Compasso is a premium Magazine/Blog WordPress theme built with HTML5/CSS3. It is well suited for magazine, blog, or any websites with great amount of contents.

Responsive Layout

This theme has a responsive layout that adapts from normal desktop screen to mobile devices (tablets and mobile phones). Responsive layout can be turned off easily if you don’t need it.

Color Schemes

color schemes

Choose from 12 predefined colors, or use the color picker to create your own color.

Layout Styles

layout styles

Several different layouts are available for showing your posts. Each layout is a page template, so you can use it for a normal page or set it as a homepage.

  • Posts List
    Show posts in standard list view with small thumbnails on the left.
  • Posts Grid
    Show posts in grid with equal heights, up to 4 columns.
  • Posts Masonry
    Show posts with masonry layout (grid with dynamic heights), up to 4 columns.
  • Categories
    Show posts grouped by category (1 category in 1 grid), 1 column or 2 columns format. Use drag & drop category manager from admin to manage which categories to show.
  • Categories Masonry
    Show posts grouped by category with masonry layout. Use drag & drop category manager from admin to manage which categories to show.

Theme Options

theme options

Theme Options page is included to allow you to customize the theme quickly and easily. It doesn’t use any special styles, so it looks like a native page from WordPress you are already familiar with.

Rating/Review System

rating system

Ratings can be enabled on each post. You can add multiple ratings with custom criteria, and overall rating will be calculated automatically.

Sidebar Manager

sidebar manager

Add as many sidebars as you want, and choose different sidebar on each page. You can also set sidebar position on each page (right sidebar, left sidebar or no sidebar).

Custom Widgets

13 custom widgets available:

  • Ads 125px: banners with 125 pixels width
  • Ads 300px: banners with 300 pixels width
  • Comments: recent comments with an option to show avatar
  • Contact: contact form with ajax validation
  • Facebook: facebook like box
  • Flickr: recent/random images from a flickr account
  • Posts: posts with many flexible options: you can filter posts by category, order by recent, popular or random, show/hide elements like thumbnails, dates, excerpts, and comment links
  • Reviews: latest posts with rating enabled
  • Social: social icons in horizontal or vertical format, choose from 42 icons with 2 different sizes: 16 and 32 pixels
  • Subpages: child pages of current page or any page
  • Tabbed Content: latest posts, popular posts, and tags
  • Twitter: latest tweets
  • Video: video from youtube, vimeo or other video sharing sites

SEO Settings

This theme has a built-in Search Engine Optimization settings. You can set meta description and meta keywords for homepage or any page/post, and specify which pages that are not indexed by search engines. SEO settings can be turned off if not needed, or if you already use a 3rd party SEO plugins.

More Features:

  • Custom Background
  • Flex Slider for featured posts
  • 2 Multi-Level Dropdown Menus (via WP 3.0+ Menus)
  • Post Tumbnails with built-in WordPress function
  • Logo uploader for main site and login page
  • Banner uploader
  • Favicon uploader
  • Built-in Breadcrumb Navigation
  • Built-in Pagination
  • Built-in Author Box
  • Built-in Related Posts
  • Show/hide elements in list view: thumbnail, rating, category, date, comments link, excerpt, author, read more link
  • Threaded comments with gravatar support
  • Useful Shortcodes such as tabs, accordion, message boxes, layout columns, buttons and more
    (Shortcodes generator integrated into the content editor)
  • Ready for translation (.po and .mo files included)
  • Supports child themes (sample child theme included)
    Child themes are the recommended way of making modifications to a theme
  • Theme update notifier (optional)
    When a new update is available, you’ll get notified from your WordPress dashboard
  • Step-by-step guide and detailed documentation for theme installation and configuration
  • Compatible with WP 3.4+