Review : Balance Theme is a best genesis child theme developed for bloggers and writers by StudioPress. Using Balance WordPress Theme you can target plenty of readers and fans by sharing content in professional style. Search engine loves blogs and website which has best navigation design and light loading pages. Both of these qualities are available in this genesis blogging theme with the powerful SEO settings given with framework. On the top of blog feeds at front-page you will find two widget areas for special purpose. As you see in the demo you can add Newsletter widget to get subscriber and Custom Text widget to write useful words to encourage visitors to subscribe for your newsletter.
The examples in the demo is only a suggestion, if you want to add other widget as per your blog requirements then surely you can do that. Suppose you are writing blog posts related to health niche then you can add promotion banner or link to affiliate page using top header section of homepage. The responsive form of Balance WordPress theme will prepare your blog for all type of communication, that means it can support mobile users, tablet users and PC user in similar way. The blogging theme has five in-built unique color styles available that are Red (default), Green, Blue, Pink & Turquoise. Search widget is placed on the top of sidebar, so that user can use this feature from any section of website easily.
StudioPress Balance WordPress Theme offers default settings with best font style, proper size, excellent spacing that means once you setup this genesis blog theme on the server you can start writing articles. Other blog templates from poor designers need load of personal involvement in customization process like layout, fonts, thumbnail size, spacing and many more. Settings page gives you option to display author box with posts on your blog (Author image, detail, links), if you don’t want to promote writer on your blog then disable author information box from the options page. Additional templates bunch is provided for gallery, portfolio and other common use.
AD Ready Design : Balance Theme offers text widget to place on the widget ready areas, that means using text widget you can insert Ad code and display it on anywhere like header, sidebar, footer etc. Placement of advertisement was never easier like this before. The comments feature has threaded mode and supports Gravatars to display photo of comment writer.
Image Resize : Once you upload images on the library then you can add them into posts and pages. And the good thing is that, images will be resized automatically to adjust properly on the page layout. This automation can save time and hard-work needed for the process.
Template for Photos : StudioPress Balance Theme has template to create portfolio or gallery section. Every blogger keeps a corner to collect best photos or project using portfolio page and this theme performs the job with ready template. This way you can archive best display mode for images without special plugins or efforts.
Widgets : Widgets list is very but if we talk about notable widgets then Balance theme has useful widgets to share updates using eNews widget, My Tweets widget to share twitter messages on sidebar / footer, Profile widget to display author profile over sidebar. Widgets are made to easily highlight contents on sidebar, footer and other widget powered areas.
Balance WordPress Theme Features :
- Five excellent color schemes
- 3 Page layout options]
- Custom options for background
- Create custom design for header
- Support for featured images
- Footer panel made of widgetized columns
- Subscription form available
- Threaded comments with Gravatar
- Advertise and SEO ready
- Social sharing widget for best social networks
Price Plan :
Child Theme + Genesis Framework : $79.95