Best free wordpress themes 2017

Best free wordpress themes 2016
(Last Updated On: September 18, 2017)

From my web designing experience I am listing the 10 most powerful, most useful and best free wordpress themes for 2017 below, so that you do not have to search all day long for a theme that could fulfil all your designing needs.

Best Free WordPress Themes 2017 Collection

1. Zerif

Zerif-LiteThis theme is a free one page WordPress theme. It’s perfect for web agency business,corporate business,personal and parallax business portfolio, photography sites and freelancer.Is built on BootStrap with parallax support, is responsive, clean, modern, flat and minimal.
Zerif Lite is ecommerce (WooCommerce) Compatible, WPML, RTL, Retina-Ready, SEO Friendly and with parallax, full screen image is one of the best business themes.


2. Esteem

esteem wordpress theme

It is a clean multipurpose responsive WordPress theme designed to fit business, portfolio, blogging or any type of site.


This theme supports custom header, custom background, custom widgets, page templates and has built in options panel to configure primary color, site logo, slider, sidebar layout and 3 blog layout.

It’s also fully compatible with popular plugins like contact Form 7, WP PageNavi and Breadcrumb Navxt and is translation ready.


3. Ample Free WordPress Theme

ample wordpress theme

Ample is a multipurpose responsive WordPress theme made to help you create a beautiful professional looking site in no time.

It has numerous built-in options to give your site the look that you want.


4. Accelerate Free WordPress Theme

accelerate theme wordpress

Accelerate is multipurpose WordPress theme made for simplicity and ease of use.

This theme is a piece of art that has this premium look and feel which will make your site stand out.

Supports all post formats. Accelerate can be used for portfolio, business, blog, personal, travel, corporate, business services or any other kinds of sites.


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5. Enigma – one of the best free wordpress themes

esteem wordpress themeEnigma is an incredibly superfine multipurpose responsive theme with WPML Compatible & designed with a lot of care and love.

The Theme has support of “WOOCOMMERCE” You can use it for your business, portfolio, blogging or any type of site.

Enigma is Responsive and flexible based on BOOTSTRAP CSS framework that adapts your website to mobile devices and the desktop or any other viewing environment.


6. Meris

meris wordpress themeMeris is a free WordPress theme that can be use for various purposes, for business, travel, food, service and more.

The clean homepage layout is very flexible due to it allows to add widgets. Meris theme comes with full-width sliders in the homepage and small featured sliders in the sidebar(optional), portfolios, social icons, slogon, and other popular widgets.

More options are given to the sidebar setting: no sidebar, left sidebar, right sidebar, and sidebar on both sides.

Furthermore, Font Awesome Icons are avaible in the theme to add icons aywhere. This theme is built with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 website standard (from the Twitter Bootstrap), and fully responsive in different browsers and displays.

Meris is the ideal theme to create your personal websites and business websites for company.


7. Customizer

customizr wordpress themeCustomizr is a versatile and easy to customize WordPress theme, instantly giving a professional look to your online presence.

Designed with visitor engagement in mind, it allows anyone to create a beautiful, fast and mobile friendly website compatible with all browsers and devices.

Customizr works fine with major WordPress plugins like WooCommerce, bbPress, JetPack and many others.

Top rated by hundreds and with a very active community of users and developers, the Customizr theme is a safe and reliable design option to publish your WordPress content.


8. Arcade

arcade wordpress themeUse the theme customizer to add your own header image, page layout, site width and more.

Distinguish each post with one of the eight supported post formats, such as: Video, Image, Aside, Status, Audio, Quote, Link and Gallery.

Install JetPack to display each of your galleries through a tiled view and jQuery carousel. Compatible with bbPress, BuddyPress, WPML & Woocommerce.

Uses Google Fonts for improved typeface readability and works perfectly in desktop browsers, tablets and handheld devices.


9. Sydney

sydney-wordpress-themeSydney is a powerful business theme that provides a fast way for companies or freelancers to create an awesome online presence.

It brings plenty of customization possibilities like access to all Google Fonts, full color control, layout control, logo upload, full screen slider, header image, sticky navigation and much more.

Moreover, this theme provides all the construction blocks you need to rapidly create an engaging front page.


10. Vantage awesome free wordpress theme

vantage wordpress themeVantage is a flexible multipurpose theme. Its strength lies in its tight integration with some powerful plugins like Page Builder for responsive page layouts, Meta Slider for big beautiful sliders and WooCommerce to help you sell online.

Vantage is fully responsive and retina ready. Use it to start a business site, portfolio or online store.


These are some of the best free wordpress themes which as a wordpress designer I have found helpful, and which have most of the functionalities available with their respective free versions.

You can also pay to update to their pro versions for availing the full functionalities of these themes.

I hope this list will be helpful for you for making your own website.

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Aditya Singh

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Founder and Owner - Aaditthya Websolutions LLP.
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