HTML5 is the latest evolution of the standard that defines HTML, and is essential for building modern websites – with new functions and a larger set of technologies allowing more diverse and powerful websites and applications. It has been around for a while now but we are starting to see lots of amazing free templates being shared by the developers. What’s more, most of these free templates look like premium ones so you can expect the highest quality themes with retina ready solutions and responsive layouts.
Lucky for you we’ve compiled a list of the 5 best free HTML5 templates so you don’t have to get your hands dirty with the coding. These are pre-designed web pages ready and waiting for your content.
Tessellate is a brand new one page free responsive HTML5 template which even includes a handy “dark” modifier class to flip a given element to a light-on-dark color scheme.
Dopetrope is a free, fully responsive HTML5 template which features flat, minimalistic styling – best suited to a portfolio style website. The dope placeholder artwork is courtesy of Dreametry Doodle.
Escape Velocity is a responsive one page HTML5 template, flat design but with nice background textures and lots of negative space to let the type speak for itself. This template has various layout options including with or without a left or right sidebar section. The footer has a built in contact form with space for more contact details and social media links.
Parallelism is an awesome responsive HTML5 template perfect for a photographers or to be used as a gallery or portfolio site. It’s both really simple to work with and has plenty of options for customisation. The template is based on a 960 grid system and scales down very elegantly.
Helios is a another fine freebie by HTML5 UP. It’s a clean, modern, responsive template, designed to take advantage of larger displays, but still looks great on smaller mobile devices. The use of imagery gives this template a really striking appearance. Features include a gallery slider, big images and captions and multiple image post section, perfect for an image centric blog.
All of these templates are free to use, under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence, for both personal and commercial use, so long as the ‘design from’ link is retained and proper credit is given. All you have to do it download, add your unique content and then sit back and enjoy the amazing web experience.
What do you think of the above templates, please let us know your thoughts below!