WordPress, an open source CMS, often used as a blog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL. A hugely popular semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. Without doubt the most popular and flexible CMS Ever. We’ve been doing Blogger Related Posts and often asked by our readers to write about WordPress too, here is an exclusive post for Premium WordPress Themes handpicked from Theme Forest. We are halfway of the year 2010, so we decided to feature some of the Best Premium themes designed in 2010.
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EXPO is a highly customizable WordPress Showcase and Resource Theme, integrated with rich feature and enhanced administrative options.
A simple, clean and easy to customize portfolio theme for WordPress with 4 color schemes which can be easily extended.
iPad ready Mobility is a customizable WordPress theme that serves up a touch and slide friendly user interface for iPad viewers.
Expose is a CSS and Showcase Gallery WordPress Template best suited for Gallery Sites and personal Portfolios. It comes with 3 Skins, uses custom widgets and shortcodes as well as plugins.
Premium WordPress themes featuring, jQuery graphic slider, jQuery latest blog slider, 2 Cufon Font include, About us page, Portfolio page, Blog page, Blog Read (Single) page and much more.
Mighty is a powerful WordPress theme that allows anyone, from beginners to experienced WordPress users, to create a visually appealing web site without having to touch any code at all. Mighty is developed on a brand new framework that streamlines code, and is perfect for re-usability. There is an extensive admin panel that allows you to customize the entire theme, multiple custom widgets, pre-coded shortcodes, styled forms, threaded comments – anything you name, Mighty has it!
Black Eve was conceived to be used on a wide range of online business. It’s clean style and flexibility gives you the advantage to create a powerful and rapid online image. It has 6 widget areas that can be filed with 5 custom widgets (recent posts, testimonials, twitter, flickr, follow us). Following different business models it comes with 7 different page templates (services template, blog template pages 1,2,3 columns, portfolio template, contact template, one page template ), in this way you can customize the theme as you wish.
This site is best suitable for a business, Company, Blog, Portfolio, or freelancer Portfolio website as well. Theme works in all the major browsers, and has massive features to use for your next projects.
Vision is a WordPress theme designed with corporate businesses in mind. It has a custom CMS integrated into the WordPress administration area that allows you to build a fully functional professional website in minutes. The theme is also well suited for online portfolios and blogs.
Looking for a questions and answers theme? This is the template you have been searching for. Instant Q&A is a custom WordPress template that can turn any WordPress blog into a robust question and answer site.
Juggernaut is an all purpose and highly customizable premium WordPress theme. Choose between 2 skins, 17 backgrounds, 2 sliders and multiple page templates.
QualiFire WordPress Themplate is a clean, modern and highly customizable theme, with various applications in personal and business websites. This template is tested in all common browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and IE.
WPA Delight is a business theme with portfolio functionality built in. The theme features a unique homepage slider that can highlight your most important information and the Theme Options panel allows you to choose and customize the design and color scheme right in WordPress. Making archive and portfolio pages has never been easier!
Eagle Media was built to be used on a wide range of online business. It’s clean style and flexibility gives you the advantage to create a powerful and rapid online image. It has 5 widget areas that can be filed with 4 custom widgets (recent posts, testimonials, twitter, flickr). Following different business models it comes with 5 different page templates (services template, blog template, portfolio template, contact template, one page template ), in this way you can customize the theme as you wish.
A new wind for WordPress World.This theme features:Simple and Powerful Theme Option,Three image color scheme,Smooth dropdown menu,Automatic create thumbnail and resize for a post,Two layout with unique effect for Featured Article,Two layout for Main content,Ads management system,Tab system with hover effect.
CSSShow is a premium WordPress theme. It comes with various cool and useful options which are needed in a CSS showcase gallery, a switch view, featured badge, tabbed sidebar, advanced theme options, widget ready footer and sidebar and much more cool stuff.
Blaxk is a clean and elegant theme, developed mainly for portfolio and photography websites. The combination of black color schemes and a light font creates an elegant and high visual impact experience either you use this for photography, commercial business or small informational websites. It has 4 widget areas that can be filled with 6 custom widgets (Blaxk Selective Categories – Displays categories with the possibility to exclude categories ;
Galeria is a single page theme, suitable for anyone that wants to showcase his work. Photographers, Graphic and Web Designers will find it very useful.
The whole theme is preloaded with JQuery. This is the only one fully JQuery powered WordPress theme on Theme Forest and probably on the whole internet too. It’s not just a simple minisite, it’s a fullblown WordPress experience with all the bells and whistles. Please take your time and explore every corner of this theme because it’s really filled up with originality and unexpected features. I would even call it as a master-piece.
SOFA Stockphoto theme is definitely not made for one purpose only – as you can read in title. It has been made to enable users to sell any type of intangible (digital) goods. Stockphoto sale is only one practical example of its usage. Just imagine what else you could sell…logos, website templates, WordPress themes, illustrations, code, audio files, applications, images, fonts, 3D models, etc., etc. Possibilities are endless!This theme is your own, private marketplace! It has built-in Deposit system and works with any PayPal business account. Deposit system enable users to purchase certain amount of credits which can be used on your site to buy digital goods.
Architecture WordPress Theme it’s elegant solution for personal portfolio or small business website. There are three different color schemes.
The theme was built with simplicity in mind, to fit almoust every kind of purpose, from community blog to corporate website. Having the posibillity to change the orientation of the sidebar (left or right), the display of the comments, the theme colours, the related posts or tags, you can use this theme to fit any kind of site.
This is a great theme to suit just about any purpose with 4 great looking themes! Theme also includes a neat featured item slider, portfolio page and a twitter feed for the sidebar!
SilverSlide is a modern, sleek theme best suitable for personal portfolio website – aimed towards designers, photographers, musicians and any kind of artist who wish to achieve ‘personal’ touch to their online presentation.
INSIGHT is a Premium WordPress Theme that was created to showcase your company’s or freelance work in a cool and professional way.
OPEN has the potential to be used an unlimited number of ways and can easily become nearly any type of site, a blog, CMS or portfolio / gallery.
Auzora is One Page Portfolio WordPress Theme. Comes with massive admin features. Are you tired to see a lot of one page wordpress theme use scrollable effect when change the page? Then check the auzora live preview.. Auzora has extremely different effect when change the page.
DDPortfolio WordPress focuses best than no other in simplicty and ease. DDPortfolio is perfect as a portfolio showcase for those who want something clean, straight and direct.DDPortfolio introduces a nice and innovative design providing straight content. This theme also features customization options made specially for new-to-wordpress users where they can easily customize the design of the layout.
PurePhotoPress is proffesional WordPress theme for photographers. Creating your photo gallery website has never been so easy!
Unite is a merger of crisp design and powerful communication. It takes a clean, organized approach to presenting content so it’s easier to find what you want.This is a premium WordPress theme with 5 pre-made skins including a dark theme and textured background theme. The theme is easy to modify and ready to be up and running out of the box. The PSD files included have been customized to allow fast skinning.
The same beautiful theme with a complex and customizable WP framework on top of it. Taking aside the unique, massive back end CMS , that gives you almost unending possibilities of making changes for your needs we’ve added something that no one on Theme Forest has so far: One click auto install.
This template is made from a beautiful clouds. It is sliced and positioned with CSS so even with large screens over 1600px, it scales really well. Try it out by holding CTRL and scrolling with your mouse wheel. There is a fully designed and coded Blog section of the site and also one page represents how a open post should look like.For all of you who would ever need a shop, well, you got it here!
The template is suitable for business or personal websites, but also for online portfolios.
Use shortcodes. Save your time. Now for composing elegant content you can use magic shortcodes. It’s easy as 1,2,3. One – necessary columns have appeared. Two – you have got quotes, dropcaps, highlights, icons etc. Three – and your website has dynamic elements: tabs, buttons, charts and many more.
Quambizz is an ultra clean and easy to use wordpress theme which can be used for a corporate purposes or if you want to set up a portfolio or even if you want a web site to represent your application.
Deluxe comes with 5 theme colors and an options to create your own colors. A fully working contact form, google map, flash image slider with easy-to-use admin management, a news slide that can have images, images and text or just text, 3 galleries with or without a sidebar, options to move the sidebar left or right…
Unique theme is special, because offers you a lot of features for creating and updating your information. With Unique you can create a very nice theme with any color, types and information you like. More than this you can change the look whenever you want with just a few clicks.
Prosto is a professional developed, clean designed WordPress Theme with powerful CMS features. That is well suited for personal portfolio, blog, or any kind of business website. Easy to customize with extended admin panel for any kind of users. You can simply control your theme look and content without any special knowledge. Setup layout and choose custom sidebar for each page. Make unlimited portfolios in 3 different layouts that is give you a great flexibility and much more.
Synthetik is a theme for WordPress. The theme design was developed for users who appreciate visual browsing and a minimal layout. The theme can been used to create everything from e-commerce sites, portfolio sites, and everything in between.
Meedoo is a Corporate WordPress Theme designed to enhace your users experience in your business site, this theme comes with a massive number of features.
Socket is a very powerful and flexible CMS for corporate and/or portfolio use. It was developed using the latest technologies and web coding standards, and employs state-of-the-art features such as Piecemaker 3d rotator, jQuery enhancements, font replacement, AJAX contact forms, social media integration, and more.
Binx is a WordPress theme for anyone who loves to write about games, film or tv. This is a one column theme that uses imagery to give each post a unique identity and is available in two colours; cream or dark grey.
Revoltz features a Top of the Line WordPress Framework, created from scratch to be fast and reliable even for big sites. The theme comes bundled with lots of useful features that will make your life a whole lot easier when publishing your content.
A very clean and creative wordpress theme which may be your design mirror.
Flex is a premium WordPress portfolio theme that’s designed specifically for photographers, designers, motion artists, and all creatives to display their work in a slick, grid-based interface. The VGrid plugin used flexes as the browser-size changes, and all projects can be launched via a lightbox (images, galleries, videos, etc.) or a full post-template! With 12 professionally designed styles, and the ability to create your own in mere minutes, the Flex theme is perfect for anyone seeking an image gallery based site.
Devster WordPress Theme, simple and elegan template that would be great for a web portfolio or business website, You can choose 5 variations skins template. Easy to customize and rich of features.
Goodwaves is a neat business and portfolio wordpress theme built to help you present your company, service or product in the easiest and most convenient way. It has an awesome 3D Image slider as well as some jQuery goodness to spice things up. The theme comes with an easy to understand and configure wordpress backend panel for quick customization and installation.
Silverio was designed to be easy to set-up and quick to update. Its clean design, time-saving features, customized admin, and Jquery enhancements make it the perfect way to showcase your work.
LightBox Photos, Movie and Image Showcase by foliothemes.com is a Portfolio Blog with an elastic grid for ALL portfolio categories. Stretch your window and the image items fall into place. Easy to maintain and has numerouse php and jquery enhancements. Theme Switcher, Option Page, 5 Widget Areas, Jquery Enhanced. Image and Video Handling.
This theme is a complete WordPress Theme, designed from the ground up with custom fields, functions. This theme is built to function first and foremost as a news/folio/business, then it can be used for just about any site that needs a beautiful layout.
UniFolio WordPress theme is a clean, beautiful and easy customizable theme. It’s perfect for corporate, photography show case, personal/company portfolios, blogs and clean looking websites. This theme comes with massive and functional theme option page which gives you entire website under your control. It comes with 4 page templates, Portfolio, gallery , blog and contact.
Morpheus is a beautiful and fun solution for portfolios, designers, photographers, business sites, and anyone needing a quick and easysolution to get a beautiful website at a minimal cost. Although Morpheus is intended to be for the designer or small business, Morpheuscan also work as a simple and clean blog theme as well.