Top 20+ Best Free Blog WordPress Themes 2021

There are many very good looking free WordPress themes for Blogging out there with beautiful designs and layouts. The best blog themes with fascinating designs, nice typography and perfect image placements we collected on this page.

Of course all the most popular and most installed themes for WordPress like Astra, Neve, Hestia and so on are all perfectly fine for blogging too. You can find them over here.

Lets start with looking at the list of the best free blogging themes for WordPress:

By clicking on the theme links you will jump to the part of the page with screenshots and descriptions:

  • Ashe Free WordPress Theme created by WP Royal - ★★★★★
  • Lovecraft Free WordPress Theme created by Anders Norén - ★★★★★
  • Fascinate Free WordPress Theme created by themebeez - ★★★★★
  • Bard Free WordPress Theme created by WP Royal - ★★★★★
  • Kale Free WordPress Theme created by lyrathemes - ★★★★★
  • Cenote Free WordPress Theme created by ThemeGrill - ★★★★★
  • Author Free WordPress Theme created by Ben Sibley - ★★★★★
  • Catch Everest Free WordPress Theme created by Catch Themes - ★★★★★
  • Writee Free WordPress Theme created by Scissor Themes - ★★★★★
  • Twenty Twenty Free WordPress Theme created by - ★★★★★
  • Hemingway Free WordPress Theme created by Anders Norén - ★★★★★
  • Chosen Free WordPress Theme created by Ben Sibley - ★★★★★
  • Baskerville Free WordPress Theme created by Anders Norén - ★★★★★
  • Startup Blog Free WordPress Theme created by Ben Sibley - ★★★★★
  • Nisarg Free WordPress Theme created by Falguni Desai - ★★★★★

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Personal and Multi-Author Free WordPress Blog Theme. Perfect for personal, lifestyle, health & fitness, food, cooking, bakery, travel, beauty, fashion, wedding, photography, news, quotes blog, auto blog, small business website and any other kind of amazing blogs. Minimal, elegant & mobile friendly layout with WooCommerce shop (storefront) support will WOW and inspire your visitors. Well documented and very easy to use even for WordPress beginners. Clean and Modern Responsive design will perfectly showcase your content on any device, even on tablet, mobile & retina displays. Very fast, compatibility with many popular plugins & of course translation & RTL (right to left language) ready, coded with best SEO practices. The theme has features like Text & Image logo, Fullscreen Slider, Header image, Instagram slider widget support, footer menu support, GDPR compatibility plugins support and many more. Works perfectly with all major drag and drop page builders like Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, SiteOrigin, Divi. You just need to write and be awesome. TEMPLATE DEMO https//

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Ashe Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Lovecraft is a beautiful two-column theme for bloggers. It features a responsive design, great typography, Block Editor support, a full-width header image (which is replaced with the post thumbnail on single posts/pages), custom accent color support, custom logo support, editor style support, recent posts and recent comments widgets with thumbnails, and a full-width template. Demo https//

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Lovecraft Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Fascinate is a slick, modern, minimal, and beautifully designed Gutenberg compatible WordPress blog theme. Fascinate Blog is an ideal and complete WordPress blog theme for creating personal or professional blogging website to showcase your experiences, stories or write on different niches like fashion, travel, lifestyle, gourmet, business and so on. Fascinate is 100% media responsive, which means that Fascinate Blog is compatible for all devices ranging from desktop, tablets to smartphones. Fascinate Blog supports four types of post formats ( video, audio, gallery & quote formats ) which can be very helpful to showcase your special moments insisted of a featured image. Fascinate Blog extends WordPress Live customizer functionality which will help you to build your blog website right from customizer itself. Fascinate Blog includes built-in features like custom author widget, social widget, lazyload for images etc. Fascinate Blog is also optimized for SEO & website load time. Fascinate Blog also supports third party popular plugins like Jetpack, Mail Chimp, Contact Form 7, Yoast, Universal Google AdSense & Ads manager etc.

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Fascinate Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Personal and Multi-Author Beautiful Free WordPress Blog and Multipurpose Theme. Perfect for personal, lifestyle, health & fitness, food, cooking, bakery, travel, beauty, fashion, wedding, restaurant, recipe, church, photography, newspaper, quotes blog, auto blog, writer, publisher, editor, business and any other kind of amazing website. A minimal, elegant and mobile friendly layout will WOW and inspire your visitors. No matter whether you are a new blogger or you are very experienced in blogging, you will love the Bard theme. The theme is well documented and very easy to use, even for WordPress beginners. Customizable, clean and modern Responsive design will perfectly showcase your content on any device, even on tablet, mobile and retina displays. Very fast, compatible with many popular plugins, and of course, translation & RTL (right to left language) ready, coded with the best SEO practices, simple & lightweight, clear code, resulting in top rankings in google search results and higher speed scores, developers love it. The theme offers features like text & image logo, Fullscreen Slider, hero header, two blog styles two columns grid (default style) and simple list style design, Instagram slider widget support (via Smash Balloon Social Photo Feed plugin), footer menu support, GDPR compatibility plugins support, popular podcast plugins support and many more. It also features left, right, footer and alternative sidebars areas to display your widgets. The theme is gutenberg ready and you can use gutenberg blocks to build any layout. Works perfectly with all major drag and drop page builders like Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, SiteOrigin and Divi. Using the Bard theme and page builders, you can build amazing business or agency sites for your company. The theme can be used as one page website as well - simply make a page with Elementor or with another page builder and link the section ID to the menu items. With the Jetpack portfolio add-on you can make a portfolio site for your freelancer business to display your projects and theme fully compatible with it. Launch your own ecommerce store in minutes with Bard and Woocommerce. The theme fully supports WooCommerce shop (storefront) plugin. You can make site for a cafe, charity, clothing, dentist, grocery, yoga, hotel, hostel, furniture, jewelry, real estate, spa and many other options with Woo. You can sell any product, physical or digital (downloadable) goods, use subscriptions, make a site with memberships or bookings, sell services, add affiliate products, accept popular online payments for your estore like Stripe, PayPal, Square and many others. You have all power tools at the ready with Woo and the Bard theme to increase your sales.You just need to write and be awesome. TEMPLATE DEMO http//

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Bard Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Kale is a charming and elegant, aesthetically minimal and uncluttered food blog theme that can also be used for a variety of purposes. Whether you want to share recipes or fashion tips, run a lifestyle, parenting or cooking blog, Kale is a perfect theme choice. Simple but feature-filled food blog or cooking blog WordPress theme with WooCommerce integration. Beautifully designed and extremely clean, Kale is super easy to set up and is optimized for search engines. Kale comes with a special front page; with featured posts and a large highlight post, the option to show a banner or a posts slider in the header, and RTL support. It also comes with built-in menus for displaying your social media presence, multiple blog feed layouts, text and image logo options, sidebar size options (compact and default), banner/slider color overlay options, multilevel menus, automatically responsive YouTube videos, and much more. Kale is versatile enough to be set up as a small business website as well, by using the a static page as the home page and using the special front page elements to showcase services or portfolio. Kale is backed by world class, one-on-one support, and a super active team of developers and designers ready to help.

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Kale Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Cenote is beautifully designed clean WordPress blog theme. Easy to setup and has a nice set of features that make your site stand out. It is suitable for personal, fashion, food, travel, business, professional, niche and any kind of blogging sites. Comes with various demos for various purposes, which you can easily import with the help of ThemeGrill Demo Importer plugin.

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Cenote Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Author is designed for publishers who want readers. That's why Author is fast, responsive, accessibility-ready, and optimally designed for reading. All scripts and stylesheets are minified, concatenated, and conditionally loaded to maximize performance. The layout adapts fluidly to all screen sizes to enhance usability. As one of few accessibility-ready themes, it performs well for users with wide ranges of disabilities. Based on the ancient Van de Graaf canon, Author features a layout that promotes readability. Use Author to create a simple blog, magazine, or news website. The simple and minimalist design works great for gaming, business, fashion, music, food, travel, and photography niches. Now with complete WooCommerce support for eCommerce stores and fully compatible with the new Gutenberg post editor. Preview Author now on desktop, tablets, and mobile devices with the interactive live demo https//

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Author Theme

Free WordPress Theme

Catch Everest

Catch Everest is Simple, Clean and Responsive WordPress Theme which automatically adapts to the screen's size, ensuring that your content is always displayed beautifully no matter what device visitors are using. It is based in HTML5, CSS3 and very own Catch Themes easy to use Theme Options panel which makes this theme highly customizable and flexible. Make your beautiful yet professional website in no time. Translation Ready and currently translated in Polish, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, German(SWITZERLAND), Russian, Japanese, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, German, Catalan, Turkish and Bosnian. Check out Theme Instructions at https//, Support at https// and Demo at https//

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Catch Everest Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Writee is an elegant free personal WordPress blog theme and well suited for personal, food, travel, fashion, corporate, or any other amazing blog. Writee is fully responsive and mobile friendly. The theme features pixel perfect design and includes 3 custom widgets, Customizer Options, full-width/boxed slider to showcase your content with style. Writee is translation ready and supports the following languages AR_ARABIC, DE_GERMAN, ES_spanish, FR_french, IT_itnalian, RU_Russian, ZH_CHINES.

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Writee Theme

Free WordPress Theme

Twenty Twenty

Our default theme for 2020 is designed to take full advantage of the flexibility of the block editor. Organizations and businesses have the ability to create dynamic landing pages with endless layouts using the group and column blocks. The centered content column and fine-tuned typography also makes it perfect for traditional blogs. Complete editor styles give you a good idea of what your content will look like, even before you publish. You can give your site a personal touch by changing the background colors and the accent color in the Customizer. The colors of all elements on your site are automatically calculated based on the colors you pick, ensuring a high, accessible color contrast for your visitors.

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Twenty Twenty Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Hemingway is a clean and beautiful two-column theme for bloggers. It features a responsive design, retina-ready assets, Block Editor support, full-width header image with parallax scrolling effect, custom accent color settings, custom logo upload, and editor styles. Demo https//

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Hemingway Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Chosen is a bold and minimalist theme for publishers who want to get their visitors' attention and keep it. Present your best content in a simple, uncluttered fashion on phones, tablets, and desktop computers with Chosen. Use Chosen to start a blog, magazine, or news site in any niche fashion, business, gaming, food, travel. As a free theme, you can use Chosen for as many sites as you want. It can even be used for video, podcasts, and personal resumes. Now with WooCommerce support, you can also add an eCommerce store to your website. Chosen is also fully compatible with the new Gutenberg post editor. Preview Chosen now on desktop, tablets, and mobile devices with the interactive live demo https//

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Chosen Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Baskerville is a beautiful, responsive and retina-ready masonry theme for hoarders. It's the perfect way to showcase your posts, videos, images and galleries, and share your favorite quotes and links. Features responsive design, retina-ready assets, full-width header image, Block Editor support, support for all post formats, custom logo upload, custom widgets for Flickr and Dribbble, four page templates (including a contributors template), editor styling, like functionality via the ZillaLikes plugin and translation-ready code. Demo https//

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Baskerville Theme

Free WordPress Theme

Startup Blog

Startup Blog is a modern and minimalist theme for blogging. Use it for your company's business blog or a personal journal website. It's fully responsive (mobile-friendly), so it looks great on all devices. The simple and clean aesthetic of this free theme emphasizes your content and helps it perform well across all screens. Startup Blog comes with numerous features including a responsive slider, header image, custom colors, two layouts, display options, and over 50+ social media icons. With complete WooCommerce integration, you can even launch an eCommerce store on your site. Startup Blogs slick design is best-suited for professional and corporate blogs, but can work well for resumes, magazines, and even modern newspaper sites. Startup Blog is also fully compatible with the new Gutenberg post editor. View the fast and interactive demo on any device now to see if Startup Blog is right for your site https//

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Startup Blog Theme

Free WordPress Theme


Nisarg is a new fully responsive and translation ready theme that allows you to create stunning blogs and websites. Theme is well suited for travel, photography, recipe, design, art, personal and any other creative websites and blogs. The theme is developed using Bootstrap 3 that makes it mobile and tablets friendly. It has various options in WordPress Customizer to change look of the theme. Theme customizer can be used to add your own header image of flexible height, background image, to set background color, header text color and accent color.

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Nisarg Theme


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