Free WordPress Themes

Your website’s design is undoubtedly the first thing people will notice upon clicking on your website. That’s why making a great first impression is the key to attracting interest and encouraging further engagement with your content. Unfortunately, for those looking for a high-quality, free WordPress theme, the options are endless. This makes even the mere thought of wading through lists of available themes a task to avoid at all costs.

That’s why we have taken it upon ourselves to comb through the best of the best and provide you with a list of top-notch WordPress themes that won’t cost you a dime. They are great for websites of all kinds and sizes, offer all the functionality a premium theme will (without the added cost), and will certainly wow any site visitor that comes to check out what you have to offer.

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Top Free WordPress Themes

You can't go wrong with these free themes​.

WP Astra

Astra is a flexible, but lightweight, multipurpose WordPress theme. It uses the WordPress Customizer for everything, so you can easily customize your site using a beginner-friendly, real-time preview. There’s a reason the Astra theme has a 5-star rating at! Read our Astra review for more.


GeneratePress is a simple and lightweight theme that gives you the flexibility to add functionality as you see fit. It is also built with microdata baked right in for optimal communication with search results. GeneratePress is a blank canvas for you to build upon. It’s the theme that we used for WPLift! 


OceanWP is one more free, lightweight, and multipurpose theme. You can use the WordPress Customizer for easy code-free tweaks to your site, and everything is optimized for performance and SEO, as well as ready for translation. Read our OceanWP review for more

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Did not find the free WordPress Theme you were looking for?

Here at WPLift we are dedicated to sharing top news regarding all things WordPress related including honest product reviews so customers can make the best purchasing decisions possible, tips and tricks so you can build an exceptional WordPress website, and detailed how-to guides for those that need help throughout the process.

However, another thing we strive to do is give back to the WordPress community by providing them budget friendly ways of building websites. This includes our dedication to sharing the best free WordPress themes on the market to date. With all the available options out there, it can be overwhelming to know which ones will work for your individual needs. And, while the above-mentioned free themes are definitely top-notch, you may be after something more specific.

That’s why we regularly provide content filled with free themes that are sure to meet your design and functionality needs, without breaking the bank. If you are searching for something a little different than what is offered above, check out WPLift’s latest articles highlighting the best free WordPress themes on the market today.


40+ Best Free Personal WordPress Themes

If you have a personal WordPress blog up and running nowadays, you have an immense library of free, cool themes to choose from. There are a

25+ Best Free Themes of September 2018

25+ Best Free Themes of September 2018

If you’re about to start your site or a blog via WordPress and you want to make its appearance eye-pleasing, then you should definitely check

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The Best Free Themes of August 2018

The summer is over and we have scouted the best themes that came out. Let’s walk through the best free themes of the month August. FreshWP

The Best Free WordPress Themes March 2018

The Best Free WordPress Themes March 2018

Welcome, March! Let’s take a look at the wonderful WordPress theme gems of this month. Higher Education Simple and clean, this theme is tailor-made for

The Best Free WordPress Themes October 2017

The Best Free WordPress Themes October 2017

October has seen some brand new free themes submitted to the WordPress official theme directory. The new themes vary from news, magazine, personal blog, business and

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes April 2017

The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes April 2017

April has come and gone, which means it’s time for another WPLift roundup of the best free WordPress themes. This is our April 2017 edition. April was a great month for business, be it your own or a client’s business. There were a lot of multipurpose business themes. These dominated the roundup this month, however, you’ll also find a few magazine and blogging themes here and there. The ecommerce category, unfortunately, was a little dry this month.

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The Best Free Magazine WordPress Themes

Magazine WordPress Themes remain a popular choice for bloggers who wish to provide content around a certain subject that is more suited a news publication style layout instead of the traditional personal blog layout.


The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes October 2016

October was a great month for free themes, which means it’s time for another roundup of the best free WordPress themes. Last month brought a lot of multipurpose themes and several themes by theme designer Themes4WP, mainly WooCommerce and magazine child themes.

A History of Default WordPress Themes

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