Let your content do the talking with this powerful theme suited to visual niches including video game sites, motoring magazines and other topics with vibrant imagery.
More Info Getting Started
Documentation for WordPress.com is available here. Homepage Layout
Featured Content The large headline image, and up to 6 smaller posts on a white background are all controlled with Featured Content functionality. The most recent of the featured posts will be the large featured image. To look their best you should make sure all featured posts have a Featured Images.
Sidebar Widgets The left sidebar is controlled with Sidebar widgets. If the sidebar has no widgets then the blog posts will expand to fill the available space. Sidebars
Romero has 5 optional sidebars. They will only display if they contain widgets.
Sidebar Widgets - this displays on the left hand side of the homepage, and the right hand side of blog posts and pages.
Menu Widgets 1, 2, and 3 - these display in columns in a block underneath the menu that appears from the arrow to the right of the navigation. Custom Templates
Romero has 2
Custom Page Templates. These can be used as different layouts for your websites pages, or as a Custom Front Page.
Full Width - this lets you display your page content full width, with no sidebar.
Contributors - this page displays a list of all the people who have published content on your blog. Standard Features
Romero has the following translations included:
Albanian, Azerbaijani, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
1.8.3 - 9th August 2019
Add an additional footer widgets sidebar for the homepage and archives. To prevent existing sites from being changed this is a new sidebar that can be configured independently.
Add a new filter that allows the featured images from attachments to be disabled with a one line plugin
add_filter( 'romero_use_image_attachments', '__return_false' );
1.8.2 - 10th July 2019
Increase max width of titles on large featured content box.
1.8.1 - 18th June 2019
Fix button styles in forms. input elements looked good but button elements were not styled. They are now!
1.8 - 12th March 2019
Add the excerpt to the featured post. It's hidden by default, but this allows it to be displayed with custom css.
1.7.2 - 6th October 2018
Make featured header image larger to account for larger screens. The proportions are consistent so existing sites won't change design.
1.7.1 - 12th August 2018
Some minor style tweaks to improve support for WordAds.
1.7 - 25th May 2018
Fix display of the cookie consent checkbox in the comments form.
1.6 - 31st October 2017
WooCommerce for all (.com and .org).
Disable infinite-scroll on WooCommerce archive pages.
1.5.2 - 13th July 2017
Remove include for inc/wpcom.php, since it's automatically included by WordPress.com sites
1.5.1 - 3rd July 2017
Fix PHP errors due to WooCommerce integration.
1.5 - 18th June 2017
Add support for WooCommerce
1.4.3 - 10th June 2017
Improve compatibility with new media widgets in WP 4.8
1.4.2 - 24th May 2017
Make WordPress custom logo work, replacing Jetpack site logo (self hosted only)
Improve coding standards and text escaping
1.4.1 - 11th April 2017
Fix small issue with display of Jetpack ratings on homepage and archives.
1.4 - 26th March 2017
Setup Jetpack content options to allow showing and hiding of different elements in the theme. The settings can be found in the Customizer. Requires Jetpack to be installed.
Tidy the codes
1.3.6 - 3rd March 2017
Fix issue with drop down menu arrow custom colours on wordpress.com
Improve iframe widget display (such as social widgets) in narrow sidebars
Improve colour contrast in some instances to increase readability
1.3.5 - 18th November 2016
Improve Responsive styles in header
1.3.4 - 24th September 2016
Fix incorrect text domain
Tweak word-wrap so that it's a bit less aggressive
Tidy the codes
Add support for pages and portfolios to featured content
1.3.3 - 14th May 2016
Add some additional class names, and extra divs, to header content so that the divs can be more easily targeted with custom css.
Fix small issue with image attachment page
Add social link icons usable in menus with the addition of the icon class
Make featured images on pages work in the same way as featured images on blog posts
improve coding standards
Add an .intro class that allows text to be increased in size in blog posts
Correct invalid html in widget toggle
misc css tweaks and improvements
fix site logo so that logo and title & description can be hidden independently
fix image alignments and tweak a few other small css bits
fix issue with the site title not hiding properly when property changed in customizer
update widget styles
fix icon font positions for Internet Explorer
improve comments html and styles
various css improvements including responsive comments layout, and default widgets styles
make the logo width variable
make bold fonts stand out even more! :)
fix issue with bold styles not displaying on blog posts
fix issue with font loading for Open Sans font weights
give the menu a little more space if there's no widgets to display in the dropdown menu
fix issue with mobile menu
Please note: Unfortunately we are unable to offer support or help with theme customizations. For more info on Customization services please go to our Theme Customization page.
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