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A clean, creative blogging free responsive WordPress theme



Current Version:



WordPress 4.0 and above


GNU General Public License v2 or later


18 Feb, 2014

Last Updated:

17 Feb, 2016

Radiate is a clean, creative and light retina ready responsive blogging theme supporting parallax header image. It integrates primary color option, custom background, custom css and few other features through WordPress customizer. The theme is translation ready and you can get free support on http://themegrill.com/support-forum.

1. Parallax Header

This theme supports custom header image. The header image that you upload will have a parallax effect. To see this you can view our demo page.

2. Primary Color Option

Theme supports primary color option in the theme customizer page. With this option you can control the color of links and all icons.

3. Custom CSS

If you know some css tweaking then you can use this feature to make few css tweaks and make the theme design as per your choice.

4. Infinite Scroll

This theme supports the infinite scroll featured by the Jetpack plugin. To use this feature, just install the jetpack plugin and activate this feature.

5. Translation Ready

This theme is translation ready which means you can create a language file for your language with translation application like Poedit and use it.

6. WordPress Gallery

Supports the WordPress gallery, just create one with any number columns and you will see that are images are aligned perfectly.
The above mentioned feature are only the highlighted ones. There are more features like custom background, front page featured section, widget area etc. Just give it a try. In our version updates we will be adding more features and will be crushing bugs if we come up with any.

Change Log

Version 1.2.2

  • Removed backward compatibility for the WordPress title tag

Version 1.2.1

  • SEO Optimization

Version 1.2.0

  • Updated Genericons to the latest version 3.4.1
  • Updated HTML5Shiv script to the latest version 3.7.3

Version 1.1.9

  • Danish language file added. Thanks to Mr. Steffan Christensen for providing the language files.

Version 1.1.8

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

Version 1.1.7

  • Added option to hide header search icon.
  • Unwanted gap removed if featured section is not used.
  • Language pot file updated to include new strings.
  • Mobile device menu issue fixed.

Version 1.1.6

  • Added latest version of genericons(3.3.1).
  • Added HTML5 Markup theme support.
  • Added Author Bio Feature for single post.

Version 1.1.5

  • Added latest version of genericons(3.3).
  • Added scroll-to-top button feature as per users request.

Version 1.1.4

  • Custom CSS option sanitized using wp_filter_nohtml_kses().
  • Some theme useful links added in customizer panel.
  • Responsive menu h1 tag changed to h4.
  • edit_theme_options capability added for custom options in customizer.

Version 1.1.3

  • Posts now display featured image (768 X 350 pixels) in archive view.
  • add_theme_support('title_tag') added as per WordPress 4.1.

Version 1.1.2

  • Spanish language file added. Thanks to Mr. David Cantón for providing the language files.
  • Updated previous language files to add missed strings.

Version 1.1.1

  • Brazilian Portuguese language file added. Thanks to Mr. Fernando Sedrez for providing the language files.
  • POT language file updated to include missing strings.
  • Few CSS adjustments.

Version 1.1.0

  • Norwegian language file added. Thanks to Mr. Simen Eggen for providing the language files.

Version 1.0.9

  • Dutch language file added. Thanks to Mr. Bram Brambring for providing the language files.

Version 1.0.8

  • Swedish language file added. Thanks to Mr. Magnus Sjöberg for providing the language files.

Version 1.0.7

  • html5shiv.js file updated to version 3.7.2
  • Removed the white gap appearring issue above the menu in small devices.

Version 1.0.6

  • Menu design adjustment for smaller devices.
  • Russian language file added. Thanks to Mr. Максим Лойко for providing the language files.

Version 1.0.5

  • Fix Google font path to avoid issues with SSL sites.
  • Extra gap appearing below the header image in small devices issue fised.

Version 1.0.4

  • Author name to appear for post in archive view.
  • French language file updated.
  • German language file added. Thanks to Mr. Markus Frenzel for providing the language files.
  • Adjustment for IE 8 compatibility.
  • CSS adjustment for ordered and unordered list in content area.

Version 1.0.3

  • Some CSS adjustment for gallery one column.
  • Added CSS to hide the smiley shown at bottom by Jetpack plugins stats.
  • Default header image thumbnail file name corrected.
  • CSS adjustment for Comments section, Header part, menu in small devices.
  • Added french language file. Thanks to Mr. Wolforg (http://www.wptrads.com/theme/radiate) for providing us the translation file.
  • Some more description added in Theme description.
  • html5 support for lower versions of IE.

Version 1.0.2

  • Added dependency for custom.js file and loaded it in footer.
  • Naming change for wrong theme textdomain.
  • Naming change for featured page section in customizer.

Version 1.0.1

  • Backtotop js file and related part removed.
  • Replaced wp_reset_query with wp_reset_postdata for front page.
  • Custom js (our own creation) is licensed under the same license as this theme.