Mindfulness is a responsive business and blogging theme by Zigzagpress. The product page says that it is a blog theme but default homepage demo shows business type layout. So we can assume that this child theme can integrate for business websites and blogs as well. Whether you need a marketing blog, news type website or a corporate business site, this them works for everything.
It also has gallery and portfolio options which is ideal for agencies and creative people like designers and photographers. If you have been searching for a versatile genesis child theme then here it is.
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Mindfulness WordPress Theme : Homepage
Just check the homepage demo to get clear idea on what we have written in this review article. If you will scroll through homepage and browse different pages in live demo, then you will have better experience. The demo can give you exact experience that review can not, but our article will explain all core features. Let’s begin our talk on how to develop demo type homepage.
The homepage shows a best example of business website which shows services, big slideshow, projects, latest news and footer widgets. This is only single example to show you the wide possibility of Mindfulness theme. If you hover mouse button on “Home” link in demo menubar, then you will find multiple homepage layout links. There are 9 business type homepage demo and 3 blog style homepage demo.
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These demo previews are made of different styles where you will find page with/without slider, full-width style, sidebar and different home sections. Whatever sections that are visible on homepage area are shown using custom shortcodes. Though, you can also utilize genesis widgets to display featured pages and posts. The shortcodes list is very big which eliminates all manual coding need.
Once you add portfolio items, blog posts, services, team members details and all contents, then you can use shortcodes. The page editor shows link to add shortcodes and it takes few moments to insert team, blog, services, projects, contact, and other sections. Apart from these content sections, you can also add shortcodes to insert buttons, columns, map and more.
This is the real power of genesis child themes, you don’t need coding skill or big budget. It has ready options for everything that comes in your way to create a website.
Mindfulness Zigzagpress : Top Features
Portfolio Options : Business sites are mostly in need of showcase section to display work samples. That’s why Zigzagpress provides portfolio with all business and blog templates. The portfolio page provides 2, 3 and 4 columns with featured grid layout. Hence, user should be able to browse all portfolio items from mobile and small screen devices.
The fluid responsive layout can improve user experience and boost SEO points. If you browse any single portfolio post from demo then you will see another new feature. The portfolio listing is made from custom post type which helps you to insert project details, links, date, client’s name and more. It also shows next/previous link buttons and portfolio page link.
Hence, user can scroll on another portfolio posts easily from current page and also go to listing page. Same way, you will find Gallery page support with 2,3,4 columns layout. The gallery page only shows photo gallery in light-box slider. It only shows image slider with navigation controls and no information. So if you want to show only imagery or video then you can develop media gallery page.
Portfolio page shows skills/categories as navigation board. So user can filter items with single click which is powered by Ajax mode. The portfolio thumbnail shows zoom-in animated hover effect. Related portfolio galleries are also displayed on single portfolio page on bottom area. These features can speed up content browsing and increase business leads.
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Page Layouts : Mindfulness is a modern genesis theme that provides all ways to optimize your website. It has page layouts with 3 options for all pages. So you can use them for blog, home, portfolio or other pages. The portfolio layouts includes : Full-width, Sidebar left, Sidebar right. Once you setup default page layout then it is used for all pages. But you can change default layout to your choice from page editor.
While adding new page, you will layout options box below post editor. This is where you can apply custom layout style and change it any time as needed. The theme was released as a WordPress blogging theme for modern bloggers. But it still provides best example of a multi-purpose theme. It’s short-codes makes it easier to add any contents on pages. As a result, you need no coding work to develop engaging pages with buttons, columns, calls to action and more.
The Mindfulness WP theme has blog page with standard list view layout. You will find a sidebar (widget area), excerpt / full view mode, and featured image support also. So publishing news and business updates will become much easier. The blog section offers WordPress post formats for Video, Audio and other elements.
This is most popular genesis child theme that provides WordPress customizer with live preview option. So yo can edit colors, fonts, logo, home sections, layouts and everything.