We are almost half way up in 2012 so we decided to put up a list of the best Premium Quality WordPress themes released in 2012 (so far). WordPress is here to stay thanks to the ever growing community of designers and developers working hard to put up some amazing and unique themes. No wonder it stays as one of the most popular platforms for both beginners and professionals. If you are a porofessional blogger you very well know why it is necessary to shell out a couple of bucks on a Premium WordPress theme rather than a Free WordPress template. Don’t forget to check out The Best Premium WordPress theme the 2011 Edition and also Best WP themes from 2010 too, afterall great designs never die. Check out this list for the best blog designs, portfolios, eCommerce software. Do drop your comments and views and wait till the end of the year for a PART 2 of this post.
The Agency is the Next Generation Fullscreen Portfolio WP Theme. Unique clutter-free fullscreen experience with various control options. Present your works in professional manner with smooth flash-like flow. Future-proof approach and infinite scalability. Extensive customization options with unbranded options panel. Powerful Typography Plugin included. The definitive portfolio solution for creative professionals available now.
Di’verso is a fresh and clean multipurpose WordPress Theme, built for your corporate/portfolio site or your personal blog. Di’verso is easy to set and customize so you can create a lot of differents layouts according your needs. A nice responsive theme, that works fine in your mobile devices
Showcase your work using modern and elegant design with our 18 Portfolio page templates, arranged on different numbers of columns, with different thumbnail sizes. Every column layout can have multiple actions per portfolio item, like view more details, enlarge the image (open in modal window), play a slideshow or video. Using the custom post functionality you can add more information to your Portfolio projects, making it a useful way to send your message to the viewers and shine a light on what really matters the most.
MediaReel is a powerful, premium fullscreen background WordPress theme great for photography and portfolio websites but can also be used for other projects.
Beautiful, pixel-perfect design and easy to use Orange Themes Control Panel makes this WordPress theme one of the best in business. Featuring great looking menu card design with multiple page support and table reservation system.
Whether you’re an established photography studio or an up and coming artist, Artisan Creatif will answer your needs for a professional portfolio publishing platform. Born from our extensive knowledge and experience as a boutique design and development studio, this theme is expressly designed to successfully showcase and promote your work with elements such as a filterable portfolio, individual case studies and much more.
Salutation is a WordPress and BuddyPress theme. If you’re not familiar with BuddyPress, it’s a social network plugin for WordPress allowing your website to become a fully functional community portal. BuddyPress lets your users interract through groups, forums, friends, status updates, private messaging and a lot more.
Bookcase is a uniquely interactive portfolio theme perfect for freelancers, web designers, photographers and videographers alike. Its user interactive interface delightfully enhances your most loved portfolio pieces.
Clean Style wordpress e-commerce theme, with wp-e-commerce plugin, ajax contact form, animated sortable gallery and much much more. Will be good for photographers who want to sell their images, but can early be converted to any kind of e-commerce store
Huddle is a clean, robust and easy to use community theme designed and developed for WordPress and make compatible to run seamlessly with both BuddyPress and bbPress plugins installed.
Wapp is a theme made especially for phone app websites, whether it be a specific app, or the developer portfolio. It has a plethora of features that make it stand out from the crowd. This is possibly the best theme in terms of the customizability, while still maintaining its’ ease of use. A perfect corporate and business theme.
This is a clean, modern, powerful WordPress tumblog-style theme designed for a wide variety of uses from bloggers to design portfolios. The responsive web design adapts from large to mobile screens, just resize the browser window to test it out.
Good Space is a WordPress theme especially for creative agency. It’s very clean, minimal with modern design. This theme is also has a responsive ability. Moreover, it comes with tons of features. Including our page items that can be managed very easily via our awesome tool, ‘Page Builder’. Admin panel in this theme is a real feature rich. You can also create unlimited sidebar, choosing over 450 fonts or if you want to use your own, we provide a cufon uploader.
CookingPress is a WordPress theme for foodies. This recipe theme will let you share all your recipes and cooking tips with wide audience. It’s one of the first WordPress recipe themes with support for Google Recipe View. What does it mean? it means that your blog will be understand not only by people, but also by search engines.
Examination is fully loaded Corporate and Portfolio WordPress theme which is extremely universal, powerful and easy to use. 3D slider and very fantastic anything slider with custom built modifications can in first moment touch your customers.
Show off your work with this easy-to-customize and full featured WordPress Theme. When purchasing this theme, you will receive a detailed help file along with additional features like Unlimited color schemes and a Responsive Layout
Featuring a responsive design, you can scale Radius all the way down to iPhone size and still have a beautiful, full-featured site in the palm of your hand. Try out the demo! Radius has built-in swipe support for your portfolio images, videos and more! That means your entire portfolio is now fully sortable, scalable AND swipe-able.
Shopping is unique eCommerce WordPress Template with modern, clean and eye catchy design, just what you’re looking for!
SAICO WordPress Theme is a powerful theme which has lots of handy features. It’s powered with the improved Content Composer v2 . Easily build up your professional pages in minutes with this functionality.
Hypermind is an incredibly easy to use WordPress portfolio theme. Quick to setup and easy to customize, thanks to the powerful admin panel, the detailed manual, and the carefully structured code, HyperMind is the perfect theme for showcasing your most important work directly in front of your visitors.
The Daily Press is a super simple publication theme for WordPress. This site was designed and built for businesses wanting a similar presence on the web as the New York Times and other prestigious news organizations.
Broadway features a built-in review system with up to 5 rating criteria. However this time we also added a user rating option so the user can give their opinion on a review. Broadway also comes with 3 post formats (video, music & gallery). So with the built-in review system and post formats you have the tools to create a site for almost any niche.
Notebook is a responsive and simple-to-use WordPress theme for the creative agency, freelancer or virtually any other business looking for an attractive, professional web presence.
Poise WordPress Theme is a modern with Web 2.0 look&feel for Business Companies around a modern, sleek, two-color design is packed with tons of styles and features. All areas are wigitized, so customization is a breeze. Built-in Colorpicker is for making it easy for you setup your website the way you want it to look. Multiple slider options, Google webfonts, custom post options, custom widgets, shortcodes and an easy-to-use admin panel makes building a powerful, fully-customized website quite simple.
Multi-purpose Theme! Exclusive Order Now System & e-Commerce Ready & Responsive. A multipurpose WordPress Premium Theme that fits in what you need. Markup Business provides to you the Order Now system, then you can create your own Website Markup Business. It has a exclusive Order Now system that allow you to create a page where your customers do a order request, uploading a file and much more! Perfect for agencies, or to create your own business!
Desat is elegant and responsive portfolio WordPress theme with clean, sleek and customizable design. Theme includes awesome desaturation effects, lots of advanced features and functions and is based on solid backend framework.
Imperio 1418 is a beautiful, modern wordpress theme. Imperio is the perfect theme for creative agencies, freelancers and business’s that want a modern look. The beautiful textured look was carefully handcrafted to give it a unique look across the entire site.
An elegant minimalist theme for the professional photographer or design studio. This theme is fully ajax driven, employs deep linking, offers a fullscreen background gallery for featured photos or work, a range of shortcodes for easy layout creation, custom theme options panel for quick setup and much more.
The Confidence WordPress theme is perfect for personal blogs and magazine sites, it also can be used as a personal portfolio. Responsive layout makes it easier for your visitors to open your site from any various devices. Confidence is very easy to be customized for beginners or experts, with more than 80 theme options allow you to do it all from just one page.
Shutter is a lightweight yet impressive fullscreen photography WordPress theme. Boasting a responsive fullscreen gallery at its core, this theme is all about the photographs and nothing but the photographs. The minimal style of this template will allow your work to have unhindered attention from you visitors no matter if they are on iPhone, iPad or desktop.
Endless is a clean and stylish infinite scrolling theme, perfect for bloggers and storytellers. We’ve delicately put together some awesome HTML5 mixed in some CSS3 and added a bit of jQuery on top to make this beautiful theme just for you.
A clean and minimalist studio theme filled with awesomeness such as custom captions for the nivo slider, images, filtered folio, cool rollovers, twitter ticker and a range of shortcodes. The template offers quick and easy setup and well documented. Set the theme up for you or your client in a mater mintues by using our Foundry theme options panel that allows you to quickly manage key aspects such as slider transition and effects, custom css, social networks, google analytics, and showcase your work like a pro with the predefined portoflio layout that gives you a range of different options.
Raiden is the WordPress premium theme with powerful admin panel. You can use it for business, corporate, product catalogue or portfolio web sites.
FlexFolio is a flexible ajaxified WordPress theme with a clean and minimalistic design. FlexFolio was created as a portfolio theme especially for designers, photographers and other creative people or agencies. The whole theme is based on the homepage which is used as portfolio. If you try to switch between the pages or posts you can see every time all the works are available at the bottom. That mean you can return to the portfolio works whenever you want. There is no page reload between the pages since everything functions through the AJAX – no need to wait until the whole page is loaded.
ATOM . A really full-responsive and kick-ass theme. You can do everything you want with ATOM , some examples: Personal/Professional Blog , Portfolio , A Design Studio, A Conversion Bussiness, using our Get a Quote / Order Now System 2.0 Version. A SkateBoard, Restaurant, what you need! The theme fits your necessities!
CheerApp is a great theme most suited for software developers; it’s design and functionality were created especially for showcasing apps. CheerApp offers huge number of features that will help developers promote and support their apps. In addition to all these features CheerApp offers full bbPress (plugin) forums support, additionally with some custom extended functionality for marking posts with statuses, like ‘resolved’, ‘not resolved’, ‘general question’ or announcements.
Reflex is quite possible the most “customizable” that I’ve ever released to date… if you’ve used the original Flex theme before, you’re going to be seriously impressed by this as it includes some massive improvements over the early versions of Flex. A full traditional blog is included, in case anyone is wondering… and you can even filter for single categories on specific blog pages, so you can extend this theme as far as you’d like.