro version very appealing in order to overcome the few shortcomings. If you are still on the fence, I recommend trying out this free version until you are sure the pro version's perks will make it worth the cost.

4 stars
this has been very helpful for needy clients!
By , for WP 3.7

I work as a freelance web developer and designer and i always use wordpress for the handy plugins and seo reasons.

I find this theme very helpful specially for clients that wants responsive websites for mobile issues!

Thanks a lot! 5 thumbs up, if i had an extra lol

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4 stars
Great for a free theme
By , for WP 3.5.2

I use this responsive theme at ZKA, but miss a lot of things for customization and flexibility.

4 stars
Good Work
By , for WP 3.5.2

nice one to work on

4 stars
ممتاز
By , for WP 3.5.1

إستايل مرن ورائع وممتاز متوافق تماماً مع اللغة العربية

4 stars
Good mobile ready theme
By , for WP 3.5.1

easy to use, many widgets & templates

4 stars
Almost Perfect
By , for WP 3.5.1

This is a great starter theme for anyone who likes to customize and comes with many templates. The theme does not make use of any HTML5 tags even though it uses the HTML5 Doctype..Almost perfect!!

4 stars
sencillo y comodo
By , for WP 3.5

me resulta muy sencillo y comodo trabajar con este theme

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