BoomBox v1.3.1 — Viral / Buzz WordPress Theme


Last Update
High Resolution Yes
Widget Ready Yes
Compatible Browsers IE9, IE10, IE11, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, Edge
Compatible With BuddyPress 2.5.x, BuddyPress 2.4.x
Software Version WordPress 4.6.1, WordPress 4.6, WordPress 4.5.x, WordPress 4.5.2, WordPress 4.5.1, WordPress 4.5, WordPress 4.4.2, WordPress 4.4.1, WordPress 4.4
ThemeForest Files Included PHP Files, CSS Files, JS Files
Columns 2
Documentation Well Documented
Layout Responsive
Tags 9gag, buddypress, buzz, buzzfeed, listicles, publishing, quiz, reactions, rtl, sharing, viral, viral blog, viral magazine, viral news, viral theme

BoomBox v1.3.1 — Viral & Buzz WordPress Theme
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Boombox is all-purpose viral magazine theme with a top-notch design and extremely customisable layout, full of viral snacks and exclusive features, powered by the most powerful viral content builder. Populate news, listicles, polls or quizzes, spread them via social sharing, trending, reactions and up/down voting systems, drive bloggers community and monetise with any type of ads. Go viral right now!

NOTE: Price of the BoomBox shortly will be increased up to 59$.

Extremely Customisable Layout & Design

  • Enhanced WordPress Customiser options
  • Full Width or Boxed layouts
  • Unlimited 2 layer header layout and behaviour variations
  • 2 layer footer with 3 widget area
  • Shape patterns for header and footer (e.g. rags, clouds, grass, none)
  • Advanced sidebars management
  • 8 post listing types with infinite scroll, “load more” or numeric pagination
  • 2 size of post strip slider & 3 types of featured posts area
  • Fully customisable colour scheme, styles & fonts
  • Hide/Show any element on any page
  • Create prototype of BuzzFeed, BoredPanda, 9Gag or any other viral magazine

Configurable Posts Ranking System

  • 4 post ranking types: Views, Shares, Upvotes, Comments
  • Configure trending criteria by one of the 4 ranking types
  • Trending (24 hours), Hot (last 7 days) & Popular (last 30 days)
  • Trending, Hot & Popular fancy badges
  • Generate Most Viewed, Most Shared, Most Voted & Most Discussed post lists
  • Create pages of best post lists by any criteria within different period of time
  • Configure all sections of post lists by one of 4 criteria (featured posts, strips, widgets)

Engaging Reaction Voting System

  • Let visitors vote with reactions just after reading
  • Highlight 2 most frequent reactions on post
  • Engage other visitors by showing fancy reaction badges
  • Custom colour options for reaction badges
  • 24 reaction emojis – 2 hand handcrafted set
  • Possibility to add custom reaction emojis (svg files)
  • Create post lists by reaction categories
  • Set minimal reaction score for classifying post under that reaction
  • Set maximal reaction types count per vote
  • Restrict voting by login or just by visitor IP

Attractive Multipurpose Badges

  • Category badges (e.g. quiz, poll, music, videos etc.)
  • Create any badge with 600+ icons
  • Reaction badges with texts or emojis (e.g. lol, omg, wtf, geeky etc.)
  • 24 reaction emojis – 2 hand handcrafted set
  • Possibility to add custom reaction emojis (svg files)
  • Trending, Hot and Popular badges
  • Independently set custom colours to all type of badges
  • Create badges navigation
  • Disable any type of badges

Integrated with Viralpress Front-end Uploader

  • Enable frontend submissions & build bloggers community
  • Simple News and Numbered Listicles
  • Open Lists with voting
  • Personality Quiz, Trivia Quiz and Polls
  • Galleries and Playlists
  • Audio and Video Embeds
  • Social Media Embeds
  • Meme generator and more
  • Moderation System

Powerful Social Sharing System

  • Powered by MashShare plugin
  • Clear call to action buttons
  • Fully customisable styles
  • Editable buttons labels
  • Sticky sharing bar
  • Adjustable share buttons positions
  • Fake share counts for easy start
  • 25+ networks possibility via Mashshare add-on (including WhatsApp for mobile)
  • Force to share quiz before seeing result with Viralpress

Ads Everywhere with WP QUADS plugin

  • ads injected into post lists
  • ads in sidebar with sticky option
  • ad before/after the header area
  • ad before/after the content area
  • ad before the “You may also like” section
  • ad before the “More from” section
  • ad before the “Don’t miss” section
  • ad before the comments section
  • ad in footer widget area
  • ads in locations like “before the article first paragraph” etc…

Other Features

  • SEO optimised
  • W3 valid / semantically correct HTML Code
  • Cross browser compatible (IE 9+, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome etc.)
  • Fully Responsive Design
  • Retina Ready
  • RTL support
  • Advanced GIF control
  • Upvotes and Downvotes
  • Newsletter with MailChimp subscriptions
  • All Social Media Icons from Font Awesome
  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Contact Form 7 support


// v1.3.4 - 29.10.2016
- Fixed: Warning shows up when no "show badge for tags" option is set.

// v1.3.3 - 29.10.2016
- New: Tag Badges
- New: Option for content link colour
- New: Show/Hide Featured Image per post
- Improvement: Outside/Inside options for post titles in header strips.
- Improvement: no more "0" shares and "0" comments
- Improvement: Adding custom reactions svg files is supported now via theme folder
- Improvement: Subtitles are automatically take the part of post content if no excerpt field is added.
- Fixed: Shares and Upvotes counters remain static
- Fixed: Buddypress cover photo not working with RTL
- Fixed: Image caption isn't properly placed
- Fixed: Author avatar not showing on trending list
- Minor fixes

// v1.3.1 - 26.10.2016
- New: Snapchat social icon option
- Fixed: Mashshare fake counts are same on all posts
- Fixed: Login popup don't work when trying to login from comments section
- Minor fixes

// v1.3.0 - 24.10.2016
- New: Hyena - GIF Animation Controls jQuery plugin integration (fast and smooth gifs)
- New: CloudConverter service integration for converting GIFs into MP4 video files on the fly
- New: "View Full Post" button for stream post listing
- New: Universal/Safe web fonts
- Improvement: Buddypress notifications icon in header
- Improvement: Buddypress rtMedia addon support
- Improvement: wp toolbar removed for contributors
- Improvement: user profile photo for all type of post listings
- Minor fixes and improvements

// v1.2.7 - 15.10.2016
- Fixed: Buddypress RTL
- Fixed: Single Post Template option not working properly
- Minor fixes

// v1.2.6 - 14.10.2016
- New: WordPress Social Login plugin integration (login with 25+ networks)
- New: Next/Prev pagination buttons on posts list
- New: Font size options
- New: Trending icon option (3 icon types available now)
- Improvement: All Buddypress widgets are supported now
- Minor fixes

// v1.2.5 - 11.10.2016
- Improvement: Major Buddypress update
- Improvement: Buddypress Followers plugin support
- Improvement: Recaptcha is added on contact form
- Improvement: Viralpress dinamic slugs support
- New: Emoji "laugh-cry" 
- Minor fixes

// v1.2.4 - 07.10.2016
- New Demo: Boombox Minimal -
- Minor fixes

// v1.2.3 - 06.10.2016
- New: Paginated Post
- New: Floating Post Navbar
- New: Prev/Next Post Navigation Buttons
- New: Side Post Navigation
- Minor fixes

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