In this post I will be covering the free WordPress themes that were released in the official WordPress.org theme repository during the month of March 2017.
A total of 78 free WordPress themes were released during this month, but I want to highlight the ones that I like the most.
The themes are presented in the order in which they were released (accepted in the theme repository).
Risa is a beautiful WordPress theme for blogging with nice and clean design, designed by focus on reading experience.
Education Base Theme
Education Base is an attractive, modern, easy to use and responsive WordPress education theme with colorful design and stunning flexibility. This theme is capable of tackling the overall needs of all educational institute websites including universities, colleges, schools and others.
Marlin Lite Theme
Marlin Lite is an elegant, clean and modern WordPress theme. Built with Bootstrap framework which is absolutely responsive layout and perfect look on any device. The content focused design with straightforward functionality and provides you more flexibility and ease-of-use for your site. It can be used for creative bloggers, personal and also suitable for photographers, business, corporate and other professionals websites.
Start your own viral news site / blog with the free Novapress theme. Inspired by Viral Nova, it is designed to help boost social shares and get you more viral traffic from top social media websites. It features a responsive grid layout and supports the Social Pug – Social Share Buttons plugin.
Beka is a WordPress theme for news website or blog, neatly designed, well coded, and more importantly easy to use. The theme comes with a responsive design and easy to use customization options that are available via WordPress Theme Customizer.
Arouse is a smart, clean and well coded WordPress theme built for bloggers. This theme can be used for any subject like Technology, Travel, Entertainment, Food and Drink, Holiday, News, etc. You can easily setup your site from theme customizer. Built with bootstrap to display your site responsively on any type of monitors, tabs and mobile phones.
Drift is the free version of the multi-purpose professional theme (Drift Pro) ideal for a business or blog website. The theme has a responsive layout, HD retina ready and comes with a powerful theme options panel with can be used to make awesome changes without touching any code. The theme also comes with a full width easy to use slider. Easily add a logo to your site and create a beautiful homepage using the built-in homepage layout.
Olesya Lite Theme
Olesya is clean, blog-focused for creative and productive blogger. Designed by using a mobile-first approach, meaning your content takes center-stage, regardless of whether your visitors arrive by smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.
A theme created by Automattic for non-profits, organizations and schools.
Azalea is a clean and elegant WordPress blog theme, perfect for lifestyle, food or fashion blogging. 100% responsive, customizable and easy to use.
Wellington is a clean and simple Magazine WordPress theme with beautiful typography and subtle colors. The theme includes two different post layouts, a featured post slider and thoughtful theme settings in the Customizer.
Oncanvas Theme by ILoveWP
Oncanvas is a light and minimal distraction-free portfolio theme. It displays posts in a 3-column grid layout, without a sidebar on the homepage and archive pages.
A uniquely crafted WordPress theme for creatives and individuals. Stay in the creative flow with this minimal, yet boldly beautiful theme.
Let’s hope that April will also bring a lot of professional and free WordPress themes!