Best Free And Premium Ultra Minimalist WordPress Themes

If you hate sliders as well as an extra bulk widget area in your website, then you are definitely one among those who are looking for minimalist WordPress themes. Minimalist WordPress themes are the one among which offers the best reading interface as well as both high quality design to you. Context of same, in this article, I have collected the best available free and premium ultra minimalist WordPress themes.

Premium Themes

Core Minimalist Photography Portfolio

Core Minimalist Photography Portfolio

Key Features:

  • 3 Homepage styles
  • Full Screen slideshow for Photo Gallery
  • Google Web Fonts Support
  • Extensive galleries admin. Support multiple images upload
  • 4 Portfolio styles
  • 8 Custom Widgets
  • Styled typography and flexible page columns
  • Built-in Many Shortcodes
  • Style shortcodes ex. dropcap etc.
  • Media shortcades ex. video, slideshow, image gallery etc.
  • Column shortcodes ex. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 columns
  • Built-in Shortcode Generator plugin
  • Custom Post Type support for Portfolios
  • WordPress custom menu support
  • Blog page single post and comments
  • Timthumb automatically thumbnail support
  • Unlimited sidebar. Create and select sidebar for each of your page!
  • Contact us page with validation and ready to use PHP mailer
  • Unobtrusive jQuery powered effects
  • Valid HTML standard

More Info | Demo | Price: $45

Gridlocked

Gridlocked

Key Features:

  • Gimmick-free, Grid-Based Design & Valid HTML
  • Dark & Light Colour Schemes
  • Filterable Portfolio (can be used as homepage or site section)
  • Tumblr-style Blog (can be used as homepage or site section)
  • Post Format Support (Asides, Images, Galleries, Quotes, Links, Standard, Audio, Video)
  • Built-in “like” system – no plugin necessary
  • Full Localisation Support (contains .po/.mo files)
  • 2 Custom Widgets (Twitter, Flickr)
  • Simple Theme Options (Unbranded!)
  • WordPress 3.0 Ready (Menus & Featured Images)
  • jQuery Magic (Re-shuffling grids – try resizing your browser!)
  • Page Templates (Archives, Full Width, jQuery Contact Form)
  • Custom Login Logo & Custom Default Gravatar Support
  • Shortcodes (Columns, Buttons, Toggles, Tabs, Alerts)
  • Layered PSDs for Customisation
  • Extensive Documentation

More Info | Demo | Price: $50

Frame Photography

Frame Photography

Key Features:

  • Minimalistic Design
  • Dark & Light Skins
  • WordPress 3.8 +
  • Based on Different Page Templates
  • Fully Responsive
  • Retina Ready
  • HTML5 & CSS Code
  • Coded with SEO in Mind (Yoast and all in one SEO pack support).
  • One Click Demo Import
  • Custom Translator
  • WPML Compatible (.po .mo files)
  • Easy Color Management
  • Google Font Support 600+
  • Advanced Theme Settings Panel
  • Different Menu Placement (top, bottom)
  • Fullscreen Image Gallery
  • Home Image/Video Background
  • Grid Portfolio
  • Masonry Portfolio
  • Kenburns Gallery
  • Grid Gallery
  • Masonry Gallery
  • Fullscreen Blog
  • Fullscreen Contact Page

More Info | Demo | Price: $45

Classica

Classica

Key Features:

  • Gimmick-free Design & Valid HTML
  • 2 Portfolio Detail Page Layouts: Stacked and Slider (stacked in demo)
  • Full Localisation Support (contains .po/.mo files)
  • 4 Custom Widgets (Twitter, Flickr, Video Embed, Blog Widget)
  • Extensive Theme Options (Unbranded!)
  • WordPress 3.0 Ready (Menus & Featured Images)
  • jQuery Magic (Dropdown Menus, Multiple Sliders, Filterable Portfolio)
  • Self Hosted Video & Flash Support (.mov, .swf etc)
  • Page Templates (Archives, Full Width, jQuery Contact Form)
  • Custom Login Logo & Custom Default Gravatar Support
  • Shortcodes (Columns, Buttons, Toggles, Tabs, Alerts)
  • Layered PSDs for Customisation
  • Extensive Documentation

More Info | Demo | Price: $50

Breeze

Breeze

Key Features:

  • Beautiful Design
  • Fully Responsive
  • Bootstrap 3 Compatible
  • 14 Custom Widgets
  • Unlimited Color Variations for multiple elements
  • 250+ Fontello Icons
  • 600+ Fonts at your disposal
  • Easily translatable
  • Image, Status, Video, Quote formats and more!
  • Custom bootstrap shortcodes plug-in!
  • Forward Theme Compatible
  • Documentation
  • Access to our exclusive customer support forums
  • Cross Browser Compatible

More Info | Demo | Price: $40

Bliss

Bliss

Key Features:

  • Beautiful Design
  • Fully Responsive
  • 10 Custom Widgets
  • Premium Customer Support
  • Unlimited Color Variations
  • 600+ Fonts at your disposal
  • Bliss is Translatable
  • Image, Video, Quote formats and more!
  • Custom bootstrap shortcodes plug-in!
  • Forward Theme Compatible
  • Detailed Documentation
  • 250+ Fontello Icons
  • Cross Browser Compatible

More Info | Demo | Price: $40

Lightning

Lightning

Key Features:

  • Flat Corporate Design
  • Fully Responsive
  • Unlimited Sidebar
  • WPML Support
  • SEO Ready
  • PSD Included

More Info | Demo | Price: $45

Impacto

Impacto

Key Features:

  • Valid HTML5 and CSS3
  • CSS3 Animations
  • Fully Responsive & Retina Ready
  • Built with Bootstrap 3
  • Parallax Background Sections
  • AJAX Form Validation
  • Free Updates and Support
  • Isotope Plugin
  • Font Awesome
  • Streamline Icons
  • 2 Home Page Layouts
  • 4 Types Portfolio Pages
  • 2 Types of Portfolio Single Pages
  • Exlude Categories Option
  • Multiple Portfolios. Select to which portfolio each project belongs (Multiple can be selected).
  • Unlimited Colors
  • Standard, Gallery, Image, Link, Quote, Video and Audio Post Formats support
  • Audio Post Format with external (Soundcloud, etc) and self hosted support
  • Gallery Post Format Slider
  • Shortcodes Plugin
  • Contact Page with real time validation

More Info | Demo | Price: $45

Bloggy WP

Bloggy WP

Key Features:

  • HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, Retina ready, jQuery powered
  • Minimalistic design focused on readability
  • 3 Blog Layouts (Sidebar – No Sidebar – Masonry)
  • Unlimited Sidebars
  • 600+ Google Fonts
  • Complete blog system (all post formats supported)
  • Filtered portfolio with ajax load more items and custom styled-mobile optimized lightbox
  • Unlimited Portfolios (Multiple portfolios support)
  • Responsive mobile optimized image gallery with ajax load more items option (unlimited gallery support)
  • Self hosted html5 video/audio (one .mp4 file for all browsers!)
  • Responsive video embed in various aspect ratios (youtube/vimeo …)
  • Cross browser styled form elements
  • Custom Settings Panel
  • Theme Customizer Support
  • Shortcode Generator
  • Footer widget locations (3 or 4 columns)
  • 20+ social media icons
  • SEO Ready

More Info | Demo | Price: $40

Blank

Blank

Key Features:

  • WordPress 3.8
  • Responsive
  • Retina Ready
  • Translation Ready
  • Extensive Options
  • SEO Optimized
  • Clean and Elegant Design
  • 2 Layouts
  • Useful Shortcodes
  • Video Supported
  • JetPack Compatible
  • Unlimited Colors
  • Wide and Boxed Layout

More Info | Demo | Price: $40

Free Themes

Tonal

Tonal

Tonal takes its cue from your content, with a minimal style that changes based on your background color. This theme has large featured images, full-width videos, and post formats that look great on any device.

Demo | Download

Casper

Casper

The Casper WP theme is a part of the gorgeous default theme from the Ghost blogging platform.

Demo | Download

Lingonberry

Lingonberry

Lingonberry is a clean, simple and responsive theme for bloggers. Features include responsive design, retina ready assets, custom styling for all post formats, custom page templates, custom widgets (video, Flickr and Dribbble) and translation-ready code.

Demo | Download

TinyPress

TinyPress

A free WordPress responsive theme made with love for bloggers around the world.

Demo | Download

Gravit

Gravit

Gravit is a very clean and beautiful theme for your personal blog.

Demo | Download

The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team at JustWP is a team of WordPress experts led by Karan Chopra.

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