28 Best Free WordPress Themes
WordPress is the most powerful and versatile CMS you can get on the market. Considering the fact that WordPress is a OpenSource software and completely free. You can set up your own website with little or no programming knowledge within minutes. And you can as well change the whole design equally fast. You just need to select a WordPress theme, install it and do a little customization.
The search for free and high quality WordPress themes is like looking for a needle in a haystack. I want to facilitate this process for you and collected 28 free WordPress themes. There are all kind of themes including responsive themes, photography themes, eCommerce themes, templates with supersized slider, magazines themes and blog templates like normal.
Free WordPress Themes
Every two or three months i will update this collection of free WordPress themes and link even more templates from here. This is the first collection of 2013 with some really good high-quality WordPress themes. Make your choice and download free WordPress themes here.
AXIS – Free WordPress Theme for Photographers
Axis is a free WordPress theme with a full-screen background slider and thumbnail navigation. The menu is kept very simple and the focus is on the images. The theme also has a nice blog and the theme is perfect for photographers. I like the cool thumbnail navigation for the slider.
ShutterShot – Free WordPress Theme for photographers
Just like the Axis ShutterShot is another WordPress theme equipped with a supersized slider background. The navigation is arranged slightly differently, and it lacks a thumbnail navigation. Also the blog is really nice considering its a free theme.
JobPress – Job-Search WordPress theme
Job Press is a very special WordPress theme for websites or blogs that offer jobs and places. The free theme offers several categories and filtering options. In this niche of job themes JobPress can really compete with the premium themes and professional HTML5 templates.
Underfire – Clean Worpress Theme with Slider
Underfires is a WordPress theme with a clean and modern style with and cool and color combination you see for flat design. The drop-down navigation has a very smooth effect. Underfire is well suited for blogging or for small business websites.
Gears – Free WordPress Theme for Car Selling
Gears is another free WordPress theme for a very special niche for car dealers. The theme is on a level with premium themes when it comes to design and functionality. The vehicles can be categorized and sorted with multiple filters and you get an attractive jQuery slider.
Siren – Free Responsive WordPress Theme
Siren is a free responsive WordPress Theme with the trendy flat design. The slider, the teasers and navigation are fully responsive. In my opinion it’s really amazing to get a free template with responsive design and Siren does not have to hide from premium themes.
Financio – Free WP Theme with a News-Slider
Financio is a free WordPress theme that is most suitable for businesses. You might also use this theme for your blog or magazine. The news ticker is useable for references or important topics you want to highlight.
On the website of FabThemes you can find over 100 free WordPress themes. Besides the already introduced themes there a lot more themes including even free shop themes. The quantity and quality of the free templates is almost scary.
Simple ‘n Bright – Business WordPress Theme
This free WordPress theme is ideal for small companies or for web designer. It features a full-width portfolio, a portfolio with sidebar and includes also a short list of codes that is found only in premium themes.
Site5Themes offers a total of 19 free themes. The themes are all high quality and it is worth to look here first before you use a premium theme.
Flozo Theme – Free WordPress Theme from Flyerzone
Flyerszone offers this high-quality, free theme WordPress for download. The modern colors and the flat design is very attractive.
Solio – On-Page WordPress Portfolio Theme
The WordPress theme Solio consists only the portfolio. The individual references in the portfolio can be assigned to categories and filtered with the build-in sorting. Sometimes a one-page website is all you need.
Photum – Responsive Portfolio Theme
The free WordPress theme Photum has a minimal design and the images are clearly in the focus. I like the clean an white sidebar on the left side – a useful web design trend.
Focused – Clean WordPress Theme
Focused is a modern and stylish WordPress theme for bloggers. The theme is also fully responsive, which is a quite rare feature for a free template.
Touchfolio – Free Responsive WordPress Theme
A beautiful theme with a full-screen slider and many other features. The free theme is responsive and great for photographers and other portfolios. The black and white design supports the classy and elegant look.
Ari – Blog and Magazine WordPress Theme
This simple and clean WordPress theme is perfect for bloggers. You might even consider the free template for a magazine, but it lacks the space for ads.
Karolina – Business Theme
This free WordPress theme is made for small businesses or bloggers. The theme comes with a nice slider and has a rather dark design.
SweetHome – Free WordPress Business Theme
SweetHome is another free WordPress theme with big slider and a blog just below. You might use the theme for a personal homepage.
Cudazi Mono – Minimal & Clean WP Theme
The free WordPress theme Cudazi Mono has a minimal and clean design. The theme comes a slider and has several features.
Photo – Photography & Gallery WordPress Theme
This free WordPress theme is made for photographers and other creative designers with a portfolio. The clean design is perfect for pictures.
Attitude – responsive Business Theme
A great free responsive Wordpress business theme with many great features. There is also a professionell theme for this theme with the powerful revolution slider and even more features.
Slider – Free Responsive WordPress Theme
The free WordPress theme Slider is responsive and has a nice big slider. The theme has also an about page, blog page and some other layouts.
Art Works – Free Portfolio WordPress Theme
The stylish and modern WordPress theme Art Works is completely free available for download. The picture-heavy and responsive design is perfect for portfolios. This free template is perfect for all creative people.
FontFolio – Free WordPress Portfolio Theme
The free version of Fontfolio is sadly not responsive, but there is also a Pro-Version with more features available. I like the clean an minimal design and the rather classy navigation.
Fizz – Free Business WordPress Theme
The free WordPress Theme Fizz is fully responsive designed and a nice big slider.
Clippy – Pinterest Style WordPress Theme
The free blogging WordPress theme Clippy comes with the beautiful and flexible Pinterest look. The design is great for blogging and any kind of personal website.
iShop – Free eCommerce WordPress Theme
I also found this free eCommerce WordPress theme iShop with a nice and clean design. The template is completely free and you might start your own online store with this theme today.
sight – Minimal WordPress Theme
Sight is a simple, but well structured WordPress theme for bloggers. The template is completely free and great for bloggers or even magazines.
Grindly – responsive Grid
The free WordPress theme Gridly also has the style of Pinterest. This theme is also fully responsive and looks great on all kind of mobile devices. I like the clean and classy black&white design.
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Respo – Free Responsive Theme for WordPress
Respo is a free and beautiful theme for bloggers. You can use this WordPress template even as a magazine with a sidebar for banners and ads. The theme is fully responsive and one of the best free WordPress themes you can get.
Bonus – AppBlog free Tumblr Theme
In search of free WordPress themes I stumbled across this Tumblr theme. Tumblr is a blogging platform that is very popular with over 100 million blogs. This theme is an absolute feast for the eyes with its sleek user interface and its modern color scheme. The designer Amit Jakhu describes the complete development process in great detail on Behance.