Collective by Organic Themes is a responsive business theme specifically designed for collaborative entities like associations, partnerships, and teams. Collective comes with support for WooCommerce.
The theme supports natively one WordPress 3 menu – right aligned in the header.
Organic Themes ships its themes as lightweight as possible. Because of that, Collective installs with just the default WordPress widgets.
Organic Themes Collective comes with support for the WooCommerce plugin, which enhances the theme with e-commerce functionality. When activated, WooCommerce installs 15 custom widgets to utilize your online store.
This theme incorporates five widgetized areas:
- Page Sidebar
- Blog Sidebar
- Post Sidebar
- Left Sidebar
The theme offers the following collection of page templates:
- Full Width
- Team Members
- Three Column
Organic Themes Collective comes with a custom post type Team that has its own categories. Team posts allows you to create a text, upload a featured image, and add Team Member Information like title, e-mail address, and the URLs to the personal site and social profiles; Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Dribble and Github.
The Theme Options comprehend six tabs to help you to configure the theme:
- Page Templates
With the Slider options you can select your preferred slider category, enter the number of slides to display as well as set the transition interval and style. The latter lets you choose from slide and fade.
The Homepage settings allow you tweak the frontpage according to your preferences.
When all options are enabled, the content area on the homepage will display:
- Featured Page
- Team Section
- News Posts
- Widgetized Footer
Your first option at the Homepage tab is selecting the Featured Page, a category for the Team Section, and enter the desired number of blog posts. This content will be displayed beneath the slider. For all three you have the ability to upload a different background patterns. Another option is to hide one or more of these three elements on the homepage.
At the Layout tab you have the ability to disable features like the Featured Image or Video, the Slideshow Page Content, as well as the responsive layout and the CSS3 full width background image.
With the Page Template options, you are able to select the category and number of posts that you want to showcase on the Team, Blog and Portfolio templates. Regarding the layout of the portfolio template you can choose for one, two or three columns.
At the Social tab you can enable or disable the social share buttons, as well as enter the URLs to you profile with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Dribble, Skype, Google+, Pinterest, Github, Instagram, YouTube, and last but not least your email address. The icons concerning are displayed at the right hand side of the footer.
The Colors tab allows you to customize the colors for the navigation, the links and heading links in visited as well as hover state.
The Collective Theme extends the Edit Post page with a Featured Video box where you can paste the video embed code in case of video posts. This Featured Video can be used in the slider and blog posts comparable to the Featured Image.
With Organic Themes, you can choose from three pricing plans .
The price stated below of $69 is regarding a single theme license of Organic Themes Collective.
Another option is the Developer Pack at $249, which includes all current themes as well as any new theme released during your membership.
The Single Theme and Developer Pack both include the layered Photoshop (PSD) files, as well one year of theme updates and support.
After the first year, you can opt for a subscription plan at the rate of the purchased product. Such a plan entitles you to another year of updates and support.
Another option with Organic Themes is Instant Setup. The Instant Setup package includes the theme, auto WordPress installation, auto theme activation, and fully managed WordPress hosting for only $29 a month.
Please note that $29 is a very common fee for managed hosting alone, so practically you get the theme for free.
More details are available on the pricing page of Organic Themes.