16 Free WordPress Themes Built on Bootstrap

Bootstrap is a responsive framework for building websites and applications. Bootstrap is home to the best WordPress themes in the market. It’s responsive feature makes it an ideal theme to those who markets their websites in different platform. Bootstrap has been around long enough to have plenty of user base that results in so many community-developed WordPress themes.

In this post, we’ll showcase a few of the best WordPress themes that are built using Bootstrap. If you are looking to buy a premium theme and want to try responsive themes, consider these themes first as they are absolutely stunning.

View the themes here: http://wptavern.com/18-free-wordpress-themes-built-with-bootstrap

best girly wp themes

Top 12 Cute and Girly WordPress Themes

If you want to create a blog or website which will attract girls particularly teens these cute and girl-themed WordPress theme. These WordPress themes are free, you can try and install any time you like.


GirlyDiaries is a free WordPress theme with 2 columns, and is widget ready. It has a fixed width and is compatible with major browsers like Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome.



PinkVice i a 3-column fixed width free WordPress theme. It is a magazine style WordPress theme that is easy to use with added features for setting up your home page like SmoothGallery’s featured content slider, categories, AdSense, social networking functions, etc. Read More

Free WordPress Themes You Need to See

Need to spice up your blog but don’t have the money for it? Then try these free themes. Do you know that there are some awesome themes around that you don’t need to spend a penny. Use them as is or create your own, or hack it to make changes. Whatever your plan is, take a moment to look at this wonderful themes.

You’ll be surprise how these themes are thoughtfully created with simplicity and beauty in mind. They are so beautiful that it can work with any kind of theme you want for your blog or website.

View the themes here: http://wpin.me/63-free-wordpress-themes-january-2014/

Top 10 WordPress Blog Themes

Starting a blog can be tough as you have to figure out a niche for your blog, set up a blogging schedule, and be consistent with the overall look and feel of your site.

Getting the right theme is one of the most important things to have in your blog as it shows what you want to portray and how organize you are as a blogger. Themes are one of the most expensive purchases you’ll have in a blog. The ones that are the most beautiful are the ones that are very expensive. Good thing, web designers listen to aspiring bloggers. These themes are so gorgeous you might ask why they gave it to us for free.

View the themes here: http://wptavern.com/top-10-free-wordpress-blogging-themes-from-january-2014

How do I use a child theme in WordPress?

wordpress theme First Let’s take a look at some of the things about wordpress themes.

In WordPress a theme define the  layout and design of your website. You can Add  a theme by navigating to  Appearance >> Themes in your dashboard . (How to install a theme). There are several free and paid WordPress Themes available on internet.

After activating a theme, small Design Changes can be done from the wordPress Customizer. But the options may be limited . You can edit theme files directly to create custom look. It is not a good idea to make direct changes to your WordPress theme files. Read More

What is a WordPress Theme Framework

WordPress theme frameworks let developers create theme layouts quickly without having to do a lot of coding. This makes their life easy, and their users happy as regular updates happen quickly and there it doesn’t affect the overall experience of the users in every update.

Almost every WordPress theme designers prefer a framework-based approach nowadays. There are many WordPress theme framework to suit every user’s needs. But, before we get into downloading a framework and using it for our benefit. Let us know what it is first, what it can do, what are its limiations, and why you need it.

Read the rest of the post here: http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/what-is-a-theme-framework/

How to Create Responsive WordPress Themes

If you want your site to be updated with the latest technologies, then you must have already made your site optimized for the mobile web. If not, this tutorial will teach you how to create a mobile-friendly theme using a responsive layout. The first step in creating a responsive theme is to design your site into at least three different sizes. These designs are optimal for viewing in a desktop pc, tablet, or a smartphone. Once you have your sketch, do some modifications in your concept like allowing a sidebar to float left for larger screens or go under for smaller screens. Then follow this guide: http://www.wphub.com/tutorials/creating-responsive-wordpress-themes/

Free WordPress Themes Built With Bootstrap

Boostrap has been around longer, and has larger user base compared to other frameworks. And as BootStrap has already joined the flat design craze in its 3.0 release,the model and basic UI components were greatly improved. Also BootStrap 3.1 has introduced an official Sass support, further expanding its network. Here is a selection of the best free WordPress themes that are built using BootStrap. These are the best free WordPress themes you can find online so brace yourself, because the eye candies you are about to see are very appalling. These themes really took my breath away. I love to have the Flat and the Ward theme in one of my blogs. View the themes here: http://wptavern.com/18-free-wordpress-themes-built-with-bootstrap

How to View the System Information of Your WordPress Site

When working with your WordPress site or when asking for support in forums, you may need to send them a system information about your WordPress hosting environment. They may need to know what version of PHP you are in, your permalink settings, what are your upload filesize limits, and other important information. This information is valuable for people that are willing to help and solve WordPress errors. System Snapshot Report plugin lets you view your WordPress System information in a snap. This plugin works out of the box and require no settings to configure. When activated, just visit Tools>Snapshot in the Admin area to view your system information. Read the rest of the post here: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-quickly-get-system-information-for-your-wordpress-site/

GovFresh WP: Free WordPress Theme for Governments

GovFresh, a government and technology blog launched a new WordPress theme to protect and promote the use of open source software to governments. Government sites are usually left behind when it comes to site design and ui. Most of these sites looked as if it hasn’t been updated since 1999.

GovFresh tries to tackle these site problems by making a theme that is free for everyone to use. They know that many small cities don’t have the technology and budget to afford website consulting services and are therefore left behind.

GovFresh is a starter theme based on BootStrap. It has all the basics of building a modern site like:

  • Adaptable to any screen size.
  • Custom header and background image
  • Homepage, footer widgets, sidebar
  • Data portability

Read the rest of the post here: http://wptavern.com/govfresh-a-free-wordpress-theme-for-governments

Fullby: Magazine-styles Theme Based on Bootstrap

Fond of images in your site? Do you want to showcase your portfolio in the cleanest, and most presentable way possible? Fullby is the right theme for you. Fullby is a beautiful WordPress theme that was released last week by Andrea Marchetti. It is a fully responsive theme that is based on Bootstrap and offers a grid-style layout. The design is inspired by Twenty Fourteen, WordPress’ latest default theme. IBut Fullby is not a child theme. It is a fluid theme that can expand to fit to any screen size.

  • Fullby is built with boostrap and font awesome.
  • It has 2 menus and 2 sidebars.
  • Has popular and latest post widget.
  • Gallery and video support.

Learn more about this theme in this post: http://wptavern.com/fullby-a-free-magazine-theme-for-wordpress-based-on-bootstrap

Free WordPress Themes Based on Twenty Thirteen

WordPress 3.8 development is marching forward and we’ll see it in beta very soon. Along with this update is the new twenty fourteen which will be the default theme of the next release. However, we can’t forget the default theme of WordPress 3.7 – Twenty Thirteen. It’s minimal approach paved the hearts of many WordPress owners. So, before we add the new default theme for this year, let’s take a look at some of the spinoffs of 2013.

These themes are either inspired by the theme or is an actual child theme.


View the themes in this post: http://www.wptavern.com/7-free-wordpress-themes-based-on-twenty-thirteen

Free WordPress Writr Theme Now Available

Last week, WordPress.com released Writr, a beautiful tumblelog theme for those who likes to input post formats on different types of content. Self-hosted wordpress can now get this theme for free via WordPress.org. All you need to do is install the theme in your dashboard and experience the beauty of this theme.

Writr is a responsive theme that looks perfect on almost any device. It comes with unique icons for each post type and has 6 different color schemes: turquoise, purple, blue, grey, red, and green. It also has support for custom background, header image, menu, and social icons.


Read the rest of the post here: http://www.wptavern.com/free-wordpress-writr-theme-now-available-on-wordpress-org

How to Configure Your WordPress Theme

Themes will allow you to create a unique look and feel for your blog or website. Themes in WordPress can be installed by uploading it to your site and selecting it. Which means you can change how your site looks with just a few clicks. However, our knowledge about themes shouldn’t end here. Developer, or not, we need to understand how it is structured, and how it works.

Installing a theme is pretty straightforward. Official WordPress themes can be downloaded in the admin area and custom built themes can be installed by uploading the zipped format in the Install themes tab of your admin area. However,  if you want your theme to be customized further, here are some things you can do: Read More

Stunning New WordPress Themes

genesis framework logoIf you are not a designer putting a WordPress site together might be a bit of a challenge. This is because most of the visitors that will go to your blog will likely like what they see based on how you present your blog to them. These breathtaking new themes might just give your blog a boost. Whether a personal blog or a website, these themes have a subtle look and feel to it that users will be staring for hours.


These themes are made from Genesis Framework of StudioPress and it just barely scratched the surface.

Take a look at some of the themes here: http://www.copyblogger.com/breathtaking-wordpress-themes/

Best Full Screen WordPress Themes for Photographers

WordPressThemesPhotograpertoWordPress has a lot of portfolio-styled websites that photographers are craving for. Such themes provide them an easy way to work with theor photos, update new content whenever needed, and display their works in one single page.


There are thousands of WordPress themes made for developers. So, either if you want to showcase your work in full screen or in as many photos at once, these collection of the best WordPress themes for photographers will trigger your fancy.


There are lots of WordPress themes for photographers available online but these themes have just the right style and sense to it for a perfect photographer’s portfolio.


View the themes here: http://wplift.com/full-screen-themes

Cherry Framework – Free WordPress Framework with 300 Child Templates

Cherry FrameworkCherry Framework is a WordPress framework available in Template Monster. If you have been developing themes for years now, then you know about Template Monster. The framework is released in 2012 and is currently under version 2.3. By using this framework, you’ll have access to more than 300 various themes from Template Monster. The Cherry framework is supposed to be a parent theme with the installed themes or templates acting as a child theme. It is a nifty tool to have in your site because when you are updating the framework or making changes to it, the individual themes won’t be overwritten as it is a standalone theme.


Read all about this framework and what it can do to your site here: http://wplift.com/cherry-framework-for-wordpress

30 Professional Themes With Multiple Layouts

What I like about WordPress is that there are a ton of options available to your site. You aren’t just limited to a static theme for your site because there are so many WordPress designers out there that you’ll eventually be bombarded with so many options. Say for example, you want a professional website. Finding a theme for such a site will be hard not because you’ll have limited choices, but because there are so many out there that you just can’t pick one.

So, let us help you make a choice by compiling the best themes in the market and putting it in a one concise, easy-to-read, post.

Take note that these themes offer multiple layouts.

View the professional WordPress themes in this post: http://www.wphub.com/wordpress-themes-multiple-layouts/

Best WordPress Themes for Hotels

Hotels are all over the place. The competition is so tight that if you are left out from the latest business strategy, you won’t last in the industry. Get a website so visitors will be able to book online, and settle transactions faster than when a user walks into your hotel. Moreover, it will increase the number of visitors that ranges from a local community to tourists from around the world.

A good hotel website has to be visually appealing and it defines the overall image of your hotel.

Here is a list of the best WordPress themes for hotels: http://wplift.com/wordpress-themes-for-hotels

The Clown Car Technique for Responsive Web Design


Responsive web design has been the hot topic today. Do you know why? Because nobody likes the idea. New elements are being introduced as a solution to this problem but it only turns out to be more of a headache than a problem-solving technique. The idea is to provide images for users to be able to view regardless or the display size or resolution without wasting memory or bandwidth.

The “clown car” technique is a technique wherein large images are in a single SVG image file. We then use the <object> element to encourage browsers to support raster images in SVG as an <img>. It is not a viable solution as problems may still arise but it is the best method so far.

Take a look at this post to learn more about the “Clown Car” technique: http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2013/06/02/clown-car-technique-solving-for-adaptive-images-in-responsive-web-design/