Avantgarde is a creative wordpress theme with a unique design feel suited to showcase your works or simply blogging.
Intuitive, simply to use white label admin panel
Simple, lightweight yet powerful framework, easy to customize
more than 40 shortcodes
switch between left and right aligned sidebar
option to display the slider on all interior pages, not just the homepage
option to enable the sidebar on homepage
Infinite skinning options – intuitive easy backend options to change theme colors
Custom made default gravatar
Display blog & portfolio posts anywhere in the theme
Simple pictures upload for your blog & portfolios via Worpdress Upload library
Highly simplified framework
Slider can link to it’s own post or to any page you like
White label admin panel
Widgetized footer with its own sidebar areas
6 custom widgets: latest tweets, latest portfolio entries, blog subcategories, latest blog posts, latest flickr images, social media icons
Translation ready(theme + admin panel)
Comments nested four levels deep. Support for comments pagination and avatars.
3 different portfolio layouts
unlimited portfolios of the same type
custom archive page
Image upload via WordPress Media Uploader Library with wordpress automatic image resizing, no timthumb!
404 custom error page
detailed and spot on documentation
demo xml export file included
Update 1.5 – March 26th, 2013
Updated the theme options panel to the latest version. Removed autoformatting code that was creating issues with plugins. Properly enqueued all external js / css files into the theme’s header. Updated prettyphoto(lightbox) plugin to the latest version. Updated superfish(used for menus) plugin to the latest version. Added hover effect for portfolio type 1 images. Now the theme’s localization files are loaded correctly. Fixed css tabs glitches that appeared with a tab with few content was created. Changed the custom list shortcode because the initial version was creating a conflict with wordpress editor since version 3.5.
Update 1.4 – August 14th, 2012
Fixed a bug where a color option from theme’s skinning options wasn’t working. Cleaned the code of functions that became deprecated since version 3.4 of wordpress. Updated theme’s options panel to the latest version. Simplified the theme’s blog architecture by removing category.php Now the blog directly uses the archive.php to display the blog. Fixed a bug where the fav icon was included twice in the theme’s header.
Update 1.3.2 – May 3rd, 2012
Fixed a bug where the localization dictionary wasn’t loaded in theme’s functions.php. Fixed the main menu display on hover when no description was inserted. Added the option to pull latest portfolio entries from Portfolio type 3 in GW Portfolio custom widget. Made some improvements to the theme’s documentation.
Fixed a bug where the localize function(_e(…)) from comments.php was misspelled.
Fixed a bug where multiple portfolios of the same type filter wasn’t working properly for portfolio type 1.
Made the custom list shortcode to display properly when used inside footer or sidebar widget.
Created a new portfolio – type 3
Created a new shortcode for portfolio type 3
Fixed a bug where portfolios 1-2 weren’t filtering the entries properly when multiple portfolios of the same type were created
Updated the portfolios 1-2 shortcodes with option to choose from what section you want to display the entries
Fixed a bug where few png images weren’t showing in the child theme
Fixed all the php error notices that were displayed when wp_debug was set to true
Fixed a few css issues
Updated the documentation in concordance to the last changes
Updated the xml data export to include the latest portfolio type 3 entries
Fixed a bug where the option for linking a slide entry to any page wasn’t working
Added social media share icons for slider posts detail, blog posts detail, portfolio 1 posts detail and portfolio 2 posts detail
Added few more notes and code samples to the documentation
Added a child theme for correct theme customization – documentation properly updated
Changed the “plus”(+) icon hover state because the initial hover state was changing to a cross(x) and the “x” symbol is usually used when you close something