A stunning and professional podcast theme
If you’re looking to launch a podcast and have total control over your website and feed, at a lower cost, Vipo is the way to go. With great documentation and outstanding support included, you’ll have your website shining in no time!
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Submit to iTunes, Google Play and more
You have everything you need to build a flexible podcast website, submit to iTunes, Google Play Music or any other RSS based directories. The theme is designed for you to act as the host and publisher of your show. It will generate the required compliant RSS feed, so you don’t have to get your hands dirty with other additional plugins or third-party tweaks.
Import episodes from another publisher
You can easily extract episodes from an external RSS feed into your brand new WordPress site. Just paste the feed URL, select the category assigned to the new imported episodes and voila! There is also an advanced option to schedule the import process to run from time to time. The theme makes the difficult look easy, saving you hours of extra work.
Apply your personal touch in minutes
With a media-rich header area, a well-chosen image or video helps you create a visual impact that instantly engages fans. It is so easy to set up and it handles all the heavy lifting. The theme has just enough functions a practical design and the execution is backed by solid research that makes it easy and viable to be used by anyone, new or experienced.
Find out who’s listening and downloading
Yes, you deserve to know your audience. The backend panel offers daily, weekly, monthly statistics about total listens, listeners and listening sources. You get to see how many listeners use the site audio player, iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, direct downloads and many more. The audio files are permalinked, protecting the original ones, so nothing gets by without you knowing it.
Optimized for speed, developer friendly
Highly optimized with mobile first techniques, the theme preview scores 98% on the page speed grade and it is faster than 95% of all tested websites. Well written code allows developers to understand the theme and extend it with ease. Hooks are used to offer a better customization experience and the episode post type and podcast functionality is stored in a separate plugin.
Live preview, custom colors, custom logo
You have the ability to preview live changes of your options, to try out a different header image, primary color and page background color. Upload a logo image for the website, which will be placed in the header to reinforce your brand. Simple and to the point.
Vipo also includes:
- Responsive and mobile ready layout
- Prominent social icon menu
- Sidebar and footer widgets support
- Integration with Gutenberg
- Integration with Contact Forms 7
- Useful options in the Customizer
- Transcripts and episode jumping points
- Ready to be translated in any language
- Comprehensive documentation
- Outstanding support
Outstanding SupportOf course, if anything doesn’t make sense, or you get stuck, we are right here beside you to help with our top quality 5 stars rated support. You’ll never feel like your left in the dark by yourself – woohoo!
Item support includes
- Availability of the author to answer questions
- Answering technical questions about item’s features
- Assistance with reported bugs and issues
- Help with included 3rd party assets
= 1.1 = * 2020-04-18 * added option to allow 3rd party statistics services (like Podtrac) to be added via Episodes > Podcast Settings * updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.2.1 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.0.9 = * 2020-02-21 * minor CSS fixes for the homepage menu position = 1.0.8 = * 2020-02-20 * the home template can now have additional content under the menu (by using the regular page editor) = 1.0.7 = * 2019-12-18 * minor CSS fixes for the homepage layout * improvements when displaying episodes with no featured image attached (use cover image instead, until an image is explicitly set) * updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.1.9 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.0.6 = * 2019-12-13 * minor improvements for the statistics module * updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.1.8 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.0.5 = * 2019-11-22 * minor improvements for the statistics module * added URL detection support for Google Podcast (when displaying the header social links) * updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.1.7 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.0.4 = * 2019-10-08 * minor CSS fixes for the navigation menu = 1.0.3 = * 2019-09-03 * minor CSS fixes for the homepage layout = 1.0.2 = * 2019-08-03 * updated podcast categories to reflect Apple's [podcast category changes] * updated the RSS feed description tag, itunes:summary tag and googleplay:description tag to meet RSS feed requirements * updated Podcast Helper bundled plugin to 1.1.5 (update via Appearance > Install Plugins) = 1.0.1 = * 2019-07-22 * Update objectFitPolyfill script = 1.0 = * 2019-03-09 * Initial release
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