11 Recommended WordPress Themes for Tech Blogs
If you have your own technology blog or write for one on WordPress, it is important to have the right theme that reflects your blog’s content and flow. We have picked 11 cool themes for WordPress based on technology, which will help you enhance your blog’s appeal and drive more traffic to your site.
WooThemes developed the multi-featured Typebased theme for WordPress that has many integrated functions and is controlled from Admin Dashboard. It has integrated widgets, banner ad management system, right sidebar, 2 columns, 5 colour schemes and is Flickr enabled.
Compositio is a 3 column theme for WordPress with integrated widgets, right sidebars, Flickr enabled features. To fully utilize this theme one must know little bit about CSS and PHP.
Blues is a fairly a simple and neat WordPress Theme that has features like 2 columns, right sidebar125x125px ad spots and is widget ready, which is good for tech blogs but can be used with other types of blogs with little customization.
4. Wall Magazine
Wall Magazine is another widget ready, Gravatar enabled, auto catch images for thumbnails ready, with magazine layout, auto resize images, social bookmarking ready, breadcumb in post, drop down menu and also has an easy logo change feature via theme option.
Nublu theme comes with a configurable drop-down menus, slider and Cufon enabled headlines. The theme also has integrated Twitter. It has automatic thumbnail generation, once you upload pictures with your post. It also has WordPress 3.0 menu system integrated for easy customization of navigation menu.
The Admired Theme is an easy to use WordPress theme with easy customizable options to change colours, skins, fonts, menus, sidebars, and more with simple checkboxes. Any person without prior coding knowledge can work on this theme with ease. It comes with Superfish menu effects and special styles for six different post formats.
Admired also has built-in template for HTML sitemap, Google fonts, four extra widgets, a responsive layout for mobile devices, which means no need for installing plugins to generate mobile version for any blog.
7. Neo WDL
Neo WDL has some interesting simple features like twitter updates, featured posts, social icons, widget support and threaded comments, which makes it easy to customize according to your taste. It also lets you change skin colors, font size, font colors and family through the admin panel. You will need a little CSS knowledge in case you want to change these mentioned attributes. On the upside, it loads fast, is simple, and its clean design makes it a good free choice for tech blogs.
ThemeZee’s zeeSynergie is a two column wordpress theme, which has an elegant and sleek design. It is quite perfectly suitable for a tech blog. It has a nice theme option panel where you can upload your logo and pick from 9 color schemes available or create your own one with colorpicker. This theme also comes with a pretty post slider with 3 options: fade, dropdown, horizontal, built-in banner-ad widgets, custom footer, integrated social media buttons and a drop down navigation.
Gamezine is a cool Magazine styled WordPress Theme, which serves perfectly for gaming or tech based blogs. Jinsona designs developed the Gamezine and it has some of the coolest features like:
- Site wide customizable 125×125 banner ads and Adsense enabled
and much more.
WeFunction Design Agency created an advanced magazine styled WordPress theme called Magazeen, which is a 2-column theme that focuses on typography, grids and magazine-look. This theme is made for technology blogs with magazine styled theme in mind.
Most of the themes are based on 2 columns scheme but Fervens theme has a 3 Column theme and comes with lots of integrated features. It is available in 3 layouts (both sidebars on the left, both sidebars on the right, sidebars to the left and right), and is widget ready, Flickr enabled, Gravatar and Recent Comments enabled.