In the past few years, we have covered plenty of colorful themes for WordPress. Premium WordPress designs are great for folks who do not want to mess with a whole lot of coding. But if you know your way around CSS and PHP, there is no reason you should not use clean/blank theme frameworks to come up with a design unique to your site. Interested? These 8 clean theme frameworks are must-see:
Headway: one of my favorite theme frameworks around. It has a powerful set of tools that make designing a site from scratch a piece of cake.
Thesis: we have used Thesis for many projects in the past. It is SEO friendly and highly customizable. It has a dedicated team behind it that keep bringing new features to it.
Genesis: the Genesis Framework for WordPress has its benefits. The folks at StudioPress do have plenty of child themes available for it to get you started with this faster.
Pagelines: a drag and drop design platform for WordPress. You can use this to build good looking, responsive themes in no time. It has a pretty decent (growing) store too.
Backbone: an ultra clean and simple theme for WordPress. Two child themes are included with it for free. This does have a responsive design too.
Canvas theme: a highly customizable theme for WordPress. Canvas has a powerful options panel that gives you control over almost any element in it. It works well for business sites and magazines.
Thematic: an open source, search engine optimized framework for WordPress. It has free and commercial child themes. 13 widget ready areas are included.
Affiliate theme: designed for affiliate marketers. Lets you create landing pages and websites optimized for affiliate marketing.
If you are looking for a theme or framework to develop and customize your website with, the above solutions are worth checking out. They are developer friendly and put you in the driver’s seat.