Themes

Baskerville: A Free WordPress Theme for Hoarders

Baskerville is a new masonry grid style WordPress theme available from designer Anders Norén. His popular Hemingway theme has received more than 60,000 downloads on WordPress.org and is also offered on WordPress.com. Baskerville was created to showcase many different types of content, hence its tagline: “A WordPress Theme for Hoarders.” (more…)

THBusiness: A Free WordPress Business Theme Based on Bootstrap

If you’re looking for a clean, customizable business theme for WordPress, THBusiness just landed in the official Themes Directory. While most free themes are dedicated to blogging, THBusiness is focused on providing all of the basic elements you need to display featured content, services, testimonials, and more. It was designed (more…)

Free bbPress Add-on Now Available For Eighties WordPress Theme

It’s somewhat unusual for WordPress theme developers to take bbPress into consideration when building themes. Styles and templates for bbPress compatibility usually constitute unnecessary weight for users who don’t have the plugin active on their sites. One smart way to add bbPress support to a theme is through a plugin. (more…)

WordPress Themes Suck at Accessibility: It's Time to Fix It

Earlier this month WordPress developer Morten Rand-Hendriksen released Simone, a free theme based on Underscores. Like many themes, Simone is responsive, wired for translation, utilizes the customizer, and includes editor styles. One feature, however, sets Simone apart – a heavy emphasis on accessibility. Rand-Hendriksen believes that the accessibility-ready tag should (more…)

Eighties: A Bold Free WordPress Theme Focused on Content

WordPress themes are getting simpler and bolder this year. Bloggers are gravitating toward designs that feature large typography and scaled back post meta in order to allow the visitor to focus on the main content. To compliment this design style, many theme developers are opting to keep the peripherals (widgets, (more…)

PressWork to Relaunch Under New Ownership

PressWork made a big splash in the WordPress theme world when it launched its free HTML5/CSS3 framework in the summer of 2011. The theme boasted a unique drag and drop front-end editor which allowed users to customize their sites without having to touch any code. Brendan Sera-Shriar and Chris Bavota (more…)