In our effort to curate the best WordPress themes out there (see this, this and this) we invited our friends from the QualiThemes WP search engine to start a regular column on Inspired Mag, recommending the best new themes.
It has been almost a year since we last released a standard blog theme, and considering that personal blogging still represents the core WordPress user base, I thought it was time that we returned to our roots and produced a simple blog design. Memoir is beautifully simple, but still comes packed with character and style. WordPress 3.0 compatible, Firefox compatible and widget ready sidebars.
Graphite wordpress theme is a fully functional, free wordpress theme from MediaLoot, perfect for creative professionals but suitable for anybody. Built from the ground up using HTML5 and CSS3, portfolio custom post types, custom admin settings, 2 alternative homepage image slider templates and admin settings for featured images in slider.
Delicious Magazine is versatile enough to be used for a variety of purposes, like a food website as we’ve demonstrated on our preview. It includes a big featured area that captivates the user with large images, and also a sub featured spotlight area that makes your homepage look like more than a blog. The theme includes 9 alternative color styles which you can preview in the demo, but you can also customize the background color/image and modify your link and button colors in the options panel so you have full control of how the theme looks.
Try our most complex wp theme to date. It has shortcodes, 5 different sliders and a bunch of awesome features. You name it, we’ve got it! This wp theme comes with 5 different homepage sliders for you to play with, the icing on the cake being the main animated slider, a guarantee that your website will stand apart from the crowd.
Eventina is a very flexible and unique magazine style premium WordPress theme for blogs of almost any topic: news, business, movies, music, travel, etc. For displaying your categories and pages. You can add up to 10 “Featured Posts” on the homepage. Show up to 6 featured categories on the homepage. Show 3 featured articles in the header on every page of the site. Developed for WordPress 3.0. Banner management system. Support for Google analytics & feedburner.
A stylish portfolio theme that will give your work the type of presentation it deserves. On top of balanced white space and typography, this theme includes several tasteful jQuery effects to help impress your visitors. Widget ready sidebars, widget ready footers and Twitter integration.
deZine is a very elegant blog magazine WordPress theme. The theme is easy customizable through a theme options page and many custom widgets for the footer and the nested sidebar widget areas. deZine comes with a built-in jQuery featured fontent slider. Through the theme options page you can fully control the slider (category, number of post, timer) at any time. You can also optionally hide the slider.
Blogue features a clean, simple and minimalist layout. The design focused on the most important thing in a blog which is your content, the big whitespace will make your blog contents a lot easier to read. Blogue will definitely be a perfect companion for your blog.
Base is a minimally-styled, feature rich, theme framework built specifically to power child themes. It includes an application framework, a theme options framework and a robust set of options for customizing your site. Post formats are a new feature in WordPress 3.1 and will be included in Base when 3.1 is released.
Strategically designed magazine theme for pro bloggers & affiliate marketers. Reinvent is easy to use and set up without loosing the magazine look, feel, and features. It has the magazine look and feel to it, but it’s simple, useful, and easy to set up with pixel perfect attention to detail.
Capture is a supercool and funky photography WordPress theme. Fit nicely to photographers and those who want a gallery theme! Preloaded with KreativeAdmin v2 and WP 3.0 ready theme! With every release of new version of WordPress, we will make sure all of our themes are compatible with it, as well as backwards.
Bolder is a wordpress theme that is perfect for business, blogs, and portfolios among other things. It contains 15 different skins, 3 different sliders, 3 portfolio pages and a sleek professional design. Bolder is fully customizable using the theme options page. Cufon font replacement.