20+ Great Responsive WordPress Themes

by Lars on November 25, 2012

One of the big trends in web design at the moment is the use of responsive website design and WordPress themes with layout builders. Reason for this simply is that with responsive WordPress themes websites will be able to look great in any screen size, including tablets and smartphones. Since more and more people world wide go mobile with an Internet connection it is pretty important to be serious about this channel. Responsive web design may sound very complex and sure it is more work since every supported screen size may need its own unique design. However it is not that hard to implement the responsiveness if you are a skilled front end developer using Responsive Web Design Tools. Further with a responsive WordPress theme the responsive capabilities are all included “out of the box”. This post provides a collection of some of the best responsive WordPress themes currently available. If you are not sure what responsive websites look like you should check some out.

Avada | Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

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The Avada theme is clean, very flexible and has a fully responsive design. It is packed with options, and has powerful customization options plus lots of awesome features, amazing layer slider, awesome flex slider plugin, unlimited colors, unlimited sidebars, custom post types, 500+google fonts, 11 custom widgets, tons of short codes, 4 post types, multiple portfolio and blog layout options, ratings system, SEO optimized, and is translation ready.

DeepFocus MORE INFO / DEMO

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With Deep Focus you can turn your WordPress business website into a fully functional online photo gallery while still maintaining all of the features of a normal blog and website. Along with the gallery layout, DeepFocus comes with a robust blog and CMS-style homepage as well, making it an amazing solution for artists/photographers looking to build an online presence. This is a great pick among the many Simple WordPress Themes available. Elegant Themes also have a huge set of other good looking and among best WordPress themes. Their gallery is worth checking out if you are looking for a new theme – you can get all 76 themes for $39.

Good Space – Responsive Minimal WP Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Good Space Good Space is a minimalist WordPress theme especially for creative agency. It’s very clean, minimal with modern design. This theme is also has a responsive ability. Moreover, it comes with tons of features. Including our page items that can be managed very easily via our awesome tool, ‘Page Builder’. Admin panel in this theme is a real feature rich. You can also create unlimited sidebar, choosing over 450 fonts or if you want to use your own, we provide a cufon uploader. You can also translate each elements to your language via this admin panel.

Nova MORE INFO / DEMO

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Nova is a sharp, simplistic design that makes for an intuitive user experience. Nova’s biggest strength is its homepage, which allows you to organize your content into two areas. The Featured Slider is perhaps the most versatile slider we have built, and comes with multiple slider variations that breath new life into the design.

AREA53 – A Responsive HTML5 WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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AREA53 is a Responsive (full) HTML5 with a cool responsive slider. It’s full featured with the Content Composer to create professional pages in minutes, filterable portfolio and much more.

Daisho – Flexible WordPress Portfolio Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Daisho is a portfolio solution for creative professionals and companies looking for a minimal and professional look. Flexible and responsive presentation, smooth navigational flow and clutter-free approach. Put your works in focus.

Responsy WP – Responsive HTML5 Portfolio MORE INFO / DEMO

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Responsy is a responsive html5 wordpress theme suitable for personal portfolios or creative agencies. Responsy has been coded in HTML5 & CSS3 and jQuery. It has a solid flexible responsive layout that scales from 320px to 1170px.

Passion Reloaded Responsive WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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This is a really cool business WordPress theme with great responsive layout and page builder to take complete control of the individual pages.

Symple – Business, Responsive, WordPress MORE INFO / DEMO

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Symple is a powerful business WordPress theme built on a responsive grid system, stacked with hundreds of options, including a 12 drag & drop homepage layout sections, 4 separate unique featured sliders (Parallax, Cycle, Flick, & Pika), 2 gallery layouts, a jQuery map, 20 separate custom background options (also for Parallax customization), a snazzy notification bar, 4 blog templates, and 5 single post layout options that you can change on a post by post basis. Symple is jam-packed with features and options. You can easily display several dozen varieties of home page layouts as easy as dragging & dropping it into place. Oh, and it’s responsive

Volumes: Responsive Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

volume-responsive-portfolio-theme

Bold, beautiful, full of character and fully responsive – Volumes is a great asset to any creative freelancer or agency. An attractive showcase for you work packed full of features, a filterable portfolio, custom widgets, custom page templates and more.

Coherence Responsive Business & Portfolio MORE INFO / DEMO

coherence-responsive-wordpress-theme

Coherence is a responsive WordPress Theme (try resizing your browser), suited for business websites and users who want to showcase their work on a neat portfolio site. The Theme is built on top of the Avia Framework. It comes with a plethora of options so you can modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from within the backend. 21 predefined skins (which are easy to modify from your backend), font and color options as well as dynamic template builder will help you create the Website you need in no time. In addition to the global options you can set unqiue styling options for each entry as seen in the theme demo

Modernize – Flexibility of WordPress MORE INFO / DEMO

modernize-responsive-wordpress-theme

This is a cool WordPress responsive theme with a ‘Page Builder’. This allows you to create page easily by drag-drop module. Moreover, it comes with many options on that. Also, to change color elements, it won’t be a big deal anymore, with our new admin panel, you can access to almost of all elements color. Admin panel in this theme is a real feature rich. You can also create unlimited sidebar, choosing over 350 fonts or if you want to use your own, we provide a cufon uploader. Modernize has 15 predefined background pattern but if you want to use your own background, again, we have a custom background uploader. You can also translate each elements to your language via this admin panel.

Sentence – Responsive Blog and Portfolio MORE INFO / DEMO

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Sentence is a responsive Blog and Portfolio Theme (try resizing your browser), suited for users who want to run a professional or personal blog and in addition to that want to showcase their work on a neat portfolio site.

The Theme is built on top of the Avia Framework and comes with a plethora of options so you can modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from within the backend. 15 predefined skins (which are easy to modify from your backend), font and color options will help you create the Website you need in no time.

Gigawatt – Responsive WordPress Video Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Gigawatt is a video blogging theme designed by the ever so talented team of Trent Walton and Reagan Ray from Paravel. As with any of our themes the brief was simple, design to your strengths but make sure that it’s as usable as can be. The end result is a gorgeous, vintage looking WordPress Video theme which manages to balance a grunge look with a minimal and flexible layout.

Angular – Responsive Portfolio MORE INFO / DEMO

angular-responsive-portfolio-theme

Angular comes with a plethora of options so you can modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from within the backend. 28 predefined skins (which are easy to modify from your backend), font and color options as well as dynamic template builder will help you create the Website you need in no time.

Boxed – Responsive Full Background Portfolio Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Boxed is an elegant responsive portfolio/photo WordPress theme that was created so you can show off your work beautifully on the web. The theme has a unique left-sided navigation while keeping the site centered in the browser, an optional (you can have a normal static image instead) full-screen background image slider which can be set to show different images on the homepage, portfolio pages, blog pages, regular pages and even on a per post/page basis and overall a very clean and modern design that looks great no matter your browser size.

Breakout Responsive WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Breakout is built on top of the all-new version two of the Theme Blvd framework. Like Prime time, Brekout has a layout builder that lets you accomplish just about anything you could ever think of. You can use the slider manager to create as many sliders as you want. Use the widget area manager to create as many widget areas and sidebars as you want. With just the right amount of theme options and flexibility, the power is all in your hands. And with a sleek, responsive HTML5 design, you’ll be sure no one will miss out on your new website built with Breakout.

Zig Zag – Responsive WordPress Template MORE INFO / DEMO

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Instyle is a responsive HTML5 & CSS3 Portfolio theme with WordPress post format support. Instyle

Good Minimal MORE INFO / DEMO

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Good Minimal is a responsive HTML5 & CSS3 , clean and minimalist style theme that is good for portfolio, blogs and businesses. This theme is flexible and is used media queries to adapt screen sizes, whether it is iPhone, iPad and wide screens.

About
Lars started tripwire magazine back in January 2009. He is really passionate about web design, web development, SEO, social media and loves to look into new technologies, techniques, tools etc. and to write articles for tripwire magazine readers.

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Rakhitha Nimesh May 6, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Nice collection of themes thanks for posting

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Lars May 6, 2012 at 10:36 pm

you are welcome, thanks for your feedback!

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Peter Hansen November 3, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Useful with a responsive theme, thanks a lot!

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james November 3, 2012 at 1:38 pm

Yearh, this is new to me and a true eye opener!

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