Avantgarde Creative Theme

Avantgarde Creative Theme

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Avantgarde is a creative wordpress theme with a unique design feel suited to showcase your works or simply blogging.


  • Creative design
  • Intuitive, simply to use white label admin panel
  • Simple, lightweight yet powerful framework, easy to customize
  • more than 40 shortcodes
  • switch between left and right aligned sidebar
  • option to display the slider on all interior pages, not just the homepage
  • option to enable the sidebar on homepage
  • Infinite skinning options – intuitive easy backend options to change theme colors
  • Custom made default gravatar
  • Display blog & portfolio posts anywhere in the theme
  • Simple pictures upload for your blog & portfolios via Worpdress Upload library
  • Integrated breadcrumbs
  • Highly simplified framework
  • Slider can link to it’s own post or to any page you like
  • White label admin panel
  • Unlimited sidebars
  • Widgetized footer with its own sidebar areas
  • 6 custom widgets: latest tweets, latest portfolio entries, blog subcategories, latest blog posts, latest flickr images, social media icons
  • Translation ready(theme + admin panel)
  • Comments nested four levels deep. Support for comments pagination and avatars.
  • 3 different portfolio layouts
  • unlimited portfolios of the same type
  • portfolios pagination
  • custom archive page
  • Image upload via Wordpress Media Uploader Library with wordpress automatic image resizing, no timthumb!
  • 404 custom error page
  • video support
  • psds included
  • detailed and spot on documentation
  • demo xml export file included

Update 1.5 – March 26th, 2013

  • Updated the theme options panel to the latest version.
  • Removed autoformatting code that was creating issues with plugins.
  • Properly enqueued all external js / css files into the theme’s header.
  • Updated prettyphoto(lightbox) plugin to the latest version.
  • Updated superfish(used for menus) plugin to the latest version.
  • Added hover effect for portfolio type 1 images.
  • Now the theme’s localization files are loaded correctly.
  • Fixed css tabs glitches that appeared with a tab with few content was created.
  • Changed the custom list shortcode because the initial version was creating a conflict with wordpress editor since version 3.5.

Update 1.4 – August 14th, 2012

  • Fixed a bug where a color option from theme’s skinning options wasn’t working.
  • Cleaned the code of functions that became deprecated since version 3.4 of wordpress.
  • Updated theme’s options panel to the latest version.
  • Simplified the theme’s blog architecture by removing category.php Now the blog directly uses the archive.php to display the blog.
  • Fixed a bug where the fav icon was included twice in the theme’s header.

Update 1.3.2 – May 3rd, 2012

  • Fixed a bug where the localization dictionary wasn’t loaded in theme’s functions.php.
  • Fixed the main menu display on hover when no description was inserted.
  • Added the option to pull latest portfolio entries from Portfolio type 3 in GW Portfolio custom widget.
  • Made some improvements to the theme’s documentation.

Update 1.3.1

  • Fixed a bug where the localize function(_e(...)) from comments.php was misspelled.
  • Fixed a bug where multiple portfolios of the same type filter wasn’t working properly for portfolio type 1.
  • Made the custom list shortcode to display properly when used inside footer or sidebar widget.

Update 1.3

  • Created a new portfolio – type 3
  • Created a new shortcode for portfolio type 3
  • Fixed a bug where portfolios 1-2 weren’t filtering the entries properly when multiple portfolios of the same type were created
  • Updated the portfolios 1-2 shortcodes with option to choose from what section you want to display the entries
  • Fixed a bug where few png images weren’t showing in the child theme
  • Fixed all the php error notices that were displayed when wp_debug was set to true
  • Fixed a few css issues
  • Updated the documentation in concordance to the last changes
  • Updated the xml data export to include the latest portfolio type 3 entries

Update 1.2

  • Fixed a bug where the option for linking a slide entry to any page wasn’t working
  • Added social media share icons for slider posts detail, blog posts detail, portfolio 1 posts detail and portfolio 2 posts detail
  • Added few more notes and code samples to the documentation

Update 1.1

  • Added a child theme for correct theme customization – documentation properly updated
  • Changed the “plus”(+) icon hover state because the initial hover state was changing to a cross(x) and the “x” symbol is usually used when you close something