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14 Best Content Sharing WordPress Themes With Front-end Submission 2023

This is our complete collection of the best content sharing WordPress themes with front-end submission (so easy to use!).

Who doesn’t like creating new posts and sharing stuff online? (Yeah, I thought so!)

The themes listed below accept users to share images, videos, links, recipes, stories, infographics, GIFs, quotes, and other content.

Crucial: Every theme is easy to use and navigate.

I would highlight other COOL features, too: users’ favorite lists, voting system, moderation queue, and more.

These themes will help you solve content-sharing websites’ common problems: complexity and performance issues.

So you can concentrate on unique and entertaining content!

More content, more traffic, more business. Yo!

Best WordPress Themes for Content Sharing

1. Discy

discy content sharing wordpress theme

If you are getting yourself in the business to create a community where people will share their thoughts, provide information and ask questions, then Discy is the content sharing WordPress theme for you.

It has a similar concept to Quora.

However, you can customize it exactly how you see fit your idea best. You can also start a very niche community or create a generic Q&A platform – it’s possible.

Furthermore, Discy allows you to manage all the questions on the front-end, mark them with In Process, Closed or Answered and even create polls.

User points and badges, upvoting, downvoting and view counter, and detailed statistics are part of the Discy deal.

More info / Download Demo

2. SocialChef

socialchef recipe buddyPress community theme

SocialChef is a beautiful and attention-grabbing WordPress theme, custom-made for sharing recipes online. Perfect for creating an interactive content sharing website for your readers to share and swap recipes.

It also features Front-End Recipe Submissions to submit their recipes, so your users can add content.

SocialChef has front-end submission functionality for a better user experience. It allows users to add the preparation time, cooking time, skill level, servings, category, ingredients, and nutrition facts.

SocialChef is packed with functional features and comprehensive customization options.

It also enables you to set up a forum within your website to take your community to the next level.

More info / Download Demo

3. Miraculous

miraculous content sharing wordpress theme

Miraculous is the best content sharing WordPress theme to create online music stores. You can start the process quickly with 3 ready-made layouts (dark & light style).

Every visitor will be hooked instantly, thanks to Miraculous’s modern and fantastic web design. From then on, it is all about fun and entertainment.

Miraculous includes a dynamic music player, a section for new releases, multi-language tracks, and add to the queue.

Other qualities of Miraculous are 100% mobile- and retina-ready layout that smoothly and instantly adjusts to any modern screen.

Uploading and downloading tracks, creating playlists and history management, all this is possible with Miraculous.

More info / Download Demo

4. Viem

viem content sharing wordpress theme

If you want to get things moving online with a video website, Viem is the content sharing WordPress theme perfectly crafted for you. You can start in style with the available 8 demos.

Viem is ready and set with all the features and goodies you would like your video page to rock. It supports YouTube, Vimeo, self-hosted, Google Drive, local and Amazon videos, and live streaming. Whatever your project idea is, Viem is here to realize it.

Viem is coupled with the powerful and easy-to-use WPBakery page builder as well! It ensures all levels of users can create a customized video page even without skills.

Viem is a killer tool to help you enter the industry with a bang.

More info / Download Demo

5. Firemaster

firemaster wordpress theme

Firemaster is a terrific content sharing WordPress theme for all the musicians, DJs, and bands. There are 12 demos available (but you can expect more).

Firemaster always has something fresh to offer to keep your online space updated and engaging all the time.

You do not need any experience with web development and still shine online with Firemaster. The tool asks for no coding knowledge while tweaking and improving the default layouts to your likings.

Some of the features of Firemaster include players, discography, event list, video and photo galleries, online store, and Slider Revolution.

You can do everything from sharing your tunes and promoting your upcoming gigs to selling merch with the dope Firemaster.

More info / Download Demo

6. Redlens

redlens content sharing wordpress theme

Redlens is all you need to sort out a solid online presence as a video blogger aka vlogger. Along with focusing on platforms like YouTube, take things to the next level with a website.

Even if you are not tech-savvy, you will still master Redlens. The tool is great for both beginners and professionals, as there will be no coding whatsoever – just drag and drop.

Kick-start the process either with a dark and light design. You can stick to the default settings or modify Redlens to your  personal style.

Redlens also features full-screen menu overlay, live search, fast loading, RTL support, and one-click demo data import.

More info / Download Demo

7. Vidio

vidio content sharing wordpress theme

For everyone who is into video content exclusively, you better not miss Vidio. This content-sharing WordPress theme knows no bounds, allowing everyone to get the most out of it easily.

You get 5 home samples to work with, all optimized for fast loading speed, mobile devices, SEO, and popular web browsers.

Vidio’s features are many, so you do not need to look elsewhere to implement any additions and extras. 8 headers, 5 footers, Contact Form 7, floating header, smooth animations, Google Fonts, and mega menu are only some of the goodies you get.

More info / Download Demo

8. Vodi

vodi wordpress theme

Vodi provides a canvas for creating a content sharing website, primarily focusing on movies, TV shows, and videos. It is an easy-to-use WordPress theme with 9 homes and multiple internal pages.

Vodi is fully compatible with Gutenberg and even includes 47 additional blocks for quick work. In the Vodi package, you will also find 4 headers and 4 footers.

While the pre-defined content works wonders, you can always modify Vodi further.

Moreover, handy filtering and sorting feature, different movie, video and episode styles, documentation and support are all included in the Vodi kit.

You also don’t need to worry about the technical aspects of your website as Vodi covers it all out of the box.

More info / Download Demo

9. Netube

netube wordpress theme

Are you interested in starting a blog or online magazine focusing on video content first? If that is the case, Netube is the content sharing WordPress theme you should consider.

Several samples, as well as light and dark layouts, await all Netube users. You will have a complete and functional website ready for the launch quickly.

How cool does that sound? Skip working hard – stick to working smart.

You will never need to code, thanks to the drag and drop technology. Install and import the demo of choice with a single click and start working on customizations.

Netube already comes with striking demos that easily cater to different ideas without the need to edit them much.

More info / Download Demo

10. VidoRev

vidorev content sharing wordpress theme

When your project is focused mainly on sharing videos, you need content sharing WordPress theme, VidoRev. You can get things moving forward quickly with its 9+ demos.

From generic websites to niche, VidoRev is here to please all your needs and requirements due to its high adaptability and versatility.

When it comes to features, to list them all would take up more than just a page. We encourage you to experience VidoRev’s live preview yourself.

Of course, VidoRev supports all the modern video players, lets you create video playlists, offers video advertising, and even comes with a sticky video. Enjoy.

More info / Download Demo

11. Food & Cook

food and cook recipe sharing theme

Food & Cook is your multi-purpose WordPress theme for sharing recipes and cooking tips. 6 home layouts and 3 recipe layouts are included to your satisfaction!

Food & Cook allows you to build your own shop, choose a custom background, allow your readers to submit their dish, and build your recipe database.

Moreover, this theme is optimized to work with WooCommerce to sell your own digital or physical products. It also integrates support for Google Rich Snippets to display star ratings directly into search results.

While this theme is ideal for food recipes, you can customize it for other content sharing websites easily.

Create unique and professional food-related websites without touching the code.

More info / Download Demo

12. Squaretype

squaretype content sharing wordpress theme

Squaretype is an outstanding content sharing WordPress theme for building a modern and creative blog. The theme delivers 9 impressive demos for you to play immediately.

Each solution ensures a smooth integration to use it out of the box hassle-free. Of course, you can also tweak the tool with your personal touch and tailor it to your needs precisely.

From advanced background options, shadow effects and autoloading to view counter and reading time, headers and AMP support, Squaretype rocks it all and more. You can create an online store and sell goods and merch if you fancy.

More info / Download Demo

13. Aileen

aileen content sharing wordpress theme

Aileen is a two-in-one WordPress theme that offers to share all types of content, as well as selling items online.

You can use the theme for just about any blog or online journal. And you need to have any coding knowledge to work with Aileen.

Some of the excellent features of Aileen include social sharing, back to top button, one click installation, sticky header, child theme, and promo boxes.

The layout is responsive and mobile-ready, so it works flawlessly on all devices. Aileen also treats you to extensive online documentation and friendly support.

More info / Download Demo

14. Once

once content sharing wordpress theme

Once you start with Once, all the rest immediately becomes history. This superb content sharing WordPress theme is a solution that unlocks an array of options and possibilities.

You can easily find the style that resonates with you best with the available 6 demos. And in case you need to tweak it, by all means, fine-tune the default look according to your taste.

Once includes multiple page layouts, auto-load, video backgrounds, mega menu, featured posts, and individual post paginations. Still, this is just a tiny segment of the features you will find in the Once package.

Make it yours and shine online with a top-notch blog, sharing content and building a loyal community.

More info / Download Demo
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This Post Has 28 Comments

  1. Mursaleen says:

    wow nice collection dear. i am thinking of creating a site.. for my new project .. your this post is really inspiring me

    thank you for sharing

    i liked most Aruna”

  2. very nice themes … I like theme name ” I Love It! “

  3. It is sad that Face Press non-responsive. There just doesn’t seem to be anything quiet like it out yet. I was hoping for a little dazzle and fast and easy content sharing with frontend posting… with timeline and the ability to follow others in the community.

  4. Marc Wijnants says:

    I’m very interested in content sharing setups and found this page. Very impressive. I have just one question.

    Are there any possibilities known in these kind of themes, where users can switch language? This way sharing of media is interesting worldwide in your single setup. Of course you have the option to launch a seperate setup for every language used, but it would be great to have all in one.

    Marc Wijnants

    The Netherlands

    Ps. The I Love It! theme looks especially great 😉

    1. Marc,

      Thank you for your feedback! I really appreciate it.

      None of themes does offer this kind of functionality by default. However, you can always combine it with plugin such as WPML. It is by far the most popular multilingual plugin out there. It is flexible enough that it can be used with any WordPress theme out there.

      Let me know if you have any other question about these themes or WPML multilingual plugin.

      1. Marc Wijnants says:

        Thank you very much for the info; I’ll look for wpml.

        Marc Wijnants

        The Netherlands

  5. Dharne and Co says:

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful list…

    1. Dharne,

      Thank you for your feedback! I highly appreciate it!

      Let me know if you have any questions about these or any other WordPress themes listed on Colorlib and I will be happy to help.

  6. Mauro Fumini says:

    Good List with real best theme content sharing website, thanks!

  7. Very like this list. Simply question here, which is the fastest theme? Thanks.

    1. Bastian,

      There is no such thing as fastest theme in case your hosting sucks. You have to invest in a good hosting and you will be able to choose the theme you like the most. We recommend SiteGround and WP Engine hosting for WordPress. These hosting providers have a custom WordPress caching which will make your website fly. You can test our website performance to see what I am talking about. Our site has at least 50 images on each page and yet it loads faster than most websites that uses only plain text.

  8. Hi Aigars,
    This list is very useful for me. A Lots of thanks for sharing this list.

    Heena Singh

    1. Hello Heena,

      Thank you for your feedback! Really appriciate it! Let me know if you need any help choosing the right WordPress theme for your website. You should upgrade your website to mobile friendly and responsive theme as it is a Google’s ranking factor. You are now losing a lot of organic visitors from search engines just because your website is not mobile friendly and there is a very simple fix.

  9. Hey Aigars, thanks for sharing this. I am a newbee blogger and don’t understand much about wordpress themes. Can you suggest me if any of these themes supports social sharing buttons in all the inner pages/posts like they do in the homepage.

    1. Angelina,

      In WordPress terminology Social icons are from “plugin territory”. It means that they are enabled using plugins and there are thousands of different free plugins available on WordPress plugin repository. All of those plugins are working with any of above listed themes. That’s how WordPress plugins and themes works together. For Colorlib I use Jetpack and its social sharing module. I can recommend it for everyone as I have got used to it but there are plenty of other great social sharing plugins available.

  10. Travelsito says:

    Does any of the themes use ?

    1. None of these themes or any other WordPress theme has Embedly support by default. However, Embedly has its own WordPress plugin that you can install and use with any WordPress theme out there. It can’t get simpler than that 🙂

  11. Hi, I’m looking for a theme that allows user submissions and upvoting to share text articles (with uploaded images from users) following a specified templates. Example :photos followed by a body of text and then photos followed by one more body of text. Users should also be able to register using their Facebook accounts. Easy Social sharing and mobile-enabled is a must too. Which would you recommend?

    1. Jo,

      Any of above listed themes will get the job done for you but you will need to use some free 3rd party plugins for that. To add Facebook login option you should search for plugin called “WordPress Social Login”. For more awesome free plugins make sure to visit WordPress plugin repository.

  12. Hi!

    This may seem like a very dumb question, but I do not have the slightest background in coding. The social networking themes you suggested are great! However, I am wondering if there is some sort of plugin that allows you to customize the user upload process? For instance, if they were to upload a photo, is there any way to add the ability to edit that photo? I have seen some examples, but they are not very good. Obviously it would be impossible to create an Instagram-like upload process using templates, themes, and plugins, but is there anything that would provide something even close to the editing quality and capability of Instagram?

    1. Penny,

      Maybe there are some plugins that can help you with that but I haven’t had a need for this kind of solution therefore I can’t recommend you one. Sorry about that.

  13. Neelu Chada says:

    Hello Aigars
    I am building a website wherein users can submit their posts about their food. I am trying to mirror the functionality of a facebook group that I have. Would the theme ‘Food and Cook’ suit the purpose? I do not need recipes particularly or the detail, just a simple list – traditional-blog type, only it should allow for user submissions. I thankyou in advance for your time and would greatly appreciate some help.

    1. Neelu,

      Any WordPress theme allow users to register and post content as long as you have enabled this functionality in Settings. It is default WordPress functionality that you can enable under Settings -> General -> Anyone can register. But make sure to set the right user level for new users.

  14. Hi, thanks for your post. I was wondering if any of the listed themes can be used for an expat blog that incorates viral news relating to such niche.Also, does any of these allow directories and different communities where members can join specific communities and build their own network? I would appreçiate your candid thoughts.

  15. sumna akhtar says:

    Nice collection of themes, great post, can you help me find out a wordpress theme which will be similar to ?? thank you

    1. Sumna,

      Unfortunately, it has a very specific design and therefore there aren’t any themes that looks like it. Themes are usually made for standardized designs and this isn’t one of them.

  16. Uche Anakwenze says:

    Please, I’m looking for a WordPress theme we came use to upload image data for people to download. The photographers will register to upload image data with descriptions and people can visit to download this images data for use.

    Please can you suggest one? I’m not working so I need something free or else cheap.



    1. Hello Uche,

      I think that something like this or this would be perfect for what you are looking for.

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