Best free WordPress themes in 2017

WordPress is easy to install, use and manipulate, so no wonder it is used by more than 80% of top websites in the world. If you want to build a portfolio website, a blog, corporate site or even an e-commerce website, WordPress is the right choice.

If you are only starting off with your business or portfolio site journey, while on a budget, you can still use WordPress for free with the help of its themes. Installing a theme will save your time and money, and you can rest assured that your website will look both decent, modern and professional in the eyes of your visitors.

This is why we have decided to gather some of the best quality themes for WordPress to download in 2017, completely free of charge.

Twenty Seventeen has a nice custom to build solid themes at the beginning of every year and name them according to the year at hand. Their theme called Twenty Seventeen is a responsive theme to which you can add multimedia content and personalize it according to your needs, and even use it in your native language. It proved to be quite popular, being installed more than 1 million times, and currently working on the 1.3 version.


One-page websites are very popular today, especially if you want to express yourself in a succinct manner. Shapely is a powerful WordPress theme with unmatched customization options. Responsive & flat design, retina-ready, customizer support, hero image, plugin support, WooCommerce integration, translation ready, unlimited color options, are only some of the options Shapely offers. Download it now and shape your business.

Quality Green

Another great theme found on is Quality Green, a child theme of the Quality theme. It has been installed on more than 400.000 times and you can easily customize its features, such as background, logo, content, multimedia, etc.


Creative bloggers today need to watch out for their image. If you are a wedding planner, a fashion commenter, a vlogger, or a creative photographer who just wants to present photos to the world, Breviter is the right theme for you. You can customize every post, change elements, and generally play with the design.


If in search of a charming, minimal theme, Kale is your best choice. This theme can be used for a wide variety of purposes, such as for a fashion website/blog, parenting, cooking recipes, online shop (with WooCommerce integration), etc. where you can customize a slider with images, add featured content, YouTube videos, change logo, and much more. Neat and clean code, SEO-friendliness, ease of use, Kale is super for any lifestyle and will meet your needs.


Fast-loading, mobile-friendly and responsive theme, Hueman is an excellent WordPress theme designed especially for blogs and magazines. You can customize it, add widgets in header and footer, and improve user experience by adapting appearance, colors, and media.

EightStore Lite

If you want to set up an e-commerce website, a theme with WooCommerce integration will help you build your online store in almost no time. With EightStore Lite, you can customize the design, layout, homepage, product slider, add featured products and even YouTube videos to present them to your potential customers. If you also plan a blog on your website — no problem! Just install it and enjoy the show.

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Do you have a favorite free WordPress theme you are impressed by this year? Tell us all about it in the comments below.