Ten Free WordPress Themes
In This Chapter
Finding good WordPress themes
Using popular WordPress themes to style your website
All the themes in this chapter meet the following criteria:
- They’re user-friendly. You don’t have to tinker with anything to get things to look the way you want them to.
- They’re compatible with widgets. In a word, widgets are wonderful. I cover them in Chapter 9.
- They’re free. Some very nice premium themes are out there, but why pay if you don’t have to?
- They use valid code. Although you may not notice it, valid code that meets W3C (
http://www.w3.org) standards won’t cause errors in browsers.
Theme designer: Justin Tadlock
Hybrid is more of a theme framework, or parent theme that can be modified endlessly to create the perfect child theme, than a theme to use straight out of the box, but don’t let that intimidate you! It’s crazy-easy to use and very user-friendly.
By default, the Hybrid theme is very plain and simple, but it encompasses any and all of the WordPress features and functions that you would want:
- It’s SEO-ready: Hybrid comes completely optimized for ...