Besides Genesis Framework, StudioPress also sells premium Genesis Child Themes and currently there are more than 70 premium child themes available and more is coming with the release of Genesis 2.0 this spring.
Genesis Framework is great, both in terms of flexibility and quality of code. However, to further customize it, according to WordPress best practice, you need to use a child theme. Using child theme will avoid all your customization from being overwrite when upgrading the Genesis Framework to a newer version.
Besides selling great premium child themes, many people might not know that StudioPress had also released few free Genesis child themes.
If you don’t have extra penny to buy the premium child themes, using the free child theme will be a great choice. In this article, I’m going to share you a list of free Genesis child themes that is available for free.
How about other free Genesis child themes from the community? Let’s keep that for the next article.
Please note that all these child themes require Genesis Framework. If you’re thinking of building your own custom Genesis child theme, before this I have also shared a list of Genesis Starter themes to start building your own custom child theme.