10 Best Free & SEO Friendly WordPress Themes

We know the importance of SEO in our blogging career, choosing the best SEO friendly WordPress themes can directly help search engine bots to crawl our website without any errors.

You know SEO has depended on various factors like on-page SEO, backlinks, page speed, and so on, if we have clean code WordPress theme then it can increase the speed of website a lot, because of this reason so many professional bloggers recommend and use premium framework SEO optimized WordPress themes.

Visitors to our website can feel the quality of our blog through our theme design only, so we have to choose the right one which has the perfect aesthetic look as well search engine friendly.

The online market is flooded with so many themes and we are confused to select best one from these hundreds of themes, so today I am going to exhibit top 10 best WordPress themes for SEO to focus on and select.

1. SCHEMA Theme

MyThemeShop developers claim Schema theme as world’s fastest loading WordPress theme, I am using this theme on my blog for more than six months, yes it is fastest loading theme if you properly optimize the database and follow some instructions to speed up your website.

I wrote a complete hands-on review for Schema theme which gives you in-depth details about this theme why it is SEO friendly and advantages and disadvantages I found in this theme.

One thing I can say if you are starting your blogging career and looking for affordable premium themes then Scheme is the best one to choose.

2. Eleven 40 Pro

Eleven40 theme is from Genesis framework by StudioPress themes, it is the popular theme used by a lot of professional bloggers.

It is a highly responsive theme with inbuilt SEO features, we can easily customize this theme as per our requirement, it different layout and color option to choose.

Its minimal design and clean coding help the blogger to get aesthetically good looking user interface and SEO optimized WordPress theme.

3. Avada

Recently I came to know about this Avada WordPress theme by ThemeForest, 185000+ publishers are using this theme right now.

It is a well-coded theme suitable for all niches because of this reason Mr. Collis Taeed, CEO of Envato calls this theme as “Swiss Army Knife”.

We will get Fusion builder (drag and drop software) with this theme to design pages as per our need, we can say this as All-In-One SEO theme at an affordable price.

4. Thesis

The thesis is popular SEO friendly theme used by some best bloggers but some of the bloggers are switching to Genesis framework because Thesis team is not updating its framework very frequently.

Even after knowing the present situation(no updates) I kept this theme on my list because it helped so many bloggers to reach a good position in search engine results by its SEO features.

Thesis themes have built in SEO features which can handle everything related to SEO like structured data markup, meta description, keyword optimization.

Customization of this theme is very easy with drag and drop options, there are so many online tutorials available to learn things easily.

5. Best WordPress Theme

Best is another clean coded popular theme from MyThemeShop, it is primarily designed for magazine style websites with inbuilt review option for rich snippets.

We can easily customize all the default setting as per our need, changing colors and fonts is very easy in MyThemeShop settings panel.

Here are some features of Best WordPress theme.

  • Fully responsive fluid design
  • SEO optimized
  • Adsense optimized
  • Shortcodes option
  • In-built review option
  • Breadcrumbs

6. Focus PRO

Focus Pro is another popular SEO optimized theme from StudioPress, recently I met Mr. Kulwant Nagi of BloggingCage who is a popular blogger in India, he said he uses Focus Pro theme for his all blogs and he is so fond of this theme.

Focus pro theme works on Genesis framework which is well accepted by so many publishers this child theme has a flat design which is ideal for content-based blogs if you have the knowledge about CSS then you can easily customize this theme as per your need.

7. Socially Viral

The SociallyViral theme is primarily designed to improve the social engagement with added features of SEO, it looks very colorful.

This theme is from MyThemeShop we can change default setting very easily as per our interest and it is SEO ready.

Here are some features of this SociallyViral theme.

  • Engaging Design
  • SEO Ready
  • In-built Review System
  • Loads Super fast

8. Magzine Pro

Magazine pro theme is designed for Adsense but is flat looking design for bloggers, this theme is my first choice in StudioPress child themes but I settled with Schema theme because of its affordability.

Here are some features Magazine Pro theme.

  • HTML 5 markup
  • 6 layout options
  • Mobile responsive
  • Homepage widget areas
  • Custom page templates


SEO Wp theme is from Themeforest this theme is created for agencies, internet marketers, and social media experts.

It is most flexible and powerful theme to customize as per our needs without losing its effectiveness.

Here are some features of SEO WP theme.

  • 1 click demo content
  • Drag and drop page builder
  • Drag and drop footer builder
  • Live theme customizer
  • Advanced social sharing

10. True Pixel

The TruePixel theme is most elegant SEO ready WordPress theme by MyThemeShop, we can easily customize its colors and fonts as per our need.

Images are retina ready in all MyThemeShop themes, it is fully responsive with blazing fast loading speed.

Features of TruePixel

  • 100% fluid responsive
  • Adsense optimized theme
  • SEO ready
  • Elegant color schemes
  • Translation ready

Conclusion: Here in this best SEO friendly WordPress themes I made this list as per my knowledge if you have any suggestions please kindly mention your top themes in the comment section so that I will add those themes in my list.

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