TheGem is a versatile, responsive, high-performance WordPress theme with a modern creative
design to suit a multitude of creative uses for building websites.
Designed and developed as an ultimate web building toolbox of design elements, styles &
features, TheGem will help you build impressive, high-performance website in minutes,
without touching a line of code. Don’t waste time on coding, explore your creativity!
TheGem has been carefully crafted for a variety of creative uses with such flexibility it really
could be called the Swiss Army Knife of WordPress Themes!
With over 40 unique multi-purpose design concepts, 150 stunning demo pages, eight
navigation settings in over 20 styles, plus flexible page layouts, the possibilities are really
unlimited. Perfect for corporate business of any size and purpose, creative agency with
fancy ideas, including fully featured WooCommerce fashion store ready to go, your website
will spring to life within minutes. This theme also covers the needs of freelancer,
photographer, architect & digital artist, offering amazing portfolio features with dedicated
designs to suit individual needs. As experienced blogger seeking for unusual blog layouts
that help to stand out, you will be inspired by TheGem’s blog features.
If you are a designer looking for a website with flair, then look no further. TheGem has been built with creative passion at heart, collaborating with top designers from Behance.net you
will find eyepopping slick designs we know you will love.
TheGem for WordPress delivers everything to cover your ambitions & creative needs.
Not convinced? Take it for a spin and check out some of the amazing demos NOW!
Take a look at our demos and you will quickly see 45 different reasons. Its design is
impressive, the features and options are creative and well-balanced. There is nothing
unnecessary and odd here – each and every design, style, layout and feature has been well
thought out, based on years of experience building multi-purpose WordPress themes.
This culminates in a massive toolbox of a theme that gives you maximum creative freedom
and simplicity in usage, that’s our promise.
The main intention for TheGem was to create a WordPress Theme for business, agencies,
online shops, photographers, bloggers and designers that would give a maximum
creative freedom for users not deeply involved in design
& coding. The result is impressive: with more than 200 styles for more than 50 content
elements you can create absolutely unique designs in minutes. It’s a wordpress onestop tool
shop, and truly easy to use.
TheGem’s design is based on thorough analysis of 2016 Web Designs by UX Pin. This
theme reflects modern trends of UI / UX design in the unique way, free of annoying
mainstream approaches. TheGem is a fresh design experience, aimed to fulfill both
understated and crazy ideas in a minimalistic, or excessive way – ultimately the choice
TheGem has over 40 complete design concepts, each and every one featuring its own style and
character. These are not simple reskins; each demo has been thoroughly researched and
features carefully considered design concepts, with a myriad of business types covered.
TheGem has been developed for high-performance and fully optimized for modern devices,
including laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets, as well as mastering SEO
best practise. That’s why when buying TheGem you can be sure that you get the long-
term winning website.
TheGem focuses only on addons & features which are needed for creating a diverse, unique
website. Reducing the plugins dependency & optimising the code, we have achieved a much
more stable and secure theme than many other multi-purpose themes on the market
today. You can rest assured that with TheGem your new website is secure, future-proof,
speedy and yet still packed with intuitive, awesome features without the bloat.
By focussing on what users need and expect with a multi-purpose theme, TheGem has been
optimized for compatibility with the most popular plugins from the WordPress plugin
directory. This provides peace of mind to the end user that compatibility with industry bestpractise has already been achieved for you, no messy conflicts we promise.
"** Version 5.0.2 - June 9th, 2021 UPDATES - Shop demos updated with new Products Grid element - Improvements in Products Grid element (both WPBakery & Elementor) - Global styling settings for Products Grid element (Theme Options -> WooCommerce -> Elements Styles) - Support for bottom area, footer widget area and custom footer in Fullpage Vertical Scroller - Updated TheGem elements icons in WPBakery Page Builder FIXES - Fix for few social icons in Theme Options (TikTok, Discord, Soundcloud)
"** Version 5.0.1 - May 24th, 2021 NEW FEATURES WPBAKERY VERSION WooCommerce: new products grid element for WPBakery - multiple sources for product selection - advanced product filters - optimized responsive controls - 26 pre-made skins & presets - endless customization options UPDATES WooCommerce: updates in product page template for better compatibility with third-party WooCommerce plugins FIXES - WooCommerce: minor fixes in product gallery - Elementor: fixes in products grid elements
"** Version 5.0.0 - May 5th, 2021 NEW FEATURES ELEMENTOR VERSION Theme Options & Page Options: reworked, extended, updated - new light-weighted & fast VueJS core app - reworked intuitive GUI for maximum usability - three-tiered approach for layout & styles management (global, posttype, post) - new responsive settings controls - menu & header constructor - additional typography settings - typography preview - global color favorites - extended color picker - extended background types - icon library - help tooltips with screenshot galleries - dark mode - quick navigation - enhanced CSS & JS editors - theme dashboard - system status overview - PageSpeed optimization: font preload settings WooCommerce: new extended product gallery for product pages - multiple layout styles - zoom magnifier - product videos: self-hosted, youtube, vimeo - better responsiveness - retina-ready thumbnails WooCommerce: new products grid element for Elementor - multiple sources for product selection - advanced product filters - optimized responsive controls - 26 pre-made skins & presets - endless customization options WPBAKERY VERSION WooCommerce: new extended product gallery for product pages - multiple layout styles - zoom magnifier - product videos: self-hosted, youtube, vimeo - better responsiveness - retina-ready thumbnails UPDATES WooCommerce: updated templates for compatibility with the latest version FIXES Elementor: fixes for pagination in Blog Grid and Blog Timeline elements WooCommerce: fixes in demo import plugin for product attributes and product variations
"** Version 4.7.0 - March 8th, 2021 NEW FEATURES - TheGem Interactions: trendy scrolling and mouse interactive effects to spice up your website content. Learn more & demo: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/interactions-landing/ - WPBakery: parallax in columns - WPBakery: new custom icon pack - WPBakery: animation delay control added NEW PRE-BUILT DEMOS - LMS Landing: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/lms-landing/ - LMS App Landing: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/lms-app-landing/ - Creative Agency Dark: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/agency-creative-dark/ - Creative Agency Light: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/agency-creative-light/ - Agency Onepager: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/agency-creative-onepager/ - Agency Fullpage: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/agency-fullpage/ - Business Consulting 02: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/business-consulting-02/ - Business Services 01: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/business-services-01/ - Business Services 02: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/business-services-02/ - Photography Fullpage: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/photography-vertical-slider/ - Technology Blog: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/technology-blog/ - Travel Blog 02: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/trip-blog/ - Travel Blog 03: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/trip-blog-light/ UPDATES - Updates in cart, checkout and mini-cart for better display on mobiles and tablets - TheGem for WPBakery: translations/language packs for theme options and page options (Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, Polish) FIXES - Fix in split menu layout (when changing to responsive mode) - Elementor: fix for portfolio grid, blog extended grid and product grid for correct loading in Internet Explorer 11 - Elementor: correct appearance of icons in "select icons" overlay in theme options - Fix for Flickr widget (file permission issues) - Minor fixes for self-hosted & google fonts in GDPR module
"** Version 4.6.0 - January 20th, 2021 NEW FEATURES WPBakery Version Theme Options & Page Options: reworked, extended, updated - new light-weighted & fast VueJS core app - reworked intuitive GUI for maximum usability - three-tiered approach for layout & styles management (global, posttype, post) - new responsive settings controls - menu & header constructor - additional typography settings - typography preview - global color favorites - extended color picker - extended background types - icon library - help tooltips with screenshot galleries - dark mode - quick navigation - enhanced CSS & JS editors - theme dashboard - system status overview - PageSpeed optimization: font preload settings FIXES Both versions - Fix in Portfolio List element (correct loading in case of corrupted thumbnail) - Fix in Portfolio Slider element (correct loading in case of corrupted thumbnail) - Logo position in sticky menu (Safari) - Additional fixes for http/https content display issues
"** Version 22.214.171.124 - December 23rd, 2020 UPDATE - jQuery easing functions
"** Version 4.5.8 - December 21st, 2020 NEW - TheGem Blocks for Elementor released. More details: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/blocks-landing/ - Elementor: Parallax in columns FIX - minor fixes for http/https content display issues - Elementor: minor fixes in grid elements (product grid, portfolio grid, blog extended grid, gallery grid) for displaying in editor mode and on front-end
"** Version 4.5.7 - December 10th, 2020 FIX - jQuery fix for compatibility with the latest WordPress version (5.6) - Pagespeed lazy loading fix for compatibility with Safari 14.x
"** Version 4.5.6 - November 10th, 2020 UPDATE - Elementor: "Edit" button for custom titles & custom footers in editing mode - Elementor: updates in elements templates for code customizations via child theme - WPBakery: updates in styles for tabs, tours and accordions for compatibility with the latest WPBakery version - WooCommerce: updates in templates for compatibility with the latest WooCommerce version FIX - RTL fix for Featured Posts Slider element - Fullpage scroller: fix for product slider - Fullpage scroller: fix for blog list - Fullpage scroller: fix for background color - Elementor: fix for Lottie widget (Elementor Pro) - Elementor: fix for header & footer builder (Elementor Pro) - Elementor: fix for product image gallery (Elementor Pro, WooCommerce) - Custom page titles: fix for Ken Burns effect
"** Version 4.5.5 - September 17th, 2020 FIX - Ken Burns fix for page titles - Minor fixes in fullpage vertical scroller - Fix for default background color in custom footer - Fix for hovers in product grids (WPBakery) - Minor fixes in blog list, extended grid, featured-post-slider, portfolio-grid (Elementor) - Fixes in Demo Import UPDATE - WooCommerce template "Order Item Details" updated
"** Version 4.5.4 - September 3rd, 2020 NEW - WooCommerce demos for TheGem Elementor - Product Grid element for Elementor - Product Slider element for Elementor UPDATE - Styles update for WooCommerce (TheGem WPBakery & TheGem Elementor) - TheGem Demo Import for Elementor: single pages import updated FIX - Minor fixes in Mailchimp Opt-In (Elementor)
"** Version 4.5.3 - August 27th, 2020 FIX - Fix for fullpage scroller (when using Blog Extended Grid) - Fix for wishlist page (compatibility with latest WooCommerce) - Fix for wishlist button in product grids - Minor fixes in TheGem Elements (Elementor) UPDATE - Update of "proceed to checkout" button in WooCommerce/Cart - Update of WooCommerce templates for compatibility with the latest version - Replaced deprecated jQuery functions in admin area
"** Version 4.5.2 - August 17th, 2020 FIX - Fix for lazy loading animations (compatibility with WordPress 5.5) - Fix for fullpage scroller (white background issue in case parallax enabled) - Fix for position of wishlist icons in product overviews - Fix for wishlist page
"** Version 4.5.1 - August 14th, 2020 FIX - jQuery fix for compatibility with WordPress 5.5 - Fix in lazy loading script for compatibility with latest Safari & Firefox - ZillaLikes update for compatibility with WordPress 5.5 - Fix for "add to wishlist" buttons (WooCommerce)
"** Version 4.5.0 - August 05th, 2020 THEGEM FOR ELEMENTOR RELEASED - 100% compatibility with Elementor and Elementor Pro - with all 400+ pre-built demos - 30+ unique TheGem elements (extended, updated, reworked) - with pre-made customizable presets & skins - with powerful Elementor extensions: fullpage scroller, custom breakpoints, dynamic content and many others - better control of responsiveness - unlimited customization options - detailed documentation
"** Version 4.4.2 - July 1st, 2020 NEW - Ken Burns effect added for rows Ken Burns effect is a type of panning and zooming effect used in video production from still imagery. Like parallax, this effect adds dynamics to large background areas. TheGem includes zoom-in and zoom-out Ken Burns effects with transition speed settings. Demo 1: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/lookbook-vertical-slider/ Demo 2: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/music-festival/ UPDATE - Update in fullpage vertical scroller for Ken Burns support - Update in fullpage parallax sliding effect - Update in GDPR compatibility for WPML translations - Update in WPML documentation - Instagram Gallery element deprecated FIX - Fix in SmoothScroll script for browsing websites via iFrame in incognito mode - Fix in Blog Extended Grid post linking
"** Version 4.4.1 - June 3rd, 2020 NEW - New TheGem blocks added in following categories (both in multicolor and dark mode): Contact Forms, Counters, Footers, News & Blog, Galleries, Grids, Pricing Tables, Testimonials - New parallax scrolling effect added to fullscreen vertical slider. Demo: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/app-landing/ FIX - Fix for target "_blank" setting in portfolio page options
"** Version 4.4.0 - May 14th, 2020 NEW TheGem Blocks extended: - "Dark Mode" added. All blocks are now available both in multicolor & dark color modes to maximize the trendy look of your website, create dark mode page versions and provide more A/B test options. - New category “eCommerce” with rich selection of WooCommerce blocks added - New category “Custom Titles” with collection of pre-made page titles added - New blocks added in categories: Call to Action, Hero, Contact Forms, Newsletter Subscriptions, News UPDATE - WooCommerce templates - TheGem Blocks: removing blocks from favorites improved FIX - TheGem Blocks: fatal error because of lack of mbstring fixed - Fix for portfolios in fullpage vertical scroller - Fix for diagrams in fullpage vertical scroller
"** Version 4.3.0 - April 21st, 2020 MEET THEGEM BLOCKS An ultimate tool for building webpages in a speed of light! - huge collection of pre-designed page sections - section templates for hero, contact, about, portfolio, blog, pricing tables, counters and many more other page sections - create any page with unique layout in minutes - all blocks can be easily combined on one page - speed up your workflow: (1) insert -> (2) combine -> (3) customize -> (4) re-use - all blocks optimized for best performance scores and responsive - eye-catching free media content included - regular updates and new blocks - check more features at https://codex-themes.com/thegem/blocks-landing/
"** Version 4.2.1 - March 23rd, 2020 * Updates for WooCommerce 4.x * Additional overlay settings for fullwidth container and background element in custom titles * Fix for using anchors in custom URLs (URLs with additional symbols) * Additional fixes for generating custom css filename on some hosts
"** Version 4.2.0 - January 28th, 2020 NEW: * Advanced Fullpage Scroller New advanced type of vertical scroller added with following features: - Better smoother scrolling experience - Better UX for touch and mobile devices - 5 new styles for navigation dots - Tooltips in various styles - Fixed backgrounds for parallax experience - Continuous endless scrolling - Normal scrolling mode for mobile devices - Animation effects on scroll - Two new animated vertical fullscreen demos added: https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/product-landing/ , https://codex-themes.com/thegem/sites/app-landing/ * Custom CSS field in ROW Element in Page Builder for fine-tuned css customizations on the row level UPDATE: * Re-organisation of some page options for better UX * Update of shop templates for the latest WooCommerce version
"** Version 4.1.2 - December 18th, 2019 UPDATE: - Parallax effects: complete rewritten code optimized for smooth scrolling and better performance - Counters and countdowns: optimized code for better animation FIX: - Elements alignment in two layouts of responsive menu - Enhancement in video player controls - Fix for animation in perspective menu while scrolling - Fix for search button animation in overlay menu
"** Version 126.96.36.199 - December 3rd, 2019 - Update in hamburger menu for tablets - Fix for 3rd level menu in classic horizontal layout - Fix for clicks in responsive menu "slide from left" - Update in logo position in responsive by activated hidden cart option
"** Version 4.1.1 - November 25th, 2019 NEW FEATURES & UPDATES: - New WooCommerce cart widget for mobiles - Sticky menu / header crossfade animation improvements - Layout improvements in mobile menus - Animation improvements in hamburger & vertical menu styles - Search animation for overlay menu style - New designs & pre-built websites - WooCommerce compatibility updates - Pagespeed optimizations for youtube & vimeo videos on page - RTL updates: styled lists, widgets archive & tweets - Page options: re-grouping of header & footer settings - Demo importer: loading speed improvements for main demo content - Scroll-to-top improvements - Icon loading improvements - Multi-lingual updates for GDPR module - Alt-attributes for images in textbox
"** Version 4.0.2 - November 11th, 2019 - Updates in WooCommerce templates
"** Version 4.0.1 - August 16th, 2019 - Minor WooCommerce fixes
"** Version 4.0.0 - August 8th, 2019 - BIG UPDATE RELEASE: - 100+ complete pre-built websites - Brand new one-click demo import - New advanced blog grids & layouts - New designs: 20+ new design concepts - GDPR built-in management - Custom titles builder - More page speed optimizations - Compatibility with Revolution Slider v. 6.x - Updates in WooCommerce - Improved WPML compatibility - WordPress 5.0 (Gutenberg) improved options and compatibility - PHP 7.3 compatibility
"** Version 188.8.131.52 - May 23rd, 2019 - Update for LayerSlider update procedure
"** Version 3.8.3 - April 19th, 2019 - Update of WooCommerce templates
"** Version 184.108.40.206 - March 20th, 2019 - Update in WooCommerce templates
"** Version 3.8.2 - March 5th, 2019 - Minor fixes
"** Version 3.8.1 - February 22nd, 2019 - Update of WooCommerce templates for compatibility with the latest version - Minor fixes
"** Version 3.8.0 - February 5th, 2019 - Image loading optimization options in "Theme Options" - Update of WooCommerce templates for compatibility with the latest version - Minor fixes
"** Version 3.7.0 - December 11th, 2018 Version 3.7.0 - Updates and additional stylings for: * Blogs * Portfolio * Teams * Testimonials * Quotes * Contact Forms * Newseltter Forms * Tabs & Accordions * Top Area & Footer * Preloaders * Diagrams - Additional settings for responsive fonts - Option for adding custom social icons - Settings for social icons in teams - Updates for the latest WooCommerce version
"** Version 3.6.1 - November 8th, 2018 - Updates in WooCommerce for compatibility with the latest version
"** Version 3.6.0 - October 2nd, 2018 - Compatibility with Gutenberg / WordPress 5.0 ready - New design concepts: Charity & Non-Profit - Minor fixes
"** Version 3.5.0 - August 15th, 2018 IMPORTANT update for all next theme’s updates. Next updates will be available via a WordPress dashboard. Please update your current theme’s version to this one!
"** Version 3.4.1 - August 2nd, 2018 - Mobile checkout style fixes for online shops - Mini cart fixes for products in private mode - Option: Fullscreen vertical scroller for mobiles
"** Version 3.4.0 - July 27th, 2018 NEW DESIGN CONCEPTS: - 3x brand new ICO & Cryptocurrency Landing Pages - 3x brand new Handyman & Craftsmen Services Designs UPDATE: - Update for the latest WooCommerce version - New social icons added - Few minor fixes
"** Version 3.3.1 - June 16th, 2018 Updates: - Update in WooCommerce templates for compatibility with the latest WooCommerce version
"** Version 3.3.0 - May 29th, 2018 Updates: - Update in WooCommerce templates for compatibility with the latest version - Few minor bug fixes
"** Version 3.2.1 - March 23rd, 2018 Updates: - Gradient backgrounds in content elements (shortcodes) Minor WooCommerce Fixes: - Images in category listings - Ajax requests in cart - Overlay menu
"** Version 3.1.0 - February 15th, 2018 - Updates for the latest WooCommerce update 3.3.x
"** Version 3.0.5 - November 14th, 2017 - UPDATE: Alternative processing of custom.css for avoiding cache-issues - FIX: Icons in VC backend editor
"** Version 3.0.4 - November 7th, 2017 - Improvements in RTL - Updates of WooCommerce templates - Fixes for self-video in portfolio - Fixes for landing pages with perspective menu - Fixes for apple's magic mouse in fullscreen vertical scrollers
"** Version 3.0.0 - September 26th, 2017 - BIG UPDATE RELEASE: - Design concepts: 17 new design concepts - Menus & navigation: new styles of desktop navigation - Menus & navigation: new styles of mobile menus - WooCommerce: product grids, metro, justified, masonry - WooCommerce: product carousels - WooCommerce: quick view - WooCommerce: catalog mode - WooCommerce: one-step checkout - WooCommerce: additional paginations, infinite scroll, load more - WooCommerce: additional font settings - Rich content footer / custom footer - Global page & post settings - Fixed column page layouts - Updates in galleries / Fancy Box 3.0 - New element: Instagram gallery - Body paddings for global page layouts - Global layout settings for blog & shop categories - Custom permalinks for portfolio & news
"** Version 2.2.2 - July 13th, 2017 ** - FIX: Fixes for compatibility with WooCommerce 3.1.1
"** Version 2.2.1 - June 7th, 2017 ** - FIX: Fixes for compatibility with WooCommerce 3.x
"** Version 2.2.0 - April 25th, 2017 ** - NEW: New type of mobile menu added - UPDATE: Updates for WooCommerce 3.0.4 - NEW: New image thumbnail generator. Better page loading performance - FIX: Minor js fixes
"** Version 2.1.1 - April 7th, 2017 ** - Update for WooCommerce 3.x compatibility
"** Version 2.1.0 - April 4th, 2017 ** - NEW: Comprehensive pagespeed optimizations - NEW: Optimizations in lazy loading animation effects. Migration from JS to CSS effetcs - NEW: Optimizations in retina optimized image generation for better page loading across devices - NEW: Default page title settings added in theme options - FIX: Several fixes in woocommerce tenplates - FIX: Synchronisation of vertical scroller slider markers with menu items - FIX: Other small fixes
"** Version 2.0.2 - December 15th, 2016 ** - Alt Attributes in Galleries - Minor Fix in Cart & Checkout - Minor Fix of Custom Header in Backend Editor - New Settings for Fixed Header on Mobiles
"** Version 2.0.0 - November 20th, 2016 ** NEW FEATURES: - Overlay navigation type - Parallax footer in page options - Full Polylang compatibility UPDATES: - PO files - Google fonts - Updates in 404 pages - WooCommerce templates FIXES: - Translations for top area, mobile menus, breadcrumbs - Minor fixes in hamburger menu - Translations for countdowns
"** Version 1.2.0 - September 14th, 2016 ** NEW FEATURES: - Enable / disable header - Enable / disable footer - New main menu layout for 100% width FIXES: - Vertical scroller for iphone - Auto-scroll for tabs, accordions and pageable container - Styles for child theme OTHER: - New styles for contact forms - Theme Options: Icons were modified
"** Version 1.1.0 - September 1st, 2016 ** NEW FEATURES: - Enable/disable parallax effects on mobile devices - Enable/disable css animations on mobile devices UPDATES: - Update in RTL
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