28 November 2014

Top 10 Extremely Stunning and Appealing WordPress Themes


In past few years, WordPress has overtaken its competitors in terms of popularity and versatility. More and more website owners are choosing WordPress to develop their websites and those who have websites on other platforms are also converting their websites to WordPress platform. There are some interesting facts that will leave you stunned, how WordPress has emerged as the hottest and trending platform in recent years.

Some Interesting Stats

With the growth in the fame of WordPress, the demand of beautiful and exclusive WordPress themes have also surged, thus creating a need among the theme providers to create more and more impressive themes. To meet with the increasing stipulation of creative WordPress themes, there are numerous free as well paid WordPress themes available on the internet to offer you a great way of making your website or blog looks completely different from others.

I have filtered some extremely stunning and appealing WordPress themes that are worth mentioning when it comes to finding the perfect theme for your business website or personal blog.

Top 10 Extremely Stunning WordPress Themes

1. InterStellar – A Clean and Stylish Theme

A clean and sophisticated design, the InterStellar helps in developing and maintaining your portfolio with greater ease. This WordPress theme comes with multiple portfolio page layouts and it has numerous theme options that let you modify the layout, add logo & Google Analytics code, change color scheme, buttons, Google maps, columns and other features with ease.


The InterStellar WordPress theme comes in two versions:

  • Free Version
  • Paid Version

Both of the above versions of this WordPress themes comes with impressive designs and you can choose either of them depending upon your set of requirements. However, the only difference between these two versions is that the paid version is offered with updates and support while the free version lacks the updates offered by its community of developers.

2.Zenith- A Magazine Styled WordPress Theme

A responsive and magazine styled WordPress theme, Zenith comes with rich set of features for offering immense space for bigger images. This theme comes with incorporated support for Gravity forms and is loaded with various layout options along with support for custom menus and template.


Zenith is fitted with two custom page templates that are listed as follows:

  • Showcase
  • Archives

Showcase is used as front page in demo version whereas Archives is self explanatory page template.

3.Arcade- A HTML5 Coded Theme

For those who wish to create amazingly unique websites on WordPress, Arcade is one of the best considerations among other themes available in the WordPress theme world. Being fully responsive and lightweight with the latest HTML5 coding, Arcade lets you customize the design of your website as per your own choice that include modifications in multiple features of your website such as layout, color theme, headers image, width of the website and other important features.


Besides, if you choose to develop your website using Arcade theme, you can make your post easily distinguished from other posts by selecting any of the eight formats supported by this theme, which includes image, video, audio, aside, link, quote, status, and gallery.

4. Garfunkel- A Pinterest Style Lively WordPress Theme

If you are looking for some creative, responsive and flamboyant theme with a masonry layout, then Garfunkel best suits your requirements. This creative and lively WordPress theme is integrated with loads of impressive features, but the most vital features that make this theme distinctively apart from others are infinite scroll and hi-resolutions/retina display.


Besides, Garfunkel adds in a full-screen background image that has become a remarkably impressive design trend these days.  Owing to its unique masonry layout, this theme could be used for developing blog style and magazine style websites.

5. VFlex – An Awesome Responsive Theme

VFlex is a stylish and responsive WordPress theme, which is especially designed for developers and bloggers. With its bundle of remarkable features like built-in Flexslider, it allows you to easily choose feature pictures along with an integrated VibeOptions panel that supports import and export settings, uploading of logos etc.


Due to its responsiveness, this theme is best suited on different screen sizes, thus giving an enhanced user experience to all type of internet users.

6.Splendio- A Beautiful Freebie theme

A theme designed completely for smashing magazine and its readers, Splendio offers the perfect balance of featured content and additional value content on the same page. If you want to do promotions of your posts and web pages of your websites for improving traffic and leads, then Splendio is the ideal choice to consider.


This theme is free to use and it is based on the Twenty Ten theme of WordPress and it needs WordPress 3.0 version to run.

7.Fictive – The Stylish WordPress theme

Designed and developed by the community of WordPress developers, Automattic, Fictive was mainly designed for the personal bloggers with an ability to customize the header image and it could be used both for magazines and bigger blogging sites. Being colorful and stylish of all current WordPress themes, Fictive is all about you that include your look, your style, and your story. You can add links to your favorite social networking sites easily through this theme and can also use Post Formats for dressing up your content including widgets and custom menu.

Whether you are a developer or a simple blogger, you can also keep this theme simple looking by keeping the header position fixed.

8.Flozo- The Free Business WordPress Theme

Created especially for professionals and businesses, the Flozo WordPress theme helps the startup and small businesses in accomplishing their goal of having a professional looking website without any investment. It means it helps in saving their investment by offering them a free theme where they can develop their business website conveniently.


There is no rocket science for creating websites on this theme as you simply have to download this Flozo theme from the WordPress site and can start working on your business website. It does not matter if you are thinking to promote your freelance efforts or you are the owner of a startup, the Flozo theme is an affordable choice to start with your goal accomplishment process.

9.Travelify- A Nature Inspired WordPress Theme

Inspired by nature, Travelify is a simple, clean, free and responsive WordPress theme, which is not only completely customizable but it comes encumbered with multiple page templates and theme options that makes it an ideal choice for developing travel blogs and also for adventurists.


Apart from this, this theme easily gets adjusted on varying screen sizes. This theme is created by keeping the curiosity of travelers in mind. Hence, it can be used for unleashing the full potential of all types of business and blogging websites that are primarily aimed at offering an enhanced user experience to the visitors.

10.Clear Retina- A Retina Ready WordPress Theme

A clear and concise responsive WordPress theme, Clear Retina, as it name suggest offers a superb eye warming experience to the visitors. It has a big home page slider with proper spacing for supporting the text and it can work well for small business owners and bloggers.


Apart from its elegant design, this theme is highly customizable and has multiple theme options that include featured slider for highlighting pages and posts, 5 layouts for each post, 11 social icons, custom background, webmaster tools, custom menu, custom CSS, custom fevicon and others. Moreover, this theme also supports popular plugins such as WP-PageNavi, Contact Form 7, and Breadcrumb NavXT.

Do you have some ideas of some more exceptionally beautiful and popular WordPress theme for developers and bloggers? Well, I have sorted the ten exclusive themes that can work for all type of businesses, professionals, and individual bloggers, but with the growing reputation of WordPress due to its user-friendliness, there are some more discoveries still left to be made in the meadow of WordPress themes.



By Manmeet Anand

Manmeet singh is a SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER with TIS India Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd. since the last 6 Years. He is a programming geek who spends most of his time developing web applications , enhancing user experiences and creating usable softwares. He has helped many overseas clients come out of the project management nightmares by comprehensive requirement analysis and ensuring timely delivery of projects.

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