Astro – Photography WordPress Theme


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  • This WordPress Theme is great for all photographers and creatives. It comes with tons of customization options including the WPBakery Page Builder Plugin (worth 46 USD) to speed up the page creation process and it has a cool Ajax Page Loading feature (can be turned off). This option will allow a smoother the user experience and will speed up the page loading process;
  • It also features a cool Full Size Accordion that will create impact on your website visitors. The single post portfolio pages have the option to show also fullscreen images which is a great feature for those who want to show big imagery;
  • Shop integration? Sure! WooCommerce plugin has been styled and improved to fit on the theme like a glove;
  • The theme is translation ready (compatible and certified by WPML ), but you can also translate using the control panel (best solution if only one language is needed);
  • Need more? Ok, the theme offers also a complete members section with single pages for each person. Different teams can be created so unlimited teams pages can be set;
  • The theme options cover a wide range of possibilities and the theme has been studied carefully to display perfectly on all types of devices. Special attention has been given to font rendering as well as the main layout elements;
  • Finally, the theme has been optimized to work with the following plugins: Revolution Slider, Contact Form 7 and MailChimp;

Custom Admin Control Panel

  • We have totally revamped and created a brand new and more powerful admin panel. Divided in 10 sections the Astro Options Panel will allow to fully edit the content and decide on how will some sections be displayed;
  • It’s also very easy to translate all of the text that used on your website (it can be done directly on the theme options, using .mo/.po files or using WPML plugin). This theme was certified by WPML team:
  • One-click install sample content will allow the automatic generation of pages, posts, slides, portfolio items and team members

Custom Template Pages

  • Carousel Portfolio Page (unlimited portfolios can be created)
  • Grid Portfolio Page
  • Masonry Portfolio Page
  • Fullscreen Slider Page
  • Classic Blog Page (unlimited blogs can be created)
  • Grid Blog Page
  • Page with Sections
  • Contact Page

3 Custom Post Types

  • Portfolio items Custom Post type (unlimited)
  • Slides Custom Post type (unlimited sliders can be created)
  • Members Custom Post type (unlimited members and teams can be created)

Other Features

  • 48 Elements that can be added directly using the WPBakery Page Builder Plugin: Accordion, Blockquote, Button, Carousel, Image, Image Galleries, Latest Comments, Latest Portfolio, Latest Posts, Layout, Message, Pricing Tables, Progress Bars, Separators, Services, Tabs, Team Members, Theme Slider, Titles, Toggle, Tour Section, Widgetised Sidebar …
  • Widget ready: 2 default Sidebars+Woocommerce sidebar+Option to generate unlimited sidebars
  • Worpress custom menu ready
    – Font selector (unlimited fonts can be added using the method shown here)
  • Unlimited background patterns
  • Future implementations available: if there’s any new feature you might like on this theme, please send me an email and I’ll try to add it to the theme

Theme changelog

Oct 25, 2022 – Version 8.0

IMPROVEMENT: Licensing system
FIX: Gallery widget
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.10.0

Ago 31, 2022 – Version 7.9

IMPROVEMENT: Options Framework

Jun 8, 2022 – Version 7.8

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.9.0

Apr 19, 2022 – Version 7.7

IMPROVEMENT: Loco Translate compatibility

Feb 11, 2022 – Version 7.6

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress 5.9 compatibility
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.8.0

Dec 7, 2021 – Version 7.5

IMPROVEMENT: Theme Performance

Oct 8, 2021 – Version 7.4

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress 5.8 compatibility

Jul 30, 2021 – Version 7.3

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.7.0
IMPROVEMENT: PHP 8.0 compatibility

Jun 8, 2021 – Version 7.2

IMPROVEMENT: One-click demo import feature

Apr 16, 2021 – Version 7.1

IMPROVEMENT: PHP 7.4 compatibility

Feb 23, 2021 – Version 7.0

FIX: Portfolio single post slider

Dec 19, 2020 – Version 6.9

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.6.0

Dec 9, 2020 – Version 6.8

FIX: WordPress 5.6 compatibility
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.4.2

Nov 17, 2020 – 6.7

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.4.1

Sep 25, 2020 – 6.6

NEW: added “body font size” option
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.3.0

Jul 25, 2020 – 6.5

IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility

May 19, 2020 – 6.4

NEW: added option to show page content on FullScreen Slider and Theme Carousel page templates
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.2.0

Mar 27th, 2020 – 6.3

FIX: archive pages when sidebar is ON
IMPROVEMENT: Loco Translate compatibility
IMPROVEMENT: Theme performance

Jan 21st, 2020 – 6.2

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.1.0

Nov 12th, 2019 – 6.1

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress coding standards
IMPROVEMENT: PHP 7.3 compatibility
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce account display

Aug 17th, 2019 – 6.0

NEW: Added legacy importer option
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.0.5
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility

Jul 3rd, 2019 – 5.9

NEW: added rows with 5 columns layout
NEW: added theme dashboard for easier onboard process
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.0.3

Mar 6th, 2019 – 5.8

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress coding standards
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility
UPDATE: ACF version
IMPROVEMENT: Elementor compatibility

Feb 27th, 2019 – 5.7

NEW: portfolio filters now apply to lightbox items
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.7

Jan 8th, 2019 – 5.6

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.6
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility
IMPROVEMENT: Gutenberg compatibility

Oct 23rd, 2018 – 5.5

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.5.5
IMPROVEMENT: Plugin detection

Aug 26th, 2018 – 5.4

UPDATE: Theme documentation
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.5.1
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility
FIX: Carousel text display

Jun 5th, 2018 – 5.3

NEW: Added Envato Market plugin for easier theme updates
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce login and account display
IMPROVEMENT: GDPR compliance – comments cookie notice display
IMPROVEMENT: WordPress coding standards

Mar 28th, 2018 – 5.2

NEW: Added option to show portfolio item excerpts on carousel layouts
IMPROVEMENT: Carousel display on mobile mode
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.4.7

Jan 25th, 2018 – 5.1

NEW: Demo import feature now includes demo original images
IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility
IMPROVEMENT: Theme performance
UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder – version 5.4.5

Aug 10th, 2017 – 5.0

Improved bundled plugins install/update feature

Aug 2nd, 2017 – 4.9

Improved Theme Update feature

Jul 20th, 2017 – 4.8

Improved WooCommerce compatibility – 3.1.x
Updated WPBakery Page Builder - 5.2

May 29th, 2017 – 4.7

Improved WooCommerce compatibility – 3.0.x
Updated WPBakery Page Builder - 5.1

Mar 8th, 2017 – 4.6

NEW: Added option to have a panel open on the portfolio carousel page
NEW: Added option to change menu font size

Feb 15th, 2017 – 4.5

NEW: visual improvements
NEW: added extra option for rows
Improved PHP 7.1 compatibility
Improved WooCommerce compatibility
Updated WPBakery Page Builder

Jul 20th, 2016 – 4.4

NEW: Added Google Maps API Key Option
Updated TGM Plugin
Updated WPBakery Page Builder
Improved Custom Scripts option display

Apr 27th, 2016 – 4.3

Improved Mailchimp for WP by ibericode support
Updated WPBakery Page Builder
Updated TGM Plugin Manager
Updated Theme documentation
Changed child theme main scripts loading (it is now from parent theme by default)

Mar 22nd, 2016 – 4.2

NEW: Added option to add css animations to page elements
NEW: Added option to have title and descriptions on fullscreen single portfolio entries
Fixed Twitter share button
Updated WPBakery Page Builder: Major update! Toggle and Button is deprecated. The following elements have a new rendering system and may need to be re-built: Tabs, toggle, Accordion, Progress Bars and Call To Action Buttons.
Updated Documentation

Oct 14th, 2015 – 4.1

Fixed inner row and columns output

Oct 9th, 2015 – 4.0

Updated WPBakery Page Builder

Sep 2nd, 2015 – 3.9

Fixed preloader position when menu is on the right
Removed plugin related warnings (since WordPress 4.3)
Updated Envato WordPress Toolkit

Jun 27th, 2015 – 3.8

Updated prettyPhoto script - prettyPhoto XSS fix

Apr 30th, 2015 – 3.7

Updated TGM Plugin Activation script
Fixed contact page template

Apr 26th, 2015 – 3.6

Updated TGM Activation Plugin (security improvement)
Updated Documentation

Mar 6th, 2015 – 3.5

NEW: Added landing page template

Feb 20th, 2015 – 3.4

Fixed Half Layout limited slider height option
WooCommerce style adjustments (new plugin version)
Updated documentation
Improved qTranslate compatibility

Dec 11th, 2014 – 3.3

NEW: Improved theme performance: compressed and minified .css and .js files
NEW: Added the option to open menu when mouse is over
NEW: Added the option to have a gallery without a lightbox

Sep 28th, 2014 – 3.2

Updated Documentation (removed video tuts autoplay)

May 29th, 2014 – 3.1

NEW: Added the option to have the menu always opened
NEW: Added the option to limit the slider height on single portfolio posts (half layout)
Improved Right Menu option display
Fixed autoplay option on single portfolio posts

May 20th, 2014 – 3.0

NEW: Added option to show navigation on the right
NEW: Added animation to the menu icon
Improved Android devices detection
Updated Options Framework
Fixed blog alternative post layout option
Fixed Images Carousel Element
Turned off ajax loading when WordPress admin bar is visible

Apr 23rd, 2014 – 2.5

Fixed VC message asking to update page content to new version

Apr 21st, 2014 – 2.4

Fixed admin buttons icons display (WP 3.9 compatibility improvement)
Fixed text separator element
Improved body darkener display when menu opens

Apr 16th, 2014 – 2.3

Updated WPBakery Page Builder
Fixed lightbox background display

Apr 11th, 2014 – 2.2

Fixed parallax option
Improved WPML compatibility
Added Blog categories and tags description support
Added Behance to the Social Networks widget

Feb 11th, 2014 – 2.1

Improved Google Analytics support
Improved WooCommerce support
Improved theme gallery support (multiple galleries per-page)
Fixed contact page translations for WPML

Feb 8th, 2014 – 2.0

Added the option to add images to a portfolio post using WordPress Default Gallery
Improved loading events on fullscreen single portfolio posts
Improved mobile devices support
Improved video support

Feb 2nd, 2014 – 1.9

Added the option to have an image as the menu button
Fixed https project links display
Improved Woocommerce support

Jan 17th, 2014 – 1.8

Fixed menu link rollout color
Improved Google Analytics support
Added thumbnail image support for Facebook share button
Fixed warning on theme activation (under certain WP configs)

Jan 10th, 2014 – 1.7

Implemented Theme Gallery shortcode
Implemented half layout on single posts
Improved password protected pages display
Fixed back to top button z-index

Jan 6th, 2014 – 1.6

Added the option to change the Logo Bar width
Fixed portfolio project title display when date is off
Improved WPML compatibility

Dec 28th, 2013 – 1.5

Added favicon option
Added the option to have multiple lightboxes on Masonry Portfolio pages
Updates are now made using the Envato WordPress Toolkit
Fixed extra fonts inclusion
Fixed fullscreen on Safari
Improved NivoSlider support

Dec 19th, 2013 – 1.4

Fixed Single Posts images display when there are more than 5 images
Added the option to turn off Retina Screen detection
Added the option to hide titles on Portfolio Carousel pages
Added the option do show contact info automatically after page loads
Added the option to show portfolio post info automatically
Improved Android devices compatibility
Imrpoved one-click install feature

Dec 17th, 2013 – 1.3

Added “About Me” page to the 1-click install sample feature
Increased number of portfolio images that can be used for each post
Improved contact page image support (instead of google map)

Dec 13th, 2013 – 1.2

Added protected galleries option
Added the option to don't show arrows on fullscreen single portfolio posts
Changed Dashboard icons (look better on WordPress 3.8)
Improved CSS transitions
Improved video support

Dec 12th, 2013 – 1.1

Added the option to don't crop images on single portfolios
Added the menu back button translation to the theme options
Removed automatic double quotes from blockquotes shortcode
Added videos to the documentation

Dec 10th, 2013 – 1.0

Theme was released

Image Credits

These images are used only on the theme preview and are not included on the theme file package.