7 Free Twitter Bootstrap Themes for WordPress

Like it, love it or hate it – the Twitter Bootstrap craze is in full force. Bootstrap is a complete kit of HTML, CSS, and Javascript for some of the most common user interface components and interactions. It’s built on HTML5 and LESS and is now fully responsive, supporting a range of resolutions and devices. Many are heralding Twitter Bootstrap as a frontend developer’s dream come true. It’s a completely open source toolkit, free for anyone to use.

If you want to get in on the action while running on WordPress, you’ll be glad to know thatTwitter Bootstrap themes for WordPress are now popping up everywhere. Here’s a list of a few of them, all of which are different, despite the fact that many share the same theme name.

Bootstrap for WordPress


This is a basic theme developed developed by @Facens at iubenda. Check out a quick demo and download it for free on Github.

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BootstrapWP


BootstrapWP is a base WordPress theme powered by Bootstrap. It was created by Rachel Baker and is one of the more complete Twitter Bootstrap themes for WordPress. Use it as a solid base to create custom themes quickly and easily. You can customize and override any of the styles when developing your own theme.

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Bootstrap for WordPress


This theme is from Envex Labs and is a basic starting point for your development projects. Download it from Github.

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Bootstrap for WordPress


This theme is a very rough port of Twitter Bootstrap into a WordPress theme. The developer admits that it still needs quite a bit of work and welcomes contribution to the project on Github.

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WordPress Bootstrap Theme


This Bootstrap WordPress theme was released by Brag Interactive and has a few more features than some of the more basic themes. It includes widget areas for the homepage, footer, and sidebar, custom menus and breadcrumbs. It enables you to use all the forms, layouts, tables, alerts, javascript, and everything included in the Bootstrap toolkit. In the next release they plan to put all of the Boostrap features into shortcodes for ease of use.

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320press WordPress Bootstrap Theme


The WordPress Bootstrap theme is built on top of the Bones theme framework. It includes a Homepage template, Standard page with right sidebar, Page with left sidebar and a Full width page. They’ve also built in an options panel and shortcodes so that you can easily add UI elements found in Twitter Bootstrap.

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Roots Theme


The Roots Theme is a well-supported and widely used framework that runs on HTML5 Boilerplate and Bootstrap from Twitter. It includes a number of unique features, such as cleaner WordPress code output, extremely clean URLs, multilingual ready, widget areas and more.

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What do you think about Twitter’s Bootstrap? Will you build something with it this year? Do you think it makes development more efficient?