Today’s WordPress Wednesday we look back to through the month of November 2012 to see what was some of the cracking free wordpress themes.

As you can see down the bottom that the quality of the  old standard free themes are improving to narrow the distance between free and premium theme. Down below are a small roundup of the 12 best releases of free wordpress themes.

1. Tetris


Tetris is a responsive Tumblog style WordPress theme created by AJ Clarke from The theme features a masonry style homepage and archive pages to showcase your posts in a modern fashion and makes use of WordPress post formats so sharing different media types is extremely easy. Included are standard, gallery, audio, video, link and image post formats so whether you are a photographer or a video producer the theme will cater to your needs.

2. Photo


Photo is a responsive gallery and photography WordPress theme. This is a simple theme perfect for photography, web designs, graphic art, or any other collection of projects that you’d like to share with the world. The sleek and clean layout brings visitor’s attention to your work, and the bold header emphasizes your logo or brand. All in all, this theme is a great option for a personal or professional portfolio.

3. Thoughts


Thoughts is a simple responsive WordPress theme created for writers. The theme doesn’t have any widgetized areas, no sidebar or footer…it’s literally intended for your to share your thoughts and media. Included are support for standard, gallery, image, video, quote, audio and link post formats so you can share different types of content, the theme is fluid/responsive so it will work well on mobile devices and of course it’s Free!

4. Small Business


Small Business is a theme for Business. Customizable Background and other options will give the WordPress Driven Site an attractive look. Small Business is super elegant and Professional Theme which will create the business widely expressed. The Slider will show the featured images and contents of posts automatically.

Front Page, Right and Footer Sidebar will be usable for showing the widgets and PlugIns items. Full Wide page can be used for showing showcase or other pages. Small Business Pro has come with exciting Post Options, Theme Options and Extra Functionalities. D5 Creation’s Support will be with you, Always!

5. D5 Design


Design is CSS3 Powered super elegant and Professional Responsive Theme. Design is for Smart Companies and Persons who love to innovate. Customizable Background and Them Options will give the WordPress Driven Site an attractive look. Right and Footer Sidebar will be usable for showing the widgets. Full Wide page can be used for showing showcase or other pages.

This theme does come with a pro version that has more than 100 Options which will give you the opportunity to customize almost all the features of this Theme with extra functionality.

6. Fremedy


Fremedy is a free theme that runs on either Thesis or Genesis. Themedy included all our core features into this theme so that you can get a feel for how they work.

7. Monaco


Monaco is a free premium theme from fabthemes. This is a magazine theme with dark color scheme. Theme features include, custom menu, featured images, jQuery slider, custom site intro,  theme options, banner ads etc.

8. Kw.po


Kw.po is a strange name, so why this name? In French, kwpo sounds roughly like ‘crapaud’, which means ‘toad’.


  • WordPress 3.3+ Compatible
  • WordPress Menu Support
  • Menu entries description enabled
  • Theme Options Page
  • Google Analytics Ready
  • Custom Pages: Portfolio, Blog
  • Multiple widget areas
  • Built-in widgets (Recent posts with thumbnails, Social Medias, Latest Tweets)
  • Social bookmarking shortcode allow users to share links to Facebook and Twitter in a single click.
  • Typography shortcodes
  • Lightbox gallery (no plugins required)
  • Translation-ready (contains .po/.mo files – French Translation included)
  • 1 static featured section
  • Threaded Comments
  • Custom avatar

9. Siren


Siren is a responsive WordPress theme. This responsive theme is built upon the responsive grid system  called RWDgrid .  The theme will adjust itself to fit on various display devices. The content will adjust between 1200px for widescreen desktops to 300px for mobile devices.

This is a WordPress 3+ ready theme with features like custom menu, featured images, widgetized sidebar, and customizable call to action section , jQuery image slider on the custom homepage template. Theme also comes with an option panel.

10. Hero


A very neat and clean black and red business theme. The theme supports widgets. And features theme-options, threaded-comments and multi-level dropdown menu. A simple and neat typography.

11. Post


This is another free premium theme call it post. Its minimal type extremely clean and simple, it has masonry feature, easy to use and set. It has 8 different layouts, slider big and small variations, and 9 smooth color styles to choose from.


  • Nice homepage slider included
  • Featured Posts Section in sidebar
  • Advanced theme control panel
  • Latest WordPress compatible
  • WordPress 3.0 custom menu support
  • Special multi level drop-down menu
  • 9 color schemes
  • Choice for different layouts
  • 3 Layouts for slider
  • 2 layout for blog pages
  • Ability to choose any layout for homepage
  • Special contact page script
  • Custom logo image integration
  • Widget ready sidebar
  • WordPress Build in post thumbnail
  • Built-in site search
  • Full documentation included
  • Pure CSS layouts. No tables
  • SEO optimized code

12. GamePress


GamePress is a gaming oriented WordPress theme, perfect for game reviews, videos and news or other entertainment related website. It comes in 4 color schemes and it’s easy to use and customize.



WordPress Wednesday – 12 Free & High Quality WordPress Themes From November 2012