Introducing Dulcis : Genesis child WordPress theme for fashion and creative bloggers. Zigzagpress planned to create this blog theme for people who are tired of traditional blogs. This theme will give you a refreshing look to your existing blog. Even if you are a new blogger and confused with new website concept then just go for this one. If you check homepage then it gives a featured layout with multiple columns.
The theme has great design which keeps readers attached to contents while showing lots of contents within small screen. Thanks to responsive featured grid which adapt to mobiles and all devices.
Dulcis Theme : Header / Menu Features
Floating Menu Bar : The menu bar has two options so you can add a hamburger menu button and wide menu bar below header. The menu provides you best place to create navigation system for your site. The left header area shows a mobile app type menu button which shows links in full-screen overlay style. Hence, user will see only links and dark background while accessing menu from button.
The second menu place is available below header which shows selected menu links in wide horizontal style. So you can choose to display all top blog categories in this section so visitors can see them easily. And pages like About, Contact, and other links should be placed behind hamburger type menu button. The floating design always keeps menu bar on the top of the website.
Dulcis header includes space to display custom logo and text as tagline. You can choose to display logo in the middle of header and search box icon on the right. Header is common section for all types of website but it still important. You can improve browsing experience only by providing main page and category links in navigation menu.
Dulcis WordPress Theme : FrontPage
Carousel Slider : Zigzagpress provides carousel slider to populate home top area with best articles. This section uses full-width layout to display all important posts that you select for slideshow. The shows 3 posts at a time, one in middle and two on left and right. User can see only one slide in full view at a time. Left and right slides are only shown with little preview to encourage visitors to scroll further to see more articles.
The big featured image and bold font style makes every slider entry stick to visitor’s attention. Hence, you can get many page views for top articles like affiliate product reviews or trendy posts. Slider is the best place to get for those articles that deserves urgent attention. It is ideal place to promote viral news topics, affiliate offers and other trendy blog posts.
Masonry Blog : Dulcis homepage shows blog post entries using small featured thumbnails and post titles. Every entry that you see in home demo shows thumbnails in variable sizes. Because, it is powered by masonry blog layout that automatically creates thumbnails as per image orientation style. So you will see land scape, portrait and different types of featured images in featured grid.
The masonry style can show off many posts in small space compare to traditional style which shows few posts in big size.
Ajax Pagination : As yo are finish scrolling with featured posts then you will see “Load More” text button. This is called ajax navigation which loads more articles without refreshing the entire page. Just click this button one time from live demo and you will that previous articles are loaded in just one moment. Ajax doesn’t cause page navigation or refresh which saves time and improves browsing experience too.
Zigzagpress Genesis Blog Theme : Other Features
Related Posts : Dulcis WordPress theme provides option to add extra posts below every article. If yo enable “Related Posts” feature then theme will automatically show relevant articles. Hence, readers will see suggestions to browse more posts as they reach over bottom. The below post section also has Threaded Comments option which provides place to interact with author and other readers through commenting.
Customization : This is last but most important part as novice especially for novice bloggers. This genesis blogging theme is for non coders who loves blogging but don’t know coding. Theme options are integrated with customizer panel which offers visual customization experience. You can change color skins, font style, font colors, background, logo and everything while watching preview in live mode.
Footer Area : 4 widget blocks are available in footer section which works nicely to promote custom links. The widgets helps you to promote blog categories, archive links, banners, contacts, social links and other stuff. You can also display Newsletter signup box, author intro and other details in footer and other widget areas.
Thanks to Zigzagpress for coming up with a best responsive blogging theme which supports all niches. If you really want to create an engaging, mobile ready and SEO optimized blog then it’s here. Even if you want to start a content marketing portal or personal blog still you can go for the same genesis theme. Please Note : Genesis framework is required for this theme and it is not included in this package. So you need to buy it separately from “Studiopress.com”.