The Simple Theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework theme created for freelance writers. This theme has a simple look with a fixed left column, putting the focus on the content. The Simple Theme also includes a landing page if you have an online service or product you would like to promote. This child theme uses HTML5 markup and CSS3 markup, making it a fast-loading, minimal theme. Although I like the simplicity of this theme, I definitely think it could use some modifications.
You can find free customization tips by searching through our Genesis Framework tutorials category. You can also check out our plugins page for more ways to make this theme your own. The big attraction with this theme is the large featured image, so make sure you are using high-quality images.
Let’s get to the Simple Theme basic features before you explore the demo version.
Simple Theme Features
- Upload your own logo
- Set featured image
- Featured posts
- Featured image slider
- Pick your own accent color
- Online instruction manual
- Demo content
- HTML5 markup and CSS3
- To top button
Below is a screenshot of the blog post area. This clean, minimal look puts the focus directly on the content.
Please keep in mind that you will need to have the Genesis Framework already installed on your blog. The cost of the framework is $59.95. This will get you a lifetime membership and free updates for the framework, which is an awesome deal.
If you are a developer, you know you can customize these themes on your own for your clients and add more money to your packaged deals. The Pro Plus StudioPress package is perfect for professional bloggers and developers. Check out the details below.
Need More Convincing?
There are thousands of plugins online to install on your blog, but installing all of them is impossible. One thing is for sure, you need to have a good web host or your blogging career won’t be very successful. Being on the Genesis Framework means there are custom plugins created especially for your community. Have a look at our mega list of Genesis Framework Plugins page to see which ones catch your interest.
If you are new to this whole blogging thing or looking for a little more knowledge? Take a look at our blog post on How To Start A WordPress Blog on the Genesis Framework.
Additional SEO Optimized Child Themes
To find more beautifully designed Themes that run off a different framework, have a look at Tesla Themes. Their themes come with a clean design, powerful features, and free premium support which is most important. Schema Integration included with all themes. Visit Tesla themes to learn more. There “Standard Package” is the best value.
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Don’t know how to install a Genesis Framework theme? See our guide on How To Install A Genesis Framework Theme for a step by step guide. You do get a “Theme Settings” page in your admin dashboard with the Genesis Framework installed. The number of settings depends on the theme installed.
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