Melon is a free wordpress magazine theme with premium features such as animated gallery, post thumbnail, featured video, latest tweets, social bookmark, popular posts and more. View the list of features below.
Type : Semi Magazine (uses excerpt at blog index)
Functionality : Blog
Melon Wordpress Theme 1.1.4
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License: Free to use, must keep footer links intact AS IS
To make your blog looks better, you need to include a manual excerpt for every post (like my blog). You can add that while editing or adding new post. You can, however, leave your excerpt empty and wordpress will automatically make an excerpt for you, but all HTML tags would be auto removed.
Post Thumbnail is a square image of size 125 x 125 pixels, shown at blog index, related posts and search.
Post Image is an image of size 550 x 190 pixels, shown at single post page, below the post title.
To beautify your blog, try to include post thumbnails for every post (if possible).
All ZenVerse themes already have their own thumbnail system before WordPress introduces Featured Image system in WordPress 2.9. To continue support all Zenverse theme users who were still using the old thumbnail system, we need to keep the old thumbnail system.
You can choose the priority of the thumbnail system being used, seperately for Post Thumbnail and Post Image, in the theme options page.
In most cases, not all your featured posts are in the same category. You can create a new category (let’s say I called it : Featured) and choose it as the “Featured Category” at the theme option page.
Step-by-step guide to activate Featured Gallery
Some users reported that WP-PageNavi plugin causes the sidebar and footer to be missing. If you have WP-PageNavi plugin installed, you should deactivate the plugin.
- Fixed a bug where comment feature is not working when related post is enabled.
- Fixed a bug – wrong rss feed link at sidebar
- Changed files: header.php, functions.php, sidebar.php and style.css (updated version number only)
- Fixed a bug of post thumbnails in related post section in single page
- Files changed: functions.php , style.css (update version number only)
- Fixed a bug in featured gallery. Featured gallery is now be disabled when post thumbnail feature is disabled.
- Files changed: index.php (featured gallery codes only) , style.css (update version number only)
- added New Version Notifier feature, you will be notified when there is new version for this theme
- added support for “WordPress Featured Image” as your thumbnail system.
- you can now choose or prioritize which thumbnail system to use for Post Thumbnail and Post Image.
- added a “news area” at the top of theme options page (beside “Theme Info & Support”), it will be useful to let us publish non-disturbing theme news or theme customization service.
- style.css : added aligncenter and wp-caption to support caption and align-center image in post
- files changed: index.php , archives.php , category.php , search.php , single.php , page.php , functions.php
- css changed: style.css (updated version number, added .aligncenter and .wp-caption classes), ie.css (bug fixed)
- moved files: all css files are moved to /css/ folder except style.css.
- css folder path changed: ie.css, tabber.css, comments.css (updated all path to images/ folder only)
- Fixed the possible problem: site become blank after loading
- First version
Free theme support service has been stopped. If you need some tweaking or want to add features, please contact me. *Depending on the matter, you might need to buy me a cup of coffee or 3
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