ElegantThemes ColdStone is theme for blogs giving you three options for the format of the homepage – business, magazine, and blog.
This theme supports natively two WordPress 3 menus.
ColdStone installs with three custom widgets: About Me, Adsense, and Advertisement.
The theme incorporates three widgetized areas: Main Sidebar, Homepage Sidebar, and Footer. The Homepage sidebar can only be used in the Business style homepage layout.
The ePanel includes eight vertical tabbed areas: General Settings, Navigation, Layout Settings, Ad Management, Colorization, SEO, Integration, and Support Docs. Each vertical tab serves one or more horizontal tabs.
With ColdStone you can choose from three different home page layouts for you blog:
- Business Style – displays posts in an abbreviated structure with small thumbnails and activates the Homepage Sidebar
- Magazine Style – displays posts in an abbreviated structure with 470pxx110px thumbnails accompanied by the Main Sidebar
- Blog Style – displays posts in traditional blog style with thumbnails as set at the ePanel and utilizes the Main Sidebar
The ColdStone theme offers four color schemes: Stone, Glow, Grunge, and Nature. You can further personalize the colors of the main elements at the Colorization Tab. Another option is using a child theme, which is easily to setup up at the Colorization Tab as well.
The Featured Image is supported fully, meaning it will show up on index pages, as well as on the single post page as the first image. You are able to configure different sizes for the thumbnails on index pages and single post pages.