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Seniman

Seniman calls itself a modern portfolio theme.  I like the sound of that and at first glance, it’s a really good call.  This theme is a totally fresh take on what a portfolio can be, big and striking typography, dark and bold images.  Seniman was developed by Themes Awesome and they’re really known in the WordPress world for great designs and solid features.  So far so good, this theme has been downloaded almost a dozen times in the first few days on the market.

It’s going to be huge.

Let’s have a look at Themes Awesome’s take on their own Seniman theme.

Seniman is Modern Portfolio WordPress Theme that suitable for Designer, Freelancer or Artist. Seniman uses drag and drop page builder for built the page elements, make you easier to arrange your layout. This theme also served with extensive theme options. With header builder and footer options, we create every one of theme have their controls. Every choices is in you.

Seniman will show off your work with this easy-to-customize and fully featured WordPress theme. Customizing is easy even for beginners, but if you need help with customizing or setting up this theme, we will be glad to help you. Just contact us via our support tab.

Okay, thanks for the introduction ThemesAwesome.  Let’s take a look at what Seniman looks like on the screen.  This is the first look.  The layout is really nice, the typography is an attention getter for creatives and designers.  Freelancers will definitely benefit and I think small design firms could too.

Seniman Creative WordPress Theme

Here’s the second look at a different style for the home page.

Seniman Creative WordPress Theme Designers

Just a little different, good for images that are off center.  And finally, a third look that’s much more WordPress personal blog style than the fullscreen, graphically eye catching designs of the first two styles.

Seniman Creative WordPress Theme Artists and Bloggers

I really, really like the style of this theme.  It’s strong but not overbearing.  I think it’s going to be a huge hit in the last quarter of 2017 and into next year.

So, here we go, the features and functions list.  Seniman has a responsive design, which is no surprise.  It’s almost 2018, you have to have a responsive design.  SEO optimized, which we’ll get to in a minute.  Google fonts power the typography, there are 10 different page builder addon blocks, like heading titles, testimonials, team, contact, gallery and client blocks.  Plenty more too.

You’ve got a variety of page templates, post formats for video, gallery and standard posts.  Multiple header, footer and content options.  The theme looks great, right?  I think so anyway.  But, now’s the moment of truth.

How about the speed check, see if this thing really is SEO optimized.

Seniman WordPress Speed Check

Wow, it’s been a while since a theme actually loaded up fast.  I’ve had a run of really slow loaders.  This one loads up fast.  A respectable 68 requests and a sub-two second load time, which is nice.  Remove query strings from static resources and it’ll probably load up even quicker.  I’m going to give this theme the thumbs up in terms of speed, I bet it really will load up fast and look great as it does it.

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Artica, Full Service WordPress Restaurant Theme

Artica is a WordPress restaurant theme and when I think of restaurants and I hear the name of this theme, I think of Arctic Circle for some reason.  For those who don’t know, it’s a burger chain that used to be really popular in the western half of the United States.  I haven’t had Arctic Circle in years, I’m not even sure where the closest one is to where I live, maybe in Idaho?  I sort of miss their french fry sauce, that’s a really popular think in Idaho and Utah.

*Hey, I guess there are two left in my home state, one in Newport and one in Woodburn.  I’m going, that’s all there is to it.

Anyway, none of that has anything to do with this theme, Artica.

If you read my blog a lot, I’m pretty critical of spelling issues and typos.  It’s a lack f attention to detail and it can be symptomatic of bigger problems.  So, imagine my complete surprise when I opened this theme up and spotted a pretty big error right off the bat.

themeforest.net-Artica Restaurant WordPress theme by TonaTheme ThemeForest

So, the text title says Artica and the image title says Arctica.  Which is it?  Now, that doesn’t mean the theme is guaranteed to be junk, but I don’t like it.  It’s a bad omen.

They offer three attractive food menu versions, which is likely to be a really central part of your website, so let’s go over them.

This is a bit of the first one, it’s highly visual.  Sort of like a Chinese restaurant, one of those places where you just point at what you want.  I like those kinds of places.  This menu is all about visual appeal.

The second version is more traditional, a two column list of what your restaurant has to offer.  Basic, functional. 

The third one is a parallax page, sort of combining the image heavy first version and the more traditional two column text and small picture version.  I really don’t like that many places that have images of their food, so I’m not sure I love this theme.

Okay, a nice selection of menu styles.  This is what the theme’s developer, Tona Themes, has to say about this theme.

Artica is modern and creative responsive WordPress theme. It is suitable for any restaurant, a small restaurant or a premium that would briefly talk about his restaurant and show all the achievements, About Restaurant, Featured Offer, Hot Offer, Set-Menu, Service, Team and restaurant interiors. Theme is designed to comply with these requirements and all the latest trends of web design. That Includes Four Home Pages (Restaurant, Bakery, Vegan and Coffee Shop) and 20 Total Pages.

So, it is Artica.

Here are some of the good features offered with this theme.

  • Full responsive theme, works perfectly on all devices
  • Flexible, mobile friendly website
  • Hundreds of available fonts, colors, social media options
  • Clean, valid and commented code, so things are very clear
  • SEO optimized, fully customizable

So, here’s the bad news.  This theme is based on Visual Composer, which is bad.  It’s slow, there are massive issues with it.  I just really don’t recommend many themes that lean so heavily on Visual Composer.  It’s not the best looking restaurant theme, so I guess I just don’t love it enough to full recommend it to anyone.

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Zeus

Fullscreen Video & Image Background wordpress theme, also with a Image Slider Background. Perfect for photographers, designers, directors or companies wishing to display their work in an elegant and modern way without complications.

Features

  • Fullscreen Video Background Support
  • Fullscreen HTML5 Video Background Support
  • Fullscreen Images Background Support
  • Audio Background while viewing images
  • 40+ Cufon Font to choose
  • YouTube & Vimeo Support
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • 30+ Shortcodes
  • Amazing Shortcode Generator
  • Translate Ready
  • Portfolio & Slider Custom Post Types
  • Real Support for Facebook & Twitter
  • Sidebar Generator
  • AJAX Contact Form
  • Video Documentation
  • Custom Widgets
  • Google Map Integration
  • jQuery Drop-down menu
  • WordPress 3 Menu support
  • PSD files included
  • Much More…

Ablogia

Ablogia is fully responsive WordPress blog theme. Its awesome and clean design makes its first choice of who looking for personal blog websites. We have also provide amazing functionality like one-touch demo import, fully dynamic theme options which help to you for managing your site without write a single line code and technical knowledge.

FEATURES:

  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Translatable ready, po-mo files included
  • One click demo importer
  • Fully Responsive
  • Retina Ready
  • Cross Browser compatibility
  • Valid HTML5 / CSS3
  • About Us Page
  • Demo Files Included (XML)
  • Blog with sidebar
  • 404 Page
  • Contact Form 7
  • Excellent Customer Support
  • And much more…

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Amazing WordPress Templates by Themes Kingdom

You’re creative. Passionate. Both hard-working and hard-relaxing. And you need a theme that presents you and your work in the best possible light. You need all the right features. And you need lots of them. You want a theme that’s elegant, fast, minimal. You’ll probably really like Resonant.

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Guys … you’re FANTASTIC! AWESOME!!! THIS is what I call support. One of the best here at ThemeForest. Maybe the best. THANX!!!

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The experience I’ve had with Themes Kingdom has been wonderful. The customer support it exceptional and the amount of attention to detail and care that goes into the templates is wonderful. I would highly recommend Themes Kingdom to any developer or anyone looking to create a spectacular site on the WordPress platform.

Ryan Burns
Love the Themes Kingdom support. Always take care of their customers. Great premium WordPress themes

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Uberly impressed with the AMAZING support I constantly get from Themes Kingdom < awesome!!!

Gigawat

Our most popular WordPress theme just got even better! Ever since we released Gigawatt into the wild it has always been a firm favourite in our theme collection. When we added Gigawatt eCommerce (child theme) to our theme collection, it was mighty popular with those of you who were wanting to setup up an online shop.

Over time, we realised that the Gigawatt eCommerce child theme in-fact needed to be integrated into Gigawatt as a single theme which suited both purposes, as well as streamlining the code for more seamless updating.

A Video & eCommerce Theme

As well as making it easier for you to have one single theme, we’ve also overhauled the theme options panel to keep it inline with our recent updates to some of our other themes.

Within Gigawatt’s theme options panel there is now an eCommerce tab where you can manage the eCommerce settings and enable the header cart as you’ve seen previously in the eCommerce child theme.

Gigawatt has a tonne of great features including, 8 different page templates, gorgeous slider, portfolio section, quotes post type, visual customizer, eCommerce ready, array of homepage layouts, sidebar layouts, social links, google fonts, custom post types and so much more.

Features

8 Page Templates

Packed with 8 page templates, Gigawatt includes many page templates so that you can showcase your work, blog and even sell items!

Gigawatt includes a default template, archives template, full-width template, blog template and widget driven template.

eCommerce Ready

Gigawatt is eCommerce ready so you can start selling your products as soon as you’re ready. The eCommerce functionality is powered by WooCommerce, an impressive eCommerce plugin that continues to get better and better.

A Gorgeous Slider

Gigawatt comes with a gorgeous slider which you can use to showcase your website content.

Color Options

With Gigawatt’s default colour options and it’s own customization options you can have a range of different options at your disposal.

Responsive and Mobile-Friendly

That’s right, every element of this WordPress theme is responsive and mobile friendly meaning that no matter what device your website visitors are viewing your website on, it will still look great!

Great SEO (Search Engine Optimization) base built in!

Gigawatt is perfectly prepared to get high rankings on search engines. It is built with web standards and SEO best-practices in mind.

Widgetized Home Page

Allows for unlimited videos to be displayed in a categorised format.

Short URL Support

New addition to an Obox Theme, we are using Googles shorten url plugin.

oEmbed Support

Simply cut & paste the url of your video and we will get the embed code for you!

Self Hosted Video Support

Gigawatt allows you to upload and host your videos on your own site. Simply use the JPlayer plugin to add the videos and we will do the rest by packaging it in the awesome theme design.

HD and SD video selectors

Give your HD videos the space and attention they deserve with a massive 940px wide view port.

Works as a Standard Blog too!

If you want to use this as a normal blog with images instead of videos, it is 100% possible. We have made sure to include our standard image uploader with auto-resizing and filters.

Portfolio Section

Show off your latest work with our special portfolio template page. The template offers three different column layouts to choose from.

One dark and two light Color Schemes

Gigawatt is packed with three great color schemes including two light versions and a dark one, all with an awesome subtle grunge texture designed by Paravel.

Easy Installation

Gigawatt comes with some pre-configured layout options and the demo content. On top of that Obox offers extensive documentation and a dedicated support forum.

Full List of Features

  • 100% Fully Responsive WordPress theme for Mac, PC, Tablet and Mobile Devices
  • Fully customizable with a vast amount of color options available
  • eCommerce Ready
  • Many Font choices
  • Translation ready
  • Choose from a blog, preset or widget-driven homepage layout
  • Sidebar layout options
  • Super-powerful slider
  • Social icons included
  • WordPress 3.5 fully tested
  • Great SEO base built-in
  • Pre-configured homepage layout
  • 8 Page templates
  • Obox Custom Widgets
  • Layered PSD files included

Educen

Educen is a powerful Education WordPress Theme. Build whatever you like with this Theme that looks effortlessly on-point in Corporate, Business, Education, Agency, Sports, Magazine, Wedding, Restaurant, Attorney, Portfolio, Blog, Architect, Charity, University, Band, App Showcase, Studio, Insurance, Nonprofit organization, Saloon, Bakery, Freelancer or Resume, just everything is possible with Mist. With all it features you can build something great. It is ultimate flexible with loads of nice options and features.

Educen – Education WordPress Theme Options

Header Setting

  • Four different header styles
  • Full width header: Yes/No
  • Sticky Header: Yes/No
  • Background Options
  • Top Bar
    • Top Bar Left
      • Social Icon
      • Left Menu
      • Contact Info
      • Content
      • Leave Empty
    • Top Bar Right
      • Social Icon
      • Left Menu
      • Contact Info
      • Content
      • Leave Empty
  • Top Bar Customization
    • Top Bar: Show/Hide
    • Full Width: NO/OFF
    • Background Color
    • Text Color
    • Link Color
    • Link Hover Color
    • Padding: Top, Bottom
  • Page Title Customization
    • Page Title: Show/Hide
    • Show Page Title: ON/OFF
    • Background Image/color setting
    • Overlay
    • Overlay Opacity
    • Spacing – Top, Bottom
    • Spacing on Mobile – Top, Bottom
    • Font Settings
    • Text Alignment
    • Full Width Page Title: ON/OFF
  • Breadcrumb Customization
    • Show Breadcrumb Content: None/Breadcrumbs/Search Box
    • Breadcrumb on Mobile Devices: ON/OFF
    • Breadcrumb Separator
    • Font Size
    • Color
    • Hover Color
    • Show Post Categories on Breadcrumb: ON/OFF
  • Show Footer Widgets Area: ON/OFF
  • Number of Footer Columns: One Column/Two Column/Three Column/Four Column
  • Background options
  • Overlay Color
  • Overlay Opacity
  • Padding: Top, Bottom
  • Footer Full Width: ON/OFF

Other options

  • Menu
    • Primary menu
    • Dropdown menu
    • Sticky Menu
    • Mobile Menu
  • Logo: Text/Image
  • Blog
  • Single Blog
  • 404 Page
  • Scroll To Top Button
  • Pagination
  • Theme Layout
  • Site Width
  • Page Content Padding
  • Body Background Options

Features List

  • Fully Responsive Layout
  • Education theme
  • SEO friendly
  • Mobile Friendly Layout
  • Fully Responsive
  • Header Customization
  • Logo Customization
  • Menu Customization
  • Buttons Customization
  • Google Fonts
  • Built for WordPress
  • Preset Page Layout
  • Added Video
  • Unlimited Colors Customization
  • Crossbrowser Compatible
  • Smooth Scroll
  • Mobile Browsers Compatible
  • Font Awesome Icon
  • W3C Valid HTML Code
  • Reliable support
  • Carousel Added
  • Contact Form 7
  • Easy To Use
  • No coding knowledge required
  • Very easy page building
  • Easily create defferent Home or other page
  • Flexible easy-to-use page options
  • Very detailed online documentation
  • Create stunning website without touching a line of code
  • Fully Customizable
  • Powerful theme Page Builder
  • Unlimited colors for design & content elements
  • Responsive visibility options
  • Optimized for Contact Form 7
  • Valid HTML5, CSS3
  • Neat, clean and simple design
  • Creative and Modern Design
  • Theme Layout [Full Width, Boxed]
  • Faster drag and drop page builder
  • Built Based on King Composer
  • 40+ KingComposer addons

Included Shortcode

  • Educen blog post
  • Educen courses
  • Educen events
  • Educen gallery
  • Educen progress bar
  • Educen section title
  • Educen service
  • Educen slides
  • Educen teacher
  • Educen testimonials

Service Setting

  • Icon
  • Title
  • Description
  • Custom css class for css Customization
  • All Content Styling Options With Responsive

Custom Style Google Map Setting

  • Google Maps API Key
  • Google Maps Latitude & Longitude
  • Map Height
  • Disable Wheel Zoom: YES/NO
  • Map Marker
  • Map Style
  • Show Overlap Contact Form: YES/NO
  • Contact Form Title
  • Contact Form Shortcode
  • Contact Form All Content style With Responsive
  • Custom css class for css Customization

Included Pages

  • Home
  • About
  • Gallery
  • Course
  • Course Details
  • Blog
  • Blog Details
  • Teacher
  • Teacher Details
  • Contact

Take Away WordPress Theme for Carryout Restaurants

TakeAway

https://themeit.com/best-wordpress-restaurant-themes/

From fish and chip shops, barbecue restaurants, cultural or ethnic foods such as Mexican or Ethiopian, fine dining, fast casual or fast food or diners can all benefit from a gorgeous and well built restaurant theme for WordPress.  This one is designed to look gorgeous, one that delivers a lot of useful, popular functions, extremely multi-purpose so it’s possible to utilize it on any type of web site, responsive so that it looks amazing on virtually any screen and very easy to use with plenty of awesome documentation and help.  You might need a solid, good-looking WordPress restaurant theme that will let you dedicate more time running your restaurant business and less time creating your website.

The Visual Composer plugin is the best WordPress drag and drop page builder solution, since it’s dynamic and flexible abilities make it super easy to develop any sort of web page you would like to produce. This well made, new and innovative, user friendly, flexible and stunning theme helps you develop your small business, advertise old items, administer shipping and product stock, communicate with potential customers and market fresh items and a lot more.

Don’t Upload, Embed Instead

You may be temped to ‘self host’ your own videos by uploading them to your website, but you should consider what I have to say before you go down that path.  Sure, self hosting does a lot for you, you get perfect control over your video, but really, the drawbacks greatly outweigh the benefits when it comes to embedding your video vs self hosting it on your very own site.  Consider the following.
Images, along with sound, and video clips are a huge part of what makes the internet interesting, engaging and fun. Adding videos to your own website certainly adds value to your content and increases the odds that it would be reacted to by your audiences. Nevertheless, you’ll see that most individuals using WordPress probably ought to make use of a third party video sharing service such as YouTube or Vimeo to upload their videos. Now, can you upload your videos?  Sure, self hosting is relatively easy to do, there are plenty of places where you can find a free or premium theme to get that task accomplished.  That doesn’t change the fact that, in general, you should always steer clear of uploading any video to WordPress.

Before we tell you why you should never upload or host videos in WordPress, let us make sure that everyone understands that there is a difference between upload vs. embed.

  • Uploading or Hosting a video implies that videos will be uploaded by you in your website like you would upload images on your own web site. That is the part that we are recommending against.
  • Embedding a video means that you simply upload a video on a third-party site like Youtube, after which you can simply embed it in your blog posts. Whenever they can, we strongly recommend people to embed videos.

You’ll be able to share a video just by pasting the URL in your site posts, uploaded on YouTube or alternative video sharing sites. Additionally it is better to handle a station on YouTube. On the other hand it isn’t so easy in WordPress to create a video section individually from other uploads and also your pictures. You can choose your video uploaded to social media and reach out to some wider audience. You make it more easy to your viewers to talk about your video by uploading your video on YouTube and other video sharing sites. Among our other website has over 11 million video views on Youtube.

By uploading videos for your internet site, you will be cost bandwidth. More bandwidth is cost by higher quality videos. If you enable users to embed it on their own sites, then each time gets multiplied the video is embedded else where. You are going to likely also need to add more plugins show and to manage your videos. Your server load wills also boost. If you are on shared web hosting, then it is likely that that your website will be suspended by your host and briefly take it down.

Based on Alexa ranks, YouTube is now the world’s second most used search engine and also the third most visited site.  Impressive!  So why not take advantage of all that built in traffic, all those curious eyes looking for your incredible video?  This alone compels many site owners to upload their videos. Uploading a video on YouTube can bring more audience than uploading it on your own website. Social networking characteristics of other video sharing sites along with YouTube can activate viral popularity of your videos.

They process each video to get a much better internet experience, when you upload a video on sites like YouTube or Vimeo. Viewers can pick whether or not they might prefer to see your video in HD or on lesser resolutions. Additionally these sites try to automatically discover a user’s internet connection and device type to play with the video in a quality that’s better for the viewer. In the event you upload your video on WordPress, then you’re missing out on those optimizations as it’s, costing you more bandwidth and destroying user experience, and your video will display.

Hopefully that the question was answered by this post on why you host or should never upload a video on WordPress.

There are a lot of video WordPress themes that advertise themselves are wonderful solutions for creating a ‘YouTube like’ experience for your viewers.  I suppose if you have a ton of traffic and want to monetize via video ads and you’d prefer to pick which ads get shown to your viewers, that may be something to consider.  But I think for most folks, embedding that video is an all around better choice.