Generate Pro is a simple but content focused WordPress blogging theme from StudioPress team. It is best blog template for content marketers and bloggers wanting to increase email subscribers. At first look over demo, you will find it truly simple because of clear content focused layout. The theme was developed with adsense bloggers, affiliate marketers and business marketing needs in mind.
So, what you will get in this theme will improve number of visitors and regular readers using email auto responder form. Let’s check how it can boost your sales and blog readers with it’s powerful content oriented layout.
Generate Pro : Frontpage and Main Widget Areas :
Home Top Widget Area : The frontpage top area can show any widget which could be an auto responder email sign-up box. Or yo can also use HTML widget to display a banner, call to action or custom introduction box. If we follow demo style then it is necessary to install Genesis eNews Extender plugin. And you will have email sign-up widget available on widget management page.
The next step would be to drag and drop Genesis eNews Extender to homepage featured section. The rest of the homepage will show latest blog post entries in list mode. You can show a few recently released blog or news articles and pagination to browse more posts.
After Entry Widget : Generate Pro WordPress theme is a complete content marketing solution. So, how can we miss to check single post features as every reader will come across articles at last. The single post bottom section gives you a widget area that is know as “After Entry” widget. Any widget that you would place in this section will be available below every article.
We can see same email sign-up widget as seen on homepage below articles. So, visitors will be again enticed to subscribe for newsletter. However, it is always good idea to use this section to share many other widgets like banners, social share links, call to action etc. Having been crafted with content focused and light weight layout, you will get maximum page load speed for improved browsing experience.
StudioPress Genesis Blog Theme Featurse :
Header / Menu Support : During reviews process, we found that Generate Pro has total 2 navigation menus. You can set to display your important links on main/primary menu that appears on the top. The secondary menu is available in the middle of footer area. The menu becomes best place to share blog category links, top level pages, and other internal links.
Header layout is configured with two sections that includes one widget space also. Hence, bloggers can share their brand logo in the form of image or text and also combine tag-message line. The header right widget space can display search box, banner, social links or anything. This demo shows best header design which shows main links, logo and search widget for easy content search.
Theme Settings and Customizer : Genesis framework is compulsory required by all StudioPress themes. So, you will be getting responsive layout, custom blog settings, SEO options, layouts, breadcrumb options and more. The genesis settings page will show you basic features like how many posts to display on blog, color skin list, layouts list etc.
The theme customizer is another way to customize theme with visual mode. You can load customizer to make changes for background, header, navigation, frontpage etc. The responsive design will keep every bit of the website in auto resized mode. You will be able to view email sign-up widget, header menus, photos and all contents properly in handy devices.
Thanks to responsive and easy adaptive layout that creates space on all screen sizes to fit everything in automatic mode. You don’t need extra plugins to create mobile friendly blog website.
Widgets and Other Important Benefits :
Custom Widget Areas : Apart from what we discussed above, Generate Pro theme offers two site-wide widget locations for content promotion. The sidebar is first and easily visible widget section to promote recent post entries, banners, author detail, social media links and more. The footer is also a global widget area to promote contacts, blog categories, newsletter subscribe box and all important stuff.
If you are doing adsense blogging or promoting affiliate products then don’t worry about earning. The theme will give you ample space to display banners and offers on header, below article, footer, sidebar and frontpage top area. If you use these widgets in right way then yo can not only get many subscribers but also improves sales lead by displaying advertisement within built-in widget areas.
3 Layouts : Keep your posts and pages in unique mode especially when you are creating marketing or sales pages. The genesis settings page can set one default page layout style for entire site. But, you can also use custom sidebar layout for particular page and post. The layouts list shows left sidebar, right sidebar and full-width mode.
Other Details : The color selector will show unlimited colors options for typography, background and color skins. The theme has 4 pre-defined color skins that includes Blue, Green, Orange and Red. You can also browse ready page templates list to custom blog page, landing page, columns page and archive page. In our opinion, this is best SEO ready genesis child WordPress theme for authors, content writers and all bloggers alike.