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Mesocolumn is a blog, magazine, community, and eCommerce free WordPress site theme. You can choose a blog-style layout or featured category magazine grid layout for the homepage. The Theme is built with semantic HTML5 and CSS3 for modern browsers. With the responsive layout, it will look good on any mobile device such as an android phone, iPhone, or iPad. On top of that, the theme also supports popular community WordPress plugin, BuddyPress, and popular eCommerce WordPress plugin, WooCommerce. Need to setup forums? No worry, the theme also supports WordPress Forums plugin, BBPress.
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Excellent Free WordPress Theme for Multisite
With the built-in theme options to control logo, favorite icon, colors, headers, background and many more features, it is a best compatible and suited theme for anyone running a WordPress Multisite. You can let your network users choose their own colors, fonts, headers and backgrounds according to their choice to customize their site.
With over 600+ Google web fonts to choose from and unlimited color schemes to play with. User can brand their own site with the logo and favorite icon uploads in theme options.
Want to build a Community?
With the built-in support for BuddyPress, you can set up an instant community website using this free WordPress theme, no tweak or customization to template needed.
Want to sell your own products?
The theme also supports WooCommerce and JigoShop WordPress Ecommerce Plugin. With a customize grid-based product layout with a distinct short description, get those orders running in no time!
Using Adsense and Advertisement Banner
If you need to monetize your site, this free WordPress theme comes with built-in advertisement placement options such as 728×90 or 468×60 leader-board banner in the top header, medium and large rectangle banner in the right sidebar, single post top, and bottom.
Each Category with its own colors
The theme had built-in category color options which you can set up each category’s own unique colors. Let each of your categories had it own distinct colors.
[notice type=”alert”]v1.6+, color options is in wp-admin->posts->categories->your category->edit category->select color. same goes for tag etc. for page, when create or edit page, there’s a add color metabox in right top side.[/notice]
Built for Mobile and Desktop
Truly one of the best responsive free WordPress themes today. With its responsive mobile-friendly design, it’s compatible with devices like Desktop, Tablet, small phone, i-Pad, iPhone, and Android Phones too. Try resizing your browsers to see different layout options.
People Love this Free WordPress Theme
I’m using Mesocolumn for designing my website as a delivery system of my lessons. Thank you, Richie KS, for creating this theme for us. You help not only me but also my students. I’ve also appreciated your quick response and great support.
The best theme there is if you need a theme that works well with BuddyPress. Especially if you need widgets exclusively for the BP-pages. Highly recommended.
I’ve used this theme for a Faq site. Perfect. An now on a new Forum website underco. with bbPress. No problem, no troubles. We’ve done some work in php for our needs, and the child-theme works.
OK with any new version of WordPress, and so with the theme.
So, 5 star 🙂
Themes looks very nice and also responsive (no need to worry on mobile optimization!). There are a lot of features worth using as well. Thanks!
I have always loved the freedom to choose what I do with my theme without all the coding complications and payments. This Theme is by far the best!
User at WordPress.org
For more testimonials and reviews, go to the theme’s WordPress.org reviews page.
Here are the theme full list of Features
– BuddyPress, BBPress, Jigoshop, and WooCommerce Ready.
– Page Templates for A blog with an excerpt, a blog with full content, full width, sitemap, and links.
– Logo and Favorite icon WordPress core built-in.
– 700+ Google Web Fonts with Font Previews to choose from.
– Color Options for each Category.
– Unlimited Color Choices for navigation, sidebar, footer, and links.
– Featured Category Grid or Blog Layout on the homepage.
– Unlimited Sidebar Featured Category Widgets.
– Google or any embed advertisement code in the header, sidebar, post loop, and single post top and bottom.
– WordPress Built-in Custom Header, Background, and Menu Supported.
– Schema markup support *can be disabled or enable.
– Custom widgets such as Featured category, Most Commented, and Recent Comments.
– Localization Ready ( mo and po file inside language folder ).
[notice type=”error”]Schema markup, AddThis social sharing, social counter, Twitter, and Flickr feed widgets are now under Social Jet WordPress Plugin[/notice]
Don’t believe me? check out the live demo in the top right.
Mesocolumn How to (FAQ)
[accordian_list title=”1. Using script code without shortcoder”]
For security reason, script type code is disable in theme options. to enable it read faq.txt
[accordian_list title=”2. How to add Left Sidebar?”]
Download this zip and upload to wp-content/, if you already had meso-custom-functions.php in wp-content/, just copy paste the code into it.
[accordian_list title=”3. Replace mobile menu with 2 dropdown mobile menu from previous version?”]
update to latest mesocolumn v220.127.116.11 via themes. download this zip
and unzipped it, and upload the ‘meso-custom-functions.php’ into ../wp-content/
*if meso-custom-functions.php already exist, copy paste the code into it.
the double dropdown mobile menu should showed instead of mobile menu. clear cache etc first.