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This year more than 26% of the web is powered by WordPress. It’s the most popular online publishing platform and every day over 500 new sites that use WordPress become public. Astounding, isn’t it? Well, the development of the Internet and our desire to communicate made this possible. Hundreds of millions of people write billions of posts and comments. Why? Well, because it’s so simple, easy to customize and give a stylish personal appearance for any website.

Today, you need just a few days to build a personal blog- from an idea to a compelling content populated website. One of the most important decisions you have to make is choosing a theme capable of sustaining and developing your project. A good theme will give your website the unique touch and feel you were searching for. Even more, a well-structured and clean-coded template can improve your visibility by helping your site rank better on the major search engines.

If you already have a blog, or you plan to create one, we’re here to help. In “Best Personal Blog WordPress Themes” we gathered the most popular premium templates that allow you to build the site you have always dreamed of. These themes are an excellent choice for personal, corporate, tech, fashion, food, lifestyle, travel, apps, and any other blog. If you’re looking for themes from a related category such as News and Magazine, you can check this collection.

Best Personal Blog WordPress Themes

1Soledad Theme Review

Last updated on August 22, 2017 Penci Design, one of Themeforest.net’s elite authors, developed Soledad, his first premium news theme. It is a nice looking template for magazines and blog websites, easy to customize with interesting project portfolios. This theme comes packed with numerous pre-made demos and is good for building magazines and blog websites. Soledad comes with two mega menu styles, three sidebar layouts, sliders...

2CheerUp

CheerUp is a premium and versatile blog template, created by Theme Sphere, an Envato elite author. It is packed with multiple design options, to be outstanding on all kinds of blogs. The built-in modern layouts are aesthetically pleasing, as the CheerUp theme comes with over one hundred homepage design combinations. Trendy, beauty, or lifestyle blogs? You can build the website of your dreams using sliders,...

3Authentic

Authentic is a light and minimalistic Wordpress theme that could be a great choice for lifestyle bloggers and magazines. It has many useful features that will make your blog or magazine interesting and focused on content. This theme will provide a great browsing experience for your followers since you can customize it according to your taste with post header variants, multiple archive types, and numerous gallery types. Authentic includes a custom...

4Trawell

Trawell is a premium fresh WordPress travel theme developed by the Meks author. With this template and the carefully designed features, you can create a beautiful travel blog or travel guide website with ease. The theme integrates a variety of Google Map layouts, different styling for categories, sticky sidebars, and other helpful tools. Moreover, with the Trawell template, you can monetize your website by...

5Typology

Typology is a text based WordPress theme created for bloggers that just want to write, without the hassle of looking for the right images. It has a beautiful, responsive design, based on typography that will make your website look good. Typology provides unlimited fonts and color combinations, as well as dedicated sections to upload your logo and icons. Whether you are a fan of material...

6Writing Blog

The Writing Blog is a premium WordPress blog theme, developed by the Ahmad works, an Envato elite author. This theme was designed as a blog, magazine and personal template, and combines simple features with creativity. Writing Blog mixes between modern, classic and minimal styles to deliver a clean and beautiful blog. The template's focus is on the writing content and readability. It is powered with a...

7HolaLady

This is a comprehensive WordPress theme that's based on in-depth research into the field of fashion, lifestyle and personal blogging. The HolaLady is a premium template, tailored to your blogger needs. It delivers multiple possibilities to easily build an elegant and modern website. Due to its responsive design and retina graphic, HolaLady looks great on both tablets and mobile devices. It comes loaded with distinct page styles,...

8Rosemary Theme

Rosemary is a premium blog and magazine WordPress theme developed by the SoloPine, an Envato power elite author. The theme has a beautiful and lightweight design and it was developed with a responsive and retina ready layout. It is tailored to showcase the content in an effortlessly timeless style. Boasting attractive features like sliders, custom widgets, many posts and layout options will help users...

9Tribe

Tribe is a fresh, feminine template for WordPress users. It is designed to behave responsively, so it looks great on any device. The Tribe theme is carefully crafted to allow you to create your professional coach website quickly and easily without any coding knowledge. Import a demo in one click, customize it in a few clicks according to your taste (logo, font, colors), and you are ready. Specially...

10Starmile

Starmile is a blog WordPress theme focused entirely on monetization websites. It has a responsive interface and is AMP compatible, so users that come across your website built with Starmile will enjoy the same experience.The template includes affiliate elements like Shop the Post, Shoppable Images, Coupons, Favourite Products widgets and many more, that will help increase your blog revenue.

11Marigold

Developed by the Dany Duchaine author, Marigold is a creative WordPress blog theme with a modern design. The theme was designed with the “mobile first” design, meaning it was first designed for mobile devices and was adapted for bigger screen afterward. This theme lets you change your blog layout by choosing four different article styles, add a slider to make your content more engaging,...

12Blogman

Blogman is a responsive, minimal WordPress theme that will help you write down your thoughts on a blog. It's easy to manage and you can change options from the Live Customizer, that comes in handy on the frontend of your website. Integrated with plugins like Mailchimp, Contact Form 7, Disquis, the Blogman template lets you send newsletters and keep your users up to date...

13TheBlogger

In August 2016, Pixelwars, an Envato elite author released TheBlogger, a personal, blog, and magazine WordPress theme. This template is using a user-friendly approach and is designed for all the bloggers who want to enjoy customizing a website with ease. A live customizer, many prebuilt layouts and header styles are a few features that users can discover in TheBlogger theme. Pixelwars author adjusted TheBlogger to be...

14The F.O.X

The Fox is a Blog and News Wordpress Theme that comes with a bunch of layouts, so you're free to configure your blog as you desire. The template brings you 17 demos you can use to build your website without starting from scratch. The Fox looks well on all devices and on high resolution screens, as it comes with a responsive and retina ready...

15Laurel

Laurel is the latest blog & shop theme from Solo Pine! Laurel comes packed with heaps of customization options to present your quality content in crisp, modern elegance. Have your posts pack a visual punch with the adjustable full-width Featured Image or stack customizable promo widgets to create a vibrant, eye-catching sidebar display. Better yet, showcase posts on any page in a polished grid...

16Redwood Theme Review

Redwood is a premium WordPress theme, released in June 2015 by Solo Pine, an Envato Power Elite author. It is representative for any blog or personal website. With a black and white touch, this is a clean template, very easy to understand and use by beginners. Modern, styled and versatile, Redwood could be a good choice for bloggers. Redwood was developed to impress the website’s readers,...

17Hawthorn

Hawthorn is a premium WordPress theme for personal blogs or magazine websites, by 3FortyMedia. Whatever your hobbies are, including photography, fashion, lifestyle or food, the Hawthorn’s elegant design, and the full list of customizable features, will enchant every blogger. Some of its most important tools are the numerous post & page templates, category index shortcode, footer layout, and the Flexible Featured Posts, Promo Box widgets. With Hawthorn you...

18CAVAN

The Cavan WordPress theme could be your choice if you want to create a fun and creative personal blog. It has a multi-purpose design that's suitable for food and lifestyle bloggers. It includes distinct post layouts, two widget-ready sidebars, an eye-catching slider and carousel, custom widgets and configurable customizer options. Cavan provides all the necessary elements you need to create an amazing blog without code...

19Sprout & Spoon

Sprout & Spoon is a food blog template, developed by Solo Pine, an Envato power elite author. This theme has a fresh aesthetic and comes with dozens of food features to help you share your tasty creations with the entire world. Sporting a bold Featured Area, eye-catching stackable Promo Widgets, numerous newsletter form areas, ability to create a custom Recipe Index page, and a...

20Journey Theme

The Journey is a WordPress blog theme, developed by the Indieground, an Envato elite author. Every blogger, traveler, photographer, illustrator or food lover could enjoy a great experience using the Journey blog theme on his website. With a clean and elegant design, this template comes with a premium page builder, a custom slider, parallax effect, and many more features to help you customize the Journey...

12 COMMENTS

  1. I love all the themes in this collection. They look inspiring and breathtaking! I’ll surely win my reader’s heart with the New York theme!

    • Hi, Lydia! We are glad you’ve found our collections inspiring! Thank you for the beautiful words! Good luck with your website!

    • Hi, V An! Sorry for my late reply :). Thank you for taking the time to explore this collection! Have a beautiful weekend!

    • Hi, Amit!

      We are glad you like our website! wpion.com is built using Newsmag Theme which we sell exclusively on themeforest.net, but our development team made various custom modifications on the original template. You can find more about Newsmag theme and check out the live preview here – https://goo.gl/B8JnaL.

  2. Hi Lisa, You have done an excellent job. All WordPress themes are very good and useful. I am just trying Mine free personal blog theme which is also very good.
    I hope it helps you too.

  3. Hi! Thanks for an article. I’ve tried some of your recommendations. Ofelia and Laurel. But they are better for a personal blog. I was searching a resource for my own business and found Norebro. They are amazing guys! Hope that I was useful

    • Hi Kate! We are glad to hear that you’ve found our website information useful. Thank you for your kind feedback and suggestion! Good luck with your website 🙂

    • Hi, David! I’m glad you’ve found our information valuable. Thank you, and good luck with your website!

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