Paperbag is a modern journal WordPress theme released by CSSIgniter. The theme fits to life style bloggers as well as all other author type of content writers. Whether you are a mom blogger, recipe writer or technology blogger, It is right for all. Most of the blog templates are limited to one or two layouts, but this blog template has several layout options.
In terms-of styling and readability, it can out-rank your competitors for sure. We really liked it’s minimal layout where content loads at much greater speed. The clean design improves readability even further so visitors can read articles easily.
Is It Worth Trying Paperbag WordPress Theme ?
Most of the individuals would become confuse after watching lots of blot templates. And that’s why you need to take wise decision when selecting WordPress theme for your website. I have seen lots of WP blogging themes having all feature given in this theme, but very few provides all best feature in single template. And Paperbag is one of those all rounder WordPress theme where you get ample layouts, unlimited color skins, custom homepage and much more.
Only selecting good looking template is not going to work for you. It requires lots of efforts to get organic visitors for your articles. That’s why CSSIgniter has used SEO oriented coding style to make this theme loved by all search engines. If you look around demo then it shows best navigation menu, content packed multi-grid layout and more.
If you try browsing single post then you will see related posts, author box, comments feature, social sharing buttons and other stuff. These type of features can engage with readers and make them browse more articles. The built-in widgets, page templates and short-codes are extra bonus that is offered with all CSSIgniter templates.
CSSIgniter Paperbag : Useful Features
Customizer Options : This feature provides better customization experience with ready options and live preview box. You can access one by one options and start editing colors, header, layouts, background and everything. The live customizer gives you better speed and smooth customization experience. CSSIgniter provides custom options panel so you can edit website easily from back-end area also.
Layout Options : Paperbag WordPress theme consist of 10 carefully crafted layouts having sidebar, fullwidth and other options. The layouts allows you to use classic (default) style with sidebar or full width mode. Apart from that, it also offers layouts with small featured images, two columns with narrow and masonry layout. If you want to display more stories on single page then you can also switch to 3 columns masonry layout.
Sidebar is optional with all layouts style so you can use it when widgets are important for you. When you choose full-width style then you automatically get more space for your contents. This feature can make it possible to create simple, modern or professional blog layout with just single click. There is no need to use extra plugins to apply multi-columns layout with small or big featured images.
Other Features :
Lookbook Template : When you are publishing fashion related articles, you always need a stylish lookbook section. Therefore, Paperbag have built special looks template so that you can show-off your cloths and new fashion related stuff to the outer world.
This special template enables you to use images on listing pages. The post listings page use “landscape” image as default style, so if you want to use portrait orientation then you can choose Looks template for it.The Looks template provides metabox where you can specify layout style and also assign a post category. Moreover, you can also enter numeric figure to specify how many posts to display.
Custom Widgets : Paperbag is a blogging theme so it includes several widgets that fits to all blogging needs. It has 6 custom widgets which helps all bloggers to populate their website with best contents. The widgets list includes : About, Call to action box, Category image, Newsletter, Social icons, Latest posts etc.
Additionally, you will also find basic widgets that if offered with all WordPress themes. Widgets are helpful to display interesting contents on footer and sidebar. And it doesn’t take much time to create interesting website with drag and drop widgets.
Post Formats : Bloggers would never know, what they might need to publish in their articles. Therefore, professional writers must select WordPress blogging theme which provides multiple post formats feature. This blog template has 5 post formats : Standard. Video, Audio, Gallery, Image. You can find list of post formats on the right side of your editor screen.
So just pick right post type, select layout style and publish your posts. It’s really easy to publish and promote articles with this WordPress theme. I would suggest all bloggers to try it for their journal or fashion blog platforms.
All Features :
- Numbered pagination
- Responsive design : Dynamic layout
- Custom homepage : Display featured post entries
- Social sharing links below posts
- Floating social profile list icons
- Featured categories on homepage
- Instagram widgets
- Floating header : menu and widgets
- Customization options : color and typography options
- And much more
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