Banzai - Viral & Buzz WordPress Theme

Banzai - Viral & Buzz WordPress Theme

Launch your very own viral site within hours just like BuzzFeed or PlayBuzz! Banzai is a premium viral WordPress theme that help you curate viral content easily. Banzai is the first theme to offer various viral formats to reach the widest audience possible!

Have you ever seen your friends post links on their feeds such as What is your spirit animal? or You WILL never believe what this girl did? These kinds of posts are posted every day on social media. People LOVE sharing exciting viral content! Banzai will help you reach that audience.

Curate Viral Content

Banzai comes bundled with everything you’ll need to get started with your own viral site. Features include, but not limited to social sharing, quizzes, lists, polls, conversations, trending, grid and lists, and email captures!

The Banzai viral core plugin is EXCLUSIVE to the Banzai theme. This plugin will help you create trivia quizzes, personality quizzes, gallery quizzes, guess quizzes, polls, conversations, memes and lists. All quizzes allow you to share your results and you can force users submit their email before viewing results.

So what are you waiting for? Purchase Banzai, the best viral blogging system available!

Core Features

  • Track results from all quizzes and study what your visitors like.
  • 2 skins available which is a BuzzFeed skin and a modern skin
  • Over 20 animations for transitioning from question to question. Add a little pizzaz to your quizzes.
  • Support for HTML, Embeds and Images/GIFs
  • Frontend User Submission
  • 7 different list styles
  • MyCRED Integration
  • Viral Formats – Trivia Quiz, Personality Quiz, Guess Quiz, Gallery Quiz, Polls, Swiper, Lists (Ranked optional), Memes, Conversations
  • Trending widget, Leaderboard Widget, and Submit Content Widget


Social Sharing & E-mail Conversions

Banzai comes bundled with MashShare which supports over 40+ social networks. You can find more information about this plugin and additional add-ons by clicking here. You can place these buttons in various places. Banzai also comes bundled with ConvertPlug which will help you retain visitors by capturing their emails so you can use in your newsletters.

Lastly, Banzai also comes with Social locker so content is locked by forcing the user to share on social networks before reading content.

Social Networking

Banzai is fully compatible with BuddyPress. Users can sign up/login with their social media accounts and interact with other users easily. BuddyPress is the #1 solution for adding social network like features to your WordPress site. Feeds, posts, following, profile pictures, and status updates are all included with BuddyPress.

Additional Features

  • Create posts with embeds, gifs, quizzes, polls, lists!
  • Trending Page– Have a page personally dedicated to displaying trending content on your site.
  • 100% Responsive & Mobile Ready
  • Google AdSense Ready
  • SEO Ready – Compatible with any SEO plugin
  • Cross Browser Compatible
  • Translation ready
  • Unlimited Colors and Themes
  • 3 Different Page Layout Types
    • List Style + Sidebar
    • Grid Style + Sidebar
    • Grid Style
  • Infinite Pagination or Classic Pagination
  • Automatic and Free Updates
  • Widget Ready
  • Extensive Documentation
  • 4 Types of headers
  • RTL Ready
  • Fast and helpful support team!
  • Newsletter Subscription widget + Post Section
  • Upvote / Downvote Posts
  • E-mail quiz results to logged in users along with related posts.
  • Demo content settings can be imported.

Viral Content Packages

Do you need some content to help you get started? Banzai offers FREE viral content packages that can be imported to help you get started. New packages made available monthly.


Version 2.2

  • Google Fonts can now be inputted.
  • Social Profile links for BuddyPress authors and bios.
  • Certain formats can be turned off for creation on front end submission.
  • Show profile of user who voted on list items.
  • New trending style.
  • Notification appears for certain headers.
  • Banzai authors will only have their uploads shown.

Version 2.1

  • Submit content front end publisher improved. More options such as selecting category and subtitle.
  • Subscription widget added (courtesy of ConvertPlug)
  • Newsletter subscribe section added for posts.
  • Scrollbar can now be styled.
  • Plugin suggested to hide admin access.
  • MashShare replaces Easy Social Share Buttons.
  • Upvote / Downvote posts integration with MashShare.
  • Sticky Sharebar + Pageviews MashShare plugin bundled.
  • Popular and Hot page templates added.
  • Quiz results can now be e-mailed to users along with similar posts.
  • Infinite Pagination load more button option added.
  • SuperGIFs now supported.

Version 2.0

  • New Format Guess quizzes
  • Fix trivia quizzes moving up & down
  • 3 columns for answers on quizzes
  • Facebook Comments Supported
  • metadata added
  • Multiple Personalities can now be shown
  • Leaderboard Widget added
  • Responsive options for logo added
  • Posts can now have a badge that shows what type of media is inside
  • Play time saved for quizzes
  • Submit content widget added

Version 1.6

  • Categories now have their own colors
  • Fix Responsive issue with Gallery quizzes.
  • Personality quizzes can now have multiple choice answers.
  • Lists can now refresh the page on new items (Styles 4 – 7 only)
  • New User role added for newly registered users.
  • Image gallery added as new format. Fullscreen.
  • Ranking numbers can now be hidden in the trending widget.

Version 1.5

  • Open lists added
  • Front end story submissions available.
  • Visual editor bug fix.
  • Logout button added to header.

Version 1.4

  • BuddyPress pages redesigned.
  • Users can now set a number of posts to feature in the slider.
  • Infinite Pagination Fixed.

Version 1.3

  • Registration can now be limited on the front end.
  • New magazine style header added.
  • Author box redesigned.
  • Featured entries slider redesigned and home featured removed.
  • Social Icons added to footer
  • WordPress admin bar can now be hidden from subscribers.

Version 1.2

  • View Ribbon color can now be changed.
  • New set of plugins recommended.

Version 1.0

  • Banzai Launches