WordPress, quite the auspicious platform, has grown in development and popularity over the last decade. What was once a run of the mill blogging script is today a fully fledged content management system (CMS) you can use to create any website imaginable.
Now, WordPress is a darling of millions of website owners since it’s simple to learn and use. Creating a website is a matter of finding a great host, the perfect WordPress theme, and a couple of plugins. So far, WordPress has created a humongous market for theme and plugin developers as well as a specialized group of web hosts known as managed WordPress hosts.
One of the best rated and most popular free theme at WordPress.org, Activello by Colorlib is a minimal WordPress theme perfect for bloggers, designers, and other professionals in the creative fields. Yes that includes you.
The design is pretty simple and straightforward, which keeps distractions at bay. Activello supports WooCommerce, meaning you can build an eStore on your site in no time.
Further, this free WordPress theme comes with plenty of customization options that let you build a website out of your dreams. Activello is SEO-friendly and fully responsive, meaning you won’t break a sweat to get the best rankings in Google. It also means your visitors will have a pleasant experience whether they are on a desktop or smartphone.
Other features include infinite scroll, WPML support, featured sliders, Font Awesome icons, unlimited colors, theme documentation, and awesome support among others.
Palmas is a simple, minimalist and elegant theme brought to us by Dev Sharma of WPKube and you can see his character imprinted all over this one of a kind theme.
The layout is clean letting you concentrate on what matters; your content. It’s the perfect theme for bloggers, writers, poets, travelers, photographers, creative agencies, and much more. It features a great head mast, and an awesome sidebar with a couple of widget areas for all your related posts, archives, social buttons, and more.
If features a beautiful and interactive post slider at the top, a popular articles section and a really cool post grid. As you’d expect, this free WordPress theme is 100% responsive. The single post template is awesome and comes with typical features that make blogging fun such as author bio, related posts section, and a nice comment box.
You can add extra menus and even a call to action button in the footer section. Simply put, Palmas is for the colorful creative who appreciates plenty of white space. That’s probably everybody I know. Heck, it’s probably everybody you know.
Built to offer the best of user experience, Good helps you to showcase your works in style. Whether you’re a photographer, graphic designer, sketcher or any other professional in the creative industry, you’ll love the portfolio capabilities of Good.
Easily add your logo and favicon to brand your business with a single click. Further, you can use the Live Theme Customizer to edit every detail of your theme.
On top of that, you get unlimited sidebar menus, a retina-ready and responsive design, high performance, exceptional typography, continual updates and fully localization support among others.
A friend is using this theme to run his plugin review site. Before he went live though, he asked yours truly to give the theme a once over. I obliged because he’s a great friend and because Hueman looked promising from the word go.
Well, I was surprised when I gave the theme a test run, such that now it’s part of my professional toolkit. Hueman is more than just promising. It’s an incredible free WordPress theme used by more than 70k active websites across the globe. Whoa.
Hueman has an impressive rating of 4.9/5.0 with users raving all about the theme. This free WordPress theme comes with some notable features such as flexible layout options, multiple widget areas, extensive styling options, toggle sidebars, Font Awesome icons, share buttons, shortcodes, footer and header ads, featured slider/story et cetera et cetera.
Are you looking forward to launching an online magazine? Perhaps you already run one and are looking to rebrand. Well, rest easy, we present you the SuperMag free WordPress theme from the capable guys at Acme Themes. This bad boy is powerful from the inside out, giving you the tools and the layouts you need to create a professional magazine site in a matter of minutes, not months.
I mean, just look at the screenshot above. If you can’t make out which section is which, allow us to lend a hand. We have an intricate news ticker at the very top, a nice customizable menu just below the logo, an intuitive slider, featured content boxes next to it, ad areas to the further right, and so much more packed in a single theme that’s fully responsive to the core.
Other features include advanced widgets, breadcrumbs, unlimited colors, social media integration, Google fonts, and so much more.