Themes

Fresh and Free WordPress Themes Released In December 2012

December 25th, 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
 December Blog  Yes  Styled post formats -  NA
 Spirit Blog  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 template 10 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  Yes Post 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

Conclusion

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!

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+.

6 comments for „Fresh and Free WordPress Themes Released In December 2012
  1. Theme Horse on December 26th, 2012 at 9:38 am

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

    • Sufyan on December 26th, 2012 at 2:21 pm

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

  2. Luke on December 27th, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    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.

  3. Sedat Kumcu on February 16th, 2013 at 2:55 pm

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

  4. […] Until then, feel free to check out the previous months’ roundups: January & February, December, November, October and September! Oh, and don’t forget to check out the Best of […]

  5. 11 Free WordPress Themes: April 2013 Edition on April 30th, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    […] you need more themes, check out the previous installments: March, January & February, December, November, October and September! Also, don’t forget the best of 2012 […]