A stunning and professional audio podcast theme
If you’re looking to launch a podcast and have total control over your website and feed, at a lower cost, Castilo is the way to go. With great documentation and outstanding support included, you’ll have your website shining in no time!
Submit to iTunes, Google Play and more
You have everything you need to build a flexible podcast website, submit to iTunes, Google Play Music or any other RSS based directories. The theme is designed for you to act as the host and publisher of your show. It will generate the required compliant RSS feed, so you don’t have to get your hands dirty with other additional plugins or third-party tweaks.
Import episodes from another publisher
You can easily extract episodes from an external RSS feed into your brand new WordPress site. Just paste the feed URL, select the category assigned to the new imported episodes and voila! There is also an advanced option to schedule the import process to run from time to time. The theme makes the difficult look easy, saving you hours of extra work.
Apply your personal touch in minutes
With a media-rich header area, a well-chosen image or video helps you create a visual impact that instantly engages fans. It is so easy to setup and it handles all the heavy lifting. The theme has just enough functions a practical design and the execution is backed by solid research that makes it easy and viable to be used by anyone, new or experienced.
Find out who’s listening and downloading
Yes, you deserve to know your audience. The backend panel offers daily, weekly, monthly statistics about total listens, listeners and listening sources. You get to see how many listeners use the site audio player, iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, direct downloads and many more. The audio files are permalinked, protecting the original ones, so nothing gets by without you knowing it.
Optimized for speed, developer friendly
Highly optimized with mobile first techniques, the theme preview scores 98% on the page speed grade and it is faster than 95% of all tested websites. Well written code allows developers to understand the theme and extend it with ease. Hooks are used to offer a better customization experience and the episode post type and podcast functionality is stored in a separate plugin.
Live preview, custom colors, custom logo
You have the ability to preview live changes of your options, to try out a different header image, primary color and page background color. Upload a logo image for the website, which will be placed in the header to reinforce your brand. Simple and to the point.
Castilo also includes:
- Responsive and mobile ready layout
- Prominent social icon menu
- Sidebar and footer widgets support
- Integration with Gutenberg
- Integration with Contact Forms 7
- Useful options in the Customizer
- Useful One Click Demo Importer
- Transcripts and episode jumping points
- Ready to be translated in any language
- Comprehensive documentation
- Outstanding support
Outstanding SupportOf course if anything doesn’t make sense, or you get stuck, we are right here beside you to help with our top quality 5 star rated support. You’ll never feel like your left in the dark by yourself – woohoo!
Item support includes
- Availability of the author to answer questions
- Answering technical questions about item’s features
- Assistance with reported bugs and issues
- Help with included 3rd party assets
= 1.1.9 = * 2018-11-13 * Added videos as well as images in the Instagram section on the Home page template = 1.1.8 = * 2018-11-01 * Added new option to remove multiply effect on images (in Home and Episodes pages) * Changed "Follow Us" Home page text string to "Follow On Instagram" = 1.1.7 = * 2018-10-31 * Fixed a weird RSS enclosure problem (with some specific hosts) when running the import process * Updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.0.5 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.1.6 = * 2018-10-22 * Add episodes instead of updating posts (that have the same title) when running the import process * Updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.0.4 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.1.5 = * 2018-10-11 * Modified transient lifetime for fetch_feed from 12 hours (which is WP default) to 2 hours; this is done only when running the import process * Updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.0.3 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.1.4 = * 2018-10-10 * Added Posts template, that works like the Episodes template, but uses posts instead of episodes and has a specific blog style = 1.1.3 = * 2018-10-03 * Fixed Podcast Import fatal error on old PHP versions (should use PHP 7.x or higher) * Updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.0.2 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.1.2 = * 2018-10-03 * Fixed CSS issue in 404 Not Found page (the balloon SVG image) = 1.1.1 = * 2018-09-26 * Added metabox option to hide News section in the Home template * Added metabox option to adjust no. of episodes displayed in the Home template * Updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.0.1 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.1 = * 2018-09-24 * Added WooCommerce compatibility via hooks and filters (no template files) * Fixed player problem recognizing audio URLs with query parameters (temporary fix until core fix https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/30377) = 1.0 = * 2018-09-05 * Initial release
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