50+ Best WordPress Themes to Build Your Next Blog

WordPress is an excellent powerful tool for blogging used by millions of webmasters all over the world to create a powerful and professional website/blogs and can be used for basic content management. Having a blog is a great way of sharing knowledge, discuss viewpoints, doing business on the Internet. WordPress can be the easiest and most efficient way if you plan to start new blog. With hundreds of blogging WordPress themes to choose from, we collected 50+ best WordPress themes to build your next blog. Enjoy!

TheSource

TheSource wordpress theme

TheSource is a Magazine-style theme that combines flashiness with sophistication. The goal behind this theme was to create a design that could display loads of content in an organized and visually pleasing manner. The three-column grid gives you increased control over your layout, and the full-width homepage slider creates a visual impact that is sure to pique your visitor’s interest.

Glow

Glow wordpress theme

With its bright colors, bold text and flashy design, Glow is a great theme for anyone looking to make an impact. This theme comes with four color variations, and is equipped with the latest ePanel Theme Options page which gives you complete control over your blog.

Polished

Polished wordpress theme

Polish up your blog with this silky-smooth design. My goal with this theme was to create something simple, refined, and well, polished! I hope this dark and “interfacey” design will be a welcomed addition the the ElegantThemes collection.

ArtSee

ArtSee wordpress theme

ArtSee is an artsy design that was made for those looking for a simple and elegant theme. This template is perfect for portfolio websites, or blogs that seek a design that will accentuate visual imagery rather than overpower it. This theme comes with custom options pages that makes it editable via wp-admin – no CSS knowledge required.

Evolution

evolution wordpress theme

WordPress Premium Theme with clean design and dynamic. Best suits for for personal blogs that want a lot of advertisement/widget space.

Typozine

typozine wordpress theme

WordPress Premium Theme with minimalist design and typography-rich. Best suits for magazine sites that focus on contents and advertisements more than others.

Capture

capture wordpress theme

Capture is a supercool and funky photography WordPress theme. Fit nicely to photographers and those who want a gallery theme! Preloaded with KreativeAdmin v2 and WP 3.0 ready theme!

Sleek

sleek wordpress theme

Looking for a clean and smart theme for your site? Do you run a news or magazine site? Sleek will suit your site! Preloaded with KreativeAdmin v2 and WP 3.0 ready theme!

Authorial

authorial wordpress theme

WordPress Premium Theme with clean design and dynamic. Best suits for for personal blogs that want a lot of advertisement/widget space.

Phanatics

phanatics wordpress theme

A fantastic design with 6 color styles to be chosen. Great for image-rich websites with 3 featured posts area. You publish the contents, Phanatics will do the rest. What else do you want?

AREA53

area-53 wordpress theme

AREA53 is a Responsive (full) HTML5 with some CSS3 spice. It’s full featured with the Content Composer to create professional pages in minutes, filterable portfolio and much more. Whether you are a WordPress elite or just a beginner, you’ll have no problems at all working with AREA53.

Gadgetry

gadgetry wordpress theme

A Free WordPress theme with a clean and modern style, best suited for blogging or small magazine style websites.

Nominal

nominal wordpress theme

Nominal is a crisp, grayscale WordPress blog theme. Responsive by design, with all the usual features including options panel, custom shortcodes and widgets, Nominal also is optimized for SEO and speed, in order to help your blog rise to the top of the web.

Monopoly

monopoly wordpress theme

Monopoly is a sleek, dark, dual-sidebar WordPress theme that is responsive, fully customizable and optimized. Perfect for blogs, online magazine sites, and news portals, Monopoly is the perfect choice for your site.

Swift

swift wordpress theme

Swift is a responsive, dual column WordPress theme created for bloggers who want to show off their content with style. With full optimization and customizability included, you can control everything about Swift, and it comes with all the features you’ll ever need.

Awake

awake wordpress theme

Awake is a modern, metro-styled WordPress theme that features a splash of color, a crisp and sleek design, and a dual column layout. With full optimizations for speed, SEO, readability, advertising and pageviews, Awake also brings all the usual MyThemeShop features.

SoftPress

softpress  wordpress theme

SoftPress is a clean and refined WordPress theme. With a wide, single column layout and a pretty little slider, you can display your posts in style. Including all the MyThemeShop optimizations and features, such as SEO, full responsiveness, a custom dashboard design and our custom options panel, SoftPress is a must-have theme in 2013.

NewsMag

newsmag wordpress theme

NewsMag is a three column, responsive WordPress magazine theme that is built for sites with lots of content. Featuring a fancy slider, multiple post display, and jam-packed with all of MyThemeShop’s best features, NewsMag is a must-have.

Bloggie

bloggie wordpress theme

Bloggie features a beautiful slideshow on the homepage that makes your site stand out from the crowd. It has multiple widget areas for displaying banner ads. It is a clean theme that works well with any background images and content.

PureType

PureType wordpress theme

The idea behind PureType was to create a clean and sophisticated CSS-based design using no images. The result is a strong type-based layout great for personal blogs. PureType comes with three widget ready areas, three unique color schemes, two layout options and more, all of which are easily managed via the Theme Options Page.

ThemeMin

thememin wordpress theme

ThemeMin is a minimal, light-weight and typography-focused theme. It promises to provide comfort reading and fast loading. There is no images used in the theme (except the RSS icon). Regardless of the font size, ThemeMin still looks elegant and readable. ThemeMin is a true beauty of CSS and typography.

Papuros

Papuros wordpress theme

Papuros is a Child Theme of Backbone Theme Framework that has magazine-style layout. Papuros puts a lot of content on the page. The homepage layout shows excerpts of headlines of articles from a variety of different categories or topics on the front page, allowing visitors to have easy access to more content compared to a typical blog-style layout.

Neu

neu wordpress theme

Neu is a magazine WordPress theme designed for a news site with a huge amount of content. Perfect for web publishers who deliver regular topic-centered content. Not only Neu is fully capable to handle your daily updates, it also provides you with a visually interesting solution.

Arsene

Arsena wordpress theme

Arsene is a fully responsive WordPress theme based on Twitter Bootstrap. Arsene is great for news, magazine, or blog websites. It is built-in review system, highly customizable with page builder and advanced options panel.

RealBlog

real blog wordpress theme

RealBlog is a Responsive Masonry WordPress Blog Theme. The main advantage of this theme is fully customizable theme colors, with help theme options panel! In the theme a lot of settings, with which you can easily customize the theme, as you need, also detailed documentation and quick support!

Darkwhite

darkwhite wordpress theme

Darkwhite. A big and bold theme for creatives. Are you a Freelancer, Writer, Blogger, Designer or a whole Agency? Then you should take a look at my theme. It’s minimal design gives you room to be creative and enables you to extend your website to your needs.

Simplog

simplog wordpress theme

Simplog is a stylish and pixel-perfect blog/magazine theme. Simple, refined design coded with the latest most effective techniques.

Butterfly

butterfly wordpress theme

Butterfly is a Magazine/News/blog theme with simple functionality and stylish design.

Volcano

volcano wordpress theme

Volcano is a super-duper customizable, flexiblle, responsive WordPress theme for your Blog, Magazine or News website.

Trim

trim wordpress theme

Trim is as simple and agile as WordPress themes come. Even the sample site is fun to play around with. The layout is ideal for businesses, as the slider at the top and the columns underneath can highlight to potential clients the benefits of the business.

Evolution

evolution wordpress theme

Fixed

Fixed wordpress theme

Fixed is a simple theme that is ideal for personal blogs or very minimalist portfolio sites. It is a photoblog theme, so it is able to showcase images, photographs and videos to a great effect. Though not as customisable as other themes, Fixed takes the guesswork out of creating clean websites that have a lot of impact.

Deadline

Deadline wordpress theme

The name Deadline tells you who this theme is for: newspaper and magazine blogs. It automatically adjusts to users’ screen sizes, so the site looks great no matter which device is used to view it. It has a fully customisable home page, so it can have as many – or as few – columns, sidebars, galleries and widgets as the site owner could possibly want.

Volt

Volt

Volt is made to look like the cork board of an obsessive neat freak. It takes a clean, main column and sidebar layout and layers colour and texture over it. This creates a neat yet fun look that anyone from schoolteachers to business bloggers will want to use.

Glamour

Glamour wordpress theme

HotNews

hotnews wordpress theme

Aggregate

news wordpress theme

Aggregates comes packed with tons of content and widget-ready areas, and manages to display everything in a clear and readable manner. We have also added some handy new widgets, as well as many new advertisement areas. If you have been searching for a feature-rich Magazine-style theme for your blog, then look no further!

DelicateNews

news wordpress theme

Advance

advance wordpress theme

Advance is a clean, relatively simple magazine, community blog, newspaper, or editorial (whatever you see fit!) WordPress theme. It is equipped with 10 custom widgets in 5 different widgetized areas for you to customize quickly and efficiently.

Revolution Magazine

Social Media WordPress Theme

A corporate website template that has 3 Custom Widgets & 2 widgetized areas. Equipped with social sharing “ready to share” links, as well as a unique Twitter follower and Blog counter icon.

CherryTruffle

cherry wordpress social theme

One of the top social optimized WordPress theme.

Personal Press

11 Personal Press

One of my personal faves, Personal Press is a personal blog template. A simple and clean site with little distractions and 12 social media icons located in the side bar.

Flow Hub

10 FlowHub

Flow Hub is almost as comprehensive a social media template as you will find. Displaying in your header, you have an icon showing your sites Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers. You also have Technorati, StumbleUpon, Digg, Twitter, Facebook, and Delicious icons conveniently located in your header.

Socialike

Socialike is a responsive WordPress blog with post formats and social media pages.

social wordpress theme

Social Press

16 Social Press

At Social Press, “Making Connections Matters.” Truly a theme for everybody, it boasts sexy bookmarks, Twitter, and Flickr integration.

Attache

3 Attache

Attache is made by the same creator of “The Social Life,” Jason Schuller. He has a myriad of themes that are similar to this however the social sidebar on the left side is something I haven’t seen in any other WordPress template and it is truly revolutionary.

Listings

4 Listings

Listings are used in the example as car showcase. However, if your business has multiple products within the same category this template would fit you. The feature I liked most was the twitter feed in the header bar.

Diana

5 Diana

Optimized for social media and SEO, Diana is great template for businesses. There are 7 Social media icons in the sidebar, including the rarely seen StumbleUpon, and two 125×125 banner boxes below. Not to mention the ability to upload your YouTube video to the “Featured Video” box, you will be sharing media in no time!

Brest Lite

6 Brest

Brestis another clean template, with YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Deviant Art & Digg Icons, it makes for a perfect graphic design or art business template.

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