Top 10 Free Moodle Themes to showcase your Learning Environment #Moodlethemes


Making your learning environment looks great is always a top priority for Moodle managers in order to engage teachers as well as the students. There are many free and premium Moodle themes available in the market serving different learning sectors.
Today, We will have a look on the top 10 free themes for Moodle 3.1, which will drive you crazy with the appearance of your learning environment. The themes are contributed by Moodle community members and they deserved a lot of accolades for consistently  adding new features and keeping the themes compatible with latest Moodle versions.

Top 10 Free Moodle themes for Moodle 3.1:

  1. Essential – There is not even a single theme which came close to the number of the downloads of Essential theme in recent months or better say years. The theme maintained by Gareth J Barnard is one of the most popular Moodle themes ever and looking at the efforts in keeping it maintained it seems that it will stay at the top of list for a long time.Top 10 Free Moodle Themes to showcase your Learning Environment #Moodlethemes
  2. Adaptable – Adaptable theme designed by Jez H and Fernando Acedo comes second on the list of most downloaded theme. The theme is a highly customisable responsive two column theme designed for a variety of sites.
  3. Aardvark – The original Menubar theme for Moodle. The theme is inspired by a Flat UI and Google’s Material design.
  4. Bootstrap – The theme based on the Twitter bootstrap framework with minimal styling. It can be used to create user experience optimized themes.
  5. Campus – Another theme codesigned by Gareth and David Bogner provides fully responsive, MNet authentication, slideshow and all regular features of a Moodle theme.
  6. Roshnilite – Again a fully responsive and features heavy theme which provides customizable sections on the front page. The best thing about this plugin is the number of options available to customize the appearance of your site. The theme is developed by DualCube team.
  7. Pioneer – As the name suggests, the Pioneer theme by Chris Kenniburg is always a pioneer in introducing new features and customization options. The theme strikes a balance between features and wonderful design.
  8. Eduhub – Eduhub theme is developed by Vidya Mantra EduSystems (Moodle Partner from India) and contributed for Moodle community. The theme is a having a clean and sleek looks and best suits for all educational institutes.
  9. Elegance -Developed by Bas Brands – Moodle freelancer, Elegance theme is a two column theme which provides many customization options.
  10. Shoelace – Another awesome theme designed by Gareth which provides a colour scheme adaptation of the Bootstrap theme with a thin font.

Do you know about other free Moodle themes which are more popular? Which theme you are using on your Moodle site? Do share with us in the comments section below.
PS – The list contains only themes which are compatible with Moodle 3.1 at the time of writing this article. The list is based on the number of downloads in past 3 months.