Anchor by Templatic is a responsive all purpose theme suitable for blogs, online magazines, and business websites. The theme comes with a fully widgetized homepage and support for WordPress Post Formats.
The theme supports natively two WordPress menus:
- Main Menu – left aligned below the header
- Footer Menu – right aligned in the footer
Another option is replacing the Main Menu and applying a custom menu with the jQuery Mega Menu.
Templatic Anchor installs with 26 custom widgets:
- Anchor Tabber
- Facebook Fans
- Flickr Photos
- Google Map
- Homepage Main Slider
- Home Slider
- jQuery Mega Menu
- Latest Twitter Feed
- Listing Post
- Listing Post Homepage Content
- Navigation Menu
- Newsletter Subscribe
- Popular Posts
- Post by Category
- Recent Review
- RSS Feed
- Social Media
- Text and Button
The theme incorporates 15 widgetized areas:
- Homepage Slider
- Header Search
- Header Right
- After Header
- Besides Menu
- Homepage Content Area
- Footer Area Wide
- Subsidiary 2 Columns
- jQuery Mega Menu
- four Footer Areas
This Templatic theme offers the following page templates:
- Contact Us
The homepage is fully widgetized and can be assembled from the following elements:
- Blog Feed or widgetized Homepage Content Area
- Footer Area Wide
- Footer Areas
The Anchor theme is a child theme of Templatic’s Supreme framework which is included with the theme download.
The theme options are available through the WordPress Theme Customizer:
- Site Logo
- Site Title & Tagline
- Templatic Theme Settings
- Excerpt Settings
- 404 Page Settings
- Background Image
- Static Front Page
The Site Logo allows you to upload your logo and favicon. Instead of the logo you can also have the theme to display the site title and tag line, which you can customize at the Site Title & Tagline.
At the Templatic Theme Settings, you have the ability to check or uncheck the use of the custom.css file, hide the auto-install, enable comments on pages and posts, show author biography on posts, show author biography on pages, show breadcrumbs.
With the Excerpt Settings you are able to display excerpts on search result pages and on archive pages. Furthermore, you have the ability to set your preferred excerpt length and customize the Read More text.
The Layouts tab lets you set the global page layout. Your options are default, a left sidebar, a right sidebar, or full width.
The Captcha allows you to enable the Contact Us Captcha.
At the 404 Page Setting you can enter the slug(s) of the page(s) you wish to display in case on the 404 Error Page in case of a ‘page not found’ situation.
The Colors settings offer you the opportunity to customize the colorization of:
- Body Background
- Header and Footer
- Buttons, Headings, Titles and Pagination
- Button on Hover
- Content Text and Input Text
In case you prefer to apply an image of the body background, you can upload this file at the Background Image.
At the Navigation and Static Frontpage you are offered the same possibilities as through the admin panel.
The Footer serves a text box where you are able to customize the footer text. This can be done with HTM and/or with shortcodes.
The Anchor theme distinguishes the following WordPress Post Formats::
Upon activation you are offered the possibility to insert sample data. Although an excellent way to get acquainted with the features of the theme, this should not be done when you have entered content yourself already.
With Templatic, you can either purchase a single theme license or become a member of the Premium Themes Club.
The stated price of $65 is regarding the Standard License that allows you to use the theme on one domain.
The fee for the Developer License is $99. The major differences are that: 1) the Developer License includes the PSD files, and 2) allows you to use the theme on an unlimited domains.
In both situations you are entitled to lifetime usage of the theme, but you will have access to updates and support for one year. It is possible to extend this period of updates and support for a yearly fee of 30% of the initial purchase price – so you do there is no need to repurchase the theme after the first year.
Another option is joining the Premium Themes Club; for an initial payment of $299 and a monthly fee of only $19, you will have access to all themes, PSD files, plugins, support and updates as long as you are a member of the club. More details are available on Templatic's The Club page.
You can always upgrade from a Standard or Developer License to the Premium Themes Club by paying just the difference.