For 2015 the default theme for wordpress installations, is clean, blog-focused, and designed for clarity. Twenty Fifteen’s simple, straightforward typography is readable on a wide variety of screen sizes, and suitable for multiple languages. That polylingual pattern of perfection shown in the typography is matched by the responsive design of Twenty Fifteen. It looks great on devices of all sizes, from desktop to mobile and everything in between.
Demo: https://twentyfifteendemo.wordpress.com/. Learn how to customize it: https://wordpress.com/theme/twentyfifteen, https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/customize-twenty-fifteen/. Today this free theme is used on: 305.679 websites.
Theme download: https://wordpress.org/themes/twentyfifteen/.
Default wordpress theme for 2014 is a magazine theme with a sleek, modern, and beautifully crafted responsive design. Twenty Fourteen is a great fit for content-rich sites. It allows you to highlight specific articles on the home page, and to balance readability with a powerful use of photography — all in a layout that works on any device. The theme offers three widget-ready areas for your further customization: a footer area and two sidebars. The primary sidebar is on the left, with an optional “content” sidebar to the right of the article. Twenty Fourteen also comes with a unique Ephemera widget to show off your latest videos, music, links, and more.
Customize it as you want: https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/7-plugins-and-child-themes-to-enhance-twentyfourteen/.
Free Theme Used on: 294.515 websites.
Features include a front page template with its own widgets, an optional display font, styling for post formats on both index and single views, and an optional no-sidebar page template. Make it yours with a custom menu, header image, and background. Its most notable features include a front page template with a its own widgets, an optional display font, styling for post formats on both index and single views, and an optional no-sidebar page template.
Customize the theme: https://www.csshero.org/themes/twenty-twelve/.
Free Theme used on: 255471 websites.
There are tons of really cool improvements and features packed into it — more Post Formats, beautiful new header images, alternate color schemes and layouts, and even custom link colors. Twenty Eleven looks great as a blog, a showcase, or even a tumblelog or photolog.
Customize it: http://wpsitebuilding.com/7-tips-customize-wordpress-twenty-eleven-theme.html
Free Theme Used on: 237369 websites.
Divi is powered by the Divi Builder, an insanely fast and incredibly intuitive front end editor like nothing you have seen before. It will change the way you build websites forever. The Divi theme could give each individual Tai Chi club instructor an easy way to layout their pages, without fooling around with design elements like fonts, margins, padding, etc. Stuff non-design-savvy clients should never have access to.
Free Theme Used on: 226203 websites.
Twenty Ten comes with a selection of great header images. It’s easy to switch between any of the included header images or upload your own. You can even use a different header image for each post by including a Featured Image when you publish a new post. By default, Twenty Ten uses a two-column layout with lots of room for widgets. If you’d like to hide the widgets and focus on the writing for a particular page, just choose the “One column, no sidebar” Page Template.
Free Theme Used on: 172572 websites.
Starting with a thoughtfully crafted responsive layout, Twenty Thirteen is intended to be viewed on any size device, from smartphones and tablets up to the latest and greatest HiDPI screens. No matter how your readers decide to visit, it’ll remain good-looking, readable, and usable.
Free Theme Used on: 159542 websites.
Avada WordPress Theme is the outcome of a simple thought process of two freelancers – Mohammed Haris and Luke Beck. It was back in 2011 when both of them decided to work as partners in designing and developing WordPress themes on Themeforest. Within a year, Avada received an average buyer rating of 4.64/5 (based on 2,281 buyer opinions). Not only this, because of its increasing popularity, ThemeFusion became the top seller author on themeforest. Avada has all the features and customization options that many web masters have come to love. However, it has its faults too. Here we present to you the advantages and disadvantages that are inherent to Avada.
Video Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQTAfmFPmeI
Buy it: https://themeforest.net/item/avada-responsive-multipurpose-theme/2833226
Premium Theme Used on: 144599 websites.
Twenty Sixteen‘s horizontal header area with an optional right sidebar works perfectly for both blogs and websites. It features free custom color schemes, a harmonious post grid that will make your homepage look sharp on any device, and impeccable polish in every detail. Your WordPress will look beautiful with Twenty Sixteen.
Free Theme Used on: 98716 websites.
Twenty Seventeen brings your site to life with header video and immersive featured images. With a focus on business sites, it features multiple sections on the front page as well as widgets, navigation and social menus, a logo, and more. Personalize its asymmetrical grid with a custom color scheme and showcase your multimedia content with post formats. Our default theme for 2017 works great in many languages, for any abilities, and on any device.
Free Theme Used on: 98831 websites.
Responsive Theme is a flexible foundation with fluid grid system that adapts your website to mobile devices and the desktop or any other viewing environment. Theme features 9 Page Templates, 11 Widget Areas, 6 Template Layouts, 4 Menu Positions and more. Powerful but simple Theme Options for full CMS control with easy Logo Upload and Social Networking.
Free Theme Used on: 90967 websites.
Enfold is created by Kriesi, a web design and development team from Vienna, Austria. Kriesi is selling WordPress themes on Themeforest marketplace for a long time, and they have many popular WordPress themes on their portfolio. Enfold comes with a powerful layout editor. This easy to use drag and drop page editor allows you to create virtually any kind of layout you can think of.
Buy it: https://themeforest.net/item/enfold-responsive-multipurpose-theme/4519990/
Customize it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8GslbGcfS4
Premium Theme Used on: 87466 websites.
BeTheme is one of the biggest WordPress themes ever, packed up with 160+ pre-made layouts. Just pick the right demo that fits your industry best, and install it. This will save you tons of time designing the site layout, and save you money if you were considering hiring a professional designer. If you’re looking forward to buying a WordPress Theme which you can model into any type of website, then you should check out the BeTheme.
Buy it: https://themeforest.net/item/betheme-responsive-multipurpose-wordpress-theme/7758048/
Premium Theme Used on: 75796 websites.
Genesis is by far the most popular WordPress theme framework and is used by many popular bloggers out there. There are no clear statistics how many WordPress websites are powered by Genesis but most of bloggers I am following to use it. It might not be obvious if the website is using Genesis because there are plenty of great Child Themes available that adds extra functionality and changes theme design for already powerful and beautiful framework. Details: https://colorlib.com/wp/genesis-child-themes/
The Genesis Framework empowers you to quickly and easily build incredible websites with WordPress. Whether you’re a novice or advanced developer, Genesis provides the secure and search-engine-optimized foundation that takes WordPress to places you never thought it could go.
Get it: https://my.studiopress.com/themes/genesis/
Custom background: https://sridharkatakam.com/how-to-use-wordpress-customizer-for-setting-up-background-image-of-a-section-in-genesis/
Free and Premium theme/framework: Used on: 72813 websites.
Customizr is a simple and fast WordPress theme designed to help you attract and engage more visitors. Provides a perfect user experience on smartphones. Powers more then 100K active sites around the world. Hundreds of 5-stars reviews received on WordPress.org.
Get it: https://presscustomizr.com/
Free Theme Used on: 71263 websites.
Like many premium WordPress themes, Bridge comes with loads of features. Allowing users to create virtually any kind of website with no coding knowledge. Let’s take a look at some of the features. Bridge is designed to be a multi-purpose theme. It aims to meet the needs of virtually any kind of WordPress site imaginable. To achieve this goal, it comes with more than 100 unique demos with their own design and content.
Buy it: https://themeforest.net/item/bridge-creative-multipurpose-wordpress-theme/7315054/
Premium Theme Used on: 63823 websites.
Salient is one of the most popular and highly-rated themes on Themeforest, with over 68,000 sales. It’s developed by ThemeNectar. Salient comes with unlimited color combinations so your user will actually remember your site instead of just noticing. Salient comes with a highly tailored version of visual composer. You can build the gorgeous pages you have been waiting for all with drag and drop simplicity.
Buy it: https://themeforest.net/item/salient-responsive-multipurpose-theme/4363266/
Premium Theme Used on: 62948 websites.
Beautiful theme, thank you! I really like the simplicity of this one-page design and created a video on your theme to share this with my community on YouTube. I can see this theme being a great choice for job seekers and freelancers who want to showcase their skills, testimonials and services as a way to build their personal brand and attract new opportunities. Zerif LITE is a free one page WordPress theme. It’s perfect for web agency business,corporate business,personal and parallax business portfolio, photography sites and freelancer.Is built on BootStrap with parallax support, is responsive, clean, modern, flat and minimal.
Free Theme Used on: 62223 websites.
Vantage is a response, multi-purpose theme carefully developed with seamless integration into an array of amazing third-party plugins. Vantage is one of SiteOrigins oldest and most refined themes, and with over 1 million downloads, it is by far SiteOrigins most popular.
Free Theme Used on: 56651 websites.
Canvas enables you to modify the design, layout and typography through the options panel. If you want a highly customizable theme or a starter theme for your next client project, then Canvas is definitely for you! Canvas it’s probably the best choice if you’re willing to build your site with a powerful e-commerce as it integreates seamlessly with the #1 e-commerce plugin available today on the market: WooCommerce. Both Canvas and WooCommerce are Hero-ready so you can now easily customize them deeply with our intuitive point-and-click logic.
Tips and tricks for this theme: https://www.pootlepress.com/2013/06/65-tips-tricks-and-css-tweaks-for-woothemes-canvas/
Theme Used on: 49201 websites.