Best Free Minimalist WordPress Themes 2015-2016

Theme Collections

Take a breath of fresh air with the most beautiful and free minimalist WordPress themes released in 2015-2016.

This collection is constantly updated, only themes still maintained are listed.

Fukasawa – Portfolio WordPress Theme

Fukasawa is a clean portfolio theme with fixed vertical menu. The theme supports image, gallery and video post formats, provides 5 custom widgets, an archive page template and gallery slideshow.

You can easily change the accent color and upload your own logo with the native WordPress Customizer.

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Lovecraft – Blogging WordPress theme

Lovecraft is a clean carefully crafted theme for any kind of bloggers. With WordPress Live Customizer you may upload your image logo, switch the default header image, change the accent color.

You can choose between fullwidth and right sidebar templates for static pages.

The theme comes with four widget areas and supports Jetpack Infinite Scroll function. You can also use the famous Jetpack Tiled Galleries to display post galleries in a beautiful grid.

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Sela – Free Business WordPress Theme

Sela is a clean WordPress theme created by Automattic for business websites and blogs.

The theme includes full-width and grid page templates. You can upload your own logo and use right sidebar and three optional footer widget areas. For the homepage you can configure Testimonial and Featured sections and add widgets in tree optional front page widget areas.

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Keratin – Free Minimalist WordPress Theme

Keratin is a simple responsive WordPress theme with Masonry grid layout. The theme features clean design and some basic customization options.

You can choose between boxed or wide layout, and set your background image or color for the boxed layout. Keratin theme allows you to upload custom background image for your header, change the header text color and add your own image logo.

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Resi – Minimalistic Theme for Photobloggers

Resi is a customizable modern theme with handy options.

You may fine-tune your website colors, enable or disable blog sidebar, upload your logo and limit its size, add your social media icons, change homepage widgetized layout to 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns.

Also you may add a nice Cover Gallery on homepage with Lightbox for images.

Resi includes different page templates: fullwidth, left sidebar, no background, etc.

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Hitchcock – Simple WordPress Portfolio Theme

Hitchcock is created for designers, photographers, illustrators and may other creative people.

Mix visual content with aside posts in a nice 3 columns grid.

You may easily customise the theme: change the accent color, upload your logo and custom background.

The theme supports the gallery post format, you may showcase your works in the slideshow on top of the post.

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Shamrock – Blogging WordPress Theme

Shamrock is a clean blogging theme with a stylish design. You may upload your image logo, enable or disable site description, social links and search in navigation.

Easily change website colors including background, fine-tune blog and single posts look.

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Chosen – Minimal Magazine WordPress Theme

Chosen is a free minimalist theme for online magazine or blog.

The theme is responsive, it supports social icons and navigation between single posts.

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Rams – Minimal Blogging WordPress Theme

Rams is a minimalist theme for bloggers and writers. The theme supports gallery and quote post formats, provides integration with Jetpack Infinite Scroll and Tiled Galleries.

The theme is very simple in use, there are no widget areas, the only one option included is a color control. You can change the background color for left side fixed menu and the accent color of the content.

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Hemingway – Clean Blogging WordPress Theme

Hemingway is a simple responsive two-column theme for bloggers. You can add a full-width header image with Parallax scrolling effect, change accent color, upload your own logo, and use custom widgets (Video, Flickr and Dribbble).

Hemingway theme supports standard, video, quote and aside post formats. It also includes archive, fullwidth and narrow page templates.

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Amadeus – Free Personal Blog WordPress Theme

Amadeus is a powerful free WordPress theme that allows you to modify almost any aspect of your website. You can change any text or background colour on your site, define Google fonts for body copy and headings, and adjust font sizes.

The theme provides the full control on site branding. You can upload your own image logo, and set it’s size, paddings, etc. You can add MetaSlider or header image, also it is possible to display the banner or slider on homepage only.

Amadeus looks fresh and minimal, and suits for any blog website.

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Pine – Free Portfolio & Blog WordPress Theme

Pine is free WordPress theme for creatives with a clean responsive design.

The theme is equipped with a slide in sidebar, portfolio filter and social buttons. You visitors can enjoy your artworks in a grid or list format.

You can set hero header for your homepage and use a featured image as a title background for your single projects.

JetPack Tiled Gallery allows you to add beautiful galleries to your single projects.

You can change the color scheme, upload your own logo and select the sidebar position for your blog via WordPress Live Customizer.

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Weh Lite – Free Blogging WordPress Theme

Weh Lite is a simple theme for blogs with an original photo slider on the homepage.

The free version of the theme does not allow downloading your own logo, using of post formats or adding links to social network profiles, but it still has a clean and stylish responsive design.

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