Coloured is a fully responsive child theme for Vantage featuring a sharp sophisticated design and many custom options specifically designed to enhance Vantage’s native capabilities.
Features and custom options include:
- Custom color control via WordPress’ theme customizer
Configure virtually any color combination you like Using WordPress’ theme customizer. In addition to the standard background color, Coloured allows you to choose a base color and two highlight colors. You also have the option of choosing a light or dark color scheme.
- Custom default listing thumbnail
Coloured allows you set upload a custom default thumbnail for your listings. You can choose one to match your logo or your color scheme.
- Custom footer credits
Easily change the footer credits in the post footer section of Vantage. Insert links and other basic HTML without altering the theme files.
- Hide or show admin bar
A simple checkbox in the theme settings page allows you to hide the admin bar at the top of Vantage for visitors who aren’t logged in.
- Alternate Menu Location
Coloured adds a new menu option allowing you to display your navigation in the header, next to your logo. Use either or both locations. You can even have have separate menus in each location.
- Upload a custom favicon
Upload a custom favicon for your site via the theme settings page.
- Set custom email from name and address
Choose you own email from name and address for all emails sent by Vantage to your customers.
- Restrictive Content Shortcodes
Want to give your members exclusive content? No problem. Just use the following shortcodes to allow members to view it only if the meet the requirments. To display content only for members with the right privileges use the following shortcodes;
[member_only] ... Content Here ... [/member_only] [author_only] ... Content Here ... [/author_only] [listing_owner_only] ... Content Here ... [/listing_owner_only] [event_owner_only] ... Content Here ... [/event_owner_only] [listing_event_owner_only] ... Content Here ... [/listing_event_owner_only]
- Full Width Page Template, Columns, FontAwesome Icon Font, Simple toggles
Take control of your pages with these standard web features. Use the full width page template and columns for your “Terms & Conditions” pages, toggles for you FAQs, icons for your sales page or even in you navigation menus.
- Extra Listing Condition
Add a checkbox with a custom “Agree to Terms and Conditions” message before users create or save an event or listing – This option can be set individually for events or listings or both.
- Improved Mobile Navigation
Vantage’s mobile navigation has been replaced with an attractive new CSS & jQuery based mobile menu.
- Responsive Videos
Videos embeded into your site from Youtube or Vimeo are now fully responsive. No shortcodes necessary, just paste the URL into you page, post, listing or event and Coloured takes care of the rest.
- Custom CSS
Want to tweak the look or design of your site without editing the theme files? No problem, just open the theme customizer and enter your custom CSS in the custom CSS section of the customiser.
Coloured is also multisite compatible and translation ready.
Q. How do I configure Coloured’s custom options?
A. Coloured’s custom options are found in two places. Under the Appearance menu in the admin area there is a link to the “Theme Settings” page. Here you can configure you favicon, email, and optional listing and event conditions settings. In the theme customizer (under Appearance also) you can choose you custom color settings, default listing thumbnail, and custom footer text. These options are found in the Colors, Listings, and Footer Credits section of the customizer.
Q. How do I insert columns, toggles, or FontAwesome icons in my pages or posts?
A. When editing a page or post, flip over to the “Text” editor and you will see two quicktag buttons; “Columns” and “Toggle”. For columns, click the Columns button and the basic markup will be added. You may then edit it as necessary. Here is a complete list of column classes; five-sixths, four-sixths, one-fourth, one-half, one-sixth, one-third, three-fourths, three-sixths, two-fourths, two-sixths, two-thirds. Once you have the right classes and number of columns you can go back to the visual editor to see the result. Toggles work the same way. To insert FontAwesome icons visit FontAwesome to see the full list of icons. Fint the icon you want to use, click on it then copy and paste the HTML code ( e.g.
<i class="fa fa-home"></i> into the Text tab of the Wordpress page/post editor.
Q. How do I create a full width Page?
A. When you create or edit a page just select “Full Width” from the Template menu under Page Attributes on the right hand side of the editor. Save your changes and the page will now be full width.
Q. The thumbnails on my listings are smaller than on the demo, how do I fix this?
A. If you already have listings on your site when you install Coloured you may need regenerate your thumbnails so they display the correct size. You can use the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin to do this.
Coloured can be installed via Wordpress’s admin area. If you are unfamiliar with how to upload a new theme, go to Appearance/Themes, click “Add New”, then “Upload Theme” then select the coloured-1.0.zip file and click “Install Now”. Once it is installed you can activate it via the Themes page.
For support please use the forums.
August 23 2015 – Version 1.2.1
- Quick update to fix small CSS issue
August 23 2015 – Version 1.2
- Add option for 2 or 3 column grid view for listings and events
June 13 2015 – Version 1.1.10
- Fix issue with Google ads
April 26 2015 – Version 1.1.9
- Fix CSS issue for android
- Update to latest version of FontAwesome
- Add option to load extended character font set for Central European languages
April 23 2015 – Version 1.1.8
- Fix minor CSS issues
March 15 2015 – Version 22.214.171.124
- Fix minor CSS issue
March 8 2015 – Version 1.1.7
- Update for Vantage 1.4
December 14 2014 – Version 1.1.6
- Fixed empty map showing when no results are found.
November 6 2014 – Version 1.1.5
- Fixed issue with extremely long categories list.
- Fixed duplicate ID when using both navigation menus.
October 18 2014 – Version 126.96.36.199
- Fixed layout issue for listings/events with many categories.
July 29 2014 – Version 188.8.131.52
- Compatibility with Shortys for Vantage Plugin
July 16 2014 – Version 1.1.4
- Compatibility with Vantage 1.3.3
June 28 2014 – Version 184.108.40.206
- Minor CSS fix
June 28 2014 – Version 1.1.3
- Fix conflict with Share Buttons by AddToAny
June 24 2014 – Version 1.1.2
- Added full width categories page option
- CSS Fixes
May 16 2014 – Version 1.1.1
- Added custom CSS to the theme customizer
- CSS Fixes
May 15 2014 – Version 1.1
- Added shortcodes.php – Restrictive content shortcodes
- Added top right navigation
- Added responsive video embeds
- CSS Fixes
May 07 2014 – Version 1.0