Free WordPress Themes

A list of the very best free WordPress theme directories

Screen showing a site's WordPress theme that you can download

Igor Miske / Unsplash

Give your website a unique and professional look with a free WordPress theme that takes the difficulty out of website creation. A good, free WordPress theme can turn an ordinary website into something spectacular. Many sites offer a variety of free WordPress themes to download. Search these sites to find specific themes and features, or browse themes until something catches your eye.

WordPress themes work best with the latest two versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer. Check Browse Happy for the latest versions of major browsers.

01
of 07

WordPress.org

Free WordPress themes at WordPress.org

What We Like

  • User friendly.

  • Professional appearance.

What We Don't Like

  • Limited support.

  • Limited functionality and features.

Hands down, the best place to find free WordPress themes is WordPress.org, which features more than 2,000 themes in a variety of colors.

It’s easy to find what you’re looking for at WordPress.org. Browse by featured, most popular, and recent themes. Plus, search for themes by color, ​number of columns, features, and subject.

Look through the small but easy-to-see thumbnails to quickly find and open a full-screen preview of themes to get a closer look.

02
of 07

FreeThemeLayouts.com

Screenshot of free WordPress themes at the FreeThemeLayouts.com website

What We Like

  • Preview feature.

  • Variety of designs.

What We Don't Like

  • No search function.

  • Minimal design options.

FreeThemeLayouts.com has a small selection of free, refreshingly simple WordPress themes. These themes are well designed and work for many types of websites.

FreeThemeLayouts.com has a search function as well as a sorting option. View WordPress themes by newest or oldest, most popular of all time, or most popular of the last three months.

Hover your mouse over a WordPress theme to see a larger preview image. The Demo link below each theme opens a full-page example of the WordPress theme to offer a preview of how a site would look.

03
of 07

FlexiThemes

Screenshot of FlexiThemes where you can download free WordPress themes

What We Like

  • Easy to search and sort.

  • Large collection of themes.

What We Don't Like

  • Only a portion of the themes are free after trial.

  • Cluttered appearance.

There are more than 2,200 WordPress themes at FlexiThemes. Browse themes manually, search by keyword, or use a filter. Filtering shows themes by the number of columns, specific colors, category (such as Finance, Restaurant, Blog, and others), and sidebar location.

WordPress themes are sorted by newest first, but this order can be switched to oldest first.

04
of 07

WPExplorer

Screenshot of free WordPress themes at WPExplorer

What We Like

  • No hidden code.

  • User friendly.

What We Don't Like

  • Limited selection.

  • No filtering option.

There are only a few free WordPress themes at WPExplorer, but these themes are clean and elegant. One may be exactly what you're looking for.

These free WordPress themes are on one page. There aren't any filtering options, but it doesn't take long to scroll through. Each theme can be previewed in the full-page mode for a better view of how it looks and works.

05
of 07

JustFreeThemes.com

Screenshot of free WordPress themes at JustFreeThemes.com

What We Like

  • Large selection.

  • Advanced search feature.

What We Don't Like

  • Limited support.

  • Ads on page.

JustFreeThemes.com offers more than 1,000 free WordPress themes; all are available without a user account. These are clean themes that look great with any website.

Each theme is given a rating out of 10 based on design, speed, support, code quality, and customization ability. View the top 10 WordPress themes by rating on a single page, or search themes by keyword.

Sign up for weekly email notifications to learn the previous week's best free WordPress themes.

06
of 07

Blog Oh! Blog

Screenshot of free WordPress themes at Blog Oh! Blog

What We Like

  • Demo feature.

  • Unique designs.

What We Don't Like

  • Limited selection of free themes.

  • No search feature.

At Blog Oh! Blog, there aren't nearly as many free themes as paid themes, but the free themes look great and have bold, original designs that are easy to customize.

There isn’t a search function. Instead, browse through the themes to see if there are any you like.

Like the other websites in this list, these free WordPress themes offer a demo, so you know exactly what you're downloading before you get it.

07
of 07

FabThemes

Screenshot of popular WordPress themes at FabThemes

What We Like

  • Large library of themes.

  • User ratings and reviews.

What We Don't Like

  • No search feature.

  • Limited support.

FabThemes advertises its free WordPress themes as having no junk code. You can download them instantly without logging in.

Browse themes by most popular or by the date added. There's also a Collections section with WordPress themes for weddings and other specific subjects. The Types category shows themes related to news, food, lyrics, and more. Browse themes by color, as well.

Like most of the free WordPress theme sites in this list, FabThemes offers a live demo. Users rate and comment on themes, offering valuable feedback for potential users.