One of the best things about the WordPress platform is the sheer number of developers that are involved with it. We’re talk thousands of developers contributing their work to the millions of WordPress users. One of the many ways they contribute is through free WordPress themes. If you’re new to web design and development, free themes are a great way to get your website or blog off the ground. There are plenty of WordPress tutorials, another thing contributed to the community, to help you if you get stuck. Here are some of the best free WordPress themes to get you started.
Upright is a magazine style theme that is fully responsive, using big imagery and portfolio functions to allow you to present your content to the world. There are sliders, color pickers and you can even use your own background images, all of it giving you the ability to create your own site without ever learning a line of HTML code. It is search engine friendly to help your SEO efforts.
This theme comes with plenty of options for customization from its theme options panel. You can change almost every element of your site easily and quickly. It’s completely retina ready and responsive and with Google focusing on mobile browsing, you won’t have to worry. You can use this theme for everything from your business website, online portfolio or personal blogging.
This is minimalist theme that puts your content right up front. It has a widgetized home page that gives you the chance to create custom layouts, you just have to drag and drop your elements right where you want them. The code is clean making sure your site performs no matter the customization you do.
Simple and clean design that is fully responsive, the theme is perfect for bloggers. It’s got 16 color schemes and it is fully customizable to make your blog look just the way you want it too. It ideal for SEO and has schema compatible structure that Google loves. It will support all your favorite plugins so you can give your site even more functionality.
Your website is sure to stand out with the Arcade theme, lightweight for faster load times and fully responsive you can change the header image, layout, width and everything in between. There are eight different supported formats so you create a unique look.
These are just some of best free WordPress themes that are available, there are thousands for you to choose from, WordPress developers have given the community plenty of themes to work with.