Seed by Organic Themes is a responsive theme for business websites and online portfolios that comes with support for WordPress Post Formats, and is prepared for WooCommerce.
The theme supports natively one WordPress 3 menu – left aligned below the header.
Organic Themes ships its themes as lightweight as possible. Because of that, Seed installs with just the default WordPress widgets.
Organic Themes Seed 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 eight widgetized areas:
- Page Sidebar
- Blog Sidebar
- Post Sidebar
- Left Sidebar
- four Footer columns
The theme offers the following collection of page templates:
- Full Width
- Three Column
The Theme Options are powered by the Options Framework and comprehend seven tabs to help you configuring the theme:
With the Slider options you are able to configure the slider; select your preferred slider category, set the number of slides to display as well as the transition interval and style.
The Homepage settings allow you tweak the frontpage to your preference.
When all options are enabled, the content area on the homepage will display:
- Featured Slider
- Featured Pages
- Featured Posts and Tabs
- Footer Columns
Your first options at the Homepage tab are selecting your Featured Pages, Featured Posts Category, and Tabs Category. In addition, you have the ability to enter the desired number of posts and tabs to display.
Last but not least, you are able to prevent the Featured Pages or the Features Posts and Tabs from being displayed on the homepage – or even both, leaving just the slider and footer columns.
At the Layout tab you have the ability to disable features like the Featured Image, the Slideshow, as well as the responsive layout and the CSS3 full width background image.
With the Blog settings, you can select the category and number of posts that you want to display on the blog template – all categories is also an option, of course.
With the Portfolio options, you have the ability to select the category and number of posts that you want to showcase on portfolio template. For the layout of the portfolio template you can choose between one, two or three columns.
At the Social tab you can enable or disable the icons for the Social section in the footer: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Dribble, Skype, Google+, Pinterest, Github, Instagram, YouTube, and Email.
The Colors tab allows you to customize the colors for navigation, the links and heading links in visited as well as hover state.
The Seed 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.
This theme facilitates the following WordPress Post Formats:
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 Seed.
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.