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In this ultimate guide, we’re going to introduce some of the best WordPress free themes in 2021.

Choosing a theme for your website can create a great difference in your career. Whether you are starting a website from scratch or considering an overhaul, a good theme can attract user’s attention to your website and your work.

While there are numerous amount of themes on the web, finding the best between free WordPress themes can be tricky and time-consuming.

A simple search in Google returns more than 8 million results. You can choose between free and paid themes developed by different groups all around the world, but while this is a great opportunity, it can make the right decision more difficult.

As we listed the best features of the best WordPress themes before, this article provides top 10 free WordPress themes that are available online that you can use in 2020 based on our mentioned factors.

In case you are wondering what Elementor theme will suite your business, you should check out the following link: What is the Best WordPress Theme for Elementor?

Best Free WordPress Themes in 2021

Deep Free

The top theme in our free WordPress themes is Deep Free by Webnus. Deep Free has 3 modern and stylish demos to use the theme for your business, blog or magazine which is all made by Elementor.

Deep free contains the great header builder of Webnus, a visual footer builder, advance mega menu lots of practical widgets and other theme options made it one of the best free WordPress themes in our list. These features get even more practical when you realize that all of the building processes can be done live.

Deep Free is completely responsive and uses adaptive image system, so you can be assured of the theme speed. It also can be used for different languages as this great theme is WPML ready.

Key Features

  • Social Media Integration
  • Easy Setup
  • Drag and Drop
  • Advanced Portfolio
  • Header Builder
  • Helpful Documentation
  • WPML Compatible
  • Adaptive Images
  • Useful Widgets
  • Advanced Blog & Magazine
  • Live Customizer
  • Powerful Theme Options
  • Super Responsive
  • Visual Footer Builder
  • Advanced Mega Menu
  • Made for Elementor

Pros

  • Deep Theme offers a wide variety of demos in both the free package and paid packages.
  • The ability to customize your website is easy.
  • Your ability to update or change pages is simple.
  • The setup is easy.
  • Automatically activates the necessary plugins for your site when you upload.
  • You can build pages with drag and drop.

Cons

  • Lack of enough prebuilt websites on free version.

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User Reviews

I think new best seller here, I really like admin panel settings dashboard, demo importer, plugins, performance option, theme setting but tutorials is the best. (please add more videos for theme option and desinging) Deep realy user friendly. Theme design is perfect, has many of best plugins, footer and header builder… The best theme I’ve ever bought.
Thank Youuuuu

Aftih

This theme is second to none, by far the best. I don’t anything about coding etc and i’m new to wordpress but the layout of this themes options and documentation make it easy to follow and is explained clearly making building a perfect website you visioned easy.
Don’t waste your time looking at others.
Job well done to the developer.

mattie1983

This theme is in$ane! A ton of very high quality modern demos that can be imported in a matter of minutes, comes w all images. Beautiful style in the editing backend, everythings so clean, quick and easy to edit and equally amazing on mobile view! An absolute #winWIN w Deep!

Sterlingwilliam

Astra Free

Astra is a fast and responsive theme, in which you can customize your website with no coding skill.

Astra provides you with many choices for customizing your WordPress website using layouts, headers and typography options. Astra uses Vanilla JavaScript instead of jQuery and it is super light weight with only 50 KB of resources so it can load very fast too. Here’s also a full article on Astra free vs pro, so you can learn all the differences in features between the 2 versions.

Key Features

  • Pre-Built Websites
  • Customize Without Code
  • Made for Page Builders
  • Layout Settings
  • Header Options
  • Colors & Typography
  • WooCommerce ready
  • Elementor ready
  • Light weight

Pros

  • One of The Fastest Themes In My Testing
  • Free Demo Sites
  • Flexible Mega Menu Feature
  • Custom Layouts & Page Header Options
  • WooCommerce Support
  • LearnDash Support

Cons

  • Lacking Header Style Options (Only 3)
  • Archive Page Styling Is Basic
  • Blog Comment Styling Is Basic
  • Blog Post Styling Is Basic
  • Support Response Time Is Slow Compared to Other Themes

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Average Rating: 5

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Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Zakra Free

Zakra is a multipurpose, responsive, and modern theme that comes with many starter free sites that you can use to make your site beautiful and professional.

You can Set up your website with these amazing 30+ pre-made demos. It is built with Elementor so you can use various options for customization.

This theme uses SEO factors as well and is compatible with all browsers. Also with Customizer and Individual Page Settings, any changes on website can be done with ease.

Key Features

  • WooCommerce Integration
  • Easy Customization
  • Page Builder Compatible
  • AMP Ready
  • SEO Friendly
  • RTL Ready
  • Translation Ready

Pros

  • SEO optimized
  • AMP ready
  • Special elements for WooCommerce

Cons

  • Limited tools and resources in free version.

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Average Rating: 5

Reviews total count: 374

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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GeneratePress Free

GeneratePress is one of the best free Elementor themes (which comes with a worthy Premium version) that focused on speed and utility.

It has more than 200,000+ active installations and 900+ 5-star reviews on WordPress.

GeneratePress is compatible with most of the WordPress page builders specially the Elementor. It also supports popular plugins like Yoast SEO, WooCommerce, EDD, BuddyPress, bbPress, and WPML.

One of the most important problems of GP theme is that it doesn’t support drag and drop over page builders like Elementor.

So it’ll make designing pages a little bit longer but with a so much faster and slighter code.

Key Features

  • Fully Responsive
  • 40+ Pre-Designed Demos
  • Widgets Support
  • Right-To-Left (RTL) Support
  • Visual Builder Support: Only Pages (No drag & drop)
  • Easy-To-Use Demo Importer
  • WooCommerce Customiser
  • BuddyPress Support
  • Multi-Language Support

Pros

  • 40+ Demos
  • Lifetime Auto-Update
  • High-Speed Performance
  • Well Documented

Cons

  • Most of the basic functionality features comes within the Premium version only: Read More Here.
  • No white label branding and mega menu support is provided.

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Average Rating: 5

Reviews total count: 1168

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Gutenix

Gutenix LITE goes a multipurpose theme with lightweight and clean code. Free skins of the Guteix theme are compatible with Elementor & Brizy page builders and work for business-oriented websites (simple portfolios, blogs, news resources, etc).

By utilizing 6+ WordPress skins in a free version of the theme (while the premium version counts up 47+ starter designs), you get a complete ready-to-go business website. Their lightweight design works perfectly as a clear canvas for both beginners and pro users as the last ones prefer customizing themes on an advanced level.

Gutenix is highly flexible in terms of its design thanks to Live Customizer, it’s SEO-optimized and fully responsive.

Key Features

  • Fast & lightweight
  • 6+ starter site designs (in a free version)
  • Made for Elementor & Brizy
  • Drag and drop
  • 5 blog post layouts
  • 8 header layouts
  • Advanced design options
  • AJAX-based Customizer
  • WooCommerce ready
  • SEO-friendly
  • Translation ready
  • RTL ready

Pros:

  • Users can customize Gutenix skins using drag-and-drop editing.
  • Gutenix Wizard (makes installation easier)

Cons:

  • No Gutenberg starter designs in the free version
  • No WooCommerce skins in the free version

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Sydney Free

A great looking theme for business users who want to promote their products or services. With this theme, you will have access to all Google fonts and you will have options to customize your color palette and layout.

Sydney is responsive and will look great on different devices such as PCs, smartphones, and tablets.

Key Features

  • Responsive layout
  • Theme options
  • Google fonts
  • Translation ready
  • Easy to use
  • Front page blocks
  • Parallax
  • Slider header
  • Social Sharing

Pros

  • Custom widgets
  • Parallax background effect
  • Choose between a full-screen HD image and a slideshow with a call-to-action on the header section

Cons

  • Limited support options
  • Limited Features and Functionality
  • Not So Unique
  • No Obligation

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Average Rating: 4.9

Reviews total count: 277

Updated on Apr, 9 2020

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Optimizer Free

No matter you are a manager in a small business or agency or simply a freelancer with a good sense of understanding, how a good website can boost your career you should consider using Optimizer.

If you want to stand out between competitors with a classic and clean website, Optimizer is one of the best. It is a responsive theme built by HTML 5 and CSS3 and lets you create any style. Image sliders and theme options will enable you to create magnificent landing pages.

Key Features

  • Sliders
  • Posts Layouts
  • Fast Page Load Time
  • Mobile Friendly
  • Page Templates
  • Short Codes

Pros

  • Using of shortcodes
  • Theme preset
  • Tools for advanced users

Cons

  • Limited resources for in free version.

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Average Rating: 4.7

Reviews total count: 144

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Kata Free

Kata, as one of the most advanced free WordPress themes allows you to create any kind of website that you can possibly imagine. With its vast range of features and abilities that Climax Themes team have been developed to make a smooth user-experience for the users, you can build up your desired website within minutes.

In addition, a wide range of options appears with just one click to allow experienced users and web designers to customize the details as they wish.

All edits, either in Page or Header, Footer or Theme Options, are live and can be viewed in real-time.

Styler is the most important tool in Kata, helping you to configure your website with a quick and simple user interface. You can change fonts, backgrounds, colors, and almost any other existing element in Kata using the Styler. One might claim that even without any programming knowledge, all CSS codes are available to you via the Styler so that you can change every element.

Key Features

  • Helpful Documentation
  • Demo Importer
  • Header Builder
  • Footer Builder
  • Drag and Drop
  • Blog Builder
  • Mega Menu Builder
  • Theme Options

Pros

  • The setup is super-easy.
  • It’s easy to customize your website & changing pages using Kata free.
  • You can build pages with live drag and drop.

Cons

  • Lack of enough prebuilt websites on free version.

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MH Magazine Lite

One of the other themes from our best WordPress themes for free is MH Magazine Lite. its layouts are popular all around the world.

If you are planning to start a website for the latest news and articles or try to redesign your current website with a classic theme, MH Magazine is suitable for you.

It has everything you need in a news website such as sidebars, sliders, category tabs, and advertisement boxes and its free version has everything you need.

Key Features

  • Code Quality
  • Responsive Layout
  • SEO Optimized
  • Fully Widgetised
  • Custom Widgets
  • Translation Ready
  • Compatibility

Pros

  • SEO Optimization
  • Using of Custom Widgets

Cons

  • The main design may be similar to some other themes specialized for magazines.

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Forbes is an American family-controlled business magazine with more than 100 years of history. Forbes Brasil was launched in August 2012 and follows the same editorial standards that the brand is known for. The site is using the popular MH Magazine WordPress theme to showcase its high-quality content from a variety of different categories and content genres.

Forbes Brasil (forbes.com.br)

The MH Magazine theme definitely is one of the top themes available for WordPress. Even I as a WordPress beginner have managed the installation and configuration without problems. It’s all very well thought out and logical, and in case of any questions, there is fast and helpful support.

Milos Willing (luxuslupe.de)

EightyDays Lite

Travelers, hitchhikers, and backpackers tend to use Instagram over any other online platform, but if you are a professional one you must consider developing a website if you want to attract more visitors and even sponsors.

With this in mind, EightyDays Lite which comes from the name of the novel by Joules Vern is a great theme.

You can take advantage of the typography-focus of the theme and the beautifully designed gallery on the homepage. It is also responsive and looks great on all devices.

Key Features

  • 1-click demo import
  • Beautiful & easy customization
  • Responsive design
  • 800+ Google fonts
  • Instagram footer
  • Built-in author info box
  • Built with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Infinite scroll

Pros

  • Super fast
  • Light
  • Minimalist Design

Cons

  • Restriction of custom features

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Average Rating: 4.5

Reviews total count: 4

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Shapely

Shapely is a product of Colorlib which is designed based on the best design methods. This responsive theme is suited for business, portfolio, and E-commerce.

It also supports most of the best WordPress plugins so you could use them easily. Shapely is WPML ready so you can use it in many languages.

Key Features

  • Retina Ready
  • Hero Image
  • Portfolio Section
  • Plugin Support
  • WooCommerce ready
  • Translation Ready
  • Unlimited Color Options
  • WordPress Customizer Support

Pros

  • Fully-functional free business theme
  • One-click demo import
  • Vivid parallax effect

Cons

  • Not been well optimized for SEO
  • Work of customizing may require you to be careful and patient

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Average Rating: 4.7

Reviews total count: 60

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Airi Free

Airi is fully responsive free WordPress theme from aThemes. This theme is built with Elementor so you will have lots of options and features for customizing this website.

This multipurpose theme has different demos and is suitable for business, Ecommerce, portfolio and single page website.

Airi also has a modern look and it is compatible with WooCommerce so you can use it as a store website.

Key Features

  • Elementor Support
  • Multiple Demos
  • WooCommerce compatibility
  • Google Fonts
  • Translation Ready
  • Cross Browser Support
  • Live Customizer

Pros

  • Elementor Support
  • WooCommerce compatibility

Cons

  • Limited tools and resources in free version.

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Average Rating: 4.8

Reviews total count: 11

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Madd Magazine

Madd Magazine is a free WordPress theme for anyone looking to build News, Blog or Magazine related site.

Madd Magazine has a build in responsive slider, with image or video option. It also comes with left and right sidebar to add your favorite widgets.

Simple to use and setup Madd Magazine is a beautiful design and coded magazine theme for professional bloggers. Fully responsive, SEO friendly and light weight to give your website the professional magazine look.

Key Features

  • Fully Responsive
  • SEO Optimized
  • Translation Ready
  • Build-in Responsive Slider
  • Google Ads Ready

Pros

  • SEO Optimized
  • Lifetime Updates
  • Google Fonts

Cons

  • Only one homepage layout

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Average Rating: 2.7

Reviews total count: 3

Updated on Jan, 31 2021

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Blossom Feminine

Though free, Blossom Feminine presents you with the easy way to create eye-catching blogs without having to write a single line of code. This SEO-friendly and responsive WordPress theme allows you to create a professional-looking and feature-rich lifestyle, beauty, or fashion blog.

This free theme inspires a responsive and mobile-friendly design to suit all devices and screen sizes. It follows the best SEO practices to let you increase the visibility of your website on search engine results.

Blossom Feminine only includes one each header, homepage, and blog post layouts which is not much compared to its premium version. Nevertheless, the theme leaves a big room for customization with different color choices and over 600 Google fonts.

Thanks to its social media integration feature, you can display your social media links on your website and boost your business engagement. The theme also focuses on easy legibility to make your content easy on the eye for your visitors.

Blossom Feminine theme is compatible with the WooCommerce plugin which allows you to create an online shop within your website. Similarly, this theme introduces an advertisement widget through which you can display ads and earn money.

Additionally, Blossom Feminine comes translation-ready and sports RTL scripts as well.

Key Features

  • Mobile-friendly and SEO-optimized
  • WooCommerce compatible
  • Social media integration
  • Appealing social media widgets
  • Newsletter section
  • 12 custom widgets
  • Advertisement areas
  • Translation ready
  • Supports RTL scripts

Pros

  • Allows you to create and online shop and sell products and services
  • Easy to translate to different languages
  • Free and quick support

Cons

  • Very few choices for header, homepage, and blog post layouts
  • No Adsense-optimized advertisement spots
  • Lacks compatibility with multi-language plugins like WPML and Polylang

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Average Rating: 4.7

Reviews total count: 19

Updated on June, 8 2021

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Kadence

The Kadence theme is the most feature-rich free WordPress theme available.

It’s much better now that there’s a pro version.

While most of other themes are simply duplicates of one other, the Kadence Pro theme continues to try to bring new ideas to the table.

It is jam-packed with features that you will not find in most other themes on the market.

It will allow you to create smarter websites more quickly.

Key Features

  • Elementor Support
  • Multiple Demos
  • WooCommerce compatibility
  • Google Fonts
  • Translation Ready
  • Cross Browser Support
  • Live Customizer

Pros

  • Elementor Support
  • WooCommerce compatibility
  • Drag & Drop Header/Footer Builder
  • Deep Integration With LearnDash & LifterLMS

Cons

  • No Whitelable Option
  • Needs More Starter Templates

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Average Rating: 4.9

Reviews total count: 125

Updated on June, 31 2021

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