customizr

Popular and Free WordPress Themes

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Popular and Free WordPress Themes

There are thousands of free WordPress themes, but here is a look at the more popular ones.

Responsive

This is one of the most popular free themes on WordPress. This free theme is completely responsive and works well on mobile.

Top features of Responsive are:

  • 11 widget areas
  • nine page templates
  • four menu positions
  • six template layouts

This theme is WooCommerce compatible, is Retina ready, is multilingual ready and search engine friendly.

Customizr

This free WordPress theme is easy to customize and is a fully responsive theme. With Customizr, users are able to create a fast, beautiful and mobile friendly site.

The theme works well with WordPress plugins like bbPress, WooCommerce, Jetpack and others.

Zerif Lite

Another highly popular free WordPress theme is Zerif Lite. Zerif Lite is a one page theme that has been built on the Bootstrap framework and offers parallax support.

Zerif Lite is popular for businesses, web agencies, portfolio sites and personal sites.

Zerif Lite is a fully responsive theme that offers a modern design, which is mobile friendlily. The theme is compatible with WPML, WooCommerce, RTL and is Retina ready.

Vantage

This theme is flexible and can be used for a number of purposes. Vantage offers plugins like Page Builder, WooCommerce and MetaSlider. This theme is completely responsive and is Retina ready.

Huemanhueman

This free WordPress theme is fully responsive and offers high resolution. This WordPress theme is great for magazines and blogs. Hueman offers unique features like toggle sidebars.

Other features of Hueman include:

  • unlimited widget areas
  • unlimited header, topper, accent colors and footers.
  • 4 footer widget columns
  • 10 post formats
  • Related posts and post navigation
  • 0-2 sidebars to the left or right that can be uniquely specified for each page or post
  • Social links
  • Featured story or slider
  • Logo upload and many more useful admin panel features.
  • Localisation support

You will find plenty of WordPress themes that are free and offer you what you need. These are the more popular free WordPress themes and are worth a look, if you are planning to create a website.

shopkeeper

3 Popular Premium WordPress Themes 2016

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3 Popular Premium WordPress Themes 2016

When you are looking to get a website for your business you will need to have some idea of how you want it to look. You need to have high quality content that will engage your audience and the content needs to be delivered on a quality platform.

Your site needs to be organized, clean and functional. You will then need to have a premium theme, which you are able to get from WordPress. WordPress offers an easy way to create and manage your website, so you don’t need to have a lot of experience.

If you are on the hunt for a premium theme from WordPress, take a look at these 3 popular themes.

Oshine

oshine

colorlib.com

Oshine is a dynamic, interactive and attractive WordPress theme that is responsive and designed for a range of websites from business to personal to commercial no matter the size of your business or needs.

Oshine is built for a single page website and static webpage creation. You don’t have to any coding skills for this theme as it is easy to use.

Oshine allows you to create professional static layouts through the use of tools it has on offer.

Divi

The sky is the limit is the motto that goes with this theme. With this theme you are offered unlimited customization features and amazing functionality.

The most notable feature of Divi is the Divi Builder that will help you to create your layout and change anything that you want. There are also 18 pre-set layouts that you can use.

The theme is responsive, efficient and will adapt to any screen size.

Shopkeeper

Do you have an online store? Shopkeeper is a trendy and elegant theme with a flexible layout that adjusts to different devices.

There are several pre-made layouts that you can use to create an attractive website in no time at all.

The theme supports WooCommerce plugin so it is a great theme for a business to sell their products on.

xmax

Free WordPress Themes September 2015

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If you are looking for a WordPress theme, then have a look at these free ones for September 2015.

Xmax: Feature Rich Magazine

This theme has been designed with newspapers, magazines and blogs in mind. It has a focus in the way that the content is displayed with a clean look. There is a gentle color scheme that will make your posts stand out and also unique. The theme has a responsive design.

The Optimizer: Multipurpose Theme

The Optimizer can be customized for any purpose and has powerful features. Each element in the theme can be customized without the need to write a code. There are multiple layouts, a logo uploader, an image slider, over 600 fonts and more. This theme is completely responsive.

Eminemt: Clean Blog

The free version of this theme is modern looking and can be used for a variety of purposes. It is mobile friendly, responsive and SEO friendly. The home page can be customized.

Zoomify: Personal Blogzoomify

This is a clean and sophisticated looking theme for a personal blog. It is simple, flexible and modern and presents your content in a fresh and modern way. The theme is retina ready and completely responsive.

Publication: Blog and Magazine

This is an elegant blog and magazine theme that has full screen featured images. This theme is ideal for travel, food, fashion and design. There is a balance in color, detail and more.

Pixova Lite: Creative Multipurpose Theme

The Pixova lite is the free version of Pixova Pro. The theme has unlimited and randomized header images, pie charts, portfolio area, blog and more. This is a responsive theme that has crisp text and graphics.

Maisha Charity Theme

This is the free version of the Maisha and is the latest WordPress theme for charities. The theme is modern and responsive and is accessibility ready.

There are plenty of great themes for WordPress that you can get for free to create and build your website.

border

Free WordPress Photography Themes

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Free WordPress Photography Themes

If you have a photography website or blog, then why not choose one of these WordPress photography themes that are free.

Border

Border is a great photography theme that is easy to use. It has a wonderfully designed interface that has been shaped in a way to present your memorable photos comfortably.

The features of Border include gallery cover text, photo galleries, video support, portfolio project, mobile ready and fully responsive, full social integration and over 600 Google fonts.

ePix

ePix has a full screen view that is responsive to all devices. If you are looking to showcase your photos then this is a great theme.

The features of ePix are it has unlimited skins, its fully responsive, retina graphics, powerful admin menu and SEO ready.

Hypershothyoershot

Hypershot is a multipurpose theme that will fit all creative users. It contains the latest WP features and is fully responsive. You are able to modify every aspect of the theme with just a little know how.

The features of Hypershot include alternative homepage templates, 2 style album lists, unlimited galleries, 2 colour versions and dynamic AJAX thumbs gallery and navigation icon.

Contrast

Contrast is a super responsive theme when it is full screen photography theme. You will be able to show off your artwork in the best possible way.

The features of Contrast are flexible portfolios, photo galleries, retina ready, Woo commerce ready, 3 header styles, social media friendly and custom short codes.

Astro

Astro has a number of customization options and AJAX page loading features.

The features of Astro include visual composer plugin, e-commerce integration, full scree, retina ready, responsive, custom post types and translation and WPML ready.

Colorbow

Colorbow is aimed at powering complex photography. There is an excellent framework so that the site can be accessed on various devices.

The features of Colorbow include drag and drop builder for main page, human time facility, responsive premium WordPress theme, multiple slide shows and Facebook comment facility.

asana

5 Great Theme based WordPress Themes for June 2015

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5 Great Theme based WordPress Themes for June 2015

Here are some great theme based WordPress themes of June 2015.

Asana Sport and Yoga WordPress Theme

Asana is a modern, clean and flat WordPress theme that is ideal for any sport, dance studio, gyms, health clubs, event agencies and other such businesses. Asana has been designed with fresh colors and with the latest trends used. The Asana is responsive and created with HTML5 and CSS3.

Therapy Health/Medical WordPress Theme

Therapy is a fresh and clean design that is perfect for medical and healthcare related businesses. The theme is full of cool features that you will love.

Non-Profit NGO & Charity WordPress Theme

Non-profit is a powerful WordPress Theme that is made for charity and non-profit website. You are able to create your own styles so that the theme suits you. There is a user friendly Theme Options Panel and a Visual Layout Builder, which allows you to create pages in minutes.

Kerna Modern Business WordPress Theme

Kerna is a Modern Multi-Purpose Business WordPress theme. This theme can be used for any type of website whether its for personal or business use. The Landing Page has a modern look and feel and remains use friendly.

Cakery – Cake WordPress Theme

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themeforest.net

If you have a bakery, a cake shop or any food business then Cakery is ideal. You are able to customize it with ease through its powerful Admin Options.

 

 

 

 

isomer

Fresh and Free WordPress Themes

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Fresh and Free WordPress Themes

WordPress theme developers are constantly coming up with new and interesting interpretations of the latest design trends. Here are some of the latest and free WordPress themes.

Eptima Corporate

  • Created by – Sketch Themes
  • Features – SEO Optimized, shortcodes, various colour settings and great for companies
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Aventurine

aventurine

wptavern.com

  • Created by – RedRadar
  • Features – Large typography, bright tones and is simple
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Create

  • Created by – Catch Themes
  • Features – Full screen background, large headlines and a mobile first design
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use.

Counsel

  • Created by – Mud Themes
  • Features – Social icons, versatile, Flexslider with texts and clickable buttons
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Incart Lite

  • Created by – Sketch Themes
  • Features – Animated icons, translation ready and WooCommerce theme
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Hermoso

  • Created by – CSSIgniter
  • Features – Simple, colourful and super customizable
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Bloggr

  • Created by – Modern Themes
  • Features – Pinterest like layout, Google font selector and simple customization.
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Auberge

  • Created by – WebMan Design
  • Features – Retina ready, responsive and ideal for food blogs and restaurants
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Isomer

  • Created by – FabThemes
  • Features – Great for portfolios and needs a few plugins to be used properly
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Fara

  • Created by – FlyFreeMedia
  • Features – Colour options, masonry layout, favicon and custom logo
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

FlyMag

  • Created by – FlyFreeMedia
  • Features – Google fonts, many customization options and custom page templates
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Typography

  • Created by – SM Themes
  • Features – Simple layout, quirky slider and heavy focus on text
  • License – Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial

Hexa

  • Created by – FreeWPThemes
  • Features – Attractive icons and animations and timeline based.
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Ariwoo

  • Created by – Arinio Themes
  • Features – SEO Optimized, social network links and highly customizable
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use.

Ascent

  • Created by – Pitabas
  • Features – Huge homepage slider and fully responsive
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

Harmonic

  • Created by – Automattic
  • Features – Great for blogging, good use of images and a double or single column layout
  • License – Free for personal and commercial use

 

 

 

wordpress 4.1

What you need to know about the Latest Version of WordPress

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What you need to know about the Latest Version of WordPress

As a blogger you will know about WordPress as it is one of the most popular blogging platforms, but there is a new version.

4.1 ‘Dinah’ is the latest version that is available for download or update. This new version of WordPress is considered a milestone because numerous improvements, general updates and fixes and new features.

New to WordPress

New Default Theme

Twenty Fifteen is the new WordPress default theme on version 4.1.

twenty fifteen

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This default theme is clean and content focused. It has also been designed with a mobile first approach in mind. The theme adapts to any screen whilst maintaining the most important aspects of web usability or design integrity.

The Twenty Fifteen theme uses Noto Serif and Sans font which is designed by Google to support characters from various world languages. This then means that you won’t need to adjust the fonts in order to publish content in a non-English language.

There are also five free colour schemes to choose from and users can add a custom background and a custom header image.

Distraction Free Writing Mode

A new feature in WordPress 4.1 is distraction free writing mode.

The content editor on WordPress has the option of putting you in a hassle free writing environment. Once you start typing, everything will fade away so that you are able to concentrate on putting your thoughts into writing.

This distraction free writing mode is based on the focus pug in and is called Focus mode. This makes it easy for you to switch back and forth between normal and distraction free writing mode through the post editing process.

Inline Image Editing

The WordPress 4.1 features a new inline toolbar that is able to give you a quicker access and fuller control over image editing tools.

When the image is clicked on in the visual editor, five options will pop up which are align left, align centre, and align right, no alignment, edit and remove.

Better Session Management

The new session management function will allow users to have complete control over sessions on different devices.

Log in sessions now have management user interface in the Users section of the dashboard, which can be useful in case your phone is lost or you forget to log out at a public computer.

You will be able to see from which device they are logged in and also will allow them to log out everywhere except on the browser they are using.

It will also display information like access type, originating IP address, and log in time and other information.

New Language Packs

With the 4.1 WordPress you are able to choose from a wide range of language options that are available for install on the General Setting screen. You will need to select the language from the dropdown menu and click save changes.

WordPress will then automatically download and install that language pack for you. You are able to switch between 44 languages.

 

 

themify

Themify Base – Minimalist style blog theme

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Themify Base

If you are looking for a minimalist style blog theme then have a look at Themify base from Themify. This WordPress theme is translation ready and features three widget areas, a custom menu and a sidebar. The archives, pages, index and posts can have multiple layouts and there are six different skins.

Tracks

Tracks have been designed with personal blogs in mind and are a beautiful theme. in the WordPress customizer there are just a handful of options. When large and panoramic images are used the theme looks its best. The theme also has a customized author section. This section will display a bio for the authors under each post as well as social links.

 Link

Link is an adaption of the ‘Link’ theme by Blacktie.co. Link features big full width images and full width coloured sections. Link also features customer header images, Font Awesome icons and multiple widget areas.

tdPersona

if you are looking for a beautiful theme that has a simple design then tdPersona delivers according to wptavern.com. The theme is minimal in style and supports all the standard post formats as well as featuring a unique header menu for navigation. In the top menu there is an icon and once activated a sidebar widget area slides out.

Forceful Lite

The forceful Lite theme is perfect for blogs, magazines and news sites. There are multiple widget areas and the ability to create unique sidebars which can be assigned to posts or pages. There are 14 custom widgets which will aid in the customization of the display for recent advertising, content, social links and other such things.

Carrot Lite

The Carrot Lite theme has a homepage that has a magazine style to it. It features an editable and large welcome message. The theme features footer, sidebar widgets and also support for Font Awesome icons.

Fictive

Automattic has created the beautiful theme Fictive which has been designed for bloggers. You are able to customize the theme with your own header, social links and Gravatar. The social links can be placed in the sidebar and set to either fixed or scroll. The theme also features post formats that can have different colours and icons for each.

 

Radiant

Radiate – Amazing Free and New WordPress Theme

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Radiate – Amazing Free and New WordPress Themes

There are some amazing free and new WordPress themes that cover a wide spectrum of uses from the minimal to the more robust themes. These themes can be used for a wide array of industries from corporate to photographers.

Free and New WordPress Themes

Radiate

If you are looking for a simple and clean WordPress theme, then you need to look at Radiate. It is a responsive theme that is retina ready.

The features of Radiate are a parallax header image, custom CSS, custom backgrounds and colour options. There is also a free support.

One of the best features of this WordPress them is that it is well structured. The navigation sits at the top and the top image gives the theme space where you can then create content boxes that have different options.

Radiate is then a simple, clean, attractive and easy to use theme.

  • Use for: Agency websites, portfolios and personal blogs

Dazzling

Dazzling is a fully responsive design that is perfect for Woo-Commerce sites. This WordPress theme is completely customizable in that you are able to alter everything from colours to the slider to call to action buttons. There are plenty of aspects that you are able to play with and change. This theme is also mobile and translation ready.

  • Use for: corporate sites, portfolio sites, photography and e-commerce sites.

Sparkling

This WordPress theme has appeal with a responsive and simple design. It can be used for a variety of sites, is mobile ready and comes with a full screen slider.

The features of the Sparkling theme include popular post widgets, social icons and author bios as well as being SEO optimised and translation ready.

  • Use for: health, travel and design sites.

Independent Publisher

The Independent Publisher WordPress theme is designed so that your content does all the talking without any splashy distractions. It is a highly minimal theme that still looks good.

The theme is responsive and mobile ready.

  • Use for: Online publishers and bloggers.

Interface

This is a professional looking theme that has plenty of options whilst remaining simple.

There are two site layouts, 4 layouts for posts and pages, 5 page templates, 8 widgetised areas as well as 6 custom widgets.

There is a featured slider if you are looking to point visitors to your best posts. The information bar means that your contact information is easy to access and there are 10 social icons included.

  • Use for: Service providers, business websites and agencies.

 

 

 

One Wordpress Theme

An Elegant Multipurpose WordPress Theme – One

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One WordPress Theme

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The One is an elegant Creative, Responsive Multi purpose theme.

THBThemes introduces a handy page builder that allows you to create an unlimited amount of layout combinations. The theme also comes with useful features like woo commerce integration, the ability to place a slideshows on every page, photo albums and easy layouts.