10 Best free WordPress themes for AdSense

(Last Updated On: October 3, 2017)

Today I am going to share with you 10 Best free WordPress themes for AdSense. If you have an AdSense account you know that AdSense is all about clicks. You may have many page views but no clicks mean no earnings.

So, Here is the list of 10 best free WordPress themes to maximize your earnings upto $50/day! Of course the traffic matters.

1.ColorNews

colornews wordpress theme

ColorNews is a perfect free responsive news style WordPress theme. This theme provides beautiful well-organized magazine look and feel, carefully designed to give stunning impression to your visitors. Represent your categories with different colors and make your site colorful and crisp. This theme is specially crafted for news, newspaper, publishing and magazine types of site. Got a new magazine site project? This theme will be an ideal fit.

What I liked about this theme:

This theme is having a big slider which attracts the eyeball of a visitor. A header 728×90 ad with 300×250 sidebar ad good for a high traffic website. The coolest thing that attracted me towards this theme is having 4 slots for sponsorship ads. Sponsorship ads do not require clicks to generate revenue which is cool.

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2.Editorial

editorial wordpress theme

Editorial is an ultimate responsive magazine style Free WordPress theme. Suitable for online magazines, newspaper, publishing, personal blogs and any kind of sites. It is completely built on Customizer which allows you to customize most of the theme settings easily with live previews. It is fully widgetized theme so as to let users manage the website using the easy to use widgets. It is a flexible and powerful theme, which provides a lot of customization possibilities to the users.

What I liked about this theme:

A header ad of 728×90 and also in between posts. There is a lot of rooms for adding more ads.

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3. Responsive Magazine

responsive magazine wordpress theme

Responsive Magazine is free WordPress theme excellent for a magazine, news, newspaper, review, blog or other editorial websites. Responsive Magazine is child theme of First Mag – free responsive magazine WordPress Theme. Theme support WP Review plugin, an easy and powerful way to review content with stars, percentages or points rating and includes homepage carousel. WooCommerce support is included. Responsive Magazine uses simple, clean flat design, is fully responsive and looks good on every device.

What I liked about this theme:

This Responsive magazine theme is clean and good to use for blogs with pics. Having two ads one in above the primary menu bar one below the bar creates more chances of $$$ inflow.

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4. ColorMag

colormag wordpress theme

ColorMag is a perfect responsive magazine style WordPress theme. Suitable for news, newspaper, magazine, publishing, business and any kind of sites.

What I liked about this theme:

This theme is perfect for creating a viral site where you can drive traffic directly from facebook. A 728×90 header ad, 300×250 ad in sidebar and footer generates a large amount of clicks.

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5.Hueman

hueman wordpress theme

Hueman is a mobile friendly WordPress theme for blogs, magazines and business websites. It’s been designed to beautifully display pictures and text content, and engineered to be easy to use and fast. The Hueman theme helps you attract and retain more visitors, that’s why it’s already used by 70K+ active websites in the world and has received hundreds of five star ratings.

What I liked about this theme:

A three column theme with responsive widgets. It has a very good review in WordPress community.

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6.Numinous

Numinous wordpress theme

Numinous is a clean and elegant Magazine WordPress theme. It is a responsive magazine style WordPress theme suitable for news, newspaper, magazine, food, technology, viral content websites. The theme is easily customizable using the options available on the customizer. Designed with visitor engagement in mind, the theme has a clean layout and great typography to create a beautiful looking website and adds up to a great user experience. The theme is developed using SEO in mind, so that you can easily climb the Google ranking. The theme comes with several custom widgets that can be placed on various widget areas in the theme. It also had colour options for the category. The theme is also translation ready.

What I liked about this theme:

A beautifully designed WordPress theme having much space between posts and widgets which AdSene loves more.

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7. MH Magazine lite

magazine lite wordpress theme

MH Magazine lite is one of the most popular free responsive magazine, news and blog WordPress themes for modern online magazines, dynamic news websites, professional blogs and other editorial websites. This free magazine theme is perfectly suitable for topics like international news, politics, lifestyle, fashion, business, sports, gadgets, travel or anything else. If you would like to gain access to more awesome features, flexible custom widgets and useful options to customize your website, you can upgrade to the premium version of MH Magazine and take your website to the next level.

What I liked about this theme:

This theme is for online magazines and entertainment site with a 728×90 header ad.

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8. Smartline Lite

smartline wordpress theme

Smartline Lite is a perfect theme for news and magazine websites as well as simple blogs. The responsive design with bold colors and smart lines looks great on any device. The main highlight of Smartline is the flexible and widgetized front page template which allows you to create a magazine-styled homepage with ease.

What I liked about this theme:

Smartline is a smart looking theme as the name says. You can smartly place AdSense ads below the headings of posts and sidebar.

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9. The NewsMag

the news mag wordpress theme

The NewsMag is the WordPress theme that perfectly suites your need in creating the magazine and news sites easily. It is suitable for creating the blog and personal sites. This theme supports almost all of the post format available in WordPress to display the post uniquely in your site. This theme features the display of latest post as headline and supports the custom social menu. All of the magazine style in this theme is controlled by the widget to make them display uniquely.

What I liked about this theme:

This one is a popular theme which fits for niches like technology, news, entertainment and has many opportunities for adding more Adsense clicks.

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10.Accesspress Mag

accesspress mag wordpress theme

AccessPress Mag is clean & modern WordPress magazine theme. It is ideal for newspaper, editorial, online magazine, blog or personal website. It is a cutting-edge, feature-rich FREE WordPress theme and is fully-responsive. Its feature includes: 2 post layout, news ticker, sticky menu, author block, large featured images for page/post, social media integration for wider social reach.

What I liked about this theme:

  • A 728×90 header ad which generates enough clicks. Again a 728×90 ad between the posts.
  • A sidebar 300×250 widget ad though it doesn’t get much clicks. But, come on you can edit anything in WordPress and place it somewhere else.

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Also, read 5 plugins to start with your WordPress blog.

Some may be still wondering is there any restriction of using a particular theme for AdSense ads.

The answer is simple no. There is no restriction for using any particular theme. But, your theme should follow terms and conditions of Adsense. Adsense doesn’t like themes which are poorly designed. Not having minimum space between widgets, posts. Adsense ads should not overlap with the texts or links. If it is overlapping it may cause unintentional clicks.

Remember AdSense is all about clicks, though there are CPM ads. But, those are very less beneficial than CPC ads. In case of CPC ads, a single click may give you $50 which is not in case of CPM ads.

So, my advice will be using a theme which is properly designed for AdSense ads. But, do not use a theme which is poorly designed as this may lead to your Adsense account ban.

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