There are more free responsive WordPress themes than you think. But it is sometimes hard to judge if these WordPress themes are also reliable.
Just googling on ‘free themes’ can sometimes lead you to debatable pages with even worse built themes available for download.
It is quite a search to find a free responsive WordPress theme which is in fact responsive and looks good too.
I’ve found them!
23 free responsive WordPress themes:
￼GreenChili is a stylish WordPress theme which has been optimized well and loads fast. Especially suitable for blogs and it radiates calmness. You can make a lot of adjustments to the theme. Banners and social media buttons can easily be added.
Go to: http://demo.mythemeshop.com/s/?theme=GreenChilli
￼Enigma is a responsive and multi functional theme for different kinds of branches, like companies or sole traders. Good to know is that it is compatible with WPML and WooCommerce. You can add different languages and set up a shop. There is also a homepage slider available.
￼Awaken is a website with a magazine layout. It has a responsive design, a slider and widgets which can be placed in the sidebar. Here you can place the most recent messages, a banner or a video. The theme also has social media buttons to share your articles.
￼Accelerate can be used in different ways: business website, personal website or travel blog. It is a beautiful and simple executed design, for the real amateur.
What is useful is that you can link the plugin for WooCommerce so you can start an online shop. You can also really customize the theme to your own taste within the Customizer.
￼Tracks is a nice and responsive website with a one column topic. You can use it as personal blog, or as magazine and photography. It has social media buttons and you can upload your own logo. Should you want more functions, then you can switch to the paid version.
￼If you are into photography, then Photogrid is a good theme. It is a free responsive WordPress Theme and perfect for creative types to show their portfolio. PhotoGrid is also for amateaur and professional photographers who want to show what they can do.
Go to: http://www.dessign.net/photogridtheme/
Sydney is a professional business theme for sole traders and companies. Sydney has a lot of options like setting up the font with Google Fonts. You can also upload your own logo and place a full screen slider.
Go to: http://athemes.com/theme/sydney/
￼Saga is a theme for storytellers. The special typography and attention for photos ensure that your stories will be noticed. Saga is mobile ready and has integration of pictograms for your favourite social networks.
￼Revera is a pleasant theme with different possibilities, with multiple homepage templates, a portfolio page, sidebar and footer. You can set up the width of the home page yourself.
Go to: http://www.fabthemes.com/revera/
Lightly is a clean minimalistic theme for bloggers. With a lot of white space, a nice grid layout and a simple navigation. You can set up the homepage to your own taste. There are a lot of built in widgets to fill the sidebar with.
Go to: https://fancythemes.com/themes/lightly/
￼Shapely is a versatile onepage WordPress theme. It can be used to show portfolios, products or services. It is especially suitable for business, portfolio and e-commerce websites. It is useful that it supports a lot of plugins like Jetpack, WooCommerce and Gravity Forms. The theme is mobile friendly and SEO optimized.
Go to: https://colorlib.com/wp/themes/shapely/
Sparkling has a clean, modern design and is suitable for corporate websites or e-commerce websites. This because of the integration with WooCommerce. This theme also supports plugin such as Gravity Forms, Yoast SEO, W3 Total Cache.
Go to: https://colorlib.com/wp/themes/sparkling/
13. Designer Theme
￼Designer Theme for WordPress is a good option for every graphic designer who is looking for a modern website. It shows your portfolio very well and has a clean code. This means the theme loads fast.
Go to: https://dessign.net/designer-theme-free/
￼Pytheas is a fully free responsive WordPress theme for companies. With a minimalistic design it is an elegant theme with different options. Like adjusted backgrounds, endless colour combinations and it’s WPML compatible. This means you can add different languages.
Go to: http://www.wpexplorer.com/pytheas-free-wordpress-theme/
￼Amadeus is a responsive WordPress theme with noticeable photos to attract the attention of your visitors. The theme is responsive and provided with a customizer to edit the website. There is also a video widget with which you can place videos from Youtube and Vimeo.
Go to: http://themeisle.com/themes/amadeus/
￼Revive is a multi purpose theme that can change into different appearances like a magazine. The theme come with (hundreds!) Font Awesome pictograms, multiple blog layouts and social media buttons. The theme also has a homepage slider.
Go to: https://wordpress.org/themes/revive/
￼Travel Eye is a responsive theme for travel bloggers, tour operators and travel agencies. Because of the built in theme options, Travel Eye is easy to edit. This theme uses a page builder by SiteOrigin which allows you to edit the every page to your own wishes.
￼Inkness is multi functional, you can choose between a 2 or 3 column layout. With or without sidebars or you can choose a page setup across the entire width. So a lot of options.
Inkness is available as a free theme or as a paid version with more options.
Go to: http://inkhive.com/product/inkness/
Spacious is a multifunctional responsive theme for companies, portfolios and blogs. The theme offers SEO en speed optimization, integration with Google web fonts. It has an unlimited amount of colours to embellish the layout.
Go to: http://themegrill.com/themes/spacious/
￼Hemingway is a responsive theme suitable for bloggers. It has parallax scrolling. You can upload your own logo and you can choose from different page templates. Hemingway supports different message formats of which a prominent image above the post and a video above the post.
￼Colormag is a good choice as a news magazine. It is a responsive theme which comes with 15 different widgets. Can be set up as both boxed and full page width.
Go to: http://themegrill.com/themes/colormag/
￼Estelle is a stylish feminine theme with a beautiful elegant design. It has a minimalistic appearance which is why it is a good choice for bloggers who are looking for a simple design. You can add different widgets in the sidebar and the footer. It also offers support for beautifully designed blockquotes.
Go to: http://www.bluchic.com/freebies/estelle-theme/
23. Parallax One
￼Parallax is another WordPress theme for creative people. The theme is responsive. Thanks to the parallax effect easily bring the photos to the front. There is also a built in support for Google Maps. And it has a contact form and comment section.