The Author Pro theme is a Genesis Framework Theme created for Authors, book publishers, and even copywriters. Unlike most writing themes, this theme includes special features created for book authors with a specific plugin for showcasing your authored books. This author theme has a clean look and is easy for users to navigate thus making user experience a very good one. Sell your books with ease. If I publish more books, I would certainly use this theme to create a blog in the niche my books are in.
When this theme was launched, Genesis created a brand new plugin just for this theme. The plugin is called the Genesis Author Pro plugin. This theme even comes with extensive documentation to help you get your blog looking just like the demo. The homepage consists of specific widgets that allow you to display certain bit’s of information to help promote your books or the blog in general. Do explore the demo version to see if this theme can suite your needs. Below are some of the included theme features.
Author Pro Theme Features
- color styles
- HTML5 markup
- theme customizer
- eCommerce Ready
- custom background
- landing page
- theme options
- custom header
- mobile responsive
- layout options
- Genesis Author Pro – Plugin released with this theme
Here is the book page, where users can get information about your publications as well as purchase them. This theme is great for selling books and is a one of a kind theme from StudioPress.
Here is a preview of a widget section that is on the homepage that you can showcase customer feedback.
A look at the shop page. I like how the autoresponder widget box is shown in the side column.
This theme includes the Genesis Framework if you do not have it already installed. Theme cost is $99.95. Returning customers do get a discount. Login 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 deals. 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 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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