WordPress Theme: Magilas

We are back with a brand new corporate design Magilas WordPress theme. Magilas comes with a customizable front page which showcases the “About Us” and “What We Do” sections. This special multi-colored 5-in-1 free WordPress theme is packed with a better framework and a robust admin options panel to accommodate the General Settings, Page Tracker, Social Networking, Related Posts, Page Navigation and Custom Ads Settings.

Built by Padd Solutions, Magilas 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:

  • Featured Content Gallery
  • Multiple color schemes (blue, brown, gray, green, red)
  • Popular Posts
  • Latest Tweet
  • Spread the articles via Social bookmarks (TweetMeme, Delicious, Digg, Newsvine, RSS, Stumbleupon, Technorati, Twitter)
  • Related Posts
  • Separation of Comments and Trackbacks
  • SEO optimized
  • Automatic Thumbnail Resizer (without using a custom field)
  • Compatible with WordPress version 2.9+
  • RSS and Twitter subscription
  • Google Analytics code integration
  • Built-in Page Navigation
  • Advertisement Blocks Ready
  • Gravatar Enabled

Magilas Screenshot

Magilas | Demo | Download Magilas (7363)

Installation:

  1. Install magilas folder at /wp-content/themes/
  2. Activate Magilas 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 Magilas Options:

  1. Go to Appearance > Magilas 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 /images folder.
    2. Edit it using your favorite graphics application.
    3. Save as site-name.png and upload it at the /wp-content/themes/magilas/images folder.
  • Changing the site description “WordPress Theme Awesomeness”:
    1. Use the site-description.psd found at the /images folder.
    2. Edit it using your favorite graphics application.
    3. Save as site-description.png and upload it at the /wp-content/themes/magilas/images folder.
  • Using TweetMeme:
    1. Go to TweetMeme settings
    2. Display: check “Display the button on pages”
    3. Position: Manual.
    4. Type: choose “The compact widget”
    5. The rest of the settings can be left as is.
    6. Save changes.
  • Updating the Featured Content Gallery:
    1. At the Custom Field post:
    2. Name: paddimage-gallery
    3. Value: url of the image (i.e. /wp-content/uploads/2010/02/image.jpg)
    4. Edit the settings.
    5. Save changes.
  • Updating the Post Thumbnail:
    1. At the Custom Field of the post:
    2. Name: paddimage
    3. Value: url of the image (i.e. /wp-content/uploads/2010/02/image.jpg)
    4. Edit the settings.
    5. Save changes.

Requirements:

  • WordPress 2.8+
  • Host server with PHP5+

Thank you:

Thanks to Crowd Favorite and TweetMeme for the useful plugins and Woofunction for their amazing icons.

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Comments

  1. Share Anything 05.03.2010 Reply

    Good, it’s great theme!!
    I like it! Five Stars for this theme!

  2. Réda Chraïbi 06.24.2010 Reply

    These are really good themes, i want to use theme. Unfortunately I didn’t know how to update the Featured Content Gallery for Magilas. I followed the instructions, put paddimage-gallery value, but no results.

    Could you help please ?

  3. Kultusblog 11.07.2010 Reply

    I had the same problem as reda with this theme and I got it to work with these steps:

    1. change the thumps.php Line ” usort($files, “filemtime_compare”); ”
    to ” if(is_array($files)) usort($files, “filemtime_compare”); ” .
    This solves an array error I had with cleaning the chache.

    2. this may not be necessary, but you have to check whether your cache directory is writable, which means a chmod permission of “666″.

    This solved the problem for me, check if it works after step 1, it may be already solved by then.

    Cheers and thanks for this great Theme!

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