20 free Drupal templates
The websites that you see online are designed with HTML coding. You can give a boost to those tired old websites with Drupal HTML theme. Drupal web development is one of the best resources to tab when you want to build a stronger online presence. It is useful in building in all kinds of websites right from community web portals to e-commerce sites, social networking sites, personal websites, resource directories and newsletters.
Drupal is the first choice for thousands of web designers globally. Do you know why? It has over 29,000 modules and 2000 different themes, followed by thousands of add-on modules and designs. You can easily make thousands of custom temples through Drupal CMS. Here are the main reasons why Drupal is so famous:
- Is an open-source software
- It is SEO friendly
- It lets you create mobile-friendly websites
- Comes with extensive API support
- It is easily customisable
- Promotes rapid deployment
Drupal themes can be free too, and they are so many, that you cannot count them. These themes play an important role in beautifying the website. They come in simple, basic modules, but complete packages that can be modified with ease. These would take your website in whichever website you are targeting, complete with SEO optimisation.
Now, have a look at 20 Drupal free themes, out of the many that’s available to you.
Drupal 8 Parallax is a professional multipurpose Drupal 8 theme created by the Symphonies theme. It comes with a horde of advanced features like smooth animation, custom slider, 15+ regions eat. Offering clean modular Sass and a smooth scrolling layout, you can enjoy multi-level drop down menus and font awesome icons to work smoothly. Working comfort is also contributed by well-written CSS styles.
Run a restaurant? Then this would be just the thing for you. With its clean and uncluttered design, you can easily create any food-related, beauty website, fashion, not just restaurant. It gives you access to social icons, CTA buttons, menu items, etc. There is a parallax background that can be dimmed out to bring out the other highlights you’ve planned.
Integrity is a responsive business, corporate WordPress theme that’s free and 100% responsive. It has Bootstrap 3 multipurpose theme that can be easily customised, comes with a multi-level support menu.
Sunrise is a responsive theme for bars, cafes, restaurants, hotels and businesses in that genre. The design process is very simple and it ensures that all your guests check out your menu on whichever device they are using. The typography and gallery elements are so simple, that the entire design process becomes a breeze for you.
Looking to create a great ecommerce website? Then try the Commerce Drupal theme that would let you design a very attractive homepage to showcase your products, after which you can create product pages with space for product descriptions, pictures, features, pricing and comments section.
6. Font Folio
Made for completely responsive for mobile devices, this is a theme that allows for multilingual functionality. This is mainly meant for graphic designers, artists and people intended for creative designers. You can also put in social media icons to invite people to your circle.
If you want to create a magazine-like website where articles are featured with images and titles, then this would be just perfect. If your target-segment is constantly on the move, the theme would help them navigate the site easily.
Would you like to make a free video blog? Then your answer lies in Selecta. Make use of CSS rules on the video pages, contact forms, user profiles, comment forms etc. There is a two-column layout for sidebars, just perfect for your blog posts.
This theme, with its three column option, lets you create a user friendly website, upload your logo, keep track of who’s visiting your webpage, who’s buying and who’s is making purchases.
It has a beautiful customisable background, wherein you can adjust your company logo and social media icons to make it a little different.
11. Corked Screwer
By the name, you might think it is meant as a winery website. You can use it for building travel and agriculture based websites as well. Bonuses like banners, sidebars, navigational menus and multi-level dropdown menus are also added.
12. Omega Kickstart
For those who need a premium like theme, complete with a shopping cart and a strong menu, Omega Kickstart would be the answer.
This would be more apt as a church blog where information about weekly meetings and sermons etc. can be posted. It has a very clean and neat design.
14. Responsive Blog
As the name suggests, this theme is meant for responsive blogs, and hence targeted towards writers and journalists who would like to start their blogs. There are social icons to share in the social media.
Freelancers who like to create an impressive portfolio of their work would enjoy this theme. You can add your awards, key skills, resume, descriptions about your work etc.
16. Fly Flower
It is a website more suitable for corporates, organisations and school websites. It is built on the Bootstrap theme, and would work well on all devices, including desktop and mobile.
This is a clean free Drupal 8 theme and would be perfect for a mobile website, even though it is designed for content that will take the centerstage, irrespective of the device it is featured on. Multiple language option is also there.
18. HTML5 Simplified
This grid-based theme is very suitable for a single page requirement. There is a demo content as well, so you can easily feel your way around it.
This is a Bootstrap based free Drupal 8 theme that’s just perfect for business websites. It can create the perfect classic-modern balance, complete with beautiful typography and judicious use of white space.
This is also another free Drupal 8 theme, ideal for building standard corporate and business websites. It’s features include responsive clean layout, lightweight code, with a modern look and feel.
It doesn’t make much of a difference if you are not at a pro at using HTML, you can download one of these themes and create great websites. Endowed with SEO options, CSS-layout and minimalist designs, these are just perfect.
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The author: Reema Oamkumar is engaged as a thought leader at www.Software-Developer-India.com which is a part of the YUHIRO Group. YUHIRO is a German-Indian enterprise which provides programmers to IT companies, agencies and IT departments.