A Minimalist Block-first WordPress Theme Designed for Full Creative Control
The last WordPress Full-Site Editing theme you will ever need.
Gesso is a minimal block-first full-site editing theme ideal for those who just want a blank canvas and full creative control. Designed to leverage the block builder fully but can just as easily work with any other page builder.
The theme is built to take advantage of the latest in Full Site Editing features which were introduced in WordPress 5.9. Meaning everything from the colors, typography, and the layout of every single page on your site is ready to take on your vision without loads of clutter getting in the way.
Whether you’re building a simple website, creating a blog, working on a business website, or perhaps a portfolio to showcase your work, Gesso is the theme for you that gets out of the way and lets your vision come alive.
- Block First
- Minimal – It gets out of the way
- Supports Full-Site Editing
- Build-in Styles (Light or Dark)
Templates, Template Parts, & Block Patterns
Gesso does not include any templates, template parts, or block patterns.
This is on purpose. Gesso is meant to support users leveraging WordPress’ Full Site Editing features including building templates, and template parts for any custom post types, taxonomies, etc.
Below is a walkthrough of our Gesso Theme, along with our Missing Menu Items plugin, and Styles Library plugin.
Try Gesso with our full Block Styles design suite!
Our Gesso Theme is free to download from the WordPress theme directory.