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Pinboard: Impressive Free WordPress Theme with Lots of Design Options

Although obviously billed as a Pinterest-style theme, the great thing about the new free Pinboard theme is that it’s so much more than that.

While you can obviously make your site look like a “pinboard,” you can make it look like a regular blog, a business site, a portfolio site, or a combination of those things.

The power behind all this flexibility lies in theme’s framework and grid system. For the user, this appears most readily in the easy-to-use customization panels found in the Admin area.

For example, here’s a look at some layout options for the homepage.


And here’s a look at the easy-to-use typography settings.


Pinboard comes loaded with features many free theme don’t see. Here are a few of them as laid out on the theme’s info page:

  • Flexible, multicolumn grid
  • Responsive Layout
  • Post Thumbnails
  • Post Formats
  • Audio & Video playback
  • Dedicated portfolio section
  • Multiple layout options and custom page templates
  • Built-in design elements for creating custom layouts and landing pages.
  • Custom fonts and advanced typography options
  • SEO-ready and options that give you control over code semantics
  • Clean, organized and documented code

The theme also comes with infinite scrolling.

Below are a few of the theme’s features in action.

A Portfolio Page


A Blog Page


A Gallery Page


You can download the Pinboard theme here from the WordPress.org directory.

You can see a demo of the theme here.

And you can get more info on the theme here.