Outreach Pro is a professional looking Genesis child theme Theme released for Churches and business organizations. StudioPress has used interactive design concept in development process so that site owners can talk with visitors using content sections. It let’s you easily spread information about church services, sermons and other activities right from the homepage area.
Churches can use it to generate awareness about volunteering, donation or other activities. The theme has only one goal that is to reach out followers and be found on internet easily.
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Outreach Pro WordPress Theme Review : Homepage Area
Home Widget Sections : There are several widget areas found within widget management page. We will talk about homepage that covers Home top and Home bottom widget space. These are flexible widget blocks and it can be used to promote church introduction, services, featured page entries, call to action, donation section, contacts and more.
The Outreach Pro demo uses top area to highlight a slideshow for best contents. The slider is always good promotion tool to highlight upcoming event news, latest sermons, or any special blog post or news. Genesis responsive slider is used to create a nice slideshow that would work out on mobiles and all other type of devices.
The “Home Bottom” is second widget area found on homepage to promote main pages. You will be free to use it to share newsletter sign-up block, call to action, featured posts/pages, donation link or anything. These much space is going to be enough for churches and non profit organizations to promote best content in single page.
Responsive : Let your website be accessible on the desktop, mobile or any internet device that might be used by visitors. The genesis framework is popular for offering truly responsive layout that is used by most of the big authority websites. Whether you need a website for Church, Business, or NGO, it is perfect fit for every personal or professional web presence.
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Footer Widgets : The footer is divided into two rows which is Above footer widgets and bottom area. The Sub footer section shows left widget using two-thirds space and right widget will take rest of the space. So, it is probably good place to add newsletter opt-in box, contact, call to action or something similar. The right space is ideal to display contact, link, donation button or anything.
The footer bottom can show maximum 4 widgets so you are getting good space to promote custom links, texts, and latest post items with widget areas. Don’t take footer lightly, as it can improve page-views and reduce bounce rate if used properly. Most of the time, footer is utilized to display custom links, social links and contact details.
Header Right Widget : The header itself occupies all the space to display church or business logo in clear style. The options page delivers special settings so administrators can add logo image, or logo text along with primary menu bar in bottom. The header right widget appears next to the logo and it seems good pace to display any widget contents like social links, search form, contacts or custom menu.
6 Site Layouts : StudioPress Outreach Pro is prepared with all possible layouts so you never miss out a chance to create custom look for each page. The page templates will be there to create landing page, blog section, archive section, columns page and more. You can generate many pages to promote sermons, contacts, events, services, members list, and other details.
Every page will have option to follow default global layout or choose custom one from editor screen. The 6 layouts are full-width, left sidebar, right sidebar, or two sidebars on left or right.
Outreach Pro Review : Style and Customization Support :
Customizer Options : StudioPress WordPress themes are mostly used for 2 benefits : flexibility and secure genesis framework support. The theme will never require any coding skill to perform setup and customization task. You can just edit theme from live customizer that covers everything from color to font styling. Only single vertical panel will show all theme options and preview window on the right side.
The beauty of using WordPress customizer is that novice users are also able to change layouts, color skins, header style and every part easily. There is no restrictions given for homepage content integration or widget placements. You can decide what will be visible on left sidebar, or right sidebar, or on blog page sidebar.
Blog Support : Outreach blog page is very helpful, it is used to share information about latest sermons, events or business updates. The blog can have simple listing layout with custom sidebar. You can display blog post entries in excerpt or full style. Pagination bar is added on blog so that user can go back onto previous pages to check out more entries.
The single blog post covers “After Entry Widget” space which is best for content promotion area found below every article. You can activate this section by placing widgets to display banners, newsletter, social links, or anything.
Whether you are a church, small business individual or service provider, this WordPress genesis child theme is best for all common website needs.