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NativeChurch – Multi Purpose WordPress Theme

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NativeChurch is a powerful WordPress Theme designed & developed for Church, Charity, Non-Profit and Religious Websites and comes handy for Portfolio/Corporate Websites as well.

It is fully responsive theme based on Twitter Bootstrap 3.0 framework that makes it available for all screen sizes from the bigger ones to smartphones. Its not only responsive whereas it is retina ready also, now no blurry images on your HiDPI and retina devices.

Features added in v1.9 –

Updates coming soon

– Multiple events ticket pricing
– New Homepage designs
– New header styles

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  1. Bootstrap 3
  2. WooCommerce Shop
  3. Slider Revolution
  4. Compatible with Contact Form 7
  5. Retina Ready & Fully Responsive
  6. Create & Use Unlimited Sidebars
  7. Mega Menu
  8. Recurring Events
  9. Google Calendar Events Integration
  10. Multiple Footer Layouts
  11. XML Demo Content file included
  12. Full Calendar for Events
  13. Audio/Video Support for Sermons
  14. 7 Types of Gallery Pages
  15. Events Listing Page
  16. Upcoming Events Countdown Timer
  17. 10 Prebuilt Color Schemes & Unilimited Color Options
  18. Working Contact Form
  19. Boxed & Wide Layouts
  20. Isotope Galleries ($25 value)
  21. Font Awesome Web-Font Icons
  22. Multiple Slider Effects
  23. Google Fonts Support
  24. SEO Optimized
  25. Google Maps
  26. Touch/Swipe Support for Sliders
  27. Retina Ready & Fully Responsive
  28. Well Documented for Easy Editing
  29. Compatible With All Latest Browsers
  30. Responsive Sorting Gallery
  31. Lots of shortcodes
  32. Latest Twitter Feeds Widget

More hidden features

Colorise your events calendar
Color can be added for events categories to show up on events calendar so your website visitors can see which event is for which category

Sliders for inside pages
Flexslider or Revolution slider can be added for inner page headers as well. Controls slider settings as per your need

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Change Log

v1.9.5 – January 26, 2014

NEW! Custom videos upload option for Sermons
NEW! Agenda Week, Agenda Day viewer events calendar and option to choose calendar header style at Theme Options > Calendar Options
NEW! Option to choose staff post type category on “Staff” page template
NEW! Option to set maximum number of events per day block of event calendar at Theme Options > Calendar Options
NEW! Option to hide recurring icon with tooltip that comes next to every event name. at Theme Options > Single Event Options
NEW! Retina Logo upload field at Theme Options > Header Options
NEW! Google Fonts List at Theme Options > Typography options will update weekly by own
NEW! Option to choose order of sermon albums for Sermon Albums Page Template
FIXED! Selected Post widget will have post as selection again
FIXED! Inconsistent overlapping issue of staff posts
FIXED! Bug with typography fields of Theme Options > Typography Options which causes fonts do not work in some cases of font selection
FIXED! Wrong feed URL at Theme Options > Podcast Options
FIXED! Some small styling issues with widgets
FIXED! Event time selection slider not working beyond 22 hours
FIXED! Bug with styling of homepage when more than 3 featured blocks were there
UPDATED! Payment imithemes plugin to fix the issues of payment status not updating in wp dashboard for causes and events payment
IMPROVED! Page load speed

v1.9.4.1 – January 03, 2014

FIXED! Bug with wp visual editor.

v1.9.4 – December 29, 2014

 FIXED! Bug while validating sermon posts feed URL
UPDATED! Revolution Slider to latest version 4.6.5

v1.9.3 – December 04, 2014

NEW! Google events open in new window now
FIXED! Theme options not showing when Envato Toolkit plugin is activated
FIXED! Problem with validation of podcast feeds
NEW! Option to choose if blog masonry thumbs open in lightbox or take to post
NEW! Option to show gallery title for all kinds of gallery pages
FIXED! Styling issue with events calendar
FIXED! Some more small styling bugs
UPDATED! WooCommerce template files for latest version of the plugin

v1.9.2 – November 24, 2014

NEW! Free Events registration option
NEW! Ability to have multiple calendar pages with specific categories of events
NEW! Printable Events ticket
NEW! Added Option to use google events as website events
FIXED! Layout issues with some templates
UPDATED! Events Calendar plugin to support Google API v3
FIXED! Bug in Podcast Feed file which was making the feed URL invalidate

v1.9.1 – November 06, 2014

FIXED! Revolution Slider bug fixed

v1.9 – November 06, 2014

NEW! Sermons podcasting
NEW! iTunes podcast submissions
NEW! Social Media sharing for all post types
NEW! RTL style
NEW! 15 pattern images for boxed layout
NEW! Video play button on homepage notice bar if no audio is found for sermon post
UPDATED! templates for column functioning
FIXED! Issue with date for events
UPDATED! Load speed optimization
FIXED! Staff listing alignment issue

v1.8.1.1 – October 15, 2014

FIXED! Bug with custom color and font options at Theme Options

v1.8.1 – October 14, 2014

FIXED! Bug with custom css at Theme Options > Custom CSS/JS

v1.8 – October 11, 2014

NEW! Option for all home pages blocks to use a single category or all categories
NEW! Option to add email separate email for each event 
NEW! Theme Options > Calendar Options now have colour options for events category
NEW! Option to add custom message under the slider in place of latest event/sermon
NEW! Slider speed options for flex slider of headers and galleries
NEW! Recurring event icon show the recurring info like days and times
UPDATED! Option to enable post thumbnails all over the website globally which will use 600px by 400px images and zoom gallery pictures to be 1000px by 800px
UPDATED! Option to change Author name in quick edit mode for all custom post types
FIXED! Featured “event showing error “Featured Event selected but date expired" for some users
FIXED! Category selection not working for blog templates for some users
FIXED! Bug with event listing page
FIXED! Recurring Icon showing for all events
FIXED! Problem with letter spacing for body text

v1.7.3 – September 21, 2014

FIXED! font color bug when font family is changed from theme options
CHANGED! removed font color option that was added in v1.7.2. Will be added in future with better usage
NEW! Now show posts/events/sermons by category on any design format template 

v1.7.2 – September 19, 2014

UPDATED! Slider Revolution to latest version 4.6.0
UPDATED! Font options at Theme options to add subset, styles, color of body, heading texts
UPDATED! WooCommerce templates to latest version
FIXED! Compatibility bugs for WordPress version 4.0
FIXED! Repeated title on single post pages
FIXED! wp-admin access allowed to users except subscribers
FIXED! Slider not working when page with home template is not selected as frontpage at reading settings

v1.7.1 – August 25, 2014

NEW! Show Event price on single event page
FIXED! Styling issue at Login/Register Form of Single Event Register Popup
FIXED! DONATE button on single cause showing wrong Cause title
FIXED! Events not showing on events grid template
FIXED! going on events widget showing always
FIXED! no option for entering email for form short code
FIXED! SEO by Yoast plugin error for site description

v1.7 – August 21, 2014

NEW! Event registration option added
NEW! Featured Event widget
NEW! Causes custom post type
NEW! Going on events bar widget for Homepage
NEW! Option to choose category on calendar shortcode
NEW! Option to choose event category / sermon category for notice bar on homepage
NEW! Option to disable / enable wordpress native thumbnail usage for all featured images of the theme
NEW! Support for Donation plugin
NEW! 3 New PSD files added (Contact, Blog and Events Calendar page)
UPDATED! WooCommerce theme templates updated for compatibility to latest version of woocommerce
UPDATED! Events Categories template should show the events in list view not like the blog posts design
UPDATED! Woocommerce compatibility for new version (templates update)
UPDATD! Font Awesome Icons updated to latest release v4.1.0 new 71 icons added for short codes as well.
FIXED! Recurring events for more than 10 times showing wrong date
FIXED! On homepage footer is out of the box when we choose boxed layout
FIXED! Staff page wp-admin page social icons list is broken
FIXED! Website blog page set at reading Settings is taking the index.php template and disregarding the blog page template
FIXED! Recent sermon widget styling if put in the footer widget area
FIXED! Removed “Save changes” button from modal shortcode
FIXED! Removed repeated heading on single staff, sermon and blog post pages
Some small bugs fixed
Refine the SEO techniques

v1.6.2 – July 30th, 2014

FIXED! Security issue with download.php script, now it will allow only pdf and audio files access
FIXED! Single Event not translating Attendees and Staff Member string
FIXED! Sermon Album not showing correct number of audio and video counting
FIXED! Single Event not translating Print, Contact Us & Event Address
FIXED! Duplicate strings in default.po file
FIXED! Column width issue with Mega Menu in multiple instance cases
FIXED! Optimised functioning of audio, video & read online button on Single Sermon Page
FIXED! Week day not translating when going to next month in event listing
FIXED! download pdf button always show on sermon post types
FIXED! Removed blank page tab at Theme Options 
FIXED! Single staff page, there should be a space after the Position: and no space should be there in between position and :
UPDATE! Woocommerce templates compatibility for latest version of Woocommerce plugin
UPDATE! Removed post date from single staff page

v1.6.1 – July 9th, 2014

FIXED! Mobile menu background issue with Header Style 2
FIXED! Background patterns bug with predefined pattern images
NEW! Home page style 4 added
NEW! Sermon Albums template
FIXED! Sermon shortcode column layout problem
UPDATE! Redux framework updated to latest version
FIXED! 2 Theme Options link coming in WP Admin Bar
NEW! Option to add header images for category archive pages

v1.6 – June 9th, 2014

NEW! WPML Compatibility added
NEW! New social media icons for footer, header and staff post types
NEW! Google Fonts options added
NEW! Slider/color/image option for each inside page
NEW! Latest Events and Latest Sermons Shortcode
NEW! Option to add Absolute URL for audio and PDF of sermon Posts
NEW! Category taxonomy selection option in staff short code
NEW! Add content calling on all page templates
NEW! 2 new header styles added
FIXED! Gallery slider posts lightbox bug
FIXED! Layout bug on Events Listing page next/prev arrows
FIXED! No upcoming events now comes in the notice bar area
FIXED! Static content on Home2 Template
FIXED! Logo not blocking in the grid on some browsers
FIXED! Latest News listing title, image and button not clickable on mobile devices
FIXED! Recent Post meta boxes value bug
IMPROVED! Meta Fields on page templates
UPDATED! Redux framework is now updated to latest version
FIXED! Upload image buttons at Theme Options not working when Google Analytics code is there

v1.5.1 – May 10th, 2014

FIXED! Blank page bug without installing WooCommerce
FIXED! Number of Events field not populating the events on homepage

v1.5 – May 9th, 2014

NEW FEATURE! WooCommerce Shop
NEW FEATURE! Slider Revolution
NEW FEATURE! Contact Form 7 compatibility/styling
NEW FEATURE! Option to control pagination/arrow navigation/autoplay options for each gallery post
NEW FEATURE! Options to select number of Events to show on Homepage version 1
NEW FEATURE! Staff post type templates added
NEW FEATURE! Select time and date format from wordpress general settings
FIXED! Gallery display bug on homepage
FIXED! Date bug on recent sermons widget

v1.4 – April 24th, 2014

NEW FEATURE! 5 new page templates
NEW FEATURE! Default header image for inner pages
NEW FEATURE! Caption/Link options for slider images
NEW FEATURE! Footer Columns Selection
NEW FEATURE! Homepage slideshow controls in theme options
NEW FEATURE! Job title field for staff post types
NEW FEATURE! Custom time input for events
NEW FEATURE! Option to repeat events every month
NEW FEATURE! Excerpt content field for staff post type
NEW FEATURE! Spanish, French, Portuguese language .po/.mo files added
NEW FEATURE! Now add custom menus in to mega menus
NEW FEATURE! New columns short code added
NEW FEATURE! shortcode now supported in widgets.
FIXED! Homepage countdown disappears on the day of event.
FIXED! All events link on homepage not displaying for some users
FIXED! WordPress 3.9 support added to theme
FIXED! Child Theme not overriding style.css of main theme 
FIXED! Event sorting bug on blog type layout

v1.3.1 – April 10th, 2014

FIXED! Bug when events menu in dashboard hide after activating new plugins
NEW! added Vimeo icon for footer
FIXED! Mobile Menu on android phone
NEW! Change height of header from theme options

v1.3 – April 7th, 2014

NEW! Mega Menus
NEW! Option to change date and time languages for events
NEW! Recurring Events option for Events
FIXED! Image alignments class issues
NEW! 8 Layered PSD Files Added
FIXED! Some typos in the static messages
NEW! Back to top button added
NEW! Option to change height of header from the theme options
NEW! Option to choose number of posts to show on homepage
FIXED! Issue while changing back to wide layout from boxed layout
FIXED! Bug with the staff shortcodes
NEW! Instagram social icon added for footer
NEW! Email social icon added for staff custom post type
FIXED! No separation when more than one pastor added to a sermon
NEW! Full width content in the listing if no featured image found
NEW! Vimeo/Youtube video shortcode
NEW! Team Member order can be set like page order
FIXED! No javascript working when no event is found
FIXED! Events/Staff tab not showing in dashboard when some new plugin installed
FIXED! Wrong date is coming when set country or city in wordpress settings

v1.2 – March 25th, 2014

Fixed bug featured sermon in widget not showing audio/pdf links
Fixed theme not giving recommended plugins notice
NEW FEATURE! Ability to add unlimited sidebars
NEW FEATURE! Category option added to gallery posts
NEW FEATURE! Staff posts single pages
Fixed bug on events grid page showing only current month events
Fixed bug on contact function subject line
Fixed when no event is created javascripts stop working on homepage

v1.1 – March 21st, 2014

NEW! Child Theme Included
NEW! Option to add separate header images on every page/post/custom post
NEW! Show Events in widget for any category
Bug Fixed! Footer widgets width issue
Bug Fixed! Sermon Speaker not showing on sermon posts
Bug Fixed! Page width on page.php
Bug Fixed! Twitter Widget not showing URLs
Bug Fixed! Events time wrong display
UPDATED! Sermon Widget
UPDATED! Theme Documentation

v1 – March 16th, 2014

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