Hopes – Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Hopes - Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Hopes - Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme Hopes - Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme Hopes - Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme Hopes - Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Hopes is a powerful and responsive Multipurpose WordPress Theme with pretty much advanced features for church themes. It has all the features what you need for a churches and religious related theme with amazing functionality

Hopes theme has the most wanted features plugins like Revolution Slider and Visual Composer. Theme is non dependant on visual composer. If you wish you can disable the visual composer as the same shortcodes still comes with the theme using our custom shortcodes generator. Testimonials Post types for displaying testimonials in separate page and carousel and lists style. This theme has an extensive documentation with easy to setup that you can setup your theme in no time. The main content block is placed before the sidebar regardless of the sidebar position, so it is crawled first by search engines, so it’s SEO Optimized. Hopes Theme has tons of features see detailed list below


Hopes - Church & Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme


  • Flex Slider
  • Static Image
  • Slider Revolution
  • Custom Slider – for Third Party Sliders
  • Video Slider – single video display
  • Video Slider Supports Shortcodes. Supports YouTube and Vimeo too.


  • 5 Header Styles
  • Unlimited Sidebars for any page
  • Latest Fontawesome Icons
  • Left Sidebar option
  • Right Sidebar option
  • Full width page option
  • Full width section shortcode with parallax background option
  • Assign Slider on any page.
  • Disable breadcrumb for any page you wish
  • Use Left/Sidebar for any page you wish
  • Add subheader background color for any page
  • 3 Subheader Alignments Left, Right and Center.
  • 500+ Google Web Fonts
  • Sticky Bar on top
  • Business Hours Plugin worth $12
  • Custom Background Image for pages
  • Custom Background Image for posts
  • Custom Subheader Image for pages and posts
  • Custom Subheader Teasertext for pages and posts
  • Custom Subheader Height for pages.
  • Testimonials List Shortcode
  • Widgetized Footer
  • Unlimited Sidebars. Create and select any sidebar for each page.
  • Unlimited Color Skinning Options
  • Multi Threaded Comments
  • 9 Post Formats (Standard, Aside, Audio, Link, Image, Gallery, Quote, Status, Video)
  • Built in Shortcodes Generator.
  • Advanced Options Panel (Import or Export for options settings.)
  • Blog Page Template


  • Accordion
  • Alert Boxes
    • Info
    • Alert
    • Success
    • Light Gray
    • Dark
    • Custom
  • Appointment CallOut
  • Block Quotes
  • Blog Carousel
  • Boxes
    • Fancy Box
    • Framed Box
  • Button
    • Flat
    • Border
  • CallOut Box
  • Column Layouts
  • Contact Info
  • Dividers
    • Clear Both
    • Dividers
    • Demo Space
    • Custom Divider
  • Drop cap
    • Drop cap 1
    • Drop cap 2
    • Drop cap 3
  • Fancy Ampersand
  • Fancy Heading
    • h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6,large,xlarge
  • Flickr Photos
  • Google Font
  • Google Map
  • Highlight
  • Highlight 2
  • Icon Styles
  • Image
  • List Styles
  • CountDown
  • Milestone
  • Progress Bar
  • Progress Circle
  • Section Fullwidth
  • Services
  • Share Link
  • Staff Box
  • Testimonials
    • List
    • Fade
    • Carousel
  • Twitter Tweets
  • Vimeo
  • Youtube

Custom Backgrounds

  • Body
  • Pages
  • Header
  • Sub header
  • Featured Slider Area
  • Footer

Other Features

  • Google Map shortcode
  • Google Map With Custom Color Stylers Integrated
  • Extensive Documentation
  • Child Theme Compatible
  • Localization ready
  • WPMU Compatible
  • WordPress 4.0+ Tested
  • Text Widget Support Shortcodes.
  • 80+ Custom Shortcodes
  • This theme skinning options empowers you to change any elements such as backgrounds, texts, links, menu, typography, etc.

10 Custom Widgets

  • Hopes – Contact Info
  • Hopes – Popular Posts
  • Hopes – Flickr Photos
  • Hopes – Post Gallery
  • Hopes – Recent Posts
  • Hopes – Sociables
  • Hopes – Testimonials Submission
  • Hopes – Twitter
  • CT Archives
  • CT Categories
  • CT Locations
  • CT People
  • CT Sermons
  • Business Hours Pro
  • Breadcrumb NavXT
  • Revolution Slider
  • Hopes – Popular Posts Widget – Display the most popular posts based on comments with title and date with no of comments or title and post excerpt. Also provides you an option to display post thumbnail or no image. Limit the number of posts to display. Limit the characters to display if title and content is chosen
  • Hopes – Recent Posts Widget – Display the most recent posts with title and date with no of comments or title and post excerpt. Also provides you an option to display post thumbnail or no image. Limit the number of posts to display. Limit the characters to display if title and content is chosen
  • Hopes – Sociables – Displays a sociables saved in theme options panel.
  • Hopes – Testimonials Submission – Submissions for testimonials which will be posted by visitors and you can publish it or approve it if you would like to display in on the site.
  • Hopes – Twitter – Display the recent tweets with limiting the tweets and displays the tweets posted status

Custom Post Types

  • Gallery
  • Sermons
  • People
  • Locations
  • Slider

Color Customization

  • Over 500+ Google fonts offered with theme
  • Unlimited combinations of colors editing for many elements
  • Background Images – You can also upload background images on per section bases instead of solid background color for subheader, body background etc.
  • If you want to change only less places select only theme color from options panel and for menu define your own style.


Theme currently has 10 Footer COlumn Layout Styles where you can place the custom widgets or default widgets

Theme Localization

This theme is Internationalization and localization built into its structure to easily used for different languages. Few texts in the theme have an option to change texts in theme options panel.


v1.4.2 – 30th June 2015

 Fixed : jQuery PrettyPhoto to the latest version Updated : Revolution Slider Plugin Updated : Visual Composer Plugin Updated : Breadcrumb-navXT Plugin 

v1.4.1 – 4th June 2015

 Added : Visual Composer Frontend Editing Fixed : Visual Frontend editing bug Fixed : Responsive issues if logo is wide enough Fixed : flex slider auto height removed for responsiveness 

v1.4.0 – 2nd June 2015

 Fixed : Blog post Featured Image disable option Fixed : Widget Custom Menu box shadown overlapping Added : Once Click Import Sample Data Added : Once Click Import Options Data Added : Once Click Exports Options Data Updated : Revolutions slider to Latest Version Updated : Visual Composer to Latest Version Fixed : Google fonts URL break HTML5 Validation on w3.org Added : Image Alignment CSS in style.css Added : Sociable Icons for instagram Removed : Google Analytics Field from options panel Updated : Link to services shortcode now clickable for image Updated : TGM Class plugin activation Updated : Breadcrumb Navxt plugin Removed : Services link_text attribute from shortcode Fixed : Pagination issues with sermons, locations, peoples Fixed : page breadcrumbs not working Fixed : Featured Image enabled still after disabling the option Fixed : Comments showing in meta after disabling comments in CPT Modified Child Theme files 

v1.3.0 – 12th March 2015

 Fixed : Sort by last saved options import in theme options panel Fixed : taxonomy Archive display messed for Sermons, People & Locations. Fixed : Pagination issue with blog and other CPT's. Fixed : Pagination issue with taxonomny pages. Fixed : Pagination issue with CPT archive pages. Fixed : Sociables fa prefix missing in admin options Updated : Now back to top icon is hidded in the mobile devices Updated : Business Hours Pro plugin updated Added : Group Hours now if they are the same. Added : Toggle option added for business hours pro widget Added : Toggle option added for business hours pro shortcode Added : Closed Text background color option Fixed : Error on child theme activation. Added : Frontend Visual Composer option Added. Added : Business hours plugin time format options added Added : Business hours time toggle/show full time option 

v1.2.1 – 20th January 2015

 Fixed : Date displaying issue with sermons posts Fixed : Date issue for the sermons shortcode Fixed : Date issue for all taxonomies Fixed : sermons single pages date issue. Fixed : Date issue with all template pages 

v1.2.0 – 14th January 2015

 Added : WordPress Custom Menu for sidebar with new styles. Fixed : fade option not generating in the testimonial carousel Fixed : teaser_option function removed from static slider Fixed : flex-slider query changed to compatible with WP 4.1 Fixed : post meta data disable not working. Removed : duplicate 'hopes' folder inside of 'hopes' folder 

v1.1.0 – 6th January 2015

 Fixed : WordPress 4.1 Compatibility Fixed Fixed : Multiple Taxonomy issue with post types Fixed : Visual composer drag issue with WP 4.1 Updated Added : Child Theme functionality more extending Updated : Revolution slider Version 4.6.5 Updated : Visual Composer Version 4.3.5 Updated : Google Page Speed fixes Updated : Compressed Javascript files Removed : Unwanted javascript files 


Note : Images, Audios and videos are not included in the downloadable package of this theme. Images are from Flickr under the Creative Commons license and some purchased from Photodune.net


Icons: http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/
Flex Slider: https://github.com/woothemes/flexslider
PrettyPhoto: http://www.no-margin-for-errors.com/projects/prettyphoto-jquery-lightbox-clone/
Isotope: http://isotope.metafizzy.co/

Date: July 24, 2015