Despite the fact that there are thousands of WordPress themes available all over the web, it’s still difficult to choose “the one”. WordPress is the best platform to build your blog on as it’s flexible, powerful and full of various features. With all of that available, it only makes the decision that much harder.
In this roundup, I handpicked 20 beautiful blogging WordPress themes to create your own blog. Whether it’s for your personal use or for a more professional purpose, these themes are all of high quality and meet the current trends. Just take a look for yourself and choose the one that suits what you need.
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Free: The Goran Theme by WordPress.com. Goran is a free, responsive and multifunctional theme created for business solutions. The blog you see below is a part of this theme.
Free Themify Base by themifyme. The Themify Base featured below has a clean minimalistic design. This makes it easy for you to use this theme for whatever sort of blog you have in mind.
Free Theme Moments by Site5 WordPress Themes. This awesome blogging WordPress theme has a smooth flat look. The blue header and use of big images makes this one stand out from the crowd.
Free Wilson WordPress Theme by Anders Noren. Wilson is a clean, responsive, and simple WordPress theme for a personal blog. It has cool typography, big images, and a wide left-sidebar menu for easy navigation.
Free Hueman by Alx. This clean minimalistic theme would be perfect for an online magazine with its focus on huge pictures. It features a flexible layout and various styling options.
Free Serene Personal Blogging Theme by Elegant Themes. Serene is a beautiful blogging theme with post format support. It looks lovely thanks to its elegant and spacious design.
Free Time Clean Theme for Blogs by Site5 Web Hosting. This white and clean WordPress theme would be suitable for various sorts of blogs. The red stickers which acts as the time stamp adds some color to an otherwise plain layout.
Free Launch WordPress Theme by Orman Clark. Launch is a cool looking and free WordPress theme for blogging. Small icons near the post title indicate the type of content you share, such as for images, audio or video. It supports any type of multimedia content you may want to upload as well.
Post Theme: Free WordPress Theme by MOONTHEMES. This free WordPress theme has a simple and extremely clean design. You can choose among 8 different layouts, big and small sliders and 9 stylish color styles to personalize the blog.
Free Bushwick WordPress Theme by automattic. Bushwick is a blogging theme that showcases your content alongside beautiful imagery. It includes a slide out menu for your widgets.
Vienna – Content Focused Personal Blog Theme by juarathemes. Vienna is a WordPress theme designed for magazines, news sites, and blogs. It’s packed with tons of widgets and features. It has 4 header variations and supports all post formats.
Bakerista by Bloggerette Studio. Bakerista is a more feminine sort of WordPress theme with clean elegant design and a lot of white space. This theme would be ideal for a food blog, recipe collection or a site that features DIY items.
GoodInc Responsive Blog & News WordPress Theme by WPExplorer. Goodinc is a bold and unique responsive blogging theme. It features awesome sliders and clever caption areas.
Hemlock – A Responsive WordPress Blog Theme by SoloPine. The clean aesthetic design of this theme adds to its overall appeal. This sleek one-column theme is perfect for creative bloggers of any field.
Ink – A WordPress Blogging theme To Tell Stories by Codestag. Ink is a clean, simple and elegant WordPress theme that adapts to any screen resolution.This theme was created specifically with the idea of making online story telling effortless.
Semantic – Responsive & Clean WordPress Blog Theme by vervethemes. This theme features 3 home page variations and 3 color schemes to choose from. The unique typography style also adds to its charm.
Spartan – News, Blog, Magazine WordPress Theme by WPExplorer. This vivid and bright theme would be a great choice for bloggers and online creatives looking to start their blogging career. The homepage includes an attractive slider with a carousel effect to make your images pop.
Zeyn – Multipurpose WordPress Theme by deTheme. Zeyn is a multipurpose theme for blogging, travelling, wedding, real estate, hotel and any other kind of business. It’s compatible with various browsers and was recently upated.
BuzzBlog – Clean & Personal WordPress Blog Theme by Hercules Design. The name of this theme speaks for itself. BuzzBlog is a clean theme for any kind of blog. For those keen to customize, there are plenty of options available.
Pluto Clean Personal WordPress Masonry Blog Theme by Osetin. You can create a cooking site, household blog, or fashion magazine using this theme as the base. The content area is separated into different sections using blocks to keep things neat.