Top Genesis Child Themes of 2017

The Genesis framework is one of the leading platforms in the web design industry and the most popular WordPress theme framework. It comes with awesome features such as the leading SEO standards, airtight security, unlimited sidebars and widgets, easy layout options, and so much more. Yet, many Child themes are developed to add extra functionality to already great template. This makes a Genesis child template undoubtedly a powerful theme to use for different types of websites, especially blogs and online shops.

Below are some of the best and top Genesis Child WordPress themes and templates we have collected this year. With these themes, any blogger or personal website owner can build a stunning web portal to showcase his or her works, projects, or life stories. Since they are easy to use, well-coded, and are packed with awesome functionalities; one can easily get the benefits and advantages of using these templates on your websites, like securing a good following every blogger needs to survive in this industry.

Kickstart Pro

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Built on the Genesis Framework, Kickstart Pro is a dynamic WordPress theme is designed particularly for start-up and small business websites. Since it has all the necessary elements needed, such as pricing, contact form, blog, and promotional blocks; you have everything that you need to launch your online business. It is also packed with other cool features.

Among these powerful attributes are he one-page style layout that allows you to highlight your best services, a pricing page, changeable blog layout, full-width image background, a clean and flat design that is fully responsive to all mobile devices. Other features include auto-updates, leading SEO standards, airtight security, unlimited options, and so much more.

Selkie

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Selki is a multipurpose WordPress template created from the Genesis framework that is used for blogs, portfolios, and online shops. It comes with a number of various demos for different business niches. The theme also features a classic or modern menu layout, five promo slides, three post header layouts, ten blog layouts, and an easy control panel.

The theme is designed to showcase your content in the best possible way. With its Sparrow and Snow Visual Composer, along with the many features mentioned above, you will be able to build pages according to your needs and preferences with a drag-and-drop functionality. This theme is integrated with a WooCommerce plugin to let you build an online store.

Market

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A clean and minimal WordPress eCommerce theme, Market is a Genesis child theme created for the WordPress platform. It comes with a bunch of awesome features which enables bloggers and business owners alike to sell products and services on a website that matches its brand’s identity, together with an elegant and sophisticated design.

The theme comes with great features such as a customizable homepage with customizable colors and fonts, a custom shop and product pages, featured products and posts area, a mailing list integration, and more.  It also boasts of its shop capabilities, mobile responsiveness, social share icons, a wide variety of widget areas, and the ability to upload your own logo.

Freyja

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Freyja is a personal WordPress theme for bloggers. It includes a child theme from the Genesis framework that offers versatility and elegance with its contemporary design and perfectly managed landscape and vertical images as well as a sidebar box and a featured header slider. And it includes a new layout for a single post and other innovative features.

The theme also includes eight header layouts with different headers for homepage and single post, a page category custom header, ten blog page layouts, a sticky sidebar, three promo boxes, infinite scroll, custom widgets, advanced custom fields, and an easy control panel. It is also WooCommerce compatible so you can also create your own shop online.

Shoppie Pro

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On the other hand, Shoppie Pro is a feminine WordPress template for eCommerce. It is a highly flexible theme which allows you to easily upload your logo, choose your own accent color, and customize your background to suit your brand’s image. Designed and created with business and presentation in mind, this theme is packed with beautiful visuals and effective functionality.

This Genesis child theme is built with HTML5 markup which makes it fully responsive and mobile-ready. It also features six layout options, color customizer options, custom header and background, a widgetized homepage, in post navigation, and so much more. Since it’s an eCommerce theme, it is WooCommerce-ready, making it easy to build an online business.

Master

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Master is a creative WordPress theme built for multiple purposes and can be used for different types of websites and landing pages for creative agencies, personal portfolios, and many others. It is 1170 grid-based and has a one-page design with flat graphics, along with many other awesome features. The theme is very modern so it fits your contemporary taste.

The theme features include the popular drag-and-drop page builder Visual Composer, the WordPress Live Customizer, a custom slider, a powerful admin panel and an easy-to-use Theme Options. It also has a super clean responsive design and SEO optimized HTML structure which is WooCommerce ready and Child Theme ready.

Studio Pro

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This modern portfolio WordPress theme comes with a sleek and dynamic design which provides a stunning platform to display your works of photography, design, illustrations, and other creative stuff. Studio Pro beautifully showcases your portfolio and recent project with a full-width home page and parallax scroll effect. It helps you setup a stunning website easily.

Built on the powerful Genesis framework, its fully responsive and mobile-friendly layout beautifully displays across desktops and mobile devices. It also includes a Theme Customizer to create custom backgrounds and headers, a landing page and archive page templates, various color styles, custom widget areas, three menu locations, and so much more.

Oculus

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Next is Oculus, a gorgeous WordPress blog theme that comes with a fullscreen display that elegantly showcases your blog posts, travel journals, poems, short stories, and other written works. The theme is completely responsive, very easy to set up, fully customizable, and is loaded with tons of awesome features that boost its functionality and flexibility.

This theme’s main features, however, includes four different page templates, five different header styles, a Lightbox gallery, beautiful screen slider, Font Awesome icons, Google Web Fonts, Contact Form 7, a Child Theme support, and many others. It is also multi-site and cross-browser compatible with special shortcode areas to develop your website even further.

Tuulikki

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Tuulikki is a gorgeous feminine blog and shop theme for WordPress which includes a Genesis Child Theme support. It is designed for personal and creative use with a minimalistic design along with rational geometric shapes, gentle soft colors, and smooth, fresh fonts. Integrated with WooCommerce functionality, it can also be used to build eCommerce websites.

The theme features a parallax header image, Page Category’s custom header image and description, post pagination with number or infinite post, a featured posts slider with three layouts and custom shortcodes, a promo box, five blog layouts along with other five blog layouts with sidebar, five header layouts, and a WooCommerce control panel.

Author Pro

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Author Pro is an online library template that helps writers, authors, and publishers either distribute their books or sell their written materials. With its intuitive design and powerful functionality, you will be able to showcase your works and create a book library with book details that can be displayed through a single or in an archive view.

Other attributes include the Theme Customizer which allows you to change the theme’s setting, colors, and content in real time, a customizable header which enables you to upload your own logo, and five homepage areas which you can customize to your needs. It also includes a flexible pre-styled WooCommerce template which lets you easily set up an online store.

Karl

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A modern and stylish template that is Genesis child theme ready. With a handsome hero area, customizable front page, and just the right amount of options; Karl is the perfect theme for portfolios as well as other creative or fashion websites. Its monochromatic balck and white color scheme will defnitely give your website a classy and sophisticated appeal.

Moreover, this template comes with Theme Options which gives you customizability and full control of the look and functionality of your website. It is mobile-ready with cross-browser support and SEO optimized with a powerful code and unlimited domain usage. The Genesis framework is not included in the package, though, but it is available for a separate purchase.

Pretty Creative

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Another monochromatic website theme for creatives, Pretty Creative is designed by a creative so you are pretty guaranteed that this template have the best ways to showcase your works and make your creativity shine. It comes with a number of custom page templates and widget areas which are fully customizable with Theme Customizer.

The theme comes packed with the Genesis framework, therefore, it includes the following functionalities: various color styles, custom headers, a beautiful landing page, different layout options, custom backgrounds, and so much more. With these features, this theme is perfect for any blog, portfolio, online shop, business, or corporate websites.

Vanilla

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This super clean and minimalist theme is a one-product, one project template perfect to use as a marketing tool for any business or upcoming project. As plain as the flavor its anme implies, Vanilla does not shy away from featuring robust functionalities as it is loaded with awesome features and option that will help you build a working website in just a few minutes.

As a Genesis child theme, it inherits all the Genesis SEO options and functionalities, along with its mobile compatibility and unlimited domain usage. It is also loaded with extra templates and shortcodes that enhances its native Genesis functionality. However, the Genesis framework is not included in this package, but you can purchase it separately.

Parallax Pro

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Parallax Pro is a dark-themed website template with a simple vertical design for an easy visual effect. It is designed minimally to keep your page content in proper narrative order and divides them into parts with a clear connection between them. The one-page style layout enables your website to tell a story guaranteed to lead them to your call to action.

Even with it minimalistic design, the theme is highly functional and extremely customizable. With Theme Options and Theme Customizer, you will be able to set up your website in minutes, edit its settings, color scheme and content right on the front end. It also includes five homepage widget areas a custom header which you can modify to your taste.

15 Slush

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On the contrary, Slush is a clean and white-washed elegant website theme for professionals, bloggers, and freelancers. It is characterized by a simple but gorgeous typography over a white background, uncluttered layout, and straightforward design. This is a Genesis child theme and you can get the Genesis parent framework through a separate purchase.

This theme is built to adapt seamlessly to desktops and all mobile devices of every screen sizes. It derives its parent Genesis features, along with SEO options, extra templates, and shortcodes which extend its functionalities. It also comes with Theme Options which gives you the ability to changed and edits the look and function of the theme according to your preference.

Monochrome Pro

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Monochrome Pro is another simple website template that is also sleek and professional. This Genesis-powered template comes with a polished typography over an ample amount of white space which provide your website a visually strong web presence despits its monchromatic black and white color scheme. It is also easy to use with tons of features and options.

Among the theme’s features is the Theme Options to build your website’s homepage and other inner pages instantly, the Theme Customizer to let you tweak the theme’s look according to your preference, four widget areas that you can modify to fit your brand, a customizable header that allows you to upload your own logo, and many more.

Before you can start using the cool website themes and templates you see above, please take note, though, that you need to have the Genesis framework installed first. Some of the themes have it included in the package, while you need to a separate purchase for the others as indicated in the description. Despite this, we guarantee that they are worth your every penny.