The Montfort theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework Theme created for the photography industry. This is a gorgeous theme suited specifically for photography with images being displayed beautifully all over the blog. The homepage consists of custom widgets that make this theme perfect for anyone in the photography industry. The first widget under the navigation bar can be used for a brief introduction to your history in the photography industry and to the right of this area is a responsive slider displaying images that you have taken.
You have an autoresponder box that consists of widgets to display the latest blog posts and any services that you may provide. You also have the ability to use this theme as an online store. Do search through our Genesis Framework category for free customization tips.
Here is the list of features that come with the Montfort theme:
Montfort Theme Features
- Text-based header
- Header background image
- Color customizer
- Mobile responsive
- Widgetized homepage
- Extra widget areas
- Built-in portfolio
- Built-in WooCommerce styling
- Special page templates
- 3-column widgetized footer with additional top footer area
- Custom Jetpack sharing icons
- Completely widget-ready (meaning you can add whatever you like to your sidebar!)
- Stylized threaded comments
- Navigation menus
- Includes a custom pin-it-on-hover button
- Includes link to comprehensive installation guide
I like the footer widgets and most of all, the autoresponder box that appears in the footer on all blog pages. Here is a preview.
A brief look at the shop page. Also notice the autoresponder box on this page. This theme is set up to collect 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.
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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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