TYPE Nonprofit

Here are some of the key benefits from using Forward on your site:

Forward Uses Your Own Style
Bring your own logo.
Choose from the full list of Google’s web fonts.
Easily pick your colors and fonts using the live customizer. See changes live before you commit to them on the front-end of your site.
Made For Mobile
Responsive design that works great from Smartphones to desktop monitors.
Mobile friendly navigation menu.
Touch enabled slideshow on home page.
Exclusive WooCommerce Campaign Extension plugin included so you can raise funds directly on your own site.
Full support for WooCommerce so you can sell products in addition to collecting donations.
Fundraising tools are optional, so if you don’t need them, you can skip them.
Useful Tools
MailChimp widget so users can subscribe to a newsletter.
Action widget to drag attention to something important.
Contact widget to display your location and important contact details.
Support for The Events Calendar plugin to have events on your site.
Staff And Sponsors
Create directories of your staff to introduce your visitors to the people in your organization.
Use our built in sponsors section to show off those who have contributed to your mission.
Technical Goodness
Translation ready.
Coded using WordPress best practices and standards.
Cross browser tested in Chrome, Safari, Firefox and IE 9+.

Plus, dedicated support from us, Organized Themes, a WordPress themes company that has been creating themes for nonprofits since 2008.

April 3, 2019 - version

updated- layouts/sponsor-details.php Fixed email address not showing up for sponsors. Added a line break after email, website, and telephone number.

October 23, 2018 - Version

updatedsmall fix for the Mailchimp widget.

August 28, 2018 - Version 1.1.9

updatedstyle.css - improved mobile responsive layout for Sponsors list page

March 12, 2017 - Version 1.1.8

updatedindex.php - changed the default post content display to excerpt (Read more was not showing up even if Summary was selected for posts)

updatedarchive.php - changed the default post content display to excerpt (Read more was not showing up even if Summary was selected for posts)

updated/woocommerce/loop/pagination.php - updated version WooCommerce - Campaigns plugin changelog

updatedwidget-campaign.php - updated deprecated code

October 6, 2016 - Version 1.1.7

updated/includes/widget-facebook-like-box.php -- updated code from Facebook

updated/js/flexnav.js -- removed file (project no longer in development)

updated/js/nav.js -- added superfish, hover intent and tinynav for navigation menus

updatedstyle.css -- removed previous navigation styles and added in Superfish and TinyNav

updatedheader.php -- removed mobile "button"

updated/includes/customizer-styles.php -- added default font sizes to output -- removed reference to mobile menu button

06.07.2016 - version 1.1.6

updated/includes/custom-js.php -- updated smooth scrolling for newer jQuery versions

05.26.2016 - version 1.1.5

updated/includes/widget-contact.php -- added one additional time to widget

updated/includes/customizer-styles.css -- made styles for campaign progress not only for widgets

updated/includes/post-types/sponsors.php -- added shortcode for sponsor groups

04.13.2016 - version 1.1.4

updated/includes/widget-posts.php -- removed unnecessary post link from excerpt option

updated/includes/customizer-options.php -- fixed h2 font label that indicated it was a h1

12.28.2015 - version 1.1.3

updated/includes/widget-mailchimp.php -- moved loading of MailChimp API to different function

updated/includes/customizer-styles.php -- changed specificity on home page attention widget

updated/includes/customizer-options.php -- updated default fonts to correct choices

updated/includes/widgets.php -- added widget area to header

updatedheader.php -- added optional header widget area

updatedstyle.css -- added styles for header widgets

10.02.2015 - version 1.1.2

updated/includes/meta-boxes.php -- added website field to sponsors

updated/includes/meta-boxes folder -- updated to version 2.1.0 to fix trouble with IE servers

09.03.2015 - version 1.1.1

updated/includes/customizer-options.php -- added options for sponsor url slugs

updated/includes/meta-boxes.php -- added fields for sponsors inadvertently removed in 1.1.0

updated/includes/post-types/staff.php -- added custom-field support

updated/includes/post-types/sponsors.php -- added custom-field support

09.02.2015 - version 1.1.0

updated/includes/customizer-options.php -- added options for changing staff url slugs

updated/includes/post-types/staff.php -- implements options for staff url slugs

updated/includes/meta-boxes.php & /includes/meta-boxes -- updated to cmb2 version 2.0.8

updatedstyle.css -- added height to Facebook widget iframe

updatedUpdated widget code for WordPress 4.3 /includes/widget-attention.php /includes/widget-contact.php /includes/widget-facebook.php /includes/widget-mailchimp.php /includes/widget-page.php /includes/widget-posts.php /includes/widget-sponsors.php /includes/widget-video.php

07.28.2015 - version 1.0.7

updated/includes/customizer-options.php -- added esc_html sanitization for footer text inputs

updatedfooter.php -- added html_entity_decode to footer text output

updated/languages/forward.pot -- updated file and added missing section from comments.php

04.29.2015 - version 1.0.6

updated/includes/scripts.php -- fixed name for theme's stylesheet

updatedstyle.css -- adjusted staff section for smaller screens

new/includes/staff-group-item.php -- added wrapper for staff image

04.22.2015 - version 1.0.5

updated/includes/images.php -- removed first video function (too many web hosts with outdated php)

updatedindex.php -- removed first video call

updatedremoved first video call

updatedadded inline-block to post-meta in featured post widget

03.30.2015 - version 1.0.4

updatedindex.php -- updated first video output

updatedpage.php -- took out first video spot

updated/includes/images.php -- updated first video function

updated/includes/customizer-styles.php -- added output of drop-down menu color to match nav bar, home page widget styles, campaign widget styles

new/includes/customizer-options.php -- added options for campaign widget and home page widget styles

03.23.2015 - version 1.0.3

updatedstyle.css -- added .sizing to set width of home page widgets independently of .widget

updatedpage-home-template.php -- added .sizing div to #home-widgets to keep larger first widgets from setting size

new/includes/customizer-styles.php -- added to heading color section

02.23.2015 - version 1.0.2

updated/includes/customizer-styles.php -- fixed widget title background color

updated/includes/meta-boxes.php -- changed default layout to return an empty value

updated/includes/body-tag.php -- changed matching for layout override to !=''

new/layouts/staff-details.php -- added mailto: to email

02.18.2015 - version 1.0.1

updated/includes/theme-updater.php -- restored disable_wporg_request

02.17.2015 - version 1.0.0

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Template Information

Created On:
February 18, 2015
Updated On:
April 18, 2019
Widget Ready:
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Compatible Browsers:
IE9, IE10, IE11, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera, Edge
Software Version:
WordPress 4.0+
Compatible With:
Donations, MailChimp Widget
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All of our themes include the demo files.
All of our themes are PHP 7.2+ compatible.

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