Creating a high traffic and value education site is a common target regardless you are choosing a premium or free WordPress educational theme. Premium templates bring you more features and functionalities but take you money. In the meanwhile, free items will offer you basic things with no single dolar. Hence, picking any is your decision. We have introduced best premium education WordPress theme and WordPress LMS themes to you. In this post, I will make another compilation of best free education WordPress Themes in 2016 to help you have general overview about them.
Best Free WP Themes for eLearning, Education, College, University and Other Institutions in 2016
With more than 5000 active install and nice features, University is the first guy in the list of free education WordPress themes. It is fully responsive with all sized equipments and compatible with all major browers therefore your education, university or learning management system site will always have perfect display to attract more traffic. This template comes with custom menu system, multi-level dropdown or full-width menu. Besides that, 11 social media icon fonts are available here. In the front page, there is a slider where you can feature as many pages or posts as you want and below is another section with featured pages and posts. University supports translation ready with .pot file included. With this feature, your site will become localization in any country all over the world. In the blog part, this free WordPress education theme integrates pagination and the threaded comments.
As a simplified version of the premium Lectura WP theme, Lectura Lite – a WordPress theme for education, NGO and corporate websites- is released freely by Academia themes for users to have new experience. With the rapid development of internet in general and of mobile equipment in particular, Lectura Lite includes mobile-user friendly and browser compatibility features which will guarantee great look for your website. To get higher raking on Google search, this education WordPress theme is very speedy and hand-coded according to current industry standards because it is the way that search engines loves. When you upload images to your learning management and education site, images will be automatically resized and cropped thank to core WordPress functions. Lecture Lite includes custom page templates, to easier display your courses, staff, testimonials, photo galleries…
Similarly to Lectura Lite, there are both pro and free versions of Education Hub. The free one has just released for some week. This is a clean and elegant WordPress theme for college, school, university, LMS, educational institution or other bussinesses. Education Hub has unique design. In the front page, there are 2 slide types for you to choose. This free educational WordPress theme comes with easy-to-use and highly customizable Theme Options panel based on powerful Customizer API Theme with layout settings and several other theme options. In order to quickly find necessary contents, the search bar is located in the right header, just insert keywords and then here you go!
+10000 active install is more any word to say about Academica which is an education- and school-oriented CMS theme. It has modern design and three-column layout. Besides that, Academica has several templates for both pages and posts: Full-width, Sidebar on the Left, Sidebar on the Right. The custom header of Academica allows you to add an image to the top of your header. Similarly to the above free education WordPress themes, it comes with the Retina ready and mobile friendly features. More than that, mobile users can easily navigate your site thanks to the integrated sliding menu. Specially, this template comes with the Live Preview Customizer to help you have actual look and feel of all the settings and changes before applying them.
The final guy in this collection is College – a responsive free WP theme for university, school and teacher websites. It is built on top of Twitter Bootstrap boilerplate to have responsive layout. Furthermore, this theme also comes with nice features to make a great website such as: multiple columns, homepage, customizer options, sliders, recommended shortcodes, full width pages, pages with sidebars and more.
We have gone through the short list of best WordPress education themes free which you can choose any of them to make an attractive educational website. They almost come with necessary features such as Retina ready, fully responsive, brower compatible, translation ready… Each of them also has different features to make unique websites. Let try them and give feedback to us by below commenting.