WordPress is a popular CMS and blogging platform based on MySQL and PHP. You will find plenty of free WordPress themes on the web. Majority of free WordPress themes looks complicated with plenty of options. However, there are free WordPress themes which look not only great but also responsive. The term “responsive” means your blog will be compatible with smartphones and tablets. In this article, I will explore five free simple WordPress themes along with its features.
If you want a great looking WordPress theme with a leaderboard ad placement on the header, you should consider Point. Point is a simple WordPress theme with a fluid responsive look and feel. The main features of Point wordpress theme are as follows
- 9 custom widgets
- 2 site layouts
- Author box
- Related posts widget
- Ad management
- Cross-browser compatibility
- RTL Language support
- Translation ready
- Search engine optimized
- Unlimited color schemes
- Numbered pagination
- Trending stories option
- 2 featured post sections
Point wordpress theme, a product of wpthemeshop.com have an options panel which enable you to upload logo, favicon and customize settings easily. The theme also integrates nicely with the review plugin provided by the developer. If you use Point WordPress theme, you should upload a featured image for each of your blog post.
You will be able to download whole lot of free WordPress themes and Plugins if you register on the website.
Hellish Simplicity is a responsive simple WordPress theme. This means your blog looks great in both PC and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. You can easily modify the header text via the theme customiser or the themes header admin page. The real beauty of Hellish Simplicity WordPress theme is it typography.
Simple Catch is a clean and simple WordPress theme created by Catch Themes. You can easily customize the settings via Theme Options page andcustom widgets. The theme is built on popular 978 Grid System CSS Framework and is also Multilingual Ready. The theme also provides support for popular plugins such as Breadcrumb NavXT, Contact Form 7, WP-PageNavi and WP Page Numbers. Some of the main features of Simple Catch WordPress theme are as follows
- Custom Menu
- Custom Widgets
- Three Custom Layouts
- Featured Slider
- Theme Options (Header Logo, Footer Logo, Fav Icon, Social Icons, Color Schemes, Custom CSS Styles and Webmaster Tools)
Rowling is a simple WordPress theme with responsive design with special focus on typography. You should consider using this theme if you have a technology and gadget related blog. Rowling WordPress theme has two menu locations, social menu support, custom accent color support, custom logo support, gallery post format support, editor style support, a Flickr widget and recent posts and recent comments widgets with thumbnails.
AppSpot is not a simple WordPress theme but it looks great. The theme will be useful for those users who would like to create software downloads, android apps download and PDF downloads websites. You can also run a coupon based blog with AppSpot theme. AppSpot includes few built-in custom fields where you need to provide the required information. The theme will layout them to create a uniform look and feel in an unique responsive layout.
AppSpot has been created by wpfreeware, who has several beautiful responsive free WordPress themes to their credit. If you don’t want WordPress version of AppSpot theme, you can download HTML template.