A free multipurpose responsive WordPress theme made for simplicity and ease of use.



Current Version:



WordPress 4.0 and above


GNU General Public License v2 or later


2 June, 2014

Last Updated:

17 February, 2016

Accelerate is multipurpose WordPress theme made for simplicity and ease of use. This theme is a piece of art that has this premium look and feel which will make your site stand out. Supports all post formats. Accelerate can be used for portfolio, business, blog, personal, travel, corporate, business services or any other kinds of sites.

Awesome Slider

Packed with awesome image slider which you can redirect to the link that you want.

4 Layouts

Choose the specific layout for your single post and page as you like.

Primary Color

Choose the primary color as you like to suit your site logo or site.

Custom CSS

You can write custom css to tweak the look and the design of the theme as you like. It will remain there even when you update the theme.

Custom Background

Supports the WordPress custom background feature. This feature will only be reflected if you use any of the boxed layout option.

Header Image

Add your own header image with the flexibility of showing it either above the menu or below the menu.

Translation Ready

The theme is translation ready. Create language files and use it in your own language.

Boxed & Wide Layout

Choose the boxed or wide layout as you like. This will reflect in whole site, the content width is 1100px.

Free Support

Yes, we will help you to use the theme and the features. If you need any, just head on to the our support forum.

  • Slider
  • Google Fonts
  • Color Palette
  • Font Size options
  • Business Template
  • Social Icons
  • WooCommerce Compatible
  • Widgets
  • Footer Editor
  • Custom Menu
Accelerate Free
  • 4 slides
  • No
  • 1
  • No
  • 1
  • No
  • No
  • 5
  • No
  • 2
Accelerate Pro
  • Unlimited slides
  • 600+
  • 35+
  • Yes
  • 5
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 8
  • Yes
  • 3

Change Log

Version 1.2.4

  • Content width adjusted according to the layout choosed
  • Fontawesome icons updated to version 4.5.0
  • Removed backward compatability for WOrdPress title tag

Version 1.2.3

  • Some fixes for better SEO.
  • Changed Screenshot.

Version 1.2.2

  • Updated HTML5Shiv script to the latest version 3.7.3
  • Updated FontAwesome icons to the latest version 4.4.0
  • Header Image position bug fixed.

Version 1.2.1

  • Theme Options migrated to customizer as per new WordPress theme review guidelines.

Version 1.2

  • WordPress default gallery alignment issue fixed. Also, responsiveness adjustment done for WordPress default gallery.

Version 1.1.9

  • Removed deprecated function for WP_Widget class and used the __construct() instead as per WordPress 4.3

Version 1.1.9

  • Removed deprecated function for WP_Widget class and used the __construct() instead as per WordPress 4.3

Version 1.1.8

  • Support Image Post Format.
  • Search alignment bug fixed.

Version 1.1.7

  • Fixed textdomain for the archive pages.
  • Added the update class for Google Structured Data.
  • Added HTML5 Markup theme support.

Version 1.1.6

  • JQuery Cycle js updated to latest version(3.0.3).
  • Option added to open TG: Call to Action widget button in new tab on click.
  • Z-index issue for slider and menu fixed.

Version 1.1.5

  • Slider arrow appearing even when only one slide present: issue fixed.
  • Option added for displaying Read more in TG: Image Services widget.
  • Fifth block order issue in TG: Image Services widget is fixed.

Version 1.1.4

  • Fontawesome icons updated to 4.3.0
  • Custom CSS option sanitized using wp_filter_nohtml_kses().
  • Styling adjustment for link inside blockquote tag.

Version 1.1.3

  • Options framework updated to 1.9.1.
  • Missed textdomain changed.

Version 1.1.2

  • add_theme_support('title_tag') added as per WordPress 4.1

Version 1.1.1

  • Responsive menu h1 tag changed to h3.
  • Slider navigation arrows and slider titles when in same line overlapping issue fixed.
  • Page width adjustment for boxed layout.

Version 1.1

  • Options Framework updated to 1.9.0.
  • Options Framework textdomain 'textdomain' changed to 'accelerate'
  • Some wrong textdomain corrected.
  • Language pot file updated.
  • Few CSS adjustments.

Version 1.0.9

  • Removed blank spaces at the end of some files that caused site to show as a blank page in some cases.
  • Shortcodes previously used for footer copyright text now completely removed.
  • Footer credit link previously Author URI now changed to Theme URI.
  • Language pot file updated to include new strings.

Version 1.0.8

  • Updated Options framework to 1.8.0

Version 1.0.7

  • html5shiv updated to version 3.7.2.
  • Fixed goolge font load issue in ssl.

Version 1.0.6

  • Replaced the_title with the_title_attribute in attributes to avoid plugin conflict.
  • Hungarian language file added. Thanks to Mr. Ervin Gűth for providing the language files.

Version 1.0.5

  • Filter added to remove the more link redirecting to middle of content.
  • Polish language file added.

Version 1.0.4

  • Blog sidebar layout issue fixed.
  • Posts page feature image type option fix.
  • Few CSS adjustments.
  • Business sidebar h1 title tag replaced by h3.
  • Some buttons added in theme options panel.

Version 1.0.3

  • TG: Featured Widget bug fixed.
  • $content_width now declared as global inside the callback.

Version 1.0.2

  • Custom hook name prefixed with theme name (missing one).
  • Blog templates removed and now the blog posts index is displayed via home.php template hierarchy.
  • `$content_width` should be hooked into `after_setup_theme` hook.
  • Language pot file updated.

Version 1.0.1

  • z-index value adjustment for slider elements.
  • Featured images (large) now will appear for the archive/categoery view.
  • CSS adjustment for slider navigation arrow.