writings wordpress theme

Since I switched to the Writings theme I’ve been posting more often. It’s a joy to use your theme and I really appreciate it.


Naoko Takano

Globalizer at Automattic

Features Overview

Writings WordPress theme is a simplified WordPress theme built for those who publish just text mostly. Despite its simplicity, Writings is a fully-features theme that will help to tell stories to the whole world, without complexity in a lot of tons of settings for this.

  • 0:00 – Logo image, top social links
  • 0:15 – Colors, dark mode
  • 0:28 – Font settings
  • 0:39 – Layout Options: content width and more.
  • 1:31 – Front Page Sections
  • 2:43 – Blog Posts settings: featured image and more.
  • 3:59 – Widget area settings

Fully customizable

Choose the color of elements, fonts, a display mode of Featured Image, control the width of the content area of your posts. Can upload a logo image, a background image for the site, choose a font, and much more.

Sortable Frontpage

The Front Page consists of several sections: Featured Post, main page content, and a section of the latest posts. Sort and visibility of these sections available via the Customizer. In addition, there are two options for the layout of the main content.

Page Templates

The theme comes with several custom page templates: Resume, Half, Wide. By using a page template called Resume, for example, you can publish your resume or trendy page Now.

Blocks Editor

This theme is fully compatible with the new WordPress block editor. Moreover, the theme compatible with the Atomic Blocks plugin and others, which extend the collection of available editor blocks.

Block Patterns

The theme offers its own block patterns since v.1.4.0. You can place a Latest posts block pattern that the theme offers.

So you can disable visibility the Blog posts section of Frontpage in the Customizer and show the latest posts of the selected category, with a featured image as you like.

More features:

  • custom logo image
  • show/hide to the site title and tagline
  • site background image
  • theme credits disable
  • width control of Featured Image
  • single post/page extra options
  • custom copyright text in the footer
  • built-in page templates
  • author block module
  • night mode switcher
  • social links menu: header/footer
Free vs Premium version comparison table
Featured Post (on the frontpage)+
Frontpage content layout12
Show Post Excerpt on the Front Page+ new
Page/Post Customizer additional options+
Page Title Hide option+
Social links menu on the top+
Scroll to top+
Footer custom text+
Disable theme credits+
Additional page templates3
Logo circle style+
Widget Area+
Author block+
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