Anchored is a best example of versatile WordPress theme for genesis framework by Restored 316. This WordPress theme is published to be helpful for business professionals and content marketer. The demo highlights best homepage layout that seems suitable for blog, business, marketing and other types of websites need. The theme has custom page templates, widget areas, flexible design and options panel.
If you are looking start an elegant looking and light weight business website then this is the right time to make first move. Just read this full review about genesis business theme and see if it meets your expectations or not.
Anchored WordPress Theme Benefits :
Widgets For Homepage : Home Page widget area covers entire page so that administrators can choose best pages, posts, and other details to be featured in clear style. If you check closely then you will find that homepage shows a carousel slider with featured posts. This widget area supports Flexible Posts Widget, Genesis Featured Posts Widget, Soliloquy Slider etc.
So this could be a nice introduction area to promote best posts, latest products, or special offer or business introduction. The next is Home 1, Home 2 and Home 3 widget blocks arranged in vertical stack order. Demo shows introduction with video in first home widget block. The second home widget block shows pages and third block shows products from Amazon affiliate store.
As we scroll down on the homepage, we find two more widget areas covering blog section. The Home above and Home below content widget sections are used to show extra widgets which should be idea to display categories, banners, call to action, featured page or anything. The blog section shows latest posts on homepage by default, so you can keep it on or disable as needed.
Thanks for Anchored for providing flexible homepage so user can develop any type of homepage.
Other Widget Areas : Apart from what we have seen with homepage, we are getting many other optional widget areas for entire site. The Site Wide CTA appears below home widget area and, it is found on the bottom of the page for other pages. This is widely used widget space to promote Ad Banner, or an email newsletter signup section.
Footer provides 3 widget columns, Instagram widget space and sidebar also has space to promote selected widgets. We will discuss about other widget areas as we progress to review each section.
Page Templates : Anchored Restored 316
Category Index Page : This page is fully supported by widgets and managed by Genesis Featured Posts widget. The purpose of this page template is to display best stuff to your visitors from selected categories. You can choose different categories and show featured posts with every widget section. Business owners and bloggers can choose this template to display best items, popular articles or anything that needs special attention.
Custom Blog Template : Genesis WordPress themes are widely used by all business entrepreneurs and bloggers because of it’s flexibility. You are getting basic blog page to show latest stories in simple style. But, there is an extra blog template that shows one widget block on the top of latest posts entries. This is good place to show posts from selected category or some banner or call to action on top of blog listing page.
Anchored WordPress theme provides blog with all basic features like sidebar support, social sharing options, Below post widget (for single post), and more.
Landing Page :
Marketers and business websites both need this kind of page templates to launch product promotion campaign. The landing page has light weight and full-width layout so that main contents are always kept in middle focus. The landing template keeps all space reserved for content area only to display big images, videos, titles and paragraphs.
Instagram page template is also there to show your latest releases made on Instagram profile section. You can share instagram updates in footer, and through this page template also.
More On Genesis Business Theme :
Announcement Bar : This widget area appears before header on the top of the website, and it is visible all time on top. This is idea widget section to share message for important announcement, offers, call to action text/ link etc.
Header Area : Anchored Header combines two menu sections with one being static and visible all time on the top. Second menu section is given in normal style so you can promote all best links for website in header. Business owners can place social links navigation bar with top menu on right side. The header middle space shows logo and custom text as tag-line or special brand slogan.
Customize Colors : From color style to background, everything that you see on website is customizable. The customizer panel shows you settings for manage home widgets, other widget areas, header, font style, colors and more. Administrators can chance and customize website with preview box and save time.
What Else We Liked : Restored 316 genesis child theme supports “WP Recipe Maker”, so that bloggers can share recipes and cooking tips easily. With 3 page layouts, you are free to set any one layout as global choice and choose custom one for any post/page. WooCommerce plugin support is there to create online store to sell goods from business website, or blog portal.
This is best responsive business WordPress theme we have seen for genesis framework.