Best Free WordPress Blog Themes for 2021

are you looking for a free theme for your WordPress website? There are thousands of free WordPress themes available in WordPress repository. The list increases day by day with themes under different categories.

best free wordpress blog themes

Here I list out some of the most popular best free WordPress themes for the year 2020. Have a look at these themes and choose the one which suits your website/blog.


Astra is a fast and lightweight WordPress theme coded under 50kb of the frontend. You can create any type of website with this theme like a personal portfolio, WooCommerce store front end, or a personal blog.

astra - best free wordpress blog theme

It allows you to use website builder tools like Elementor, beaver builder right from the start with full integration. code and native AMP integration give an edge over sites in terms of search engine optimization.

If you’re looking for the best portfolio WordPress theme, then this would be an excellent choice for you. Its one of the best WordPress themes in terms of page loading speed, predefined customization options.


Neve is a fast, multi-purpose theme that is perfect for blogs, agencies, firms, e-commerce stores(WooCommerce storefront), personal portfolio sites. Reduced size of the theme improves the site speed and loads in less than 1 second.

neve free wordpress blog theme

It comes with a fully responsive layout and AMP optimized, which increases the chances of ranking your website on google. Neve works perfectly with WordPress latest editor Gutenberg and the other popular page builders like elementor,brizy, Divi, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer.

Generate Press

GeneratePress is a lightweight WordPress theme with 30kb size, which works best for your WordPress blog. They create this theme compatible with WordPress new block editor Gutenberg which gives you more control over creating content.

Generate Press -light weight wordpress theme

It is compatible with most of the page builders, including elementor, beaver builder. GeneratePress is a fully responsive theme without any jquery code. Integrated code for better search rankings. Its compatible with almost all famous plugins, including WooCommerce store plugins.


Are you looking for a WordPress theme to build a WooCommerce storefront without putting a heavy load on your server? Then choose OceanWP. A perfect theme for your WooCommerce storefront can also used for other types of websites like portfolio, business.

OceanWP WordPress Free Theme

It allows you to increase user engagement and conversions with integrated WooCommerce features. Work with most of the page builders like elementor, visual composer, beaver builder, Divi, SiteOrigin, etc.  

Fully responsive, RTL & translation ready theme, which allows you to translate the site into your language.


Are you looking for a simple theme with minimalist design? Then GO theme is the perfect choice for your website/blog. Go theme is developed by the most famous domain registrar Godaddy.

Go theme by godaddy

It integrates WordPress latest block editor Gutenberg to create the most flexible theme for your WordPress site. You can customize colors and fonts, along with multiple design styles. Apart from this, it comes with multiple header and footer variations integrated with the social links menu.

Available in 27 languages along with RTL language support, the Go theme is a free minimal wordpress theme. If you want to get maximum from the Gutenberg block editor, then this theme would be the right choice for your website.

Colibri WP

Drag and Drop method is the easiest method to design a website. Even beginners can create a beautiful site with drag and drop options. Colibri WP is such a theme with a predesigned home page along with five predesigned headers and 35 ready to use content blocks.

Colobri WP theme

It comes with 25 drag and drops components, which allows you to create your custom blocks. With Colibri, you can set any background to your site by choosing a video background, slideshow background, and header content types.

It comes up with its elementor style editor to customize themes, so there is no need to install any other theme editor.


Hestia is a theme that covers so many categories like restaurant themes, sport, and medical shop themes, online agencies, portfolios, even e-commerce. It comes up with a multipurpose one-page design along with a blog/news page and widgetized footer and also compatible with photo gallery, travel map.

Hestia - restaurant wordpress theme

It works fine with a popular page builder elementor. You can also create beautiful sliders with parallax slider. The theme is responsive and retina ready and too SEO friendly.


Shapely is one kind of theme that gives so much flexibility in designing your website. It comes with a one-page pixel perfect design and provides several customization options.

Shapely portfolio wordpress theme

The beauty of this theme lies in its widgets  which can be used to add personal information as a portfolio and testimonials about your service. Call for action widget to increase user engagement.

It supports and works fine with most popular WordPress plugins such as Contact Form 7, WooCommerce, Gravity Forms, Yoast SEO, Google Analytics by Yoast and many more.

With availability of widgets you can change your site into portfolio, e-commerce store, local business or you can use it is a personal blog.

Its fully responsive and mobile friendly theme that suits for any type of business.


With 10+ free starter sites we can call Zakra as a true multipurpose theme which covers most of the categories. Zakra is lightweight, fast and flexible multipurpose theme suitable for portfolio, WooCommerce store, niche-based sites like yoga, charity, cafe, education and personal blog etc. It supports elementor page builder along other popular page builders.

Zakra - Gutenberg ready theme

The theme also compatible with WordPress’s latest block editor Gutenberg, SEO friendly and translation ready.


As the name suggests it’s a multipurpose theme that works with any type of website. Customify is a lightweight, responsive and fast loading theme with great usability. It comes up with true WYSIWYG header and footer builder which can used inside the WordPress customize option.

Customify - free wordpress responsive theme

It works with most of the page builder plugins like Elementor, SiteOrigin, Divi, Visual Composer and Beaver Builder etc. You can create any type of websites like E-Commerce store, business agencies, portfolio, restaurant, medical, consultiong and personal blog.

Customify is compatible with most of the popular plugins like Yoast SEO, BuddyPress, OrbitFox, WooCommerce. Customify would be great for restaurant business.

As I said earlier there are thousands of themes available for WordPress and everyday the number increases. Choose a theme with mobile friendly design, SEO friendly site structure, light weight and fast loading to get maximum benefits.

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FAQ about WordPress Themes:

  1. What are WordPress Themes?

As per the developers of WordPress , a WordPress theme is a collection of different files that work together to create complete website layout. Changing your theme changes the layout of your website .

  • How to customize WordPress theme?

WordPress has great flexibility when it comes customize themes, you can customize your website theme with ease using the inbuilt customize option.

Alternatively you can use any one of the popular page builder plugins  like elementor, beaver builder, SiteOrigion etc.

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