High-quality WordPress themes always come in handy. Whether you are looking for some design inspiration or professional coding solutions — in both cases you can learn a lot, you can apply them and you can build customized designs upon them without reinventing the wheel all the time.
In this article we present 100 free high-quality WordPress themes. Together with hundreds of other designs, these themes have been manually selected, installed and tested over the last weeks. They all can be downloaded, customized and used for free in both personal and commercial projects. Links to demo-versions provide a direct preview of a theme.
Please notice that the listed WordPress themes are presented in 8 sections: vibrant themes, simple & minimalistic themes, magazine style, grid-based, clean and legible, advanced, experimental, photoblog & videoblog.
You might also want to take a look at our previous selections:
- 83 Beautiful WordPress Themes
An overview of beautiful, but rather unknown themes you might have missed.
- 21 Fresh, Usable and Elegant Themes
A quite pretty selection of elegant yet well thought-out themes.
- 10 Fresh and Clean Themes
The beauty of these themes lies in their clean look supported by a legible content presentation.
- 13 Wordpress Magazin-Themes
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1. Vibrant WordPress Themes
PFO Stripes [ Demo ]
PFO Business [ Demo ]
FFF Lemon Twist (Demo and Download)
Several3 [ Demo ]
DM-Bloodless [ Demo]
Comes with a number of themes.
2. Simple, Minimalistic Themes
miniBits [ Demo ]
3. Magazine Style WordPress Themes
Structure Wordpress Theme [ Demo ]
Visionary Wordpress Theme [ Demo ]
4. Grid-Based WordPress Themes
Gridline Lite [ Demo ]
5. Calm, Clean and Legible Themes
Yomel [ Demo ]
Livegreen [ Demo ]
6. Advanced WordPress Themes
A 3-column template system with rotating header images.
7. Experimental Themes
Bonsai, Red Growth Live
Big typography dominates.
Tropical Grunge [ Demo ]
The front page features only the main/recent post of the weblog.
8. Photoblog & Videoblog Themes
9. Sources and Further Resources
- WordPress Themes That Don’t Suck
- BlogPerfume WordPress Themes
- 48 SEO WordPress Themes
- Best WordPress Magazine Themes
- Photoblog Themes
Credit to http://www.smashingmagazine.com