9 Fast Loading WordPress Genesis Theme

In Less than 2 Seconds…

Genesis is probably one of
the best WordPress frameworks available in the market. Trusted
by more than 200,000 website owners.

There are many Genesis child theme providers but when it comes
to quality code, SEO, secure and fast
loading theme then not all of them meets the requirements.

Let’s take a look at following Genesis child themes, which
loads faster. Load time is based on
GTMetrix or Geek Flare

Themes Load time (in seconds)
Authority Pro 1.9
Utility Pro 1.1
Monochrome Pro 1.7
Sunshine Pro 1.6
Studio Pro 1.1
Captivating 1.8
Kreative Pro 1.2
Corporate Pro 2.3

Note: Load time and a request may differ from
demo to your actual site as it depends on data and hosting
provider you have.

But this will give you an idea how it behaves and sees if it
fits your requirement.

Authority Pro

A fantastic theme to showcase your knowledge to build the

Authority Pro is
accessibility-ready, and the home page is widgetized for easy
customization. Without questions, it’s mobile responsive and
WooCommerce ready for you to start an online store.

You don’t need to spend $$ on buying a plugin to display header
on top; it got it integrated which you can customize through
theme customizer.

Some of the essential features are:

  • HTML 5 ready
  • Landing and pricing page
  • Translation ready
  • Three theme layout options
  • Theme options and customizer

Authority Pro was fully loaded in 1.9 seconds.

Utility Pro

Utility Pro by Carrie Dils
is a mobile-first theme and shipped in multiple languages
(Dutch, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish).

A unique feature of the theme is it comes with Utility Bar
similar to Hello Bar, but it’s widgetized so you can use for
any purpose you want.

It’s well-written code and adheres to WCAG 2.0 standards for
web accessibility. You can configure the layout you want and
also come with landing page template.

Utility Pro took 1.1 seconds to load.


Elevate by appfinite is modern theme
compatible with Chrome, Safari, Safari, Opera & IE. It has
five custom homepage widget location and parallax effects.

You can customize the background, header and many other things
with theme options.

Elevate got loaded in 1.2 seconds.

Monochrome Pro

A simple yet elegant theme by StudioPress.

Monochrome Pro  got a
minimal design, beautiful typography, search icon in the header
and many other features to create a strong digital presence.

It’s WooCommerce ready for you to set up an online store and got all standard

Monochrome loaded in 1.7 seconds.

Sunshine Pro

Sunshine Pro has four pre-built
layouts (Personal, Business, Store & Magazine). The
magazine layout looks modern and perfectly builds to keep
monetization and lead in mind.


You can have a blog page in multiple layouts like default, two
columns posts grid, a grid with three columns. It comes with
many features including following.

  • Responsible
  • HTML 5 markups
  • Localization ready
  • Author box with social links
  • Smooth Scroll to top
  • Woo Commerce ready
  • Change footer credits

Sunshine took 1.6 seconds to load.

Studio Pro

A beautiful theme developed by Seo Themes for a digital agency.
Showcase your work portfolio with Studio Pro to gain more

All the offered features are focused on creating a stunning
creative business site.

  • Up to 6 columns supported
  • Image gallery
  • Great set of premium icons included
  • Four design of pricing tables
  • Page builder template
  • Multi-column blog template
  • WooCommerce ready
  • Icons in header

Studio Pro is loaded in 1.1 seconds.


Captivating by Restored 316
is perfect for a food blogger. It is styled for Recipe maker

Captivating is built to keep the blogger in mind for better
monetization from ads, affiliates marketing, and SEO. Some of
the features include:

  • Multiple H2 tags
  • Custom category
  • Change color
  • Styled for convert kit forms, social warfare , Instagram feeds, gravity forms,
    reward style
  • Customize navigation menu

It is responsive and fit not just for food blogger but anyone
in my opinion.

Captivating was loaded in 1.8 seconds.

Kreativ Pro

A multi-purpose theme to create an attractive digital
agency site.

Kreative is developed by Theme
Square and got many features and got one click demo data.

  • RTL support
  • Custom homepage
  • Theme Customizer
  • Styled portfolio
  • Localization, accessibility-ready
  • Sticky navigation menu
  • Scroll to top
  • Font Awesome

Kreative was loaded in 1.2 seconds.

Corporate Pro

Looking to create a professional looking corporate site?

Corporate Pro is AMP ready and
supports new WordPress editor Gutenberg.

With one click demo import, you can get your site running
quickly and customize based on the needs.

  • Custom colors
  • WooCommerce ready
  • Styled Genesis Simple FAQ plugin
  • Transparent header
  • Portfolio
  • Pricing page
  • Template for contact, boxed, blog, landing page, sitemap,
    page builder
  • Search in the header

Corporate Pro was loaded in 2.3 seconds.

I hope above helps you to choose fast loading Genesis child
theme for your business.

Once you launch your site, you may consider adding SUCURI , a high-performance
CDN for making it more faster and add security


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