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Top 10 Resources for Free Website Banner Templates

written by: Ada Stoy•edited by: Amber Neely•updated: 2/27/2015

If you are a bit reluctant to use free website banner templates because you'd go for something unique, think again – there are so many high quality and free banner resources you can use. These free website banner templates will save you a lot of time and will make your banners top-notch!

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    There are millions of free webmaster resources for any purpose. Free resources, such as free website navigation buttons or free HTML newsletter templates, are a blessing for every webmaster because they make it so much easier to have a great site. Free website banner templates are one more kind of free resource you can use on your site. With some searching, you can find really cool ones. However, in order to save you the hassle to search for such goodies, we have prepared a list you can use right away.

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    1. Free Banner Templates from

    Free Website Banners is one of the first stops in your search for free website banner templates. It is an open source library and its banners are free to use for both commercial and non-commercial purposes. The choice of banner designs and templates is rich, so chances are that your search will end here.

    Free Banners from Free Website Banners 

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    2. More Free Banners from Light Speed Networks

    If the banners on the first site aren't to your liking, a nice alternative is available from Light Speed Networks. They offer a lot of designs but all their banners are 468x60 pixels and if you are looking for alternative dimensions, you are out of luck .

    Free Banners from Light Speed Networks 

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    3. Generate Banners with

    Banner generators give more freedom and above all – more dimensions. The banner generator at Banner is easy to use and it offers many dimensions, so you might want to give it a try.

    FreeBanner Generator from 

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    4. Search TemplatesBox for More Banners

    TemplatesBox is one of the best places for templates of any kind and banner templates aren't an exception. The banner section at TemplatesBox contains a lot of templates you can use right away or download and make some modifications to.

    Free Banners from 

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    5. A Free Banner Builder from High Power Graphics

    If you are in a builder mood and want something really special, then the banner builder from High Power Graphics is your best bet. It is a really high power builder because it allows to set all the parameters of the banner. Additionally, you can upload your own images to use in the banner.

    A Free Banner Builder 

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    6. Free Flash Banners from 123 Banners

    For those of you, who do not hate Flash banners, 123 Banners could be the right place. You can choose from Graphic Banners, Sound Banners, Picture Banners, Peel Banners, 80x210 Banners, and Skyscrapers.

    Free Banners from 123 Banners 

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    7. More Templates from

    Template Eyes is one more place to check, if you are looking for good old plain banners. The choice isn't exactly overwhelming but there are useful templates you can use as a basis for your design endeavors.

    Free Banners from Template Eyes 

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    8. Get Banners Together With Icons

    Free Icons Download offers many kinds of design templates, including banners. The choice isn't rich but the design of the banners is really original.

    Free Banners from Free Icons Download 

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    9. – the Banner Maker

    One really useful resource for all of you who want a very special banner is Banner Fans. Their banner maker comes with many options and with some patience you can produce exactly the banner you like. The options you can set are numerous and they practically encompass all aspects of the banner, such as Layout, Text & Fonts, Shadows & Effects, Border, and Format.

    A Free Banners Generator 

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    10. PSD Templates from

    Finally, if you are looking for a PSD banner template to customize, you might want to check They do offer a few free website banners but more importantly, they offer them together with a PSD file, so you can make all the modifications you need.

    Free Banners from Stemplate 

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    Bonus 11. Try Canva

    Canva is a simple drag and drop software that is free and easy to use. You have the option to use lots of free templates or images, or you can upload your own or use a selection for free.