The Vanessa Theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework theme created for the Photography niche. Vanessa is a minimalistic theme with a focus on images. Featured images are large and all over the blog. If you love sharing images of nature or daily life and blogging about them, then this is the theme for you.
Even though this theme is minimal, Vanessa can be customized to suit your needs. For some tips, take a look at our Genesis Framework tutorials category.
Getting back to the homepage, a sticky menu bar is included and adding your important pages to it is strongly recommended.
Other than a side column, there is not much else going on with this theme. This isn’t a negative aspect, though, because this theme isn’t bogged down with features that distract from your images.
The following blog posts tips would suit the Vanessa very well.
- 5 Simple Codes To Customize Your Theme After Installation
- Replace the Default Comment Avatar Image With Your Own
- How To Add A Widget Under The Genesis Author Box
- 6 flexible layout options
- Mobile responsive layout
- Two menu location options
- SEO optimized so your site shows up on top in Google, Bing, and Yahoo
- HTML5 Markup
- Ability to upload custom header
- Display posts in grid or running vertically down the page
- 500+ Google Fonts
Here is a look at the blog post’s huge featured image. Make sure you always use and edit high-quality images with this theme.
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.
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.
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Are you 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.
- Suggested Tutorial: Why Choose The Genesis Framework
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- Recommended SEO Guide: How To Set Up The Yoast Premium SEO Plugin
- Recommended SEO Guide: The WP Meta SEO Plugin: An Alternative SEO Plugin
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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