9 Best Free Themes for Bootstrap

Looking for a great, free Bootstrap theme that you can use as a jumping off point for your upcoming projects? Take a peek at this list of our top nine favorite (and free!!) themes built using the Bootstrap framework.

  1. Ninestars

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Ninestars is a free Bootstrap theme that’s both minimalist and professional in terms of design and vibe. It’s fully responsive and has a cool slide-out menu that utilizes CSS transitions.

2. Freelancer

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This is a cool theme that is perfect to use if you’re a freelancer looking for a nice, clean way to showcase your portfolio as a single page site. Includes a great set of flat icons.

3. Lightwave

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Lightwave is a fully responsive Bootstrap template that comes with six different style themes. Additionally, it’s really easy to customize to suit the needs of just about any project.

4. Basic

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Another great theme for people looking to create an online portfolio to showcase their work. It’s a 2 page theme that is fully responsive, has a minimalist, trendy design, that lets you keep it simple while communicating your skills.

5. Material Kit

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Material Kit is a free Boostrap UI kit that has restyled all of the basic Booststrap elements and comes with example pages that you can use as templates for your upcoming projects.

6. uButia

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uButia is a free Bootstrap template that would be great for any digital businesses looking for a new way to present themselves online. It’s easy to customize and comes installed with FontAwesome for all of your possible icon needs.

7. Elate

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Elate is another free and responsive portfolio template. It’s got a clean design, smooth scrolling and animation effects, and comes with four different style themes.

8. Umbrella

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Umbrella is a cool, bright, and colorful app that would be perfect for showcasing a product or service. Features include icons, a slider functionality, and responsiveness.

9. Hexa

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Hexa is a unique template that will accommodate 13 hexagonal images on the front page of your site. Perfect for photographers or designers who want to quickly give the user an idea of what they’re capable of. The template is fully responsive.

Optimize Images with Responsive Breakpoints Generator

Using one image for every possible viewpoint variation of a design (desktop, laptop, tablet, mobile, and all the non-standard browser window sizes in between) isn’t exactly ideal in terms of design and maintaining the image’s resolution. With the Responsive Breakpoints Generator, however, you can now use actual equations to tell your images when to break.

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Instead of guessing or choosing arbitrary breakpoints for your images, you can use the Responsive Breakpoints Generator tool to come up with breakpoints that have been calculated based upon the original dimensions of your image at full size using the generator’s advanced algorithms.

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The key to the algorithm being able to find suitable breakpoints is that it finds image width values and accompanying dimensions that offer reductions in file size. After the breakpoints have been created, the generator also provides you with an HTML img tag that lists all of the breakpoint values and the option of downloading a zip file with the original image sized down to all of the breakpoints.

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This is a great tool to use, especially if you find yourself doing a lot of design or development for mobile. The tool is also open source, so you can use and/or modify it however you choose. Read more about how the algorithm works here.

How To Install Nginx Webserver On Ubuntu 16.04

Nginx is a great web server. I am using it on other blogs I owned online. It’s probably the second most popular web servers in used today.. and growing rapidly.

Some will argue that Nginx is more resource-friendly than Apache2 and can be used as a reverse-proxy server.. so it’s pretty good.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install Nginx web server in Ubuntu 16.04.

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How To Use Parked Domains In CPanel

This brief tutorial shows new users or webmasters how to use Parked Domains (aka. Domain Pointer) in CPanel to change host providers.

Parked Domains is a great feature that allows webmasters to migrate to a different host easily without losing existing user traffic.

It easily allows you to point or park additional domains to your existing hosting account. With it, you have example1.com and example2.net point to the same content.

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How To Install WordPress On CentOS Servers

Here’s a quick tutorial on installing WordPress on CentOS servers. If you’re reading this post, then you probably know a thing or two about WordPress.

Now, if you want to run a great blog or website, most webmasters across the web would recommend using WordPress CMS.

WordPress is probably the most popular opensource CMS system allows anyone to manage a professional looking website or blog with ease.

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