The Cleo theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework Theme created for feminine bloggers. This theme is great for photographers or just bloggers who like to discuss images that they have taken. This is a black and white theme that you can customize on your own.
The homepage has a unique feel, including a menu bar that has your logo image shown in the center of it. There is also responsive slider widget right under this menu bar in which you can link the images to blog posts and pages. There is an autoresponder box under this responsive slider and another one in the footer. The latest blog posts are displayed on the homepage with a tiled effect along with a collage of images just above the footer.
Overall this is a beautiful theme with the potential to get even better with some extra tweaking. You can always get help with customization from our Genesis Framework Tutorials category.
Here are the main features of the Cleo Theme.
Cleo Theme Features
- HomePage with Widgetized Areas
- Upload your own background
- Upload your own logo
- Create your own menus
- SubNavigation Menu with Widgetized Area
- HTML5 Markup + Mobile Responsive
This themes blog page looks nice with the sidebar. You can add anything you want there. Here is a little peek.
On the homepage, the autoresponder box is huge and perfect for collecting emails.
Please keep in mind that you will need to have the Genesis Framework already installed on your blog. The cost of the framework is $59.95. This will get you a lifetime membership and free updates for the framework, which is an awesome deal.
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 perfect for professional bloggers and developers. Check out the details below.
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.
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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 number of settings depends on the theme installed.
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