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Although using a premium WordPress theme comes with quite a few perks not everybody has the budget to invest in one. A free WordPress theme is a good way to test some designer’s skills or functionality or at least to get an idea of what could work for your business. To help you narrow the search here are 2015’s Best Free WordPress Themes.
This multipurpose theme is perfect to showcase any type of content, on all types of devices. By choosing this WP theme you can enjoy:
- standard WordPress functionality
- a responsive layout
- large set of features for advanced customization
Developed by Shufflehound, Maskitto is a lightweight, clean, easy to use WordPress theme. It is designed to put focus on social media connections and emphasizes projects and results. It gets extra points for these awesome features:
- responsive design,
- united color schemes,
- slider with lots of options
- fast to learn administration panel layout
- clean and easy visual design
developed by FruitThemes, Gardenia is perfect for any business, especially those revolving around “green” trends: gardening, bio products, bio cleaning, etc. It also has a premium version that comes with unlimited customization options and has basically anything you might need for the best start.
Fluid and responsive, Photogram connects, with just a few clicks, your Picasa and Pinterest accounts so your visitors can access everything on there right from your site. It is easy to customize and really puts accent on visual impression.
This unique and lively theme is SEO optimized and ready to show off your content. It is a great choice for a personal blog or a business revolving around photography, fashion, beauty industry.
If you want to start a blog or a portfolio website and you want a responsive, retina-ready theme Modern should be a great choice. It is translation ready and ensures cross browser compatibility.
Gateway surprises with an elegant style, perfectly suited for a variety of users: writers, businesses or personal sites.
While some happy users describe it as a work of art, the responsive Adament is a truly fantastic way to expose your photos when your business revolves around visual art.
When I saw Fara, I instantly thought it would look amazing as an online children story book. It is responsive, translation-ready, has a ton of features to customize your experience and it looks awesome.
Yarn is a child for the Saga theme-also free. It uses big images to drag attention and an easy to read font, making it perfect for writers.
I have mentioned Anders Noren themes, including this one, in previous posts. They have a certain nordic elegance that only Swedish can pull off. Hemingway is a clean, beautiful and responsive two-column theme for bloggers. Features responsive design, retina-ready assets, translation-ready code and many customization options.
Searching for something minimalist, content-oriented? Writr is perfect for your personal blog. It comes packed with 6 different color schemes: turquoise (default), blue, green, grey, purple, and red.
Urban Lite is a free WordPress theme designed for blogs. Flat design, responsive and packed with options, it will boost your content and ensure a much needed exposure.
Using a simple, classic design and soft colors to complement any type of blog, Anew has a versatile design that works great on any informational website. Plus, it comes with several layouts to choose from, so you can customize your work.
I really appreciate the work of the team from MyThemeShop and use some of their themes on my sites. They are responsive, with a clean look and know how to put the focus on your content.
Simple Shop is an easy to use storefront for your WooCommerce business. Display your products in a simple, responsive, clean, and modern layout. If you want a ton of extra features it also comes in a premium version.
WooThemes have already established a name in the industry. Storefront is the perfect theme for your next WooCommerce project. It is responsive, easy to customize and ready to start selling your products.
SmartShop Lite can be used to set up an online store to sell digital & physical products. You can display featured products on front page. It also has a custom template for the store page. Though it is a free WooCommerce theme but comes with a lot of premium features.
MiniMart Lite is a unique theme with flat and metro elements built specifically for WooCommerce. Your entire product catalog will be displayed beautifully across all modern platforms.