UpVote is the perfect if you want to create site like Reddit, Hacker News, Growth Hackers and other similar sites using WordPress.
UpVote theme is powered by a custom-build plugin that will enable registered users to submit url (in UpVote we called it story) and the theme can automatically fetch the post title, featured image and description from the link, as long as the url support Open Graph.
Users can register to UpVote using WordPress default registration form or simply login using Facebook and Twitter oauth. They can later submit new story (url) or vote on existing stories.
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NOTE: The theme stores the story post inside a new custom post type called “story”. The vote button will only work on ‘story’ post type.
- Enable registered users to submit url to the site
- Unlimited colors and typography
- Powerful theme options panel
- Facebook and Twitter login
- Support Google ReCaptcha
- User can edit their profile, password or request new password right from the front-end
- User dashboard
- Voting system
- Facebook Comment support
- Report Story feature
- Trending Stories bar
- Recommended Stories
- Trending Tags
- Auto-complete tags in Submit Story page
- Custom page templates and widgets
- Popular, Trending and Recent stories shortcodes
- Responsive layout
- Translation support
- XML demo data
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February 21st, 2017 — Version 1.1.0 - Add Facebook comment support - Add Trending Now feature - Add Recommended Stories feature - Add Trending Tags feature - Add report story feature - Add feature to get user’s IP number when submitting a story - Fix post date issue in story - Rename “Suggest Title” text in Submit page - Add function_exist() checking to OAuth - Fix WordPress Quick Edit feature when Publishing Option is set to “Requires Approval” - Add auto complete feature on Tags field in Submit story page - Fix issue with redirection when user is submitting a post and the Publishing Option is set to “Requires Approval” - Fix captcha issue September 26th, 2016 — Version 1.0.6 - Add requires approval submission, all stories submitted will be set as “draft”. - Rename “Suggest Title” text in Submit page - Add function_exist() checking to OAuth - Fix various minor bugs September 6th, 2016 — Version 1.0.5 - Update TGM-Plugin-Activation - Make user redirected to the login popup again when entered wrong username or password - Fix detail story feed content June 19th, 2016 — Version 1.0.4 - Fix widget Story Categories CSS issue. - Move Exit ad settings to Advertisement tab. - Add Header ad in theme options. - Remove Zilla Shortcodes plugin. - Add Most Active Users shortcode using [upvote_most_active_users] - Load videos, audio directly for sites that are supported by WordPress oEmbed such as Youtube, Vimeo, Vine, Soundcloud and imgur. - Fix some issues with grabbing image from og:image meta tags in target url. - Update sorting method on Popular and Trending Stories to be more reliable. - Display list of users who have voted on a story on story details, only last 20 voters are displayed. - Fix social media login AJAX issue. May 31st, 2016 -- Version 1.0.3 - Update Related Stories layout - Fix bugs with Cyrillic text - Fix other minor issues - Add 1 month and 1 year post date range - Fix widget layout issue with no featured image - Fix issue with open graph - Simplify single story template code - Fix no thumbnail code in single story - Fix popular and trending algorithm - Add exit page feature May 21st, 2016 -- Version 1.0.2 - Fix voting button and entry meta layout issues - Update UpVote plugin May 20st, 2016 -- Version 1.0.1 - Minor bug fixes on layout March 21st, 2016 -- Version 1.0.0 - Theme is released