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Theme name: Wilderness
Current version: 5.1
Last updated: 29th January 2015
First released: 21st October 2006
Compatibility: RapidWeaver 5.4 & 6+
Responsive: Yes
Doctype: Valid HTML5
Font Awesome version: 4.3.0
Bootstrap version: 3.3.2
Usage agreement: Click for details
Example website: View online
Download example website: Click hereThis link will download the same RapidWeaver sandwich file we used for the example website. It may give you a good illustration of how the example website was created and a useful template to start building with.

Support links

10 minute theme quickstart guide
Complete theme user guide
One-to-one technical support

Resources

Bootstrap code snippets
ExtraContent stack & snippet pack
FreeStyle banner stack

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* This price includes any applicable VAT, if you're buying from Europe.

Wilderness offers a simple yet sophisticated theme; which has always been a popular choice for users seeking a subtle colour scheme and contemporary styling. A strong title bar, vivid banner container and blocks of content make for an appealing page design. Many aspects of Wilderness are customisable, and this theme lends itself well towards blogs and business websites. Users can choose between a split or block navigation layout – both of which offer easy page navigation for end users. Now uses an HTML5 Doctype and remains a rock-solid theme with all major web browsers.

Key Features

  • An ever popular theme for blogs and business websites
  • Subtle default colour scheme inspired by the 'Sharp' RapidWeaver theme
  • Toggle between a simple split or block navigation layout
  • Title bar height and positioning settings
  • Place the sidebar left or right in various widths, use one or two columns
  • Customise the banner container with your own images or slideshows
  • Excellent range of theme colour and text settings
  • 14 Extra Content containers and multiple logo position options
  • Set the title bar to either fixed or scrolling, in various heights
  • Excellent cross-browser compatibility and plugin compatibility
  • Fully responsive and optimised for tablet and smartphone devices

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The free demo version of Wilderness can be downloaded using this link. You can install the theme in RapidWeaver 5.4 or RapidWeaver 6 to experiment with the theme, explore all the settings provided and test it against real content and plugins. There is no time limit imposed on the demo version, but page navigation links are disabled in the demo version. Watermarks may appear periodically in parts of the page (like the banner or footer). Purchasing Wilderness using the button towards the top of this page provides you with a licensed copy of Wilderness; without any demo restrictions applied.

Clicking the banner at the top of this page or this link will take you to a sample website published using Wilderness. This may give you a better insight into how this theme looks and responds. If you're interested to see how the demo website was built, the same project file can be downloaded here and opened in RapidWeaver, on your computer. Some people find this very useful to use.

Wilderness is currently supplied with a 15% discount code for the latest version of WeaverPix. The theme also includes free usage of the FreeStyle banner stack, which normally retails at £10.00 GBP. If you require help with purchasing Wilderness, please click onto the support page and click the 'purchasing help' tab for more information. Likewise if you have any other questions about Wilderness, please don't hesitate to ask.

* Purchases of Wilderness includes any applicable VAT payable. EU customers are legally required to pay VAT on digital downloads and electronic services. A full VAT invoice will be provided, so that you may claim-back any tax paid (if you're VAT registered or a charity / non-profit organisation exempt from paying VAT).

Free theme updates

Updates for the Wilderness RapidWeaver theme are free for all existing users. Theme updates are periodically released to introduce new features and maintain compatibility with the latest RapidWeaver addons and web browsers. You can tell if an update is available for Wilderness, by comparing the number shown next to the theme name in the RapidWeaver theme panel, compared with the version number shown on this page. Generally theme updates are not sent out automatically, because previously it was found many of the emails went missing in junk or spam mail filters. Instead you're invited to check for Wilderness updates yourself, and download them at a time convenient to you.


Updating using Waterfall

Waterfall is a small plugin for RapidWeaver 6, available to purchase from the Nimblehost website. Once installed and added to a project, Waterfall will check the version number of Wilderness, against the version number shown on this website. Waterfall will download and install the latest version of Wilderness; which will be ready the next time you restart RapidWeaver. Older versions of Wilderness will be moved into the /Waterfall/Backups/ folder, in your RapidWeaver addons folder.

Please note that Waterfall update checking only works on themes installed after 10th January 2015. Free demo versions of Wilderness and copies of Wilderness installed before 10th January 2015 will not check for updates automatically. Waterfall will only update original themes; those which you have previously duplicated and renamed for modification will not be updated.


Updating using your Paddle locker

If you obtained Wilderness on or after 10th January 2015, you were invited to provide your email address and a password during the checkout process. With these login credentials, you can access your Paddle Locker. Paddle is the payment and shopping cart provider used on the ThemeFlood and Stacks4Stacks websites. Once you're logged into your secure locker, you can easily re-download Wilderness again. The download link always points to the latest version of the theme. You can change your email address or password at any time in your Paddle Locker too.


Updating manually

If you obtained your copy of Wilderness before 10th January 2015, you may need to be issued with a new download link. E-Junkie download links no longer work. Please get in contact via email and provide details of the theme update you want and provide proof of purchase. Proof of purchase can comprise of your invoice or receipt; or alternatively the name and email address of the purchaser. If no proof of purchase can be located, please purchase the latest version of Wilderness from this website.



Theme compatibility

Wilderness has been diligently developed to work reliably with all major web browsers; ensuring your completed website will look and function to a high standard. Because Wilderness is responsive, you can expect it to work well on screens of various shapes and sizes. In particular, you can expect Wilderness to work well in the following web browsers, which we've tested the theme with:

  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Safari 8
  • Chrome 40
  • Firefox 35
  • Opera 27
  • Maxthon 4.4
  • TorBrowser 4.0

Wilderness has been tested on various popular handheld devices, including a mixture of Apple and Android tablets, iPods and smartphones. Particular attention was paid towards how easy it is for users of these touch devices to navigate websites published using Wilderness. You should find pages published using Wilderness load quickly and consume less bandwidth, compared with many competing RapidWeaver themes.

Some scripts used by Wilderness are 'dual-called'. Using the example of jQuery, some special markup is used in Wilderness to determine what browser or version is viewing the webpage. We can then intelligently ensure the web browser is served the most compatible and optimised version of the script possible.

As always, final compatibility of completed webpages published with Wilderness boils-down to several other important factors. The format of content or the type of addons used to build a page can have a significant impact on compatibility (for example, some web browsers do not support embedded video or sound files in particular formats or presentation). Additionally the web server hosting the website can also sometimes impact the compatibility of completed web pages. Likewise there may be occasions when plugins or extensions installed in a web browser cause issues; such as blocking social networking icons from displaying or blocking links from opening in new windows. As always, we invite you to download a free demo version of Wilderness yourself; enabling you to run more detailed tests against specific content types or addons. We're happy to browser test completed websites published using Wilderness at no extra cost.


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