Porcelain - Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

Theme Details

Porcelain is a clean and modern, fully responsive multi-purpose WordPress theme. It comes with some awesome features, such as custom headers and custom background sections and it is the perfect canvas for your creative ideas. With the combination of responsive design and parallax animations, this theme will provide an optimal viewing experience and will make your website look great on across wide range of devices and screen sizes. Porcelain comes with an extensive admin panel, packed with various options so you can easily modify stylings, colors, fonts, layouts and other aspects of the theme. Porcelain WordPress theme is a multi-purpose theme and can be used for any type of website, such as creative portfolio, photography, digital products, corporate and business sites.

 

Porcelain includes a flexible AJAX gallery with awesome
jQuery animations and effects, which comes with lots
of options
available for its items.

The gallery also provides an AJAX pagination and
category filter for a better items organisation.

 

For each gallery item you have the option to select one of the following click actions:

- dynamically open an image slider (full-width or two-column layout) with a nice jQuery animation, containing additional images attached to the item (bulk upload – you can upload lots of images with a single click).
- open an image lightbox as image gallery attached to the item (images can be uploaded in bulk)
- play video – full-width or two-column layout
- open the item content in a new page
- open a custom link in a new page

Also there are lots of options the gallery provides, some of them are:

- Masonry Layout Support
- Option to choose between two, three and four column layout
- Unlimited gallery pages – you can create as many galleries as you need with different image sets
- Partial Loading in slider – loads images in background on portions for faster performance. Works well with large amount of images attached to a single item.
- Social Sharing – the slider view of the gallery provide sharing options, so you can easily share your items images on the most popular social networks – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.
- dynamic AJAX category filter (can be enabled/disabled per page)
- AJAX pagination which is great for large number of items

 

Custom Header Backgrounds

Porcelain supports different background settings
for the different pages. For each page header you can:

  • Select a custom background image
  • Set a custom background color
  • Set the background image opacity

 

 

Responsive Design

The theme is responsive, so that it fits and looks great on
different size of devices – desktop, mobile phones and
tablets.

Also, the main gallery slider supports finger gestures, so
it is very easy to navigate between the images on touch
devices.

 

 

Unlimited Skins

The theme includes options to change all the main colors
used, such as header, main content, sidebar and footer
background and text colors, so you can easily build your
custom skin with your favorite colors.

You can see some examples here.

 

 

Advanced Content Editor Buttons

The theme includes an unique set of buttons that allows
you to directly insert the various elements (such as
services boxes, portfolio carousel, slider, etc.) into your
editor area. In this way you can easily build full-width
background sections with custom elements and style
settings.

 

 

Parallax Slider and Sections

The theme implements parallax effects in different
elements and sections, such as:

  • Content slider background image
  • Full-width sections background images
  • Servcies boxes animations

The parallax functionality can be enabled/disabled for
each individual section/item.

 

Font Management

The theme provides a friendly user interface to
implement the default web-safe fonts and Google API
Fonts
. We have created a section where you can enable
as many fonts as you like just by adding the URL the
Google API provides. You can check out the font
management section here.

 

 

Retina Display Optimizations

We have included retina display optimizations for all
the main graphics used in the theme, so they look sharp
on retina displays.

 

 

 

2 Image Sliders Included (unlimited usage)

Porcelain also includes three different sliders that can be included on separate pages:

  • Content Slider – in each slide you can set:
    • a background image and set and set a different opacity to it
    • background color
    • slide animation direction
    • slide layout included:
      • Centered text
      • Image with text on the left
      • Image with text on the right
      • YouTube video with text on the left
      • YouTube video with text on the right
    • description, titles, buttons and side image
  • Nivo Slider – can be used as a main page header slider, gallery post type slider or it can be embedded into the content of the posts and pages.

Extensive Documentation

The theme comes with a detailed documentation, which includes examples, screenshots and all the main instructions you will need to customize your site. Additionally, we have included a “Beginners” section which includes some helpful links about working with WordPress and instructions about what steps to follow when setting the theme.

Other Key Features

  • Post Formats Support, including the following formats:
    • Standard Post – includes a featured image in the header
    • Video Post – includes a video in the header
    • Gallery Post – includes a slider in the header
    • Aside Post
    • Quote Post
  • Multiple blog layouts available:
    • Standard layout with left/right sidebar
    • Full-width layout
    • Two columns masonry layout
    • Three columns masonry layout
    • Two columns masonry layout with left/right sidebar
  • Unlimited Sidebars – dynamic sidebar generation functionality
  • Easy page layout changing – for each page you can choose between:
    • Right Sidebar
    • Left Sidebar
    • Full-width
  • Social sharing available – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+, can be enabled on pages, posts, portfolio items and portfolio sliders.
  • Advanced slider management section – easy to create and edit slider items
  • .po file included for theme translation
  • Easy logo replacement
  • Separate portfolio section
  • WordPress 3.0 Custom Menu Support
  • jQuery Tabs
  • AJAX contact form
  • Sociable Icons section in header
  • Comments with reply functionality (multiple levels depth)
  • Multi level drop-down menu
  • Custom styled elements included
  • Two bonus widgets included – Portfolio Posts Widget displaying the latest items’ images and a Recent Posts Widget widget which displays the latest blog posts with a thumbnail image
  • Works and looks similar in all major browsers: Internet Exlorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Google Chrome

Updates

  • Version 1.3.0 – 12 December 2014
    • Added: A Pricing Table element – you can see some examples here
    • Added: Option to select the background image style and background image alignment in the content slider
    • Added: included a child theme in the main download package
    • Improved: Lightbox design
    • Improved: Replaced the image upload functionality in the admin with a WordPress Media select
    • Improved: Updated the Aqua image resizing script to the latest version which now supports upscaling (resizing smaller images to a bigger size)
    • Improved: Updated the Envato WordPress Toolkit library to the latest version
    • Improved: Contact form – added a sender email option to avoid messages failing to be sent due to the Yahoo DMARC reject policy
    • Improved & fixed: some compatibility issues with the upcoming WordPress 4.1
    • Fixed: Gallery category loads posts category archive when linking to a portfolio category within the page and the gallery page is set as a front page
  • Version 1.2.1 – 29 August 2014
    • WordPress 4.0 compatibility issue fixes:
      • Columns element not working in the editor
      • Background section editor not resizing when it contains long content
      • Make the video previews responsive
    • Fixed: Header social icons sometimes disappear on hover on the latest version of Chrome
    • Fixed: Simple Google Map widget not displaying the navigation buttons correctly
    • Fixed: Custom accent color option not applied to the currently selected category in the category filter of the portfolio gallery page
    • Improved: When sharing pages on social networks, set the featured image of the page to be set as a thumbnail
  • Version 1.2.0 – 10 April 2014
    • Fixed some compatibility issues with the upcoming WordPress 3.9, including:
      • The theme’s custom editor buttons are now WordPress 3.9 compatible – WordPress 3.9 includes a major update of the TinyMCE plugin (version 4.0) that requires modifying the custom buttons CSS selectors and some of the initializing JavaScript functionality.
      • Improved the appearance of the theme’s dialogs in the admin panel on WordPress 3.9
    • Changed the default formatting of the document title – the additional title formatting (such as adding the blog name) is now applied with a filter function, so that it can be overwritten by plugins or a child theme.
    • Added a 500px icon to the default social icons set.
    • Issue fix: Portfolio Gallery pagination not working correctly when AJAX is disabled and a category has been selected
    • Other minor bug fixes and genereal code improvements
  • Version 1.1.0 – 29 November 2013
    • Included PhotoShop files in the main download package (in the PSD folder)
    • Fixed some compatibility issues with Underscore.js 1.5 – WordPress currently ships with Underscore.js 1.4.4, however the latest version could be included in WordPress soon, so we have made sure that the theme has updated the Underscore.js dependent code according to the latest release.
    • Fixed an issue with the tabs/accordion element – when two elements of the same type are included in the same page, they didn’t work independently
    • Code improvements and minor bug fixes
  • Version 1.0.1 – 4 November 2013
    • Improvements to the sticky header functionality: added a fade animation to the background color and improved the scrolling animation on iPad
    • Fixed an issue with selecting the number of columns for the standard layout of services boxes not being applied
    • Fixed a scrolling issue on Safari when the sticky header is enabled, related with the native elastic scrolling of the browser
    • WooCommerce improvements – added a woocommerce.php template to fix some layout issues on the products page and improved the buttons design
    • Included a demo exported file

Credits

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