Review – Gadget WordPress Theme from Theme Junkie is a magazine theme especially made for technology news. The Gadget theme can be right choice to start a magazine website where you can share news for technology devices like mobiles, tablets, computers electronics gadgets. The niche is not a restriction for it’s usability, that means you can target any other niche or mixed niche information website to share all types of informative articles. The best thing is that you can create multimedia rich articles with photos, videos, gallery to make it properly engage with the readers.
Headlines Slider : Gadget theme offers built-in headline slider to display important post in this call to action region. The slideshow posts will keep scrolling automatically with featured images, information and title attached with full post links. The size of slideshow is small and enough to display news post properly this way you can save half space and use it to place banner or other contents. Compare to full-width slider this slider may look small but the space saved would worth for this drawback. The border and layout of slideshow areas is simple but still it works smoothly and moves with great speed.
Categories Sections : The demo page clearly shows that Gadget WordPress theme has two columns to showcase best categories on the homepage. ThemeJunkie developers have provided options to choose best categories to highlight on the front-page. When category selection is finalized you will see latest posts automatically featured on the homepage with 3 extra headlines without thumbnails. The theme has very simple design so you can not expect any fancy header, stylish separator lines, colorful buttons etc. But what you get in this magazine theme is clean and professional structure only focusing on contents instead of design elements.
Widgets and Ads Options : The Gadget Magazine WordPress theme has best collection of custom widgets like Recent Posts, Flickr Widget, Recent Comments, Search widget, Banner widget and many other widgets to improve the look of your website. The Ads management section offers you options to select banner of various sizes and then display them on sidebar or with articles. Besides that you will get this premium WordPress theme with built-in localized mode, thanks to the Theme Junkie developers to make it all rounder and translation friendly.
Advanced Control Panel : The Gadget WordPress theme has latest control panel so that all type of user (Regular / Advanced) may chance the website settings and look as per their requirements. The control panel has options to select right color scheme, typography, page layouts and many other options. Custom menus can be easily generated by opening menu options page, the menu system is powered by WP 3.0 options. So drag and drop method will need to be followed to create your own menu to display best categories, important links etc.
Gadget Features Review
- SEO optimized smooth and clean design
- WordPress 3.9+ supported
- Advanced slideshow with options
- Lifetime support for all types of license
- Free updates for future versions
- Translation friendly : Choose any language
- Cross browser support
- Ad management options to place banners at various locations
- Custom page templates : Archives, Full Width
- Custom widgets set : Social, Latest articles, Subscriber widget
- Multi column homepage : 2 body columns, 1 wide widget columns
- Header Logo and banner section
Price Plan :
Standard License – $39 (One time fee)
Get Club License – $99 (Lifetime Member)