PatternPlay WordPress theme is a clean, unique way to display your web media, projects, share your services or just get blogging with the blog style layout options.

XML data has been included with this theme to make for an easy installation process. Short-codes cheat sheet as well as a video tutorial section is also included in the support documentation. All PSD files are included as well to make for easy editing of hover images, shadows and other elements on the theme.


Homepage features & options

  • Responsive layout ready for all major handheld devices
  • Standard slider (Flexslider2) with single image and video ready option available
  • Standard grid layout in place of slider (optional)
  • The grid layout has no minimum or maximum requirement (you choose amount to be shown)
  • Grid slider images with links automatically generate a colored image and images without links are gray-scaled out and show color on hover
  • The pull down menu at the top of each page can easily be turned on/off in the admin options
  • Homepage style blog layout (with either slider layout) if you choose to not go with the custom post types
  • Options to enable or disable each section of the homepage so you can create a different layout if you wish
  • Flexslider2 has been added as well for an optional slider if you choose to go with a standard layout slider with larger images
  • Slider is video ready and is responsive as well of course

Styling options

  • Admin panel offers many styling options to give your theme a custom look
  • Colors can be changed in any section of the theme. Background of very top, center and footer background colors changed easily with a color picker option
  • Custom pattern uploader allows your to upload any pattern or image you wish to use for each section of the background
  • Typography can be changed in all sections of the theme as well using a drop down of 300+ google fonts to choose from and their weights (if available on that font)
  • Colors and font weights of all major heading tags are easily edited with another drop down and styling color picker inside your admin panel options section
  • You can also change the blue highlight on the theme with one click of the color picker options

Portfolio pages

  • Your choice between a 3 column or 4 column layout when creating a portfolio page
  • jQuery quicksand animations used on both layouts to separate images by the category they were placed in
  • Options available to show/hide the portfolio descriptions and heading fo each image if you prefer a clean image only look
  • Optional custom excerpt if you want to have a custom tagline versus the standard snippet of your content
  • Prettyphoto is used for the image gallery if there is no link present on the portfolio items
  • Ability to show/hide the more portfolio items that show below the portfolio details post if you decide to do so
  • Portfolio items can also use video and choose a thumbnail to display. The actual details page will show the large video

Blog section options

  • Ability to choose between showing a custom post excerpt and your standard content excerpt for each individual post
  • Choose to show or hide the related posts if you wish
  • Custom text can be added next to the related posts. Heading & description are available to use
  • Blog posts are video ready
  • Social media links section all ready for you to simply add in your URL and the icons will appear for you

Pages and Sidebars

  • 5 different sidebar pages are ready to use at your disposal
  • Homepage layout sidebar area
  • Sidebar pages A, B, C if you choose to use the sidebar with them
  • Default template with comments enabled (yes you can disable them on any page if you want to when making a post)
  • Standard blog sidebar is used on blog, portfolio and search pages
  • PSD files have been included if you wish to change the color or icon of the hovering images on all pages/posts/blog section

Support and extra files included

  • Forum support will be available to you after creating an account and logging in with your proof of purchase from Themeforest
  • Video tutorials as well as extensive theme documentation has been included
  • All PSD files have been included if you wish to make changes to some of the shadows used or hover elements or their colors
  • XML data has been included as well to make for a fast & easy installation of the demo content

Update log

  • Initial release : 9.14.2012