Sydney Theme Features
Don't be fooled by Sydney's long feature list. You'll find this WordPress theme is super simple to customize for any type of hobby or business!
45kB Total Page Size
With a record-low page weight, Sydney is a lightning quick WordPress theme.
294ms Page Load Time
Sydney is lightweight and remarkably fast; it loads like a breeze — in less than half a second!
100% Performance Scores
Sydney scores perfectly in the leading performance testing tools, including PageSpeed Insights, GTMetrix, and WebPageTest.
Core Web Vitals Ready
Sydney is optimized for Core Web Vitals, Google’s new performance metrics, to help you get excellent results in search engines.
Following WordPress best practices, Sydney’s code is clean, easy-to-read, and optimized for performance.
Customize every design aspect of your buttons, such as colors, paddings, fonts, radius, and more — all from one place.
Create custom typography using beautiful typefaces and versatile options, including letter spacing, text decoration, and line height.
Adjust the colors of your website content, hyperlinks, every level of your headings, form fields (including placeholders), and sidebar.
Enable a scroll-to-top button (optional) and customize its colors, layout, icon, radius, position, offset, and visibility on mobile.
22 Complete Starter Sites
Use the one-click demo importer to install one of our 22 professionally designed starter sites — 5 are included in the free version!
Make your header sticky (optional) — either all the time or only while the user is scrolling to the top of the page.
Support for Hero Area Shortcodes
Insert any shortcode into your hero area to add custom features or elements such as sliders, carousels, galleries, and more.
Contained or Full-Width Menu
Choose between two menu container styles: make it as wide as the content or let it span across the entire page.
Header Top Bar
Enable an additional top bar above the header and add details such as your address, email, phone number, and/or social profiles.
Transparent Menu Bar
Make the menu bar transparent on a page-by-page basis to display the header on top of a slider or image.
4 Hero Types
Choose between a slider, image, or video header — or remove the entire hero area and keep only the menu.
Individual Page Controls
Show or hide the title, sidebar, and featured image on a page-by-page basis from the post editor.
11 Footer Widget Layouts
Find the best-fitting footer layout for your site, then populate it with the widgets of your choice.
Customize the design of your footer, including colors, alignment, paddings, column spacing, visibility, and more.
Editable Footer Credits
Change the copyright notice in your footer area using premade tags and/or custom HTML code.
Extended Header Module
The Extended Header module adds a new set of header-related features to your Sydney Pro-powered website.Learn More
6 Blog Layouts
Find the best design for your blog by choosing from six different layouts, including classic, masonry, full-width, and more.
Display an excerpt of your posts on the blog archive page (optional) — you can define the excerpt length too.
Show or hide the post date, categories, author, and comment count, then customize the layout of these metadata.
Featured Image Toggles
Show or hide featured images on your blog archive page and blog posts with the click of a button.
Blog Sidebar Toggles
Show or hide the sidebar on your blog archive page and blog posts — you can choose between a left and right sidebar for both.
Post Navigation Toggles
Show or hide 'read more' links on the blog archive page and next/previous post links on single posts.
Individual Post Controls
Show or hide the title, sidebar, and featured image on a post-by-post basis.
1000+ Google Fonts
Find the best fonts for your headings and body content, then customize the weight and style of your chosen fonts.
Text Adjustment Options
Customize the line height, letter spacing, and capitalization of your headings and body text.
Responsive Font Sizes
Define a different font size for each heading level and the body text on three viewports: desktop, tablet, and mobile.
Menu Items Typography
Customize the typography of your top-level menu items — including typeface, font weight and size, and capitalization.
Product Catalog Layout
Customize the layout of your product catalog grid, including the number of columns and products per page, layout type, and more.
Add stylish cart and account icons to your top menu bar to enhance the user experience (optional).
Sidebar Mini Cart
Show a fly-in mini cart whenever your customer clicks the header cart icon or adds a product to the cart.
Add-To-Cart Button Placement
Choose between multiple add-to-cart button positions on the product cards in your shop catalog.
Display a quick view modal of the product info without reloading the product page.
Catalog Category Layouts
If you've chosen to display categories in your product catalog, define the layout of your category cards.
Sales Badge Styling
Customize the styling of your sales badges on the shop archive and single product pages.
Product Trust Badges
Display trust badges on your single product pages.
Reasons To Buy
Show helpful reasons-to-buy lists on your product pages to make it easier for your customers to make purchasing decisions.
Hide distracting elements such as menus, the hero area, and header and footer widgets on the checkout page.
Google AMP Support
Sydney comes with native support for the official AMP plugin (free) — you only need to install it to serve Accelerated Mobile Pages.
WPML is a popular translation plugin that lets you serve multilingual content from a single WordPress installation with ease.
The Polylang plugin allows you to create bilingual and multilingual WordPress sites, including support for right-to-left languages.
Sydney is fully compatible with the 4 most popular Learning Management System plugins: TutorLMS, LearnDash, LifterLMS and LearnPress. Sydney also has an eLearning starter that works with TutorLMS.
Toolset includes everything you need to create a custom content site with WordPress, such as custom post types, templates, maps, and more.
Sydney comes with built-in schema markup that helps search engines understand your website and improves your SEO rankings.
Testimonials Carousel Widget
Sydney's beautiful carousel widget for the Elementor page builder plugin lets you display testimonials in a stylish way.
The free version of Sydney provides you with one portfolio widget, while Sydney Pro gives you access to two more styles.
Sydney comes with one free and two premium pre-designed posts widgets that you can add to your Elementor designs.
Highlight your content with a professional-looking slider widget on any of your Elementor pages — included in both Sydney and Sydney Pro.
Employee Carousel Widget
Display your team members' profiles by adding an employee carousel widget to your designs.
Single Employee Widget
A widget to display a single employee.
A widget to display a timeline.
Pricing Tables Widget
A widget to display a pricing table.
Food Menu Widget
A widget to display a food menu.
Animated Heading Widget
A widget to display an animated heading.
Dual Heading Widget
A widget to display a dual heading.
Image Hotspots Widget
A widget to display an image with hotspots.
Dual Buttons Widget
A widget to display dual buttons.
Contact Form 7 Widget
A widget to display a Contact Form 7 form.
A widget to display a WPForms form.
Ninja Forms Widget
A widget to display a Ninja Forms form
Areas: wp_head, wp_footer, before/after site, header, content, sidebar, footer.
The templates system available in Sydney Pro lets you build blocks with the WordPress editor and Elementor.Learn More
Find answers to commonly asked questions and useful how-to tutorials.View Documentation
Free Theme Support
We support free theme users through the official WordPress theme repository forum.Go to Sydney Forum
Are you a Pro member? Access our priority email support.Submit a Ticket