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|
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+.