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When designing a website, one of the things you can search for are those templates that combine the most useful and powerful HTML5 technologies with the cleanest and simple designs! Those are the most effective and fail-proof websites you can think of and we strongly recommend those kinds of themes for your first websites or for upgrading your older one as well.
In this article, you can find 25 of the best simple website templates we could find that have both simple design and great functionality. All of them are very easy to install and customize and also very pleasant to operate by your visitors and clients. Feel free to take a look around!
Minimal is a multipurpose and user-friendly HTML5 template that can help you create simple but effective websites in minutes! It was built using Framework Y, the most powerful and advanced framework for web developers. This template is super easy to customize and it comes packed with lots of useful and modern features. We recommend it for hotels, management websites, different kinds of businesses, shops, designers, creative agencies and many more!
‘imbus’ is a fully responsive HTML template with a very clean and simple design. It’s very flexible and versatile which makes it perfect for lots of different purposes, from business websites to personal ideas. It’s user-friendly and very easy to customize. It lets you choose from countless colors and background options and it has a simple but attractive look. It comes with Isotope Plugin and Revolution Slider included!
Adelia is a fully responsive HTML5 template that has a simple and modern design. It can work perfectly for lots of purposes including portfolios, blogs and even eCommerce websites. This template comes with cross-browser compatibility for Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Safari and IE and a cool CSS3 Mega Menu. It also comes packed with lots of different pages (including a coming soon page!) and eye-catching animations.
Milk is another great example of a HTML5 template with a very simple and comprehensive design. Some of its best features include an amazing hover effect and well-structured code. Its simple layout makes it easy for your visitors to focus on your content and information. It’s a great option if you’re looking to create a stunning portfolio for designers, photographers, freelancers etc. This template comes with a valid contact form included.
Mixel HTML Template is a super simple but stylish website template that will work great for portfolios, business websites and even personal projects and ideas. It’s based on a one-page layout and it lets you choose from 3 types of backgrounds. This template also comes with a fully working contact form that will make it easier for your visitors and clients to reach you.
Dignity is a simple and clean website template that can be easily reused and transformed. It’s the perfect template for one-page portfolio showcases. This template allows you to choose from 12 homepage styles, animated elements, animated elements, parallax effects, background options for fullscreen images or videos, AJAX media portfolio, touch carousels and more! Dignity is also fully responsive and Retina-ready.
Endymion is clean and simple website template that’s both fully responsive and Retina-ready. It easily adapts to any screen size, device or browsers and it looks great under any conditions. Endymion is very easy to install and customize. It lets you choose from 5 color themes (blue, orange, green, red, grey).
BookMarks is an awesome HTML template that’s perfect for creating simple and effective websites. It has a carefully crafted design that includes easily customizable elements and subtle transitions. It’s fully responsive and very easy to customize. It comes with a clean and well-organized code that’s also W3C valid which help you install and customize it fast and easy. Its one-page layout is perfect for small businesses or personal websites.
Zinnia is another example of a HTML website template that was created with a simple and effective layout. It’s a perfect choice for personal blogs. It has a pixel-perfect design with a strong focus on your content and images. It also comes with great typography options that will help your blog stand out from the crowd. This template is also fully responsive and will adapt to any device or screen size.
IGNITE is a super simple and extremely easy to install and customize HTML5 template. It’s the perfect choice for creating simple but stunning creative portfolios. This template is fully responsive and it automatically adapts to various screen sizes and devices. Its one-page layout is content-oriented and it doesn’t provide any distractions for your visitors. It comes packed with the awesome Revolution Slider and Isotope plugin.
Artistas is an awesome template that has a modern and minimalistic design. We strongly recommend it for various types of websites including fashion, travel or lifestyle blogs. Because of its minimal approach, it’s very easy to customize it and insert your own information and content. This template also comes with lots of social media share buttons with counters, a custom and very useful Instagram widget, custom recent posts widget, About Me widget and more!
Raya is an HTML5/CSS3 eCommerce template that’s fully responsive and it adapts beautifully to any browser or device. It’s one of the best choices if you’re planning to create a fashion store or a cool blog. Raya is super easy to customize in order to fit your needs and desires and it’s perfect for any eCommerce project. It was built on the famous Bootstrap 3.3 framework so it’s very flexible and fully functional. It comes with more than 15 types of pages so you can rest assured that you can create a complete website with all the content and information you need. It also comes with customizable Google Maps integration.
OneStudio is a clean and minimal website template that was built using HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. It’s based on a 1230px responsive grid which makes it very easy to adapt on any screen size or device. This template comes in 2 color variations – light and dark – and a customizable CSS3 drop-down menu with high mobile compatibility. This template is very easy to customize and adapt to your needs and desires. It lets you insert gorgeous, zoomable images with lightbox support and videos. OneStudio lets you create 3 types of portfolios and it comes packed with a fully functional AJAX contact form.
Bamboo is a simple but elegant HTML5 template that’s perfect for any kind of blogs. The download package contains 16 HTML files that are both easy to install and customize to fulfill your needs. This template comes in lots of light and dark themes. All you need to do is to pick your favorite one and tweak it with your own content and images. It has a fully responsive layout that’s perfect for anyone that wants to create a simple, no-stress website.
Realistic is another great example of a simple template that’s perfect for blogs and bloggers. This template was built in Bootstrap and jQuery so it’s super simple to customize, it’s fully responsive and easily scalable to fit all kinds of devices and screen sizes and it comes packed with tons of awesome features. ‘Realistic’ is Retina-ready and SEO Optimized. It has a well-organized code that’s also fully documented so you can understand it every step of the way. You can choose from more than 400 Google Fonts in order to create a blog that will stand out from the crowd.
Eagle is fully responsive website template that has a minimal and super simple design. It was built with agencies in mind and it can be used to build various websites. We recommend it for creative agencies, architecture, web or graphic designers, photographers, personal or corporate portfolio, etc. It has a simple but effective design with super simple code that will offer you a lot of flexibility in designing your own unique website. This template is also fully responsive and mobile-friendly and it comes with a cool Isotope filterable gallery.
Enigma is a HTML template that we recommend if you’re searching for a theme with a clean and great design. Enigma is super flexible and it is based on the popular Bootstrap framework. This template is also fully responsive and it adapts beautifully to a wide range of browsers, screen sizes and devices. It’s perfect for any creative business or individual, bloggers or even landing pages. This template also comes with Sass files included, so you can easily change the main color, font style etc.
Stylish is a fully responsive HTML template that was designed with blogs and news websites in mind. It has a super clean and minimal look which makes it so versatile. Stylish can be used for various types of blogs including personal, food, travel, photography, technology, news etc. The download package comes with more than 15 complete HTML files. Stylish allows you to pick from more than 9 homepage styles in order to find the one that’s perfect for you.
‘Simple’ is a fully responsive template that’s perfect for corporate websites. We like it because it has a clean and simple design that has a strong focus on your unique content. It’s super easy to customize and it comes with the Revolution Slider and Flexslider included, lots of useful shortcodes and 36 HTML pages.
Slimmy Simple Magazine HTML Templates is a super flexible and simple option if you’re looking to create a beautiful website in minutes. This template is fully responsive and it’s so versatile that we recommend it for a wide range of purposes including Magazine Websites, News Websites, or Blog Websites. It has cross-browser compatibility and it was built around the famous Bootstrap framework. This template is also ready to support ad placements.
Simple Bricks is a super clean HTML template created especially for restaurants, corporations, hotels or even personal and commercial portfolios. It has a very simple and modern design that’s also fully responsive and flexible. This template comes with 57 HTML files that you can use and customize as you please.
Cross is another example of an HTML5 template that comes with a minimal design that’s very effective and eye-catching. This template is highly optimized for different mobile devices and screen sizes and it’s super easy to customize and adapt to your needs and desires. ‘Cross’ was built on a 1260px responsive grid and it allows you to choose from a wide range of elements that you can include on your homepage.
Innobox is a cool and simple HTML template that will work great as a web portfolio, business website and even for personal projects. This template lets you choose from 5 different color variations in order to find the one that will fit your project best. ‘Innovox’ also comes with a fully working contact form.
Prime is another great example of a clean and simple website template that can be suitable for a wide range of business websites and portfolios as well. It comes with a well-organized code, Google Maps integration and a fully functional contact form that visitors can use in order to easily reach you.
PixelWay is an awesome One-Page fully responsive HTML Template that was built on Bootstrap 3 framework. This template is so versatile that it can be used for countless purposes including personal or commercial websites. PixelWay is also fully responsive and super easy to customize.