Hermes is a unique and modern theme evoking a sense of minimalism, elegance, and simplicity. It’s perfectly suited for creative bloggers in any field.
Theme standard features
Social links menu
Specially designed menu will make it easy for you to add and display social media links on your website.
Your website content will always look beautiful on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop screens.
Using the Customizer, you will be able to customize your theme and preview all changes in real time.
Custom page templates
Choose from a selection of pre-made page templates to add variety to your site, and create an unique look.
Using WordPress widgets, you can easily add additional sections to your website without coding it yourself.
Each page is carefully build with search-engine-friendly code to ensure your website is noticed by search bots.
Display author profile on single posts to build a personal brand and establish reputation among your readers.
White label theme
Customize a default branding text in the footer area and add your own credit links to fit the needs of your site.
Powerful, yet easy-to-use slider will allow you to highlight most important content in front of your readers.
We got you covered by offering everything you need to achieve results. With us, you are in great hands regarding the set of features that bring real value in the long run.
Our efforts go into making installation as easy as possible for you. This is the reason why all our WordPress themes come with a detailed documentation, so you can have a step by step guide on how to set up your theme.
While our themes should work fine with most plugins, there is no way for us to test and guarantee that all of these plugins will be compatible with our themes. If the plugin has been coded to WordPress’ standards then it should play nicely with our themes.
All our themes are compatible with the latest WordPress version. We perform tests and updates on a regular basis to keep them safe and stable. You can find all informations regarding to the theme updates by clicking the link below.
We are serious about providing the best support to our customers. If you need help, our friendly support staff are ready to answer all your questions and aim to help you to solve the challenges you're having with the theme.
Update: use the theme design system to reduce style repetition;
Update: browser normalize.css styles;
Update: refactor styles of the footer section;
Update: refactor styles of the header search section;
Update: refactor styles of the header section;
Update: refactor styles of the sidebar section;
Update: improve and organize a structure of the theme by moving the theme assets (CSS, JS, Fonts) to its own folder;
Update: improve accessibility of the header search form;
Update: group header search functionality into its own function (IIFE);
Update: refactor a script of the page header;
Fix: remove unnesasery styles;
Fix: HTML structure issue that causes markup errors;
Fix: spacing issues in the footer area;
Fix: spacing issue in the Text widget;
Fix: spacing issue in the header search form;
Fix: spacing issues in the header section;
Fix: spacing issues in the page header section;
Fix: overflow issue when site contains long words;
Fix: alignment issue of the header elements when a long menu is added to the site;
== 1.3.8 August 22, 2019 ==
Update: improve accessibility of the main menu;
Update: display a regular menu on touch screens with a large screen resolution;
Update: group navigation functionality into its own function;
Update: allow sub-menu access on touch screens with a large screen resolution (ex: iPad Pro);
Update: add better support for older browsers;
Update: browsers normalize style;
Fix: menu issue on touch screens with a large screen resolution;
Fix: indent issues of the list elements;
Fix: gallery layout issue;
Fix: layout issue in the Featured Content section;
Fix: minor typography styling issue;
== 1.3.7 July 16, 2019 ==
Update: optimize theme styles;
Update: change a way of loading the RTL style;
Update: improve theme performance for the RTL sites;
Fix: grid layout issue (RTL sites);
== 1.3.6 June 23, 2019 ==
Update: simplify a markup of the header search section;
Update: styles of the header search form;
Update: improve performance of the header search form;
Update: improve accessibility of the header search button;
Fix: grid issue in smaller screens;
== 1.3.5 June 18, 2019 ==
Update: add the `display` parameter to the google fonts to improve performance;
Update: use CSS to detect mobile devices;
Update: avoid adding a special body class using wp_is_mobile();
Update: post type variable name to avoid overriding WordPress globals;
Fix: sanitation issue of the theme name in the Updater;
== 1.3.4 May 4, 2019 ==
Update: trigger a new wp_body_open action (WordPress 5.2) immediately after the opening body tag;
Update: improve accessibility of the search widget;
Update: styles for the sticky menu;
Update: hide the sticky menu section for screen readers;
Fix: accessibility issue associated with the close button in the toggle sidebar section;
== 1.3.3, March 13, 2019 ==
Add: theme typography options;
Add: Amazon icon to the social menu link;
Add: Theme Options panel in the Customizer;
Update: WordPress audio player styles;
Update: remove unnecessary styles;
Update: HTML tag for the 404 label;
Update: improve accessibility of the 404 page;
Update: styles for default HTML elements;
Update: comments styles;
Update: main translation file of the theme (.pot);
Update: remove recommendation for the Google Fonts plugin;
Update: remove option to disable default fonts;
Fix: mix of ordered and non-ordered placeholders;
Fix: style issues with the search form;
== 1.3.2, February 11, 2019 ==
Add: support for Facebook short url in the social menu;
Update: improve accessibility of the header search form;
Update: improve accessibility of the mobile menu section;
Update: improve accessibility of custom menus;
Update: mobile menu section styles;
Update: update functionality of the mobile menu section using a plan JS;
Update: dequeue JS plugin for the mobile toggle section because the theme now uses its own functionality to create this section;
Update: sort CSS properties alphabetically;
Update: HTML structure of the social menu;
Fix: JS issue when custom menus are empty;
== 1.3.1, January 11, 2019 ==
Update: add a version number to the main stylesheet to avoid browser cache issues;
== 1.3.0, January 9, 2019 ==
Update: improve performance of the theme;
Update: remove unnecessary prefixed CSS styles;
Update: group CSS media queries;
Update: add a type attribute to the buttons in the header template;
Update: hide a search icon element for the screen readers;
Update: improve accessibility of the theme;
Update: use a button element instead of a link element for closing the header search form;
Update: load a print style only when it is needed;
Update: do not load unused Infinite Scroll stylesheets and scripts in archive views;
Update: move a grid framework styles to the main theme stylesheet;
Update: remove HTML data attribute for a number of posts per page in archive views;
Update: remove unused styles;
Fix: spacing issue in the post meta section in single views;
Fix: color issues in the header search form;
Fix: grid issues in smaller screens;
== 1.2.4, December 19, 2018 ==
Update: theme URI in the parent stylesheet;
Fix: update the main translation file of the theme (.pot) to list the latest theme strings;
== 1.2.3 December 18, 2018 ==
Add: phone icon to the social menu;
Add: title and class attributes to the social menu link;
Add: arrow icon to the menu item with a sub-menu;
Update: optimize font icons;
Update: make Skip to Entry actions more accessible;
Update: use a global icon class to display an icon;
Update: use a proper HTML tag for the Go to Top action;
Update: use a plain JS for the Scroll to Element actions;
Fix: do not cover the content when the Scroll to Entry action is used;
Fix: reply style issue in the comments section;
== 1.2.2, November 28, 2018 ==
Add: load a child theme stylesheet if a child theme is active;
Update: improve performance of the theme;
Update: load a minified version of JS and CSS files of the theme;
Update: information page of the theme in WordPress dashboard;
== 1.2.1, November 16, 2018 ==
Add: better support for Gutenberg;
Add: option to disable a default theme font;
Fix: grid issue for the sites that display a large number of posts per page (>40);
Fix: readability issues on protected posts in archive views;
Fix: add a missing mobile class;
Fix: styling issues in search view;
Remove: unused styles;
== 1.2.0, October 15, 2018 ==
Update: grid algorithm in archive views;
Update: improve the sticky header functionality;
Update: formatting of archive view templates, and add per-page attribute to the grid container;
Update: clean up some CSS in the archive grid section;
Fix: Infinite Scroll incorrect behavior;
== 1.1.15, September 25, 2018 ==
Update: optimize header animation in single views;
Update: improve performance of the sticky header;
Update: remove some unnecessary CSS in the Featured Content section;
Fix: resolve a \"scroll-linked positioning effect\" warning in Firefox;
Fix: header visibility issue when a single view page has been scrolled too fast;
Fix: share buttons (Jetpack) spacing issues;
Fix: spacing issues in the Author section;
Fix: some minor styling issues;
== 1.1.14, September 11, 2018 ==
Update: replace http with https in the meta data profile;
Update: add a better way to set the content width, based on the theme\'s design and stylesheet;
== 1.1.13, June 22, 2018 ==
Add: support for the Featured Content (Jetpack);
Update: add better accessibility to the comment links in archive view;
== 1.1.12, May 8, 2018 ==
Update: move functionality of skip-link-focus-fix.js file to the theme JS file;
Update: reduce number of http requests;
Update: reorganize and optimize the theme JS file;
== 1.1.11, April 25, 2018 ==
Fix: date format when populating datetime attributes;
Fix: move window.load outside of document.ready in the theme JS file;
Fix: optimize the theme JS file and improve performance by avoiding to call the ready event multiple times;
== 1.1.10, April 2, 2018 ==
Add: support for Jetpack Content Options;
Update: add better accessibility for the \"edit\" links;
Fix: do not display an empty footer element in single-page views;
Fix: some styling issues in single views;
== 1.1.9, March 20, 2018 ==
Add: optional sticky header functionality;
Add: Snapchat, Tripadvisor, Telegram and Yelp icons for the social menu;
Add: span tag around the archive title prefix so that the prefix can be hidden with CSS if needed;
Update: functionality of the theme updater;
== 1.1.8, October 25, 2017 ==
Add: additional social icons to the social menu;
Update: font icons to a newer version;
Fix: featured image jumping issue in single views;
== 1.1.7, October 16, 2017 ==
Add: escape functions to some translation strings;
Add: native navigation functions to the comment template;
Update: changelog information in readme.txt file;
Update: page formatting;
Update: optimize sidebar template by eliminating unnecessary checks;
Update: make the code more cleaner;
Update: provides proper semantic structure for site title;
Update: single header sections by moving all the checks to the function;
Update: refactoring the code in the google fonts function;
Update: optimize scripts function;
Fix: translatability of comments title;
Fix: only generate pingback url header tag when relevant;
Fix: add \'hfeed\' class only to non-singular pages;
Fix: script naming issue (toggle sidebar script);
Fix: display a sidebar class only in single views because archive views are not designed to display a sidebar;
Remove: fallback functions for older WordPress versions;
Remove: unused search content template;
Remove: superfluous check in the comment template;
Remove: unused styles from the theme stylesheet;
Remove: unnecessary arguments from the social menu;
== 1.1.6 ==
Update: the functionality of theme updater;
Fix: Getting Started page issues;
== 1.1.5 ==
Add: support for Recommended Plugins;
Fix: single view height issue;
== 1.1 ==
Add: support for a native Custom Logo option (Jetpack Custom Logo option has been removed);
Fix: several sanitizing issues;
Frequently asked questions
Do I get free updates?
Yes, updates are free! Each Themes Harbor purchase includes a full year of support and on-click automatic updates that can be done via your WordPress dashboard.
Is my site secure with your theme?
At Themes Harbor we take security very seriously. We are completely committed to making and keeping our themes as secure as possible.
What will I need to use this theme?
Like any website, you’ll need to have your own domain and have self-hosted WordPress installed on a web hosting of your choice. Also, we recommend Jetpack for additional features.
Will you customize theme for me?
Although we don’t provide custom work services for any of our themes, we do have amazing partners who are ready to take your project and professionally customize it.
Can you help with minor CSS changes?
We are happy to provide basic CSS tweaks with regards to simple changes. For more advanced queries, please see our Customization page.
What’s your support policy?
Customer satisfaction is our top most priority. We take pride in providing our customers with professional and friendly support to ensure that our products suit their needs.
The Hermes theme is one of the sharpest looking themes I’ve ever used on WordPress. As a longtime user on the WordPress platform I’m very happy to be able to showcase my work through the Hermes theme. I’ve heard nothing but great things about my site because of the look of it. It’s great.