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Hi. The rectangle under the logo, black, can I change it? Because my logo is dark and it is not going to look good. Thank you!

Hi, sure you can, with a very easy CSS code you can modify the color like this https://cl.ly/1K2N1E402z0U but be aware that you may need to change the font color for the menu and buttons depending on what you choose.

Regards, Luis.

I watched the preview of your theme.

Do you know what would be absolutely fantastic? When your beutiful slider would Switch the category and with it the whole page Content.

like “switching to Football” and only Show Football News on the entire page

Hi, that would probably increase a lot the load time because we would need to preload all latest news (and their thumbnails) for all the categories in the slider but it is definitely possible to achieve.

Regards, Luis.

Hello! I just purchased the Shockmag Wordpress theme and when I tried to upload the .zip file, WP rejected it saying “The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet”. When I look through the file folders, I can see that there clearly is a stylesheet. Any suggestions? Thanks! Best, Todd

Hi Todd, did you check this help article? https://help.market.envato.com/hc/en-us/articles/202821510

This is a very common error.

Regards, Luis.

Hi, I am struggling to find out why my primary menu is showing when it is not selected. Also is it possible to add an image across the full header like you have on your blog demo? Thanks.

I have solved the image matter. However, there are more things I am frustrated about: 1/ how to only allow for top menu (secondary in your terms)? – the primary one keeps showing up although I checked it off in menu setting 2/ how to show full site title on mobile? – the header doesn’t stretch to show to whole title 3/ how to get rid of the toggle on mobile that only shows a blank tab? – I cannot work out what this is for, or how to use it properly 4/ how to make mega menu work on mobile ? – it simply doesn’t work, not even on your blog demo Thanks

I got my hands dirty and got it all working for myself. Cheers

Glad you sorted it out. Let me clarify these points, just in case: 1. Set an empty menu for the primary location but this will cause usability problems. 2. It should be fully shown, provide a url if you want me to check it. 3. That toggle is for showing/hiding the primary menu, that’s why is empty and also what I was talking about in #1. 4. For me is working just fine http://j.mp/2jFlvXq , with the primary menu set of course.

Please let me know if you need further assistance.

Regards, Luis.

Hi, is there a way to add the right sidebar like in your demo?

Hi, can you please be more specific? what sidebar are you talking about? there are different sidebars across the site.

Regards, Luis.

Hello! How do I hide the author in certain posts? Thank you!

Hi.. there is no option to do that through the admin area. You would need to make some css to specify on which posts the author should be hidden. You can use the body class to identify the post id.

For example this code will only affect to the post with an id of 478:

.postid-478 .single-author-info { display: none; }

Regards, Luis.


In the main page of your theme you claim that:

“Post views that work with caching plugins

By activating option un the the panel, post views will be updated even when the pages is cached”.

I can’t find that option…

You just need to activate this box https://cl.ly/3a102W2J3X0k

Dear Shockmag Theme Author,

Item Purchase Code: f058f2cf-a939-44eb-a4a7-f748f5757022

We need your support to setup theme like demo,we are facing big issue everytime site goes down when we add megamenu class “st-mega-taxonomy-post-v-1” The site completely goes down only blank page is showing. Please review: http://2018.katohika.gr/

Please help us to setup News demo.


Well, first of all you should be checking wordpress error log and your server’s log to have an idea of what’s causing the problem. With only this information I would say that the server resources are not high enough.. but again, the logs might answer this.

Another way of testing is to replicate the server on a VM locally if you don’t want to mess with the live site.

Regards, Luis.

Dear ShocMag Theme Author,

Here is the error log file: https://pastebin.com/6SvRqFFS

Please, setup the demo content we need or share with us .sql so we can import and replace the url with our permalinks.


Please send me an email (support@strictthemes.com) with your wordpress login credentials and I’ll help you setup the demo site.

Regards, Luis.

When I change the blogroll layout in theme settings, nothing happens. It used to work but I’m not sure what caused it to break. Any idea what could be causing this?

Are you using any caching plugin?? If so, flush the cache and deactivate it while making changes on the site. Also make sure is not a browser caching problem.

Regards, Luis.

I am not using a caching plug in and I have tested to make sure it is not a browser issue. I tried disabling all plug ins too. https://stwvisual.com/bitcoindepot/blog/ When I select any of the blogroll templates it stays like this

When embedding the WP header on a static PHP page, why do the dropdowns stop working? The rest of the nav is functional, only the drop down menus are broken.

Can you please clarify this question? Tell me what are you trying to do and what have you done so far.. for me looks like javascript file/s are not being loaded correctly or any of their dependencies. Can you provide a url to check? or at least the code you are using to see if I can spot the problem?

Regards, Luis.

I suspected it was an issue with embedding the correct JS file but havn’t been able to fix it yet. Here is a link to what I have so far http://stwvisual.com/bitcoindepot/

I’m still not sure why you are doing this that way (probably for you makes sense). Why don’t you create a page template and just use it to put all your code? I mean, instead of making a “replica” of the site for pages that need some custom scripts, you don’t even have to put the loop if you don’t need to.. and that way everything else will be loaded as normal. https://developer.wordpress.org/themes/template-files-section/page-template-files/

You can use template-frontpage.php as a guide to create yours.

Regards, Luis.