The Start theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework Business Theme built on Bootstrap. This business theme has all the features you would need to run a full-time business blog. When you check out the demo version, notice the Parallax effect on the homepage. The Start homepage features a slider widget to showcase images and link them to specific posts and pages.
The homepage also features a pricing table and a team leaders section. Note you will have several widgets to configure to mimic the demo version. The Start theme is ideal for funneling sales if set up correctly. Don’t forget to install an autoresponder widget to collect emails for marketing and newsletters.
Before you check out the demo version, let’s check out the Start theme features.
Start Theme Features
- Bootstrap Based
- Parallax Effects
- Font Awesome
- Gallery (use as a portfolio)
- Team Leaders page. List your staff on the homepage
- Pricing chart on homepage
- Testimonials on homepage
- Contact information on homepage
- Theme options
- Mobile ready
- Localization ready
- SEO optimized
This theme has a good-looking blog post style. It’s design is minimal, placing all the focus on your written content. Check out this screenshot.
Here is an image of the homepage showcasing the sticky menu bar and the pricing chart you can create as a homepage widget.
Don’t forget to check out our plugins page for more awesome add-ons to really make your blog stand out.
Important information before Purchasing
Choose Suitable Package
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.
Additional SEO Optimized Child Themes
To find more beautifully designed Themes that run off a different framework, have a look at Tesla Themes. Their themes come with a clean design, powerful features, and free premium support which is most important. Schema Integration included with all themes. Visit Tesla themes to learn more. There “Standard Package” is the best value.
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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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