1. Fable WordPress Theme by Elegant Themes

    Fable

    WordPress theme for writers and storytellers

    Fable is a beautifully-designed theme for WordPress that is perfectly suited for bloggers, writers, and storytellers.

    With a full-width design that allows custom backgrounds for your posts, post formatting styles (for various types of content), built-in shortcodes, a responsive layout and design, dozens of theme options in the administration dashboard, and more.

  2. Olsen WordPress Theme by cssigniter

    Olsen

    Clean, fashion, personal, and lifestyle blog WordPress theme

    Olsen is a beautifully-designed WordPress theme created specifically for bloggers in the fashion and lifestyle industries.

    With a somewhat magazine-style layout that allows you to feature and share content easily in a variety of places, this theme gives you the perfect launchpad for your website or blog.

  3. Metro WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Metro

    Clean, metro-style blog theme

    Metro is an ultra-clean WordPress theme that delivers an unmatched experience that is paired with a Metro-style design.

    The layout is clean and easy-to-read, featuring a somewhat grid-style listing of your posts while maintaining a high level of aesthetic quality and readability – allowing you to share a lot of content at once without overwhelming your visitors.

  4. Epilog WordPress Theme by TeslaThemes

    Epilog

    A WordPress theme built for blogging

    Epilog was created with bloggers in mind.

    With social media integration (like an Instagram feed), multiple post layouts, three promotional box areas, and a beautiful (responsive) design – it ensures to leave a great impression for first-time (and returning) visitors.

  5. BlueSky WordPress Theme by Elegant Themes

    BlueSky

    A simple, traditional blog-style theme for WordPress

    BlueSky is a clean and simple WordPress theme that features a traditional blog layout, four unique color schemes to choose from, built-in shortcodes, and is compatible with all of the major browsers.

    Although very simple in its design, with this theme you’ll also receive 86 other themes included with your package.

  6. Paperbag WordPress Theme by cssigniter

    Paperbag

    Minimalist WordPress blog theme for fashion and lifestyle bloggers

    Paperbag is a WordPress theme that was designed for bloggers in the lifestyle and fashion field, but can adapt to any style, topic, or blog.

    Featuring a clean and beautiful design, it adapts perfectly to your content while offering features that allow for enhanced features and uses.

  7. HowTo WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    HowTo

    Clean, responsive, and premium WordPress theme

    HowTo is a theme that includes an elegant layout and clean design packed with features: 2 unique homepage layouts, 2 sliders/carousels, related articles built-in, optimized for speed and SEO, Schema.org integration (for rich snippets), optimized for AdSense, parallax scrolling effects, social media accounts integrated into the theme, advanced options panel, shortcodes built-in, unlimited color schemes, 10+ custom widgets, unlimited sidebars, Retina-ready icons, and dozens of other features that give you complete control over the way your site looks and functions.

  8. Indigo WordPress Theme by WPZoom

    Indigo

    Clean magazine-style blog theme for WordPress

    Indigo is a very clean, minimalist, and modern magazine-style blogging theme for WordPress that allows your content to capture your visitor’s attention.

  9. Blogger WordPress Theme via MOJO Marketplace

    Blogger

    WordPress blogging theme with minimalist design

    Blogger should provide everything you’re looking for – whether you’re a fashion and style blogger, run a lifestyle site, or simply looking for a clean and uncluttered design for your blog – then the

    Equipped with a mobile-friendly and responsive layout, a featured image/article carousel on the homepage, and a minimalist design – it conveys professionalism and modernism with its inviting and clutter-free look.

  10. Simple WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Simple

    Minimalist blogging WordPress theme

    Simple is the perfect choice for bloggers looking for a simple and elegant solution for their blog.

    Stripped of clutter and distractions, it offers a clean design and robust set of features that provides the perfect backdrop for your content.

  11. Leda WordPress Theme by Theme Junkie

    Leda

    Minimalist blogging WordPress theme

    Leda is a crisp, clean, and modern blogging theme for WordPress that is stylish yet uncluttered and provides you with the perfect platform to share your content.

    Completely customizable to your needs, the theme features a number of options that make it a great choice for sites or blogs of nearly any topic.

  12. Monte WordPress Theme by WPZoom

    Monte

    Lifestyle blog WordPress theme

    Monte is a clean, elegant, and stylish blog/magazine-style theme for WordPress.

    With its look and layout, it’s particularly well-suited for personal or lifestyle blogs.

  13. Minimalist WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Minimalist

    Premium minimalist design theme for WordPress

    Minimalist is a clean and clutter-free blogging theme for WordPress.

    With a simple 2-column layout that has been optimized for readability and easy browsing, the theme offers up a professional solution for bloggers in any industry.

  14. Posty WordPress Theme by Theme Junkie

    Posty

    A clean and minimalist WordPress blogging theme

    Posty provides you with a clean, modern, minimalist, and uncluttered design that was built for blogging.

  15. Saturation WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Saturation

    Simple blogging theme for WordPress

    Saturation is a clean and refreshing blog theme for WordPress that allows you to share your content in a contemporary and engaging manner.

    For those seeking simplicity and an inviting design, this theme will deliver the perfect solution for your website or blog. With a simple layout the enables easy sharing and browsing, it offers something both you and your visitors will love.

  16. StartingUp WordPress Theme by WPZoom

    StartingUp

    Blog WordPress theme with eCommerce functionality

    StartingUp is a multi-purpose business, eCommerce, and blog theme for WordPress – allowing you to easily customize it to suit your website or blog’s needs.

  17. Top WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Top

    A clean, minimalist, and optimized WordPress theme for bloggers

    Top has been optimized for speed and SEO, with a clean-style design for bloggers that can adapt to any industry or topic.

    A feature-rich set of options and settings are at your disposal with this theme, making it ideal for those who want control over their look and functionality without an overwhelming administration area.

  18. Moment WordPress Theme by cssigniter

    Moment

    Image-rich blogging WordPress theme

    Moment is a theme that delivers a visually-captivating look that compels your readers to browse around your site or blog.

    With a masonry-style layout for your post images, multiple templates for your page layouts, support for WordPress’ Jetpack plugin, and optimized for speed and SEO – it offers both a beautiful and feature-rich solution that makes ideal across many different types of sites and applications.

  19. Sensational WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Sensational

    Creative, magazine-style blogging WordPress theme

    Sensational comes with a unique style that is both creative and professional, it’s a theme that can easily fit any type of content or topic.

    This responsive theme features: built-in related posts functionality, unlimited design elements (colors, fonts, backgrounds, etc.), has been optimized for AdSense, includes multiple page templates to choose from, and a powerful theme options panel that includes dozens of additional customization and options for you to use.

  20. EasyNote WordPress Theme by Theme Junkie

    EasyNote

    Stylish WordPress blog theme

    EasyNote was designed with elegant and stylish design elements, content sections for showcasing your featured content, support for multiple post formats, a responsive layout, sticky header bar/navigation menu, and social media site integration – it’s a theme that provides you with a professional and sophisticated look and feature set that is sure to engage your visitors.

  21. MoneyFlow WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    MoneyFlow

    A WordPress theme for serious bloggers

    MoneyFlow is a WordPress theme that was designed for those determined to make money and a living online.

    With a magazine-style layout that features large, bold images, and plenty of room for your content – it provides the perfect balance of design, content, and the ability to make money with your website or blog.

  22. Tinos WordPress Theme by cssigniter

    Tinos

    Responsive minimalist WordPress theme for blogs

    Tinos cuts through the clutter and distractions that you would typically find in a blog-style theme to deliver a beautiful and feature-rich solution for your blog or online publication.

    The styling of the design has been done primarily through the white space and typography, by providing a look that is as suited for a personal blogger as it would be a trendy magazine, news site, or online publication.

  23. Textured WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Textured

    Artistic, magazine-style WordPress theme

    Textured is a WordPress magazine-style theme that takes advantage of textural and artistic elements to deliver a unique design for your site or blog.

    With carefully-chosen typography, an easy-to-read layout, and simple but sophisticated design – the theme delivers a one-of-a-kind look that would fit the styles of many different types of sites, topics, and industries.

  24. Bulan WordPress Theme by Theme Junkie

    Bulan

    Modern blog theme for WordPress

    Bulan stands out with a simple, stylish, and modern design – it’s a theme for bloggers wanting a traditional-style blog layout that delivers a sophisticated and professional look.

    Perfect for nearly any topic or type of content, multiple homepage layouts, custom widgets, and options for customizing and modifying the look to fit your needs.

  25. Simpleton WordPress Theme by MyThemeShop

    Simpleton

    Minimalist WordPress theme for bloggers

    Simpleton is a minimalist, blog-style theme for WordPress that provides you with all of the features and functionality you might need for a modern website or blog.

    The theme includes: a set of shortcodes built-in, customization options (fonts, colors, backgrounds, etc.), lightbox integration, HTML5 and CSS3 markup, and has been optimized for both SEO and making money.

  26. Beginner WordPress Theme by Theme Junkie

    Beginner

    Modern blogging WordPress theme

    Beginner is set up with many features and functionality you might want when running a blog.

    Features: a header newsletter sign-up box, a traditional blog-style design, dual navigation menus, responsive layout, unlimited color schemes to choose from, a coupon/affiliate plugin that allows you to make money promoting products and services, logo, layouts, and more.

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About this collection…

If you’re looking for a WordPress theme for your blog, then you have plenty (literally thousands) of options to choose from when making your selection.

Whether you’re a personal blogger, setting up a business blog, writer, or setting up any other type of site that relies on a traditional blog-style format – then hopefully one of the themes below should be of interest to you.

Here, we have rounded up some of the very best free and premium WordPress themes for blogging that will hopefully help you find the perfect design, set of features, or at least help you narrow down your options.

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