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7 best free blog themes for WordPress

If you need a great looking blog theme for WordPress, here is a selection of great looking blog-oriented and free themes that will help you make a great looking website.

There are a lot of free blog themes available, and a lot of them are really great. But, sometimes listing 40 or 50 themes gets too distracting, so here the focus is on 7 themes only.

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Name:
Zillah
URL:
http://shrsl.com/lfej
URL Mask:
https://themeisle.com/themes/zillah/
Demo URL:
http://shrsl.com/lffd
Information:
Zillah is an amazing theme for creating blogs. It puts the content first, it is without sidebars, and it supports the use of customizer. For widgets, theme features and footer area. The theme includes multiple colour schemes, nice looking slider based on a category and much more.
eCommerce Ready:
False
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
True
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • Blog
Author:
ThemeIsle
Author URL:
http://shrsl.com/lfdc
Name:
GridBlog
URL:
http://shrsl.com/lfg4
URL Mask:
https://mythemeshop.com/themes/gridblog/
Demo URL:
https://demo.mythemeshop.com/gridblog/
Information:
This is a very nice looking theme with powerful options panel where you can adjust a lot of things, including colours layout and much more. The theme includes shortcodes for buttons, layout and other elements.
eCommerce Ready:
False
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
False
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • Blog
Author:
MyThemeShop
Author URL:
http://shrsl.com/lfg2
Name:
Libretto
URL:
https://wordpress.com/themes/libretto/
URL Mask:
https://wordpress.com/themes/libretto/
Demo URL:
https://librettodemo.wordpress.com
Information:
The Libretto is a simple typography-oriented theme, created by Automattic with support for customizer for expanded options. It has a widget area in the footer and no sidebars.
eCommerce Ready:
False
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
True
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • Blog
Author:
Automattic
Author URL:
http://wordpress.com/themes/
Name:
Amadeus
URL:
http://shrsl.com/lfep
URL Mask:
https://themeisle.com/themes/amadeus/
Demo URL:
http://shrsl.com/lffj
Information:
Blogger and writers will love the simplicity of the Amadeus theme, and even with this theme being available for years now, it still looks great.
eCommerce Ready:
False
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
False
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • Blog
Author:
Themeisle
Author URL:
http://shrsl.com/lfdc
Name:
Lovecraft
URL:
http://www.andersnoren.se/teman/lovecraft-wordpress-theme/
URL Mask:
http://www.andersnoren.se/teman/lovecraft-wordpress-theme/
Demo URL:
http://www.andersnoren.se/themes/lovecraft/
Information:
Yet another amazing theme with great use of typography, right side sidebar and footer widgets area.
eCommerce Ready:
False
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
True
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • Blog
Author:
Anders Norén
Author URL:
http://www.andersnoren.se
Name:
Author
URL:
https://www.competethemes.com/author/
URL Mask:
https://www.competethemes.com/author/
Demo URL:
https://www.competethemes.com/demos/?theme=author
Information:
This theme puts the content first, and instead of the traditional top header, it uses left side header like area for website title, menus and widgets.
eCommerce Ready:
False
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
True
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • Blog
Author:
Compete Themes
Author URL:
https://www.competethemes.com/
Name:
Unwind
URL:
https://siteorigin.com/theme/unwind/
URL Mask:
https://siteorigin.com/theme/unwind/
Demo URL:
http://demo.siteorigin.com/unwind/
Information:
With the focus on the content, this theme includes support for WooCommerce, making it a great choice for writers and publishers that need to sell things via their blog too.
eCommerce Ready:
True
AJAX Loading:
False
Customizer Support:
True
Screenshot:
Theme Type:
  • eCommerce
Author:
SiteOrigin
Author URL:
https://siteorigin.com/
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Milan Petrovic
Milan Petrovic

Programmer since the age of 12 and WordPress developer since 2008 as freelancer and author of more than 200 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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