Top 10 Free Entertainment WordPress Templates | Feb 2015
Entertainment can come in various forms and means different things to different people. Fortunately, developers understand this and have gone to great lengths to ensure that there are a wide range of themes available for WordPress users who might have websites for bands, filmmaking, singer/songwriters or gamers, either as showcases for their personal or business work, or simply to create a blog or online magazine that focusses on their hobbies and interests.
Here are 10 of the best WordPress theme templates in the entertainment section, all of which will set you back $0…
Singl is the perfect WordPress theme template for musicians and filmmakers who want to showcase their videos in a straight forward but effective way. The design is simple yet modern, and can make your video posts stand out from the crowd. The infinite scroll option means that you can have as many posts up as you like, and users can stay on one page and scroll through all your posts at once.
- Flexible Header
- Infinite Scroll
- Post Formats
- Theme Options
2. New Gamer
New Gamer is a very cool free WordPress theme template that enables you to upload video and podcasts to your site, which is great for small businesses or creatives that are looking to engage their online audience. The design is fairly standard, yet it has features including the custom logo and background options, which means you can add your personal touch to the way it looks.
- Large featured images
- Custom logo
- Custom background
- Footer widgets
A bright and breezy design with cool social icons and a layout that screams to be looked at, the Surfarama theme template would be a great choice for a creative company or sports magazine. There are plenty of colour schemes to choose from too, so you can play around with the look of the site as you see fit.
- Social Icons
- Custom Header, Background and Menus
- Multiple Colours
- Responsive Design
Gadgetry is a cool, modern and stylish theme that would be a good fit for a tech company or creative business to create a great magazine or portfolio website from. With a wide choice of layours, sliders and colours at your disposal, your entertainment magazine would come to life with this free template.
- Customisable Colours, Sliders and Layouts
- Retina Ready
- SEO Optimised
- Easy to adapt Framework
Katana has the look and feel of a Manga comic from the 90’s, and would make a great fit for a film magazine or portfolio website for a graphic novelist or artist. With a customisable header so that you can put up your own cool photo, Katana allows you a solid platform to show off your posts and display your social networks with sidebar widgets that can display your Tweets and Facebook feeds.
- Grid View for Posts
- Customisable Header
- Multiple Widgets
- Featured Posts
6. Movie Spot
Movie Spot would make a good home for a geeky movie site or game review magazine. Whatever you use it for, the theme template has a lot of cool features, including 4 page templates and responsive design so mobile users can still get their fill of your content. It is also WooCommerce ready, so you have the added bonus of being bale to sell goods with this free theme.
- 4 Custom Page Templates
- WooCommerce Ready
- SEO Optimised
- Browser and Mobile Compatible
If you’re a filmmaker, artist or any kind of entertainer, the Axis theme is for you. With a huge, full screen portfolio page, your images and videos will look incredible on any device, and with multiple slider options, you can showcase your creativity and blow your fans minds on a grand scale.
- Full screen Portfolio Pages
- Multiple Slider Options
- Featured Posts and Pages
- Custom Menus and Post Types
A simple but smart free theme template, Ajaxify would be great for an entertainment news blog. Easy to follow and fully customisable, your posts will find a good home here, and if you connect the site up to your social media accounts, you can stand to create a solid following for your website.
- Multiple Theme Options
- Custom Menus
- Featured Posts
Sadly, iPhone doesn’t work on Apple devices… Just kidding! This WordPress theme template is designed for the smartphone generation, and with social links and video streaming set up for you, the young generation will be snapping up your entertaining articles, videos and posts all day every day.
- Social Links/Icons
- Mobile Friendly
- Video Streaming Ready
As Superman wonderfully illustrates below, the Helix theme looks wonderful because of the Home Page slideshow that is full screen and shows off your content beautifully. Whether you’re a blogger, filmmaker or band, the Helix theme is a great place to build a website that will attract users and keep them coming back.
- Full screen Slideshow
- Default Full Screen Background for all Pages
- Social Bookmarks
- Banner Settings for Advertisements