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by Brutalist Themes

8Bit is a brutalist WordPress theme with a cool retro pixelated style design, paying tribute to old operating systems (especially Apple’s System — the old Mac OS from the early 80s). It includes multiple theme options, social media icons, a custom “About me” widget, custom “Related Posts” section, social media sharing buttons, & more.

NEW! Code snippets syntax highlighter (highlight.js)
NEW! 8Bit has now full WooCommerce support
NEW! 8Bit has now one-click theme updates

Built-in social media and reader engagement widgets

  • Social media icons
  • Sharing buttons
  • Related Articles section
  • Custom About widget

Built-in content features

  • Shortcodes for pull-quotes and intro
  • Upload Logo image option
  • Upload Signature image option
  • Custom styles for MailChimp newsletter widget

Customizer theme options

8bit Theme customizer theme options

Theme Design

Easily change theme colors with one click.

8bit Theme customizer theme design options

Other options

  • Social Media Icons
  • “About” Widget
  • Signature Image
  • Related Articles
  • Social Media Share Buttons
  • WordPress native options support: Site Identity, Menus, Widgets, Homepage Settings, Additional CSS
  • Yoast SEO Breadcrumbs (you will need the Yoast SEO plugin for this — highly recommended) markup

The theme has built-in structured data
markup. This markup allows search engines like Google to display rich snippets in SERPS and it’s an important SEO

Cutting-edge code, optimized for performance

From highest CSS3 standards to minutious formatting and resource minification, no effort was spared for achieving
optimal performance and highest quality.

Built with SEO in mind

Optimized out-of-the-box with markup and microdata, optimal allocation of h1-h4 headings, and
breadcrumbs support.


Includes translation files (.pot, .po and .mo). Informal German translation included with the theme.


The theme’s layout is responsive and features a homepage asymmetric “messy” grid posts index.

Documentation and Support

Please see the link in sidebar to access the theme documentation.
For support policy see Answers.