Hyphen is a responsive and content oriented genesis eCommerce theme for online shops and digital goods seller. Zigzagpress has used WooCommerce plugin support to offer eCommerce features for shop page. Hence, you must meed two handy elements : WooCommerce and Genesis Framework by StudioPress.
Genesis child theme benefits includes custom options panel, secure coding, SEO ready design, layout options and more. If you need an online store to sell cloths, jewellery, gadgets, books or anything then here is last solution. The theme can work as store with eCommerce plugin and you can also use it as blog or general business website.
Details About Header and Frontpage :
Fixed Menu : The top website area will show you list of custom links which called menu bar. The primary menu appears on the top of the page and it stays visible every time when you scroll on the site. I really appreciate this feature as it will always be there to connect you to shop, blog, home or any other page. Thanks to custom menu options and customizer which help you to design attractive header.
The header element comes down below main menu, so you can have store logo and slogan in the middle. Most of the store owners prefer to create logo to emerge with unique identity. You can also get a logo for branding or just insert business name in the text form.
Ajax Cart : The menu bar shows shopping cart icon so user can view all selected items from cart easily. You can view cart anytime from floating menu and go for check out anytime easily. Thanks to ajax cart feature which easily add and remove items with single click.
Custom Homepage : Hyphen WordPress theme gives you unique widgetized homepage layout. So you can pick custom widgets and use them to display latest products from store categories. Homepage works as a best promotion area to share latest posts, offers, and contacts. You can use genesis widgets and WooCommerce shortcodes to display best products, and popular category on homepage.
Some people also prefer to display services, benefits, and other business details on homepage. So, you will be free to create masonry homepage layout or display any other details as required by your business. The widgets management page will enable you to display selected posts, pages, call to action and other stuff.
WooCommerce Plugin : eCommerce Features
After installing this plugin, you will see shop management and product listing options. The plugin will manage shopping cart, check out and everything with built-in features. So, this is one free plugin and best eCommerce solution for all type of online shops.
Shop Page Features : This is going to be main page to display all the newly added products. Visitors will see a sort options list on the top right which shows items based on selection. Hence, they can choose to view items on newness, popularity, price level and other metrics. Administrator will have layout control for shop page, so they can choose grid columns and pagination style easily.
The shop page can have a sidebar to display price filter widget, shop categories, banners, and many other stuff. You can either keep sidebar off for shop page or use it to promote contents with WooCommerce or any widgets.
Quick View : This feature is visible only when user places mouse on the product grid. Quick view button will open your product in another window without taking you to another page. It will show you product title, price and photos in small box so you don’t have to open full product page unless you find it interesting. As a result, user can easily check many products on the go from shop or category archive page.
Widget Areas : The sidebar and footer both are said to be main widget areas for entire site. Hyphen genesis child theme gives you layout controls to enable or disable sidebar from certain pages. Sidebar can be used to display featured products, categories, social links, banners, shopping cart and manty stuff. Same way, the footer area also covers widget space to promote store contacts, custom links and more.
Listing and Customizer Options :
Single Product Page : Every individual product listing will look awesome with built-in photo gallery box. Visitors will be able to see product images, videos, price, special features and more. The tab section has two blocks to display detail information and client’s reviews. So, visitors can not only get all product information but also check opinion from other users.
The bottom part has optional feature which shows “Related Products” below all posts. If you enable related products section then user will see similar products as suggestion. Hence, you can not only keep user on your website for long time but also boost sales. You can keep sidebar on for product page so visitors can see other categories, cart link, popular featured products and other details.
Blog Page : The blog template here is made of masonry layout ans “Load more” ajax pagination button. So, visitors will have great experience to browse many news entries within short time. The “Load more” pagination button can be used on shop, blog and any archive page. This pagination will load more post entries from previous page within one moment. Blog can be good tool for content marketing especially when you have special offers or new stock arrival.
More Benefits : The layouts list provides 3 standard options with left, right sidebar and no sidebar option. The WordPress customizer will show you all theme options including WooCommerce features too. Therefore, shop owners don’t need to learn coding in order to manage customization or setup task. The visual options will show you lots of colors, fonts, background and other options.
You can easily drag and drop widgets in any position for homepage, sidebar, and footer area. This is how you can setup a fashion or any type of online store without investing lots of time and money. During Hyphen review, we found every modern shop feature that is required to ease up product selection and check out process. Responsive design will give same experience while browsing products from small screens.
This is best eCommerce WordPress theme for genesis framework and it is surely going to give you secure and light weight platform.