BoomBox — Viral & Buzz WordPress Theme

BoomBox — Viral & Buzz WordPress Theme

Boombox is all-purpose viral magazine theme with a top-notch design and extremely customisable layout, full of viral snacks and exclusive features, powered by the most powerful viral content builder. Populate news, listicles, polls or quizzes, spread them via social sharing, trending, reactions and up/down voting systems, drive bloggers community and monetise with any type of ads. Go viral right now!

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lists, gif, viral, social sharing, rtl magazine, blog, quiz, poll, reactions, gallery, trending

Extremely Customisable Layout & Design

  • Enhanced WordPress Customiser options
  • Full Width or Boxed layouts
  • Unlimited 2 layer header layout and behaviour variations
  • 2 layer footer with 3 widget area
  • Shape patterns for header and footer (e.g. rags, clouds, grass, none)
  • Advanced sidebars management
  • 8 post listing types with infinite scroll, “load more” or numeric pagination
  • 2 size of post strip slider & 3 types of featured posts area
  • Fully customisable colour scheme, styles & fonts
  • Hide/Show any element on any page
  • Create prototype of BuzzFeed, BoredPanda, 9Gag or any other viral magazine

Configurable Posts Ranking System

  • 4 post ranking types: Views, Shares, Upvotes, Comments
  • Configure trending criteria by one of the 4 ranking types
  • Trending (24 hours), Hot (last 7 days) & Popular (last 30 days)
  • Trending, Hot & Popular fancy badges
  • Generate Most Viewed, Most Shared, Most Voted & Most Discussed post lists
  • Create pages of best post lists by any criteria within different period of time
  • Configure all sections of post lists by one of 4 criteria (featured posts, strips, widgets)

Engaging Reaction Voting System

  • Let visitors vote with reactions just after reading
  • Highlight 2 most frequent reactions on post
  • Engage other visitors by showing fancy reaction badges
  • Custom colour options for reaction badges
  • 24 reaction emojis – 2 hand handcrafted set
  • Possibility to add custom reaction emojis (svg files)
  • Create post lists by reaction categories
  • Set minimal reaction score for classifying post under that reaction
  • Set maximal reaction types count per vote
  • Restrict voting by login or just by visitor IP

Attractive Multipurpose Badges

  • Category badges (e.g. quiz, poll, music, videos etc.)
  • Create any badge with 600+ icons
  • Reaction badges with texts or emojis (e.g. lol, omg, wtf, geeky etc.)
  • 24 reaction emojis – 2 hand handcrafted set
  • Possibility to add custom reaction emojis (svg files)
  • Trending, Hot and Popular badges
  • Independently set custom colours to all type of badges
  • Create badges navigation
  • Disable any type of badges

Integrated with Viralpress Front-end Uploader

  • Enable frontend submissions & build bloggers community
  • Simple News and Numbered Listicles
  • Open Lists with voting
  • Personality Quiz, Trivia Quiz and Polls
  • Galleries and Playlists
  • Audio and Video Embeds
  • Social Media Embeds
  • Meme generator and more
  • Moderation System

Powerful Social Sharing System

  • Powered by MashShare plugin
  • Clear call to action buttons
  • Fully customisable styles
  • Editable buttons labels
  • Sticky sharing bar
  • Adjustable share buttons positions
  • Fake share counts for easy start
  • 25+ networks possibility via Mashshare add-on (including WhatsApp for mobile)
  • Force to share quiz before seeing result with Viralpress

Ads Everywhere with WP QUADS plugin

  • ads injected into post lists
  • ads in sidebar with sticky option
  • ad before/after the header area
  • ad before/after the content area
  • ad before the “You may also like” section
  • ad before the “More from” section
  • ad before the “Don’t miss” section
  • ad before the comments section
  • ad in footer widget area
  • ads in locations like “before the article first paragraph” etc…

Other Features

  • SEO optimised
  • W3 valid / semantically correct HTML Code
  • Cross browser compatible (IE 9+, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome etc.)
  • Fully Responsive Design
  • Retina Ready
  • RTL support
  • Advanced GIF control
  • Upvotes and Downvotes
  • Newsletter with MailChimp subscriptions
  • All Social Media Icons from Font Awesome
  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Contact Form 7 support


// v1.6.2 - 09.01.2017
- Fixed: "Featured", "Keep Trending" .. etc options don't save

// v1.6.1 - 28.12.2016
- New: Affiliate Post
- New: Demo - Boombox Affiliate
- New: "Four Column" Listing Type
- New: "Customiser->Mobile Control" options panel
- New: Zombify Dark Mode (in Zombify->Branding)
- New: Zombify RTL
- Improved: Meme minor improvements (Zombify)
- Fixed: Quiz results numbering is wrong when save as draft (Zombify)
- Minor fixes

// v1.5.9 - 16.12.2016
- New: Meme Generator (Zombify)
- New: Paginated List (Zombify)
- Improvement: Reactions view on mobile
- Minor fixes

// v1.5.7 - 14.12.2016
- Fixed: contributors can't create posts via zombify

// v1.5.6 - 13.12.2016
- New: Auto Load Next Post plugin integration
- Fixed: Demo Importer doesn't work with WordPress 4.7
- Minor fixes

// v1.5.5 - 09.12.2016 (please properly clear all caches after update)
- New: Microformats/Microdata full support.
- New: Post Formats popup integration (Zombify)
- Improvement: Possibility to add 2 words tag in tags selector (Zombify)
- Improvement: Image upload validation (Zombify)
- Fixed: Wordpress Social Login buttons don't appear on sign up form
- Fixed: Translation issues (Zombify).
- Fixed: Trivia reveal info credit field is broken (Zombify)
- Fixed: Trivia quiz don't show up images (Zombify)
- Fixed: Story "text" field copies previous field content (Zombify)
- Multiple minor fixes

// v1.5.2 - 02.12.2016
- New: "Branding" section in settings (Zombify)
- New: "Get by link" feature for image uploading (Zombify)
- New: Featured image automatically pulls in for Video post format (zombify)
- Improvement: "Image" post format is simplified. (Zombify)
- Improvement: Autocomplete functionality for tag selector (Zombify)
- Fixed: Embeds don't work on site with SSL setup (Zombify)
- Fixed: Missing translation strings on "Frontend Page" (Zombify).
- Fixed: Loco translate don't work with Zombify
- Fixed: Infinite scroll don't work on mobile
- Fixed: Sticky header don't work on mobile
- Minor fixes

// v1.5.1 - 25.11.2016
- New: Submission Tab in Buddypress (Zombify)
- Improvement: Affiliate link by checkbox (Zombify)
- Improvement: Personality Quiz autoscrolling improved (Zombify)
- Fixed: Credit is always showing (Zombify)
- Minor fixes

// v1.5.0 - 23.11.2016
- New: Zombify Frontend Uploader
- New: Fake views and points
- Minor fixes

// v1.4.1 - 18.11.2016
- New: 1 Click Demo Installation
- Improved: Option for disabling direct GIF sharing 
- Minor fixes