Crate is a concise and alluringly clean WordPress theme designed for writers, bloggers and photographers. Enjoy the minimalistic simplicity of a highly intuitive blog, built for you.


Blog to your heart’s desire with our content-first and minimalistic WordPress theme, Crate. Oh, and it’s completely free.

Your website is safe with Crate

Managing your WordPress theme has never been easier. Our team stays on top of the latest changes to WordPress so you don’t have to. Receive notifications directly in your dashboard and update your theme with a single click. With years of experience supporting WordPress themes, our regular updates will keep Crate working flawlessly every single day.

  • 5+ years building WordPress themes
  • Hundreds of updates across dozens of themes
  • Update Crate with a single click — right from your dashboard

Documentation that leaves nothing out

Our extensive documentation for Crate ensures that you’ll never feel lost. From setting up WordPress and installing widgets and plugins, to getting it to look just like the demo site, we’ve thought of everything. And if you ever get stuck, our helpful support team is standing by.

Take a look at Crate’s documentation

Do even more with custom plugins

We’re constantly releasing plugins designed to help you extend the functionality of your site. With eleven custom plugins (and counting) that make it easy to highlight your team, add customer testimonials, create gorgeous pricing tables, and more, Crate is the only theme that will go the extra mile for you.


Modern DesignCrate is built to WordPress standards with the latest HTML, CSS and Javascript techniques.

Fully ResponsiveA unique mobile experience, so your content will look great on every device, every time.

Retina (HiDPI) ReadyWe developed Crate to take advantage of retina display technology, ensuring your site displays beautifully.

Custom CSSEasily add custom styles to Crate through the intuitive built-in core Customizer CSS editor.

Highly CustomizableCrate extends the powerful WordPress core Customizer, opening up endless creative possibilities.

Beautifully CleanCrate is meticulously crafted to deliver a clever and bold experience within a minimal design.


Safe and SecureSecurity is our top priority. We push regular updates to ensure WordPress compatibility you can trust.

Bloat FreeCrate performs as beautifully as it looks — with bloat-free code and a rock solid framework.

SEO OptimizedCrate is meticulously optimized to get your website ranking well on all major search engines.

One-Click UpdatesProWe’ll send the latest new features and theme updates, delivered from our server to yours.

Browser SupportWe have fine-tuned Crate with full compatibility with latest versions of modern web browsers.

Localization SupportUse the included POT translation file to translate into the language of your choice.


Fast, Friendly SupportProGet one-on-one professional support from highly trained developers with a deep knowledge of Crate.

ThemeBeans Help CenterProWe provide an extensive knowledge base with detailed help guides for each theme.


WordPress 4.7.5We release consistent updates to ensure Crate functions at it's best with the latest version of WordPress.

JetPackSpeed up images, keep your site secure, and save on bandwidth costs with JetPack's professional suite.

Yoast SEOLevel-up your SEO with the most powerful search engine optimization solution available for WordPress

WPMLTranslate pages, posts, custom types, taxonomy, menus and even Crate's text elements.


How is Crate licensed?All of our WordPress themes and plugins are released under the GNU Public License.

Can I translate Crate?Yes. We include a POT file, which you may use with your translation editor to localize Crate.

Is Crate SEO Optimized?Yes. Crate features a responsive build, HTML5 code, fast load times, and uses the best SEO techniques.

Can I use Crate on sites?No. Our themes are not available for use on hosted accounts.


Can I download Crate as a member?Yes. Members have access to our entire collection of WordPress themes.

Can I upgrade to the club?Yes. Visit your ThemeBeans dashboard at any time to upgrade for a prorated amount.

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