This post is a round up of the best free WordPress themes that were submitted to the official WordPress Theme Directory section of WordPress.org during the month of May 2012. The themes are listed in order of oldest first to the latest submission. Please note the WordPress theme demo installations do not do some of these themes justice with some missing sidebars etc in the preview screenshots. Over 19 free WordPress themes were released on the WordPress Theme Directory during may 2012 with our personal favorites being Polaroids, Squirrel and Figero.
SpringFestival Free WordPress Theme
Retro style to the performance the Chinese history；colorful frame shape,patterns made of Kaleidoscope with the proportion ,mimic the vivid and full of beauty. a wordpress theme for wpart.org .
Futuristica Free WordPress Theme
The Futuristica theme for WordPress 3.1+ is a futuristic, modern, customizable, clean, and readable with a custom created background by the german digital artist Ali Karababa. Create your own custom menu, you can also upload your own custom background and give your theme an individual touch. Futuristica supports six widgetized areas (two in the sidebar, four in the footer) and featured images. Custom Title Color. Stylesheet for print and the admin Visual Editor, special styles for posts in the “Asides” and “Gallery” categories, and has an optional one-column page template that removes the sidebar.
Lugada Responsive Free WordPress Theme
Simple minimalist responsive two column theme with built in slider. Suitable for a blog-based website with custom menu, custom header, custom widget, social share button (facebook like, twitter share, google +1) to make your blog more dazzling. Lugada comes with amazing image attachment gallery, featured image, theme option, sticky post support, styles for print and for the admin editor. HTML 5, CSS 3, and responsive technology.
Galaxy Free WordPress Theme
Galaxy is a professional WordPress theme which is perfect for corporate business websites and blogs. It features a modern design, post excerpts with thumbnails, header, background, fixed-width, widget-ready and threaded comments. Galaxy theme also comes with custom Menus support and other cool features. Tested with major browsers – Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari and Chrome. Check Galaxy Official Page in case you need directions.
LiveWire Free WordPress Theme
Live Wire is about rocking your blogging. It was designed with Mobile first attitude, it supports post formats, it’s translation-ready and what else.
Art Blogazine Responsive Free WordPress Theme
Simple and minimalist theme with HTML5 markup. You can create unique post like a magazine style, this theme also responsive design.
WPstart Free WordPress Theme
WPstart is a WordPress parent theme allowing you to create any type of website you want. WPstart features: custom background, drop-down menu, editor styles, header image, highly customizable and adaptable, print styles, SEO friendly, translation ready, W3C valid, widget-ready areas & more… Everyone from first-time WordPress users to advanced developers and designers can take advantage of WPstart.
Magomra Free WordPress Theme
A lightweight yet powerful theme with a feature rich, fine grained, user friendly options page. Looks great with zero setup, or tweak everything from the sidebar location down to the link seperator character in the footer. Features a built-in location for small ratings or social media plugins, room for 2 custom top menus, featured image support, threaded comments, and custom CSS styles.
Ice Cap Responsive Free WordPress Theme
White, Minimal & Responsive.
Polaroids Responsive Free WordPress Theme
A polaroid based theme ideal for both personal blogs and showcasing your portfolio. Minimalist, clean, light and fast to load.
Dogs Life Responsive Free WordPress Theme
Doggie related theme for dog lovers. Ideal for personal blogging about your favourite pet. Optimised to work on the latest handheld devices, such as tablets and mobile phones
Squirrel Free WordPress Theme
The Website built using Squirrel Theme is supereasy to build and is very simplistic in design, the visitors love to see the whole content clearly. Squirrel Theme got several theme options to allow changing and manipulating literally everything in the site. Still the site is very easy to built.
Radius Free WordPress Theme
Radius is a free WordPress theme allowing you to create any type of website you want. Radius features: custom background, drop-down menu, header logo, highly customizable and adaptable, theme options, post excerpts with thumbnails, SEO friendly, translation ready, W3C valid, widget-ready, threaded comments & more. It is tested major browsers – Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari and Chrome. Radius is suitable for any business or personal website.
Figero Free WordPress Theme
Figero is a great Theme to build your business or services related website with ease. The Theme comes with a very simple to use themes options panel through which you can configure literally anything on your website. The theme is very simplistic yet modern in design and really very easy to built your website upon.
zeeStyle Free WordPress Theme
zeeStyle is a flexible and colorful Theme with a both unique and professional design. It is perfect for any News, Magazine or Blog Website. The Theme comes with extensive Theme Options which allows you to configure Colors, Custom Logo, the Featured Posts Slider and a jQuery-improved multiple dropdown navigation. Furthermore zeeStyle comes with several sidebar areas, custom widgets and custom page templates.
Northern Clouds Free WordPress Theme
Northern Clouds is a simple html5 / CSS3 2column theme. It use an Ubuntu Font. A horizontal version of ‘Superfish’ jQuery drop-down menu is built in. It supports custom header and backgrounds. Translation Ready
SLS Free WordPress Theme
Summer Love Story, Green and gray, lively swaying in the sound, silent but restless, beautiful and prosperous.a wordpress theme for wpart.org.
Tiger Free WordPress Theme
A clean and simple orange/dark grey theme with optional site logo and favicon upload, breadcrumbs, social networking icon and Google Analytics intergration via the Theme Options. Also includes separate blog and full-width page templates, support for the Wp-PageNavi plugin, threaded comments, post thumbnails, drop down navigation and integrated search.
Batik Free WordPress Theme
Simple, minimalist and elegant blog theme with responsive layout. The theme settings include options for add your adds code, image, social media, google verifications code, bings verifications code and much more.