Dec 25 2012

Fresh and Free WordPress Themes Released In December 2012


We have come to the end of another fine month. For WordPress users, December 2012 marked the release of WordPress 3.5 Beyond that, many new themes were also released in December, and in this round-up, we shall be taking a look at them.

Free WordPress Themes: December 2012 Edition

I would like to mention that starting from this round-up, the layout of the monthly theme articles has changed. First up, I shall be listing the screenshots as a gallery, and following that, I will compare individual themes in a table.

Now, without wasting anymore time, let us take a look at the themes from December 2012.

Note: In order to view the Demo and Download URLs for any given theme, click on that particular theme’s screenshot in this gallery. 

Description of Theme Features

Let us now go through the salient features of each theme.

Note: Unless otherwise mentioned, all the following themes are localization-ready. 

 Theme Name Genre Responsive Custom Elements Misc. USP
 DecemberBlog Yes Styled post formats- NA
 SpiritBlog Yes Full-width page template Holiday-themed NA
 Clean Retina Blog, Corporate Yes 9 homepage layout, 5 post layout, Gallery post type Social icons, Webmaster tools Retina-ready
 OmaGue Blog Yes- 9 widget areas NA
 Voyage Blog Yes  Recent Posts’ widget, shortcodes, Featured Page template10 widget areas Based on Twitter Bootstrap framework
 Adroa Photography, Portfolio No-- Based on Hybrid Core framework
 WP Eden Magazine No-- Pure CSS, No images
 Deux Milles Douze Blog Yes Custom page templates, styled post formats- Child theme of Twenty Twelve
 VeeCard vCard YesPost types Multiple color styles NA
 Shortnotes Tumblog Yes Obviously, post formats Google Web Fonts NA
 Viper Business, eCommerce No Page templates, post types, taxonomy jQuery homepage slider Affiliate-link settings
 Winter Tumblog No Post formats- NA


With that, we come to the end of this month’s theme roundup. Just in case you missed the older ones, you can grab them here: November, October and September.

What do you think of these free themes? Oh, and also, what’s your take on this gallery plus table format for theme roundups? Have your say in the comments!

About the Author

Sufyan bin Uzayr writes for various magazine and blogs, and has authored several books. He blogs about technology, Linux and open source, mobile, web design and development, typography, and Content Management Systems at Code Carbon. You can learn more about him, follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook and Google+.


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Comments and Discussions
  • Theme Horse, 26 December 2012

    Thanks Sufyan for featuring our theme Clean Retina. :)
    Merry Christmas to all and Happy Holidays.

    • Sufyan, 26 December 2012

      You’re welcome. Wonderful theme.
      Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you too! :)

  • Luke, 27 December 2012

    Great themes but I much prefer the old layout of the monthly theme post. The table is great but the grid of images doesn’t allow me to see the designs.

  • Sedat Kumcu, 16 February 2013

    Thanks for this great Collection. Best regards. Good works.

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