Astro – Responsive WordPress Blog Theme




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The performance optimized Astro offers a sleek and simple design equipped with features you actually need. Focused on displaying your content in the best way possible and making things straightforward for both you and your visitors, Astro is a fuss-free WordPress theme.

Astro is responsive and flexible with endless customization options including layouts, fonts and colors, allowing you to make your website your own. Handy social media integration means you can keep connected with your visitors across multiple platforms in one handy place, and the single column and minimal design ensures your content will be the focus of everyone’s attention.

Fully Responsive
Designed for Mobile, Tablets, Notebooks, and Desktop Devices. Astro will dynamically adjust to any devices viewport.
Resize the width of your browser window on the live preview for a demonstration.

High Resolution Support
CSS3 elements & SVG icons scale perfectly on all resolutions, including high resolution devices such mobile phones, retina displays, and 4K monitors.

Customization Options
Easily customize the theme using the WordPress Theme Customizer. Over 20 options to alter the theme.

Featured Posts
Feature posts have a full page title design with customizable image header. Make your articles and guides stand out. (Preview)

Code Syntax Highlighting
Posts containing code are styled and highlighted with the Google Prettify plugin. (Preview)

Social Profiles
Author description includes editable social profile links for major platforms. (Preview)

WordPress Comments
Supports native WordPress comments allowing simple user comments and administration via the admin panel.

High Performance
Optimized for fast page load times, completely imageless layout, javascript degrading, and CSS3 styling. Google Speed Test score of 94.

Google Analytics
Integrated support for the Googles Analytics platform.

Article Flow Bar
Navigating large articles is made simple with the floating article bar which activates as you scroll down the post. It will update to show the current header section.

Multiple Authors
Includes integration for multiple authors with their own profile shown on posts, Gravatar avatar, and author specific social links.

WordPress Platform Support
Integrated support for the Googles Analytics platform.

Translation Ready
Astro is a translation ready theme with included .po and .mo language files.

Widget Support
Two widget areas are provided in the footer, and one within the index profile section.

Simple Install & Detailed Documentation
Supports all major WordPress features including tag pages, author profiles, multiple authors, archive page, category page, search, comments, custom pages and translations.

Major Browser Support
Fully tested & confirmed working on all major browsers. IE9+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Grunt Setup
Astro has been built with Grunt and SASS. It includes a Gruntfile and SASS source files for developers to easily edit the theme code.



We provide in-depth documentation detailing theme installation, feature usage, configuration options and demo setup. If you have any queries, bug reports or features requests, please submit a new ticket on our support site. We aim to answer all tickets within one business day.

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16/11/2017 - v4.5.0
+ WordPress 4.9.X Support
+ Updated Documentation

26/10/2017 - v4.4.0
+ Performance Improvements
+ Updated Translations
+ Updated Documentation
- Minor Bug Fixes

30/04/2017 - v4.3.0
+ Refactored and Optimized CSS
+ Refactored and Optimized JS
+ Improved Font Rendering
+ Updated Child Theme
+ Updated Documentation
- Minor Bug Fixes

06/07/2016 - v4.2.0
+ Improved Syntax Highlighter
+ Updated ‘Ecko Framework’
+ Updated ‘Ecko Plugin’
+ Updated Documentation
- Various Minor Bug Fixes

08/03/2016 - v4.1.0
+ Added In-Dashboard Theme Update Functionality
+ Added Advanced Customizer Options
+ Added EckoThemes Admin Info Page
+ Added ‘Envato Market’ Recommended Plugin
+ Improved Google Font Typography Options
+ Improved Widget Styling
+ Updated ‘Ecko Framework’
+ Updated ‘Ecko Plugin’
+ Updated FontAwesome (4.5.0)
+ Updated Documentation
- Removed Obsolete Recommended Plugins
- Various Minor Bug Fixes

15/11/2015 - v3.2.0
+ WordPress 4.4 Compatibility
+ Updated ‘Ecko Plugin’
+ Updated ‘Ecko Framework’
+ Updated Child Theme
+ Updated TGM Plugin Activation (2.5.2)
+ Updated Documentation
- Various Minor Bug Fixes

11/07/2015 - v3.1.0
+ Transitioned to 'Ecko Framework'
+ Added Social Profile Options
+ Added Shortcodes Post Editor Tool
+ Added Customizer Options 
+ Updated TGM (2.5.0)
+ Updated Demo Content
+ Updated Documentation
- Various Minor Bug Fixes

22/04/2015 - v2.2.1
+ Updated TGM Plugin Activation (2.4.1)

26/03/2015 - v2.2.0
+ Improved Syntax Highlighter
+ Added Example Child Theme
+ Several Backend Improvements
+ Updated Documentation
+ Updated FontAwesome (4.3.0)
- Various Minor Bug Fixes

16/12/2014 - v2.1.0
+ Added TGM Plugin Manager
+ Added Google Font Options
+ Added Open Graph Support & Options
+ Added Demo Content XML
+ Added 'Astro Shortcodes' Plugin
+ Various Backend/Performance Improvments
+ Improved Page Title Generation
+ Improved Font Rendering
+ Improved Navigation
+ Improved SEO
+ Improved Syntax Highlighting (RainbowJS)
+ Updated FontAwesome
+ Updated Translations
+ Updated Google Analytics
+ Updated Documentation
- Removed SVG Font Assets
- Fixed URL Routing Bug
- Fixed Comment Validation
- Fixed Search Results Display Bug
- Various Minor Bug & Style Fixes

14/05/2014 - v2.0.0
+ Added Feature Image Options for Front Page
+ Added 23+ Customization Options
+ Added Annotation Shortcode
+ Added Code Highlight Shortcode
+ Added Columns Shortcode
+ Added Youtube & Vimeo Shortcode
+ Redesigned Responsive Navigation
+ Added Unlimited Color Options
+ Added Local SVG Fonts (Improved font rendering on Chrome Windows)
+ Added Autoload Comments Option
+ Added Default Blog Icon
+ Updated Documentation
- Fixed Form Field Overflow
- Fixed Search Field Overflow
- Fixed Incorrect Navigation Icon
- Various Margin Fixes

10/04/2014 - v1.3.0
+ Customization Option: Custom Logo Upload
+ Customization Option: Show User Profile on Static Pages
+ Updated Documentation
- Fixed Reponsive Image Scaling Bug
- Fixed Share Buttons on Static Pages

25/03/2014 - v1.2
- Fixed Chrome 33 Web Font Bug

17/03/2014 - v1.1
+ Redesigned Navigation Menus
+ Added Widget Support within Index Profile
+ Added Widget Support within Footer
+ Updated Documentation
- Fixed Doctype & HTML Tag Bug
- Fixed Admin Bar Overlap Bug

11/03/2014 - v1.0
+ Initial Release