Cardinal - WordPress Theme

Cardinal - WordPress Theme

WordPress 4.3 Compatible

Latest version – v2.33 (28th Sept 15) Changelog

Features Overview

  • Fully Responsive – tested across desktop browsers, iOS, and Android. Optional.
  • Retina Ready – crystal clear icons & images, no need for any plugins.
  • Built on Twitter Bootstrap 3.1.1, with clean & semantic code.
  • Cardinal Demo Content Importer Plugin – Replicate any of the 30+ example sites with incredible ease, no manual uploading or configuring!
  • Lightning quick site speed – A (90+) Ratings on both Page Speed and YSlow! Our features page loads in less than 1 second!
  • SEO Optimised – compliant, and compatibility with your favourite SEO plugins. Built with the best practices & streamlined code, ready for you to achieve top search rankings. Social meta tags are included as default if you’d prefer not to include a plugin. Twitter Cards, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook Share, all fully formatted with review/price/media.
  • Features the incredible Swift Page Builder, which offers endless possibilities of content creation and organisation.
  • Built in Mega Menu – Options of standard menu, or 2-5 column mega menus on each menu item, offering incredible versatility.
  • Stunning, crystal clear icons – over 700 icons to use with your content, featuring the SS Gizmo icon set, and popular Font Awesome icons.
  • Incredible loading animations – create slick intro animations for almost any asset, which animates in as you scroll down the page.
  • Full WooCommerce support (v2.0+)View demo shop.
  • bbPress & BuddyPress support – We’ve included styling and theme options for bbPress and BuddyPress, as standard.
  • Video Background/Parallax.
  • Image Parallax.
  • Translation/Localization ready – includes .mo & .po files. English & French translations provided as standard.
  • Extensive, Unbranded Theme Options panel.
  • Boxed / Full Width layout modes
  • Custom Mobile Menu – browse on mobile with ease, through a slick slideout menu.
  • Auto Theme Updates – made quick and easy through your WordPress dashboard.
  • Integrated Colour Scheme system, allowing you to save, export, and quickly swap between any number of colour schemes.
  • Colourised Google Maps embeds.
  • Unlimited Portfolio / Blog pages – Limitless Blog & Portfolio configurations.
  • Unlimited Sidebars
  • Child Theme included, and documentation to help you make the most out of it.

Translation Ready / WPML Compatible + RTL READY! – Cardinal comes with .mo & .po files included, for both frontend and backend. We also have in-progress translations for 10 further languages:

  • English – 100%
  • French – 58%
  • Spanish – 54%
  • German – 58%
  • Italian – 56%
  • Bulgarian – 58%
  • Dutch – 56%
  • Polish – 56%
  • Brazilian Portugese – 58%
  • Russian – 56%
  • Swedish – 57%

Cardinal is also RTL ready, without anything else needed.

Incredible WooCommerce Support – Cardinal not only supports, but makes WooCommerce sites look outstanding. We’ve added options for you to set full width shops, with customisable columns, sidebars, and product display types. We’ve even crafted 5 example shop sites, all of which you can easily replicate in a matter of minutes, using our Demo Content Importer.

Exception Code & Framework Quality – We’ve spent years developing the framework on which Cardinal is built upon, and it shows with the incredible performance that you can squeeze out of sites built with it. We’re bringing never before seen speed and functionality to the marketplace, the only theme that will allow you to truly set aside the need for any other theme from this moment.

Truly unlimited styling and customisation – We can safely say that when you use Cardinal, you are given the power to create something truly unique, without any difficulty at all. We’ve included full colour customisation, and a plethora of layout customisations to ensure that you can design your site just the way you want it.

Child Theme Compatible & Included – Cardinal is Child Theme ready, and we’ve even included one already set up, just install and active and you’re good to go!

Full Width & Boxed Layout Theme – Both are selectable with a single click, and you can also control the width of the site at it’s largest viewport, for ultimate control!

Symbolset Gizmo Icon Font – We’ve taken the expense to include the stunning Gizmo icon font with Cardinal, free to use anywhere within the theme. We’ve also included Font Awesome, so you’ll never need to seek out any other icon font.

Multi-site Ready – Cardinal has been thoroughly tested on WordPress Multisite installations, with absolutely no issues or limitations.

Gravity Forms Support – Gravity Forms has been tested & styled to match the theme styling – ready for you to create unlimited forms and display them perfectly. We’ve even created a page builder asset specifically for them, so you can quickly access them, and add them anywhere within your page.


Example Work Credit

.. and a big thanks to Dovy & and the Redux team!