Review : Dorothy by Bluchic is a multipurpose WordPress theme by BluChic for bloggers and creative artists. The Dorothy Theme is best choice for other areas like food blogging, professional magazine site and personal website as well. If you take a close look on the design then you will notice perfect blend of elegant look and minimalism. If you are a freelancer then you can display your work on homepage using slider and besides that you can write some texts about your work, add personal profile and contact details with the support of custom widgets and flexible design. The color picker tool is always available so that user can generate his own color style to use on the site.
The core design of Dorothy WordPress theme is homepage area, in this section you will get to see same contents as you see on other sites. But they all are developed and defined in unique shape and size. The homepage slider is added in the half page and that is normally given in full-width in all premium WordPress themes. Moreover the second half part of the homepage (besides slider) is used to add some static information boxes with featured image, it is suggestible to use about page or work section highlight to speak about your specialty or skill expertise. The font applied in the title is attractive to gain visitor’s attention, body font is stylish and professional.
The font, color and other areas of the theme can be changed easily as per user preferences, these are the dynamic elements of the theme that can be changed at the time of website development or anytime as required. Dorothy has four most important sections on the footer area, the bloggers can use twitter widget to make notification bar on the footer, also it is good idea to share twitter messages and get more followers by showing twitter followers button. Social widget presents followers icon in square and floating style, the social button will be highlighted upon mouse hover and this is a good way to catch viewers attention to follow you on social sites.
Blog section of BluChic Dorothy Theme is made for blogger and freelancers to share information about their products or general knowledge in their field. The design of blog template is developed using single wide column, where information like date, author, category are displayed on a box on left side and other side will display featured image and details. The best multimedia section of this unique theme is “Gallery Page” and on this page you can present best images o your blog or sites collection by adding all images from the media library. The thumbnails are made using built in support and light-box gallery will display images with navigation buttons to move back or forward to see other gallery images.
The Dorothy theme can meet various requirements for blogging, business site, portfolio etc. and spending a reasonable amount to buy this Bluchic theme will worth a lot than paying separately for multiple themes for blog, portfolio etc.
Features of Dorothy WordPress Theme – Bluchic :
- Gallery section : multi grid style
- Blog page with 1 columns
- Auto excerpt and thumbnail support
- Homepage made of 2 sections (Slider / Static)
- Slider to configure with best photos or posts from site
- Static information part on homepage (introduction)
- Footer made by multiple widget columns
- Change header logo, menu categories as needed
- Post social icons on header using widget
- Wide logo space to add big logo image
- Custom templates : Contact, Services, Blog, About
- Contact widget with icons : email, phone, fax, address
- Footer social widget
- Twitter followers and message broadcasting widget
Standard : $79