20 Inspiring Free WordPress Themes To Start Anew in 2014
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 BlogsGenre: Blog Responsive: Yes Features: Off-canvas sidebar, Bootstrap 3.0 License: Free
Dapple: Basic Business ThemeGenre: Corporate Responsive: Yes Features: Slider ready, SEO optimization License: Free + commercial
Lycanthropy: Flat Styled Theme for MagazinesGenre: Magazine Responsive: No Features: Two columns layout, featured images ready License: Free
Indo Lite – Free WordPress Business ThemeGenre: Business Responsive: Yes Features:WooCommerce Compatible. Service Section. Team Section. Sticky Menu. Multi tabs. Business icons. Hover effects. Multiple blog layouts. License: Free
Polaris: Simple and Feature Rich Theme for BusinessesGenre: Corporate Responsive: Yes Features: 15 Widget areas, tabbed site navigation License: Free
Exility-light: Elegant And - Well - LightGenre: Blog Responsive: No Features: Built in slider, post thumbnails License: Free
GreatDesign: Clean Theme for Personal SitesGenre: Blog Responsive: Yes Features: Shortcodes ready, SEO optimization License: Free + commercial
Emptilium: HTML5 Magazine Theme Perfect for Any DeviceGenre: Magazine Responsive: Yes Features: Featured article slider, built-in Google Fonts License: Free + commercial
Tempera: Elegant Theme with a Solid FrameworkGenre: Corporate Responsive: Yes Features: 8 different layouts, post formats support License: Free
Stargazer: Powerful, Complete and Extremely Solid WordPress ThemeGenre: Multipurpose Responsive: Yes Features: SEO friendly, post formats support License: Free
Boldly Go Blue: Child Theme for Stargazer, Perfect for Business SitesGenre: Corporate Responsive: Yes Features: Widgets ready, custom background License: Free
Tblog: Fluid Theme for Personal BloggersGenre: Blog Responsive: Yes Features: SEO optimized, retina ready License: Free
Onesie: Single Landing Page Theme for PortfoliosGenre: Portfolio Responsive: Yes Features: One-column layout, custom backgrounds License: Free
Gadgetry: Clean and Modern Theme for Smaller MagazinesGenre: Magazine Responsive: Yes Features: One click auto-install, built-in SEO options License: Free + commercial
Lefty: Premium Quality, Left Aligned Multipurpose ThemeGenre: Multipurpose Responsive: Yes Features: W3C valid, built-in Google Fonts License: Free
Popmovie: Perfect Theme for Cinema WebsitesGenre: Magazine Responsive: Yes Features: Social share bar, shortcodes ready License: Free + commercial
Yume: Clean WordPress Theme for the Average BlogGenre: Blog Responsive: Yes Features: Widget ready, custom menus License: Free
Sugar & Spice: Girls Will Like ItGenre: Multipurpose Responsive: Yes Features: Custom menus and backgrounds, translation ready License: Free
Flatty: HTML5 and Retina-readyGenre: Corporate Responsive: Yes Features: Retina ready, Bootstrap 3.0 License: Free
Elisium: Responsive Business ThemeGenre: Corporate Responsive: Yes Features: Support available, SEO friendly code License: Free
Avante: Magazine Theme with Nifty Photo EffectsGenre: 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?
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I am gona use Avante: Magazine Theme on my cars related site.
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!
nice themes thanks for sharing
Solid and minimal themes. Not what i am looking for, but still good and clean
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.. :)
Wow.. great themes, specially I love these two -Sugar & Spice & Flatty.
I loved this theme Emptilium HTML5 Magazine Theme and I have a lifestyle blog where I can use it.
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.
Good, Clean and Minimal themes. Perfect for 2014. Thanks for sharing!
Beautiful and Functional themes. Perfect for 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