Review : Antioch WordPress Theme is a light weight and user friendly church WordPress Theme available at ChurchThemes store. The Antioch theme is made for the churches who want to manage big community and followers through website. At first i found this theme to be simple compare to other themes from various developers. But after browsing pages on the demo i found this theme to be minimal and perfectly suitable to all church needs. The developer team of http://churchthemes.net is dedicated to create themes only for the church communities, therefore they have great experience about what you features and widget you would need in the church website.
Wide Slideshow : The Antioch WordPress theme has good homepage design having slider to display latest contents. For any church a slider would be useful to display forthcoming programs, weekly gathering or any page or post that needs to be highlighted. The slideshow width is excellent and expanded over both side, images displayed on the slider can grab attention from the visitors. Apart from image you can display title and text lines with every slide on the slideshow panel. Management tools for slideshow will be available on the options page so that website owners can select timing gape between all slides.
Location Pages : This special template from Antioch WordPress theme can support you to create multiple location page for the different churches around the city or country. While creating location page you can add church photo, service times, social buttons and Map supported by google maps feature. Like buttons available for Facebook, twitter will increase online followers and in future they can get all updates shared on your social pages.
Sermons Listing : Antioch Church theme makes it easy to display latest sermons on homepage, thanks to the developers for offering custom featured section on homepage. The custom post type of Sermons will give you options to easily fill all details, download links (PDF, Audio, Video, Live player to listen to sermons. The image used on the sermon post will be used as a featured image to display all sermons collection of the special page. The homepage has widgetized areas and therefore you can add sermons widget on homepage to display latest sermons automatically to the visitors.
Donation Widget : The donation widget is provided on the homepage so that visitors coming to the site may give you some share from their heart will. Antioch WordPress Theme gives you a special widget which can be configured with PayPal account to easily collect donation amount. If you don’t know much about programming then you can surely rely on this theme to manage online church community in most efficient way.
Antioch WordPress Theme Features :
- Responsive : Adapts to desktop devices, phones, tablets
- Light textures and tones for better interface
- Clean and easily readable page layout
- Subtle shadows to improve look
- Good typography to engage church members
- Online donation widgets
- Built-in media manager to play Sermons
- POD cast settings
- Twitter message feed widget
- Location manager supported by Google Map
- People manager to display biography of working members or team
- PSD + HTML version (online with developer version)
- Automatic update for lifetime
- Unlimited usage
Standard : $49 (1 year support + update)
Developer : $99 (1 year support + update)