The homepage not only has a sticky menu bar, but also a huge widget that can be used to introduce visitors to your blog. Directly below this is a secondary widget for showcasing your work. There are plenty of ways to get creative with the widgets that this theme provides.
In addition to this, two different homepage widget sections appear when you hover over an image, which is a nice touch. The blog post area is great for posting quality content, as it has minimal distractions. This theme provides a sidebar and footer widget plus the background image for this theme really stands out, so if you replace the default one, make sure you choose it carefully.
Let’s get down to some basic features before you go play around with the demo version. Remember you can get free help with customizing this theme on the official StudioPress forum. You can take a look in our Genesis Framework Tutorials category to see if a tutorial helps you during customization.
Agency Pro Features
- 5 color styles
- custom header
- HTML5 markup
- 6 layout options
- custom menus
- mobile responsive
- custom background
- featured images
- theme options
- layout options
- Simple Social Icons
- Genesis – eNews Extended Widget
A few cool custom features come built into the Agency theme. As I mentioned earlier, if you hover your mouse over a blog post on the homepage, a need effect happens. Here is an example of it.
A look at the footer widgets:
Don’t forget to check out our plugins page for more awesome add-ons to really make your blog stand out.
This theme includes the Genesis Framework, if you do not have it already installed. Theme cost is $99.95. Returning customers do get discounts. Log-in to your account and view the theme details page. If you are a developer, you know you can customize these themes on your own for your clients and add more money to your packaged deal. The Pro Plus StudioPress package is the best deal for you.
Need More Convincing?
There are thousands of plugins online to install on your blog but installing all of them is not a feasible thing to do. One thing is for sure is that you need to have a good web host or your blogging career won’t be very successful. Being on the Genesis Framework means there are custom plugins created especially for our community. Have a look at our mega list of Genesis Framework Plugins page to see which ones catch your interest.
If you are new to this whole blogging thing or looking for a little more knowledge? Take a look at our blog post on How To Start A WordPress Blog on the Genesis Framework.
It’s not that hard to get this theme up and rolling without hiring any outside help. This tutorial is broken down into step by step segments for even novice bloggers.
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Don’t know how to install a Genesis Framework theme? See our guide on How To Install A Genesis Framework Theme for a step by step guide. You do get a “Theme Settings” page in your admin dashboard with the Genesis Framework installed. The amount of settings depends on the theme installed.
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