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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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Zillah
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http://shrsl.com/lfej
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https://themeisle.com/themes/zillah/
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http://shrsl.com/lffd
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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.
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  • Blog
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ThemeIsle
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http://shrsl.com/lfdc
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GridBlog
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http://shrsl.com/lfg4
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https://mythemeshop.com/themes/gridblog/
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https://demo.mythemeshop.com/gridblog/
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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.
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  • Blog
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MyThemeShop
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http://shrsl.com/lfg2
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Libretto
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https://wordpress.com/themes/libretto/
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https://wordpress.com/themes/libretto/
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https://librettodemo.wordpress.com
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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.
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  • Blog
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Automattic
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http://wordpress.com/themes/
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Amadeus
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http://shrsl.com/lfep
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https://themeisle.com/themes/amadeus/
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http://shrsl.com/lffj
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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.
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  • Blog
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Themeisle
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http://shrsl.com/lfdc
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Lovecraft
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http://www.andersnoren.se/teman/lovecraft-wordpress-theme/
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http://www.andersnoren.se/teman/lovecraft-wordpress-theme/
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http://www.andersnoren.se/themes/lovecraft/
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Yet another amazing theme with great use of typography, right side sidebar and footer widgets area.
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  • Blog
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Anders Norén
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http://www.andersnoren.se
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Author
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https://www.competethemes.com/author/
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https://www.competethemes.com/author/
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https://www.competethemes.com/demos/?theme=author
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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.
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  • Blog
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Compete Themes
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https://www.competethemes.com/
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Unwind
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https://siteorigin.com/theme/unwind/
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https://siteorigin.com/theme/unwind/
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http://demo.siteorigin.com/unwind/
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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.
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SiteOrigin
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https://siteorigin.com/
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About the author

Milan Petrovic
Milan Petrovic

CEO and Lead developer of Dev4Press Web Development company, working with WordPress since 2008, first as a freelancer, later founding own development company. Author of more than 250 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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