Hopes is a powerful and responsive Multipurpose WordPress Theme with pretty much advanced features for church themes. It has all the features what you need for a churches and religious related theme with amazing functionality
Hopes theme has the most wanted features plugins like Revolution Slider and Visual Composer. Theme is non dependant on visual composer. If you wish you can disable the visual composer as the same shortcodes still comes with the theme using our custom shortcodes generator.
Testimonials Post types for displaying testimonials in separate page and carousel and lists style. This theme has an extensive documentation with easy to setup that you can setup your theme in no time. The main content block is placed before the sidebar regardless of the sidebar position, so it is crawled first by search engines, so it’s SEO Optimized. Hopes Theme has tons of features see detailed list below
- Flex Slider
- Static Image
- Slider Revolution
- Custom Slider – for Third Party Sliders
- Video Slider – single video display
- Video Slider Supports Shortcodes. Supports YouTube and Vimeo too.
- 5 Header Styles
- Unlimited Sidebars for any page
- Latest Fontawesome Icons
- Left Sidebar option
- Right Sidebar option
- Full width page option
- Full width section shortcode with parallax background option
- Assign Slider on any page.
- Disable breadcrumb for any page you wish
- Use Left/Sidebar for any page you wish
- Add subheader background color for any page
- 3 Subheader Alignments Left, Right and Center.
- 500+ Google Web Fonts
- Sticky Bar on top
- Business Hours Plugin worth $12
- Custom Background Image for pages
- Custom Background Image for posts
- Custom Subheader Image for pages and posts
- Custom Subheader Teasertext for pages and posts
- Custom Subheader Height for pages.
- Testimonials List Shortcode
- Widgetized Footer
- Unlimited Sidebars. Create and select any sidebar for each page.
- Unlimited Color Skinning Options
- Multi Threaded Comments
- 9 Post Formats (Standard, Aside, Audio, Link, Image, Gallery, Quote, Status, Video)
- Built in Shortcodes Generator.
- Advanced Options Panel (Import or Export for options settings.)
- Blog Page Template
- Alert Boxes
- Light Gray
- Appointment CallOut
- Block Quotes
- Blog Carousel
- Fancy Box
- Framed Box
- CallOut Box
- Column Layouts
- Contact Info
- Clear Both
- Demo Space
- Custom Divider
- Drop cap
- Drop cap 1
- Drop cap 2
- Drop cap 3
- Fancy Ampersand
- Fancy Heading
- Flickr Photos
- Google Font
- Google Map
- Highlight 2
- Icon Styles
- List Styles
- Progress Bar
- Progress Circle
- Section Fullwidth
- Share Link
- Staff Box
- Twitter Tweets
- Sub header
- Featured Slider Area
- Google Map shortcode
- Google Map With Custom Color Stylers Integrated
- Extensive Documentation
- Child Theme Compatible
- Localization ready
- WPMU Compatible
- WordPress 4.0+ Tested
- Text Widget Support Shortcodes.
- 80+ Custom Shortcodes
- This theme skinning options empowers you to change any elements such as backgrounds, texts, links, menu, typography, etc.
10 Custom Widgets
- Hopes – Popular Posts Widget – Display the most popular posts based on comments with title and date with no of comments or title and post excerpt. Also provides you an option to display post thumbnail or no image. Limit the number of posts to display. Limit the characters to display if title and content is chosen
- Hopes – Recent Posts Widget – Display the most recent posts with title and date with no of comments or title and post excerpt. Also provides you an option to display post thumbnail or no image. Limit the number of posts to display. Limit the characters to display if title and content is chosen
- Hopes – Sociables * – Displays a sociables saved in theme options panel.
- Hopes – Testimonials Submission* – Submissions for testimonials which will be posted by visitors and you can publish it or approve it if you would like to display in on the site.
- Hopes – Twitter – Display the recent tweets with limiting the tweets and displays the tweets posted status
Custom Post Types
- Over 500+ Google fonts offered with theme
- Unlimited combinations of colors editing for many elements
- Background Images – You can also upload background images on per section bases instead of solid background color for subheader, body background etc.
- If you want to change only less places select only theme color from options panel and for menu define your own style.
FooterTheme currently has 10 Footer Column Layout Styles where you can place the custom widgets or default widgets
Theme LocalizationThis theme is Internationalization and localization built into its structure to easily used for different languages. Few texts in the theme have an option to change texts in theme options panel.
Updates Change log## 4.3.0 – 18-08-2017
Updated: Visual Composer to v5.2 … Updated: Slider revolution to v188.8.131.52 Updated: Business Hours Pro to v4.3.1 Removed: edit post link option from page.php … Added: Smooth Transition for the links Fixed: Tribe Events pagination in responsive Fixed: Post Pagination issues in the responsive Fixed: header style 3 responsive nav icon Updated: Fontawesome icons to v4.7.0 Fixed: responsive issues with inner content area Removed: multiple box sizing properties Fixed: font awesome shortcodes for staff socials Fixed: woocommerce shop page responsive Fixed:on sale shop icon on woocommerce shop page.## 4.2.0 – 19-06-2017
Removed: support for IE6,7,8,9 Browsers Updated: Slider Revolution to v184.108.40.206 Updated: Visual Composer to v5.1.1 Updated: Business Hours Pro to v4.3.1 Updated: woocommerce content product page template Updated: woocommerce content single product page template Removed: unwanted fontawsome css files## 4.1.0 – 2017-03-31
Fixed: Blog page issue with the single page title Fixed: wpadmin bar overlapping issue for Fixed Header Updated: Business Hours Pro to v4.1.0 Updated: Visual Composer to v5.1 Updated: Revolution Slider to v5.1.0## 4.0.0 – 2017-02-03
Fixed: Breadcrumb Navigation alignment issue Fixed: Footer custom menu widget css conflict with sidebar custom menu Added: Fontawesome Icons for the theme options menu bar Added: New One Click Demo Installer Updated: Backend UI for page meta options … Updated: Sociables theme options jquery Updated: default sidebar from rightsidebar to leftsidebar Updated: topbar font size increased to 13px Updated: footer default background color changed Updated: copyright default background color changed Updated: screenshot.png Updated: hopes-textdomain.pot file Updated: Slider Revolution to v220.127.116.11 Updated: Business Hours Pro to v3.6.3 Updated: TGM Class Activation Plugin Updated: New dashicons for the wordpress backend post types Updated: Visual Composer to v5.0.1 Updated: New User Interface for the theme options panel Removed: Old images for the columns and sidebars Removed: Chosen jquery conflict with woocommerce Removed: Old One Click Demo Content Removed: Chosen jquery css conflict with other plugins Removed: unwanted old sociables images icons Removed: unwanted old sociables css Note: Existing buyers kindly please take backup before making an update.## 3.4.0 – 2016-09-27
Added: Copyright text link color by default Fixed : issue with the slider direction navigation color … Fixed : red border for the theme options save changes buttons. Fixed : Issue importing sample widgets Fixed : Importing sample data issuse after 4.6.1 Fixed : conditional code for the empty div in the subheader … Fixed : hides the about author if there is no biography for the author in posts Fixed : columns with the shop page template Fixed : subheader vertical align issue for title Fixed : Breadcrumbs default arrow with fontawesome added Fixed : Progressbar font size increased … Fixed : Church post type plugins title font weight updated Fixed : missing holder for the Custom VC Addons elements Added : prefix for the jquery ui datepicker Added : 200+ New Google Fonts Added : conditional code for the copyright area bottom. Hides if no content. Updated: single page template version number Updated : woocommerce to latest version Updated: Version number in style.css Updated : menu font size increased by default Updated : subheader fontsize increased and weight reduced to 700 Updated : Display comments by default without condition for post single page Udpated : Version numbers in the tgm class activation file Updated : Visual Composer to v4.12.1 Updated : default slider image Updated : default slider image Updated : datepicker with a new prefix to avoid conflict with breadcrumb navxt Updated : Flex title with a fonts from core heading family Updated : Sermons widget titles font size increased … Updated : font-weight removed for the sermon header time display Removed : old sample data xml file and widgets json data Removed : edit post link for the archive and other post type single pages## 3.3.0 – 2016-07-26
Church Category Widgets redirection on select for widgets Updated : Revolution Slider to v5.2.6 Updated : Google Map Scripts Enqueue Updated : Business Hours Pro v3.6.3 Updated : Plugins and TGMPA to the latest version Updated : Google Map API Key Mandatory option## 3.2.0 – 2016-06-27
Updated : TGM Plugin Activation Updated : Slider Revolution v18.104.22.168 Updated : Visual Composer v4.12 Updated : Business Hours Pro v3.5.2 Fixed : flex caption horizontally centered with layout## 3.1.1 – 2016-04-21
Fixed : Issue with titles appearing in top for Events Calendar Plugin## 3.1.0 – 2016-04-20
Updated : Slider Revolution Plugin v5.2.5 Updated : Visual Composer Plugin v4.11.2 Updated : Breadcrumb Navxt v5.4.0 Updated : Church Theme Content Plugin Updated : Theme Text Domain. to hopes-textdomain## 3.0.0 – 2015-12-03
Fixed : Deprecated Visual Composer function Fixed : wrong heading elements in sermons archive Fixed : wrong heading elements in sermons taxonomy Added : Woocommerce Full Compatibility Added : Woocommerce Mini Cart in Headers Updated : TGM Class Plugin Activation Updated : Revolution Slider to v5.1.4 Updated : Visusal Composer to v4.8.1 Updated : Breadcrumb NavXT to v5.3.0 Updated : Church Theme Content to v1.2.1 Updated : Business Hours Pro to v5.2.4 Updated : Fontawesome to v4.5.0## 2.2.0 – 2015-11-01
Updated : Visual Composer to v22.214.171.124 Updated : Business Hours Pro - v2.5.0 Updated : Slider Revolution to v5.1## 2.1.0 – 2015-10-07
Updated : Visual Composer to v4.7.4 Updated : Business Hours Pro - v2.4.0 Updated : Slider Revolution to v5.0.9 Fixed : Sociable Icons missing in peoples post type## 2.0.0 – 2015-08-26
Fixed : Deprecated php constructors in WordPress 4.3 Fixed : All Headers are issues with responsiveness Fixed : Mega Menu Issues with column sizes Updated : revamped the complete css for the Mega Menu Updated : Business Hours Pro - v2.3.0 Updated : Slider Revolution to v126.96.36.199 Updated : Visual Composer to v6.4.2 Updated : Church Theme Content v1.3.3 Updated : Fixed Header Opacity increased## 1.4.2 – 2015-06-30
Fixed : jQuery PrettyPhoto to the latest version Updated : Revolution Slider Plugin Updated : Visual Composer Plugin Updated : Breadcrumb-navXT Plugin## 1.4.1 – 2015-06-04
Added : Visual Composer Frontend Editing Fixed : Visual Frontend editing bug Fixed : Responsive issues if logo is wide enough Fixed : flex slider auto height removed for responsiveness## 1.4.0 – 2015-06-02
Fixed : Blog post Featured Image disable option Fixed : Widget Custom Menu box shadown overlapping Added : Once Click Import Sample Data Added : Once Click Import Options Data Added : Once Click Exports Options Data Updated : Revolutions slider to Latest Version Updated : Visual Composer to Latest Version Fixed : Google fonts URL break HTML5 Validation on w3.org Added : Image Alignment CSS in style.css Added : Sociable Icons for instagram Removed : Google Analytics Field from options panel Updated : Link to services shortcode now clickable for image Updated : TGM Class plugin activation Updated : Breadcrumb Navxt plugin Removed : Services link_text attribute from shortcode Fixed : Pagination issues with sermons, locations, peoples Fixed : page breadcrumbs not working Fixed : Featured Image enabled still after disabling the option Fixed : Comments showing in meta after disabling comments in CPT Modified Child Theme files## 1.3.0 – 2015-03-12
Fixed : Sort by last saved options import in theme options panel Fixed : taxonomy Archive display messed for Sermons, People & Locations. Fixed : Pagination issue with blog and other CPT's. Fixed : Pagination issue with taxonomny pages. Fixed : Pagination issue with CPT archive pages. Fixed : Sociables fa prefix missing in admin options Updated : Now back to top icon is hidded in the mobile devices Updated : Business Hours Pro plugin updated Added : Group Hours now if they are the same. Added : Toggle option added for business hours pro widget Added : Toggle option added for business hours pro shortcode Added : Closed Text background color option Fixed : Error on child theme activation. Added : Frontend Visual Composer option Added. Added : Business hours plugin time format options added Added : Business hours time toggle/show full time option## 1.2.1 – 2015-01-20
Fixed : Date displaying issue with sermons posts Fixed : Date issue for the sermons shortcode Fixed : Date issue for all taxonomies Fixed : sermons single pages date issue. Fixed : Date issue with all template pages## 1.2.0 – 2015-01-14
Added : WordPress Custom Menu for sidebar with new styles. Fixed : fade option not generating in the testimonial carousel Fixed : teaser_option function removed from static slider Fixed : flex-slider query changed to compatible with WP 4.1 Fixed : post meta data disable not working. Removed : duplicate 'hopes' folder inside of 'hopes' folder## 1.1.0 – 2015-01-06
Note : Images, Audios and videos are not included in the downloadable package of this theme. Images are from Flickr under the Creative Commons license and some purchased from Photodune.net
Flex Slider: https://github.com/woothemes/flexslider