Creative Theme : Samba – Colored WordPress Theme


Review & Download Samba – Colored WordPress Theme

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On this post, we are discovring one of the best WP Creative & Modern Theme in 2018, Samba – Colored WordPress Theme from Pirenko having more than 1485 purchases on Enevato Market !

1. Review

Title : Samba – Colored WordPress Theme

Type : wordpress/creative

Designer : Pirenko

Publishing date : 2013-10-01T18:44:16+10:00 and updated at 2018-04-11T02:14:36+10:00

Price : 59 $

Sales : 1485

Review & Rating : 4.71

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2. Description

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  • This WordPress Theme is great for all Websites and comes with tons of customization options. It features the Visual Composer Plugin (worth 34 USD) to speed up the page creation process and it has a cool Ajax Page Loading feature (can be turned off). This option will allow a smoother the user experience and will speed up the page loading process;
  • There’s also a cool option to colorize pages and posts according to their featured color. Once again this is entirely optional. Another great feature is the option to have the left menu always collapsed and also a 3D open/close effect can be used here;
  • Shop integration? Sure! WooCommerce plugin has been styled and improved to fit on the theme like a glove;
  • The theme is translation ready (compatible and certified by WPML ), but you can also translate using the control panel (best solution if only one language is needed). The theme is already translated to English, Russian, German and Portuguese;
  • Need more? Ok, the theme offers also a complete members section with single pages for each person. Different teams can be created so unlimited teams pages can be set;
  • The theme options cover a wide range of possibilities and the theme has been studied carefully to display perfectly on all types of devices. Special attention has been given to font rendering as well as the main layout elements;
  • Finally, the theme has been optimized to work with the following plugins: Revolution Slider, Contact Form 7 and MailChimp;

Custom Admin Control Panel

  • Divided in 11 sections the Samba Options Panel will allow to fully edit the content and decide on how will some sections be displayed;
  • It’s also very easy to translate all of the text that used on your website (it can be done directly on the theme options, using .mo/.po files or using WPML plugin). This theme is certified by the WPML team:
  • To guide you the theme offers also spoken video tutorials
  • One-click install sample content will allow the automatic generation of pages, posts, slides, portfolio items and team members

Custom Template Pages

  • Page with Sections
  • Fullscreen Slider Page
  • Contact Page
  • Classic Blog Page (unlimited blogs can be created)
  • Grid Blog Page
  • Grid Portfolio Page (unlimited portfolios can be created)
  • Masonry Portfolio Page
  • Titled Portfolio Page

3 Custom Post Types

  • Portfolio items Custom Post type (unlimited)
  • Slides Custom Post type (unlimited sliders can be created)
  • Members Custom Post type (unlimited members and teams can be created)

Other Features

  • 48 Elements that can be added directly using the Visual Composer Plugin: Accordion, Blockquote, Button, Carousel, Image, Image Galleries, Latest Comments, Latest Portfolio, Latest Posts, Layout, Message, Pricing Tables, Progress Bars, Separators, Services, Tabs, Team Members, Theme Slider, Titles, Toggle, Tour Section, Widgetised Sidebar …
  • Widget ready: 2 default Sidebars+Woocommerce sidebar+Option to generate unlimited sidebars
  • Worpress custom menu ready
    – Font selector (unlimited fonts can be added using the method shown here)
  • 60+ background patterns
  • Future implementations available: if there’s any new feature you might like on this theme, please send me an email and I’ll try to add it to the theme

Theme Changelog

Apr 11th, 2018 – Version 6.7

NEW: Added Envato Market plugin for easier theme updates
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.4.7

Feb 8th, 2018 – Version 6.6

NEW: added option to have icons on the menu
NEW: added option to show portfolio excerpts on carousel layouts
IMPROVEMENT: Titled portfolio styles
FIX: Hide blog navigation option

Nov 28th, 2017 – Version 6.5

NEW: demo import now includes demo images
NEW: added option to control rows height
NEW: added slider options to theme pages
UPDATE: Visual Composer to version 4.5.5

Nov 11th, 2017 – Version 6.4

FIX: mobile mode menu overlap issue
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility
UPDATE: Visual Composer to version 5.4.2

Sep 14th, 2017 – Version 6.3

Improved https support
Updated Visual Composer

Aug 9th, 2017 – Version 6.2

Improved bundled plugins install/update feature

Aug 3rd, 2017 – Version 6.1

Improved theme update feature

Jul 25th, 2017 – Version 6.0

Improved mobile mode performance

Jul 19th, 2017 – Version 5.9

NEW: Added Corporate Style page to the One-Click install feature
NEW: Added About Us page to the One-Click install feature
Improved One-Click install feature
Improved WooCommerce 3.1.x support
Updated Visual Composer – 5.2

May 26th, 2017 – Version 5.9

NEW: added option to open portfolio links on a new tab
NEW: added option to show content under the Fullscreen Slider page template
Improved admin area options display
Improved PHP 7.x compatibility
Improved WooCommerce 3.0.x support
Updated Visual Composer

Jan 7th, 2017 – Version 5.8

Added option to hide date on blog posts
Added option for multiple layouts on special ajax portfolio pages
Improved WooCommerce compatibility
Fixed image upload feature (WordPress 4.7)

Jul 6th, 2016 – Version 5.7

NEW: Added Google Maps API Key Option
NEW: Added autoplay option to Images Carousel element
Improved tabs custom colors functions
Fixed Images Carousel element
Updated TGM Plugin
Updated Visual Composer

Apr 27th, 2016 – Version 5.6

Improved Mailchimp for WP by ibericode support
Updated Visual Composer
Updated TGM Plugin Manager
Updated Theme documentation
Changed child theme main scripts loading (it is now from parent theme by default)

Apr 13th, 2016 – Version 5.5

Updated Visual Composer
Improved Ajax Calls functions (new architecture)
Fixed Call To Action Button display

Feb 10th, 2016 – Version 5.4

Improved IE9 compatibility
Improved PHP 7 compatibility
Improved iOS compatibility
Fixed Single Image linking
Fixed Twitter share button
Updated Visual Composer

Nov 13th, 2015 – Version 5.3

NEW: added color options to the Google Maps page element
Updated Documentation
Updated Visual Composer

Oct 8th, 2015 – Version 5.2

Updated Visual Composer – Button and Call To Action are deprecated. Tabs, Tours, Accordion and Progress Bars use a new “engine”.
Load More Posts feature improvement
Fixed page elements display (erratic since latest update)
Fixed menu parent links when user is logged in

Sep 29th, 2015 – Version 5.1

Improved Load More Posts feature
Fixed page elements display (erratic since latest update)

Sep 17th, 2015 – Version 5.0

NEW: Updated Visual Composer to version 4.7.1
CSS adjustments to WooCommerce pages
Due to the Visual Composer update: progress Bars need to be re-built and some elements were deprecated: Button 1, Button 2, Custom Heading

Aug 26th, 2015 – Version 4.9

NEW: Added image captions to portfolio lightboxes
Removed plugin related warnings (since WordPress 4.3)
Fixed lightbox arrows display
Updated Envato WordPress Toolkit

Jun 27th, 2015 – Version 4.8

Added the option to set the menu width
Updated TGM Plugin Activation script
Updated prettyPhoto script - prettyPhoto XSS fix

Apr 25th, 2015 – Version 4.7

Improved Contact Form 7 compatibility
Updated TGM Activation Plugin (security improvement)
Updated Documentation

Apr 16th, 2015 – Version 4.6

NEW: Theme is now fully RTL compatible
NEW: Added the option to show the menu on the right
Fixed Video Element top space
Fixed Single Image linking

Feb 19th, 2015 – Version 4.5

NEW: Added the option to use squared thumbs on portfolio grid page
NEW: Added the option to have smooth anchor for page scrolling
NEW: Added the option to assign custom id's to rows
Improved top area display when admin bar is visible
Improved qTranslate compatibility
WooCommerce style adjustments (new plugin version)
Updated the documentation

Dec 29th, 2014 – Version 4.4

Improved Android devices compatibility
Improved RTL support
Fixed responsive grid

Dec 22nd, 2014 – 4.3

Updated Visual Composer (WordPress 4.1 compatibility issue)
Improved half layout image size calculation
Carousel page: mobile device improvements
Fixed custom taxonomy selector on various page elements
Mobile Grid fixes

Dec 12th, 2014 – 4.2

Improved Image Gallery grid display
Improved titles alignment
Fixed flexslider arrows display

Dec 8th, 2014 – 4.1

Fixed load more posts feature
Mobile devices fixes and improvements (buggy since latest major update)

Dec 2nd, 2014 – 4.0

IMPORTANT: Visual Composer integration was severely changed and some of the options of certain elements may need to be rebuilt
NEW: Added the option to have parallax backgrounds
Improved Visual Composer integration

Nov 26th, 2014 – 3.9

NEW: added line separator page element
Fixed CSS animations (buggy since last update)

Nov 25th, 2014 – 3.8

NEW: added portfolio accordion page

Nov 19th, 2014 – 3.7

Combined and compressed .css and .js files (improves loading time)
Added the option to have a grid blog with fixed size images
Added the option to show an avatar on parent blog pages

Nov 13th, 2014 – 3.6

Added the option to have wide portfolio posts without the right info panel

Sep 28th, 2014 – 3.5

Fixed portfolio multiple image loading on https servers
Updated Documentation (removed video tuts autoplay)

Aug 25th, 2014 – 3.4

Changed services core : Important! - older services description needs to be re-done)
Added the option for a service to open in a new window

Jul 1st, 2014 – 3.3

Fixed submenus not opening when user is logged in
Updated Envato WordPress Toolkit bundled plugin version

Jun 3rd, 2014 – 3.2

Improved Android devices detection
Added Behance icon to the Social Networks Widget
Turned off ajax loading when WordPress admin bar is visible
Fixed Video Player element

Apr 23rd, 2014 – 3.1

Fixed VC message asking to update page content to new version
Fixed text separator element

Apr 17th, 2014 – 3.0

NEW FEATURE: Added CSS animations support for page elements
Changed toggles core (old ones will stop working)
Changed progress bars core (old ones will stop working)
Updated Visual Composer (WP 3.9 compatibility improvement)
Fixed admin buttons icons display (WP 3.9 compatibility improvement)
Improved WPML compatibility

Mar 5th, 2014 – 2.5

Improved Woocommerce grid
Improved single posts Visual Composer elements display/colors
Improved search results page – added featured images display
Added indentation for 3rd level sub-menus
Fixed accordion display (wrong since last version)

Feb 11th, 2014 – 2.4

Improved theme gallery support (multiple galleries per-page)
Improved Ajax Portfolio filter functions
Improved WooCommerce support
Improved Contact Form 7 support
Fixed contact page translations for WPML

Jan 11th, 2013 – 2.3

Implemented Theme Gallery shortcode
Improved Layerslider support
Improved tabs with lists inside display 

Jan 7th, 2014 – 2.2

Implemented Portfolio Password Protected pages feature
Improved Password Protected pages feature
Updates are now made using the Envato WordPress Toolkit
Fixed Princing Tables that do not use any button
Fixed Princing Tables that use commas on the description
Fixed theme slider autoplay option

Dez 16th, 2013 – 2.1

Improved translations on frontend and backend
Improved dashboard appearance (optimized for WP 3.8)
Fixed latest portfolio posts shortcode that use a video lightbox
Fixed slides text centered postion

Nov 25th, 2013 – 2.0

Added missing alt attribute on some images
Removed Bcc from contact form messages
Fixed hide text option on slides
Fixed layout when Social Sharing buttons are off

Nov 12th, 2013 – 1.9

Added Stumbleupon to the Social Links widget
Improved large titles display on related posts
Improved posts without featured image and color display
Fixed Social Links Widget Icons margin

Nov 7th, 2013 – 1.8

Improved WPML compatibility
Fixed gallery popup image size
Fixed autoplay option on single post pages
Fixed author info display

Oct 26th, 2013 – 1.7

Added option to don't stop home slideshow when mouse is over
Added Vertical Spacer element to Visual Composer
Improved Youtube support
Improved videos display on fullscreen slider page
Improved qTranslate support on blog archives pages
Fixed slug options change so that it takes effect immediately
Fixed members page layout when there are small member descriptions

Oct 22nd, 2013 – 1.6

Improved Visual Composer elements “animate on show” option
Fixed call to action element position

Oct 19th, 2013 – 1.5

Improved Layerslider support
Improved animations on Ajax Portfolio Pages

Oct 15th, 2013 – 1.4

Added the option to have menu links that load pages without Ajax
Added the option of single images open a link on a new window
Added 3 translations (Portuguese, German and Russian) – Thanks lindemannkuechen
Added vCard link option to team members
Fixed contact page scrollbar
Improved menu click events on iOS devices

Oct 9th, 2013 – 1.3

Added preloader display when single pages are closed
Added the option to use a different logo on smaller screens
Fixed collapsing menu button click on smaller screens
Fixed author archives page
Fixed logo click/menu highlight event
On smaller screens the logo now links to the homepage
Slides text is now visible on small devices
Improved Android devices compatibility

Oct 4th, 2013 – 1.2

Added loader display when navigating through single posts
Smoothed the left sidebar scroll animation
Adjusted Classic Blog page layout when sidebar is off
Improved layout display when Responsiveness is off
Improved iPad iOS 5 and iOS 6 compatibility
Fixed inconsistent contact page form
Fixed warning on theme update checker under some server configs

Oct 2nd, 2013 – 1.1

Added the option to use a background image
Added the option to add transparency to the menu bar
Improved IE8 compatibility
Fixed child theme style.css loading
Removed warning on some pages when woocommerce is not active

Oct 1st, 2013 – 1.0

Theme was released

Sources Used

  • Visual Composer Plugin by Mixey
  • Foundation by Zurb
  • Magnific Popup by Dmitry Semenov
  • Custom Content Scroller by malihu
  • Recent Tweets Widget by Theme Prince
  • Unique page sidebars by Andrew Ryno
  • jQuery color animations by John Resig
  • jQuery easing by McGinley Smith
  • Decent Comments by itthinx
  • WPAlchemy by Dimas Begunoff
  • Image Resize Script by Victor Teixeira
  • Debounced Resize by Louis Remi
  • Isotope by David DeSandro
  • Masonry by David DeSandro
  • NProgress.js by Rico Sta. Cruz
  • jQuery Transit by Rico Sta. Cruz
  • CarouFredSel by Dev7Studios
  • Tooltipster by Caleb Jacob
  • Ambrosite Next/Previous Post Link Plus
  • Flexslider by Woothemes
  • Transitions for off-canvas navigation by Codrops
  • Elastislide by Codrops
  • Background Patterns by Subtle Patterns
  • Social Network Icons by premiumpixels
  • Entypo Font by Daniel Bruce
  • Fontello Font Service
  • Sharrre jQuery plugin by Julien Hany

Image Credits

These images are used only on the theme preview and are not included on the theme file package.

  • Isabela Rodrigues
  • Gustavo Bife Fernandes
  • markjsebastian on Flickr
  • vladjanuary on Flickr
  • ag2r on Flickr
  • laurenmanning on Flickr
  • Unsplash
  • Logo Sample Images

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