Are you looking for Genesis Child WordPress themes?
The Genesis framework for WordPress is one of the most powerful, optimized and secured frameworks available today.
More importantly, it can easily run on almost any type of blog or website. Through the years, Genesis has been utilized in over 100,000 blogs and websites.
In order to use free Genesis child themes, you must have a copy of the Genesis Framework. You can purchase it at $44.96, a small price to pay for a secure and SEO framework.
Good thing, there are lots of free child themes for Genesis that will help you deliver a professional look for your blog. Here are some of the best that we have found:
1. Fairway Theme by Studio Press
With its minimalistic look and unboxed layout, this theme has a variety of options and customizations to cater your needs. Created by Studio Press, this theme features custom background, custom header, custom menus, 6 page layouts, footer widgets, and threaded comments. It‘s free but requires the Genesis Framework.
2. Fremedy by Themedy
An awesome free Genesis child theme from Themedy, this theme includes a homepage slider, a landing page template and portfolio pages. Some of its features include backend options and theme styles, full documentation and full support, cross browser compatibility, custom shortcodes, and comes with a layered Photoshop file. It also runs on Thesis and is flexible on almost any type of blog or website.
3. Genesis Base Child Theme by Bill Erickson
Created by WordPress engineer Bill Erickson, this free theme include functions that allows set up of taxonomies, post types, shortcodes and metaboxes. It also removes unused backend pages and page layouts, customizes menu order, and edits link.
4. BlogNews by WP Canada
WP Canada provides free Genesis child themes that work best on the version 1.9+ of the Genesis Framework and version 3.5+ of WordPress. Although you can get these themes for free, you have the option to donate to your favorite animal shelter. Some of its features are: HTML5-ready, Genesis eNews Extended and Genesis tabs, Google fonts, support for Genesis Responsive Slider, 7 custom widget areas, 11 different gradient buttons, 7 different content box styles, single post navigation, and new landing and Widget Page template.
5. Pin It by Media Cairn Design Studio
Made by MediaCairn Design Studio to resemble everyone’s favorite content sharing website, Pinterest, Pin It is a mobile-responsive Genesis child theme. Its homepage is designed to automatically show all your posts similar to Pinterest’s layout. New content will be automatically loaded once users scroll down the page. Other features include primary, secondary and mobile navigational menus, support for header, 6-page layout options, featured images, threaded comments, and post alignment on home, archive, search and blog template pages.
6. Photomode by MediaCairn Design Studio
If you’re a photographer searching for free Genesis child theme, then Photomode is just perfect for you. Also created by MediaCairn Design Studio, this theme lets you showcase your photographs, art, and other work with its one, two, or three column theme. It has a very clean and simple design that highlights your work. Its features include Genesis slider ready, portfolio page template, support for primary, secondary and header navigation, integration for Genesis footer widgets, 6 layout options, featured images and threaded comments.
Love earth tones? Then the Terragon theme will suit you. It’s a one, two, or three-column theme that consists of earth-toned color palette of browns and reds. Its homepage is composed entirely of widget spaces, and site-wide footer area with an additional four widget spaces. Its subpages have “Featured” widget space found below the main navigation and above the content area. Here are some of its features: custom header, 6 layout options, featured images, integration for Genesis footer widgets, support for primary and secondary navigation, threaded comments, and Genesis slider ready.
If you want your business site to have an inviting design, then this vintage-inspired theme is the perfect choice. It offers a range of options that allows you to make an attractive and functioning site. One of the most feature-rich themes, the Portlight theme includes multiple page templates, portfolio and blog section, a responsive layout, social network integration, and a lot more.
9. Just Read by WPStuffs
If you’re a traditional blogger who wants to feature your content and post, then this free Genesis child theme is ideal for you. This design, which is based on the look of the popular Quora blogs section, has Tumblr-like features and functions. Its layout has a clean and minimalistic style plus it has different styling for posts formats.
10. Stargazer by Neat and Plain
A multi-use theme that can adapt fit to any site’s needs, Stargazer is full of options that give you the flexibility you need in order to set-up your site. The theme has call-to-action stylings, slick navigation menus, tabbed feature, and a unique layout for your posts.
11. Dedicated by Genesis Awesome
Because of the theme’s attention to detail and elegance in every aspect of the theme, Dedicated is a Genesis Child WordPress theme that stands out among other designs. It will definitely give your site a lasting impression to its visitors since it has a responsive layout, great typography, and an attractive content slider.
12. Humphrey by WP Canada
The theme’s visually-striking design, particularly the sliding content carousel and prominent navigation bars, will definitely grab your attention. With this theme, your contents are very easy to read because of its large typography. Additionally, its spacious layout allows easy browsing.
13. Greetings by Genesis Awesome
Perfect for female bloggers, Greetings theme has a feminine touch present throughout the theme. It’s ideal for female personal blogger or mommy blogger because of its light color palettes and floral design elements.
14. Fluid by Nick the Greek
A full-width theme that features different styling for post formats like gallery, audio, video, etc, Fluid has one of the most unique designs available. Moreover, it has a sticky header that scrolls with you as you go down the page. Because of its one-of-a-kind look, your blog will definitely stand out.
15. Charisma by Cozmos Lab
This theme works well for website-owners who want to put highlight on the text and content of their site. It has a clean and minimal design and although its basic design can be deceiving, the framework that powers it is very robust.