the ultimate free WordPress theme

bento header
The best theme I’ve tried so far
5 out of 5
Luka Gorjup,
Great, endlessly customizable
5 out of 5
Clementine Norton,
Easy to use, excellent help
5 out of 5
Francine Bowes,
Premium-grade theme, for zero dollars
Get ready for the most advanced free WP theme you’ve ever seen. Apart from build quality and premium-class design, Bento is packed with powerful features, yet is spectacularly easy to use and customize. Go create your perfect website!
Drag-and-drop content builder
Get limitless possibilities to create professional-looking layouts that suit your specific needs - break free from the confines of the defaults!
Mobile-friendly (responsive)
Bento adjusts automatically and seamlessly to the screen size of the viewing device, from the largest desktop screens to smartphones.
Unlimited color combinations
Easily set any color for any element of the website, without touching the code. Bento gives you limitless options to experiment with color.
e-Commerce optimized
Bento is fully compatible with WooCommerce, the most popular free e-commerce plugin, including ajax shopping cart and templates.
Configurable page templates
The theme includes professional, adjustable page templates, including three grid varieties. Each works with or without sidebars.
One-page layout included
Looking for a single-page website? Bento’s got you covered. You can now present all your content on one page, with a section-based menu.
Built for speed and good SEO
Bento has been optimized for speed and search engine friendliness. You can even set meta tags for each specific page and post individually.
Load more posts using ajax
Ditch the pager and let your visitors load more posts in style, without ever reloading the page. All based on native WordPress technologies.
Wide and boxed site layouts
Bento lets you choose between a full-width and a boxed layout for your website; apart from that, you can also adjust the content width.
Advanced font settings
Choose from 500+ Google Fonts, configurable independently for various parts of your website - headings, menus, and body text.
and tons of other features:
— your website will look good also on high- resolution screens, thanks to extensive use of scalable graphics and optimized images.
Post formats
— the theme supports five pre-styled blog post formats, in addition to the classic one: aside, quote, image, video, as well as link.
500+ vector icons
— use any of the hundreds of beautiful built-in Font Awesome vector icons and style/animate them using CSS classes.
— the Bento theme comes with an extensive manual, covering the installation process, the settings, and frequent questions.
Regular updates
— we are constantly working to make Bento even better, by adding new features, fixing bugs and implementing user suggestions.
Fixed header option
— the section that contains the logo and the menu can be adjusted to always remain visible on top of the page as user scrolls.
— all text strings in the theme have been properly wrapped in localization tags, so you can translate Bento into any language.
Child theme ready
— if you need to create a custom theme based on Bento, you can start by adding a child theme according to normal procedure.
100% GPL licence
— you can use Bento as you please, for free: set up your website, share it with friends, or build your own awesome custom theme.
Clean, lean code
— we’ve built Bento by hand, from the ground up, complying with all WordPress theme development standards and rules.
..fancy a dessert?
Get the Expansion Pack for even more mouth-watering features, including portfolio custom post type, user conversion pop-up based on visitor actions, animated page pre-loader, video background on front page, and Google Maps header. Read below for more details:
Beno Expansion Pack
The Expansion Pack —
Supercharge your Bento
Bento EP feature 1
Portfolio - present your work in style
Easily build stunning corporate portfolios, online storefronts, or personal showcases. The Expansion Pack includes a custom post type for creating individual items, as well as specialized configurable pages for displaying the results on a masonry or grid layout. Preview
Bento EP feature 2
Engage and convert leaving visitors
Most online visitors leave websites without interacting, without subscribing, without buying! Now you can improve your odds with the user conversion pop-ups that display key calls to action for visitors which intend to leave your website. Quick set-up using any widget. Preview
Bento EP feature 3
Beautiful pre-built page layouts
You can greatly simplify the process of creating new pages using the numerous ready-made layouts we’ve crafted for Bento’s advanced content builder. Apply layouts with a click of a button - all you need to do is add your text, images and other content. Neat! Preview
Bento EP feature 4
Video backgrounds in page headers
Capture your visitors’ attention and make a lasting impression by adding a video background instead of a boring static image. You can include overlay text and call-to-action buttons on top of the videos. Note: use of CDN recommended for optimal page performance. Preview
Bento EP feature 5
Preloaders for better user experience
Show your visitors a stylish progress animation until the page is fully loaded - ensure every page displays exactly as it should, and please the users who have slower Internet connections. The preloaders are fully configurable and degrade nicely in the absence of javascript. Preview
Bento EP feature 6
"Coming soon" pagesince 2.0
Still working on your website? Now you can easily add a "coming soon"/"under construction" page based on a pre-built layout or your own template. Non-admin visitors will be automatically redirected to this page, while you can continue working on the full website. Preview
Bento EP feature 7
Customizable top barsince 2.0
Easily set up an extra website element above the header - a full-width bar where you can add any text or even HTML, for example a phone number or a call to action. The top bar colors and alignment can be personalized via the standard Customizer interface. Preview
and much more:
Remove theme name from footer: fully customize your copyright area.
SEO settings: set page meta data, no need for an additional SEO plugin.
Upload own fonts: use any third-party typeface for your website’s elements.
Google Maps header/footer: insert maps with custom colors schemes.
Full-height header: automatically on any devicesince 2.0
Latest tweets widget: connect your Twitter account with your website.
Better recent posts widget: increase visitor engagement and pageviews.
Updates and new features: the Expansion Pack is improving all the time!
choose your option:
One-time payment
  • Use on 2 WP instances
  • Life-long updates
One-time payment
  • Use on 4 WP instances
  • Life-long updates
Get the Expansion Pack
Total: $17
2,133 total downloads
Do you provide support for this product?
Yes, our support team will be glad to help you. Please use the email address in the manual.
How can I get updates for the Pack?
You can always dowload the latest version via the link from the purchase confirmation email.
Where can I request a new feature?
We are always glad to hear suggestions and ideas - please write to us using the official forums.
Can I use it in commercial projects?
The Expansion Pack is licenced under the GPL - feel free to do anything you want with it.