The Genesis Framework is one of the best and most popular WordPress frameworks available. Since its release in 2010 it’s become what many would argue the ‘industry standard’ for premium WordPress frameworks.
StudioPress, the developer of the Genesis Framework, offer a nice selection of Genesis child themes, however it’s not the only place you can buy child themes for Genesis.
Due to the fact that Genesis is such a rock-solid, optimized, flexible, and easy to use foundational code base on which to build WordPress themes it’s become popular with many WordPress developers and freelance web designers. Numerous developers have established shops selling third party child themes for the Genesis Framework.
Below is a list of the best Genesis developers, shops, and marketplaces where you can buy third party child themes for the Genesis Framework.
As the developer of the Genesis Framework, StudioPress offer an extensive variety of clean and modern child themes suitable for a whole range of uses such as business, enterprise, magazine, blogging, photography, and real estate websites. StudioPress child themes are modern, minimalist and simple which makes them a good base to build on. You can also buy child themes from other third-party developers at StudioPress.
ZigZagPress have a very nice range of flexible and functional Genesis child themes. The have themes for blogs, business, ecommerce, online magazines, multimedia and portfolio websites. Single child themes cost $49, while they also offer a 1-year membership costing $149 and a Forever Membership priced at $349 that gives you access to all their themes.
Appfinite develops premium HTML5, mobile responsive child themes for the Genesis Framework that “enhance your business and take your site to the next level”. They currently have 11 professional and modern child themes for a variety of different niches including: portfolio, business, blog, and other uses. Child theme prices range from $24.95 to $44.95 each.
Restored 316 Designs
Restored 316 Designs offer beautiful feminine child themes for Genesis. They specialize in creating trendy, chic and feminine WordPress themes for women-owned businesses and personal blogs and have a nice selection that range from simple and chic to colourful and trendy. Their child themes are priced at $50 each.
Themedy have been creating Genesis child themes for more than three years and have one of the largest collections of themes. Their Genesis child themes are very professional, well built and probably some of the best child themes around. They have designs for blog / magazine sites, business, ecommerce, photography, portfolio and other websites.
Imagely create beautiful photography child themes for the Genesis Framework. They currently have 10 clean and modern photo centric themes for photographers that are designed to put your images front and center. Imagely comes from the creators of the popular WordPress gallery plugin – NextGen Gallery, and the popular Photocrati photography WordPress theme. You can get all the Imagely photography WordPress themes for only $79 (currently on sale for $49).
Cobalt Apps have a powerful website builder child theme (and skins) as well as premium plugins for Genesis. The Dynamik child theme is a really powerful and featured packed website builder and design tool that allows you to build any type of website and gives you almost complete control of the design (layout, appearance, colours, fonts etc.) without having to know anything about code. Dynamik is perfect for people who want a blank Genesis child theme canvas and total control to build a unique design.
Cobalt Apps also have two premium plugins (Genesis Essentials and Genesis Extender) that allow you to customize and extend the functionality of Genesis child themes – a static homepage, custom coding and basic to advanced layout controls.
The Dynamik website builder Genesis child theme starts at $89, the Genesis Extender plugin starts at $49 and the Genesis Essentials plugin at $29.
BYLT is a marketplace with a curated collection of Genesis child themes. BYLT was built by web design company SPYR Media as a platform for Genesis developers to showcase and sell their best work to the community. There are currently 30+ Genesis child themes in the marketplace from a number of different developers.
Agent Evolution specializes in premium real estate Genesis child themes. They currently have 7 professional turn-key real estate themes for Genesis as well as a couple of real estate plugins. Child themes cost $49.95 each, and they have a Genesis Developer Pack for $179.95 that gives you all their Genesis child themes.
Viva la Violette
Viva la Violette is a web design studio that offers Genesis child themes and custom WordPress designs using the Genesis Framework. Viva la Violette currently have four beautiful, feminine Genesis child themes for photo / content blogs, online magazines, business sites, and online stores. Prices start at $25 each.
WPGenesisChildThemes have decent collection of premium Genesis child themes that HTML5 valid and fully responsive. They currently have 15 child themes for blog, business and online magazine websites. Single themes cost $37 and they also have membership options that start from $67 that gives you access to all current and future themes.
The Bloggerette Studio
The Bloggerette Studio creates beautiful and feminine Genesis child themes for small businesses and bloggers. They currently have 11 stylish child themes with clean and minimalist designs ideal for all sorts of female business websites, online magazines and blogs. Their child themes are priced at $50 each.
PWD Technology is a WordPress development company that offers custom theme and plugin development, theme customization, custom child theme development services, and premium genesis child themes for sale. They currently have 7 child themes for bloggers, businesses and companies, restaurants, and ecommerce stores. Prices range from $15 to $45.
Pretty Darn Cute Designs
Pretty Darn Cute Designs is a boutique theme shop that creates pretty and feminine Genesis child themes. PDCD currently have 7 beautiful child themes for female bloggers, business owners, online magazine publishers, content curators, and others that want a clean and beautiful Genesis child theme. Prices range from $24.95 to $49.95 and include the theme, access to detailed tutorials, updates and great support.
Web Savvy Marketing
Web Savvy Marketing has a large collection of Genesis child themes for all sorts of niches. They have themes for businesses, ecommerce stores, bands and DJs, kids, churches, travel sites, non profits, bloggers, authors and speakers, politicians and more. They provide free support via an online support forum and also provide theme customizations for a fee. Individual child themes cost $49.95 each, and their Developer Pro Pack costs $299 (one time fee) and gives you access to all their current and future themes.
Carrie Dils is a freelance web developer that specializes in WordPress and the Genesis Framework. She also has a couple of premium Genesis child themes for sale – a professional real estate theme, and a nice multi-purpose theme to showcase content and services.
More Places for Genesis Child Themes
Creative Market – 150+ Genesis child themes are available for purchase on Creative Market.
Mojo Themes – Some child themes for Genesis are also available in the Mojo Themes marketplace.
Know of any other developers or shops selling Genesis child themes? Let us know about them in the comments below.
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