Essence Pro is a lifestyle blogging theme with mobile-optimized magazine-style layout developed by StudioPress. Genesis developers have been developing WordPress themes for agencies, business and other needs. That’s why they have come up with a versatile blog template with modern layout. Developers have spent considerable time to research on latest design trend for blog and magazine sites.
Mobile friendly and magazine style design is going to offer best experience to visitors who come to your site. This genes child theme is already used by many bloggers who writes on travel, fashion, food, and other topics.
Blog / Magazine Features : Essence Pro Theme
Mobile Menu : Check header demo and click on hamburger type button from the top right corner. This is mobile optimized navigation that works on every device with different screen sizes. When you click this menu button, you will see full-screen overlays with all menu links placed in center and a close button to exit full-screen overlay mode.
Header Area : The entire header structure is made with thoughtful process. You will see that header has many contents still it looks very spacious and clean. Developers have used every header space with right strategy so that user can find all important stuff in there. The header left side is for search box and middle space for logo image. The right side is there to show mobile menu. Bottom side shows primary menu links with think elegant line which splits header from rest of the homepage area.
The header hero section can show a background image with full-width style like demo. You can add custom background in header section to promote your blog using imagery. For e.g. fashion blog can share big header image that shows fashion related images. When you use header hero image section properly then it can engage with home visitors nicely.
Essence Pro is best solution for modern bloggers and magazine websites which expects huge traffic and ad revenue. With it’s modern design, you are never going to put additional efforts expect sharing contents.
Frontpage and Other Features : Genesis Blogging Theme
6 Widget Areas : The theme has total six widget sections which can help you promote widgets on frontpage, single post, and other sections. The home widget area in demo shows various elements like Featured posts, Featured pages, Testimonials, and newsletter sign-up box. This homepage shows magazine style layout, but you can set it to show anything like slider, call to action, recent blog posts and more.
You can use grid style to setup home or archive page or go with simple one columns layout as well. Many people set blog template as homepage when they need traditional blog. This is versatile blog magazine theme for every one who needs marketing website, blog or magazine portal.
Footer / Sidebar : There are 3 page layouts integrated for entire site that offers sidebar on both side or full-width style. Bloggers can set any default layout for website and then select custom layout for individual pages and posts. When you enable sidebar for single post, or archives sections then it really works like wonder to get extra page-views.
The footer section looks nice with wide newsletter section and social navigation bar. Footer can show custom links and any other widget that you insert from widget management page.
Responsive : If your site have great contents but doesn’t load on all devices then you must think twice before buying a blogging theme. Essence Pro WordPress theme offers a highly responsive design that adjust navigation section, home widget sections and other elements.
Blog Features : Essence Pro StudioPress
Blog Post : Every single blog post looks awesome when you add author box, comments section and sharing buttons. The blog posts will look engaging when you enable breadcrumb, social sharing links and other elements. After Post widget area is used on single post which offers way to add a widget for newsletter, ad banner or anything. This widget shows select widget block below every post so it can be used to show banner, call to action or anything.
Theme Options : Setup every single element with customizer which shows all theme options in one place. You can enjoy having visual customizer to edit color style, fonts, frontpage widgets order, blog settings and more. The genesis settings page is also there to setup blog, website layouts and other elements. Thanks to easy options page which needs no coding work.
Other Benefits : We introduced this genesis theme as blogging and magazine website solution. But, there is one more side of it which take make it a shop or a personal website. You can use WooCommerce plugin to setup a shop within journal website and sell goods easily. If you check out page templates list then it has Landing page, Blog page, Columns page, and more.
This is one of the best responsive genesis blogging theme for magazines, personal blogs and all content posting websites.
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