Best Responsive WordPress Themes 2012
In the past, browsers were the main compatibility issue. Now, varying mobile screen sizes are the obstacle. Trying to design a site for each device is time consuming and backfires. The solution – WordPress responsive themes. Designed to automatically resize to fit the device the site is displayed on so you never sacrifice features. It’s a win-win for your visitors and the developers.
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Now for 2012′s best responsive themes for the most compatible websites possible.
The touch enabled sliders throughout the entire theme, Sintia lets you show off the best of your business. Flexible features mean you never sacrifice quality for style.
Content takes center stage in Streamline. With a featured content slider and multiple lead generator areas, visitors will find what they need and you’ll get the contacts you deserve.
While most businesses could use it, The Practice is designed specifically with attorneys in mind. An easy installation, built-in SEO and minimalistic design allow you to set up quickly and get back to what’s important.
With 10 different color schemes, Blackbird is ready for any niche or industry. Unlike most business themes, featured images are circular instead of square, instantly drawing attention to your best products and services. With multiple theme options and customizations, Blackbird quickly becomes as unique as you. Multiple sliders help content standout without detracting from the rest of the site.
AREA53 is built with the future in mind using the latest responsive design technology along with HTML5 and CSS3. With a slider that doesn’t overpower, colorful styling and a header for extra attention, visitors will love to just explore.
Get noticed with Momentum. While simplistic, large sliders, bold content sections and user friendly options keep visitors browsing.
With three different, highly responsive sliders, Propulsion gives you ample opportunity to showcase your best work, products and services. The true beauty of this theme is how customizable it is from widgets to colors and predefined skins to unique sidebars.
Affiliate marketers will love the grid style layout to showcase all their affiliate programs on AffiliateBoard. Gain more clicks and leads with the stand out contact form.
A truly unique theme, Business Theme provides a clean layout allowing you to feature content and videos. Bold fonts draw attention where it’s needed most, standing out almost as much as your images.
Quick loading thumbnails, stunning portfolios and large headlines immediately draw in visitors with WebBusiness. The drag and drop menus and forms making customization easier than ever.
Poloray adjusts to your brand with 10 different color skins and numerous theme customizations. Circular images and a small slider create a unique, yet professional feel to the entire site.
Regal offers businesses eight different color schemes and support for multiple sliders. Large images, bold fonts and an extremely minimalistic approach gives visitors what they want without any fluff.
Trim gets rid of the fat and focuses on a classy style. A basic slider, unlimited color schemes and customizable page templates make it quick and easy to get your site online.
For fashionistas, restaurants and others who want to make a bold statement, Foxy delivers. A full page background slider highlights the site, while bold menus encourage visitors to browse.
With four color schemes and seven customizable widgets, Xing becomes your brand. Sliding product sliders keep focus on the products.
Full customization and an easy to use layout builder allow you to create the site you’ve always dreamed of. Large product blocks and three different types of sliders make for a fresh, fun theme.
ShopPress is already SEO optimized with custom page and post options. A combination Pinterest/shopping mall appearance draws attention quickly.
Designed for women, Beverly is a soft, beautiful theme. Large sliders and open layout prevent clutter while focusing fully on content and products.
Showoff your skills as an event planner or designer with Chamomile. Classy, beautiful and fully customizable mean you’ll have a stunning site the competition will envy.
Handmade delivers with a unique, collage feel. Large open areas to display your finest works means you’ll entice customers the moment they visit your home page.
Take control of your wedding, guests and all planning with Just Married. Simplistic, yet beautiful, this theme provides everything you and your guests need to prepare and stay up to date.
Sann offers bloggers the coveted timeline/gridlike posting feature. Large posts with endless scrolling keep visitors on your page.
Post whatever your heart desires with Exhibit’s various post formats. This theme combines the best of Pinterest and Facebook’s timeline to keep you cutting edge.
Eleven40 gives you a customizable and minimalistic theme. Space is the focus so readers are never distracted.
Gigawatt offers an easy to use visual customizer perfect for beginners. A large, simple layout wows without overwhelming.
Block offers up an extremely professional looking personal theme that offers customization at every turn.
Fit and Healthy
A fun slider and fully customizable layout provides you with a professional fitness focused magazine.
Designed specifically for gyms and fitness centers, Fitness comes complete with widgets just for trainers, workouts and membership details.
Custom health and medical related widgets allow you to cater to your customers. HealthPress offers a perfect balance of professional and customization.
Flexible layouts allow you to choose how much content you show and where. Gonzo’s clean appearance looks great and keeps content front and center.
With 23 custom widgets and three post formats, My Journal is designed to be customized while appearing extremely relaxed.
Quick change layouts and custom typography let you choose how content is looks and feels. While short on widgets, you still have everything you need.
BlogsTrend offers up eight prebuilt color skins and a blog like layout versus the standard magazine. Look friendly instead of corporate.
With three color styles and six layout options, you’ll have a unique magazine style visitors won’t be able to resist exploring.
Invisi offers a beautiful layout that’s rich on white space with customizable colors that’s perfect for magazines and personal bloggers.
Create a fully interactive, feature rich site with Connect. With multiple sliders and page layouts, no two pages will ever be the same.
Designed with community in mind, Opinions provides all the widgets and layouts you need for a social friendly magazine.
FitnessMag offers a clean design that puts content first. While basic, widgets and color customizations truly make the theme stand out.
Nimble grabs and doesn’t let go with bold features, large sections and gorgeous, customizable templates.
With a single page and flexible features, Mustache is easy to navigate and even easier to change with just a single click.
Slick balances portfolio, magazine and business perfectly. Show off your work quickly with features that are easy to use for all skill levels.
A clean layout with smooth hover effects makes Apollo stand out. With nine built in post formats, post what you want without any tweaks.
Hero takes a minimalistic approach that focuses solely on your work instead of distracting with clutter. A large homepage banner takes center stage for your best pieces.
Don’t just display your work, but sell it too with Gather’s ecommerce portfolio layout. The filterable template lets visitors find exactly what they want quickly.
Filtered is stylish and begging to be customized. With slick animations and touch friendly sliders, your site will look as great as your portfolio.
Engage visitors with a bold call to action and custom backgrounds for every page that transition smoothly.
Display your portfolio how you want with either a masonry or grid layout. Surprise visitors with animated menus and your own custom color scheme.
The unique layout instantly sets Bonna Fidde apart. With horizontal sliders and customizable widgets, your portfolio will shine like never before.
Both your latest works and posts look great in their own grids. Customize colors, textures and fonts for a one of a kind site.
Square offers a clean layout with the latest features and 50 built-in background patterns so your site stays on the cutting edge.
With 28 built in skins and a drag and drop layout builder, Angular becomes what you want. Beautiful hover effects make all your works pop.
Size Mttrs gives you a filterable portfolio for easy navigation. Different post options and detailed hover effects make simple suddenly seem stunning.
Make it easy for viewers to see their favorite images with multiple galleries. Design your site how you want with a widgetized home page and beautiful slider effects.
PhotoTouch gives your site the same look and feel of the iPhone’s Photos app. With an incredibly responsive design, visitors will explore all day.
Show off your photography skills with sliders, featured posts and custom collections. If you want to monetize, Photostore has you covered.
Give your fans the world with a MySpace like layout. Choose a custom background and take advantage of widgets specifically designed with musicians in mind.
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