The Floki WordPress theme is simple, well written, and easy to configure. While it lacks a lot of the bells and whistles you find in some of the other themes, there’s something to be said about ease of use. Pros Post slider works without a lot of fuss. Header, footer, and sidebar options can be […]



The Dyad WordPress theme is Automattic‘s 87th free theme at, needless to say they’ve learned a thing or two about making and releasing themes. The theme target’s photographers and demos with a food blog, but would work well for any photo heavy blog. Pros Posts are split-page on desktop, which is a great balance between […]




The Harmonic WordPress theme is the 101st most popular theme on, an accomplishement which is no easy feat considering the number of themes available. The large header image, built-in support for JetPack portfolio, and custom gallery template make it a great choice for creative blogs. Pros Large featured images, and a built-in portfolio are great […]




If you’re looking for a fresh, friendlier version of a corporate site, the Sela WordPress theme should definitely be on your shortlist. Designed and coded by Automattic’s Ola Laczek, the large header image and carefully selected typography give the minimal look a polished and refined feel – no wonder it’s been one of‘s most […]



The Gateway WordPress theme is a new freemium theme by Rescue Themes that’s gaining traction quickly. Effective use of the customizer sets it apart from the competition – allowing you to customize it quickly while live previewing your content. While it would be a solid theme without offering it, paid upgrade nags for some of the features […]

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The Publication WordPress theme is a free theme from Automattic – the makers of WordPress. Targeted at magazine publications (you might have guessed from the name), it’s large featured images, multiple sidebars, and infinite scroll make it a great way to present large amounts of information in a clean, user-friendly manner. Pros Large featured image […]



The Ascent WordPress theme is a fast, and responsive choice for corporate websites and blogs. Clean code, quick loading times, and well-written HTML5 make it an a great start for your business if speed is a top priority (and it should be). Pros Bootstrap based means you don’t have to learn a proprietary framework – […]



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The Boardwalk WordPress theme is horizontally oriented, single-column theme target at photobloggers from Thomas Guillot. The large featured images are central to the theme, so if you’re photography challenged, this is not the theme for you. One of our favorite features is this theme scrolls horizontally, immediately differentiating itself from most designs on the market. The […]