75 Best Free WordPress Themes Ever

If you haven’t decided yet what WordPress theme to install on your website, here’s a great selection of 75 free and beautiful WordPress themes. I made this selection in the past months while browsing other design related websites but I wasn’t pleased with the quality of all the themes featured. Hope you will enjoy this article. Anyway, doesn’t really matter what theme you choose, what really matters is how you adapt the theme to your needs.

If you have or know other beautiful and stable WordPress themes and want them featured here, please leave a comment with the theme name and link. Thank you.

Berita

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It is minimalistic looking theme that will suit every company that wants to display its corporate image clearly and professionally. Web designers may use it for their online projects and offer their clients web sites with all premium features they will need.”

Ice Breaker

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Ice Breaker is a free domain parking theme for WordPress with four different color schemes, and easy customization through custom widgets and a theme options page. With this theme, along with WordPress and a FeedBurner account, you can have an attractive landing page to collect subscribers and Twitter followers while you get your blog set up.

AppCloud

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The long-awaited e-commerce WordPress theme Appcloud is finally ready to be delivered to you. After a few disastrous bugs-massive killing and validation repair, AppCloud is available to download. For free! YAY!

DesignPile

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SimpleFolio

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This might be one of the most elaborated themes I have made. It has 2 different widget areas and threaded comments, also supports paged comments and has 2 different page templates for advanced usage. The control of images is done from the post page, threw 2 fields that have the instructions on the size of the images.

Brave Zeenat

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A clean Portfolio Theme ideal for photographers, artists and designers to showcase their portfolios. This is our first attempt at creating a WordPress theme and then offering it on a public domain.

Wise Business

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No description from the author.

CSS Gallery

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This is a free css gallery theme for webmasters who want to build CSS showcase or web gallery. Theme is valid XHTML 1.0 transitional and valid CSS!

Obscure

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Obscure is a premium dark magazine wordpress theme suitable for any site nitche and best fit for community based site.

Solarpress

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“Solarpress is a new free wordpress theme. Theme is Wp 2.9 ready. It has a magazine layout with featured post slider, Twitter updates, Banner ads, Adsense, Customizable About us section etc.”

Maparaan

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“Maparaan WordPress theme comes with a customizable front page which showcases the “About Us” and “What We Do” sections. This special multi-colored 5-in-1 free WordPress theme is packed with a better framework and a robust admin options panel to accommodate the General Settings, Page Tracker, Social Networking, Related Posts, Page Navigation and Custom Ads Settings.”

Webfolio

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CrossBlock

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“CrossBlock is a free grey-white wordpress theme with premium features such as animated gallery, post thumbnail, flickr photos, latest tweets, social bookmark, popular posts and more.”

Blue Rooster

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“The theme is a two column layout with a extra templates that can convert your blog into a CMS. The sidebar and footer are both widgetized, author and category templates included, as well as social buttons already intact. The theme style is a mix of rounded corners, flat edges and wooden elements with a schema of muted, dark colors on a plain white surface. Blue Rooster is free under Creative Commons license.”

Bright Sky

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“Another free WordPress Theme from KreativeThemes, Bright Sky. It is the first theme designed by the only lady in our team, Nur Fathihah. Win your blog readers’ heart with these sleek, soft and clean design.”


Bueno

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“Bueno is a clean, minimalistic design which just oozes sophistication in both it’s typography & structure. Stripped of all fancy design elements; the reader’s focus should be on the great content that you produce. Bueno is perfect for the regular (and not-so-regular) blogger.”

Metamorphosis

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“Meta-Morphosis is a visually-rich personal blog, with a magazine layout approach. Incorporating some nifty javascript font replacement and javascript widget slider in the footer, Meta-Morphosis should meet all of your personal blogging needs.”

Irresistible

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“Irresistible is a visually-rich personal blog, with a little bit of a multimedia focus. Incorporating some nifty video-options and widgets, Irresistible should meet all of your personal blogging needs. Just add your content to the mix.”

FolioGrid

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“FrogsThemes.com celebrates it’s launch in style by offering you this WordPress Portfolio Theme absolutely FREE! FolioGrid comes in three beautifully crafted styles, Dark, Light and Yellow.”

NewsPress

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“I’m proud to release my new magazine/news style wordpress theme – NewsPress. It’s built under 960 grid system and packed with in-demand features such as featured post, dropdown menu, social bookmarks button, etc. This is totally a free theme as long as footer links must keep intact.”

Blueprint

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“After a few days of relaxation I’m glad to announce another WordPress Theme, this time a Domain Parking Theme. This is very simple WP Theme for your upcoming projects so you just need to install it, and configure it appropriately (very easy to do).”

Minicard

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“MiniCard is a social network/business card WordPress theme inspired by Tim Van Damme’s excellent website. The theme lets you add links to all the social networking sites you may be a member of, and post useful information such as bio’s and contact details. It also has built in hCard support and (optionally) lets you offer a vCard for visitors to download your contact information.”


Satoshi

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“Satoshi is a clean and minimal portfolio WordPress theme that’s ideal for showcasing project work. It comes with a range of professional page templates including a custom front page, a stylish blog design, a portfolio page, and a fully functional contact form.”

Aparatus

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“Aparatus is as a premium WordPress theme that comes with a Mootools slideshow in the home page.”


Glory

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“Glory theme is Best Suited for Personal Blogs. It has a Fun & Fresh Design.”


Notepad

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“Inspired by the iPhone’s Notes.app, the Notepad is a modern WordPress theme with a subtle touch of the sketchy effect. Key features include: multi-level dropdown menus, social media buttons, threaded & paged comments, and widget support. It has been tested on WordPress 2.9 with Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE7+.”

WhiteDeo

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“Whitedeo is our latest WordPress theme in minimalist style – using white and blue color. Feature post is separated clearly from the content area and three columns widget footer. We’ve built a powerful theme options for you to easily edit the feature post and 3 columns footer (about, contact, Twitter feed) without the need to mess with the coding.”

Agregado

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“Today we are glad to release Agregado Lifestream Theme — a free professional WordPress-theme created by Darren Hoyt and Matt Dawson of Category4. The theme features a built-in lifestream module and contact form with custom control panel options.”

Infinity

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“Today we are glad to release Infinity — a free professional WordPress-theme. The theme has 3 fixed columns, thumbnails integration, Flickr, Delicious and Twitter integration as well as an attractive visual design. The theme was designed by Zhang Yichi, the creative mind behind Vikiworks Studio from Shanghai.”

Outdoorsy

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“We’re finally ready to present our free wordpress theme to you. The theme is called “outdoorsy” and it’s perfect for the individual who wants something “slightly” different from your usual standard free theme. This theme is very unique, and quite graphics heavy, which we are aware of. But if you are after something unique you sometimes have to expect longer load times.”

Brightness

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“Brightnews WordPress Theme” comes up with 3 big features: 1. It’s magazine style, 2. It’s Free and 3. It’s noob ready. Usualy magazine style themes are “premium” themes so you need to pay up to $79 just for personal use, for “Brightnews” you just click.”

Mimbo

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“MIMBO is a clean, customizable magazine-style theme for WordPress. It’s also a simple framework which can be modified with child themes.”

Sharpfolio

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“Sharpfolio is a WordPress theme designed to enable Web Designers, Graphic Designers, Photographers, Motion Designers, Artists or any creative professional to showcase their work in a simple, clean, beautiful portfolio. Sharpfolio aims to focus primarily on your work, because after all, this is what’s most important.”

Zinmag Tribune

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“ZINMAG TRIBUNE is a News/Magazine theme designed for newspaper type of blogs. It is designed with a dull vintage and grungy style. This theme will be an excellent choice for wp users who are running news/magazine blogs. This theme is powered with theme options page for easy setup, and free support will be provided from my support forums.”

Good

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“Totally professional and totally free! It is Masterpiece in WordPress Theme community.”


Monkey PR

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Touchriver

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“This is a premium wordpress theme with magazine layout and dynamic html contents.”

FreeStyle

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“Built for WordPress 2.8+. FreeStyle has built-in support for sidebar widgets, comments, custom default avatars.”

Space Fholio

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“WP Fholio is my second Theme for WordPress, it’s free and Open Source. WP Fholio it’s very simple and also very poweful at the same time.”

Vivee Portfolio

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CreativePress

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“This is a premium wordpress theme with the combined functionality of Portfolio, CMS and Blog.”

Work-a-holic

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“Work-a-holic is a free minimalistic two and three column WordPress theme that focuses mainly on showcasing portfolios for artists, web designers, photographers and illustrators.”

Fullscreen

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“Fullscreen is a free one-column photography and multimedia theme for WordPress that can be used for portfolios, photoblogs, videoblogs, and virtually anything else where you want your content to be front and center. It provides visual artists (photographers, painters, videographers, motionographers, illustrators) a better way of presenting their latest work online using a minimalist side-scrolling homepage.”

Photoview

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“PhotoView is designed for displaying photos and videos in a simple and clean manner.”

Pure Magazine

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“Pure Magazine WordPress theme is, as its name suggests, theme with pure, minimalistic and usable layout, structured to focus readers attention on content and ads, rather than designer graphics. It is built for large news sites that want to highlight important content and retain readers after their first visit. Web designers may also use it for their online projects and offer their clients web sites with all premium features they will need.”

Arras

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Arthemia

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“Arthemia is combining a magazine and a weblog into one; it is not too magazine-ish nor too blog-ish. The front page of Arthemia shows the headline and featured post of yours along with the pictorial representation, that’s the magazine style, while the rest of your post will be shows sequentially just like a usual weblog.”

NewsMag

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“The Conceditor WP NewsMag is my fifth free theme for the WordPress Community to use as see fit (it´s the same theme that we use for WP Magazine). Modify it, change it, colorize it — do what you like, but keep the copyright information in the footer intact. Other than that — enjoy!”

Magazeen

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“We’ve worked hard on making something that had the clean and sleek style that you’d expect, but we’ve put some extra focus on extending the capabilities of WordPress and it’s standard features, giving you a few extra features to improve the user’s browsing experience.”

Cumulus

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“Cumulus is the perfect portfolio theme. It’s 100% free and is released under the GPL license. Version 1.1 now includes a built-in drop down menu, as well as the ability to edit footer credits via theme options.”

Smooth

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“This widget-ready theme is dedicated to writers. Its simplicity, light grey background and large fonts put the content ahead. Nothing useless, just fine typography and a touch of colors.”

Monokrome

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96Degree

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Sketch Ace

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Katana

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“Katana is the latest theme from web2feel.com This is a simple magazine layout theme based on anime or game niche. Theme will be suitable for blogs of such niches. Theme has features like featured post section, post thumbnails, banner ads, adsense, twitter widgets etc. Theme uses custom fonts for various titles. It has an intuitive theme option page which lets you configure the theme.”

Under Construction

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WPCount

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“Dark and minimalist type of blog wordpress template. A three column template with right and left sidebars, also compatible in other major browsers and clean coded css stylesheets. It has 205 x 95 pixel sidebar banner advertisements and a widget ready template.”

Kodzilla

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“Kodzilla is the latest free wordpress theme released by web2feel.com. The theme is designed with a cool color combination and feature rich layout.Theme comes with a featured post slider, twitter widget, featured video section, adsense enabled, custom banner ads, Theme option page, Wp post image feature etc. This will be an ideal choice for your blog if you are looking to build a professional website with zero cost involved.”

Insic

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Kelontong

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“We have just released the most awaited Kelontong WordPress e-commerce theme. It is designed and sliced by iCreativelabs’ WordPress ninjas. As usual, we keep the design sleek and simple, while our CSS ninjas focus their ninjutsu on products showcase. This way you can have a beautiful online store that really sells. Valid and multi-browser compatible, our code provides you a full control to customize every section of it.”

Ready2Launch!

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“Ready2Launch is a free WordPress theme developed by Jakub Mikuláš. It can be used as WordPress theme, with admin options page for customization, or as simple HTML/CSS page (No PHP/MySQL needed). Includes 6 themes and notes on customization.”

Wu Wei

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“Wu Wei is a WordPress theme that was cre­ated with clean, mod­ern, min­i­mal­ism in mind. Information is pre­sented in a log­i­cal man­ner, with­out any super­flu­ous ele­ments get­ting in the way. Just like the Taoist con­cept of wu wei, it’s know­ing when to act, and know­ing when not to act.”

Manifest

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“My goal with Manifest was to create a clean and streamlined theme that focused on the content and not the distractions. It utilizes a single column, 500 pixel wide layout. No sidebars. No widgets.”

Typography

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“Consists of a fixed two column outfit with special news slider built into the sidebar: widgetized sidebar with typical WordPress action like calendar, built in are recent comments with gravatars, related posts, social bookmarking enabled, native WP tag system, flickr is enabled in its own bar.”

One Room

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“I am very pleased to release my new WordPress theme, “OneRoom“, a three columns theme with fixed width and widget-ready.”

Portfolio WPESP

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“Portfolio – WPESP Theme is a “minimalist” Theme based on the idea of portfolio created by DAILYWP.”

Magaling

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“Magaling is a premium quality WordPress theme with Twitter status integration. Additional features include Featured Post Gallery, Feedburner Email Subscription, Popular Posts, Ajax Tabbed Sidebar, Automatic Thumbnail Resizer, Adsense ready with advertising blocks easily customizable via an Option Page.”

The Latest

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“The free version of this theme is “as is”, it includes an encrypted footer and the theme will not be supported.”

Milano

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“This is an elegant theme designed with attractive color combination for bloggers who look to make money online via ads. This theme is suitable for any niche. The theme layout is stylish and dynamic contents modules like, image slider, tabbed content area are built into it.”

IsoTherm

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“After month of work my next theme called IsoTherm News is out and ready for professional use. It is magazine styled theme with everything you need to start publishing your own web journal with all the features you will need to attract new visitors.”

Aperio

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“ThemeMeme Aperio Prototype requires WordPress 2.3.2. It is built on Sandbox for power and flexibility and has been tested in Safari, Firefox, and IE 7. It should also work in IE6, but some of the formatting and effects are sacrificed.”

AutoFocus+

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“AutoFocus+ is a clean and simple WordPress theme developed for photographers looking to showcase their work. A slight departure from the original verision, AutoFocus+ takes things a bit further by providing stronger markup, better browser support, and Theme options that enable you to customize various elements of the theme without ever touching code.”

Fotofolio

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“A wordpress theme for photographer either any visual works portfolio (graphic designer, drawer, architect, etc).”

Gallery

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“Gallery is a beautiful, free, gallery-style Thematic child theme for WordPress, designed by Christopher Wallace.”

Liberation

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“Liberation is the latest News- magazine type of wordPress theme from web2feel.com. This is a widgetized 3 column theme with a magazine layout for the home page. Theme holds a featured post section in which posts from a featured category is displayed in a tabbed content style.


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28 Comments
  • Carl
    November 3, 2013

    Great collection of great themes – this list will save me a lot of time and frustrations on my next install – have bookmarked your page!

  • Goran
    March 6, 2014

    Wow, this is a mighty big list 😀
    Thanks, I have just found what I was looking for.

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