Sitka – Modern WordPress Blog Theme

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Meet Sitka. Our most powerful theme yet.

Chock-full of customization options yet effortlessly intuitive, Sitka is the perfect tool for WordPress beginners and seasoned bloggers alike. Wielding a wealth of interchangeable layouts, complete color & font options, numerous striking featured area designs, and much more, Sitka’s style possibilities are virtually endless. Travel, lifestyle, food, or fashion, Sitka’s flexibility makes it the ideal companion regardless of your passion. From bold to airy, minimal to dramatic, Sitka does it all.

Sitka Pre-built demos


Sitka is fully compatible with the Gutenberg block editor (WordPress 5.0+). You could even say they’re sort of a match made in heaven. Build pixel-perfect posts and pages using Gutenberg’s dynamic content block system which include exclusive Sitka stylings. Add your most frequently used colors to the Gutenberg color palette to easily access your favorite hues. Even more, Sitka includes a custom “Post Grid” Gutenberg block to artfully insert post previews of your choosing anywhere inside your posts or pages. With Sitka & Gutenberg, beautiful things happen.


Short on time or need some design inspiration? Get your site up and running lightning-fast with Sitka’s 1-click pre-built demo imports. Browse through and pick from an ever-growing portfolio of Sitka demos which showcase the nearly endless possibilities the theme can be configured into. And, with the 1-click demo importer, applying a pre-made Sitka demo to your site is literally a few clicks of the mouse away.


Frame your content spectacularly with 3 Post Format options – Standard, Video, or Gallery. Each Post Format offers specialized Post Layout options to create visual impact with various striking header styles. Further elevate the feel of each post by choosing from 3 Post Content Layouts to best suit its subject matter—Sidebar, Full-Width, or Narrow (no sidebar).

Sitka’s featured areas pack a major punch! From elegant & understated to full-width stunners, have the first thing your visitors see be nothing short of impressive. Choose from 7 attractive featured area layouts to showcase your highlighted posts and pages.


Rest assured that your site will shine on any screen or device with Sitka’s 100% responsive stylings. Want to see it in action? Visit any of Sitka’s demos (link to landing page here) via a mobile device to have the responsive experience first-hand.


Sitka includes 5 attractive blog feed layouts, many which offer further alternative styles.

  • Classic
  • 1st Post Full + Grid
  • Grid
  • 1st Post Full + List
  • List

Enable the sidebar on any layout option for a robust content feel or disable the sidebar for a more airy, wide arrangement.


Dream of selling your physical or digital goods via your own webshop? With Sitka and WooCommerce, adding a shopfront to your site is a piece of cake! Exhibit your products in simple elegance with Sitka’s custom WooCommerce stylings and rest easy knowing you have the powerful WooCommerce e-commerce plugin doing the heavy-lifting.


Promo Boxes are customizable boxes of content that include an image, title, & hyperlink of your choosing. They’re perfect as a Call-To-Action or a visual menu of sorts. Sitka’s unique Promo Boxes offer a stylish way for visitors to engage with featured content of your choosing. Easily create Promo Boxes in rows of 1-4 columns or choose its eye-catching Mixed Grid layout that’s sure to grab attention.


With more than 900 Google Fonts at your fingertips, easily change Sitka’s typography to suit your own type needs. Built-in font customization options make intuitively switch fonts throughout Sitka a breeze. No plugins or coding know-how needed!


Sitka includes boatloads of built-in options to effortlessly change colors and text stylings throughout your site. Simply organized into theme sections, Sitka’s Customizer allows you to quickly and easily adjust theme elements’ color, font-size, font styles, and more.


Sitka is fully compatible and optimized to work with popular WordPress plugins such as Yoast SEO, Contact Form 7, MailChimp for WordPress, Loco Translate, WooCommerce, and many more.


Sitka comes with 5 unique & useful custom widgets to liven up the sidebar.

  • Sitka: About | A biographical widget to introduce yourself or your team. It can include an image, heading, sub-heading, text, & a signature image.
  • Sitka: Promo Box | A flexible image widget. Choose your desired image, title, & hyperlink. The height is adjustable.
  • Sitka: Post Widget | Display posts in 4 different layouts. Filter posts by a shared category or pick-and-choose specific posts to feature.
  • Sitka: Facebook Like Box | A widget that displays your Facebook Page details.
  • Sitka: Social Icons | Link visitors to your social media accounts via social icons. Set them to show in 1-5 columns.


Sitka’s coded to the latest SEO standards and is 100% compatible with the powerful & popular Yoast SEO plugin. Hand in hand, they’ll ensure your site is SEO amazing.


It’s wealth of various layouts & customization options help make Sitka a perfect choice for any genre of content. Sitka’s broad featured areas just beg to showcase travel, food, or fashion images. The minimal, Narrow post layout is ideal for editorial or text-centric blogs. With Gutenberg’s dynamic block editor and Sitka’s custom Post Grid block, DIY & craft blogs’ creative content takes center stage. Lifestyle, technology, personal, art—whatever your passion, Sitka’s here to empower your expression.


Have questions with your theme? We’re here to help!
Sitka comes with 6-months of Solo Pine’s top-notch customer support to help you every step of the way. Feel free to visit our dedicated support site and open up a new ticket ( All tickets are answered 365 days a year, 7 days a week.


Check out our extensive online documentation


Version 1.2.2 – May 7th, 2020

  • Updated: Advanced Custom Fields Pro to version 5.8.9
  • New: Option to add “Via” to your Twitter share buttons
  • New: Added styling for new WordPress Social Icons Block
  • New: Padding options to Instagram footer title bar
  • New: Added H1 to Homepage “Latest Posts” setting
  • New: Option to enable ACF Pro in the WP menu
  • Fixed: Featured Area transparency option can now use 0
  • Fixed: Full-width list layout responsive issue
  • Fixed: Instagram Footer username responsive issue
  • Fixed: Spacing under Buttons and Cover block
  • Fixed: Featured Area Carousel overlay color on pages
  • Fixed: Featured Area Center Carousel responsive issue
  • Fixed: Search widget icon alignment
  • Fixed: Error when entering non existent post IDs to the Featured Area
  • Fixed: Issue where some featured area and blog settings still took effect even if they were disabled.
  • Fixed: Elementor text block issue where font styles got overwritten

Version 1.2.1 – February 28th, 2020

  • Fixed: Issue with Advanced Custom Fields Pro. If you update from 1.2 make sure you also update the Sitka Blocks plugin to 1.2.1

Version 1.2 – February 27th, 2020

  • New: Interior Design Demo – View Demo
  • New: Lifestyle Demo – View Demo
  • New: Header Layout – View Example
  • New: 2 Static Featured Areas – Create custom slides instead of using posts or pages Example 1 | Example 2
  • New: Option to show post header below featured image on post style 1
  • New: Font size setting for text logo on mobile
  • New: Image logo max-width setting for mobile
  • New: Image logo max-width setting for Header Layout 3
  • New: Additional color & typography settings for Promo Boxes
  • New: Instagram Footer title now links to Instagram account
  • New: Additional color & typography settings for Promo Boxes
  • New: Color option for border in Post Widget numbering
  • New: Color option for WooCommerce cart icon in header
  • New: Color option for border in Post Widget numbering
  • New: Option to hide featured image on Page style 1
  • New: Color option for border in Post Widget numbering
  • New: Font settings for Promo Box subtitle
  • New: Linkedin and Email share buttons now opens in a new tab
  • New: Added styling for WooCommerce Guteberg blocks
  • Fixed: Color options for Featured Area Arrows
  • Fixed: Cart icon now appears in the mobile menu on Header layout 3
  • Fixed: Changed “grid-template-rows” to “grid-auto-rows” to fix Promo box mixed layout height issue
  • Fixed: Removed ”#” from url when closing mobile menu
  • Fixed: Reduced top spacing on post layouts
  • Fixed: Gallery Block spacing issue
  • Fixed: Custom color palette not working for Heading Block
  • Fixed: If page is very short, Footer now stays at the bottom of the page
  • Fixed: Instagram Footer title reduced font size on mobile
  • Fixed: Added web-kit-appearance: none to submit buttons
  • Fixed: Only execute sticky.js if exists
  • Fixed: Added font-display:swap to FontAwesome
  • Fixed: Image Block Right Align margin issue
  • Fixed: Reduced margin between menu and some featured area layouts
  • Fixed: Added height auto to image logos
  • Fixed: Added web-kit-appearance: none to submit buttons
  • Fixed: Font size on image/gallery block captions
  • Update: Sitka Core plugin
  • Update: Sitka Blocks plugin

Version 1.1 – November 13th, 2019

  • New: Lifestyle Demo – View Demo
  • New: Promo Box Gutenberg Block – View Example
  • New: Color options for tags
  • New: Email social icon
  • New: Option to hide related post date
  • New: Option to set max width on footer logo
  • New: Option to change burger menu icon color
  • Fixed: Post widget big thumbnails
  • Fixed: Widget title spacing in Facebook and Search widgets
  • Fixed: Missing shop cart icon in header layout 2 & 3
  • Fixed: Missing function_exists around functions
  • Fixed: Footer spacing if no footer menu was assigned
  • Updated: Latest Advance Custom Fields PRO v5.8.7

Version 1.0.1 – October 24th, 2019

  • New: Option to hide/show elements on Grid and List Post layouts
  • New: A child theme folder to the Sitka download package
  • Fixed: Footer spacing if footer logo is deactivated
  • Fixed: Instagram footer spacing
  • Fixed: Issue where icons would not show if using a child theme
  • Fixed: Responsive video embeds if using classic editor
  • Fixed: Featured area images are now clickable
  • Updated: Latest Advance Custom Fields PRO v5.8.6

Thanks for checking out Sitka!

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. You’re the reason we’re here! We love any and all constructive feedback and even folks dropping in just to say hello.
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