Essence Pro is a multi-purpose magazine theme released by experts at StudioPress. Genesis developers have been releasing business and agency themes since several months as they were highly in demand. But, thy recently found a need to publish an extra ordinary magazine style theme that would work for all topics. As a result, they have come up with a best content marketing theme that would work as a magazine, news and blog.
We have reviewed this genesis child theme from every corner so that interested buyers can check benefit of all modern features. Genesis framework is needed to use this child theme on server and both of them can be purchased in single package from StudioPress.
Design & Layouts : Essence Pro Genesis Theme Review
6 Widget Areas : From what we found through review process, it revealed that homepage is totally widgetized. Therefore, you will be free from coding requirements just like most of the complex WordPress themes. Once you enter into widget area then you can drag and drop widgets to configure homepage with content sections.
The homepage is ready to display best magazine categories, or latest post entries. You can choose widgets to display call to action, featured posts, or anything. Authors can put best contents in the front focus using magazine style layout. Thanks to StudioPress for adding widgetized layout which can work as magazine, news, or any personal content marketing needs.
Footer Opt-In Section : With built-in footer opt-in block, you can share newsletter block with full-width style. This is really best feature for journal websites especially to boost number of newsletter subscribers. Those email subscribers can be used to promote future articles, offers and every update that happens on your magazine portal.
With these much freedom, you are getting best performance and SEO ready design. Just check Essence Pro demo which delivers lowest page load time and highest speed with powerful navigation system. Whether you are on homepage, single page or archive page, you will always see a navigation point to go onto another page or post.
Magazine Theme StudioPress : More Details
Custom Header : With customizable header, you can reveal the purpose of your website by showing large image in hero area. The hero section is used to promote introduction, message or anything that would attract visitor’s attention. There are two navigation types displayed in header, one is below header that is primary menu bar with simple design. Next one is square menu button especially developed for mobile users.
The mobile menu button shows full-screen menu overlays which is best for readers who have handy mobiles or tablet device. The header top area promotes logo in middle, search box on left and hamburger menu on right side. You can customize header however you like using custom options panel. Header is ideal to promote logo for branding and main navigation links to pinpoint with important sections like Home, Blog, About, and other pages or blog categories.
Customizer Options Panel: Essence Pro is used by all users including those people who are not familiar with coding. The genesis theme options panel and customizer panel both works together to set blog, website layouts, colors and other stuff. The live customizer can set order for home widget areas, header elements, logo image, navigation menu and everything.
Responsive : Whether you start magazine site, blog or marketing website, you must create responsive website. Genesis WordPress themes are always equipped with responsive design so readers are going to access your blog stories, homepage, header and all sections on their preferred devices. Thanks to responsive and fast loading design which keeps you on the rank position with all search engines.
Other Blog/Magazine Features : Genesis Child Theme
Blog Page : We can never predict what would come in the way while starting a journal website. That’s why StudioPress has introduced this theme with magazine and blog layout. So, even if you require a simple blog or informative magazine site, you are going to use same website for both needs. Blog section has 2 columns grid layout with pagination options.
You can promote many featured entries in blog section using one or two columns. Single blog post shows big featured image with every post in heading area and author box at bottom side.
3 Layouts : Essence Pro genesis child theme combines 3 options to optimize every post and page. You can set a default layout for website from options page and then choose custom layout for every post or page from editor screen. The full-width layout is used for homepage and any other section where sidebar is not required. The sidebar layout is used with left or right side option which is ideal place to display recent posts, social links, banners, author box, categories and more.
WooCommerce Compatible : Let your magazine or blog site be an online shopping portal while sharing articles. You can install WooCommerce plugin to add shop or product selling section as separate page. The shop can sell cloths, services, books, fashion goods or anything. What we liked about this genesis magazine theme is flexibility and versatile layout that is suitable for all needs.
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