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Responsive, Multipurpose WordPress Theme

GeneratePress is lightweight, powerful and easy to use!

Lightweight & Fast

GeneratePress doesn’t try and do too much. The core theme only includes the bare essentials, and focuses on speed, search engine optimization and usability. Extend as needed!

Fully Responsive

Need your website optimized for mobile devices? Done! GeneratePress looks and functions just as awesome on mobile devices as it does on your desktop.

Microdata Integrated

GeneratePress uses microdata to effectively communicate with search engines and is built on an SEO friendly CSS framework which shows search engines your important content first.

Secure & Stable

GeneratePress has been approved on WordPress.org and uses the latest, most stable coding practices. Rest easy knowing your site is built using clean HTML5, CSS and PHP.

Customizable

Using the WordPress Customizer, you can change almost everything you see throughout the theme. Things like colors, fonts and spacing can be changed right in front of your eyes.

Compatible

GeneratePress is compatible with all major WordPress plugins, including WooCommerce, bbPress and BuddyPress. It’s also compatible with all browsers (even IE8)!

Widget-Ready

Love widgets? GeneratePress comes with 8 different widget areas, including a left sidebar, right sidebar, header and 5 footer widget areas. Easily turn them on or off one by one.

Built-in Goodies

Yes, GeneratePress is lightweight, but we couldn’t resist including Font Awesome. You can even use the built in CSS grid framework to display search engine friendly columns!

Developer Friendly

With plenty of hooks and filters, GeneratePress makes a perfect lightweight foundation for your next project – no matter what it is. Slap on a blank child theme and have at it!

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Pick and choose from our collection of awesome add-ons!

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Our entire collection, future add-ons included, packaged into one powerful plugin for only $30.

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  • After hunting for years and always settling for WP's yearly theme update, it always came down to pounding it into what I wanted. Finally leaving the WP theme area and creeping out into the authored themes, finding little success there,...
    I'd been searching and searching for the right template for me and I couldn't find it. This template is great because I could develop it exactly how I wanted. Also the support is awesome!!!
    I am a WordPress beginner, I have been using WordPress for almost 2 months now and this theme has been my introduction to WordPress - a very pleasant introduction. Even the free theme has many easy customization options and works...
  • This is the first time I've spent money on a theme/plugins/add-ons. Been extremely happy. Had a minor issue, but Tom responded to my forum post within a few hours, and had a fix emailed to me within a few minutes,...
    Being new to WordPress, I had a difficult time committing to a theme. So many demos look good but are not as easily customizable as one would hope. It was important for my business that I get a custom-looking site...
    Bravo. This theme looks good, works well, and the code is well thought out and expertly assembled. Support is very good, as well. Any questions I've had were previously addressed by the developer in the support forums on WP or...
  • After trying out 10 + themes, this is the only theme that I found which has: - A clean and sleek design - Many customization features and options - Lots of widget placeholders - Fantastic support I highly recommend this...
    This is a really good theme, even in the free version. Very easy to customize, comprehensible CSS estructure, and a extraordinary support (just check the forums :) ). Thanks, Tom
    I've been working on modifying another theme to get it ready for my first website. After spending months fighting to get that theme to function as I felt it should I decided to begin looking for other solutions. By chance...
  • I originally purchased GeneratePress and the Add-ons because I loved the minimalist design and great ease of customization options. After owning the theme/plugin for half a year, I can say the support is even better. Tom responses to questions quickly...
    A great theme that allows deep customization in the WordPress way. Instead of shortcodes, custom screens and stepping into plugin territory, you can use the customizer and meta boxes for lots of simple stuff. If you want complex customization with...
    I'm a brand new WordPress user and picked the Generate Press free theme for my first-ever blog because it's such a clean, attractive theme that's incredibly easy for a novice to figure out. I then purchased the Premium Add-On upgrade...
  • The best WordPress theme that I have come across by far and the support that you get is simply awesome and the guy works hard to improve different parts of the theme every time.
    Quick. Easy. Flexible. I used this to replace Thesis. It is very easy to use and the support is quick, friendly and helpful. My experience with Thesis did help me do things faster. Hooks, CSS - a little knowledge of...
    I'm a developer but I don't have many free time to do own theme with many features such as responsive and HTML5. I was looking for a long time the theme that I can easy edit. Finally I found GeneratePress,...
  • GeneratePress can give you the look you want without the head-scratching confusion you can live without. Best of all, the developer himself answers questions with thorough cordiality and a friendly demeanor that shows he respects the people who use what...
    I was looking for a nice clean theme that I could customize and would work on mobile devices. When my friend found out about my site he said I should make an app as well. I told him to check...
    My wife and I have used the default Twenty Twelve theme on our beer blog (beermakesthree.com) for 2 years. Every time I tried to use a new theme, several I even paid for, I couldn't make it work. My HTML...
  • Excellent theme, I'm playing with it to replace my current theme (Thesis) with something else with a good performance in terms of speed and lightweight. Overall this is a very promising theme, it could easily became a blockbuster.
    The wordpress theme may look very plain when it is first installed, but it is relatively easier to create a simple look and feel that I want. The support was great. For those who do not mind some hands-on on...
    For nearly 20 years I've been a print designer and have very little understanding of web design or web programming. I recently watched a Linda.com tutorial on WordPress and then installed the GeneratePress theme. So far I find it very...
  • This is the future of WordPress themes. Free theme that is built rock solid and light weight core of HTML5 CSS3. Theme is fast as lightening. Then add premium plugins to add the options and capabilities as needed. Plugins that...
    Combine Generate Press with its full suite of (paid) add ons with a little custom CSS & you've got a recipe for a Website that's truly yours. Have had it a week so far & I'm really looking forward to...
    A great value! Really loving it...great controls without detail overkill. I'm not quite done setting up my new blog, but I am VERY pleased, and I've used more expensive premium themes in the past that this beats hands down. Also,...
  • Lightweight and fast, accessible for new and experienced designers alike. Every so often you find one of those themes that is a perfect fit for your project and Generatepress is just that and more. The add-ons are superb value for...
    I was looking for a nice clean theme that I could customize and would work on mobile devices. When my friend found out about my site he said I should make an app as well. I told him to check...
    I'll cut right to the chase. Generate Press is a great theme, with a ton of easy customization options available. I went ahead and bought GP Premium almost immediately, and I have been extremely satisfied. While the theme is great,...
  • Thanks for this theme Tom. Folks, this is a VERY good theme. And I don't say that lightly. I've been using WordPress since the beginning and have tried 100's, if not 1000's of themes, and I really, really like this...
    I was frustrated with SquareSpace and a few other WordPress themes because they did not offer enough customization. Then I found GeneratePress, with its easy but useful add-ons and helpful support, and I fell in love. If you want your...
    I just love it. Not any headaches, pure enjoyment to work with it, even for a complete newbie. Since the theme is fully customized, I highly recommend it to everyone, the most knowledgeable developer too. It loads fast and it's...
  • What a great find! This theme solves so many problems you usually have with other themes: Finally a theme that gives you very easy control over the look of your site without requiring you to spend hours fiddling around with...
    A client is migrating from Joomla 1.5 to WordPress 4.0. This template eases all my worries! The add-ons are the perfect compliment to a flexible and pleasing template. Great job! MUCHO KUDOS!
    I'm a recent GeneratePress user and I liked it so well, I've applied the theme to three of my (8) websites, one of which is large and complex. Seems completely stable to me. Couldn't be happier.
  • The theme allows novices to easily customize a wide range of elements but is so simple and clean that it will not limit your design options going forward. I highly recommend the addons. Go for the bundle. It's well worth...
    I was utterly brand new to this process (and somewhat overwhelmed) when I decided to create my own web site. I chose the Forefront theme from GeneratePress, and so thankful that I did. The theme produced the exact web site...
    In the past I had always assumed you had to pay $50 or $75 for a quality theme. Not true! I love GeneratePress. It's better than the last theme I paid $75 for. And, most important for me, it's super-simple....
  • I am new to WordPress and the support for this theme has been unbelievably quick and helpful. Whenever I have a question I have gotten an answer within hours (or less) and we resolved every single issue-most of which were...
    Easy to use, a lot of possibilities to customize! Love this theme.
    I have used so many other themes for various jobs, but this theme is by far the most logical, straightforward and simple to use. It is fast and lightweight and is extremely customizable. It's the most common sense WordPress product...
  • This theme is the best I've ever used. No hassle, no overuse of bloated 'easy customization' stuff, it's sane, practical, clean and very easy to customize with a child theme. It uses standard practices so you can use the plain...
    Reliable, friendly and very helpful support, versatile and highly functional theme. It took us a while to settle on a theme we were comfortable with using and could trust; and we are pretty happy we have chosen this one. Recommended!
    The beauty of this theme, whether you pay for the Addons or not, is the fact that you can customize anything you want. This Theme offers a basic WordPress design that can be used for anything, plus the ability to...
  • Tom Usborne and staff go above and beyond to make sure problems and issues are solved in a timely manner! By far some of the better support and customer service I've ever experienced!!
    This is an excellent framework. Support for this theme is 'WOWsome' - The support team (now it seems like team of one!) get back to me every time quickly and answer my questions.
    This theme is great. It's visually clean and has removed the need for all my normal custom css coding. The responsive menu design on phones is beautiful and practical. I like the payment structure as it lets you pay just...
  • Seriously! How does this only rate 4.9? Generate Press and more importantly Thomas are amazing. This layout is intuitive, easy to use and the prices is ridiculously low compared to competitors. Give this man some applause because he's outdone himself!
    GeneratePress has offered the best support I've ever experienced. Tom is full of knowledge and works with you every step of the way. I highly recommend doing business with this group, I know we will.
    Could not be happier with this theme. Very easy to setup. I'm new to WordPress and had my site up in one day. If you want a simple and easy to use theme, this is the one for you. I...
  • I actually replaced a premium them purchased from another site which had one of the worst user interface experiences ever. The theme's controls were a breath of fresh air - very straightforward and intuitive.
    I was immediately impressed with the functionality and flexibility offered by Generate Press... in a free theme. I was able to understand, use and customize the theme easily. Nothing more is needed to set up a great WordPress site. But...

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