WordPress 3.0 has been released for a little over one month ago, many changes like the merging of the WordPress MU codebase with WordPress proper, custom post and taxonomy types, and support for easy custom menus in themes were done in this new version. You can easy to add support for some of these features to your existing WordPress theme, you also can find many WordPress 3.0 ready themes. This collection is 22 free wordpress 3 ready themes including support for custom menus, post types and taxonomies, check out our round-up of free themes with superb WordPress 3.0 support.
Photocrati is one of the world’s leading providers of WordPress solutions for photographers. Photocrati 4.0 be released February 2011 with 60 Looks Out-of-the-Box – 15 Themes X 4 Homepage Styles!
Akylas WordPress Theme is an online magazine and news blogger and blogspot style fresh theme.
AutoFocus+ is a clean and simple WordPress theme developed for photographers looking to showcase their work. A slight departure from the original verision, AutoFocus+ takes things a bit further by providing stronger markup, better browser support, and Theme options that enable you to customize various elements of the theme without ever touching code. It’s also designed on an 800px, 8 column grid which truly allows your images to shine. This new version also boasts a sharper typographic approach with a 22px baseline grid, and a Garamond/Helvetica (Times/Arial for you PC users) font stack that’s much easier to read.
Boldly from Site5 is a free premium theme that includes support for WordPress 3.0 menus, an Ajax-based contact form, a built-in widget for Twitter and a great slider for the front page.
Calotropis is a free theme available from the WordPress Themes Directory that supports different color schemes, a choice of layouts, and WordPress 3.0′s navigation menus. The sidebar widgets are also tabbed and items like the header and background can be customized.
Gadget is a sharp and sleek blog / magazine theme for the techie in all of us. Jam packed with “premium” quality at the bargain price of FREE!
Hybrid is considered a theme framework, meaning that it is designed to be used as a building block when creating your own theme or customized site design. Still, even without any stylings, Hybrid is a good-looking theme. As a framework, it supports everything new in WordPress 3.0, plus lots of other optimizations and extra features.
Magazine Basic is built for WordPress 3.0. A magazine style theme with a fully customizable layout. Theme options include site width, 1 or 2 widgetized sidebars, header logo, multiple front page grid layouts, new WP 3.0 menu system, Google Analytics, pagination, drop-down menus and tons more. Also includes dynamic SEO keywords and site descriptions. Tested in Firefox 3.6, IE 7 & 8 and Safari 4.
We’ve created the Magazeen theme to try and pump as much style and functionality into a WordPress theme to give people something they might not expect from their standard WordPress theme.
The Magazeen theme is packed full of cool features to really encourage your readers to explore new posts and similar items. The first thing you might notice is the jQuery image showcase at the top, which is fully automated and will display the image from the latest post, and the title above it without you having to do anything other than define the image URL in the custom field we have created which will appear on in your admin post area.
Mansion is a free photoblogger’s theme for WordPress. It features a flexible-width thumbnail grid for both images and photo journal entries. Mansion is perfect for those who want to primarily showcase their photographs and occasionally write blog posts. More photoblogger theme can be found from 31+ Great Free/Premium WordPress Photo Gallery Themes Let Us Discard Gallery2 etc.
Mystique is a free WordPress theme that attempts to top commercial templates in terms of design and functionality. Some of its features include 4 theme widgets, page templates for different layout styles and a advanced interface for the theme settings.
Shaken Grid 2.0 is a really good-looking portfolio theme for WordPress 3.0 sites. It uses the excellent jQuery Masonry to make the layout really tight and top-notch and supports custom post types so you can create a Tumblr-esque experience on your WordPress site.
The Side Blog theme is packed with all the amazing features listed below:
- Compatible With the Latest Version of WordPress (Currently 3.0.1)
- 100% Valid XHTML & CSS
- Press75.com “Simple Panel” 2.0 Options Page
- Logo Customization Options (Image or Text)
- Style Customization Options (Background, Content Colors, Fonts and More)
- Custom Menu Options (Use Default or Completely Customized Menus)
- Simple Post Thumbnails (Upload and Go)
- FancyBox Integration for Linked Images
- Custom Footer Text Options
- Google Analytics Integration Options
- Widgetized Sidebars
- Exclusive Press75.com Widgets
Simplo is a WordPress 3.0 Menu Management Support, Build-in Pagination, JQuery PrettyPhoto Lightbox, 6 color styles free wordpress theme.
Suffusion is an elegant, versatile and browser-safe theme with a power-packed set of options. It has 10 widget areas, one-column, two-column and three-column fixed-width formats, 10 pre-defined templates, 17 pre-defined color schemes, two customizable multi-level drop-down menus, featured posts, a magazine layout, tabbed sidebars, widgets for Twitter, Social Networks and Google Translator, translations in many languages and RTL language support.
The Erudite is a theme for writers who want readers, not visitors, traffic, click-throughs, CPMs or what-have-you. Carefully crafted typography and generous use of whitespace lets your writing shine. Version 2 includes a dark theme option.
The Morning After (by WooThemes)
The Morning After was the original magazine theme in the WordPress community and after more than a 100 000 downloads, it now has a place in our themes collection. It may be “old”, but this amazing theme is not yet dated! A definite download and one that you will thoroughly enjoy!
The Structure Theme is a set of premium WordPress themes with a modern minimalist design offered by Organic Themes. A Premium version and a Free version of the Structure Theme be offered. The Premium version has many enhanced features not included in the Free version.
A refined, balanced, and exceptionally handsome WordPress theme. Features a robust theme options menu allowing you to integrate your Flickr photos, Twitter updates, and Feedburner email updates. Use the custom code box to include photos, video, or whatever else your heart desires.
TwentyTen is stylish, customizable, simple, and readable — make it yours with a custom menu, header image, and background. Twenty Ten supports six widgetized areas (two in the sidebar, four in the footer) and featured images (thumbnails for gallery posts and custom header images for posts and pages). It includes stylesheets for print and the admin Visual Editor, special styles for posts in the “Asides” and “Gallery” categories, and has an optional one-column page template that removes the sidebar.
Voidy is a free wordpress theme, released by Diovo. Voidy is the perfect theme for your great blog. It is clean, clear and beautiful. It is minimalistic two-cloumn theme with the widgets all arranged in the right sidebar. Voidy was designed to make your content stand out and make everything else get out of the way. Check it out and you will fall in love with it.
*WordPress is the widely popular blogging platform for all of us. So designers are quite intense to put their best effort in creating plenty of fresh and incredible high quality themes for free use.