Free WordPress Theme Mega Roundup Table of Contents
Portfolios and Galleries
This theme is perfect for people in need of a gallery/portfolio website It has a unique grid system that uses the jQuery Masonry plugin which “arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid.” The result is a gap-less layout even if you have varying post heights. It has recently released a premium version that has even more features.
Auto Focus+ is a clean portfolio and photography site built on the framework Thematic. It contains theme options that enable you to customize various elements of the theme without ever touching code. It’s also designed on an 800px, 8 column grid which truly allows your images to shine. There is also a premium version with new features that can enhance your portfolio.
Mansion is a free photoblogger’s theme for WordPress. It features a flexible-width thumbnail grid for both images and photo journal entries. Mansion is perfect for those who want to primarily showcase their photographs and occasionally write blog posts.
Creative by Nature is a free portfolio theme created by CSSMayo.com and released especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. The designers created a funky theme, particularly useful for artists, photographers and designers who are looking for a flexible portfolio solution. A PSD source file is available for free download as well.
This theme has 3 fixed columns, thumbnails integration, Flickr, Delicious and Twitter integration as well as an attractive visual design. The theme was designed by Zhang Yichi, the creative mind behind Vikiworks Studio.
Gallery is built on the Thematic Framework and is a beautiful gallery website that shows posts in thumbnails.
Gallery is packed with loads of cool features like a jQuery slide hover effect on thumbnails, lazyloading for thumbnails (great if using a lot of thumbnails on one page), built-in social media links for each gallery item and seamless integration with the following plugins: WP-PostRatings, BuySellAds plugin, and Contact Form 7.
Irresistible is a visually-rich personal blog, with a little bit of a multimedia focus. Incorporating some nifty video-options and widgets, Irresistible should meet all of your personal blogging needs. It has a nicely textured background that comes in many different colors to match your content.
Portfolio is a wordpress theme designed for web portfolios. It is coming with an Administrative Panel from where you can edit the head quote text, you can edit all theme colors, font families, and font sizes.
Photoria is a simple but elegant Photoblog that utilizes a featured image slider with 3 columns of photos underneath it. It is easily customizable with WPzoom, which lets you create custom pages, photo settings, and has customizable widgets.