25 HTML5 and CSS3 WordPress Themes

Why do you often hear that a WordPress theme should be developed using HTML5 or CSS3? Well, it is because two of the most common Internet languages are HTML5 and CSS3. Most WordPress themes are coded with these two. HTML5 stands for Hypertext Markup Language Revision 5, which is used in the structure and presentation of Internet content. It is the fifth revision and the present version of the HTML standard. CSS3, meanwhile, stands for Cascading Style Sheet. It is the language used in the presentation of web pages. CSS3 allows the website to adapt to any screen size, big or small. Together, these languages help in making your website smooth and fast.

Building a website takes time and effort. If you have not started building your site yet, we have collected 25 themes that are all coded with HTML5 and CSS3. These themes are tailored to cater to whatever purpose your site will serve. So, check them out now and download your favorite!

Artist Theme


This theme is well-suited for photographers, creatives, artists, and designers. It has a responsive design and gestures for mobile and keyboard navigation for desktop. The clean and minimal design greatly puts the content in focus. The theme works on major browsers like Opera, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Slappy Theme


The Slappy theme features a modern and professional design for blogs and galleries. Good content is a great factor for this theme since it supports seven different post formats (standard, image, gallery, quote, audio, video, and link). The theme has an admin option, so you can change the colors, styling, and layout.

Essay Theme


For writers and blogging enthusiasts who are looking for a better platform in telling their stories, the Essay theme is the best solution. It has a purposeful design that can be enhanced with good photos and engaging stories. The cleverness and elegance of the theme perfectly suits the writer’s needs for a good blog. It is responsive and search engine optimization (SEO) friendly.

Atrium Theme


This one-page theme comes with a nice parallax effect and parallax background sections. It also has an Ajax Contact Form where users can reach out to you instantly. It is compatible with Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Opera browsers.

Vision Theme


This theme is designed to be perfect for everyone. Clean and minimal, this could function as an online shop, personal blog, and news site. The flexible design enables you to change some aspects of the theme. Its retina feature displays images sharply and beautifully. The theme is also viewable on any screen size.

Stone Theme


This business theme is SEO-ready and works on any browser. The drag and drop builder makes it easy for you to build your site. The theme has multiple header designs and a theme options panel to help you in improving its overall look.

Writer Theme


What is unique about the Writer theme is both its beautiful design and functionality. It is visually appealing for a web page. Another unique theme about the theme is it has been translated into Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, French, Italian, German, and Russian. With its unlimited color options, you can change the color of every element on your site. The theme is SEO-ready which will help your site get high rankings on search engines.

Nitro Theme


Nitro fits any website that you want to put up. It works on all devices and is highly customizable. Nitro boasts an unlimited slideshow feature which is helpful in showing the latest content. The icons are retina-ready and the Ajax contact form works well.

Divo Theme


Divo has a flexible and responsive design that looks good on any device. It uses the latest features of WordPress in its code. You can choose from over 650 fonts for your theme. Divo has premium support and free updates, which would be very useful for the long-term sustainability of your website.

Lime Theme


The parts of Lime are designed to work perfectly. The theme has a clean design that works well for creatives, photographers, and web designers. The theme also has unlimited colors and slideshows to beautify your website.

Supernova Theme


Supernova has advanced design features to help you in making your website. Its features include transparent menus and elements, parallax effects on all pages, and motion backgrounds. Supernova also has an Advanced Font Editor that enables you to select fonts from a preset of standard web fonts. The page footer for this theme can be enabled or disabled. It has its own Custom Featured Content if you want to show what is the latest on your site. For the theme text, it uses Google fonts.

Arctic Theme


Arctic has an attractive design that is available in two theme options: dark and light. As for the menu style, you can also select between dark or light. It has lots of background patterns and three homepage variations. The theme is compatible with major browsers so all you need is a stable connection. With Arctic, you can present your work in a professional manner.

Nitteo Theme


Nitteo is crafted for those who love flat design. It is easy to use and it is very customizable. The theme has a parallax background and changeable color scheme. 

Greaty Theme


Greaty is built on a Bootstrap 3 framework and fits very well with creative and corporate sites. It takes on a simple and flexible design. The colors on the header are quite subdued. It is fully responsive and customizable.

Alexander Theme


Alexander features a sleek, classy, and minimal design that is ideal for interior designers. It is built with Bootstrap and compatible with WordPress 3.9 with a fully responsive design. The home image and video slider are on full screen mode with touch support. The menus on Alexander are animated as well. It is SEO-friendly and ready for translation.

Medley Theme


Medley is a flexible masonry-type theme. It displays your images neatly and professionally. It has eight custom widgets and unlimited skins and patterns. This theme is optimized with SEO and has social links (Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc.).

Wallo Theme


Wallo is a one-page and multi-page theme. It can be easily installed and customized according to your preferences. It has a unique, pixel-perfect design that is pleasing to the eyes. One more thing about Wallo is it has parallax effects. The theme is also WordPress 4+ ready.

Omni Theme


Omni has the charm to make any brand stand out. Built with the Bootstrap 3.1 framework, Omni is fast-loading and adaptable to any screen device. Another unique thing about Omni is it has video parallax and unlimited parallax sections in place with the content.

Roen Theme


ROEN is a multipurpose theme that goes well with business, portfolio, corporate, personal blog, and magazine sites. The drag and drop feature makes building the site easier. Roen supports six post formats (gallery, audio, image, quote, text, and video) and has unlimited colors and sidebars. Moreover, the theme has Google Maps and social media support.

Finesse Theme


For a good business and portfolio theme, try out the Finesse theme. It has multiple styling options and translation support. Finesse can be layouted in boxed or full-width style. It is responsive on any screen size. The theme is highly customizable and has a newsletter feature that allows you to keep in touch with your site visitors. Finesse also comes with comprehensive and easy-to-follow documentation.

Planus WP Theme


Planus WP is useful for those working in the creative department or creative bloggers. It is a one-page theme built with Bootstrap 3. Planus WP brings your content to attention with its beautiful design. The built-in contact form is useful for people who wish to reach out to you anytime. It is also compatible with various browsers and has a video tutorial to help you out.

Gutenberg 2 Theme


Gutenberg 2 displays both portrait and landscape images beautifully while the aspect ratio remains the same. It has large fonts and a clean layout for a better reading experience. You can embed audio and video with this theme. It is fully responsive and the fullscreen homepage template enables changing the background image. Gutenberg 2 is SEO-ready as well.

Hazel Theme


Hazel has eight beautiful demos with more than 50 page builder elements. Options for the header and menu are also present. Aside from that, it is retina-ready so your images are displayed in the best quality. Hazel is compatible with WooCommerce.

Intent Theme


Intent is a minimal theme that is perfect for agencies and personal blogs. It employs both corporate and personal blog style elements with its design. The theme has a full portfolio section with filter and portfolio detail pages. Boxed and full-width layouts can be implemented for the theme, depending on your taste. The Ajax contact form is present for queries and other stuff. It can also be accessed on any browser. It is highly customizable and soothing to the eyes, too.

Cronos Theme


Cronos comes with four background styles (slider, YouTube video, single image, and solid color) with a working contact form. The creative and minimal design speaks of authority and class. Cronos is accessible on any browser and has social media icons placed in the theme.

With this wide collection of themes, you will never run out of choices. All of the themes are coded effectively and each theme has its own captivating beauty that will make your site attractive and trendy. So, purchase one today!

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