Tempera WordPress Theme


A free and responsive WordPress theme for all tastes

 WordPress Theme

Tempera is a free WordPress theme with a responsive boxed layout.

The theme is also highly customizable with the help of a solid framework of over 200 settings, a very light user interface, responsive elasticity, over 50 fonts, support for all Google fonts and 12 widget areas.

It also packs a customizable landing page with a slider, unlimited columns and WordPress posts. A completely free WordPress theme it also features all post formats, 8 layouts including magazine and blog, 40+ social icons, and much, much more.

Tempera is also a translation-ready and Right-to-Left WordPress theme with full WooCommerce support.

Free WordPress Theme

Free WordPress Theme

A WordPress theme that includes all the features and functionality out of the box, for free. We don't hide half the theme behind a paywall.

Highly Customizable

Highly Customizable

With well over one hundred theme customization options it will be a piece of cake* to make it your own.

Up To Date

Up To Date

Constantly updated and upgraded to the latest design trends, web standards and WordPress versions.

Tempera Theme Features

Highly customizable

Hundreds of theme options for almost infinite personalization.

Totally Free

Includes all the features and functionality from start, for free. Just download and install.

Fully Responsive

Our themes use the latest standards for the perfect browsing experience on all mobile devices.

SEO Friendly

Highly optimized theme for search engines by using the right HTML5 tags, microdata and microformats.

Landing Page

Personalize your home page with customizable sliders, boxes, text areas and latest posts

Color Schemes

Jumpstart your site with preset schemes with the broadest color ranges.


Easy link to your favorite social networks and profiles in multiple theme locations.

Google Fonts

Applying any of the 700+ Google Fonts on a theme element is just a copy-paste away.

Page Templates

Create unique looking pages with the help of the theme's custom page templates.

Translation Ready

Easily translatable theme that fully supports WordPress' language packs.

RTL Language Support

This theme has been thoroughly tested and curated to look perfect with right-to-left languages.

Fast & Lightweight

Front-end resource files are as small and as few as possible and queries are kept to a minimum.

WooCommerce Ready

Our theme has built-in support for the widely used WooCommerce e-commerce plugin.

Free support

Supported by extensive theme documentation, FAQs, tutorials and an active forum.

Priority support

Backed up by a priority support service that can answer even the toughest of questions.

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Tempera News

Tempera 1.8.2


  • Improved alignment of captioned block images
  • Improved handling of posts without featured images when generating the presentation page posts-based slider
  • Improved breadcrumbs section detection to fix invalid breadcrumbs on non-home blog page
  • (Hopefully) fixed undefined index WP_Widget_Recent_Comments in theme-comments.php with WP CLI

Tempera 1.8.1


  • Added back-to-top button support for mobile devices by placing it in the footer
  • Improvided inner-content padding/margin/border styling support for custom post types
  • Fixed a typo in the style enqeueues possibly breaking child theme support since 1.8.0
  • Fixed menu font not working due to a typo since 1.8.0
  • Rewrote handling of ‘tempera_totalSize’ variable to avoid a PHP undefined warning in some edge cases

Tempera 1.8.0 returns from hibernation


  • Rewrote styles enqueues *will require changes in the child theme for correct handling of styles
  • Rewrote some presentation page code (includes/theme-frontpage.php is no longer used) *may require code updates in child themes that customize the presentation page functionality
  • Added support for locally embedded custom fonts
  • Added ‘tempera_mainnav_id’ and ‘tempera_mainnav_class’ filters to facilitate support for mega menu plugins
  • Added support for WordPress 5.2 wp_body_open() hook
  • Added comment labels/placeholder option (to improve compatibility with comments-related plugins)
  • Added site title text on header image title and alt attributes
  • Added Skip to Content link
  • Added underline to content links
  • Added keyboard navigation support for main and mobile navigations
  • Added required extra sanitization and tested up to/required PHP headers
  • Updated bundled FitVids script to v1.1.0
  • Improved handling of posts without featured images in posts-generated presentation page slider
  • Fixed jQuery functions deprecation warnings from jQuery 3.5 update brought by WordPress 5.6
  • Fixed jQuery undefined functions errors with WordPress 5.7
  • Fixed general font selector including itself
  • Fixed admin page styling applies outside its elements (on media upload form)
  • Fixed header elements line height discrepancy when header image is set to maintain ratio
  • Fixed settings tooltips unreadable due to jQuery UI transparency and color changes since WordPress 5.6
  • Fixed mobile menu dropdowns not working correctly with jQuery 3.5
  • Fixed linked images with captions sometimes not being clickable
  • Fixed presentation page hint link invalid with subfolder WordPress installs
  • Cleaned up some unused code and moved some settings page code to the companion Serious Settings plugin (in v0.5.14)
  • Removed legacy favicon functionality completely as this is no longer allowed in wp.org repository themes
  • Removed <head> title backwards compatibility

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Tempera 1.7.2


  • Added shortcodes support in custom footer text
  • Added support for WordPress 5.2 wp_body_open() hook
  • Extended content image border option to apply to Gutenberg inserted images
  • Fixed tables borders option not working
  • Fixed comment paragraphs lacking margins
  • Fixed featured images getting cropped due to overflowing their container in some cases
  • Fixed some font options getting unselected after saving options

Tempera 1.7.1 sees the Gutenberg fixes


  • Added ‘tempera_header_crop’ filter for ‘header’ image size crop position attribute
  • Adjusted general lists bullet styling to improve compatibility with plugins and Gutenberg
  • Improved large images support in sidebars
  • Gutenberg editor tweaks and improvements:
    • Improved list appearance in blocks
    • Improved horizontal ruler (hr) styling to work with Gutenberg
    • Adjusted aligned elements styling to improve compatibility with Gutenberg
    • Fixed captions alignment and sizing in Gutenberg blocks
    • Fixed block galleries margins
    • Fixed cover image blocks text appearance

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Tempera Stats

  • Current Version: 1.8.2
  • Last Updated: 29 Dec 2023
  • Rating: 
  • Downloads: 702 790
  • Active installs: 10 000+

Tempera Support

  • Support Status: Maintained
  • This theme receives updates on a reduced cycle to address freshly discovered issues or incompatibilities with new WordPress versions. New feature or new functionality updates are not actively planned. Priority support and link removal remain available.