Top 40 Free WordPress Themes for 2011

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This article was updated on January 29th, 2013. Discontinued themes have been replaced while dead links have been corrected.

2011 was been a great year for free WordPress themes.  As I researched this post I found tons of great roundups, some numbering in the hundreds.  However, not all themes are created equal and I took the liberty of perusing all those post for you and picking out the best themes I found.  So here, in no particular order except the order I found them in, are my top 40 free WordPress themes of 2011 (so far).  I really hope that you find what you’re looking for :D

Enjoy! :D

Top 40 Free WordPress Themes for 2011

1. Swiss Dessign

Swiss Dessign WordPress Theme

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2. Big Square

Big Square WordPress Theme

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3. W-Portfolio
Note: W-Portfolio is no longer a free theme.

W-Portfolio WordPress Theme

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4. WordPress Anniversary Theme

Wordpress Anniversary Theme

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5. Revolt

Revolt WordPress Theme

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6. AutoFocus+

AutoFocus Plus WordPress Theme

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7. Polar Media

Polar Media WordPress Theme

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8. wpStore

WP Store WordPress Theme

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9. Crafty Cart Theme

Crafty Cart WordPress Theme

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10. Kelontong

Kelontong WordPress Theme

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11. Pengbo’s Corporattica

Corporattica WordPress Theme

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12. Pengbo’s Inspiration V0.2

Pengbo's Inspiration V0.2 WordPress Theme

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13. Pengbo’s GreenieWP

GreenieQP WordPress Theme

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14. Pengbo’s Aurelius

Aurelius WordPress Theme

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15. Tech9

Tech9 WordPress Theme

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16. BlueBubble

BlueBubble WordPress Theme

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17. Smashing Multimedia

Smashing Multimedia WordPress Theme

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18. Furvious

Furvious WordPress Theme

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19. Bright Sky

Bright Sky WordPress Theme

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20. Harimau Malaya

Harimau Malaya WordPress Theme

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21. Blissful Blog

Blissful Blog

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22. Melville

Melville WordPress Theme

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23. Codium

Codium WordPress Theme

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24. Boldy

Boldy WordPress Theme

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25. JournalCrunch

JournalCrunch WordPress Theme

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26. Simplo
Also available in black

Simplo WordPress Theme

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27. The Seven Five

Seven Five WordPress Theme

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28. Cafe Elements

Cafe Elements WordPress Theme

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29. TV Elements

TV Elements WordPress Theme

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30. Heliumified

Heliumified WordPress Theme

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31. Akylas

Akylas WordPress Theme

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32. ecoblog

ecoblog WordPress Theme

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33. Maimpok

Maimpok WordPress Theme

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34. Simplista

Simplista WordPress Theme

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35. Dimenzion
Note: Dimenzion is no longer a free theme.

Dimenzion WordPress Theme

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36. Orsted

Orsted WordPress Theme

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37. LiveTwit

LiveTwit WordPress Theme

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38. Inuit Types

Inuit Types WordPress Theme

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39. Igloo

Igloo WordPress Theme

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40. Kreera

Kreera WordPress Theme

Info & Download | Demo

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Want more? Make sure to check out 100 Free WordPress Themes from 2011!

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Comments (38)

Comment by MissionImpossible says:

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Comment by Val2138 says:

Really inspirational themes thanks! I prefer to make my own themes using Lubith but I always put together things related to design that I find in this kind of template listings. In this way I get an original up-to-date design.

Comment by RajuRajun says:

great themes to see.
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Comment by corfu webpromotion says:

great post….high quality collection….

Comment by woothemes coupon code says:

amazing collections. Nice round up article.

Comment by Robert Castilo says:

Wow this information is very important we are expecting the same in near future.

Thanks And Regards

Comment by Sesli Panel says:

Nice themes, keep them coming.

Comment by Hair Transplant in Pakistan says:

good collection,

thanks for you great effort, to make this great collection.

thanks

Comment by Sam m says:

Nice themes, keep them coming.

Comment by arafinshaon says:

WOW cool collection man 8) “Bright Sky” theme is good :) tnx 4 ur list @ Nathan

Comment by Free Edu Backlinks says:

Very nice collection, thanks for putting this together. I like the Clean Blog Theme by Orsted a lot but there seems to be something wrong with the linked website. Anyhow, I hope the download worked and can put this in use for one of my new blogs.

Comment by Danny Michlewicz says:

Kreera not free, just a test

Comment by Gyanendra says:

nice collection ! some already known , but some are new to me !
thanks Nathan !!

Comment by dambovita says:

nice and modern designs. I will use some of it on my projects. thanks

Comment by Attila says:

I use BlueBubble.Perfect for adsense.Btw,awesome collection.

Comment by Asuradech says:

I looking for beautiful theme.
Nice Theme and i got it.
Thanks.

Comment by sadek says:

Nice collection. I like Polar Media but it is premium theme.

Comment by rbluszcz says:

swiss design is well nice. downoloaded and bookmarked:)

Comment by Concursuri Machiaj says:

The harimau-malaya one is fabulous, I love it! :-) Simple and practical.

Comment by Rohit says:

nice themes…i like this themes

Comment by Henrique says:

Thanx , excellent article..

Comment by alin says:

Very nice collection of themes indeed, thank you very much for sharing them with us!

Comment by aashish@ Nepali FM says:

This is a nice collection for normal blogs but i was looking for video blog. Can you please add some video themes, much appreciated.

Comment by Scott J says:

Nice collection of themes you’ve presented. I’ve downloaded a few and gave a fresh look to my blogs. Thanks!

Comment by impresion cd says:

Nice and modern designs. I will use some of them. thanks

Comment by Expressionistaura says:

Great list! it was very helpful!

Comment by Shekhar Mehta says:

thanks friend..so nice list of free premium themes..here from me there is one more website to download premium wordpress themes of 2011 http://www.fmys.com

Comment by Sandra says:

Bit disappointed to notice that although stated in the headline, not all themes are indeed Free.

Comment by DNN says:

Very cool WordPress themes. Keep em’ coming!

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Comment by The Epic Coder says:

Thanks for that lovely collection of themes dude! Purely amazing.

Comment by Coderbay says:

thanks for sharing. good stuff

Comment by Affan says:

I think you use wrong picture for Heliumified theme. That one you use is for Harimau Malaya :)

Comment by Max Bailey says:

Thanks for the great list! These really help us freelancers with themes for clients! Thanks again! :)

Comment by Granny Gaga says:

While Swiss Design and the rest of the “from MOMA digital collection” themes look great in every sense of the word, I don’t think anyone outside of art school would use them. :|
Some on the list make me glad I don’t develop theme for a living. Great list!

Comment by Hosting Best says:

I love the clean look of eco blog, stunning

Comment by Ajay says:

Nice collection. I like Polar Media but it is premium theme.

Comment by Kevin Muldoon says:

Hi AJ,

Sorry we missed your theme. I have made a note to review the theme over the next week or so. Alternatively, if you would like to preview Slim Free for our readers yourself, please let me know :)

Kevin

Comment by AJ Clarke says:

Nice list! But I am a bit disappointed to not see my Slim Free Theme there (http://www.wpexplorer.com/slim-wordpress-theme.html) It’s own of the only theme’s with unlimited color options and a rotating header image.