Top 5 Google Core Web Vitals Wordpress themes (Real Data)

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Core Web Vitals is here, and it not only makes a website have better results in SEO but also has been proven to help increase conversation rates.

Choosing a theme with the best Core Web Vitals metrics could give you a large advantage, whether for an ecommerce, blog, or affiliate website.

Google recently released a tool to visualize themes and their Core Web Vitals metrics. We can now compare themes by fastest loading speed time with real data.

Other ranks only test themes with a single run analysis in speed testing tools such as Gtmetrix. This method is way more accurate in setting a standard for the fastest Wordpress theme.

Here’s the leaderboard:

TechnologyPercent good CWV (’24)
Kadence WP Kadence37,06%
Genesis theme37,02%


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Kadence “UR Band” starter theme template

Kadence is a free theme with the following features:

  • Header and Footer builder.
  • Custom Layout: sidebars, full-width, etc.
  • Global styling.

Kadence Pro

Kadence Pro features are Header Addons, Hooked Elements(Hooks), Ultimate Menu, and Woocommerce Addons. Other Kadence features include:

  • Drag & Drop option with 10+ elements
  • Live Editing, and more.
  • Templates library to bootstrap your website project.

Kadence is available with the following pricing options:

  • Kadence Theme: Free
  • Kadence Pro unlimited site(1y support): $59/year
  • Kadence Theme Pro + Blocks + Pro templates: $129/year
  • Kadence Theme Pro + Blocks + Pro templates + Cloud + Child theme + Shop Kit + AMP: $199/year


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GeneratePress “Stream” starter theme template

GeneratePress is a well-known theme of Wordpress. Using the combination of GeneratePress Premium and the premium GenerateBlocks plugin, the possibilities for layout and styling are infinite.

The free GP version offers:

  • Custom Layout: full-width or contained divs, etc.
  • Typography.

GeneratePress Premium

  • Theme Builder: using GeneratePress Premium and GenerateBlocks plugin(free), build visually every aspect of your website.
  • Site Library: a set of different templates to kickstart your site.
  • Woocommerce options.
  • Hooks.

GeneratePress Premium also offers a library with a bunch of templates to kickstart your website layout. GP offers the following pricing options:

  • GeneratePress theme: Free
  • GeneratePress premium up to 500 websites(1y support): 59$/year
  • GeneratePress premium up to 500 websites(lifetime support): $249/year


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Blocksy Pro “Gadgets” starter theme template.

Blocksy is a Gutenberg-ready and lightweight theme. The Blocksy Free theme features include:

  • Header builder.
  • Footer builder.
  • WooCommerce features: AJAX add-to-cart button, advanced archive, and single product layouts.
  • Trending and related posts module.
  • Cookies notice and Woocommerce support.

Blocksy Pro

  • Custom Blocks: Insert any scripts such as Ads based on the user device, post type, or user type.
  • Content Blocks and Hooks: Create blocks and display them on a list of locations.
  • Adobe & Google Fonts.
  • Mega menu
  • Conditional sidebars, headers, and footers. Show only when needed.
  • WooCommerce features: Wishlist.
  • Blocksy theme: Free
  • Blocksy Pro 1 site license: $49/year
  • Blocksy Pro unlimited sites: $99/year

Additional themes

Other notable themes without field data, but have good performance in speed tests:

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