Best Genesis Child Themes

In today’s post we will be having a look at some of the best Genesis Child themes and what makes them so great, but first let us talk a bit about the framework itself. The Genesis framework is one of the best solutions for both novice and advanced developers who wish to create amazing HTML5 themes with responsive layouts. Just about everything can be customized and the code is very clean and well documented. Due to the power and popularity of this framework a lot of WordPress themes are based around it and these are commonly referred to as Genesis child themes. So, let us start the list!


Metro is a responsive and flat designed theme which is perfect for creating blog or magazine websites. Theme comes with 5 predefined color variations, 6 layout options, custom backgrounds, fixed menu and many more excellent features. This theme is really worth to check.


Eleven 40

This minimalist theme is ideal for personal blogs and news/tech websites who wish to draw the attention of their readers. Due to the brilliant layout it is very easy to organize the content and navigation and you can easily customize just about anything in this theme.


Going Green

Beautiful flat design and the simple layout make this a really unique theme. It looks very clean and perfectly adjusts itself to mobile devices. You can customize anything you want – including the colors, the background, the layout etc.



If you are looking to create a portfolio which leaves a lasting impression than Manhattan, the Genesis child theme from StudioPress is perfect for you! The minimalistic layout, responsive sliders and dramatic framing allow you to create a high-styled, elegant portfolio easily!



Are you by any chance searching for a professional business theme? Well, it’s very likely that your search will end with this theme! Not only is this theme very elegant, professional and clean, but it was also made very strategically with only business users in mind.


Education Genesis Child Theme

While this theme was mostly made for institutions based in the education sector, it can easily be customized for other purposes as well. The theme itself is beautiful and provides you with a great way to structure your content and present your brand. Of course, the theme is fully responsive and will look great on mobile devices as well.



This theme was made with a multi-purpose design, but it does however have one very distinctive feature. Namely, it was optimized with special widgets so that you can generate more leads and email subscribers. It is a great choice for bloggers who thrive to become a leading authority in their industry.



If you are trying to present your agency and its services, goals and portfolio then this theme will allow you to create a beautiful, elegant website for this purpose. Due to its ecommerce integration you can also sell your products/services online directly, but you may need other (free) third-party plugins.



This beautiful theme allows you to create a very unique blog. Your featured photographs will go behind the content and create a full-screen background. This multi-purpose theme will probably appeal to photographers and writers but it can really be used for a lot of unique projects.


Pretty Pictures

This theme is made for professional photographers and graphic artists who wish to create a portfolio and a great blog. You can customize everything to perfection right from your WordPress admin dashboard and the special Genesis theme options.


Décor Theme

This elegant theme stands out from other Genesis child themes on this list and it is easy to see exactly why. The style of the content boxes is very unique and blends perfectly on mobile devices as well. You can easily customize the design by yourself and even switch to different background patterns.


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Author: Karlo

Karlo is a 24 year old guy who loves everything related to WordPress. He is by profession electrical engineer but currently he is working as web design & web development freelancer.


  1. A great collection of Genesis themes and I absolutely love Metro.

    At the moment I’m setting up a new site using Sixteen Nine, which is my current favourite theme.
    Also note that there is no Minimum Pro in your list!

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