40+ Best Completely Free Hugo Themes For 2024

By Mehedi Sharif|Update: 20 May, 2024|16 Mins read
40+ Best Completely Free Hugo Themes For 2024

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Among the static site-building frameworks, Hugo is getting very popular with the web developer community. Hugo has blazing fast loading speed, and site speed is now a very important ranking factor. So more and more people now switching Hugo eco-system. Hugo theme can be the best to make your site in the Hugo environment in the shortest possible time.

Here, we've compiled a list of free Hugo themes that may greatly assist you with your project. Most of the themes on this list are under MIT or Creative Commons licenses, so you can use them for your purpose without any hesitation regarding copyright issues. We've included business themes, portfolio themes, blog themes, landing pages, and more. Hope this helps you find the best free Hugo template for your projects.

Free Hugo Business & Agency Themes

BigSpring - Free Hugo Agency Website Theme

BigSpring - Free Agency Template

The Bigspirng Agency theme is a perfect way to build websites related or focused on professional agency website, startups SaaS landing pages and more. You can add complex features along with multiple sections while using this fantastic design!

Premium version is also available which includes dark mode, premium 17+ pages, multilingual support, and a range of other premium features. Checkout our Bigspring Hugo Premium Theme.

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Meghna - Free Hugo Business Website Theme

Free Business Website Theme

You are a creative Business firm owner and want to set up your company website and present your work to the virtual community. It is all very important in the modern age to keep an online presence for business growth. Building a website from the beginning is so time consuming and expensive.

Rather than if you use a pre-build business website template, it’s more time saving and less expensive. Meghna is a free Hugo theme for the Business website. It is very well decorated and easy to custom. So just Free download it and start your website.

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Andromeda Light - Free Hugo Software Landing Page Theme

Andromeda Light – Free Hugo Software Landing Page Theme

Andromeda is a perfect theme for marketing companies, agencies, and businesses looking to create an online presence with ease. Whether you're a startup or giant enterprise this one's got your back!

Premium version is also available which includes premium 10+ pages, multilingual support, and a range of other premium features. Checkout our Andromeda Hugo Premium Theme.

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Educenter - Free Hugo Education Website Theme

Free Hugo Education Website Theme

The Educenter Hugo education theme has been perfectly crafted for education centers of all kinds. With a stylish and contemporary design, this theme includes everything you need to show off your courses, teachers, and events in a clean and modern layout that makes it easy for your users to navigate. Whether you want to create a website for a School, College, University, or Training Center, the Educenter Hugo education theme is perfect for you!

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Omega - Free Hugo Business & Agency Website Theme

Free Hugo Business & Agency Website Theme

Omega is the business theme that will take your online presence to the next level. Its amazing animation and sleek design will help you stand out from the competition, while its career page lets you post jobs and attract top talent.

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Airspace - Free Hugo Business & Agency Theme

Free Hugo Business Theme

Airspace is a free Hugo theme for a digital marketing agency. As soon as your prospective new clients arrive at your website, they can view the core information about your digital agency through scroll your landing page. Through this Bootstrap base Hugo theme, you can present your work and service to your potential client and customer without facing any responsive issues.

This theme is very responsive and SEO Friendly. Its coding structure is also W3 Valid so you don’t need to put more effort when going to customize as your requirement.

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Resturant - Free Hugo Restaurant Website Theme

Free Hugo Restaurant Website Theme

If you are a chef or restaurant owner and want to present your work to the world through your own website then GetHugoThemes presenting to you “Restaurant” a fully free Hugo theme for your project. This theme has all the pages like a premium theme, So you can easily set up your website using this template.

This theme has a very nice Blog section by using this you can easily share your delicious recipes and tips to your visitor that may help them a lot and make a good impression about you and your business.

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Timer - Free Hugo Business Theme

Free Hugo Business Theme

Timer is a free Hugo Business website template. It can be used for any kind of business site, especially for software or IT related service companies. Its design is very minimal with an animation effect. This free Hugo theme has all the necessary components and pages that you might need to create your own site.

This theme is bootstrap based and fully customizable. It is very SEO friendly and may give you an extra advantage to get a higher rank in SERP. Hope this theme will not dishearten you if you use it.

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Free Hugo Material Design Landing Page Theme

Navigator is a bootstrap base material design Hugo landing page template. Its design is very clean and professional. Its coding structure is also very well organized so doesn’t need to be about customization hassle and time consumption. It is fully responsive and SEO friendly.

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Hero - Free Hugo Small Business Theme

Hero Business Theme

Hero is a free multipurpose Business theme for Hugo. This theme has a fullscreen hero image that makes the theme most attractive. You can use this section to grab your visitor’s attention at the first sight. After that, there is a call to action section, A call to action section is very important if you are providing a service. It helps your visitor turns into your customer. On the home page after that, there is a service gallery where you present the service you provide.

The Theme has other pages also, they are service, workes, About us and contact us. Using the service page, you can demonstrate your service elaborately to make it easy to understand and how your service will help others. The work page is a portfolio page you can showcase your finest creation in the section. It will help visitors to understand your experience and expertise level. You can tell your story to your visitor using the about page.

The contact page is always important to keep in touch. But it is a static theme so you may need some 3rd party solution to make the contact form functional. This theme is based on bootstrap and support markdown. So it will be easy to maintain if you use this theme.

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Twenty Twenty Hugo

Twenty Twenty Hugo Theme

Twenty Twenty is a popular WordPress theme. GetHugoThemes Now Bring It on Hugo. The developer team uses Bootstrap to make it responsive. The theme contains a nice home page, About page, Contact page, blog single page, etc. If you want to get WordPress to flavor In Hugo then you can try this theme. You can Integrate this theme with netlify and forestry. If you don’t know to code, don’t worry you can install it and use it without knowing any code.

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Resto - Free One Page Restaurant Website Theme

One Page Restaurant Website Free Theme

Resto is a free one-page restaurant website template for Hugo. This theme is made responsive by using popular CSS frameworks Bootstrap 4. Though it is a single-page theme, But there is a blog page. The blog page helps you to draw more visitors by sharing unique recipes and tickets.

To increase your visitor participation in this theme you can add Disqus comments and track your website google analytics is also available in the template.

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Hugo Conference

Free Hugo Theme for Event and Conference
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Free Hugo Portfolio Themes

Academia - Free Hugo Academic Resume Theme

Academia -Bootstrap Base Hugo Resume/CV Theme

The Academia Hugo Theme is the perfect way to showcase your academic accomplishments! This easy-to-use theme comes with all the features you need to create a beautiful online resume, including custom post types and SEO friendly layouts. Plus, it's perfectly pre-configured to work with Netlify – so you can easily deploy your website without any hassle!

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Northendlab - Free Hugo Personal Blog Website Theme

Minimal Personal Hugo Blog Theme

Northendlab is a responsive and fast blog theme specially for tech or gaming related blogs and developers. But you can create any kind of blog website as per need. This theme comes complete with a powerful blog, portfolio and contact section, designed specifically to showcase your work and achievements. With a light and clear design, Northendlab is the perfect way to present your blog to the world.

Premium version is also available which includes premium 5+ pages, multilingual support, and a range of other premium features. Checkout our Northendlab Hugo Premium Theme.

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Kross - Free Hugo Creative Portfolio Website Theme

Kross - Bootstrap 4 Hugo Portfolio Site Template

Keep growing your career business with an elegant personal portfolio website. Your skill and potential need a mind-blowing and attractive portfolio website to grab more clients. A strong portfolio website is always helpful to present yourself with what you are doing. Kross is a personal portfolio website template. This theme is a nicely illustrated and well crafted free Hugo theme with multipage. It all necessary sections and pages to present your qualifications, skills, projects, and portfolio. It also has a fully functional blog page to make more connections with your client by sharing your learning and views.

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Elate One Page Portfolio Theme

Elate is a free one-page portfolio theme with a parallax effect for the Hugo ecosystem. This theme is specially designed for freelance designers and developers who want to present their finest work to the community through their personal websites. This theme has five different sections on the home page they are work or portfolio section, service section, testimonial section, and at the bottom contact form section.

In the hero area, there is a box layout to show how you work and there is also an option to add a video of your working process highlight.In the work section, you can present your previous projects which show your expertise level. The testimonial section shows your client’s real-life experience and feedback when he/she was working with you.

This section is very essential to gain your potential client's trust. At the service section, you can display

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Creative Portfolio

Creative portfolio theme for hugo
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Raditian - Free Hugo Single Page Portfolio Theme

Raditian single page portfolio website template

Raditian is a free single page portfolio website template. This is a very modern-looking website theme. It is Based on bootstrap so surely it is very responsive to any size screen. The developer team of the theme use flexbox technology to make the design process easy.

So it will also help you when you are customizing it as your requirements. The typography used in this theme is so elegant. If you are a designer or developer then it is a perfect theme for you. This theme is also realized under MIT license so you have full freedom of doing anything using this theme.

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Free Hugo Blog Themes


Clean and Modern Hugo Blog Theme

Looking to start a blog that's as clean and modern as it is engaging? Look no further than the Bookworm multi-author Hugo blog theme! This theme is perfect for creating any type of blog website, including food, recipes, beauty, lifestyle, photography, travel, health, fitness and more. Plus, it's super fast and SEO friendly so your content will be more likely picked up by search engines!

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Liva - Free Hugo Clean Blog Theme

Liva Hugo Blog Theme

Liva is a free Hugo blog theme with a Clean and white design appearance. In this theme, you will find a well-decorated landing page or home page, 2 Columns View Blog Page, About Page, and A contact Page. On the Home Page, you will find a very fresh look navigation menu where is also sticky Social contact icon. Which will help your visitor find you and connect you on the social media platform? After That, you will find a Featured Post Slider, and here we can easily present our feature post to get more visitor attention this post.

On the left side, there is Sidebar Widget in which we can easily present a brief bio of the author and post category. At the bottom of the 2 Columns blog post section, there is a newsletter subscription section, which will help you get to lead and generate more subscribers and readers of your blog.However, This theme is Based on Bootstrap so it is fully responsive to any screen size device. It is powered by Hugo so site loading speed is also amazing.

Its page speed insight score is on desktop 93 and mobile 76 as it is not a mobile fast design theme, so the mobile score is not so bad. This theme has some special features also Like you can integrate this theme with Foresty.io CMS full functional Post search option, Disqus Comments add the facility to make it is for your user to comment and express their views. This theme also contains Taxonomy Page and Necessary Shortcodes. If you have a tight budget then Live Hugo is a good choice for you to launch your blog website in the Hugo ecosystem.

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Parsa - Free Hugo Blog Theme

Free Hugo Blog Website Theme

Hugo platform is gating popular for blog website building; Especially the Developer community likes it most. Parsa is a free Personal Blogging Theme for the Blogging Lover who wants to build their website in Hugo ecosystem. Building a site from scratch is such a painful job so you can use this ready to use free Hugo blog template for your project. This theme is very minimal in design because the theme developer team gives more focus on readability.

This creative template has two homepage versions. HomePage 2 you can use for building a portfolio site. This theme is realized under MIT so the developer community can use and make changes as they want without thinking about copyright issues.

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Persian - Free Hugo Photography Portfolio & Blog Theme

Persian Free Hugo Blog Theme

Persian is a free Hugo powered blog Theme Based on Bootstrap. This Minimal Design Theme is designed By Themefisher team and Developed by Gethugothemes Team. It has 6 Page one home page, an About page, a Category page, a Contact page, and a privacy policy page. The theme’s home page is Box design. On the header left side, there is a logo position to present your symbolic identity, and on the right side, there is a minimal design navigation menu. In the hero area, there is a space for a big banner.

You can use this space for displaying your Best post which you want to show your reader fast. Below the banner area, there is a 2 box design blog display. Where your regular post will be visible. This design is very eye catchy and reader-friendly. Through the About page, you can publish your bio and briefing portfolio. On the category page, your reader can easily find your writing through category wise display. If your reader wants to contact you they can contact you through the contact page.

As it is a static theme this contact is not functional so you need to use a 3rd party solution to make it functional. The specialty of themes developed by Gethugotheme is, though it is a static theme but there is a fully functional search system. Because Most of the Static themes don’t have any search facility. To Make it Happen Gethugotheme team developed a special JS plugin. And the Persian theme also has this plugin. So If you have a tight budget and then you can start your blogging career by setting up your own website using this theme. As it is based on Bootstrap so there is no responsive issue. This Hugo theme is also very SEO friendly.

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Touchy - Free Hugo Minimal Blog Theme

Free Hugo Minimal Personal Blog Theme

Don’t be fooled by its simplistic design – Touchy is a powerful blogging theme that’s perfect for any website. It’s easy to set up and customize, making it the perfect choice for anyone who wants a fast, reliable blog that’s also search engine friendly.

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geeky Hugo theme
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Travelify - Hugo Travel Blog Template

Travelify Free Travel Blog Template.

Travelify is a responsive design Hugo travel blog website template. The blog theme is designed to keep focusing on readability. It has Razor sharp text, vibrant colors, awesome graphics, and sharp images on HiDPI (Retina) displays. The theme has a very unique Featured Slider. This feature slider helps you to stand out your best content to your reader immediately after landing on your website's home page.

It is a single column blog template, In the right side of the theme, there is a sidebar widget where you can easily prest about author bio, Newsletter subscription, category stage, etc. The theme used a 3rd party search tool that works pretty cool. This theme also has an about page and a contact page. It is published under MIT license so you of doing anything with this theme you want.

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Novela - Free Dynamic Hugo  Blog Theme

Novela Blog Theme

Novela is a minimal design free Blog theme by the new dynamic team. You can easily integrate this theme with
forestry.io and start your blogging within 5 minutes. This theme is very responsive so easily fits on any screen. It has a light and dark version and users can switch by one click.

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Hydrogen Hugo - Starter Blog Theme

hydrogen Blog Theme
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iWriter Hugo

iwriter Blog Theme
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Minilog Hugo

minilog Blog Theme
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Fjord - Personal Hugo Blog Theme

Fjord Personal Blog Theme

Fajord is a Minimal design Personal Blog template. You can use this theme on multiple static platforms like HUGO, GatsbyJS, Jekyll through stack bit Platform. This theme has 4 pages on 2 columns view home page, about page, contact page, and blog single page.

At the left side of the homepage there is a navigation menu and in the end social media contact icon. The author of the theme also gives a style guide to make it easy for the user of the theme.

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Free Hugo E-Commerce Themes

Vex - Free Hugo Product Landing Page E-commerce Theme

Vex -Bootstrap 4 Hugo Theme

Vex is a free Hugo product landing page template. You can use it for software or physical product marketing. The main purpose of this theme is to showcase your product and product features. This template is perfect for a single product. It has a newsletter subscription section that will help you get more leads.

This theme is based on bootstrap and fully responsive Hugo theme fully free. Its coding structure is also w3 valid you don’t need to take extra pain for customizing this theme.

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Influencer - Hugo Books Landing Page E-commerce Theme

Hugo theme for book authors and writers

Are you an author looking to create a modern and professional online presence? Look no further than Influencer Hugo Theme. This responsive theme is designed specifically for book authors and writers, with built-in SnipCart support for payments and shortcodes for every need. With Influencer Hugo Theme, you can easily create a website that showcases your work and allows customers to buy your books directly from your site.

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Hargo - Free Hugo Theme For E-commerce Website

Hugo Theme For Ecommerce

Want to set up an eCommerce site using Hugo ecosystem!! A few days ago it was quite difficult but now it is so easy because Themefisher developer team brings a very elegant eCommerce theme Hargo for the Hugo lover community. And it's distributed free for all to make it easy to access and more development.

So check this theme and give your feedback to the Themefisher team.

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Planty Hugo e-commerce Theme

Planty is ready to use the Hugo e-commerce theme by Snapchat. You can very easily use this theme to build your own eCommerce site through Stackbit's platform. There are available most of the necessary components that an eCommerce site needs such as product listing, categorization, FAQ, etc. You can easily integrate this theme with Forestry.io CMS. It will help you a lot to manage your site.

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Free Hugo Landing Page Themes

Infinity - Free Hugo Coming Soon Landing Page

Infinity -Bootstrap 4 Comming soon Hugo Theme

Coming soon website templates help to keep holding your visitor when you are going to launch your business website in the near future. You can also use this free Hugo template as a business website. It has a clean static image background and hovers the effect on all components.

This template has a service and a contact page also to present your service and get hired.

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Fresh - Free Single Page Landing Theme

### Fresh - Free Single Page Landing Theme

Fresh is a Bulma CSS based free Landing page for Hugo. This theme presentation is very simple but eyecatcher. This single-page theme you can use for your sass, app, or web app landing page. Its coding structure is clean and modular that helps you a lot when you will go to customize the theme. Fresh is a very responsive theme so easily adapts to any screen size.

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Azimuth Sass Landing Page

Azimuth is a free sass landing page. It can be used on multiple static platforms like Hugo, Gatsby, Jekyll using stackbit platform. This theme has a beautiful home page. In the home page hero area, there is a big banner and call to action button. It is very important for any SASS website to increase conversion. After that, there is a grid layout feature section to show your product and service core feature.

End of the feature section a testimonial section and another call to action section. Testimonials are important because it helps your client to increase confidence and believe in you.This theme also has a separate feature page and price page to present your service features elaborate and different price variation. It also has a blog page and blog single page, about page, and sign-up page.

Though it is a static theme so active the signup page you need to use a 3rd party solution to make it functional. Azimuth is a responsive and SEO friendly theme. You can use this theme without any hesitation to make your own SASS website.

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Free Hugo Documentation Themes

Dot - Free Hugo Documentation Theme

Free Hugo Documentation Theme

Dot is a free Hugo theme for building documentation sites. It has almost all the features that a documentation site needs. Elegant landing page, Faq page, contact page, etc. pages. On the landing page, you will find the installation guide, Price and billing, feature section in 3 columns grid view.

This theme is made responsive by using Bootstrap and powered by Hugo. The most special thing about this free Hugo theme is that it has multi-language support and a very effective search bar facility.

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Learn - Hugo Documentation Theme

learn hugo documentation theme

Hugo Learn is a professional and flat Hugo documentation theme that you can use for personal and business blogging as well. This robust theme has a stunning font or typography that is both elegant and easily readable.

Unlimited menu levels, automated search, and multilingual mode are all included in the theme. When using this theme, you can resize the images and add a shadow effect to make them more attractive. Because the theme is entirely customizable, you can also make a mermaid diagram and add it efficiently.

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DocuAPI - Multilingual API Documentation Hugo Theme

docuapi hugo documentation theme

Hugo's DocuAPI theme is a stunning multilingual API documentation theme. It is based on Robert Lord and the excellent work on the Slate project (Apache 2 License).  The Jquery in this theme has been recently replaced by AlpineJS in the JS section.

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Doks - Modern Hugo Documentation Theme

doks hugo documentation theme

Doks is a free Hugo documentation theme designed for producing secure, fast, and SEO-friendly documentation sites. The theme is easy to update and adjust to the needs of the user.

This theme is pre-configured with all the Netlify functions, redirects, and headers. The integrated FlexSearch allows you to search your Doks and you can change the index settings as well as search parameters. Also, you will be getting dark mode with one click and customize the color of the theme to fit your branding.

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Docsy - Technical Documentation Theme

docsy technical documentation hugo theme

Docsy is a pre-configured Hugo theme that is primarily intended for technical documentation. It includes all essential functionalities and elements to craft a technical documentation site. Easily create your own documentation site by getting an optional blog area and then include technical content in it.

Additionally, Docsy provides an example site that is pre-configured with many Docsy features and essential site structure. For a huge collection of technical documentation, you can copy the entire site and alter it based on your project requirements.

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So, there you have it – our list of the best free Hugo themes for 2023. We hope you find a great fit for your next website project!

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