Sidewalk - Elegant Personal Blog WordPress Theme

Sidewalk is an elegant WordPress theme carefully crafted with an emphasis on readability and a great visitor experience.It's designed with personal blogs in mind, but it also fits the needs of any advanced professional blogger and simple news/magazine website.

Full feature list

Responsive design

Advanced theme options panel

Branding - Unlimited fonts and colors

Unlimited Sidebar + Sticky Sidebar

4 pagination types (including infinite scroll)

Other custom widgets

Paginated / multi-page posts

Support post views

Built-in theme translator

One-click easy update


Social sharing integration

Post format support

RTL support

Full documentation + one-click demo import

Dedicated support

5-star reviews from satisfied customers

We have received a lot of positive feedback from satisfied customers. Here's what they had to say about the sidewalk:

Change log


  • Improved: WordPress 5.8 compatibility tweaks (yes,you can update your theme)
  • Improved: Several onpage SEO tweaks (added noopener tag to several target=”_blank” attributes)
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues


  • Fixed: WP 5.7 Gutenberg editor font size
  • Improved: WP 5.5 Compatibility tweaks
  • Fixed: WooCommerce styling improvements


  • Added: Official support for WP Forms WordPress plugin
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
good news!The Sidewalk theme has been awarded the "WP Requirements Compliance Badge" by Envato/ThemeForest, a certification that it now meets the highest quality standards in the WordPress ecosystem.
  • Improved: A slight code refactoring to meet the highest standards per Envato requirements
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
  • Fixed: Option to display first paragraph as cover description not working properly when page is created with block editor
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
Mandatory changes to meet the latest Envato/ThemeForest requirements:
  • The theme options panel has been removed from the theme. To make it appear again you need to install and activate the Redux Framework Plugin via Appearance -> Sidewalk plugins
  • All theme-related widgets are no longer part of the theme and have now been removed. To get your widgets back, install and activate the Sidewalk Buddy plugin in Appearance -> Sidewalk Plugins
  • Social sharing features are no longer part of the theme. To enable social sharing, install and activate the Meks Easy Social Share addon in Appearance -> Sidewalk Addons
  • The extra JS and Google Anlitycs fields are no longer allowed in theme options, so they have been removed from the theme. As an alternative, you can use the Insert Header and Footer WordPress plugin
  • The Favicon option is no longer allowed in the theme options, and now it has been patched to the WordPress native Favicon field in Appearance -> Customize -> Site Logo
  • Added: Styling support for the latest WordPress blocks (introduced in WordPress 5.2)
  • Added: Admin panel styling for WP 5.0+ editor and all blocks
  • Modified: Options to choose social networks for sharing are now located in the plugin settings in dashboard (Settings -> Meks Easy Social Share)
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues


  • Added: Support for Co Authors Plus WordPress plugin
  • Fixed: Pages in admin edit screen not displaying metaboxes when WP 5.x used Classic Editor plugin
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues


  • Added: Styling for Blocks (coming with the new WordPress editor in version 5.0)
  • Improved: Fully tested and ready for WordPress 5.0
  • Improved: Envato Market plugin is now recommended for theme updates
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
  • Added: Initial support for the upcoming new WordPress content editor (Gutenberg)
  • Improved: Styling for GDPR cookie consent checkbox field in comment form
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
  • Added: WooCommerce support
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues
  • Added: Option to enable infinite scroll loading on single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post Template)
  • Added: Authors Page Template which lists all blog authors
  • Added: Options for mobile logo and mobile retina logo ( Theme Options -> Branding )
  • Added: Option for featured slider to specify autoplay time per slide ( Theme Options -> Post Layouts )
  • Added: Options to enable content image(s) in pop-up ( Theme Options -> General )
  • Improved: Sticky sidebar working clunky in some cases
  • Improved: Automatic excerpt limit now works better for languages with special characters
  • Fixed: Infinite scroll pagination bug in Chrome
  • Fixed: Sticky header overlapping image pop-ups
  • Fixed: Minor styling issues in various browsers
  • Fixed: Problem with editing categories in WP 4.5
  • Added: Option to enable Smooth Scroll effect (Theme Options -> Content Styling)
  • Added: Option to automatically rotate featured slider posts (Theme Options -> Post Layouts -> Featured Slider)
  • Added: Options to on/off post format icons on all layouts (Theme Options -> Post Layouts)
  • Improved: Minor styling and performance tweaks


  • Fixed: Sidewalk widgets throwing notices in WordPress 4.3 if WP_DEBUG mode is enabled
  • Fixed: Time ago options not working properly (Theme Options -> General)
  • Fixed: Minor styling issues


  • Added: Logo, search and social icons added to responsive navigation
  • Added: Translation options for previous and next post labels
  • Fixed: Minor CSS glitches


  • Improved: Cover image in responsive mode
  • Fixed: Issue with retina logo in responsive mode
  • Fixed: Minor CSS glitches


  • initial release


We would like to thank the great people for helping with our theme development products!

  • FitVids -
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  • Boot Affix -
  • Owl Carousel -
  • Image loading -
  • sidl -
  • HTML5 knife -


  • Redux options framework-
  • TGM plugin activation -
  • Pixelentity theme update class -
  • Mixed Media Grabber -


  • Fonts are awesome -


The images on the demo site are not included in the theme package and are for demonstration purposes only.They are all credited to their respective creators/owners and can be found on the following services/websites:

  • Shutter stock -
  • niente schizzi -
  • Deathtothestockfoto -

Sidewalk - Elegant Personal Blog WordPress Theme [Free Download]
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WordPress » Personal

  • High Resolution: Yes
  • Widget Ready: Yes
  • Compatible Browsers: IE9, IE10, IE11, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, Edge
  • Compatible With: WooCommerce 5.7.x, WooCommerce 5.6.x, WooCommerce 5.5.x, WooCommerce 5.4.x, WooCommerce 5.3.x, WooCommerce 5.1.x
  • Software Version: WordPress 5.8.x, WordPress 5.7.x, WordPress 5.6.x, WordPress 5.5.x, WordPress 5.4.x, WordPress 5.3.x, WordPress 5.2.x, WordPress 5.1.x, WordPress 5.0.x, WordPress 4.9.x
  • ThemeForest Files Included: PHP Files, CSS Files, JS Files
  • Columns: 2
  • Documentation: Well Documented
  • Layout: Responsive