Sundownbravada Child Theme


 WordPress Theme

Sundown is a fast, lightweight and fully customizable WordPress theme that can also regularly brush your hair. It boosts a responsive fullscreen design while also taking full advantage of the block editor (Gutenberg) and can set up a warm bath for you after a hard day’s work. Sundown uses the latest (and valid) HTML and CSS code, is translation and RTL ready, highly SEO optimized with integrated code, supports WooCommerce and will ask you how you like your eggs in the morning.

With over 100 Customizer options, Sundown will help you create your ideal blog, ecommerce website or business site in minutes. And if you ask nicely, she might do the dishes as well. But only at sundown!

Free WordPress Theme

Free WordPress Theme

A WordPress theme that includes all the features and functionality out of the box, for free. We don't hide half the theme behind a paywall.

Highly Customizable

Highly Customizable

With well over one hundred theme customization options it will be a piece of cake* to make it your own.

Up To Date

Up To Date

Constantly updated and upgraded to the latest design trends, web standards and WordPress versions.

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Sundown News

Bravada 1.0.8


  • Added generated bravada-accent-1/2 and bravada-accent-1/2-bg classnames and bravada-accent-1/2 CSS variables for the main accent colors
  • Improved styling to support more than two banner/slider caption buttons
  • Improved video header centered alignment
  • Improved compatibility with ShiftNav plugin by removing focus interception from buttons
  • Fixed Google fonts always getting enqueued from remote URL regardless of configured font options
  • Fixed page/category titles visibility option not working as expected
  • Fixed header overlay appearing on top of the slider caption when slider appearance style is set to Cryout theme
  • Fixed caption displayed off-screen when slider appearance style is set to Cryout theme
  • Cleaned up some leftover sidebar layout detection code

Bravada 1.0.7(.1)



  • Improved Safari mobile browser detection for iPhones and iPads (for better handling of rendering quirks in social apps)
  • Improved single posts next/previous navigation by limiting links to same taxonomy
  • Updated to Cryout Framework
    • Fixed fatal error on Customize screen due to inconsistent handling of empty categories since WordPress 6.0
    • Fixed ‘Disable’ and ‘All Categories’ options not available in category selector options on sites with no categories defined


  • Added support for using the associated featured images as header images on WooCommerce’s main shop page
  • Extended full screen header image option with homepage only setting
  • Improved compatibility with script name collision in deferring check by increasing specificity
  • Improved compatibility with sub-optimal SSI configurations
  • Fixed featured images using the incorrect width in 3 post columns / left sidebar only configuration
  • Fixed top navigation always displaying default pages menu
  • Fixed main content incorrectly aligned on mobile devices with 3 post columns setting

Bravada 1.0.6(.1)



  • Fixed a notice displayed in some instances related to the header image since 1.0.6
  • Fixed blog homepage sometimes displaying wrong featured image in header since 1.0.6
  • Updated to Cryout Framework
    • Added static blog page detection function (for featured images in header)


  • Added bravada_box_readmore filter for landing page featured boxes read more texts
  • Added support for using the associated featured images as header images on the static home and blog pages
  • Renamed Singe Post Titles options to Header Titles for clarity
  • Fixed portfolio type lists displaying slugs instead of properly formatted names
  • Fixed shortcodes being processed twice on landing page featured boxes read more fields
  • Fixed landing page banner image not horizontally centred on very wide screens when not set to be displayed full-screen
  • Fixed header title animation glitch on very specific Safari versions
  • Updated to Cryout Framework
    • Added Polylang support for featured boxes category filtering (thanks to espasso)
    • Improved PHP 8.0 compatibility

Bravada 1.0.5


  • Fixed menu in over-image mode overlapping content when header image is not available
  • Added configuration hint for header image when the theme’s slider / banner image is active on the homepage
  • Added visibility control options for byline on single posts and post lists
  • Fixed site title accent option not being visible when only site title is displayed
  • Fixed ‘lighter’ font weight typo
  • Added ability to hide when navigation area is empty to the main menu toggler
  • Added support for anchor (or empty) links in main navigation
  • Fine tuned header socials alignment
  • Fixed to-top button position when configured to be displayed in the footer and its display/hide animation
  • Fixed alignment classes no longer working for some block elements due to their styling removal from WordPress 5.7
  • Improved single posts fixed next/previous navigation by moving it to hookable bravada_fixed_nav_links() function and limiting link to same taxonomy

Bravada 1.0.4


  • Removed lazy loading functionality from featured images as it sometimes interferes with image sizes
  • Added option to control site title background effect positioning
  • Added click-navigation to target panels in header content and site identity hints
  • Changed header title animation option to toggle control and renamed/relocated for clarity
  • Changed fullscreen header image option to toggle control

Bravada 1.0.3 masters leapfrogging



  • Fixed top menu submenus z-index and position
  • Fixed socials hover color


  • Fixed block editor galleries layout
  • Adjusted main menu submenus maximum height
  • Fixed landing page arrow JS error when landing page has no content


  • Fixed back to top button animation when using child themes


  • Improved preloader handling


  • Fixed issue when disabling the header title animation

Bravada 1.0.1/.2 chips away the lazyness



  • Added fallback menu to the top navigation area
  • Added option to disable animation for lazy loaded image
  • Added lazy loading for featured images and single post navigation images
  • Optimized frontend.js structure
  • Adjusted main menu submenu’s dropdown icon alignment
  • Fixed header scroll arrow not being clickable and adjusted its focusable areas
  • Fixed padding for metas in blog posts
  • Removed lazy loading for banner images
  • Updated lazy loading for landing page elements to use WordPress functions


  • Improved preloader handling when JavaScript is broken on the site or disabled in browser
  • Fixed shortcodes over-filtering in some landing page sections
  • Fixed images sometimes not appearing due to lazy loading animation
  • Fixed header titles support for HTML entities and special characters
  • Fixed header video horizontal alignment
  • Fixed header titles vertical misalignment on landing page with specific configurations
  • Added margins to metas
  • Removed hardcoded filter to reactivate WooCommerce’s columns count option availability
  • Cleaned up and optimized frontend scripts
  • Updated theme description
  • Updated to Cryout Framework
    • Fixed issues with font families that contain multiple words
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Sundown Stats

  • Current Version: 1.0.1
  • Last Updated: 8 Feb 2022
  • Rating: 
  • Downloads: 3 201
  • Active installs: 100+

Sundown Support

  • Support Status: Child theme
  • This is a child theme which receives most of its updates through its parent theme and inherits its support cycle. Child theme can also receive individual updates when necessary.