Setting up a wedding website is as commonplace as creating a registry nowadays. Naturally, busy brides and grooms-to-be are always on the hunt for ways to make the process of setting up a site easier. That's why so many opt to build their sites on WordPress. And if they can save some money on the deal, even better.
Here, I've put together a short and sweet list of the eight best wedding WordPress themes out there right now. You won't have to pay a penny for them and you'll walk away with a stylish, informative site. Not too shabby, right?
If you don't mind shelling out some cash for a wedding WordPress theme, you'll want to check out our list of the top 31 premium wedding themes, too.
Need to get a wedding website up fast but still want it to look nice? Match is a great theme from Dove Themes that offers a modern take on classic style. It offers plenty of post formats and a blog template for posting need-to-know info for your guests. Plus, it allows for featured images, a custom menu, a custom background, and sticky posts for those super important updates. Though you can use this responsive theme as a portfolio or photography site, the design screams wedding, and honestly I wouldn't have it any other way.
What a beautiful and simple way to commemorate your big day! The Ever After theme was developed by the folks at Automattic who gave us WordPress in the first place. It can easily be adapted for use as a place to update your guests on important wedding information or to use as a way to show off your best wedding photos and videos for years to come. It comes equipped with a wide one-column layout, an RSVP form, a milestone countdown widget, a guestbook page template, a featured content slider, and more. Plus it's responsive so it'll look nice on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
If you want to make your wedding website decidedly feminine, delicate, and oh-so elegant, the Sugar and Spice theme from WebTuts is a good choice. It comes with a lot of features for a free theme. For instance, you can upload a custom logo and favicon, switch up the background and color scheme, select from three different layouts, four custom widgets, two menu location options, and a slideshow gallery. It's responsive, of course, and can easily be used for wedding-related websites, too. Yes, that means you can use it, photographers, caterers, and florists!
Could this theme be any cuter? The adorable illustration in the sidebar gives this theme real personality and ensures there's no question that it's designed for to-be-wed lovebirds. The theme was developed by Automattic and comes with an RSVP form, a guestbook page template, a custom header and background, and more. You can easily use this space to tell the story of how you met and share the details of your big day with your friends and family.
Developed by FabThemes, Adament-wedlock is an expansion of the Adament theme with a decidedly wedding angle. With this theme, you can set up an image portfolio, add a logo, choose your homepage slides, and more. You are also prompted to input the details about your wedding, including the bride and groom's names and wedding date, which will be featured in a prominent spot in the header. You can also select from a variety of style customizations. Basically, with Adament-wedlock, you can announce your wedding in style.
The Forever theme not only makes it possible to share all the pertinent details about your big day with your guests, but it also lets you keep and share your best memories for years to come. Add personal photos and capture the details, big and small. This is your place dedicated to your wedding. Might as well make the most of it, right? This theme was developed by Automattic and lets you set sticky posts and featured images. You can also personalize the homepage greatly to reflect your wedding's theme and color scheme. Add a custom header and remind people to save the date thanks to an included Milestone widget.
The Wedding theme from Zebra Themes offers everything you need to build a custom wedding website quickly. It comes with multi-language support, a featured image slider, nine custom widgets, SEO, social media icons, Adsense integration, custom menu support, and a customizable blog layout. This theme is also responsive, so you can feel comfortable knowing your guests will always see your site exactly as you intended them to see it.
The last free theme on our list is called Bridal Show and its compelling design makes it a real standout. The theme was developed by WPDance and offers a largely black and white color scheme, offset by a stylish background. It's full-width and responsive, and offers a variety of tools and features like custom menus, custom widgets, featured thumbnails, an auto-play slideshow, and more. Bridal Show is also optimized for SEO and provides plenty of space to feature your latest updates and best photos — before and after the wedding.