Best Beautiful & FREE WordPress Themes: May 2013

Since this month, I will create a collection about FREE and Well-Designed WordPress theme per months. If you are looking for a WordPress theme for a new website or for a fresh look on an already existing website, there are always plenty of new themes being released. Many new WordPress developers has developed and shared so many stunning WordPress Theme. But let’s not think about that for the moment, because you’ve got a truly great selection to pore over right now. Enjoy!

Best FREE & Well-Designed WordPress Themes in May 2013
Best FREE & Well-Designed WordPress Themes in May 2013

1. Attitude

Attitude is a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices.


Along with the elegant design the theme is easily customizable with numerous theme options. The standard design is crisp and relatively minimalistic but you have a great deal of scope in terms of changing that. Also supports some of the popular plugins like Breadcrumb NavXT, WP-PageNavi and Contact Form 7. It is also translation ready.

Attitude Demo Download Attitude

2. SympalPress

SympalPress is a responsive theme for personal bloggers. It has a clean uncluttered design and uses Post Formats so you can let your content do the talking. Post Videos, Audio, Quotes, Photos and Galleries and know your content looks good on any size screen.


The homepage has a slider which is controlled on phones and tablets by swipe gestures, you can customize the colors with the Theme Customizer and choose between a light version or dark version. SympalPress has a cool custom menu which lets you build drop downs and use a whole range of icons in your menu. This then changes to a dropdown when viewed on mobile devices. As with every other ThemeFurnace theme, you get our brilliant TF Panel for theme options so you can control the Slider, Typography options, Social Media and many other options.

SympalPress Demo Download SympalPress

3. Clippy

Clippy is simple, responsive, pin-style theme for your personal blog. Built-in Contact Form Set your Ajax-based contact page template with live form validation and details setup on Options Page.


Theme design is optimized for proper displaying on iPhone and iPad. Implemented using HTML5 and CSS3 technologies along with HTML5Boilerplate-specific resources.Always Up to Date. Each theme always updated.

Clippy Demo Download Clippy

4. Chun

Chun is a responsive CSS3 and HTML5 blogging and portfolio theme. It supports all post formats and has layout, font, and color options built into the theme customizer. The theme also supports the Custom Content Portfolio plugin, giving artists and other creative people the ability to share their work.


It is a very simple theme, clearly designed with the intention of allowing the site author’s images to do the talking. If your site features imagery in any prominent way then Chun is an option worthy of serious consideration.

Chun Demo Download Chun
Notes: It’s require Hybrid Core theme framework

5. Shutter-shot

Shuttershot is a full-screen sideshow template. This theme is ideal for photography websites to showcase their portfolio in style.The theme has option to use either a full screen slide show on the homepage or a regular blog with image slide show as the background.


If you are using a slide show on the homepage you can set a custom page template as the blog.

Shutter-shot Demo Download Shutter-shot

6. Catch Everest

Catch Everest is Simple, Clean and Responsive WordPress Theme which automatically adapts to the screen’s size, ensuring that your content is always displayed beautifully no matter what device visitors are using. It is based in HTML5, CSS3 and very own Catch Themes easy to use Theme Options panel which makes this theme highly customizable and flexible.

Catch Everest
Catch Everest

The home page features a prominent slider above the fold with thumbnail images and widgets below. The blog layout is an uncomplicated affair and it seems to me that it has been designed with tweaking in mind. Make your beautiful yet professional website in no time.

Catch Everest Demo Download Catch Everest


YAMINTH (Yet Another Minimal Theme), it’s a free wordpress theme and, as you may notice from the name, it has a very minimal look. Since minimal design is very popular these days, I decided to create a wordpress theme with a modern and minimal style.


YAMINTH comes with light colors, dark footer, Google Web Fonts and jQuery fade in/fade out of images. It also has an Options Page so you can customize it as you like. You can set your logo, favicon, featured category, social networks links, advertising, etc.


8. PlayBook

Playbook is a traditional WordPress theme with a dual column post layout, a fully responsive design, and is jampacked with all MyThemeShop’s best features.


Playbook includes SEO optimization, custom widgets, our industry grade options panel, and much more, and best of all, it’s 100% free!

PlayBook Demo Download PlayBook


Snaps is a free portfolio theme for WordPress perfect for showcasing portrait images and galleries.


This theme adapts to different screen sizes so that your website will work (and be optimized for) iPhones, iPad and other mobile devices. Resize your browser window to see the fluid grids and flexible images in action.

SNAPS Demo Download SNAPS

10. Stitch

Stitch is a clean, modern theme in cool tones, with support for one widget area, custom drop-down menus, custom header and background, multiple post formats, and a mobile-friendly, responsive design.


Stitch Demo Download Stitch


This month we have some good portfolio themes, photo blog, some business themes, a pinterest style theme and some clean personal themes.

If you are a free theme creator and would like to be added to future roundups, please get in touch with links to your work.


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