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Elegant – Free WordPress Theme

Price: Free (Licensed under GPL)
Video: Video Guide
Github Repo: Github Repo
Changelog: Theme Changelog

The Elegant WordPress Theme is a 100% free GPL business and portfolio theme that you can use for any project (free or commercial). The classic and tidy design of this theme make it modern and professional, and a perfect fit for small businesses, freelancers, nonprofits, bloggers and more.

The theme includes great features to make creating your website easy. There are built-in custom post types  so adding content for your homepage features, portfolio and staff page is simple. Just navigate to the custom post type from your WordPress dashboard and add a new post for each feature, portfolio item or staff member. Easy! The homepage slider also uses it’s own post type so just add new posts to add new slides.

Elegant uses the built-in WordPress theme Customizer for simple theme customizations including custom logo upload, background color, background image, portfolio posts per page (for the archive and the homepage), homepage selection, footer copyright text and more. Elegant feels more like a premium theme thanks to all of these features, plus even more great features listed below.

Video Guide

Below is a complete video guide showing you step by step how to add content to the Elegant WordPress theme, setup the homepage, portfolio page, staff page, etc. The theme is very easy to use and setup but if you are new to the theme it may not be so obvious so have a look at the video to get familiar with how things work and you’ll be finishing your site in no time!

Advanced Customizer Settings

The free Elegant theme comes with various customer options as well. Easily tweak the main styling settings and typography for your the and view the changes live! You can also choose from 1-4 portfolio, staff and homepage blog entry columns, center the homepage slider, disable feature you won’t use and of course alter the default copyright text in the footer.

Elegant Theme Customizer

Elegant WordPress Theme Features

  • Responsive theme layout
  • Portfolio custom post type
  • Staff custom post type
  • Features custom post type
  • Homepage Slider custom post type
  • Slider support for URLs and subtitles
  • Page templates for Full-width, Homepage, Portfolio & Staff
  • Theme Customizer options panel
  • Styling Options
  • Typography Options
  • Custom logo support
  • Custom copyright text
  • Standard & Video post formats
  • Features image support
  • Symple Shortcodes Plugin support
  • Custom Google fonts used
  • Widgetized sidebar and footer
  • Free GPL theme!