WordPress Theme: Hydrogenize

Hydrogenize WordPress theme is our first premium quality theme to be fully WordPress 3.0 compliant and can be downloaded for free. This comes with an upgraded framework which harness the latest version of WordPress.

Hydrogenize comes with 5 different color variations to match any blog’s niches. This elegant and feature-rich theme comes with a featured content gallery, subscription buttons (Google Buzz, Twitter, Facebook, RSS), built-in advertisement options, automatic thumbnail resizer, popular posts, featured posts, featured video and a lot more!

Built by Padd Solutions, Hydrogenize WP theme is great for any blogger who wants to impress their readers with their contents and a premium quality design blog at no cost!

Check out the other theme features:

  • Compatible with WordPress version 3.0
  • Featured Content Gallery
  • 5 color schemes (Blue, Brown, Cyan, Green and Red)
  • Google Buzz Button
  • Dropdown Categories Menu
  • Spread the articles via Social bookmarks (Delicious, Digg, Newsvine, RSS, Stumbleupon, Technorati, Twitter)
  • Related Posts
  • Better Comment System
  • Separation of Comments and Trackbacks
  • SEO optimized
  • Automatic Thumbnail Resizer (without using a custom field)
  • Popular Posts
  • Featured Photos
  • Featured Video
  • Google Analytics code integration
  • Built-in Page Navigation
  • Advertisement Blocks Ready
  • Gravatar Enabled

Hydrogenize Screenshot

Hydrogenize | Demo | Download Hydrogenize (9904)


  1. Install hydrogenize folder at /wp-content/themes/
  2. Activate Hydrogenize Theme 1.0 by Padd Solutions (Note: Don’t worry if it might look disoriented at first, you need to activate the required plugins to fully utilize the theme.)

Activate the Required Plugins

Customizing Hydrogenize Options:

  1. Go to Appearance > Hydrogenize Options
    • General Settings
    • Page Tracker Settings
    • Social Networking Settings
    • Related Posts Settings
    • Page Navigation Settings
    • Custom Ads Settings
  2. Then Save Settings.

Additional Customization:

  • Changing the Logo:
    1. Use the site-name.psd found at the /schemes folder.
    2. Edit it using your favorite graphics application.
    3. Save as site-name.png and upload it at the /wp-content/themes/hydrogenize/schemes/color of scheme/images folder.
  • Using FlickRSS:
    1. Go to FlickRSS settings
    2. Display: “6 – user”
    3. User ID: Manual.
    4. Save Settings.
  • Updating the Thumbnail and Gallery Image:
    1. At the Thumbnail and Gallery Image below the post:
    2. Thumbnail Image URL: The URL of the image to be used as thumbnail.
    3. Gallery Image URL: The URL of the image to be used as image in a featured post/gallery.
    4. Update Post.


  • WordPress 3.0+
  • Host server with PHP5+


  • 2010.11.11 – Version 1.1 – /functions/thumb/thumb.php

Thank you:

Thanks to Eightface and Héctor for the useful plugins and our friends at MMORPGs, Facebook Games, Website Hosting, and VPS Hosting for the wonderful ideas and collaboration.

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  1. Phone reviewer 07.06.2010 Reply

    Hi, I tried to install it on my site and I found I could not change any of the Hydrogenize options from the admin interface. I had to go into the database and manually change them. I contacted Hostgator live support and they tried after logging in with my account and they were able to change the options. So it was weird that they could change the options but I couldn’t. They used IE7 and did as well. I then tried in Firefox and it worked fine so I will have to use FF now when i edit the site. Hope this infor helps….

  2. BdF 07.16.2010 Reply

    Not bad but Call to undefined function get_mostpopular() wp-content\themes\hydrogenize\sidebar.php on line 25

    Checking inside functions.php, there is no such function.

    • Dulce 07.18.2010 Reply

      Do read the instruction in the post. You need to activate the required plugin. In that case, it’s – WordPress Popular Posts. That should work.

  3. kamili 09.15.2010 Reply

    Awesome theme :D

    I upgraded to WP 3.x and needed to find a compliant theme. It was easy to set up and the directions were clear. – Thx!

  4. Miguel Viator 09.26.2010 Reply

    If you want to use external images (from a different web server), you must add a /temp folder in the /wp-content/themes/hydrogenize/functions/thumb folder and give it 755 permissions.

    Also, only certain websites are ‘allowed’. To allow more websites you will have to edit /wp-content/themes/hydrogenize/functions/thumb/thumb.php line 558. Currently it only allows you to add images from picasa, flickr, blogger, wordpress, and youtube.

    This had me pulling out my hair, I hope this helps someone else.

  5. MA 05.09.2011 Reply

    Call to undefined function get_mostpopular() wp-content\themes\hydrogenize\sidebar.php on line 25 I have installed and activated the WordPress Popular Posts (2.5.2) and my WP version is 3.1.2

  6. MA 05.09.2011 Reply

    everything solved just by installing the WordPress Popular Posts 2.1.4 instead the 2.5.2 :) )

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