"Simple" Wordpress Theme?

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  1. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    I'm having a devil of a time trying to find a WP theme that will do what I want.

    1. Home page = full sized image that takes up all real estate above the fold, and has an embedded clickable url which takes the visitor to a different site.

    2. Facility for some kind of article or post below the fold.

    It's such a simple requirement, but I am struggling - any suggestions?
     
  2. Refusalsrights

    Refusalsrights Newbie

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    I am not sure if you are looking for a free theme or a paid one, but take a look at the genesis framework, and go through some of their child themes, I think there would be a couple that meet your requirements.
     
  3. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Thanks, paid or free, I'll take either.
     
  4. meln

    meln Junior Member Premium Member

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    Maybe I'm not understanding you correctly, but why can't you just make a static homepage with that big image and content below it? I mean this can be done with any theme...
     
  5. HaiiroNeko

    HaiiroNeko Power Member

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    You could try the Enfold theme by Kriesi. It lets you pretty much create every layout via drag&drop layout builder.

    Demo here

    Theme shared here
     
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  6. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Really? I thought the option was to have a static page below the resident theme's header?
     
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    cyber.surfer Regular Member

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    With just one home page with a pic and an article I don't think will get SEO benefit using Wordpress.
    Check out this HTML landing page though.
     
  8. aj113

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    Ah wait, that gives me an idea - is there a way of selecting a static page which would contain both the image and the text, and editing out the header?
     
  9. aj113

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    Sorry I didn't make myself clear. There will be other pages, if I can't get the theme's resident menu to operate below the fold I'll "make" one from within the text below the image.
     
  10. meln

    meln Junior Member Premium Member

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    So you want the picture to be above the header too? Then no, that can't be done with just a static post... IMO it'd be easiest to just edit the homepage PHP file in your existing/default theme and put it there.
     
  11. aj113

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    Just ditch the WP html and add my own?
     
  12. lucasbraydon

    lucasbraydon Supreme Member

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    Why don't you try and use the visual composer wordpress plugin
     
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    What do you need the Theme for?

    Real estate? Do you need a plugin to add properties?
     
  14. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Never heard of that, I'll check it out.
     
  15. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    No it's not real estate. I don't actually know what I need, hence this thread.
     
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    Bagga Bones Newbie

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    Blogoma is pretty cool :) check it out on themeforest for $40.
     
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    I think I know almost exactly what you want. :)

    I will begin designing one Wordpress theme according to your needs, and will show you the sample here as early as I can. It's 10 pm here on Sunday so I may have to carry over the work tomorrow, just in case I doze off!
     
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  20. aj113

    aj113 Senior Member

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    Wow, thank you very much!