Captivating is a blog WordPress theme developed for authors wanting to attract potential reader’s base. This is Restored 316 template especially developed for internet marketers and bloggers in focus. Hence, you will be getting SEO benefits, and Ads integration support to increase number of visitors and revenue. The widget type flexible homepage can turn your blog into stylish magazine site or a news portal.
This feminine theme can work for fashion, style, food, health, lifestyle or any blog that is touching feminism. Whether you are a male blogger wanting to promote tech ideas or mom blogger wanting to share parenting tips, this is one blog template for all the needs.
Frontpage and Other Widget Areas : Captivating Restored 316
Sticky Notification Bar : We have mostly seen this feature on professional marketing platforms and news sites. This notification bar is located on the top area of the website, above the header. So, you can set it to promote latest offers, special events, new product launch or other news. This widget section is easily configured with text widget to promote text line or HTML text. You can also make it display newsletter sign-up or call to action.
Widgetized Homepage : Captivating WordPress theme is able to promote blog categories, featured posts, banners, or anything on home content area. The homepage consist of multiple featured area where you can decide to highlight posts from selected tags/categories. Below is the detail of every widget section which has been integrated for homepage.
1) Home Featured : This is flexible widget space having 4 customization options. You can configure it with “Flexible Posts Widget” which shows carousel of 9 posts with featured images. Otherwise, you can choose Genesis Featured Posts widget, or Genesis Featured Page widget or a slider widget powered by Genesis framework developers.
2) Home Above Content : The demo shows list of shop items with WooCommerce featured posts widget. But, you can also display pages, blog posts or other stuff as required.
3) Home Below Content : This is 3rd widget block that shows same contents just like other top two widget areas. For e.g., you can add many other featured categories, or Ad banners or Call to action with nice featured images.
Besides that, you will find a “Sitewide CTA” to display some banner or selected items on every page. Sitewide CTA is visible on the top of every page for entire site along with homepage. So, this becomes a great place to promote some new offers, call to action blocks or other important stuff.
Powerful Blog Features : Restored 316 Blog Theme
H2 Styling : With bloggers and SEO benefits in mind, Genesis child theme developers talked with top successful bloggers. And they tried to insert all their secret blog strategies in this theme design so that you can take direct benefit of modern blog trend. You will see that, first H2 heading is styled differently than rest of the sub headings. Refer to screen-shot below to see this feature in action.
If you are food or recipe blogger then you will be happy to know that Captivating theme is integrated with “WP Recipe Marketer” plugin.
Page Templates : The blog is the first important template that you will find in the list. This genesis child theme has unique blog template where you will get a widget section which is known as “Above Blog Content”. You can utilize this widget to display some featured categories, special services, or featured pages, author introduction or anything. Hence, visitors will see widget section and then latest blog post entries.
Category Index template is also another remarkable element powered by widgets. This template can be populated with multiple widget sections to display best selected featured categories in desired order. This index page can display any hand picked blog posts, WooCommerce store items etc. “After Entry” widget is optional and useful widget to promote banner or any custom widgetized section below every blog article.
Responsive : If yo have plenty of contents and advanced features then you must test your website on mobile devices. This is where most of the blog platforms fail to serve their readers. But, genesis child themes never compromise with compatibility or browsing speed. The truly responsive theme design will adjust home featured sections, slider, navigation, single post and everything as per screen size.
Why Captivating Genesis Theme ?
Header Options : With plenty of free space, Restored 316 offers a customizable header layout with multiple navigation sections. You can set logo image in the middle or left side and move navigation menu accordingly. You can set header to promote menubar on the top, bottom, left, right or footer area. With these many navigation areas, you can surely add multiple menus to promote all the pages and top blog categories.
Footer Area: The bottom area is fine-tuned by footer which has a full width widget area to display Inatagram photos. Apart from that, there are 3 extra widget columns available to share social links, author details, banners or anything.
Customizer : Captivating is a feminine girly blogging theme for all types of users. Whether you are an expert web designer or a novice blogger, you will be having visual controls to manage entire website. The customizer comes with the simple to use controls, genesis theme options and preview screen. Therefore, you can have options to change header logo, color style, fonts, page layouts, widgets order and all stuff.
If you are planning to create magazine or news or blog site with adsense integration or affiliate product promotion then we suggest this genesis child theme.