Happy New Year folks! We’ve only just begun our new, and many of us are making resolutions to eat healthier, save more money or to finally start a WordPress based business. If one of your goals in the new year is to start a new website or blog, or to give your current a site a whole new look to match the new you, checkout our picks for the best new premium WordPress themes of December 2014. These were the last themes of 2014 – so enjoy!
Sundak Modern WordPress Theme
Sundak is a clean, modern blog that lays emphasis on content. This theme features seven home page variants: Classic Blog, Masonry, Hybrid, Grid, Full width Grid & Masonry layouts and a widgetized layout. And apart from that, two sidebar positions among other theme options.
CrossWay Landing Page WordPress Theme
A Landing page theme with one/multi-page options, this theme is built to help launch your start-up. This theme comes with multiple navigation options, parallax scrolling background and a Mail Chimp subscribe form to help would be investors/customers get in touch with you.
Capital Responsive WordPress Theme
An awesome multipurpose theme, Capital is a great option for many professional type websites. This theme is fully responsive and retina ready, plus it includes visual customizations options so it’s easy to see how your website will look before your save your changes. Theme theme also includes a widgetized homepage builder, a useful events calendar and a stunning full-width slideshow.
Heal Nonprofit WordPress Theme
A clean modern WordPress theme for designed for charities and non profit organizations. This theme has been created for non profits to attract new volunteers and funding opportunities. Heal comes with an event and donation management system and has Paypal payment portals for your patrons to add to your non profit’s coffers. This theme comes with 2 home page layouts (Linear & Angular), unlimited color options, pricing tables, 5 custom post types and this theme has been search engine optimized.
Scribbo Portfolio & Blog WordPress Theme
An elegant, bold search engine optimized WordPress theme with 5 post templates. Scribo would suit photography heavy websites, and would work great as a personal online portfolio to showcase your own photographic works or to share images of your fashion designs, sculptures, landscaping talents or anything else.
Eastend Real Estate WordPress Theme
A clean & modern real estate WordPress theme perfect for showcasing properties. Eastend includes great features any agent or homebuyer will love including Google maps integration, unlimited portfolios & galleries, advanced real estate search, informative property listings, and more. Plus the theme is easy to customize thanks to the numerous color, font and styling options.
Rabia Blog WordPress Theme
A minimal creative theme ideal for creative agencies and personal blogs. This theme provides great focus on content above all else.
Tenacity Fitness WordPress Theme
This bold WordPress theme was made for gyms, fitness studios, crossfit boxes, bootcamps and more. Tenacity includes the features you want like a full class schedule, a directory for listing trainers and instructors and of course lots of style customization options. The theme is also translation ready, fully responsive and includes custom shortcodes & widgets.
Travlog is a lovely blogging theme for documenting your travels. One of the best parts of traveling is being able to share your experiences with friends, family and your online followers. With this theme it’s easy to add content using various post formats, galleries, sliders, custom widgets and more.
Andy Parker Photography WordPress Theme
A creative, minimal photography theme with portfolio options. Andy Parker has the necessary features for a photography theme, it does not require you to crop or edit images but rather it helps display your images in any aspect ratio you desire. The cropping and resizing of images takes place automatically to make sure your work looks its best.
Cafe Pro Restaurant WordPress Child Theme
Cafe Pro is a simple restaurant and cafe WordPress child theme built with Genesis. Get new customers by building a website for your diner, grill, foodtruck, bar or other food based business using Cafe Pro’s huge images, clean layout, readable content and useful options. If you love Genesis this is the restaurant theme for you.
Nielsen eCommerce WordPress Theme
A multi-concepted, eCommerce theme that provides a great user experience for a would be customer. This theme package consists of the necessary tools you might expect an eCommerce theme to come with such as compare, quick view, wishlist, advertisement pop ups, etc. The theme is search engine optimized and has multiple customization options.
Goliath News WordPress Theme
A mobile ready News/Magazine theme that can be used to publish news content. Goliath can be used to review products and comes with a custom ad management system. This theme is a great way to share current events using the built-in galleries, blog, forum and more.
Vega Gallery WordPress Theme
Vega is a portfolio gallery theme for photographers, its features include a content builder to manage layouts to display photography, a private gallery and full screen templates. This elegant theme also supports private password protected galleries, parallax image headers, fullscreen pages , off-canvas navigation, audio support and more.
Engine Magazine WordPress Theme
A powerful theme with extensive functionality enhancing features, Engine is designed for News, blogs and magazines. This mobile ready theme comes loaded with smart sidebars, drag & drop options, a mini sites feature to help create large websites, mega menus to help with navigation, a trending topics feature to promote your best content, a reviews system and a comparison option to compare posts/products.
FlowMaster WooCommerce WordPress Theme
Flow Master is a WooCommerce ready, flat WordPress theme designed for online electronics stores. This theme includes a drag & drop builder and a revolution slider that you can use for a unique homepage, as well as Mad Limbs search, catalog mode and retina ready image support.
Home Shop eCommerce WordPress Theme
Home Shop is a premium eCommerce theme loaded with a ton of options for you to choose among. 6 header & 6 footer styles, a revolution slider, a flex slider, Iosslider, 3 different home page layouts with visual builder, a mega menu will help you modify how your website looks like. And to top it off this theme package comes with 12 product grid styles, product quick view, product tags, a wish list and Mail Chimp integration help in creating an eCommerce platform.
Salvation Church WordPress Theme
With easy to use options for the homepage layout, events calendar, PayPal integration and more Salvation is a great WordPress theme for your church or religious organization. This theme also includes ad management, social media integration, a built-in translation panel, parallax images and custom carousels in addition to more features.
Educator WP Academic WordPress Theme
Educator WP is a theme that serves as an online learning management system. This content focused theme can provide user roles for lecturers & students, add quizzes to courses and provide payment portals including Paypal. Plus it’s fully responsive and has lots of customization options you’re sure to find handy.
Crystal Blogging WordPress Theme
A personal blog & magazine theme with a reading progress indicator, 5 blog styles, 10 blog formats, a page builder and a short code generator. This theme would be a great option for anyone who wants to start a brand new blog for the new year.
Folio Zee Portfolio WordPress Theme
A multipurpose theme for small businesses, creative agencies and freelancers. This theme comes with one page option, light, grey & dark skins, 2 layout styles, 3 navigation styles, 11 custom widgets, parallax & video backgrounds and a child theme version.
Ananke Photography WordPress Theme
A creative WordPress theme that suits creative agencies, a designer’s portfolio site, an illustrator’s portfolio site, a photographer’s portfolio site and much more. This search engine optimized theme is loaded with 8 home page variants, parallax effects and pricing tables.
Ariva One Page WordPress Theme
A minimal one page theme for any group be it a music band, a freelancer team, a small company or a dancing band. Ariva makes it easy to get your website up and running with over 8 layouts that are all responsive, retina ready, customizable and each come with their own easy to use sample data.
YAMATO Marketing WordPress Theme
A corporate, professional WordPress theme designed for corporate marketing websites, corporate businesses and accountancy firms. A mobile & translation ready theme loaded with revolution slider, essential grid, visual composer and Google fonts.
Creative Agency WordPress Theme
Creative is a multipurpose theme for businesses of all types and sizes. This retina ready, responsive theme comes in 10 different layouts, Themewaves page builder, full & boxed layouts, 300 Font Awesome Icons, 180 line icons, 600+ Google font options, 5 header types, 9 post formats and 5+ service combination styles.
EduLMS Education WordPress Theme
Edulms is a premium WordPress theme that has been designed for the purposes of creating and selling education in the form of online courses with the help of built in WooCommerce features. Edulms strives to provide the ideal platform for online education with custom menu & theme options and a system to create an unlimited number of courses, lessons and lesson topics.
This theme can be used to create quizzes, a passing grade, download options for certificates and uploading provisions for assignments. This theme comes with a revolution slider, this theme is search engine optimized and WPML ready. Unlimited color options, sidebars, menus, multiple layouts and a mega menu can help you make this education theme into the ideal platform for online education.
Logistic Transportation WordPress Theme
A premium WordPress theme created for transportation companies and agencies. This theme comes in 8 different homepages suitable for elegant corporate websites. Advanced theme options, 1300+ retina true icon set, 285 transportation & logistics icon set, a drag & drop builder help add all the necessary functionality and appearance modification to this search engine optimized, WPML ready theme.
Mentas Portfolio WordPress Theme
Mentas is multipurpose portfolio theme with 3 different home page variants, 4 layout versions, 5 menu types, 4 gallery styles and 4 work page versions. The 4 gallery styles include masonry gird, grid view, expanding grid and pinterest style.
Voice Magazine WordPress Theme
A multipurpose professional looking theme that works well for News and Magazine websites. This theme is search engine friendly, comes with 150 post listing combinations, smart post listings & categories, advanced post filtering, multi-page posts, widgets for author boxes & Adsense, 4 pagination choices and integrated social media sharing options.
Cadmus Author eCommerce WordPress Theme
Cadmus is a theme built just for authors and publishers, with a built-in Easy Digital Downloads e-commerce store. This theme is a great way to promote your small publishing company, or all of the books or articles that you’ve self-published. This theme also includes customizable color schemes, post format options, RTL support and more.
As always there’s a plethora of choices for a would be theme buyer in this round up, and there were many many more that we didn’t have time to mention. But if you didn’t find what you’re looking for, then consider out multipurpose theme Total that we hand crafted right here at WPExplorer. Total has tons of features that are super easy to use, like the extended drag & drop Visual Composer, helpful WordPress theme customizer and more. And don’t forget to also check our WordPress themes page to see even more of our favorite themes released each week. We’re sure to have the right theme for you!