50+ Free, Clean and Elegant WordPress Themes

Elegant WordPress Themes

What do you expect when you click on the title like this? One or two nice themes and a whole bunch of low quality freebies cluttered with old-fashioned design elements, nothing close to premium, clean and elegant WordPress themes you have to pay for? I believe that this time you will be pleasantly surprised.

From simple to powerful, from personal to corporate, the list of 50+ free WordPress themes covers it all. Many themes within this list come with the latest WordPress 3.0 features and custom theme management pages. They all should be easy to setup and can power sites of all sizes. Enjoy!

Foundation

Foundation is an elegant, feature packed and donation ready WordPress theme designed for non-profit organizations. It is ready to use out of the box and can be set up within a few minutes. Theme comes preloaded with sample content for a quick and painless setup.

Foundation Elegant WordPress Theme

Customize this theme to match your taste. 3 unique color schemes are included, giving you alternatives to choose from. Setup your custom image slideshow, embed video, change donation settings, customize logo. All this and even more can be done through the built-in theme options panel.

Gridly

Gridly is a free minimal and responsive WordPress theme with a trendy grid-based layout. It has a clean and creative look – ideal for photographers or graphic designers. Gridly theme has a simple options panel, so you can easy customize the theme to suit your needs. It also features 2 color schemes, jQuery Masonry, and comes with a widgetized footer and featured images.

Gridly Clean and Elegant WP Theme

Colorway

Colorway is a clean and elegant WordPress theme with easy customization options. It lets you choose your own logo, backgrounds, footer texts and may more with just a few clicks. This free WordPress theme is suitable for various different niches from business to portfolio. It is highly optimized for speed, so that your website opens faster than any similar themes. Colorway theme also features a ready-made contact form that let your visitors easily contact you.

Colorway Free WP Theme

Photoria

Photoria is a simple and stylish WordPress portfolio theme ready to be used for your Photoblog or Portfolio website. With advanced WPZOOM options panel, you can easily customize every detail of your theme to suit your needs. You can define a custom layout for each post individually. This theme has built-in 2 additional templates for your pages.

Photoria Free WordPress Theme

Create your menu in seconds from WordPress Dashboard. You can add pages, categories, custom links and create drop-downs via drag & drop. Easily configurable gallery slider on homepage which allows you to showcase your featured content.

Stumblr

Stumblr is a fresh and clean WordPress theme ideal for micro-blogging photos & videos. It comes with a minimal design, featured images, 2 different color schemes and widgetized sidebar and footer areas. Stumblr theme also features a simple options panel and a logo upload option. It is one of the rare great looking free WordPress themes that are optimized for videos.

Stumblr Free WordPress Theme

Appz

It takes time and effort to build a competitive iPhone app and get it placed on Apple App Store. As this would already be a worthy achievement, you shouldn’t stop at this point. There’s a lot more you can do to get your app noticed. WordPress + Appz WordPress theme is a simple, fast and effective way to approach the audience with your app. It’s a clean and modern theme that is best suited for landing pages, showcasing your latest iPhone apps.

iPhone App WordPress Theme

Aurelius

If you need a neat WordPress theme that is also free, why not try Aurelius? It’s a powerful CMS theme, suitable for personal and larger businesses. Aurelius has some nice features including jQuery roundabout for images, SEO friendly markup, powerful theme options panel and documentation.

Aurelius Free and Elegant WordPress Theme

Widely

Widely is a free elegant WordPress theme that will definitely catch your visitor’s attention. It is a simple, clean and well designed theme with a full powered content manager. Widely theme features a number of custom widgets that will help you to display dynamic content. PSD files, documentation, page templates and a contact form are all included and everything comes for free, so you don’t need to worry about almost anything, except your original content of the website.

Widely Elegant WordPress Magazine Theme

Magazeen

Magazeen — a free advanced WordPress theme in a magazine-look created by the talented WeFunction Design Agency. This bold magazine 2-col-theme was designed with the main focus being on typography, grids and magazine-look. It was created especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers.

Magazeen Free WordPress Magazine Theme

The JournalCrunch

JournalCrunch is an elegant WordPress magazine theme that is easy to setup, supports WordPress 3.0 custom menu management and has theme options page. 9 built-in shortcodes, latest tweet widget, jQuery lightbox, working ajax contact form, dropdown menus and other amazing features are included to simplify your blogging expererience.

The JournalCrunch Free Magazine Theme

Danoska

Danoska is clean, stylish and free WordPress theme orientated to effective content presentation. It is most suitable for companies and as a business theme to present products or services. It comes in 10 different color schemes, 5 custom widget, custom shortcodes, 3 different frontpage layouts and 4 page templates. There are 6 widgetized areas for easy content management. Styling possibilities are endless and different layouts can be set for every individual page.

Danoska Elegant and Free WordPress Theme

The power of CSS3 styling and animation, combined with trendy colors, gives you a clean, elegant and user orientated theme that is ready to suit any kind of business.

Undiscovered

The Undiscovered is a clean and simple WordPress blog theme with a fully responsive layout. This Retina-ready theme guarantees a perfect image of your site on any kind of web-enabled device. This theme has a beautifully designed pink color scheme, but you can easily change the color of all colored icons to create your own individual look.

Undiscovered Free Responsive WordPress Theme

Adapt

Adapt is a free elegant WordPress theme that features a very clean business/portfolio style design. It is a fully responsive theme and super easy to setup. Adapt theme features several page templates for your blog, filterable portfolio, full-width pages and a landing page template. It also comes with a great unlimited heights homepage slider, as well as widgetized sidebar and footer.

Adapt Free and Clean WordPress Theme

Panoramica

Panoramica is an outstanding free WordPress theme with a fully fluid layout adapting to as many window sizes as possible. It has an amazing fully fluid homepage slider and a ready-made contact form template. Panoramica theme also comes with a polished portfolio that emphasizes the use of images and a highly functional theme options panel where you can tweak the layout and customize its colors any way you want.

Panoramica Free WordPress Theme

Full Description Price: free

BigSquare

Big Square is a clean, tidy and elegant WordPress theme that lets your photo works speak louder than text. This free WordPress theme is highly suitable for photographers or other artists to display their work. Big Square theme features jQuery scroller, dropdown menus, image excerpt, and much more. It also comes with full documentation and “How to” guide to help you with a set-up and customization processes.

BigSquare WordPress Theme

Full Description Price: free

Yaminth

Yaminth (abbreviation of Yet Another Minimal Theme) is a free elegant WordPress theme with a modern and minimal look. It comes in light colors with a dark footer. It also comes with Google web fonts and jQuery fade-in/fade-out image feature. Yaminth theme has a featured posts section where you can display even 4 different posts.

Yaminth Elegant WordPress Theme

Cakifo

Cakifo is a free and clean WordPress theme, which was built with the rock-solid Hybrid theme framework, so it is a great starting point with many useful features. A killer feature is an ability to add custom stylesheets to any single post. Several sidebars, many useful shortcodes and theme settings page, it is more than you could expect from a freemium WordPress theme.

Cakifo Free and Powerful Theme

Theme also has a custom front page with image and text slider, recent posts and post from selected categories. It has a great post thumbnail functionality to automate the process. Layouts can be set on a per-post and per-page basis.

Balloons

Balloons is an outstanding free and clean WordPress theme, which comes in a one-column layout with a parallax-scrolling effect. This is a responsive theme, so it will look amazing on any device: computer, tablet, smart phone, etc. Balloons theme features a three-column widgetized footer, a color switcher and a style-sheet for the WP-Pagenavi plugin. It is also available in English and German languages.

Balloons Free WordPress Theme

Beauty & Clean

Beauty & Clean is a free clean and elegant WordPress theme that comes with 4 different page templates: a stunning home page, a useful about page, clean blog style page and a ready-made functional contact page. This theme also features custom widgets, and a variety of custom post types for testimonials, news, and other important information.

Beauty & Clean WordPress Theme

Skeleton

Skeleton is a free clean WordPress theme with a responsive layout. It features a Boilerplate grid framework for fluid columns and adaptive media queries. Skeleton theme also comes with intuitive theme options panel with color pickers, font and background image settings. It is bundled with many highly useful shortcodes and a well-balanced typography scale.

Skeleton Clean WordPress Theme

Graphite

Graphite is a fully functional, free wordpress theme from MediaLoot, perfect for creative professionals, but suitable for anybody. Built from the ground up using HTML5 and CSS3. Graphite comes with 2 alternative homepage image slider templates, custom post templates and custom admin settings.

Graphite Elegant Theme

Delicacy

Delicacy is an attractive and elegant WordPress theme, which was created with food blogs in mind. However, this free theme is not limited to culinary, it can be easily adapted for personal blog and other purposes. Delicacy theme features a Nivo slider, multiple level drop-down menus, threaded comments, custom meta boxes and 4 custom widgets. It comes with 6 different color schemes and 6 background patterns to choose from.

Delicacy Free WordPress Theme

kw.po

Kw.po is a free elegant WordPress theme with clean and modern looks. It comes with functional theme options page, ready-made custom pages (portfolio and blog), multiple widget areas and built-in special widgets for social media, latest tweets, recent post with thumbnails and so on. Kw.po theme also features beautiful Lightbox gallery (no plugins required), translation-ready .po/.mo files, typography shortcodes and many other great options.

Kw.po Free WordPress Theme

Academica

Academica is a non-profit / education CMS theme with a modern layout and elegant design. It has predefined custom templates for pages and posts, 9 sidebars and 3 custom widgets. Setting up Academica Theme is incredibly easy and takes just a few seconds. No need to edit any files, everything can be done from our intuitive Theme Options page.

Academica Clean WordPress Theme

Iris

It’s a 3-column layout theme that is full of style and beautiful illustrations. Theme has a customizable text module on the header, suppots custom menus, featured thumbnails. It comes with some handy custom widgets, such as tabbed content widget, ads widget, etc.

Iris Free WordPress Theme

Respo

Respo is a free and fully responsive elegant WordPress theme with a clean, sleek and customizable design. This theme perfectly suits for personal blogs and online magazines. It’s responsive layout is able to adapt to the screen size of your visitors. Moreover, the sliders of this theme are also responsive! Hence, the Respo theme works super sleek on any mobile device. It also has unlimited dynamic featured sections, sidebar tabs, custom widgets and many more highly useful options.

Respo Clean WordPress Theme

Skeleton Plus

A lightweight, minimalistic, semantic, translation-ready WordPress theme that is also free to download. Featuring 10 widgetized areas, Skeleton Plus is a very flexible CMS for any kind of project.

Skeleton Plus Free Minimalistic Theme

Skeleton plus is available as a free download under the GNU General Public License. Basically you can do whatever you like with this theme. No backlinks are required, but of course they are highly appreciated by the author.

The Proton

TheProton is a flexible free WordPress theme that can be easily customized to suit any business or personal needs. Despite the fact that it’s free, TheProton is powerful premium theme of clean and elegant design.

The Proton Elegant and Free WordPress Theme

TheProton is very easy to modify whether you are a WordPress professional or just a beginner. There are lots of options within the admin area integrated into control panel. You have complete control of every aspect of your site on a single page basis. 7+ color schemes to choose from.

Nublu

This is a sleek blue colored theme that comes with a configurable slider, drop-down menus and Cufon-enabled headlines. The theme also supports a twitter bird that will sing out your latest tweet from your Twitter.com account.

Nublu Free and Elegant WordPress Theme

Nublu has automatic thumbnail generation, as long as you have a picture uploaded with your post. WordPress 3.0+ menu system is integrated into this theme for easy customization of your navigation menu. Nublu Theme is totally free to download and has been tested with all the major browsers.

Boldy

Boldy theme includes beautiful Nivo Slider, WordPress 3.0 menu management support, built-in twitter widget, pagination, jQuery photo lightbox, ajax based contact form, etc. Boldy is easy to setuo through integrated theme options page.

Boldy Free and Elegant Theme

Elegant

Elegant is clean and simple yet professional theme. It has 2 color schemes – black and white. It’s best suited for business and portfolio sites, but you can also use it for blog etc. This layout is very easy for your visitors to understand and navigate without any hassle. This theme has different sections on homepage, so you can easily put the content you want in there.

Elegant and Clean WordPress Theme

Life Collage

Life Collage is a free child theme of the Hybrid theme framework, which means you must have Hybrid installed for it to work. It’s purely about blogging and having a little fun while you do it. It has extra widget sections, drop-down menus, and a super-cool design.

Life Collage Elegant WordPress Theme

AllTuts

AllTuts is a clean blogging theme with WordPress 3.0 menu support, custom theme options page, ads widget, latest tweets widget, built-in paginaion, ajax based working contact form, dropdown menus.

AllTuts Free Theme

Restaurant Pro

This is the most flexible and powerful Restaurant WordPress theme, currently available on the market. Build your restaurant website in seconds and control every aspect of it. There are no templates and no need for advanced short codes, just drag & drop your widgets, edit your layout and design any page separately if you want.

Restaurant Pro Free WordPress Theme

Just activate your theme and set default widgets & layout grids or start on a clean canvas, however you prefer. It is very simple to add new meals, style your menus and even create special offers for your customers. You may display as many menus as you want, however you want it.

Coming Soon

Represent your single product with product image and intro text. Lots of iPhone App websites are built this way. Or, simply use this theme as a coming soon page for your upcoming app or website. Use this theme as a mailing list builder by enabling Feedburner subscription form from the design settings.

Coming Soon Clean WordPress Theme

WP Anniversary

The WordPress Anniversary theme is a free classic type of blogging theme. It comes with a custom “Thank you WordPress” just to show our appreciation to the crew that made such a big difference on the Web.

WP Anniversary Elegant Theme

The theme has several layout options that you can choose from, simply by selecting from the Theme Options page, standard posts listing, grid listing, each of these with or without thumbnails and you can choose sidebar location, on the left or right side of the theme. You can also disable/hide the “Thank you WP” header or just simply change the header image with one of your own.

AppCloud

AppCloud is free and simple e-commerce theme with implemented 960 grid system. Clean design of blue and white tones do not disturb visitors and they can focus on your products. It also has a working contact form, javascript slideshow, registration plugin and much more.

AppCloud Free WordPress E-commerce Theme

Outline

Outline is a child theme of the Hybrid theme framework, which means you must have Hybrid installed for it to work. Outline has impeccable typography and use nearly every WordPress feature imaginable, such as the custom background feature and the nav menus system.

Outline Clean WordPress Theme

Blissful Blog

Blissful Blog is a free WordPress 3.0 blogging theme for the wedding industry. It features a traditional blog layout with several added features that take advantage of the latest WordPress 3.0 platform capabilities.

Blissful Blog Elegant and Clean WordPress Theme

You can change the logo, background and add featured images with ease. The theme features beautifully clean design and typography that’s appealing to professionals in the wedding industry.

Bueno Free

Bueno is a clean, minimalistic design theme 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 Free WordPress Theme

Using a clear & concise grid-based design, Bueno is not only sexy as hell, but very easy to customize. Integrated banner ad management, widgetized sidebar, with some Bueno-specific custom widgets to allow you full control of what happens in your sidebar.

Imbalance

Imbalance is absolutely free theme, built in modern minimalistic style. The theme looks great under any browser and OS and it is very friendly. JQuery powered Imbalance is perfect for artistic blog, online magazine and portfolio websites.

Imbalance Elegant WordPress Theme

Valid xHTML, SEO-friendly markup, WordPress 3.0 menu support, Twitter widget, jQuery gallery, options panel, clean typography and a few more goodies are integrated in this theme. It is also very well optimized, so there is no need to worry about high volumes of incoming traffic.

Cudazi Mono

Cudazi Mono is a luxurious, yet clean WordPress theme with custom post types, sample widget areas and great flexibility. This amazing free WordPress theme features multiple footer layouts, unlimited galleries and a variety of single page portfolio types.

Cudazi Mono Clean WordPress Theme

Cudazi Mono theme also comes with custom background uploader and color pickers, as well as multiple CSS skins. Moreover, this theme is localized, so you can easily translate it into any language you want!

Envoze

Fast & flexible theme that can power sites of all sizes. Integrated jQuery slider with number of options to set up your slider: auto slide, auto height, optional fixed height, button height configuration etc. If you need to present more information about your company, you have an option to put upto 4 content boxes.

Envoze Free and Clean WordPress Business Theme

Along with custom.css stylesheet, where you may edit your theme design, you have a number of predefined skins to choose from. There are a couple of important widgets included you may need when powering up your online presence. No need to install additional WordPress plugins.

Temple Gate

Temple Gate is a WordPress theme that started as an experiment to test all the fun and powerful stuff HTML5 has to offer. It’s a “sandbox” nevertheless it’s a solid quality theme ready for deployment in the real world.

Temple Gate Elegant Theme

The design of Temple Gate is inspired by the spirituality and simplicity of Japanese Temple Gate; the original design idea was to have a very clean and simple layout for Lotus Seeds Design blog that is easy for the eyes and that it gives a sense of tranquility.

Compositio

Compositio is all about blogging. It will suit blogger, who likes simple yet creative WordPress themes with some unique and elegant design elements. Compositio was released a few years ago, but it still remains one of the most creative and beautiful free template you can get.

Compositio WordPress Theme

Parallax

Parallax is another free WordPress theme with a focus on clean and elegant looks. The simplicity of this theme allows your content to shine and get all needed attention. Parallax theme features a beautiful large home page slider, portfolio custom pot types and taxonomies, filterable portfolio template and many other custom theme options.

Parallax Free WordPress Theme

Fotofolio

Fotofolio Landscape is a free WordPress theme specially designed for Visual Artist, Photographer, or any media designer to show off their works. All images cropped and resized automatically to fit the area. Theme options page is included to make your life easier.

Fotofolio Free WordPress Portfolio Theme for photographers

Atlantis

It’s a 3-column layout theme that features gorgeous 3D flash slider. Atlantis also comes with custom twitter widget, WordPress 3.0 menu support, options panel page, widgetized areas of sidebar and footer.

Atlantis Elegant WordPress Theme

Harimau Malaya

A simple yet complete WordPress Freemium theme, suitable for every blogger out there. Fun, Elegant, Smart, Beautiful and Professional – that describes what Harimau Malaya is. Control everything from Google Analytics embedded code to changing theme styles easily with the theme options panel.

Harimau Malaya clean and free WordPress Theme

Abtely

Very elegant, clean and fast loading WordPress theme with minimalistic approach. It is WordPress 3+ compatible, supports custom menus, has a two-column layout and widget ready sidebar. Abtely automatically creates post thumbnails, displays featured posts in the sidebar and much more.

Abtely very clean and light WordPress Theme

Structure

Structure is a free and modern theme with a magazine style layout. The idea of this clean theme is to adopt the style of the content you are going to add, making it ideal for variety of subjects. The Structure Theme has 2 color schemes – white and black version.

Structure Minimalist Design Free WordPress Theme

The free version of Structure Theme doesn’t include free maintenance and support, doesn’t have theme options panel, video functionality or portfolio page templates. It’s a beautiful theme for the most basic use.

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Paulius Rasytinis

Telecom engineer, passionate about technologies, web developing and cooking. I celebrate every new WP feature, give warm applause to every theme release. My enthusiasm occasionally loses the battle against various undesirable internal and external stimulus, such as moodiness, false advertising, etc. I invented a character called Suspicious Mind to deal with the following occurrences. Find me on Google+

90 thoughts on “50+ Free, Clean and Elegant WordPress Themes”

  1. I’m looking for a real estate theme. Do you have any suggestions, free or otherwise? I’m stuck!
    Thanks.

    1. Hi Eric, welcome to WPDressing. There are many premium real estate themes out there and maybe a few freemium as well. Before I could make you a proper suggestion, what are your requirements for a real estate theme? Contact me via twitter or use contact form on the sidebar, I would be glad to help you.

  2. This is my first WP site. I have no idea how to answer that. I don’t know what I need or don’t need. I guess that’s the problem.

    1. Yes, it’s a bit tricky to choose the very first WordPress Theme, because there are still lots of things to learn about the platform itself and you don’t know exactly what you need.

      It’s also difficult to make some kind of suggestions. I would say, you just have to start playing with free WP themes and state your requirements on the way.

      If you have quality content, quality photos and tempting descriptions, any minimalistic theme can easily suit your needs. If there is not so many content, you probably need a theme with some elegant, niche-related design elements.

      WordPress Themes are getting more and more powerful in these days, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they are getting more complex as well, because developers concentrate a lot on flexibility and user-friendly experience. If you like DIY attitude, choose a flexible one.

      Hope that helps a little 😉

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  5. Hello Eric,

    love your selection.

    I have to make for a client of mine a very elegant theme for news related to the luxury industry.

    Do you have any suggestions?

    i was looking for the magnificent theme of the eleganthemes.com

    any idea similar to it?

    Thanks and great selection.

    1. I guess your questions were addressed to me, Nemak? 🙂 In my opinion, “Magnificent” wouldn’t be the best choice for luxury lifestyle related site, because of the light background, inadequate variety of colors and even the layout itself. I think, green is never used for a luxury site and images should be more important than that 🙂

      I might be entirely wrong, have you discussed the colors with your client? In most cases, dark background is used in luxury web design, with some luxury gradients, patterns or brushes. A bit of gold, red or azure is also used for decorating links, post titles, etc.

      Of course, there are always some very nice alternative designs that just look great, yours might be one of them. Good luck!

  6. This is a great list, thanks for taking the time to put it together. I definfitely think I’ll be finding a use for the Blossomsoft theme.

    Thanks again

  7. Wow, thank you so much Paulius, for adding my free theme in your collection.

    In the future, I’ll create more free theme like this for WP community.
    Jenni

    1. Well, it has a free version with the same design and layout, but significantly less features than pro. You won’t get support and access to the tutorials, but the theme itself is fully functional 🙂

  8. Thanks Paulius, This is a tasteful collection. I am right now deciding the theme for my new personal blog and this takes much further than I was. Paul you seem to have experience in WP (I’ve always been a Joomla developer so far) can you help me out with a small issue. I’ve got this awesome theme called Glider by Elegant themes and am trying to figure out a way of using custom menus in it. This in WP are not as straight-forward as in Joomla at least to me…I like how this theme looks but its features are frustratingly limited. All I want is to be able to have 2 separate categories of blog but haven’t been able to achieve it yet. Using a custom menu could do it but this theme apparently has no support for it. Can you suggest any modification or hack for it ?
    Thanks,
    Sean.

    1. Hey Sean 🙂 WordPress is very straightforward, you just need a bit of time and experience to get used to it. I was a Joomla user before and I must say that it is a lot more flexible with all those administrative features. However, I was never happy with Joomlas graphic interface and WYSIWYG editor was also a nightmare, so I switched to WordPress without turning back 🙂

      If you bought something from ElegantThemes, you are entitled to get professional support from their team. It is not a major issue you’ve got here, so I think it would be solved the same day. Try ElegantThemes support forums first @ https://www.elegantthemes.com/forum/ . There’s a chance that your problem was already discussed under “Glider” theme subforum. On the other hand, it seems that you are using an outdated version of Glider Theme, because, ElegantThemes claims that Glider is WordPress 3.0 compatible, or if it is not, you can get your money back 🙂

  9. This was a great post. I too have noticed that themes are a pain. In case anyone doesn’t know how to do it you can use TAC to check your themes. I personally do not use a theme with any base64 as it is a threat and I am not willing to open my blogs to this.

  10. Hi Paulius amazing post!

    Im looking for a nice theme for a Yoga Studio that enables me to use schedule tables, galleries, blog entries etc… any suggestions?? Thank you!!

  11. Cool collection need one of those themes for my website. So i will pick up one of these. Thanks for the post.

  12. This is definitely one of the nicest lists of free themes i’ve seen out there. A lot of the free lists, like you said, are usually crap themes but most of these are really striking. I use Bueno already and it’s a great theme, but I am a bit partial to WooThemes anyway 😉
    Thanks again for sharing!

  13. WOW, thanks for suggestion.. those are great themes… I’m confused what to chooz.

  14. Nice themes. My favourite is AllTuts, but dropdown menu is not working. I tried to add subcategories in menu but it doesn’t show. Can anyone help?

    1. Hi stormy, have you tried contacting site5? It’s written that AllTuts does include WordPress 3.0 Menu Management and if it’s not working properly they should be interested in solving this issue

  15. Hi Paulius,

    Great list — thank you for sharing it. I’m launching a freelance writing business and need to get a website up. The site will be fairly simple with a home page, about page, writing samples, services offered, and contact page (I will eventually add a blog, too). I’m completely new to WordPress and have no knowledge of coding, web design, etc. Which of the above themes (or possibly a theme not on this list) would you recommend? Ideally it would be minimalist, interesting, easy to use, and free.

    Someone told me that WordPress’s default theme, 2011, is great for beginners, optimized for mobile viewing, etc. Do you agree?

    Thank you!
    Kim

    1. Personally I’m a huge fan of Skeleton Plus theme. If you are looking for a free business theme, that would also be minimalist and functional, Skeleton is a good choice. Feel free to study more about it.

      Remember that WordPress is originally a blog platform. The vast majority of paid and free WordPress themes retain a blog feature as the main type of publishing content. WordPress’s default theme is great for beginners, but it is oriented to basic blogging. I think that it is not suitable for advertising services and stuff.

  16. Hi. I’m searching for a free wordpress template for a “giving circle” that will be private – password protected. It will be the website for folks to visit and make donations (sort of a step before I get up the nerve to start a non-profit). I want to be able to have a donation page, a page to design a form for donations (with all sorts of line items), photos, information, maybe video… also a link to a blog. do you have any recommendations?

    1. Hi Meghan, you have very specific demands for a free WordPress theme. I think it would be very difficult to find one to suit your needs. You should browse WordPress Plugin Directory and find out if plugins could cover those features that a free template is lacking 🙂

  17. Hi Paulius,
    Very nice selection. I am new to WP and try to build up a first web site on WP, and despite it highlights more blogging functions, I would like to make a try on Temple Gate. It is written on the lotusdesign blog that the download is directly on the demo itself, but I can’t find anywhere to download the full theme from there (and I can’t leave any comment on the post of lotusdesign where comments are closed on that matter). Any clue on what I missed?
    TIA

  18. Wow this is super cool WP themes collection..

    i want Imbalance Themes, maybe i want to buy those themes

    Thanks for great post

  19. Wow, there are many similar post on this subject, but this is particularly valuable. thank you very much

  20. Thank you for the amazing template collection, will definitely pick and use one of them.

  21. Thanks that you for sharing this great collection!
    It has inspired me, great design which I am going to use for my personal website! thanks a lot!

  22. Hi, I am looking to create a new website and for that purpose I really need a very effective theme. I don’t have funds to buy so I am looking to grab a free one. Your website states free wp themes but no matter which theme I click, it asks for money. Can you tell me if these are free, how to download them?
    Kindly reply me back at my email if possible.
    Thanks

  23. Hi Paulius,

    Thanks for all the great free themes. I have been trying to install theProton theme for the longest while now on WordPress. I am a novice so you can imagine my frustration. I have scoured the web for help and many people seem to be having the same problems as I do. The interesting thing I find is that the Theme Author Jenni thanked you for promoting her theme, however she is remiss in giving clear and concise installation instructions and responding to the many issues. This is my issue you can check it out at http://www.mystylelavie.com and see that my site looks nothing like the demo. After the theme is installed, the navigation menu is not visible. When I try a custom menu from WordPress only certain areas work such as the footer. Please can you help me figure out what I’m doing wrong. My head is about to explode. Thanks.

    1. Hi J.Veda, thanks for letting us know about the issues you have with this theme. I’ve just checked the Proton theme and the package has a demo site with dummy content. Have you tried to install it? If it does look good, then you can easily investigate what are the settings for that demo and repeat those for your own site.

  24. Thanks Paulius! I looove the Panoramica and Beauty & Clean themes. Ahhhh, like a breath of fresh air!

  25. Great collection, Paulius! Well done! I found some fresh ideas for my new site here.

  26. Thanks for the above – I think I’ve found the perfect new theme for my personal blog, Find My Happy 🙂

  27. Can you recommend other theme for non-profit organization, aside from the first one? thanks. Your reply is much appreciated.

  28. I am in the process of beginning my site and have considered purchasing themes and of course using the free ones. I honestly have not found a more professional collection of FREE themes, this is wonderful. Since I am still a beginner, my question would pertain to plugins and stuff like that. I plan to sell luggage tags and would need to put some samples to choose from on multiple pages. I really like the designs of Gridly and Danoska. Do you think I would be able to add the purchasing plugins to these themes without any problems or do you suggest another? Thank you for the site.

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