20 Best Free Magento Themes You Should be Using in 2017

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If you own an online shop, develop ecommerce websites, or just have stakes in the ecommerce industry, you’d know how important themes are to the success of your online business. 2017 is still young, and there’s a lot you can do for you online store to make it the best year so far, and a list of best free Magento themes can help you in that pursuit.

Choosing the wrong theme can either drive your customers away or help your store get popular and loved by all your visitors. Hence, choosing the best theme for your Magento store is crucial to its success. And if 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 made this list of the best free Magento themes you should be using in 2017.

We’ve kept both Magento 1 and Magento 2 in mind, so rest assured, you’ve come to the best place to get your themes. Here is the list you needed and should be sharing around as well:

Magento 1 Magento 2
Ebajes – HaloThemes F2 – Templatemonster
EM – TitanyShop FreeGo – Solwin
Ves Bakerop – Venustheme Pixtron – Free Responsive Theme For Magento 2
Free Fashion Theme – Gala Eva BizKick – Free Responsive Theme For Magento 2
Free Absolute Template for Magento Ketty Magento 2 Beta
Classic Theme for Magento Ves  Fasony Magento 2
Grayscale Necessary
Mobile Shoppe – A Responsive Theme by Creative Glance Ves Kasitoo
Free Theme Women Fashion by Pagayo Ves Yume
Computer Store Template Ves Need Magento 2

 

Magento 1 Themes

Ebajes – HaloThemes

ebajes

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 has to offer:

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

This theme is especially perfect for anyone those selling electronics and gadgets. With its techy and futuristic outlook, you can empower your Laptop Shop, Computer Shop, and any online tech store with Ebajes and take your ecommerce game up a notch.

Related: Top Magento Extensions in 2017 for Your Ecommerce Store

EM Titany – TitanyShop

titany shop

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 utilize it for whatever industry you operate in. Its elegant looks catch the eye whether you are selling apparels, electronics, or furniture!

Ves Bakerop – Venustheme

bakerop

Venustheme has another creative theme for you that has an amazing design. With standout colors and sliders that catches the attention, 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 Sliders
  • SEO Optimization

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

Related: How to Improve Magento Performance

Free Fashion Theme – Gala Eva

galatheme

If you want a Magento 1 theme that is swift and lenient for non-coders, ‘Free Fashion Theme’ is your saving grace. It boasts an assortment of exciting settings that enable you to configure background colors, images, fonts, text colors, banners, and image slideshows with relative ease. Some of its other great features include:

  • Powerful backend settings
  • Image slideshow 20+ transitions effects
  • Configure product image sizes at the backend
  • Easy install with Magento Connect Manager
  • Products slider

Even though it is mainly tailored for fashion sites, its clean and simplified design and powerful options make it an ideal fit for any other type of site.

Free Absolute template for Magento

free-absolute

Magento Absolute theme was one of the first free themes that were created for the platform and ever since then, it has over 20 compatibility releases as well as updates. It is well-known for its features such as:

  • Product slider
  • Compatible with Magento 1.4-1.9
  • Easy-to-change colors
  • Easy upgrades and customizability
  • Product preview module

Over thousands of support requests have been answered on the fly and now this theme is compatible with any Magento upgrade.

Classic Theme for Magento

magento-classic

With over 250,000 downloads, 25,000+ customers, and over 3-months of free support, it is no wonder ‘Classic Theme’ is one of the more popular themes in Magento 1’s library. And if that’s not enough, then perhaps the following features can help you decide:

  • Powered by CSS3
  • Compatible with Magento 1.4-1.9
  • Easily upgradable and customizable
  • Free updates
  • Simple color changes

Let’s not forget the goodies that you’ll find with its extensions and templates, especially since they are:

  • 100% open-source
  • 1 year of free upgrades
  • 14-day money back guaranteed
  • Easy to install and use

Grayscale

grayscale

Grayscale is another basic Magento 1 theme that packs an arsenal of options and is sleek in design. Its elegant colors make it suitable for jewelry, electronics and accessories stores. It’s features that stand out are:

  • Homepage image slider
  • Horizontal product/categories menu
  • Admin-side-manageable banner slider
  • Newsletter sign-up block
  • Shopping cart sidebar

Its professional templates and premium extensions are just the elements that will give your site the unique flavor it needs.

Mobile Shoppe – A Responsive Theme by Creative Glance

shopee

Mobile Shoppe is not just responsive, but highly scalable and quite simple in design and use as well. It is precisely the kind of theme that works in an environment where mobile usage is on the rise. Here are a few features that make this theme rather awesome:

  • Works well for landscape and portrait view of iPad and iPhone
  • User-friendly navigation that works fluently on all browser on any resolution
  • Easily readable on all devices
  • Quick loading on mobile screens
  • Works with every Magento feature

An omnipresent site is a way it’s supposed to be in the timeline that we thrive in today.

Free Theme Women Fashion by Pagayo

ThemeWomen

If the name of the theme didn’t already give it away, then you should know that this is purportedly for fashion sites catered towards women, when in fact, it can be for any fashion site in general. Here are some of the other big highlights of the theme:

  • Homepage slider
  • Social sharing buttons on product view
  • Easy installation and customization
  • 100% open-source
  • SEO-optimized

Computer Store Template

computerstore

If you specialize in selling computers and other electronic devices, then you’ve struck rich with ‘Computer Store’. It’s simplistic gray and orange color is exactly what computer owners are looking for. You’ll love it for its:

  • Clean design
  • Bootstrap powered
  • Integration with Quick View extension
  • Responsive design
  • 100% open-source

Magento 2 Themes

F2 – Templatemonster

f2

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, bu you can expect a lot 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!

FreeGo – Solwin

free go

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.

Related: How to Create a Custom Theme in Magento 2

Pixtron – Free Responsive Theme For Magento 2

pixtron

Pixtron is a free Magento 2 theme that is responsive and contains lots of customizable admin options. It has all the right features that you need to get your ecommerce store started if you specialize in fashion, bags, mobile, accessories, and others. It’s key features include:

  • Lack of core modifications
  • Extremely responsive
  • Powerful admin panel
  • Touch-optimized slideshow
  • Off-canvas menu

A shopping site with your own image is precisely how you can avoid being generic.

Related: How to Create a Custom Theme in Magento 2.

BizKick – Free Responsive Theme For Magento 2

bizkick

Another remarkable theme courtesy of Hidden Techies. This is the theme that will give your e-store that clean, classy, and professional look that will turn a lot of heads your way. It is essential for bags, mobile, fashion, and a host of other site types. It is known for its:

  • Responsive design
  • Touch-optimized slideshow
  • Featured product list
  • Off-canvas menu
  • Powerful admin panel

Bring out your inner creative genius and tailor your site the way it fits your business.

Ketty Magento 2 Beta

ketty

With ‘Ketty,’ not only will you give your online store its own identity, but you will also give it legs to stand up higher than that of your competition for the world to see. It has earned its praise due to its:

  • Support for all major browsers
  • Responsive design
  • Elegant slider
  • Configurable swatches
  • Product zooming

Ves Fasony Magento 2

fasony

Fasony may be a relatively new theme for Magento 2, but it features plenty of premade layouts that are crafted to appease the customers. You can do this with the help of an image slider that can display your product images beautifully. It is also revered for its other elements such as:

  • Insanely fast-loading time
  • Touch-optimized slideshow
  • It’s flexible and scalable to fit on the screen of any digital device
  • New Product list
  • Smart Testimonials

With this theme, be the star company that you are destined to be.

Necessary

necessary

You’re not going to get anywhere with just a standard theme. So this one will do what is ‘Necessary.’ Puns aside, it is a premium theme with an advanced admin module. It will give your e-store the credibility and professionalism that will be better than what your rivals will dish out due to its:

  • Fully-responsive design
  • Visual content editor
  • Advanced Layered Navigation extension
  • Product quick-view
  • Ajax add-to-cart

It also includes detailed instructions on how you can use the theme, widget, and extension settings.

Ves Kasitoo

kasitoo

Kasitoo is a new theme from Venus that is built for online stores that are ideal for fashion, equipment, computers, and so on. Its product-oriented design will create the right bait to lure interested customers to your site. It also includes:

  • A responsive design
  • Retina-ready function
  • Touch optimized deal products carousel
  • Off-canvas menu
  • Product tabs carousel by rules

Ves Yume

yume

Ves Yume is destined to be one of the most advanced and modern Magento themes to have ever been released. The immersive and enchanting features are just too attractive to be ignored. These include:

  • Gallery image product detail
  • Font Awesome
  • Off-Canvas Menu & Header Link
  • Bootstrap 3.x Layout Components
  • Inherited from magento 2.0 blank theme & use Magento 2.0 UI

Ves Need Magento 2

need

Thrilled about starting a cosmetic, fashion, or accessories store? Look no further than Ves Need. It has a clean and modern design that aims to be the bee’s knees with your customers. What makes it standout is that it’s:

  • Optimized for mobile devices
  • Fast checkout
  • Strong admin panel
  • Exceptionally fast loading
  • Off-canvas menu

Conclusion

While there are many more free Magento 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!

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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!

  • 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.