Restored 316 Novelty : eCommerce WordPress Theme

Novelty is an eCommerce store WordPress theme from Restored 316. This feminine template is ideal for female entrepreneurs who wants to sell good from their personal store. Though, it is not just an eCommerce theme but a multi-purpose template with many features.

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If you don’t want to start online store then you can use it for blogs or business websites need. The theme gives you support for custom plugins, widgets and genesis settings. For this reason, you must install genesis framework before child theme.


Why Novelty WordPress Theme ?

There are many eCommerce templates available for online shops but this is is unique. You can use it to sell digital goods like books or physical items. It just needs WooCommerce plugin to sell items from your website. Some people would love to create additional store section with blog or personal website. And this theme let’s you create online shop while promoting business service.

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WooCommerce plugin is the only requirement to start digital goods store. Once you setup this plugin, then you can start store setup process through WooCommerce options. It let’s you setup shop page, custom sidebar widgets (for store template) and more. We liked some of the eCommerce features that includes Sort options, product widgets, product listing support, cart page, easy check-out page etc.

Novelty genesis theme has lots of widget areas so you need less time and no coding knowledge to create attractive website. The header right widget gives you option to add banner or other widget on the right side of logo. The sidebar and footer are two other areas to display custom widgets like latest posts, subscriber box, banners etc.


You are going to get slider support for homepage and blog template. The home demo shows home slider which has been setup using “Soliloquy” free version. This slider let’s you add multiple images and text over lays using widget. Home slider could be ideal to promote best offers and important products. Blog slider can be enabled to highlight popular articles.

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I just said that this genesis WordPress theme is released to start online product store. But if you closely check-out live demo then you will find that demo is created for book niche. That means, some one wanting to start an online book store will like this theme for sure. The WooCommerce plugin support you to sell books, cloths, software and all stuff.

The demo shows a special book page having lots of book entries. This section is developed using “Genesis Author Pro” widget which has been developed for authors. Whether you are a book seller, affiliate marketer or author, it is for every one. This book store plugin enables you to make detailed books listing with cover image, title and more.


You can also insert affiliate links (e.g. amazon, ebay) with books listings to help visitors buy them easily. All these plugins that I mentioned in Novelty review are free so you are not going to spend extra money for store setup.

The top of the homepage area includes flexible header with multiple menus. The top menu bar is provided in floating mode so it is always visible. Apart from that, you can highlight social or search widget on header area along with logo image. You can add a custom widget above home slider which could be some introduction or any thing.

Also you can add newsletter widget below slider widget area to get more sign-ups for your newsletter or promotional campaigns. Customizer is used to manage color style, homage setup, layouts everything. This is the only panel where you can get all options and change them as needed.


Home Flexible :

Genesis themes are known for their homepage flexibility so you can dream of creating any type of homepage. Therefore, you can pick genesis widgets to display blog posts, featured posts, featured pages, store items, call to actions, slider and other stuff. The flexible front page gives you no limitation so you can pick many widgets to display all best elements.

It will automatically align and adjust content blocks as you keep adding widgets for homage area. The homepage demo consist of couple of widgets and we will take a look at them.

Genesis Author Pro : This widget options allow you to pick custom title, book, featured image (custom size) etc. In addition, you can also show or hide book title, author name, book price etc. This widget let’s you pick bets selling or popular books for homepage region. So visitors can view them and easily purchase them from given links. This books widget enables you to display books with featured image and details. So visitors are enticed to view books and purchase them from your store.


Genesis Featured Page : This widget can pick and highlight any page template from your website. The widget include custom settings so you can select title, custom page, featured image and excerpt. Most of the people would prefer this widget to display about page, services or other template on homepage.

Novelty WordPress theme is adaptive over mobile and tablet screens so you can try it out on all platforms. The flexible layout and responsive design will make your website more powerful. It has every feature that would boost your SEO ranking and sales leads.


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