WordPress Theme: Matiyaga

Matiyaga is a featured-packed and multi-colored free WordPress theme with TweetMeme retweet button. It has 2 columns, with an easy Options page for customization. Loaded with Social Bookmarks button, Twitter Account integration, Automatic Thumbnail Resizer without using a plugin or custom field, Adsense ready with lots of advertising blocks.

Theme features:

  • Sliding Carousel of Featured Posts
  • Cool design
  • TweetMeme retweet button
  • Social Bookmarks (Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Flickr, Stumbleupon, Technorati, Twitter)
  • SEO optimized
  • Automatic Thumbnail Resizer (without using a custom field)
  • Option Page for Easy Customization
  • Compatible with WordPress version 2.8+
  • RSS Subscription
  • Twitter Status Integration
  • Google Analytics code integration
  • Built-in Page Navigation
  • YouTube Video
  • Adsense Ready
  • Advertisement Blocks Ready
  • Gravatar Enabled
  • Threaded Comments

Matiyaga Screenshot

Matiyaga | Demo | Download Matiyaga – Blue (4450)
Matiyaga – Cyan| Demo | Download Matiyaga – Cyan (2173)
Matiyaga – Green | Demo | Download Matiyaga – Green (2054)
Matiyaga – Orange | Demo | Download Matiyaga – Orange (2150)
Matiyaga – Pink | Demo | Download Matiyaga – Pink (1919)

Required Plugins:

  • TweetMeme
  • WP-PageNavi

Installation:

  1. If upon activating the theme you might encounter a popup saying, “jCarousel: No width/height set for items. This will cause an infinite loop. Aborting…” Just press OK.
  2. Upload the tweetmeme and wp-pagenavi folders in the /wp-content/plugins directory.
  3. Activate the plugins.

Customizing Matiyaga Options:

  1. Go to Appearance > Matiyaga Options
    • General Settings
    • Featured Gallery Slideshow Settings
    • Googe Adsense Settings
    • Custom Advertisement Settings
  2. Then Save Settings.

Additional Customization:

  • Changing the Logo:
    1. Use the sitename.psd found at the /images folder.
    2. Edit it using your favorite graphics application.
    3. Save as sitename.png and upload it at the /wp-content/themes/matiyaga/images folder.
  • Using TweetMeme:
    1. Go to Settings > TweetMeme
    2. Position should be set to “Manually call the retweet button “. The rest of the settings can be left as is.
    3. Save changes.

Thank you :
Lester and TweetMeme for making the WordPress plugins available.

Note :

  • Once you install the theme, activate first all the required plugins to work.
  • Set the number of blog pages to activate the built in pagination via Settings > Reading Settings > Blog pages show at most.
  • Set the number of featured content gallery posts to show.

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Comments

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