Verbosa WordPress Theme

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Verbosa

A free WordPress theme for authors, writers and creators

 WordPress Theme

Are you a writer? An author? Or maybe a photographer? An artist? Perhaps you do online reviews? Or are you just casually blogging about music, movies and other forms of entertainment? Do you like to ramble on? Are you a creator? Do you generate content of any kind? And are you using WordPress to do that?

Well then you should give our WordPress theme Verbosa a try as she may have all the tools needed to assist you and your creativity. It’s a completely free WordPress theme trying its best to complement your artistic manifestations

Verbosa is all about elegant typography, efficient use of contrast, spacing and simplicity. We used all the tricks at our disposal to improve legibility, create emphasis and generate a proper design flow that would make your content more inviting to be read.

Verbosa is also truly responsive, with a fluid layout, uses microformats and microdata for best SEO results, takes great advantage of featured images, supports Google fonts, has social menus with over 100 social icons, is translation ready and supports RTL languages. And everything’s editable via the customizer with well over 100 options! And as an extra, we’ve coded in a fresh and exquisite perfume that will follow you everywhere once you install the theme!.

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.

Verbosa 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.

SEO Friendly

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

Socials

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.

Translation Ready

Easily translatable theme that fully supports WordPress' language packs.

RTL Language Support

This theme has been thoroughly tested and curated to look perfect with right-to-left languages.

Clean Code

Find your way around with appropriately named, organized and documented files and functions.

HTML5 & CSS3

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

Fast & Lightweight

Front-end resource files are as small and as few as possible and queries are kept to a minimum.

Easy To Use

Completely integrated into WordPress, configuring and customizing the theme is a breeze.

Typography Options

Completely configurable font typefaces, sizes, and styles for all theme elements.

Free support

Supported by extensive theme documentation, FAQs, tutorials and an active forum.

Priority support

Backed up by a priority support service that can answer even the toughest of questions.

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Verbosa News

Verbosa 1.1.1

Changelog:

  • Added styling to indicate current menu item
  • Improved responsiveness of static slider caption on screens under 480px width
  • Improved page SEO by making author bio tags H4 on posts and H1 on author sections
  • Fixed featured images overflowing on WooCommerce single product pages
  • Fixed site logo horizontal alignment
  • Fixed typo in Google fonts processing breaking the use of manual fonts
  • Updated to Cryout Framework 0.7.8.4
    • Added required PHP version check
    • Improved required WordPress version check

Anima Plus – A brand new premium theme

Anima gets bitten by a radioactive spider… and so Anima Plus is born. And Anima Plus is bigger and better in almost every way. It has all the features and extra functionality that the free version simply couldn’t handle.

But all these great powers come at a cost. Find out what that is in the full post.

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Verbosa 1.1 does not go out without a fight

Changelog:

  • Added auto-match for mailto: URL in social icons
  • Added mobile menu close on click/tap functionality
  • Added support for Polylang and WPML multi-language content for landing page elements
  • Added all weight values for the typography options
  • Added support for custom embedded fonts
  • Added hints in the customizer interface for Site Identity / Header options
  • Added shortcodes support in the custom footer text field
  • Improved masonry initiation to check if function is available
  • Improved ‘comments moderated’ text positioning
  • Improved headings titles handing of custom post types and content
  • Improved label hiding option to only apply to default comment form fields
  • Improved content layout and responsiveness below 800px screen width
  • Fixed breadcrumbs being partially cut off; moved breadcrumbs below section header on categories/archive/search result pages
  • Fixed editor styling option not controlling enqueue
  • Fixed large logo image overflowing available space
  • Fixed description being displayed twice on attachment page
  • Fixed search form on search/result section being cropped
  • Fixed author avatar being cropped on author archives
  • Fixed non-translatable strings in theme options
  • Fixed CSS validation warnings due to empty color fields and invalid ‘default’ values
  • Fixed cover+fixed background images zoomed incorrectly on Safari
  • Fixed GDPR-related checkbox missing on comment form
  • Fixed landing page content generation after first activation failing to retrieve available static pages in some cases
  • Renamed some options for cross-theme documentation consistency
  • Adjusted theme’s body classes to all use prefix
  • Adjusted customize sections and color options to match the other themes
  • Updated to Cryout Framework v0.7.7
    • Framework: fixed invalid count() call in prototypes.php triggering warnings on PHP 7+

Kahuna Plus is more than a premium theme

Kahuna Plus is our latest premium theme and it brings with it all the features and functionality that we couldn’t include in the free version of the theme.

Some of the stand-out features are a sortable and seriously customizable landing page, portfolios, theme specific shortcodes, advanced widgets, page templates, related posts, post/page specific metas, mobile menu responsiveness breakpoint, script and analytics fields.

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Fluida Plus – even more than a premium theme

You might have noticed a slow down in our Fluida updates release cycle in last months. You might have also noticed that we took a bit longer than usual to fix some small issues that were quite annoying for some. You needn’t start worry, we haven’t given up, we haven’t forgotten Fluida, no need to pack your bags and move to a different theme just yet.

The reason for the delays is actually a very simple one: for the last few months we’ve been drinking our coffee in big secret and been covertly working on an even greater and better Fluida. And what best time to reveal our secret project than on Fluida’s second birthday!

Today we’re happy to indulge everyone with a sneak preview to Fluida’s evil bigger twin sister – introducing Fluida Plus theme for WordPress!

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Anima 1.0 is available on WordPress.org

Our Anima WordPress theme has been available to download and install freely from our site for about two months, but, as promised, it has now become available to auto install from WordPress.org (or your WordPress dashboard).

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Changelog:

v1.0.0

  • Removed font-weight from admin editor styles
  • Fixed sidebar socials height issue
  • Adjusted header titles padding
  • Adjusted menu search padding
  • Fixed site title overlapping menu icon on mobile
  • Decreased sidebars padding on mobile
  • Fixed landing page title top margin on mobile
  • Increase article responsiveness
  • Fixed slider next/prev buttons having rounded corners
  • Changed default lp blocks and lp text areas background colors
  • Changed default menu background color
  • Added meta hover effect
  • Removed empty “templates” folder
  • Changed default header image and set default image size to 420px
  • Adjusted default header image vertical position from center to top
  • Changed screenshot.png

 

v0.9.4

  • Fixed un-numbered ‘printf’ placeholders in back-compat.php
  • Fixed cryout_compat_upgrade_notice() not properly hooked in back-compat.php

Verbosa 1.0.0 feels complete

After a long time hanging at the very edge of version 1.0, Verbosa gets some much needed attention and becomes a complete WordPress theme.

Follow us after the jump to see what goodies (*ahm* landing page *ahm*) this version brings.

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Changelog:

 

Changelog:

  • Added landing page functionality (disabled by default) that features three text areas (which draw their content from pages) and a slider location ***To enable the new landing page feature turn it on from the theme’s landing page options panel and assign a static homepage from WordPress’ reading settings
  • Added a third widget area that is hidden on small mobile devices and made the existing two widget areas visible on mobile devices by default; renamed sidebar handler files
  • Merged responsive styling into the theme’s main style ***This may create issues with caching; make sure you clear the cache after updating the theme
  • Improved content_width internal handling to take layouts into account (for better handling of embed media sizing)
  • Changed the default magazine layout option to 2 columns
  • Fixed footer widgets responsiveness when footer layout is set to more than one column
  • Fixed search form using wrong colours in footer widgets
  • Added social menu usage tutorial link
  • Added styling to disable Chrome’s built-in blue border on focused form elements
  • Adjusted mobile menu to use the configured main menu colours
  • Fixed mobile menu dropdown arrows slightly out of vertical centering
  • Fixed image vertical alignment in main menu items
  • Fixed search box submit not working (due to fix sidebar script)
  • Updated Cryout Framework to 0.6.5
  • Moved back-to-top button from sidebar to new ‘after_footer_hook’ to avoid intermittent overlapping issues with fixed sidebar

Septera 1.0 is a live theme on WordPress.org

Our latest theme, Septera, is finally LIVE on WordPress.org and ready for you to one-click install it and take it for a spin.

Septera is still free, it’s still awesome and it’s still brimming with personality but during the review process a few things have changed. Find out what.

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Changelog:

v1.0.3

  • Fixed landing page CTA buttons responsiveness
  • Fixed image vertical alignment in main menu
  • Improved icon blocks responsiveness
  • Other minor responsiveness changes to the landing page, mobile menu and back to top button
  • Added IDs to landing page blocks and boxes
  • Fixed post navigation floating issue when no Previous Post exists

v1.0.2.1

  • Fixed loading comments template

v1.0.2

  • Added CTA (Call-To-Action) buttons to the landing page
  • Changed landing page slider and text area text sizes
  • Updated style.css description
  • Added a new default slider/header image
  • Updated screenshot

v1.0.1.1

  • Changed slider/header overlay default opacity value once more
  • Replaced demo featured images with smaller ones
  • Changed left/right widget areas IDs

v1.0.1

  • Changed slider/header overlay default opacity value
  • Removed slider/header image grayscale effect
  • Updated default header image
  • Restored ‘Reset Defaults’ functionality accidentally removed
  • Added demo featured images for when theme is previewed
  • Added support for the theme preview sample sidebar
  • Updated screenshot

v1.0.0

  • Fixed custom colour for the mobile menu dropdown arrows
  • Fixed author description and info link arrow on RTL
  • Hid socials and footer widgets in print styles
  • Fixed article titles size in index.php
  • Changed archive page titles to be bold
  • Removed WooCommerce page-title font-size using old font-root
  • Updated translation files

v0.9.8

  • Temporary removed ‘save/load theme options’ feature until we complete the discussions on the subject with the WPTRT

v0.9.7.1

  • Escaped variables in custom-styles.php, loop.php, meta.php and main.php
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Verbosa Stats

  • Current Version: 1.1.1
  • Last Updated: 27 Oct 2018
  • Rating: 
  • Downloads: 68 461
  • Active installs: 4 000+