Septera WordPress Theme

Septera WordPress Theme

A multi-purpose theme

Septera is a multipurpose responsive theme, with a clean and elegant design, crisp, stylish typography and a great set of powerful yet easy to use customizer settings.

Based on our state-of-the-art theme framework, Septera comes equipped with all the bells and whistles that you’ve come to expect. It’s responsive, lightweight, with an extensive array of settings, a customizable landing page, and a plethora of layouts, menus, socials, widgets, post formats and so much more.

Mandatory features

Great attention has been paid to the theme’s search engine optimization as it incorporates microformats and Google readable microdata. It’s also translation ready, with full support for right-to-left languages.

WooCommerce is also fully supported so you can unleash all your eCommerce products onto your unsuspecting visitors.

A page to land on

Septera brings with it a striking landing page, with a fast and powerful slider, featured icon blocks, featured image boxes and text areas complete with parallax effects. And everything's customizable: individual icons, number of columns for each section, colors and much more.

The Plus version of the theme brings even more sections, more designs, a highly useful custom post type, portfolios and more control options over these sections.

No-nonsense design

No curves, no shadows, no-nonsense design. The accent colors and slick typography are the only things powering your images and content.

This clean & lean design is extremely powerful, bringing your content into the spotlight, cutting off all the excess fat and residue.

Feature comparison

Main Features
Septera Plus
€45 EUR / yr
Customize Options Options list is available in the theme documentation.
100+ options
150+ options
Configurable Layouts and Widths Easily customize layouts, content and sidebars widths; magazine layout (masonry bricks) with up to 3 columns per row.
On-page SEO HTML5 tags, microdata and microformats.
Advanced Shortcodes Grid, Tabs, Accordion, Alerts, Buttons, Labels, Well, Lead, Pullquote, Tooltip, Clear, Divider, Map, Icons, Portfolio
Advanced Widgets About, Contact, Socials, Tabbed Featured Content (recent, popular, comments, tags), Featured Posts, Portfolio, Get in Touch
Page Templates Portfolio, Contact, About, Blog, Blank
Related Posts
Individual Layout Options
Pages, posts, search, archives, portfolio, WooCommerce
Page and Post Metas Configurable color, background image and position
Hide/show individual elements (header, main navigation, breadcrumbs, footer widgets, footer)
Portfolio Support Built-in support for Jetpack Portfolios
Landing Page
Septera Plus
Custom Post Type Companion plugin for the landing page featured elements (icon blocks, featured boxes, text areas) sources
Custom Links Configurable custom links support for all landing page elements
Icon Blocks Sections
Icon Blocks per Section
Up to 4
Up to 9
Featured Boxes Sections
Featured Boxes Layouts
Text Areas Sections
Sections Order Drag & drop interface for reordering landing page sections
Background Colors Individual background color options for all landing page sections
Posts Layout and Filtering Independent layout and filtering options for landing page posts list
Septera Plus
GPL Licensed, DRM Free Downloaded files are yours to keep
Category Description Advanced Editor WYSWYG editor support for category description
Mobile Menu Responsiveness Breakpoint Configurable responsiveness activation for the main navigation
Article Animations
Script Fields Unfiltered JavaScript input fields for header, body and footer scripts
Options Import/Export Easily backup, migrate and import theme options
Using plugins
Addon Plugins Quickly install and activate companion and suggested plugins
Options Migration Easily migrate options from existing free installation
Customizable Footer Link
Included with
active subscription
Technical Support
In the Forum
Priority Support
€45 EUR / yr



"I just recently changed to this theme and I must say that so far I haven’t been dissapointed. It includes all the cool features which are normally pro right out of the box. I recomend this theme!"

- @thomasso75
Josh Habdas

"I could tell this theme was a winner at first glance. After digging in a little I’m extremely impressed. Septera sets the bar for free themes on WordPress."

- Josh Habdas

"Septera is one of the most powerful and easy-to-use themes I ever worked with! It is highly customizable and has a wonderful design. Congratulations for your highly professionnal work!"

- @franzgasser

Septera Theme Features

Highly customizable

Hundreds of theme options for almost infinite personalization.

Totally Free

Includes all the features and functionality from start, for free. Just download and install.

Fully Responsive

Our themes use the latest standards for the perfect browsing experience on all mobile devices.

SEO Friendly

Highly optimized theme for search engines by using the right HTML5 tags, microdata and microformats.

Landing Page

Personalize your home page with customizable sliders, boxes, text areas and latest posts


Easy link to your favorite social networks and profiles in multiple theme locations.


Left? Right? No sidebar? With the theme's multi-layout personality you've got them all.

Google Fonts

Applying any of the 700+ Google Fonts on a theme element is just a copy-paste away.

Translation Ready

Easily translatable theme that fully supports WordPress' language packs.

RTL Language Support

This theme has been thoroughly tested and curated to look perfect with right-to-left languages.

Child Themes

Fully supports child themes for all those extreme customization scenarios.

Clean Code

Find your way around with appropriately named, organized and documented files and functions.


When creating our WordPress themes we use the latest web development standards.

Multilanguage Ready

Built-in support for the most popular multi-language plugins in the repository.

Fast & Lightweight

Front-end resource files are as small and as few as possible and queries are kept to a minimum.

Easy To Use

Completely integrated into WordPress, configuring and customizing the theme is a breeze.

Typography Options

Completely configurable font typefaces, sizes, and styles for all theme elements.

WooCommerce Ready

Our theme has built-in support for the widely used WooCommerce e-commerce plugin.

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Septera News

Septera 1.5.1 pays a surprise visit


  • Added wp_body_open action hook
  • Added pingback conditional check
  • Fixed block editor font sizes using the incorrect ‘regular’ slug
  • Renamed landing page ‘static image’ feature to ‘banner image’ for clarity
  • Added ‘Tested up’ to and ‘Requires PHP’ header fields in style.css
  • Renamed content/author-bio.php file to content/user-bio.php to avoid name colision with WordPress’ templating system
  • Added click-navigation to target panels in header content and site identity hints
  • Added configuration hint for header image when the theme’s slider / banner image is active on the homepage
  • Cleaned up and optimized frontend scripts, including for WordPress 5.5/5.6 jQuery updates
  • Fixed left sidebar navigation not being displayed when there are no widgets assigned
  • Updated to Cryout Framework
    • Expanded hint control styling to apply in the Site Identity panel
    • Added echo parameters to cryout_schema_microdata() and cryout_font_select() functions
    • Improved breadcrumbs compatibility with plugins that filter section titles and add HTML markup
    • Improved JS code to remove jQuery deprecation notices since WordPress 5.6
    • Changed custom post type label in breadcrumbs from singular_name to name
    • Better cleaning of weights in font enqueues
    • Fixed color selector malfunction since WordPress 5.3
    • Fixed Select2 selectors no longer working with WordPress 5.6 on Firefox
    • Additional sanitization and even more sanitization changes to comply with current requirements

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Septera 1.5.0 expands beyond


  • Added option to control featured images in the header size enforcement
  • Improved Google Fonts functionality to load all weights for the general font
  • Improved footer widgets responsiveness when set to center align
  • Improved content spacing on single pages/posts when comment form is not displayed
  • Improved page/post meta options support for the block editor
  • Improved block editor styling for dark color schemes
  • Improved header titles checks to avoid displaying the titles a second time in content
  • Optimized layout detection code and moved to the framework
  • Optimized frontend scripts
  • Renamed top and bottom widget areas for clarity
  • Renamed and rearranged some theme options for consistency between themes
  • Fixed normalized tags still having different sizes
  • Fixed editor style option not applying to the block editor styling
  • Fixed deferring functionality applying to some dashboard scripts
  • Fixed $content_width not being defined in the dashboard
  • Fixed comments links missing on full posts in post lists
  • Fixed unexpected space between main navigation and header image on mobile devices when menu is fixed and not on top
  • Multiple fixes for older IEs
  • Disabled featured images on post formats
  • Disabled search form display on the landing page when no posts are available
  • Updated Cryout Framework to 0.8.2:
    • Activated Select2 functionality on font selector controls
    • Added Select2 functionality to icon-select controls
    • Fixed RTL issues with color controls, toggle controls, half/third width selectors, number slider
    • Switched enable/disable options to use the new toggle control
    • Switched number options to use the new number slider control

Septera 1.4.0(.1/.2) meets the new kids on the (Gutenberg) blocks



  • Fixed notice about malformed number format in setup.php since 1.4.0
  • Fixed Gutenberg editor background color missing


  • Fixed block embeds responsiveness conflict with Fitvids script
  • Fixed notice about malformed number format in custom-styles.php since 1.4.0
  • Fixed classic editor styling not working since 1.4.0

version 1.4.0

  • Adjusted headings color option to apply to landing page text area inner headings as well
  • Improved standards compliance CSS cleanup
  • Fixed long submenus sometimes causing horizontal scrollbar with non-fixed menus
  • Improved mobile menu non-link text to use the configured navigation text color
  • Gutenberg editor tweaks and improvements:
    • Added styles for the new block horizontal separators
    • Added editor styles for the Gutenberg editor
    • Added support for theme colors and font sizes in the Gutenberg editor
    • Added wide image support
    • Improved list appearance in blocks
    • Fixed margins on gallery blocks
    • Fixed caption alignment in blocks
    • Fixed cover block text styling
  • Updated to Cryout Framework
    • Improved manual excerpts detection in landing page blocks and boxes to detect <!–more–> and <!–nextpage–> tags

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Septera 1.3.2/.3



  • Changed static slider / slider greyscale filter to adjust in sync with overlay opacity value
  • Fixed WP Globus translations not working in landing page icon blocks excerpts (should improve support for other plugins as well)
  • Updated screenshot


  • Adjusted margins and responsiveness on 3-column magazine layout
  • Adjusted responsiveness for page header and author info
  • Fixed manual excerpts being filtered in featured boxes
  • Updated to Cryout Framework v0.7.8.4

Septera 1.3.1


  • Fixed landing page content generation after first activation failing to retrieve all available static pages in some cases
  • Added support for shortcodes in custom footer text field
  • Rearranged landing page ‘featured content’ options to dedicated options section
  • Fixed an animation glitch affecting submenu items in some instances
  • Fixed header widgets being included on the landing page when header image is not used
  • Sorted icon block icons list alphabetically
  • Updated to Cryout framework v0.7.8.3
    • Improved WPML support for landing page featured boxes and icon blocks
    • Added required PHP version check
    • Improved required WordPress version check

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Septera Plus Stats

  • Current Version: 1.5.1
  • Last Updated: 24 May 2021

Septera Stats

  • Current Version: 1.5.1
  • Last Updated: 22 May 2021
  • Rating: 
  • Downloads: 125 249
  • Active installs: 2 000+

Septera Support

  • Support Status: Active
  • This theme is actively maintained and new updates are released periodically to add new features, improve existing functionality and to fix issues or incompatibilities.