The Best Free WordPress Themes For 2017





The best Free WordPress Themes for 2017

In the last decade, WordPress has increasingly grown in popularity and development to become one of the best web platforms. What was once a blogging and website platform has become the best content management system (CMS) that can be usedy to develop just any kind of website. Since it’s very easy to learn and use, it has basically become a darling of many users. Creating website with WordPress is just a matter of getting the perfect theme, a couple of plugins and a good host. So far, it has created a huge market for plugins and theme developers. Here are the best WordPress themes for 2017.

1. Blesk

This is one of the best themes designed for small magazines and heavy blogs. Its homepage has a horizontal grid that you can use for the latest post. In addition, it has advertising capabilities that you can use.#

2. Karen

This is a clutter free theme that allows you to pay attention to the content that you create. Having a big and attention grabbing display parts, this theme is made for travel bloggers, photographers, designers and anyone who needs a clean and elegant design. While the template is not so different from the norm, it has a clean, elegant design. Some of its features include related post section, slider area, social media area and unique posts areas.


3. Twenty seventeen

Released together with WordPress 4.7, it’s actually the default theme that will be used in 2017. By using background images and large headers with parallax scrolling effects, it’s been optimized for modern design

4. Lightly

This is a free responsive theme created by FancyThemes. It’s not only visually stimulating but it’s also a stylish theme that will add a lot of ease to WordPress development. You can keep your content at the forefront and reach out to your readers across many devices. If you test it you will realize that it’s actually optimized for speed. It’s also easy to customize using your own colors and logos.

5. Finance up

This is actually a free theme designed for business investment and finance industries. It has everything that these businesses may require including an area for services, a contact form, and call for action header.

6. Intro

In case you want to make the best first impression then Intro is the theme to choose. It’s a responsive theme which is also modern-looking that’s been created with the best practices in mind. It also has a full Google fonts support and a powerful theme customizer. It’s not only 100 percent ready for translation but it also has nice backgrounds that are easy to implement.

7. Harest

This multipurpose theme is created for professional and business blogs. It has a small slider and an area where you can display your services. In addition, it has a theme specific icons and 10 free widgets that you can use.

8. Illdy

Fully responsive and mobile friendly, illdy is an amazing multipurpose theme. All its heavy lifting is normally done using WordPress customizer allowing you to build your website using a preview mode. It’s actually compatible with Yoast SEO, contact form 7, and gravity forms.

9. SKT Strong

This is a unique theme made specifically for the fitness. It can be applied by a range of fitness businesses such as personal trainers, gyms, and yoga studios. It has a slider section that you can use to indicate your business hours and services.

10. Origin

If you want to use a lot of text in your homepage then this is the best theme to use. It does this without looking cluttered or even messy making it one of the best. You can arrange your articles in a column so as to give each one of them a good intro length. It’s the best choice for a website that has a lot of reading.

11. Phantomlite

This is a theme developed for service oriented businesses. It has a slider that you can use for a call for action as well as very nice pages meant to show the services. It also has an inbuilt layout that you can apply to display your latest blogs.


12. Activello

Activello is one of the most popular and the best-rated themes. It’s a unique theme that is popular for designers, bloggers and other experts working in creative fields. The design is not only straight forward but is also very simple. It supports webcommerce enabling you to easily build a store with it.

13. Palmas

This is a simple, minimalist and elegant theme with a clean layout to enable you to concentrate on what really matters. It’s the ideal theme for travelers, poets, creators, agencies and photographers. It features an awesome sidebar, a good headmast and a couple of widget areas for all your archives, related posts, and social buttons.

14. Mercantile

Mercantile is a flexible and a multipurpose theme that is majorly created for businesses. It allows you to build your own website without any problem. Through the integration of WooCommerce, it has commerce capabilities.

15. Nikkon

This is a powerful theme that works bests when applied to showcase photos. It has footer layouts and multiple headers that give you the chance to build your own website with ease.

16. Upright

This is a fully responsive theme for WordPress that supports portfolio functionality and big imaginary to make content presentable. It features color pickers, sliders, custom images that enable you to create your own site without using codes. It’s optimized to help increase the traffic that it receives.

17. Sauron

With over 600 downloads per day, it’s a relatively new theme that delivers a lot when it comes to services. It comes with easy to customize features such as layout editor, social sharing, full-width post grids and some full-screen slide shows. Above all, it’s compatible with some of the best WordPress plugins.

18. Business prime

This is another unique business theme that you can apply to build your site for different niches. While it does not have any page building elements you can use it to change many options.

19. Good

This is among the themes designed to give you the best user experience. Whether you are a sketcher, photographer or creative designer, you will love using Good. Just with one click, you can easily add a logo and brand your business. You also get unlimited sidebars, high performance, and the best topography

20. Brigsby

This is a powerful theme for professional bloggers. It has your latest posts and other posts that you can display all over your home page.

21. Executive

While this is a simple theme, it’s a multipurpose theme that has a large header that you can apply to show your offers. It has the best portfolio template that you canbuild your site with.

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