20+ Free Ghost Themes

 

Ghost themes are made for the revolutionary new CMS called Ghost. This CMS, like WordPress and some other famous content management systems is a free open-source resource.

And with Ghost, you can make incredibly simple, but very readable and user-friendly blogs.

If you know Medium, the new blogging service by Twitter, it works on Ghost-like CMS.

You can download free themes from this list and modify them according to your needs, as the editing of Ghost themes is a fairly easy and rapid paced process.

Ghostium

The name tells its story. This theme is developed with the inspiration from the UX of Medium. In other words, you can make with this theme, a Medium blog replica on your own website.

Ghostium

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Bootstrap Bill

The only bootstrap powered and responsive free Ghost theme I found on internet.

Bootstrap-Bill

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Albireo

This may be the simplest and free Ghost themes on the market right now. It’s simple to edit as well.

Albireo

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Ghostentista

A parallax powered theme with superb typography. This Ghost theme has more spark than a routine Medium blog. And it’s responsive, lightweight and user-friendly.

Ghostentista

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The Ranger Theme

This one is pretty different from other Ghost themes. It contains a different and more good looking layout than the routine themes. In fact it consists of a grid based magazine layout for your posts.

The-Ranger-Theme

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Ghost Scroll

Here’s one of the most creatively designed Ghost themes. It can also be transformed into a single-page theme using the jQuery plugins for infinite scroll.

Ghost-Scroll

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Phantom Yeti

It is based on Foundation 4 HTML5 frontend framework, power packed with Foundation 4’s jQuery components and SASS.

Phantom-YetiDemo   Download

Ghostwriter

This simple, easy AJAX driver Ghost theme has nothing too different form the other themes.

GhostwriterDemo   Download

Personally

A lovely theme for individual bloggers, that contains a different font style from the other routine Ghost themes. It has a modern thin font for headings while a serif font for the matter.

Personally

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Pebble

A new theme, liked for its wide width that shows unique use of background and colors of text.

Pebble

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Proto Ghost

This is not a theme for just a personal blog, it is rather considerable as a full-fledged website template theme.

Proto-GhostDemo   Download

Ice Breaker

I’m not quite sure but think that the first ever Ghost theme to appear on the internet is this one. Ice Breaker is a very simple Ghost theme.

ice-breaker

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Aura

Here’s a colorful alternative to Ghost’s default theme. This one doesn’t have a demo, but is undoubtedly likable.

Aura

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Ghost UiKIT Theme

In the list of ghost themes, this theme is selected due to its unique retro styling.

Ghost-UiKIT

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Ghosadillax

This is one of the new themes as well. To some of us, this theme looks stylish while the other call it mediocre. All depends on the way we use it.

Ghosadillax

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Tepid

A nice journal Ghost theme containing beautiful author info box as well as modern typography and G+ based comments.

Tepid

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Magnum

Its presentation is remarkable. Sometimes, Ghost themes look boring because of their monotony of colors but Magnum does not contain any slip-up.

Magnum

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Sean’s Ghost Theme

One of the “simple-to-the-limit” Ghost themes. Sean had designed it for his own blog, which can be checked out by clicking below at the demo link.

Seans-Theme

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The Classy

The first ever Ghost theme shop is offering a couple of free themes. Here is one of them.

The-Classy

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Adam Cooke’s Theme

Another addition in Medium-like themes for Ghost. I like the avatar bit in it. The designer Adam Cooke used it on his blog.

Adam-Cookes-Theme

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Vapor

Even though this one is a very simple theme, the designer did put huge emphasis on typography so it doesn’t bore us. It is also simple and lightweight.

Vapor

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Simply Pure

This Ghost theme is called Simply Pure as it is made by PureCSS.

Simply-Pure

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Here we end this list folks. Ghost is a wonderful resource for bloggers and day-to-day writers who have something to share with the world. We’ll be back with more, stay tuned :)