100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

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:

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[By the way: The network tab (on the top of the page) is updated several times a day. It features manually selected articles from the best web design blogs!]

1. Vibrant WordPress Themes

FFF Lemon Twist (Demo and Download)

Lemontwist in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Several3 [ Demo ]

Several3 in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Adreu r2 [ Demo ]

Adreu in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Blogging Pro Theme [ Demo ]

Bpro in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

DM-Bloodless [ Demo]

Dm in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Illacrimo [ Demo ]

Illacrimo in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Elixir

Elixir in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Insense [ Demo ]

Insense in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Zeke 1.0 [ Demo ]

Zeke in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

jsTheme
Comes with a number of themes.

Nightwish in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Smashing Theme [ Demo ]

Smashing in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

DarkRed [ Demo ]

Darkred in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Gossip City [ Demo ]

Gossip-city in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Resurrection

Resurrection in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Blue Steel

Bluesteel in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

River Run

Riverrun in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Yoghourt

Yough in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Midsight Red & Brown[ Demo ]
The original page was virus-infected, the link is replaced with its text-version until the site will be cleaned.

Midsight in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Fluid Yellow Black

Fyb in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

xPlosive Reloaded [ Demo ]

Xplosives in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Red Stamp [ Demo ]

Red-stamp in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Dilectio [ Demo ]

Dilectio in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Fauna

Fauna in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

dfMarine [ Demo ]

Dfmarine in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Curved WordPress Theme [ Demo ]

Curved in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Accord WordPress Theme [ Demo ]

Accord in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

2. Simple, Minimalistic Themes

iA

Ia in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Modicus 0.2

Modicus in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Modern [ Demo ]

Modern in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Documentation [ Demo ]

Documenta in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Jentri [ Demo ]

Jentri in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

miniBits [ Demo ]

Minibits in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

GIMP Style

Gimp in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Dayvan Theme [ Demo ]

Dayvan in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Tree Theme [Demo ]

Minim in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

DePo Clean WordPress Theme [ Demo ]

Depo in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

BlueBird 1.0

Bluebird in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Balance

Balance in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Paisley [ Demo ]

Scribble in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Autumn

Autumn in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Brilliance [ Demo ]

Brilliance in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Pixelate

Pixelates in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Pockett [ Demo ]

Pockett in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Artuell [ Demo ]

Artuell in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Plane Jane

Plane Jane Ss in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Briny

Briny in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Elite

Elite in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Blue Moon

Bluemoon in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

3. Magazine Style WordPress Themes

WP Premium [ Demo ]

Wppremium in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Modicus Remix

Modicusremix in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Morning After

Morningafter in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Futurosity Magazine [ Demo ]

Futurosity807 in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Structure WordPress Theme [ Demo ]

Structure-s in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Visionary WordPress Theme [ Demo ]

Visionary in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

WP Polaroid [ Demo ]

Wp-polaroid in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Overstand Theme

Overstand in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Jello Wala Mello WordPress Theme

Jello in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

4. Grid-Based WordPress Themes

Gridline Lite [ Demo ]

Gridline in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Refreshed: Grid Focus

Gridfocus in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

5. Calm, Clean and Legible Themes

Sharpfolio

Sharpfolio in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Coldblue

Coldblue in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Cubismo [ Demo ]

Cubismo in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Yomel [ Demo ]

Yomel in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Lust WordPress Theme

Lust in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Abstractia [ Demo ]

Abstractia in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

HemingwayEx [ Demo ]

Hemingwayex in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Blubbr

Blubbr in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Ayumi [ Demo ]

Ayumi in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Greenway 3C

Greenway3c in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

K2-U3 [ Demo ]

K2-u3 in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

OldLamp [ Demo ]

Oldlamp in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Prima [ Demo ]

Prima in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

ProSense

Prosense in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Insan [ Demo ]

Instah in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Sakeena [ Demo ]

Sakena in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Margot

Margot in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

The Azure Hut

Azure Hut in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Livegreen [ Demo ]

Livegreen in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Simpress [ Demo ]

Simpress in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Glued Ideas: Subtle [ Demo ]

Glued-ideas in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Gluttony [ Demo ]

Gluttony in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

6. Advanced WordPress Themes

ExtJS WordPress Theme

Extjs in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Lounge2

L22 in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Prebuilt

Prebuilt in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Neoclassical
A 3-column template system with rotating header images.

Neoclassical in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

7. Experimental Themes

Bonsai

Fatarmy in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Trevilian Way

Trevillian in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

BrainTied 1.0 [ Demo ]
The front page displays only the list of recent posts.

Braintied in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Tropical Grunge [ Demo ]

Tropic in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Aspire

Infocreek in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Isolated Theme [ Demo ]

Sandbox in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Supermini

Supermini in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Fontella
The front page features only the main/recent post of the weblog.

Fontella in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

ASCII Themes

Ascii in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Retro Mac OS X [ Demo ]

Retro in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

8. Photoblog & Videoblog Themes

Tumblelog For WordPress [ Demo ]

Stumblelog in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Nautilus

Nautilus in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

Nishita [ Demo ]

Nishita in 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes

9. Sources and Further Resources

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