WordPress Theme: Nickelation

Another freemium WP theme added to our collection is Nickelation WordPress theme. It has a clean design to match your personal blogs, tech blogs, design blogs and other related blog niches.

This magazine type blog theme is compatible with WordPress 3.0+ versions. The robust framework makes it easier to manage and customize the backend administration without touching any codes.

Nickelation WP theme has a premium design which has a featured slider to highlight your important posts, dropdown menu, subscription buttons (Twitter, Facebook and RSS), automatic thumbnail resizer, popular posts, featured posts, featured video and a lot more!

Built by Padd Solutions, Nickelation 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
  • 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

Nickelation Screenshot

Nickelation | Demo | Download Nickelation (7039)

Installation:

  1. Install nickelation folder at /wp-content/themes/
  2. Activate Nickelation 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 Nickelation Options:

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

Additional Customization:

  • Setting the Featured Thumbnail:
    1. Go to the post
    2. At the bottom right part of the post page (below “Post Tags”) set the “Featured Image” (with at least width: 480px and height: 240px)
    3. Save or Update Post.
  • Setting the DropDown Menus:
    1. Go to Appearance > Menus
    2. Drag and drop the menus you want to appear in the main menu
    3. Save Menu.
  • Changing the Icon and 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/nickelation/images folder.
  • Using FlickRSS:
    1. Go to FlickRSS settings
    2. Display: “6 – user”
    3. User ID: Manual.
    4. Save Settings.

Requirements:

  • WordPress 3.0+
  • Host server with PHP5+

Thank you:

Thanks to Eightface, Viper007Bond and Héctor for the useful plugins.

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