Out of all the websites on the web, about 34 percent of them utilize a content management system (CMS). From those 34 percent, more than half use WordPress, 58.5 percent to be exact. The ease of use and developer support has surged WordPress to the top of the industry. Other CMS like Joomla and Drupal have lost a lot of market share as WordPress has become more and more popular.
In this article, we will go over the 10 best free WordPress themes of 2013 so far. WordPress themes that are free usually tend to lack in the quality department; however, I’ll go over 10 that match the paid themes and maybe even exceed them in certain areas.
zAlive is a fully responsive and feature-packed theme that’s very versatile and multi-purpose. The main theme colors are green and black; however, those can easily be adjusted with CSS. Some of its key features include a slider and built-in advertisement positions.
This is a WordPress theme unlike any other you’ve seen before (at least free ones!). It allows you to completely customize the way your website looks with sliders, layouts, featured blocks on the homepage, and much more. Customizr was built with Twitter Bootstrap framework so there are even more options when it comes to customizations.
Based on its name, you would probably think that Corpo is a corporate theme, and you’d be right! It is a very simple, yet clean and professional theme. It includes a slider on the homepage, various custom widgets, and two menu locations. Like many of the themes showcased in this article, Corpo is a flat design theme.
Attitude is another simple and professional WordPress theme. It is also retina-ready which means it looks good even on high-DPI resolution devices such as smartphones and tablets. It has a myriad of options to choose from so you won’t be bored from customizing this theme, that’s for sure.