Restored316 Darling Review : A genesis eCommerce WordPress theme specifically crafted for chic bloggers and product sellers. It is also known as a 3rd party StudioPress genesis template is developed by “Restored 316 Designs” which is an expert genesis theme developer. Because of it’s unique feminine look most of the woman bloggers would find it suitable for blogging. If you want to start online store then it will ask you to install “WooCommerce Plugin (free)” and if you not stating good store then no need to install this plugin.
The Darling WordPress Theme is introduced as a multi-purpose genesis theme that not only works for product sellers but also for bloggers, personal websites and freelancers. That means you can share your thoughts, skills, services and sell products using same theme. Genesis Framework is necessary to install on server before you use this theme, so you may need to keep it handy or purchase it.
Why Darling Genesis WordPress Theme ?
The dynamic feminine template gives you option to choose between infinite range of color skin so you may not only use pink but other colors as well. As a result, male bloggers could also use this template by shifting to professional color styles and background. The premium genesis theme has been integrated to work with wide range of plugins like WooCommerce, Genesis Responsive Slider, Genesis News Extended, Simply Instagram, Simple Social Icons and many more.
The homepage demo preview of Darling Theme highlights the best example of a multi-purpose website where you can display blog posts, featured articles, shop page link, author details, newsletter box and other stuff in better way. The theme allows you to setup custom website where you can apply same or different layouts and style to pages, posts, header, footer and other regions.
Features Review : StudioPress Darling eCommerce Theme
The eCommerce side of this theme is very powerful as you it provides full support to setup a website with “WooCommerce Plugin”. The shop page will display all items with beautiful featured images and details (price, product title). Moreover, you will find sorting options to sort out items with price range, popularity, rating and other given cafeterias. The grid type shop page layout will use multiple columns to display lots of items on single page so that visitors can see maximum products at once.
The eCommerce plugin offers custom product post support so administrator can easily insert items on their store by adding Images, Details, Price and other details. Look at the screen-shot below which reveals how your products will look in reality. It shows multiple images, customer reviews (star rating and comments), Tag section (Description, Review) etc. You can also use additional features with every product listing page like Size, Quantity, Color or whatever applies to your product type.
Homepage Design : StudioPress Darling
The homepage provides top featured section where you can display slideshow of images which may be some products, design or any image related to your topic or business. Once you define images from back-end then it will keep rotating in automatic slideshow mode with define time interval. The slider allows you to use transition style and other slide-show features as required.
4 Featured Columns : This is second part of homepage that is located below slider which permit you to highlight selected pages. For e.g. Darling Genesis Theme Demo highlights four main pages : About, Blog, Shop, Contact. Same way you can also connect your pages like services, gallery, blog, store or anything. The back-end options panel has user friendly options which makes it easier to customize homepage and all areas of the website.
Rest of the homepage blocks includes “Featured Articles” (selected by website owners), Newsletter widget block (get more subscribers) and Latest blog post block made of multiple columns. The pagination buttons are given at the bottom of blog feed section (frontpage) so that visitors can browse more articles from previous pages.
Final Words :
The Darling WordPress Theme gives you a custom navigation bar so you can insert links for custom page templates, categories and other important links. The header will give you options to upload Logo image, Tag line and background image. The footer is supported by custom widgets so you are free to display contents using custom widgets : e.g. Instagram photos, Social links, Recent posts, Author Introduction, Contact Details and more.
This theme is a great solution for female bloggers, product sellers and business entrepreneurs.
Features : Restored316 Darling Genesis Theme
- 3 best layout options : Full width, Sidebar (Left/Right position)
- Color skin generator : Create lots of color styles
- 3 footer widget columns
- Versatile Design : Works as a blog, shop, personal site, business site
- Responsive and HTML5 markup
- Upload retina logo and custom background
- Genesis Framework and Plugins support
- All theme options : SEO, Styling
- Multiple navigation menus
- Blog Page : Sidebar and Footer widgets
- WooCommerce styling : full support
- Regular Page Templates
- Shortcodes for pages and posts