Ten of our Favorite Free WordPress Themes


Do you have an idea for a business and want to set up a site online? If you want the very best results for your efforts, you should definitely go for WordPress as your CMS platform. WordPress has become so popular and trustworthy, that all the themes and plug-ins built exclusively for this platform have gained a lot of exposure as well. With WordPress you can upload content anytime, anyhow even if you do not have any idea about HTML and CSS coding.

But what type of theme should you go for? WordPress themes are very versatile in the sense that they can be used to blog, or to showcase portfolio. They can be also modified to be presented as a professional corporate site. There are plenty of options out that there that can meet your needs, but this list below will present the Top 10 Free WordPress Themes:

– Sparkling:

Demo: http://colorlib.com/sparkling/

This is very effective as a blogging platform. If you want to upload content almost daily about your recent accomplishments and events, this is the theme you should go for. The page starts off with a full-screen slider that could make an effective presentation of your work. The layout is fluid, and it realigns itself in a mobile screen to still look dynamic and versatile. You can install some powerful plugins like W3Total cache which improves page loading speed and optimizes user experience. Go for Gravity Forms which allows you to quickly connect with different third party services like Paypal, Stripe and others. Also, you can use other plugins like Contact Form 7 and SEO by Yoast which will help you to write better content and achieve an edge in search engine marketing.

– Esteem:

Demo: http://demo.themegrill.com/esteem/

This is a really good layout for any business venture. Not only do you get a Home page that includes a header image where you can put emphasis on your content via pictures, but you can also use the blogging page where you can talk about any upcoming events or product. You can change the layout to either ‘wide’ or ‘boxed’, thus changing the appearance accordingly. There are 2 custom templates installed- one for your contact page and the other for your products. You can change the colours of the layout, insert a custom logo and title. This theme even supports custom CSS and custom background features! You can use the Contact Form 7 and other 5 custom widgets with this WordPress theme.


Demo: http://demo.themegrill.com/accelerate/

Fluid in its design and very simple in terms of appearance, this theme can be used for corporate and business affairs, or for portfolios, travel and even blogging. It is responsive, which means that its layout is dynamic and will adapt its look according to the screen it is viewed in. Also, this theme supports many post formats, which makes it compatible with quotes, images, links, videos and even small info bits called ‘asides’. You can customize the header image, the background and even the title and logo. Continue reading Ten of our Favorite Free WordPress Themes