Review : Sixteen Nine Pro by StudioPress is a full-screen genesis child theme for freelancer and bloggers. Sixteen Nine Pro is a best example of excellent minimal design where personalized look is achieved by uploading custom image for the full-screen background. The sleek style of loading page templates is the main source of performance.
moreover sidebar section is placed on the left side to use it as a menu and widget bar. Most of the standard blogging theme offers sidebar on the right side to place widgets only. But here it is different, top header-bar elements are placed on the static sidebar given on the left side to display author image, company logo, widgets and more.
Features : StudioPress Sixteen Nine Pro
Static Sidebar : Sixteen Nine Pro Theme has static sidebar design available for the visitor’s convenient. When user scrolls on the page they will not lose access to menus, widgets or whatever is displayed on sidebar. Sidebar is best tool to place menu categories, social media buttons to increase followers and image with tagline on the top.
This new trend of design gives you advantage of excellent powerful structure where nothing is impossible and at the same time you are getting unique design that is not found everywhere.
Sidebar With Background : If you are accessing Sixteen Nine Pro demo right now then you will notice that a background image is visible behind sidebar widget. That means whatever background you will choose will be available on the right side where image will be visible behind custom posts, links or whatever is posted using widget. To get access to the previous articles attractive pagination buttons are placed on the bottom side.
Excerpt Mode (Optional) : Sixteen Nine Pro for Genesis framework has common full mode and excerpt mode to display latest articles on the featured section. Normally excerpt style is preferable for SEO benefit and to add multiple posts on the single page. If you are not ok with “Excerpt” then disable it from the options page and you will be instantly switched to full post style any time you want.
Layout Selection : StudioPress Sixteen Nine Pro has only two layouts available to make your own choice. There is a full width layout where no sidebar is used except navigation bar and second is two columns layout. In this case widgetized sidebar is on the right, navigation panel is on the left and middle one is content column where all posts are displayed in featured style.
Blog and Contact section : Native blog page template is offered for the blogging, with this section you get post formats, post layout options, image alignment options and everything that should be available for modern blog. Whether you want to start only blog or a website with blog it will be your choice. The contact form is not available as built-in mode, and the contact page that is given on the demo page is made using Gravity Forms (3rd party plugin) and not offered in the genesis framework package.
Sixteen Nine Pro has theme settings page from where you may configure Breadcrumbs links for top area to display location of current post, Default layout to use on whole site, built in SEO settings with everything from heading tags to keyword, description. And finally Header and footer script box which are useful in special cases like when you are asked to insert some codes to verify your site for e.g. Google analytics verification, Blog ownership verification etc.
Sixteen Nine Pro WordPress Theme Features :
- Content archives page with featured image
- Comments and trackbacks : Enable / Disable
- Choose default website layout : Full width / Sidebar
- Search engine optimization feature (Optional)
- Supports external SEO plugins
- Free update for genesis framework
- Import and Export options page
- Landing page template
- Blog page with custom sidebar
- Display After post entry (Any link or message)
- Author image box on left navigation bar (Round shape)
- Write website title and tag message below logo / author image
- Social buttons with stylish sketch design
- Dark and white color blend