A WordPress theme forms the back bone of most of the sites, as it is a quick and reliable form of CMS (content management platform) platform available for editing the looks of any of the site. It is responsible keeping the users hooked up with the site for longer duration, hence increasing the time on site count.
Premium WordPress themes which have a very pleasant appeal are available on the internet, but when we are in search of free themes then there occurs a troubled situation because most of them are dis –satisfactory, so here are about premium like free WordPress themes which are absolutely free of cost. The quality of the themes available here is very good like any other premium subscription except the fact that they are free of charge.
Simply Ornate — a free professional WordPress-theme created by Evan Eckard. This theme was designed with the main focus being on patterns and typography and comes in 5 flavours. It is designed especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers.
You can free download of 5 colours formates such as blue, deep red, military green, pink and grayscale.
Magiting Free WordPress Theme
Magiting is a featured-packed and multi-colored free WordPress theme with TweetMeme retweet button. It has 2 columns, with an easy Options page for customization. Loaded with Social Bookmarks button, Twitter Account integration, Automatic Thumbnail Resizer without using a plugin or custom field, Adsense ready with lots of advertising blocks.
You can free download of 4 colours formates such as Blue, green orange and pink.
Smashing Multimedia Free WordPress Theme
mashing Multimedia was designed especially for podcasters, photographers and users who can now easily embed videos and images, rate them and showcase them in their own WordPress-based blog. It has a parent theme and an easily customizable child theme.
Ekologic Free WordPress Theme
Ekologic is the new free premium wordpress theme from web2feel.com. This is a magzine layout theme with thumbnail enabled miniposts, Featured post slider with images, Featured Video section, Customizable About us section, Customizable Banner ads, Google adsense enabled etc.
Creative Press Free WordPress Theme
This is a premium wordpress theme with the combined functionality of Portfolio, CMS and Blog.
NewsPress Free WordPress Theme
Just letting you know that newspress and obscure version are now up for downloads. Both are heavily overhauled to work on version 3 of wordpress along with support to it’s new features such as custom background, post thumbnail, custom menu and etc.
Newspress: news style theme
Obscure – magazine style theme
Irresistible Free WordPress Theme
Irresistible is a visually-rich personal blog, with a little bit of a multimedia focus. Incorporating some nifty video-options and widgets, Irresistible should meet all of your personal blogging needs. Just add your content to the mix.
Vector images store the lines, shapes and colours as mathematical formulae. Thus, the images give sharper and higher resolution output as compared to the raster images that are based on pixels. The Vector Art theme, comprising heavy use of vector graphics, is sure to give a fabulous artistic look to your blogs/sites!
GmaesMania is a free premium WordPress theme with featured content option and options page. Supports post thumbnails. Suitable for any niche, especially for games or entertainment sites.
MAD Blogger is a 100% free theme best suited for bloggers, designers or photographers. The design is clean and uses some smooth shadowing, to improve the readability of your blog and keep more happy readers. With a proper usage of the imagery and awesome content, you can have your own super popular blog with this theme!
deStyle is a fully featured blog magazine WordPress theme and is completely free! If you’re planning an attractive and professional blog magazine, deStyle is first choice.
Malu is a 3-column styled WordPress theme. This theme is widget ready, advertisement ready and includes jQuery tabbed sidebar.
With a stylish featured content slider – Masipag WordPress theme showcases your compelling posts in an easy click. This special multi-colored 5-in-1 free WordPress theme is packed with a better framework and a robust admin options panel to accommodate the General Settings, Social Networking, Related Posts and Custom Ads Settings.
A vibrant magazine style theme that is widget ready and includes a cool social media widget.
Ever wondered what your blog would look like if it wasn’t so crowded? Are your eyes tired from all those colors and background images that fill the background? Are you in need of something lighter, yet more powerful? Well, Cleanpress is the answer to all your blogging problems. It’s clean, it’s light, it’s well organized and boy, let me tell you: It looks great. But you know the old saying: “Don’t judge a theme by it’s cover”.
WP Avatar is a free premium WordPress theme which comes with cu3er gallery and custom admin option to manage theme option.
Neon GL is a free purple wordpress magazine theme with premium features such as animated gallery, post thumbnail, featured video, latest tweets, social bookmark, popular posts and more. View the list of features below.
Sky Light is our new free wordpress theme today, the theme based our theme Light Folio, we change the background image with a sky style and give a new look, combination black and blue color. The theme has a unique, simple design that will perfectly fit for your personal blogs, portfolio, corporate and can be a perfect fit for a unique magazine-style-blog.
BlueBubble is a Free, Clean, Simple Premium Portfolio WordPress Theme for Designers, Photographer or any other creative minds! It’s designed for easy showcasing your work and it comes with some very cool features. This theme is released under GPLv3:
CryBook is a 3 Column simple theme base withthe popular Facebook. It contain 2 widget-ready sidebar, live theme swistcher and Custom Admin Panel. It’s compatible with up to WordPress 2.8 and has been tested with in Firefox3, Internet Explorer 6 & 7, Opera, and Safari. This is a very simple theme, you may notice that it is only a few files included. The key is, it is not only tabless but also imageless! There is no a single image used in layout!
Geater WordPress Theme
Transhik WordPress Theme
Transhik Theme is a high quality magazine wordpress theme comes packed with a featured content slider that suitable for Portfolio, business and can also use for magazine websites, the latest WordPress 3.0 goodness, shortcodes, jQuery and much more.
Uniwea WordPress Theme
Uniwea Theme is a high quality magazine wordpress theme comes packed with a featured content slider that suitable for magazine websites, the latest WordPress 3.0 goodness, shortcodes, jQuery and much more.
Redz Mag WordPress Theme
Redz Mag is a clean Magazine theme comes with a fantastique design. Nothing much to setup for using this theme, just a simple setting at Yoshz Admin Panel which included in this theme.
WP Magazine is a web site owned and hosted by Peter From and brings you news and fun stuff about and around the fabulous WordPress CMS as well as free and premium WordPress themes.
Modicus Remix 2.0
Released free from Zidalgo.com, Modicus Remix is a super minimal WordPress theme. This theme is based on the original Modicus, unlike Modicus this theme has only 2 columns, which jives well with the minimal tone of this theme. The theme has a well defined and functional content and sidebar sections, and since the theme already addresses the styling of the typography it can be used as is.
WP CODA is a theme I created by modifying several already-existing code snippets and implementing them with my own design. The result is a wordpress theme that mimics the functionality of the very popular Coda website that is the object of so many developers envy. Every aspect of the Coda website was duplicated and this theme works in every major browser.
Peacekeeper is the gamer niche wordpress theme from web2feel.com. This is a stylish theme with a 3D flash image slider, Twitter, Banner ads, Adsense etc, Theme option page etc. There are screencats explaining the setup process within the theme options page.
We have created the Q-Metal theme as an alternative to any classic wordpress theme from before. Idea for design came from Smashing Book. Our design looks like an open book or blocknotes. In left side you always have fresh content and on right side your activity is ordered depending what you mostly work on: categories, tags, social and everything else.
Matingkad WordPress theme is our newest premium quality WordPress theme offered to the community. This comes with an upgraded framework which is compatible with the latest version of WordPress.
Version 1.1 Release Notes:
- - Modified sidebar.php to allow for automatic widgets installation through “design” section without manual code inserting into sidebar.php file.
- - Modified CSS to avoid the border around the smiley, but would still have it around the other images in the articles.
- - Removed useless functions from functions.php.
Scruffy has been updated to version 1.1.
Changes that have been made:
1. Changed background images so that “Latest post” only displays on the homepage and the comments text does not appear on pages.
2. Added wp_footer() in footer.php. This allows plugins to hook into your footer and allows them to add code, etc in your site (Very important for some plugin’s functionality)
Agregado Lifestream Theme — a free professional WordPress-theme created by Darren Hoyt and Matt Dawson of Category4. The theme features a built-in lifestream module and contact form with custom control panel options. It is commissioned by Smashing Magazine and designed especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers.
Simple Balance 2.0
Here it is folks, Simple Balance 2.0 – a free, simple WordPress theme with enough options to make it “premium-like”.
After launching the first version (1.0) in July, I’ve decided that the next release should not be an intermediary version, but rather a real, meaningful update. And that’s how Simple Balance 2.0 was born.
Infinity — a free professional WordPress-theme. The theme has 3 fixed columns, thumbnails integration, Flickr, Delicious and Twitter integration as well as an attractive visual design. The theme was designed by Zhang Yichi, the creative mind behind Vikiworks Studio from Shanghai, China especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers.
We’re finally ready to present our free wordpress theme to you. The theme is called “outdoorsy” and it’s perfect for the individual who wants something “slightly” different from your usual standard free theme. This theme is very unique, and quite graphics heavy, which we are aware of. But if you are after something unique you sometimes have to expect longer load times.