45 Free WordPress Themes for 2012
The year 2012 starts with a huge amount of best free WordPress themes that you can find on the web. To make your search easier I’ve gathered some of the great themes design that appeared till now this year. You’ll see portfolio themes, magazine themes, free photography wordpress themes, full image background themes and responsive design themes. Use whichever one meets your needs and customize it as you like.
The hot trend in web design right now is responsive design. There’s no doubt about it. The WordPress community have already developed some great frameworks based on responsive website design, all you have to do is considering and adapting your site for looking great on all platforms including mobile devices. You’ll see some of them here.
In this article we present 45 free high-quality WordPress themes for design inspiration or solution for your next project. Learn a lot from these freebie themes and customize design upon them.
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Free WordPress Themes for 2012
Plixus is our first free premium WordPress theme that you can use it as a porfolio or blog news.
Reco is a flexible free premium WordPress theme; it is unique with a clean and modern feel, you can customize it easily to fit in your website.
A free minimal & responsive portfolio theme ideal for graphic designers or photographers.
Nomad is the new fab series theme. This is a clean, elegant magazine wordpress theme. Theme has a two column design with a jQuery featured image slider.
4. Lucas Theme
Clean magazine WordPress theme with fresh look!
5. Business Lite
Business lite 3 from CyberChimps WordPress Themes is a Free Responsive Business WordPress Theme perfect for any business on any device (which magically adjusts to mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad, and Android).
6. GoPress Free WordPress Theme
GoPress is a super minimal and lightweight free WordPress Theme by WPExplorer that is perfect for any magazine, news or blogging website.
Delicacy is a culinary WordPress theme created with food blogs in mind.
8. Esplanade Free WordPress Theme
A modern and stylish theme featuring a responsive layout with a slick and streamlined design but powered by a powerful code base and a flexible options page offering lots of featured and control.
Photum is a theme to use with WordPress that will turn your site into a clean portfolio that you can use to show off your photos.
WidePhoto is a free HTML5 fullscreen WordPress theme for photographers that want a visually stunning website to show photography.
Egray is free news WordPress theme with featured content option and options page. Supports post thumbnails. Suitable for any niche, especially fashion design sites.
Danko WordPress Theme is ideal for charity organizations. It’s focused on raising funds for your charity.
13. ShowPress WordPress Theme
ShowPress is a photography and personal blog WordPress theme that will allow you to easily build unlimited galleries to showcase your new projects in style.
Easter2012 is a free premium WordPress theme built specifically for Easter. Setup and enjoy in just a couple minutes!
15. Grid Style
Grid Style Free WordPress Theme with a magazine based layout. Design to showcase your fashion style portfolio. This theme was inspired by the fashion industry stylish design.
16. Kalistosi Magazine
Pronto is a very clean and minimal jQuery Masonry WordPress theme that’s perfect for showcasing your posts in a grid like fashion, that will re-adjust depending on your visitors browser size.
Respo is amazing WordPress theme with clean, sleek and customizable design. The theme is suitable for presonal blogs and/or online magazines. This is a responsive theme, able to adapt its layout to the screen size of your visitors. (try resizing the screen and see for yourself)
Nobeliumful is a WordPress theme, smart magazine blog for your awesome site. Nobeliumful WordPress theme has multiple categories section, a well-designed jQuery content slider, magazine layout, custom typography, Twitter follower and RSS subscriber counter buttons and much more!
20. The Time
The Time premium theme is beautiful, professional and packed with great features. It has amazing look and feel, has 2 color styles and it has 10 layout styles, specially 5 homepages, 4 blog pages and a portfolio page, plus custom contact page, and many more features.
Axis is our new fullscreen portfolio wordpress theme. This is a premium quality theme with features on par with paid themes.
FontFolio Free WordPress Theme with a grid based layout. Design to showcase your typography portfolio.
23. Folisteros Mag
Mendeleviumoid WordPress Theme has a fancy jQuery Carousel that auto scroll which is easily customizable at the admin options panel.It also has custom homepage widgets for additional content and posts container.
Canyon is a powerful News magazine wordpress theme.
Architekt Free WordPress Theme is clean simple and unique. Design to showcase your architectural portfolio.
The theme with white / orange color combinations, search engine friendly and custom theme admin panel. KWPO is 100% free personal or commercial usage.
Very elegant, clean and fast loading WordPress theme with minimalistic approach.
It’s a free WordPress theme and, as you may notice from the name, it has a very minimal look. Since minimal design is very popular these days, I decided to create a WordPress theme with a modern and minimal style.
Clean style and elegant HTML5 powered theme.
This wonderfully designed Magazine theme is one of the best Free Magazine WordPress Themes.
41. Zenon Lite
45. Blacken Magazine