Astro Theme Photography WordPress Theme



  • This WordPress Theme is great for all photographers and creatives. It comes with tons of customization options including the WPBakery Page Builder Plugin (worth 46 USD) to speed up the page creation process and it has a cool Ajax Page Loading feature (can be turned off). This option will allow a smoother the user experience and will speed up the page loading process;
  • It also features a cool Full Size Accordion that will create impact on your website visitors. The single post portfolio pages have the option to show also fullscreen images which is a great feature for those who want to show big imagery;
  • Shop integration? Sure! WooCommerce plugin has been styled and improved to fit on the theme like a glove;
  • The theme is translation ready (compatible and certified by WPML ), but you can also translate using the control panel (best solution if only one language is needed);
  • Need more? Ok, the theme offers also a complete members section with single pages for each person. Different teams can be created so unlimited teams pages can be set;
  • The theme options cover a wide range of possibilities and the theme has been studied carefully to display perfectly on all types of devices. Special attention has been given to font rendering as well as the main layout elements;
  • Finally, the theme has been optimized to work with the following plugins: Revolution Slider, Contact Form 7 and MailChimp;

Custom Admin Control Panel

  • We have totally revamped and created a brand new and more powerful admin panel. Divided in 10 sections the Astro Options Panel will allow to fully edit the content and decide on how will some sections be displayed;
  • It’s also very easy to translate all of the text that used on your website (it can be done directly on the theme options, using .mo/.po files or using WPML plugin). This theme was certified by WPML team:
  • One-click install sample content will allow the automatic generation of pages, posts, slides, portfolio items and team members

Custom Template Pages

  • Carousel Portfolio Page (unlimited portfolios can be created)
  • Grid Portfolio Page
  • Masonry Portfolio Page
  • Fullscreen Slider Page
  • Classic Blog Page (unlimited blogs can be created)
  • Grid Blog Page
  • Page with Sections
  • Contact Page

3 Custom Post Types

  • Portfolio items Custom Post type (unlimited)
  • Slides Custom Post type (unlimited sliders can be created)
  • Members Custom Post type (unlimited members and teams can be created)

Other Features

  • 48 Elements that can be added directly using the WPBakery Page Builder Plugin: Accordion, Blockquote, Button, Carousel, Image, Image Galleries, Latest Comments, Latest Portfolio, Latest Posts, Layout, Message, Pricing Tables, Progress Bars, Separators, Services, Tabs, Team Members, Theme Slider, Titles, Toggle, Tour Section, Widgetised Sidebar …
  • Widget ready: 2 default Sidebars+Woocommerce sidebar+Option to generate unlimited sidebars
  • Worpress custom menu ready
    – Font selector (unlimited fonts can be added using the method shown here)
  • Unlimited background patterns
  • Future implementations available: if there’s any new feature you might like on this theme, please send me an email and I’ll try to add it to the theme

Theme changelog

Dec 28, 2022 Version 8.1

IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility 

Oct 25, 2022 Version 8.0

IMPROVEMENT: Licensing system FIX: Gallery widget UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.10.0 

Ago 31, 2022 Version 7.9

IMPROVEMENT: Options Framework 

Jun 8, 2022 Version 7.8

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.9.0 

Apr 19, 2022 Version 7.7

IMPROVEMENT: Loco Translate compatibility 

Feb 11, 2022 Version 7.6

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress 5.9 compatibility UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.8.0 

Dec 7, 2021 Version 7.5

IMPROVEMENT: Theme Performance 

Oct 8, 2021 Version 7.4

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress 5.8 compatibility 

Jul 30, 2021 Version 7.3

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.7.0 IMPROVEMENT: PHP 8.0 compatibility 

Jun 8, 2021 Version 7.2

IMPROVEMENT: One-click demo import feature 

Apr 16, 2021 Version 7.1

IMPROVEMENT: PHP 7.4 compatibility 

Feb 23, 2021 Version 7.0

FIX: Portfolio single post slider 

Dec 19, 2020 Version 6.9

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.6.0 

Dec 9, 2020 Version 6.8

FIX: WordPress 5.6 compatibility UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.4.2 

Nov 17, 2020 6.7

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.4.1 

Sep 25, 2020 6.6

NEW: added “body font size” option UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.3.0 

Jul 25, 2020 6.5

IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility 

May 19, 2020 6.4

NEW: added option to show page content on FullScreen Slider and Theme Carousel page templates UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.2.0 

Mar 27th, 2020 6.3

FIX: archive pages when sidebar is ON IMPROVEMENT: Loco Translate compatibility IMPROVEMENT: Theme performance 

Jan 21st, 2020 6.2

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.1.0 

Nov 12th, 2019 6.1

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress coding standards IMPROVEMENT: PHP 7.3 compatibility IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce account display 

Aug 17th, 2019 6.0

NEW: Added legacy importer option UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.0.5 IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility 

Jul 3rd, 2019 5.9

NEW: added rows with 5 columns layout NEW: added theme dashboard for easier onboard process UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 6.0.3 

Mar 6th, 2019 5.8

IMPROVEMENT: WordPress coding standards IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility UPDATE: ACF version IMPROVEMENT: Elementor compatibility 

Feb 27th, 2019 5.7

NEW: portfolio filters now apply to lightbox items UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.7 

Jan 8th, 2019 5.6

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.6 IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility IMPROVEMENT: Gutenberg compatibility 

Oct 23rd, 2018 5.5

UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.5.5 IMPROVEMENT: Plugin detection 

Aug 26th, 2018 5.4

UPDATE: Theme documentation UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.5.1 IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility FIX: Carousel text display 

Jun 5th, 2018 5.3

NEW: Added Envato Market plugin for easier theme updates IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce login and account display IMPROVEMENT: GDPR compliance  comments cookie notice display IMPROVEMENT: WordPress coding standards 

Mar 28th, 2018 5.2

NEW: Added option to show portfolio item excerpts on carousel layouts IMPROVEMENT: Carousel display on mobile mode UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.4.7 

Jan 25th, 2018 5.1

NEW: Demo import feature now includes demo original images IMPROVEMENT: WooCommerce compatibility IMPROVEMENT: Theme performance UPDATE: WPBakery Page Builder  version 5.4.5 

Aug 10th, 2017 5.0

Improved bundled plugins install/update feature 

Aug 2nd, 2017 4.9

Improved Theme Update feature 

Jul 20th, 2017 4.8

Improved WooCommerce compatibility  3.1.x Updated WPBakery Page Builder - 5.2 

May 29th, 2017 4.7

Improved WooCommerce compatibility  3.0.x Updated WPBakery Page Builder - 5.1 

Mar 8th, 2017 4.6

NEW: Added option to have a panel open on the portfolio carousel page NEW: Added option to change menu font size 

Feb 15th, 2017 4.5

NEW: visual improvements NEW: added extra option for rows Improved PHP 7.1 compatibility Improved WooCommerce compatibility Updated WPBakery Page Builder 

Jul 20th, 2016 4.4

NEW: Added Google Maps API Key Option Updated TGM Plugin Updated WPBakery Page Builder Improved Custom Scripts option display 

Apr 27th, 2016 4.3

Improved Mailchimp for WP by ibericode support Updated WPBakery Page Builder Updated TGM Plugin Manager Updated Theme documentation Changed child theme main scripts loading (it is now from parent theme by default) 

Mar 22nd, 2016 4.2

NEW: Added option to add css animations to page elements NEW: Added option to have title and descriptions on fullscreen single portfolio entries Fixed Twitter share button Updated WPBakery Page Builder: Major update! Toggle and Button is deprecated. The following elements have a new rendering system and may need to be re-built: Tabs, toggle, Accordion, Progress Bars and Call To Action Buttons. Updated Documentation 

Oct 14th, 2015 4.1

Fixed inner row and columns output 

Oct 9th, 2015 4.0

Updated WPBakery Page Builder 

Sep 2nd, 2015 3.9

Fixed preloader position when menu is on the right Removed plugin related warnings (since WordPress 4.3) Updated Envato WordPress Toolkit 

Jun 27th, 2015 3.8

Updated prettyPhoto script - prettyPhoto XSS fix 

Apr 30th, 2015 3.7

Updated TGM Plugin Activation script Fixed contact page template 

Apr 26th, 2015 3.6

Updated TGM Activation Plugin (security improvement) Updated Documentation 

Mar 6th, 2015 3.5

NEW: Added landing page template 

Feb 20th, 2015 3.4

Fixed Half Layout limited slider height option WooCommerce style adjustments (new plugin version) Updated documentation Improved qTranslate compatibility 

Dec 11th, 2014 3.3

NEW: Improved theme performance: compressed and minified .css and .js files NEW: Added the option to open menu when mouse is over NEW: Added the option to have a gallery without a lightbox 

Sep 28th, 2014 3.2

Updated Documentation (removed video tuts autoplay) 

May 29th, 2014 3.1

NEW: Added the option to have the menu always opened NEW: Added the option to limit the slider height on single portfolio posts (half layout) Improved Right Menu option display Fixed autoplay option on single portfolio posts 

May 20th, 2014 3.0

NEW: Added option to show navigation on the right NEW: Added animation to the menu icon Improved Android devices detection Updated Options Framework Fixed blog alternative post layout option Fixed Images Carousel Element Turned off ajax loading when WordPress admin bar is visible 

Apr 23rd, 2014 2.5

Fixed VC message asking to update page content to new version 

Apr 21st, 2014 2.4

Fixed admin buttons icons display (WP 3.9 compatibility improvement) Fixed text separator element Improved body darkener display when menu opens 

Apr 16th, 2014 2.3

Updated WPBakery Page Builder Fixed lightbox background display 

Apr 11th, 2014 2.2

Fixed parallax option Improved WPML compatibility Added Blog categories and tags description support Added Behance to the Social Networks widget 

Feb 11th, 2014 2.1

Improved Google Analytics support Improved WooCommerce support Improved theme gallery support (multiple galleries per-page) Fixed contact page translations for WPML 

Feb 8th, 2014 2.0

Added the option to add images to a portfolio post using WordPress Default Gallery Improved loading events on fullscreen single portfolio posts Improved mobile devices support Improved video support

Feb 2nd, 2014 1.9

Added the option to have an image as the menu button Fixed https project links display Improved Woocommerce support

Jan 17th, 2014 1.8

Fixed menu link rollout color Improved Google Analytics support Added thumbnail image support for Facebook share button Fixed warning on theme activation (under certain WP configs)

Jan 10th, 2014 1.7

Implemented Theme Gallery shortcode Implemented half layout on single posts Improved password protected pages display Fixed back to top button z-index

Jan 6th, 2014 1.6

Added the option to change the Logo Bar width Fixed portfolio project title display when date is off Improved WPML compatibility

Dec 28th, 2013 1.5

Added favicon option Added the option to have multiple lightboxes on Masonry Portfolio pages Updates are now made using the Envato WordPress Toolkit Fixed extra fonts inclusion Fixed fullscreen on Safari Improved NivoSlider support

Dec 19th, 2013 1.4

Fixed Single Posts images display when there are more than 5 images Added the option to turn off Retina Screen detection Added the option to hide titles on Portfolio Carousel pages Added the option do show contact info automatically after page loads Added the option to show portfolio post info automatically Improved Android devices compatibility Imrpoved one-click install feature

Dec 17th, 2013 1.3

Added “About Me” page to the 1-click install sample feature Increased number of portfolio images that can be used for each post Improved contact page image support (instead of google map) 

Dec 13th, 2013 1.2

Added protected galleries option Added the option to don't show arrows on fullscreen single portfolio posts Changed Dashboard icons (look better on WordPress 3.8) Improved CSS transitions Improved video support 

Dec 12th, 2013 1.1

Added the option to don't crop images on single portfolios Added the menu back button translation to the theme options Removed automatic double quotes from blockquotes shortcode Added videos to the documentation 

Dec 10th, 2013 1.0

Theme was released

Image Credits

These images are used only on the theme preview and are not included on the theme file package.

  • Multiple images bought on Photodune
  • markjsebastian on Flickr
  • vladjanuary on Flickr
  • ag2r on Flickr
  • Picjumbo
  • Unsplash
  • Gratisography
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