by Automattic


Circa is a minimal, one-column theme for your personal blog. Post formats highlight your web finds in colorful style, and the responsive design looks great on any device, large or small. Read on to find out how to make a sweet tumblog site with Circa.

Post Formats and Sticky Posts

Post Formats and Sticky Posts are accented with different colors and icons next to the post content.

Featured Images

Featured Images are displayed above the post content on the blog index and archive pages at 842 pixels wide.

Featured Images

Posts with the Image format display the featured image on single-post view as well.


Circa includes three widget areas located behind a gear icon in the header. Add up to three columns of widgets under Customize → Widgets:


Custom Menus

Circa includes one more Custom Menu in addition to the Social Links menu. The main navigation is located behind a toggle menu icon in the header:

Custom Menu

Social Links Menu

You can add all your social links to a toggle menu (the heart icon) by following these steps:

  1. Create a new Custom Menu, and assign it to the Social Links Menu location.
  2. Add links to each of your social services using the Links panel.
  3. Icons for your social links will automatically appear under the heart icon in the header.

Social Links

Custom Header and Background

You can personalize your site with a custom header (maximum height 200 pixels) under Customize → Header Image:

Custom header

The background can also be customized from Customize → Colors & Backgrounds.

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels):

  1. The main column width is 654.
  2. The Header Column widget widths are 207.
  3. Featured Images are 842 wide by unlimited height.
  4. The Custom Header will display at a maximum height of 200.


community, social media, history, blog, lifestyle, nature, travel, voyage, creative, responsive, personal, beauty, photo, animals, animal, pets, pet, writer

This theme is available for download to be used on your WordPress self-hosted installation.

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