45 Elegant Free Responsive WordPress Themes Released in 2012

We have seen many a posts about Free WordPress themes, which features 2-3 new themes and than all others are from 2011 or 2010. But this is not the case with our post. We have handpicked 30 WordPress Free Responsive themes that were released in 2012 and are based on high quality. These free themes are responsive and way much useful than any other themes you came across.

As the 2012 year is about to end, we have seen many a changes on the internet. Web design trends changed and now people are concentrating on responsive, speedy designs. As the world is becoming more and more mobile, responsive designs were much needed. But during start of the year only premium wordpress themes were offering responsive layout and many a startup bloggers were unable to afford them. The competition war between wordpress theme sellers gave birth to Free offerings and all the startup bloggers got awarded by having Professionally Designed responsive wordpress themes for FREE. Nevertheless there are many of bloggers who offered their great work with us as well. We have seen much improvement during 2012 and we hope to see much more in 2013.

Keep in tune with us on our blog and we promise we will bring as much possible useful stuff as we can. Enjoy our collection below and don’t forget to share your thoughts.


Respo Free Responsive WordPress Theme

Respo is a responsive theme, able to adapt its layout to the screen size of your visitors. (try resizing the screen and see for yourself) The sliders for this theme is responsive too, which means it works super sleek on mobile device like iPad or iPhone.


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Showpress Free WordPress Theme

ShowPress is designed and developed by tutpress and is suitable for photography and personal blogging. With features like simple admin panel, responsive layout, translation ready, custom page template makes the theme a Premium WordPress theme.


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Touchfolio Free WordPress Theme

Touchfolio is a responsive free wordpress theme. Built on Twittter Bootstrap and comes with two type of portfolio galleries.


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Cudazi Mono Free WordPress Theme

Cudazi Mono is a clean, luxurious WordPress theme perfect for a wide range of applications. This theme takes advantage of custom post types, provides ample widget areas and drag and drop menus for easy setup and maximum flexibility.


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Launcher is a cool coming soon one page theme with count down timer. The user can subscribe and can follow through twitter stream.


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Origin Free WordPress Theme

Origin is a simple responsive theme for your personal, elegant-looking blog. Features include Responsive Layout, Custom Background, Breadcrumbs, Fancybox, Child-theme Friendly, Translation-ready and many more.


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Accentbox with its elegant design and powerful features, this theme will top the downloading charts. This HTML5 theme is made fully responsive to make sure your blog look awesome in any case.


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Pinstrap Free WordPress Theme

PinStrap is a responsive WordPress theme that uses Twitter Bootstrap and mimics the famous Pinterest! The homepage automatically resizes images and places them in a responsive grid thanks to the Wookmark jQuery plugin.


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Groovy is built for bloggers who want a clean, elegant magazine WordPress theme for their blog to maximize page views, ad revenues, and create the best user experience possible. Features includes responsive design, unlimited color scheme, ad management , faster loading, seo optimized and custom widgets.


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Simplecorp Free WordPress Theme

A simple, responsive corporate portfolio theme with features like responsive layout, HTML5 and CSS3, Multiple Color Styles, Built-in Pagination and Built-in Contact Form.


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WordPress Diary Theme

This wordpress blog theme comes with HTML5, CSS3 clean coding, JQuery Pretty Photo Lightbox, Ajax based contact form, Widget ready, Google Web Fonts, JQuery Forms with live authentication. Extensive documentation is also available. The best work we have seen in Free WordPress Themes in 2012.


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Halifax Free WordPress Theme

Halifax is a WordPress 3 ready theme with responsive layout. Another notable feature of the theme is the masonry layout on the homepage.


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JustBlue wordpress theme brings premium functionality for free, with the ability to customize settings using the options panel, and the included custom widgets, and it’s a responsive theme.



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Onepager Free WordPress Theme

OnePager is a free responsive Portfolio theme for WordPress sites. Based on our previously released OnePager HTML Template it provides you the flexibility to either use static or dynamic version of OnePager. It is a very flexible theme and you can easily customize it.


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GreenChili WordPress Theme

GreenChili a blog-style, fully customizable theme with responsive design. Optimized for both SEO and advertising, and maintains a clean yet sophisticated feel.


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Smally Free WordPress Theme

Smally is a Premium responsive, mobile-first WordPress theme with a modern two-column layout, and a lot of options and page-templates.


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Bloggie is a responsive standard wordpress theme. Fully packed with features like seo optimized and best suitable for content makers. If you don’t have money to spend on premium high quality WordPress themes than this is a replacement for that.


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Antistar Free WordPress Theme

Antistar is a simple, cute and responsive WordPress theme which is great for portfolios, artists, small businesses and novices.


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Mystile wordpress theme is responsive as standard, and comes bundled with plenty of options and alternate color schemes.


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Pytheas Free WordPress Theme

Pytheas is built without clutter and with a minimal design its a great solution for either small websites or as a starter theme. The options have been kept to a minimal which still providing some flexibility, you’ll notice things like the WordPress background, header, menu, theme customizer are all supported by the theme.


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Artificer is another responsive designed theme with short codes and especially compatible with WooCommerce. An awesome free take away for bloggers and ecommerce lovers.


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Newspaper Free WordPress Theme

Newspaper WordPress theme screams quality web design. Included are features such as automatic slideshow, author bio section, ad placement, social links and a theme options page for faster customization.


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Magazine Shack

This amazing theme comes with Photoshop source file and it is widget ready. Best suited for blog/magazine websites.


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Gavernwp Free WordPress Theme

This theme allows you to easily produce websites based upon the Responsive Web Design concept, thanks to functions provided by the GavernWP framework. In addition, use of the JSON format makes modifying the management panel and the theme’s configuration a breeze!

Gavernwp Free WordPress Theme

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Color Paper

Color paper is a clean, elegant WordPress free theme. The theme comes with Photoshop source file but have some license restrictions, like you cannot remove the credit link. Other than that theme is fully prepared to go online and works like a charm.


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Minimalistiq Free WordPress Theme

The Minimalistiq Theme is a versatile theme, which could be used for showcasing portfolio items, creating business websites, and it can even used to spread the word about Non profit organizations.


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Cool Retro

A unique looking free wordpress theme which is best suited for bloggers. Theme is widget ready and have its Photoshop source file which can be used to customize the design.


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Sampression Lite Free WordPress Theme

Sampression Lite is a fully responsive theme, perfect for blogging. It’s lightweight responsive design allows this theme to adapt across a range of screen sizes.


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Internetmgic have easy to use administrative panel, custom widgets, an eye catching related posts and lots of other powerful features provide a great base to build on.


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Blog Grid Free WordPress Theme

Blog Grid Theme Responsive is a WordPress Theme with mobile and tablet responsive design. Simple blog design Theme is perfect for any creative to showcase their artwork.


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This is a simple, but powerful WordPress theme for politic blog. This theme boasts easy-to-use admin options and many custom widgets.


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Photogram Free WordPress Theme

Photogram is very fluid and responsive, thanks to its slick and nifty jQuery effects. The Masonry and Infinite Loading scripts make page scrolling more convenient than ever.


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If you want to impress your visitors with an awesome unique and fresh-looking site – this template is exactly right for you!


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BizPress is a free WordPress theme that can be used with any type of content. Easy to use administrative panel, custom widgets, an eye catching related posts and lots of other powerful features provide a great base to build on.


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Adelle WordPress free theme is built especially for women bloggers. Elegant, responsive and minimalist design makes this theme a perfect professional premium theme but for free of cost. This free theme includes social buttons, compatible cross browsing, custom widgets and much more.


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iFeature includes a responsive mobile ready Apple-like design (which magically adjusts to mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad), Responsive iFeature Slider, New Drag & Drop Header and Page Elements (for creating custom templates on a per-page basis), and intuitive iOS-like Theme Options.


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Elegant Photography

Best free wordpress theme for photographers designed by vandelay designs.


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Classic Photography

Another photography responsive wordpress free theme that will blow you away with its features.


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Zion Church

Zion best suitable for church websites and ministries that need an attractive, effective website on a tight budget.


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Auto Focus

Another photography wordpress free theme. Where everything been taken care off for photographers.


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BonPress is the perfect personal blog theme. Packed with Post Formats (audio, video) feature and multiple Custom Widgets, like Twitter, Flickr, will offer you a unique experience from blogging.


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Meeta is a simple blogging theme, but packed with many premium features, like: unique widgets, custom templates. The theme is absolutely free!


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Yoko comes with some nifty features like coded in HTML5 with fall back for lesser versions of Internet Explorer, responsive layout, multi post formats, premium admin options, social links, Google Web Fonts and many more.


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Ari is a responsive, minimalist free WordPress theme that comes with Google fonts, and easy to use admin panel. Also multi language option makes it a attractive option.



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Clean Response

Clean Response is a multi-purpose theme with the choice of two homepages – use for business or as a regular blog theme. Best of all, it’s Free!


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