WordPress platform for blogging has become very popular and now it has reach a stable release version 3.0.4. The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call ‘home’. Not only for blogging, now WordPress can be used to build up a Content Management System (CMS) or a more ‘powerful than blog’ website. For this purpose, we need a specific theme which support for building a CMS website.
Here I compile from around the web, a few free themes which could transform your blog into a powerful CMS website.
Crossblock is a great free wordpress theme created from the guys at Zenverse. It can be used for magazine-style blocks and it’s color scheme is grey-white. It’s very good for a formal blog or magazine with a nice Featured Posts options using animated slideshow. Preview this theme here and download it here.
The theme is very easy to use and modify whether you’re a WordPress professional or just a beginner, with a huge of options in the admin back end area you have complete control of any aspect of any page in your site. TheProton comes with 7+ color variations for you to choose from. In addition, the theme has a lot of great features.
Incorporate is a high quality free WordPress business theme with options page from FThemes. The theme supports the post thumbnails and custom menus, as well as 468×60 pixels Header Banner ready (easy editable from admin options). Suitable for any niche especially for business or portfolio web sites.
Medusa is another adorable theme from web2feel fab series collection. This is a WP 3 ready theme with features like, custom menu, jQuery featured slider, customizable widgets on home page, featured thumbnail, twitter updates, banner ads, adsense, theme option page etc. The theme is designed with a green and white color combination, sort of an eco-friendly design right?
Aparatus is a premium-free WordPress theme that comes with a Mootools slideshow in the home page. The theme is packed with features and design delight that aims to tickle your web magazine fancy. Theme options page include Homepage slideshow, WordPress post thumbnail ready, Advertisement ready, Widget ready and Gravatar support.
Ophion Theme is a simple yet elegant Minimalist Style Design Theme. It has a management console, is widget ready, advertisement ready and is an easily customizable theme to use. The featured image area on the homepage is run off the JQuery image rotator. Works in IE7, IE8, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Opera and is compliant with the Latest version of WordPress 3.0 and above.
Note : I don’t personally testing each and every themes written here, so use it as is, no help nor support from me. I put almost every download link in my personal box.net folder because sometimes free themes can be paid themes in the future.