Blogging is a powerful form of personal and commercial representation online. Whether it involves establishing a brand, authoring editorials on lifestyle topics, driving traffic to earn affiliate income, or really anything regarding creating content, WordPress offers the most efficient method of creating blogs.
And WordPress themes make it easy to enhance your blog with professional-level designs. The following 10 WordPress themes are a great place to start if you’re looking for a theme for your new blog or want to give your existing site a new look.
Newspaper is the ultimate theme for creating an electronic newspaper. You will have access to all the tools you need to create and customize your blog. Every facet is covered from typography to customizable layouts, including those for magazines. One-click demo pages are also included so you can focus on the content. The theme’s optimized design and excellent customer support round off the feature set nicely. If you’re building any high-volume news blog, you can rest assured all the features are up-to-date, and social media integration ensures you can get the word out.
Other features include:
- Ultimate Typography
- 400+ templates
- Unlimited sidebars
- Custom widgets
- Custom page builder elements
- Google Adsense
- Built-in review system
- BuddyPress, and bbPress support
- Built on TagDiv framework
This expansive theme offers grand variety and is loaded with features. With a wide selection of layouts to choose from for news, magazine, and contemporary editorial and blogging layouts, this theme is a one-click solution for instantly creating pages. You also have support for the top plugins and the theme is optimized for SEO.
Some notable features include:
- 650+ Google Web fonts
- 40+ shortcodes
- Built-in review system
- Free premium plugins, iLightBox, Instagramy, Taqyeem
- RTL and WPML support
- 35 custom widgets, including social counter widget, weather, newsletters, banners, and much more
If highlighting the latest scoop is your thing, or you just want space for editorials, SimpleMag is the best theme for feature articles. Focused on layouts befitting magazine articles, you get access to one-click demos for instant pages, with post layout design options to make your blog posts defined their topics. SimpleMag includes several features to make sure your blog stands out:
- AJAX mega menus
- SEO optimized
- Full WPML support
- Multiple Ad placeholders
- Responsive design
Norge offers ease of use and a feeling of space. With it’s attractive web design, you get several options to brand a unique-looking blog, including:
- 5 different post types
- 15+ content elements
- An array of widgets to choose from
- Responsive design
A personal blog needs to be unique and convey your identity. Versaille approaches this concept with a beautiful, artistic design, built on natural curves, flowing connections, and an all around organic, yet contemporary feel. A design great for guiding the visitor eye toward your content.
Built to catch the eye, this fashion-oriented theme is perfect for offering highly captivating pages that give equal footing for text and Images. Katharine offers some great features including:
- 600+ Google web fonts
- Plugin support for Contact Form 7, MailChimp, and WPML
- Friendly 5-star support
The minimalistic design of Richter allows for a modern and content-focused presentation. Developed with SEO in mind, along with a decent amount of customizability, Richter is perfect for blogs focused on presenting high-quality Image galleries, lifestyle content, or any info that needs a crisp, fresh feel.
Soledad is a massive multi-concept theme. Hosting a wide breadth of features and utilities, I can only scratch the surface here.
One of my favorite features is the one-click demo installation. This allows you to literally make a homepage with a single click. 2000+ demos are provided, which can be edited to your liking. Some other great features include:
- 800+ slider, blog, and magazine layout combinations.
- Support the most essential plugins
- Optimized for responsive design
- Excellent page speed.
- Mega menus
- 400+ utility options
- 32 premade slider styles,
- Fully supported AMP
With both a light and responsive design, Rosemary is elegant. The five layouts offered give off an air of sophistication. With great post layout capabilities, you will be able to create a contemporary blog with a sharp look.
The simplistic and mature design of Hemlock is geared toward keeping focus on your actual content. Built as a single column design, the eye natural stays attuned to what your want your visitors to see. This theme is always being updated and provides great customer support.