This is a roundup post of all the best new premium WordPress themes released in December 2012. The year is rapidly coming to an end and things are starting to slow down in the WordPress world as we head into the Christmas and New Year holidays, but we will be updating this list throughout the month as new themes are released. If you want to stay up to date on all the new premium WordPress theme releases be sure to check back, or better still subscribe to one of our feeds (up there in the top right) to get all the updates.
WP-Radiance WordPress Theme
WP-Radiance is an excellent responsive premium WordPress theme from Solostream. The flexible, multipurpose theme is packed with features and has a clean and professional design which can be used for any type of website including professional blogs, online magazines and business websites. It has a responsive layout which adjusts for any screen and device making it mobile ready and works perfectly on iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices. WP-Radiance comes with multiple homepage layouts: a default blog / magazine structure as well as an optional business homepage template. It also has various layout options for posts and pages. For example you can 1, 2 or 3 columns, sidebar on the left or right, no sidebar etc. Briefly some of the other features include features posts and pages sliders, portfolio templates, lots of pages templates, in-built banner ad locations, theme settings page for easy customisation and more.
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MomPreneur WordPress Theme
MomPreneur is a fun and functional feminine WordPress theme ideal for women business owners. The premium theme is designed to combine your business website, blog and shop thanks to full ecommerce integration. It utilises the WooCommerce ecommerce plugin so you can easily set up an online store to sell whatever you want. MomPreneur includes 3 different colour styles, 2 layout options, custom background, menus and header, theme options, and social media icons. It also has a responsive design so adapts to work perfectly on all mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads. MomPreneur is a premium child theme for the excellent Genesis Framework and is available in the StudioPress Community Marketplace.
BBQ WordPress Theme
BBQ is a beautiful restaurant WordPress theme from NiceThemes perfect for any restaurant, cafe, bar, pub, bistro or even a local business website. The premium theme has a minimalist design with a unique look so it can be easily customised to suit your brand thanks to a colour scheme colour picker and logo uploader. It includes all the features you need in restaurant website. It has menu templates for your food and drink items, and you can select grid or list layouts and set gluten free items, calories per serving, vegetarian and spiciness. It includes a section for opening hours, contact form, testimonials, gallery template, and a slider for the homepage and food menu items. As many people looking for restaurants and bars on the mobile phones these days it’s really important your restaurant website is accessible to mobile viewers. BBQ has a fully responsive design so it looks and works great on all mobile devices.
Medicate WordPress Theme
Medicate is a medical and health WordPress theme from Themes Kingdom. The premium theme is designed for doctors, dentists, hospitals, health / medical clinics, surgeons and other medical and health related websites and blogs. It could of course be used for other general business websites. The theme has a custom homepage design with a full width featured slider, content widget areas, and sections for staff, services and latest news. Medicate is also a fully responsive WordPress theme so will work on all screen sizes and resolutions making it optimised for the iPad and iPhone and all other mobile devices.
Ideas WordPress Theme
Ideas is a premium WordPress app theme from AppThemes that allows you to build a customer feedback website where your customers have their own space to create, discuss, and vote for ideas or suggestions. It’s essentially a theme for building a productivity website that allows you to listen to and engage with customers and easily gather, review and prioritize customer feedback. So you could use it for a web site suggestion section, features request section for your product, a debate site or anything else you can think of. The theme is ideal for monitoring customer’s feedback because it collects and prioritizes feedback from customers in a structured way. Customers post their suggestions, organized in categories, and others vote up or down. Votes can be limited, which helps focus on the essential. Briefly some of the key features include: ideas moderation, customisable email notification, unlimited statuses and categories, sorting and filtering options, backend panel for ideas management and more.
Top Gadget WordPress Theme
Top Gadget is a premium commercial WordPress theme from Magazine3 designed for technology blogs, gadget websites, tech news sites or any other blog / magazine website requiring a slick and professional looking design. Some of the key features include: a custom homepage with a slider and featured content sections, inbuilt star ratings for review posts, customisable thumbnail placements, theme control panel, various custom widgets, shortcodes, ad placements and more. Top Gadget also has a fully responsive layout so it adapts and displays nicely on tablets, smart phones and all other mobile devices.
Video Hub Responsive WordPress Theme
Video Hub is a dark and attractive video WordPress theme with a mobile responsive design from RichWP. The premium theme allows you to display a large number of posts on the homepage in a grid layout with an optional featured posts section to grab visitor’s attention. Some of the other features include easy logo integration, various widgetized areas for ads or other content, sticky navigation and fading in next / previous navigation, and support for all native WordPress post formats so you can use the theme for a blog or anything else. Video Hub also incorporates a responsive design which means it works on all mobile devices.
Yum Blog Food WordPress Theme
Yum Blog is a delicious food blog WordPress theme designed for food bloggers to share their favourite recipes and record their culinary experiences. The premium theme from UpThemes is integrated with the Recipe Schema plugin that lets you import and create new recipes and add them to your posts. The recipes are displayed in a nice recipe card layout and has a custom print style so printed recipes look like a real recipe card. Some of the other features include custom fonts, 3 seasonal colour schemes, custom author archives, easy Google search results page recipe optimization, custom layout options and a fully responsive design so your site will work perfectly and look tasty on mobile devices.
Moonrise WordPress Theme
Moonrise is an eye catching and classy WordPress theme for restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, bars, or other businesses. The premium theme from Organized Themes can be used as a one page site, but has the flexibility to also have a blog and as many pages as you want to make a full website. It has a custom homepage layout with up to seven sections for your content. You can add your own images which have a unique effect of staying fixed while the content scrolls over them (try the demo). Some of the content sections you can have include: a food menu, services, slideshow, staff section, contact info block, page content, or widgets. Moonrise has a theme options panel for easy set up and customisation and has a responsive design so will work on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops.
Hustle WordPress Theme
Hustle is a flexible, multipurpose premium WordPress theme from WooThemes which can be used for a business website, blog or ecommerce site. The theme has a very open, spacious, clean and minimalist design making it suitable for any type of business or shop website. It has a customisable homepage layout that includes a neat introductory message with an optional background image, a featured slider, and widget areas for testimonials and other features. The theme also has full support for the WooCommerce plugin to enable shopping facilities. Hustle also has numerous custom widgets, styling options, theme options panel and fully responsive design so it works on desktops, tablets, mobile phones and all other mobile devices.
Decor8ed WordPress Theme
Decor8ed is a responsive blog WordPress theme ideal for fashion, interior design, home style, craft, hobby or design bloggers. The theme has a clean and professional design with 3 soft, relaxed colour schemes that will compliment your content and ensure your visitors will stick around and keep coming back to site. It has 6 layout options, custom background, header and featured images, custom widgets and threaded comments. It’s also a mobile responsive WordPress theme which means the layout with automatically adjust to fit on all screen sizes and devices including iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices. Decor8ed is a Genesis child theme so includes all the features and benefits of the excellent Genesis Framework. It is a StudioPress community theme which is available in the StudioPress Community Marketplace.
Pretty Pictures WordPress Theme
Pretty Pictures is a premium photo blog theme with a simple yet distinctive layout that places the focus squarely on your photographic talents. The theme has a single column with no sidebars, and a mobile responsive layout which will automatically adjust for all screen sizes and resolutions so it works perfectly on iPads, iPhones and all other mobile devices. While being sold as a photo blog theme, it could also be used as a clean, distraction free blog theme that focuses on your writing. Some of the other features include custom header, custom menus, featured images, theme options and more. Pretty Pictures is a child theme for Genesis Framework so includes all the other features and benefits of this solid, highly optimized WordPress theme framework.
In Care WordPress Theme
In Care is an environmental / non profit WordPress theme from Themes Kingdom. The premium theme is designed to suit non profit organizations, environmental and nature websites, community sites, or eco and environmental business websites. It has an earthy, organic colour scheme and also comes with a colour changer in the backend options panel to easily change colours and customise the look. In Care has a custom homepage design with a featured slider and sections to display your events, news, testimonials, and galleries making it easy for users to learn more about your cause or business.
Pinshop WordPress Theme
Pinshop is a Pinterest inspired responsive ecommerce WordPress theme from Themify. The fantastic looking premium theme combines the best elements of Pinterest and a traditional ecommerce website to provide a unique shopping website with a great user experience. The products load infinitely as you scroll down the page and buyers can view all products without having to navigate through multiple pages. The theme has a responsive design so all your products are displayed nicely in stacking order, and when the page is resized or viewed on a iPad, iPhone or other mobile device will automatically adjust and reposition the products for a great viewing and buying experience. Pinshop uses the popular and powerful WooCommerce plugin for ecommerce functionality. It has a fixed top bar and shopping cart for easy navigation, and the ajax shopping cart allows items to be added directly to the shopping cart without having to go to individual product pages. Briefly some of the other features include: customisable shop pages, featured slider, various list and grid view layout options, 10 colour skins, theme options and more.
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