The Great Big 2011 Free WordPress Theme List: New Themes Added Every Week!


Not another mind-numbing theme list I hear you say. Yes, but this one is different, this one is organic! Every week until the end of 2011, this list will be updated with new themes as and when they are released. To that end, I very much welcome suggestions from readers for new, high quality 2011 WordPress themes. Either leave a comment or send me a quick message via the contact form with a link to your theme.

In addition to providing an excellent, centralised resource for anyone looking for fresh and free WordPress themes, the point of this exercise is to demonstrate that along side the continuing expansion of the WordPress premium theme market, free alternatives are still being developed – they just get far less exposure than their paid counterparts. This post is a humble attempt at unifying some of the best free themes released in 2011 so far. The post will have a continual presence on this blog via the banner you see in the sidebar. Either bookmark the post or click on the banner to see updates. Each new theme added to the list will carry a small red star icon flagging its arrival.

A couple of notes on the presentation and selection of themes before we begin. First, the categories. The order of the themes presented here is inspired by theme categories in use over at ThemeForest. More categories will be added when needed, and current categories may be rearranged as time goes by. Second, the selection criteria. Each theme included here has been selected for its high level of usability and aesthetic beauty and all present themes are, to the best of my knowledge (please correct me if I’m wrong), 2011 releases. And that’s about it. So without further ado, it’s time to enjoy these iconic free 2011 WordPress themes!

1. BLOG / MAGAZINE / NEWSPAPER

→ PRESSURE THEME BY 177 DESIGNS (New!)

Pressure Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ CARIBOU BY SPECTACULA (New!)

The Caribou Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ THE SCOOP BY WPSTYLES

The Scoop Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ RIBBONS THEME BY WPEXPLORER (New!)

Ribbons Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ SCYLLA LITE BY TOWFIQ (New!)

Scylla Lite Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ DUSTER BY AUTOMATTIC (New!)

Duster Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ NEWS BY DEVPRESS

News%3A%20Just%20another%20DevPress%20demo%20site

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ INDIUMICIOUS BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Indiumicious

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

Description: Light and spacious, grid based WordPress magazine theme with a dominant pink color scheme.
Suggestions for use: cup cake store; web design magazine; personal blog
 

→ CADMIUMIZE BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Cadmiumize

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ RUBIDIUMIFY BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Padd%20Solutions%20Rubidiumify

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ NIPPON BY JAUHARI

WordPress%20Theme%3A%20Nippon%20%2F%20JAUHARI

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ NIPPON BY JAUHARI

WordPress%20Theme%3A%20Fitria%20%2F%20JAUHARI

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ REVISTA THEME BY WPEXPLORER

Theme%20Previews

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ VULCAN BY ROCK KITTY

Fabseries%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ SPECTACULAR BY MALEIKA ESTHER ATTAWEL

Free%20HTML%204.01%2FHTML5%20WordPress%20Theme%3A%20Spectacular%20-%20Smashing%20Magazine

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ ITHEME2 BY THEMIFY

iTheme2

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ GALLIUMITE BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Padd%20Solutions%20Galliumite

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ PONGSARI BY DYNAMICWP

DynamicWP%20Themes%20%7C%20Just%20another%20DynamicWP%20demo%20site

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

2. CREATIVE / PORTFOLIO

→ ELEGANT BY MOON THEMES (New!)

Elegant Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ RHODIUMITE BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Rhodiumite

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ SELENE BY ROCK KITTY

Fabseries%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

3. CORPORATE / RETAIL

→ SILVERINE BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Silverine

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ BIZPRESS BY WPCRUNCHY

New%20Theme%3A%20BizPress

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ SIMPLY BIZ BY WPCRUNCHY

Theme%20Preview%20%7C%20Just%20another%20WordPress%20site

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ GENOA BY WPCRUNCHY

Genoa%20Theme%20%7C%20Another%20awesome%20theme%20by%20WPCrunchy

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ JOHN GALT THEME

Best%20WordPress%20Themes%20of%202011%20%28UPDATED%29

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ WOMACK BY ROCK KITTY

Fabseries%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

4. TECHNOLOGY

→ NODES BY FTHEMES

Google%20Chrome
DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

5. NONPROFIT (Church/NGO/Charity)

→ WASIOR BY WPCHARITY

Wasior%3A%20WordPress%20Twenty%20Ten%20Child%20Theme%20for%20Charity

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ ECOMODE BY FTHEMES

EcoMode%20Free%20WordPress%20Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

6. MINIMALIST

→ STYLE DESSIGN THEME BY DESSIGN.NET

Style%20Dessign%20Theme%20%28Free%29%20%7C%20dessign%20%7C%20design%20minimal%20and%20modern%20premium%20wordpress%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ PALLADIUMIZE THEME BY PADD SOLUTIONS

Palladiumize

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ SWISS DESSIGN THEME BY DESSIGN.NET

Swiss%20Dessign%20Theme%20%28Free%29%20%7C%20dessign%20%7C%20design%20minimal%20and%20modern%20premium%20wordpress%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ MINIMAL DESSIGN THEME BY DESSIGN.NET

Minimal%20Dessign%20Theme%20%28Free%29%20%7C%20dessign%20%7C%20design%20minimal%20and%20modern%20premium%20wordpress%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ EUCLIDES BY CSS IGNITER

Euclides%20%7C%20Free%20WordPress%20theme%20for%20tutorial%20authors

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ STUDIO DESSIGN THEME BY DESSIGN.NET

Studio%20Dessign%20Theme%20%28Free%29%20%7C%20dessign%20%7C%20design%20minimal%20and%20modern%20premium%20wordpress%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ CONTEMPORARY THEME BY DESSIGN.NET

Contemporary%20Theme%20%28Free%29%20%7C%20dessign%20%7C%20design%20minimal%20and%20modern%20premium%20wordpress%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ KOMODO BY WPCHARITY

Komodo%3A%20Free%20WordPress%20Twenty%20Ten%20Child%20Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

7. PHOTOGRAPHY

 

→ PHOTORIA BY WPZOOM

Photoria%20-%20WPZOOM

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

8. GRID BASED / GALLERIES

→ MY PHOTO BY WPEXPLORER

MyPhoto

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ JAPAN TSUNAMI BY WPCHARITY

Japan%20Tsunami%3A%20A%20WordPress%20Twenty%20Ten%20Child%20Theme%20for%20Charity

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

9. TUMBLELOG

→ GARUDA DI DADAKU THEME BY WPCHARITY

Garuda%20Di%20Dadaku%20%7C%20Free%20Twenty%20Ten%20Tumblog%20Child%20Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

10. MOBILE

 

11. PLACEHOLDER THEMES

→ PLACEHOLDER BY WOOTHEMES

WooThemes Placeholder Theme

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

12. MISCELLANEOUS

→ THE TRANSMIT WORDPRESS THEME BY PRESS 75

Transmit%C2%A0%7C%C2%A0Press75.com%20WordPress%20Themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ WORDPRESS ANNIVERSARY THEME BY SITE5

WordPress%20Anniversary%20Theme%20%7C%20Join%20us%20in%20showing%20our%20appreciation%20to%20the%20WordPress%20Crew

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

→ FIRECROW BY WEB2FEEL

Fabseries%20themes

DEMO | DOWNLOAD

 

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Im liking the Duster theme, I love the simplistic yet modern themes. This is where the internet is going…….

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