Now that CloudCannon’s SvelteKit support is out of beta and SvelteKit has released version 1.0, it's the perfect time to get started with a new SvelteKit project! We'll highlight the top 10 free SvelteKit themes optimized for SEO, user-experience, and performance, making it easier than ever to build lightning-fast static sites.
SvelteKit is a framework for web development that offers powerful features for building web applications and static websites. With SvelteKit, developers can take advantage of tools like server-side rendering, progressive enhancement, and code splitting to build websites that load quickly and provide a fantastic user experience.
Developers can save a lot of time and energy by using pre-built themes, sometimes called templates, instead of writing the code from scratch. This is particularly true for static websites since they’re less likely to need as much dynamic functionality as other kinds of web applications. Using a pre-built theme will help maintain a consistent user experience across various website components and save time, all while designing for performance and scalability. Time saved by using a theme can then be put to use on customizing and building out the features and functionality of your website. And if you’re using a SvelteKit CMS like CloudCannon for your static site, you can put this extra time towards improving the visual editing experience for your content editors.
Building with SvelteKit starter themes can also be a great way for beginners to learn how SvelteKit works. Themes often include fantastic documentation and examples to help newbies learn how to use different configurations and features. But if you’re just getting set up in SvelteKit for the first time, we have a helpful beginners tutorial here which covers the basics.
Overall, a static website can be made to be more consistent, run better, and be scaled up more easily by using a pre-built SvelteKit theme. It makes sense that a lot of developers choose themes as the foundation for their static site projects. Whether you're developing an e-commerce site, a blog, or any other type of static site, these open-source templates will help you get your site up and running quickly. So check out these excellent SvelteKit starter themes and begin building incredible web applications with ease, taking your static site development to the next level in 2023!
Use case(s): Marketing website (multipurpose)
Sendit is a multipurpose SvelteKit theme made with the Bootstrap CSS framework. The components have been converted to Bookshop. It’s the perfect starting point to see how CloudCannon works and build out a clean, modern looking site at the same time.
Use case(s): Law firm or local business
Justice is a law firm themed template for SvelteKit which can be modified to fit any local business. This clean layout can easily be adjusted to fit any client’s branding. Increase the web presence of a law firm or business with this configurable theme.
Use case(s): Web Agency business
The Urban SvelteKit template helps you showcase your agency to the world. Show customers the services you offer, examples of previous work and a contact page to get in touch. Increase the web presence of your agency with this configurable theme.
Use case(s): Opinionated blog starter
An opinionated blog starter for SvelteKit + Tailwind + Netlify. Refreshed for SvelteKit 1.0!
Use case(s): Documentation
SveltePress is a documentation tool built on top of SvelteKit. SvelteKit & Svelte's simplicity allow the user to modify SveltePress to fit their needs with little to no effort while taking advantage of the incredible performance of both of them.
Use case(s): eCommerce
SvelteKit Commerce is an open-source, customizable ecommerce template built with SvelteKit, Tailwind CSS, and Shopify.
Use case(s): Blog
Urara is a sweet, powerful, IndieWeb-compatible SvelteKit Blog Starter.
Use case(s): Minimal websites
Yuyutsu is a minimal Sveltekit markdown theme with a sidebar.
Use case(s): Ecommerce websites
Sveltemmerce is a simple Ecommerce template built with SvelteJs and Tailwindcss.
Use case(s): Blog Starter
Qwer is a simply awesome blog starter built with SvelteKit and love.
And there we have it! Ten open-source SvelteKit templates for 2023, covering a range of use cases to take your static website to the next level.
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