MT Knip from 9Magentothemes.com is a perfect theme for your online book storefront and comes in a simple design scheme that would be a perfect choice for your site. The theme also allows registered users to submit a review and also email the page as a recommendation. Extensive menu and slider options help you easily organize your products and display different categories, best sellers, new entries etc with a complete ease of administration. It is also cross-browser compatible.
The theme comes in 3 different language options which can be selected from a header drop down box. An integrated image slider with a 3 column format helps you easily showcase your featured books. The rest of the homepage is set to a default 4 column grid layout which can be used for your latest collection. Also included is an opt-in box for newsletter subscription as well as a provision to add a custom logo.
The basic idea behind a successful online bookstore would be to facilitate users to easily browse through your collection and pick-up a specific book. The MT Knip theme comes with a prominent keyword search box and an advanced search facility which allows user to search by multiple attributes.
Primary navigation is by a header Megamenu which can hold multiple columns of entries along with a provision to add images and video clips within the menu drop down. A sidebar Smartmenu can be used for your category quicklinks.
Internal category pages allow users to select from a grid or list facility, sort by custom attributes and also choose the number of listings per page. Internal product pages come with support for multiple images and a “Cloud Zoom” feature that magnifies the part of the image highlighted by the on-screen mouse tracker.
Registered users can also submit a review, add product tags, compare between products and also create and manage a wishlist of products. The theme admin panel helps you manage your inventory, sales, reports etc with a complete ease of administration.
The “MT Knip” theme is priced at $60 along with included PSD files and extensive documentation. You would need to download the featured extension separately from their website.