WooCommerce gained serious popularity over the past few years and helped put WordPress on a sweet spot on the e-commerce scene. It have set the norm for WordPress eCommerce and almost anyone looking to build an online shop turns to this plugin. Premium theme developers noted this trend and started to create WooCommerce ready e-commerce templates and most of these are complete solution making it a simple task to setup of a professional webshop with an exceptional design. One good example of this type of theme is Room 09 Shop. Room 09 is a clean and easy to customize WooCommerce theme with tons of features. Such as the sliders, Wishlist, the Zoom Magnifier and the product enquiry form (to use the theme like a catalog, without the cart).
The theme is designed with a flexible layout options and many great features. It includes a popup plugin to collect subscribers, two custom checkout pages, filterable FAQ’s, a shortcodes manager, Megamenu with image support, 9 WooCommerce widgets, 14 custom widgets and more. Room 09 is also good for portfolio and corporate sites. There is included four portfolio page layout, four blog layouts, a services page, testimonials and FAQ’s page and contact page with a Google map panel. For customer login there is also a custom login page. OK let us take a closer look at Room9!
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A quick look at each of the homepage layouts reveals an elegant design and layout for the products. The top part includes a search bar, login for existing customers, menus for different shop categories and an area to show your cart. There are eight homepage styles you can choose from and Room 09 Shop included a homepage layout for corporate design.
The Shop page features a well constructed product gallery and a nice little butotn for on sale items. Each of the item categories are shown together with an Add to Cart button.
There is also another version of the shop where a sidebar is included. The sidebar works pretty well as it includes a price filter, product categories, color and size filter (which you can customize). Customers would surely be glad by the shop add-ons.
Currently, there are 8 page templates included in the theme. Here we take a look at the About page.
The theme also includes a blog page with 4 page layouts you can choose from. Recent posts from the blog includes a date, author info, comments and a built in social media widget icons for the user to share your content. The sidebar shows the most popular posts, the recent comments and a twitter follow section.
You can choose from a 3 column design and one filterable page layout for you Portfolio page. This is one of the great features of Room 09 theme. You can instantly turn your eCommerce shop into an all in one business/ portfolio website.
Room 09 Shop theme made an individual page for the Testimonials. You can fill in the content boxes with feedbacks of your previous customers.
The Contact page supports integration with Google map. The form itself sports a minimal look, though a CAPTCHA for spam protection isn’t included. You can also place other contact details on the right side of the form.
Room Shop 09 supports a handful of shortcodes to help build your site quickly. Here is a a summery of supported shortcodes: Alert Box & Buttons, Charts, Icon Section, Media & Widget, Mix & Various, Table & Box Prices, Typography, Shop Shortcodes
Examples of shortcodes – Alert Box & Buttons.
Examples of shortcodes – Charts.
The theme also supports a variety of sliders. These are value added premium sliders that you can use on any part of your website. You can choose from the following sliders: Elastic, Flash, Flexslider, Flexslider Elegant, Polaroid, Rotating, Thumbnails, Revolution
Elastic slider example
Room Shop 09 is an elegant multi purpose-premium theme. It is a well built with dozens of features that you can use to build your online shop, corporate website or a personal portfolio. It is a theme you should definitely check out if you’re needing a quick solution for your online business. You can see a full demo of the theme here.
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