FlatSum – Minimal Multipurpose WordPress Theme

FlatSum - Minimal Multipurpose WordPress Theme

FlatSum is a Minimal Multipurpose WordPress Theme, which can be used for a personal portfolio, agency and business. The theme is indented for creative individuals who wants a theme which is simplistic, clean and easy to customize, and offers a lot of flexibility.

Twitter Bootstrap Version 3.2.0

This theme uses components from Twitter Bootstrap 3 including shortcodes, and is fully responsive and retina ready, so it will play nice on mobile and tablet devices.

Visual Composer Plugin – For WordPress (Included)

This theme comes with Visual Composer for WordPress to have full control over your website content. It also includes 30 extendible Built-in custom shortcodes which you can easily embed into any page template or posts without any coding knowledge.

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FlatSum - Minimal Multipurpose WordPress Theme

Website Features

  • Visual Composer Plugin – page builder for WordPress. (Included)
  • Retina Icons – includes Icomoon, Font Awesome, Ecoicon and Twitter Bootstrap Glyphicons
  • Built using Twitter Bootstrap version 3.2.0
  • 15 custom widgets to organize your content, (homepage) drag and drop to arrange them.
  • Easily change your top cover background headers, available on every page, posts and custom post types.
  • Redux Theme Options Framework.
  • 3 custom Post Types, Services, Portfolio and Testimonials
  • CSS3 animation effects on homepage
  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Exclusive Full screen Google Maps component available on Contact Template
  • Contact Sidebar Google Maps Widget
  • Working Contact Form, easily extendable
  • 4 Different Widgetized Testimonial Layouts Included
  • Sticky Navbar when you scroll – Including transition effects
  • 5 Customizable CSS3 animation effects available on sticky navigation.
  • Includes 30 custom Shortcodes + Twitter Bootstrap Shortcodes
  • 3 Blog Layouts – Includes Unique Vertical Timeline Blog.
  • Post Format Blogs, + two Single Blog Pages with Widgetized Sidebar.
  • Filterable Portfolios
  • Pricing Tables
  • 100% Responsive and Retina Ready.
  • 4 Portfolio layouts – including exclusive bonus 5 columns layout
  • The theme is compatible with WPML plugin and includes .po .mo language files.
  • 13 PSD source files included.
  • In Depth Documentation


The template comes with 4 grid based portfolio layouts to organize your projects. A single page portfolio comes with a touch enabled slider, or featured image if you decide not to use the slider.

Top Cover Backgrounds

Have full control over your top cover sections, easily configurable, allowing you to upload background image, change the background color, or the opacity using the inbuilt color-picker.

Portfolio + Blog pages

The theme uses multiple custom page templates to allow you to switch between layouts instead of creating more individual pages. You can easily switch between layouts using theme options.

15 Custom Widgets

This theme comes with 15 custom widgets to allow you to control and organize your content across all pages. Drag and drop system (homepage), add or remove (widgets) to reorder your homepage layout. Decide on which content you want to show on your homepage.

  • Twitter Widget
  • Flickr Widget
  • Portfolio with multiple layouts
  • Featured Blog Widget
  • Fun Facts Widget
  • Our Services Wudget
  • Testimonials with 4 custom layouts
  • Our Clients Widget
  • About Us Widget
  • Social Links Widget
  • Google Maps Widget
  • Contact Details Widget
  • Featured Page Widget
  • Call to Action Widget
  • Related Items Portfolio Widget


This theme comes with lots of useful shortcodes to allow you to create you to organize your own content with the built in shortcodes generator.

  • Columns
  • Pricing Tables
  • Page Headings
  • Buttons
  • Alerts
  • Glyphicons
  • Blockquote
  • Pullquote
  • Carousel
  • Video Embeds
  • Accordion
  • Tabs
  • Toggle
  • Progressbars
  • Tables (Compatible with Visual Composer Easy Tables Manager Extension)
  • Pie chart skillbars
  • Images
  • List Groups
  • Tooltips

Help Documentation

This theme comes with in-depth documentation including screenshots to help you setup the theme.

Updates and Extensions

The theme is fully supported. Which means you will get free updates for life.

Notes & Credits

Please Note: All images used in this theme demo preview are only for demonstration purposes and are not included in the main template package which you purchase.


  • Full support on any website issue you may encounter during installation or setup.
  • Feel free to email [email protected] If you have any questions or need any help installing your theme.

Update History

Version 1.1.4

 # v1.1.4, July 02, 2015 - NEW Topbar menu with phone number, custom menu and share dropdown links - NEW Easy Tables - Table Manager for Visual Composer - NEW Custom header background caption overlay styles - UPDATED JPlayer API to version 2.9.2 - UPDATED string translations on contact form - UPDATED screen.css services widget image styles - UPDATED more theme option settings to customize theme   - UPDATED Google Maps API script to version 3 - UPDATED Visual Composer Plugin to Version (4.5.3)  - UPDATED Addressed "prettyPhoto XSS fix" to Version (3.1.6) - UPDATED fallback shortcodes insert if Visual Composer is not activated - FIXED Scrolling issue on Windows Phones - FIXED Single services page image not displaying - FIXED Google Maps not showing address in info Window when clicked on marker - FIXED Services widget not displaying image source - FIXED jQuery Appear plugin not defined on blog page - FIXED Issue with default page top cover backgrounds colour not being defined properly 

Version 1.1.3

 # v1.1.3, February 09, 2015 - UPDATED functions.php - UPDATED Visual Composer Plugin to Version 4.4.2 - UPDATED WPML Multilingual CMS Plugin to Version - UPDATED jQuery Nicescroll to version 3.6.0  - UPDATED Envato Toolkit Plugin to latest version 1.7.1. - UPDATED Envato admin notice to allow users to dismiss notice - UPDATED Removed static meta tag description from header.php - UPDATED Better support for WordPress SEO Plugin (Yoast) - ADDED Regenerate Thumbnails Plugin to theme for easier image management - REMOVED jQuery nicescroll plugin (plus) script (no longer needed) - REMOVED Twitter Bootstrap Icons Shortcode Plugin (no longer needed) - FIXED scrolling issue in FireFox and Safari 

Version 1.1.2

 # v1.1.2, August 16, 2014 - NEW Included Visual Composer Plugin - NEW jc-shortcodes are compatible with Visual Composer - NEW sticky bar colorpicker options - NEW enable or diable stickybar navigation + no-transition - FIXED minor bug in footer.php - UPDATED screen.css - UPDATED shortcodes.css - UPDATED services widget - UPDATED Theme documentation - UPDATED jc-shortcodes functions merged into theme - BETTER support for touch devices - REMOVED jc-shortcodes plugin (no longer needed) 

Version 1.1.1

 # v1.1.1, June 24, 2014 - NEW Footer Options Settings  - NEW Continue Reading Button links - NEW More Color Option Settings - UPDATED Redux Theme Options Panel - UPDATED Envato WordPress Toolkit Plugin - UPDATED screen.css - FIXED Minor bug on Android devices - FIXED Minor bug on primary navbar - ADDED More Media Query Support - MOTIFIED functions.php 

Version 1.1.0

 # v1.1.0, April 24, 2014    - NEW jc-shortcodes generator with popup dialog - NEW easier to configure your shortcodes - MODIFIED shortcode-functions.php - MODIFIED shortcodes-tinymce.php - MODIFIED shortcodes-tinymce.js - UPDATED jc-shortcodes plugin to version 1.4     - UPDATED tinymce button compatiable with  WP v3.9 - UPDATED shortcodes-widget.php - UPDATED WP Retina 2x plugin to version 1.9.4 - UPDATED init.php to latest plugin versions - UPDATED Bootstrap framework to version v3.1.1 - UPDATED fitvideo.js  - ADDED tinymce.css - REWRITTEN shortcodes-tinymce.js - CLEANED up jc-shortcode plugin files 

Version 1.0.9

 # v1.0.9, April 22, 2014     - NEW top cover background image text color support - NEW Gravity Forms Plugin ready (signup newsletter). - NEW more theme option settings - NEW font style customizing - UPDATED sample data - UPDATED theme options panel to version 3.2.2 - UPDATED screen.css - MODIFIED functions.php - MODIFIED jc-admin-functions.php - MODIFIED custom.js - FIXED word wrap on our services widget - FIXED conflicting plugin - FIXED multicolumn rows  - CLEANED up footer.php 

Version 1.0.8

 # v1.0.8, April 02, 2014 - NEW tooltip shortcodes added - NEW page-helper-class.php - FIXED minor bug in template-blog.php - FIXED search template pagination styles not displaying - FIXED duplicated colorpickers in widgets - FIXED signup newsletter js conflicting with media uploader - UPDATED custom-styles.css - UPDATED screen.css - UPDATED custom-header.php - UPDATED jc-shortcodes plugin to version 1.3 - UPDATED metabox file directory - UPDATED help documentation more shortcodes examples - MODIFIED jc-admin-functions.php - MODIFIED theme option settings - MODIFIED functions.php - CLEANED up theme files 

Version 1.0.7

 # v1.0.7, March 24, 2014 - NEW WPML translation ready - NEW More color options - NEW CTA Button type styles - NEW Extended our services font icon select dropdown list   - NEW Related items portfolio widget - UPDATED theme options panel to version 3.1.9 - UPDATED screen.css - UPDATED custom.js - UPDATED help documentation - UPDATED index.php - UPDATED testimonials widget - UPDATED call to action widget - UPDATED recent works widget - ADDED bootstrap mulitcolumn css to clear floats on responsive grid - CLEANED up theme files 

Version 1.0.6

 # v1.0.6, March 18, 2014     - FIXED minor bug in widget social - FIXED minor bug in jc-walker-class - FIXED minor bug in widget-testimonials.php - FIXED repeating title text in default page template - FIXED shortcode formatting issue - UPDATED custom-header.php - UPDATED Testimonials widget to version 1.1 - UPDATED screen.css - UPDATED functions.php - UPDATED jc-shortcodes plugin to version 1.2 - UPDATED Multiple Newsletter Signup Plugin - UPDATED shortcode-functions.php  - UPDATED shortcodes.css - UPDATED theme option settings - ADDED text-align attributes to shortcode page headings - ADDED wrapper class in template-home.php - ADDED theme support for WordPress language directory translations - ADDED checkbox option to show / hide comments form on default page template 

Version 1.0.5

 # v1.0.5, March 13, 2014     - FIXED minor bug in footer.php - NEW Mailchimp API newsletter subscriptions - UPDATED Newsletter subscription plugin to support MailChimp API - Removed G-Lock WPNewsman Lite plugin as not support for WP multisite install - UPDATED screen.css - UPDATED custom.js 

Version 1.0.4

 # v1.0.4, March 10, 2014     - UPDATED Headroom.js to version v0.5.0 - UPDATED responsive-nav.js to version 1.0.32 - UPDATED custom.js - UPDATED contact form settings - UPDATED JC-Shortcodes plugin to version 1.1 - UPDATED Documentation - NEW Newsletter Subscription Plugin + Newsletter Custom Widget - NEW Shortcodes Widget Generator with tinymce editor 

Version 1.0.3

 # v1.0.3, March 06, 2014     - NEW Responsive nested sub menu dropdown - NEW Shortcodes Widget to insert shortcode components in sidebar - NEW Theme supports wp_nav_menu walker class extension - UPDATED screen.css - FIXED minor bug on responsive nav on screen resize - FIXED minor bug in widget contact not saving correctly - UPDATED custom.js 

Version 1.0.2

 # v1.0.2, March 04, 2014 - FIXED last submenu item to align correctly on mobile and tablets  - FIXED the about us widget sub-title field to allow for <br /> tags  - FIXED the default page template to allow for top cover backgrounds - ADDED Theme options upload field for default page for top cover backgrounds 

Version 1.0.1

 # v1.0.1, March 01, 2014 - UPDATED screen.css - FIXED minor bug in meta-multifile.js metabox upload - ADDED support for SoundCloud API iframe embed - ADDED Added status format metaboxes for post configuration, background colors etc. - FIXED minor bug in our clients widget - FIXED typography bug on single portfolio template - UPDATED theme options link colors - ADDED Added select dropdown in theme options to customize the portfolio effects on homepage.  - FIXED minor bugs on portfolio templates - FIXED active menu selector on single post templates - ADDED Added jPlayer colorpicker metaboxes to customize the color skins on players  

Version 1.0

  INITIAL RELEASE     01: Created on: Feb 14, 2014    02: Version: 1.0    03: First Release 
Date: June 23, 2015