Travel Stories is a fresh and clean theme for hotel accommodations, travel bloggers, travel agencies and other travel- and tourism-related websites. The theme includes an extensive documentation and is really easy to use. Travel Stories is perfect for people who need a ready-to-go website for their hotel or travel agency. Also, it is highly customizable to go with your marketing plan or to match your brand. Travel Stories will be awesome for Travel Diaries, Tourist Agencies, Travel Magazines, Tourist Destinations, Photography, Handmade and DIY Workshops, Travel Storiess, Culture Overviews and Tutorials, Event Information, Cuisine, etc.


* Cross-browser compatible
* Featured post
* Animated Image Slider
* Fluid-layout
* Threaded comments
* Translation-ready
* Pagination
* Main colors: white, gray, black


* Russian (ru_RU)

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

Copyrights for Resources used in this theme

1 External font from Google Webfonts is used in Theme:
– Open Sans Regular –
License: Apache License Version 2.0
Copyright: Steve Matteson,

2 External font from Google Webfonts is used in Theme:
– Lora –
License: Apache License Version 1.1
Copyright: Cyreal,

* The following js-files are used in the Theme:
– script.js in the “js” folder
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
Copyright: the Bestwebsoft team,
– jssor.slider.js in the “js” folder
License: The MIT License
Copyright: Copyright 2014 Jssor
– jssor.js in the “js” folder
License: The MIT License
Copyright: Copyright 2014 Jssor

* Images: License: Public Domain CC0. Learn More

Everything else used in this theme has been created by BestWebSoft, especially for the Travel Stories theme and is distributed under GPL license.

Manual installation:

1. Upload the Travel Stories folder to `/wp-content/themes/` directory

Installation using “Add New Theme”

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

Activation and Use

Activate the Theme through the ‘Themes’ menu in WordPress

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’ );

Does the theme support widgets?

Yes, this theme includes widgets. The following widgets are shown by default: recent posts, recent comments, archives, categories.

How can I get the slider working, where do I install it?

In this theme, the slider is installed by default. To have it displayed, please add at least one post to the slider (using the metabox in edit post mode in WordPress admin panel). To remove the slider, please unmark all the checkboxes you marked for all the posts to be added to the slider.

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V1.5 – 01.06.2016

* Bugfix: Bug with header displaying (without slider) was fixed.
* Bugfix: Bug with comments displaying was fixed.
* Update: The theme has been tested for the compatibility with WordPress v.4.5.2.

V1.4 – 28.07.2015

* Bugfix: screen-reader-text class was added to the style.css file
* Bugfix: Prefix was changed for theme functions, classes, global variables, image size name, script and style handles
* Bugfix: Checked function was changed in input type checkbox
* Bugfix: Checking for `_wp_render_title_tag` function was deleted
* Bugfix: ie.css file was deleted
* Bugfix: Unnecessary images was deleted
* Update: Screenshot size was updated to 1200×900

V1.3 – 29.07.2015

* Bugfix: `wp_reset_postdata()` was added for custom query.
* Bugfix: Function titles were renamed.
* Bugfix: `editor-style.css file was changed.
* Bugfix: `checked()` was added in checkbox field in custom meta box.
* Bugfix: Image URL was added.

V1.2 – 09.06.2015

* Bugfix: Corrected the call and connection functions register_nav_menu.
* Bugfix: Missing function call was deleted.

V1.1 – 09.06.2015

* Update: Removed using wp_reset_query.
* Update: The BWS Themes section was removed from the theme.
* Update: Replaced query_posts on WP_Query ().
* Update: Translated all lines.
* Bugfix: Corrected the call and connection functions register_nav_menu.
* Bugfix: Fixed url of the theme.
* Bugfix: Corrected the license display for all 3rd party resources.
* Update: Removed trvlstrs-bttn_scl_networks.php.
* Update: Granted a license to images.
* Bugfix: Removed tag.php and category.php (duplicate archive.php).

V1.0 – 17.04.2015

* Release of Travel Stories theme.

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