(Last Updated On: January 18, 2017)
The Mellow theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework theme created for the Feminine blogging industry. Mellow is a beautiful theme with a focus on images, perfect for any niche.
The homepage has a custom design to it, but don’t worry, you can mimic it easily with the step-by-step instructions provided in the download. While on the homepage, you’ll notice a sticky menu bar with a search box featured aligned to the right. This can be seen on all posts and pages. Below this, you have a place to upload your logo image. Under the logo image is where the magic happens! This custom section of the homepage is created by several widgets.
The first widget is a huge rectangle widget that is perfect for a responsive slider plugin. Showcase your blogs featured images right on the homepage while linking them important posts and pages. Under this widget is another rectangle widget that should be used for text only. Think of this like a call-to-action box and hype up what your blog or business is all about. Under this widget is about 7 different widgets in a few different shapes you can use to link to blog posts, pages, or services that you provide. Get creative with these to really make your blog stand out. Do explore the demo version to see this theme in action.
Do explore the demo version to see this theme in action.
Let’s get to the Mellow Theme features.
Mellow Theme Features
- Responsive Design
- Custom Homepage Featured Post Grid
- Custom Header
- Customizable Colour Scheme
- Featured Content Slider
- WooCommerce Ready
- Stunning Filterable Gallery or Portfolio
- Fold Down Search Box in Header
- 3 Blog Layouts (Original, Grid & List Style)
- 6 Page Layout Options
- Customizable Home Page
- Social Icons in Footer
Since this theme comes with the ability to run a shop, here is a preview of the shop homepage that looks awesome.
Don’t forget to check out our plugins page for more awesome add-ons to really make your blog stand out.
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.
Recommended Tutorial: What Is The Pro Plus Package
Need More Convincing?
There are thousands of plugins online to install on your blog, but installing all of them is impossible. One thing is for sure, 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 your 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.
Additional SEO Optimized Child Themes
Find more beautifully designed Genesis Framework Themes at Genesis Passion. Their Child Themes pass with 90 percentage in Google Page Speed tests. Schema Integration in all Custom code plus much more. Visit Genesis Passion to learn more. This is an affordable alternate theme if you looking to save a few bucks.
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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