10+ Best Free Tumblr Themes + Templates 2020 – WordPress

Best Free Tumblr themes in 2020. Recently Tumbler was acquired by WordPress the team of Automattic. This is great news for anyone looking to open a micro-blogging platform and install free theme. Tumblr launched in 2007. It is best described as a micro-blogging site which feels like a mix of Twitter, WordPress, and Facebook. Tumbler is very easy to use and is absolutely free, where you can open and setup your account in less then 5 minutes.

Users can post text, images, videos, audio, and links. If you follow the blogs of other users, you’ll see the content they post in your own feed. Tumblr posts are based on grid layout where you have infinite scroll through your posts and repost others. Tumblr themes are perfect for portfolios, photographers, artists, designers, and bloggers.

The content on Tumblr is very varied. You can find Tumblr blogs dedicated to everything from fashion, design, graphics, animation, videos, education to space exploration. There are currently hundreds of millions of blogs on the service. Below is a list of free Tumblr templates that you can easy pick and install, then start your blog. Many of the free themes also offer a premium version with extra features and support.


Elegant, minimal and beautifully simple to set up, Indy will make your blog look amazing. It’s time to let your creativity shine.

With its impressive design, expertly chosen fonts and clever layout options, Indy has everything you need to make your Tumblr blog look stunning. With a small but powerful selection of options you can make your blog look magnificent in no time. No bloated edit screens to wade through.


Eclipse lunar has made it. The ultra simplicity is what best describes Eclipse. You don’t have to customize much on Eclipse, your photos will determine all the mood on your blog. Everything is here on Eclipse for your work. Lunar is just a perfect theme for you to use it for your portfolio blog. As the current trend of social networking is prevalent, we built Eclipse compatible with as many SNS as possible.


Curly is a fully responsive tumblr blog. It’s flexible and clean layout is what makes this theme really stand out, like curly hair.

Ten Toes

Take this moment to actually appreciate the fact that you have ten toes. For those who appreciate beauty.

  • Sleek, minimal header design.
  • Click directly onto photos and photosets to enlarge them.
  • Reblog, like and share posts directly on the homepage (hover over the posts).
  • Infinite Scroll.
  • Instagram Feed Widget (new)
    Works on mobile.
    Supports all post types.
    Upload your own logo.
    Change colours of nearly everything.
    Choose between 3, 2 and 1 column of posts. 
    Use the tag x2 to show posts double the size. (Only works with 2/3 columns.)
    All Google & Typekit fonts supported.


Best for portfolio

Void is best for portfolio. Display your artwork even better, simpler!

Post anything

Post video, text, quote, audio, link, photo or photoset. Whatever your purpose is, Void is the best theme for you!




Pation comes with a sticky navigation and a minimal grid layout. When the option “Randomize Post Size” is turned on, a new layout will be generated with each reload. In addition, it also comes with 45+ font options, 10 social links, 3 hover styles, along with the ability to customize post size/gutter and popout ask/submit box.


  • Responsive, pixel-perfect and retina-ready layout
  • Handpicked Google Fonts
  • Animated slideshow for photoset posts
  • Social media support
  • Endless scrolling support
  • Appearance options


Jonathan Bell

Elegant and super-duper modern, Credit to Creation aims to be simple without being boring. The typography is relaxed and readable while photos are displayed in a grid format up to just over 500 pixels wide on index pages. Clicking a photo, shows the viewer a larger, 900 pixel wide view along with the image tags and notes. Nothing gets in the way of your creative expression.


  • fully responsive (the theme will look good and work well on a device of any size)
  • semantic HTML5 markup (supports modern web browsers)
  • column layout (3 columns for wide screens, 2 & 1 columns for smaller screens)
  • supports custom header image
  • custom colors and typography
  • utilizes Tumblr variables
  • custom description
  • easy Google Analytics & Disqus commenting (optional)

Google Analytics

Support for Google Analytics tracking is built in and ready to go. Just create a new property for your blog in your Google Analytics account, and then paste the Property ID into the theme options.

Photo Roll