Discussion on Vivacity: Ultimate Responsive Multi-purpose Theme

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Hi Ghostpool, I don’t suppose there is any way to try before you buy or have a demo back end admin site? I’ve wasted over $250 on various themes so far after foolishly volunteering to do a new site for a junior football club my son plays at. I can get things looking spot on with the other theme’s I’ve bought from here and TM but discovered the vast majority of the team managers that will be responsible for updating and adding to their own team pages are complete and utter technophobes (and I mean totally and utterly clueless!) After a 3 hour session on Saturday it took 4 of them less than 10 minutes to completely wreck the look of their pages (thank god for revisions!) I need something really simple they can update themselves. I’m thinking the fact this has a front and back end editor as well as great feedback it could be exactly what they need. I’m just very hesitant to spend another $55 on something that might not work for them.

GhostPool

Hi there,

Unfortunately you cannot try the theme before you buy. However the frontend and backend page builder that comes with the theme is called Visual Composer. You can try a demo of this for free at http://vc.wpbakery.com/ which should give you an idea of how easy the theme is to use.

Hi Guys, I am thinking of purchasing this and have had a look around the demo, can you confirm that there is a shortcode (or element of some sort) that will allow me to pin portfolio items to the homepage? I know with some themes there is an option to create a ‘post grid’ but instead of pulling in the regular WP posts it can pull in the Portfolio. Is this possible? Thanks, Phil

GhostPool

Hi there,

Yes absolutely. You can either insert a portfolio element into any page (including the homepage) to display portfolio items or use the portfolio page template to display portfolio items.

A nice looking theme and the support is kind and very friendly! Recommendable!

GhostPool

Thanks bojsenit. :)

Hello! I’m interested in purchasing your template but would like to know if your theme allows for more than one portfolio page. Please advise. Thanks!

GhostPool

Hi there,

Yes it does you can insert as many portfolios per page as you want.

Is there a way to turn off the “fluid scrolling”?

GhostPool

Hi there,

Yes there’s an option to do this. :)

cryztal Purchased

Hello, after upgrading to wp 3.9 it tells me that i need to update the visual composer, do i really need to pay another 30$ to get it updated? Im using your theme and purchased it recently.

GhostPool

Hi there,

Visual Composer comes with the theme so you do not need to pay for updates. Please refer to the help for how to update the theme and Visual Composer plugin.

If you haven’t done so already please submit any future support questions at http://ghostpool.ticksy.com where I will answer them shortly. :)

Vivacity looks like a great theme. But does it meet accessibility requirements (for vision-impaired users)?

I read that the accessibility-ready tag was removed during review—I believe it’s related to the color-switching features of the theme.

https://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/18084

Other than that, does the theme meet accessibility requirements?

Thanks!

GhostPool

Hi there,

The comment form has visually impaired support using the aria_req tag which you can read about here: http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/ARIA2.html

The link you’re referring to is discussing another theme of the same name. :)

Default-user

Interesting that there’s another theme with the same name. A bit confusing, no?

But as for my question, other than the aria_req tag on the comment form, does your Vivacity theme meet accessibility requirements for vision-impaired users?

GhostPool

I have no control over what people name their themes. This other theme appears to be a free WordPress theme available on WordPress.org it’s not being sold here. It also has images of the theme which look completely different from this theme, so I don’t think it’s really confusing. ;)

Anyway, what are the accessibility requirements? I’ve never been asked this question before and assumed that the browser would be responsible for such things such as enlarging the text.

Hi, I can see no scrolling bars with firefox 28.0 in the preview here on themeforest. You should check…

GhostPool

Hi there,

Please try viewing the demo site directly without the demo frame here: http://vivacity.wpengine.com

shazni Purchased

i just purchase this theme but unable to upload the theme. error says, ‘are you sure you want to do this? please try again.

GhostPool

Hi there,

If you haven’t done so already please submit your support questions at http://ghostpool.ticksy.com where I will answer them shortly. :)

Sorry for the inconvenience but we do point this out in the help file, item page and your theme options page.

hi, how can i change the image size in portfolio? now it is 700 X 500, i want to change to 500 X1000, how can i make it?

GhostPool

Hi there,

If you haven’t done so already please submit your support questions at http://ghostpool.ticksy.com where I will answer them shortly. :)

Sorry for the inconvenience but we do point this out in the help file, item page and your theme options page.

epitom Purchased

How to add testimonials?

GhostPool

Hi there,

If you haven’t done so already please submit your support questions at http://ghostpool.ticksy.com where I will answer them shortly. :)

Sorry for the inconvenience but we do point this out in the help file, item page and your theme options page.

yeenon Purchased

Hello, how do I make a background image have a parallax effect? I’m sorry I have read the support documents but can’t seem to get it to “scroll” in the background when I scroll down

Amazing theme.

Default-user
yeenon Purchased

Will put it on the support site per above – thanks

Hi, I purchased yesterday and I’m having an issue installing…. I looked into troubleshooting but the site didn’t help…. After i upload theme it gives me an error that says

are you sure you want to do this? Please try again

and i’m not able to import it to wordpress… please help me as my website is at a pause while i solve this…

Default-user

Nevermind my php was too low ….. but how can i remove the page title without removing the title background

GhostPool

Hi there,

If you haven’t done so already please submit your support questions at http://ghostpool.ticksy.com where I will answer them shortly. :)

Sorry for the inconvenience but we do point this out in the help file, item page and your theme options page.

Hi, Theme looks good and i am ready to buy&build, just wanted to know a couple of things. 1. How do the coming soon and maintenance mode work? Will I be able to publish one of those pages without viewers accessing the rest of the site while I finish?

2. Can I put a portfolio section on easily on the home page? I didn’t see it on your demos.

Cheers, looking forward to building!

GhostPool

Hi there,

1) You will need to use a maintenance mode or coming soon plugin and then select one of these pages that you want to use for this purpose.

2) Yes, you can insert a portfolio or multiple portfolios on any page – here’s an example: http://vivacity.wpengine.com/homepages/homepage-5/

Hi Ghostpool !

I’m interested by your theme. I’m wondering if this theme has a video embed tool for portfolio? I really need to put video in portfolio…

Many thanks,

GhostPool

Hi there,

You can embed videos within portfolio posts, but not in place of the featured images for portfolio items on portfolio category pages.

Hi Ghostpool,

Great theme! :) I’m experiencing a little difficulty setting up a fixed header – despite enabling it and disabling the option. I notice you advertise the feature here at http://vivacity.wpengine.com/elements/headers/ but don’t actually demonstrate any examples of it in action in any of the combinations or 8 homepages. Has this feature been accidentally removed?

GhostPool

Hi there,

If you haven’t done so already please submit your support questions at http://ghostpool.ticksy.com where I will answer them shortly. :)

Sorry for the inconvenience but we do point this out in the help file, item page and your theme options page.

Hi there,

I was checking your theme and its great but I found a bug.

Chrome v35 / 22” = Coming soon page, horizontal scroll :)

Thanks

GhostPool

I’m sorry but I don’t understand how the portfolio relates to a testimonial section. Do you have an example from another site?

Generictec

1. Imagine a page where you can put a lot of testimonials, each testimonial can have (Description, Client, Country, ...) (blockquotes) 1.1 That page have pagination after X testimonials. 2. You can put a widget or even a slider (shortcode maybe) to display that testimonials.

Got it? :)

GhostPool

Ok I see what you mean. I can’t start creating demo pages upon request as everyone will start asking for them, but it’s definitely possible. :)

Hello. Pre sales question: While I personally hate Internet Explorer it is a fact that there is still a huge number of people using IE8. Does your theme provide at some basic IE8 fallback compatibility? I am on a Mac so I can’t test it myself.

Roger

P.S. I know… IE8 is deprecated and even Google Apps dropped support for it. But as I said, as long as many people are using it, it’s a fact that some of them (= potential customers) may visit my site.

GhostPool

Hi there,

Yes Vivacity has been tested and works with IE8. :)

Hello, nice theme! I have a couple of presale questions…

1. You mention parallax in your description, do you mean that you can setup a one-page site that’s very long? Is it easy to do?

2. I want to sell three simple service-products. Can I add a woocommerce “buy” button in the pricing page? I just wasn’t sure if you have control over how products are displayed.

Thank you!

GhostPool

Hi there,

1) Parallax refers to the parallax effect on background images (where the background image moves at a different speed to your page scroll) which you can see on the demo homepage and on some page title header images.

So you can create one of those one-page site style pages but the navigation links won’t scroll down to parts of the page when clicked without theme modifications.

2) I’m not sure what the pricing page is? You can add a buy button with a custom link to any page you create yourself.

Question. Can I turn off scrolling/sliding animations?

GhostPool

Hi there,

Yes absolutely, images can just show up, show up with an animation or show up when you scroll them into view.

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