Patterns – A Responsive WordPress Theme for Online Magazines

This is one responsive WordPress theme well worth the wait. You’ve heard us mention it within our community forums and now it’s ready for your next newspaper or magazine site.

This is no ordinary theme!

As always, we listened closely to our community and analyzed the most requested features. Even with our 5 years of newspaper design and development experience, it took our developer 2 months to perfect all (and there’s definitely a long list) the features of this theme. We’ll go into details further below, but rest assured you won’t find another theme that compares to the all new Patterns theme for WordPress.

Responsive WordPress Theme

Here’s the rundown of some noteworthy features inside the Patterns theme:

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Gabfire Themes and WPML Plugin Compatibility

Wondering about WPML plugin compatibility with Gabfire themes? Well rest assured, the fine folks over at WPML tested some of our themes and verified they are fully compatible with their awesome multilingual plugin. If you’re not already familiar with WPML, you should check out what they offer. In short, here’s what their plugin does:

WPML makes it easy to build multilingual sites and run them.
It’s powerful enough for corporate sites, yet simple for blogs.

With WPML you can translate pages, posts, custom types, taxonomy, menus and even the theme’s texts. Since many of our users are worldwide, this plugin is an excellent option for multilingual news sites and magazines. If you’re in the market for this, WPML should be at the top of the list. Now you have 1 more reason to do so with fully compatibility between Gabfire themes and WPML plugin.

Opinions BuddyPress Theme for WordPress

Opinions BuddyPress theme for WordPress is clean, responsive, and feature-rich.

Everyone has an Opinion! That’s the real substance behind great communities – a constant flow of different opinions. Our latest theme – aptly titled Opinions – really has all the bells-and-whistles needed to set up a community platform based on a magazine theme.

We received extremely positive feedback on our Connect theme which gave us plenty of motivation to build a second BuddyPress compatible WordPress theme. With Opinions, we wanted to display a large amount of content in a clean magazine layout while also taking advantage of BuddyPress functionality to create a truly social platform.


The design of Opinions theme will scale to fit on all browser widths/resolutions and on all mobile devices.

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Connect – WordPress and BuddyPress Theme

Build a community with the Connect BuddyPress theme for WordPress!

Connect is a WordPress and BuddyPress theme for those that want to build a community around their news site. Since BuddyPress has progressed so much in the last year, we figured a theme with social networking capabilities was overdue. Besides, our community has been asking for such a theme for quite some time. Now you have it with all these features below:


The theme is fully responsive and ready for any device (table, mobile phone, etc).

Category Templates

Like many of our themes, Connect also has several category templates to give up your site some much needed variety.

Post Templates

Connect has three post templates. You can decide exactly what layout a post should have. Here are examples of post layou

Mega Dropdown with Category-Specific Ads

To keep things interesting, you not only have the option to turn any category menu item into a mega drop-down, but you can also embed a category-specific ad within it. During our tests, we noticed many users clicked on those ads, so let’s hope you have the same results.

There’s More…

As with most of our themes, one blog post is never enough to capture all the theme features.

  • Related Posts – eliminate another plugin! We got you covered.
  • Gabfire Widgets – The entire site is widgetized, and includes all of our custom widgets.
  • Shortcodes – need some additional styling to spice up that article, use shortcodes!
  • and many more finer points that make this theme worth every penny.

BuddyPress’ tagline is Social networking, in a box. That’s exactly what you get with the Connect theme. Go ahead and start your own WordPress-powered social network!