Grounded - Professional Wordpress Theme

Grounded - Professional Wordpress Theme

Full Wordpress 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.1, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.4 and 3.4.1 Compatibility!

Grounded is a highly-customizable premium WordPress theme that can be used for just about any type of website. The theme’s extensive custom admin panel and over 40 shortcodes provide you with a wide range of possibilities when tailoring the site’s appearance and function to your needs.

Two custom post types are available to help you create a work portfolio and a collection of customer testimonials. Nine custom widgets include (but are not limited to) a banner ad display, contact form, Flickr feed and Twitter stream. The homepage has three slider options and several layout choices including message boxes and a featured posts area.

Theme Features

  • Homepage featuring a slider, message box and featured posts area
    • Three slider options: content with either video or images, content with a full-width image display, Nivo jQuery slider with full-width images only
    • Three message box styles and three message types (testimonials, Twitter feed, custom message)
    • Featured posts area with four layout options, including an option for a custom layout
  • Uses TimThumb script to automatically resize images in the homepage slider
  • 12 page templates:
    • Default template
    • Blog page
    • Blog page with full-width images and content
    • Blog page with small featured images
    • Contact us page with contact form and custom sidebar
    • Portfolio page with the choice of one, two, three or four columns (separate templates)
    • Redirect to External URL page
    • Testimonial page with images
    • Testimonial page without images
  • Custom post options:
    • My Portfolio: features text, images or video as portfolio items that can be organized and filtered by user-created skill categories
    • Testimonials: features testimonial quotes and images on testimonial pages or in the homepage message box
  • Custom theme options that help you easily set up:
    • A custom logo
    • The navigation menu style
    • Foreground and background colors
    • The border style of all the images on the website
    • Breadcrumbs
    • Google Analytics
    • The homepage’s slider, message box and featured posts area
    • The footer
    • Social links
    • Cufon font replacement with 24 fonts to choose from
  • Custom Meta Box for pages that support slider data images and video
  • Nine custom widgets:
    • Contact form
    • Search box
    • Banner ads
    • Flickr feed
    • Newsletter subscription form
    • Popular posts
    • Recent posts
    • Twitter stream
    • Contact info with Google map
  • Supports WordPress 3 menus
    • Four navigation menus: top links, main navigation, and two footer links menus
  • Fly-out menus for multi-level navigation
  • Breadcrumbs navigation
  • Over 40 shortcodes:
    • Three-column feature lists
    • Pricing grids: four styles with the choice of two, three, four or five columns
    • Columns: full width, half, third, fourth
    • Bullets and lists (three color varieties for each): big/small checkmark, big/small arrow, big/small square, big/small circle, big/small pointer
    • Buttons (twelve color varieties for each): rounded, square, “grounded style” rounded or square
    • Image/video options use pretty photo to display the image/video in a modal box: grounded-style square, curved shadow, no border, squared with no inner shadow, squared with inner shadow, subtle rounded corners, rounded corners with no inner shadow, rounded corners with inner shadow
    • Gallery: two Galleria gallery options
    • Boxes: beveled, plain or black
  • Cufon font replacement with 24 fonts to choose from
  • Color selector on demo site
  • Background design resources:
  • About Author box on posts
  • Includes PSD files
  • Extensive documentation with screenshots

Release History

Version 1.7 – 2011/07/18 – adds compatibility for WordPress 3.2
Version 1.6 – 2011/03/03 – adds compatibility for WordPress 3.1
Version 1.5 – 2010/1/24 – adds new template for default pages with a sidebar.
Version 1.4 – 2010/12/22 – fixes jquery issue with contact 7 form plugin, and other plugins.
Version 1.3 – 2010/12/13 – fixes issue with banner ad url, adds option to increase the length of the bullets and lists shortcodes.
Version 1.2- 2010/12/10 – fixes logo appearance, fixes initial install error, fixes header and link in testimonials.
Version 1.1 – 2010/12/05- fixes contact us, fixes timthumb with a multisite, removes js error in the header.
Version 1.0.1 – 2010/12/05 – fixes the labels on the contact form not clearing when there is an error. Fixes main nav naming issue.
Version 1.0 – 2010/10/25 – inception!