Artwork Lite – Free WordPress Theme for Creatives

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Artwork Lite is a classic free art & photography WordPress theme for creatives. Full-screen layouts, awesome parallax effects, different post formats and more to put everything you are passionate about into art.
Install the theme by searching "Artwork" in "Dashboard > Appearance > Themes > Add New" or download it for free from Open source software. Distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.

Brand Header

Artwork Lite features a customizable brand header: you can display or hide the logo, a title border, a site title and a tagline. Also, you can add a favicon which should be 512 × 512 pixels.
artwork lite header image

Google Fonts

Fonts are extremely important for an art-focused website. Artwork Lite offers you great flexibility in changing typography: change a site title font family, site title font-weight, site title font size, overall site font family, site font-weight, and site font size.
google fonts artwork lite


Use unlimited colors to change a header text color, a background color, a text color, accent colors, and a background color of the posts sections.
colors artwork lite

Menu Behavior

The main Artwork Lite navigation menu can be static or dynamic: set it to be displayed always or only on mouseover.
menu behavior artwork lite

Page Layouts

With Artwork Lite you can create a stunning front page with a ready-made customizable landing page layout. Also, you may use full-width or default layouts for standard pages, and a works archive template to boldly present your projects.
page layouts artwork lite

Post Formats and Settings

Your posts are just as awesome and diverse as your creative works: a gallery, image, link, video, and more post types are at your disposal. You may also use full-width or with sidebar blog layouts. You are free to display metadata, categories, and tags info for your posts.
post format and settings artwork lite

Footer Widgets

Add any needed widget to the footer menu – you may add content to the footer left, right and center locations.
footer widgets artwork lite

WooCommerce Compatibility

If you plan to sell your works with the WooCommerce plugin, Artwork Lite comes with a ready-made shop layout.
artwork shop

More Features of Artwork Lite

  • Social integration – add links to any social media account
  • Parallax scrolling
  • Apply your custom CSS

Artwork Lite vs Artwork Pro

FeatureArtwork LiteArtwork Pro
1 year of updates and support+
MotoPress Content Editor – WordPress Page Builder Pro (save $29)+
Edit footer text “Artwork Lite / Designed by MotoPress”+

View Artwork Pro


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6 Replies to “Artwork Lite

    1. Thanks for your interest in the Artwork theme. Unfortunately, there is no option to import sample data via XML nor SQL files.

  1. Love the look of this theme, but at a complete loss at to rig mine so that it even remotely resembles all the beautiful parallax and full screen effects. Is there no documentation in which to refer? Completely lost/confused.

    1. Hi Tom,
      Make sure you have selected page template called Front Page for the Home Page of your site. It should output list of Works post type.

      1. Hello! Need help with a tutorial to personalize or customize the theme to reflect this masterpiece. Any help on how to proceed. Many thanks

        1. Hi Swetha, I’m sorry but I’m not sure I get this question correctly. Could you please contact our support team and describe the question in more detail providing screenshots and examples?

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