If you have visited your WordPress update screen, you’ve likely noticed the latest version of Genesis theme has been released. Genesis, one of the most popular theme frameworks in the world, has received its latest revamp and is now available for download on StudioPress site.
The fresh release brings a lot of new features including the new front end design. With the new look, you also get to move to a modern responsive design. And, you don’t have to worry about what size screens your visitors are using and how it will on their screen.Apart from that, there are two major changes in the Genesis theme – support for HTML5 and schema.org markup.
With the built in schema.org, Genesis 2.0 can definitely help you improve the search engine results by displaying through proper classification of the most important and defining elements on your pages.
All the child themes will be HTML5 ready out of the box.
Security Audit – StudioPress team hired the WordPress Lead Developer Mark Jaquith to perform a full review of code for security and here’s what he has to say about the theme -
It’s clear StudioPress made security a priority when developing Genesis and from a security standpoint, Genesis 2.0 is at the top of its class.
Two new Child Themes
The latest update also marks the release of two new WordPress themes – Sixty Nine & Eleven40.
Sixteen Nine lets your verbal and visual personality shine through while proving that design can be simple and stunning. A custom background, mobile responsiveness, and HTML5 are the base on which you can build a look for your site that rises above all others.
Eleven40 – Form and function converge at Eleven40 to create a look that will draw your readers in no matter what device they are on. The intelligent design of Eleven40 incorporates mobile-responsive flexibility and HTML5 to deliver the right look at the right time.
What do you think about the Genesis 2.0?