The 30 best Drupal themes

The internet is full of web design inspiration for people learning how to start a blog or website. There are also a number of web themes available for different content management systems, such as open source platform Drupal.

There are over one million sites in more than 180 languages currently using the Drupal CMS. That might not be as many as WordPress. But with a massive online community, and more than 26,000 developers constantly building and offering themes and resources, it's safe to say that Drupal is a viable option for building your website on an open source CMS platform.

Here is a comprehensive list of the best Drupal themes to be found on the web. Happily, those on page one are completely free...

01. Drupal8 W3CSS Theme

This theme uses the lightweight w3.css framework

This theme uses the lightweight w3.css framework
  • Price: Free

Claiming to be the first Drupal 8 theme that uses the smaller and easier-to-learn w3.css framework, Drupal8 W3CSS is designed to be simple to use, with fast loading times. It's responsive by default and provides CSS equality across all browsers and devices. It also comes with 22 predefined themes, and has 22 regions and 26 sections with changeable colours.

02. Showcase Lite

Drupal themes - Showcase Lite

Showcase Lite supports fancy Superfish menus
  • Price: Free

Based on the popular Showcase+ premium theme, Showcase Lite is a free mobile-first theme built on the Bootstrap 3 framework. Created to help you make great-looking business and portfolio sites, it supports one, two and three-column layouts, as well as swish Superfish menus.

03. Awesome Zymphonies

Drupal themes - Awesome Zymphonies

Avoid website infamy by using Awesome Zymphonies

  • Price: Free

Designed by FreeBiezz and developed by Zymphonies, Awesome Zymphonies is a fully customisable responsive theme for Drupal 8. Built using Bootstrap 3, it's suitable for all manner of business websites and offers assorted sidebars, custom sliders and one, two or three-column pages, plus plenty of other options.

04. MAYO

MAYO is all about the colour scheme

MAYO is all about the colour scheme

  • Price: Free

If you want a really colourful website, MAYO should be right up your street. Using Drupal's colour module and advanced theme settings, it makes it easy for you to colour most of the theme elements, such as base, page, header, sidebar, node and footer. And in many cases, it also lets you specify the text colour, link colour, background colour and border colour of each element. Just don't go too psychedelic.

05. Marinelli

Drupal themes - Marinelli

Marinelli has a three-column design plus a rotating banner
  • Price: Free

Marinelli is a flexible three-column design with eight extra collapsible regions and a slider. It also comes with integrated rotating banners at the top where you can highlight your most relevant content. This is a very attractive design that will work well for corporate websites.

06. Day and Night

Drupal themes - Day and Night

Day and Night is perfect for a blog or events site
  • Price: Free

Day and Night is a wonderful responsive design that uses the Zen base theme. It features a tile layout, a clean drop-down menu and support for Sassy Cascading Style Sheets (Scass) and Sass. A great choice for an events website or a blog.

07. Business Responsive Theme

Drupal themes - Business Responsive Theme

If you have a business and you want a responsive site, this theme has your back
  • Price: Free

This is a fantastic free responsive theme developed by Zymphonies. It has a clean and minimal design that features a one and two-column layout, Nivo Slider and custom front page. Check out the live demo.

08. Corporate Clean

Drupal themes - Corporate Clean

Corporate Clean is packed with more features than you'd expect from a free theme
  • Price: Free

This minimalist responsive Drupal theme is specifically designed with businesses in mind and features a plethora of options. The theme offers multiple column layouts, an adjustable slider and is also webform ready. With so many features on offer, it’s amazing that this theme is free.

09. Likable

Drupal themes - Likable

Likable is perfect for online publications, and has a slideshow
  • Price: Free

Likable is an elegant theme that would be perfect for an online magazine or blog. It features a slideshow to showcase recent posts, a choice of columns, and multi-level drop-down menus. 

10. SimpleCorp

Drupal themes - SimpleCorp

Get creative with the CSS3 effects in this responsive theme
  • Price: Free

SimpleCorp is a stunning free Drupal theme that you will want to use. The theme is fully responsive and uses some fancy CSS3 effects for the portfolio section. The design is minimalistic and available in various colour schemes. It features social icons, a multi-column layout and a slider. It's absolutely amazing for a free theme.

11. Professional Responsive Theme

Drupal themes - Professional Responsive Theme

Professional Responsive Theme is a responsive theme that is, er, professional
  • Price: Free

Another great theme from Zymphonies, this responsive theme includes one and two-column layout support, multi-level drop-down menus and a custom front page. A professional looking theme for any business.

12. Corked Screwer

Drupal themes - Corked Screwer

Corked Screwer is one of the best-looking Drupal themes you'll see
  • Price: Free

One of the most beautiful free Drupal themes available, Corked Screwer is a responsive design so you can be sure it'll work across a number of devices. It features a slideshow and multi-column layouts. This would be perfect for people who want to show off their work. Definitely worth checking out.

13. Blue Masters

Drupal themes - Blue Masters

Wendell Fernandes' responsive theme is great for businesses and freelancers
  • Price: Free

Designed by Wendell Fernandes, and released for Smashing Magazine and its readers, this is a responsive theme featuring a responsive slideshow. A great theme for a small business or freelancer.

14. TouchPro

Drupal themes - TouchPro

TouchPro is a simple two-column theme, optimised for touchscreens
  • Price: Free

Originally a premium theme, the Drupal community voted that TouchPro should be released for free, and you should be glad they did. It's a simple, two-column layout and features a slider that would work well for a blog or online magazine.

15. Business

Drupal themes - Business

This minimal Drupal theme is literally the Business
  • Price: Free

This minimal and elegant Drupal theme features a fixed-width, customisable slideshow, multiple column layouts and is highly customisable. It also supports Google Fonts and is great for any blogger or business.

16. Openchurch

Drupal themes - Church

You don't have to be a church to use this theme, but it helps
  • Price: Free

Open Church is an impressive free Drupal theme that offers social and multimedia integration. It uses the 960 grid system and would suit any events-based site.

17. Responsive Blog

Drupal themes - Responsive Blog

Need a responsive blog? Nah, we ain't seen one. Sorry.
  • Price: Free

Every company should have a blog. And having a good-looking blog is a must if you want your readers to spend more time reading your content. Responsive Blog is a simple yet eye-catching theme that features social icons, mobile support and a slideshow. So grab it while it’s still free.

18. Journal Crunch

Free Drupal theme: Journal Crunch

Journal Crunch: perfect for a blog or news site
  • Price: Free

This theme is based on WordPress's JournalCrunch theme, which was designed for Smashing Magazine. This eye-catching, free Drupal theme would be perfect for a blog, news or magazine website. Features include a one-column layout for the homepage and special rendering for sticky posts.

19. FontFolio

Free Drupal theme: FontFolio

FontFolio: comes with a liquid layout
  • Price: Free

FontFolio is a great-looking responsive Drupal theme that's perfect for web designers, artists and photographers. It comes with a liquid grid layout for the homepage and category pages, and a two-column layout for the internal pages. You can also set it up in multiple languages.

20. Selecta

Free Drupal theme: Selecta

Selecta: the best theme we've seen for video sharing
  • Price: Free

We haven't seen many slick Drupal themes for video blogs, but if you're into video sharing then this theme is definitely worth checking out. You can also include your top five favourite videos and allow users to share them on social networks.