Top 5 Free Themes in—March 2017

Top 5 Free Themes in - March 2017

March, the beginning of summer, brought an abundance of free themes to the WordPress Theme Directory. Among the plethora of WordPress themes, selecting the top 5 free themes can be a difficult task. That is why, to make things easier for you, we have done all the research needed and come back with the newest edition of our monthly—top 5 free themes in—March.

So, without any further ado, let’s head right into the list of what we think are the top 5 free themes in—March 2017.

1. Foxhound

Foxhound wp theme screeshot

Foxhound is a first react-based theme in WordPress to use the REST API endpoints. Foxhound brings a single-page app goodness to your WordPress blog. It turns your website into an app making your posts and pages load instantly. You can click around to see how fast everything loads. This theme requires WP 4.7 or higher and it is recommended to have the WP-API Menus plugin to use the theme to its fullest.


  • React-Based Theme
  • Accessibility Ready
  • Single-page App Functionality
  • Translation Ready
  • Excellent Speed
  • Tasteful blog design


2. Otzi Lite

Otzi WordPress Theme Demo

Otzi Lite, a simple and neat free WordPress theme for users to create a strong social media presence for their WordPress website. It is probably the best in our list of top 5 free themes in—March 2017. With all the trimmed superfluous features and enhanced core features, it sure is a must-try free theme. The grid box layout provides a neat look, and the beautiful fonts are easy on the eye. The theme is translation ready and provides real-time customization options.


  • Simple and Responsive
  • Theme Options
  • Neat Grid-box Layout
  • Easy On the Eye
  • Translation Ready
  • Hero Content
  • Sticky Post
  • Custom CSS

3. Business Center

Business Center Theme Demo

Business Center is a clean and fully responsive WordPress business theme that helps you promote your corporate identity, business portfolio and engage more clients. It comes with a highly customizable features including a full-width slider, front page customizable section, boxed layout, blog page option and many more options.


  • Metabox for Header Image
  • Custom Background
  • Custom Logo
  • Portfolio
  • Slider Options
  • Call to Action Options
  • Front Page Blog Options
  • Breadcrumb
  • Pagination

4. Olesya Lite

Olesya Lite Theme Demo

Olesya Lite is a very simple yet sophisticated, blog-focused theme for creative and productive bloggers. It has been designed by using a mobile-first approach. You can display your best posts in the full width featured slider. You will have a hero content, no matter what device your visitors use.


  • Custom Background
  • Full-Width Template
  • Custom Header
  • Footer Widgets
  • Editor Style
  • Microformats
  • Sticky Post
  • Translation Ready

5. Ixion

Ixion Theme Demo


Ixion is the last one on our list of the top 5 free themes in—March 2017 but it’s definitely not the least. It is a clean and flexible free WordPress theme. It is especially designed for schools, non-profits, and organizations. Ixion has simple and professional design with the the full-width template and supports RTL language.


  • Custom Background
  • Flexible Header
  • Full-Width Template
  • Right Sidebar
  • RTL Language support
  • Theme Options
  • Translation Ready

Finally, we’ve come to an end to our list of top 5 free themes in—March 2017. All of these free themes are a beautifully designed and are also very simple to use. You should definitely pick from the above themes if you’ve been looking for a change in your website without affecting your wallet.

We will be back with our monthly session of top 5 free themes next month. Till then, Happy WordPressing!

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