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Bimber - Viral Magazine WordPress Theme

Bimber - Viral Magazine WordPress Theme

Bimber is a viral magazine theme, that lets you launch a fully functional viral site in no more than 24 hours. It comes with powerful sharing buttons; popular, hot, trending listings and multiple ad locations. Everything in a lightweight and easy-to-use package. Just start today and go viral today!

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Amazing Viral, Magazine Demos

We’ve got many demos for shareable viral content like lists, polls, quizzes, breaking news, memes, gifs, gags, social bookmarks, video, open lists, freebies, celebrity news & gossip. Insired by popular sites like BuzzFeed, 9GAG, Reddit, Hacker News, Bored Panda or YouTube and their clones.

  • Main – inspired by BuzzFeed and other popular buzz making sites. Preview all viral theme features in one place.
  • Relink – inspired by Reddit, Hacker News and other social bookmarking sites. It’s a perfect start for your own social news aggregator based on WordPress. Users submit content such as links, text posts, and images, which are then upvoted or downvoted by others.
  • Gagster – inspired by 9GAG and other online platforms for sharing humorous GIFs, memes, videos, gags, jokes, funny stories and even NSFW pics. Users can upload their own content, create memes with meme generator or embed content from other social media sites like YouTube, Instagram or Facebook. The homepage template supports video auto-play as videos comes into the viewport.
  • Freebie – showcase latest freebies, free goodies, design resources, giveaways and samples from across the web. Above all free stuff you can add premium content and make some money with paid membership plans. There’s also a complete integration with the Download Monitor plugin, so visitors can safely download every freebie.
  • Affiliate – inspired by ThisIsWhyImBroke, Shut Up And Take My Money and other briliant affiliate sites. Regular users can submit – thanks to frontend submission tool – cool products, geeky gadgets and unusual gifts they have found on Amazon, eBay, AliExpress, Banggood, etc.
  • Bunchy – inspired by Bored Panda and other social media platforms with plenty of list-based articles, open lists and ranked lists. Let community users submit new content to already published lists and vote up for the best submission. It’s a all-in-one solution to build a viral content sharing platform.
  • Celebrities – present breaking celebrity stories, hot celeb gossip and latest news about celebrities, entertainment, royals, music, movies and TV shows. Add galleries, video, Instagram posts, Twitter posts as well as gif images and photos from the exciting world of show business.

Viral Content Optimization

  • Create listicles with images, gifs, self-hosted videos and embeds
  • Popular, hot and trending lists
  • Fancy badges for popular, hot, and trending posts
  • Paginated posts with big, bold navigation
  • Share count visibility threshold – no more “0 shares” messages
  • View count visibility threshold – no more “1 view” messages
  • Comment count visibility threshold – no more “0 comments” messages
  • NSFW posts (Not Safe For Work)
  • Maximize Time on Page with “You may also like”, “More from category” and “Don’t miss” sections

Social Media Profits

Social media, when used correctly, gives you more money-making opportunities than you might realize. Build up enough trust with your followers and they will be more inclined to check out your recommendations. Start using social media platforms with:

  • Big social share buttons with clear call to action
  • Big players first
  • Sticky sharebar
  • Image sharing
  • Social Comments Integration (Facebook, Disqus)
  • Fake counters for viral newbies

Possible Locations:

  • Share buttons before post content
  • Share buttons after post content
  • Micro shares on images
  • Site’s social links in the header
  • Site’s social links inside sidebars with sticky option
  • Site’s social links in footer
  • Social comments (Facebook and Disqus) after post content

Social Widgets:

  • Facebook Page
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Snapchat

Fake Counters:

  • Fake shares
  • Fake page views
  • Fake votes
  • Fake reactions

Make Money with Ads

Various ad providers supported:

  • Google AdSense ads
  • Content delivery platforms like Taboola, RevContent, Outbrain, etc…
  • and many more

Multiple ad slots

  • ads automatically injected into post listings
  • ads inside sidebars with sticky option
  • ads inside the post content, before the first paragraph, etc…
  • ad before the header theme area
  • ad before the content theme area
  • ad before the “You may also like” collection
  • ad before the “More from” collection
  • ad before the “Comments” section
  • ad before the “Don’t miss” collection

Other Monetization Methods

  • Affiliate Links
  • Coupons
  • Donations
  • Paid Content
  • Promoted Products
  • Shop
  • Shop The Post Block (Single Post)
  • Shop With Us Block (Global)
  • Shoppable Images
  • Sponsored Articles

Mailing List

If you are involved with internet marketing you most likely have heard that “The Money is in the List”. Large email list is a key to start making money online and for long term internet marketing success.

  • Integration with free, highly popular MailChimp for WordPress plugin
  • Custom styling
  • Place subscribe form after post content, inside grid collection, inside list collection and inside sidebars

Front-end Submission

Bimber includes Snax – Viral Front-End Uploader plugin, our dedicated solution for submitting viral content:

  1. Story (like WP post)
  2. Meme (create a funny pic)
  3. Open List (users can submit new items and vote for them)
  4. Ranked List (users can vote for best item)
  5. Classic List
  6. Trivia Quiz
  7. Personality Quiz
  8. Classic Poll
  9. Versus Poll
  10. Hot or Not Poll
  11. Image (photo, gif)
  12. Gallery
  13. Audio
  14. Video
  15. Embeds (YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Twitter statuses etc)

Check Bimber + Snax in action

Unique Features (built-in, no 3rd party plugins required)

  • Frontend Uploader
  • Viral Image Editor
  • Video Playlist
  • Lightbox Gallery
  • Quizzes
  • Polls
  • Lists (Open, Ranked, Classic)
  • Reactions & Badges
  • Header Builder
  • Top Lists (Hot, Trending, Popular, Top 10)
  • Auto-injected ads / newsletters / products
  • Fake Counters
  • NSFW – Not Suitable For Work
  • Off-Canves Menu (Hamburger Menu)
  • Ajax Search
  • Tracking Codes Panel
  • Sticky header
  • Sticky sidebar
  • Social Media Widgets
  • Posts widget (sort by: date, views, votes, downloads, shares)
  • Random Post
  • Points, Badges and Ranks
  • Paginated Viral Story
  • Lazy Load
  • Watermarks
  • Hotlink Protection
  • Image Sizes Manager
  • Exit-Intent Newsletter Popup
  • Slide-In Ad
  • Ads Manager
  • AdBlocker Detector
  • Shoppable Image
  • Shop The Post
  • Affiliate Marketing Tools
  • Sponsored Articles
  • Coupons
  • Donations
  • Promoted Products
  • Multiple sticky widgets
  • Voting
  • Archive Voting
  • Mega Menu
  • Infinite scroll (optionally triggered with the Load more button) and standard pagination
  • Auto load next post
  • Left/Right sidebar
  • Two Sidebars

Easy to Use

No matter if you are a beginner or WordPress ninja, you will find the theme very easy and intuitive to use. Every single element, module or UI control was made with simplicity in mind and you should be able to use them without necessity of looking up the documentation.

  • 15+ predefined demos to start with
  • One-Click Demo Installation
  • Install/Uninstall demo components
  • Preview changes immediately with Live Customizer
  • Drag & drop intuitive interfaces
  • Change order of single post elements with drag & drop interface
  • Change order of footer modules with drag & drop interface
  • No coding knowledge required
  • Well documented

Easy to Customize

Finding a theme with the exact design, layout and all the features you need can be a challenge. Bimber is the highly customizable WordPress theme that allows you to modify various elements and customize every single site aspect so it looks and functions the way you want.

  • Customize without touching the code
  • Build any layouts using Visual Page Builder
  • Compose your header with our Drag & Drop Header Builder
  • Customize every font on the site
  • Different design styles
  • Get total control over single post page
  • Get total control over archive pages
  • Hide/Show most elements
  • Boxed or full-width layout
  • Different style stacks
  • Light and dark skins
  • Tons of color options
  • Different featured posts templates
  • Different single post templates
  • Different archive headers
  • Different archive templates
  • Different featured entries templates
  • Different home page and archive layouts:
    • Grid
    • Grid + sidebar
    • List
    • List + sidebar
    • Small list
    • Large list
    • Stream (like on 9GAG)
    • Stream + sidebar
    • Stream + skyscrappers
    • Zigzag
    • Masonry

Plugin Integrations

  • AMP for WordPress
  • bbPress
  • BuddyPress
  • Disqus
  • Download Monitor
  • Facebook Comments
  • Facebook Instant Articles
  • Loco Translate
  • Mailchimp for WordPress
  • myCRED
  • Search Everything
  • Social Media Share Buttons | MashShare
  • Restrict Content Pro
  • UpdraftPlus
  • WooCommerce
  • WordPress Popular Posts
  • WordPress Social Login
  • WordFence
  • WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress (formerly Visual Composer)
  • WP Super Cache
  • W3 Total Cache
  • WPML
  • Yoast WP SEO
  • All In One SEO Pack

Theme Exclusive Plugins

  • AdAce – ads and other monetization methods
  • G1 Socials – social icons and widgets
  • MediaAce – for all media related tasks
  • Photomix – to create engaging viral images without Photoshop
  • Snax – the first viral content builder for WordPress
  • What’s Your Reaction – to share your reaction to a post, using nice looking badges

Well Thought Features

  • 100% responsive design
  • Retina ready
  • AMP ready
  • GDPR ready
  • Cross browser compatibility
  • SEO optimized
  • Compatible with SEO plugins
  • Optimized for Google PageSpeed
  • Microdata (schema.org), rich snippets support
  • Translation ready
  • Full RTL support (right-to-left languages like Arabic or Hebrew)
  • Support for multi page articles
  • Compatible with caching plugins (WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache)
  • Multi-site ready

Really Premium Product

  • Created by ThemeForest Elite Author
  • 1-click demo installation
  • 5-star support
  • Automatic, free theme updates
  • Always up to date online documentation
  • Comes with the child theme to allow you safe modifications

What’s Included

  • All demos
  • All necessary plugins
  • FREE lifetime updates
  • 6 months support – with the ability to extend it
  • Documentation


Need support?

Support for all our products is conducted through our support forum , where you can submit your product related questions, bug-findings, etc.


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Latest Updates

Before you update to 8.x

If you have any modifications in the child theme, please read the migration to version 8.x guide first.

Don’t know how to update the theme? Please read the update guide.

VERSION 8.5.1 – minor update – 8 October 2020

# Improved - WP Bakery Page Builder plugin latest version

# Fixed - Masonry template: rendering glitches on Safari
# Fixed - Search field: unified design of the cancel button
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: not published ads still displayed
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: missing translations
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Browse button inactive for hidden forms
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Collection redirects to 404 after clearing items
# Fixed - Off-canvas background image issue with lazy loading
# Fixed - Dark Mode: social icons color issue
# Fixed - Comments backward compatibility

VERSION 8.5 – major update – 24 September 2020

# NEW - Video tutorials 
# NEW - Documentation rewritten

# Improved - AdAce plugin: jQuery Migrate warnings
# Improved - Compatibility with menu visibility control plugins like If Menu
# Improved - WP Bakery Page Builder plugin latest version
# Improved - Easy Social Share Buttons plugin latest version

# Fixed - Grid post templates: better responsiveness
# Fixed - Snax plugin: misaligned icons on Windows
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Browse button doesn't work on mobile, in tabs
# Fixed - Snax plugin: line break tags are stripped from Froala content
# Fixed - MediaAce plugin: YT related videos option removed as no longer supported by YT
# Fixed - Elementor: multiple categories selection in Bimber Collection widget

VERSION 8.3.6 – minor update – 10 September 2020

# Improved - Elementor 3.x compatibility
# Improved - Snax plugin: quiz / poll setup inherits from single post options
# Improved - Snax plugin: quiz / poll has own single page options, on backend
# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - RTL: Masonry template has got wrong order
# Fixed - Page Builder integrations: "Index" collection doesn't work
# Fixed - Youzer plugin: login popup
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: ad blocker detected popup

VERSION 8.3.5 – minor update – 2 September 2020

# NEW - G1 Socials plugin: added Twitch social media profile

# Improved - Google Fonts: added font-display property with swap value
# Improved - Google Fonts: added "preconnect" as resource hint
# Improved - Dark Mode Switcher: causes layout shifts in GPSI
# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - Snax plugin: AMP_QUERY_VAR not defined
# Fixed - Snax plugin: shortcodes/html not allowed for a list item, even if added from backend
# Fixed - Spotify embeds are not responsive

VERSION 8.3.4 – minor update – 27 August 2020

# NEW - WooCommerce: v4.4 templates compatibility

# Improved - Snax plugin: Google branding requirements for social login buttons
# Improved - Snax plugin: allow Instagram embed code without captions
# Improved - WP Bakery Page Builder latest version
# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - Instagram not loaded via auto load next post (single)
# Fixed - Instagram not loaded via load more (archives)
# Fixed - Gutenberg: custom column widths
# Fixed - Single Post Page: entry-meta responsiveness issues
# Fixed - Archive Template "Stream": responsive twitter embed issue
# Fixed - Youzer plugin integration: user badges are too big

VERSION 8.3.3 – minor update – 14 August 2020

# NEW - WordPress 5.5 compatibility

# Improved - Snax plugin: allow shortcodes for items, on a list
# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - Comments not visible
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: ad slot toggle handle misplaced, in settings

VERSION 8.3.2 – minor update – 5 August 2020

# NEW - Typography: blockquote font control
# NEW - Social Media Profiles: TikTok

# Improved - Snax plugin: Remember me added on Login Popup
# Improved - What's Your Reaction plugin: sort reactions in a single post header, most voted first
# Improved - AMP: added amp_post_template_body_open action
# Improved - Easy Social Share Buttons latest version
# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - Quick Nav Icons: unwanted gradients
# Fixed - Entry action links: z-index issue
# Fixed - Categories Block: include_ids attribute doesn't work for subcategories
# Fixed - Header Builder: color changes are not visible in the Live Customizer
# Fixed - Newsletter: avatar doesn't show up
# Fixed - Archive Pages: proper main collection title based on applied filter
# Fixed - Text and Background colors for category labels
# Fixed - "Minimal" Style has got no background gradients inside tiles
# Fixed - Right/Left image alignment on mobile devices
# Fixed - Missing module Show Promoted Products in the footer modules
# Fixed - Mega Menu: wrong indentation for nested sub-menus
# Fixed - GIFs: bigger files are not responsive
# Fixed - Single Post Pagination: setting "Overview" to "none" hides the whole pagination
# Fixed - AMP plugin integration: header spacing issues
# Fixed - WooCommerce plugin integration: up to date templates
# Fixed - Snax plugin: wrong author URL for an item comment, on a list
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Permalinks > Snax > URL variable not used for format taxonomy
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Ranked Link saved as a draft is loaded as Open List
# Fixed - Snax plugin: 0 value not allowed as quiz/poll answer
# Fixed - Easy Social Share Buttons plugin: Bimber custom postions settings

VERSION 8.3.1 – minor update – 18 June 2020

# NEW - G1 Socials plugin: Odnoklassniki social profile icon
# NEW - G1 Socials plugin: VKontake social profile icon
# NEW - G1 Socials plugin: Option to define user's active social profiles
        WP Dashboard > Settings > G1 Socials > Users

# Fixed - Search Form inside the Header: wrong colors
# Fixed - Missing translations
# Fixed - Snax plugin: remove quiz question on backend
# Fixed - Snax plugin: OK.ru auth failed due to wrong encoding
# Fixed - What's Your Reaction plugin: all reactions by Anonymous

VERSION 8.3 – major update – 10 June 2020

# NEW - News demo
# NEW - Option to choose whether to display date of publication, modification or both:
        Customize > Posts > General > Date to Display - for collections
        Customize > Posts > Single > Date to Display - for a single post
# NEW - Snax plugin: Odnoklassniki social login network

# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - List Template: rendering glitches when highlighted items are available
# Fixed - RSS feed: the "More" link is invalid
# Fixed - Site Title doesn't use the Accent Color setting
# Fixed - Footer Sidebars are empty but still take some place
# Fixed - Snax plugin: quiz/poll delete buttons have no translations applied

VERSION 8.2 – major update – 28 May 2020

Check What’s New.

# NEW - Elementor final integration

# Improved - Easy Social Share Buttons latest version
# Improved - Youzer latest version

# Fixed - What's Your Reaction plugin: reactions value formatting (by locale)
# Fixed - BuddyPress plugin integration: Cover Image Upload doesn't work

VERSION 8.1.4 – minor update – 14 May 2020

# Improved - Snax plugin: sticky toolbar for Story format
# Improved - Text color has got more contrast now in both light and dark modes

# Fixed - Text Logo and Tagline color issues
# Fixed - Image alignment on mobile devices
# Fixed - Mobile Menu: the "Go to ..." link helper is no longer visible for empty links
# Fixed - Lazyloaded embeds: responsiveness issue
# Fixed - Featured Entries on custom post type archive pages
# Fixed - RTL: single post CSS issues
# Fixed - Snax plugin: ads between quiz/poll questions break them
# Fixed - Snax plugin: do not load empty submission form, under the login popup, for guests
# Fixed - Mashshare plugin: post type doesn't get into account for custom positions
# Fixed - WooCommerce Plugin Integration: single product page misaligned if no reviews and empty description
# Fixed - Elementor Plugin Integration: post collection glitches

VERSION 8.1.3 – minor update – 30 April 2020

# Improved - Snax plugin: TikTok support

# Fixed - Single Post Template (Background Boxed + Sidebar v2 ): misaligned gradient
# Fixed - Responsive Embed issues
# Fixed - Video caption margin-top is too big
# Fixed - Latest page always visible in Off-Canvas menu
# Fixed - BuddyPress plugin integration: "Join Group" button is too small 
# Fixed - Snax plugin: missing translations
# Fixed - Snax plugin: post publish date changes after edition
# Fixed - Snax plugin: format archive title and description don't support custom labels
# Fixed - Snax plugin: sticky posts in collections
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: missing translations
# Fixed - MediaAce plugin: Lighbox Gallery ads, on mobile

VERSION 8.1.2 – minor update – 11 April 2020

# Fixed - Too wide container of auto loaded posts

VERSION 8.1.1 – minor update – 9 April 2020

# NEW - WordPress 5.4 compatibility
# NEW - Youzer plugin latest version

# Improved - Spartan font is now called from Google Fonts Directory not via font-face
# Improved - Snax plugin: social avatar used as default BuddyPress profile photo
# Improved - Snax plugin: prevent caching (HTTP cache) of frontend submission pages

# Fixed - Freebies Demo: rounded corners glitch for Featured Entries
# Fixed - Featured Entries: gutter between tiles causes horizontal scrollbar
# Fixed - Entry featured media has got no bottom margin
# Fixed - Off-Canvas Menus: some submenus don't expand
# Fixed - Dynamic CSS caching
# Fixed - Auto loaded posts are placed in wrong container (making them narrower, on each load)
# Fixed - Affiliate demo: Elementor page broken
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: incorrect slot size when it is not visible on page load
# Fixed - AdAce plugin: all users with backend access can edit shoppable image pins
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Facebook share result for Personality quiz
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Twitter share result encoding
# Fixed - Snax plugin: Link format wrong encoding
# Fixed - Snax plugin: comments off after adding updating a list/gallery

VERSION 8.1 – major update – 19 March 2020

# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: View question results button added
# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: Option to allow/disallow multiple voting (for a single poll)
# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: Option to allow/disallow guests voting (for a single poll)
# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: Option to show/hide results (for a single poll)
# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: Show "Take a poll" CTA button when a poll is auto loaded
# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: "Duplicate" poll action added (available from WP Admin > Polls list)
# NEW - Snax plugin, Poll: Fake views metabox added (for a single poll)
# NEW - Youzer plugin: latest version
# NEW - Easy Social Share Buttons plugin: latest version

# Improved - Mailchimp integration for WPML
# Improved - Snax plugin, Poll: "Settings" link added under WP Admin > Polls

# Fixed - Elementor plugin integration: no margins around featured images
# Fixed - Youzer plugin integration: rendering glitches
# Fixed - WooCommerce plugin integration: shop archive title has got wrong color
# Fixed - BuddyPress plugin integration: directory search form has got no bottom margin
# Fixed - Freebies Demo: rendering glitch when hovering entry-featured-media
# Fixed - Dark Mode: select field rendering glitch on Windows 7
# Fixed - User Nav: RTL rendering glitch
# Fixed - Snax plugin: collection broken endpoints
# Fixed - Snax plugin: missing translation for popup Close button
# Fixed - Snax plugin: empty total number of questions on quiz results page
# Fixed - Snax plugin, Poll: share buttons don't work with Facebook widget on the same page
# Fixed - Snax plugin, Poll: Settings tab misplaced on RTL
# Fixed - Snax plugin, Poll: related post types are not removed when poll removed
# Fixed - G1 Socials plugin: unnecessary condition removed
# Fixed - PHP warnings related to share positions

VERSION 8.0.2 – minor update – 6 March 2020

# Fixed - ESSB plugin: missing condition check

VERSION 8.0.1 – minor update – 5 March 2020

# NEW - Lazy loading of Off-Canvas background image

# Fixed - Snax plugin: inaccurate list items counter (no items, items counted twice)
# Fixed - Snax plugin: missing translations
# Fixed - MediaAce plugin: Lightbox gallery thumbnail navigation
# Fixed - ESSB plugin: custom locations appear everywhere, without checking post type
# Fixed - Auto Load Next Post broken when Shares are off
# Fixed - Customizer image paths

VERSION 8.0 – major update – 20 February 2020

Bimber 8.0 is all about speed. Check What’s New in the update.

See what’s changed in 8.0

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