Novelty - WordPress Blog/Magazine

Novelty - WordPress Blog/Magazine

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Best for

Novelty can be used as a blog, magazine or content sharing template. Additional pages can be easily created with the existing elements, there are predefined pages already created.



Tesla Framework

Novelty is powered by Tesla Framework, a powerful administration tool that allows you to easily customize the look and functionality of your theme, without advanced knowledge of web development. You can personalize and manage your theme settings from a dedicated area within your WordPress Admin. Have a look at some of its awesome features: framework


Whether you‘re displaying on desktops, tablet, mobiles, your work, your images, your products will always look the same!

Coding Standards

The theme is programmed using the latest HTML and uses the latest CSS to achieve a stunning effect. Also the template uses the latest jQuery library and the slider is built from scratch which allows you to edit it freely.

Cross Browsing

The template is compatible with the most popular web browsers. We’ve ensured that it will look great and work fine regardless of the version of your browser.


The theme comes with an extensive documentation with snapshots to help you get started immediately.


We are happy to provide you any customization you need for our themes. Don’t hesitate a second to hire us for your custom project. Submit inquiries to


All the images used in demo version are not included in main download file.


Version 1.8.2 - Update: 14.08.2015
Added: Post featured video support 

Version 1.8.1 - Update: 07.08.2015
Fixed: Widget titles WPML ready

Version 1.8.0 - Update: 08.06.2015
Fixed: Minor bug fix

Version 1.1.2 - Update: 20.05.2015
Fixed: Issue with no-space between post tags

Version 1.1 - Update: 15.01.2015
Added: Page sidebar

Version 1.07 - Update: 30.07.2014
Added: Added image_size attribute for [novelty_main_slider], [novelty_front_posts], [novelty_featured_posts] and [novelty_posts_comments] shortcodes
Added: Added "Image size" option for category pages
Added: Added "Image size" option for 'Novelty - Latest Posts', 'Novelty - Tabs' and 'Novelty - Latest Posts & Comments' widgets
Added: Added "Delete intermediate images" option on the framework page
Updated: Framework update
Updated: Header and widget social icons now use an icon font
Fixed: Removed redundant number of comments in the comment section
Fixed: "Latest Posts" widget category fix

Version 1.06 - Update: 10.07.2014
Added: The attribute category now also works for [novelty_team] shortcode
Updated: Contact form is now compatible with SMTP plugins
Updated: Contact form encoding changed to UTF-8
Updated: Framework update
Fixed: excerpt_length attribute for [novelty_front_posts] shortcode now works as intended
Fixed: Social widget style corrected

Version 1.05 - Update: 06.06.2014
Fixed: The main slider and the featured posts sections now display blog posts with featured image only
Fixed: The featured image being displayed too small in some cases
Fixed: News ticker first item duplication fix
Fixed: More strings added to localization

Version 1.04 - Update: 15.04.2014
Fixed: If an image was added to a team member then deleted, the team shortcode would stop working
Fixed: WPML compatibility

Version 1.03 - Update: 25.03.2014
Fixed: Import demo is now fixed

Version 1.02 - Update: 17.03.2014
Added: Added styles for .bypostauthor
Fixed: Fixed the footer

Version 1.01 - Update: 14.03.2014
Added: WPML compatibility
Added: Shortcode for news ticker

Version 1.00 - Initial Release: 10.03.2014