Review : Magazine Pro is a fresh Genesis child theme from StudioPress for magazine sites where you can arrange all contents in clear style. Magazine Pro Theme has ability to present each and every section of your website in distraction free style so that maximum professional look can be achieved to impress the readers. There are many users who have already installed this theme on their online magazine sites and appreciated multiple layouts support and multimedia ready design. Most of the bloggers and magazine groups who shares news on fashion, lifestyle, health tips are turning towards this genesis child theme to create an excellent content desk for their fans and readers.
Magazine Pro Magazine Theme Features :
Multipurpose Header : StudioPress Magazine Pro Theme uses header for to purpose, first usage is to place header which is common among all websites. Upload logo using uploader provided on the theme options page. Moreover second benefit can be taken by putting wide banner (728×90 ad) on the top bear logo, many website owners prefer to display banner related to their magazine or blog niche to target more affiliate leads or clicks for adsense. You will not need to edit any header.php code file to place banner, simply visit theme options page for header and paste ad code.
Menu with Professional look : As we all are aware of WP 3.0 menu system which is a great gift from WordPress CMS developers. Genesis Magazine Pro Theme also has same menu system but designers have added some extra spacing and sharp thin line on the top and bottom of menubar. Those two lines totally changes the look of menubar and there is enough space on the menu, font style used for the menu is very nice. Old themes were having menus with no space on top and bottom which was making it
Email Newsletter Plugin (eNews Extended Genesis) : You must be thinking why do i want to talk about this common widget, but let me tell you this common widget is the most powerful element for any blog. Magazine Pro WordPress theme for StudioPress offers Newsletter widget in extraordinary look so that blog owner can take maximum benefit of this powerful communication tool. Many times newsletter box goes of out visitors attention because of small design and common look. To avoid this drawback developers have given it in extra large size with best color combination for buttons and fields. Moreover it’s location is changed, from sidebar it is shifted to the too of the page so that maximum visitors can notice it and register themselves for future posts. I am sure it will bring great result to increase your reader’s subscribers list.
Social Buttons : Magazine Pro Theme has social widget made of fantastic icons which looks more professional than those made of distraction colors. This place is placed on the second position on sidebar, from the widget options panel you can insert social links for Pinterest, Google +, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other greatest social media platforms. One more notable thing is that when you don’t prefer to use certain social sites then simply disable them from widget section.
Homepage Design : Homepage design of Magazine Pro Theme for Genesis has different sections made of many parts. On the top of the page there is a featured article box to highlight article from popular topics. Other section has multiple (2) columns and small thumbnail which is a category section, in demo page there is only one category section but you can place multiple modules for many popular categories as required. The last section is also for category highlight but that is shown with list view page style.
Hence Magazine Pro Genesis WordPress theme has best combination of widget areas, plugins and WP custom menubar and that is the reason why there is no effort required from administrator to setup best content friendly front-page for blog or magazine site.
Magazine Pro WordPress Theme Features :
- Simple social icon widget to divert visitors to social page
- Best Newsletter plugin from genesis : eNews extended widget
- Latest tweet widget to display latest tweets on footer as on demo
- Nice widget areas available
- 4 color styles blue, orange, green, and red
- WordPress features : WP menu, WP auto featured images
- Fixed width style
- Theme Options let’s you manage all options from admin page
- Page templates for Archive, Blog, Landing page and Column
Price Plan :
Child Theme only : $24.95
Theme + Genesis Frame-work : $79.95
Pro Plus Pack : $349.95 (All Themes)