The Magazine Pro theme is a Genesis Framework Theme created for all types of news related blogs. Although, you could use this news theme for a photographer blog as the featured images beautifully jump out on the homepage and blog posts, it is best to use this theme if you run a blog like a real news outlet. Be sure to look at our Genesis Framework Tutorials category section for some customization tips.
The Magazine Pro theme comes with a sticky menu bar and three built-in advertising blocks. The first is aligned to the right of the homepage logo, the second is in the side column, and the third can be placed in the after blog entry widget, showcasing an ad after every post. All these blocks are great for Google AdSense.
Heading back to the homepage, you will see a unique layout that is easy to create by following the theme’s detailed instructions.
Don’t let this themes plain Jane look fool you, get free help from the StudioPress community forum in customizing this theme and give it that premium look. You may also look at our WordPress Tutorials category for tips in using WordPress for heading into successful running of a blog.
Let’s get to some of the general features this theme comes with.
Magazine Pro Features
- 4 color styles
- custom menus
- mobile responsive
- 6 layout options
- featured images
- eCommerce Ready
- theme options
- custom header
- fixed width
- HTML5 markup
- layout options
- Genesis eNews Extended
- Simple Social Icons
- Genesis Connect for WooCommerce
Here are 2 of the 3 built in advertising blocks that come with this theme.
The big featured article widget on the homepage is a great way to get exposure to your best blog post or most important one. Here is a look at this homepage widget.
A view of the shop page:
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 easy 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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