I love the theme that I currently have installed on my website. It’s simple, powerful, efficient, airtight SEO, incredible design flexibility and super fast loading times. If you don’t believe me, believe the people who are actually using the framework for their websites too. People who are using the Thesis framework for their websites include:
- Matt Cutts, Head of the Google Webspam Team
- Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos
- Krispy Kreme UK doughnuts
- Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Legend
and so much more. There’s the top 4 reason why I picked Thesis. If the top dogs are using it, it must be something good. Click here to demo Thesis.
I’m really happy with the Click here to download Thesis.so far, I’m just not a very good graphic designer, nor am I great with creating graphics or making my site look “pretty”. I know most of you are like me too. That’s why my website looks so plain!! I wish I could color it up and make it more look more exciting. That’s when I decided to look for some Thesis Child themes or Thesis Skins. Basically child themes or Thesis skins are templates that can be installed on top of your existing Thesis framework. You will need to purchase to be able to use the below Thesis skins / child themes.
I found many sites and lots of the themes were scattered everywhere that I wanted to group them together and only list the Thesis skins that were Premium and worth my and your time. Below is what I found:
Thesis Child Themes
Line It Up
Line it up is a Themedy Child Theme for Thesis. This theme utilizes the jQuery thumbnail paginated slider to showcase your product, service, portfolio or images within WordPress. Line It Up gives you great design with 8 different layouts and 7 new widgets to be used throughout the theme. Included are a customizable video widget, a Flickr photo widget, and a number of different advertisement widgets.
Foxy News is a premium Thesis Child Skin available at Themedy. This skin was designed for content driven sites with many articles and pages. You can immediately transform your Thesis site into a or Magazine like site. Foxy has an advanced jQuery featured slider and image slider on the which will highlight your main articles. This child theme has 7 different styles and 9 widgets.
MockFive is a Thesis Child theme from Themedy. This theme has a portfolio functionality to manage all your pictures and an advanced jQuery image slider with adjustable options in the backend. Mock Five has 12 different layout designs, built in shortcodes, and tons more features.
CinchPress by Themedy is a colourful type Thesis child theme that’s great with content-heavy sites. Cinchpress makes great use of a custom homepage, secondary navigation, jQuery slider, and five custom styles. There are 5 different styles to choose from and a featured image slider on the .
Stage is a WordPress Thesis child theme designed specifically for photographers or people who want to create a photo blog or an image portfolio. Customize your Thesis website with two widget areas, a featured photo slider, and a dynamic area for your latest photos. The featured photo slider is an advanced jQuery slider that showcases your favorite photos on the homepage. Stage also comes in 3 unique styles.
Blog Skin is a Thesis Child Theme from Thesis Awesome. This skin comes with 18 different styles, social media options, advertising options, many advertising widgets which you can customize, a jQuery featured image slider, and lots more. This Thesis child theme is great for a website that has a lot of content.
So above are the best Thesis Child Themes I’ve found so far. I’ll continue to add more as I find them. I will probably purchase one in the future to use on my Thesis website. I think my website is due for some change. Remember that you need to install Thesis to use these Thesis child themes. Click here to download Thesis.