Free Template Sites You Should Know

August 28, 2013 • By

Want a head start in your new theme design? We have compiled a list of some great free template sites and other amazing resources that you should know. We have added categories to make it easier for you to navigate the article.  If you feel we have forgotten any please feel free to share them with us in the comments below!

Create Flexible Themes

Free to use selection of WordPress themes, good for customization.

100 Free Templates

Helpful Software and Cheats

Theme Editor For Dreamweaver

Now when you open a wordpress theme in Dreamweaver the whole thing is visable – legend.


We Love WP!

Showcase of WordPress powered websites.

Ready Made Swatches

Great selection of swatch and color scheme ready to choose from.

CSS Galleries

Go to the bottom of this post for links to lots of CSS galleries for design inspiration.


Free Stock Images

381k free images, an awesome free collection.

Creative Commons Images at Flickr

50 million plus creative commons images for use, make sure to check the iicences for usage permissions.

Basic Theme Creator

Basic online theme design tool, change the element color in real time then save your theme.

More Theme Resources

40 more resource links for WordPress theme design.

Free Social Icons

Free social icons to use on your blog.

Validation and Testing

w3c Validation Service

Well know and classic, but worth a mention.

Cross Browser Checking

View screenshots of your finished theme in all the browsers.