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wstHeadAre you a web designer? Do you have a need or urge to design your own website? Nowadays it is easier then ever with the plethora of FREE web page templates available to be downloaded, modified and uploaded to your own site!

People would have loved these types of sites 10 years ago! Some of them even have Flash templates also for free. We will take a look at 3 of the best sites for downloading and finding free web templates. We will run through what they offer, the quality of the templates and how easy they are to modify!

The first site we will cover is Free Website Templates which you can get to from here.

When you arrive at the site you will see some pretty nice free web page templates on the homepage including the template of the day. You will see links to download the templates as a zip file or to preview a mock up website using the template you are looking at. Hit preview and experience the template before downloading it.

free web page templates

You can click here to view the site preview and get the big picture of what I am talking about. I clicked on the preview link for the featured template and this is what I saw:


free web page templates

Continuing on I checked out some others which are exquisite!

free web page templates

When I downloaded the template as a zip file this is what it comes with:

free website templates

You will see an images folder that has all your images, a PSD (Adobe Photoshop file) of the site, the HTML and the CSS files. Below you can see an example of the HTML. It is very clean and highly customizable.

website templates for free

Next up is Free Web Templates accessible by this link here. They offer some templates for a fee but click this link to see just the 3000 odd titles.

free website templates

Once you get to that page, you can click on a category. I choose High Tech and this is what I saw:

website templates

Clicking on the title of the image will show you the templates homepage. For example I clicked on the first one titled metamorphosis and saw this:

website templates

If you click on the bottom link that says click here to download templates 8966 you will be able to download a zip file containing the source files like so:

site templates

There is no PSD file for this site though but you do have individual images like the last site. So you should like the overall template if you are choosing from this site. If you need to HEAVILY modify the graphics it will be harder but not impossible. If you just want to change text and some header graphics you should be fine.

I tried many different sites and these two had the nicest easy to use free web page templates. The first site makes it much much easier for real deal customizations by providing you with the Photoshop PSD file so you can really modify the look and feel of your new website.

If you have other sites offering up good free web page templates drop them in the comments!

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  1. Shubham
    March 7, 2010 at 2:31 am

    that's a great list...Well any helps for WordPress designs?

  2. ralli
    January 25, 2010 at 5:25 am

    What about: ?

  3. moopet
    January 9, 2010 at 3:22 am

    Just looking at that site gives me an initial concern - the main picture for the game site template is from a pretty famous game. Downloading the zipped template and looking on the site as well shows no information about licensing or the royalty-freeness of such pictures. If they're just using pictures culled from Google's image search or stock photos without explicitly stating they have the right to do so I would be cautious.

  4. Paul Sanduleac
    January 8, 2010 at 11:29 am

    They don't have a CMS on the back-end, do they? It's just static pages, or what?

    • pceasies
      January 8, 2010 at 12:23 pm

      Yes, they are designed for a static site. Maybe for an organization or business that has a separate blog or no online store, even a personal homepage. These sort of standalone templates tend to be harder to find than CMS templates, and are good for someone who knows how to code, but not design create a basic static site.

  5. Raunak Mehta
    January 8, 2010 at 10:03 am