Are you searching for a free genesis child theme? I’ve worked with the Genesis Framework for a couple of years now – and have compiled a list of the top Free Genesis Child Themes.
This list is a work in progress. If you know of a free genesis child theme that is not listed here, please let me know in the comments and I’ll add it in.
Copyblogger 2 is a premium quality child theme for Genesis that is suitable for designers and bloggers. The theme relies on the latest web standards, features 6 page layouts, 5 color styles and much more.
Breakpoint by Brad Potter features a beautiful layout with fonts that match the design well. The flat design appeals to many users, but the theme is offered without support or without a guide.
Engage is a newer theme that features a social like interface. The theme features 3 layouts, widget areas, and mobile responsive. The theme divides your content into parts with a hero image and featured image on every post.
Engage features a custom header, HTML5 markup, and theme options.
Nominal has a less is more approach. The Minimal child theme expresses everything you’re about, with very little effort.
- Custom Header
- Custom Featured Images
- Footer Widget
- HTML5 Markup
- Mobile Responsive
- Threaded Comments
- Previous and Next Post
- Landing Page
Free theme by Studiopress. Basic genesis child theme with 6 page layouts, custom background, custom header, two navigations, threaded comments and styled widgets.
Free theme by Studiopress. Basic Genesis child theme with great structure. The theme features 6 page layouts, custom background, custom header, two menus, widgets, and threaded comments.
Just read is a minimal theme for Genesis that features the styling of Quora yet works like a Tumblr blog. The primary objective of this theme is for writing.
Fremedy is a free theme that runs on either Thesis 2 or Genesis. The theme features a slider, a landing page, and a portfolio.
The Sample child theme is a blog like theme, which includes: 6 page layouts, custom background, custom header, custom menus, footer widgets, threaded comments.
The Okeko child theme includes the following features: 3 layout options, 7 theme colors, custom background, featured images, footer widgets,threaded comments, and much more.
The Genesis Sandbox is the perfect place to start all of your theme development. Use it for client websites, premium themes, or just to mess around. It is one of the first Genesis child themes with SaaS.
A free Genesis child theme built by Genesis Awesome. The theme features multiple layouts, column classes, custom templates, and a portfolio.
Tee Box is a free child theme for the Genesis Framework. As you can infer from the name, the theme is built for the golfing blogger fans.
ElevenHundred is one of many free themes by WPCanada. The theme is HTML5-ready, landing Page Template, responsive menus, custom fonts, and responsive layout.
Equilibre is a clean and minimalist theme suited for small businesses and freelancers. The theme features Html5 markup, Mobile Responsive, Custom background, 4 Page layouts, and translation ready.
Jemma is a lovely theme by Aaron Hartland. The themes features large featured images, custom fonts, 3 footer widgets, and multiple color options.
Terragon is a rugged theme. The theme is a columned theme built for the Genesis Framework consisting of an earth-toned color palette of browns and reds. The homepage is completely widgetized, and it includes a site-wide footer area with an additional four widget spaces.
Stargazer is a Neat and Plain WordPress theme for business sites, magazines, blogs. The theme features a large slider with 3 features under.
Genesis Base Child Theme
Genesis base is a theme by Bill Erickson. It contains code that he uses often.
Simplicity is stunning. Simplicity is a free genesis theme with a lot of white space and an open, airy feel. Perfect for keeping the focus on photos and content! This theme is fully mobile responsive.
Autobahn is a free Genesis child theme released by David Decker. Autobahn is a column Widget-ready theme. A simple, robust and somewhat clean blog theme with some small bonus features and all the power of Genesis.
Winfield is a free genesis child theme that comes with 6 different content box styles, Google fonts, post format support and much more.
HallowPress is a Blog theme which comes with HTML5 markup, Different layouts, Widgets area, Featured Image, Custom Navigations, and the Default Genesis WP Theme Options.
Code Chirps was made by Daniel Shamburger for use with the Genesis Framework. It is a simple theme: logo, nav, sidebar, and main content area.
This theme is by one of the greatest and nicest guys out there, Nick. The code is flawless, and theme is a structural masterpiece. Also, if you are new to genesis, check out Nicks tutorials on Genesis. They are awesome!
Dedicated is a simply Genesis Framework Child Theme that features: HTML5 and CSS3, Responsive Design, Theme Options Page, Responsive FlexSlider and Custom Typography.
Another great them by Aaron. The theme has large featured images, sidebar, primary navigation, and a beautiful blog roll.
Diligent is a free child theme for genesis that is clean and simple, designed with consultants, coaches and entrepreneurs in mind. Features a large hero slider.
Photomade lets you showcase your photos, art. This one-, two- or three-column theme with a clean, simple design allows your work to stand out on the page.
Greetings is a full width, genesis child theme that feautures slider area, main content, blog roll, and sidebar.
One Pager is a theme by Sridhar Katakam. I cannot say enough positive things about Sridhar. Great smart guy – if you haven’t picked up on it yet – Genesis has a great community. The theme is primarily meant for single page websites that have several horizontal sections with the nav menu items scrolling smoothly to their corresponding sections.
This theme was built to mimic Pinterest – and it works great. The homepage automatically shows all your posts in a similar layout to Pinterest, and as users scroll down the page, new content will be automatically loaded.
Another great theme from WP Canada – featuring blog roll, slider, footer widget area, and many other great benefits.
AyoShop is a clean and responsive free Genesis eCommerce child theme. This WordPress theme suits any kind of online shop
Simplux was built for Genesis 2. Simplux child theme is a simple, light theme built for any variety of uses.
24k Theme is by studiopress with great architecutre, sidebars, and navigation.
Nomadic is a free theme, which includes features such as 6 page layouts, custom background, custom header, custom menus, footer widgets, threaded comments.
You will need to purchase the Genesis Framework in order to use this Theme. Purchase at once and use all the existing free child themes listed above.