WordPress is an open source CMS, often used as a blog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plugin architecture and a templating system. Used by over 12% of the 1,000,000 biggest websites, WordPress is the most popular CMS in use today.
We have collected the following All of the Best Free WordPress Themes You Need. You can use them on any topics or purposes free free. Bookmark the list, I am sure you will find them useful on your upcoming projects.
1. Full Screen Photography & Multimedia Theme
Fullscreen is a free one-column photography and multimedia theme for WordPress that can be used for portfolios, photoblogs, videoblogs, and virtually anything else where you want your content to be front and center. It provides visual artists a unique way of presenting their latest work online using a minimalist side-scrolling homepage.
2. Modern Minimalist Style WordPress Theme
Imbalance is a free wordpress theme in modern-minimalist style. Imbalance is a very user friendly, jQuery powered theme which looks really well under any browser and OS. Perfectly fits for your blog, online magazine or portfolio websites.
3. Shaken Grid with a Gap-less Layout
Shaken Grid WordPress Theme is perfect for you if you’re in need of a gallery/portfolio website or if you just want a website with a unique grid layout that not many websites have taken full advantage of yet. Shaken Grid uses the jQuery Masonry plugin which arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid. The result is a gap-less layout even if you have varying post heights.
4. Modern Theme with a Touch of Sketchy
Notepad WordPress Theme is a modern theme with a subtle touch of the sketchy and texturized background. The theme is widget compatible with threaded & paged comments, social media buttons, and multi-level dropdown menus.
5. Modern Minimalist Design
The Structure Theme is a free premium WordPress theme with a modern minimalist design. There are 4 themes included with the Structure Theme download; a white theme, black theme, two column blog and a single column blog design.
6. Colorful Design WordPress Theme
Furvious is a personal blog WordPress theme. A fantastic design with 5 color styles to be choose. Who says free themes can’t have admin panel? Features like plugin integration, changeable text logo with images, cufon fast text replacement, Google Analytics integration, advertisement setting, jquery optimization setting and many more which they will update time by time.
7. Urban Grunge Style WordPress Theme
KeKo is a 2 columns fixed width Wordpress theme with theme option and twitter integrated. This urban grunge style theme is suitable for use on any niche blogs such as music, personal, social, etc.
8. Designed Specifically for Image Heavy Sites
Futurosity Aperio Prototype is designed specifically for image heavy sites: photographers, illustrators, designers. Futurosity Aperio Prototype features your latest posts on the home page. It will display post images if available.
9. Clean and Simple Magazine Styled
Equilibrium, which is aimed at those who want a clean and simple magazine styled blog. Plugins are not required and widgets are supported.
10. Sharpfolio WordPress Portfolio Theme
Sharpfolio is a WordPress theme designed to enable Web Designers, Graphic Designers, Photographers, Motion Designers, Artists or any creative professional to showcase their work in a simple, clean, beautiful portfolio. Sharpfolio aims to focus primarily on your work, because after all, this is what’s most important.
11. Transmission with 8 Different Colors
The Transmission WordPress Theme is a stunning and professional free theme with the flickrRSS plugin integration. This theme uses custom fields you can use to add an optional image to your latest blog post. Simply upload the image you want to your topstory-images directory and add a custom field with topstory_image as the key, and the name of the image as the value.
12. Soft Tech WordPress Theme
Silveray is a Free WordPress Theme to WordPress community. And finally we have a clean and soft 3 column, widget-ready customizable WordPress theme called SilveRay.SilveRay has been tested on IE 6, IE 7, Firefox, Opera and Safari for windows.
13. 3 Column Grid Based Theme
The Morning After is a magazine-style theme for WordPress created by Arun Kale. The theme was created based on a brief survey on the WordPress forums about what people would want to see in a unique magazine-style theme. The theme design is grid-based.
14. Bartelme Design’s Dark Theme
Wolfgang Bartelme’s dark theme has been tested on WordPress 2.1.3 with Firefox and Safari, may play well with IE6/7 too. It validates as XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS 2.0.
15. Blogging Pro Wordpress Theme
BloggingPro Wordpress Theme is a three column theme. It has been tested on a variety of browsers. It comes in two versions, one with the big footer like Blogging Pro, that gives information on recent posts, recent comments and most commented stories, and one without the big footer, and thus no need for any plugins at all.
16. Photoblogger’s Theme for WordPress
Mansion is a free photoblogger’s theme for WordPress. It features a flexible-width thumbnail grid for both images and photo journal entries. Mansion is perfect for those who want to primarily showcase their photographs and occasionally write blog posts.
17. Focus on Optimal Typography
Modernist WordPress theme is based on the design ideas of Jan Tschichold, Josef Müller-Brockmann, Dieter Rams, and other modernists. Beautifully built yet transparent, it was designed with a focus on optimal typography in order to better showcase your content: text, images and video.
18. A Clean and Streamlined WordPress Theme
Manifest is a clean and streamlined WordPress theme that focused on the content and not the distractions. It utilizes a single column, 500 pixel wide layout. No sidebars. No widgets.
19. Quality Control WordPress Theme
Quality Control WordPress Theme was designed to allow the creation, and tracking, of tickets. It was kept simple, and packaged lightly, allowing the user to use it however he/she wants. Just the essentials have been added, and the rest is up to you.
20. A Blank WordPress Theme
Starkers is a bare-bones WordPress theme created to act as a starting point for the theme designer. Free of all presentational elements and non-semantic markup, Starkers is the perfect ‘blank slate’ for your projects, as it’s a stripped-back version of the ‘Default’ theme that ships with WordPress.