Among all the things that have affected the development and design of WordPress themes, mobile devices and smart phones are the most prominent. These days, you will invariably come across responsive WordPress themes. Such themes use CSS3 media queries to alter the look of your web pages depending on the device on which they are being accessed. They are tailor made to fit your content in all screen sizes and give it an adequate modulation.
WordPress, undoubtedly, is a great blogging tool with a large user base which only keeps getting better and bigger with time. Bloggers love WP for the way it has adapted itself to smart phones and come up with responsive WordPress blog themes. Nowadays, using responsive themes is a must if you want to reach out to maximum people.
Also, responsive themes are Google friendly and beneficial for users. Your audience gets a consistent view of your blog on all screen sizes and thus, it leads to better brand building. There is no dilution of the image that you have built with such great efforts.
So, here is taking a good look at 40 responsive WordPress themes for blogs that we have shortlisted from different shops and marketplaces. We are sure you would love the collection.
Spruce up your blog with a responsive and feature rich theme from MyThemeShop that goes by the name of Spike. Coded with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 techniques, Spike is a bright and colorful WordPress theme that will certainly click with you.
Supporting all types of resolutions and screen sizes, the $49 Nuevo Timeline is an elegant and clean WordPress theme that puts all the spotlight on your content and makes it acquire easy and enough eyeballs.
Neatly designed, well coded and extremely easy-to-use; Upright is a theme that will go great with all viewing devices whether it is a desktop, iPad, iPhone or any other phone. You can easily control all the theme settings from the theme customizer.
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The pleasing Pinstagram is a Pinterest-inspired WordPress theme that can fit in all screen sizes and give your content a classy platform to present itself. It is highly adaptive and comes packed with all the latest features.
With 8 built-in color styles, responsive layout and modern design; Horizon is a theme that will really make your blog acquire a brilliant avatar. It works great with any type of content, especially automotive, sports, technology, video games, etc.
Colorlabs brings for the new-age bloggers Burogu- a beautiful blog theme that utilizes the versatile post-format feature and lets you classify your blog posts just as Tumblr does. The theme makes your daily life sharing easy as it gives you flexibility over post layout.
An invention of ThemeFurnace, SympalPress is a brand new responsive theme for personal bloggers. Possessing a clean uncluttered design and Post Formats, the theme lets your content do all the talking on all viewing devices.
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Petit is a pretty blogging theme full of features that you can use for a variety of purposes. With it, you can be certain that your content looks good on any screen size.
Cerulean is a $49 theme from RocketTheme which offers a three-dimensional outlook that can render itself dynamically on all screen sizes. Its bold shadows around the wrapper and forward directional right angled graphics are really a treat to watch.
Released in February 2014, Blogazine is a theme that uses the vertical style of the S5 Flex Menu. It can gel with any blog or magazine style website that primarily focuses on content. What is more, your blog/site will look fine on devices of all shapes and sizes.
All the travelers, explorers and adventure related bloggers out there, do check out Adventure. This $69 theme from OrganicThemes comes packed with all the contemporary features and can mold itself to fit in all kinds of mobile devices.
The $45 WirePress, from ThemeForest, is perfect for online magazines, blogs and editorial sites. It carries everything you need to create your own eye catching blog but without the unnecessary feature bloat. The theme is responsive and looks cool on all kinds of screen; small, medium or large.
Get ready to showcase your content in an appealing way with Novelty- a $35 theme with bold, modern and responsive design. It has lots of great features and they work great on all viewing devices.
Love blogging like your beloved? Can’t compromise with the beauty of your content? Well, BlueBird is an elegant, minimal, retina-ready and sweet WordPress theme with responsive design. It makes your content look beautiful and easy to read on all viewing platforms.
Botanica is a rich responsive blogging theme that is perfectly fit for your food/diet blog. It has different type of pages, for example, homepage, blog page, pricing page, gallery page, contact page and lots more.
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Prologue sets the perfect stage for your blog as it is a modern and touch enabled magazine-style WordPress theme designed to display your content in an elegant and sophisticated way. What is more, this display does a balancing act on all types of small and large viewing devices.
Launched by RocketTheme and available at $49, Metropolis is an elegantly designed theme that combines simple color schemes and shades to complement many content setups. It is also responsive and thus, renders well in all dimensions.
Sensational is an awe-inspiring theme from MyThemeShop that brings out the awesomeness of your blog to the fullest. All its features have been formulated to guide your blog on the path of success. It can transform your average looking website into an absolute stunner and render it equally well on all screen sizes.
Handmade Two is a retro-styled WordPress blog theme that is ideal for foodies and crafters. It gives you a conducive environment to write and makes sure that your words find perfect expression on all platforms.
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If you are very particular about creativity then Creative Blog is the right theme for you. It features a clean design, minimal layout and responsive framework so that your words get maximum exposure and reach out to all the readers out there.
Get ready to create your super designer blog in minutes with Botanic which is a fully responsive theme and incarnates itself in a pleasing style on all viewing devices. It provides the best reading experience to your audience and also features a unique mouth watering look.
Float is a responsive blog theme from ThemeForest valued at $35. It lets you customize and create according to your desire without any trouble. The theme is extremely user-friendly and makes everything a child’s play.
BlogSpring is a $55 theme from InkThemes that creates a socially alive and sexy platform for you with amazing ease. Not only this, you can also expect your blog to blend in with all screen sizes without creating any trouble.
Want to give a contemporary and cool look to your blog? Go for Blogly as it is a flat design styled WordPress theme for personal blogs which is also extremely clean and light. It renders itself well on all screen sizes.
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Responz is a theme that has been designed as a response to the demands of new-age bloggers. This 3-column responsive theme is minimal and elegant. It also comes with great typography and looks great on any resolution be it desktop or mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone, Android, and Blackberry.
Designed for photography blogs, Budgie is a niche blogging WordPress theme which is fully responsive. Its features include custom logo, custom favicon, different body backgrounds, widget-ready sidebar with custom widgets, and a great look!
The $30 iCook is a food/recipe WordPress theme with clean, responsive design and some nice features specially created for your cuisine related site. It will exhibit your work with equal style on all viewing platforms.
Get ready to make a splash into the blogging pool with Splash- a blogger’s best friend. This MyThemeShop theme, priced at $35, is responsive and offers lots of desirable features that you crave for.
If you are a blogger and gaming is your passion then IndiGamer is a theme you must check out. It is an all-in-one blogging theme that specifically caters to video games. Furthermore, the theme does a great job looking good on all screen sizes.
The $45 Circle is a responsive WordPress theme from Kopatheme which can serve all kinds of blogs across the spectrum. It is fully customizable and gives you all the freedom to tailor things as per your needs.
Here is a unique WordPress theme for unique users through which you can approach your magazine site or blog in a new way. Dolce comes with six different homepage layouts, slider and many more things. It is fully responsive and thus, you can reach out to all kinds of audience.
Magazine3 brings CelebrityGossip for you- a WordPress theme for entertainment and gossip blogs. Every element of this theme is well crafted and it covers all your worries about those readers who love to lap up the gossip and entertainment on their mobile devices.
Geared to grab quick attention, Bold is a theme that features a strong yet simplistic design. Along with all the other coveted features, it is also completely responsive which means your blog/site will render fine on all screen sizes.
Here is a sound theme for bloggers that is also elegant and demure. Statesman places the entire focus on the written word and gives it a unique hero image treatment. It is totally responsive which means your words can be accessed from mobile devices as well as desktops and laptops.
Expedition is a directory theme that has been designed with the travel and adventure niche in mind. It was released on 18 March, 2014 and adapts well on all screen sizes.
A RocketTheme product, Oculus possesses a semi-transparent focused design which allows rich and subtle full page backgrounds to filter through, to stunning effect. The theme is fully customizable and responsive which means you will not lose viewers because of their viewing habits.
MinBlog is a simple, clean and modern theme ideal for bloggers, designers, creative people and in fact anyone. It has been designed by MojoThemes and is completely responsive i.e. it looks great on small devices as well.
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Hartee is a cute Tumblr like theme with a rocking responsive layout. It gives you extensive options to blog to your heart’s content in style. The features are completely in sync with the current times.
John Doe’s Blog
Loaded with great features John Doe’s Blog is a simple, clean and modern blogging theme, ideal for spreading stories. It is totally responsive so it adapts to your style as well as the device it is viewed on.
The list of responsive blog themes would be incomplete without mentioning Monospace. This MyThemeShop offering, priced at $35, is a unique package of aesthetics and functionality. It is fully customizable and responsive so that your blog beats the competition on all viewing platforms.
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