ArtSee WordPress Theme by Elegant Themes - WPHub
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ArtSee by Elegant Themes is designed to bring out the most in your visual photographic content and boasts a sleek design that is easy to maneuver from the backend ePanel. This theme comes with a full shortcodes collection and complete localization for quick design translation.
Install ArtSee On Your WordPress Site
Installing the ArtSee WordPress theme onto your site is a very simple process that can be performed in approximately 2 minutes once you have subscribed to Elegant Themes. All you have to do is go to the members page and scroll down to the ArtSee icon and click the Download link followed by the Theme Package option from the pop up window. You will be prompted to save your .zip folder locally.
The next step is to open up your Dashboard WordPress area (wp-admin page) and click on the Appearance > Themes tab. When the new window loads, choose the Install Themes tab at the top and then the Upload link below that. Place the ArtSee .zip folder in the browse box then press Install Now to unpack this theme.
As soon as ArtSee has installed, you will be given a list of options to continue. If you are ready to make this theme appear for your visitors, click Activate.
You can access the ePanel by clicking on the ArtSee Theme Options as shown below.
Pleasant Theme Visuals For Portfolios
The ArtSee WordPress theme may only have one color scheme, but it is visually appealing and perfect for portfolio blog sites that need to highlight photographic content. At the very top, your visitors will see the logo area on the left and a search bar on the right. Below is a page-based Content Management System with clear hierarchy in the form of dropdown menus.
Posts are listed in a single column below the navigational area. There is a wide image for each post with the option to display author, date, categories and number of comments followed by the title and excerpt along with a Read More button at the bottom right. There is also a “Share” option at the top right.
When clicking through, your readers will see the same information, except this time the full text will appear.
Sidebar Options and Widgetized Area
In the right sidebar, there is an option to enable Delete, Share, About Us, Random Posts and Comments via the General Settings > General ePanel tab.
Beneath this area is a fully-widgetized sidebar area where the webmaster can place custom widgets from the Appearance > Widgets menu. There is also an option to enable 125×125 ad banners along the sidebar and/or place 468×60 ads below posts from the Ad Management ePanel section.
ArtSee For Portfolio Websites
The bottom line is that this premium WordPress theme would be best utilized on a blog site that wants to draw attention to its images. The layout is in one or two columns depending on which page is being shown, and ArtSee comes with a full shortcodes collection along with complete localization.
For more information, or to see their complete collection of WordPress themes, please visit ElegantThemes.com.