10 Reasons Why I Rate Genesis Eleven40 Child Theme Best WordPress Theme.

I love Genesis themes and have rated genesis eleven40 child theme the best WordPress theme due to my personal experience with the theme which I’m gonna share with you in this post. You see every body has his/her likes and dislikes so also is this. That I love genesis themes so dearly and chooses to rate eleven40 child themes my best theme doesn’t mean you too will like it, but I believe after reading through the post, you will find reason with my choice of genesis eleven40 child theme in particular.

So lets look at the features of genesis themes that made it stand out among other WordPress themes.

genesis eleven40 child theme

#1.   Highly SEO In-built.
Genesis themes are highly optimized for search engines, it has all the SEO features built into it, so you don’t even need any more SEO plugin after you bought, installed and started using Genesis Framework cos it has all you will find in those SEO plugins. Just set it up according to your SEO needs.
Should you require SEO plugin? Genesis SEO settings will automatically disable itself to allow the SEO plugin function.

#2.   Great color Display.
Genesis eleven40 child theme gives you 4 color options to choose from – these colors are mainly orange (default) blue, read and green.

#3.  Cool 6 Beautiful Layout Display
With eleven40 theme 6 layouts display styles, you have the option to choose how you want your pages, posts etc to appear. Below are the eleven40 layouts.

  • Content / Sidebar
  • Sidebar / Content
  • Content / Sidebar / Sidebar
  • Sidebar / Sidebar / Content
  • Sidebar / Content / Sidebar
  • Full Width Content

You can even choose sidebar / content / sidebar for home page, content / sidebar for post and full width content for archive page. You can also choose a layout for individual posts right from the post edit menu.
To understand this better, try to visit different pages of this website so you can feel the touch. Visit our home page, use the search form, view one of the pages, etc.

#4.   Upto 5 Column Classes.

Unlike other themes that came with 2 or 3 columns, eleven40 theme has about 5 different column classes to help you style your posts.

The column classes are:

  • Two-Columns
  • Three-Columns
  • Four-Columns
  • Five-Columns and
  • Six-Columns

#5.   Easy To Tweak
You can also tweak the theme according to your choice by simply adding a line of codes into your theme function. E.g. I can move my Pages above my site Header and so on, I can change the footer to single column, 2 column, 3 column, 4 column or 5 column. And so many other things.

#6.   Advertisement Friendly.
If you would like to place advertisement on your site, eleven40 child theme gives you the option to place your advert codes like adsense ads or banners in strategic areas where it will capture the attention of your visitors.
Some of these areas are

  1. Header below head, above head, below post / page title. Here you can add big banner like 728×228 advertisement.
  2. Small banner above pages by the right side of the site.
  3. Below post, just immediatly after the post. Just take a look at where I placed Google custom search form for my site. I can easily replace it with advertisemet.

#7.  8  Widget Areas

Eleven4o child theme has 8 different widget areas

  1. Header right, for placing banner on the right side of the site header area
  2. Primary Sidebar. This is the bigger sidebar and you can add anything you want to display on your site by simply dragging and dropping widgets to the area, be it recent posts, advertisement etc.
  3. Secondary sidebar for the same purpose, but things added to the secondary sidebar can only show where you choose theme 3 layouts.
  4. Page Title – Displays ads or banner above or below the site logo or between the site header and posts.
  5. After Post – Add anything you want readers to see immediately after your full opened post content.
  6. Footer 1, Footer 2 and Footer 3. You can also add more footers according to your need.

#8.   Mobile Responsive.
Have you ever visited this site on mobile phone? If you have, how did you feel with the mobile display? Of course, I know you’d love it cos its awesome. Genesis eleven40 child theme has the ability to dictate user-agent and display your site content to them according to the device screen resolution (even if your device is Nokia 3310) so long it can browse the internet.

#9.   Display Adsense On Mobile.
This is yet another great feature as no resizable theme can display adsense ads to mobile viewers. But with eleven40 child theme, all you need is to install a “Post Layout” plugin, activate it and add your mobile ads codes into the mobile area…then leave the rest to Genesis eleven40 child theme. The mobile ads display will wow you.

#10.   Big Bogs Use Genesis.
Yes, you heard me well, when I say big blogs I mean it. If a blog like Problogger Network can use genesis theme that means genesis themes are high performance. Not only Problogger, other big blogs use genesis even brain garner the founder of studiopress, developer of genesis themes uses eleven40 child theme on his personal blog. You see why I love genesis themes especially eleven40 child theme so dearly.

Other Features That Make Genesis Eleven40 Child Theme Best WordPress Theme.


To use genesis eleven40 child theme, you must have the Genesis Framework. Genesis Framework + eleven40 child theme cost $79.95

Already have a genesis framework? Buy only the eleven40 child theme at $24.95

You can also buy all genesis themes at a whooping discounted rate of $349.95

To Buy Genesis Framework + Eleven40 Child Theme go to Studiopress.

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  1. Aboki says

    My tecno n3 navigation does not work, it says gps disabled even when it is enabled. Please what can i do to make it work. Thanks

  2. vinodh says

    Is eleven 40 better than prose. I would like to know.
    main criteria are responsiveness and adsense management . pls advise.

  3. says


    I also find Genesis eleven40 theme as one of the best thems. I personally use it on my blog and since its release over 1 year ago its one of the best selling themes until now. Not without reason. Besides all its features mentioned in this post, this theme is simple, clean yet professional.
    Great to connect with like minded people 😉
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