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Best free WordPress Themes January 2017

A new year, a new month and a new WordPress themes Roundup!

With the beginning of the marvelous 2017, here we came with our first monthly roundup of the year. Best free responsive WordPress themes January 2017 is the collection of genuine well tested, responsive and best optimized WordPress themes for various niches.

This collection comprises the themes released in late December 2016 and early January 2017. Every month we publish similar themes roundup, which includes the best themes released in the current month and the previous month. The themes are carefully hand-picked on the basis of popularity, uniqueness, elegant design and powerful features and functionalities.

Best Free Responsive WordPress Themes January

1. Bloger7. University Hub
2. Eight Sec8. Construction
3. Harest9. eMag
4. Magazine Plus10. ShopIsle
5. One Page11. Framer
6. ParallaxSome12. Crafter

Bloger

Bloger - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Bloger is a professional WordPress blog theme suitable for personal blogs, company or organization blog websites, news, magazine websites. The theme is fully customizable as it is built with WordPress customizer and also allows you to live preview the changes instantly. It is a feature-rich theme with lots of multiple options and elegant layouts, that looks great on any screen size. It is a minimal, clean and SEO friendly theme.

Major Features of Bloger:

  • Three Stylish Homepage Layouts
  • Based on WordPress Customizer
  • Clean and Minimal Design
  • Single Page display Layout
  • Social Share Options for post

Details/Download         Demo

Eight Sec

Eight Sec - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Eight Sec is a free WordPress business theme with a sleek one-page design. It includes well organized eight homepage sections.The theme is designed focusing the multiple uses, it is suitable for business, corporate, portfolio, blogs, freelancer, and any other creative agencies website. It comes with user-friendly Customizer options to let you configure your site as per your requirement.

Major Features of Eight Sec:

  • Fully Customizer Based
  • Logo Alignment
  • bbPress Friendly
  • WooCommerce Compatible
  • Fast & Friendly Support
  • Cool CSS3 Options

Details/Download         Demo

One Page

One Page - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

One Page is a single-page free business WordPress theme that displays all the necessary features of your website on the homepage. It makes easy for the users to get all the required information within a single page. It is overloaded with powerful features that you need to utilize in making any types of business website. One Page was built keeping the simplicity of design in mind.  The whole interface of One Page is clutter free and the place for the most important business content is provided.

Main Features of One Page:

  • Customizable One Page Sections
  • Add/ Remove Sections
  • Advanced Slider Settings
  • Section Color Changer
  • Business Service Section

Details/Download         Demo

ParallaxSome

ParallaxSome - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

ParallaxSome is a one-page style WordPress theme with smooth parallax effect. This highly customizable single page WordPress template is ideal for multipurpose websites like business, agency, blog, portfolio and much more. Though it’s a free theme, it comes with powerful premium-like features and functionalities. ParallaxSome is simple, clean, easy-to-use, minimal WordPress theme. The theme is optimized to look best on all screen resolutions and function well across all platforms with fast loading speed.

Major features of ParallaxSome:

  • One page parallax design
  • Full-Width Slider
  • Parallax menu with Floating Options
  • Custom Logo Options
  • Highly Configurable Homepage

Details/Download         Demo

Harest

Harest - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Harest is a free multi-purpose professional theme specially crafted for business or blog website. The theme is fully-featured with a responsive retina ready layout and comes with a powerful theme options panel that helps to make awesome changes without touching a single line of code. It also comprises 10 custom widgets that let you create an attractive layout to display your products in a systematic way and increase the functionality of your website. With Harest, you can easily add a logo to your site and create a beautiful homepage using the built-in homepage layout.

Major Features of Harest:

  • Responsive Multipurpose WordPress theme
  • Beautiful Grid Blog Layout
  • Full-Width Slider
  • Social Media Icons Integrated
  • 10 Widgets
  • 100+ Shortcodes

Details/Download         Demo

Magazine Plus

Magazine Plus - Harest - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Magazine Plus is an attractive, modern, responsive WordPress theme created for magazine or news site. It is a strong and trustful platform for the design and development of resourceful modern websites. It is provided with an extensively customize panel that allows you to make easy and quick changes as you wish.

Magazine Plus is 100% responsive theme that adapts well to both small and large screen devices. The theme is optimized for search engines, making it easier for readers to find your site.

Major Features of Magazine Plus:

  • Theme Options
  • Responsive Design
  • News Slider Widget
  • Front Widget Area
  • Custom Menu
  • Logo and title customization

Details/Download         Demo

University Hub

University Hub - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017
Download University Hub- Free Educational WordPress Theme

Universty Hub is a simple and minimal free WordPress theme for educational institutions like college, school, university and so on. It is a highly flexible theme with powerful modern features. Beside educational purpose, the theme can be used for small businesses, design agencies and corporate websites. It comes with custom widgets to let you enhance the functionality of your website as per your need. With this responsive theme, anybody can create a perfect academic website in no time.

Major features of University Hub:

  • Theme Options using Customizer API
  • Featured Slider
  • Custom Menu
  • Logo and Title Customization
  • Pagination Options

Details/Download         Demo

Construction

Construction - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Construction, a business WordPress theme specially designed for construction and building companies. Built in with live Customizer, the theme allows you to configure most of its elements with live preview. It is a simple yet powerful theme, optimized for simplicity, easy uses, and great usability.  It includes well-organized homepage sections – you can enable or disable each section as per your requirement. The theme is fully SEO friendly and compatibility ready.

Major features of Construction:

  • Customizer Based
  • WooCommerce Compatible
  • Slider Options
  • Attractive CTA
  • Breadcrumb Settings
  • Advanced Product Search

Details/Download         Demo

Framer

Framer - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Feature-rich WordPress portfolio theme – Framer is specially crafted for professional artists, photographers, and designers. It has got a larger hero header where you can showcase your introduction along with embedding your social profile links. It is a grid-based portfolio theme with modern design and amazing features. The theme enables you to control its every component right from the Customizer.

Major features of Framer:

  • Grid Based Portfolio Theme
  • Custom Header Image
  • Custom Logo Upload
  • WooCommerce Support
  • Beautiful Typography and Post Styling

Details/Download         Demo

Crafter

Crafter - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

Crafter is a flexible free WordPress business/corporate theme. It is a fluid, responsive theme that automatically adapts to all screen resolutions. The theme is designed focusing fast loading speed on mind – to give the best user experience. It is an easy-to-use theme with an intuitive theme options panel. It comes with minimal one-page design theme featuring all useful homepage sections.

Major Features of Crafter:

  • Responsive layout
  • Social Icons Menu
  • WP Custom Menus
  • Regular Theme Updates
  • Translation Ready

Details/Download         Demo

eMag

eMag - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

eMag is a modern free WordPress news magazine theme for online publishing businesses and news agencies. It is a versatile theme perfect for personal blogs, online magazine, editorial, journals and all other content rich websites. The theme comes with blank widgets, you can use it as per your need and give a desirable outlook to your site. This cleanly coded WP theme features homepage setting for different sections with enable/disable options.

Major features of eMag:

  • Theme Options using Customizer API
  • Advanced Layout Options
  • Pagination Options
  • Breadcrumb Options
  • Advanced Widgets Styles

Details/Download         Demo

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ShopIsle

ShopIsle - Best Free WordPress Themes January 2017

ShopIsle is a mostly downloaded free WordPress eCommerce/WooCommerce theme. Even if it is a quite old theme, it’s doing really good in WordPress repository.  Within few months of release, the theme is downloaded  by thousands of users and I believe it will go in a same way in upcoming months too. The theme seems to be worthy and could be of great use for you.

ShopIsle is a clean and responsive WordPress template, carefully designed and developed to build a complete online store.  This WooCommece ready theme includes almost all eCommerce features along with elegant design. It is a perfect  web shop theme for both freshers and professionals.

Major  Features of Shop Isle:

  • Complete theme for Online Stores
  • WooCommerce Integrated
  • Easy contact Form
  • Clean and Responsive Design
  • Powerful Theme Options Panel

Details/Download         Demo

Wrapping Up:

Was the list helpful? Hopefully, this list helps you choose to a perfect theme for your next WordPress website. If you are a theme author and think that your theme is worthy to have a place in this list. I would love to know about it. Please, feel free to share your experiences, suggestions, and recommendations. I highly appreciate them.

Also, check out the December edition of our monthly theme roundup.