CloudHost by Themefuse is a responsive theme specifically designed for web hosts, but is basically suitable for any kind of business website.
This theme supports natively one WordPress 3 menu – right aligned in the header.
The theme installs with 23 custom widgets:
- Discussed Posts
- Popular Posts
- Recent Posts
- Twitter Stream
- Custom Menu
- Recent Comments
- Selected Categories
- Selected Pages
- Tag Cloud
CloudHost incorporates 7 widgetized areas:
- General Sidebar
- six Footer areas
The theme allows you to create additional sidebars, with one or two sidebars. In case of two sidebars, you can opt for one sidebar at either side of the content area, or both sidebars at the same side of the content. You can assign a custom sidebar to the following pages; Posts, Pages, Categories, Archives, Front Page and the 404 Error Page.
This Themefuse theme offers two page templates: Default, and Contact.
The theme options panel includes:
When accessing the theme options panel for the very first time, you get an option to auto install the theme. This is not necessary, but will guide you to accomplish a correct setup. Please note that the auto install should not be executed on an existing WordPress installation.
The FuseFramework page is the centre of gravity of the control panel, where you will find the following horizontal tabs: General, Homepage, Posts, Background, Footer, and SEO.
The General tab has sections for General Settings, Social, Disable Theme Settings, and WordPress Admin Style. The Disable Theme Settings section gives you the ability to tweak the theme according to your preferences.
CloudHost comes with a vast collection of shortcodes for tables, charts, columns, maps, video players, slideshows, buttons, galleries, buttons, testimonials, Twitter, Flickr, toggle content, tabs, frames, etc. With these shortcodes, you can basically compose any kind of homepage you like.
At the post tab you can set your preferences for the position and dimensions of images, thumbnails, and videos. In addition, you can choose to display either the excerpt or the full content of posts.
At the Newsletter page, you can enter your API key of the CampaignMonitor or MailChimp e-mail service – that is when you use one of these two services for your subscriber list and e-distribution.
The WordPress Add New/Edit Post is extended with custom fields for: post media, post media dimensions, single post page slider, and SEP. In the Single Post box, you can disable or enable the Image, Video, Gallery, Comments, Author Info Box , Meta, Published Date and Share Buttons.
The WordPress Add New/Edit Page is extended with fields for: a header slider, and SEO. In the Single Page box, you can disable or enable Comments, and a Custom Title.
The WordPress Featured Image is not supported. However, by using the theme’s media features, you will achieve a full support: the image will be displayed on pages as well as in posts.
The price stated of $55 is regarding the Standard Pack of ThemeFuse CloudHost. This includes the theme files, life-time support and updates. And you are allowed to use the theme on an unlimited number of domains. All for a one-time fee.
For $95 you can also obtain the Developer Pack. The Developer pack includes everything the Standard Pack does, plus the Photoshop layered document (PSD) files, and a bonus theme (Standard version) for free. And again, no recurring fees.
So, with the Developer Pack you get two themes. One with the PSD files, and one without. When desired, you can upgrade a Standard version of a theme to the Developer version by paying the difference.
Another option with ThemeFuse is the Club Membership. For a yearly fee of $195, you get access to all themes, the PSD files of these themes, theme updates and support. And you are allowed to use the themes on an unlimited number of websites.