Undoubtedly, WordPress is the most used and demanding CMS platform on the web because of its simplicity and easy to maintain. Due to the demand of WordPress CMS, the demand for WordPress themes also increases. People like WordPress themes since these fulfil user requirement with changing web design trends and easy to setup with all kinds of websites like blog, ecommerce, business, corporate and portfolio websites.
However, it’s not easy to find quality WordPress themes as per requirement that fulfil all aspect of current web design. So in this article I have compiled some of the best free, minimal, responsive WordPress theme that features the latest design trends. All of these themes below do work perfectly across all screen resolutions. You can easily choose the best suitable theme from these for you website and also be used as a base for further theme development.
Let’s have a look at the 20 free clean, minimal responsive WordPress themes.
Radcliffe is a fully responsive retina-ready WordPress theme with beautiful design and typography. This is a featured theme with large images that makes it suitable for photo blogs or photo-heavy personal blogs. The theme has very crisp typography means your text will look and read great as well. There’s nothing to distract your visitors from the content.
This is a clean, minimalistic responsive WordPress theme for bloggers. It features retina-ready, infinite scroll design best suits for gallery, videos websites.
Baskerville is a beautiful, responsive and retina-ready masonry WordPress theme for hoarders. It’s the perfect way to showcase your posts, videos, images and galleries, and share your favourite quotes and links. The main features of Baskerville theme are responsive design, retina-ready assets, full-width header image, support for all post formats, custom logo upload, custom widgets, four page templates, editor styling and much more.
Garfunkel is a stylish retina-ready responsive WordPress theme with Masonry layout. The theme uses high-resolution icon font means that Garfunkel will look great on all devices – big and small, old and new. Garfunkel also s built with Jetpack Infinite Scroll in mind, when the visitor scrolls to the bottom of the page, new posts are automatically loaded and added to the grid.
Hoffman is a beautifully minimal, responsive and retina-ready Wordpres theme for bloggers. It features a social icon menu, Jetpack support for infinite scroll, five custom widgets, two page templates, editor styling, translation-ready code, custom accent color support, custom background support, support for the gallery, quote and video post formats and much more.
Fukasawa is a minimal responsive masonry style blog theme for photographers and collectors. The theme sports a beautifully minimal layout that displays you posts, images and videos in a Pinterest-style grid. It’s perfect for sharing your content with the world. The clever responsive design and retina friendly icons allow Fukasawa to adapt gracefully to all devices – from a 27 inch iMac to a 3.5 inch iPhone.
Wilson is a clean, simple and responsive theme perfect for personal sites and blogs. The theme features responsive design, retina-ready assets, custom accent color support, custom logo support, custom widgets (video, Flickr and Dribbble), page templates, editor styles and translation-ready code.
Lingonberry is a clean and simple theme for bloggers, with responsive design and beautiful typography. The theme features responsive design, retina ready assets, custom styling for all post formats, custom page templates, custom widgets (video, Flickr and Dribbble), custom accent color, editor styles and translation-ready code.
Hemingway is a clean, beautiful and responsive two-column theme for bloggers. The theme features responsive design, retina-ready assets, full-width header image with parallax scrolling effect, custom accent color, custom logo upload, custom widgets (video, Flickr and Dribbble), page templates and translation-ready code.
Keratin is a modern and responsive WordPress theme suitable for magazines, newspapers or blogs. It is clean, flat and beautiful masonry grid based theme.
Albar is a responsive multipurpose WordPress theme. You can use Albar to build a business website, portfolio website, online store or a simple blogging website which adapts nicely to all devices.
Spacious is a multipurpose responsive WordPress theme. This theme cn be used for your business, portfolio, blogging or any type of site. The theme has page layouts, 6 page templates, 13 widgets areas, 5 custom widgets focusing on business template, awesome slider, primary color option to match your logo & website, boxed & wide layout, light & dark color skin, translation ready and many more.
Ascent is a fully responsive WordPress theme that looks elegant on any devices. It is simple, clean and lightweight WordPress theme based on the most modern technologies like HTML5 and CSS3.
Indie is beautiful responsive WordPress theme. This theme has been made with Scottish spirit and love and has the same high standards you expect from a premium theme. This theme invites you to create a personal bespoke website with tonnes of customizable options presented in a simple and intuitive manner.
Codium Now is a fully responsive WordPress theme with a thumbnail display on the home page and a fixed menu on top. The theme is fully responsive so it fits well on mobile. The theme also includes the option of Custom Header which is also responsive.
This is a clean modern design theme built with html5 and css3 and uses the powerful responsive framework from Bootstrap to be a fully responsive and mobile friendly. It’s fully ecommerce (Woocommerce) ready with all the tools you need to design an awesome online store. The versatile design is perfect for any kind of business, online store, portfolio or personal site.
Vantage is a flexible responsive multipurpose theme. It’s strength lies in its tight integration with some powerful plugins like Page Builder for responsive page layouts, MetaSlider for big beautiful sliders and WooCommerce to help you sell online. Vantage is fully responsive and retina ready.
Influence is a free responsive WordPress theme that gives you a canvas to share your videos, photography and content. It features a modern, responsive design and tight integration with our own Page Builder plugin to make sure your content is responsive too. The best feature of Influence is its huge home page slider – perfect if you’re using Influence to build a business or portfolio website. This slider has support for video background images and, like the rest of Influence, is fully responsive.
Origami is a simple, responsive media blogging theme that places strong emphasis on your content. It looks great on mobile devices, even the videos and galleries scale to fit small screens. The options panel is easy to understand with a minimal set of options. Origami includes a powerful drag and drop page builder for creating unlimited page layouts. So you can use Origami as a standard photography blog or a complete business website.
Point is a fluid responsive and multipurpose WordPress Theme. Through the advanced options panel, you can choose from multiple site layouts, backgrounds and color schemes, as well as control specific features of the theme. It includes 9 custom widgets, 2 site layouts, an author box and related posts widget, ad management, cross-browser compatibility, RTL Language support and it’s translation-ready, all search engine optimized.