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Best Free Magento Themes You Should be Using in 2017

2017 is still young and there’s a lot you can do to make this year the best so far. If you own an online shop, develop ecommerce websites, or just have your stakes in the ecommerce industry, you’d know how important themes are to the success of your online business. Choosing the wrong theme can either drive away your customers or help you become a popular online store. Hence, choosing the best theme for your Magento store is crucial to success. And when you can get those themes for free, it’s just icing on the cake.

Finding the best theme for Magento isn’t an easy task, though, and we understand. This is why we have done the needful for you and listed the best free Magento themes you should be using in 2017.

Keeping in mind both Magento 1 and Magento 2, here is the list you should use and share around as well:

Magento 1 Themes

Ebajes – by HaloThemes

With a clean and elegant look, Ebajes will improve your online store’s experience by a large margin. Apart from all the standard features that come with Magento themes, you can also empower your website with HaloThemes extensions. Here are some of the great features this free theme for your Magento 1 store carries:

  • Responsive Design
  • Grid 960 CSS Framework
  • Included Filter Products
  • CSS 3
  • HTML 5

This theme is perfect for anyone who’s selling electronics and gadgets. With it’s tech-look, you can empower your Laptop Shop, Computer Shop, and any online tech store with Ebajes and take your ecommerce game up a notch.

EROS – by Fedobe

Let’s just say if it takes a breathtaking website to get your visitor’s hooked, then EROS is the Magento 1 theme you should go for. It can give your website the eye-catching touch (for e.g., hover effects) it was lacking, and with the plethora of functions it offers, give you everything you need to ensure that you are providing a complete service. Here’s a look at some of its features:

  • Advance Features
  • Attractive Layouts
  • Clean Coded
  • Product Landing Pages
  • Responsive Design

This theme is suitable for a variety of industries and you can design it keeping in mind your own. Whether you have a fashion online store, selling jewellery, or clothing, this theme can give you a great start!

EM Titany – by TitanyShop

EM Titany is a clean looking theme that will make your shop look appealing to the eye and give you enough functionality to do what you desire. EM Titany is one of the most fluid and customizable themes on this list and if your store is running on Magento 1, this responsive theme will give you an edge over your competitors. Here are some of its features:

  • Visual Content Editor
  • Bootstrap
  • CSS 3
  • Cloud Zoom
  • Ajax Cart

Being a highly customizable theme means that you can use it for whatever industry you operate in. It’s elegant looks catch the eye whether you are selling apparels, electronics, or furniture!

Ves Bakerop – by Venustheme

Venus theme has another creative and inspiring theme for you with some amazing design. With stand out colors and sliders that catch your eye, Ves Bakerop with its neat and clean layout will certainly help your website look great. And of course, it has some great features that you’d expect from a well-built theme:

  • Responsive Design
  • HTML5
  • CSS 3
  • Stunning Slider
  • SEO Optimization

As the name suggests, this theme is particularly for you if you own an online bakery! With the choice of chocolate colors and overall appealing theme, your bakery will see its sale surge if you use this theme.

Magento 2 Themes

F2 – by Templatemonster

F2 has been designed keeping in mind the latest trends on the web. Not just in looks, though, because it also offers functionalities that are hard to find in other free Magento themes. Some of the features you will find in F2 are:

  • Responsive Design
  • Cloud Zoom
  • Sliced PSD
  • Drop Down Cart
  • Tooltips

These are just some of the functions you get with F2, and you can expect much more. It is perhaps the best theme for you if you operate in the clothing and fashion industry, so be sure to check it out!

Ves Kasitoo – by VenusTheme

Elegance and minimalism is all the rage these days, and rightfully so. Have you seen how beautiful minimal websites look? Ves Kastioo falls into that category and this free theme can help you stand out. Produced by Venus, this attractive Magento 2 theme comes laden with features you’ll really want. For example:

  • Responsive and Retina Ready Design
  • Touch Optimized Deal Products Carousel
  • Off Canvas Menu
  • PSD Included
  • Fast Page Load Times

With several other features, Ves Kasitoo is a perfect solution for your online store if you operate in the fashion, furniture, equipment, or glasses industry. It has a product-oriented design so it will attract your visitors from the first visit!

FreeGo – by Solwin

A fully responsive theme with an elegant – and minimalist – design, this theme is highly flexible with easy to customize options. The backend panel is powerful enough to help you build a fully functional online store within no time (depending on your expertise, of course) and improve your business revenue. Here are some of the features you get with this free Magento 2 theme:

  • Touch Optimized Slideshow
  • All Popular Browsers Compatibility
  • Featured Product List
  • Off Canvas Menu
  • Mega Menu

Store owners can benefit from the combination of visual appeal and strong functionality to build a website that speaks for itself. No matter what you sell, this theme can help you boost your sales.

Fasony – by VenusTheme

Built with Bootstrap 3.x, Fasony is compatible with the latest Magento version and boasts a variety of features to super-charge your online store. It has been designed keeping in mind the customer’s view of your website, hence you can display your products in the best way possible. Here are some features that you can take advantage of:

  • Touch Optimized Slideshow
  • Smart Testimonials
  • Brand Owl Carousel
  • Built with Bootstrap 3.x
  • User Friendly Admin Panel

Built with customers in mind, this website is great no matter what industry you are selling in. With image sliders and other features, you can bedazzle your customers the way you want to with Fasony!

Conclusion

While there are many more free themes in the market that can help you get started, these hand-picked themes for Magento 1 and Magento 2 from our community experts will set you on the right track from the beginning.

If you think you know of a theme that should have made this list, just use the comment section below and we’ll take our expert’s’ opinion on them!

About Sunyyan Junaid

Sunyyan is a Digital Content Producer at Magenticians. He likes to write and stay updated with the latest in technology. In his spare time, you can find him reading or finding inspiration!

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  • shirtsofholland

    Are these really the best? Or just a quick random sweep … 2 of them dont even exist anymore … I would expect a better analyses …

    • Hey, can you point out which themes don’t exist anymore? I just checked and all of them are well up and running.