Every installation of WordPress has a default theme. The default theme is sometimes called the fallback theme, because if the active theme is for some reason lost or deleted, WordPress will fallback to using the default theme.
The WordPress default themes have been:
- Up to Version 2.9.2 the default theme was the WordPress Default theme (sometimes called Kubrick) and was located in the wp-content/themes/default folder.
- Version 3.0 – the Twenty Ten theme
- Version 3.2 – the Twenty Eleven theme
- Version 3.5 – the Twenty Twelve theme
- Version 3.6 – the Twenty Thirteen theme
- Version 3.8 – the Twenty Fourteen theme
- Version 4.1 – the Twenty Fifteen theme
- Version 4.4 – the Twenty Sixteen theme