My Favourite Free WordPress Themes From 2010

2010 has been a big year for WordPress. The release of WordPress 3 proved to be a huge success with over 11 million downloads in 42 days.

In the last year there has also been an increase in the number of premium themes from WordPress theme stores. However there has also been a lot of great free theme designs released this year. Today I would like to show you 10 of my favourite free WordPress themes from 2010.

I hope you enjoy the list ๐Ÿ™‚

Free WordPress Themes From 2010

1. Aparatus

A fantastic blogging theme from FearlessFlyer boasts a great navigation menu in the header, a huge Twitter follow button, a slideshow featured post area on the home page and advertisement integration.

The theme comes with it’s own options area where you can change ad settings, determine how the slideshow is displayed and choose one of 4 colour stylesheets.

Aparatus WordPress Theme

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2. 2010 Weaver

Twenty Ten was released near the start of the year as the new default WordPress theme. It’s versatile, clean and easy to modify.

2010 Weaver extends this great theme by allowing you to change the colours of fonts. You can also quickly hide the title and description via the main options menu. Customisations can be saved and then restored at a later date too.

2010 Weaver Options Screen

2010 Weaver also comes with 15 different styles which is useful for those of you who are not sure about what colour scheme to use. Essentially 2010 Weaver is the natural heir to Twenty Tens throne!

Twenty Ten Weaver WordPress Theme

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3. Designpile

Designed by Site5 for Smashing Magazine, DesignPile is a dark theme with a white main content area. It comes with it’s own options page where you can choose from 3 colour styles (green,pink/red,blue).

Designpile WordPress Theme

Info & Download | Demo4. iGadgets

A good looking tech theme which uses the post thumbnail feature. The theme has it’s own options page where you can enter your Twitter information, change the logo, enter tracking codes and much more. The psd file for the logo is included in the zip file too.

iGadgets WordPress Theme

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5. Enkelt

A clean corporate theme which has a lot of great built-in features. Colours and typography can easily be changed in the options area and the layout can be amended too.

It also has it’s own contact form widget and has a built-in PrettPhoto script which pops out images and videos.

Enkelt WordPress Theme

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6. ALogo

A good looking grey and blue blogging theme which has a left sidebar, drop down menu for categories and and a domtab for the latest posts and comments.

ALogo WordPress theme

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7. Zexee

A bright and colourful theme from Six Revisions which just oozes style. Would be ideal for a lot of different niches.

Zexee WordPress Theme

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8. Typominima

A beautiful typography based theme from Blogsessive. It’s minimal design will suit those who want to put an emphasis on content.

It comes with it’s own options area where you can customise what is displayed in posts or pages and has support for WordPress 3.0+ custom menus too.

Typominima WordPress Theme

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9. Voidy

A minimal theme from Diovo which is perfect for those who want something simple.

It boasts support for WordPress 3.0+ custom menus and has it’s own options page where you can enter Twitter & RSS information and and change your logo and favicon.

Voidy WordPress Theme

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10. SimplyBiz

A beautiful corporate design which has a portfolio slider on the home page, a beautiful social media section in the blog page and it’s own options page in the admin section of WordPress.

SimplyBiz WordPress Theme

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I hope you enjoyed this article. Please let me know your favourite WordPress themes from 2010 in the comment area ๐Ÿ™‚

Kevin

Kevin Muldoon is a webmaster and blogger who lives in Central Scotland. His latest project is WordPress Mods; a blog which focuses on WordPress Themes, Plugins, Tutorials, News and Modifications.

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