Standard is a WordPress blogging theme with content rich homepage from HappyThemes. This blogging theme offers versatile homepage layouts so you can use it as blog, or magazine websites. We liked it’s mobile friendly layout and translation options which is highly required by most of the journal sites. To be specific about features, you will find many widgets, ad placement areas, custom header and best homepage layouts.
Why Standard WordPress Theme : HappyThemes
Homepage Layouts : These layouts will not only add styling to your homepage area but also save money spend to buy different journal templates. This premium WordPress theme offers Blog, List, Grid and Magazine layouts. So, content writers never have to purchase different themes to create all these content sharing websites. You can just switch to desired layout with a click of button from options panel.
Thanks to grid layout that shows multiple columns along with sidebar. You can use grid style to promote many posts on single page, otherwise blog layout is also great. The blog type homepage will show featured posts with large images and excerpt section. The list style homepage is little different from blog layout as it shows featured image on left and details on right side.
Slideshow Support : Standard is a creative magazine theme because it brings a best slider for homepage. You can enable slider for homepage area with a few clicks and promote best blog articles. The slideshow can help you set automatic transition and also shows navigation arrows on both side. The slider promotes each post with big featured image and title, which is good enough to get visitor’s attention.
Responsive : We have seen many big news portals and magazine sites working smoothly on mobiles. This is why, we always suggest all bloggers to use responsive WordPress themes to serve all visitors. When you select mobile friendly magazine theme then you automatically get lots of traffic from different devices. The theme can serve you on tablet, mobile, desktop, iPad and modern internet instruments.
Header and Widget Ares : HappyThemes Blog Template
Sticky Header Menu : The header has multiple navigation menus so visitors should be able to browse all top categories and pages. The header includes logo and banner space (728×90 size) on the right. The bottom header space is allotted for primary navigation which always remains on the top of the page while scrolling. The very top header has extra space to display another menu and search form or social links.
Theme Customizer : Standard WordPress theme is made for all user types including novice. So, it is not only good for professional bloggers, but fresh bloggers can also go with it. The customizer panel includes all theme options on single page so blog owners can browse styling and layout options easily. The options list covers header, navigation menu, frontpage style, widgets, typography, color skins etc.
With all theme options given on single page along with visual preview box makes it best for those authors who don’t know programming. You need no extra skill other than basic WordPress knowledge to create your own blog.
Custom Widgets : HappyThemes themes are powered by best widgets collection so bloggers can optimize footer and sidebar with best contents. These widgets can display Banners, Recent Posts, Most viewed posts, Random posts, Social links and more. You can move widgets in any order as display custom contents as you like. The widgets can increase page-views by showing blog categories, featured post entries and other stuff.
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Advertisement Support : Bloggers always need this feature to easily insert advertisements in their website. This is why, you will see custom ad options panel with many controls and Ad placement areas. You can display adsense banners into header, blog posts and homepage areas easily. Just copy / paste ad code given by advertiser and enable particular ad slot. Then you will automatically start seeing ads on your website instantly.
Thanks to Standard WP theme for offering easy ad listing options, so affiliate marketers and bloggers don’t need extra plugin.
Blog Post Elements : The blog articles are supported by optional engaging features so readers will stay longer on your site. The single post social sharing options can add sharing link buttons for selected websites. You can choose to display sharing links on the top and bottom area. The “Related Posts” feature is also useful to keep visitors on your site for long time.
Related post option will display featured posts below all blog articles based on your choice. You can specify number of articles, post display style and taxonomy for this section. Apart from that, single post bottom area also shows author detail box, and comments form. The sidebar and footer are good places to get more page-views and good earning by showing adsense banners.
If you are searching for a complete blog and magazine website solution then we suggest this theme.
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