SemPressby Matthias Pfefferle


Meet SemPress, an extremely lightweight, responsive theme designed to show off your posts, quotes, and images. SemPress supports multiple post formats, widgets, and the option to upload a custom header image.

Custom Menu

SemPress supports one primary menu. You can create a menu and add menu items by going to My Sites → Customize MenusTo set the menu location as the primary, go to Customizer → Menus → Menu Locations and select the menu that you’ve created as primary.

Custom Header Image

You can add a Custom Header Image in SemPress by going to Customize  Header Image. You’ll see the option to upload a new image in the customizer there.

Custom Background

With SemPress, you can add your own background color/pattern by going to Customize Colors & Backgrounds


You can configure your sidebar and add/remove/rearrange widgets on the sidebar by going to Customize  Widgets.

Full-Width Page Template

SemPress includes a full-width page template if you want to keep the sidebar on your blog but remove it on a page. You can use the Full Width Page Template, by selecting it under Page Options when editing a page in the new editor.

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels)

  1. The main column width is 664 except in the full-width layout where it’s 950

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

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