Enfold is a Responsive Multipurpose Theme authored by Kriesi. It is the best rated top seller on Theme Forest. It can be used for building almost any website – corporate, eCommerce, restaurant, photography – almost any type of website.
Enfold is essentially a black and white theme, though a whole lot of color options are available. Colors are muted, which gives it a professional feel. It is minimal and modern, suited for most present day websites. The simple white business design can also serve as a canvas for creation.
7 demo versions are featured, including the default demo and the Coming Soon menu page. The demo settings can easily be imported and serve as starting point for designing your own website.
If you have to pick an aspect of Enfold that stands out among the rest, it’s got to be the Avia page builder. The Avia builder is powerful and includes layout elements, content elements and media elements. With the drag and drop facility, you can tweak the layouts a great deal.
Aesthetics, versatility, lifetime support and updates, and the huge amount of features should all add value to this theme bundle. To list a few of the features this theme has to offer,
- Mouse hover effects over certain images and links, and lazy load animations give the impression of being interactive.
- Comes with many widgets like Advertising area, Facebook Likebox, Google Maps, latest news, latest portfolio. Custom widget areas can be added.
- Transparency behavior for the header can be set. Sticky transparent menu can be overlaid on any background.
- Responsive and retina ready, with the option of deactivating the responsive features.
- 2D and 3D Layerslider slideshows are possible and the Easy Slider can create a slideshow in seconds. The slideshows can be optimized for mobile devices also.
- Advanced typography and header options are bundled in the theme.
- Value added items – 31 PSD files that you can customize.
- Ajax instant search means you get results even as you are typing.
- WooCommerce and WPML compatible.
- Translation ready.
- RTL stylesheet added.
- SEO friendly and supports videos.
The theme has been described as multipurpose, and though it is ideally suited for corporate websites, you can see in the examples below how it has been used for other purposes also. Awesome website examples using Enfold WordPress theme:
Bhutan Travel Bureau
Beautiful landscapes of Bhutan have been loaded on the easy slider to tempt travelers to make the trip to this ancient mountain kingdom. If the pictures are not enough, then the video on the homepage should do the job. Fade and mouse hover effects over the individual images arranged in the grid invite you to a preview of the tourist action in Bhutan.
Bed Factory Contracts
Great products conducive to a good night’s sleep are showcased on this website themed on Enfold. The different mattresses are showcased in masonry format and the labels for the individual images fold out in the presence of the mouse.
A business selling clothes and all other kinds of products for gentlemen, it has the social icons placed prominently in many places in the homepage. Easy slider is used in many sections in the homepage to display gentleman’s necessities. A video is also featured on the website.
A chain of health club and spas, Village relies on the mega menu from Enfold to fully explain all the services and facilities it offers. It is a multipage website and the images in each page are bordered around the centrally located service description.
Vickie Milazzo Institute runs a certification program for legal nurse consultant, professionals who are familiar with both the medical and legal field so that they can provide consultancy in medico – legal cases. The website is rather unique in that it presents an appearance of a print book whose page corner is just waiting to be turned.
The website of Excellence Spa is an example that Enfold can be quite colorful too. The homepage carries full width images of models with varying shades of hair, eye, lips and skin tones on a full screen slider. The transparent menu option is fully visible on this site.
Dapper Goat is a social media and content marketing agency that offers analysis, social media ideation, content creation and channel monitoring. They have retained the basic black and white format of Enfold in their website to convey a businesslike feel to it. The easy slider is used to carry a few boxed images.
Dance Dojo teaches online salsa and other dance forms to anyone who wants to learn how to shake a leg. A monochrome header and a full width image are featured on the homepage, which also supports a video. A small SumoMe login button slides in and out in the bottom left of every page making it easy for a visitor to log in from anywhere on the website.
It is quite a surprise to see a lighting company choose an essentially black and white based theme like Enfold, but it just shows that color options available in the scheme can be used creatively. The product range is displayed in the content area of the homepage with the help of layerslider 3D.
Osho Now is a movement for propagating meditation. It is an experiential movement. The website is fairly simple and based on Enfold. The numerous posts are arranged in masonry format.
Serve is a development and volunteer organization which aims at poverty eradication and mitigation. The Volunteer page of this website has all information pertaining to volunteers in the accordion slider from Enfold.
M J Forster
Matt J Forster is an artist and has picked Enfold for showcasing his paintings. 4 to 5 paintings are carried on the easy slider in the homepage and the artist’s signature appears stylishly at the end, the layerslider 2D making this possible. His work is laid out in a masonry grid while his blog posts appear in portfolio format.
PixelFLEX are LED display providers, with products and services that have industry leading technology and standards. Their homepage, built using the Enfold theme, has many sections with sliders featuring their work and their clients. Their extensive portfolio is also displayed in a grid format in the Portfolio section. The mega menu is of great help in organizing information and navigation.
David Pinto has relied on Enfold theme to build his personal website, Jamaica Pottery. The website is simple and serves to showcase some of his work. The website uses the Enfold theme.
If you want to know who your competitor’s customers are or what technology they are using, perhaps you should contact Install Base. They can give market leads and competitor customer lists. Their homepage is simple, well laid out and informative.
Ready, Set, Podcast is the combined effort of two friends who put together their individual skills of digital marketing and technical details to help in making podcasts. Their website is a little out of the ordinary with the menu being placed on the right, leaving the homepage without a header.
Martin Home Insurance
Martin Home insurance has it’s website based on Enfold and the images in the homepage load with the help of the easy slider and layerslider 2D. They are insurance experts who have your home covered.
Eagle Lakes Resort
Eagle Lakes Resort is a lakeside resort in California. A beautiful picture of the resort is loaded on the homepage and upcoming events are displayed in portfolio format, with the calendar at the bottom giving a snapshot view of upcoming events.
Ahmad and Guerard
An LLP engaged in the practice of law, Ahmad and Guerard have picked Enfold theme as a base for their website. The website appears very professional giving one the feeling of having stepped into a lawyer’s office. 2D and 3D layerslider from this theme are evident in the homepage transition of images.
Shop Local Raleigh
Shop Local Raleigh advocates the use and purchase of local materials to address environmental concerns as well as to support the local, small businesses. They have used the Enfold theme in their website to effectively get the message across.
Marna Friedman helps in the search for homes. To show homes to potential buyers and the range of services she offers, she has used Enfold theme on her website. The layerslider 2D and 3D have helped to show the homes in an attractive way. The easy slider in the lower section shows many more homes and you can pick on any one for a more detailed viewing.
A very colorful website is the choice of Contract Comestibles, a company offering a whole range of services relating to the food industry. As you scroll down the homepage, you will see written sections move over tempting jars of food items in the background.
Marlow is a neighborhood bistro in San Francisco run by a husband and wife team. The website is simple and neatly organized. There is a menu section in which the entire menu is displayed, so you can make your choice of food even before you make a trip down to the restaurant.
Women’s Closet Exchange
Women’s Closet Exchange is a website that make fashion designer clothes easily available and affordable to everyone. The central content area is devoted to the display of social media feedback.
Think Space is a forum for startups to meet, interact and do business. They have utilized the content area in the website differently and the theme used by them is Enfold.
Love Life Solved
Love Life Solved is a website that teaches men how to become the most attractive that they can be and find the woman of their dreams. Their website is minimal and pretty much straight forward.
Inn at Mystic
Fourteen acres of landscaped gardens and a colonial cottage style guest rooms make up the Inn at Mystic in Connecticut. This inn has used Enfold to convey all the entertainment possibilities at this place.
The Busy Creator
The Busy Creator is a podcast program that delves into the mind of creative people and they offer the takeaways in a small free eBook on their website. The color scheme is out of the ordinary and the homepage supports a video.
The homepage of Viewbix is entirely occupied by a video with a transparent header and writing overlay. They offer interactive video advertising.
Furniture Banks of Canada
Furniture Banks of Canada is a social enterprise that collects unwanted sparingly used furniture and distributes them to the persons who need them. Their website uses Google maps with multiple addresses and custom pins to show the location of furniture banks in Canada. Number counters keep track of their achievements.
To Wrap Up!
Enfold is a top WordPress multipurpose theme. It is particularly suited for corporations and businesses. It may not be the top choice for blogs, as the blog layout format is rather uniform and the Advanced Layout option is not available for blog posts. The blog posts do not support the advanced editor either.
The example websites listed in this post may help you make up your mind on how to use the Enfold theme for your own website. Drop us a line and we would love to see how creative you have been with your website.