Review – Bloggie Theme released by Themify is a simple and traditional looking responsive blogging theme powered by advanced coding. This blog theme is coded with HTML5 and latest coding practice to ensure excellent performance on mobiles and regular PC. The blog themes are mostly packed with necessary features and widgets but what most of the theme lack is the page loading performance. Bloggie WordPress Theme loads with amazing speed event with multimedia contents on the post, and this is exactly what makes it work smoothly over tablet and small micro mobile screens.
Slideshow : The slideshow given on the main homepage is probably the best part of this theme. The Bloggie theme will help you customize slider using special slider options given on the options panel. The slideshow will support you to highlight best posts and page templates on your blog, sometime it is used to display hot articles or some promotional links to generate revenue. The slideshow is the prinary element of the homepage which can make your blog look stunning from the general crowd.
Widget Areas : A blog WordPress theme is incomplete without best widgets and plugins, and that’s why Themify developer have already included them in the premium bundle. The widgets are useful when it comes to earn some revenue by showing banner ads or some adsense advertisement. Some people would prefer to use it for affiliate marketing too. On the other hand you can display list of recently published posts, recent Flickr photos and social media shortcuts on the sidebar and footer. The header section of this blogging theme is transparent so logo and website background will look like a single part having same common background.
Customization : Themify Bloggie WordPress Theme can be customized in different ways like changing page layouts, replacing color scheme to any color that you like. You even change the typography of the default mode and select fancy or bold fonts. The navigation menu works like a call to action part and encourages visitors to access useful templates or best categories that are displayed on the men-bar. The font color can be selected for menu-bar, sidebar, links, titles etc. You will love the traditional round shape pagination buttons that will take you to the previous pages to read old posts.
The Bloggie WordPress theme provides clean and best traditional layout with sound coding which maintains same performance as any fancy blog would offer. This theme is suggestible for those people who don’t like over optimized blog templates, if you are only focusing on content rather than blog look then surely this template should be your first choice. With Bloggie you will get benefit of lifetime updates and reasonable price and best support from the expert team of Themify.
Bloggie Theme Features :
- Excerpt View : Short description and Featured image
- Contact page : Supported by Contact7 Plugin
- Display recent posts with thumbnails
- Latest tweets widget
- Widgets to display best categories and custom page links
- Add Google Map, Buttons, Videos using short-codes
- Short-codes to add multiple columns (like newspaper)
- Menu-bar with custom background color + Search widget
- Amazing slider with view port and slideshow thumbnails list
- Threaded comments for discussion
- Recent comments feature to encourage visitors to participate in discussion
- SEO ready : Best clean coding for easy crawling
- Section based 2,3, 4 columns layout : Add category sections with featured columns
- Page sidebar layout : Left, Right position
- Full width page
- 1 free theme (Bonus)
Price Details :
Standard : $49
Developer : $69