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Unyson – A free drag & drop framework that comes with a bunch of built in extensions that will help you develop premium themes fast & easy.

Sponsored by: BitBlox.me

Features include:

  • Drag & Drop Page Builder. Create countless pages using the content and media shortcodes.
  • Backup & Demo Content. Create an automated backup schedule, import demo content or even create a demo content archive for migration purposes.
  • Sliders. To make you life even easier we have already built in 3 of them that support images and videos.
  • Mega Menu. User-friendly drop down menu that will let you easily create highly customized menu configurations.
  • Sidebars. This module will let your users customize WordPress pages with dynamic sidebars.
  • Portfolio. Portfolio has some pretty neat filtering animations.
  • Breadcrumbs. A pretty small module that will really come in handy when you’ll want to navigate your website faster.
  • Forms Use the drag & drop form builder to create any contact form you’ll ever want or need.
  • SEO. SEO settings at finger tips without installing further plugins.
  • Feedback. We’ve added a way for users to submit reviews and ratings for events, projects, etc.
  • Events. It’s pretty simple to use and it has Calendar and Map shortcodes.

Get involved

Developers can contribute to the source code on the Unyson GitHub Repository.

Translators can contribute new languages to Unyson through Transifex.

Theme developers can test the compatibility of their themes with new extensions updates before they are going to be released on Unyson Extensions Approval.


  • Create a page by adding the columns structure you want.
  • Then add content shortcodes to your liking from the Content Elements and Media Elements tabs.
  • All the portfolio entries have thumbs for easy identification.
  • Unyson comes with a built in Events Extension.
  • Create backups directly from the WordPress admin.


Installation Instructions

Minimum Requirements

  • WordPress 4.4 or greater
  • PHP version 5.2.4 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.6 or greater


  1. Upload the unyson folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the Unyson plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure the plugin by going to the Unyson menu that appears in your admin menu
Where can I find Unyson documentation?

For extending or theming Unyson, see developers documetation.

Where can I report bugs or contribute to the project?

You can open issues via Unyson Github Repository Issues page.

Will Unyson work with my theme?

Yes; Unyson will work with any theme.


Very nice Framework for all

This framework have a good API for creating shortcodes, also have ability to change grid system, adding site options, adding metaboxes to post types and taxonokies and etc.All in one for creating WordPress Themes.I love this framework!

A very good framework

A very good framework. I used many in the past and now this is the main one I use for custom themes.

Keep up the good work!

Garbage – Stick With Visual Composer

Bought a Unyson theme and finished my work. After I designed and updated the theme all formatting on every page regressed to one text block. All columns, etc disappeared. Don’t use this plugin. Stick to Visual Composer

Awesome plugin

I use Unyson with 2 themes (the core and another one), works like a charm, very impressive. The most interesting page builder and add-ons I found.

Easy To Use

As a Developer unyson is very easy to use for creating meta boxes, shortcode, and theme option. i wish the team will add more features into this framework for all in one solution.
Good Luck

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  • Fixed infinite loop when php memory limit is -1
  • Minor changes




  • Fixed #2198, #2216, #2219, #2234, #2254, #2264, #2265, #2273
  • Option-type multi-select improvements
  • Option-type multi-picker: The same options can be used for multiple choices #2251
  • Autoload a lot of classes #2225
  • New helper function fw_get_path_url()
  • Deprecated warning for the save-in-separate-meta option parameter
  • Deleted FW_File_Cache helper











  • Hotfix in File Cache #1968



  • Fixed wp-editor option error when used in Theme Settings #1860


  • New extension: WordPress Shortcodes #1807
  • Option type wp-editor fixes #1615
  • Performance improvement in fw_get_db_..._option() functions
  • Added javascript helper fw.soleConfirm #1803


  • Fixed fw_get_db_customizer_option() bug #1796


  • Fixed missing function in WP < 4.5 #1767
  • New option-type: icon-v2
  • Fixed wp-editor option-type bugs #1739
  • Process fw-storage parameter in all options (Theme Settings, Customizer, Post, Term, Extension Settings) #1551


  • Fixed wp-editor bugs
  • Updated FontAwesome
  • Fixed #1676






  • Fixed option-type wp-editor issues: #1472, #1475, #1478
  • Improvements in fw_get_db_post_option()
  • Updated FontAwesome to v4.6.1




  • Added the possibility to save options in separate database location #838

    Will be used in next release of the PageBuilder extension, the builder value will be moved to a separate post meta.

  • Lazy Tabs: Render only the visible tabs #1174

    This feature can be disabled by adding in {theme}/framework-customizations/theme/config.php:

    $cfg['lazy_tabs'] = false;
  • Added the .pot file #1256

  • Fixed #1072, #1052, #1235, #1236, #1251, #1246, #1242, #941, #1250, #1243, #1261