Everyone with a WordPress site needs a theme – whether for your own blog, for your small business website, for your ecommerce/membership site……There are thousands and maybe even millions of free WordPress themes out there. I remember the first time I used WordPress, I was amazed of just how many high quality themes there were for free in WordPress. Today I’ll be discussing 10 of the best free ones out there.
Here is a list of the 10 best free WordPress themes:
Hueman is a blog/magazine theme built for customizability and responsiveness.
- Customizability – flexible layouts, unlimited widget areas, 0-4 footer widget sections, custom logos, custom page templates, etc.
- Responsive – looks great on phones, tablets, and computers.
Iconic One is a clean, simple theme that is great for blogs and has premium quality typography.
- SEO – Iconic One is fully compatible with Yoast SEO and AIOSEO, and helps your site in ranking higher in search engines.
- Speed – The pagespeed score of Iconic One is 95, which is astonishingly high and it still manages to look minimalistic but clean.
Icy has an elegant layout that looks great for both blogs, photography, and portfolio sites.
- Customizability – 3 different layout options and an easy to use theme options panel.
- Design – High resolution responsive design.
Responsive WordPress Theme
The world’s most popular responsive theme, it is great for an kind of business website and is especially good for showcasing a new product/app/video.
- Responsive – It’s fluid grid design means that users on any screen can see the website shown beautifully.
- Widgets – 11 widget areas make this theme easy to customize.
Use the Vantage theme for anything! With integration with 3 great plugins Vantage makes it really easy for you to build a website.
- Page Builder – Drag and drop website builder.
- MetaSlider – Insert photo sliders into your website.
- WooCommerce – Make an online store easily and quickly.
Another multipurpose, responsive WordPress theme! It has many functions, mentioned in the features section.
- 13 widget areas
- 4 layouts
- 6 templates
It’s really good for portfolio sites or design/personal blogs, with it’s flat, minimalistic design it reminds people of Windows 8’s.
- Flat and minimalistic – It is very well designed and the color schemes play out nicely.’s
- Layout – Special layout and side navigation.
Looking for a theme for a pub or a restaurant? Then Sunrise is the right theme for you.
- Design – It’s beautiful and elegant design is premium-quality.
- Responsive – The Sunrise theme looks great on any device.
Got a website “coming soon”? Looking for a landing page for your upcoming business? Launcher is the theme of choice.
- Contact: There is a subscription box, social options, and allows you to display a Twitter stream.
- Responsiveness: Fully responsive
- Customizability: Options panel included – no need to write any code.
Enclosed is the perfect theme for a photography or portfolio site.
- Images: with sideshows, full size images, and more, enclosed is the perfect photography theme
- Flexibility: there are multiple layout options, custom shortcuts, colors, and typography.
This article was a contribution from our friend, Ryan Chang, the author of nukeblogger.com