If you are starting a blog, you should check out Spike. This is one of the many great themes from MyThemeShop. Spike features a slider, to highlight the latest blog posts on your website. There is room for snippets of your posts underneath. You can customize the right sidebar with widgets.
Spike is all about customization. This theme comes with nine flexible homepage layouts. You can choose between a grid layout or a traditional blog layout to define your website exactly how you want it. There are four pagination styles, including a search engine optimized AJAX script so you can decide how your users can browse your blog.
Aside from these customizations, you can choose colors, backgrounds, widgets, shortcodes, fonts and more to create the website of your dreams.
One of the best features in this theme is the related posts feature. This allows your readers to see other posts they may be interested in reading on your blog. It helps your readers find other useful content and helps keep your readers on your website longer. Spike also comes with an integrated review system, so users can rate their favorite posts on your website, as well as search for the most popular and top rated posts. The translation panel is another great feature; you can translate your content into virtually any language, which helps you reach readers all over the world.
Spike is a responsive theme, so it will work on any device, and it is search engine optimized.
This is a great blogging theme. If you are starting a blog, Spike comes highly recommended.