They are premium and they are free. Best responsive and free premium WordPress themes to get you started for 2016. Find all kinds of themes ranging from portfolio, magazine, personal blog wordpress theme, music, video, business, one page and many more. Only choose the best from a bloat load of free WordPress themes i have come across for the last few days.
Enjoy this new year and i wish you happiness to all. Take a look at the below free themes and let us know if they were useful to you. Our WordPress themes category is growing everyday with free and best WordPress themes available to you so make to sure bookmark us for further updates. Also take a look at our related free theme article 40 Best Free Responsive WordPress Themes for more themes.
Journal can be quite useful for new bloggers or even for website owners who already has a newspaper style theme and need a better alternative. This theme delivers minimal design with options to showcase better layouts with responsive design.
Journal comes in two styles; light and dark. Uploading an image for the header enable you to add featured image to pages and posts, it will replace the header image whenever you view a page or post. The banner settings let you customize the banner ads on the sidebar of the theme. Custom options is going to be your best friend here, you have so many options to set a header background, accent colour, link colour and many more. Journal theme also has an overlay search field, overlay responsive menu, infinite scroll support and font-awesome icons.DemoDownload
This theme offers premium quality elegant, clean and minimalist design mainly used for quest – blog, portfolio, eCommerce, magazine, photography .It includes responsive web design, drag and drop page builder to show your content and many other exclusive features.
Quest can help you make incredible page layouts without any coding knowledge. You just need to click to create Columns, Sections, Galleries, Sliders, and insert modules like icon, text and image into any columns. Quest allows you to make an Image Gallery with Rounded or Square thumbnails; your content is displayed in the gallery using custom lightbox with navigation controls. Get fabulous eye-catching results with your creativity combined with Quest.DemoMore Info / Download
Colormag – Free Magzine WordPress Theme
A flawless WordPress theme for newspapers, magazines, news, publishing etc. For a free theme Colormag is a wonderful theme and loaded with many features. The theme is built in 8 custom widget which are specially designed to fit your homepage. You can design a multipurpose layout in very less time using these widgets. You have the choice to select the primary colour of your choice. Choose to have your own header text and logo, you have the option to show both or either one of them. You can create language files and then can be used in your language. There are social icons integrated in the theme which you can add in your header or footer of your design.
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Optimizer – Free WordPress Theme
Optimizer is a multipurpose theme with many impressive features. Every element can be customized Live without touching the code. You have two layouts to choose from boxed or full-width. You have more than 600 fonts and, powerful themes, Custom CSS theme, lovely image slider and can easily upload logo. The optimizer is SEO friendly, 100% responsive, retina ready, mobile optimized and built with CSS3 & HTML. It is translation ready, also it is ready for bbPress, Mailchimp, WooCommerce, Contact Form 7.Optimizer theme has been tested and improved for a faster page load time and speed. The theme is perfect for photography, portfolio, corporate, personal, small business and eCommerce websites.
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Interface – Clean Blog WordPress Theme
Easily customizable with many theme options Interface is a clean, simple and retina ready WordPress theme. Some of the notable features are 4 layouts for every page and post, it also has two site layouts: Wide and Narrow, 10 social icons, 8 widget areas, a slider to highlight your page or post, 6 custom widgets and a bottom information bar to highlight email/email/contact and other options. Interface also has a favicon, custom background, CSS, webclip icon, header, logo and menu. Make beautiful themes with Interface and make your website attractive and beautiful.
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Omega – Free Responsive WordPress Theme
Omega is a scalable, responsive and a search engine optimized parent theme for WordPress. It has been built on Hybrid Core framework and Themehall developers are to be credited for its wonderful features. It has multiple page layouts, Translation ready and also child theme friendly.
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Maskitto Light – Free WordPress Theme
Maskitto Light is a light weight simple and clean WordPress theme for daily use. Some of its useful features are slider with lots of options, fast to learn administration panel layout, clean and easy visual design and responsive design. All these features in one Theme and guess what? It comes for free. You can do wonders with all these features and create a beautiful website.Demo More Info / Download
Receptar – Free Restaurant WordPress Theme
This is a responsive, simple, contemporary, completely customizable, high-DPI, stylish blog WordPress theme. Receptar features split-screen book-like design which is motivated by a modern cook book with emphasis on beautiful typography and imagery. It also supports Jetpack plugin, Beaver Builder page builder and Schema.org markup, Theme Hook Alliance action hooks. It has a translation-ready code, customizable colors, front page slideshow and many other features. The theme runs on browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer 9+ browsers.
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ProtoPress has been designed for photographers,magazine,bloggers or other creative types .This theme has different features like responsive design,retina ready and 3d slider for getting you hooked.
Loaded with numerous features ProtoPress might be the final destination for your search for a good WordPress. It has featured content areas, Multiple Layouts, Navigation System, Advanced Menu and a completely configurable slidebar width. You have a variety of fonts with Google fonts, Featured Images and High Quality Animation right through the theme. It is a 100% responsive theme and can work on all your devices like tab and mobile besides a laptop or computer. Proto Press does not believe in compromising and adds professionalism to your website.
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Opportune is free responsive clean theme to show off your interior design works and galleries with professional touch. Overall a businesstheme using responsive design with single layout, multiple sidebar options and unlimited colors combination support.
Opportune offers you a sophisticated design comprising of linear open spaces and fine edges that is simply perfect for your business needs. Flexible and loaded with many features Opportune is a serious theme for those business minded people. There are many blog styles, 19 slidebar positions, Post formats, Header styles, many page width options and hundreds of features to make that elegant website.
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Luna WordPress Theme
Try this theme if you are looking to build your portfolio page or a grid style blogging experience. The posts are single columned to encourage reading and avoid other distractions.
Every theme in Luna comes with unique and standard templates and will have your site running in minutes. It is SEO friendly, with a responsive framework that has been specially developed to look good in all types of devices: laptop, computer, mobiles and tablets. The Google library has an ocean of fonts for you to select and it includes an XML file so that you can upload it after you have installed the theme to make it look like a demo. It has been tested on many browsers and runs smoothly on Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer 9+. You will see how your website beautifies with Luna WordPress Theme. The best thing about Luna is that all its updates are free for life you will never have to pay for any of its upgrades that are available online.
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MK – New WordPress Theme
MK is a new theme with full-page header image with a clean interface and sidebar menus. The theme is responsive and provides complete control over layout, color, navigation and other features from live customizer panel.Demo | Download
Developed with latest bootstrap framework on html5 and css3 this theme features a responsive design and comes with many features. the full screen homepage banner with video and image playback and the drag and drop builder in theme options to manage the sections on your page are all nice features of this business WordPress theme.
The section settings in Cordillera does not only let you add background colour and image but also lets you divide the section into many columns or set the section to full width etc. The theme is coded with HTML5 and CSS3 language and based on Bootstrap, therefore it is fully responsive on mobiles and well as desktops and computers.
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Toivo Lite – Blog Theme
A blog theme for wordpress with one and two column layout with sidebar and callout links. This lite version theme will let you do almost everything you need to setup a personal blogging experience from changing header and background images, callout title, color etc.
You can display your important content testimonials, call out links and other content on its beautiful Front Page template. This theme is a translation ready and supports features like Schema.org microdata and Right to Left languages.
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Sydney Corporate Theme
Sydney is a responsive corporate theme to display your agency portfolio. With features like full color control, full screen slider, sticky navigation etc this theme is a worthy collection.
You can give your company an overwhelming online presence with Sydneys powerful Coporate Theme. It provides you with all those links you need to make a prompt engaging front page.
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Match – Wedding Blog Theme
A theme which is actually suited for any blog types but the large static image which is displayed on front-page is great to showcase wedding photos. This is a lite version of the theme named match pro but this free version will get you a blog layout for free. The demo shows the blog layout. The live wordpress customizer has an option to change the header image, background colors and sidebar widgets straight away.
You can use it as tumblr WordPress and can organize your blog posts to be posted in formats by removing the sidebar completely. The Match Wedding Blog Theme can also be used in gallery, personal and portfolio websites.
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Starter – One Page WordPress Theme
Another premium looking free theme for download with all functionality you can find on a onepage responsive WordPress theme.The clean portfolio and sliders is another notable feature of this theme. Customization of fonts, color, header etc is possible with the built in admin panel for this starter theme. This theme find itself in one of the best Premium WordPress Themes in our collection.
Ready with all the functionality Starter has some remarkable post type like slider projects, team and clients. You can easily use all the features to make a beautiful website for your business.
OneEngine – Free One Page WordPress Theme
This top designed WordPress theme is unique in itself with a layout builder to make your own layouts in no time. Starting with the full width slider to catch visitor attention to get conversions straight away is just perfect. The theme is responsive with amazing parallax background effects making it even more attractive along with its totally onepage flat design.
With unlimited color schemes and unique user interface of display web elements is what makes this theme the best of free WordPress themes.
You can select from Main Color and Links Color for your styling. The main attractions of OneEngine are the spontaneous theme options and the Layout Builder. These options help in creating a spectacular business or portfolio website.Demo | Download
Spacious – A free multipurpose clean responsive Theme
An ideal free theme for business websites with multiple theme possibilities with blog style, portfolio style etc. This theme is responsive and includes amazing slider to slider through images fluidly A correct call to action placement, 4 post layouts, 6 templates and much more features to use.
Spacious is integrated with WooCommerce which will make your online shop a lot more functional and beautiful. The header image lets you decide where it needs to be displayed: below the menu or above it. Spacious is translation ready, you just need to create language files and start using it in your own or any language that you want. If you are a newbie do not panic at all Spacious offers a support forum where they can extend the help you require.
Adament – Free FullScreen Responsive WordPress Theme
This is a fullscreen photography WordPress theme ideal to setup a premium photography related website. The theme comes with so many options to customize and the color scheme of the theme is also customizable.
Adament Theme is based on Bootstrap 3 framework and is designed for websites that are photo-centric. The homepage of the theme features jQuery animated title and space to add a caption for every slide. Besides working efficiently on all types of modern devices it supports a surplus of many custom widgets. You can freely build and customize the theme according to your requirements.
Zenith – Free Wedding Responsive WordPress Theme
Zenith is a free premium responsive WordPress theme built on Bootstrap 3 framework. This is a flat wedding WordPress template. This is ideal to setup a wedding related website.
Weddings are special to everyone and with Zenith you can make your website special to look. With the many colour and fonts for you to choose you can construct and build for your business an attractive website.
Socute – Free minimalistic WooCommerce theme
Socute is a clean and minimalistic Woo Commerce theme, designed with a great responsive design. It employes a powerful plugin, Woo Commerce that enables the creation of a versatile and rich WordPress shop, with thousand of layout options and a lot of features to customize your shop following your needs.
You have an option to create unlimited contact forms for your website and from the panel you can set up each form easily. The pop-up feature lets you launch all your offers and where and when the users can subscribe for your newsletters. There is a gallery for video and images you wish to display on your website.
Hueman – Free Responsive WordPress magazine Theme
A fully responsive high resolution WordPress magazine & blog theme with cool typography which makes the read easy and includes full feature set to manage the theme widgets.
The theme has been designed to display the content and pictures beautifully. Since it stresses on beautifying things on your website you are definitely going to attract more customers once you use Hueman. The reviews for this site are wonderful and the theme is being used by more than 70K websites across the world.Demo|Download
Free Under Construction WordPress Theme
An under construction WordPress theme built with HTML5 and CSS3.Demo|Download
Sixteen Responsive – Free Artistic WordPress Theme
Sixteen is a very Artistic wordpress theme suitable for most blogs. This theme has a grid layout on homepage to display latest posts.
It has WooCommerce integrated in it and supports a header image. It is a fully Responsive Nivo Slider, Grid Layout for Homepage, Full Width Pages and Customizable Header Image and Footer. Sixteen has been translated in to many languages like Russian, Japanese, Arabic, French, Spanish and others.Demo|Download
Free Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme
Clean Retina is a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices. Along with the elegant design the theme is easily customizable with numerous theme options.
It supports 9 homepage layouts with the corporate layout included in this, 11 social icons, webmaster tools, custom post type to show gallery, 5 layouts for every post and a slider to highlight your post. It supports Contact Form 7 Breadcrumb NavXT and WP-PageNavi plugins.Demo|Download
Attitude – Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme
Attitude is a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices.Demo|Download
Pytheas – Free Responsive Corporate WordPress Theme
Pytheas is a fully responsive/fluid WordPress theme for corporate, business, portfolio style websites. Built without clutter and with a minimal design.
Pytheas is a great theme for small websites or for new business that are looking for starter themes. It is an elegant, simple yet attractive theme with different features like custom header and background.Demo|Download
Alhena – Free Corporate WordPress theme
Alhena is a responsive clean and corporate WordPress Theme. The theme support all modern browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 and uses the most modern technologies like HTML5 and CSS3.
Alhena Theme is WooCommerce compatible and will help you design and manage your online shop beautifully and also make it look more professional. The WooCommerce has a masonry layout.Demo|Download
POINT – Free Multipurpose wordpress Theme
Point is a FREE fluid responsive theme that is multipurpose and flexible. Through the advanced options panel, you can choose from multiple site layouts, backgrounds and color schemes, as well as control specific features of the theme.
SEO friendly with premium layout, styled widgets and custom post meta information boxes. Like most other themes POINT works on all devices including mobiles and tablets and has been tested to work on most of the popular browsers.Demo|Download
Sugar & Spice – Free Feminine WordPress Blog Theme
Sugar & Spice is a chic, feminine theme created with wedding WordPress blog and wedding industry in mind. Features include option to upload your own logo & favicon, customizable colors and background, 3 different layout options. And guess what – it’s responsive too!
Some of the distinctive features of Sugar & Spice are its customizable colours and backgrounds, you can upload your own favicon and logo and there are 3 layouts for you to choose. The theme works wonders for the websites of photographers, bakeries, florists and wedding planners.Demo|Download
Corpo – Free Responsive Business portfolio theme
Corpo is a responsive business & portfolio theme which can be used for personal or corporate website.
Because the theme is responsive it makes your website look beautiful and remarkable in all the devices and works on all popular browsers. It features a big slider in the homepage and has many page templates for portfolios, blogs etc.Demo|Download
Doke Doke – Free Creative Agency WordPress Theme
Designed to showcase your work, perfect for wordpress creative agencie theme and freelancers. Filled with all the necessary features to deliver the professional presence you need.
Doke Doke has the look of a broken paper which divides every section of site and has parallax effect on the header making it look dynamic. If used wisely, these divisions will make your project look remarkably stunning.Demo|Download
Fruitful – Free Responsive business WordPress theme
Fruitful – WordPress theme with powerful theme options panel and simple clean front end design. Ability to modify styles and options to your needs.
You can choose from two layouts: fixed and responsive. Some features of the theme include slider, fonts, editable colours, easily upload logo, footer, social icons and much more. It has WooCommerce plugin with which you can manage the online shop and has been translated into languages like Vietnamese, German, French, and Vietnamese.Demo|Download
TopBest – Free Multipurpose WordPress Theme
TopBest Theme is not just another regular out of the box wordpress theme, it has a lot of functions and features, it supports both 5 multiple homepage layouts, tons of shortcode best of all the shortcodes are from a plugin created by wpexplorer, and of course a theme is not complete without a pair of theme options this theme is equiped with SmartPanel Theme Options provided by vafpress framework.Demo|Download
Simple – Dark Flat WordPress Portfolio Theme
Simple responsive flat wordpress theme goes by its name a simple wordpress theme with enough features and options to get your satisfaction a big boost. Simple WordPress theme supports multiple color schemes 5 to be exact and 2 primary color which is dark and white. its homepage can be fully customized, using a set of shortcodes the homepage can be created uniquely.
As the name of the theme suggests Simple is a responsive and flat WordPress with brilliant features to make you a remarkable website and to completely satisfy you.Demo|Download
Vantage – Free Premium wordpress theme
Vantage is a free flexible multipurpose WordPress theme from SiteOrigin, Built with full support for popular plugins like Page Builder, MetaSlider, WooCommerce, etc. Use it to start a business site, portfolio or online store.
The theme is retina ready and has been integrated with some of the most powerful plugins like Page Builder making it responsive for all types of devices. WooCommerce help you to make and manage an online shop in your website.Demo|Download
BigFoot – Big, bold wordpress premium theme for creatives
Two are the Rockford’s essential traits: full-screen pictures and photo albums. You can use full-screen images pretty much everywhere throughout the theme.Demo|Download
Tempera – Free premium WordPress Theme
We sprinkled all post formats, 8 layouts including magazine and blog, powdered 40+ social icons and even blended in a customizable top bar for extra density.
The designs in Tempera are dark but beautiful and classy. Some features of the theme are that you can choose from multiple layouts, homepage slider and is widget ready. The ratings for the theme online are pretty good and there are many users who swear by Tempera.Demo|Download