May is almost over, which means it’s time for this month’s roundup of the best free WordPress themes. Multipurpose business themes with modern, flat and minimalist styles were a common theme this month. There were, however, a few additional types of themes, including eCommerce themes, blog themes, and news and magazine themes.
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Brittany Light is a minimalist blog theme from CSSIgniter designed for the fashion, beauty, lifestyle and travel niches. It features a simple style confined in a classic blog layout.
Hometard is a multipurpose WordPress theme designed for business. It uses a drag-and-drop page builder and comes with a lot of customizable options via KingComposer.
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Adney is another multipurpose business theme. This one uses a flat style, and it features a header with a call to action, similar to the previous theme. It also comes with great blogging capabilities.
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Stylic is a multipurpose business theme designed for small to medium-sized corporations and ecommerce sites. It comes with an actionable header and displays a list of featured products in a grid layout on the homepage.
Wlow is a stylish multipurpose theme that features a modern design complete with a parallax-scrolling effect. This effect scrolls through an actionable header, rows, additional calls to action, blog posts and more.
One Page Express
One Page Express is a multipurpose theme with a modern design. It can be used to “create a one-page website in minutes by drag-and-drop” maneuvers made possible by 30 ready-to-use content sections.
Serenti is a minimalist and somewhat feminine blog theme designed for fashion, beauty, travel and lifestyle bloggers. It uses a classic blog list and sidebar on the homepage.
OneLine Lite is a one-page, multipurpose business theme ideal for service-based businesses. It features sections for calls to action, rows for you to showcase your services and best features, and more.
Sauna Lite is a niche business theme designed for service-based businesses, a hair salon in this case. It features a header, a row for you to list your services and more.
Photopress is a portfolio theme for photographers, though it’s versatile enough to be used by any freelancer who creates visual works. It displays your work in a grid layout on the homepage.
Whitish Lite is a multipurpose theme that features an elegant style. It’s designed for blogs and small-scale businesses and ecommerce stores.
Writers is a simple blog theme that features a modern and somewhat minimalist style. It uses a large header, but the rest of the page uses a classic layout with the blog on the left and the sidebar on the right.
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Piclectic is an “image-sharing WordPress theme.” It uses a minimalist style, but most of its design is dependent on the images you choose to display in the grid layout on the homepage. Each image comes with “View Full” and “Download” buttons.
Proficiency is a one-page multipurpose theme for business. It uses an actionable header/slider at the top of the homepage and features sections for you to showcase your services and best features.
Primal is a multipurpose business theme that uses a simple design. It works best for corporations, service-based businesses and professional blogs.
Quality Construction is a niche-specific business theme designed for the construction industry, though it’s versatile enough to be used as a multipurpose theme.
Auction is a child theme of Advance, a free multipurpose business theme. Aucton uses a flat and somewhat more modern design.
Fitspiration is a niche-specific multipurpose theme designed for the gym and fitness industry. It can be used as a business theme or as a professional blog theme.
Ruby is a multipurpose business theme that can be used for a variety of different businesses and websites, including service-based businesses, professional blogs and ecommerce shops.
Powerclub Lite is another niche-specific, multipurpose WordPress theme designed for the fitness industry. It can be used to showcase the services of a fitness business or the latest posts and products of a professional blogger.
Peony is a simple multipurpose WordPress theme, especially for bloggers. It allows you to create one-page and multi-page websites with ease with built-in page builder plugin Mageewp Page Layout.
Childcare is another niche-specific multipurpose theme. This one is designed for nonprofit organizations, though its design is versatile enough to be used by nearly any niche, so long as you can change the images.
Newspaper X is a magazine theme that features a classic design. It allows you to display your latest posts in a hierarchy, and it comes with advertising capabilities.
RainbowNews is another magazine theme, though it can just as easily be used to build a news site. It allows you to feature a news ticker for breaking news.
Valazi is a simple news and magazine theme. It allows you to display your latest posts in a variety of different ways, but the rest of its features are minimalist.