Outreach Pro by StudioPress is a responsive Genesis child theme designed for church organizations and institutions. Since the theme features a widgetized homepage, the design will fit business websites too.
This theme supports two WordPress menus. Both are left aligned, and located below the header.
StudioPress Outreach Pro installs with three custom widgets:
- Featured Page
- Featured Posts
- User Profile
This Genesis child theme serves fourteen widget areas:
- Header Right
- Primary Sidebar
- Secondary Sidebar
- Home Top
- Home Bottom
- Sub Footer Left
- Sub Footer Right
- four Footer columns
The Secondary Sidebar is only displayed in three column page layouts.
Your customized Homepage is assembled from the following widget areas:
- Home Top
- Home Bottom
- Sub Footer Left & Right
- Footer Columns
StudioPress has populated the Home Bottom areas of the demo with four Featured Page widgets, but you can also opt for four Featured Posts widgets or mix-and-match these widgets.
The Sub Footer Left is 2/3 column width, while the Sub Footer Right is 1/3 column width. StudioPress added text widgets to these widget areas.
Outreach Pro offers the following Page Templates:
The Genesis panel comprehends 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+ profile 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 upload (import) such a JSON file at the receiving end.
The Genesis Theme Settings page serves dialogue boxes to help you configure the theme:
- Color Style
- Custom Feeds
- Default Layout
- Comments and Trackbacks
- Content Archives
- Blog Page Template
- Header and Footer Scripts
- Portfolio Page Settings
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.
StudioPress Outreach Pro comes with five predefined color schemes: Default (Green), Blue, Orange, Purple, and Red.
When you use Feedburner for your feeds, you can enter the custom feed URLs for new posts and comments here at the Custom Feeds.
The Default Layout can be set to one column (just the content area), two columns, or even three columns. In the latter case, you can opt for a sidebar at each side of the content area, or two sidebars at the left or at the right side. For each individual post and page, you have the ability to select a different page layout.
The Navigation options allow you to enable an extra to the Primary Navigation Menu. You can choose from None, Today’s Date, RSS Feed Links, Search form and the Twitter Link. These Extras are right aligned in the navigation menu.
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.
The Blog Page Template section lets you enter the categories that you want to exclude from the blog, by entering the category ID regarding. Next to that, you can also set the number of posts to display. These settings do not affect the homepage and archive pages.
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.
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 Outreach 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.