Top 10 Free SvelteKit Themes for Building Lighting-Fast Static Sites in 2023

By Jaimie McMahon · 3 Mar 2023
Top 10 Free SvelteKit Themes for Building Lighting-Fast Static Sites in 2023

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!

10 best SvelteKit templates for a variety of use cases


Use case(s): Marketing website (multipurpose)
Author: CloudCannon
License: MIT

Sendit SvelteKit template demo site

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.

Sendit demo site
Sendit GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Law firm or local business
Author: CloudCannon
License: MIT

Justice SvelteKit template

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.

Justice demo site
Justice GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Web Agency business
Author: CloudCannon
License: MIT

Urban SvelteKit template

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.

Urban demo site
Urban GitHub repo

Deploy to CloudCannon


Use case(s): Opinionated blog starter
Author: sw-yx
License: MIT

Swyxkit SvelteKit theme demo site

An opinionated blog starter for SvelteKit + Tailwind + Netlify. Refreshed for SvelteKit 1.0!

Swyxkit demo site
Swyxkit GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Documentation
Author: GeopJr
License: Unlicensed

SveltePress SvelteKit theme demo site

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.

SveltePress demo site
SveltePress GitHub repo

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SvelteKit Commerce

Use case(s): eCommerce
Author: Vercel
License: MIT

SvelteKit Commerce demo site

SvelteKit Commerce is an open-source, customizable ecommerce template built with SvelteKit, Tailwind CSS, and Shopify.

SvelteKit Commerce demo site
SvelteKit GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Blog
Author: ImportantImport
License: WTFPL

Urara SvelteKit theme demo site

Urara is a sweet, powerful, IndieWeb-compatible SvelteKit Blog Starter.

Urara demo site
Urara GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Minimal websites
Author: Sharu725
License: MIT

Yuyutsu SvelteKit theme demo site

Yuyutsu is a minimal Sveltekit markdown theme with a sidebar.

Yuyutsu demo site
Yuyutsu GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Ecommerce websites
Author: Ivanlori
License: MIT

Sveltemmerce SvelteKit ecommerce template demo

Sveltemmerce is a simple Ecommerce template built with SvelteJs and Tailwindcss.

Sveltemmerce demo site
Sveltemmerce GitHub repo

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Use case(s): Blog Starter
Author: Kwchang0831
License: MIT

Qwer SvelteKit blog template demo

Qwer is a simply awesome blog starter built with SvelteKit and love.

Qwer demo site
Qwer GitHub repo

Deploy to CloudCannon

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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