Barton WordPress Theme

A premium WordPress theme for bloggers


Our most flexible theme, Barton’s Showcase feature gives you the option to build a one, two, or three-column layout on your Home Page. Feed in blog posts, or convert parts of your Showcase to widget areas. With three additional post feeds beneath, Barton is a powerhouse that will grow with all your content needs.

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Explore Barton Theme Demos

Barton’s hallmark feature is the Home Page Showcase. Use the Showcase to design a one, two, or three column layout at the top of your site, then add posts or widgets to each column. Explore our demos to see the Showcase in action!

Barton Demo 1

One-Column Showcase

(feat. blog post)

Barton Demo 2

One-Column Showcase

(feat. widget area)

Barton Demo 3

Two-Column Showcase

(feat. two blog posts)

Barton Demo 4

Two-Column Showcase

(feat. blog post and widget area)

Barton Demo 5

Three-Column Showcase

(feat. three blog posts)

Barton Demo 6

Three-Column Showcase

(feat. two posts and a widget area)

Barton Demo 7

Header Widget Area Enabled

(area above menus and logo)

Barton Demo 8

Professional Services Website

(using only widget areas)

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We’re here for you. Our extensive documentation will guide you through everything you need to know, step-by-step. Plus, we’re here to answer your questions with friendly, super thorough email support.

Explore Barton Theme Features

Home Page Showcase

Show off the content that matters with Barton’s unique Home Page Showcase. Use the Showcase to design a one-, two-, or three-column layout at the top of your site, and customize with posts or widgets.

Flexible Site Header

With three header layout options to choose from, you can display your logo centered or to the left, with your main navigation menu below the logo or in line with it.

Customizable Blog Feed

Create endless layouts for your content focus. Barton comes with three customizable blog feed sections and four blog post layouts to mix and match to your needs and style.

Change Your Fonts & Colors

Enhance your blog brand with easily customizable color and font options. Barton includes panels of color and Google font controls directly within the theme Customizer.

One Year Support & Updates

Your purchase includes one year of product updates and unlimited email support. Your license will auto-renew at a 20% discount for continued support and updates. Cancel anytime. Learn more.

Money Back Guarantee

We offer a no risk, 14-day money back guarantee. If you purchase from EmPress and don’t absolutely love it, simply submit a support ticket within 14 days of your purchase for a full refund. Yes, for real.

Renews annually. Cancel anytime.

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Product Details & Specifications

  • Fully mobile responsive theme files
  • Built on our proprietary framework
  • Does not require Genesis or Kadence
  • Optimized to work with Gutenberg block editor
  • Themes compatible with any modern web browser
  • Use your own logo artwork
  • Site favicon enabled
  • Customizable Menus, with nested dropdown capability
  • Includes optional scrolling/sticky navigation bar
  • Compatible with LTK and ShopStyle widgets
  • Free Pinterest hover button artwork (add with this plugin)
  • Related Posts feature available on all blog posts
  • SEO optimized
  • Optimized for Retina displays
  • One year of support and updates (learn more)

What’s Included

Theme Requirements

Product Support

Annual License

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