Lifestyle Pro is a blogging and news sharing WordPress genesis child theme by StudioPress. This content marketing theme is rated as the best journal template for genesis framework. It covers many widget areas for header, footer, sidebar and within single post. So, you will always see flexibility to insert featured posts, features pages, banners, call to action, and other custom elements.
The theme comes with a search engine friendly design to help bloggers secure good ranking. If you post good contents then it’s all you need to out rank other blog platforms.
Why Lifestyle Pro WordPress Theme Features :
Frontpage Design : The theme combines multiple widget blocks for easy content integration. Therefore, you will never endup creating just a simple blog unless you really want it. You can utilize home widget blocks to share posts from all categories or create custom category blocks for each selected category.
It all depends on you to decide what should be there in home top, middle and bottom area. the theme combines 3 widget areas that covers the entire body for homepage. The live demo will give you more clear idea on how you can design best layout for magazine style homepage. Whether you need a small blog, marketing site or news magazine site, Lifestyle Pro meets all your demand.
Home Widget Areas : You can develop any homepage layout using given widgets. But we will discuss this review based on what is displayed in demo. The homepage top widget section shows one featured post entry in big size, covering all space. The “Home Middle” widget area shows 3 latest post entries with thumbnail, excerpt and custom title.
The bottom area has left and right widget columns so you can develop 2 columns section to display posts from 2 categories. All homepage sections use “Genesis Featured Posts” widget to highlight latest post entries. The only different is that some of them shows one, two and more posts.
The genesis widgets provide options to display title, post display style and choose categories. You can also highlight featured posts, newsletter signup block, call to action, contacts and other stuff in those widget blocks.
Customizer and Layouts : StudioPress
After Entry Widget : Your blog posts are going to get a bottom widget area to promote extra contents. If you decide to showcase newsletter sign up box, social sharing links, banners or anything then After entry widget is very helpful. Single post can display Breadcrumb, Author box, Widget etc.
6 Page Layouts : This feature covers most of the possibilities to create content focused and simple pages. You can use sidebar layout with any posts and pages. Once you have set a default layout style then it automatically applies to all web pages and blog articles. But, there will be a layout bar visible below editor screen. So, bloggers can choose left sidebar, right sidebar, multiple sidebars or no sidebar options.
This is how you can develop appealing marketing sales pages with full-width layout or create review articles with sidebar widgets. You can also use given landing page, columns page, price table and other elements to create appealing pages.
Theme Customizer : Lifestyle Pro is a WordPress blog theme for regular bloggers who don’t know programming. Therefore, you will have access to theme options with WordPress customizer. The customizer will show you a list of genesis theme options to set layout, navigation, header logo, widgets and other stuff in visual mode.
The customizer preview window will display all the live changes so yo can save time while setting color skins, font style and background area.
More Features : Lifestyle Pro Genesis Theme
Header Area : Demo clearly shows how you can display all top level blog categories and page links wih multiple navigation areas. The header top shows primary menu bar and bottom shows secondary navigation. You can add important or top level links along with extra links as drop-down menu.
The header middle section shows a logo and supportive text as slogan or tag-line. If you want to show social links, search icon and other stuff then you can add a widget in header right area. Any widget placed in “Header Right” appear next to logo in middle position. This is idea widget space for banner, and social links.
Common Widget Areas : Lifestyle Pro sidebar is best widget area and it will be visible with everywhere with all pages and posts. You can insert sidebar widgets to share latest post entries, categories, Ad banners, Social icon links, and other stuff. The footer is another global widget area that is visible for the whole site.
The footer includes 3 columns space but demo doesn’t use widget so you will see no footer in demo. But, you can add contacts, author detail, and any other stuff stuff for footer.