There are thousands of free WordPress themes out there, but I’ve found it better to pay for a theme.
- If you pay for it, you’re more likely to get support,
- If you pay for it, the theme is more likely to get updated as WordPress is updated.
My favorite sources for themes are the following:
- My personal favorite, Avada
- Another promising one to check out http://www.kriesi.at/themedemo/?theme=enfold-overview
- Studio Press’ Genesis Theme
- Elegant Themes
- Woo Themes
Theme Forest has thousands of themes from a variety of designers. (not necessarily well supported)
- Weaver II gives you lots of control over lots of things without having to dig into CSS. It’s a bit complicated though, but less complicated than learning CSS.
- Here’s an article about 10 responsive themes from WPMU http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/free-responsive-wordpress-themes-reviewed/
Customizing the Built In Themes
WordPress comes with two pre-installed theme that are easily modified. Here are a few sites that use one of the two default themes.