Goliath – Ads Optimized News & Reviews Magazine
Goliath is fully Responsive WordPress News & Reviews Magazine theme that looks and works great on mobile devices, tablets and computers. Goliath is especially well suited for creating product reviews – it has built-in rating system, cool summary tools and improved review display in Google search results. With Goliath it’s easier than ever to set up your advertising – the theme includes ads system that allows you to insert Google Adsense, Iframe or regular image banners. Goliath comes with lots of extra features, including two industry leading plugins – Visual Composer and Revolution Slider as well as our custom built Mega Menu. Combined, you’re getting more than $90 of extra value!
Goliath Responsive Magazine
- Fully Responsive design – mobile, tablet and computer version
- Visual Composer Drag & Drop page builder included!
- Create awesome dropdown menus with Planetshine Mega Menu plugin
- Create the best looking sliders out there with Revolution slider
- Awesome review system – create reviews for products, give them star ratings and summarise your review with cool animated result block
- Star ratings – any post can display stars rating that can be seen from anywhere in the theme
- Ads System – place image banners, Google Adsense or other ads in header, after posts or even inside articles
- HOT articles – the most popular articles every week are marked as HOT, so your readers can quickly distinguish the best articles
- Great, custom built admin panel
- Edit the appearance of Goliath using live visual editor
- Supports WooCommerce e-commerce plugin – custom styled to fit well with the theme
- Supports bbPress forum plugin – custom styled to fit well with the theme
- Multi language support (using WPML plugin)
- Photo galleries – create beautiful galleries and embed them into posts
- Great shortcodes and widgets
- Beautiful typography
- Social media sharing – every article has share buttons for Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and other social networks with counter that shows how many times this post has been shared
- Customisable sidebar
- SEO optimised
- Full width page layout
- Contact form
Powerful News Magazine
First and foremost Goliath is a News Magazine. It has a beautiful newspaper style homepage layout that you can edit with drag and drop page editor. There are multiple different types of homepage content blocks that can be used and combined in different setups to achieve the perfect layout for you site. Goliath has 4 different demo sites that display different layouts and color styles – News, Fashion, Tech, Sport.
Goliath’s simple news paper like homepage layout is easy to navigate and features a lot of attention grabbing headlines and images. Every post on homepage has a “quick view” hover feature – just slide your mouse over an article and an expanded version will appear. The design for blog posts is clean and minimal to avoid distracting the reader. A handy navigation menu and read progress bar helps the reader to keep track of how far they have gotten in the article.
Supercharge your Review Site
Goliath is the perfect theme for review sites. Every post can easily be turned into a review for any kind of product – latest gadget, fashion clothing, travel destination, computer game or even sports equipment. All you have to do to get started is open the post edit page in your WordPress admin and set the star rating value. This rating will now show up on the thumbnail for this post in homepage, blog article archive, search results etc.
Another cool thing that’s unique to Goliath is the Review summary tool. The theme has a specially made custom Visual Composer block that allows you to list all the pros and cons for the product and rate each of the aspects separately. These ratings will be animated the moment this block enters users viewport.
It’s also very easy to embed a video review of the product. Goliath also has different types of buttons and lists that will sure come in handy when building your awesome new review site.
Monetise traffic with Goliath Ads System
Goliath has extensive features that allow you to insert advertisements in header, sidebars, posts and various other places in the theme. The theme supports different types of ads in multiple sizes. It’s easier than ever to set up Google Adsense ads or to embed an iframe banner for an affiliate partner. Other advertisement networks are also supported – the theme allows you to insert any ad network script and display it on front end. You can also use regular image banners that can be linked anywhere – this can be useful for advertising products sold right there in your site (using WooCommerce e-commerce software).
The ad management system is simple but quite powerful. You can enable/disable individual ads and their locations with a singe click. Adding and rotating multiple ads is just a matter of checking couple of checkboxes. It’s also super simple to add new advertisements or remove old ads. Goliath supports the most popular ad sizes and allows besides the predefined locations like header, gallery, below posts etc. you also have access to ad widgets and visual composer blocks for adding ads to posts.
v1.0.41 - September 3rd 2020 * Improved WP 5.5 compatibility; * Updated bundled plugins; * Other minor bugfixes and improvements; v1.0.40 - July 15th 2019 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.39 - May 16th 2019 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.38 - November 14th 2018 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.37 - September 25th 2018 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.36 - June 25th 2018 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.36 - November 29th 2017 * Improved support for WP 4.9; * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.35 - August 16th 2017 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.34 - April 10th 2017 * Updated bundled plugins; v1.0.33 - March 10th 2017 * Updated bundled Slider Revolution; v1.0.32 - January 6th 2017 * Updated bundled Slider Revolution; * Improved WP 4.7 support; * Other minor bugfixes and improvements; v1.0.31 - December 13th * Updated bundled Slider Revolution; * Improved WP 4.7 support; v1.0.30 - November 14th * Updated bundled Visual Composer, Slider Revolution and Ultimate Addons; v1.0.29 - September 9th * Updated bundled Visual Composer; v1.0.28 - August 23rd * Fixed issue with social sharing caused by Facebook API changes; v1.0.27 - June 20th * Updated bundled Visual Composer & Revolution Slider; v1.0.26 - April 25th * Updated bundled Visual Composer & Revolution Slider; v1.0.25 - April 13th * Updated bundled Visual Composer & Revolution Slider; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.24 - March 8th * Updated bundled Visual Composer; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.23 - February 2nd * Fixed issue with popular posts and WPML; * Added option to turn of theme Open Graph tags. * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.22 - January 15th * Updated bundled Visual Composer & Revolution Slider plugin; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.21 - December 15th * Updated bundled Visual Composer & Revolution Slider plugin; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.20 - November 27th * Twitter.com no longer supports link share counting. This feature has been disabled. * Updated Revolution Slider. * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.19 - November 11th * Updated bundled Visual Composer plugin; * Fixed an issue with Pinterest share; * Fixed an issue with certain Google fonts; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.18 - November 4th * Updated bundled Visual Composer & Revolution Slider plugin; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.17 - October 8th * Improved affixed sidebar; * Improved footer category widget; * Updated bundled Visual Composer plugin; * Improved child theme support for image size editing; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.16 - October 1st * Added extra Google Fonts selector to theme admin; * Added child theme language file support; * Updated bundled plugins; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.15 - September 15th * Improved child theme support; * Updated bundled plugins; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.14 - August 26th * Added new feature - video posts. Display large or small sizes videos from youtube or vimeo. Also features an option to set them to be auto played when opening the post. v1.0.13 - August 25th * Fixed an issue with dropdown menu in mobile version; v1.0.12 - August 20th * Compatibility updated with WordPress 4.3 * Updated Revolution Slider; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.11 - August 12th * Updated Visual Composer and Revolution Slider; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.10 - July 18th * Updated Visual Composer; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.9 - Jun 17th * Updated Visual Composer; * Improved child theme support; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.8 - Jun 1st * Updated Visual Composer; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.7 - May 12th * Updated Visual Composer and Revolution Slider; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.6 - April 24th * Improved google structured data support for news articles; * Fixed share counter issue for google plus; * Updated Visual Composer and Revolution Slider; * Updated a 3rd-party code library that had a vulnerability; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.5 - March 25th * Performance improvements - reduced RAM usage and database query count * Option to disable social share on per page basis; * Updated Bootstrap version; * Updated Visual Composer to 4.4.3; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.4 - February 20th * Overhauled social sharing - added share counters; 3 more networks; now also below post; * Fixed an issue with affixed sidebar; * Improved image captions and positioning in posts; * Global "no image" setting for blog posts; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.3 - February 2nd * Included Photoshop PSD files; * Added Sport preset colors; * Added the option to remove header search * Added the option to disable affixed sidebar; * Updated Mega menu plugin; * Simplified update of bundled plugins; * Updated Visual Composer to 4.4.2; * Improved the styling for background images; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.2 - January 21st * Added Ad rotation feature; * Added new ad type - Iframe ads (cool for flash banners etc); * Added option to automatically force post excerpts; * Added sidebar for bbPress and improved styling for login, register, reset templates; * Bundled Regenerate Thumbnails plugin and added notification in wp-admin; * Updated Visual Composer to 4.4.1; * Compressed various scripts to enhance load speed; * Added option to limit max item count for tags/categories widgets; * Fixed facebook share image size issue; * Improved mobile device support; * Improved i18n features. * Other minor bug fixes and improvements; v1.0.1 - January 2nd * Added option to disable thumbnail for posts/pages; * Updated bundled plugins - woocommerce, revolution slider; * Other minor bug fixes and improvements;
Want to learn more? Check out Goliath documentation.
Help and Support
If you need help with this theme, please visit our support forum. Please note that we are located in Europe, so support is available only at European daytime during working days. It may take up to 48h for well detailed response to your problem.
Please note that we only provide support:
- In case of errors in our product
- To advise you about using our product’s features
We DO NOT have to:
- Assist you in modifying you’re website, for example, changing colors of buttons, moving sections etc. (Since we are really nice, we usually help customers out with little and easy things anyway)
- Create custom functionality for you (It’s like writing to Microsoft and asking for custom built version of Windows)
- Teach you HTML & CSS
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