Trades - Multi-Purpose Business WordPress Theme

Trades is a better business theme for WordPress. Smart, modern, super flexible and versatile, designed for businesses of all sizes and markets – Trades is the last WordPress theme your business will ever need.

A beautifully designed and considered multi-purpose WordPress template, Trades is clean and minimal, amazingly versatile and user focused. Say hello to the last theme your business will ever need.

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Trades by Theme Canon


Video Tutorial

  1. Video 1 – Installation And Demo Content Import
  2. Video 2 – Working With The Pagebuilder
  3. Video 3 – The Header Builder And Scroll To Animations


Design Customization

  • 600+ Google Webfonts,
  • 350+ Font Awesome icons,
  • 240+ Flag icons makes it easy to set up a language menu to use on multilingual sites,
  • Boxed or full width layout,
  • Comes with 2 Predefined Business Skins
  • Supports unlimited colour variations,
  • Final Call CSS, Add your own custom CSS straight from the admin menu,
  • Powerful yet easy to use drag-and-drop Page-Builder lets you create unlimited layout variations,
  • 27 fully customizable Page-Builder blocks,
  • Unique Header Builder lets you combine more than 40 header options to build a a header that will perfectly suit your needs,
  • Customize background (in boxed layout) using either tiles or full size images,
  • Option to make background clickable – great for background “takeover” style ad campaigns,
  • Integrate ads easily in layout using Page-Builder or in widget areas,
  • Add Font Awesome icons to the main menu to highlight specific menu items,
  • Make sure your menu stays visible even when you scroll down using the option for sticky header,
  • HD/Retina Ready,
  • Responsive design,

Smart WordPress Features

  • 23 custom Short Codes and 11 custom HTML snippets,
  • 16 custom widgets,
  • 6 custom plugins bundled with theme,
  • 11 different standard page templates,
  • Smart footer resizes to accomodate active widget areas,
  • Assign each page a unique sidebar,
  • Dedicated search results page and 404 page,
  • Amazing placeholder page template lets you easily create your own “Coming Soon” pages to use while site is under construction,
  • Turn on Construction mode to prevent all non-logged-in users from viewing site content,
  • Custom widget area manager lets you create unlimited widget areas that can be added using the Pagebuilder,

Amazing Galleries

  • 3 different gallery styles incl. Isotope gallery, and Flex Slider galleries,
  • Dedicated portfolio for showcasing projects,
  • Create media galleries containing video or audio,
  • Lightbox functionality to showcase your images,
  • Media Centre, good for downloadable audio, video, speeches and presentations,

Blog & Post Options

  • 2 different blog layouts,
  • Supports 5 different post formats,
  • Amazing Multi-Post feature lets you group posts together in one parent post. Great for top lists and themed articles,
  • Beautiful Timeline page lets you display your posts as milestones along a timeline. Loads new posts with AJAX for a smooth navigation experience,
  • 4 different post layouts,
  • Dedicated layouts for project and people posts,
  • Great support for embeddable media (e.g. Vimeo, Youtube, Soundcloud etc),
  • Each post can be represented in blog with featured image, embeddable media or featured image that opens up media in a lightbox,
  • Custom Post Type “People” lets you add and manage groups of people. Great for maintaining team roster, testimonials or list of supporters,
  • Add unique sidebars with widgets to any single post.

SEO (Search Engine Optimized)

  • Google Analytics integration,
  • SEO Optimized – built with best SEO practices in mind,
  • Theme SEO can be suppressed if 3rd party SEO software is preferred to minimize risk of conflicts,
  • Custom social widgets lets you add Twitter feed or Facebook like box to your site,
  • Compatible with SEO by Yoast

Multiple Language Support

  • Translation/localization ready with ready-to-go .po file,
  • Multilingual ready using WPML,
  • Multilingual ready using multisite structure and free plugins like e.g Multisite Language Switcher or Multilingual Press,

Quick Setup

  • Demo content files included,
  • Child theme included,
  • Export/import your settings,

Professional Support

  • Extensive documentation and tutorial videos,
  • Documentation can be accessed straight from dashboard,
  • Auto update checks and “One Click” theme updates,
  • Smart admin panel with contextual help,
  • Fully Tested in WordPress 4.0

Free Plugins

  • CleanTabs (value $6),
  • Revolution Slider comes bundled with theme (value $15),
  • WooCommerce compatible (free plugin) – add your own online store with this great eCommerce plugin,
  • bbPress compatible (free plugin) – create and maintain your own forum,
  • BuddyPress compatible (free plugin) – add social networking to your site with user profiles and user interactions,
  • The Events Calendar compatible (free plugin) – add and keep track of events,
  • Contact Form 7 compatible (free plugin) – add powerful and flexible contact forms to your site,
  • Mail-Chimp (free plugin) – create and manage your own mailing lists,

Note: Images are for display purposes only and are not supplied with the download package.

  • WooCommerce
  • The Events Calendar
  • BuddyPress
  • BBPress
  • Envato Toolkit
  • WPML
  • Contact Form 7
  • Mailchimp for WordPress
  • Revolution Slider
  • Yoast SEO
  • Gravity Forms
  • Regenerate Thumbnails
  • WooCommerce Product Archive Customiser
  • TablePress
  • And More…


Trades Ratings


// JANUARY 28 2015
- ADDED: Pagebuilder template select now has fixed width to prevent content overflow.
- FIXED: Issue with the TGM bulk installer that prevented bulk installation of bundled plugins.
- FIXED: Issue where two Call To Action blocks with custom colors on the same page would get same colours.
- FIXED: Issue where expand/collapse pagebuilder block would not work in Safari.
- FIXED: Corrected shortcodes plugin localizaton textdomain.
- FIXED: Single Event pagebuilder block now displays all available events instead of only ten first.
// DECEMBER 21 2014
- Update: Revolution Slider 4.6.5
- Fixed an issue introduced by WordPress 4.1 where overlay would block close buttons in the pagebuilder add block dialog.
- Fixed issue where pagebuilder add-block dialog-overlay would not cover whole page.
// NOVEMBER 11, 2014
- Fixed: CTA Block text color
- Update: default favicon
- Added: Single post include layout options with and without sidebar
// NOVEMBER 06, 2014
- Added: Standard media links (e.g. can now be used in addition to player links (e.g.
- Added: Posts with Use featured image but open media link in lightbox now has a hover play icon to indicate that media will play on click.
- Added: Adjusted media link help text and input size.
- Added: Blockquote shortcode no longer requires byline
- Added: Options for meta info now also controls meta on archive pages.
- Added: Options to include posts, pages and custom post types in search results.
- Updated: Font Awesome updated to version 4.2.
- Updated: Google Webfonts updated.
- Updated: Demo Content Files.
- Updated: WooCommerce Styles.
- Fixed: Issue where timeline would get posts from all categories on load more instead of only selected category.
- Fixed: Issue with pagebuilder blocks: Download List, Vertical Pricing Tables, Pricing Tables where deleting middle item would result in blank subsequent items.
- Fixed: Issue where sorting of widget areas in the Widget Areas Manager would give problems on certain server configurations.
- Fixed: Fonts folder name changed from /font/ to /fonts/ to comply with WordPress standards.
- Fixed: Statistics widget code updated. NB: Statistics widget icons may have to be reassigned.
// JULY 18, 2014
- Updated WooCommerce styles
- Updated documentation on WooCommerce 
// JULY 05, 2014
- Feature: Second Skin
- Fixed: Download block item delete button now functional.
- Fixed: Vertical pricing table item delete button now functional.
- WPML optimizations:
-- Single Post widget no fetches localized content.
-- Donut Chart widget title now translatable using WPML.
-- Timeline load more now fetches localized content.
-- Scroll Up button text changed to up-arrow instead of text that was not translatable by WPML.
// JUNE 26, 2014
- Update: Revolution Slider Plugin
- Fixed: Google Webfonts now work with both SSL and non-SSL connections.
- Fixed: WPML compatibility with Single Post widget.
- Fixed: Issue where search autocomplete javascript would break on placeholder pages.
- Fixed: Non-admins could see but did not have access to theme settings menu item. Theme settings menu item now removed for all non-admins.
// JUNE 03, 2014
- Fixed: Product display grid in Woo-Commerce
// MAY 07, 2014
- Update: Added support for Gravity Forms
- Fixed: Issue where Google Webfonts options would not show when using a child theme
// MAY 04, 2014
- Fixed: Issue that would prevent you from adding more links to the social icons list