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 your choice of 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: 2023.04.30
  • Current Version: 1.10.0
  • Requires: WordPress 4.7+
  • 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 and Settings

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




Your own custom logo.
Retina Logo
A double sized version of your logo for use on high pixel density displays.
Footer Attribution Link
Remove the theme attribution link from your footer without editing any code.
Additional Color Settings
Take complete control over all theme background, element and font colors.
Additional Font Settings
Take complete control over all theme fonts.
Spacing Settings
Adjust header and footer padding and margins.
Sticky Header
Sticks the header to the top of the screen when scrolling.
Header Layout
Default or centered.
Header Widget Area
Replace all header contents with a widget area and build your own header layout.
Responsive Layout
Adapt the theme layout for mobile devices.
Mobile Menu
Use a special responsive menu for small screen devices.
Mobile Menu Collapse
Adjust the pixel resolution when the primary menu collapses into the mobile menu.
Smooth Scroll
Smooth scroll for internal anchor links from the main menu.
Scroll to Top
Display a scroll to top button after scrolling.
Breadcrumb Trail
Display a breadcrumb using Breadcrumb NavXT or Yoast SEO breadcrumbs.
Blog Layout
Take control of your blog layout with a complete set of display settings.
Ajax Comments
Allow users to submit comments without a page re-load on submit.
Sidebar Position
Set the sidebar position to right or left.
Sidebar Width
Set the sidebar width as a percentage.
WooCommerce Mini-Cart
Display the WooCommerce mini cart in the main menu.
WooCommerce Quick View
Display a Quick View button on hover on product archive pages.
WooCommerce Support
Full WooCommerce support including settings for shop columns, shop sidebar position and product gallery type.
Page Settings
Adjust the theme layout on each page or post as required. Included is a full-width option for Page Builder's that require one.
Bottom Bar Social Icons Menu
Add social network icons to the bottom bar below the footer.
Widget Areas
Sidebar and footer areas are ready for your preferred widgets.
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.


$25 Single Site.
$50 Multi Site.
One year of updates and support.
50% discount on license renewals.

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