Bellis - Simple and Clean WordPress Blog Theme

Bellis is a simple, clean and modern WordPress theme for your blog. Also this theme is fully responsive and looks good on mobile devices.

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Bellis is a simple, clean and modern WordPress theme for your blog. It is developed on the Bootstrap 3 framework – amazing and beautiful HTML, CSS, and JS framework. It means that Bellis will look great on any mobile device, be it a 17′ laptop screen or an iPad, iPhone.

It comes with 6 custom widgets (Popular posts, Random posts, Recent posts, Social links, Thumbnails gallery, and Slider with posts), 7 areas for widgets, 5 post formats (Standard, Image, Gallery, Video, and Audio), 7 different blog layouts, and tons of theme options.

Bellis is a simple way to create your personal blog! 😉

Please note: Bellis will only work with WordPress.ORG software (

Feature list

  • Works with WordPress 4.9.x / 5.0.x. *Note: In WordPress 5.0 you need to use the Classic Editor plugin. Support for the new block editor (Gutenberg) will be added later
  • Responsive design (adapts to mobile devices)
  • Retina ready (looks beautiful on mobile devices and tablets)
  • Built with Bootstrap 3
  • 500+ Google fonts
  • Standard fonts (Arial, Verdana, and etc.)
  • 500+ Font Awesome Icons
  • Theme options powered by WordPress Customizer
  • Show/Hide most elements
  • Social media icons in header
  • Sticky menu
  • Dropdown menu support
  • Section with introductory text and background image on the homepage
  • Beautiful carousel with blog posts on the homepage
  • Filter by Categories
  • Support for popup windows with images, video/audio players, and galleries
  • Views counter
  • Comments counter
  • “I like” counter
  • “About the Author” section
  • Related posts
  • “Back to top” button
  • 7 Layouts for Home/Category/Tag/Archive pages
    • 1 Column
    • 1 Column + Right sidebar
    • 1 Column + Left sidebar
    • 2 Columns
    • 2 Columns + Right sidebar
    • 2 Columns + Left sidebar
    • 3 Columns
  • 4 Pagination types
    • Standard pagination
    • Next/Previous page links
    • Infinite scroll
    • Load More button
  • 5 Post formats
    • Standard format
    • Image format
    • Gallery format
    • Video format
    • Audio format
  • 3 Different layouts for single posts
    • Post with left sidebar
    • Post with right sidebar
    • Full width post
  • 3 Different layouts for pages
    • Page with left sidebar
    • Page with right sidebar
    • Full width page
  • 6 Custom widgets
    • Popular posts – The widget shows a list of popular posts
    • Random posts – The widget shows a list of random posts
    • Recent posts – The widget shows a list of recent posts
    • Slider with posts – The widget shows a slider with posts
    • Social links – The widget shows links to social profiles
    • Thumbnails gallery – The widget shows a gallery of thumbnails
  • 7 Areas for widgets
    • Homepage
    • Archive pages
    • Single post page
    • Pages
    • Footer (column 1)
    • Footer (column 2)
    • Footer (column 3)
  • Social share buttons
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Google+
    • VK
    • Pinterest
  • Includes XML file with demo data
  • Translation ready
  • Step-by-step documentation

Thanks so much

  • Bootstrap (v3.3.7) – Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
  • Retina.js – Retina.js is an open source script that makes it easy to serve high-resolution images to devices with retina displays.
  • jQuery Superfish Menu Plugin by Joel Birch – Superfish is a jQuery plugin that adds usability enhancements to existing multi-level drop-down menus.
  • OWL Carousel (v1.3.3) – Touch enabled jQuery plugin that lets you create beautiful responsive carousel slider.
  • Masonry from David DeSandro – Masonry is a JavaScript grid layout library. It works by placing elements in optimal position based on available vertical space, sort of like a mason fitting stones in a wall.
  • imagesLoaded – Detect when images have been loaded. Development on imagesLoaded is sponsored by Metafizzy.
  • Magnific Popup from Dmitry Semenov – Magnific Popup is a responsive lightbox and dialog script with focus on performance and providing best experience for user with any device.
  • Infinite-scroll (v2.1.0) – Infinite Scroll jQuery Plugin.
  • html5shiv.js from Alexander Farkas – The HTML5 Shiv enables use of HTML5 sectioning elements in legacy Internet Explorer and provides basic HTML5 styling for Internet Explorer 6-9, Safari 4.x (and iPhone 3.x), and Firefox 3.x.
  • Respond.js from Scott Jehl – A fast & lightweight polyfill for min/max-width CSS3 Media Queries (for IE 6-8, and more).
  • Font Awesome (v4.7.0) – Get vector icons and social logos on your website with the web’s most popular icon set and toolkit.
  • WordPress Meta Box Plugin – Meta Box is a powerful, professional, and lightweight toolkit for developers to create unlimited custom meta boxes and WordPress custom fields.
  • TGM Plugin Activation – TGM Plugin Activation is a PHP library that allows you to easily require or recommend plugins for your WordPress themes (and plugins).
  • Post Like System from JonMasterson – A simple and efficient post like system for WordPress.
  • Blank WordPress Pot from Fx Bénard – Blank WordPress Pot allows developers to have a great starting point for their translations’ pot files and translators an explanation how to use the file.
  • Glyphicons – it is a library of precisely prepared monochromatic icons and symbols, created with an emphasis to simplicity and easy orientation. Glyphicons is one of the Bootstrap components.
  • Google Fonts – Quattrocento Sans, Alegreya Sans, and PT Serif.

Images in the demo

  • picjumbo – Beautiful FREE stock photos.
  • SplitShire – Free stock photos for commercial use.
  • Unsplash – Beautiful, free photos. Gifted by the world’s most generous community of photographers.

Audio and video

Item Type WordPress Theme
Created 20 August 16
Current Version 1.0.4
Last Update 8 June 18
Changelog Link
WordPress Version v4.5.x, v4.6.x, v4.7.x, v4.8.x, v4.9.x, v5.0.x
Documentation Link