Refined Pro is a classic genesis child theme for business entrepreneurs by Restored 316. This WordPress theme needs genesis framework sold on StudioPress site. So you can get entire package from StudioPress site if you don’t have framework. If you just need to get child theme then you can get it from any one site. This theme is cantered for business people wanting to develop professional presence through their own website.
That’s why, Restored 31 developers have assigned best homepage layouts and flexibility options for entire site. So you will be able to create and customize website in anyway as required in your case.
Refined Pro Theme : Frontpage Design
There is no specific design restriction for homepage area as it is built upon widgetized structure. So business individuals can now think to highlight latest products, services, slideshow, and other stuff on homepage. If we talk in brief then you will see total 6 widget areas on front-page region. The top one begins with a slideshow where you can display gallery slider with custom overlay widget. So it’s good idea to add intro with calls to action with slider content box.
The second widget section in Refined Pro demo shows 3 pages which are displayed using Genesis Featured Page widget. So it is good place to add links for main pages like About, Blog, Services or whatever important. The 3rd section is called “Site Wide CTA” and this Widget section also appears on the bottom area for all other pages. So it is idea to display newsletter signup, Ad banner or other important stuff.
The last 2 widget sections are also flexible to highlight any stuff like WooCommerce products, Main services, Featured video or other elements. Once you finish with these widget sections then you will see that all designated content automatically appears in selected order. The widget helps you to use custom header and content presentation style with given options.
The last section after widget area is occupied as content area to display posts from blog page. So it appears below widget blocks and if you don’t select any home widgets then you will just see latest blog posts on homepage.
Navigation System : Restored 316 Genesis Theme
We have checked Refined Pro WordPress theme header in demo preview and found many opportunities to add multiple menus. The documentation listings page clearly says that it can display logo in the center position with split menu on left and right side. If you choose header right widget to display primary navigation menu then logo will be automatically moved on the left side.
There are other menu positions that includes above header, below header and footer menu too. So you can have total 5 menus position where 4 are given for header and one for footer. The menu bar is widely used to promote a business identity through a unique image or you can just add custom text(business name/title) as logo. Besides logo and menu, there is a space to add custom social links, and search widget.
“Announcements” bar is another best section that is located on the top area of website and visible site-wide. So it is good place to display any important news like offers, new product launch, contacts or anything. This section can be configured through text widget to display custom plain or HTML text. It’s site-wide visibility makes it best place to broadcast any important or urgent message.
Footer Details : This section will setup a rock solid bottom area for your business site. So you can highlight your Instagram photos with visitors. The Refined theme has been integrated to support Instagram Feed plugin. So you can use it to display all recent Instagram posts using custom text widget. Just insert given shortcode in text widget and it will display queue of Instagram shares just like a fixed slider.
There is a “Flexible Footer widget section” which appears below Instagram feed section and above site credit bar. It will expand 1st widget to use full width space and it will divide all space when you add multiple widgets.
Refined Pro WordPress Theme Options :
Customizer : This genesis business child theme is made for all novice and general users who are new to coding. But don’t worry, it just ease up everything with ready options panel. As you load customizer then you will see stack of options for colors, background, header, homepage widgets and other settings. The options panel let’s you select page layouts, navigation style, header style, fonts, and colors for different elements.
So professional web designers will save time by replacing manual work with automated system. And novice people will need to hire programmers as they can manage everything with visual panel.
Other Details : This StudioPress genesis child theme includes 3 standard layout options. It comes with a feminine type color style and many font options. But you can change navigation font, body font, colors and everything as per branding or niche requirements. After Entry widget space is also available to promote banners or any elements below single posts.
The theme has custom page templates like Blog page, Category index page, and more. If you want a versatile genesis theme that works for business, blog, shop and all needs then here is one solution.