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No Coding Needed

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Overstrap Features:


Left Sidebar Right Sidebar Dual Sidebars No Sidebars

Easily switch sidebars to left, right, both or none in the WordPress Customize menu.


Full Width Boxed

Change themes from full width to boxed layout with the switch of a button in /wp-admin/.

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The Overstrap: Blog theme has support for the WooCommerce WordPress shop plugin. Check out the example store pages in the top menu of the demo.

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Easy Digital Downloads

The Overstrap: Blog theme has support for the Easy Digital Downloads plugin. Check out the example store pages in the top menu of the demo.


Just like Understrap, Overstrap does a lot without adding unnecessarily to the weight of the page. Faster websites are loved by search engines.


Overstrap themes work with the WordPress Gutenberg content blocks system. V1.1 added additional support for the wide and full width variety of blocks.

Easy Theme Editing

The built in Kirki Customizer Framework Options framework makes it easy to change styles in the theme without coding. This can be easily disabled if not needed.

Font Awesome

Comes with Font Awesome 4.6+ font icon kit as dependency. A huge and free (MIT License) set with over 600 icons. Fonts can be changed in /wp-admin/ too.

Child Theme

Install a fresh copy of the starter child theme of your choice and then start editing. Overstrap themes use Understrap as the parent.

Built In Slider

Overstrap: Blog comes with a built in slider on the home page for visual WordPress websites. Normal post featured images are used to drive the slider.

Overstrap Child Themes

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Show off your visual posts in an ultra modern masonry style. Easily change the number of columns and the individual posts appearance.

Home page elements can be easily changed in the WordPress Customizer, text and style. No coding needed (but easily removed if not needed).

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Overstrap: Corporate

Create a striking business WordPress website with a working home page lead generation form (powered by Contact Form 7).

Home page elements can be easily changed in the WordPress Customizer, text and style. No coding needed (but easily removed if not needed).

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Overstrap: Blog

A clean blog style starter child template for Understrap. So versatile it could be used for almost any kind of website.

A built in slider (that can be disabled easily) on the home page displays the latest posts and the featured images. All editable in the WordPress Customizer.

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Overstrap: Portfolio

Show off photos of past work beautifully for the world to see with this Overstrap: Portfolio child theme for Understrap.

The portfolio items are driven by a lightweight plugin thats free on

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Overstrap: Tech

Tech websites need to look amazing and promote a modern service or product in front of its visitors.

The Overstrap: Tech starter child theme for Understrap does this perfectly, straight out of the box.

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Overstrap: Event

Advertise an event with a countdown timer all easily editable in /wp-admin/ without having to code.

Easily use this as a starter template to build your Bootstrap WordPress event site from scratch so that its fast loading.

Popular Questions

Who is Overstrap for?

Overstrap was developed with both expert and amateur developers in mind. For the experienced developer it acts as a time saving tool. For those not so fluent in theme development it can provide both a ready to use solution as well as something that can be hacked apart easily.

Do I need to know coding to use Overstrap?

As long as you know your way around the WordPress back-end then you will be able to install and alter the Overstrap themes. The included Kirki framework allows you to change a lot of the elements and styles without any coding.

I'm stuck and can't get something to work, can you help?

Of course! Open a support ticket through the WP Extend website or catch us on live chat on that site or this one. We will gladly help with any Overstrap issue.

Can I use Overstrap on customers websites?

You may use the Overstrap themes you purchase for your customers websites.

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