NewStone is my first design work with a WordPress theme, I make this theme is for our gaming clan website (see the second screenshot below), and also release it publicly for free. It is an open source theme for WordPress 3 or higher.

Free WordPress Theme Newstone

Image A-1: This is the screenshot of NewStone theme.

NewStone is a simple and clean two-columns, fixed-width theme. If you like, it can become three-columns by using particular widgets. NewStone is designed to compatible with WordPress 3 standard features including Custom Menu, Header Image, Custom Background and Featured Images.

Before you download this theme, allow me to introduce how NewStone works for you and what are the main features of NewStone.

Main Features

1. Easy to Customize Your Blog Layout

Custom NewStone Theme

Image A-2: is using NewStone theme.

You can design a great 960x130 image to replace with the default header image, or upload a big size image for the background. Just 2 steps, your WordPress blog layout will be unique and more good-looking than before.

Simply check out my gaming clan website at, it looks different, right?

2. Works Fine with General Web Browsers.

I have used the general web browsers to test the theme, including IE 6, IE 7, IE 8, IE 9, Chrome 12, Firefox 3, Firefox 4, Firefox 5, Safari 5. All works fine. Note: If you found any issue in NewStone theme with specific browser, please let me know, I will fix the issues and update the theme files.

3. Professional Custom Menu

Custom Menu

Image A-3: Good-looking, professional custom menu.

A clean, good-looking menu makes your website look professional.

4. Widgets Supported

Wordpress Widgets

Image A-4: The difference between normal widget and AD widget in NewStone.

NewStone supports 4 widgets for normal use, 4 widgets for placing Ads, 1 widget for Javascript (Google Analytics or similar services).


Theme Name NewStone
Version 1.2.2 (2011/07/27)
Live Demo
NewStone Theme Download
Language Packs Download

Chinese (Simplified) - download
Chinese (Traditional) - download

Change Log

  • 1.2.2: Fixed an issue of custom menu in official Theme Preview. (2011-07-27)
  • 1.2.1: First release at 2011-07-24.


Please do not leave your questions in comment, I will open a support forum at 8/1, thank you very much!

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