Cool Responsive WordPress Themes for Summer 2016

There is no shortage of responsive WordPress themes in the WordPress repository. It is updated almost every day with themes designed for multiple niches and purposes,so that everybody can find a perfect match for their websites. However, with choice comes confusion, and choosing the right theme for a website can be time consuming and headache inducing.

Over time, the requirements for a “perfect” theme have changed a lot, and nowadays responsiveness is the first and most important feature that all website owners are looking for. That’s reasonable, because mobile phones and tablets are overtaking the web. If your website template is not adapting to various screen sizes, chances are you’re missing out on a lot of potential traffic.

With such a high demand for responsive WordPress themes, I made a short list of new WordPress themes, which, apart from being responsive, also feature a good-looking design, advanced functionality and stand out with lots of customization options. They are new yet functional, and definitely worth giving a try.

Sauron WordPress Theme

Intended for multiple purposes, Sauron is a feature-rich and advanced WordPress theme. It’s responsive, SEO-friendly and retina ready to provide the best viewing and user experience for your website visitors. The theme features modern one page scrolling design with parallax technology, and has a sticky menu above the header section. Sauron contains various sections for blog, gallery, testimonials, contacts and comes with preinstalled 10 page templates that you can customize and use. The theme is widget-ready allowing you to add various advertisement widgets including AdSense. Sauron is built with clean coding which ensures fast loading speed and better performance.

Coral Dark

Coral Dark is a new and responsive WordPress theme with a drop down menu and various customizable layouts and two widget areas. It initially comes with a black background color while at the same time giving you wide options for adjusting colors for site title, tagline and background as well. The theme comes with a slider and multiple widgets including a calendar. Featuring a clean and straightforward design the theme is a great fit for photography websites. It’s also SEO-friendly.

Easy Blog
Perfect for personal blogging and blogs on various topics Easy Blog is a responsive and SEO-friendly WordPress theme. It features a clean design and is easy to navigate. You can customize every aspect of the theme straight from the WordPress customizer and give it the preferred coloring, upload your logo, etc. It comes with three pre-installed widgets: recent posts, Daisy social following icons and advertisement widgets.

Colorful and lightweight Beetle is a great choice for magazine-style websites. It looks great on all types of screens and was developed keeping search engine optimization in mind. Featuring a large slider on the homepage, it gives you the perfect chance to showcase your posts in a slideshow. With its centered layout it makes it easy for the user to focus on the content, and various page templates are there to get the most out of them. The layout of the theme gives you the flexibility to insert custom widgets in the sidebars of your pages and make it easy to access the latest posts, archives, categories, recent comments, etc. You can quickly customize the colors, typography, text and image alignment of the theme right from the customizer.

Food Hunt

The name speaks for itself. Food Hunt is a new and responsive WordPress theme perfect for restaurants, cafes, bars and food blogging. The large slider on the homepage and the background parallax effect give it a super modern look. As it mainly targets restaurants it is fully compatible with RestaurantPress plugin which help you easily create multiple menus and showcase them with different layouts. It comes with a restaurant page template with custom widgets and helps you to create an organized and incredible looking website for your restaurant. The theme supports custom CSS and gives you even more flexibility to style and design your website.


Super new and cool Cardio is a responsive theme for websites targeting fitness, gym, spa, health and medical topics. The theme features a nice one page scrolling design and comes with all the required features to make your website work. You can showcase your galleries, pages, blog, insert various widgets and use the contact form to enable your visitors to send messages to you. The theme comes with wide customization options for typography, welcome section, background image, slider, etc.


Moon is a clean and responsive theme targeting storytellers. The available left and right sidebars and full-width layouts make it easy to read and navigate around. There are four built-in widgets available which add additional functionality to the theme.You can take full control over the footer and header areas of the theme and customize them to best fit your personal needs. Also choose how your front page looks by selecting which posts and pages to display on it.

There are so many great new responsive WordPress themes in the WordPress directory. They just need a little shout out to get discovered and used. Don’t be afraid to give them a try as they all come with super advanced features and work out of the box. If you know other new yet functional WordPress themes with responsive layout that are also worth giving a try, don’t hesitate to mention them in the comments below.