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Monarch - Innovative WordPress Community Theme

Monarch is a clean, professional and modern next generation WordPress & BuddyPress Theme that is best suitable for online community, social networks, team blogs, social sites, educational networks for school, common interest networks or fan sites with member profiles, activity streams, user groups, messaging, and more.

Designed with modern trends and techniques in mind, Monarch has an amazing powerful social design. Each element is thought over and made with utmost care and love.

Features List

  • Regular and free Updates
  • Member/Group Cover Photo
  • User Interface Kits: Atlass, Monarch Default
  • Widgets Page (Dashboard)
  • High Resolution Design with two sidebars. Wider layout – 1920px!
  • Messages
  • Forums
  • Registration & Login pages
  • Unlimited Colors
  • 35 Great Color Themes
  • Many New Ideas
  • Live Customizer
  • Private Site option
  • Responsive Ready
  • Sticky Navigation
  • 3 Main Page Styles: Timeline, Default, Masonry
  • Post Formats: Default, Aside, Image, Video, Quote, Link, Gallery, Status, Audio, Chat
  • Widgets: Posts, Facebook, Comments, Banner, About, Related Posts (under post), Monarch Panel Menu
  • Bootstrap 3.x Based
  • Ionicons Icons
  • Translation Ready
  • Child Theme
  • Theme documentation included
  • and more…

Plugin Integrations

  • BuddyPress: BuddyPress helps you build any type of community website using WordPress, with member profiles, activity streams, user groups, messaging, and more.
  • bbPress: bbPress is forum software, made the WordPress way.
  • WooCommerce: WooCommerce is a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you sell anything. Beautifully.
  • WordPress Social Login: WordPress Social Login allow your visitors to comment and login with social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and more.
  • WP-Polls: WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted. It now supports multiple selection of answers.
  • JetPack: Carousel or Gallery Carousel Without JetPack: With Carousel active, any standard WordPress galleries you have embedded in posts or pages will launch a gorgeous full-screen photo browsing experience with comments and EXIF metadata.
  • Contact Form 7: Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.
  • BuddyPress No Captcha reCaptcha: Super-lightweight plugin adds Google’s No Captcha reCAPTCHA box to your BuddyPress registration form. Tough on bots, Easy on humans!
  • BuddyPress Like: Gives users the ability to ‘like’ content across your BuddyPress enabled site.
  • rtMedia: Add albums, photo, audio/video encoding, privacy, sharing, front-end uploads & more.
  • BuddyDrive is a BuddyPress plugin that allow the members of a community to share files or folders.
  • Social Articles: with social Articles you can create posts, attach the featured image, set categories and tags, and more! Everything from your buddypress profile. It supports all buddypress themes, so you don’t need to be an expert to use it!
  • BuddyPress Activity Plus: add buttons to the BuddyPress activity feed that make it super easy to share images, videos, and links from around the web.
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Version 2.0.0 – 27 June 17
— Big back-end update
— Customizer section "Frontend Translation" 
— New widget "Monarch Panel: Add Content" 
— Covers in the directory of Members and Groups (setting)
Version 1.8.9 – 11 Jan 17
— New: Demo Content
— New Settings: WP Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => Logo -> Logo Collapsed Panel
— New Settings: WP Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => Theme Settings -> Login Page
— New Page: Home Shop Page (Visual Composer) - http://themekitten.com/demo/atlass2/home-shop/ http://themekitten.com/demo/monarch/home-shop/
— Some improvements
Version 1.8.8 – 11 Nov 16
— Visual Composer - plugin update
— Hide: Share Button - new option
— Some improvements
Version 1.8.7 – 9 Nov 16
— Visual Composer - plugin compatibility
— JavaScript cookie for the "layout button" 
Version 1.8.6 – 31 Oct 16
— New: Visual Composer: Page Builder for WordPress
— Page Templates
— Demo content & widgets for the plugin "One Click Demo Import" 
— Some improvements
— Settings for the "BuddyPress Activity Plus" - http://themekitten.com/demo/monarch/plugins#BuddyPressActivityPlus
Version 1.8.5 – 27 Oct 16
— New: Social Articles - plugin compatibility
— New: BuddyPress Activity Plus - plugin compatibility
— Some fixes
Version 1.8.1 – 1 Oct 16
— New option: Position for logo: left, right (px)
— New: Page Fullwidth
— Updated: Monarch Package
Version 1.8.1 – 10 Sep 16
— Fixed: delete account (BuddyPress)
— Widget "Monarch Panel Menu": new settings
— Some fixes (/monarch/css/main.css)
Version 1.8.0 – 6 Sep 16
— New feature: Post Avatar
— New feature: Excerpt Content
— New: button minimize Header Panel
— New feature: UI Kits
— New: Page One Sidebar
— New: UI Kit "Atlass" 
— New: Widget Area on Header Panel
— Improvement: Monarch Customizer
— Changed: menu "Categories Menu" => widget "Monarch Panel Menu" 
— Fixes and improvements
— Coming Soon: Monarch "Atlass" demo and more
Version 1.3.3 – 20 Aug 16
— Important: WordPress Masonry update
— WooCommerce: added styles for MyAccount navigation
— Big Update is coming soon
Version 1.3.2 – 21 Jun 16
— New: WooCommerce - plugin compatibility (beta)
— Some fixes and improvements: profile fields (registration page)
Version 1.3.1 – 6 Jun 16
— New: iFlyChat - plugin compatibility (community chat, dark theme)
— New: BuddyDrive - plugin compatibility
— Some fixes: 1.3 update (rtMedia): masonry, animations, create a group, comments widget
Version 1.3 – 27 May 16:
— New: rtMedia - plugin compatibility
— New: Flexmenu for profile
— New: Customizer - Hide post meta
— New: Customizer - Private site
— Update: WordPress 4.5
— Some fixes and improvements
Version 1.2 – 29 April 16:
— New: WP-Polls - plugin compatibility
— New: Monarch WP Dashboard - Welcome, Changelog, Help, Plugins pages
— New: Customizer - Responsive Settings
— New: Envato Wordpress Toolkit
— New: Documentation - theme
— New: Documentation - pages
— New: Support Forum
— Upgrade: BuddyPress 2.5.2
— Some fixes
Version 1.1.1 – 20 April 16
— PHP 5.4 fix
Version 1.1 – 7 April 16:
— New: TGM Plugin Activation
— New: Customizer - New options 
— New: Customizer - Typography settings
— New: Customizer - Logo font settings
— New: Login Page
— Some fixes
Version 1.0 – 30 March 16:
— Initial release


Fonts & Plugins: Google Fonts, Logo Cloister Black, Logo Arual, Ionicons, Fontello, iCheck, HC-Sticky, Masonry, Nanobar, Modernizr, ImagesLoaded, User Icon, Bootstrap, TGM Plugin Activation, flexMenu , Background vectors designed by Freepik.

Mockups: Mockup Zone, Pixeden, Medialoot, GraphicTwister, Mats-Peter Forss.

Demo site images by Unsplash.

Note: All images are just used for Preview Purpose Only. They are not part of the theme and NOT included in the final purchase files.