Myth – An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

Myth - An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

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Myth Changelog

Click here for the Myth Changelog

Theme Features

Myth is just packed full of wonderful features.

Let’s start with the big ones…

Aesop Story Engine Ready

Myth - An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

Check out our Aesop Story post to see how it looks with Myth Styling.

The Grid

Myth - An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

Separate Grid Control over your homepage, Categories archives and Author archives.

Control your featured images

Featured images are supposed to be about showcasing your blog post and pages. So we’ve packed Myth with a plethora of controls for your featured image.

Myth - An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

Here are just a few examples…

Want a global style? No problem, you can set your defaults straight from the Theme Customizer and overwrite them per post and page.

Ambient Video on your posts

Want to utilise that featured image space for an ambient video? easy just choose the Video Post format and add your .webm and .mp4 ambient video files. Full height image options still work with ambient video so you can have a full size video too!

Some of the finer details

Show / Hide the featured image overlay

With a click of the little eye icon you can see the featured image in all of its glory.

Myth - An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

Standard Menu / Hidden Menu & Fixed Header

Myth - An Elegant Storytelling WordPress Blog Theme

You can have a standard menu on the desktop size of Myth or you can use the hide/show toggle to give the blog more minimalism. Want a fixed header too, with a click on a checkbox, it’s done.

Typekit Support

Using the wonderful free Typekit plugin for WordPress you can add any Typekit fonts, just like we have on this demo. You do need a Typekit account to do this.

Google Fonts Support

Using the fantastic and free Google Fonts plugin for WordPress you can add any Google fonts. We’ve even integrated a bespoke options panel to get you up and running quickly.

Instagram Support

Using the insanely great WP Instagram plugin for WordPress you can add your instagram feed to the foot of your blog, just above the footer copyright bar. We even match the gutter you’ve chosen in your grid to make sure everything looks just right.

Dropcaps for your posts and pages

Everybody loves a dropcap, you can turn these on for pages and for posts from the Theme Customizer.

Did we mention, we love support?

We want to make sure you are happy with your purchase, if you have a question about how to do something or think you have found a bug, head over to our support system and we’ll get back in touch.

MeanThemes Support

Full feature list

  • Choose from 4 grids for home, categories/tags and author archives
  • Control grid gutters
  • Title overlay controls
  • Aesop story engine compatibility
  • Advanced Featured image controls
  • Menu reveal / hidden options
  • Search on/off
  • Drop caps for posts and pages
  • Fixed header on/off
  • Show/hide back to top
  • Show/hide related blog items
  • Control all font sizes
  • Enhanced Author biographies
  • Fully responsive design
  • Built mobile first
  • All templates are HTML5 compliant
  • Child theme supplied
  • Full control of colours
  • Minified JavaScript files for increased performance, we provide un-compressed versions of the 2 core files if you want to tweak functionality.
  • Show/hide plain text logo
  • MeanThemes Social Widget built-in via MeanThemes Tools plugin
  • MeanThemes “About You” Widget built-in via MeanThemes Tools plugin
  • Sharing on/off on posts
  • Share via twitter including your username
  • Change footer credit, logo text, logo alt all from Theme Customizer
  • MeanThemes Tools plugin included
  • Logo upload
  • Retina logo upload
  • Apple touch icon upload
  • Favicon upload
  • Contact 7 Form support and styling built-in
  • Localisation support with provided .mo and .po files
  • Custom Menu
  • Featured image support
  • Shortcodes for columns and buttons, toggles and tabs
  • Shortcodes for social icons including: Twitter, App.net, Facebook, Linked In, Google+, Zerply, Vimeo, YouTube, Pinterest, Dribbble, Github, Instagram, Flickr, Behance, Mixcloud, Soundcloud, Good reads, RSS
  • Shortcode for quotes including quote source and ratings
  • Shortcode dropdown straight from the content editor
  • Fully responsive (optimised for iPad and iPhone with retina graphics)
  • Extensive documentation