There’s no doubt that WordPress is still the most popular and most sought after CMS platforms. There are always new themes to choose from no matter what niche you are in and what business venture you have. It also has a vast community that offers indispensable support whenever you need one.
Despite these advantages, you can sometimes get overwhelmed when deciding what kind of theme is the most ideal for you. So we decided to round up 20 breathtaking WordPress themes to get you started. Aside from that, they are all free.
Adler has a photo-friendly design and unique typography which makes it a great theme for bloggers and writers who want to balance both content and images. It also has a full-screen layout which allows you to place your featured images in the limelight.
Airi is a flexible business WordPress theme with a fresh and attractive interface and tons of features. Out of its many demos, three are free – enough to create a website for your startup. It is WooCommerce and translation ready as well as a responsive design and Elementor support.
This modern and sleek WordPress theme has a few surprises under its sleeves if you are looking for a theme for your business, store, or marketing agency. One of its notable features is its homepage slider which allows you to showcase any new product or promotion. Moreover, Allegiant integrates with popular WP plugins like Contact Form 7 and Yoast.
Arcade means “gallery” and indeed it is one where you can display your works, your products, your wonderful food photos, and recipes, or even your story. From the font to the layout, Arcade is one elegant theme packed with tons of features that allow you to customize it to fit your personality and style.
Auberge is a WP theme that exudes the feel of your local coffee shop – warm, comfortable, and familiar, making it the perfect theme for anything related to coffee or food. It has customizable colors to suit whatever type of restaurant, food store, or cafe you’re in. Auberge also has a JetPack plugin which allows you to create a food menu or list.
Creative Portfolio is a Bootstrap WP theme with a minimalist layout and a portfolio page that allows you to present your best work. Some of its notable features include menus capability, custom background image and color, responsive slider, and a responsive layout. It is also compatible with the major browsers.
Editorial is another elegant and responsive WP theme that is suitable for newspaper and magazine websites. With a highly customizable design, custom widgets, and multiple category color options, you’ll be able to create an attractive site and build your audience.
Flash is a free WP multi-purpose theme packed with features that you don’t often see in free themes. It has 11 custom widgets, breathtaking color options, drag and drop page builder, and WooCommerce support among others.
As its name suggests, GreatMag is an amazing theme if you’re looking to create an online magazine or a personal blog. Its design evenly balances the text and the images, enough to tickle the imagination of your visitors. Its social media buttons are perfect to build your following while the latest news ticker on the header notifies your readers if you posted something new.
Hestia has a simple, material design perfect for startups or SMEs (small-to-medium enterprises). Aside from its quick setup and responsive layout, Hestia has WooCommerce integration which allows you to create eye-catching product listings. Plus, its mega menus allows your visitors to easily navigate from page to page.
Illdy is filled with flexible and premium features which allow you to create modern and sophisticated websites. It is filled with Retina-ready shortcodes and icons as well as configurable widgets – all of these without you having to write a single code.
MH Magazine Lite
MH Magazine Lite is not just another ordinary magazine WP theme. It has custom widgets, high-resolution photos, and a fully responsive design to make your content and photos stand out. And don’t forget that it is translation ready, even supporting RTL (right-to-left) languages.
OceanWP is another multi-purpose WP theme perfect for travel, food, or e-commerce websites. It has 13 different demos as well as animations, modern widgets, full-width static header, and interactive sections allowing you to create an eye-catching and awesome website.
Looking for a one-page theme for your agency or business but still allows you to express your creativity? Then, Onetone is for you with its high-resolution images, parallax scrolling background, video implementation, and more. Check out the demo HERE to check out what we’re telling you.
Orfeo is a beautiful theme perfect for a small business or e-store because of its flexible layout and customizable design. It has WooCommerce integration, pricing tables, parallax scrolling, and color options to begin with. It is also fully responsive so your website will look good on different platforms.
Phlox is a multi-purpose theme with a ton of features to help you create a stylish and elegant website. Are you a blogger? The theme has a featured post slider that you can use to attract visitors to click and read it. Are you a photographer? No worries! Phlox has an improved image gallery so you can showcase your work.
Photographer Portfolio is a Bootstrap WordPress theme perfect for showcasing your work and even your products. It has a modern and minimalist design focusing more on whitespace creating a zen feel for your website. Some of its notable features include more than 80 shortcodes, parallax effect, responsive layout, lazy loading effect, custom post types, and post formats.
Polmo is a feature-rich WordPress theme with dedicated support and tons of customization features. Whether you’re going to use it for your portfolio or for your business, Polmo’s page builder will help you create a website reflects your brand with its fully integrated customizer and options panel.
Serene lives up to its name as a simple yet sophisticated theme for bloggers and writers. With an unlimited color option and six post formats, you can create engaging and beautiful post variations for your audience. It is also compatible with major browsers and is W3C compliant.
With a fluid layout and exquisite design, Sparkling enables you to create a modern website that looks good on any device. It supports some of the powerful WP plugins like Yoast SEO, Contact Form 7, W3 Total Cache, Gravity Forms, and more.
Feel free to explore each of the 20 WP themes we have suggested so you can get the feel of each theme. Outlining what your goal is for your website can also help you choose wisely what theme will work out the best for you.