Blog WordPress Theme

Squarex is a minimalist blog theme, offering advanced settings, square grid layout and useful built-in widgets. Squarex is a perfect WordPress theme for your professional or personal blog.

  • ReleasedFeb 2, 2016
  • UpdatedApr 10, 2018
  • Version1.2.3
  • WordPress4.3 + (tested up to 4.9.4) (self-hosted)

Squarex is a hand-crafted theme for bloggers who are looking for a simple yet clever, elegant and minimalist way to show their web presence. With clean lines, purposeful design and square grid layout, Squarex is the all-around best WordPress theme for your professional or personal blog.

Live Theme Customizer
You can choose your colors, upload a header image, background image and logo image. There are options for Front Page and Single Post, and much more. Customize your style with a live preview.

Advanced Customize
Since version 2.1 offers advanced customization options: disable featured image on single post, adjust the height of the header image of the post, adjusting the height of the header top bar, and much more.

Front Page Template
Front page template includes 4 widget areas and theme comes with 4+ frontpage elements as widgets: text + image box, Call to Action Text with button, Featured Page and more.

More 7 options for blog layout
Since version 2.1 you can choose the number of columns of square tiles, you can set rectangular tile or is it possible to display posts in the traditional way with featured image, title and excerpt content.

2 Menu locations + Off-canvas Menu
The main custom menu can be horizontal or off-canvas. Easy creation of menu icons of your social media profile, just enter the social media link (includes rss).

Built-in Widgets
The theme includes 4 useful widgets. There is an off-canvas sidebar widget area and the front page template includes 4 widget areas.

Plugin Support
Tested compatibility: Jetpack WordPress, Shortcode Ultimate, Contact Forms 7.

Сontextual Help
The theme includes contextual help. After theme activation available the Welcome screen, which contains the quick start help. Most of the admin screens contain context help.

Localization Ready
Translate theme into any language with the prepared .po/.mo translation files located in the theme’s languages folder. Available translation into Russian.

A short video overview of the new features since version 1.2

Feature Squarex Lite Squarex
Advanced Customize +
Handwritten signature +
Custom widgets 3 4
Blog Layout 7 10
Demo Content .xml +
Starter Child Theme +
Support +