10 Free Awesome Responsive WordPress Themes

Responsive web design is the future of the web. All these WordPress themes are optimized for handheld and mobile devices (resize the windows and you will see). Don’t forget to subscribe to the blog.

1. Ari WordPress Theme

Ari is a minimalistic, flexible three-column blog theme. The theme uses CSS3 media queries for its responsive layout and is therefore optimized for tablet pcs and smart phones (the theme switches to a two-column layout when viewed on a horizontal iPad screen, and to a one-column layout on iPhones). You can also choose a dark color scheme and the backgound-, text- and link-colors can be customized.

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2. Constellation Theme

Highly optimised WordPress framework rewritten from the ground up using HTML5, Media queries for several devices / screen resolutions with default styles included, Custom 2, 6, 9 & 12 column grids for each device, A solid 32px vertical rhythm which scales in tandem with the screen resolution.

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3. BonPress

BonPress is a personal blog theme that is packed with Post Formats (audio, video) features and multiple Custom Widgets. The layout of this theme automatically adapts to fit on any screen resolution on desktop and mobile devices (iPhone, iPad).

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4. Skeleton

Skeleton is a simple, responsive WordPress theme based on the Skeleton Boilerplate. It has several useful shortcodes, such as tabs, toggles, cross-browser CSS3 buttons, and layout columns. Skeleton also includes a free bbPress theme.

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5. Flexible

Flexible, with its Facebook-like style, uses responsive and fluid standards to rearrange its layout to display your content according to different screen sizes.

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6. Responsive Twenty Ten

Responsive child theme for default Twenty Ten. Provides fluid layout for many browsers including mobile support for iPhone, iPad and Android. Being a child theme, it is dependent on the Twenty Ten theme as a parent.

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7. Yoko

Yoko is a modern and flexible WordPress theme. With a responsive layout based on CSS3 media queries, the theme adjusts to different screen sizes. It makes use of the new WP post formats (gallery, aside or quote) and comes with Google Web font integration (Droid Sans and Droid Serif).

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8. WhiteBoard

The Whiteboard framework has been developed to help speed up the process of developing a WP theme. It does so by eliminating the time spent on code common to all WordPress themes and includes non-intrusive code that improves the overall WordPress theme in many ways including SEO, speed, usability, and mobile support (built with Less Framework for an instant mobile website).

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9. Foghorn

Foghorn is a minimalist theme built off the foundation of Twenty Eleven. It has a custom options panel for switching layouts, removing sidebars, uploading a logo, backgrounds, and changing footer text. It’s design is responsive, meaning it looks good at any browser width including iPhones and other mobile devices.

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10. 1140 Fluid Starkers

I’m a huge fan of Elliot Jay Stock Starkers WordPress Theme, and an even bigger fan of the 1140 CSS Grid, the absolutely fantastical fluid down to mobile grid framework. Today I needed them to marry and have a child, and this is what came of it.

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