sparkling theme preview

Sparkling is a clean, modern flat design theme developed using Bootstrap 3. This frontend framework makes this theme optimized for smartphones, tablets, desktops and any other device. With pixel perfect design, awesome widgets and full-screen slider it makes it to stand out between other free WordPress themes. The theme has this premium look and feel that you can’t confuse with anything in the market.

The theme is SEO friendly with Schema compatible structure that will make Google to love your website. Theme supports most if not all free and premium plugins such as Gravity Forms, Contact Form 7, SEO by Yoast, W3 Total Cache and much more. This is an ideal theme for personal and corporate website in health, fitness, education, finance, business, travel, web design, marketing or any other niche.

We are open for suggestions on how to make Sparkling theme to become the next big thing. If you feel that you know how this theme can become even better, please let us know on support forum or via twitter

Responsive & Flat Design

Theme is developer using Bootstrap 3 frontend framework which makes it fully responsive and optimized for all mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows Phone. It executes “Mobile First” approach.

Retina Ready

Razor sharp text, vibrant colors, stunning graphics, sharp images, premium feel  and beautiful vectorized icons on HiDPI (Retina) displays.

Theme Options

Sparkling has dozens of theme options for additional customization. You can edit footer copyright information, change element color, setup slider, change fonts and much more.

Featured Slider

Full screen featured slider will make your most important content to stand out. Slider is powered by FlexSlider, that provides several awesome features and stunning slide transitions.

Awesome Support

We have an outstanding support team and we will help you free of charge. Some additional services and website development services are also available. Feel free to leave a message on our support forum.

Infinite Scroll

Sparkling theme supports Infinite Scroll which makes your content to load on fly. For more information, please see theme documentation.

Plugin Support

This theme supports most if not all free and premium WordPress plugins. We did extra optimization for most popular plugins such as Contact Form 7, WordPress SEO Plugin, Jetpack, W3 Total Cache, iThemes Security, Easy Bootstrap Shortcodes and much more

WooCommerce (Coming soon)

WooCommerce is no longer a premium theme feature and you can get it now for free. Build your own eCommerce website with ease.

Translation Ready

Theme is translation and multilingual ready. More information on how to translate WordPress themes. We would really appreciate if you could help with translation in your language.

Font Awesome Icons

This theme has a built in Font Awesome support. These are vector based icons that can be used in any color and size anywhere in the website.

Unlimited Color Options

It is a highly customizable theme with unlimited color options. There are several one-click color pickers to change colors for each and every theme element.

Theme Documentation

We have covered the most important function on the detailed Theme instructions page that you can find here.
  • Version: Sparkling 1.6.0
  • Last updated: July 25, 2014

= 1.6.0 – 16.07.2014 =

  • Added Portuguese translation thanks to Lucas Mandelli
  • Updated Bootstrap to 3.2
  • Added more flexibility to slider functions via functions.min.js file.
  • Fixed problems with IE 10 & 11
  • Updated modernizer
  • Added bbPress support
  • Improved theme responsiveness

= 1.5.1 – 26.06.2014 =

  • Updated German translations
  • Added another German translation with more polite form thanks to Steffen Lober

= 1.5.0 – 07.06.2014 =

  • Improved Child Theme support
  • Recreated Social Icons
  • Added SoundCloud and Vimeo icons
  • Recreated default WordPress gallery support
  • Improved code consistency in extra.php file
  • Several other code improvement for main theme functions
  • Recreated logic behind color in Theme Options. Now these settings provides with more flexibility.
  • Added German translations thanks to Bernd Schray

= 1.4.2 – 24.05.2014 =

  • Fixed problem with mobile navigation
  • Improved customization options for Navigation bar
  • Defined default social icon color.

= 1.4.1 – 19.05.2014 =

  • Added Russian translation thanks to Evgeny Able
  • Improved Child Theme support
  • Updated Dutch translation

= 1.4.0 – 18.05.2014 =

  • Fixed next/previous button placement on mobile devices.
  • Improved full-width page layout.
  • Added Polish translation thanks to jerry1333
  • Added Dutch translation thanks to Niels Hoogenhout
  • Updated Options Framework to 1.8.0
  • Updated FontAwesome to 4.1

= 1.3.0 – 12.05.2014 =

  • Added foursquare icon in Sparkling social widget and footer.
  • Added Italian translation thanks to Achille D’Aniello
  • Added French translation thanks to Antoine Lorence
  • Updated translations files
  • Updated 404 error page (404.php)
  • Improved WordPress default galleries
  • Added different content width for full-width pages.

= 1.2.0 – 29.04.2014 =

  • Added Spanish translation thanks to Hugo
  • Moved some functions from jQuery to PHP to avoid conflicts with plugins and other JavaScript based scripts.
  • Improved main theme JavaScript compatibility with other plugins and scripts.
  • Added Modernizr for better HTML5 and CSS3 support

= 1.1 – 25.04.2014 =

  • Removed all traces from Underscore template that weren’t replaced already. Theme is still based on Underscore but removed some strings to avoid confusion.

= 1.0.4 – 17.04.2014 =

  • Changed Author URI.
  • Added right heading tag for default widgets

= 1.0.1 – 02.04.2014 =

  • Social network urls are now properly escaped using “esc_url”
  • Added licensing information for images in theme screenshot
  • Updated screenshot
  • Improved wp_register_style for Google fonts to be compatible with SSL
  • Removed do_shortcodes from extras.php which falls under plugin territory
  • Fixed missing .js error.

= 1.0 – 01.04.2014 =

  • Initial release