April witnessed the release of WordPress 3.9, which brought many improvements and new features to the table. April also saw the release of several new free WordPress themes, almost all of which were geared towards personal blogging sites.
In this roundup, we take a look at some of the best free WordPress themes released during the month of April 2014.
Free WordPress Themes: April 2014 Edition
Crangasi is a content-centric theme meant for personal blogs. It’s fully responsive and translation ready.
Resolution is a multipurpose WordPress theme mainly meant for magazine websites. It features multiple page layouts, responsive design, custom sliders and is translation ready. Resolution is also available as Pro version for $47 that includes WooCommerce integration and premium support.
Ignite is a responsive and modular WordPress theme for personal blogs.
PaperCuts is fully customizable multipurpose WordPress theme. It is responsive and translation ready and comes with integrated translations such as Spanish, Slovak, Russian, French and German. It also has a Pro version for $19.
5. Count Down
Count Down is a simple multilingual theme. It features a custom ‘countdown’ template, that makes it ideal for ‘Coming Soon’ or placeholder websites and pages.
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Sparkling is a flat design WordPress theme meant for magazine sites. It is responsive and translation ready.
Hardpressed is a responsive and versatile blogging theme with a content-centric design.
Persia is a light-weight and extremely minimal WordPress theme for personal blogs. It features responsive design and multiple menu effects.
9. Why Hello There
Why Hello There is a responsive blogging and magazine WordPress theme. It comes with Flexslider integration and is based on Compass and SUSY Grids.
Minipress is a minimal WordPress theme meant for blogs and tumblogs. It is responsive and translation ready.
11. SKT Full Width
As the name suggests, SKT Full Width is a full width WordPress theme. It caters to the needs of photobloggers and portfolio site owners, and sports a sliding menu bar in the layout.
Bricks is a responsive WordPress theme meant for blogs and tumblogs. It is fully responsive and features a masonry layout.
This brings us to the end of this month’s edition of free WordPress themes. You can check out the free downloads from previous months here.
Which one of these themes is your favorite? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Sufyan bin Uzayr is a freelance writer and Linux enthusiast. He writes for several print magazines as well as technology blogs, and has also authored a book named Sufism: A Brief History. His primary areas of interest include open source, mobile development and web CMS. He is also the Editor of an e-journal named Brave New World. You can visit his website, follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook and Google+.