Have you ever visited a website that dazzled you?

All the colors and functionality. The way the page scrolls. And the way a button dances when you place your cursor over it.

An impressive website can turn visitors into customers and clients. So if you’re in the market for an easy-to-use, customizable WordPress theme, you need to use a Genesis Child Theme.

Genesis Child Themes are the most popular themes for WordPress. Many large businesses and successful entrepreneurs use Genesis framework to power their websites.

What you need to know about the Genesis Framework by StudioPress

The Genesis Framework is lightweight, mobile responsive, and comes with unlimited updates and support (read our Genesis framework review here).

But the best reason for choosing a Genesis Child Theme is for the Parent/Child Theme relationship.

A parent theme holds the original coding, meaning you can customize a child theme without making changes to the parent theme. It’s like having a copy of the original and only playing with the copy.

This makes Genesis child themes flexible and user-friendly. When there’s a parent theme update, you don’t have to worry about losing their color, background, or layout customizations on the child theme.

The parent theme gets updated around the child theme and all your customizations remain safe.

If you’re convinced that using a Genesis theme is the best way to go, then there are a few things to consider before purchasing a child theme from this list.

Most of the themes covered here are from StudioPress.com. If you decide to purchase a child theme from them, it will include the Genesis framework (this includes third-party themes purchased on StudioPress.com).

If you want to buy themes individually, you get a discount on any future purchases but if you buy the Pro Plus All theme package, you’ll have access to all StudioPress.com themes, including any new ones they come out with.

If you choose to buy a theme that is not offered on StudioPress.com, you will still need to purchase the Genesis framework from StudioPress.com separately.

35 great Genesis child themes

Novo Theme

Novo

Novo is a free minimalist theme with a monochromatic, flat design. However, this theme is anything but plain. It is developed by Zig Zag Press.

Novo is compatible on all browsers and mobile ready to look great on any computing platform. It comes with 20 predefined color skins, a sticky header that moves with the page, and flashy/interactive images and buttons.

This theme has a boxed layout and comes with a nifty hidden sidebar menu and five page templates (archive, blog, landing page, gallery, and portfolio).  It also offers 11 different shortcodes to customize the site (button, call to action, columns, services, sliders, and more), and a customizable widget area to display contact information or social media buttons.

Novo is minimalistic and free. It is well optimized for blogging, personal pages, or small business websites.

Price: Free (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Fremedy

Fremedy

Fremedy is a very simple, multipurpose theme made and supported by Themedy and is built for both the Thesis 2 and Genesis frameworks.

A personal site can be set up quickly using two different layout styles (boxed and full width) and four color styles (blue, grayscale, red, and pink). This theme comes with two site-wide widget areas that appear in a right sidebar, and templates for blog, portfolio, landing, and contact pages.

Fremedy also comes with a customizable homepage slider to showcase multiple pieces of work or featured posts that show up above the fold (the part of the web page that is displayed once the page is loaded). So the your most interesting pieces get full attention.

Fremedy is simple, easy to set up, and free. It would work perfectly for beginner bloggers, personal pages/portfolios, or informational websites.

Note: Themedy don’t sell themes individually, they sell them in bundles. So for under $299 you can get access to all of their themes.

Price: Free (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Aspire Pro

Aspire Pro

Aspire Pro is a bold-looking, third-party theme developed and supported by appfinite.com for Studiopress.

This “high-impact” theme has a parallax scrolling effect that dazzles visitors and displays the most pertinent business information on the homepage, making it easier to get conversions from visitors.

Aspire Pro comes with unlimited color changer, three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), 15 custom homepage widget locations to display contact information, business hours, social media buttons, or advertisements. And three-page templates (blog, archive, and columns).

This professional looking, up to date, multipurpose theme is excellent for online shops, small or large business websites or design websites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Glam Pro

Glam

Glam Pro is another third-party theme from StudioPress that is developed and supported by Restored 316 Designs. It’s a lifestyle theme with a bold, highly visual design.

This beautiful, feminine-looking theme allows you to choose brand colors and customize each page. Choose from three layouts (content/sidebar, sidebar/content, and full-width). Create landing pages, category pages to organize content, and structure how posts and images are displayed.

There are two homepage widgets and one footer widget where you can show more aspects of your business. Widgets make room for advertisements, recent posts, contact information, or social media connections like Instagram or Facebook.

Glam Pro’s is best for fashion blogs, photography blogs, marketing websites, and personal or small business blogs that mostly use images to display content.

Price: $129.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Showcase Pro

Showcase Pro

Showcase Pro from StudioPress is a third-party theme for the Genesis framework that is designed and supported by JT Gauke.

As the name implies, Showcase displays products, services, and content in a clean, minimalistic setting so visitors don’t get distracted.

This flexible theme comes with three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and a built-in theme customizer that allows you to make changes to color, background image, and content. It also comes with four page templates (pricing, team, author, and landing pages) and a simple sans serif typography.

Lastly, it has three widget areas on the homepage and four widget areas in the footer to display more information about the business.

Showcase Pro is multipurpose, easy to use and clean looking. It is an excellent choice for business or personal portfolio, company website, or a professional services website.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Kickstart Pro

Kickstart Pro

Kickstart Pro is a third-party theme designed and supported by Lean Themes for StudioPress. The main purpose of this theme is to convert visitors into customers with its eye-catching design and conversion-ready features.

This theme was made for small businesses and startups and comes with three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and six page templates (archive, blog, columns, contact, landing pages, and pricing). There are also three widget areas on the homepage and four widget areas in the footer to display more information.

Customize pricing tables and contact pages, create image sliders, and personalize the overall color of the website. It also comes with the option to customize blog post formats to add visual appeal (WordPress posts, Aside posts, and Quote design posts).

Kickstart Pro is an awesome theme for small businesses and startups but it could also be used for professional services and medium-sized business.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Digital Pro

Digital Pro

Digital Pro by StudioPress has a clean, straightforward design and was created for showcasing digital products. It has tons of white space and easy-to-read typography so products stand out to grab a visitor’s attention.

You can choose from three homepage layouts (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and customize colors to match brand color. There are page design templates (default, archives, blog, and landing pages) and three homepage widget areas to display advertising, contact information, business locations, and social connections.

Digital Pro’s mobile responsive design is best for digital commerce and content marketing sites where the primary product is digital services or products but tech bloggers and anyone who wants a super-simple looking site can use this theme.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Jessica Theme

Jessica Woo

Jessica is a beautiful third-party theme developed and supported by Bloom Blog Shop for StudioPress. It’s expressly designed for e-commerce sites and online retail shops.

This theme comes with many options. Choose from three page layouts (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width) and six accent color options (blue, brown, green, pink, purple, and red). Work with 10 homepage widget areas, and five footer widget areas to display more product, services, contact info, and social media buttons.

With this theme, you can use one of three e-commerce plugins (WooCommerce, iThemes Exchange, or WPCommerce) and have the ability to customize categories, background images, column classes, and a blog.

Jessica is a visually appealing e-commerce theme that’s excellent for online boutiques or any small businesses selling physical products online.

Price: $129.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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No Sidebar Pro

No Sidebar

No Sidebar by StudioPress takes the idea of “less is more” to the next level. It provides visitors with a light, uncluttered online experience.

This theme comes with only one layout option, full width – thus the “no sidebar” name. There are three footer widget areas to display more work or contact information. And it comes with page templates for default, archive, journal, newsletter, and contact.

The header bar is stationary and is always displayed, color is customizable and the default typography is simple and “uncluttered”.

No Sidebar is touted as a professional theme for minimalists and is excellent for writers, journalists, and authors, and can be used for newsletters and informational websites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Simply Pro

Simply Pro

Simply Pro is a third-party theme created by Bloom Blog Shop for StudioPress and is comparable to the No Sidebar theme but Simply comes with more customization options.

This theme has a lot of white space and unobtrusive typography fonts. There are three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and a single widget area for the homepage and one widget area that is displayed throughout the site. It also has an optional image slider to feature new posts above the fold (the first part of the page visitors see). You can also customize color, font, logo, and favicon.

What sets this theme apart is the social media-friendly design. It comes with uniquely styled floating icons for social platforms, customizable widgets, and an Instagram folder that links all of your images and posts to Instagram.

Simply Pro is a beautiful, mobile-responsive minimalist theme for personal or small-business bloggers and Instagram enthusiasts.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Workstation Pro

Workstation Pro

Workstation Pro is a clean, simplistic, image-driven theme. It has room for impressive, full-width images and comes with elegant topography.

You get three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and four homepage widget areas to display contact information, recent posts, or advertisements. Site-wide color, fonts, and images are customizable and there are templates for archive, blog, category, author, and landing pages.

Workstation Pro by StudioPress has a lot of white space to feature articles and images. This theme is versatile and multi-purposed for different types of websites but would suit bloggers, design studios, and small businesses the best.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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AgentPress Pro

AgentPress Pro

AgentPress Pro is another simple, but highly customizable theme that was made for showcasing professional services and is from StudioPress.

This theme comes with an optional parallax scrolling image on the homepage and six layout pages to choose from (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, and full width). You can also customize six homepage widget areas to present relevant professional or business information like contact details, hours of business, advertisements, or social media connections.

Agent comes with four color accent styles (blue, green, gold, and red) and three page templates (landing page, blog, and archive pages). The sans-serif typography that comes with this theme gives it a “businessy” feel that helps with branding and visitor conversion.

AgentPress Pro is excellent for anyone who wants to showcase professional services such as real estate, design, coaching, legal, catering, or entertainers.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Atmosphere Pro

Atmosphere

Atmosphere Pro is a theme with “unlimited ambiance”. This is an image-driven theme.

You can customize your site with images and clean typography. It comes with one layout option (full width) so nothing gets in the way of content, but you can customize four widget areas on the homepage to link social media connections, team personnel information, or advertisements. It also comes with templates for blog, archives, and landing pages.

If you want to invoke a “feeling” with your brand, then the visually appealing Atmosphere Pro by StudioPress is the best choice. This theme would do well for personal blogs, small-business portals, or creative studios.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Whitespace Pro

Whitespace

Whitespace Pro is a mono-colored, content-driven minimalist theme with simple typography in a boxed layout.

This StudioPress theme comes with customizable page styles and headers but is very simple and comes with only one page layout – full width. The lack of sidebars keeps this theme looking clean.

Personalize page templates for author, category, landing, and blog pages. For blog pages, you can customize how a post and image looks (post w/threaded comments, post w/image left or right, post with block quote, or post with headline), as well as customize social media buttons.

Whitespace Pro is a very simple, theme for minimalist lovers. It is best for personal blogs or small business portal sites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Remobile Pro

Remobile Pro

Remobile Pro is a black and white theme from StudioPress that is colored only by the your images.

This theme comes with one layout option (full width) and easy-to-read serif font typography with an unobtrusive gray-black-white color pallet. Customize page templates for author, category, and landing pages. And the unique hidden menu keeps the area above the fold uncluttered so all attention goes to the images and purpose of your site. The header or logo takes center stage and immediately establishes site identity to visitors.

With pricing options and blog post capabilities, Remobile Pro is good for blogs, personal services sites, or small business sites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Modern Studio Pro

Modern Studio Pro

Modern Studio Pro is a minimalist theme by StudioPress. It has an overall boxed layout with simple lines and colors that keep things uncluttered. It was made for the creative designer and is an image-driven theme.

Choose from three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and two homepage widget areas to display contact information or advertisements.  Modern has an uncomplicated typography and layout and you can customize color styles, backgrounds, headers, and widget areas.

There are page templates to showcase content and images for default, archive, blog and landing pages.

Modern Studio Pro is perfect for anyone who wants a website with image-driven posts. So it’s best for design studios and/or fashion or lifestyle blogs, and personal websites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Author Pro

Author Pro

The Author Pro theme is the best way for published authors and book enthusiasts to showcase their work online.

As with most themes in this WordPress Genesis Child theme roundup, Author has minimalistic styling. You can quickly customize background, brand colors and content. Best of all, it comes with a plugin that creates a library of books that shows book details and cover styling.

Choose from three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and 2, 3, 4, or 6 column layout pages to display written content.

There are also five homepage widget areas to display other work, contact information, purchasing information, or social media buttons.

Author pro by StudioPress is made for published authors and writers to showcase ebooks and other writings but could also be a great use for book blogs and writers with extensive portfolios.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Altitude Pro

Altitude Pro

Altitude Pro by StudioPress and its visually appealing parallax scrolling effect adds depth to pages and beckons visitors to keep scrolling for more information about the business.

This theme was made with businesses and personal services sites in mind. It is highly customizable, comes with three layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and has the a ton of homepage widget space to display business location, contact information, or social media (seven areas in all).

Put everything about the business on one page: features, overview, pricing, testimonials, FAQ’s, or other information that would help customers sign up to buy product or services.

Altitude Pro is perfect for personal services pages, small business websites, online shops, or company websites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Parallax Pro

Parallax Pro

Parallax Pro by StudioPress is a visually stunning theme and was designed to “tell a story”.

Display relevant information and content on the homepage in a vertical design that visually separates related information while the parallax scrolling effect prompts visitors to keep scrolling as the stationary header keeps your brand in constant view.

This theme comes with three page layout designs (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full-width), five color styles (blue, green, orange, pink, and red), and five homepage widget areas. Parallax also comes with highly-customizable typography, and the usual page templates (blog, categories, landing pages, and author page).

This highly customizable and interactive theme is ideal for small businesses, professional services or design websites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Education Pro

Education Pro

As the name implies, Education Pro is perfect for educational sites. This theme has a university look and feel. Its layout and design allow for multimedia content to promote education (videos, text, audio, syllabi, and courses).

Choose from six page layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, and full width). Six color styles (blue, green, orange, purple, and red), and the ability to customize backgrounds, headers, and pages (archive, blog, and landing pages).

A prominent feature of this theme is the slider content bar on the homepage that sits above the fold so your most relevant educational content display there.

Education Pro (StudioPress) is a highly customizable theme that is specialized to showcase academic or educational content.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Generate Pro

Generate Pro

Generate Pro (StudioPress) is specifically designed to generate email traffic. This theme has a simple, retro-looking design with a block layout.

You can choose from three page layouts (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), four accent colors (blue, green orange, and red), and a customizable homepage widget area to quickly highlight pertinent content, advertisements, or social buttons. It also has image-feature posts to keep readers scrolling through content.

The first thing visitors see is an email signup area with a simple header and menu and just below the fold are articles and content. This theme gets straight to the point: “sign up for my newsletter/content”.

Generate Pro is best for new bloggers (due to its simplicity) and for experienced bloggers with lots of content who want a minimal site to capture an email list from followers.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Foodie Pro

Foodie Pro

Foodie Pro is is ranked as the #1 selling Genesis theme and was created by Shay Bock Design Company for StudioPress. This creative, feminine styled theme has a “sleek minimalist” design with lots of features.

You can choose from six different layout styles (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, and full width), as well as three creatively-named color styles (earthy, citrus, and minimalist).

This theme comes with an image-first feature for posts and offers an above-the-fold slider section to showcase content. Customize three homepage widget areas and five site-wide widget areas to display your Instagram links and other social media buttons. The best part is that it comes with a recipe page.

Foodie Pro is visually appealing and is excellent for food and lifestyle blogs, as well as photography and design blogs.

Price: $129.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Brunch Pro

Brunch Pro

Brunch Pro is Foodie Pro’s little sister and is also a third-party theme developed and supported by Shay Bock Design for StudioPress.

This theme allows you to choose from eight page layouts (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, full-width slim, and full width). This theme is different from Foodie Pro in that it has a more simplistic above-the-fold section where you can customize the header and images that show there. Color accents and font can be changed with the WordPress customizer and this theme comes with a recipe page, blog page, and archive page.

Brunch Pro is very similar to Foodie Pro but has a simpler feel to it. It is excellent for food, lifestyle, photography, and design blogs.

Price: $129.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Cafe Pro

Cafe Pro

Café Pro by StudioPress is a beautiful combination of the Parallax Pro and Foodie Pro themes.

The elements on the Parallax and Foodie themes come together to create a visually stunning, interactive, visitor-friendly site. You will appreciate how the parallax effect on the home page invites visitors to keep scrolling down for more information. This theme makes a great first impression.

Choose from three layout styles (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width). Four homepage widget areas that can hold advertisements and business information such as location, hours of business, social media connections, and contact information and there is also a field in which visitors can sign up for new content.

Café Pro was tailored for restaurants and is a great way for offline businesses to have an online presence, but it can also support an online presence for professional services and small businesses.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Executive Pro

Executive Pro

Executive Pro has an uncomplicated business look. This theme is by StudioPress and is designed for online businesses to showcase mission, objectives, and services to its customers.

This theme comes with three layout styles (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), seven color styles (blue, brown, green, orange, purple, red, and teal), and six page templates (archive, blog, columns, landing pages, and portfolio). The overall layout of this theme is a blocked style.

Executive Pro’s most prominent feature is a slider form that sits above the fold. Capture a visitor’s attention and have more space to showcase relevant information about your business. This theme is ideal for medium to large online business websites, company portal sites, or informational blogs.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Metro Pro

Metro Pro

Metro Pro (StudioPress) is different from the other themes in this roundup and offers a large 1152 pixel-wide stationary frame that highlights the entire site to give this theme a bold, glamorous look.

The overall look can be changed by customizing the background image and accent colors to suit your brand. This theme comes with six layout styles (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, and full width), four homepage widget areas, and five color styles (blue, green, orange, pink and red).

All pages in this theme are presented in a boxed layout that sits on top of a stationary background image. Metro Pro is well adapted for personal blogs, magazine and lifestyle blogs, but could also be used for small business and startups.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Pretty Creative Pro

Pretty Creative

Pretty Creative Pro has a feminine look and is a third-party theme designed and supported by Pretty Darn Cute Design and distributed by StudioPress.

This theme comes with a neat parallax scrolling effect on the homepage and six layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, and full width). Personalize this theme with your favorite colors and design six widget areas on the homepage and two widget areas in the footer to display anything from social media connections to customer testimonials. This theme also has a blog template page.

Pretty Creative Pro is also e-commerce ready and comes equipped with the WooCommerce plugin. It is great for design blogs, online shops, or creative personal services websites.

Price: $129.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Daily Dish Pro

Daily Dish

Daily Dish Pro is a modern-looking theme by StudioPress that borrows from the simplistic, image-rich design of food and magazine blogs.

You can choose from six layout designs (sidebar left, sidebar right, two sidebars left, two sidebars right, sidebar left and right, and full width), and modify typography and color style. Customize three widget areas on your homepage to display advertisements, contact information, or social media buttons. There are also page templates for author, categories, and landing pages.

Daily Dish has a boxed layout and was designed to have a modern look and feel.  This theme can be used for personal blogs, news or information blogs, or photography blogs.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Centric Pro

Centric

Centric Pro is an attention-getting theme and is by StudioPress.

This content-rich theme comes with seven built-in color styles (blue, charcoal, green, orange, purple, red, and yellow), and three page layout styles (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width).

There are also six homepage widget areas that can be customized to show anything from contact information and advertisements to newsletter signups and social media buttons. It also comes with the usual templates for archives, blog, columns, and landing pages.

Centric Pro has a stationary header and mono-colored, above-the-fold section to capture a visitor’s attention. This highly-customizable theme is suitable for small or large business sites, informational sites, and personal services websites.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Wintersong Pro

Wintersong

Wintersong is the ultimate minimalist theme by StudioPress.

There is no background, no header or footer, and one stationary sidebar to the left. This is as simple as a theme can get.

You only get one layout option (full width) and no color styles. However, typography and information contained in the ever-present sidebar is customizable.  And you can modify blog post images to show to the left, right, or center.

The oddest part about this theme is when a visitor clicks on an article, the entire page layout stays the same. The only thing that’s new on the page is the rest of the article. It is a little scary how the page transitions this way. Each post can be modified to show contact page or an email sign-up box at the end.

Wintersong Pro theme is for writers of all kinds. Readers can scroll through featured posts and not be distracted by ambient visuals. This theme is perfect for blog writers, journalists, and story makers.

Price: $99.95 (includes Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a Genesis theme designed by Zig Zag Press.

This highly visual, highly customizable theme comes with an automatic scrolling feature above the fold so the most important content is seen first.

This theme allows you to modify typography and color, as well as background images, header/footer widgets, and menus. It also comes with 11 shortcodes and three page layout options (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and the usual page templates for blog, portfolio, and archives pages.

This visually appealing, robust theme is full of features. Mindfulness is great for all kinds of websites, from lifestyle and design blogs to small or large business websites.

Price: $49 (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Drone

Drone

Drone is a Genesis theme developed and supported by Zig Zag Press.

This theme is full of customizable features and was made for creative portfolios and image-rich blogs. A cursor placed over individual images or words will cause them to move, thus creating an interactive experience for the visitor.

Choose from three layout styles (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width), and multiple page styles to modify blog, portfolio, and landing pages. It also comes with an extensive choice of shortcodes and widgets.

The blog template features three styles called Masonry where blog pages can be displayed as two, three, and four column designs. The four column design displays each post in a Pinterest-like format with a featured image and a short synopsis of the article.

The features on this theme are too many to count. Drone is best for highly visual design, photography, or lifestyle blogs.

Price: $49 (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Showroom

Showroom

Showroom is a Genesis theme by Zig Zag Press that was designed for multiple types of websites.

It comes with three layout templates (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width) and you can choose from any of the nine shortcodes it comes with to customize each layout. This theme comes with page templates for blog, archive, and portfolios where you can choose from three portfolio gallery styles.

The homepage has an image slider that sits above the fold so multiple images or content can be viewed by visitors without the need for scrolling. This feature can immediately capture a visitor’s attention.

Showroom is best for businesses, agencies, or anyone wanting to showcase a design or content portfolio.

Price: $49 (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Dharma

Dharma

Dharma is built in Bootstrap and is Genesis 2.0 compatible. This theme is designed and supported by Zig Zag Press.

This highly customizable theme comes with 13 predefined color skins and three page layouts (sidebar left, sidebar right, and full width). Interactive graphics on images, icons, and some typography make this theme interesting. It also comes with templates for blog and archive pages.  And the blog section has a three-column post feature that shows images in a Pinterest-style layout.

You also get access to a bunch of shortcodes and three page header styles (image slider, static image, and HTML5 video). The homepage has an interactive image slider above the fold to feature all the best content and images.

Dharma is a multipurpose theme and can be used effectively for personal or business blogs, e-commerce sites, and design websites.

Price: $49 (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Start

Start

Start is a one-page theme built with Bootstrap and developed by Zig Zag Press.

This multipurpose theme offers interactive images and graphics to make awesome first impressions.

The visually-stunning parallax effect will keep visitors scrolling down to get more information so you’ll get serious attention for your business, service, or product with this theme.

It comes with page templates for a portfolio and blog and the header and footer area can be personalized to match brand styles.

Start is a fresh-looking theme and would be perfect for small business sites, personal services, and blog websites. Lifestyle or photography blogs would also benefit from this theme.

Price: $49 (requires Genesis Framework by StudioPress)

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Final thoughts

Genesis Child Themes are the go-to themes for beginner bloggers, business startups, and expert web developers who want to make the best online impression.

Each one of these themes are lightweight, mobile responsive, comes with unlimited support and secure updates, and can be used on an unlimited amount of websites.

The versatility and flexibility of Genesis Child themes are a breath of fresh air considering how limiting other themes can be in terms of licensing options and support.

Posted by Christine C. Renee

Christine C. Renee is part of the editorial team at WP Superstars and is a freelance blogger specializing in digital content and online product reviews. She works with professional bloggers and startup clients to provide engaging content that help customers save time and be more productive through blog posts, web copy, and ghostwriting services. Are you ready to engage with your audience? Find out if her energetic and friendly writing style is right for your blog and business.