I like this theme.

But I don't want it to use with a wordpress.com blog but download it to use with my WordPress site at my own domain.

But I can't find a download link. Is it possible?


For custom installation you should search for the theme on wordpress.org site.

The Wordpress.com hosts themes that are available for use only on wordpress.com blogs and they do not provide download link there.
- See @markratledge's answer below.

Here's the link to download that theme - http://www.wpexplorer.com/fresh-clean-wordpress-theme-by-wpexplorer

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  • "The Wordpress.com hosts themes that are available for use only on wordpress.com blogs and they do not provide download link there." Wrong. – markratledge Oct 12 '12 at 16:01

Wordpress.com themes are available to download from .com either manually or with an svn client. Go to http://themes.svn.wordpress.org/ to browse them.

Grab the files with a text editor, or use an svn client to download the theme folder. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Subversion_clients for a client for your OS.

10/12/2012 Update: there are two svn areas for .com themes; see Otto's comment below. Some tweaks may be necessary for themes downloaded from the .com repositories to get them to fully function on self-hosted WP sites.

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    Actually, those are themes that are in the WordPress.org plugin directory. They're not the WordPress.com themes, exactly. The wordpress.com themes can be found here: wpcom-themes.svn.automattic.com Note that they may have code specific to wordpress.com in them, and thus might need tweaking to work on self-hosted setups. If the main Theme directory has a version of the same theme, it would be better to use that one than to use the wordpress.com version. – Otto Oct 12 '12 at 17:34
  • Thanks, Otto; good points. I didn't know about the other repository you linked. I wonder why those theme are in the plugin directory? Legacy? A theme called "fresh and clean" - that waanders is looking for - is at the URL you added. – markratledge Oct 12 '12 at 19:27
  • It's probably the same theme in both locations. Using the .org version is preferable on self-hosted sites, but not all themes on .com are in the .org repo. – Otto Oct 12 '12 at 23:35

SVN is quite troublesome, I know, but there's no need for SVN anymore. You can easily search and download for themes here:


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    To quickly jump to a named one, you can go to http://design311.com/wpthemes/theme/<name_of_theme> – phyatt Dec 3 '14 at 21:23

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