Free Blogging WordPress Themes 2015-2016

Check out our collection of modern, clean WordPress themes made for bloggers.

Meet our collection of 21 best quality themes!

Sparkling – WordPress Theme for Bloggers

Sparkling is a solid WordPress theme for any kind of bloggers. It includes a featured slider, social icons integration, about author box, custom popular posts widget and improved category widget.

The theme is compatible with WooCommerce.

Sparkling theme provides a bunch of options for design customization. Change colors, typograpy, add your Call to Action, footer copyright information, etc.

The theme is translation ready, compatible with WPML and available on different languages.

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Bloggr – WordPress Theme for Blogs and Magazines

Bloggr is responsive theme with classy design. It is a good choice for blogs and magazine websites.

You may add your own image logo and define its width, add links to your social profiles, change your website colors and upload background image. Also the theme provides some options for homepage.

The theme is ready for translation.

You should login on the author website to download the theme.

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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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Tracks – WordPress Theme for Bloggers

Tracks is a clean responsive blogging theme theme with a unique layout.

The theme provides some customization options such as logo upload, social media icons, comment display controls and more.

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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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Esteem – Business WordPress Theme

Esteem is a vivid clean responsive WordPress theme for corporate or blog websites.

You may use custom header, custom background, 5 custom widgets, primary color, upload you image logo. Also you may select boxed or wide site layout.

The theme provides 4 custom page templates: Left Sidebar, Right Sidebar, Fullwidth and Narrow Centered Content.

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Spacious – Corporate WordPress Theme

Spacious is a multi-purpose responsive WordPress theme. The theme provides 4 page layouts, 4 variations for blog posts, 13 widgets areas and 5 custom widgets a business website may need.

You can change the primary color, choose between boxed or wide layout, use light or dark color skin, add your own logo, custom background and header image.

The theme includes featured image slider with custom links.

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Author – Blogging WordPress Theme

Author is designed for bloggers and it’s accessibility-ready. This theme provides good performance and readability.

You may add drop-down menu, social icons, author avatar and any widgets to the left sidebar column.

The theme is responsive and Retina-ready.

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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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Rowling – Magazine WordPress Theme

Rowling is a beautiful WordPress theme for magazine and blog websites. The theme features two menu locations, social icons, custom accent color and image logo upload.

Rowling theme supports gallery post format, provides editor styles and three custom widgets, such as Flickr widget, recent posts and recent comments.

The theme employs a nicely styled related posts section for single posts.

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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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Garfunkel – Magazine WordPress Theme

Garfunkel is a simple magazine theme with Masonry layout. It is responsive and retina-ready, supports six post formats including quotes and galleries and six custom widgets.

Editor styles and social menu icons included in the theme could be quite useful.

Garfunkel theme includes archive page template.

You can change the accent color, background image and upload your own logo with this theme.

Garfunkel support Jetpack Infinite Scroll.

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The Thinker Lite – Free WordPress Theme for Writers

The Thinker Lite is a simple and clean WordPress theme created for blogs. This is a free version of premium The Thinker theme.

The theme supports WordPress post formats, including quotes, galleries and videos. The free version includes options for custom header image, background and custom logo.

You can use sidebar widget area or three footer widget areas. The theme is fully responsive.

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GeneratePress – Free Multi-purpose WordPress Theme

GeneratePress is a lightweight and responsive WordPress theme with powerful features. It is compatible with great popular plugins like WooCommerce, WPML, BuddyPress, bbPress and more.

GeneratePress provides 8 widget areas, 5 sidebar layouts, color and typography options and more. All settings can be changed using native WordPress Customizer with a live preview.

The theme is build with valid HTML and microdata support. GeneratePress is cross browser compatible, including IE8.

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Modern – Free Portfolio WordPress Theme

Modern theme employs the clean responsive design with modern features such as sticky header, sticky footer with scroll to top button, markup. The theme features beautiful hero header, portfolio and blog sections on the homepage, related section for your single pages and full post formats support.

You can change background image and text logo color, as well as the color of accents using WordPress Live Customizer. There are some predefined Google-fonts to choose from for the site title, headings and body text.

The manual that will help you to configure the theme is available on the author’s website.

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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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eStore – Free WooCommerce WordPress Theme

eStore is a responsive WordPress theme supporting WooCommerce, as well as a wishlist plugin, YITH WooCommerce Wishlist.

You can set different colors for categories, create product collections that can be inserted into any post.

The theme offers you 10 widget areas. There are also 14 custom widgets available, including a slider, a carousel and a widget of favorite posts that can be used to build a beautiful homepage.

The free version of the theme allows changing the color of accents.

You can select where your sidebar is located — left or right, place your content at full width, or narrow down the main column. This setting can be different for static pages, articles and archives.

The theme is compatible with the WMPL and Polylang plugins.

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BootFrame Core – Free Multi-purpose WordPress Theme

BootFrame Core WordPress theme is suitable for any business sites, including portfolio sites.

The theme allows you to create a filterable 4-column portfolio and offers a blog layout.

In addition, you can create landing pages with a free page builder from Site Origin, compatible with this theme.

Importantly, the theme is integrated with the WooCommerce plugin.

The theme allows you to change colors and fonts, upload your own logo, add social icons, position the sidebar on the left or right of the main content, set the width of the site and the sidebar, and much more.

The theme is also compatible with Contact Form 7, WPML, Polylang, Shortcodes Ultimate and Meta Slider.


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Martial – Free Blogging WordPress Theme

Martial is a classic blogging theme with a modern responsive design and WooCommerce support to organize a small online store.

The theme has beautiful widgets for an author bio and new/popular posts.

There is a navigation between posts, built-in breadcrumbs, a smooth dropdown menu.

You can show your contact details in the header. You can also add links to social network profiles, your bio, and call-to-action buttons.

The theme is also compatible with WPML, bbPress, ContactForm 7, Jetpack, Gravity Forms, and other popular plugins.

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Scripted – Free Blogging WordPress Theme

Scripted is a simple responsive theme with a good design. The theme offers several templates for static pages, allows to create a post carousel on the homepage, supports WordPress formats including slider galleries.

Using the WordPress Customizer, you can upload your own logo, design the homepage and change a few other settings.

Using JetPack, you can extend the theme’s functionality, for example, create a portfolio. The theme is compatible with WooCommerce.

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Passionate – Free Multi-purpose WordPress Theme

Passionate is a free multi-purpose WordPress theme for portfolio websites, corporate websites, and blogs. The theme has an accurate responsive design.

This template is provided with a set of built-in widgets and 10 areas where you can place them. You can add a portfolio section, a big slider, a list of new posts, your customers’ reviews and logos and a description of your services.

You can upload your logo, change colors, choose the layout for the sidebar. The top menu can be made fixed on scrolling.

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

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