In case you have recently installed WordPress, you may be having the default WordPress theme. But that doesn’t mean that you have to use the default WordPress theme only. It is advised that you choose a theme that fits your needs and if possible, customize it as per your requirements. Let me just show you how to get free WordPress themes.
Getting Free WordPress Themes for Your Blog
For your convenience, WordPress.org has got a very large collection of free WordPress themes. You can follow this link. It has over 1600 free themes from different authors. On that page, check out on right hand side and you will see most downloaded themes.
Premium WordPress Themes
Since we are discussing about WordPress themes, it’s important to mention that free may not be best! Many themes are poorly coded. Some developers just don’t follow the proper coding standards. What that means to you? It could affect the performance of your blog, the time it takes to load and also the rankings in search engine results.
Because of the above reasons, premium themes are becoming more and more popular. And when it comes to premium WordPress themes, Genesis and Thesis are most widely used. They are properly coded and follow all coding best practices. They can easily be customized as per the requirements.
Once you have downloaded a theme, you can easily install it. If you don’t know how to install it, check out this tutorial – How to install WordPress themes.