Top WordPress Portfolio Themes *Updated for 2019*
When choosing a theme for your online portfolio there are a few things to bear in mind: who is your target audience? What do you want your portfolio to achieve? What exactly is it that you’re showcasing? Answering these three questions before you start looking at themes will help you settle on your site’s layout with some clarity and focus. Whether you’re a creative agency looking to display your recent projects or you’re seeking employment and want to put together an eye-catching online resume, we hope you’ll find a suitable portfolio theme in the shortlist we’ve shared below.
With features spanning everything from one-click demo imports, SEO optimisation, 19 post styles and 9 portfolio styles, Salient allows you to key into a huge variety of timeless portfolio designs.
Billed as a creative theme for professionals, Kalium allows you to showcase your work with a slick online portfolio. Featuring multiple layout designs, enhanced theme options and a drag and drop content builder, it’s easy to bring your vision to life.
Fully responsive straight out of the box, Leedo comes bundled with 20 home page designs, 7 blog designs and is fully WooCommerce ready.
It’s beautiful. It’s powerful. It’s Sahel. Created with special care, this theme is a little piece of art that will help you build an amazing website with complete ease. Sahel comes 12 contemporary home page layouts, 8 fully customisable inner pages, and many gallery options. The combination of creative design and practical options make this theme a must-have toolkit for any freelancer, creative agency or designer.
In use by over 26,000 users around the globe, Brooklyn is a comprehensive portfolio theme that comes complete with over 40 pre-made websites that will help you get your portfolio up and running in no time.
Clean Portfolio Site$17
This clean, flexible site is aimed at those looking for a striking online portfolio. The crisp, professional design lends itself well to online resumes and is a great option for those wanting to promote their design CV in a creative way.
Minimal HTML Portfolio Site$17
Minimal is a no-frills portfolio theme that features multiple layout options, a PHP contact form and jQuery lightbox. The theme has been designed so it’s easy to customise, allowing you full control over the look of your portfolio.
Almera Responsive Portfolio Site$15
Almera is a responsive HTML5/CSS3 portfolio template that is suited to photographers and artists. The built-in sliders are a great way to show off your work and the dynamic content loading has been designed to give your website an intriguing visual effect.
Textured Portfolio Site$8
A great option for creative professionals, this theme has a grungy aesthetic and comes with four different templates, allowing you to have a built-in blog alongside your portfolio.
Creative is a light, airy theme that has an eye-catching navigation effect that lends itself perfectly to creative agencies and freelancers who want to showcase their talent through a simple, effective portfolio site.
This professional, minimalist portfolio theme was coded with Bootstrap, HTML5 and CSS. Aimed at every organisation from photography agencies to web design businesses, Milano comes with nine HTML template files, a PHP contact form and a 100% responsive layout.
This flat hexagonal template is the perfect option for those looking to create an unforgettable online resume. Using the Compass Framework and SASS technology, this theme features a layout switcher and easy to use contact form.
Liona is a responsive WordPress theme that comes complete with seven different home versions. Multiple slider options (including Revolution Slider), along with functionality for full video backgrounds means you can display your photography and videography in a clean, clear way.
This easy to use portfolio theme is based on a 1170px grid system and offers a unique, flat style. Four different page types are included and both Google fonts and icons are integrated, giving you everything you need to create your site in a single download.
This stylish WordPress theme is aimed at agencies and creative professionals who like to think outside the box and want their portfolio design to reflect that ethos.