I am  developing WordPress themes on a regular basis so i was tired of writing the same code again and again. So i tuned to wordpress blank themes they saves  a lot of time and making my job easier.

In this post i am presenting the wordpress blank themes i have tried myself they help me in some way i hope you will like them.they will make the development easier.

1.Constellation theme:

The Constellation theme, not as bare-bones as others, is a highly optimized WordPress framework rewritten from the ground up using HTML5. It gives you the flexibility to offer bespoke styles for different devices (includes media queries for several devices), totally up-to-date HTML5 code which is fantastic for SEO, a flexible grid system on top of all the other goodness bundled in to the HTML5 boiler plate.

2.Cutline Theme for WordPress:

The Cutline Theme is designed with serif fonts (Georgia, Times New Roman) as body text, and sans serif fonts (Helvetica, Arial) as header text. The key is in finding all instances of font family declaration in the style sheet. Today we’re pleased to announce the release of the Cutline theme for WordPress, which is an incredibly powerful, flexible theme that runs on our favorite blogging software. It’s free; it’s awesome; and it was built with your success in mind. Do you want your site to look sharper? Could you benefit from a smarter template that makes design decisions for you? Are you ready to take your posting styles to the next level?

3.Free Blank WordPress Theme:

This ‘Blank’ theme is a bare-bones WordPress theme perfect for the starting point of any theme development. The structure of a standard WordPress theme is kept with all the usual pages including 404.php, archives.php and so on. This theme is free of almost all style, presentational elements, and non-semantic markup.

4.‘H5’ WordPress Theme Template:

The H5 Theme Template provides everything you need to create beautiful themes with HTML 5 right now. H5 contains a complete set of theme files and folders, and each file has been meticulously crafted with all of the latest and greatest WordPress functionality. As a template theme, H5 is designed with easy customization and personalization in mind, serving as a solid starting point for your next HTML-5-based theme.

5.HTML5 WordPress Shell:

This is an updated version of the original WP Shell from www.mimoymima.com taking advantage of HTML5. It is a fantastic starting point for quickly creating themes using HTML5 with an abundance of features.


Hybrid is a user-friendly, search-engine optimized parent theme, featuring several custom page templates and multiple widget-ready areas, allowing you to create any type of site you want. Like WordPress, this theme is completely free and open source. You can use it for your client work. It is continuously being developed and has a community growing around it.


Roots is a starting WordPress theme made for developers that’s based on HTML5 Boilerplate, Blueprint CSS (or 960.gs) and Starkers that will help you rapidly create brochure sites and blogs. Roots is packed with unique features that you won’t find in other themes and plugins. Create sites faster than ever and with some of the cleanest code out there.

One of the most influential blog themes, the Sandbox is a starting point for designers and developers—the original and best blank slate theme. The Sandbox is rich with semantic classes powered by dynamic functions and Microformats.

9.Simon WordPress Framework & Blank Theme:

A WordPress Framework and Blank Theme. It’s purpose is to rapidly build and deploy WordPress driven web initiatives. You can make valuable changes to it according to your needs.


It is a naked wordpress theme with no styling you can add style and change it according to your needs. Starkers is a bare-bones WordPress theme created to act as a starting point for the theme designer. Free of all style, presentational elements, and non-semantic markup, Starkers is the perfect ‘blank slate’ for your projects, as it’s a stripped-back version of the ‘Twenty Ten’ theme that ships with WordPress.

11.Whiteboard framework:

The Whiteboard framework for WordPress is built to speed up the process of designing and coding a WordPress theme. Whiteboard does so by eliminating the time spent on WordPress’ back-end PHP that is common to all WordPress powered Web sites.

12.WP Framework:

The purpose of this Theme is to help determine what default settings are with CSS and to make sure that all possible HTML Elements are included in HTML so as to not miss any possible Elements when designing a site.