A Simple Guide to Understanding the Genesis WordPress Framework

Apr 06,2015
Genesis Framework for WordPress

In one of my recent posts, I discussed WordPress theme frameworks. In that post, I wrote that Genesis is arguably the most popular theme framework for WordPress. I thought our readers might be interested in knowing more about that particular framework. In today’s post, I will add some of the reasons that people seem to love the Genesis WordPress framework for their WordPress themes and web projects.

Genesis Framework Tutorial

Excellent Build Quality

StudioPress has made sure that Genesis is developed with the best quality codes. Genesis developers follow all the latest technologies including HTML5, CSS3 and implement them accordingly. Being fully responsive, all the Genesis child themes work perfectly in mobile devices. The superior quality of the framework ensures superior performance too.

Genesis Build Quality

Lightweight Package

If you have ever used themes that are poorly coded and weigh a lot, you will know the importance of lightweight and professionally coded themes. Heavy themes slow down your website and deliver poor performance. On the contrary, the Genesis framework is very lightweight and makes your website lightning fast. Despite being very lightweight, Genesis does not lack any necessary features for design and development of your WordPress website.

Well Supported

Both the Genesis framework and its child themes are provided with lifetime support and update feature. As your theme will always receive the updates instantly, you won’t have to worry about any known issues. Also in times of problems, you will get instant support from the excellent support team of StudioPress.

Genesis Support Update

Competitive Pricing

The Genesis framework costs about $60 and it is a one-time purchase. With this purchase, you will get lifetime update, support and the license to use the framework in unlimited number of sites. The child themes are also priced between the $20-$50 range. Compared to other premium themes, Genesis and its child themes offer a really competitive pricing.

Very Secure and Regularly Updated

StudioPress updates the Genesis framework on a regular basis. They always try to implement the latest web development trends. They issue regular updates to keep the framework secure and to make it better in every way possible. While updating other premium themes comes with the fear that you may break your website, you can safely update Genesis because it uses child themes.

Very Secure Genesis Framework

Lots of Customization Options

At this moment, Genesis has 51 child themes (at the time of this post). Therefore, it is highly likely that you will find the design or layout you are looking for. For about $400, you can get the All Themes Package, which includes all the current themes along with all the upcoming themes in the future. You will find lots of Genesis child themes in other marketplaces too.

Genesis Customization Options

Genesis is Perfect for SEO

One of the main goals of Genesis framework is to help you with your SEO ranking. The build quality, post and category structure will make sure that your contents are easily accessible. This is valuable for both the visitors and the search engines. By using Microdata, Genesis will make your website more relevant to different search engines. The inclusion of Microdata will help you in providing a richer search result for your content. Here is a great post about how Genesis SEO works.

Genesis Great for SEO

Final Words

If you are looking for a reputed and reliable theme framework, you can definitely consider Genesis framework. It comes with all the necessary features and benefits that are required for modern businesses. By using Genesis, you can easily have a well-structured and well-organized website. Let me know what you think about Genesis. And if you want to know more about Genesis, let me know that too!