10 Best Free WordPress Themes Released in the Summer of 2015

The world of WordPress is this ever-changing space where everyone wants to have the best looking theme, the fastest site, and provide the overall best reading experience to their visitors. But this can only be achieved if the theme you're using is a modern one. Without that, you're lost among the mediocre, fighting for scraps of traffic, while other bloggers just overfeed on constant streams of traffic day after day.

“This theme of mine is getting awfully old…”

If that’s what you’re thinking right now then we’ve got some good news for you!

The world of WordPress is this ever-changing space where everyone wants to have the best looking theme, the fastest site, and provide the overall best reading experience to their visitors.

But this can only be achieved if the theme you’re using is a modern one. Without that, you’re lost among the mediocre, fighting for scraps of traffic, while other bloggers just overfeed on constant streams of traffic day after day.

Okay, I might be exaggerating a bit, but you get the point.

So today, we’re looking at the most interesting free WordPress themes released in July 2015:

Parallax One

parallax-one

A multipurpose theme with a classy parallax effect and a modern look. The design is elegant and it’s sure to satisfy even the most detail-oriented site owners out there. The theme has a fully responsive structure, and is suited for different types of businesses, both online and offline. There’s a full-screen layout, a full-width header, and a whole custom homepage that can be adjusted to fit anyone’s needs.

Get Parallax One

Readit

readit1

A minimalist theme for personal blogs, offering a simple and clean design and full-screen featured images. Readit comes with great animations and transition effects to put some additional flare on your content. Everything is responsive, SEO-friendly, and offers good customization possibilities.

Get Readit

WpF Authority

wpf-authority

A free WordPress theme for blogs, offering a clean and professional look. It has a full-width header, responsive layout, FontAwesome integration, and a nice lazy loading mechanism for displaying individual posts. Overall, an elegant solution for every blogger.

Get WpF Authority

Gazette

gazette1

Looking modern and offering an interactive interface, this theme is a good option for starting a news website. It uses a nice grid to organize the content and delivers an overall clean design. Gazette can be used for general topics, and comes with widgets, social links, and full-width featured images for every post.

Get Gazette

Resonar

resonar

A theme optimized for photoblogs and other sites publishing creative portfolios or other types of visual content. If you are a creative person and you love both writing and photography, this theme might be a good solution for you. It comes with an elegant and modern look, a full-width featured content slider, some nice animations, a fully responsive layout, and custom typography elements (like pull quotes).

Get Resonar

ClassyLite

classy-lite

A modern and friendly theme for small businesses. It comes with a portfolio section, and a very nice custom homepage that ca be adjusted to your liking. The design is elegant, professional, and allows you to use some nice animations to make everything even more reader-friendly. Of course, everything is fully responsive and optimized.

Get ClassyLite

AWE

awe

A stunning single page theme created to serve multiple purposes (both business and personal). The design manages to be friendly yet professional, plus there are many interesting features integrated. Such as: a full-screen header, colorful content elements, great animations, a fully responsive layout, social media integration, and an SEO-friendly structure. Also, it comes with a good-looking parallax effect, which makes the scrolling experience very smooth.

Get AWE

Store

store

If you are looking for a theme to help you create an online store, here it is. A nice and simple theme, offering a clean and modern design, responsive structure, and WooCommerce integration. Store comes with a minimalist look, combining white and blue colors, and providing customer reviews, various product rankings, widgets, and a custom blog section. There are also featured sliders for the items in the store, as well as for the individual blog posts.

Get Store

Patio

patio

A simple and minimalist WordPress theme where the content itself makes up most of the design. The theme is optimized to host image posts and other types of visual content. Patio can be used for photoblogs and news websites that publish regular content (and a lot of it).

Get Patio

Did we miss anything? Any theme that’s been released lately and deserves to be mentioned here? Let us know in the comments below.

Karol K
Karol K
Karol K. (@carlosinho) is a freelance blogger and writer, published author, and online business figure-outer. His work has been featured all over the web on sites like: NewInternetOrder.com, MarketingProfs.com, Smashing Magazine, Adobe.com, and others. Feel free to contact him to find out how he can help your business grow by writing unique and engaging content for your blog or website.

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8 Responses

  1. This is a fair collection of premium themes. I’m a blogger likes to start a new blog, but I’m a bit confused of selecting a good theme. Please suggest me a better theme for my personal blog. Thank you for your nice article.

  2. Hi Karol,

    Nice list. Though, most of the themes I already have seen in WordPress Repository, but ClassyLite and AWE caught my attention. Both looks nice!
    Thanks.

  3. Planning to create a E-commerce website and all says i must creates on word-press, so i need a perfect theme, i liked 3 themes from this list.. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. This Collection seems good enough for a selection. I think you did a great job Karol, I like to start a new blog which will be a good theme for a Health blog. I searched a lot, I’m using genesis in my blog, but I don’t like to press it again, my next choice is Jarida, but one of my friend told me that everyone is using jarida. That’s why I’m asking. Thank you for your reply.

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