Seth Godin’s WordPress Theme?


So you want to design your blog like Seth Godin’s new WordPress theme?

First, the backstory, Seth Godin had his old blog on Typepad for years before moving to WordPress and setting up his website with a minimal WordPress theme, including a simple left sidebar with widgets. Seth’s website design was done by Noah Grubb.

Want something close? Try this.


Burger Factory (free) by Alex Woodman


  • What Would Seth Godin Do – for identifying returning visitors
  • Search – included
  • Subscribe box – customised version of FeedBlitz subscribe widget (Seth’s email marketing host – using their RSS plan to save on costs, $15 per month instead of thousands per month)
  • Social share images – Seth has a rotation of random images that are used for social sharing as his posts are text-only. Use the Quick Featured Image plugin to do the same.
  • Want star ratings like Seth Godin on your blog? Use the Rate My Post WordPress plugin or see more options here.

Hope this helps!


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Rich Peterson

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