Genesis WordPress Theme Framework

by admin on October 20, 2011

genesis theme framworkGenesis is an advanced WordPress theme framework from StudioPress. The Genesis Theme Framework is essentially a core WordPress theme with a considerable amount of inbuilt options and features which can be extended further with the use of child themes (or skins).

Why a theme framework? There are numerous benefits to using a framework such as Genesis for your website including: building on a solid core theme with quality code that includes a lot of inbuilt functionality which is continually being updated and improved, plus easier customisation that doesn’t break when new core theme updates are applied.

Core Theme
genesis theme framework

Layout Options
genesis layout options

There are a variety of pre-built child themes available for the Genesis framework such as the ones below.

Mocha Child Theme
mocha child theme

Executive Child Theme
executive child theme

Outreach Child Theme
outreach wordpress theme

Metric Child Theme
metric wordpress theme

Platinum Child Theme
platinum wordpress theme

Genesis Framework Key Features

  • Automatic Updates – easy upgrade similar to the way that WordPress itself (and plugins) are handled
  • 6 Layout Options – selectable site wide or for individual post/page
  • Theme Setting Panels – many settings that let you fine-tune the way your site looks
  • Custom Hooks (40+) – a hook is a piece of code written into the theme that allows you to attach additional content to the theme itself
  • Custom Widgets (MyTweets, User Profile, eNews & Updates, Featured Posts, Featured Pages)
  • Dynamic Text / Image Logo option
  • Navigation menu controls
  • Drop down navigation menu
  • Post Thumbnails
  • Custom Widgets
  • Search Engine Optimised
  • SEO Options (site wide and individual page/post controls)
  • Widget-Ready
  • Breadcrumb navigation
  • Integrated Blog
  • BuddyPress Compatibility
  • Developed for Localization

Genesis Theme Framework Package: $59.95
Child Themes: $24.95
Pro Plus All-Theme Package: $249.95 (Genesis Theme and all child themes)

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