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Astro – Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

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Astro is a content focused responsive theme for the WordPress platform. Designed from the bottom up to be high performance, user friendly, and accessible on all devices. Astro adapts to the users viewport, so it looks great on smartphones, tablets, TVs, and even the latest 4K monitors. Astro includes two different post styles. The standard style is designed for update posts and short articles. The featured style includes full title images, suited towards larger articles, tutorials and other documentation.



Fully Responsive
Designed for Mobile, Tablets, Notebooks, and Desktop Devices. Astro will dynamically adjust to any devices viewport.
Resize the width of your browser window on the for a demonstration.

High Resolution Support
CSS3 elements & SVG icons scale perfectly on all resolutions, including high resolution devices such mobile phones, retina displays, and 4K monitors.

Customization Options
Easily customize the theme using the WordPress Theme Customizer. Over 20 options to alter the theme.

Featured Posts
Feature posts have a full page title design with customizable image header. Make your articles and guides stand out. ()

Code Syntax Highlighting
Posts containing code are styled and highlighted with the Google Prettify plugin. ()

Social Profiles
Author description includes editable social profile links for major platforms. ()

WordPress Comments
Supports native WordPress comments allowing simple user comments and administration via the admin panel.

High Performance
Optimized for fast page load times, completely imageless layout, javascript degrading, and CSS3 styling. Google Speed Test score of 94.

Google Analytics
Integrated support for the Googles Analytics platform.

Article Flow Bar
Navigating large articles is made simple with the floating article bar which activates as you scroll down the post. It will update to show the current header section.

Multiple Authors
Includes integration for multiple authors with their own profile shown on posts, Gravatar avatar, and author specific social links.

WordPress Platform Support
Integrated support for the Googles Analytics platform.

Translation Ready
Astro is a translation ready theme with included .po and .mo language files.

Widget Support
Two widget areas are provided in the footer, and one within the index profile section.

Simple Install & Detailed Documentation
Supports all major WordPress features including tag pages, author profiles, multiple authors, archive page, category page, search, comments, custom pages and translations.

Major Browser Support
Fully tested & confirmed working on all major browsers. IE9+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Grunt Setup
Astro has been built with Grunt and SASS. It includes a Gruntfile and SASS source files for developers to easily edit the theme code.

Customer Reviews

Astro Reviews


v2.1.0 - 16/12/2014
+ Added TGM Plugin Manager
+ Added Google Font Options
+ Added Open Graph Support & Options
+ Added Demo Content XML
+ Added 'Astro Shortcodes' Plugin
+ Various Backend/Performance Improvments
+ Improved Page Title Generation
+ Improved Font Rendering
+ Improved Navigation
+ Improved SEO
+ Improved Syntax Highlighting (RainbowJS)
+ Updated FontAwesome
+ Updated Translations
+ Updated Google Analytics
+ Updated Documentation
- Removed SVG Font Assets
- Fixed URL Routing Bug
- Fixed Comment Validation
- Fixed Search Results Display Bug
- Various Minor Bug & Style Fixes

v2.0 - 14/05/2014
+ Added Feature Image Options for Front Page
+ Added 23+ Customization Options
+ Added Annotation Shortcode
+ Added Code Highlight Shortcode
+ Added Columns Shortcode
+ Added Youtube & Vimeo Shortcode
+ Redesigned Responsive Navigation
+ Added Unlimited Color Options
+ Added Local SVG Fonts (Improved font rendering on Chrome Windows)
+ Added Autoload Comments Option
+ Added Default Blog Icon
+ Updated Documentation
- Fixed Form Field Overflow
- Fixed Search Field Overflow
- Fixed Incorrect Navigation Icon
- Various Margin Fixes

v1.3 - 10/04/2014 
+ Customization Option: Custom Logo Upload
+ Customization Option: Show User Profile on Static Pages
+ Updated Documentation
- Fixed Reponsive Image Scaling Bug
- Fixed Share Buttons on Static Pages

v1.2 - 25/03/2014 
- Fixed Chrome 33 Web Font Bug (Workaround Until Chrome 35 Stable)

v1.1 - 17/03/2014 
+ Redesigned Navigation Menus
+ Added Widget Support within Index Profile
+ Added Widget Support within Footer
+ Updated Documentation
- Fixed Doctype & HTML Tag Bug
- Fixed Admin Bar Overlap Bug

v1.0 - 11/03/2014 
+ Initial Release


The documentation included provides all the information needed to get the theme installed and customized. However, if you have any questions you can email , and we will be happy to help.

If you have any bug reports, or feature requests, please let us know!



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