Around the world over 60 million websites use WordPress comprising 27.5% of all websites globally. In today’s article we are going to see what wordpress is and best possible theme you can use for your website.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is a software designed for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. The basic WordPress software is simple and predictable so you can easily get started. It also offers powerful features for growth and success.
There are 4282 active free themes in the theme directory of WordPress as of today and I have tried quite a few of them.
Best Free Themes For WordPress
Today, I am going to list a few random themes which I personally liked and felt that they are a good option for bloggers.
Tortuga is a highly flexible and adventurous WordPress theme for your blog or any news related website. It supports three different post layouts and a Magazine Homepage template.
BoxWP is an attractive, fully responsive, grid theme for WordPress to showcase your content. It has useful theme options to customize the theme easily and has clean grid post summaries, full-width custom post/page templates, sticky menu and sidebars, 728×90 header widget, news ticker, right sidebar, 4 columns footer, social buttons, scroll-to-top button and more. With BoxWP PRO version you can get color and font options, 2/3/4 columns grid-layouts for posts, horizontal/square/vertical/auto-height thumbnail styles for post grids, featured posts widgets with grid-layout/thumbnail style options, social widget, about widget, tabbed widget and more widgets, layout options, more custom page/post templates, header layouts, share buttons for post summaries and posts, built-in contact form, related posts with thumbnails and more features.
Coldbox is a clean and blog-focused WordPress theme. It helps increase site traffic from Google and any social networks. It provides you with easy to customize, lightweight, SEO friendly, quick load, and so much more. This theme is fully laid out with the flexbox module so that it is compatible with any screen sizes.
A simple, clean and responsive WordPress theme with blue, green and red colors mainly for blog.
Iconic One is a premium quality WordPress theme with pixel perfect typography that is pleasing to the eyes. It offers a great combo of presentation and functionality in a neat package. The theme implements proper SEO so that your content will rank high and is compatible with AIOSEO and Yoast SEO. It uses H1 tags for posts and page titles and doesn’t use headings in sidebar so that you can creatively use headings in your articles. The theme utilizes latest HTML 5, CSS3 for creating the awesomeness that looks great on every browser. It adapts to screen size on different devices be it mobile, tablets or desktop and is future ready. Built to be exceptionally fast with page speed score of 95+, the visitors will be able to enjoy your content without waiting.
Wellington is a clean and simple Magazine WordPress theme with beautiful typography and subtle colors. The theme includes two different post layouts and a featured post slider.
Envo eCommerce is WooCommerce theme that was created to work with the popular and free WooCommerce plugin. Creating a beautiful storefront has never been easier. It is simple, minimal and elegant WooCommerce theme that will work perfectly for a clothing, fashion, electronics and almost any kind of store.
The theme works with any of favorite free or paid page builder like Elementor, KingComposer, Brizy, Beaver Builder, SiteOrigin, Thrive Architect, Divi, Visual Composer, etc.
Momentous is a modern magazine theme featuring large post thumbnails, a clean typography and two column post layout. You can highlight your posts in the featured content area and display your social icons and search field in the header area with a few clicks. It goes without saying that Momentous is fully responsive and looks good on every device.
Donovan is a flexible, yet easy-to-use blogging theme with a clean and modern design. It features an elegant mobile-first design, three different blog layouts and extensive post settings. Donovan is perfect for your personal blog or for any content-focused website.
If you would like to add any other theme to this list, please do mention it in the comments section.