EM Valis – Backpack Magento Theme Review

EM Valis is the latest from the EmThemes range of premium Magento themes and is crafted for fashion and travel accessory storefronts. The theme comes in a attractive design scheme allowing you to easily showcase your latest products with a amazing flexibility in theme customization. Integrated ecommerce options help you easily set-up and administer your online storefront. The theme also comes with an integrated blog with threaded comments and includes embedded social media icons.

EM Valis - Backpack Magento Theme



The theme comes with 7 included color scheme along with extensive customization options that give you a perfect control over your theme’s design and layout scheme. You can use the drag and drop extensions to rearrange and resize individual widgets and extensions and can also add new components for added functionalities.

The homepage has an integrated image slider along with an aligned banner space for your featured product images and marketing campaigns. An additional scroller beneath the main slider can be used for your latest products. The theme also has a tabbed content extension which allows user to browser through multiple products within a given category.

The footer has an additional mini slider for your featured brands, along with an opt-in box for newsletter subscription. A “From Our Blog” extension allows users to scroll between latest blog posts.

It’s built on the latest tableless HMTL specification and is compatible with major browsers. The theme is designed for Magento versions 1.6 and higher and comes with an included user guide and included PSD files. Also included is a Contact Us page with a built-in message form.


The theme uses the latest Megamenu-where you can include multiple columns of sub-categories as well as images and video clips. A separate top menu includes basic account management links. The theme also has quicklinks in the footer for your internal pages.

Search Module:

The header has a prominent keyword search box where users can do a quick search. Also included is an advanced search page where you can include custom attributes for users to search with.

Internal category pages come with a “Shop By” links where you can include multiple categories, pricing ranges, color, type etc. Users can also choose between grid and list layout options and can also sort the listings. Thumbnail product images come with an Ajax “Add to Cart” facility that allows them to instantly select a product while being in the same page.

Individual product pages comes with support for multiple images within a mini image scroller, along with a “Cloud Zoom” facility that allows users to see a magnified version of the part of the image highlighted by a on-screen mouse pointer. The theme also allows you to create labels for product images such as to feature “Sale”, “Discounted” tags . Registered users can add a review and can add a product to their custom wishlist.


The EM Valis theme comes with the below pricing options.
• Single domain-$99
• Two domain license requires an additional $49.
• For an additional $149 you can use the theme in 5 different domains.
• Optional theme installation costs you $29.

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