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A responsive WordPress theme with boxed and wide layouts

 WordPress Theme

Nirvana is a highly customizable, responsive and completely free WordPress theme.

It has a solid framework of over 200 theme settings in a user-friendly interface, a very effective responsive design, easy to use typography equipped with Google fonts, all post formats, 8 page templates (magazine and blog layouts included), 12 widget areas and a presentation page complete with an editable slider and columns.

The Nirvana WordPress theme also gives you over 40 socials to choose from, is translation ready and has full RTL support.

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.

Nirvana Theme Features

Highly customizable

Hundreds of theme options for almost infinite personalization.

Totally Free

Includes all the features and functionality from start, for free. Just download and install.

Fully Responsive

Our themes use the latest standards for the perfect browsing experience on all mobile devices.

Constant updates

Our WordPress themes are periodically updated with the latest improvements, additions and fixes.

SEO Friendly

Highly optimized theme for search engines by using the right HTML5 tags, microdata and microformats.

Landing Page

Personalize your home page with customizable sliders, boxes, text areas and latest posts

Color Schemes

Jumpstart your site with preset schemes with the broadest color ranges.


Easy link to your favorite social networks and profiles in multiple theme locations.

Google Fonts

Applying any of the 700+ Google Fonts on a theme element is just a copy-paste away.


When creating our WordPress themes we use the latest web development standards.

Free support

Supported by descriptive option hints, collections of theme FAQs, tutorials and an active forum.

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Nirvana News

Nirvana 1.3.0/.1 joins the escape



  • Fixed home page going full width (bug introduced in 1.3.0)
  • Fixed extra top margin on pages (bug also introduced in 1.3.0)
  • Added more specific declaration to comment reply buttons (for increased compatibility with bbPress)


  • Escaped all theme options output
  • Escaped all URLs in theme with esc_url()
  • Escaped all get_bloginfo() instances
  • Updated code to use the_title_attribute() inside HTML attributes
  • Changed responsive breakpoint for the columns from 1280px to 1024px
  • Merged frontpage CSS into the main CSS

Nirvana 1.2.8/.9 gets a nudge



  • Improved comments display function to take languages with multiple plural forms into account
  • Fixed search input aspect on Sarari
  • Updated translations


  • Removed input[type=”file”] styling
  • Added implicit label and HTML5 ‘button’ input to search in searchform.php (accessibility)
  • Switched to using searchform.php in the footer menu search
  • Added screen reader text for breadcrumbs home icon (accessibility)
  • Fixed empty translation strings and updated translation files

Verbosa 0.9.4 is LIVE on

Verbosa theme is now LIVE on, ready to download, install, review, preview and pretty much anything else you can think of.

Everything you need to know about the theme is now available in the changelogs.

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  • Removed “Category page with intro” template


  • Made all text in About Verbosa page translatable
  • Removed default copyright text
  • Removed front-page-post-form and food-and-drink style.css theme tags
  • Removed inline CSS from verbosa_master_footer()


  • Removed verbosa_socials_menu_preset() function
  • Restored default customizer Colors section
  • Removed constant from translation string (Customizer > About Verbosa)
  • Added text from verbosa_master_footer() and Verbosa Page links to translation
  • Replaced “get_category(get_query_var(‘cat’)” with core “get_queried_ojbect”
  • Removed HTML5Shiv from header.php
  • Escaped all outputs in custom controls from customizer.php
  • Escaped all URLs in theme with esc_url()
  • Escaped get_bloginfo( ‘name’ ) and get_bloginfo( ‘description’ )
  • Escaped all theme options output
  • Updated verbosa.pot


  • Fixed widget titles line not spanning all sidebar
  • Added auto-detection of RSS link in social icons
  • Added margin botton for multi-line socials menu
  • Fixed mobile menu out of frame on narrow screen (<400px), horizontal scroll on chrome, removed .noscroll position:fixed
  • Improved mobile menu animations
  • Fixed colophon flex compatibility with IE9
  • Removed template-blog.php page template, license.txt, bundled masonry.js
  • Improved arhive.php to handle archives, categories and tags (removed category.php and tag.php)
  • Updated Cryout Framework to 0.5.5
  • Rearranged customizer section overrides to account for autofocus issue
  • Improved plugin/child theme styling override support by changing #main ID to .main class
  • Removed social links (and respective scripts) from the admin area
  • Removed import/export settings from admin area
  • Renamed ‘Latest News’ section in admin to ‘Theme Updates’
  • Added unminified resources/js/html5shiv.js
  • Fixed cryout_schema_microdata() call in author info page HTML
  • Renamed _default.pot to verbosa.pot
  • Added WordPress 4.5 site logo support
  • Added second textdomain support for WordPress’ language packs (also deleted languages folder under cryout and removed redundant loading of text domains in admin area)
  • Fixed social menu and turned off social menu locations by default
  • Switched to loading JS files as deferred to improve load speed
  • Switched to using core WordPress ‘jquery-masonry’
  • Removed deprecated style.css tags and added new ones
  • Fixed social icons placement options not refreshing in Customizer
  • Fixed ‘Display Site Title and Tagline’ option not affecting the tagline

Nirvana 1.2.6 rearranges itself


  • Added support for presentation page columns without images (at least one of image, title or text needs to be set)
  • Moved Magazine Layout option under Layout section for better consistency
  • Changed More Posts button label from theme text to configurable option in the settings page (and included in wpml-config.xml list of strings)
  • Added “nirvana_columnreadmore” field to wpml-config.xml
  • Updated theme URL for new site
  • Updated theme news feed URL for new site structure
  • Removed bundled es_ES, nl_NL, he_IL, ja, ro_RO, it_IT, de_DE, ru_RU, tr_TR translations in favour of WordPress Translate ones
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