When you have the option to download WordPress themes for free and activate your preferred WordPress themes with just one click of a mouse, you always tend to give new look and feel to your blog. Everyday 100s of new themes enter WordPress theme gallery. The choice really becomes difficult when you have to flick through each theme one by one and choose the best WordPress theme for your blog.
Listing here 10 popular WordPress themes of 2010. The selection of list is based on the number of downloads, editor’s review and my personal preference. Listing here most popular themes of 2010 till date in no particular order.
Cordobo Green Park 2
Corbdobo by Andreas Jacob is the theme I am presently using for my blog. The lightweight theme with fast upload time, 2-3 column layout and right sidebar, Widget-ready (4 slots), built-in support for plugins (e.g. twitter), support for threaded/nested comments, fully localized, easy to customize via settings-page are some of its features that have made it a preferred theme.
Authored by Gandham, Swift is said to be one of the fastest loading theme. If you are looking for an ad and search engine optimized WordPress theme, Swift can be a good option for you. Magazine layout, tabbed interface, unique two header styles and five custom widgets makes it extremely user friendly.
Last updated on 2010-01-28 with version 5.09, it has been downloaded 36,342 times till date.
Copy Paste This URL in your browser to download this theme http://Wordpress.org/extend/themes/swift
News Magazine Theme 640
If you are looking for a News Magazine layout for your blog, believe me, this goes best at least when compared to latest themes in this category. You have the option to showcase five featured categories on your index page. It ha 3 column display with the option to move one of the two sidebars.
Glowing Amber by Pyrocodehas 6,346 downloads till date for its Gorgeous mix of amber colours glowing on a dark background and transparent elements create a very powerful style. The Pro Version of this theme will be available at Pixel Theme Studio shortly.
Copy Paste This URL in your browser to download this theme http://Wordpress.org/extend/themes/glowing-amber
The author of this latest WordPress theme Sebastianrs says “Arjuna stands for elegance, accessibility, and attention to detail. Translation ready, SEO focused IE6-8, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera compatibility, support for threaded comments, four widget bars, flexible sidebar, and more. It can be customized via the admin panel”.
With 7,706 downloads in a very short span of time it proves to be one of the most popular WordPress themes in January 2010.
Copy Paste This URL in your browser to download this theme http://Wordpress.org/extend/themes/arjuna-x
Last Updated on 2010-01-28, Techozoic Fluid is by Jeremyclark13 has been downloaded 15,193 till date. The latest version last updated on 2010-01-28 is 1.8.3. Released under GPL License you can visit the theme options page to setup Techozoic.
Copy Paste This URL in your browser to download this theme http://Wordpress.org/extend/themes/techozoic-fluid
White background, simple and neat design with just a header image. This lastest WordPress theme has very lightweight HTML and CSS. It has been authored by Cliffano and has been downloaded 22,413 times till date.
If you are looking to activate this them for your blog visit http://Wordpress.org/extend/themes/emptiness
Authored by Wayneconnor, this themes is appreciated for its crisp black and white design that looks like a traditional webpage, not a WordPress blog.
This theme is downloaded 18,704 times. You can donwload it here
If you like dark themes, this can be a good option for you. Pixel is authored by Sam07. 2-3 column layout, dropdown categories menu, multiple widget-ready placement and feedburner email form integrated, easy to customize. This WordPress theme has been downloaded 220,427 times, till date.
With 11,155 downloads till date, Js O4w WordPress theme is fast becoming a popular choice. The unique feature is that it doesn’t require any plugin (support plugin wp-pagenavi). Authored by Jinwen, Js O4w is a beautiful orange-white color WordPress theme is Language localization supported, zh_CN, zh_TW en_US, fr_FR, nl_NL, ru_RU etc.
Visit the theme released page for more details. http://Wordpress.org/extend/themes/js-o4w