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Multipurpose themes have a huge following this year for WordPress as most of the top selling themes on any WordPress themes marketplaces. Typically these types of themes generally can be used for a range of different purposes such as for creating websites for businesses, eCommerce, blogs,etc.

So in today’s WordPress Wednesday roundup you will see that we are looking at only 10 of the Best Free Multipurpose WordPress Themes that are completely free to download from the official WordPress directory.

1. i-Max


The i-Max is a fully responsive, retina ready multipurpose WordPress theme that is suited for businesses, creative portfolio, personal or blog websites. i-Max is packed with many premium features like boxed/wide layout, unlimited colours, custom background, multiple blog layout, social media links, custom slider and much more. i-Max also comes with a plugin “TemplatesNext Toolkit” that gives you the power to create your own layout using rows and columns, services, multiple style of portfolio, custom blog/post/news layout, testimonial, call to act etc. it also lets you add post and portfolio carousels.

2. Gravida


Gravida by SKThemes is a corporate multipurpose WordPress theme. It is a responsive theme and is suitable for any kind of industry. So not just Corporate but other websites also can use it. Theme options and templates make this theme very easy to use. Compatible with popular plugins like WooCommerce and Contact form 7. Slider and content portions easy to set up and use.

3. Sento


Sento is the free version of the multi-purpose professional theme (Sento Pro), this theme is ideally for a business or blog website. The theme has a responsive layout, retina ready and comes with a powerful theme options panel with can be used to make awesome changes without touching any code. The theme also comes with a full width easy to use slider. Easily add a logo to your site and create a beautiful homepage using the built-in homepage layout.

4. Modality


Modality theme is a very clean and neat design that can be used for any type of website. It comes with great variety of options to customise the look and feel of the theme via Customiser. Theme supports responsive design, customizable home page sections, Google fonts, unlimited colours, animation, automatic image resizing and more. The FontAwesome icon pack delivers Retina Ready icons that look great on an iPad or other HD devices. 4 footer widget columns, scroll to top feature, social links, support for WooCommerce and Contact Form 7 plugins, five post formats and more.

5. Corpobox Lite


The Corpobox lite theme is a multi-purpose theme that is fully this theme is suited for a personal blog or a business website. Jetpack Ready (Infinite scroll, etc.). WooCommerce Integration. Ready to WooProject. Support All Post Formats. Customisation with live preview via Customizer WordPress. Built-in contextual Help.

6. Brilliance


Brilliance is a multipurpose WordPress theme geared towards agencies and corporate websites. It has a clean, responsive layout that will make your content stand out. Brilliance is also compatible with the most popular plugins out there: Woocommerce, Contact Form 7, WPML, WordPress SEO, Fancier Author Box, and more. For best results, use it along with CPO Shortcodes, CPO Contect Blocks, and CPO Widgets.

7. Manage Issue Based Magazine


Manage Issue Based Magazine is a responsive theme designed for publishers. with the help of recommended free plugins, you can publish your content in issues otherwise it will work as simple blog theme. It is equipped with multiple theme options to help you customize look and feel of your website. It supports popular plugins like BuddyPress, WooCommerce and WPML. Also theme is translatable so that you can easily localize it in the language you want.

8. Emphasize


Emphasize is a fully responsive multipurpose theme that is easy to use, flexible, and built on a solid foundation for scalability. With aesthetics that are designed with an open concept in mind, Emphasize offer clean lines, elegant style, and overall good looks so that you and your website visitors can focus on what is really important….Content.

The theme begin with a fluid/fixed responsive layout, Retina ready theme graphics, Unlimited Colours, 50 Animation Elements, 4 Blog Styles, 15 Widget Positions, Schema microdata (structured data) for Google, Customized Post Formats, a ton of theme features using the built-in WordPress Customizer, Custom Header, Custom Backgrounds, Social Networking menu, several Page Templates, Jetpack ready, and much more! ***Make sure you read the readme.txt file that comes with this theme to help you get started.

9. SKT Black


SKT Black is a responsive multipurpose WordPress theme which can be used for multiple purposes and industries. So photo gallery, portfolio, or any business, blogging etc can be done. It has the ability to change colour of links and certain elements so that it suits the colour of your logo. Also the theme comprises of several blocks on the homepage making it a complete theme so that one may add anything he wants on the home page.

Also it uses a very easy to use theme options whereby one can easily set up social icons and other elements with ease and without having any knowledge of HTML. SKT Black is 100% responsive pixel perfect WordPress theme which comprises of different page templates and widgets to help able to edit and handle the theme easily. Can be used for any kind of business, blogging, photo, or portfolio purposes. Easy to set up menu using Appearance menus. Compatible with all major browsers and iPhone and iPad friendly as well. Comes with a beautiful parallax slider. One can also set up this theme as a store as its compatible with WooCommerce and also other popular plugins like Contact form 7.

It is translation ready and can be translated for any language. Also it has custom header as well as custom background.

10. Convac Lite


Convac Lite is minimal multipurpose wordpress theme to amplify your blogging experience. Best theme for magazine, article, portfolio or photography. With Convac Lite WordPress theme, an author can air his views through blogs, reviews, books or editorial in the most efficient way. It is the best blog theme as well as the best business theme. Your video blog and photography will appear extra appealing with Convac Lite. This clean and responsive theme has the subscription widget and all format support mechanism.


WordPress Wednesday – 10 Premium Looking but Free Multipurpose Themes