56+ Free & Premium Portfolio WordPress Themes for 2016
1 -Stag Portfolio Theme for Freelancers
If you can’t decide whether you want something minimal or versatile for your portfolio site, Stag gives you the best of both worlds. It’s powered by Visual Composer, making it simple to build great-looking pages, but if you want features such as parallax backgrounds and animated content they’re easy to implement.
2 - Flights Creative Portfolio WordPress Theme
Built to meet the needs of creative photographers and illustrators, Flights is an elegant and responsive WordPress portfolio theme with a focus on imagery and colours, with four portfolio page templates and plenty of filtering, animation and scrolling options.
3 — BigBang Responsive WordPress Template
The BigBang WordPress theme offers a very original editing system, working with various shaped preview thumbnails and a clean and clear layout, enabling you to control the appearance, columns, font and size easily. A great way to create a responsive WordPress portfolio site to showcase your work.
4 -Clean Folio Theme
Clean Folio Responsive WordPress Theme is great theme for any creative designer, with clean design and minimal layout. Clean Folio theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
5 -SQUARE BLOG RESPONSIVE WordPress Theme
Square Blog Responsive WordPress Theme is great theme for creative blogger, with clean design and minimal layout. Square Blog theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
6 -PIN GRID WordPress Theme
Pin Grid Theme Responsive WordPress is great theme for any creative designer, with clean design, minimal layout, and infinite scroll. Pin Grid WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
7- Right Folio Responsive WordPress Theme
Right Folio Responsive WordPress is great theme for any creative designer, with clean design, minimal layout, and scroll motion slider. Right Folio WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
8 -Jarvis — Onepage Parallax WordPress Theme
Jarvis is the perfect one page parallax WordPress theme for corporate, agency, nonprofit, freelancer or general business.
12 Home Variations, Background Video Support, Mailchimp subscription support, Ultra-responsive, 6 Navigation styles, customizable backgrounds(colors,images or patterns), Font Awesome icons and many more super-awesome features to keep you busy & satisfied.
9 -Story Creative Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme
Story is a modern and sharp WordPress theme. Its clean design was developed by the team of Pexeto for multi-purpose. You can edit any content position, background color or image as well as text color and style. Represent yourself or your company with a fullscreen slider and some highly customizable layouts. As it should be, the responsive website design adapts perfectly to any resolution and screen size, whether desktop pc, laptop, tablet or smart phone.
10 -Gridlocked Minimalistic WordPress Portfolio Theme
11 -Daisho — Flexible WordPress Portfolio Theme
Daisho is a portfolio solution for creative professionals and companies looking for a minimal and professional look. Flexible and responsive presentation, smooth navigational flow and clutter-free approach. Put your works in focus. The definitive portfolio solution for creative professionals available now.
12 -This Way WP Full Video/Image Background with Audio
This Way WordPress Theme is designed with HTML5 & CSS3. Fullscreen Image & Fullscreen Video Background with Audio support. Awesome JQuery animated effect. Twitter feeds and social media links. Easy customization. Blog and Portfolio with filter.
13 -Delight Fullscreen WordPress Portfolio Theme
Delight is a Powerful Professional WordPress Theme, with Fullscreen background. It requires PHP5 . It comes with many jQuery effects (Cycle, Tabs, Accordions, Drop Down Menu, Tooltip, Colorbox, Auto alignment and more…), unlimited skins,unlimited possibilities, Goolge web fonts, different page templates, drag & dropsystem to compose your contact forms, and slideshows, a huge number of shortcodes with useful buttons in the text editor, a powerful extended administration panel, widget ready with four internal widgets, easy to translate with a .po file.
14 -Ego Onepage Parallax Responsive WordPress Theme
Ego is a sleek, fully responsive, onepage WordPress theme that screams with attitude. It boasts a fullscreen slider with custom captions, an AJAX portfolio and contact form, a blog and tons of styling options. Its the perfect WordPress theme for the freelancer or small design studio that wants to showcase their work in style.
15 -Almera | Modern Agency Portfolio WordPress Theme
Almera is a clean & creative WP Theme, best suits for Photo Agency, Model Portfolio, Image Gallery websites. Almera best suits all types of gallery and portfolio. It’s a great deal for professional photographers and artists to open their art, to share their art with the world. Excellent for Fashion, Wedding or Interior business branches. This one goes with five different home pages, including Fullscreen Gallery Showcase and mixed layout.
16 -Nemesis Clean Design For Creative Designer
Nemesis is the Reponsive WordPress theme built for creative freelance designer website. You can use 300+ custom fonts from Google Web Fonts. There are also 100+ advanced shortcodes with Shortcode Generator support. It comes with many cool features ex. Skin manager, Flexible portfolio contents (including stylish AJAX portfolio), customizable elements’s color, font and background image and patterns.
17 -Zoo — Responsive One Page Parallax Theme
Zoo is the ultimate single page parallax theme. Perfect for corporate, agencies, freelancers or small business. Animations are not only limited to parallax effects, you can create all kinds of custom scrolling animations with ease. Any element can be parallaxed with zoo, using the powerful animation shortcode generator.
18 -Xone — Clean One Page WordPress Theme
Xone is a clean, elegant & modern one page template. It is ultimate flexible with loads of nice options and features. It can be used as a “One Page” Website or a “Multi Page” Website. The theme is RETINA READY and RESPONSIVE.
19 -Kalium — Creative Theme for Professionals
Kalium is a slick, minimal theme, with several layout options for architecture sites, agencies and portfolios, freelancers, ecommerce sites, photographers and more. It also includes black or white skins and is packed with great features, such as hover styles, Dribble portfolio integration and more. View screenshots below.
20 -Gridster WordPress Theme
Gridster is a tidy little portfolio theme for photographers and creative types. It has a grid-based homepage, left sidebar and space to show off your images in style. The theme is responsive so it will look good on every screen, from mobiles and tablets up to large desktop displays.
21 -CleanPort WordPress Theme
CleanPort is a flat design styled WordPress portfolio theme for businesses to show off their products and services in style.
CleanPort is extremely light-weight, it exclusively uses built-in WordPress features so there is no bloated code to slow your site down. You can edit many options using the Theme Customizer, change the colors, fonts, slider, footer text and tracking scripts. Custom post types for Slides, Portfolio items and built-in support for the Testimonials plugin.
22 -Stacker WordPress Theme
Stacker is a Grid-Based theme for showing off your photos and images. Includes a social media links menu to display icons linking to your favourite social media sites. Stacker, is one for Photographers, Artists, Designer and anyone who wishes to create an elegant gallery of images. You can choose how many columns of images to display on the homepage and it will act responsively and scale to any screen size.
23 -Artifact WordPress Theme
Artifact is designed to have a clean, modern layout which displays your latest work on the homepage in a grid format. Hovering over an item will display the title and post category allowing users to click through to view the full version of the image.
We wanted this theme to be a stripped-back theme which loads fast and quickly allows your site visitors to see your latest work, there is no slider or other unnecessary elements on the homepage, just a top bar area which you can use to write a short intro about yourself and then its straight onto your work.
24 -Shiner WordPress Theme (Free)
Shiner is a simple, but attractive parallax theme, perfect for your portfolio, personal blog or whatever you want to throw at it. Shiner is simple to use, but powerful enough to produce a really amazing look, right out of the box. We think Shiner delivers a very high standard of aesthetically pleasing design, while still feeling accessible to a wide audience.
25 -Luminus — Responsive WordPress Theme
Luminus is a beautiful and great looking free responsive WordPress theme. Luminus is a fully responsive, it will look perfect in any devices. It is built with the twitter bootstrap framework.
26 -Shaken Grid Theme (Free)
Two different color schemes, gallery layout in grid format, enhanced cross-browser support, Options Panel, widgetized sidebar, and an option to choose either free or premium version. These are the highlights of Shaken Grid theme and it focuses on showcasing the work portfolio in a best possible way.
27 -Snaps WordPress Theme (Free)
This theme seems to be more photograph orientated but can be used in whatever way you choose. This theme is also responsive meaning you site will look amazing on all devices. You can easily change the background and header with a click of a button, other features include social media icons, a widgetized footer and sidebar, and more.
28 -Pinbin WordPress Theme (Free)
29 -OnePress WordPress Theme (Free)
A free creative and flexible WordPress one page theme well suited for business, portfolio, digital agency, product showcase and freelancers websites.
30 -Hatch WordPress Theme (Free)
31 -Electra WordPress Theme (Free)
A grid-based portfolio theme with multiple column layouts for the featured images, perfect for photoblogging and/or a portfolio site. Electa integrated nicely with some powerful plugins such as WooCommerce, Site Origin’s Page Builder and more, making it very simple to build a nice website.
32 -GK Portfolio Wordpress Theme (Free)
If you’re a photographer, designer or creative blogger, you know how much of an impact strong visuals can have. It’s not enough to just write about your skills, or talk about what works in design; it has to be seen to be understood.
33 -Gridsby WordPress Theme (Free)
Gridsby is a pinterest style gallery theme which is a simple way to showcase a beautiful photo collection. Gridsby is responsive and retina ready, and includes an easy method for posting photos to a front page gallery.
34 -Hitchcock WordPress Theme (Free)
Hitchcock is a minimal portfolio theme for designers, photographers and other creatives. It features a beautiful responsive design, a social icon menu, Jetpack infinite scroll, custom accent color, custom header image, support for the gallery post format, editor styling and much more.
35 -Keratin WordPress Theme (Free)
Keratin is a modern and responsive WordPress theme suitable for magazines, newspapers or blogs. It is clean, flat and beautiful masonry grid based theme.
36 -Luna WordPress Theme (Free)
Luna is a simple portfolio theme which highlights your project content in a beautiful way. Be sleek and sophisticated with a clean layout and a minimal design.
37 -Metro Pirate Wordpress Theme (Free)
Metro pirate is a metro WordPress theme for blogging, with a minimalist, clean design. The theme is dominated by a white background with a colorful grid style. Metro pirate has a fully responsive layout, and comes with many useful customization options.
38 -Moderne Wordpress Theme (Free)
Modern is responsive, retina-ready blog and portfolio WordPress theme. It’s perfect for personal and small business portfolios.
39 -Oren Wordpress Theme (Free)
Minimal, simple portfolio theme with blog. Perfect for showing off awesome work. Fully responsive and easy to set up. Use the Customizer to upload your own logo and change multiple options.
40 -Pictorico Wordpress Theme (Free)
A single-column, grid-based portfolio theme with large featured images and a post slider, perfect for photoblogging or a portfolio site.
41 -Sketch Wordpress Theme (Free)
A clean, responsive portfolio theme with options for a custom site logo, a featured content slider, and lots of room to share your work.
42 -Wiles WordPress Theme (Free)
Wiles is a clean minimal and responsive WordPress theme well suited for blog, magazine, travel, health, business, finance, portfolio, design, art, photography, personal and any other creative websites.
43 -Espied (Free)
A portfolio theme for designers and photographers. Great for showing off your image oriented projects to the world.
44 -HyperX — Portfolio for Freelancers & Agencies
Hyper-X is at first simple, easy to use, clean and modern theme for any kind of webworker. WordPress Live Theme Customizer gives you ability to create almost any kind of Portfolio/Blog layout in a very short time. But even if you don’t like customizations that much, you can choose between multiple predefined designs.
45 -SCRN — Responsive one page / single page portfolio
SCRN is a one page responsive portfolio wordpress theme. Now it also supports videos in the porfolios! Perfect to promote your work or your business. Is compatible with all modern mobile devices. Other than the minimalistic single page design, it also has a blog. This one page WordPress theme is seriously what you’ve been looking for!
46 -907 — Responsive WP One Page — Multi One Page Parallax
907 WP Parallax can be set up with multiple pages as well Youtube/Vimeo Full Screen Video Header Option Added.
A professional photo-focused theme with a modern design. Packed with features including a fullscreen slideshow, widgetized homepage and gallery module, Inspiro is perfect for showing off your images.
48 -Vimes WordPress Theme
Vimes is an elegant portfolio theme, built specifically for design agencies, photographers and artists. With a standard blog layout built-in, Vimes is versatile, responsive and perfectly suited for your site.
49 -Hazel — Multi-Concept Creative WordPress Theme
Hazel is multi-purpose, clean, creative, retina ready, responsive WordPress theme ideal for creative use, photography, portfolio showcase, modern businesses, agency, fashion, blog, shop, personal use, etc. Hazel comes with 35 amazing ready-to-use demo sites released in 3 different editions: Original (16 demo sites), Gold (16 demo sites) and Glass (3 demo sites). With powerful and flexible theme options, included page builder, it gives freedom to create beautiful web sites and unlimited number of different page layouts. Hazel is highly customizable theme with unlimited combinations of header layouts, title area layouts, mega menu, side menu and tons of shortcodes.
50 -Box Grid Theme Responsive
Box Grid Theme Responsive WordPress is great theme for any creative designer, with clean design, minimal layout, and infinite scroll. Box Grid WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
51 -Border Grid Responsive WordPress Theme
Border Grid Responsive WordPress Theme is great theme for any creative agency, with clean design and minimal layout. Border Grid WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
52 -Side Grid Theme Responsive WordPress
Side Grid Theme Responsive WordPress is great theme for any creative designer, with clean design, minimal layout, and infinite scroll. Side Grid WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
53 -SimplePress Responsive WordPress Theme
SimplePress Responsive WordPress is great theme for any blog and magazine layout, with clean design, minimal layout, and responsive slider. SimplePress WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
54 -Simple Folio Responsive WordPress Theme
Simple Folio Responsive WordPress is great theme for any blog and magazine layout, with clean design, minimal layout, and responsive slider. Simple Folio WordPress theme has minimalist style and mobile friendly design.
55 -Architekt Free/Premium WordPress Theme
Architekt Free/Premium WordPress Theme is clean simple and unique. Design to showcase your architectural portfolio This theme was inspired by works of Fantastic Norway
56 -Notio — Deluxe Portfolio Theme
A Visually Stunning, Ecommerce, Portfolio WordPress Theme
Originally published at www.wpgravity.com on April 19, 2016.