ElmaStudio Releases Moog: A Free Block Theme for Blogs

Moog is one of the latest free block themes to be released on WordPress.org. It features a minimal and bold layout with a responsive, masonry style grid on the homepage. Moog is well suited to blogs or even small magazine websites, with options to radically change the style with the click of a button. Moog’s… Continue reading ElmaStudio Releases Moog: A Free Block Theme for Blogs

Ollie Theme Now Available on WordPress.org

The free Ollie block theme, created by Mike McAlister and Patrick Posner, is now available for download on WordPress.org. A contentious review process led the team to remove the onboarding features, despite having gotten the green light from WordPress’ leadership who advocated for moving forward with the experiment. The version of Ollie available on WordPress.org… Continue reading Ollie Theme Now Available on WordPress.org

WordPress Themes Team Releases Blue Note, A Community-Supported Theme for Bloggers

WordPress’ Themes team launched its Community Themes initiative earlier this year with the goal of bringing together contributors to build block themes year round, the same way that default themes are built and officially supported. Their first theme release was Stacks, a single-purpose theme for creating slide decks that can be used for a presentation.… Continue reading WordPress Themes Team Releases Blue Note, A Community-Supported Theme for Bloggers

Hey: An Elegantly Simple WordPress Block Theme for Blogging

Hey is a block theme designed by Automattic for users on WordPress.com and also released for free in the WordPress.org Themes Directory. It’s the kind of simple theme that enables you to quickly get started writing online, without having to configure a bunch of design elements. The homepage features a profile image (Site Logo), site… Continue reading Hey: An Elegantly Simple WordPress Block Theme for Blogging

Shufflehound Releases Free Lemmony Child Theme for Agencies

Shufflehound made a big splash in March when it released Lemmony, a free WordPress block theme with more than 30 patterns. This was the company’s first block theme on WordPress.org and it is already active on more than 1,000 websites. Building on the success of this theme, Shufflehound has created a child theme for agencies.… Continue reading Shufflehound Releases Free Lemmony Child Theme for Agencies

WP Engine Releases Frost, A Free Block Theme for Website Builders

The WordPress Themes Directory is now hosting more than 300 block themes, a milestone for the dedicated theme developers who have persevered through the growing pains and evolution of block theming. WP Engine is one of the newest theme authors who helped put the directory over the 300 mark with its submission of Frost. With… Continue reading WP Engine Releases Frost, A Free Block Theme for Website Builders

WordPress Themes Team Releases Stacks: A Community Theme for Building Slide Decks

WordPress’ Themes Team has released a new block theme called Stacks as part of the Community Themes initiative proposed earlier this year. The goal is to bring together representatives of the team to build block themes year round, the same way that default themes are built and officially supported. Stacks was designed for one purpose… Continue reading WordPress Themes Team Releases Stacks: A Community Theme for Building Slide Decks

Ollie Block Theme Now in Public Beta

WordPress developer Mike McAlister has launched Ollie, his first block theme, into public beta. McAlister, whose theme company Array Themes was acquired by WP Engine in 2018, along with the Atomic Blocks plugin, recently departed from his role at the company to pursue other projects. Ollie supports all the latest Site Editor features, including global… Continue reading Ollie Block Theme Now in Public Beta

Lemmony: A Free WordPress Block Theme with 30+ Patterns

Lemmony is a new WordPress block theme designed by the team at Shufflehound, a theme development company based in Europe with commercial products on Themeforest. This is the team’s first block theme on WordPress.org and it is a strong debut. Lemmony is a beautifully-designed multipurpose theme that would work well for businesses, agencies, and portfolio… Continue reading Lemmony: A Free WordPress Block Theme with 30+ Patterns

Lettre Newsletter Theme Now Available on WordPress.org

Automattic has published its Lettre theme to WordPress.org. The company launched its newsletter product at the end of December 2022 using Lettre as the default theme. The self-hosted version of this block theme is for those who want to publish a newsletter using Jetpack. The theme puts the focus on the subscription form, which is… Continue reading Lettre Newsletter Theme Now Available on WordPress.org