It’s time for our monthly roundup of the very best free WordPress theme releases. I have hand-picked a selection of themes which I feel show off the best of what WordPress can achieve, these themes all have attractive designs and are well coded as they have passed the strict standards required to be listed on the WordPress directory.

This month we have a nice collection of blogging themes including a port of the Casper theme developed for the Ghost platform, some lovely portfolio themes, a food recipes theme and a few business style themes, take a look as we present the Best Free WordPress Themes August 2014.


A port of Ghost’s Casper theme to WordPress


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A portfolio theme for designers and photographers. Great for showing off your image oriented projects to the world.


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Museum is a theme crafted to showcase all of your best photographs, drawings, or illustrations. Featuring elegant, museum-inspired typography and ample room for your images, Museum pays special attention to category and media attachment pages to help your collections shine.


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A theme for bloggers who want their content to take center stage. Radcliffe features responsive design, retina-ready assets, full width header images, beautiful design and typography, support for custom logo, support for custom accent color, three widget areas, editor style and translation-ready code.


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Firmness is a clean and creative WordPress theme.


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We created Influence with the single goal of building a platform for you to influence the world with your content.


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Dice theme is a blog theme with simplicity in mind. Custom logo, sidebar support.


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Ravel is a responsive blog, portfolio, and professional profile theme built with the latest standards in Web design.


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Isola is a fresh, clean slate for your best works, perfect for showcasing your writing, photographs, or videos in a bold way. Its primary menu and widget area are tucked behind a handy button, giving your content plenty of room to breathe, and Isola looks beautiful regardless of the device or screen size.


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Food Recipes

Food Recipes is a Twitter bootstrap based responsive WordPress theme mainly designed for those bloggers who are interested in writing their blogs on food recipes and other food related blogs.


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Baskerville is a beautiful, responsive and retina-ready masonry theme for hoarders. It’s the perfect way to showcase your posts, videos, images and galleries, and share your favorite quotes and links.


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FastNews Light

FastNews Light theme is designed for magazine, news with flexible layout.


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Simple Business WP

Sleek and feature-rich, the Simple Business WordPress Theme offers multiple page layouts and options, FontAwesome icons, responsive design, hundreds of Google Fonts, and more.


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Accelerate is multipurpose WordPress theme made for simplicity and ease of use. This theme is a piece of art that has this premium look and feel which will make your site stand out. Supports all post formats.


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Invisible Assassin

Invisible Assassin is a very basic theme with All Basic Features Including Slider, Social Icons, Custom CSS, etc.


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Oliver Dale is the founder of Kooc Media, An Internet Company based in Manchester, UK. I founded WPLift and ThemeFurnace, find out more on my Personal Blog. Thanks!

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  1. Hi Oli, thanks for this very cool collection of new free WordPress themes. Besides Ravel I like Espied very much. We have also launched a new free theme on in August. It’s a free magazine WordPress theme with the name “MH Purity lite”:

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