Bimber Theme Review ( Pro & Cons ): How Good it is for Viral Site

(Last Updated On: February 11, 2018)
Theme:
Bringthepixel
Price:
$59

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Rating:
5
On February 11, 2018
Last modified:February 11, 2018

Summary:

Welcomed to Bimber Theme Review article. In this review article, you will know everything about this Bimber Theme. You may be in confusion whether to purchase or not this Theme. But I believe after reading this article, you will decide easily whether to buy or not.

Now let me start Bimber Theme Review:

Bimber is one of the popular WordPress theme designed to viral sites, that lets you launch a fully functional viral site within a few hours. It has a lot of features that are essential for any viral site such as front-end submission, poll creation, quiz competition and many more. It comes with powerful sharing buttons; popular, hot, trending listings and multiple-site ad locations. Everything in a lightweight and easy-to-use package.

If you are about to start your own viral sites like BuzzFeed or ViraNova, this theme does not upset you. Instead, it makes you happy that you will have essential features like BuzzFeed and other viral sites.

Bimber Theme Review: Bimber Viral WordPress Theme

Design:

Bimber comes with a fully responsive and retina ready display. Therefore, your website will be scaled down to the screen size of any handheld device without losing the quality. The theme comes with ready-to-use eleven homepage styles such as gagster, celebrities, smiley, wall, badboy, minimal, geeky, affiliate, bunchy and community. Each of them has a clear structure and smart design.

Bimber Theme allows you to choose either boxed or full-width layout. It comes with 7 unique different header style all with great mobile experience. And it comes with the sticky header so that it does not disappear when the user scrolls down. It provides a better navigation experience with the MegaMenu functionality.

The theme comes with another great design to show the top performing posts at the top of your site to get even more page views.

The theme includes one of the most popular page builder called WPBakery page builder. It is drag and drag and drop page builder.  It makes your life easier to create any page for you. This page builder provides over 20+ modules, a library of preset and advanced configuration options. This would be especially appreciated by beginners as it doesn’t require any coding skills. With another premium plugin (Snax) included, Snax lets site visitors and editors (backend) create quizzes, polls, lists, memes and other viral content.

This Bimper theme allows you to display the content in various ways such as paginated viral story, auto-paginated gallery etc. The theme support Google AMP article.

It is fully integrated with social networking powered by MashShare plugin. There are big buttons with the clear call to action. You can set social media sharing buttons before and after post content and sharebar is sticky so that it will be visible anytime during reading the content. Along with social integration, it is integrated with free, highly popular email marketing software call ‘MailChimp‘ and you can place subscribe form after the post content, inside grid collection, inside list collection and inside sidebars.

Functionality:

Bimper theme has the essential functionality for any viral website. It has everything that can make your site so much viral within a few time.

Bimper theme has integrated social sharing buttons wisely so that any visitors who read the articles are encouraged to share the content on social networking site. And it comes with different post templates that are very worth for any viral site. The theme has an interactive comment system and facebook comment integration. And the theme supports Facebook instant article and Google AMP.

Along with social media sharing integration, the theme has great Integration with the email marketing software, you can easily place subscribe form after post content, inside grid collection, inside list collection and inside sidebars

With the inclusion of Snax, viral content builder plugin, the theme has even the greater value. This plugin lets users create posts themselves, users can log in/register using most popular social networks and users can upvote or downvote every submitted content. From the back-end, you can create any story, meme, quiz, poll etc. with the help of this plugin. This plugin makes this plugin truly the best theme for the viral site.

The Bimber theme comes with WooCommerce compatibility. You can easily sell your own product from your viral site or make money from affiliated partner sites such as Amazon, WallMart etc.

It comes with another functionality, i.e. bbPress compatibility. You can make create the forum in your site with this theme.

The theme comes pre-packed with a bunch of useful premium plugins, which improve the functionality of your site and make it more flexible. For example, WPBakery page builder plugin allows you to create the stunning landing page to attract your targeted visitor. To create about us, advertise etc. page, this page builder will be useful. Similarly, the Snax plugins make your site even best viral site. It’s features such as front’end content submission and backend content such as poll, quize etc. makes your site valuable.

The theme is Google adsense ready WordPress theme. And content delivery platforms like Taboola, RevContent, Outbrain, etc. can be used easily in your site with this theme. There are multiple ad slots ready such as

  • ads automatically injected into post listings
  • ads inside sidebars with sticky option
  • ads inside the post content, before the first paragraph, etc…
  • ad before the header theme area
  • ad before the content theme area
  • ad before the “You may also like” collection
  • ad before the “More from” collection
  • ad before the “Comments” section
  • ad before the “Don’t miss” collection

More features:

Content Optimization

  • Create listicles with images, gifs, self-hosted videos and embeds
  • Popular, hot and trending lists
  • Fancy badges for popular, hot, and trending posts
  • Paginated posts with big, bold navigation
  • Maximize Time on Page with “You may also like”, “More from category” and “Don’t miss” sections

Fake counters

  • Fake shares
  • Fake page views
  • Fake votes
  • Fake reactions

Social Sharing Buttons

  • Powered by MashShare plugin
  • Share count visibility threshold
  • Display share buttons before and after post content
  • Sticky sharebar
  • Image sharing
  • Fake share counts for viral newbies

Google Adsense and Content Delivery Ready Theme

  • Google AdSense ads
  • Content delivery platforms like Taboola, RevContent, Outbrain, etc…

Multiple ad slots

  • ads automatically injected into post listings
  • ads inside sidebars with sticky option
  • ads inside the post content, before the first paragraph, etc…
  • ad before the header theme area
  • ad before the content theme area
  • ad before the “You may also like” collection
  • ad before the “More from” collection
  • ad before the “Comments” section
  • ad before the “Don’t miss” collection

*Powered by WP QUADS plugin

Integration with Email marketing software

  • Integration with free, highly popular MailChimp for WordPress plugin
  • Custom styling
  • Place subscribe form after post content, inside grid collection, inside list collection and inside sidebars

Front-end Submission

Bimber includes Snax – Viral Front-End Uploader plugin, our dedicated solution for submitting viral content:

  • Story (like WP post)
  • Meme (create a funny pic)
  • Open List (users can submit new items and vote for them)
  • Ranked List (users can vote for best item)
  • Classic List
  • Trivia Quiz
  • Personality Quiz
  • Classic Poll
  • Versus Poll
  • Hot or Not Poll
  • Image (photo, gif)
  • Gallery
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Embeds (YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Twitter statuses etc)

Quickly customize it with WordPress Customizer

  • Upload your logo and its retina version
  • Seven homepage design styles
  • Sticky header
  • Boxed or full-width layout
  • Unlimted color options
  • 7 different home page and archive layouts
    • Grid + sidebar, 3 featured
    • Grid + sidebar, 1 featured
    • Grid , 3 featured
    • List + sidebar, 3 featured
    • List + sidebar, 1 featured
    • Stream (like on 9GAG) + sidebar 3 featured
    • Stream (like on 9GaG) + skyscrappers 3 featured
  • Hide/Show most elements
  • Infinite scroll (optionally triggered with the Load more button) and standard pagination

What’s Included

  • All Demos
  • All necessary plugins
  • FREE lifetime updates
  • 6 months support – with the ability to extend it
  • Documentation

Performance

We have tested Bimber default demo on different page speed tests, and loads at medium speed. Data from the Chrome User Experience report indicates this Bimber homepage’s median FCP (1.1s) and DCL (1.6s) ranks it in the middle third of all pages. This site has a good level of optimization because few of its resources are render-blocking.

Bimber Theme Homepage PageSpeed Report

Downsides

As Bimber is a viral WordPress theme, it comes with a variety of features and settings, which might be a little difficult for the WordPress beginners. But if you spend few hours on this theme, you will be able to make exactly the same demo type site for you. However, the theme comes with great detailed documentation and a support team.

Another downside point is that, despite many ads spot available, there is no ad spot on the header, only either below the header or above the header

Conclusion

Bimber is one of the best themes for making the viral site. It has a clean and neat design so that any visitors will be impressed to see your viral site. It has many functionalities to make the site viral such as quiz contest, poll creation, interactive comment system and many more.  Advanced and powerful functionality allows you to make your viral site within a few hours. Bimber is suitable both for the beginners and for the advanced users.

If you have already the viral site, it’s the right time to change your site design with this Bimber theme. Or if you are going to start your own viral site, this theme can be best for you.

What do you think about Bimber Theme Review ?

Or have you already used this Bimber Theme? If you have already used this theme, please let us share your experience in the comment section below.

MORE INFO / DOWNLOAD

Bimber - Viral Magazine WordPress Theme

$59
Bimber - Viral Magazine WordPress Theme
9.8

Features

8.0 /10

User Experience

10.0 /10

Design Quality

10.0 /10

SEO READY

10.0 /10

Compatibility

10.0 /10

Performance

10.0 /10

Motentization

10.0 /10

Customer Support

10.0 /10

Customizability

10.0 /10

Documentation Quality

10.0 /10

Pros

  • Responsive
  • SEO Ready
  • Plugin Compatibility
  • WooCommerce
  • Different Post Template

Cons

  • No Google Fonts Available
  • No Header Ad Spot

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About the Author: Kamal Tamang

Web developer and web designer specialized in free and premium WordPress theme development. Started to learn to code since 2014 and now I am familiar with WordPress/PHP/CSS/HTML and JavaScript (jQuery).

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