10 Best free WordPress themes in 2016 January
JANUARY 2016 : Best free WordPress themes
There are people, who underestimate the word “free”, many doubt the significance of “free”, so here is the list of best free WordPress themes. In this post, I am going to list best free WordPress themes of 2016 January, you may use these freely on your WordPress powered websites, or take inspiration from those, in order to build your own theme. This Post is in series of opensource WordPress theme inspiration. The best of the theme, will go in the listing of Web Design Magazine published yearly. So don’t forget to vote your favorite theme. The selection of these themes are not random or endorsed. IT is based on test of user interface and user experience.
Twenty-sixteen by wordpress.org
As it is designed by WordPress itself, you may think of it as most standard and updated theme in the year 2016. It has a simple minimalist design, well suited for blog. As with the trend today, it has the mobile first approach with fluid grids.
Illustrious by CPO Themes
If you want to design a portfolio for corporate websites, consider looking at Illustrious theme. It has features like slider, icons block, and portfolio in order to showcase your work. You have to use CPO Content type plugin, in order to showcase your portfolio. The theme is compatible with popular plugins like WooCommerce, Contact form 7, Yoast SEO and WPML.
SuperAds Lite by ThemeCountry
If your motive is to monetize your blog, with advertisements, consider downloading SuperAds Lite theme. This theme beautifully place ads, which is aimed at giving good click through rate. Talking about design of the website, it is clean with great user interface.
Clean Box by Catch themes
Clean Box theme is designed to make your content beautifully available on all device. It has a grid layout, with feature like Theme Customizer, for live theme editing. It is minimalist and clean and is also translation-ready.
Mosalon by themesbros
This theme is specifically designed to promote products or services. It has a clean and responsive layout. Theme is a very good choice, if you want multipurpose lading page theme. It is designed keeping SEO in mind, which will help in on-page SEO.
Build Lite by SKTThemes
This theme is designed by keeping construction industry in mind. It has a simple, minimalist, adaptable design. It is compatible with plugin like SEO Yoast, WooCommerce, Contact Form 7, Nextgen gallery. This theme can be also used, for personal blog, portfolio, photography website.
North East by NavThemes
If you want a theme for photo blogging, travel blogging, fashion blogging etc, consider looking at North East theme by Navthemes, as it is inspired by image focus blogging. It has a clean, elegant, and responsive layout. making your content look beautiful on every screen size.
Hannover by Florian brinkmann
If you are looking for photo blogging or gallery theme, you may consider giving Hannover theme a try. It is a good theme for individual photographer. User Interface is very clean and sleek. It is a very good theme, for creating portfolio.
Kerli lite by Volthemes
This is a multipurpose blog theme, with sleek and minimalist design. It is well suited for personal blog, online magazine etc. It has features like custom menu, background, custom logo or header image. Consider trying this, if it satisfy your need.
Spirited Lite by SKTThemes
Spirited Life is a multipurpose template, well suited for business portfolio website, It can also be used for shopping purpose, as it is compatible with WooCommerce plugin. The design is beautiful and minimalist. It has got a very professional look.
The month of January is at end, and these are best free WordPress themes published at the beginning of the year. Web design magazine will showcase 12 best free WordPress themes in its yearly publication for web design inspiration. So don’t forget to vote for your favorite open-source WordPress themes each month. If you think, I missed any cool design in this listing, do let me know in comments.
Choose the best free WordPress theme for January 2016
- Kerli lite (38%, 3 Votes)
- SuperAds Lite (38%, 3 Votes)
- Mosalon (13%, 1 Votes)
- North East (13%, 1 Votes)
- Twenty-sixteen (0%, 0 Votes)
- Hannover (0%, 0 Votes)
- Build Lite (0%, 0 Votes)
- Clean Box (0%, 0 Votes)
- Illustrious (0%, 0 Votes)
- Spirited Lite (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 8