Kanso - Clean One-Page Parallax WordPress Theme

Kanso is a clean premium one-page WordPress theme created by Satori Studio, inspired by the Japanese concept of reaching beauty through elimination and omission, arriving at thoughtful simplicity. Our goal was to develop a minimal, clean, and aesthetically pleasing, and at the same time stable, powerful, and highly flexible theme for use in agency websites, personal portfolios, photography or art showcases, as well as personal blogs and corporate websites. Kanso is a responsive and retina-ready theme, which means your website will be equally usable and good-looking on both large monitors, laptops, tablet devices, and smartphones, including those with high-definition screens.

If ur looking for a good single page template, Kanso is the way to go:delicious: [On-Lijn]

Just want to say that this developer was excellent in responding to and resolving support issues. Thanks for the great theme! [88zero]

Theme Highlights

Kanso can be used in a one-page mode as well as in a classical multi-page mode:

The $16 worth Revolution Slider fully integrated – for no additional cost!

Theme Features

Full package | Works out of the box – just install the theme, activate the included plugins, and you are ready to go create!

Theme options panel | All theme customization is done through the unbranded theme options panel – no coding knowledge required.

Unlimited styles | Make your website truly yours – change the color and font of any element. Kanso comes with integrated Google Fonts – you can choose from over 500 varieties.

Fully responsive | Mobile-friendly websites are no longer a fad – if your website does not adapt to smaller screen sizes, you are missing out!

Retina-ready | No compromises! Kanso has been engineered to offer crisp graphics on high-resolution (incl. retina) devices.

Parallax effects | Apply parallax effects on individual page backgrounds and header images to make your website even more eye-catching.

Revolution slider | The most popular premium slider (worth $16) is fully integrated in Kanso, for no additional cost!

Page layouts | Choose from 7 custom page layouts, including portfolio, blog posts page, full-width, left-sidebar, right-sidebar pages, as well as individual layouts for archive pages and the 404 page.

Post layouts | You can set one of three layouts (“right-sidebar”, “left-sidebar”, or “full-width”) for every individual post and portfolio item.

Post formats | Kanso supports 6 pre-styled post formats for both portfolio projects and blog posts: “standard”, “image”, “video”, “gallery”, “quote”, “link”, and “aside”.

Custom backgrounds | Customize the background of the website – you can choose between a solid color fill, a repeating texture, or a background image.

Textures and icons | Wide choice of custom textures and icons included in the theme package.

Powerful shortcodes | Content columns, buttons, labels, quotes, tabs, charts, embedded media, and many more – easily add any of the 38 available shortcodes using the shortcode generator, directly from the content editor.

Contact form builder | Create customized contact forms using the form builder directly from the content editor and insert anywhere using shortcodes. A specialized widget is also available.

Custom menu | Kanso has one pre-set menu area which supports second- and third-level submenus.

Widget-ready | Areas for widgets in the sidebar and footer – add standard or custom widgets.

Unlimited sidebars | Add an unlimited number of customized sidebars to replace any of the widget areas. You can create sidebars and configure defaults for posts, pages, frontpage, category listings, etc, as well as assign a particular custom sidebar to any individual page.

Custom widgets | Four custom widgets included: Twitter updates, recent posts with thumbnails, shortcodes, and social connections with custom-made icons.

Google analytics | Built-in support for Google Analytics – insert your Google Analytics account code from the theme options panel to monitor and analyze traffic stats.

SEO-optimized | Google and other search engines will love your website – make full use of the search traffic thanks to optimized titles, tags, dynamic content, and many more.

Child theme support | Child themes are the most efficient way to customize a theme, separating your changes from official theme updates. A starter child theme is included in the Kanso package.

Icon font integrated | Kanso comes with Font Awesome – a versatile icon font to produce icons that can be styled with common CSS and look equally good on high-resolution displays.

Detailed user manual | Full description of how to install, setup, and customize the theme is found in the extensive user manual which is included in the theme package.

Dedicated support | Have questions? – visit our support forums, we will be happy to help you!

Media Used in the Preview

Images
Minimalism outside by 55Laney69, Autumn by Miemo Penttinen, Moss by Scott Darbey, Thousand Imressions of the Ocean by Hokusai by Dalbera, Chrysanthemes by Hokusai by Dalbera, Carter Cleveland by See-Ming Lee, Matthew Borgatti by See-Ming Lee, Diana Eng by See-Ming Lee, Beauty Umegawa of Tsuchiya by Utagawa by sfbaywalk, Sangi no Takamura by Hokusai by Dalbera, Kakinomoto no Hitomaro by Hokusai by Dalbera, Fujiwara no Michinobu Ason by Hokusai by Dalbera, Trader by Hokusai by Dalbera.

Videos
The Great Wave off Kanagawa by 4 Cats Arts Studio, Hokusai, La gran Ola de Kanagawa by Cripiens.

Changelog

Version 1.6
Updated the Revolution Slider.
Fixed one-page heading behaviour on smaller screens.
Added possibility to filter by portfolio types in the DISPLAY_POSTS shortcode.
Enabled 100 and 200 weight Google fonts to be used with the theme.
Improved Fancybox overlay and caption styling.
Fixed single-page portfolio grid on smaller screens.
Adjusted header spacing on smaller screens.
Revised logo resizing mechanism on smaller screens.

Version 1.5
Added possibility to add links to outside pages on the one-page template.
Added filter on portfolio page.
Fixed a bug in the code generating the constituents of the one-page template.
Added a fix to Chrome bug which prevents text from being displayed on pages. 
Fixed portfolio pager bug.
Improved gallery post and project format slider height algorithm.
Fixed a function name bug in the aside format template.

Version 1.4
Corrected IE bug that prevents portfolio masonry to arrange after clicking links with hash
Enabled „more“ links on the one-page template.
Added an option to display page titles above content on one-page layout.
Added a theme option to change the color and opacity of project box overlays on hover.
Corrected the one-page menu item highlight code to work in presence of the slider.
Fixed a background repeat bug for one-page template sections.

Version 1.3
Re-written the parallax effect code for better quality
Added projects to the main RSS feed
Re-wrote the queries on the one-page template for the contact form to function properly
Fixed portfolio layout when an excerpt and content are both set
Portfolio items remain in view after clicking on portfolio filters

Version 1.2.1
Fixed a max-width bug in the header on Safari
Fixed a page background image bug in multi-page mode
Fixed sidebar styling in the „Widgets“ admin menu
Excluded the „Admin Interface“ bundled plugin due to overlap with WP3.8 styling

Version 1.2
Added a Google Maps page template for inserting full-width interactive Google Maps
Extra admin menu icon styles are loaded even without the admin plugin.
Updated the theme’s language files.
Fixed the parallax effect for backgrounds in Firefox.
Disabled parallax effects on mobile screens for better performance.
Rewrote portfolio item thumbnail generation code for „image“ format projects.
Fixed a portfolio positioning bug in the presence of a long excerpt.
Fixed page title styling in absence of excerpt.

Version 1.1
Menu items for currently scrolled one-page sections are now highlighted.
Added custom styling for Revolution Slider buttons.
Fixed php bug in the „One-Page“ template.

Version 1.0
Initial release.
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