Free responsive themes

When I’m creating a WordPress blog or website, I usually look first for a responsive theme. What’s “responsive”? That simply means that the design will recognize and adapt (or “respond”) to the device it’s being viewed on, whether a desktop mega-monitor, an iPad, or a smart phone.

For example, here’s what the responsive theme Anthem looks like on three different devices:

What a responsive theme looks like on different devices

As you can see, when the browser window gets smaller, the page layout changes, by getting rid of the sidebar and then reducing the size of the images.

Free responsive themes:

Ari

See my concise summary

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Blaskan

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Bouquet

No summary.

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Chateau

See my concise summary

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Fresh & Clean

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Grisaille

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Origin

See my concise summary

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theme: mixfolio

MIxfolio

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Oxygen

See my concise summary

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Having trouble getting your Oxygen theme to work? Here are some helpful tips.

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Quintus

Summary to come.

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Reddle

Summary to come.

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Skylark

See my concise summary

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Sundance

Especially for video display. Summary to come.

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Sunspot

Summary to come.

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Twenty Eleven  (note: this site is built on this theme)

Summary to come.

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theme: Yoko

Yoko

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One thought on “Free responsive themes

  1. Thanks so much for sharing these. I was looking for information on free responsive themes and these are all great. Any of these would make a huge difference to a blog’s look, feel and readability. This is just the kind of thing I need. I hope others find these as useful as I have. Thanks again!

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