Viper is a free affiliate directory WordPress theme. This is a WordPress 3+ ready theme with features like custom menu, featured images, custom post type, custom taxonomy, and jQuery image slider on the custom homepage template. Theme also comes with an option panel.
This theme is an affiliate directory theme. This will list you affiliate products in a neat gallery form much similar to ecommerce themes. We use a custom post template called “products” to list the affiliate products. Listing a product is very similar to creating a post. You can enter the product name product details in the post editor. Add the product image as the featured image. You can add the product affiliate url , a mini description and product price in the metabox section.
Custom homepage template
The theme comes with a custom homepage template. You have to use the static front page feature under the reading settings. How it can be done is explained below.
- Create a new page called home and give it the “homepage template” from page attributes.
- Create another page called blog.
- Go to Settings > Reading > front page displays
- Select Static page.
- Select “Home” for front page .
- Select “Blog” for blog page
Theme options explained
The theme contains an options page using which you adjust various settings available on the theme.
Products per page: You can use this option to set the number of products shown per page. This will abe applied on the homepage and product category pages
Offer banner: Enter an offer banner image url. This will appear on the right side of the slider.
Slider category: Select the product department for the slider.
Number of slides: Set a number for the slides
Banner setting: Configure the banner ads on the sidebar