Atmosphere Pro by StudioPress is a responsive Genesis child theme with a minimalist design. The theme is developed for business websites and comes with a widgetized homepage.
This Genesis theme lets you manage two menus. The primary menu is right aligned in the header, opposite the logo or site title. The secondary menu is centralized in the footer.
StudioPress Atmosphere Pro installs with three custom widgets:
- Featured Page
- Featured Posts
- User Profile
This Genesis child theme serves six widget areas:
- 4 Front Page areas
- 1 Footer columns
- After Entry
Front Page 1 widget takes only one widget. The contents of the widget is presented on top of the front page image. You can change this image with the WordPress Customizer.
Front Page 2 uses up to seven widget, which are arranged in three rows. The first is display as a “heading” in the middle column of row one. Row two and row three display three widgets each. Of course, you can also choose to add only four widgets, so that row #3 is omitted.
Front Page 3 displays the content full width. For the demo, StudioPress added three Featured Page Widgets in this area. However, you can also use the Featured Posts widget – or mix and match. And of course, you can add any number of widgets.
Front Page 4 treats the widgets comparable to Front Page 2. The first widget is centralized in row #1, while the other four are equally spread over row #2.
The After Entry widget area displays its content on Single Post pages, between the Post Content and the Comments.
Atmosphere Pro offers the following Page Templates:
The Genesis panel comprises three pages:
- Theme Settings
- SEO Settings
When you do not see the Genesis SEO page, you have most likely activated a plugin to handle your Search Engine Optimization.
The Genesis SEO Settings allow you to tweak the default SEO options concerning the Document Title, Homepage Settings, Document Head Settings, Robots Meta Settings, and Archive Settings. You can even enter your Google+ URL on the SEO page.
Furthermore, every post, page and term has its own meta box for SEO Settings. When you are just starting out with SEO, you can keep these settings in their default state.
The Import/Export page lets you create a file in JSON format for backup and transfer purposes. You can export the Theme Settings and/or the SEO Settings. Of course, you can also import (upload) the JSON file at the receiving end.
- Custom Feeds
- Default Layout
- Comments and Trackbacks
- Content Archives
- Blog Page Template
- Header and Footer Scripts
The Information box displays the version number of the Genesis Framework. It is recommended to enable automatic updates. You can also choose to be notified by e-mail when an update becomes available.
When you use Feedburner for your feeds, you can enter the custom feed URLs for new posts and comments here at the Custom Feeds.
Atmosphere Pro offers only one option as the Default Layout just the content area, without sidebars.
When you prefer to display Breadcrumbs under the primary menu, you can check here on what pages these crumbs should appear.
The check boxes at the Comments and Trackbacks give you an easy way to customize the visibility of comments and trackbacks on singular pages and posts.
At the Content Archives you can set your preferences for the blog page listings. You can choose to display the post excerpts or the post content. When have applied the Read More tag in your posts, then the option post content will only display the content until that tag. When you opt for the post content, you can also limit the number of characters.
Enabling the Featured Image on index pages is a matter of checking the box in front of “Include the Featured Image?”. Additionally, you can select the desired dimensions and alignment for the Featured Images on the archive pages.
Last but not least, you can set your preferred Page Navigation within the Content Archives box. You are offered two choices: Previous/Next, and Numeric.
Your choices at the Blog Page Template determine which posts are displayed on the blog template. These selections do not affect the posts on the homepage or archive pages.
The drop-down menu let you select either “All Categories”, or just one specific category of blog posts. Next you can decide to exclude one or more categories from the blog template. And finally, you can set the maximum number of posts to display on a blog page.
The Header and Footer Scripts section serves two text boxes where you can enter your custom scripts for the page headers and footers, like for example Google Analytics.
The Genesis Theme Settings allow you to tweak the content and templates. To customize the styling, you can turn to the WordPress Customizer.
At the Site Identity, for example, you can create a Site Icon (favicon) from images in or uploads to the Media Library.
With regard to the color scheme, you can alter the background color, the link and the accent color.
Please note that you need the Genesis Framework in order to activate and use a Genesis child theme. Purchased separately the Genesis Framework is $59.95.
When you already have the Genesis Framework, you only need StudioPress Atmosphere Pro. Otherwise, you get both for a reduced price.
If you are an existing customer of StudioPress, just make sure your are logged in prior to placing your order and you will get the best possible price – returning StudioPress customers get a 25% discount!
Another option is obtaining the StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Package for $499.95. The StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Package includes the Genesis Framework as well as all current and future Genesis child themes created by StudioPress.