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Best WordPress Responsive Themes of 2013

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Best WordPress Responsive Themes of 2013

A responsive WordPress theme is capable of adjusting the site’s layout to meet the user’s screen size and device. It helps you reach audiences on all devices (smartphones and tablets) while providing an equally good user experience. At WPBeginner we have handpicked our lists of best photography themes, church themes, magazine themes, restaurant themes, and more. While many of those themes are responsive WordPress themes, we felt that it was necessary to dedicate an article only for the best responsive themes for WordPress. The criteria here is user experience, easy to use and customize, and fully responsive themes.

1. Modern Mag

Modern Mag - Responsive WordPress Magazine Theme

ModernMag is a fully responsive magazine theme for WordPress. It is highly optimized to look equally great on all devices and screen sizes. It comes with color variations, an easy to use Theme Customizer, custom page templates, and menus. It is blazingly fast which makes it very SEO friendly. It also has built in social media integration so you can easily connect your favorite social media sites.

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2. Executive

Executive - Responsive WordPress Business Theme

Executive is a very modern looking business theme for WordPress. It is fully responsive and looks equally great on different devices and screensizes. It comes with built-in portfolio management, which allows you to easily create your portfolio without installing any additional plugins. Executive also has built in social media integration and it is very SEO friendly by design.

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3. Fable

Fable a Responsive WordPress Theme

Fable follows the recent trend of using bold colors to highlight different post and content types as the user scrolls down. It has beautiful jQuery effects, multiple page templates, multiple color choices, shortcodes etc. As a responsive WordPress theme, Fable looks stunningly great on different devices and screen sizes.

4. Agency

Agency a multipurpose responsive WordPress theme

Agency is a responsive WordPress theme suitable for multipurpose websites such as a business website or an agency website. It has a stylish minimal layout and comes equipped with custom post types to create portfolios, highlight content, showcase teams, etc. It also comes with Themify’s theme builder plugin which allows you to create different page layouts in a nice drag and drop environment.

5. Nexus

Nexus - Responsive WordPress Theme by Elegant

Elegant theme’s Nexus is a responsive WordPress theme suitable for any kind of website. It comes equipped with custom widgets and content modules allowing you to dynamically display content across your website. It has multiple page templates, multiple colors, a homepage builder and advertising areas.

6. Postline

A Facebook timeline like responsive WordPress Theme

Postline is a Facebook Timeline like responsive WordPress theme. It handles different post formats by highlighting them differently in a timeline like stream with infinite scroll and easy navigation. It has different grid and list view layout options and built-in lightbox media support to handle images and multimedia.

7. Apparition

Apparition responsive WordPress theme by StudioPress

Apparition is built upon Genesis Framework and is a fully responsive WordPress theme. It has a simple stretched and wide layout with rounded featured images. It looks equally great on different screens and devices. It comes with custom backgrounds, custom widgets, menus and featured images.

8. MetroVibes

A Metro Style Responsive WordPress Theme

Inspired from the Metro style trend in web design, MetroVibes has a very modern and stylish look. With content featured in a Windows 8 like grid on the home page and nice mouse over affects it looks very fresh. Ideal for a business, portfolio, or multimedia website.

9. Insider

Insider WordPress Theme

Insider has a simple sophisticated look of a business or portfolio website. It is a fully responsive WordPress theme with a dynamic homepage builder. It comes with multiple color choices and a home page slider. It also comes with five custom post types for clients, events, features, slideshow and testimonials.

10. Balance Theme

Balance Theme

Ideal for business websites, Balance Theme by StudioPress is a fully responsive WordPress theme designed with minimalist style and practical layouts. It comes with 5 color styles, 3 layout options, custom header and background, featured images and threaded comments.

11. PixelWhiz

PixelWhiz Responsive Designer WordPress Theme

PixelWhiz is a responsive WordPress themes for designers, agencies and business websites. It has jQuery lightbox support for your media, custom widgets, multiple page widgets and easy theme options panel. It comes in 4 color styles and is packed with features.

12. Alexandria

Alexandria Free WordPress Responsive Theme

Alexandria is a free responsive WordPress theme for business websites. It comes with two color schemes red and blue, 3 product/services blocks, testimonial section, and multiple widget areas. It also includes two page templates and ready to customize child theme.

13. Eleven40

Eleven40 a Responsive Theme with Three Column Layout support

Eleven40 is a responsive theme with support for 3 column layout. It comes with 4 color styles, 6 layout options, footer widgets and the quality code that comes with the Genesis Theme Framework.

We hope this list of responsive WordPress themes helped you pick one for your website. For questions and feedback you can reach us on Twitter or leave a comment below.

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  1. kunal says:

    Eleven40 is a free version or paid?

  2. Ravinder kumar says:

    Thanks for sharing, it’s really helpfull

  3. juliana jones says:

    Everyone want to get a responsive design for their website. and you demonstrated awesome wordpress themes. It’s good for wordpress designers.

  4. Amber says:

    This is very helpful, thank you!!

  5. Majestic says:

    Great responsive theme…Excellent share

  6. Sherry says:

    nice.. keep it up..

  7. Stark says:

    Thanks for sharing.

  8. Stark says:

    Thanks for sharing this.

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