GoodSite is a WordPress blogging theme for news and magazine sites by HappyThemes. Authors will like this WordPress theme for it’s dynamic layout which turn it into a simple blog or magazine site. The theme is coded with best SEO practice in mind, so you will get benefit of good navigation system, fast loading speed and more. The theme already have all layouts, customization features and widgets required to develop content focused site.
So, all you need to jump in to write best articles and that would be the only task you will be doing. It will take care of best content presentation and monetization.
Unique Features Of GoodSite WordPress Theme :
Listing Layouts : The blog post listing is supported by custom layouts called List and Grid style. These layouts can be used for home sections, blog and archive areas too. The list style shows featured post entries in the simple stack order as we see with most of blog platforms. And grid layout shows posts in multiple columns with mini thumbnails and little description.
All featured posts are powered by excerpt layout that shows a few words from first paragraphs as you define in settings page. The “Read more” button connects to the full post preview link.
Best Header Navigation : This is one part with two features that combines entire header along with custom menus. The header shows a logo image that is used by blogger or you can also add a text that works as logo. The right side of logo space is wide enough to display 728×90 size banner from ad settings page. Bottom section is reserved for primary navigation bar that is going to be the main section to display important pages and categories.
GoodSite WordPress theme covers secondary menu in top header area. The left top space shows additional menu with other links not included in main menu. The right top header area clearly shows social media links list for selected websites : e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube etc.
Responsive : Visitors should enjoy browsing blog post entries and archive pages from all the screen types. I am talking about responsive design that supports all screen sizes including mobiles and tablets. This blog template runs perfectly over any browser size with wide, small and all screen types. The ability to resize entire website including menu, and featured grid makes it the best blog solution for magazine or news sites.
Frontpage and Widget Areas : HappyThemes
Homepage Details : We have always suggested bloggers to use WordPress themes with flexible layouts. Because, content featuring sites may need different homepage layouts which depends on website purpose. So, when you choose flexible theme then you can easily turn it into affiliate marketing site, blog, news or magazine website.
This premium magazine theme covers lots of space to display variety of featured sections on homepage. The top homepage space shows a big featured block that shows 3 news stories with one 1 on left side and 2 on right. Moving to the next section highlights “Latest Posts” section on right side with 4 columns grid. This is perfect spot to display all the newly released posts.
If you are creating a news or magazine type website then you have to add featured categories on homepage. This theme also helps you to add selected post sections on homepage with desired style. Authors can select all top categories for homepage area and display them in effective style. The nice clear thumbnails, colorful category sections title and bold post titles will easily attract user’s attention.
Custom Widgets : HappyThemes GoodSite theme is developed to work for all modern news blog portals. Therefore, it gives you list of best widgets that would use sidebar and footer sections to create best content focused blog website. The custom featured post display widgets can show Most viewed posts, Recent posts, Popular posts. Other widgets are available for Banners, Newsletter Signup, Recent comments, Tags, Categories etc.
Blog Posts and Theme Options : GoodSite
Theme Options : The main theme options are integrated into WordPress customizer that shows preview box with options board. The options list covers header customizer, color skin selector, font select selector, widget areas, homepage elements and much more. This one options page is best place to configure banners, post layouts, color accents, and everything.
Single Blog Post : GoodSite WordPress magazine theme has extra single features for blog post screen. Just open any blog article in demo and see it will show social sharing buttons on bottom and top. This is social media option which shows sharing links within all articles for any selected sites. Readers are likely to spread your articles with sharing buttons if they like what they are reading.
The bottom area shows “Related Posts” from tags or categories that is relevant to current posts taxonomy. The comments option and author box are also found within single post screen.
Monetized : A website that shares free contents or information should be connected with revenue stream. Wit this though in mind, developers have given “Advertisement Options” into options page. It has homepage, header and other banner locations with custom settings. Bloggers can use affiliate marketing ads or Adsense or other promotional offers to generate profit with Ad banners.
We love the floating menu back to top navigation arrows that always follows user on scrolling. This is best WordPress magazine and blogging theme so far for content writers.
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