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Crane – Highly Customizable Multipurpose WordPress Theme

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Highly Customizable Multipurpose WordPress Theme

Crane theme is one of the new professional multi-purpose WordPress themes in ThemeForest marketplace. Multipurpose themes are the most popular WordPress products in great demand by WordPress customers.

You want to compare multipurpose themes to a Swiss knife only in the sphere of websites creation. All multipurpose themes share common tasks concerning creation of different types of websites using only one product. It enables to create personal, onepage, corporate websites, blogs, online stores (shop, marketplace, eCommerce) and even sites with social media networks features. .

“We’ve created an incredibly flexible and convenient tool for site building.” Grooni Team

Full List of Features

  • Bundled drag’n’drop WPBakery Page Builder
  • Comes with Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder addon
  • Comes with Massive Addons for WPBakery Page Builder addon
  • Comes with Slider Revolution addon
  • Comes with Layer Slider addon
  • Comes with unique plugin Groovy Mega Menu Builder addon
  • Clean, Modern Design can be used for any type of website
  • GDPR Compliance
  • GDPR Compliant
  • Focus on typography, usability & user-experience
  • Retina Ready & Fully Responsive
  • Quick and Easy installation
  • One click Demo Content import
  • Boxed & Wide site layouts
  • 150+ pre-built Page Layouts
  • Ready for One Page sites
  • Highly Customizable
  • Easy Automatic Updates
  • Extensive Styling Options & unlimited colors
  • Advanced Header, Logo, Menu, Portfolio, Typography and Blog, Footer, Shop options
  • Unlimited Header Layouts
  • 25 predefined Header layouts
  • 18 Portfolio Grid styles
  • 18 unique Blog layouts
  • Over 2000 Icons
  • 25 Premium clipart images
  • Customizable Google Maps
  • Parallax Effect backgrounds
  • Awesome CSS3 Animations
  • Unlimited Sidebars
  • Child Theme support
  • Custom HTML & CSS editors
  • Under constuction (Maintenance) mode
  • Animated Appearance of columns and images at any page
  • WooCommerce compatible with full design integration
  • Full compatibility with Contact Form 7
  • WPML fully compatibile
  • Loco translate ready
  • RTL languages support
  • Easy-to-use Elements (shortcodes): Accordion and Toggles, ActionBox, Button, Chart, Client Logos, Contacts, Contact Form, Counter, Custom Heading, Google Maps, IconBox, Image Gallery, Image Slider, Message Box, Person, Pricing Table, Progress Bar Portfolio Grid, Responsive Columns, Separator, Sharing Buttons, Social Links, Tabs & Timeline, Testimonial, Tour, Video.
  • Online Documentation & convenient Support Portal

New Demos on the way…

  • Real Estate
  • Wedding & Marriage
  • Car dealer
  • Restaraunt
  • RTL Demo
  • Travel
  • Construction
  • Car Service
  • Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency
  • Personal Blog
  • Business & Finance

7 Must have wordprsss plugins included

WPBakery Page Builder

Nobody likes to waste time when building site pages, so WordPress has developed WPBakery Page Builder with amazing functions. Also, known as Visual Composer, you can build site pages quickly even if you lack any particular programming skills. It has several easy to use modules and interface elements that are based on its widget library. This is going at $45 and proves to be a popular page builder by most customers.

Ultimate Addons and Massive Addons

WordPress has increased the quality in every sense of the word of its two add-ons for WPBakery (formerly Visual Composer). They have various extra widgets and settings that help you to expand the use of the page builder. These plugins will enable you to create any page design that you fancy. It boasts of having modern interface elements such as buttons, progress bars, tabs, infographics elements and animation features. Separately from Crane these add-ons are priced at $50.

Slider revolution and Layer Slider

Slider Revolution and Layer Slider are priced at $48. These plugins have tons of functionalities that can add on your site visual effects. The various animation headers, posts sliders and galleries.

Convert Plus

This plugin was formerly called ConvertPlug and is priced at $21. It is a notable plugin on your website that has various functions including creating, managing and using a modern pop-up windows. WordPress has revolutionized the way website operates. This plugin has a number of functions such as making pop-up and collect email addresses from your customers. The pop-up has several features including image sliders, video social network buttons, WordPress widgets info blocks, and built-in forms. It can easily help you convert leads into sales and subscribers.

Groovy Mega Menu

This exclusive plugin is from Grooni who developed Crane theme. You will get a kick out of Groovy menu as you can set and create different types of a menu on your website. Customization is easy as you can use colors, fonts, add effects. crane-icons

Why should you get the Crane Theme?

  • Easier to create professional websites in no time, even without knowledge of HTML/CSS/PHP, without having to touch a single line of code and without involvement of developers.
  • This is a truly multipurpose theme suitable for the majority of corporate or creative web projects. Both beginners and experts in e-commerce will also find favor with the theme.
  • Clean and trendy design with a great number of ready-to-use demo pages, powerful functionality and flexible environment.
  • Thematic demo templates regularly updated
  • Useful and detailed documentation.
  • SEO Ready, Get more visitors by making the content of your website fully visible for search engines.
  • Powerful blog platform integrated
  • Easy and simple import and theme installation
  • Flexible menu plugin for creating various types of menus
  • Regular updates for an unlimited period of time.
  • Ideal for selling digital items and physical goods. The theme is fully compatible with WooCommerce plugin. Also, you can connect Gumroad or a similar platform.
  • The theme is match for developers, searching for a platform for website creation for their customers.
  • An important factor is possibility to save $456, compared with the price you’d have to pay for these plugins, icons, and cliparts purchased without the Crane theme.

Blog Features

Crane has more impressive tools for creating and managing a blog. The blog functional is implemented in the form of WordPress posts and as separate “Grooni blog” widget and can be used for any content – text, graphic, audio, video. You can choose from an infinite range of choices when editing your blog and changing its layout. Classic, modern, cell and Masonry styles are available.

You can add Visual Composer widgets to the pages, customize sidebars, integrate a blog on any pages use widget and many other possibilities. Crane is really an ultimate tool for creating and managing a blog.

Professional and Friendly Support

Stuck? Need help? Visit our online documentation and FAQ, or create a ticket via support portal.

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We can’t wait to see what you have created with Crane theme. If you are proud with your site, please submit it to our showcase.

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System requirements

To use Crane theme you should ensure your website is operating on WordPress 4.8 or greater version.

Minimum server requirements

For correct work of Crane theme, hosting must meet the following requirements:

We recommend Apache or Nginx as the web server since they are the most reliable and functional. Though, in most cases, any server supporting PHP and MySQL will work well.

Minimum PHP limit settings

Many problems you may face, such as failure of data update, failure of data import, “white screen”, “empty content page”, etc. arise due to low limits in PHP configuration. We recommend to set the following minimum limits for php.ini:

max_execution_time 180
max_input_time 180
memory_limit 128M
post_max_size 32M
upload_max_filesize 32M

Now in progess

Now in progress
Expected release date – July 14, 2018

    - Optimizing an item for WP Gutenberg and for New Themeforest Requirements 
    - Addons manager in theme settings 
    - Installation wizard
    - New demos

New functions every week

Send your ideas for next update

Change log

Version 1.3.0 – July 7, 2018
In this version, we announce GDPR compliant settings for Crane theme. Now you can block any embeds (youtube, Vimeo, SoundCloud etc.) and also use Google fonts that are set within Theme Options locally just by toggling one switcher. More GDPR compliant settings and tutorials are coming soon.

    - New setting "Google Fonts location" which allows to download and use google fonts that are set within Theme Options locally. 
    - New setting  "Embeds Privacy" which prevents embeds from loading until user consent is given. Works along with "Embeds Cookie Expiration" and "Embeds Types" settings
    - New setting  "Embeds Cookie Expiration" which controls how long the cookie will be stored, in days
    - New setting  "Embeds Types". Select the types of embeds which you would like to require consent

    - Groovy Menu to 1.2.17
    - Grooni Theme Addons to 1.2.9
    - Slider Revolution to 5.4.8
    - WPBakery Page Builder for WordPress to 5.5.2
    - Compatibility with MailChimp for WordPress 4.2.3
    - Compatibility with WooCommerce 3.4.3
    - Several minor issues

Version 1.2.9 – May 31, 2018

    - New field in Theme Options: "Custom HTML (Head)" 
    - Show notice if a block of portfolio or blog hasn't any posts
    - Added the ability to select the type of breadcrumbs for pages of a single portfolio, single blog and single product

    - Groovy menu to 1.2.16
    - LayerSlider WP to 6.7.6
    - Convert Plus to 3.3.0
    - Slider Revolution to
    - Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder to 3.16.24

    - The "Сustom CSS" field in the theme options could not be left blank
    - In some cases, meta changes were not displayed when previewing the edited post
    - Fixed several minor issues

    - New breadcrumbs  for single portfolio, blog, and shop product can be chosen from two types

Version 1.2.8 – May 13, 2018

    - Functionality for import new niche demo pages
    - Partial demo import and reimport functionality
    - 3 new demo pages Barbershop, Cargo, Education in Theme Package
    - Groovy menu to 1.2.15
    - Fixed
    - Inner scroll (triggered by "ct-scroll-to-{id}") was not triggered with id beginning with "s" word
    - Several minor bugs
    - Resize action in all widgets improved so it will not trigger while resizing horizontally

Version 1.2.7 – May 2, 2018

    - ConvertPlus to 3.2.3
    - Revolution Slider to

    - Portfolio widget and archive, Blog widget
    - New Custom order setting that allows setting custom order for the post items 
    - Smooth scroll to inner anchor link functionality. When you need to scroll from one item to another just add a custom CSS class ct-scroll-to-{your-anchor} to triggered element.

    - Styles for custom menu WordPress widget
    - VC bug causing adding broken CSS styles to some HTML tags
    - Removed an extra empty space when pagination is hidden

Version – April 24, 2018

    - ConvertPlus plugin to

    - Meta settings were resetting when switching to autosaved revision

Version 1.2.6 – April 16, 2018

    - ConvertPlus plugin to 3.2.2
    - Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder to 3.16.22
    - Grooni Theme Addons to 1.2.6
    - Compatibility with WooCommerce 3.3.5
    - Compatibility with MailChimp 4.2.1

    - A more visual notice when a new version of Grooni Theme Add-ons plugin is released

    - Some parts of demo data weren't imported in partial import
    - The lazy load didn't completely disabled when the setting was set to "off" 
    - A "Show More" button visibility on the initial load
    - The "direction-aware hover" color was not applied to newly loaded items

Version 1.2.5 – April 10, 2018

    - Lazy Load toggling setting under Theme Options > General settings 

    - WPBakey row background image now also uses lazy load to improve page load.
    - Clicking on filter now checks if the height of canvas is different from the previous filter to prevent screen jumping

    - The excerpt was not showing on blog archive page if a blog post content was created by WPBakery page builder

Version 1.2.4 – April 7, 2018

    - Navigation menu setting that allows choosing navigation menu from Appearance > Menus for regular pages,     portfolio, blog, search, and 404 pages. 
    - WordPress audio player issues
    - Maximum allowed memory size exhausted error during the import process in rare cases
    - Meta options not working for blog archive page if it was set from Settings > Reading
    - Direction aware hover type issues on mobile devices

Version 1.2.3 – March 30, 2018

    - Lazyload front-end library for minify versions

Version 1.2.2 – March 30, 2018

    - Groovy menu to version 1.2.9
    - "The Site is under construction/maintenance" setting. This setting allows you to show page stub to not logged in customers. 
    - "Strip HTML in except" setting to layout cell and masonry that allows showing excerpt "as is" without cleaning up HTML markup  (images, titles, and styles of text like bold, italic etc.)

    - Import process now creates a log of last import. This will allow debugging import process if something went wrong. Log location: Theme Options > Backup and Import settings

    - Loading of images on the page improved. Now we use Lazy load everywhere we can. For example, before the lazy load was integrated, loading a portfolio archive page with many images under slow 3G mobile bandwidth was taking about 4 minutes. With Lazy Load, the page loads in less than 18 seconds!

    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.2.1 – March 24, 2018

    - A new setting that regulates the text in portfolio widget with the Hover style "Shuffle text link" set 

    - The line height between timeline dots in timeline widget
    - Vertical offsets between items in the portfolio widget
    - Selects not reacting on tap on IOS devices

    - Slider Revolution
    - WooCommerce

Version 1.2 – March 16, 2018

In this major update, we made huge work to improve import content process. Now it is much faster and less depends on hosting settings. Also, we dramatically reduced the size of the zip file with a theme. Now the size of Crane theme is only about 3.3 Mb instead of 44 Mb in the previous version.

    - Translation files
    - Demo data
    - Images in Import page
    - Contact Form 7 to version 5.0.1
    - WooCommerce to  version 3.3.3
    - WP Instagram Widget to version 2.0.3
    - MailChimp for WordPress to version 4.2
    - Groovy menu to version 1.2.6
    - LayerSlider WP to version 6.7.1
    - Slider Revolution to version
    - Grooni Theme Addons
    - WPBakery Page Builder to version 5.4.7
    - Massive Addons for WPBakery Page Builder to version 2.3.3

    - New setting for Blog widget and archive, that regulates the number of items in one row in the Cell layout 
    - New setting for Blog widget and archive, that regulates the height of items in the Cell layout
    - New setting for Blog widget and archive, that regulates background color of items in the Cell layout 
    - Added input for setting the title for portfolio archive page and text in breadcrumbs.
    - A vertical line for blockquotes in the TinyMCE editor

    - Zip file with a theme reduced from 44 Mb to 3.2 Mb 
    - Demo data files size reduced and cleaned up
    - Blockquote in the text editor now has a vertical line at left http://nimb.ws/C1uXBv

    - Tag badges overlapping if there are many of them in the Cell layout
    - Padding between the blog archive column and a sidebar if added via Page builder

    - Text in portfolio item sometimes was truncating after layout render
    - Show more button remained if the next response is empty
    - The slowness of "Show more" button
    - Items overlapping in some cases
    - Portfolio title and breadcrumbs weren't changing while changing portfolio slug
    - Removed unexpected 1px white dots from portfolio grid item corners
    - Changing Portfolio slug from Theme options didn't change the text in breadcrumbs and title in portfolio archive

    - Product item hover animation in the catalog when "Switch shop to catalog" is enabled
    - The filter button background color bug when focused
    - Product attributes in the cart on separate lines
    Several minor bugs

Version 1.1 – February 13, 2018

    - RTL support
    - New setting for toggling ajax "add to cart" functionality for archive and single product pages.

    - Theme code base refactored to be more clean and DRY

    - Translation files
    - Contact Form 7 to version 5.0
    - MailChimp for WordPress to version 4.1.15
    - WooCommerce to  version 3.3.1
    - Groovy menu to version 1.2
    - Convert Plus to version 3.2
    - LayerSlider WP to version 6.6.8
    - Slider Revolution to version 5.4.7

    - Portfolio
    - Portfolio items with large images were overlapping on each other while clicking on Show more button
    - Portfolio item images with hover style "Zoom image on hover" were flickering at bottom right corner while hovering on them
    - Show more button was not hidden when all portfolio items were fetched
    - Blog
    - A large number of tags on blog layout Cell were overlapping parent container.
    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.0.8 – January 17, 2018

    - "Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder" plugin to version 3.16.21
    - "Convert Plus" plugin to version 3.1.3
    - "Groovy menu" plugin to version 1.1.10

Version 1.0.7 – December 29, 2017

    -  "MailChimp for WordPress" plugin to version 4.1.13
    -  "Grooni theme addons" plugin to version 1.1.19

    - Portfolio widget. Fix overlapping new item elements fetched by "show more" button    
    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.0.6 – December 23, 2017

    -     Demo-data

Version 1.0.5 – December 19, 2017

    - New setting that regulates posts archive page title
    - Setting to choose blog archive and widget image sizes
    - Setting that adds navigation between single product pages
    - Setting "Filtering width" for Portfolio widget

    - Woo tab in Theme options now is hidden if woocommerce plugin disabled
    - Categories in single post featured block now linked to category page
    - Styles for titles for blog posts archive and single blog post are now regulated from "Typography" settings at theme options
    - UI for selected Groovy menu preset at Theme options. Now selected preset has a badge "Set as current" 
    - Increased click zone of play/pause button at audio/video players
    - Comment author color, side line at bloquote, icon wrapper of the Instagram widget are now regulated by primary color setting from Theme options 
    - Settings from "Portfolio widget" are now at separate tabs (Filtering and sorting, Pagination) for readability reasons

    - Default values of some settings in Theme options
    - Links in Theme Dashboard page
    - "WPBakery Page Builder" to version 5.4.5
    - "Woocommerce" plugin to version 3.2.6
    - "Mailchimp" plugin to version 4.1.12
    - "Contact Form 7" plugin to version 4.9.2
    - "Massive addons for WPBakery Page Builder" plugin to version 2.3.2
    - "Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder" plugin to version 3.16.20
    - "Layer Slider" plugin to version 6.6.5
    - "Slider Revolution" plugin to version

    - Woo tab in theme options now is hidden if woocommerce plugin disabled 
    - Additional menus (single page menu, blog menu) not imported
    - Text from "Theme options -> Breadcrumbs settings -> Text following breadcrumbs" erroneously appeared at the page if "Page title and breadcrumbs appearance" setting was set to "Breadcrumbs within title settings" 
    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.0.4 – December 9, 2017

    - Field for custom CSS in the theme settings

    - Importing additional menus in the demo
    - Fixed bug with displaying changes in the customizer
    - Several improvements of CSS styles

Version 1.0.3 – December 4, 2017

    - No changes in theme options were applied when theme was loaded with minified css/js
    - Groovy menu preview from theme options and page meta settings  
    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.0.2 – November 30, 2017

    - Groovy menu to version 1.1.2
    - Grooni theme addons to version 1.1.17

    - Problem with file_exists() function, which occurred on some web servers
    - Meta reset after bulk editing pages/posts
    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.0.1.- November 29, 2017

    - New code editor for custom CSS/JS at Theme Options. Starting from version 4.9 WordPress comes bundled with new code editor called Codemirror. It has many features such as code completion, syntax highlight etc.

    - Image size setting. Now it is possible to remove created image sizes.
    - Breadcrumbs options. Now breadcrumbs position is regulated under “Page title and breadcrumbs appearance”

    - Groovy menu to version 1.1

    - Missing href links for tag links at blog archive and single post
    - Grooni Images widget “Show from” option
    - Several minor bugs

Version 1.0.0 – Official Release – November 21, 2017


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Jaeho Park completed a Master in Fine Arts at the Hongik University in 1999, followed by a Master in Photographic Studies at the University of Westminster in 2012. After working for many years as a university professor, designer and curator in South Korea.

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