A blogger and his site are one; if there is one thing that a site should do is to represent the blogger. As a blogger in order to feel represented by your blogs or website it takes more than just the information you publish or the articles you write. This is where source blogging tools and content management systems come in.
Free Wordpress themes could be what your Wordpress website or blog needs, but you still might need to go further and research which free wordpress theme woukd suit you best.
Why choose free Wordpress themes?
WordPress offers a variety of themes, there are those known as “Premium themes”. They are usually really high quality themes designed by various companies or WordPress artists. They offer solid documentation and some may have plug-ins too. The only problem is most of them cost money. They are not suitable for new bloggers since as a new blogger you might not be in a position to buy them.
On the other hand there are free WordPress themes; they too are designed by various designers. If you are looking for attractive WordPress themes that are very attractive and you don’t have to pay to try them out here is a list of free Wordpress themes worth looking at.
This is a responsive 100% high-resolution free Wordpress theme suitable for either blogs or magazines. It has a unique toggle side bar. This side bar will give offers a great browsing and reading experience on tablets and phones. Other features include: Unlimited top bar, unlimited widget areas, footer, accent colours and header, 10 post formats, good SEO, localization support, social links 0-2 sidebars to the left or right that can be uniquely specified for each page or post, 0-4 footer widget columns, 300px / 220px fixed width sidebars, almost zero layout images, related posts and post navigation, logo upload, featured slider or story and many more useful admin panel features.
This is an awesome magazine theme for any wordpress site. It features a responsive layout, post thumbnails support, featured post among others.
This is a responsive, minimalist Wordpress theme that puts the emphasis on your content. Its extraneous navigation fades away to put your words and images front and centre.
This is a responsive WordPress magazine theme with 3 homepage layouts, 300X250 ads, 125X125 ads, 8 premade (Black, Blue, Red, Brown, Pink, White and Green) ready to use colour schemes/skins, 2 page layouts including a full width page template, social icons, threaded comments, featured posts and widget support.
This is suitable for blogs because it features a full range of post formats, which are displayed in their own beautiful unique way. The design details are abound starting with a vibrant colour scheme and matching header images, beautiful typography and icons and a flexible layout that looks great on any device whether big or small.
This is a simple, responsive and clean retina ready free wordpress theme. Out of all the featured free Wordpress themes in this post, 'Attitude' is one of the best free Wordpress themes.
It adapts to your tablets and mobile devices automatically. It is easily customizable and it has numerous theme options. Among these options are two site layout (Narrow and wide), 5 page templates, 5 widget areas 5 layouts for every post/page, 4 custom widgets, featured slider to highlight your post/page, 11 social icons. It also has custom background, menu, header, favicon, webclip icon, CSS and logo. It also supports popular plugins like WP-PageNavi, Breadcrumb NavXT and Contact Form 7. It is also translation ready, the available translations include: Traditional Chinese (Taiwan), Spanish, Norwegian (Nynorsk), German and Russian.
Sixteen is an artistic and responsive theme that is suitable for most websites. It supports header images with a parallax effect. It also has a responsive slider, customizable header and footer, Grid layout for homepage. This makes it one of the most different wordpress themes. Sixteen is already translated into French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Japanese furthermore, it supports translations to other languages.
Corpo is a responsive business and portfolio free theme which can be used for either personal or corporate websites. It features a slider on the homepage, 5 custom widgets, 2 menu locations and theme options to easily manage websites. It also offers additional portfolio custom post types to showcase your work. Another one of our favorite free Wordpress themes.
Twenty Fourteen allows you to create a responsive magazine website with a sleek, modern design. With the twenty fourteen one can feature your favourite homepage content in either a grid or a slider. With the help of the three widget areas it is possible to customize websites, and change your content layout with a full-width page template and a contributor page to show off your authors. The demo is the wordpress.com version, but its the same if its a self hosted option.
The Customizr enables the designing of beautiful websites live. This is achieved with the help of the WP customizer’s select skin, logo, social profiles, sliders, layout, home featured blocks or even live css styling. The flat and fully responsive design can be used for small businesses, portfolios, blogs, corporate sites or landing pages. Built with valid HTML5 and CSS3 (from the Twitter Bootstrap), cross-browser tested, the theme is translation ready and available in 15 languages. Ready for wooCommerce, bbPress, qTranslate, the code is easily extensible with a comprehensive API of hooks.
Do you know of any free Wordpress themes that we may have missed? If you know any quality free Wordpress themes that deserve a shout out let us know in the comments.