A beautiful multi-purpose theme for everyone

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced WordPress professional, Vanguard was built with you in mind. Powerful and at the same time easy to use tools, make it easy for everyone to build a website. The build-in custom admin panel has all the options you’ll ever need to customize your website in a few minutes, be it changing colors, adding a background image, fonts or setting image sizes, Vanguard has got you covered.

The theme also includes an XML file that you can use to import the data seen in the theme demo so that you have a solid base to work with and start with the right foot. Also, the sliders you see on the theme demo that were built using the LayerSlider plugin are also capable of being imported.


Includes a license of the amazing LayerSlider 3 WP plugin – 15$ VALUE !

Unlimited colors and an awesome HSL slider

The HSL slider on the color admin panel enables you to change the Hue, Saturarion and Lightness of all the colors at the same time. This is especially useful when you want to change the color scheme and at the same time maintaining contrast.

Amazing typography options – use Google fonts or upload your own Cufon fonts

General Features

  • Includes an XML file that enables you to import dummy data and placeholder images with examples of slider images, portfolio items, blog posts and all the shortcodes examples. Start your new website with the right foot :)
  • Complete documentation with screenshots to help you through the installation and customization process.
  • Powerful and easy to use custom admin panel (CMS) for setting the theme options.
  • Fully responsive from Desktop to Mobile.
  • Unobtrusive JavaScript that gracefully degrades when it’s disabled.
  • WordPress built in automatic thumbnail generation and image resizing.
  • Translation ready, theme comes with a .PO file with English localization.
  • WPML ready.
  • SublimeVideo player fully integrated with the Slider allowing HTML5 video playback as well as integration with the [video] shortcode.
  • CSS and jQuery Drop Down Menu.
  • Full page backgrounds: every page, post and portfolio item can have a full page background image that centers itself and fills the entire browser screen even when the browser is resized (when using narrow “boxed” layout).
  • Customizable Sub-headers: every page, post and portfolio item can have a sub-header bar that is capable of displaying a title and description, as well as setting a particular sub-header height and background image.
  • Includes a free license for the awesome LayerSlider 3 plugin (15$ value).
  • 4 Sliders: Normal Slider and Full Width Slider, Normal LayerSlider and Full Width LayerSlider supporting images up to 1920px width and have Video support. Every page, post and portfolio item can have a sub-header slider that is capable of displaying images and/or videos of a specific slider item category or categories. This enables you to add a slider pretty much anywhere you want, be it for showcasing an item of your portfolio, your home page, or even a blog post.
  • Multiple Blogs: create completely independent blog pages that display different categories in each page, and the theme includes 2 different blog page templates.
  • Multiple Portfolios: create completely independent portfolio pages that display different portfolio categories in each page, and the theme includes 7 different portfolio page templates.
  • Full Width page template.
  • Left and Right Sidebar page templates.
  • Sitemap template.
  • Contact page with validation and fully functional Ajax contact form (3 layers of SPAM protection)
  • Customizable Image Sizes: the Image sizes section of the admin panel is a very powerful toolbecause it lets you set the image height of pretty much any image you see in the theme. For example, you can easily set the height of the images in a portfolio template with 4 columns, or the blog detail page, all of this without touching a single line of code or asking for support.
  • Skin Manager: change colorsbackground images and fonts.
  • Fonts Manager: quickly update the Google Web Fonts list of available fonts that the Google Web Font Directory keeps adding and updating, select which font subsets will be included if the current skin is using any Google Web Font and upload new Cufon fonts that you generate.
  • Lots of different shortcodes for you to use: Call-to-action, Titles, Column Layouts, Slider, Buttons, Info Boxes, Dropcaps, List Styles, Price Tables, Lightbox, Video, Testimonials, Maps and more.
  • Shortcode Manager: the theme includes an incredibly easy to use shortcode manager in the rich text editor inside WordPress, you just need to click on the Vanguard logo and select which shortcode you want to add to your content.
  • Awesome page examples to get you started.
  • WordPress Gallery with Lightbox.
  • 9 widgetized areas that can be hidden or replaced with your own custom created sidebars. This is possible for every page, post and portfolio item.
  • Complete separation from the portfolio and blog.
  • Custom widgets for displaying Popular Posts, Recent Posts, Popular Portfolio Items, Recent Portfolio Items, Twitter, Flickr, Contact Form, Social Icons and a Sub-pages menu of top parent page.
  • Seamless out of the box Twitter, Google+, Facebook and other social media sharing (requires a free AddThis account).
  • Works in all major browsers (not IE 6 and 7 compatible).
  • Styled and built in wp-pagenavi plugin used for pagination.
  • Valid HTML and CSS code

NOTE : the skin switcher that you see in the preview is not included in your purchased file.м