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Today’s WordPress Wednesday we look back to September 2012 to see what was some of the cracking free wordpress themes. We can see that the old standard free themes are improving to narrow the distance between free and premium theme. Down below are a small roundup of the 10 best releases of free wordpress themes.

1. Tequilla

Tequilla is a clean and bold wordpress template whether its for company portfolio, personal portfolio, corporate website, or personal blog tequilla theme will cover all those requirments. this theme is by far  Joolu latest creation its as good as Joolu premium theme has alot of features and functionality. Supports portfolio, blog, custom posts, metaboxes, custom menu, sliders, featured services and so much more, and best of all this is all free!

2. Herakles

Herakles is a Plug and play wordpress theme no need extra hard configuration to run this theme, just select the color scheme you want( at the moments supports only 2 colors will be adding more colors in the future.) and upload you’re own logo, set the homepage layout and your done you can start blogging within minutes.

The Homepage layout has 3 types of layouts, the Portfolio were you can display your most recent projects in a circle shaped image. the second layout is you can display you’re latest blog posts in you’re homepage. and the third is the coolest feature of all you can customize your layout structure using simple pages and widgets to style your homepage.

3. Leatherly

Leatherly is a free WordPress theme specifically created for those who want to benefit from the web on a brief one-page website. If you want to use the web to showcase your work and find leads and clients, Leatherly is definitely for you.

Imagine a web page showing the latest post of your online journal, several photo shots of your favorite, a brief résumé showing your abilities/skills rating, and a contact form at the bottom of the page that intrigues people to get in touch with you and seal the deal. It’s simple yet packed with awesome details.

4. Suits

Suits is a perfect choice for those looking for a business WordPress theme. This theme boasts easy-to-use admin options and many custom widgets.

5. Solio

Solio is a single-page portfolio WordPress theme for creative professionals. Designed with creatives in mind, this theme is perfect any designer, artist, photographer, or developer that just wants an easy to manage, single page on the web with some recent work, whether or not they are available for hire, a contact button and some links to their social accounts.

6. Iridium

Iridium is a WordPress theme to be used as a landing page for mobile apps. The homepage of the theme is built in such a fashion to showcase an iPhone app and its features, screenshot etc.Iridium comes with features like custom menu, featured thumbnails, custom header, theme option panel, etc.

7. One Pager

OnePager is a free responsive Portfolio theme for WordPress sites. Based on egrappler’s previously released OnePager HTML Template it provides you the flexibility to either use static or dynamic version of OnePager.

8. JustBlue

JustBlue is a free theme released by MyThemeShop. A standard blog style theme, JustBlue brings premium functionality for free, with the ability to customize settings using the options panel, and the included custom widgets, and it’s a responsive theme.

9. Clean Response

Clean Response is a multi-purpose theme with the choice of two homepages – use for business or as a regular blog theme. Best of all, it’s Free! You can display a normal magazine / blog style layout on the homepage along with a  slider, intro text or you can have a more business style homepage with features widgets (with icons).

The theme is responsive which means it looks just as good on a large desk top display, tablet screens and mobile phone screens. Try resizing the browser window to see this in effect (remove the frame first).

10. MetroPress

MetroPress is stylish and clean creative theme for WordPress blog. Its design is a perfect foundation for Windows 8 fans blog. The theme supports and comes with custom widgets, drop-down menus, javascript slideshow and lots of other useful features.


WordPress Wednesday – 10 Free & High Quality WordPress Themes From September 2012