Best free Tumblr themes

Tumblr is an incredible blogging platform, slightly less crowded than Twitter. The interface is easy to use & work with. The site allows you to customize the look of your blog by using various free & paid themes. However, finding the right theme to match your blogs style and manner could be a hectic task.

There are numerous themes available online both free and paid ones. Not everyone can afford a paid or premium themes. There are thousands of free themes available for Tumblr but choosing the correct one for your blog is a difficult task. It is also not feasible for everyone to view all the free themes and then select the best one according to their preferences. So here we present a list of the best free Tumblr themes:


Stationary Customize tumblr theme

It is a highly customizable theme and you can customize it according to your needs and preferences. It is ideal for a text heavy blog. Writers, companies or organizations can bank on this theme to get the message across. On the downside, there aren’t many color options available except for the background. It is easy to add and modify the Header image and tagline. The sections on the sidebar can be given custom tiles and toggled for visibility. Theme supports various widgets such as Google Analytics, Typekit, Disqus comments, twitter and Facebook page widgets.

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For.Screen tumblr theme

This theme is for the bloggers who shares a lot of varied content. You could be focusing on photos, videos, quotes and text – a combination of these or manual embedding various media types into posts. There aren’t many features that this theme supports. However, twitter feed, a default photo, about text and a background change can be done. This is especially for the people who want to keep it simple yet elegant and concentrate on the content.

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Royal Chameleon

Royal Chameleon Customize tumblr theme

This is a minimalistic modern theme for clean but stylish blogs. It may not be for the photographers and organizations, because it does not support features for high resolution pictures or group blogging. However, you can create links to Facebook and Twitter, and also easily set up Google Analytics ID integration. This one is ideal for the casual blogger with general content.

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kalalalani tumblr theme

This theme has fairly impressive customizable features. It would work for those who want to take control over the look and feel of their blog – except for photo or group blogs. You can change the color of the asterisk or even replace it with your blog’s avatar. Light and dark themes can be toggled between and infinite scrolling plus notes are also available. You can also link your Twitter, Flickr accounts and include Google Analytics, Disqus and Facebook comments.

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effector tumblr theme

One of the most popular themes on Tumbler – Effector is highly versatile, with a lot of control available for colors, fonts and images. Ideal for photographer and artists – with a clean and highly customizable interface to suit specific needs. It is a good option for companies and groups who want to create a blog with unique look and feel.

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So which is the best free Tumblr theme according to you? Do let us know by leaving a comment below.

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