In this article I am going to answer all GeneratePress FAQs asked by bloggers, website owners, newbies who want to buy this amazing WordPress theme.
In the first part of this GeneratePress FAQ post, I will be sharing common GeneratePress questions. Following that, next set of FAQs will be questions and answers about GeneratePress customization.
GeneratePress FAQs – General Questions
GeneratePress is a lightweight multipurpose WordPress theme that is stable and flexible. It follows a modular approach and is available in free and premium versions. Sites built with GeneratePress have a very high PageSpeed score than any other WordPress theme.
Yes, there is a free version of GeneratePress but it has limited features. Take a look at GeneratePress free vs premium for a detailed comparison. GeneratePress free download is available on WordPress.
1. Install GeneratePress free theme
2. Go to GeneratePress account, download GeneratePress premium plugin
3. On your WordPress dashboard, hover on Plugins, and click on Add New
4. Click on Upload Plugin and upload the GeneratePress premium zip file
5. Press on Install Now and then Activate the GeneratePress premium plugin
After installing GeneratePress, go to your WordPress dashboard, hover on Appearance, and click on Customize. It will take you to the GeneratePress theme customizer, customize GeneratePress theme on your website accordingly.
No, you cannot purchase GeneratePress premium from debit card. If you go to the GeneratePress pricing page and select GP Premium, you only get PayPal and credit card option to make payment.
No, it is not necessary to install GeneratePress child theme in order to use GeneratePress on your website. Although you do have an option.
Only when you create Generatepress Elements like hooks, blocks, headers, etc., you get to add user role. Elements is a module available in GP Premium.
Yes, Generatepress supports next-gen formats. That is, you can upload number of webp images on your pages and posts. GeneratePress supports and displays theme on multiple different browsers.
GeneratePress is one of the fastest WordPress themes in the market. You can expect PageSpeed scores of 95+ on mobile and 100 on desktop.
No, GeneratePress is not good for non coders, especially the free version of GeneratePress. If you compare Astra vs GeneratePress, Astra gives you more features than GeneratePress, eliminating the requirement of coding.
You get limited GeneratePress features with the free version like total color options, limited layout control and typography options. Very less customizing capability of header, footer, and sidebars.
Yes, you can customize a WordPress site using the premium version of GeneratePress theme. GeneratePress customization like displaying updated date instead of modified date, creating author box, related posts, social sharing icons in GeneratePress, etc.
Considering the free and premium versions of the theme, its complete compatibility with Gutenberg, and tightly integrated with Elementor. I’d say GeneratePress is the best WordPress theme that works with Elementor.
One license of GP Premium supports up to 500 websites.
Yes, GeneratePress is fully responsive. A website using GeneratePress looks great on desktops, tablets and mobile devices.
GeneratePress is best WordPress theme for SEO. It comes with schema markup and a clean semantic code. Plus, GeneratePress is compatible with Rank Math, Yoast, Slim SEO, All in One SEO and Squirrly SEO plugins.
The GeneratePress site library is only available with GP premium. So, GeneratePress does not have any free templates.
Yes, you can use. GeneratePress and GenerateBlocks are made to work with each other.
GeneratePress is a fast loading WordPress theme giving you PageSpeed scores of 99 to 100.
The GeneratePress premium version will cost you $59 for a year.
The lifetime price of GeneratePress is $249 for lifetime with a one time fee.
Yes, GeneratePress offers a 30 day money back refund policy to those who are not satisfied with the theme.
GeneratePress Customization – FAQs
To customize GeneratePress theme, go to your WordPress dashboard, hover you mouse on ‘Appearance’ and click on ‘Customize’. This will open the GeneratePress theme customizer.
Yes, you can change the layout of your GeneratePress website. In the theme customizer click on ‘Layout’ and then customize header, footer, primary navigation, secondary navigation, sidebars, etc.
You can remove GeneratePress footer copyright message by going to theme customizer >> Layout >> Footer >> Copyright – remove built with GeneratePress, and add your own custom text.
Yes, Generatepress sticky header can be enabled from theme customizer >> Layout >> Header >> Sticky – select ‘on’. Sticky header is a part of GeneratePress sticky navigation of menus.
Yes, you can add a custom logo to the GeneratePress primary navigation. On the theme customizer go to Site Identity and upload your custom logo.
In GeneratePress free theme, download Real-Time Find & Replace plugin. Find the default footer credits and replace with custom text. On GP Premium go to theme customizer >> Layout >> Footer >> Copyright section – change footer credits. For step-by-step instruction visit change footer credits in GeneratePress theme.
Yes, you can customize colors of every element on your GeneratePress website. On the theme customizer go to ‘Colors’ and change global colors for body, top bar, header, menu, content, buttons, etc.
The easiest way to add author box in GeneratePress is by creating author box using GenerateBlocks.
To add a blank column in GeneratePress footer, create a GenerateBlocks custom footer, make grid blocks as per required columns, and add an extra grid block for the blank column.
To create a GeneratePress footer menu, go to the theme customizer >> Layout >> Footer. Make footer full width, add no. of widgets, apply to widgets and footer, and publish your changes.
On you WordPress dashboard, hover your mouse on ‘Appearance’ and click on ‘Widgets’. From here you can create footer widgets using core Gutenberg blocks or GenerateBlocks and they will be visible in the footer menu of your GeneratePress website.
Get your Google Analytics tracking code and paste the code in a GeneratePress hook, choose hook setting as wp_head (for header), and display the hook on your entire site.
On the theme customizer go to General >> change Structure to ‘Flexbox’. Create a GeneratePress hook, add a custom HTML with your phone number, give hook settings as generate_menu_bar_items, display the hook on Entire site, and publish your hook.
GeneratePress secondary navigation is a secondary menu on your GeneratePress website. It will only be available in the theme customizer, once you have activated the Spacings module.
On your WordPress dashboard, hover your mouse on Appearance, and click on Widgets. From here you can add Sidebar Widgets, Header Widget, and Footer Widgets to your GeneratePress website.
To create a transparent header in GeneratePress, go to Appearance >> Elements >> add a new Header. After adding a new header, head to ‘Site Header’ tab and select the option ‘Merge with Content’.
To add sidebar in GeneratePress go to theme customizer >> Layout >> Sidebars and select sidebar layout for entire site, blog page, and single posts. You can also customize sidebar widget padding and sidebar width.
Related posts in GeneratePress can be created using GenerateBlocks query loop block and GeneratePress Elements block. Take a look at GeneratePress related posts content for step-by-step instructions.
To hide page elements in GeneratePress like page title, header, footer, featured images, etc., you need to activate Disable Elements module.
In this article I have tried to add as many GeneratePress FAQs as I could.
If you have some more questions or feel that I have missed out some questions, do let me know in the comment below. I will surely add them and it will be helpful for others who are planning to buy GeneratePress.