Minimalism as design style claims to hide secondary website elements and highlight content. Simplicity is worked out through limited graphical influence, making vital even more evident.
We did a lot of searching among thousands of themes to sort out 100 simple WordPress themes presented below. Now it is your turn to pick up diamonds.
Update: Need more themes? Check out our new top 100 lists:
1. Vulcan Simple WordPress Theme
Automatically optimizes WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).
2. GoodWeb Simple WordPress Theme
GoodWeb is a new kind of WordPress Theme that is highly creative, unique, technologically advanced, yet still highly customizable and easy to use by beginners and developers alike.
3. Venturex Simple WordPress Theme
Venturex is a simple, clean and minimalist WordPress Theme suitable for corporate, business, portfolio and company sites.
4. MiniBuzz Simple WordPress Theme
MiniBuzz is a simple, clean and minimalist business wordpress theme suitable for business, portfolio, company and corporate.
5. Centita Simple WordPress Theme
Centita is WordPress Theme with minimalist and elegant look that suitable for your professional corporate website, easy to customize and rich of features.
6. Classic Theme Simple WordPress Theme
The concept of this template is to provide a simple, clean and minimalist template with easy to change the color and header image to suit any kind of website.
7. Vilisya Simple WordPress Theme
Vilisya – Minimalist Business WordPress Theme is clean and minimalist look it’s suitable for your professional corporate website, business portfolio, or anything website.
8. Creation Simple WordPress Theme
Creation is a simple, clean and minimalist business WordPress theme suitable for company, business, portfolio, photography and corporate sites.
9. Istudio Simple WordPress Theme
istudio is clean, elegant and minimalist WordPress theme that can be switched as business, corporate, portfolio and blogging theme.
10. Innocente Simple WordPress Theme
Innocente is a clean, minimalist and professional WordPress theme suitable for any kind of website such as portfolio, business, blog, photography and gallery.
11. Mygen Simple WordPress Theme
Mygen WordPress Theme is minimalist and simple look it’s suitable for your professional corporate website, business portfolio, or anything website. Available 6 color choices and 3 background skins.
12. Ovum Simple WordPress Theme
ovum is clean, minimalist, elegant and modern corporate and business WordPress theme that can be switched as business, corporate, portfolio and blogging theme.
13. Tesla Simple WordPress Theme
Advanced Minimalist Business WP Theme
14. Florentia Simple WordPress Theme
Light and minimalistic theme with Google Fonts support, unlimited color schemes, per-post layout options, a bunch of custom widgets and lots more…
15. Miniml Press Simple WordPress Theme
Miniml Press is a sleek, professional WordPress theme best suited for artist and business portfolios, creative professionals, or anyone wishing to display his/her work with a clean, minimalist layout.
16. Enterprise Simple WordPress Theme
Enterprise is a simple, clean and minimalist WordPress theme suitable for corporate, business, portfolio and company sites.
17. Minimalista Simple WordPress Theme
Minimalista is an Ajax WordPress Template, best suited for a Professional and minimalist Portfolio.
18. Classica Simple WordPress Theme
Classica is a beautifully minimalistic portfolio theme, free from gimmick and trend, making your talent the focal point of your portfolio – the way it should be.
19. Elegance Simple WordPress Theme
Elegance is a elegant, simple, clean and minimalist WordPress Theme suitable for portfolio, business, blogs and personal sites.
20. Pai Simple WordPress Theme
Pai is The Simple and Clean Business, Corporate Template built with latest WordPress features. Custom Post Type, Unlimited Colors and Background Uploader etc.
21. Modest Simple WordPress Theme
Modest is a truly elegant and simple design that doesn’t sacrifice character or style.
22. SimplePress Simple WordPress Theme
SimplePress is a slick new page-based theme great for anyone looking to give their website a clean and professional look.
23. Minimal Simple WordPress Theme
Minimal is a great theme for those who want to give their blog a truly simple and elegant feel without sacrificing any of the advanced features you have come to expect from ElegantThemes.
24. Canvas Simple WordPress Theme
If you are after a highly customizable blog design or just a starter theme for your next client project, then Canvas will most definitely work for you!
25. RichCORP Simple WordPress Theme
One thing is certain: This theme is practical.
26. ThemeMin Simple WordPress Theme
ThemeMin is a minimal, light-weight and typography-focused theme.
27. Pure Simple WordPress Theme
A super clean and minimal blog theme. Pure will give your blog an elegant and sophisticated feel without getting in the way of your content.
28. f8 Lite Simple WordPress Theme
F8 Lite can transform website or blog into a fully functioning photography or multimedia portfolio site.
29. WP-DEV Dojo Simple WordPress Theme
WP-DEV Dojo minimalist WordPress theme.
30. Minimo Simple WordPress Theme
Minimo is a simple theme with black background.
31. Buddymatic Simple WordPress Theme
Buddymatic is a minimalist WordPress Theme.
32. Stilbruch Simple WordPress Theme
Stilbruch is a simple theme with dark background.
33. Lead Simple WordPress Theme
Lead is perfect for blogging: clean information storage.
34. Shaken Grid (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Shaken Grid uses the jQuery Masonry plug-in, which “arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid.” The theme is perfect if you need a gallery or portfolio or just want a unique grid layout.
35. Big Square (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Big Square is a stylish photoblog theme with a built-in gallery that is focused entirely on highlighting your creative visuals.
36. Journal Crunch (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Journal Crunch is a gallery and portfolio theme with all of the features you would expect from a premium theme: easy set-up via the options page, plenty of shortcodes, built-in pagination, Twitter widgets, AJAX contact form and much more.
37. Paragrams (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Paragams is a lightweight theme that is built on a grid and that could be used for various types of websites: portfolios, photoblogs even online magazines.
38. Imbalance 2 (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Imbalance 2 turns you WordPress-based website to an attractive blog, portfolio or online magazine. This free template has a strictly modern style with a minimalist touch.
39. Photoria (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Photoria is a clean feature-rich theme that would be perfect as a photoblog or portfolio. It comes packaged with a variety of templates and built-in SEO (via its extensive options page), and the theme is internationalized for easy translation.
40. mimiThem (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This is far and away the most basic theme in this article. But don”t be fooled: it works effectively as a quick and easy way to get your portfolio online.
41. Dione (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Dione is a video showcase theme that uses the custom post type feature available in WordPress 3+.
42. Academica (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Academica was designed specifically for educational institutions such as universities and schools. It’s a flexible and versatile free theme that can be easily customized and branded for any university, academy or non-profit organization.
43. Rotary (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Rotary is a two-column business theme that was built with all of the fantastic features of WordPress 3.0. It is centered on the idea of running your blog as a CMS.
44. Gameliso (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This one’s a lovely clean theme.
45. Ikonik (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Ikonik was designed as an online design store, although no e-commerce system is integrated. It could be used as a simple portal for selling vectors, icons, logos, buttons, themes and pretty much anything else.
46. Expositio (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Expositio is a simple portfolio theme for photographers, designers and artists. Its integrated options help you customize the template from font to color.
47. Aeron Simple WordPress Theme
Aeron is a modern business or corporate WordPress theme made to look awesome on any size of screen.
48. Tao Simple WordPress Theme
Tao is an incredibly easy to use WordPress portfolio theme. Quick to setup and easy to customize, thanks to a detailed manual, and the carefully structured code, Tao is the perfect theme for showcasing your work in an elegantly beautiful way.
49. Feijoa (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This is a four-column layout with a simple sidebar and was designed using the jQuery Masonry plug-in.
50. Wordfinder (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Wordfinder is a simple magazine-style theme for users who want to start a blog with a minimal layout. The theme has many layout features, including two home page styles and six colors for links and hover effects that are easily customizable via the options page.
51. Theophilus (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This jQuery-based, Cufon-enabled, lightweight and minimal WordPress theme was developed by Timothy Long.
52. Blogum (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Blogum is a simple grid-based blog theme, designed with a modern and minimalist style. It supports all WordPress 3.0 features, giving you extra flexibility.
53. Mini Hyper (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Mini Hyper comes with a basic options page where you can add your analytics tracking code and change the logo. Other than that, Mini Hyper is widget-ready and works in all browsers.
54. Papaver (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Papaver is an elegant, minimal theme. You can set the content to one, two or three columns.
55. Codium Extend (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Codium Extend is a minimalist theme that supports all of WordPress 3+’s features and comes with support for smartphones (iPhone, etc.) and tablets (iPad, Galaxy Tab, etc.).
56. Delicate (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Delicate is a clean, minimalist theme with a focus on typography and structure.
57. Melville (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Melville was inspired by classic literature. It has no distractions; just a simple design that focuses the reader on your writing.
58. Fresh and Clean (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Fresh and clean theme for various purposes.
59. Hybridside (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
With a minimal design and simple structure, Hybridside allows writers to choose the body background and the color scheme for links. It has full support for thumbnails, WordPress menu navigation, five widget areas and a print-friendly style sheet.
60. Aqualine (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Aqualine is a unique and minimalist theme that has an extensive options page. Pick your own color accent, choose between thumbnails and excerpts or the full content for the main page and more.
61. David Airey Theme Simple WordPress Theme
David Airey has released his old blog’s design as a free WordPress theme. As you probably know, that minimal design offers the perfect platform for your writing.
62. The Columnist (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
The Columnist was inspired by the grid structure and typographic techniques of traditional newspapers. It was designed with a grid-based layout, an elegant typographic hierarchy and some CSS3 and jQuery greatness.
63. Swiss Dessign (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Theme with a touch of traditional Swiss design and layout, allowing to select the focus of the work.
64. Studio Dessign (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Another sample of contemporary Swiss design. Theme comes with a full video overview and support for using and managing it.
65. Seven Five (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Functional simple theme with grey background.
66. Protean (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Protean is a WordPress theme from Landau Reece that allows bloggers to customise their website design for individual blog posts.
67. Skeptical (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Skeptical’s layout is flexible: you can display “Related posts” next to your latest posts on the home page or have a completely widget-based sidebar.
68. Graphite (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Graphite, built by Medialoot from the ground up using HTML5 and CSS3, comes with portfolio post types, two alternative home page image sliders and built-in admin settings.
69. Harimau Malaya (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Harimau Malaya was purpose-built as a throwback to when blogs looked like blogs. It is a simple but complete theme, suitable for every blogger out there.
70. Pongsari (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Pongsari, a simple and clean theme, was built using the WordPress 3+ default theme TwentyTen as a framework. It comes with support for WordPress 3+ thumbnails and custom menu functions.
71. Edgy Ellen (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This theme from WP Classic has a stylish design, clean grid patterns and custom typography. It comes with an options panel that will help you set up your website in no time.
72. Grey (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Grey is generic enough to be used for almost any kind of blog. Whether it’s a blog about design, photography, fashion or some other passion, the Grey theme should suit your needs. It is built on a simple layout, but with a lot of little touches of subtle details and textures.
73. Neonsential (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Neonsential brings a grungy yet elegant look to your blog. The fancy home page slider highlights your featured posts. It is WordPress 3.0-compliant and backed by a robust framework for quickly setting up your website.
74. Anniversary (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
As the name suggests, Anniversary was built as a celebration of and thank-you to WordPress. It’s a classic-looking theme, with several layout options and a customizable “Thank you, WordPress” banner in the header.
75. Agency (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Agency is a magazine-style theme that puts your content in a beautiful wrapper, complete with subtle, elegant page elements. It features a custom slideshow, a built-in contact form, custom gallery styles with lightbox functionality, and two widget-ized sidebars.
76. Nublu (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This sleek blue theme comes with a configurable slider, drop-down menus and Cufon-enabled headlines. It also comes with automatic thumbnail generation and the WordPress 3+ menu system, and it sports a Twitter bird that sings your latest tweets.
77. Splendio (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Splendio has a unique magazine-style design, based on the TwentyTen theme.
78. Sight (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Sight is a powerful theme that is best suited to magazines-style blogs. It was built on a grid and has a modern minimalist style.
79. Lucky Guess (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Lucky Guess implements many CSS3 techniques, such as subtle text shadows in the headings, text orientation effects and box gradients.
80. Suburbia (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Suburbia is a clean and flexible grid-based magazine theme with a modern and minimalist style. The theme is suitable for most types of websites, including blogs, online magazines and portfolios.
81. The Morning After (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
The Morning After is the grandfather of modern WordPress magazine themes. Originally designed by Arun Kale, it was bought last year by WooThemes, which has restructured and modernized the theme with its own powerful development framework.
82. Distant Dawn (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Distant Dawn theme uses black-grey striped layout colours for design.
83. iTheme2 (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
iTheme2 is the perfect theme for technology- and Apple-related blogs. It uses media queries to target different displays, such as desktops, notebooks, iPhones and iPads, and other mobile devices, without a plug-in. The layout automatically adjusts to the user’s viewing area.
84. Custom Community (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Custom Community is a BuddyPress theme that enables to easily build a website with all of BuddyPress’ built-in features: the easy-to-use jQuery slideshow, post templates with thumbnail integration, and a powerful options page for customizing every part of the theme.
85. Aluminiumism (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
The Aluminiumism theme has a grungy watercolor style yet still maintains a classically clean look.
86. Elegant (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Elegant is a simple yet professional theme. It has two color schemes (black and white) and is best suited to corporate magazines but is flexible enough for blogs and portfolios.
87. Landis (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Landis is a simple one-page landing or “Under construction” WordPress theme. It keeps your users informed while you build your amazing new website.
88. Timelaph (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Timelaph is a sleek, dark, spaced-out theme for landing pages and email newsletter subscription pages. It integrates easily with Feedburner to redirect RSS feeds and help build your email subscriptions.
89. Holding Pattern (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
Very clean theme with dark borders for various purposes.
90. Placeholder (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This landing page is perfect if website is in development and simply needed to let visitors know how to get in touch with you.
91. Roots Simple WordPress Theme
Roots is a starter WordPress theme made for developers and based on HTML5 Boilerplate, Blueprint (or 960.gs) and Starkers. It helps you rapidly create brochure websites and blogs.
92. HTML5 WordPress Shell Simple WordPress Theme
With this framework, you get custom templates (including 404 and 503 error pages), support for WordPress’ new menu system, Modernizr (i.e. HTML5 feature detection) and an HTML5 reset style sheet, @font-face examples, support for iPhone detection, and IE conditional style sheets.
93. TwentyTen Five Simple WordPress Theme
TwentyTen Five is basically an HTML5 upgrade of the default TwentyTen theme with support for HTML5 elements and compatibility with all modern browsers.
94. Theme Starter (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This is a starter theme, WordPress 3+ compatible and uses the new menu navigation and thumbnail functionality.
95. Constellation (Demo) Simple WordPress Theme
This great starting point gives you the flexibility to provide bespoke styles for different devices, totally up-to-date HTML5 code (which is fantastic for SEO) and a flexible grid system, on top of all of the other goodness bundled in the HTML5 Boilerplte.
96. Bones Simple WordPress Theme
This feature-rich bare-bones theme has page navigation, breadcrumbs, a widget for related posts, HTML5 video with fallback and a heck of a lot more.
97. Ulap Simple WordPress Theme
Ulap is the theme used over at the Filipino Design & Creativity Blog.
98. Gridline Simple WordPress Theme
99. Blogum Simple WordPress Theme
Blogum is a simple, grid based blog WordPress theme, designed in a modern & minimalist style. The theme has a heavy focus on your content and very clean feel.
100. Berlin Simple WordPress Theme
Berlin is a unique, minimal and modular theme for WordPress that can transform your tubular blog into a news magazine website.
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