Captivating Restored 316 : Feminine Blog WordPress Theme

Captivating is a versatile genesis theme for chic bloggers wanting to share ideas on fashion, recipes and all topics. Restored 316 has developed it to offer bunch of features specifically for professional bloggers and marketers. Whether you are a home decor, life style, or tech blogger, this WP template is for every one. It gives you ample space to display blog posts, widget contents and advertisements.

Captivating Restored 316 - Feminine WordPress Blog Theme

So you will be having flexibility to display custom categories, featured posts, featured pages, banners and other stuff. Thanks to several widget areas which provides core foundation for home page, category index, blog and all other pages.

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Thoughtful Design : Captivating WordPress Theme

Development Phase : Before developing this theme, Restored 316 team talked with Sabrina who is most successful blogger. As a result, they got all idea on what SEO strategy, blog features and site design should be available to create a successful blog platform.

Apart from that, Captivating theme developers also consulted Adthrive team, which is biggest Ad network. As a result, they got ideas for best Ad placements, mobile ads, and more. Not only that, this genesis child theme is tested by Adthrive team to make sure that all ads work in right way. This was a little overview on how the development journey began to given you something unique.

Captivating Plugins List

Auto Plugins Setup : Once you upload theme package then you will see that all mandatory plugins will automatically get installed. So you will save huge time to find each plugin and install manually. All you have to do is just activate the necessary plugins and that’s it. If we talk about custom plugins then you can use “WP Recipe Maker” to start food or recipe sharing blog.

The plugins list include Social warfare (sharing), Simple Social Icons, Flexible Posts Widget, Genesis Responsive slider, Genesis eNews extended, Instagram feed and more. So we can expect novice users and non coders to use this theme. The color options page offers way to choose any colors for any element on the website. Thanks to simple options panel and user friendly back-end which adds real taste of flexibility.

Captivating Color Options Panel

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Main Features : Restored 316 Genesis Blog Theme

Multiple H2 Tag Styles : After close discussion with SEO experts, it’s been figured out that using H2 headings are important for SEO boost. Therefore, Restored 316 decided to create multiple styles for H2 headings. That means, you can display first H2 heading in different style compare to other other H2 headings that yo use on the same post or page.

Captivating H2 Headings

Sticky Announcement Bar : Captivating WordPress theme provides this feature to Share important news that is always visible on the top. Because it is placed above the header area, you can see it from any location within website. If we talk on it’s benefit then you can configure it with widgets to display announcement text or links. Alternatively, you can also add newsletter sign up box, Ad banner or anything.

Header - Captivating Restored 316

Ad Banner Areas : “Site Wide CTA” is best widget section that appers between “Home Featured and Home Above Content” area. Any widget that you place here is visible on homepage and bottom of all pages. This widget space seems ideal for ad banner, and newsletter signup box. The header right widget section is also idea to display banner just on the right of the logo.

If we expand our strategy for strong Ad integration and good Ad revenue then “After Entry Widget” is also good place. This section is available below single post for all genesis child themes. So you can select it to display Banner, or any widgets to show calls to action, social sharing icons or other stuff. You can also use home widget sectios, sidebar, and footer areas to display advertisements.

Custom Pages and Layout Options : Captivating Restored 316

Homepage Widgets : If we talk a look on homepage then it includes multiple widget sections so you can display custom slider, newsletter sign-up box and featured post entries. The frontpage includes “Home Featured, Home Above Content and Home Below Content” sections for widgets. These sections can be configured to display pages with “Genesis Featured Widget”, and posts with “Genesis Featured Posts Widget”.

Custom Widgets - Captivating Theme

You can develop a unique homepage that shows recent posts, category posts, and custom pages like Shop, About, Blog or other page links. The demo shows a standard example of a modern blog platform. Forget old days when you had to use simple blog that shows only recent post entries. Instead, you can use a magazine style homepage that shows content updates from multiple categories.

Custom Blog Template : Apart from default blog template, Captivating genesis theme has Custom Blog Page template. This template design is unique and it provides a widget section on the top of the page. If you use “Custom blog page attributes”, then you can develop such a blog page that shows widget section before contents.

Custom Blog Template - Captivating Genesis Child Theme

Bloggers can use “Above Blog Content” section to display a slider, featured category section, banner, or anything. You are free to use basic or custom blog template, or you can just use a widget optimized homepage as demo.

Category Index Page : Give your visitors a chance to browse posts from their favourite topics. This widgetized template gives you widget space so you can display featured sections for selected categories. You have to use Genesis Featured Posts widget to add featured sections on category index page. Every section will display link for full category page so user can browse more posts. You will also find custom category pages with many options.

Other top features are responsive design, custom header layouts, and page 3 page layouts. The customizer panel with preview box creates a nice customization experience, while not requiring coding skills. If you have been searching for a mobile ready and modern chic blogging theme then you must use this genesis template.

Category Index Page - Captivating

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