If you are seeking a theme that will immerse you to the world of make-believe, we might have exactly what you’ve been looking for. Central is a sublime and unconventional theme, designed for dreamers – and doers all at once. This flexible theme will create an elegant bridge between your ideas and your readers, highlighting the content of your website delicately and unobtrusively. Thus, if you are a creative thinker, a photographer, for instance, who prefers to examine the world through camera lens, or a writer, who wishes their website to be an extension of their stories, Central is definitely a theme for you. Apart from that, this theme is suited for Telephone networks, Clothing Stores, News Services, Arts Agencies, News Agencies, Industry reports, News Magazine, Industry news, Media news, Reviews & opinion, Movie reviews.


* Russian (ru_RU)
If you create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files for BestWebSoft and we’ll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

Copyrights for Resources used in this theme

* In Central Theme, 2 External fonts from Google Webfonts were used:

– Open Sans, which is under Apache License Version 2.0 – Source Code Pro, which is under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.

* Also, in Central Theme, the following js-files from “/js” Folder were used:

– html5.js, which is under under MIT and GPL2 Licenses Version 2 – jquery.shadow.js, which is under MIT and GPL licenses Version 2 – pie.htc, which is under the Apache License Version 2.0 and GPL Version 2.

* Everything else used in this theme has specifically been created for Central theme by the Bestwebsoft team, and is distributed under GPL license.

Manual installation:

  1. 1. Upload the central folder to the /wp-content/themes/ directory.
  2. 2. Activate the theme through the ‘Themes’ menu in WordPress.

Installation using “Add New Theme”:

  1. 1. From your Admin UI (Dashboard), use the menu to select Themes -> Add New.
  2. 2. Search for ‘Central.’
  3. 3. Click the ‘Install’ button to open the theme’s repository listing.
  4. 4. Click the ‘Install’ button.
  5. 5. Activate the theme through the ‘Themes’ menu in WordPress.


To have the slider shown on your website, you need to follow these 3 steps:

  1. 1. First, create a new category or choose one of the existing categories of posts, which you want to be displayed in the slider section on your home page.
  2. 2. If a selected category does not have posts yet, you need to create several posts. In the slider, post title, content and featured image of the post will be displayed ).
    NB: To be displayed in the slider, your posts must have a “draft” status. Therefore, you need set this status for every post you want to see in slider.
  3. 3. Navigate to “Apperance”->”Slider” menu item in Admin UI and choose a category of posts which you want to be displayed in the slider.
    ( for featured images of the slider, we recommend you to use the proportions 900x218px (width/height) ).

Featured Images

For featured images of the posts or pages, we suggest you use the proportions 620x195px (width/height).


The Theme includes standard widgets.
The following widgets are displayed in the sidebar by default: search form, recent posts, recent comments, archive and categories.
You are free to change the set of widgets as you like.

How can I change the language from English into Russian?

WordPress v4.0 and above:
Change the language in the admin settings screen. Settings > General > Site Language.

WordPress v3.9.2 and below:
In the main catalog of your WordPress site, please find wp-config.php file, open it and change define( 'WPLANG', '' ); for define( 'WPLANG', 'ru_RU' );

  1. central screenshot 1

    Theme home page

V1.1 – 27.07.2016

* Bugfix: Fixed mismatch coding standards.
* Bugfix: Fixed theme markup and styles.
* Update: Unnecessary files author.php, category.php, tag.php have been removed.
* Update: Slider settings was moved to Customizer.
* Update: Theme functionality was improved.
* Update: Translation was updated.
* Update: Screenshot was updated to size 1200×900.
* Update: The theme has been tested for the compatibility with WordPress v.4.5.3.
* Update: Theme was transferred to new WordPress account.

V1.0.8 – 17.08.2015

* Bugfix: Sidebar function and sidebar template was fixed.
* Bugfix: Slider function was fixed.
* Update: Theme screenshot was updated.

V1.0.7 – 17.03.2015

* Update: BWS Themes menu was removed.

V1.0.6 – 04.03.2015

* Update: The following files were updated: style.css, header.php, functions.php.
* Update: We updated functionality for WordPress 4.1.1.
* Update: Moved the enqueued script from function file to JS file.
* Update: Theme screenshot was updated.


* We added central.pot file. We updated functionality for WordPress 3.9.1. Bugs in script.js were fixed. File style.css was updated.


* Theme positioning bug is fixed. Upgrade immediately.


* Fixed wrong link in the footer.


* Added info about copyrights for Resources used in this theme.


* Theme positioning bug is fixed. Upgrade immediately.


* Upgrade immediately.

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