Twenty Twelve Child Theme for WordPress – Polished

This is a twenty twelve child theme that will work on any WordPress site. Here are some examples of where this theme should work really well:

  • Clean and minimalistic site
  • Polished and professional looking site
  • Personal blog
  • Business blog
  • Blog for a writer/author
  • Tech/developer blog
  • etc.
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Polished Twenty Twelve Child Theme
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A polished and professional looking child theme for WordPress twenty twelve theme
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Twenty Twelve Child Theme Preview

Twenty twelve child theme preview

Twenty Twelve Child Theme Features

This is a Twenty Twelve child theme so you get all the standard features of the main twenty twelve theme:

  • It will allow you to update the basic twenty twelve framework without breaking your design.
  • Custom background settings from your dashboard
  • Custom header settings from your dashboard
  • Multi-level dropdown menu
  • WordPress custom menu functions
  • Widgetized areas
  • Full width custom page template
  • Custom thumbnail setup for categories and archives
  • Comments can be enabled on static pages
  • Threaded comments
  • Simple, clean and light
  • Very small theme package, under 40 KB
  • Translation ready
  • Responsive theme
  • Compatible with the latest version of WordPress

Download the Twenty Twelve Child Theme (Polished)

Download the polished child theme.

How to Install the Child Theme

  • Log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to Appearance menu, Themes sub-menu,
  • Click Install Themes tab and select Upload option.
  • Upload the zip file ( and activate the theme.

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Comments (9 responses)

  1. Jamie says:

    Thank you so much! This is a nice little wp theme.

  2. admin says:

    Look in the CSS file of this child theme. All the font definition that this child theme applies are in there.

  3. horst says:

    I meant the header font which is gone, thanks, Horst

  4. horst says:

    hello, I just installed the Twenty Twelve Child Theme (Polished), but the standard twent twelve font I used and liked, is gone, and I do not know where to fix that? Many thanks, best, Horst

  5. As the others have said, thank you for this!

  6. Aiden says:

    This is a a real beauty, perfect for those starting a new blog. Thanks.

  7. Jess says:

    Thanks for creating and sharing this nice child theme.

  8. Dewan Sohan says:

    Thanks for sharing such a awesome theme.

  9. Sofiya says:

    I have to commend the theme developers for creating a default theme that is ideal for building advanced child themes. Twenty Ten was a great start, but Twenty Eleven was far too complex and convoluted to be a good basis for advanced child themes.

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