“Real Simple” from Lotusseedsdesign.com comes with a clean and crisp design scheme that suits electronic and product based storefronts. The well structured homepage design allows you to easily showcase your featured products, deals, new arrivals etc and also includes free spaces for your promotional banners. The template is also responsive and can be viewed from tablets and smartphone screens apart from conventional desktop resolutions.
The homepage has an integrated image slider for your featured products along with an aligned banner space for your latest deals. A tabbed article extension helps you organize your “New Arrivals”, “Latest Best Sellers” and “Hot Deals” within the same content space in a 4 column grid layout. It also includes an opt-in box for newsletter subscription along with a HTML newsletter template.
The template comes with the below navigation options which allow your users to easily navigate within your site and find a desired product.
- A primary multi-level header menu for your internal pages and prominent product categories.
- A sidebar menu for all of your featured product categories.
- A top menu for account management options.
- An optional footer menu for quicklinks.
The template also has a prominent keyword search box with a predicative search feature that would display related search terms while being typed. Also included is an advanced search facility where users can search with multiple attributes. Internal pages has a “More Shopping options” links n the sidebar where users can get a listing of products by price range, color, category and other custom fields.
Internal category pages allow users to sort by listings, view format (Grid and List), and also choose the number of entries per page. Individual product pages come with image magnification effects, a tabbed article extension and a feature to a submit reviews and add product to an individual wishlist. Also included are a “Related Products” extension and a “May we recommend” extensions which would automatically populate related products based on the current selection.
The theme confirms to Web Content Accessibility guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 which is a international benchmark in design specification.
Included page templates:
The theme also has the below page templates which can be used for your internal pages.
- About page: For a brief introduction about your business
- Contact page: This page comes with a built-in message form that allows users to send a direct message.
- Blog: The template also has an integrated blog with threaded comments.
- Custom Service page: This page comes with accordion styled displays that can be used for your FAQ’s, policies etc.
- Product Feeds: This page allows users to subscribe to various RSS feeds from the site.
The Real Simple theme comes with included PNG source files and is priced at $169. You can purchase an extra license for $58 and for $45 you can get a year of support and upgrades.