Revolution: The Future of Oxwall Themes

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In this edition of the oxwall themes review, we shall deliberate on “the best free oxwall theme” that has proven to be the basic of every modern themes out there at the oxwall.org themes repository.

With the rapid development of oxwall designs, have you ever imagined the look of oxwall in the future? If you have, well, tell us about your imagination in the comment section but if you haven’t, this awesome theme will pose a clearer picture of  what the next generation of oxwall themes will look like.

In the first edition of our oxwall themes review, I recommended the Facebook theme for those who want to be like facebook, how about those who love to stick with oxwall?

The  Revolution Oxwall Theme provides the best answer to that question, Why? Over the last few months the number of users using the oxwall revolution theme has increase 2x more than it used to, reasons will be discussed latter, but lets take a look at the details of this fantastic theme.

 

Theme titleRevolution
Item publishedOW Visuals
PriceFree
LicenseOSCL
DescriptionRevolution Theme, Version Compatibility – 1.5.1 light, no-sidebar, clean, unique layout

Reason behind the rapid growth of revolution users

The fundamental reason behind the rapid increase in users of the revolution oxwall theme is due to the fact that the developers gave it for free. In a second thought, Is the Revolution oxwall theme the only free theme in the store?

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Different between the Revolution Oxwall Theme and other Free Themes

The oxwall store can boast of housing over 30 free themes, find out what makes this one stand out among the rest:

  1. Fixed header: 98% of the free themes in the store was developed from the default “origin” theme, that is to say that, they are likely to have the same concept (same layout structure) but the revolution stands out with a unique fixed header & console bar (i.e the console bar and header remains at the top irrespective of your scroll direction).
  2. Fixed vertical menu: This theme ensures that your users find navigation easier by providing a left vertical main menu navigation bar that is fixed to it’s position occupying 80% of your screen height.
  3. Customizable Layout: Don’t like the layout color? No worries, you can change the entire layout color straight from your admin panel.

Additional Customization by us

If you don’t like the screen size of your oxwall powered website  you can easily follow this step to setup your own custom look.

Simply copy the following code to your custom css to profit a full screen responsive layout (small screens compatible):

/*========================================================
        [3] Masterpage & Page Layout        __layout
  ========================================================*/
/* ---- Page Layout styles ---- */
.ow_bg_color {
    background-color: #FFF;
}
.ow_canvas
{
	margin: 0 auto;
	width: 94%;
	background-color:#F7F7F7;
border-right: 1px solid #BDBDBD;
padding-left: 20px;
padding-right: 30px;
}
.ow_page{
    margin: 0 auto;
    padding: 0 18px;
}
.ow_header{
position:relative;
top:50px;
    height: 0px; 
z-index:1;
}
.ow_header .ow_canvas{
height:0px;
	}
.ow_header .ow_logo{
    float: left;
    position: fixed;
width: 170px;
background-color: #ECECEC;
border-left: 1px solid #BDBDBD;
border-right: 1px solid #BDBDBD;
height: 100%;
	top:0px;
margin-left:-50px;
	padding-top:2px;
    width: 210px;
    height: 38px;
}
.ow_header .ow_logo h2{
background-image:url('images/logo.png');/** OW_Control type:image, section:1. General Settings, key:logoImage, label:Logo image **/
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-position:bottom center;
   margin: 0px 0 0 5px;
width: 200px;
    height: 34px;
}
.ow_header .ow_logo h2 a{
	display: block;
	width:240px;
	height:36px;
}
.ow_header .ow_logo .ow_tagline
{
    font-size: 11px;
	color: #999;
	padding: 2px 0 0 2px;
    text-shadow: 0px 1px 0 #FFFFFF;
}
.ow_header .ow_logo a
{
    color: #999; /** OW_Control type:color, key:siteTitleColor, section:2. Colors, label: Site title color **/
    text-decoration: none;
    display: block;
}
.ow_header .ow_search{
    float: right;
    padding: 5px;
}
.ow_page_container .ow_page
{
    padding: 5px 18px 18px; 
    min-height: 400px;

	color: #333;
}
.ow_content a
{
	color: #63799F; /** OW_Control key: linkColor **/
}
.ow_footer
{
	background:#transparent;
	color: #000000;
text-shadow: 0 1px 0px #cccccc;
height:108px;
}
.ow_footer .ow_canvas{
	background:url(images/canvas.jpg); 
width:79%;
height:108px;
padding-left:218px;
border-top: 1px solid #BDBDBD;
}
.ow_footer a
{
	color: #000000;
text-shadow: 0 1px 0px #cccccc;
}
.ow_sidebar{
    float: left;
    width: 188px;
}
.ow_footer .ow_copyright{
	float: left;
	font-size:11px;
	line-height: 1;
margin-left:-180px;
}
h1.page_title{
    background: url(images/ic_file.png) no-repeat left 50%;
    color: #dd3300;
    margin-bottom: 20px;
    padding-left: 22px;
}
.ow_column
{
	width: 49%;
	overflow: hidden;
}
.ow_narrow{
    width: 39%;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.ow_wide{
    width: 59%;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.ow_superwide{
    width: 75%;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.ow_supernarrow{
    width: 23%;
    font-size: 11px;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.ow_left{
    float: left;
}
.ow_right{
    float: right;
}
.ow_center{
    text-align: center;
}
.ow_txtleft,
table td.ow_txtleft{
    text-align: left;
}
.ow_txtcenter{
    text-align: center;
}
.ow_txtright{
    text-align: right;
}
.ow_hidden{
    display: none;
}
.ow_visible{
    display: block;
}
.ow_nocontent{
    padding: 20px 0px;
    text-align: center;
}
table.ow_nomargin,
div.ow_nomargin
{
    margin-bottom:0px;
}
.ow_nowrap{
    white-space: nowrap;
}
ul.ow_regular
{
	list-style: outside;
	list-style-image: url(images/li.png);
	margin-bottom: 12px;
}
ul.ow_regular li
{
	line-height: 1.4;
	margin: 0 0 3px 19px;
}
.ow_preloader{
    background: url(images/ajax_preloader_button.gif) no-repeat center center;
}
.ow_preloader_content{
    background: url(images/ajax_preloader_content.gif) no-repeat center center;
}
.ow_page_layout_scheme{
    width: 580px;
}
.ow_page_layout_scheme a{
	background-position: center center;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
    border: 1px solid #FFFFFF;
    display: block;
	float: left;
	height: 103px;
    margin: 2px;
    padding: 5px;
    width: 100px;
}
.ow_page_layout_scheme a.active, 
.ow_page_layout_scheme a:hover{
    background-color: #CCFFCC;
    border: 1px solid #CCCCCC;
}
.ow_item_set2{ width: 49%; }
.ow_item_set3{ width: 33%; }
.ow_item_set4{ width: 25%; }
.ow_item_set5{ width: 20%; }
/* ---- End of Page Layout styles ---- */
/* ---- Sidebar styles ---- */
/* empty */
/* ---- End of Sidebar styles ---- */

Click here to find out how to customize your join page.

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11 COMMENTS

  1. Adesanmi Adedotun

    Wonderful Oxwall theme review, the fact that the number of the theme user increases over the time means there is more to learn about it, and this makes it more encourage for everybody to give it a trial. Nice review

  2. great article on oxwall themes – thanks Obasi!

    • Hey Nick,
      Is nice of you checking back and dropping a comment. I’m thrilled that you like my article on revolution oxwall theme review.
      I would want to know if you make use of the oxwall software?

  3. I am new to this concept and I read this word-for-word. I don’t know what an Oxwell Theme is, but from the description above it looks like it is new and different and growing by leaps and bounds. Is it a new page on facebook? Is it a new blog hoster? Where would one use it? Please forgive my ignorance, but the only way to learn is to ask questions. Thanks.

    • Hi Tina,
      I appreciate your effort in checking by and dropping a comment.
      Oxwall is an open source community software that allows you to create a membership site (e.g: social network). Members can create forum topics, blog post, events and other social networking activities.
      Yes! Indeed it is very new and growing rapidly too. Is a good thing you asked and I’m ever-ready to clear you of any ambiguity.

      Thanks once more for your comment, hope to see you again!

  4. A real nice review about that theme.thanks for letting us know about it bro.

  5. Ashish Kanojiya

    It has problem of sidebar, how to reduce its width?

    • I have just gotten in touch with Ebenezer, hopefully he ‘ll be online soon

    • Ashish are you trying to reduce the width of the sidebar or the entire site width?

      To change the width of the site canvas edit this section:

      .ow_canvas{
      margin: 0 auto;
      width: 94%;
      background-color:#F7F7F7;
      border-right: 1px solid #BDBDBD;
      padding-left: 20px;
      padding-right: 30px;
      }

      Let us know if you need more help.

  6. I have been find in it hard on oxwall, for a Good theme. even some paid ones. Thanks for this info. I am resolve to give this a trial. Please in additional, how do I change my Password in oxwall. Can you mail me via raenagsoundmedia@yahoo.com
    Thanks Nwanne, I am amazed here.

    • I have replied to you via the contact request. Thanks for getting in touch.

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