Dastak Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme – A Review


Dastak is a brand new multi-purpose WordPress theme for creating small or large websites including business, personal, portfolio, agency, online shop, and fashion sites. The integrated drag and drop page builder lets you create beautiful looking pages without having to code them manually.

An Actual Multi-purpose Theme

The developers of the theme have created more than 25 online demos including business and company, law and shop, portfolio and agency, multi-purpose website etc. By using these online demos, you can easily create a unique design for your next website.

The theme has a special focus on building portfolio sections. After creating the portfolios, you can easily display them by using one of the six available layouts – Business, Creative, Masonry, Minimal, Simple, and Agency.

One you have installed the theme, you will find the option to install demo content from the Appearance menu. If you don’t have the time to create or upload content to your brand new website, this feature could be a lifesaver for you.

Premium Plugins

Dastak is provided with several premium plugins. I will try to introduce you to some of them.

Visual Composer

By using the integrated premium version of Visual Composer plugin, you can easily create complex layouts for your posts and pages. Besides the built-in layouts of the plugin, it is possible to create your own layouts too. And if you are using Visual Composer in any other website, you can also import layouts from that site(s). Moreover, you can use the shortcodes to create custom elements without having to create theme manually.

Layer Slider

Dastak is provided with Layer Slider, one of the most popular premium plugin for creating attractive slideshows. Featuring more than 200 animation effects, fully responsive slideshows, touch support and SEO optimized coding; Layer Slider is a very powerful plugin. By using this plugin, you can create some highly customized slideshows for your website.

Royal Slider

Interestingly, Dastak comes with not one, but two premium slider plugins. Royal Slider is the second slider plugin included in the package. The intuitive plugin is perfect for creating iOS supported slideshows enhanced by various text, banner, video, carousel, HTML content etc. Royal Slide’’s script modular technology makes sure that the slideshows do not impact the page loading speed.

Customization Features

In order to include attractive looking galleries into your website, Data is provided with some excellent gallery management features. The powerful gallery management options let you choose the layout, number of columns and slider animations.

Dastak makes it very easy to customize different parts of your website from one convenient location. You can easily upload a custom logo, favicon, choose custom fonts and colors for your site. If you don’t like the default fonts, you can easily choose from the 600+ Google Fonts.

You can also choose to make the header section sticky throughout the website. It is also possible to make the theme header transparent. Additionally, you can also choose the layout for your website. Available options include boxed and wide. If you choose the boxed layout, you can also choose to apply high-quality background images or patterns. And for the full-width layout, you will have the option to enable the sidebar. Besides customizing the sidebar, you can also choose the location.

Dastak is provided with complete Font Awesome icons support. That means you can use any of these icons in your website without having to add them via third-party plugins. As if that was not enough, Dastak also comes with a custom social icon builder feature. By using this feature, you can choose any social icon for from the unlimited list.

The theme is also provided with a powerful form builder plugin. By using this plugin, you can easily create simple but powerful online forms within minutes. You can either use the built-in templates or choose to create your own design. You are free to use unlimited number of fields for the forms.

Focus on Performance

With a full focus on providing the maximum performance, the theme follows all the coding best practices. As a result, you are guaranteed to get an excellent performance from your website. You will also get primary SEO benefits due to the high quality of the codes. Dastak is provided with all the basic necessities for increasing your search engine exposure.

As the theme comes with lifetime support, you can rest assured that you can use the theme for a long period of time. The automatic updates feature of the theme will update both the theme and the premium plugins.
As the theme is fully responsive, it will work perfectly in any screen size. The retina-ready design of the theme looks great in higher resolutions devices too.

Other Features

If you are still not ready to launch your website for the public, you will find the coming soon mode very useful. Once the feature is activated, the front end will show a customized coming soon message for the general visitors while you can continue developing the website in the backend.

If you want to build a forum with your website, that is also possible with Dastak. The theme comes with full support for bbPress, the most popular forum creation plugin for WordPress. As the theme also supports WooCommerce, you can easily include small online shops in your business, personal or portfolio site.


The theme package also includes several custom widgets. Among them, ‘Flicker’ lets you display a customized photostream in the sidebar. ‘Our Office’ lets you display the location, working hour and contact details of your company. ‘Recent Posts’ and ‘Recent Works’ allow you to show off some of your latest projects. By using the ‘Our Testimonials’ custom widget, you can easily display what some of your happiest clients have said about you. You will find a complete list of all the available widgets by going to the Appearance -> Widgets page.

And if you want to translate the theme into other languages, that is also possible. The theme package is provided with the .po and .mo files to translate it into other supported languages.

Final Words

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With lots of dynamic and powerful options, Dastak is truly a multi-purpose theme. It does not matter which type of website you want to create or which feature you want for your website, chances are high that Dastak has got it already.

If you are looking for a new theme for your next website project, Dastak could be an excellent choice for you. Let me know if you agree with me by leaving a comment below.

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