TownPress WordPress theme is an accessible premium for municipal, parish, town or city websites. It is tailored to suit all the basic needs of a modern municipality. TownPress offers a lot of very niche-specific features like local weather widget, listing directory, upcoming events, town documents, galleries and more. All this packed in a classic three column layout.
A quality made in Europe – attention to details in frontend, backend and in the code. Its five star rating is also backed by clear documentation and reliable support offered via support and presale forum or a private message.
With over 100 updates since its initial release, the TownPress proves to be one of the most trustworthy WordPress themes around!
The clean code will please not only developers, in case you decide to do some advanced code customization, but also people with disabilities and search engines, as the TownPress was built with good accessibility and SEO practices in mind.
To better suit your municipality branding, TownPress allows you to create a custom color scheme in just a few clicks. It should go without saying that this is a responsive theme, so your site will look great on both mobile and desktop devices!
TownPress is ready to be translated to your language (with support for RTL languages) and it is optimized for the WordPress block editor (Gutenberg). The Elementor plugin and WPBakery Page Builder are supported as well.
This theme comes with several built-in post types, allowing you to manage various types of content.
Directory module is a great solution to display a directory of businesses in your municipality with important contact details and opening hours.
Documents module can provide access to both local attachments that are uploaded into your WordPress installation and external links.
Events module is a versatile system that can organise town events with support for precise location, date, time and recurrence.
Galleries module is the most efficient solution to show stunning photo galleries of your town’s most important assets, points of interest and architecture.
News module will help you to keep your municipality citizens, visitors and members of the public well informed.
Notices module is a handy way to display important information messages without bloating the main news feed.
People module is a simple tool to display professional profiles of elected officials, service people and employees in a simple yet elegant manner.
Several map providers
Google Maps, Mapbox and Open Street Map support for directory listings and event locations.
The theme looks great and it’s easy to work with on devices of various screen sizes.
Support for WordPress native editor to easily build your custom pages. There is no need for a 3rd party page builder (but it also works with Elementor and WPBakery Page Builder).
TownPress supports the bbPress plugin, which can be used to create a powerful forum within your website.
Custom color schemes
Create a custom color scheme by picking main colors via admin in just a few clicks, or get more involved using the dedicated CSS (SCSS) file and be able to change every color of the theme.
Translation files included
This theme and all the bundled LSVR plugins are completely translatable.
Modular post types
You can disable post types you don’t need to make your admin completely bloat-free.
Demo content included
You can re-create the live preview site in a matter of few minutes (however, please note that demo images are not included for copyright reasons).
The code is well-commented and all front-end code can be overriden via a child theme.
Child theme included
Make your site ready for a more advanced code customization.
The theme will automatically switch to RTL (Right-to-left) mode when you switch your site language to RTL one.