A WordPress theme framework stands for a theme intended to be used as mother theme of various themes. The theme framework makes the development of new themes easier as most of the parts of a theme included into the mother theme , you just have to create a new CSS and function to change the look of your blog. Not only the ease of new theme development , most of the currently available theme frameworks comes with various SEO options and useful plugins within them. There lots of WordPress theme frameworks both premium and free available in the market.
But for a newbie blogger purchasing a premium one is not always possible, and sometimes they go for the nulled one. But i will recommend them instead of doing so give a try to the free but attractive WordPress theme frameworks, it will keep your blog safe.
Lets start with Zurb’s Foundation:
Its a premium looking free WordPress frameworks with the crown of most advanced responsive framework in the world. Currently they are distributing the Zurb’s Foundation v4 with lots of customization options and it can fit on any screen size from phones to TVs.
Bones is not really a framework, but the responsive interface with multiple device support makes it easier to develop new themes using it as a mother theme. Its fully free and available with support on the developers website.
Reverie is a Zurbs’s foundation based HTML5 theme fremework. This framework can easily used as a starting point for custom themes. The framework is fully responsive and you can make phone friendly websites easily, this framework is also supported by bbPress and BuddyPress.
Roots is a HTML5 and Bootstrap based WordPress theme framework with WPML compatibility. The design is very clean and fast loading. Bootstrap from Twitter also ads some attraction on the themes developed and make the theme load fast.
Press work is a free HTML5 and CSS3 based responsive theme framework , with drag and drop customization option. It is a great framework for bot Coders and Non-coders as it comes with both type of customization support.
This is a another great HTML5 responsive WordPress theme framework with cross browser compatibility. The frramework also comes with CSS3 with hooks support with which you can easily customize the design with out no or less coding knowledge. There is also a dedicated support team providing free support for users.