Introducing Zen by ZigzagPress : Genesis Child theme with versatile and responsive design. This WordPress theme is popular for professional websites need as it includes minimalist and simple platform. The coding work is done with modern SEO and web design standard. Plus, you are getting genesis framework options support as it works with this studiopress framework.
This premium genesis child theme should be first choice for every one who need a portfolio or general business site. It covers everything requires to create blog, portfolio or any content sharing site.
FrontPage Setup : Zen Genesis WordPress Theme
On checking demo preview, we can see nice homepage slider that shows selected posts using featured images and captions. If you down on homepage then it shows latest posts, projects, calls to action etc. These sections just shows a business type homepage layout. Though, you don’t need to follow same pattern as shown in demo. Just use shortcodes to add any content in any order as you like.
Genesis themes comes packed with shortcodes and widgets support. So making engaging pages is not big a deal even if you are not a programmer. Just add contents from back-end and then you can use shortcodes to display recent featured post entries on home sections. Whether you want to display business intro, blog posts, price list, contact or project, if helps you to display everything on homepage.
The options panel is covered by WordPress customizer which controls everything from one place. All genesis templates comes integrated with live customizer. So administrator can easily alter page layouts, typography, color, navigation, background any other stuff. The preview box shows effect of all changes that in made through customizer.
If you really need a flexible WordPress theme for your business site then Zen should be your first choice. It will not only save time but also save money required to hire programmer or purchase extra plugins.
Zen ZigzagPress : Top Features List
Porttfolio Support : Agencies can display their finest work or past client’s project samples using built-in portfolio. The documentation will explain on how you can add portfolio feature on back-end side. It provides page attributes support to create listing page with custom layout. The portfolio page shows all project entries with multiple grid layout. So user can view many entries within small space.
The projects are listed with portfolio post type which includes options required for listing. You can use video, image and text box to describe all information about project work. The responsive portfolio adapt to all screens like mobile and tablet. So user will be able to see home page, blog, portfolio and all sections in auto resized mode.
The menu bar turns into hamburger button when yo access it from small screen sizes. Hence, your website will automatically become SEO friendly when it comes to beat competitors.
Page Templates/Widgets : Zen WordPress theme has all elements that you find with all genesis child themes. The page templates list includes blog, archive and landing page template. So you are covered for blog and content marketing need. Just pick full-width template to create landing page type section. The blog section can work as news or information sharing page. Rest of the pages can be added as you require to create contact, about and other sections.
We are so impressed on this portfolio theme for it’s light weight platform and fast loading speed. If you check all features then you will find that it has everything that is required by new SEO rules. Search engines check your site for good navigation system, speed, and responsiveness. And these features are already covered in development part.
ZigzagPress Genesis Child Theme : More Details
6 Layouts : You need to select one or different layout while adding pages on website. The homepage is shown in full-width style and if you check blog page then it has sidebar. The sidebar can be added or removed by selecting page layout style. The six layout includes all possibility to add single or multiple sidebars.
Once yo decide to use one or two sidebars then you can select left or right position. Either you can add sidebars on left and right side or place them both on either side. There is no hard-work or coding required to select sidebar layout. Just pick one layout from 6 options for any page within page editor screen. Genesis panel can help you define default layout choice which is applied to all pages, unless you select custom style manually.
Widgets Collection : We talked about how to page homepage, sidebar, and pages. But, you are still not aware of widgets galore that is included in Zen theme. The widget management page provides access to several widgets to display banners, recent posts and more. Hence, you can populate sidebar and footer with Featured posts, Categories, Social links and other useful links or contents.
If you really want to create a content friendly and conversation focused website then we recommend this genesis portfolio child theme. It has modern features, ready color skins, custom navigation, logo uploader and many features.