Build, blog and sell with Polestar. It’s minimal, modern and easy to extend.

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Polestar’s fast loading, responsive, lightweight and flexible design is perfectly suited for building dynamic pages with SiteOrigin’s Page Builder and selling with WooCommerce.

Polestar features a sticky header, beautiful header search, scroll to top and just the right amount of Customizer theme settings. Page level settings let you adjust the theme layout on a page by page basis, perfect for landing pages.

If you run a blog, Polestar is ready with awesome features including a full-width posts slider integrated with Jetpack Featured Content, an author box and related posts section.

  • Release Date: 2017.03.09
  • Last Update: 2017.05.16
  • Current Version: 0.9.8
  • Requires: WordPress 4.1+
  • Version History: Changelog
  • Browser Support: View Policy

Lead the Way

Clean lines and smooth transitions make Polestar ready for business, blogging and eCommerce.

Easy Setup, Loads of Flexibility

Get Polestar setup in minutes with just the basics or dive in deeper and fully customize your site with just the right amount of settings.

Helpful Documentation

For those moments where you just aren’t quite sure, our documentation is ready. From basics to in-depth theme settings, it’s all here.

Fast & Friendly Support

We're standing by to answer any general or theme specific questions you may have. Professional support when you need it most.

Ready for Your Favorite Plugins

Seamless compatibility with SiteOrigin's Page Builder & Widgets Bundle, Jetpack, WooCommerce and many others.

High Quality, Vetted, Secure Code

Based on the benchmark Underscores starter theme, Polestar's code is thoroughly checked by the WordPress.org team before going live.

SEO Optimized

Polestar's code meets the latest SEO standards giving your site the best chance of ranking well.

Minimal Design

A modern and minimal design keeps the focus on your content and makes Polestar easy to extend.

Responsive, Mobile Ready

Designed for the mobile environment,Polestar is responsive and looks great on tablets on phones.

Built for Speed

Increase your site's page views and search engine score with a great load time. Polestar is lightweight and optimized for speed.

Compare Polestar's Features

Polestar is a powerful, free WordPress theme. Premium adds a host of useful addons we're sure you'll love.

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Custom Logo
Your own custom logo.
Retina Display Logo
A double sized version of your logo for use on high pixel density displays.
Breadcrumb Trail Compatibility
Display a breadcrumb trail below the menu using Yoast Breadcrumbs or Breadcrumb NavXT.
Mobile Menu
Use a special mobile menu for small screen devices.
Mobile Menu Collapse Point
The pixel resolution when the primary menu collapses into the mobile menu.
Sticky Header
Sticks the header to the top of the screen as the user scrolls down.
Smooth Scroll
Scroll smoothly to anchor links from the main menu.
One Page Navigation
Menu items indicate which section of the page is being viewed on one page sites.
Scroll to Top
Display a scroll to top button to allow quick access to the top of each page.
Widget Areas
Sidebar and footer areas are ready for your preferred widgets.
Page Settings
Adjust the layout of each page using specific element settings, a step beyond Page Templates.
Jetpack Featured Content Slider
Immerse your visitors in your blog posts with a bold slider using Jetpack Featured Content.
AJAX Comments
Remove page re-loads from your comment forms. This means that users can submit comments without losing their place in a gallery or interrupting a video.
Remove Footer Attribution Link
Remove the theme attribution link from your footer without editing any code.
Social Menu
Use the WordPress menu interface to add your social networks to Polestar's bottom bar menu location.
WooCommerce Integration
Sell with Polestar and WooCommerce. Polestar features completely custom WooCommerce styling keeping your store fast and looking good.
WooCommerce Mini-Cart
Add a shop mini-cart to your main menu.
WooCommerce Quick View
Add a product Quick View option to your shop pages. COMING SOON!
Translation Ready
Translate Polestar with a plugin like Loco Translate or use the included .pot file in an app like Poedit.
Theme Updates
Polestar's updates as they're released direct to your Dashboard.
Email and Priority Forum Support
Support via email or priority forum support.


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$50 Multi Site.
One year of updates and support.

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