Mineral is a modern, clean and fully responsive WordPress theme. It comes with an extensive admin panel, packed with various options so you can easily modify stylings, colors, fonts, layouts and other aspects of the theme. Mineral WordPress theme is a multi-purpose theme and can be used for any type of website, such as creative portfolio, photography, digital products, corporate and business sites.
Advanced AJAX Gallery (unlimited pages)
Mineral includes a flexible AJAX gallery with awesome jQuery animations and effects, which comes withlots of options available for its items. For each gallery item you have the options to:
– dynamically open an image slider (full-width or full-height) with a nice jQuery animation, containing lots of additional images attached to the item (bulk upload – you can upload lots of images with a single click).
– open an image lightbox as image gallery attached to the item (images can be uploaded in bulk)
– play video
– open item content in a new page
– open a custom link in a new page
Also there are lots of options the gallery provides, some of them are:
– Masonry Layout Support
– Option to choose between two, three and four column layout
– Unlimited gallery pages – you can create as many galleries as you need with different image sets
– Partial Loading in slider – loads images in background on portions for faster performance. Works well with large amount of images attached to a single item.
– Social Sharing – the slider view of the gallery provide sharing options, so you can easily share your items images on the most popular social networks – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.
– dynamic AJAX category filter (can be enabled/disabled per page)
– AJAX pagination which is great for large number of items
The theme is responsive, so that it fits and looks great on different size of devices – desktop, mobile phones and tablets. Also, the main gallery slider supports finger gestures, so it is very easy to navigate between the images on touch devices.
The theme includes options to change all the main colors used – you can easily build your custom skin with your favorite colors. You can see some examples here. Additionally, the theme comes with 34 different background patterns that you can choose from and if you would like to use your own custom background, the theme also provides an option to upload your own background pattern image or full width background image.
Advanced Content Editor Buttons
The theme includes an unique set of buttons that allows you to directly insert the various elements (such as services boxes, portfolio carousel, slider, etc.) into your editor area. In this way you can easily build full-width background sections with custom elements and style settings.
Parallax slider and sections
The theme implements parallax effects in differen elements and sections, such as:
- Content slider background image
- Full-width sections background images
- Servcies boxes animations
- Testimonials animations
The parallax functionality can be enabled/disabled for each individual section/item.
The theme provides a friendly user interface to implement the default web-safe fonts and Google API Fonts. We have created a section where you can enable as many fonts as you like just by adding the URL the Google API provides. You can check out the font management section here
Retina Display Optimizations
We have included retina display optimizations for all the main graphics used in the theme. Also, the theme provides an option to set a custom logo image for retina displays.
2 Image Sliders Included (unlimited usage)
Mineral also includes three different sliders that can be included on separate pages:
- Content Slider – in each slide you can set:
- a background image and set and set a different opacity to it
- background color
- slide animation direction
- slide layout – centered, text on the left or text on the right
- description, titles, buttons and side image
- Nivo Slider – can be used as a main page header slider, gallery post type slider or it can be embedded into the content of the posts and pages.
The theme comes with a detailed documentation, which includes examples, screenshots and all the main instructions you will need to customize your site. Additionally, we have included a “Beginners” section which includes some helpful links about working with WordPress and instructions about what steps to follow when setting the theme.
Other Key Features
- Post Formats Support, including the following formats:
- Standard Post – includes a featured image in the header
- Video Post – includes a video in the header
- Gallery Post – includes a slider in the header
- Aside Post
- Quote Post
- Unlimited Sidebars – dynamic sidebar generation functionality
- Easy page layout changing – for each page you can choose between:
- Right Sidebar
- Left Sidebar
- .po file included for theme translation
- Easy logo replacement with retina display support
- Separate portfolio section
- WordPress 3.0 Custom Menu Support
- jQuery Tabs
- AJAX contact form
- Sociable Icons section in header
- Comments with reply functionality (multiple levels depth)
- Multi level drop-down menu
- Custom styled elements included
- Two bonus widgets included – Portfolio Posts Loader displaying the latest items’ images and a Latest Posts Loader widget which displays the latest blog posts with a thumbnail image
- Works and looks similar in all major browsers: Internet Exlorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Google Chrome