TheGem is a versatile, responsive, high-performance WordPress theme with a modern creative design to suit a multitude of creative uses for building websites.
A Gem For Everyone
Designed and developed as an ultimate web building toolbox of design elements, styles & features, TheGem will help you build impressive, high-performance website in minutes, without touching a line of code. Don’t waste time on coding, explore your creativity!
TheGem has been carefully crafted for a variety of creative uses with such flexibility it really could be called the Swiss Army Knife of WordPress Themes!
With over 40 unique multi-purpose design concepts, 150 stunning demo pages, eight navigation settings in over 20 styles, plus flexible page layouts, the possibilities are really unlimited. Perfect for corporate business of any size and purpose, creative agency with fancy ideas, including fully featured WooCommerce fashion store ready to go, your website will spring to life within minutes. This theme also covers the needs of freelancer, photographer, architect & digital artist, offering amazing portfolio features with dedicated designs to suit individual needs. As experienced blogger seeking for unusual blog layouts that help to stand out, you will be inspired by TheGem’s blog features.
If you are a designer looking for a website with flair, then look no further. TheGem has been built with creative passion at heart, collaborating with top designers from Behance.net you will find eyepopping slick designs we know you will love.
TheGem for WordPress delivers everything to cover your ambitions & creative needs. Not convinced? Take it for a spin and check out some of the amazing demos NOW!
Take a look at our demos and you will quickly see 45 different reasons. Its design is impressive, the features and options are creative and well-balanced. There is nothing unnecessary and odd here – each and every design, style, layout and feature has been well thought out, based on years of experience building multi-purpose Wordpress themes. This culminates in a massive toolbox of a theme that gives you maximum creative freedom and simplicity in usage, that’s our promise.
Ultimate Creative Power
The main intention for TheGem was to create a WordPress Theme for business, agencies, online shops, photographers, bloggers and designers that would give a maximum creative freedom for users not deeply involved in design & coding. The result is impressive: with more than 200 styles for more than 50 content elements you can create absolutely unique designs in minutes. It’s a wordpress onestop tool shop, and truly easy to use.
Future-Proof Design & Features
TheGem’s design is based on thorough analysis of 2016 Web Designs by UX Pin. This theme reflects modern trends of UI / UX design in the unique way, free of annoying mainstream approaches. TheGem is a fresh design experience, aimed to fulfill both understated and crazy ideas in a minimalistic, or excessive way – ultimately the choice is yours.
TheGem has over 40 complete design concepts, each and every one featuring its own style and character. These are not simple reskins; each demo has been thoroughly researched and features carefully considered design concepts, with a myriad of business types covered.
TheGem has been developed for high-performance and fully optimized for modern devices, including laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets, as well as mastering SEO best practise. That’s why when buying TheGem you can be sure that you get the long- term winning website.
Secure, No Bloat, Focussed Usefulness
TheGem focuses only on addons & features which are needed for creating a diverse, unique website. Reducing the plugins dependency & optimising the code, we have achieved a much more stable and secure theme than many other multi-purpose themes on the market today. You can rest assured that with TheGem your new website is secure, future-proof, speedy and yet still packed with intuitive, awesome features without the bloat.
Broad Plugin Compatibility
By focussing on what users need and expect with a multi-purpose theme, TheGem has been optimized for compatibility with the most popular plugins from the WordPress plugin directory. This provides peace of mind to the end user that compatibility with industry bestpractise has already been achieved for you, no messy conflicts we promise.
- Built in collaboration with star designers from behance.net
- Covers major UX / UI design trends of 2022
- Strong focus on usability & user-experience
- Perfect for corporate, agency, online shop, business, portfolio, blog, photography, landing page, app, onepage, fullscreen vertical scrolling, real estate, architecture, interior, construction
- Fully responsive, mobile & retina ready
- Can be used as multipage & onepage website
- Includes fullscreen vertical scrolling
- Multiple header & widgetised footer layouts
- Unlimited sidebars with 20+ custom widgets
- Fancy page headings with amazing backgrounds incl.
- Parallax & video backgrounds
- Built-in mega menu in 2 beautiful styles
- Enhanced isotope grids
- Infinite scrolling & load more pagination
- Smooth scroll
- Elegant animations
- 2500+ font icons (material design pack, elegant icons, fontawesome)
Easy To Use
- No coding knowledge required
- Updatable Visual Composer (No additional license needed, you save $34)
- Very easy page building per drag’n’drop
- 150+ pre-built pages for quick start
- Flexible easy-to-use page options
- Enhanced intuitive portfolio & gallery management
- Very detailed online documentation
- Create stunning website without touching a line of code
- Fully Customizable
- Powerful theme options
- Unlimited colors for design & content elements
- Google fonts & your own webfonts with font manager
- 250+ combinable style settings for shortcodes
- Customize content styles easily in Visual Composer, no coding needed
- Responsive visibility options
- High performance, super fast with top pagespeed & yslow ratings
- SEO / Search Engines Optimized, compatible with SEO plugins
- WooCommerce full design integration for online shops
- WPML optimized for translations & multilingual websites
- Optimized for Contact Form 7
- RTL ready
- Child Theme Ready
- Gutenberg & WordPress 5.0 ready
- Compatible with 20 top popular wordpress plugins
- Full cross-browser compatibility
- One click demo import
- Social networks, social sharing
- WPBakery Page Builder ($64)
- Revolution Slider ($85)
- LayerSlider ($25)
- Free updates
- Experienced elite support
- More infos on bundled plugins
UPDATE LOG:View Full Changelog
"** Version 5.9.1 - August 29th, 2023 NEW FEATURES - New element "WordPress Hook" added: -- Add your own hooks directly in page builder -- Improve compatibility with third party plugins in TheGem templates builder - WooCommerce, Theme Options: "WooCommerce Add to Cart Hook" setting added - WooCommerce, Products Grid: "Show Attributes in Simple Products" option added - ACF: compatibility with "Google Maps" field type added NEW PRE-BUILT DEMOS - Real Estate Listing - Yacht & Boat Rental / Listing UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - WPBakery, default filter in grids: additional color settings added - Numeric pagination optimized and restyled - OnClick Popup: trigger by class added - Grid Filter element: ACF checkbox field type added - Twitter icon updated - WooCommerce: "button" class improved - WPBakery page builder updated - Elementor page builder updated - Revolution Slider updated - LayerSlider updated BUG FIXES - WPBakery, Portfolio Carousel: selection of portfolio categories in "Source" field fixed - WPBakery: minor fix in get_thegem_select_taxonomy_terms function - WooCommerce: z-index fix for the main shop page - WPBakery: Minor fix in the preview settings of the single post template - Minor fix in scrolling behavior on one page websites - WPBakery: fix for selecting icons and closing the icon library popup - WPBakery: fix for possible fatal errors in the older PHP versions
"** Version 5.9.0 - July 26th, 2023 NEW FEATURES - Loop Builder -- Create custom designs for your grid/list items: posts, pages, portfolios & CPTs. Easy and fast, with Elementor or WPBakery -- 5 dynamic loop item specific content elements: Post Title, Post Excerpt, Featured Media, Post Meta, Custom Fields (full compatibility with ACF and Toolset plugins) -- Full compatibility with custom post types -- 40+ pre-built loop item templates with one-click import feature -- Posts Extended Grid & Posts Carousel: Loop Item Templates option added to apply loop templates to grids/lists - Grid Filter & Grid Sorting elements added -- Smart AJAX filters for any post type -- Full compatibility with WooCommerce, CPTs, ACF and Toolset -- Filter Builder -- Cross-Page Filtering - Post Gallery added -- Post Gallery meta box added -- TheGem Elementor: Post format "Gallery" added to display post galleries in post grids -- TheGem WPBakery: Post format "Gallery" extended with "Post Gallery Meta Box" option -- Post Gallery content element added to dynamically display the gallery from post gallery meta box - Posts Carousel content element added - Portfolio Carousel content element added - Gallery Grid: Filter added - WooCommerce -- Off Canvas Cart: quantity selection control added -- Collapsible hierarchy option for product categories added -- Product Filters: list max height setting for filters added -- Product Filters: dropdown filter display type added to the vertical/sidebar filte - Templates Builder: preview settings for single post and archive templates added in page builders - Custom Fields element: frontend formatting options for ACF field type "checkbox" added NEW PRE-BUILT DEMO - Car listing / rental -- Custom post type -- Custom taxonomies -- ACF fields -- Loop item templates -- Grid filters -- Single post & archive templates UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - Compatibility with the latest WooCommerce version - Compatibility with the latest WooCommerce Germanized version - Team content element: equal height setting added - Quickfinders content element: equal height setting added - Elementor, accordion content element: Option to close open section on click added - Elementor: default PHP page template option added to Theme Options - WPBakery, rows & columns: background overlay and background gradient options added - WPBakery, inner rows: position absolute added - WPbakery, icon content element: Option to add SVGs and images added - Button content element: settings for top and bottom margins added in WPBakery - WPBakery, Button content element: inline positioning option added - Portfolio Item: option to add alternative image to display in lightbox added - WPBakery, Dynamic Data: "Manual Input" option added to manually specify any custom field using the field’s name - Elementor plugin updated - LayerSlider plugin updated - Documentation relaunched: https://docs.codex-themes.com/ - New video tutorials added: https://www.youtube.com/@codexthemes9412/videos BUG FIXES: - WooCommerce: fix for sticky sidebar setting in main shop page and product categories - WooCommerce: fix for "add to cart" notification in case of "out of stock" products - WooCommerce: fix for correct displaying of mini cart in the latest WooCommerce version - WooCommerce Germanized: fix for Checkout Builder (duplicate display of checkboxes) - Single Product Builder: fix for "Additional information" tab in case of variable products - Fix for mobile search text placeholder not being changed via Theme Options - Portfolio Grid, Posts Extended Grid: fix for correct displaying metro grid in Safari browser - WPBakery, Blog content element: minor fixes for Styled List 01 and Styled List 02 blog styles
"** Version 5.8.2 - May 29th, 2023 UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - Compatibility update for the latest WooCommerce version - WPML: compatibility update for translating the empty cart templates built with TheGem templates builder - Fullpage Scroller: compatibility with Elementor's flexbox containers - Parallax Backgrounds: compatibility with Elementor's flexbox containers - Fullpage Scroller: full width and full height row settings set by default in WPBakery - Revolution Slider updated - LayerSlider updated - Elementor Page Builder updated BUG FIXES - Fix for metro galleries used in tabs - Elementor: Fix for light menu & logo in sticky header - Fix of PHP errors in metaboxes for deprecated post type "news" - Elementor, title area builder: Fix of PHP error in dynamic tag "Post/Page Rich Title" - Elementor: fix of endless preloader in case of missing Revolution Slider - Elementor: fix for testimonials used in fullpage scroller
"** Version 5.8.0 - April 25th, 2023 NEW FEATURES - Portfolio Page Builder -- Create global portfolio page templates using the page builder of your choice: Elementor or WPBakery -- 10 project specific content elements: Title & Excerpt, Featured Image, Project Gallery, Project Meta, Project Details, Custom Fields, Related Projects, Navigation, Breadcrumbs, Project Content -- Dynamic content elements for displaying project specific personalized information like client, services, technical data etc. -- 17 pre-built creative project templates with one-click import feature - Portfolio Page settings extended -- New media formats for portfolio grids/lists: Animated GIFs, Videos, Galleries -- Project gallery meta box added -- Project Details custom fields added - "Portfolio Grid" content element extended -- Support for new media formats added: Animated GIFs, Videos, Galleries -- New design skin added: Alternative Style -- Image Aspect Ratio setting added -- Project Details in grid item's caption -- AJAX portfolio filters extended, AJAX search added -- "Read More" button options added -- Two new hover effect options added -- "Disable hover icons" and "Disable link to portfolio page" options added -- New AJAX preloader type added - Query for posts in grids and lists extended -- Support for posts of any post type added -- "Same taxonomy items ( Related )" option added -- Dynamic query depending on the taxonomies of the selected post type -- Exclude posts selection extended - "Posts Extended Grid" content element -- "Blog Extended Grid" renamed in "Posts Extended Grid" and upgraded -- Create listings of any kind with dynamic content and AJAX filtering -- Query for posts extended ( see above ) -- New image controls added -- Custom Fields in post caption added (supports ACF/Toolset) -- AJAX grid filters extended and AJAX search added -- "Read More" button options added -- New AJAX preloader type added - Post formats upgraded -- Video format controls for displaying videos in posts grids enhanced -- Elementor: Gallery meta box added for displaying galleries in posts grids - Single Post/Page & Archives templates extended -- Single Post Builder & Archives Builder are extended and now can be used with any post type or page. Create global single post & archive content templates and apply them on pages/single posts and archives of any type -- Full support for custom post types - Dynamic Content -- TheGem's Custom Fields added: add different types of custom fields globally and personalize values in any posts of any post type -- Dynamic Tags extended (Elementor): the list of accessible dynamic tags options extended, full support for for ACF and Toolset fields -- Dynamic Data (WPBakery): Dynamic data (text, link, image) option added to the following content elements: Rows, Columns, Heading, Infotext, Button -- Dynamic Text Shortcode: insert dynamic text fragments and combine them with static text within one text block / sentence -- Single Post Data elements added: special group of dynamic content elements, which can be used on any post/page via page builder - Custom Post Types -- Full support for custom post types in Theme Options and Page Options added -- Support for custom post types in TheGem Templates Builder added. Apply templates created with Templates Builder on your custom post types -- Support for custom post types in grids and lists added. Create loops with posts of your own custom post type - WooCommerce Builder updates -- Additional (Custom) Product Tabs feature added -- Off Canvas Cart added -- New grid product images settings added: image size, image aspect ratio -- Single Product Builder: "Gallery Grid" element can now be used in product templates with dynamic data source "Product Gallery" -- Theme Options - Shop Grid: product list layout added, "Hide out of stock" option added -- Products Grid element upgraded: exclude query extended, new ajax preloader style added, new options for "load more" pagination -- WPBakery, product carousel & product categories elements: shadow settings added - Performance updates: -- Native lazy load option added: lazy loading uses browser to detect elements in the viewport and lazy load them -- HTML / DOM size optimized for all grids and lists -- "Reduce HTML Size" setting added in all grids and lists -- Posts Extended Grid: JS and CSS optimized - WPML updates -- Translation of product attributes in WooCommerce - Shop Grid -- Improvements in WPML integration for templates created in TheGem Templates Builder -- Option to assign different logos for different language versions UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - WooCommerce -- Product tabs: click behavior on mobiles improved -- Style improvements for WooCommerce Germanized plugin -- RTL improvements in shop filters - WCAG: "Empty button" and "Empty links" improvement recommendation added to TheGem Button element and grids - Popups: Images preloading option added - WPBakery: Video background added to the row's settings - Elementor: Placeholder for Revolution Slider's / LayerSlider slide in editing mode added - Elementor, Accordion: option to load all sections closed added - Pagination option added to blog -> compact list styles - TikTok icon added to header icons pack BUG FIXES - WooCommerce: AJAX Add to cart fixes for variable products in Single Product Builder - WooCommerce: fix for switching the product variation images in gallery - PHP8 compatibility fixes - Fix for LayerSlider selection not saved in Page Options - Fix for YITH Wishlist Pro plugin: Wishlist icon disappears in Header Builder - WPBakery, fullpage scroller: minor fix for footer scrolling - Elementor: fix for link custom attributes in TheGem Button content element - Header Builder: fix for search in mobile navigation - Theme Options: Single Pages -> Search Page: fix for title template - Minor compatibility fix for RankMath SEO - Minor fixes for "Title Area -> Video" in Elementor
"** Version 5.7.2 - February 27th, 2023 UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - Compatibility with the latest WooCommerce update - Revolution Slider and LayerSlider plugins updated - WooCommerce: performance improvement in search by SKU - WooCommerce: performance improvement in price filters - Elementor: query selector control for manual selection of products and posts in grids for better performance BUG FIXES - Contact Form 7: fixes for paragraphs in forms - WPBakery: fix in fullpage scroller for compatibility with the latest WPBakery version - Header Builder: fix in sticky header - Elementor: fix for deprecated hooks and functions - Search: fix in numeric search - Featured Posts Slider: fix for manual selection of posts - WPBakery, Product Categories element: fix for bottom border radius - Elementor, Product Categories element: fix for content alignment inside the grid item - Elementor, Product Carousel: fix for gaps settings - WooCommerce, request a quote: fix conditions for correct linking WooCommerce css files
"** Version 5.7.1 - January 26th, 2023 UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - Improved compatibility with Dokan and WCFM Marketplace multi-vendor plugins - Compatibility with the latest WooCommerce update - Improved compatibility with WPML plugin in TheGem Templates Builder - RTL improvements in built-in cart & checkout templates - WooCommerce - Theme Options & Page Options: control for changing "Size Guide" text added NEW PRE-BUILT DEMOS - Electronics Store - Shop Electronics - Bakery Shop BUG FIXES - WooCommerce, product page: minor fix for correct centering of color swatches in case only two colors are displayed - Templates Builder: fix for blog archives templates to be applied on date archives - Header Builder: minor fix for removing "Show this page" submenu item on desktop submenus - Minor fix in product carousel element - Fix for sale label in product grids and product carousel - Products grid: fix for product titles being truncated in default grid settings - Product list: fix for correct displaying of ajax filter in archive templates after filtering - Fix for ajax "add to cart" in quick view - Elementor: fix for "register_widget_type" deprecated - RTL fix for correct displaying of "Product list" sidebar widget in WooCommerce sidebar - Theme Options: fix for "Placeholder Text" control for "dropdown" search layout& - Minor fix for blog timeline layout
"** Version 5.6.1 - October 10th, 2022 BUG FIXES - fix for sticky column on product page - single product builder: fix for customer reviews link - header builder, cart icon: fix for custom icon size
"** Version 5.6.0 - October 04th, 2022 NEW FEATURES - Cart & Checkout Builder (WooCommerce): Create any imaginable cart & checkout layouts with page builder of your choice: Elementor or WPBakery. Incl. 22 pre-built cart & checkout templates with one-click import feature - Product Archives Builder (WooCommerce): Create global product archives templates (product category pages, product tag pages, product attribute pages) using the page builder. Incl. 12 pre-built creative product archives templates with one-click import feature - Archives Builder: Create global blog archives templates (blog categories, tags) using the page builder of your choice: Elementor or WPBakery. Incl. 30+ pre-built creative blog archives templates with one-click import feature - Blog Extended Grid element: new blog style added, new grid style added, "image height" control added, "hide description" and "truncate description" controls added - Blog List, Blog Grid, Extended Grid, Blog Slider, Featured Posts Slider - multi-select option for "Posts Source" control added. Select posts basing on categories, tags, authors and manual posts selection - Blog List, Blog Grid, Extended Grid, Blog Slider, Featured Posts Slider - new sorting options for posts added - Custom Menu element: horizontal layout added, menu pointers with animations added - Header Builder: new element "Sign In / Sign Out" added for adding sign in, sign out, my account etc. links, which differ depending on the logged in or logged out user - Visibility settings for content elements depending on the logged in or logged out user status NEW PRE-BUILT SHOP DEMOS UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - Elementor: "offset" option for full height sections added for correct calculation of the viewport area in case header is used - WPBakery, TheGem Button: additional settings for responsive mode added - Page Options: new style settings for titles and excerpts in "Regular Title Area" added - Templates Builder: "private" status by templates removed to avoid misunderstandings - WooCommerce: style of WooCommerce notices refreshed to meet the modern look - WPBakery: script for sticky columns improved - Updates for compatibility with the latest WooCommerce version - Elementor plugin updated - LayerSlider plugin updated - Revolution Slider plugin updated
"** Version 5.5.0 - July 07th, 2022 NEW FEATURES - Mega Menu Builder: Create any imaginable mega menu layouts with page builder of your choice: Elementor or WPBakery. Incl. 50+ pre-built mega menu templates for shops, agencies, business etc. with one-click import feature - Single Product Builder (WooCommerce) -- Create global product page templates using the page builder of your choice: Elementor or WPBakery. Incl. 15 pre-built creative product templates with one-click import feature - New content element: Custom Menu. - New content element: Products compact grid/list. - Blog List content element: new style presets added for showing blog posts in a compact style - Product Grids, Product Carousel: new products sources added to display related or upsell products in Single Product Builder - Column (Elementor): sticky column option added - Rows and Columns (WPBakery): option to display post own featured image as background image added - Columns (WPBakery): options for adding shadows added - TheGem Blocks plugin: mega menu and single product blocks added UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS -Theme Options -> WooCommerce -> Shop Grid: random ordering option added - Heading (WPBakery) / Animated Heading (Elementor) content element: icon color settings added - Product categories: 1x and 2x columns grid option added - Infotext content element (WPBakery): option for using images instead of icons added - AJAX Live Search: searching with SKUs added - Search results: searching in custom post types added - Header icons pack added to Icons Library to be available while editing any post type - Divider content element (WPBakery): additional settings added - TheGem Blocks plugin updated - LayerSlider plugin updated - Revolution Slider plugin updated NEW PRE-BUILT SHOP DEMOS BUG FIXES - Theme Options -> Archive Pages -> Blog: fix for layout settings not being applied on tags archives - Fix for animated heading element for proper display of animations if used in title area template - Fix for infinite scroll pagination on the mixed search results page - Minor bug fixes in heading animations (words animations supporting extended characters) - Fix for compatibility with sitemap xml generated by RankMath (conflict with pagespeed optimization script resolved) - Fix for compatibility between Footer templates and WPML Multilingual plugin
"** Version 5.4.1 - April 27th, 2022 BUG FIXES - Fix in “1x column list” template of “Portfolio” element - Header Builder, WPBakery: z-index fix in responsive menu layouts - Fixes for better compatibility with “YITH WooCommerce Request a Quote” plugin - WPBakery, TheGem user icon pack: fixes for compatibility with new TheGem Icon Library - Elementor: fix for “Play on Mobile” feature in Title Area - Theme Options - Footer - Colors: fix in “Text Font Color” control UPDATES - TheGem Blocks plugin, WPBakery: improved loading performance in WordPress admin in pages/posts “Edit” mode - Theme Options - WooCommerce - Shop Grid: new “Content Width” control with additional layout options added - Google fonts list updated - Deprecated colorpicker control removed from WordPress admin
"** Version 5.4.0 - April 20th, 2022 NEW FEATURES - Header Builder: new element "Currency Switcher" added - Header Builder: "Shrink sticky row" option added for sticky headers made via sticky row option - Templates Builder: new content templates category added - "Section Template" - Header Builder, Menu Element: option for using section templates in offcanvas menu layouts added - Theme Options - Single & Archive Pages: "Global settings" are divided into groups and can be separately applied to header, title area, content area, footer - Theme Options - Archive Pages - Blog: extended grid added as layout option for displaying blog posts - Theme Options - Archive Pages - Search extended - Title Area: "Play on Mobile" setting added for video autoplay of video backgrounds in title area on mobile devices: in regular title and in title templates - WPBakery - Rows & Columns - Design Options: option to use different backgrounds on different devices (desktop, tablet, mobile) added - Portfolio grids, blog extended grids: dynamic URLs for filtering results added - Blog extended grid: option for disabling display of featured images in grid added - Product Categories: SVG support for category images - New animations for TheGem Button element NEW PRE-BUILT SHOP DEMOS UPDATES & IMPROVEMENTS - Improvements for better visual appearance of different website elements (submenus, hamburger menus) on notebooks with activated 125% zoom - Elementor plugin updated - WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated - LayerSlider plugin updated BUG FIXES - WPBakery: fix for scrolling in frontend editor while editing page in Fullpage scroller mode - Minor bug fixes in heading animations - Minor visual fixes for product page appearance on iPad - Fix for correct displaying of "add to cart" button in few design presets (skins) of WooCommerce shop grid - Fix for correct displaying of AJAX preloader in contact forms - Fix for displaying color controls in Post - Page Options in case alternative style for highlighted post is activated - Fix for clickable caption container in portfolio grids and portfolio sliders - Fix for correct displaying of blog extended grid in Safari 15 - Header Builder, Search Icon: fix for correct working of "Popular Searches" setting - Theme Options: fix for correct placement of JS while using "JS in Website Header", "JS in Website Footer" options - Theme Options: minor fix for compatibility with Polylang plugin
"** Version 5.3.2 - February 22nd, 2022 BUG FIXES: - WPBakery Page Builder: editor buttons “Frontend Editor” and “Backend Editor” are missing in blog posts, portfolio and TheGem templates since WPBakery 6.8.0 update - WooCommerce, TheGem Classic Grid: issues with “added to cart” and “added to wishlist” notification bars - WooCommerce, product page: issue with displaying related products grid in case 100% metro style grid selected - Theme Options: “Colors - Elements - Tags” setting is assigned incorrectly - AJAX Live Search: minor display issues in showing live search results grid UPDATES: - Secondary Menu: additional style customization settings - Language Switcher: additional style customization settings
"** Version 5.3.1 - February 17th, 2022 NEW FEATURES: Header Builder - New element: Search form with AJAX live search option - New menu layout: logo split (horizontal menu splitted by logo) - Menu element: new styling and customization options added - Menu element: animated menu pointers added - Menu element: submenu indicator option added - New element: Language switcher - New element: Countdown - Option for different menu source on mobile devices - 30+ new pre-built header templates for eCommerce and business websites - Cart element: options to customize cart icon in page builder element Templates Builder - 30+ pre-built footer templates with one-click import feature - 15 pre-built title area templates with one-click import feature TheGem Blocks - 60+ new header blocks added UPDATES: - Elementor plugin updated - WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated - LayerSlider plugin updated - Revolution Slider plugin updated BUG FIXES: - Elementor: fixes for paddings and margins in the latest Elementor version - Fixes in portfolio grid element: filtering in Firefox, double video popup by clicking on portfolio video item, clicking on portfolio item caption - Fixes in product grid element: displaying the sub-categories of 3+ level in sidebar filter - Minor fixes in Blog Extended Grid element
"** Version 5.3.0 - January 25th, 2022 NEW FEATURES: New Header Builder - Create any imaginable website headers with page builder of your choice: Elementor and WPBakery - Easy & intuitive frontend editing - Use any content elements available in page builder - Flexible layouting and elements positioning with TheGem’s flex options - Multiple menu layouts - Design separate header layouts for different devices (desktop, tablet, mobile) - Two options for making sticky headers - Header overlap for transparent headers with one-click activation option - 14 header specific content elements: logo, menu, secondary menu, wishlist, my account, infobox and many more - 40+ pre-built header templates for shops, agencies, business etc. with one-click import feature Icon Library (TheGem WPBakery) - Brand new TheGem icon library for WPBakery page builder with easy & fast icon search (available in all WPBakery elements, which use icons) - New icon pack for header builder elements IMPROVEMENTS: - Product galleries on product pages have been optimized for faster loading and better web core vitals - Optimized styles on product pages for faster loading - WPBakery: new “Shadow” setting in row’s design options - WPBakery: new “Z-Index” settings in row’s design options UPDATES: Templates Builder - "Custom Titles" renamed in "Title area templates" and moved to TheGem's Template Builder - "Custom Footers" renamed in "Footer templates" and moved to TheGem's Template Builder
"** Version 22.214.171.124 - November 17th, 2021 FIXES - Fix in theme and plugin activation procedure - Elementor: fix in 'Icons_Manager' class
"** Version 5.2.1 - November 16th, 2021 IMPROVEMENTS One-Click Optimization - Better Google font loading visualisation - Better caching integration of Google's re-captcha with JS delay option - Additional automated optimization rules for mobiles Theme Options - additional sticky header option for mobiles (enabled, hide on scroll, disabled) FIXES - WPBakery: Minor style fixes in portfolio grids - WPBakery: Fixes in product carousel script - Elementor: Fix for product page builder in Elementor Pro theme builder - Elementor: Fixes for alternative highlight style in blog extended grid - Elementor: Fix for not displaying empty categories in portfolio grid filter
"** Version 5.2.0 - November 2nd, 2021 NEW FEATURES One-Click Optimization - Improved core web vitals & performance - Extra speed boost for page loading - Webpage Caching - CSS & JS minification with Autoptimize plugin (bundled with TheGem, free) - Automated one-click setup Animated Heading - New content element to add headings with plenty of additional options like combined headings, text rotation, flexible HTML formatting control for SEO, responsive options - Advanced heading animations AJAX Live Search - Live search with instant search results - Increased search speed - Better user experience - Fullscreen overlay search (horizontal and overlay menu types) - Search input with AJAX live search (hamburger, perspective and vertical menu types) - Control of post types to involve in searching - Control of instant search result suggestions amount - Popular searches New product layouts - Centered Product Info - Boxed Product Info, Custom Background UPDATES - WPBakery - additional responsive settings for: Rows, Inner Rows, Columns, Inner Columns - WPBakery: update of Google Fonts list for heading and custom heading elements (new fonts added) - Elementor - Updates in portfolio grid, gallery grid, blog extended grid: * replacement of isotope by css flex grid for better performance ( justified grids) * pre-caching option for filters and pagination for better grid performance * skeleton loader option - Product grids, horizontal filters: height limit for dropdown list with scrollbar in case of many attributes - Theme Options: Top Area button, link target added FIXES - Product carousel: fix in block height calculation - Fix in "Show Categories" for shop grid in Customizer - Fix in video background overlay in Title Area
"** Version 5.1.3 - October 8th, 2021 FIXES: - Fix in product categories filter for displaying active items/subitems in filter - Minor fixes in product galleries on product pages - Fix in AJAX "add to cart" on product pages for variable products - Fix in Gutenberg function - Elementor: Minor fix in product categories element UPDATES: - Elementor Pro: Updates in product page elements for Theme Builder in Elementor Pro - Update of Google fonts in Theme Options
"** Version 126.96.36.199 - September 21st, 2021 FIXES - Minor fix in products grid for mobiles - Fix for "add to cart" notification bar on product pages for iOS
"** Version 5.1.2 - September 16th, 2021 NEW FEATURES - Color Swatches for product attributes in WooCommerce - Label Swatches for product attributes in WooCommerce - New Quick View for products in products & shop grid - New Product Carousel content element - New Product Categories content element - Skeleton Preloader for product pages - Product gallery grid for product pages: 1x column grid, 2x columns grid, 3x columns grid - New layout & design presets for product pages - New preset cart icons: “modern cart” and “bag” - Custom icon selection for cart icon - 1x column grid for Products Grid content element FIXES - Fix in “filter by tags” for shop grid - Fix in products grid for “Hide out of stock items” WooCommerce setting - Fix for currency display WooCommerce settings in product price filter
"** Version 5.1.1 - August 31st, 2021 FIXES - WooCommerce: fix on the login/registration page - Elementor: fix for loading of custom titles on archive pages - Elementor: fix for column defaults for "Quickfinder" widget - Theme Options: fix for displaying TheGem filters settings in WooCommerce -> Shop Grid
"** Version 5.1.0 - August 19th, 2021 NEW FEATURES Shop Grid - Extended Shop Grids for shop main page and WooCommerce archive pages - justified, masonry and metro grid layouts - flexible adjustable grid columns and gaps with additional responsive options - 25+ pre-made customizable product item presets (check demos) - load more, infinite scroll and page numbers pagination options - 6 adjustable "sale", "new", "out of stock" labels pre-sets - extended WooCommerce widgets product filters with AJAX filtering: sidebar filter and hidden sidebar filter - 3 types of in-built AJAX TheGem products filters: sidebar, hidden sidebar, horizontal filters - 6 types of lazy loading grid animation styles - skeleton preloader for shop grid - additional customizable grid styling options Single Product - Advanced single product layouts for WooCommerce product pages - AJAX add to cart - flexible adjustable columns width for product gallery and product description - adjustable column position for product gallery and product description - 100% width layout option - sticky product option - location for page builder content: you can now select where to display content created with page builder: inside of "Description" tab and as extra content below tabs - 3 types of layout for description & reviews: tabs, accordion, one-by-one - 3 types of styles for description & reviews tabs - different position for description & reviews accordions (next to gallery, below gallery) - additional layout options for description & reviews tabs & accordions - additional display options for elements on product page (title, description, reviews, price etc.) - extra display option for product attribute (like "Brand" for example) - additional display options for product meta elements - upsell products: settings for columns, number of items with additional responsive options - related products: settings for columns, number of items with additional responsive options - 6 pre-built customizable product layout presets Cart & Checkout - New cart & checkout layouts added - checkout steps in two styles - cross-Sell products: settings for columns, number of items with additional responsive options - extra content for "Thank you / order complete" page General - additional settings for page paddings on WooCommerce pages - additional settings for breadcrumbs in content for WooCommerce pages - additional settings for paddings on WooCommerce pages - additional settings for title area on WooCommerce pages - WooCommerce sidebar widgets re-styled for new shop grids and single product layouts Page Builders - products grid: replacement of isotope by css flex grid for better grid performance - products grid: additional grid caching of pagination, sorting and filters for better grid performance - skeleton preloader on first grid loading for products grid - sidebar position for sidebar filters in products grid - Products Tabs UPDATES - Elementor: performance improvements in editing mode FIXES - Minor fixes in mega menu - Fixes in title area breadcrumbs for product categories - Fix for notice on the search results page
"** Version 188.8.131.52 - July 9th, 2021 - Fix for logo & header position by activated image loading optimizations - Elementor: Fix in scroll-to-anchor script for onepagers
"** Version 184.108.40.206 - June 15th, 2021 - Minor fixes in Products Grid (WPBakery & Elementor) - Fix for product categories (grid appearance after first installation, WPBakery & Elementor)
"** Version 5.0.2 - June 9th, 2021 UPDATES - Shop demos updated with new Products Grid element - Improvements in Products Grid element (both WPBakery & Elementor) - Global styling settings for Products Grid element (Theme Options -> WooCommerce -> Elements Styles) - Support for bottom area, footer widget area and custom footer in Fullpage Vertical Scroller - Updated TheGem elements icons in WPBakery Page Builder FIXES - Fix for few social icons in Theme Options (TikTok, Discord, Soundcloud)
"** Version 5.0.1 - May 24th, 2021 NEW FEATURES WPBAKERY VERSION WooCommerce: new products grid element for WPBakery - multiple sources for product selection - advanced product filters - optimized responsive controls - 26 pre-made skins & presets - endless customization options UPDATES WooCommerce: updates in product page template for better compatibility with third-party WooCommerce plugins FIXES - WooCommerce: minor fixes in product gallery - Elementor: fixes in products grid elements
"** Version 5.0.0 - May 5th, 2021 NEW FEATURES ELEMENTOR VERSION Theme Options & Page Options: reworked, extended, updated WooCommerce: new extended product gallery for product pages - multiple layout styles - zoom magnifier - product videos: self-hosted, youtube, vimeo - better responsiveness - retina-ready thumbnails WooCommerce: new products grid element for Elementor - multiple sources for product selection - advanced product filters - optimized responsive controls - 26 pre-made skins & presets - endless customization options WPBAKERY VERSION WooCommerce: new extended product gallery for product pages - multiple layout styles - zoom magnifier - product videos: self-hosted, youtube, vimeo - better responsiveness - retina-ready thumbnails UPDATES WooCommerce: updated templates for compatibility with the latest version FIXES Elementor: fixes for pagination in Blog Grid and Blog Timeline elements WooCommerce: fixes in demo import plugin for product attributes and product variations
"** Version 4.7.0 - March 8th, 2021 NEW FEATURES - TheGem Interactions: trendy scrolling and mouse interactive effects to spice up your website content. Learn more & demo: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/interactions-landing/ - WPBakery: parallax in columns - WPBakery: new custom icon pack - WPBakery: animation delay control added NEW PRE-BUILT DEMOS UPDATES - Updates in cart, checkout and mini-cart for better display on mobiles and tablets - TheGem for WPBakery: translations/language packs for theme options and page options (Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, Polish) FIXES - Fix in split menu layout (when changing to responsive mode) - Elementor: fix for portfolio grid, blog extended grid and product grid for correct loading in Internet Explorer 11 - Elementor: correct appearance of icons in "select icons" overlay in theme options - Fix for Flickr widget (file permission issues) - Minor fixes for self-hosted & google fonts in GDPR module
"** Version 4.6.0 - January 20th, 2021 NEW FEATURES WPBakery Version Theme Options & Page Options: reworked, extended, updated - new light-weighted & fast VueJS core app - reworked intuitive GUI for maximum usability - three-tiered approach for layout & styles management (global, posttype, post) - new responsive settings controls - menu & header constructor - additional typography settings - typography preview - global color favorites - extended color picker - extended background types - icon library - help tooltips with screenshot galleries - dark mode - quick navigation - enhanced CSS & JS editors - theme dashboard - system status overview - PageSpeed optimization: font preload settings FIXES Both versions - Fix in Portfolio List element (correct loading in case of corrupted thumbnail) - Fix in Portfolio Slider element (correct loading in case of corrupted thumbnail) - Logo position in sticky menu (Safari) - Additional fixes for http/https content display issues
"** Version 220.127.116.11 - December 23rd, 2020 UPDATE - jQuery easing functions
"** Version 4.5.8 - December 21st, 2020 NEW - TheGem Blocks for Elementor released. More details: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/blocks-landing/ - Elementor: Parallax in columns FIX - minor fixes for http/https content display issues - Elementor: minor fixes in grid elements (product grid, portfolio grid, blog extended grid, gallery grid) for displaying in editor mode and on front-end
"** Version 4.5.7 - December 10th, 2020 FIX - jQuery fix for compatibility with the latest WordPress version (5.6) - Pagespeed lazy loading fix for compatibility with Safari 14.x
"** Version 4.5.6 - November 10th, 2020 UPDATE - Elementor: "Edit" button for custom titles & custom footers in editing mode - Elementor: updates in elements templates for code customizations via child theme - WPBakery: updates in styles for tabs, tours and accordions for compatibility with the latest WPBakery version - WooCommerce: updates in templates for compatibility with the latest WooCommerce version FIX - RTL fix for Featured Posts Slider element - Fullpage scroller: fix for product slider - Fullpage scroller: fix for blog list - Fullpage scroller: fix for background color - Elementor: fix for Lottie widget (Elementor Pro) - Elementor: fix for header & footer builder (Elementor Pro) - Elementor: fix for product image gallery (Elementor Pro, WooCommerce) - Custom page titles: fix for Ken Burns effect
"** Version 4.5.5 - September 17th, 2020 FIX - Ken Burns fix for page titles - Minor fixes in fullpage vertical scroller - Fix for default background color in custom footer - Fix for hovers in product grids (WPBakery) - Minor fixes in blog list, extended grid, featured-post-slider, portfolio-grid (Elementor) - Fixes in Demo Import UPDATE - WooCommerce template "Order Item Details" updated
"** Version 4.5.4 - September 3rd, 2020 NEW - WooCommerce demos for TheGem Elementor - Product Grid element for Elementor - Product Slider element for Elementor UPDATE - Styles update for WooCommerce (TheGem WPBakery & TheGem Elementor) - TheGem Demo Import for Elementor: single pages import updated FIX - Minor fixes in Mailchimp Opt-In (Elementor)
"** Version 4.5.3 - August 27th, 2020 FIX - Fix for fullpage scroller (when using Blog Extended Grid) - Fix for wishlist page (compatibility with latest WooCommerce) - Fix for wishlist button in product grids - Minor fixes in TheGem Elements (Elementor) UPDATE - Update of "proceed to checkout" button in WooCommerce/Cart - Update of WooCommerce templates for compatibility with the latest version - Replaced deprecated jQuery functions in admin area
"** Version 4.5.2 - August 17th, 2020 FIX - Fix for lazy loading animations (compatibility with WordPress 5.5) - Fix for fullpage scroller (white background issue in case parallax enabled) - Fix for position of wishlist icons in product overviews - Fix for wishlist page
"** Version 4.5.1 - August 14th, 2020 FIX - jQuery fix for compatibility with WordPress 5.5 - Fix in lazy loading script for compatibility with latest Safari & Firefox - ZillaLikes update for compatibility with WordPress 5.5 - Fix for "add to wishlist" buttons (WooCommerce)
"** Version 4.5.0 - August 05th, 2020 THEGEM FOR ELEMENTOR RELEASED - 100% compatibility with Elementor and Elementor Pro - with all 400+ pre-built demos - 30+ unique TheGem elements (extended, updated, reworked) - with pre-made customizable presets & skins - with powerful Elementor extensions: fullpage scroller, custom breakpoints, dynamic content and many others - better control of responsiveness - unlimited customization options - detailed documentation
"** Version 4.4.2 - July 1st, 2020 NEW - Ken Burns effect added for rows UPDATE - Update in fullpage vertical scroller for Ken Burns support - Update in fullpage parallax sliding effect - Update in GDPR compatibility for WPML translations - Update in WPML documentation - Instagram Gallery element deprecated FIX - Fix in SmoothScroll script for browsing websites via iFrame in incognito mode - Fix in Blog Extended Grid post linking
"** Version 4.4.0 - May 14th, 2020 NEW TheGem Blocks extended: - "Dark Mode" added. All blocks are now available both in multicolor & dark color modes to maximize the trendy look of your website, create dark mode page versions and provide more A/B test options. - New category “eCommerce” with rich selection of WooCommerce blocks added - New category “Custom Titles” with collection of pre-made page titles added - New blocks added in categories: Call to Action, Hero, Contact Forms, Newsletter Subscriptions, News UPDATE - WooCommerce templates - TheGem Blocks: removing blocks from favorites improved FIX - TheGem Blocks: fatal error because of lack of mbstring fixed - Fix for portfolios in fullpage vertical scroller - Fix for diagrams in fullpage vertical scroller
"** Version 4.3.0 - April 21st, 2020 MEET THEGEM BLOCKS An ultimate tool for building webpages in a speed of light! - huge collection of pre-designed page sections - section templates for hero, contact, about, portfolio, blog, pricing tables, counters and many more other page sections - create any page with unique layout in minutes - all blocks can be easily combined on one page - speed up your workflow: (1) insert -> (2) combine -> (3) customize -> (4) re-use - all blocks optimized for best performance scores and responsive - eye-catching free media content included - regular updates and new blocks - check more features at https://codex-themes.com/thegem/blocks-landing/
"** Version 4.2.0 - January 28th, 2020 NEW: * Advanced Fullpage Scroller New advanced type of vertical scroller added with following features: - Better smoother scrolling experience - Better UX for touch and mobile devices - 5 new styles for navigation dots - Tooltips in various styles - Fixed backgrounds for parallax experience - Continuous endless scrolling - Normal scrolling mode for mobile devices - Animation effects on scroll - Two new animated vertical fullscreen demos added: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/product-landing/ , https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/app-landing/ * Custom CSS field in ROW Element in Page Builder for fine-tuned css customizations on the row level UPDATE: * Re-organisation of some page options for better UX * Update of shop templates for the latest WooCommerce version