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

Zillah - Website Screenshot

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.

Theme Type: Blog
eCommerce Ready: No
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: Yes
Theme Author: ThemeIsle

GridBlog

GridBlog - Website Screenshot

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.

Theme Type: Blog
eCommerce Ready: No
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: No
Theme Author: MyThemeShop

Libretto

Libretto - Website Screenshot

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.

Theme Type: Blog
eCommerce Ready: No
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: Yes
Theme Author: Automattic

Amadeus

Amadeus - Website Screenshot

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.

Theme Type: Blog
eCommerce Ready: No
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: No
Theme Author: Themeisle

Lovecraft

Lovecraft - Website Screenshot

Yet another amazing theme with great use of typography, right side sidebar and footer widgets area.

Theme Type: Blog
eCommerce Ready: No
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: Yes
Theme Author: Anders Norén

Author

Author - Website Screenshot

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.

Theme Type: Blog
eCommerce Ready: No
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: Yes
Theme Author: Compete Themes

Unwind

Unwind - Website Screenshot

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.

Theme Type: Blog, eCommerce
eCommerce Ready: Yes
AJAX Loading: No
Expanded Customizer: Yes
Theme Author: SiteOrigin
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MillaN
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Programmer since the age of 12 and now WordPress developer with more than 8 years of WordPress experience, author of more than 100 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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