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- Top 40+ Best Free WordPress Themes – Based On User Reviews And Popularity!
- By Colin Newcomer
- Last updated: December 23, 2020
You want a great WordPress theme but you don’t want to pay, huh? With other platforms, that would be nigh-on impossible. But, thanks to the generosity of WordPress developers, you can actually find a ton of great free WordPress themes.
To go along with our post on the best free WordPress plugins, we’ve collected 40-plus of the best free WordPress themes for your viewing pleasure.
You may be wondering what makes a theme one of the ‘best’ free WordPress themes? That’s the tough part about writing a post such as this — design is subjective, so it’s hard to come up with an objective way of defining something as the best.
I’m going to try to mitigate that by bringing in social proof from WordPress.org’s active install numbers and ratings. That way, you’ll know it’s not just me who thinks a theme is the best — it’s thousands of other people as well!
40-Plus Best Free WordPress Themes for 2020
Active Installs: 800,000-plus | Rating: 5 stars
Astra is a massively popular multipurpose theme that has a focus on performance. With less than a 50KB file size, it’s incredibly lightweight — but it still packs tons of features, and lets you customize your site with the native WordPress Customizer. The coolest thing is the free companion plugin, which lets you easily import sites built with Elementor or Beaver…