Jan 17 2014

20 Inspiring Free WordPress Themes To Start Anew in 2014

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Christmas and New Year have been and gone. If reshaping your WordPress site is one of your New Year’s resolutions, the following article is for you. The following themes have all been created between December 2013 and today, thus can be called the freshest there are. 17 of our 20 newcomers work fully responsive, a trend that has been on the rise for quite a while now. Also growing is the amount of themes which are based on Bootstrap, retina-ready or working with Google Fonts. We are sure you’ll find your next blog layout among the following. All these themes are free, though some have commercial variants available. We stated that where applicable…

Flat: Free Flat Design Theme for Blogs

Flat theme

Genre: Blog
Responsive: Yes
Features: Off-canvas sidebar, Bootstrap 3.0
License: Free

Dapple: Basic Business Theme

Dapple theme

Genre: Corporate
Responsive: Yes
Features: Slider ready, SEO optimization
License: Free + commercial

Lycanthropy: Flat Styled Theme for Magazines

Lycanthropy theme

Genre: Magazine
Responsive: No
Features: Two columns layout, featured images ready
License: Free

Polaris: Simple and Feature Rich Theme for Businesses

Polaris theme

Genre: Corporate
Responsive: Yes
Features: 15 Widget areas, tabbed site navigation
License: Free

Exility-light: Elegant And – Well – Light

Exility light theme

Genre: Blog
Responsive:  No
Features: Built in slider, post thumbnails
License: Free

GreatDesign: Clean Theme for Personal Sites

GreatDesign theme

Genre: Blog
Responsive: Yes
Features: Shortcodes ready, SEO optimization
License: Free + commercial

Emptilium: HTML5 Magazine Theme Perfect for Any Device

Emptilium theme

Genre: Magazine
Responsive: Yes
Features: Featured article slider, built-in Google Fonts
License: Free + commercial

Tempera: Elegant Theme with a Solid Framework

Tempera theme

Genre: Corporate
Responsive: Yes
Features: 8 different layouts, post formats support
License: Free

Stargazer: Powerful, Complete and Extremely Solid WordPress Theme

Stargazer theme

Genre: Multipurpose
Responsive: Yes
Features: SEO friendly, post formats support
License: Free

Boldly Go Blue: Child Theme for Stargazer, Perfect for Business Sites

Boldly Go Blue theme

Genre: Corporate
Responsive: Yes
Features: Widgets ready, custom background
License: Free

Tblog: Fluid Theme for Personal Bloggers

Tblog theme

Genre: Blog
Responsive: Yes
Features: SEO optimized, retina ready
License: Free

Onesie: Single Landing Page Theme for Portfolios

Onesie theme

Genre: Portfolio
Responsive: Yes
Features: One-column layout, custom backgrounds
License: Free

Gadgetry: Clean and Modern Theme for Smaller Magazines

Gadgetry theme

Genre: Magazine
Responsive: Yes
Features: One click auto-install, built-in SEO options
License: Free + commercial

Lefty: Premium Quality, Left Aligned Multipurpose Theme

Lefty theme

Genre: Multipurpose
Responsive: Yes
Features: W3C valid, built-in Google Fonts
License: Free

Popmovie: Perfect Theme for Cinema Websites

PopMovie theme

Genre: Magazine
Responsive: Yes
Features: Social share bar, shortcodes ready
License: Free + commercial

Yume: Clean WordPress Theme for the Average Blog

Yume theme

Genre: Blog
Responsive: Yes
Features: Widget ready, custom menus
License: Free

Sugar & Spice: Girls Will Like It

Sugar & Spice theme

Genre: Multipurpose
Responsive: Yes
Features: Custom menus and backgrounds, translation ready
License: Free

Flatty: HTML5 and Retina-ready

Flatty theme

Genre: Corporate
Responsive: Yes
Features: Retina ready, Bootstrap 3.0
License: Free

Elisium: Responsive Business Theme

Elisium theme

Genre: Corporate
Responsive: Yes
Features: Support available, SEO friendly code
License: Free

Avante: Magazine Theme with Nifty Photo Effects

Avante theme

Genre: Magazine
Responsive: No
Features: Theme option panel, FancyBox lightbox for galleries
License: Free

These are our new entries for December 2013. If you can’t get enough, check out the previous installments:

2013: November, October, September, August, July, June/May, April, March, January/February,

2012: December, November, October and September!

Don’t forget the Best of 2012 collection and our Summer-Special 2013. Have fun and let us know if we missed out on important new entries. Which ones are your favorites?

About the Authors

The shock family is a group of web enthusiasts, designers and developers dedicated to the creation of all kinds of resources for the web. They are well known for their various projects, such as themeshock, a site with quality WordPress themes and useful freebies, iconshock, the largest icon repository with more than a million icons and WPthemegenerator, the online creation tool for WordPress and XTML themes.

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  • […] This theme was featured on Noupe Magazine: http://www.noupe.com/wordpress/20-inspiring-free-wordpress-themes-to-start-anew-in-2014-80526.html […]

  • Bilal Sajjad, 18 January 2014

    I am gona use Avante: Magazine Theme on my cars related site.

  • Syntaxxx, 18 January 2014

    We’ve used Avante a lot of times in the past. This is a great list to choose from. Haven’t seen “Flat” before, will definitely be using that on our next wordpress project.

    Thanks for the nice roundup!

  • Maddy, 20 January 2014

    nice themes thanks for sharing

  • Underwp, 20 January 2014

    Solid and minimal themes. Not what i am looking for, but still good and clean

  • Nagraj, 20 January 2014

    Cool collection.. Thanks for sharing.. :) I like the Lycanthropy Theme, Its easy to customise this them i used this theme for my blog and customised it.. :)

  • Elina, 22 January 2014

    Wow.. great themes, specially I love these two -Sugar & Spice & Flatty.

  • Sanjib, 23 January 2014

    I loved this theme Emptilium HTML5 Magazine Theme and I have a lifestyle blog where I can use it.

  • Stephanie Riggs, 26 January 2014

    With the beginning of 2014 bloggers are active in customizing their blogs and giving a new look to the visitors. The themes introduced by you for WordPress blogs sounds good as these are available free of cost. Now its time to customize your blog and make it charming. For my blog I already customized it and get good response from my visitors.

  • Kelsey @ Brosix, 31 January 2014

    Good, Clean and Minimal themes. Perfect for 2014. Thanks for sharing!

  • Kelsey @ Brosix, 31 January 2014

    Beautiful and Functional themes. Perfect for 2014!

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  • Don Ninh, 18 May 2014

    My favorite theme “Flat: Free Flat Design Theme for Blogs”, I would download and use on one of my website, thank you for introducing

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