On this page you can find and download a theme that you can use to test WordPress full side editing.

Full site editing is still experimental. All the themes on this list require the Gutenberg plugin to be installed and active.
While I am using a full site editing theme on this site, it is recommended that you only try these themes on a test site.

If you have created a theme that you would like me to test and feature, let me know.


Armando is a basic blog theme in white and dark blue with beige and silver details. This is a starter theme with three different header template parts to choose from, a 404 page, archive, and search.


TT1 Blocks -By WordPress contributors

The renamed full site editing version of the default theme Twenty Twenty-One. This theme is also used to test the Gutenberg plugin.

TT1 Blocks has a mint green body background color, a top navigation menu and a large heading on the front page.

Emptytheme -By Kjell Reigstad

Emptytheme is what the name says, a minimum viable empty full site editing theme that you can start with when you want to learn about full site editing themes. This theme is so empty that it has no screenshot.

Q -By Ari Stathopoulos

Q is made by WordPress Core and Editor contributor Ari Stathopoulos (@Yoast). Ari is also a team representative for the themes team. Q was the first full site editing theme to be added to the theme directory.


Hansen -by UXL

You can download the theme from

Block-Based Bosco -By Fränk Klein

Block-Based Bosco is a full site editing version of Bosco, that was first released in 2014. It is a text heavy theme with beautiful typography.

Fränk has written about the creation of the theme and what he learned in this great article.

You can download the theme from