First impressions are very important and selecting a header image that is pleasing to the eye can grab a new visitors attention. With the websites menu structure being attached to the header the image serves a vital role.
When uploading a header image to your website keep in mind that a very tall image can force the page content down. A visitor is more likely to stay on your website when first landing on a page if they can see content relevant to the search term that brought them to your website.
We have listed a few Free Header Websites below, hopefully you will be able to find a header that matches the scope of you website. It’s almost comical that not all of the free header websites listed below actually have a graphic based header but either way they do have a large selection of Free Website header images for you to choose from. [ads2]
Freewebpageheaders offer free web site header images in a very simple easy to use format. The site is very modern and functional with a good range of high quality images that are free to download and use in personal website headers. The size of the free website header images are very restrictive at only 800 pixels wide, if you intend on using a half page header image then they will work very well. The page headers are provided under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 3.0 Licence.
Features Photographs, textures, 3d Renderings, Digital Art and Abstract images are available. With over one thousand images and regular user submitted additions this is a great website to visit if your looking for headers. Licences Free for personal use. You are free to remix or adapt the work provided by the copyright holder and all license agreements can be potentially waved by the copyright holder if you get their personal permission. (Read licence agreement in full as there are restrictions.)
FreeWordpressHeaders is well structured website offering a small number of good quality images that are free to download and use in personal website headers. The header images are listed in well structured categories that include sub sections which indicate the type of websites the headers might be useful for. The width of the header images are big enough to cover a full width screen, with a typical size being 1204 x 300 pixels.
Features Photographs, Digital Art and Abstract images are available. FreeWordpressHeaders is a bit limited in terms of available images but the website is so easy to navigate that we highly recommend it. Search by color option is a great feature if you are trying to match a header with your websites color theme.
If you can manage to find your way to the free header images on FreeWebHeaders you will be pleasantly surprised. With a very large selection of 800 x 200 pixel website headers available for download, this is another good resource for Free Website Headers. Most of the images are photographic with only a small selection of abstract headers listed.
Features: Search by color option is a great feature if you are trying to match a header with your websites color theme.
ThemeHeaders have a small selection of free header images loaded into a basic gallery template. If you are still looking for the perfect header for your website then it could be of some interest. The images are not grouped into categories but they are well labeled which makes the search function on the site very useful.