Best Free Gutenberg-Ready WordPress Themes in 2018

Gutenberg is a new editing environment in WordPress that allows you to create beautiful page layouts without knowing the code. We have created a collection of the best free Gutenberg-ready WordPress themes available in 2018.

Now you can add trendy fullwidth images and galleries, images that are slightly wider than the main text, insert beautiful quotes with a background, publish text in two columns and much more.

Gutenberg is about to be integrated into the WordPress core, but for now it is being extensively tested and developed, and is available as a plugin. Even before the official launch, almost every day new Gutenberg themes are released.

This collection will be updated with new themes until the end of 2018.

Writings — Free Gutenberg Theme for Bloggers

Writings is a simple, clean WordPress theme for any blogs. Suitable for writers, travelers, food bloggers.

The theme is compatible with Gutenberg editor, as well as with some plugins that expand Gutenberg functionality.

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Stag Blocks — Gutenberg WordPress Theme

Stag Blocks theme hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Stag Blocks is a clean theme with excellent typography for any blogs and beautiful long reads.

Offers a lot of custom blocks for Gutenberg via Stag Blocks plugin. This allows you to create landing pages.

You can customize the background and accent color, upload header image, enable lazy loading for images.

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Salal — Free Magazine WordPress Theme

Salal theme hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Salal is a simple nice magazine theme with Gutenberg support.

The theme provides the slider, page templates and the option to download custom backgrounds for pages.

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Hamilton — Clean Portfolio WordPress Theme

Hamilton is a clean Gutenberg-ready WordPress portfolio theme.

The theme is compatible with JetPack Infinite scroll. You can choose dark color scheme and change the background color. The theme provides Resume page template, related posts section, and other features.

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Monostack – WordPress theme for coders

Monostack is a theme that is perfect for web developer and programmer blogs.

The theme is Gutenberg-ready and focuses on typography and color.

Unusual feature – the theme highlights certain grammar from the English language like syntax highlighting does in code editors.

Blue words are conjunctions.
Pink words are prepositions.
Green words are pronouns.

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Atomic Blocks – Blog WordPress Theme with Gutenberg

Atomic Blocks is a simple and powerful WordPress theme with good typography. Compatible with Gutenberg editor and provides some custom blocks.

You can install Atomic Blocks plugin to add more elements to your pages, for example, testimonials, notices, calls to action, buttons.

You can customize the font size for body and titles, set the content width and more.

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Davis – Lightweight WordPress Theme for Writers

Davis is a very minimal WordPress theme. You can use it to further develop your design or simply as a very lightweight blog theme. Contains only three PHP files.

Supports Gutenberg editor and Aside post format. Dark color scheme is available.

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Block Lite – Tiled WordPress Theme with Gutenberg

Block Lite is a beautiful theme with tiled blocks, hero headers and Gutenberg support.

The theme is compatible with SiteOrigin Page Builder. You can use widgets to create team and profile sections, pricing tables, slider, testimonials, and many others.

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Suki — Multi-purpose WordPress Theme

Suki is a multipurpose, lightweight, clean WordPress theme suitable for blogs, business sites, portfolios and even WooCommerce online stores.

The theme is compatible with Gutenberg, Elementor and other Page Builders.

You can customize the lower and upper parts of the site, the width of the site, select the location of the blocks, change the colors and fine-tune the typography.

There is documentation on setting up the theme

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Koji — Simple Gutenberg Theme for Creatives

Koji is a simple theme for bloggers with Gutenberg support, Masonry layout and minimal design.

You can set an Infinite Scroll when user reaches the end of the page or by clicking on the button, choose which post meta to display on archives and on signle posts. You can add links to social networks, upload your logo and much more.

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Ascend — multi-purpose WordPress theme

A versatile, highly customizable theme with full Gutenberg support.
Several header types are available, including vertical header and fixed header.

The theme supports WooCommerce.

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Imagery — clean blog & portfolio WordPress theme

Imagery is a modern minimalist WordPress theme. The theme provides 2 or 3 columns image grid. You may insert images and galleries as wide Gutenberg blocks. Also Imagery is compatible with some plugins that extend the collection of Gutenberg blocks.

The theme supports Portfolio custom post type.

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Stork — Simple Blog Theme with Gutenberg Support

Stork theme hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Stork is a minimalistic blog theme with beautiful galleries and Gutenberg support.

The theme supports custom colors settings.

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Baskerville – Free Masonry Blogging WordPress Theme

Baskerville theme is created for magazine websites and blogs. The theme supports different post formats, including videos, images and galleries. You can add a full-width header image, custom logo and use three custom widgets (Video, Flickr and Dribbble).

The theme provides four page templates (including a contributors template) and allows you to implement Likes functionality via the ZillaLikes plugin.

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Wilson – Free Responsive Blogging WordPress Theme

Wilson is a simple WordPress theme created for any kind of bloggers.

You can easily change the accent color, add your custom logo or use the theme’s custom widgets (Video, Flickr and Dribbble).

Wilson theme provides archive page template and four post formats: standard with a featured image above the post, video, aside and quote.

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Radcliffe – WordPress Theme for Bloggers & Writers

Radcliffe is created to present the text and visual content effectively.

The theme features responsive design and readable typography. You can add full width header images, upload your custom logo, and change the accent color. Radcliffe theme allows you to place widgets in three footer widget areas.

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