From a simple blog platform, WordPress has grown to become the largest and most popular content management system there is. A huge number of websites you visit every day on the web are built on WordPress and the numbers are growing.
Nowadays WordPress has a whole new editor called “Gutenberg”, which was released together with WordPress 5.0. Named after Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of movable type print, this new WordPress editor aims to give users a seamless experience similar to how Visual Composer and other page builders operate. There is also a handy inline demo available to give WordPress users a taste and feel of how it works.
Gutenberg Usage Statistics
Head over to gutenstats.blog and you’ll find some interesting data around Gutenberg usage (numbers are based on information collected through wordpress.com and active JetPack installs).
With over 30 million active Gutenberg sites, almost 60 million posts have now been composed using the Gutenberg editor. And perhaps unsurprisingly the vast majority of the Gutenberg blocks so far used are for the humble paragraph:
Gutenberg Ready WordPress Themes Available on Themeforest
With Gutenberg now shipping as standard, we’ve compiled a list of WordPress Gutenberg themes available on Envato Market, (some new, some updated) and our editorial team keep this list as current as possible:
Gutenote has a minimalist design but don’t let that fool you, because under the hood of this Gutenberg ready WordPress theme are tons of features that include gorgeous blog layouts that fit with a wide range of subjects.
With the editing possibilities brought by the new visual editor, you can create beautiful posts, use beautiful typography, and an eye-catching homepage with Gutenote. What’s more, this theme is retina-ready, fully responsive, and perfect on all types of devices.
Gutentype is a clean, modern blog theme, built for Gutenberg. Its latest version comes with 20 additional Gutenberg blocks, and its Yellow Pencil editor makes it easy to edit the front end without touching any code.
Gutentype is GDPR ready, comes with an Instagram feed, a custom WooCommerce store front, plus a ton of premade layouts for you to choose from.
Carrino is a Gutenberg ready WordPress theme with a seriously bold and exciting design. If you’re a blogger looking to make a big impact this theme is for you!
With a host of layout variants and options, plus support for all the most popular third party widgets, Carrino brings fun back to blogging!
This restaurant WordPress Gutenberg theme theme will surely increase the online brand presence of your restaurant, cafe, bistro, or any food service business.
Caverta has a live customizer which allows you to change your background, color, font, headers, blog layouts, and more. It has beautiful typography as well as being 100% responsive, making your website look great no matter what kind of device or OS you’re using.
If Gutenberg isn’t enough for you, another notable feature is its Elementor drag & drop visual builder which enables even a neophyte designer to play with the design assets and layout with great ease.
How about a Gutenberg ready WordPress theme for bloggers or writers? Typograph lives up to its name as a content-focused theme. It has features that will make your content appealing, not only in terms of its message but also its visuals. It has a multilingual feature which means that it readily supports any language you need.
Plus, it is compatible with a wide range of plugins so you can easily enhance your site with your favorite, social sharing, commenting engines, and more.
With 30+ prebuilt demos Skylith shows perfectly how much of an impact Gutenberg has on the WordPress page-building landscape. Gutenberg really is more than a content editor; it’s a whole new way of building WordPress websites.
Other features from this popular Gutenberg ready WordPress theme include:
- Responsive Grid Editor
- Visual Portfolio
- Mega Menu
- Smooth animations on blocks
- Customizer theme options
Like its name suggests, GutenMag is a true Gutenberg WordPress theme. In other words, it supports all native Gutenberg blocks. As a theme made especially for magazines and newspapers, GutenMag aims to make your content the king through and through with more than five premade layouts, 800+ Google fonts, theme options with real-time WP customizer, parallax and video background, and more.
It also has a lazy load effect, which enables your page to load quickly. No matter what type of content you write, GutenMag has your back covered.
Content is king, but if you have boring visuals, unsightly fonts, and a chaotic layout, you will be putting valuable content to waste. Contentberg–a WordPress blogging and content marketing theme–saves you from creating atrocious blogs, with its variety of layouts and styles.
Have complete control of how your article and homepage will look by choosing from the dozens of layouts and post styles. It is also easy to share your content to different social media platforms because of its sticky social buttons. Want to sell your books and other products? No problem because Contentberg has WooCommerce integration as well.
Ebigale is a modern WordPress Gutenberg theme for bloggers with classic, grid, list, masonry, and mixed layouts. Those who have used this theme praise its simplicity and flexibility when it comes to customization.
Aside from all its features, Ebigale has five-star customer care which allows you to chat real-time with the support staff in case you encounter issues or problems with the theme.
Create Your Content With Gutenberg Blocks
The Gutenberg editor allows users to build layouts and arrange content using “blocks”. Blocks can be text-based, contain media, images, code highlighters, forms. And they’re all movable and flexible as needed.
Take a look at this quick start video from Kezz Bracey to get a solid idea of designing with blocks:
And if you’re not ready to make the leap just yet, you can update to the latest WordPress and continue using the classic editor with WordPress’ Classic Editor plugin.
Either way, the amazing themes listed here above will surely help enhance your creativity whether you are writing your blog, creating your portfolio, or setting up your e-commerce store.
And since all of them are Gutenberg ready WordPress themes, customizing your site to fit your brand and personality becomes much easier and more seamless. Take a look at more WordPress Gutenberg themes on Themeforest today.