29 Sep Top 27 Free Bootstrap WordPress Themes in 2019
Since you are here searching for free Bootstrap WordPress themes, so I expect you’re already aware of what bootstrap is, right?
If yes, then you can skip this introduction part and directly start with the compilation beneath. And, if you’re a newbie then you should be aware of the framework you’re planning to use.
The themes developed using this platform are so powerful that any blog can be run and maintained. Also, setting up the theme and creating the website as per our requirement is very simple.
If you find someone calling it even as a ‘piece of cake,’ then do believe him, because he has used the bootstrap platform. Soon enough, you’re also going to start praising.
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A few of the best free Bootstrap WordPress themes
Let’s start with the compilation now. As you’re just starting with this platform, so it is a wise decision of beginning with the free options. No doubt, paid one have more options and features.
Built in Bootstrap v3, KYAN is cross browser compatible and is responsive for a seamless experience across devices. If you want to create a person blog, magazine/news site or a photo blog, then KYAN might be the theme for you. It is super light weight to make your website loads faster overall improving the user experience.
KYAN was built to keep your visitors on your site longer without distraction animations or sidebar. The highlights of this theme for me is the layout that flows well. I am also impressed with how super easy this theme is to set-up you get a feature post slider to promote your most read articles and much more.
Check it out and leave your thoughts in the comments below.
Unless you’re developing a commercial website, you don’t need to pay for this theme. That means you’re getting a premium package without paying anything. It features Slider Category, Portfolio category, homepage widgets, Banner settings and many other options.
The Bootstrap 3 framework is at its core, thus allowing users to manage front-end customization. Also, the package comes with the custom menu, homepage templates, widget sidebars, footers, and featured images. An Option Panel is also there to let you control things easily.
If you wish to use it for commercial purpose i.e. creating a website for some agency or company or any service provider, then you’re considering the right theme. It’s a kind of single page theme offering different sections where different sets of information can be added and showcase to users.
Along with those basic features there are few premium ones as well like retina ready, SEO friendly, WPML compatible, RTL compatible and WooCommerce ready. If you think that it will let you create a basic homepage, then you should check out its demo. I’m sure the parallax scrolling feature within the theme is going to surprise you.
Parallax One is one of the most amazing free Bootstrap enabled theme out there. I am using the theme in one of my sites, and I am impressed with the features and functionality that the theme offers out of the box. Parallax One is made for corporate web pages, but it can be effectively used for the website such as portfolio or blog. It offers great design and also provides excellent visibility to the content of the website. The customization options of the website are also good. And, one more thing that makes the theme amazing is the regular updates from the developers of the theme.
Griffin is a great template for bloggers and business blogs; it is built upon the bootstrap framework. And features a grid style layout out which is known to improve pageviews. You also get a hero section to inform your readers of what your site is about.
- Pinterest-style layout that a lot of readers are familiar with.
- Cross browser compatibility to ensure your readers gets a seamless experience.
Are you a gadget lover and wants to open an online blog about gadgets? Then, you should check out the Gadgetry theme that is made especially for this purpose. The theme is modern and is clean in looks. Also, Gadgetry is focused on content rather other aspects. It is completely responsive because of the use of Bootstrap and offers great inbuilt page layouts for customization options. This theme is also SEO friendly, and you can use unlimited sidebar for customization purposes.
Flat Theme is what you should look for if you are looking to build a company website. The flat theme uses bootstrap for a responsive layout and comes with all the bells and whistles you need from a free theme. The theme is multipurpose is nature and can also be used to create a blog from scratch.
Celestino is one of best free WordPress themes that is built using Bootstrap framework. This template comes in both free and paid versions, and if you find the free version useful, you can go ahead and get the paid version that comes with more features. The theme offers sliders and basic blog creation. Celestino is completely responsive as it is built using Bootstrap.
The starter is a WordPress theme that offers a great startup theme for free. This theme provides basic features such as sliders, team page, client page and more. The starter theme is a one-page theme and offers the best options for the businesses or startup for creating their online presence.
Are you a photographer and is looking for a free photography theme? Then, this theme is for you. The theme is named, “Photography theme” and comes with all the basic features that a photography theme should have. It is completely responsive as it is built using Bootstrap framework. This theme can be used by professional photographers as it offers the basic features such as fade-in effects, a slider at the homepage, etc. It also supports other media types such as video, audio, photo, etc.
Alize is an entirely responsive bootstrap enabled WordPress theme that offers grid layout much similar to Pinterest. The primary focus of the theme is minimalistic design, and it does succeed in achieving this. The theme uses colors to enhance its design. The theme can be widigetized and also offers parallax headers and togglable menus. For more information, check out the links below.
Nova Lite is a completely responsive theme, thanks to Bootstrap framework. It also utilizes other advanced web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3 and is completely support cross-platform. The main attraction point of the theme is that looks like Tumblr. So, if you are looking for a free Tumblr look-like theme, Nova Lite is for you. The theme lets’s you create unlimited slider and galleries and also offers 14 different skins to play with.
Yutta is yet another photography theme that is built upon Bootstrap framework. Yutta can be used for blogs or photography portfolios. The main attraction of the theme is its design and how it focuses on images more on the content. You get various post formats to play with. The theme also comes translation ready, and you can make your life comfortable with the theme.
Fullby is a grid based WordPress theme that focuses on a news magazine site. Yutta is attractive and uses advanced technology such as Font Awesome and Bootstrap. The bootstrap enabled theme is highly modern and is customizable using the WordPress theme customizer. The theme is also SEO ready and offers the right mix of features. It also supports WooCommerce.
Responsive and flat design, retina ready visuals, infinite scroll, featured slider and dedicated Theme Options Panel to help you manage customizable, are all features offered by Dazzling theme.
It also comes with WooCommerce integration and is totally ready for translation. Different font icons and unlimited color options are also there to change the whole visual and look. You can also expect some basic support from Colorlib developers.
School WordPress theme focuses on school, colleges, and institutions. It is completely responsive and offers the right set of features for a school or business site. This theme is customizable, and you will not have problems customizing the theme according to your requirements.
Wembly is a portfolio based WordPress theme that is built on top of Bootstrap framework. Wembly uses classic three-column style and offers grid layout. The theme is modern in looks and is completely responsive. The simplistic design is mainly aimed to attract the users, and you will find it great for creating a portfolio site.
Adament is a free WordPress Bootstrap enabled theme that focuses on minimalistic design. The homepage of the theme offer full-page slider and can be used to showcase the philosophy of the website being created. Highlights of this theme include portfolio page, photography template, banner settings and customization options. It’s a great theme for creating a portfolio or a company website.
Meris is a modern WordPress theme that focuses on modern theme development standards. The theme is completely responsive as it is built using Bootstrap framework. Meris also offers full-screen sliders, design, offers amazing widgets and much more.
Arcade Basic is a very popular free WordPress theme. It offers full-screen width homepage and offers great customization features. The theme is completely responsive and can be used to create a company page.
If there was anything wrong in the previous theme which you didn’t like, no matter what was the reason, then consider checking this one. It’s again from Colorlib and possesses all common features as of above one, but, comes with different visuals. It is also compatible with PC, laptop, tablet PCs and smartphones i.e. totally responsive.
If you want to run a blog sharing information, pictures, videos or any other kind of post format, then consider checking this third theme by Colorlib in my compilation. Again, it comes with all common features as of above two but in a different visual.
WP Knowledge Base
If you’re not aware of what’s a knowledge base is then consider checking support page of WordPress.org or any other hosting server provider. They run a separate website sharing dozens of help tutorials to help their customers to do certain things pretty easily.
Such collection is named knowledge base (a kind of fancy name), and if you want to run a similar website, then this particular theme is perfect for it. It is perfect as it’s developed for this specific niche and offers all related features and options. It is also compatible with bbPress.
Sleek features rich photo display optimized for fast loading. Nimbus Themes developers develop it, and you can have the basic version downloaded without paying anything. Highlights include support for font awesome icons, Google fonts, fully loaded Options Panel and so much more.
Responsive design, responsive slider, multiple page layouts, custom sidebar and footer widgets, and powerful Control Panel at the Dashboard are the highlights of this theme feature. It’s three column based homepage makes it further unique in the compilation here.
A very simple but responsive and totally fluid theme that can help you run a simple looking blog that is built on Bootstrap source code. It offers integrated support for WordPress post formats. Do check its demo, and I’m sure you’ll get the idea of how simple it is.
Either you’re launching a website and creating a page for the initial interaction or want to run a complete website holding different kinds of WordPress post formats, then consider using Lobster.
It is fully responsive, customizable and lightweight. It is also compatible with bbPress and BuddyPress, thus allowing you to run even a lightweight social network.
See, I told you that you’ll start loving this platform. I do hope that this compilation was worth your time, and you at least found one package that is covering almost every requirement you had.
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