This is a collection of the freshest and best premium WordPress themes released in November 2012. We will be updating this post with all the best new premium WordPress themes as they are released so be sure to check back or subscribe to our RSS feed, Twitter feed, or Facebook page for updates.
Ink WordPress Theme
Ink is a clean and simple responsive WordPress theme from Theme Trust which could be used for an elegant portfolio website or a stylish blog. The premium theme has a responsive design so it adapts to any screen resolution working perfectly on iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices. You can set a full screen background image to each individual project, post, or page. This makes each page unique and really stand out with its own personality. Some of the other features include a filterable portfolio template and custom portfolio post type, TouchSwipe slideshow, Google web fonts, various custom shortcodes, the ability to set your own colours and more.
Full Screen Background
Venture WordPress Theme
Venture is a professional and modern business WordPress theme with a mobile responsive design. The premium theme from WPZOOM has a customisable, widget based homepage with 12 custom widgets that can be added, removed and ordered in any way you want for a unique look. The responsive design means it will automatically adapt to any screen size and resolution to look great on iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices ensuring your website is ready for the future. It also has a built-in portfolio which is useful to showcase your work or use it as an online catalogue of your products or goods. Some of the other theme features include a full width slider on the homepage, comprehensive options panel, testimonials and client sections and custom post types, integrated blog section and more.
Royale Room WordPress Theme
Royale Room is a responsive real estate WordPress theme from ColorLabs. The premium theme lets you create as a professional real estate business website so have a presence online and can also display all your properties for sale and for rent. Royale Room fully supports IDX-MLS search with the dsIDXpress plugin. It also includes all the other features you need in a real estate website including: custom template for detailed property profile pages, Google Maps services, multiple property agents, property search and filtering by price, type, location and features. The theme has a fully responsive design so is mobile ready and works on tablets, iPhones and all other mobile devices.
Publisher WordPress Theme
Publisher is a premium magazine WordPress theme from Theme Junkie designed for personal bloggers, online magazines, newspapers, community blogs or other websites. The theme includes an advanced theme options panel for settings and styling, inbuilt ad spaces and ad manager, custom shortcodes and widgets, custom magazine layout with featured sections and slider, custom page templates and more.
Monopoly WordPress Theme
Monopoly is a responsive 3 column WordPress theme ideal for tech, gadget, gaming or other news and online magazine websites. The premium theme from MyThemeShop has a sleek, dark design and is fully responsive so it adapts to all screen sizes and devices working perfectly on desktops, tablets and mobile phones. Monopoly includes a lot of useful features including a featured slider, related posts section, unlimited colour schemes and background patterns, custom widgets and shortcodes, options panel and more.
Celebrity Gossip WordPress Theme
Celebrity Gossip is a WordPress theme from Magazine3 designed for gossip blogs, entertainment websites, fashion or celebrity news sites. The theme has a professional, modern design with great typography that will allow you to compete with the big boys and keep your readers coming back. It has a blog magazine style layout with featured content on the homepage and custom posts thumbnails that can be aligned left, right, centre or classic blog style. Other features include built in advertisement options, trending news section, theme control panel, shortcodes, floating social share box, custom page templates and more. Celebrity Gossip has a fully responsive design so will work on all screen sizes and devices from desktops, tablets to mobiles.
The Portfolio WordPress Theme
Portfolio Theme from RichWP is a responsive portfolio WordPress theme with a minimalist yet bold design. The premium theme has big bold images and large typography making it ideal for artists, designers or other creative types to really show off their content. It’s a lean theme which has been reduced to include only what is necessary. It does not run on a framework, and the bloated options pages, extra widgets and shortcodes have all been left out, leaving you a fantastic fast theme you can easily work with. The gallery template allows you to show images, video or audio galleries and the theme supports all native WordPress post formats. It also has a fully responsive and adaptive design so it scales automatically for everything from large monitors right down to mobile phones.
Alternate WordPress Theme
Alternate is a minimalist, responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Viva Themes. The premium theme is built for creative types or anyone else wishing to showcase their work, art, or photos. A unique aspect of this theme is filterable portfolio right on the homepage. Other features include custom menus and background, integrated blog template, custom shortcodes, theme options panel and a responsive design so it works on all mobile devices and screen sizes.
Artifex Pro WordPress Theme
Artifex Pro is a fluid portfolio WordPress theme ideal for freelance designers and other skilled creative’s to showcase their portfolio of work. The premium theme from Frogs Themes has a super slick, minimal design with a responsive layout so will work and look beautiful on any device. The grid based layout helps you fit together landscape and portrait work, like blocks in a creative game of Tetris. Other features include a portfolio showcase section that supports graphics and video, infinite load for the blog and portfolio, sidebar and ads manager, Google fonts library, powerful options framework and more.
Nightlife WordPress Theme
Nightlife is an advanced events directory WordPress theme from Templatic. With the Nightlife theme you can build a modern and professional looking events directory website easily with WordPress. The theme has a customisable homepage that has a slider to showcase events or optional static image. Featured events can be displayed on the homepage and on category pages. Users are able to submit events via a custom submission form and there are options for creating pricing plans to charge for event submissions or subscriptions, or allow free submissions. Custom event pages display all the information about the event with location maps, image gallery, RSVP option and more features. The theme also has Facebook integration that enables members to display their Facebook events, and it allows you to showcase Facebook events using a unique page template.
The premium theme has a modern, professional design with a mobile responsive layout so it works and looks great on all devices from desktop computers to mobile phones. The theme is powered by the Tevolution plugin which enables advanced functionality in WordPress themes including custom post types, monetization options, custom fields and much more.
Example Event Category Layout
Dolce WordPress Theme
Dolce is a simple but stylish responsive blog / magazine WordPress theme from cssigniter. The premium has a minimal but sophisticated design ideal for any type of blog or magazine website. It has 6 homepage layout options from a traditional blog layout to various magazine style designs with slider and featured articles sections. Dolce has Post Formats so you can select between normal articles, galleries and videos for your posts. Other features include numerous custom widgets, shortcodes, settings options panel and of course the responsive design so it will look perfect on tablets, mobile phones and all other devices.
Principles WordPress Theme
Principles is a responsive, minimalist blog WordPress theme from Obox Themes. The premium theme has a very clean, simple design without any unnecessary extras or distractions, placing the focus firmly on your content. The Principles theme is made for blogger to just blog, and for readers to read your content without distraction. It has a 100% responsive design so your visitors will have an optimised viewing and reading experience no matter what device or screen sizes they are using – from large monitors to mobile phones. The theme support WordPress Post Formats so can easily post videos, pictures, quotes and normal blog posts and have them organized and styled properly. The portfolio section allows you to showcase your work or photos. You can upload multiple images to one portfolio item and categorise your work into sections. It has options for one, two or three column portfolio layouts.
Avail WordPress Theme
Avail is a clean and simple business / corporate child theme for the Builder Framework from iThemes. The Builder engine lets you create layouts and widget areas exactly the way you want, while the child theme handles the design, typography, colours, spacing and overall style. It has a responsive design so it automatically responds for mobile, tablet and desktop viewing.
Blog Beast WordPress Theme
The Blog Beast is a big, responsive blog WordPress theme for personal and professional bloggers. The premium theme from RichWP has a 1200 pixel wide design to really stand out on large, high resolution monitors. However being a responsive theme it also scales down perfectly for viewing on tablets, mobile phones and all other mobile devices no matter what the screen size and resolution. Blog Beast supports all the native WordPress post formats so all your different post types (status updates, video posts, audio posts, gallery posts etc) will be displayed perfectly just like your normal blog posts. The theme is fast and also built with highly search-optimized HTML5 code architecture to make sure the search engines will love it too.
Video Craft WordPress Theme
Want to create your own YouTube like website with WordPress? The Video Craft theme allows users to upload their own videos so you can create your own user generated content video website. The theme is perfect if you want to build your own niche video site around a specific topic or interest, or build a small video community website. The premium theme from Ink Themes is not just a normal video theme, but comes with a complete user registration module and video upload module so users can submit their own video files. Users can also easily embed video from sites such as Youtube, Vimeo, MetaCafe or Dailymotion. Some of the other features include a built in Ad Module so you can display Google ads or ads from any other source, black or while colour options, theme options panel and a mobile responsive design so it works on iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices.
Swift WordPress Theme
Swift is a responsive magazine WordPress theme from MyThemeShop. The commercial theme has a compressive options panel and set of features so you can control almost everything about your theme from colours to fonts, widgets and social media functions, all with the click of a button. Some of the features include unlimited colour schemes and background patterns, Google fonts typography, custom widgets and shortcodes, social media integration, and a responsive design so it displays nicely on any screen size or device.
Dreamy WordPress Theme
Dreamy is a professional kids WordPress theme designed for child care, preschool, day care, kindergarten or primary school / education websites. The theme could also be used for any other type of website oriented towards kids or art and craft type websites. The premium theme from Themes Kingdom has a simple, clean design with a fun and attractive colour scheme. It supports WordPress Post Formats so you can easily post asides, galleries, links, images, quotes, videos and audio etc. Some of the other features include a shortcodes generator, a few different colour skins, custom theme options panel and a responsive design so it’s optimised for iPad and iPhone and for all screen resolutions.
Seekr Responsive Business WordPress Theme
Seekr is a responsive business WordPress theme ideal for individuals and small companies to present their services and showcase their work in style. The premium theme from Themes Kingdom has a custom homepage with a full width featured slider that has some unique transition effects. It supports WordPress Post Formats so you can easily post asides, galleries, links, images, quotes, videos and audio etc. Some of the other features include 8 different colour style options, shortcodes generator, custom theme options panel and a responsive design so it’s optimised for iPad and iPhone and for all screen resolutions.
Agency Business WordPress Theme
Agency is a clean, minimal responsive corporate WordPress theme from Themify ideal for businesses and agencies to showcase their services, portfolio or products. The theme has full control for page layouts. Agency uses custom post types to display any content, anywhere on the page, post, or sidebar widgets. Each post type shortcode has fully customizable parameters which allow you to affect layout style, image size, toggle content, etc. You can also combine any of the existing shortcodes to create unique page layouts. It also has custom post types for portfolio items, highlights, testimonials, and team members so that they are completely separate from the blog posts. Other features include 7 theme skins, various list and grid layout options for posts and of course a fully responsive design so it works perfectly on iPhones, iPads, and all other screen sizes and mobile devices.
Dorothy WordPress Theme
Dorothy is a beautiful feminine WordPress theme from BluChic ideal for a variety of purposes including traditional websites, blogs and ecommerce sites. The premium theme is inspired by Scandinavian home design which is minimalist with clean simple lines and highly functional, but only what is needed is used. The theme is optimized for mobile with a responsive layout that adapts to different screen resolution like iPhone, iPad, other tablets and mobile devices. Other features include custom shortcodes, a featured slider, options to customize the colours, ecommerce integration, theme options and more.
Coutier WordPress Theme
Coutier is a responsive affiliate WordPress theme designed specifically for affiliate marketers to build attractive and professional affiliate websites. The premium theme from ColorLabs has several page templates for different ways to list products: grid layout, one-column layout, and full-page product description. It also has numerous post formats, e.g. product reviews, classified entries, and image galleries. Products can be sorted by the number of likes and the most views so the most popular and top items will get the most attention. It has a prominent email subscription section so visitors can subscribe to your newsletter and stay updated with new products. The theme also has a responsive design so it accessible on all screen sizes and mobile devices.
Function WordPress Theme
Function is a clean, responsive WordPress theme that can used for business, blogging, ecommerce or anything else. The extremely flexible theme from WooThemes has a crisp, professional design which can be easily customised and crafted into your own unique website. It has a flexible, modular homepage with a featured slider and custom components which you can add, remove and arrange (latest features, blog posts, or other custom widgets etc) to achieve your desired layout. It comes with integration for the Features and Testimonials plugins so you can show testimonials and display your company, product or service’s features on your homepage. The theme comes bundled with WooCommerce support so you can sell products or build an ecommerce website. Other features include a nifty portfolio for showcasing your work or services, various alternative colour styles, backend options panel, a mobile responsive design and more.
WooCart WordPress Theme
WooCart is a good looking ecommerce WordPress theme from Templatic that will allow you to showcase and sell products in style. The premium theme includes support for WooCommerce and Jigoshop plugins so you have an option which ecommerce solution to use. It has a widgetized homepage so you can easily customise it with various content via drag and drop ease. You can choose one column or two column layouts for each page, and it has an integrated blog. The theme comes with an extensive selection of shortcodes created using Twitter Bootstrap to create alert boxes, icon lists, add tabs, galleries, tooltips, popovers and more. Other features include a featured slider, mega menu, bbPress compatibility and a mobile friendly responsive design so it works in iPads, iPhones and all other mobile devices.
Hartee WordPress Theme
Hartee is a responsive Tumblr like blogging WordPress theme from cssigniter. The premium theme is ideal for personal bloggers to blog in style. It has a mobile responsive design so will look good on computers, iPads, iPhones and all other mobile devices. The comes with 5 unique colour schemes, two different layout options to choose from (menu on the top or on the left), settings panel, a useful set of inbuilt shortcodes and more.
Thrifty WordPress Theme
Thrifty is a responsive ecommerce child theme for the Builder Framework from iThemes. The premium theme has a very simple, minimalist design so it could be used for any type of shop or products. It supports three popular ecommerce plugins: Shopp, Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce, so you have a choice of which ecommerce solution to use. Because it’s powered by the Builder Framework it has a powerful layout engine to easily create your own custom layouts. iThemes preferred ecommerce plugin is Shopp and the theme has completely customized Shopp’s default grid and list product views, plus pages for account, downloads, orders, product, cart and purchases. Thrifty’s takes advantage of Builder 4.0′s responsive features with blog views that automatically adjust the post meta based on screen resolution.
Momentum WordPress Theme
Momentum is a responsive WordPress theme with a clean and modern design for news and magazine websites. The premium theme from WPZOOM has a dynamic homepage builder that lets you build your own custom homepage layout with custom widgets. The homepage also has sections for featured posts to highlight your top / new content in an intuitive way. It has 3 built in styles: the default layout (shown below) and two other minimalist newspaper layouts. Some of the other features include 3 custom layouts for posts and pages, built in social sharing and related posts, SEO options, and support for custom banners, menus and backgrounds. The theme has a responsive design that means it will automatically adapt to look great on iPhones and all other mobile devices. Momentum will make a great starter theme for any magazine or news website.
Tech 2.0 WordPress Theme
Organic Themes have released version 2.0 of their multipurpose Tech WordPress theme. The premium theme is ideal for technology companies and blog, but is also suitable for business websites, traditional blogs, video portfolio sites or any other type of website. Tech has a responsive framework so it automatically adjusts for mobile devices so looks perfect on iPhones and others. It is compatible with the WooCommerce ecommerce plugin so you can easily start selling products, and is also fully compatible and styled for the versatile Gravity Forms plugin. Some of the other features include a portfolio and slideshow template, options framework and customisation options, Google fonts, social share buttons, custom menu, header and background, full video integration capabilities and more.
Stretch WordPress Child Theme
Stretch is a unique child theme for the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. It has a simple yet smart and modern design that is all about the content – text, photos or whatever else. There are no sidebars or other widget areas for distraction. The theme has a responsive layout which adapts to any screen size and resolution so it’s accessible on mobile devices or whatever device your visitors use. It comes with 6 colour styles, custom menus, features images, theme options and more.
Harmony WordPress Theme
Harmony is a bold and modern WordPress theme for band and music websites. The premium theme from Elegant Themes includes all the features a band or musician would need in a website. It includes a custom audio player that allows you to simple upload an MP3 audio file and you can add it to your homepage to display and share your latest songs. Harmony has full ecommerce integration with the WooCommerce plugin so you can easily sell your own music or merchandise to your fans. It has an events custom post type and events section so you can display and manage upcoming events showing details such as date, venue, address, price and links to buy tickets. You can also upload multimedia such as photos and videos to share with your fans. Other features include a mobile ready responsive design, lots of shortcodes, theme options panel and big bold colours and custom background images you can easily change for a unique look to suit your band.
Clean Sale WordPress Theme
CleanSale is a beautiful and professional ecommerce WordPress ideal for big stores that have a lot of products. The premium theme from Obox Themes has a very clean, minimalist design ideal for showcasing and selling any type of merchandise. CleanSale has a responsive design so visitors can search, view and buy products no matter if they using a desktop computer or mobile device. The theme features a customisable widget driven homepage giving you complete control of your homepage layout. You can show as many products as you like on the homepage, show your blog content and product categories are each shown in a beautiful clean grid. It has fully integration with WooCommerce ecommerce plugin which is probably the best ecommerce solution for WordPress. Some of the other features include a multiple block homepage slider, product image slider for showing multiple product images on product pages, customisable typography, Visual Customiser to easily make visual change and more.
Netelier WordPress Theme
Netelier is a beautiful and professional WordPress theme with a responsive layout from Nice Themes. The premium theme has a clean, versatile design making it ideal for any business or agency websites to showcase their products, services, portfolio and more. Netelier has a customisable homepage with a responsive featured slider, into message, info boxes, and sections for latest work and posts. The sidebar can be aligned on the left or right side. The main navigation menu has a fixed position which stayed at the top of the page when you scroll which is nice. The theme comes with a nice portfolio section and custom portfolio post type and template to showcase your work. The general portfolio template also allows users to dynamically filter portfolio items by categories. Some of the other great features in the theme include 5 different colour scheme options, theme options panel to easily upload a custom logo, change styles and other settings, and custom widgets and page templates. The theme also has a fully responsive design so visitors have an optimised experience on all devices from desktop computers to mobile phones.
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