Sneak is a WordPress photo gallery presentation theme released by Zigzagpress. This is a right solution for creative bloggers and artists who need to share their imagery. Whether you are a photographer, or freelance designer, this is one WordPress theme for all your needs. What we liked in this theme is left section that shows slider and featured images.
If you check demo preview before reading review then it will help you understand each feature closely. This genesis child theme requires genesis framework from StudioPress.
Unique Features Review : Sneak WordPress Theme
Flexible Homepage : The demo shows a gallery page as frontpaeg but you can change it if necessary. Artists and bloggers can set blog template, gallery or any custom page as homepage. Freelancers can also develop a profile page that shows all skills, details, and services. And then display gallery and blog as separate pages from navigation bar.
While using genesis child themes, you will be having support to use custom widgets on homepage area. Hence, don’t worry if you happen to display call to action blocks, featured pages, contacts and other stuff for business type homepage.
Gallery Layout : Sneak theme was released with gallery feature in main concept. Therefore, you will find best gallery presentation options within listing panel. The theme shows all your gallery photos using an image slider on the left side. If you check homepage and click on any gallery post entry then it will load images in left box.
Along with image slideshow or single image, it will show custom title and description as text overlay. The slider keep rotating images automatically at certain interval. The left side remains static to display featured post for blog posts and images for gallery posts. The Image zoom hover effect is another advantage which impress users as they place mouse over any post within listing grid.
Thanks to built-in gallery listing page which shows many entries on single page and shares lots of content in single page.
Blog and Sidebar Options : Gallery Theme
Sidebar Widgets : The sidebar is given on the right side as left space is used to display gallery and featured images. The right sidebar is capable of showing header elements like logo and navigation menu. Along with that, you can also share custom categories, banners, search box, social links and other widgets.
With header elements being placed on right side, it will create clean and free space for middle area. So, visitors can only see contents from top to bottom.
Blog Page : Sneak is a versatile WordPress theme that also includes a nice blog template with grid layout. Therefore, bloggers can also take benefit of modern listing page layout to display many posts on one page. If you will click on featured image from blog listing page then it will only display big image on the left image box. And clicking blog title will load full post in middle body area.
Load More : This is common feature for gallery, blog and all archive pages. You will have “Load more” button to display previous post entries without reloading the entire website. This Ajax pagination button will load posts from previous pages and save time required for browsing.
Sneak Zigzagpress : Genesis Blog Theme Benefits
Customizer : All genesis child themes and most of the modern WordPress templates are developed with customizer support. This feature will load all theme options in single panel. The customizer left panel will load all options and right side screen will show preview for changes. So, artists and photographers can easily change sidebar, navigation bar links, background and everything.
The options panel has control for typography, widgets, navigation and everything. So, coding is not required at all to setup gallery showcase website or any type of blog platform.
Responsive : Sneak photography theme has device friendly layout for all modern internet gadgets. The responsive design keeps it adaptive for smallest or any type of screen sizes. You can test it on tablet, iPad, or just resize browser to any size. The best part about responsive version is that, it automatically shifts menu bar, logo and header elements on the top of the page.
So, visitors can easily view slideshow, photo gallery, and all stuff in seamless style. If you need search engine optimized WordPress theme with modern gallery presentation effects then we suggest this one.