10 Free Ghost Templates 2017

The ‘Ghost’ is an open source platform known for blogging and professional publishing. Founded in 2013 with a mission to create the best source for independent journalists and writers. It is written in JavaScript and available under MIT licence. There are not many free themes available for this platform with full details, and we have listed here the ten best themes for easy access. Most themes have the free code available on Github, from where you can download the same.

Landscape

Landscape

The Landscape comes with the menu at the top and large cover image. It is a single column theme that shows your recent posts in ascending order with the content title, the date, and a small excerpt. The demo looks great with the selected color combination for the theme.

Key Features:

  • Static Page Menu Support
  • Disqus System
  • Large Cover Image
  • Single Column Ghost Theme
  • Shows your recent posts in ascending order

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Mnml

Mnml

It is a great single column theme, which is extremely easy to read. It has small post thumbnail images facility on the home page. The arrangement makes it easy and quick to take a look the content of the blog as the viewer scrolls. It has Disqus comments, menu, and social media sharing in-built. Many free themes don’t provide the menu options.

It uses Time Scale, Text typography, ‘Nice’ font, good line spacing, font color made the theme content more readable. The post-image thumbnail system helps to highlight the content more specifically.

Key Features:

  • Cross Browser Support, full Responsive layout
  • Compatible with latest version ghost theme
  • Multiple special fonts are available with this theme
  • Txt support helps to improve SEO quality
  • Load Comment System and Syntax Highlighter
  • Responsive Static Page Menu

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Saga

Saga

Saga is a nice single column Ghost theme focused on media. It allows for the full width of images while you are keeping the text contents in a smaller column. It also has nice light effects to give an attractive view for your images.

It is a media focused ghost theme. You can focus your media content like image and video’s with this theme. In post your content will be well focused with image or video. You can use two quotation system to format quotes. You can format your images in four different styles. You can display your media content in two different style.

Key Features:

  • Media Focused Ghost Theme
  • Support for all major browsers
  • Different Quotation System & Type Gallery System
  • Header image support and different Device Support

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Aside

Aside

The Aside is a cool two column theme with a nice feel when navigating.  A static column on the left side displays the blog name also. A menu, with your content on the right side. Moreover, the theme ‘Aside’ has comments, social media sharing, and a menu built in with some common feature. These features are important as Ghost is all about sharing blogs and views.

Key Features:

  • Analytics Support available
  • Disqus Comment Support
  • It is another default theme
  • Convenient fixed Sidebar

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GhostScroll

GhostScroll

The GhostScroll is a popular single column theme having a full-screen image when you first load it. It provides a great user experience and has a menu, but no social media or comments.

Key Features:

  • Modify head buttons
  • Font Awesome syntax
  • Easy to install and available free under MIT licence

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GhostStories

GhostStories

Ghost Stories is a flipbook style Ghost theme. On the left is a featured image and on the right is the content. The Page flip animations can be done from post to post. This theme has no comments or social media.

Key Features:

  • Create Great Stories
  • Excellent Color combination
  • Good use of animation
  • Good for Mobile first approach

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Draugur

Draugur

Draugur is a single column theme with a large cover image. It has large post titles with excerpts of text below it. The theme has Disqus comments and social media.

Key Features:

  • A responsive theme with a mobile first approach.
  • It has Syntax highlighting using Highlight.js and GitHub’s syntax colors.
  • The Theme has comments through Disqus.
  • Draugur has structured data according to schema.org

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Casper

Casper

Casper is a default theme from Ghost. It is a single column and minimalistic theme. Very simple yet attractive theme with single column and responsive design.

Key Features:

  • Fully responsive theme for all digital devices
  • Very simple to implement and use

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Bleak

Bleak

The Bleak is a three column theme that puts the columns of posts next to each other making it attractive. The theme users post images on the home page with a nice transition into posts themselves. It is a nice looking free theme if you’re looking for a multi-column style home page. User gets a choice right at the top level for whatever they want to read.

Key Features:

  • Responsive layout
  • Easy Blog and Post navigation
  • Cover images for blog, tag and author archives
  • Automatic code syntax highlight and line numbers
  • Disqus comment support
  • Subscribers support and Social sharing buttons

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Blog

Blog

The blog is a free theme from the Ghost Foundation. The blog is what they use as their theme and has some in-built features like pop-up modal windows, following, menu, comments, etc. A nice theme to use for your Blog from the hosting platform.

Key Features:

  • Excellent for creating Blogs
  • Social sharing buttons enabling easy sharing
  • Fully responsive to all digital devices

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