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5 Best Free Responsive WordPress Themes for Beginners

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Best Free Responsive WordPress Themes: Choosing the best WordPress theme for your new WordPress blog could be a nightmare in the early days of blogging. As a beginner, I used to spend huge time on surfing many free WordPress themes before I concluded with few best.

We all know the pros and cons of free vs premium WordPress themes and why it is not recommended to start blogging with a free theme. But as a beginner we always try to pick the free stuffs. Anyway, it is not a bad idea to start your first blog with a free theme as WordPress by default provides thousands of awesome templates.

But the problem starts when you have to decide which theme to choose for your blog. In this article, I will share top 5 free responsive themes for WordPress blogs one can choose, as they are good in design, SEO friendly, easy to maintain.

Best Free Responsive WordPress Themes

How to choose the best Free WordPress blog themes?

There are no hard and fast rules for the free WordPress themes. However the first disadvantage of free themes are you will not get any support and flexibility to change the design as per your need.

But here we are discussing free themes to choose as a beginner. In that case, I think most people look for a clean and SEO friendly WordPress theme.

There are many such free online tools where one can check out how good the framework and SEO factors of such themes are.

I generally prefer to opt for more white-space with a minimalistic designed free WordPress themes for a blog. Let’s check out few of the best free WordPress blog themes you can consider as a beginner.

Best Free WordPress Themes for Blogs

Themify Basic – Free Responsive Starter WordPress Theme

This is one of the best free WordPress themes to start a new blog. This theme is responsive, coded in HTML5 & CSS, the framework will provide you very easy to use layout builder and light weight. Which is good for your website’s health.

Themify.me is a popular premium WordPress theme seller, so one can trust their themes. You will be able to manage the entire design very easily from admin area without touching the website files.

Of course, you might use few essential WordPress plugins as well to make the design and other features enable for this theme. Check out the rest 4 themes which are also good to choose as a beginner.

GeneratePress: GeneratePress WordPress theme is lightweight, powerful & easy to use. This is a responsive theme with a developer-friendly framework. And the best thing is you can enable many cool features on your own.

WordPress Twenty Twelve Theme: This is one of the oldest themes with the simplest design to start blogging. But you have to add many plugins to make this theme perfect for you as this is really simple in design.

Point WordPress Theme: Point is a quite colorful theme. You can choose various layout designs with different colors, widgets look awesome and moreover this is a free SEO optimized WordPress theme.

Big Impressa: If you look for SEO friendly free WordPress themes in Google, then you may find the first entry as Big Impress theme from WordPress.org. A simple theme with a gray background to start blogging in 2017.

Also if you are a Genesis lover, don’t forget to checkout the 40+ Best Free Genesis Child Themes, I have shared earlier.

So these are the best free responsive WordPress themes for bloggers. I am planning to share more free themes in coming days. Subscribe to our mailing list to get more such updates.

So which theme have you installed in your website? Please feel free to share your favorite free responsive WordPress theme in the comments below.

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Comments (9)

  • Cool collection!! You can check out some great themes for blogging on onlineshouter.com

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  • Hey Santanu, That’s a nice collection of themes! One thing I would suggest is that along with the design, one should also pay attention to the speed and performance of the theme. Many themes are quite heavy and can add an extra second to the loading time of the website.

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    • Thanks Abhishek for your update.
      You are absolutely right, I think this is one of the most important factor in SEO 2015-016. Site speed is directly linked with user satisfaction and user experience and that can’t be compromise at all. 🙂

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  • Hey Manidipa,

    Glad to read you amazing post! you have explored great themes in order to make our blog experience fantastic. GeneratePress is really a good choice for our website due its easy to handle nature and it can be valuable for newbies blogger for their startup in blogosphere. Eventually, thanks for sharing your great information regarding free Wp themes.

    With best wishes,

    Amar kumar

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  • Great list. I love Themify. It is simple and elegant. Thanks for sharing.

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  • An excellent collection of WordPress theme. I agree with Abhishek, along with designs and theme, we should need to pay attention to the speed performance of the topic. Because this only speaks the idea life. I wont go with high loading time website theme, I always prefer customized theme. Your collection will be helpful for us for the future. Thanks for sharing

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  • I am also a great fan of Genesis framework. Many other themes are good but Genesis is Genesis and I love it 😀 <3

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  • I have used Point and Generatepress.
    They are really good. But there is free theme named Hueman and it really works great. It is one of the best rated free themes of WordPress.
    But You have shared a great list of free themes. Thanks a lot 🙂

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