Boombox is all-purpose viral magazine theme with a top-notch design and extremely customisable layout, full of viral snacks and exclusive features, powered by the most powerful viral content builder. Populate news, listicles, polls or quizzes, spread them via social sharing, trending, reactions and up/down voting systems, drive bloggers community and monetise with any type of ads. Go viral right now!

Boombox v1.8
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Boombox Viral Magazine Theme - Features


lists, gif, viral, social sharing, rtl magazine, blog, quiz, poll, reactions, gallery, trending

Extremely Customisable Layout & Design

  • Enhanced WordPress Customiser options
  • Full Width or Boxed layouts
  • Unlimited 2 layer header layout and behaviour variations
  • 2 layer footer with 3 widget area
  • Shape patterns for header and footer (e.g. rags, clouds, grass, none)
  • Advanced sidebars management
  • 8 post listing types with infinite scroll, “load more” or numeric pagination
  • 2 size of post strip slider & 3 types of featured posts area
  • Fully customisable colour scheme, styles & fonts
  • Hide/Show any element on any page
  • Create prototype of BuzzFeed, BoredPanda, 9Gag or any other viral magazine

Configurable Posts Ranking System

  • 4 post ranking types: Views, Shares, Upvotes, Comments
  • Configure trending criteria by one of the 4 ranking types
  • Trending (24 hours), Hot (last 7 days) & Popular (last 30 days)
  • Trending, Hot & Popular fancy badges
  • Generate Most Viewed, Most Shared, Most Voted & Most Discussed post lists
  • Create pages of best post lists by any criteria within different period of time
  • Configure all sections of post lists by one of 4 criteria (featured posts, strips, widgets)

Engaging Reaction Voting System

  • Let visitors vote with reactions just after reading
  • Highlight 2 most frequent reactions on post
  • Engage other visitors by showing fancy reaction badges
  • Custom colour options for reaction badges
  • 24 reaction emojis – 2 hand handcrafted set
  • Possibility to add custom reaction emojis (svg files)
  • Create post lists by reaction categories
  • Set minimal reaction score for classifying post under that reaction
  • Set maximal reaction types count per vote
  • Restrict voting by login or just by visitor IP

Attractive Multipurpose Badges

  • Category badges (e.g. quiz, poll, music, videos etc.)
  • Create any badge with 600+ icons
  • Reaction badges with texts or emojis (e.g. lol, omg, wtf, geeky etc.)
  • 24 reaction emojis – 2 hand handcrafted set
  • Possibility to add custom reaction emojis (svg files)
  • Trending, Hot and Popular badges
  • Independently set custom colours to all type of badges
  • Create badges navigation
  • Disable any type of badges

Zombify Front-end Uploader is included

  • Enable frontend submissions & build bloggers community
  • Simple News and Numbered Listicles
  • Open / Ranked Lists with voting
  • Personality Quiz, Trivia Quiz and Polls
  • Audio and Video Formats
  • Social Media Embeds
  • Meme generator and more
  • Moderation System

Powerful Social Sharing System

  • Powered by MashShare plugin
  • Clear call to action buttons
  • Fully customisable styles
  • Editable buttons labels
  • Sticky sharing bar
  • Adjustable share buttons positions
  • Fake share counts for easy start
  • 25+ networks possibility via Mashshare add-on (including WhatsApp for mobile)
  • Force to share quiz before seeing result with Viralpress

Ads Everywhere with WP QUADS plugin

  • ads injected into post lists
  • ads in sidebar with sticky option
  • ad before/after the header area
  • ad before/after the content area
  • ad before the “You may also like” section
  • ad before the “More from” section
  • ad before the “Don’t miss” section
  • ad before the comments section
  • ad in footer widget area
  • ads in locations like “before the article first paragraph” etc…

Other Features

  • SEO optimised
  • W3 valid / semantically correct HTML Code
  • Cross browser compatible (IE 9+, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome etc.)
  • Fully Responsive Design
  • Retina Ready
  • RTL support
  • Advanced GIF control
  • Upvotes and Downvotes
  • Newsletter with MailChimp subscriptions
  • All Social Media Icons from Font Awesome
  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Contact Form 7 support


// v1.8.2 - 25.05.2017
- New: Daylimotion support in boombox advanced fields "video url" 
- Improved: WooCommerce 3.0 support improvement
- Improved: nofollow is added to affiliate button link
- Fixed: Mediaelement js error 
- Fixed: H1 heading appears twice on post single
- Fixed: ESSB plugin error during installation
- Fixed: Via field is missing in story / image (Zombify)
- Fixed: Image upload via Froala doesn't work properly (Zombify)
- Fixed: Open / Ranked lists items template issues (Zombify)
- Fixed: "Choose a format" string isn't translatable (Zombify)
- Fixed: Multiple conversions during GIF upload (Zombify)
- Fixed: Branding colour isn't applied in popup (Zombify)
- Minor fixes

// v1.8.0 - 29.04.2017 (major update)

Zombify Frontend Uploader Plugin:
- New: Froala Rich Text Editor advanced integration
- New: Complex Stories with Quizzes, Polls, Listicles & other formats (all optional)
- New: Instant File Uploading
- New: MP4 Upload for Video format (including mp4 file upload size option)
- New: MP3 Upload for Audio forma (including mp3 file upload size option)
- New: GIF post format with direct MP4 file upload
- New: Autosave
- New: Excerpt & Preface optional fields
- New: Enhanced embeds functionality: facebook, reddit, tumblr, coub, imgur, vidme and more
- New: Option for controlling max count of categories & tags on post
- New: Options for allowed categories
- Improvement: User roles permissions
- Improvement: "Items per page" option for  Open / Ranked lists
- Improvement: Validation errors visibility
- Improvement: Better placement for Featured image upload box
- Improvement: js files loading optimisations
- Fixed: Translation issues
- Overall minor improvements and fixes

Boombox Theme:
- New: Related Posts Widget
- New: Separate option for featured posts on front page
- New: Icon option for "Boombox pick" widget
- Improvement: Option for disabling featured image in post single by categories and tags
- Improvement: WooCommerce 3.0 support
- Improvement: Structured data better support
- Improvement: Multiple minor speed optimisations
- Fixed: ESSB plugin integration minor issues
- Minor fixes

// v1.7.1 - 21.03.2017 (major update)
- New: WooCommerce Support
- New: WooCommerce Products Injection into post lists
- New: Easy Social Share Buttons included
- New: CatDog Demo
- New: Sunshine Demo
- New: Grid 2:1 listing type
- New: "Cats" reactions set
- Multiple improvements and fixes

// v1.6.4.7 - 16.02.2017 
- New: Author's social networks and website url options via Buddypress
- New: Author's bio option via Buddypress 
- Improvement: Author section in post single improved
- Fixed: Old polls not working after "Multiple Poll" release
- Minor fixes and styles corrections

// v1.6.4.4 - 11.02.2017
- New: Multiple polls (Zombify)
- Improvement: Poll's vote is shareable now (Zombify)
- Improvement: Google Recaptcha is added on Buddypress "Register" page
- Improvement: Buddypress "Register" and "Activate" pages' styles are improved
- Fixed: WP admin bar covers sticky header
- Fixed: Reactions vote triggers on hover (mobile)
- Fixed: Retina 2x Logo doesn't work properly
- Minor fixes

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