Whether you are a job seeker, freelancer or an employee, putting your resume online certainly gives you an edge – it gives you a strong online presence. An online resume makes it very easy to share you profile and services with employers or potential clients who would be able to access and share your resume anytime and anywhere.
Fortunatley, you do not have to be a tech-wizard to build your online resume. With Elegant Resume theme, You can build it on top of your personal domain or on a free WordPress account. Elegant Resume is a free WordPress theme that can be used to design simple and elegant resume.
Since it is based on WordPress, you just have to download Elegant Resume theme and import it in your WordPress installation. Thus, you are ready to put your name, skills, and career information in less than 5 minutes. Elegant Theme can be easily customized to cater to various styles of resume.
Elegant Resume theme features a vibrant typographic header that can be used to display your name, tagline, contact information and links to your social profiles. The main body can accommodate your career information as well as an image gallery for your portfolio. The side bar is fully customizable with options to add various types of information – text, RSS Feed, Video etc. The dynamic Skills section allow you to rate your own skills and display them in the form of skills indicator. Additionally, you can add your location map, contact form, and option to view printable PDF resume.
Elegant Resume WordPress theme is designed to optimize your content for search engines as well as for flawless display on mobile devices. It is compatible with WordPress version 3.0x and above.
Elegant Resume Features
- Search Engine friendly
- Single page layout
- Customizable typographic header
- Print ready stylesheet
- 3 color schemes
- Twitter feeds integration
- Googl Maps Integration
- Working contact form
- Lightbox gallery
- Social Media Integration
How to Install
To install elegant resume theme just download the elegant resume and copy it in wp-content/themes directory of your WordPress installation. Now logon to WordPress administration panel, go to themes under appearance menu and click activate right blow “Elegant Resume’ theme. The theme adds menu items under appearance menu. To enter your data go to ‘Appearance’ menu and click on the appropriate menu item to open relevant data entry form.
Here is the list of modules that ‘Elegant Resume’ offers.
Elegant Resume Menu Options
- Profile Settings
- Wor Experience
- v1.0.1 31-05-2012: Fixed some undefined index issues
- v1.0.0 22-05-2012: Replaced bloginfo(‘url’) with get_template_directory_uri()
- v1.0 14-05-2012: First Release