I am so thrilled to introduce you to our newest WordPress Theme, Splendor. It’s been about 7 months since the release of our last best selling theme, Beloved, and you’re probably well aware, there have been a lot of changes in WordPress over that time period. I wanted to wait for the dust to settle a bit and for everyone to get used to using Gutenberg before releasing a theme that fully embraced all that Gutenberg and Genesis 3.0+ has to offer, and I’m so thrilled to finally be able to do that today!
Splendor is the first theme we have ever released that doesn’t have a widgetized home page, but has a Gutenberg block based home page! What this means is you can entirely design the home page of your website exactly how you want it! You are no longer limited to just the available home page widget spaces and the widgets that can fit inside of them.
Haven’t started using Gutenberg yet? I absolutely encourage you to do that and there is no better time to do that than now!
The Splendor theme is unlike any other theme we’ve ever created. It is loaded with features that were specifically and strategically added for bloggers, agencies, authors, and photographers! You read that right! This theme can be used for just about anything and has some amazing capabilities like:
Four Home Page Designs
All of our themes are capable of doing so much that it’s hard to display it all in a demo site! For the first time ever though, we have 4 different home page designs that you can choose from the moment you install the theme! You can then easily go back and add your own content or add additional sections if needed!
You can see the home page options live at the links below:
Agency Home Page
Blogger Home Page:
Photographer Home Page:
Author Home Page:
One Click Automatic Install
For the first time ever, the Splendor Theme has a one click installation feature! Simply Choose the home page design you’d like to start with, and watch the magic happen!
This theme is optimized with support for special features of the Gutenberg block editor. This includes wide and full-width content blocks, block styling, custom colors, custom font sizes, and back end editor styling that matches the front end of your site. Keep in mind that if you want to use the new full width image sections then you need to assign your page to full width and not have a sidebar on it. You can see this in action here.
Gutenberg block based home page
The home page design, with any of the four options, is built using Gutenberg blocks. This means you aren’t limited to just what you see right here in the demo. You can edit, remove, add… anything you wish! You can truly make Splendor exactly what you need it to be for your business!
About Page Template
Get frustrated trying to design individual pages on your site? Splendor comes preloaded with several page templates to help take the frustration out of this process.
Splendor comes with a beautiful pre-desgined About page! All you have to do is upload your own images and write your own content! See this live
Free Canva Graphic
Alongside the About page template is a free Canva collage template! Simply open the free version of canva, swap out images, and replace text! Easy as pie!
Get your readers to the content they need to see by using a category index and separating posts by category. The Category Index is now created with the Gutenberg block editor, so you can add as many Category Indexes as you want and customize all the settings! You can see this in action here.
Sales Page Template
Another first time feature, Splendor offers a completely designed Sales Page using the new Gutenberg block editor. Simply swap out images and text for your own and you’re ready to rock and roll! You can see this in action here.
By popular request, the Splendor theme includes a custom Instagram Page Template so you can easily customize the content your Instagram followers see directly from the comfort of your WordPress dashboard! See it live.
The category pages within Splendor are automatically organized into a grid format to show as much content as possible on one page without scrolling too far. No additional plugin needed to add a grid to your site!
Customize your Colors
Change all the colors to your hearts desire! You are absolutely NOT limited to just the colors you see here in the demo.
Loving the new Splendor theme? Check it out in full here!