Elegance Pro is a 3rd party genesis portfolio WordPress theme by Stephanie Hellwig. The theme is available on StudioPress theme store so you can view demo and all details from there. It is good website solution for bloggers and photographers wanting to showcase imagery. Hence, photography professionals, designers and creative bloggers are best targets of this genesis child theme.
We love the way it provides flexible platform to share photo gallery with clients. The portfolio, blog and proof gallery listing pages are biggest advantage for photography business professionals.
Best Features : Elegance Pro Photo Gallery Theme
WP Customizer : The modern WordPress customizer gives you control to edit any elements in visual mode. So you won’t be spending so much time on manual process which requires you to save changes to see the effects. This modern customizer shows all changes live without saving them. So you will get idea on how your changes will affect the visibility and presentation of your site.
Elegance Pro customization controls helps you to manage footer style, accent color, body text, and more. Apart from that, you will get announcement bar that appears on the top above header area. This is place is helpful to share special messages like offers, new portfolio listings, price changes or whatever you want. In-short, this one options page can help you control font style, background, widgets, header elements and everything.
Portfolio Page : The setup process will guide you to install all recommended plugins. And one of them is “Genesis Portfolio Pro” plugin from StudioPress. This plugin is suggested with all genesis templates where portfolio functionality is required. Once this plugin is active then you can make listing page and start adding projects.
Projects listing page can display image slider, and other contents to show your work proof. You must create portfolio section to share your past work samples. The portfolio sample page can get more leads by showing current and past works. When you add portfolio page then visitors and new clients can see the quality of your work from website directly. So they can easily get convinced to send you proposals to use your services.
Photography Business Theme: Main Features
Proof Gallery Page : All photography and related business would find this page highly useful. The Elegance Pro WordPress theme is coded to support “PixProof plugin”. This free plugin can help you share photo collection with clients. The plugin provides features to make photo selection so you can just send link to your clients. You can also apply password to photo collection and send album URL and password to the clients.
So only designated client can see the photo work and make selection with check box button. This way, photography studios can know what photos has been selected by the clients and then work according to create an album. Marriage, event and all photographers can use this genesis theme to manage their business. This plugin can save time as you don’t have to seat with client to select one by one photo.
There many other plugins which offers same functionality, you can also try them with Elegance Pro theme if required.
Pricing Page : If you are running a photography business then you must need a price listing page. Genesis child themes provides custom codes to help you add pricing section with 3 tables. You just need to use code and insert contents. The table design and styling work is managed automatically. This is how you can make a clean and informative price listing page with different packages, price and features details.
Responsive : Modern website platforms must work on small mobile screens and various devices. This is why genesis WordPress child themes always comes win responsive mode. This photo gallery theme can perform easily on small, micro and landscape screens. So visitors should be able to view portfolio page, price table, menu bar, and all sections easily. This feature won’t only improve browsing experience but it can also get good traffic.
Other Benefits : StudioPress Elegance Pro
Header Layout : The header looks decent and clear enough to attract visitors attention. This place is ideal for logo image, custom menus and notification bar. The header looks good when you show a logo with tag-line text in middle area. The split menu shows links on the bot side of logo with widgets to display search box and social links.
Homepage Design : The homepage area is totally widget supported and requires no coding work. So you can always be sure to display large featured image, testimonials, and best gallery collection. The theme offers custom widgets support to display featured gallery and other details on homepage area.
If you check footer design then “Above footer” section is a single widget block with full-width style. This section is useful to display a big advertisement banner. The bottom footer provides space to add 3 widgets to display anything : e.g. contacts, Instagram photos, recent posts etc.
Final Words : Elegance Pro WordPress theme is truly ideal for all imagery showcase site. The theme also has a blog template so photo gallery bloggers can start image sharing site. There are 3 layouts available for all sections with full-width, left and right sidebar position. If you have been searching for a portfolio showcase theme with flexible design and easy options panel then it’s here.