BlogNews Child Theme

BlogNews child theme

v4.3.0 Demo & Download

Here you can view the live demo and download the BlogNews theme. This is a FREE child theme for the Genesis framework.


BlogNews requires Genesis 2.0+ and WordPress 3.6+ in order to run.

Standard Genesis Features

  • Built-in support for HTML5 & markup
  • 6 different layouts
  • custom header
  • custom background
  • custom widgets
  • feature images
  • 4 content column classes
  • widgetized footer
  • intuitive theme panel
  • powerful SEO options – no need for plugins

BlogNews Theme Features

  • HTML5-ready
  • Built on a 1180px CSS Grid
  • new implementation of responsive menus
  • 8 colour styles – Aqua, Bronze, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red and the default Blue
  • Google fonts
  • custom widgetized home page that reverts to a standard blog format if no widgets active
  • support for the Genesis Responsive Slider plugin [link]
  • support for the Genesis Tabs plugin [link]
  • support for the Genesis eNews Extended plugin [link]
  • support for the Genesis Widgetized Not Found & 404 plugin [link]
  • support for the Genesis Widgetized Archive plugin [link]
  • support for the Simple Social Icons plugin [link]
  • 7 different content box styles to choose from
  • 11 different gradient buttons
  • 7 custom widget areas
  • widget Page Template
  • landing Page Template
  • single post navigation
  • responsive layout
  • internationalized – ready for translation


BlogNews is released under the GPL License.

Bug Reports

Bug reports can be filed at:

  • GitHub –


This theme is offered without support and is intended for users who are knowledgeable with WordPress and the Genesis Framework.