Store by Obox is a highly customizable theme for e-commerce websites powered by WooCommerce. The theme offers a vast number of layout options and works very well for business sites too.
Obox Store supports natively three WordPress 3 menus:
- Top Navigation – right aligned at the top of the page
- Primary Navigation – centered below the header
- Secondary Navigation – left aligned in the footer
The theme installs with 15 custom widgets:
- 125×125 Adverts
- Facebook Like Box
- Large Adverts
- Popular Posts
- Product Category*
- Product Content*
- Social Links
- Thumbnail Slider
- Twitter Stream
The widgets marked with a * you can compose your own widgetized homepage by adding the widgets of your preference to the Home Page widget area.
Store comes with support of the WooCommerce plugin which enhances the theme with e-commerce functionality. Enabling WooCommerce increases the available custom widgets with another 15 to utilize your online store.
This Obox theme incorporates seven widgetized areas:
- Home Page
- Home Page – Side by Side
- Home Page – Three Column
- Shop Sidebar
Store offers the following collection of page templates:
- Features Alternate
- Full Width
- Portfolio List
For every page, you have the ability to set your Store Options, like choosing from three grid layouts, adding a custom header image, entering a video link or adding the embed code. The latter two options are also available for your posts.
Obox Store comes with a number of Custom Post Types: Features, Partners, Portfolio, Services, Slider, Team and Testimonials. Except for the Slider type, every post type comes with its own page template.
Features posts consist of a text and an image, allowing you to describe the features and benefits of your products and services in a more extensive manner. Store lets you choose from several layouts to showcase your features.
Partner post types are build from a (logo) image and a hyperlink, to be included on the homepage or listed on the partners page template.
Creating a Portfolio is basically quite similar to the regular post type. The Portfolio Options however let you also include a client name and a URL to the client’s website.
A Service post type consists of a text accompanied by an icon, image or video and allows you to highlight your key services, specialties, or product features.
The Slider post type allows you to use images as well as videos. For every single slide you can choose from five layouts, add a background, and select a color for the links and button.
Team Member post types are quite comparable to regular posts, but allow you to include the position, and URLs to the social profiles of the team member regarding at Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Like the Partners post type, the Testimonials post type lets you upload an image (avatar), and include a hyperlink.
The OCMX Theme Options panel includes the following pages:
The General page serves four tabs:
- General Options
- Site Layout
The General Options let you upload you logo, favicon, a logo for the login page, and include a URL to the image you prefer to use on Facebook shares.
Next you get the opportunity to enable or disable breadcrumbs, select the post meta you want to appear on posts, lists and pages.
Other options include a text area for your custom CSS, and a field to enter your custom RSS URL.
The Site Layout offers an easy way to customize the layout of your website. You can choose from:
- a stretched and a boxed site layout
- three different homepage layouts; blog, preset (like the demo) or widget driven
- three sidebar layouts; right, left or no sidebar
You can assemble your custom Widget Driven homepage at the Widgets page, by dragging the widgets of your choice to one of the three available home page layouts: Home Page, Home Page – Side by Side and Home Page – Three Column.
At the Header tab, the have the ability to enable or disable the page title description as well as the header contact. The latter is displayed above the header, at the top of the page and allows you to include your phone number, e-mail address, and links to your profiles at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, and Pinterest.
When you choose to display the site wide call to action bar above the widgetized footer, you get the opportunity to enter your text and customize the button here. Other options at the Footer include customizing your copyright notice, hiding the Obox logo and adding your Google Analytics code.
The Adverts page lets you manage the 125×125 banners and 300×250 advertisement blocks.
At the Typography page, you define which of the 36 fonts and font-size you want to apply for the following elements:
- Post Meta
- Post Titles
- Post Copy
- Widget Titles
- Footer Widget Titles
Hitting Customize item launches the WordPress Theme Customizer allowing you to further customize about 20 design elements. The Appearance panel of WordPress 3.6 includes the same link.
Besides a link to the theme documentation, the Help page offers guidance in setting up WooCommerce, creating content and setting up the homepage.
Obox Store check for updates automatically, when an update is available. The Update page gives you a choice between an auto-update and a manual update.OboxThemes offers you a choice out of three pricing options:
- Standard Pack
- Premium Pack
- All Theme Package
The price of the Standard Pack is $79. Besides the theme, this package includes access to technical support for one year, the layered image (PSD) files, and future theme updates.
The Premium Pack comes at $139, and extends the benefits of the Standard Pack with two years of prioritized technical support, and two years of advanced support assistance (guidance with CSS changes).
With the All Theme Package, you not only get every Obox Theme, but also all Obox Plugins. In addition, the All Theme Package entitles you to one full year of prioritized technical support, and one year of advanced support assistance.
The sign-up fee for the All Theme Package is $299. After the first year, you can choose to renew the All Theme Package for another year for just $99.
Hence, for a little more than two Premium Packs in the first year, and only little more than one time in the following years, you get access to every Obox theme and plugin.
Several themes by Obox are also available from ThemeForest.