Top 10 Free WordPress Themes of October 2016

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WordPress users like us love our CMS for its adaptability. It only takes a few clicks to have our websites look fresh and modern again. To let you revamp your WordPress this month, I compiled the ten best fresh and free WordPress themes that were just added to the official index.

1 – Weblog

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Weblog is a blogging theme with an appealing appearance. It displays the posts on the overview page ordered in a grid. The theme provides a slider, an adjustable background as well as custom colors.

  • Created by: Acme Themes
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: Weblog Demo
  • Download on WordPress

2 – riseWP

risewp

riseWP is a theme that pleasantly sticks out of the masses of multipurpose themes. Not only does it offer an appealing design, but it also comes with custom colors, a Google Fonts selector, large format hero images, and call-to-action buttons.

  • Created by: Acme Themes
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: riseWP Demo
  • Download on WordPress

3 – Editorial

editorial

Editorial is a new magazine theme and provides a homepage that can be fully customized to suit your wishes. Custom colors and many options round off the image. This theme is definitely worth taking a closer look.

  • Created by: Mystery Themes
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: Editorial Demo
  • Download on WordPress

4 – Vertex

vertex

Vertex is a theme for bloggers that like a unique touch. It has a pleasing design and enthralls the reader with large format photos. You also get to use a slider and a custom background.

  • Created by: DessignThemes
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: Vertex Demo
  • Download on WordPress

5 – VideoPlace

videoplace

VideoPlace is the right theme for everyone that likes videos. In this theme, all important functionalities are related to videos. The “Related Posts”, for example, are called related videos. The background, the header, as well as the logo, can be set to meet your requirements.

  • Created by: Jakob Martella
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: VideoPlace Demo
  • Download on WordPress

6 – Ryan

Ryan

Ryan is a minimalistic theme with a fully black and white design. It provides social media icons and comes with ten own widgets. The background, the header, and the logo are also customizable.

  • Created by: ThinkUpThemes
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: Ryan Demo
  • Download on WordPress

7 – Skin

Skin

The skin theme is labelled as a theme for many application areas, but it seems to be best suited for magazine and news websites. It offers a lot of options, like a slider, different layout settings, and a mega menu.

  • Created by: Ahmed Kaludi
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: Skin Demo
  • Download on WordPress

8 – Ad Mag-Lite

Ad Mag-Lite

Ad Mag-Lite is a professional looking magazine and blog theme. The theme comes with 4 blog layouts and 6 custom widgets.

9 – Rock Star

Rock Star

Rock Star is a professionally designed music theme for bands and musicians that would like to advertize their music and events. There are many functions to choose from regarding the theme configuration. Among other things, it provides a hero image, an own logo, a slider, and own widgets.

  • Created by: Catch Themes
  • License: Free for personal and commercial purposes | GNU General Public License
  • Prepared for Translations: Yes
  • Demo: Rock Star Demo
  • Download on WordPress

10 – Styled Store

Styled Store

Styled Store is a lovingly designed theme for a WooCommerce online shop. Considering it’s a free theme with a paid pro option, you already have access to tons of functions and settings in the free version. In conjunction with the fresh layout, even the free version should enable you to set up a very unique shop.

Andreas Hecht

Andreas Hecht is a journalist and specialist for WordPress and WordPress Security. He roams the web since its inception. He has published an ebook on WordPress Security, which you might want to take a look at.

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Muzammil
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Theme No. 8 – “Ad Mag-Lite” is beautiful!
Thanks for Sharing!

Rayhan Islam
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WOW! Editorial is just an awesome theme. I must use it on my upcoming site.
Thank you very much for sharing this.

Mateusz Hauer
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thanks fot set :) prefere theme no 4,
but in all themes we have great photos in demo, on real sites many times owners put much more weak photos and finally all design is worst than demo,

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