Best Free Premium-Like WordPress Theme : 40 Great Themes

It is a fact that the WordPress themes having a high quality always becomes very popular and come in handy no matter it is that whether you are looking for some very good design or you are looking for some programming solution in a more professional way.

The following WordPress themes are very attractive, very handy and very helpful, you can download and also a see a free Demo too and you can use these both for the commercial and personal projects with free from any cost. You can easily manipulate your blog with the help of these free themes and present your blog with some very good and advanced admin,theme,widget options actually.

WordPress Theme: Heliumified Reloaded


Built by Padd Solutions, Heliumified WP theme is great for any blogger who wants to impress their readers with their contents and a premium quality design blog at no cost!

WordPress Anniversary Theme


The WordPress Anniversary Theme is a classic type of theme with several layout options. It comes with a custom a Thank you WordPress just to show our appreciation to the crew that made such a big difference on the Web.

Shell Lite


Shell is a fully featured premium-like WordPress Theme. Shell is suitable for a serious Bloggers as well as Business Owners because it is a CMS Theme with fully customizable landing page which features proper SEO structure, Theme Options manageable content, call-to-action button and more.

Free WordPress 3.1 Theme: Splendio (With PSD Sources)


A beautiful theme, designed by Vlad and Elena Scanteie which was developed exclusively for Smashing Magazine and its readers. As usual, the theme is free to use in both private and commercial projects. The theme is based upon the Twenty Ten WordPress theme and requires WordPress 3.0 to run.

Grid Portfolio WordPress Theme


Beautiful modern and minimalistic wordpress themes, design for illustrators and graphic designers to show their amazing work.

My Corporation Free Business WordPress Theme


A totally Free (although donations are encouraged) GPL WordPress theme that is perfect for setting up your minimalistic business and/or portfolio website.

Freebie: Blog-O-Folio WordPress Theme Version 1.0


Blog-O-Folio is a free 2 column WordPress Theme suitable for any and all of your corporate, portfolio or personal blog needs. With a wide variety of tunable theme options and functionality to merge your portfolio with the blog, it is now ultra easy to maintain your blog and portfolio at the same time.

Designer Theme


Free WordPress 3.0 theme: Designer Theme, good for portfolios and showcases


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Marine is a 3 column magazine type wordpress theme from This is built for WordPress 3 version and it uses features like, custom menu, custom post thumbnails, jQuery slider, widgetized sidebar and footer, Banner ads, adsense, theme option page etc.


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deStyle is a fully featured blog magazine WordPress theme and is completely free! If you’re planning an attractive and professional blog magazine, deStyle is first choice.

Picture Perfect: A Free Photography WordPress Theme

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Another cool feature that is built into this theme is the info box at the end of every post.


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Atlantis is new free premium wordpress theme release. This is part of a new series of wordpress themes called Fab series. The cardinal feature of the themes in this series is that they have no encrypted footer.

Cobalt Magazine Page

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A sleek, simple and clean design WordPress theme that comes with very nice typography and awesome functionality.

Newspress Page

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A simple yet powerful magazine style WordPress theme with advanced functionality to easily customize the theme to fit your needs.

Free WordPress 3.0+ Theme for Portfolios and Magazines

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JournalCrunch WordPress 3.0+ theme, a theme for magazines or portfolios with an integrated journal. The theme was designed by Site5and released exclusively for Smashing Magazine and its readers.

Sight WordPress Theme

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Sight is a powerful WordPress theme, best suited for Magazines and Blogs. The theme was designed in modern minimalistic style with Golden Grid usage. It has two views to get information in the way you want – standard blog view & grid view.


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Paragams is free premium wordpress theme made using grid design techniques. It is very lightweight, almost no images are used. It include a lot of custom features and is easy to use. It’s perfect for almost everyone who want to write articles, news, or publish an online magazine. We also made a very cool drop-down menu and implemented some ajax stuff here and there.

Structure Theme

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The Structure Theme is professionally designed with modern minimalistic aesthetics in mind. In doing so, the theme adopts the style of the content and images added to the site. We would like to believe the Structure Theme is the “Helvetica” of the WordPress theme world.


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AutoFocus is a WordPress theme specifically for photographers looking for a simple and elegant way to display their work online.

Tabbed Theme

free premium wordpress themeTabbed Theme is a simple yet elegant Magazine Style Design Theme. It has a management console, is widget ready, advertisement ready and is an easily customizable theme to use. The featured image area on the homepage is run off the JQuery image rotator. Works in IE7, IE8, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera and is compliant with the Latest version of WordPress 3.0 and above.


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Carbonified WordPress theme comes with 5 different color variations to match any blog’s niches. It is packed with a better framework and a robust admin options panel to accommodate the General Settings, Page Tracker, Social Networking, Related Posts, Page Navigation and Custom Ads

Cubicles WordPress Theme

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Cubicles Theme is a modern, clean WordPress Theme. It has a management console, is widget ready and is an easily customizable theme to use. The featured image area on the homepage is run off the JQuery Coda slider. Works in IE7, IE8, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera and is compliant with the Latest version of WordPress 3.0 and below.

Bright Sky

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A fantastic design that would make your blog awesome. Simple yet attractive plus unique. Do you want to be a part of “unique”?

Side Blog

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A free blogging theme with all sorts of customization and content management options.

Free Kick Ass Theme built for WP 3: Rotary

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Rotary is a two column theme with tons of features including a kicker home page. It is built to be used with WordPress 3.0, and is centered around the idea of running your blog as a CMS.

The Daily Grind WordPress Theme

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The intention of this theme is to reflect a newspaper style layout in wordpress. Implementing Carrer’s grid, to my thinking, was the best and most unique way to deliver this kind of style. There is great flexibility in how these articles can be arranged.


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First in Monokrome family and our most favourited theme to date. Strength lies on the unique main gallery that utilize jQuery Smart Column plugin. Not only it’ll display photos from Flickr but also stay fullsize as the screen increase.


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Portfolio site need not to be bland and boring. Strukture has a unique navigation style that will spruce up your portfolio instantly. And let client know your availability status right away with nifty status enabler.


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Oracle is a cool new theme in the fab series. This is a 3 column, grid layout theme with a stylish design and color combination. Theme is WP 3 ready with two custom menus, widgetized, sidebar and footer, featured post slider, popular posts section, Twitter updates, banner ads, adsense, etc. I am sure you will love this.

Fenome WordPress Theme

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It is themed around the Apple iPad. This is WordPress 3 compatible theme with 3 column content area and widgetized sidebar and footer space. The home page of the theme features a jQuery slider seamlessly integrated into and iPad graphic.

WordPress Theme – Dictum

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Dictum is a totally free WordPress theme and you can use it however you want as long as you keep the footer credits intact. It has been tested with Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Chrome browsers without any problems whatsoever.

Suburbia WordPress Theme

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Suburbia supports all WordPress 3.0 features and gives you an extra flexibility in every single step you make.


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As the name implies this is an exclusive photoblog theme useful for photographers or just for anyone who loves to shoot pictures and to have them displayed online. The theme is built for WordPress 3 engine. It employs all the latest WordPress.3 features like, custom post types, custom taxonomies, custom menu management, custom background etc.

WordPress Theme: Zincious

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Zincious WordPress theme comes with a dropdown menu, subscription buttons (Twitter, Facebook and RSS), automatic thumbnail resizer, popular posts, featured posts and a lot more!

WordPress Theme: Copperific

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Copperific WP theme has a built in Twitter and Facebook share button for easier sharing of posts. For monetization, the four 125×125 banner ads are already integrated into the system.

WordPress Theme: Cobaltify

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Cobaltify WordPress theme is a sleek and elegant blog theme that let you set up a professional corporate blog, personal blog, design blog and other related blog niches.

Big Square

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Big Square is a clean, tidy, elegant, photoblog theme.

Beback Theme

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What will you do if your site needs a rest?

Shaken Grid

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This theme is perfect for you if you’re in need of a gallery/portfolio website or if you just want a website with a unique grid layout that not many websites have taken full advantage of yet.

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