Performancing Themes

Performancing offers many services for bloggers. One of these free services are our free themes for WordPress. Over the years Performancing has worked together with several famous designers and released many free blog themes for WordPress users. All our themes are released under the GPL license and optimized for WordPress 2.8 and above.

Avocado Theme for WordPress

Avocado theme for WordPress preview imageThe Avocado Theme reflects the green philosophy that many of us at Performancing live by. Not only do we like green-colored themes. We also try to be Earth-friendly in the way we work and live.

The Avocado Theme was designed by Ia Lucero. It features three columns that are easily customized through widgets. The theme is optimized for WordPress 2.8+ and takes advantage of the new features introduced in this version.

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Blue Laptop and Dark Laptop themes for WordPress

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The Blue Laptop and Dark Laptop Themes are extremely distinctive “look at me” WordPress themes that work very well for blogs on topics ranging from city-life, movies, gadgets and technology..

The Blue and Dark Laptops themes were designed in two differ color versions by Geek With Laptop and are unique themes for WordPress with a truly late-night feel. Both themes are optimized for the latest version of WordPress and are widget-ready.

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College Theme for WordPress

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The College Theme is easy on the eyes, featuring soft shades and hues of blue. The rounded corners add to the visual appeal–each box on the sidebar, footer and main content have rounded corners for a softer feel.

The College Theme was designed by Design Disease. The theme is a simple, straightforward two-column theme, with the sidebar situated to the left and the main content column at the right.

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Estranged Theme for WordPress

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The Estranged Theme is a two-column theme that features large, standout headers, and easy-to read body and link text. The color scheme involves subtle shades of grey and red, with a bit of orange, and these add to that simple yet eye-catching look.

The Estranged Theme was designed by Thord Daniel Hedengren. The theme’s contrast is just right–having adequate readability, but not at the cost of being too much of a glare and a great use of white space.

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Gangway Theme for WordPress

Gangway theme for WordPress

The Gangway Theme is a three-column theme for WordPress that’s well-suited for group or team blogs. Gangway is focused more on the content, and less on heavy visuals.

The Gangway Theme was designed by Forty Media. Its blog posts, links, archives and authors are presented in a grid-like fashion, to give that organized feel. The theme is very lightweight and loads very fast.

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Herald Theme for WordPress

Herald Theme for WordPressThe Herald Theme is a grey-dominant three-column theme. The theme highlights a list of recent articles defined by category, and an ad-friendly middle column. Each sidebar block and footer column can be customized using widgets for easy drag-and-drop rearranging.

The Herald Theme was designed by Brian Gardner, and was updated as a public release from its former use at the Blog Herald by Ia Lucero. It is optimized for use with WordPress 2.8 and newer. Dropdown menus use jQuery.

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Modern Paper Theme for WordPress

Modern Paper Theme for WordPress preview imageThe Modern Paper Theme hints at the fact that this design is well suited for modern publishing of all kinds and straight out of the box has a nice journalistic feel. We wouldn’t be surprised to see this theme adopted by a wide variety of professional online publications, from traditional news to pop media.

The Modern Paper Theme was designed by Brian Gardner. As is emblematic of his style, Brian has given us a clean, professional look with ease of customization.

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News Theme for WordPress

News Theme for WordPress preview imageThe News Theme is a classic WordPress theme for news-related blogs. The theme intends to mimic the look and feel of a print magazine or newspaper, with paper-like upper and lower edges, which is quite suitable for blogs that want to put forth a newspaper type of image (aided by the display of the current date on the masthead).

The News Theme was designed by Design Disease. The color scheme uses subtle shades of grey and blue, with the sidebar standing out with orange tints.

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Nightlife Theme for WordPress

Nightlife Theme for WordPress image previewThe Nightlife Theme was the first free theme Performancing released. It is a slick, professional and fast loading theme. Since it release the Nightlife Theme has enjoyed a high popularity and started the Performancing Themes for WordPress era.

The Nightlife Theme was designed by Brian Gardner. The theme has quickly become an evergreen amongst the WordPress community with multiple versions used.

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Nitrous Theme for WordPress

Nitrous Theme for WordPress image previewThe Nitrous Theme has a motorsport connotation to it, given the use of Nitrous Oxide (or N20) in increasing the power output of engines, and hence giving that all-important boost in acceleration in times of need. The design loads fast, with use of lightweight images, while the grey and blue color scheme also contribute to that European touring car feel.

The Nitrous Theme was designed by Brian Gardner. It is a fast-loading theme that gives you straight-cut, no-nonsense presentation, with the additional feature of nested pages that are automatically added to the top navigation bar as dropdown menus.

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One in a Million Theme for WordPress

One in a Million theme for WordPress preview imageThe One in a Million Theme is a three-column theme featuring a fixed-width layout with a center-positioned main content column. The theme is easy on the eyes, using subdued hues and clean typefaces. The header and footer have an old world, homey feel to them, using a wallpaper-like pattern as background image.

The One in a Million Theme was designed by Thord Daniel Hedengren, and is very suitable for professional and corporate blogs because of the clean and legible look.

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Photopress Theme for WordPress

Photopress theme for WordPress preview thumbnailThe Photopress Theme a is a perfect WordPress theme perfect for Photo blogs, where images speak louder than words. Have you ever wanted to display your pictures in a photoblog without sidebar uglification? Well, that was the motivation behind Photopress; a one column WordPress theme specifically designed for photoblogs. With Photopress you can display large 640px width images without any clutter.

The Photopress Theme was designed by Brian Gardner and has been one of the most downloaded WordPress themes over recent times.

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Redbook Theme for WordPress

Redbook theme for WordPress preview imageThe Redbook Theme lives up to its name by incorporating what we think to be salient aspects of a physical book with the modern feel of a sophisticated website (hence “red book”). Viewing a blog powered by the Redbook Theme, one would feel as if unfolding an actual hard-bound book, with the left and right sidebars “folding” out, and red and grey liners reminiscent of a book’s cover and leaves.

The Redbook Theme is a three-column theme designed by Brian Gardner with a sidebar on each side.

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Rubidious Theme for WordPress

Rubidious Theme for WordPress preview imageThe Rubidious Theme is a three-column theme sporting deep hues of red and blue. The theme name is based on the chemical element Rubidium, which comes from the Latin term for “deepest red”. The left sidebar is called “menu” in the Widgets configuration page and is ideally made for navigational elements like links various subpages.

The Rubidious Theme was designed by Ia Lucero and features two light-on-dark sidebars sit on opposite sides of the main content, as well as supporting the WordPress avatar features.

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Simplicity Theme for WordPress

Simplicity Theme for WordPress previewThe Simplicitly Theme was designed to be easily customizable, without compromising on aesthetics. It’s the perfect starting point for any WordPress blog. It’s a simple theme, with a hint of Magazine style, that is easy to build upon and is easily customizable through support of widgets and super-clean code.

The Simplicity Theme was designed by the449 and is engineered to be highly accessible, working beautifully with a screen reader by using the hAtom microformat.

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Story Theme for WordPress

Story Theme for WordPress image previewThe Story Theme is a three column design with the content on the far left, followed by two sidebars. The color scheme uses a subtle mix of tans, oranges and browns to provide great texture and depth for your blog.

The Story Theme was designed by Design Disease. It features rounded corners and a unique left margin give the impression that you have just turned the page in a compelling story. Whether you are writing your blog to tell a story, or engage readers with a product, this theme may be the perfect choice for you.

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TDAge Theme for WordPress

TDAge theme for WordPress thumbnailThe TDAge Theme is a light-blue themed design that has a big, bold feel with it’s “about” images and large-font headers.

The TDAge Theme was designed by Thord Daniel Hedengren. It has easy access links to the blog’s pages and categories from the headers as well as a clean-cut, pre-defined template for use as an archive summary page.

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‘Tis The Season theme for WordPress

'Tis The Season Theme for WordPress preview imageThe ‘Tis the Season Theme uses the popular red and green color scheme that is very much in tune with the holiday season. The theme uses a fixed-width layout with a basic two-column structure featuring well-proportioned column widths. Again, here we use the rule of thirds popular among those well-versed in the arts, as with many other Performancing Themes for WordPress releases.

The ‘Tis The Season Theme was designed by Brian Gardner. The theme is widgets-ready, so you won’t have to worry about changing sidebar content when switching to and from the theme (like after the holidays, for instance).

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Too Newsy Theme for WordPress

Too Newsy WordPress theme image previewThe Too Newsy Theme is a three-column WordPress theme that uses minimal images and earthy colors, contributing to a touch of elegance. The theme features widget-ready sidebars, which can accommodate several different image dimensions (suitable for button and banner ads).

The Too Newsy Theme was designed by Ia Lucero. The theme was the first of the Performancing Themes for WordPress to support new WordPress 2.7 features out of the box.

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Treasure Theme for WordPress

Treasure Theme for WordPress preview imageThe Treasure Theme was created for those of us long for adventure in our blogs. Most keep their treasures in all sorts of places, in their proverbial treasure chests. Love letters are kept in drawers. Photos in photo albums. Toys in toy closets. Blog posts, of course, precious that they are, are kept online. But what if you can keep your blog posts in “treasure chests” of their own? This is what The Treasure Theme for WordPress is all about.

The Treasure Theme was designed by Randa Clay. Like a real treasure, each blog post is kept enclosed in its own box, or what you might call its own treasure box.

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