The Fox Theme – Modern Blog Magazine WordPress Theme
The Fox theme is multipurpose WordPress blog themes. A WordPress blog website can be easily build using this theme.
Features of Fox theme:
WordPress 5.5.1 compatible. Gutenberg editor ready
Fox is compatible with WordPress 5.5 and always up to date, compatible with future WordPress versions. We also support Classic Editor for those who doesn’t like the new editor.
One-click import demo
All Demos are included in the download package. To make your site look 100% same as demo, you just need to click to single button “Import” and wait for couple of minutes.
100% responsive + mobile friendly
Fox is serious about the mobile version. We offer an off-canvas menu that looks like popular websites such as Facebook, NYTimes, New Yorker, ELLE.. with two different skins: light or dark. You can also set a background image for your off-canvas menu.
Everything is responsive: You can choose different ad images for the mobile screen, the smaller font size for text, smaller padding/margin for elements..Fox supports custom mobile logo: You can upload a mobile version of your site logo. By default, it’s a text logo that’s very light-weight.
Fox or none of our WordPress themes collect any kind of personal data, like email, name, or IP addresses.
Fox is coded with standard HTML 5 & CSS3 technique. We bring semantic into your code so that search engines like Google, Bing.. can read easily and understands what your site is about, where’s the headline, where’s the main image etc.
Text logo is default unless you want to use image. All headings H1, H2, H3.. are well orgazined as well as CSS, JS files are minified by default to improve site speed.All Google Fonts are combined into single-call to load, and only necessary font weights are loaded.
Built-in drag & drop home builder
Drag & Drop Homepage Builder is integrated right in the customizer. You don’t need to install additional page builder. Choose among 11 layouts with options to customize each layout. Here’s the list of all possible layouts to choose from:
- Standard Post
- Grid: 2 – 5 columns
- Masonry: 2 – 5 columns
- Vertical Post
- Post Group 1
- Post Group 2
- Classic Slider
- Modern Slider
- Post Carousel
- Big Post
You can also play around with section heading, display sidebar left/right, display some banner/ad.
Control every single element
Fox gives you total font control on every single element: general body text, heading, menu, logo, post title, meta.. 1,000+ options included and well organized, building a magazine yourself has never been more fun. Here’s the full list of typography elements you can control:
- Body font
- Heading font
- Navigation first level
- Navigation dropdown
- Logo font
- Off-canvas mobile menu
- Section heading font
- Blog post title
- Blog post meta
- Standalone category (above post title)
- Single post title, subtitle, and content
- Single label heading
- Archive title font
- Widget title
- Form input
- Drop cap (with Gothic font option)
- Image caption
- Copyright text
Fox is WooCommerce 4 ready. You can build an online shop within the WordPress platform by using Fox + WooCommerce.
Elementor page builder
Elementor is a free page builder that has powered more than 4 million WordPress sites. Fox works well with Elementor and includes the following builder elements:
- Post-Standard Layout
- Newspaper, Grid, Masonry (Pinterest-like), List post Layout
- Post Vertical, Big, Slider Layout
- Post Group 1 (2 columns), Group 2 (3 columns)
- Author Grid/List
- Responsive Ad
Multilingual polylang compatible
Fox is 100% compatible with Polylang so you can turn your site into a multi-languages site.
Custom sidebar on the homepage: You can choose to display a sidebar between post sections. Put your ad, newsletter form, contact form, intro boxes, or Instagram grid. Whatever you want.Custom post type: Fox supports custom post type and custom taxonomy. Instead of showing standard posts, you can choose to display Book, Movie, or any custom post type.
Non-duplicating posts: If a post appears in section 1, it won’t appear in section 2 even it’s in category 2. Your visitors will always be feed with fresh news.
Archive top area: In each category/tag, you may choose to showcase the most viewed posts or featured posts of that category/tag in some manner: post group 1, group 2, vertical post, post grid.
Individual category, tag options
Each category, the tag has its own option set so you can display category A differently from category B. Category 1 is in a grid layout, category 2 is in a list layout. It’s ok.
- Post layout: grid, masonry, list, standard.
- Sidebar: Left, Right, or no sidebar
- Top area: layout for the top area or disable.
- Category cover image.
- Sidebar selection: It means you can display different sidebars for different categories.
Built-in author options: Social profile URLs such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest. Fox allows you to upload author avatar and author cover image without installing additional plugins (note that other WP themes require a plugin to do that)
Advanced thumbnail options: You can choose over landscape, square, portrait thumbnail for your blog posts, or enter your custom thumbnail size that right to you, eg. 720×400.
Thumbnail hovers effect: Fox includes 4 thumbnails hover effects: Image fade, darken, brand logo hover, or the first letter of the post title. You can also choose not to use any of them.
Wide or boxed layout: Content width can be set to 1020px, 1170px, or any number you want. Feel free to change the sidebar width too.
5 Header layouts:
- 1: Navigation bar – Logo
- 2: Logo – Navigation bar
- 3: Search, Logo, Social – Menu
- 4: Menu – Search, Logo, Social
- Inline: Logo Left – Menu Right
- Minimal Header with Primary Menu disabled.
Sticky header can be enabled/disabled.
Megamenu: To enable the mega menu, you just need to check the menu item: Enable this. Very simple. Fox supports 2, 3, 4 column mega menu items.
Loads latest posts from category: You can enable this feature for category menu item in the back end so that when your visitors hover a category menu item, it loads the latest posts in that category.
Off-canvas menu: Build a professional site with an off-canvas menu that opens by a hamburger button, like Facebook, Nytimes, Elle. Fox offers an off-canvas menu with 2 different skins: Light and Dark. You can choose an off-canvas menu that differs from your main header menu.
Text logo and image logo: Fox supports text logo with customizations like font face, size, color. Text logo is practically good for SEO and is a simple solution if you don’t want to design an image logo.
9 footer layouts: Fox supports flexibly footer layouts:
- 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4 + 1/4
- 2/4 + 1/4 + 1/4
- 1/4 + 2/4 + 1/4
- 1/4 + 1/4 + 2/4
- 1/3 + 1/3 + 1/3
- 2/3 + 1/3
- 1/3 + 2/3
- 1/2 + 1/2
You can align each column left, center or right to build your own footer with creativity. Also, light and dark skin with background color, image are supported for footer.
Versatile single post layouts: There’re 6 predefined single post layouts, that you can set locally for each individual post or globally for all posts
- Layout 1: Thumbnail – Title – Content and 1b: Title – Thumbnail – Content
- 2: [Title] – [Thumbnail] – [Content]
- 3: [Thumbnail] – [Title & Content]
- 4: Hero Full
- 5: Hero Half (Dark and Light)
5 Post formats supported:
- Standard post
- Video post: YouTube, Vimeo, or any popular video service. You can also upload your own mp4 video file.
- Audio post: Spotify, Soundcloud, or any popular audio service. You can also upload your own audio file.
- Gallery post: with 7 gallery styles
- Link format: Your post in the blog can point to an external link
Autoload next post: Create an infinite scroll for single posts to keep your visitors on site. When visitors reach to the bottom of a single post, it loads a new post automatically.
Automatic video thumbnail: Once Youtube or Vimeo video URL set for your video format post, Fox automatically pulls thumbnail from the video for your post.
Two column text: single column text or 2-column text layout.
Built-in light box: Fox integrates a beautiful light box.
Reading progress: The reading progress indicates how much your post content has been read. You can enable/disable it, set it at top or bottom with custom thickness and color.
Post view counter
Fox integrates a simple post view counter but in a separate plugin. You may choose to install it or not. It counts post views by session so it’s pretty correct. It means refreshing the post 10 times in 1 minute still counts as 1 view. In each builder section or post list widget, you have the option to display the most viewed posts: all time, yearly, monthly, or weekly.
Related posts: Fox integrates related posts in few positions: after post content, the bottom of a single post, or in the footer sliding box. Related post source can be: same tags, same category, same author, latest posts, featured posts.
Review post: Fox integrates a simple built-in review system that helps you to build a review blog/magazine such as book review, movie review, etc.
Sponsored post: You can change the sponsor label, name, image logo, image width, and the sponsor URL.
Live post: For live events like a football match or an outbreak (Coronavirus, Forest Fire..), it has a label as “Live post” and the time indicator of the latest update time. This feature is inspired by news sites like NYTimes, BBC, CNN.
Professional Image Align: You can choose to set each image in your post to be aligned wide (120px larger than the post content width) or fullwidth (to the edge of the screen). Those options can be set for each image, each post, or all posts.
7 Gallery Styles:
- Image Grid gallery with options 2 – 5 columns
- Masonry image gallery with options 2-5 columns
- Carousel gallery
- Stack Images
- Image Slider
- Metro gallery style
- Rich-content slider
Fox has a lot of ad spots you can use responsive banner ad or enter your own ad code, say Adsense. Each banner ad has an option for desktop banner, tablet, and mobile ad. Here’re spots you can insert your ads:
- Before Header
- After Header
- After Logo
- Before each homepage builder section
- Before the main stream posts in homepage builder
- Main Sidebar
- 4 Footer Columns
- Before single post title
- Before single post content
- After single post content
- In a page if you use Elementor.
- About widget
- Image box
- Coronavirus data
- Instagram Feed (third-party)
- Facebook Like Box
- Pinterest Feed
- Responsive Ad (Banner or custom Adsense Code)
- Post List (Latest, Most Viewed, Best Rated)
- Author List
- Social List
- Mailchimp Form For WP (third-party)
- Header, Footer Logo
- Header, Footer Menu
Social Share: Fox supports share icons of all popular social sites. You can display share icons before, sticky along with post, or after the post content.
- Messenger (only rare themes support this)
(Note that Instagram doesn’t have a share button)
Built-in Coronavirus Data Widget included
With the worldwide spread of the Covid 19 pandemic, many sites now require a live update of the pandemic locally or globally. Since v4.4, Fox includes a built-in Coronavirus widget update with data from Johns Hopkins University, New York Times and Worldometers combined. You can display the number of total cases, newly confirmed cases, total deaths from:
- Any country, say USA, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, Russia, etc
- Any continent, eg. Europe, Asia, North America, etc
- Any U.S. State, eg. New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey, etc
- And a table below with data from all countries around the world or all U.S states
With smart data cached you can set from 15 mins – 24 hours, it doesn’t slow down your site while the data is still up to date. This widget is EXCLUSIVELY included in The Fox theme and you’ll see it right after installing the theme under the Appearance > Widgets tab. Enter your own country/state. No further actions needed.
Compatible with essential plugins:
- Elementor page builder
- WooCommerce plugin for shop
- Contact Form 7
- Mailchimp For WP
- SEO Yoast
- Instagram Feed
- All in one security
- WP Rocket (premium)
- Lazy Load
- Loco Translate
- WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache
Fully Translatable: Fox supports more than 20 essential translation words right inside the customizer panel so you don’t need to install a third-party translation plugin. Words you can translate quickly in Customizer: More, Keep Reading, Read More, Previous, Next.
- Human-reading time: 3 days ago, 19 hours ago.
- Sentence base: word or character
- Multi-site ready
- Cross-browser compatibility: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE, Edge.
- Retina ready
- Support for multi-page articles
- Child theme supported
- Reading time in post meta
- CSS, JS Compressed by default. However, you can select to load many individual files if you want for your own purpose.
- Show/Hide everything on your site.
- Most of the options are local and global: ie. there’s an option for every single post and there’s an option in Customizer that applies for all posts.
- Font Awesome 5 icon list
- Custom header logo URL
- Upload default thumbnail in case there’s no thumbnail
- Custom post blog thumbnail, ie. you can set a blog image that’s different from a single post thumbnail.
Massa: Inspired by MIT Technology Review Magazine. This is a super clean & pure demo for writing purposes.
Newspaper: Newspaper style with grid masonry layout on posts and two-column text column for single layout.
Times-News: Inspired by the New York Times, LATimes, Independent, The Times UK. This is a very clean theme for newspapers with a focus on readability.
Times Writer: Inspired by NYTimes and Medium.
Fashion: Inspired by ELLE Fashion Magazine.
Commentary: Inspired by The Newyorker. This is best for Commentary Magazine, Satire, Poem, Illustration, Cartoon, Comics, Politics
Original: The original demo of The Fox with old-school style like a paper newspaper
Interior: Elegant design with light colors for Home Decor Magazines or Apartment Therapy Blogs.
Food: A clean food blog for food bloggers to share your recipes, dishes, cooking secrets, and food photos.
Clean: It’s just a clean blog for writers who want a clean and highly-readable blog like Medium, Lifehacker, Gizmodo.
Geometry: Colorful WP demo for Tech, AI, Science, Geeks, Game, Fiction..
Travel: A demo for backpackers, travelers, travel bloggers, or photographers who want a white, light & clean blog to tell great stories.
Science: Inspired by Scientific American, the #1 science magazine. This is for science news, tech, biology, physics, chemistry, maths, artificial intelligence..
Smooth: Inspired by Kinfolk magazine, this is a demo for Arts and Portfolio.
Lifestyle: This demo is for fashion, chic, girls, minimalist bloggers
What’s included in the package?
- Installable WordPress theme file
- All premade demos with the one-click import.
- All necessary plugins
- FREE lifetime updates even when support expired.
- 6 months support by default (or 12 months if you choose).
- Direct support by theme author
- Online Theme Documentation