Thousands of free and premium WordPress themes are available online. Few themes are hugely popular and used by hundred of thousands of user. In this article, I am going to list most popular free responsive WordPress themes.
Note : I am not going to list Twenty-* themes in this article, It is very difficult to beat all twenty series themes. They come pre-installed.
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The Most Popular twenty-x theme is Twenty Sixteen with 1+ million active installs and least popular theme in Twenty-x series is Twenty Ten with 300,000+ Active Installs active installs as of June 2016.
Customizr is a versatile and easy to customize fully responsive and mobile friendly professional looking WordPress theme.
Developers claims that this theme is designed with visitor engagement in mind and allows anyone to create a beautiful, fast and mobile-friendly website compatible with all browsers and devices.
Customizing this theme is very simple and easy to Customize and works fine with major WordPress plugins like WooCommerce, bbPress, JetPack and many others. A pro version is also available.
Hueman is a fully responsive and high resolution theme for blogs and magazines.
This one of the most popular WordPress theme offers unique toggle sidebars give a great browsing and reading experience on both tablet and mobile.
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Hueman offers a lot of feature including: Unlimited topbar, header, footer and accent colors, unlimited widget areas, 0-2 sidebars to the left or right that can be uniquely specified for each page or post, 4 footer widget columns, related posts and post nav, featured story or slider, 10 post formats, localisation support, social links, logo upload and many more useful admin panel features.
The Virtue theme is a versatile theme, which gives you tons of options and it is easy to customize and loaded with great features.
This is another most popular WordPress theme which uses most popular responsive front-end framework Bootstrap.
The clean and modern design is built with html5 and css3. It is fully ecommerce (Woocommerce) ready with all the tools you need to create an awesome online store.
The design is perfect for any kind of business, online store, portfolio or personal site. Powerful options panel allows you to set things like your home layout, sliders, custom fonts, and completely customize your look without writing any CSS.
Spacious is an incredibly spacious multipurpose responsive theme. With 50,000+ active installs, this is very popular WordPress themes.
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You can use it for your business, portfolio, blogging or any type of site.
Spacious theme offers 4 page different layouts, 2 page templates, 4 blog display types, 13 widgets areas, 5 custom widgets focusing on business template, awesome slider, primary color option to match your logo & website, translation ready and many more. translation of this popular theme is available in many languages.
Evolve is a multi-purpose mobile friendly and responsive WordPress theme. This popular theme includes a slick Bootstrap and Parallax slider with up to 5 slides on any page and a post slider for 10 posts per post category.
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There are a number of different slider and animated effects to move captions and images into position and then back out of frame again.
Bootstrap construction makes it easy to change designs around because the theme is build on a grid-like system. Customizing this theme is simple and easy with theme customizer.
Sydney is a popular and powerful fully responsive WordPress business theme.
This free and popular theme offers plenty of customization possibilities like access to all Google Fonts, full color control, layout control, logo upload, full screen slider, header image, sticky navigation and much more.
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Also, Sydney provides all the construction blocks you need to rapidly create an engaging front page.
Vantage is a flexible multipurpose theme. According to it’s developers, its 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.
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Vantage is fully responsive and retina ready. You can use this free and very popular WordPress theme to start a business, portfolio or online store.
Responsive Theme is one of the most popular free WordPress theme with 100,000+ active installs. This popular theme is fully responsive and mobile friendly.
Responsive Theme features 9 Page Templates, 11 Widget Areas, 6 Template Layouts, 4 Menu Positions and more. Responsive is WooCommerce Compatible, Multilingual Ready (WPML), RTL-Language Support, Retina-Ready, Search Engine Friendly theme and currently translated into over 45 languages.
Graphene is a very popular theme which offers so many options and features. Developers says that since the theme’s inception, they have received countless suggestions and requests on features that really matter.
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They have delivered a theme that’s packed full of features that you need. This free theme is available in more than 30 languages.
The Free version of this theme is not responsive but Mobile-optimised pro version is available.
Storefront is an intuitive and flexible, free WordPress theme, which offers deep integration with WooCommerce.
WooCommerce is most popular eCommerce plugin which gives you complete control to sell anything. So if you are already using WooCommerce plugin, Storefront is a good theme for you.
Storefront is built and maintained by WooCommerce core developers so you can rest assured the integration between WooCommerce, WooCommerce extensions and Storefront is water-tight.
Storefront is based on the popular Underscores WordPress starter theme (which Automattic use for all themes on WordPress.com).
Storefront features a responsive layout, nestable grid system and schema markup for enhanced SEO performance.
These are few most popular free responsive WordPress themes, Do you use any of above-mentioned themes. Share your favorite most popular free responsive WordPress theme with us.