Review – SmartBlog WordPress Theme is a business blogging theme by Theme Junkie and fully compatible with various niches. The SmartBlog theme is selected by bloggers who would expect professional blogging template is content comes on the main focus and styling as a secondary part. If you are getting large number of visitors then surely you can go for this theme as page loading style is very smooth and quick. On the other hand you will not feel boring with simple layout style because it has four layouts where sidebar positions are set onto left or right position. Other two styles will follow content showcase style on homepage either with single or double grid column.
Top header of SmartBlog theme can only serve menu bar and search widget box, the links for the menu bar can be inserted or deleted from the menu customization area. The site owner can decide and place links to those pages or categories that is highly useful for the visitors. The logo image and suitable tagline both are placed on the top of sidebar which is placed on the either direction. Other widgets for newsletter, social media and popular posts tabbed widget will do a great job to optimize content visibility with less efforts. The browsers support is also wide to work well for Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome and many more.
The article thumbnails are made of big featured boxes, SmartBlog theme makes your articles look attractive with rectangular image boxes, bold and easily visible title for the posts, buttons for social sharing and more. The theme comes with default sidebar position to the left side, from theme options panel you can chance it anytime after installing the theme. Further more, admin page will have tabs to manage typography using big fonts library where best collection of fonts will be shown to the administrator. Moreover color scheme box will have flexible tools to create some better color scheme if you are not impressed by the default color style provided with the package.
The way it gives exposures to the social media platforms is alone worth paying for SmartBlog theme, theme junkie programmers have made it easy to get wide exposure on the social platforms. Footer and sidebar sections are populated with the advanced widgets that are supplied with the widget library, from widget section it is very easy to select and add widget for any functionality. The support is offered for the lifetime with all types of license (Club / Single memberships). In-addition features that are added later will be supplied to all premium users by releasing update patches. Simply updating theme from the dashboard will receive all the latest changes applied in the updates.
SmartBlog Features Review
- Blogging theme for all needs
- Logo shown on sidebar (top)
- Menubar with custom color
- Search box widget support
- Footer four columns for widget
- Ajax tabbed widget
- Widget : Calendar, Flickr, Blogroll and more
- Translation files .po .mo (Localized)
- SEO and AD management support
- WordPress 3.7+ support
Standard Membership : $50 (Get all new themes for 1 year / update)
Lifetime Membership : $100 (Get all latest themes + updates – lifetime)