37 Great WordPress Portfolio Themes For Freelancers And Agencies

Portfolio Themes For WordPress

WordPress makes it easy to create any type of website, portfolio included.

Whether you’re a photographer, a designer, illustrator or any other creative professional, you can find a plethora of themes that were designed with portfolios in mind.

In this post, we’ve rounded up the best portfolio themes, including some free ones to help you create a stunning portfolio and impress potential clients.

The best portfolio themes for WordPress

The themes on this list include mostly paid themes, however we included the best free portfolio themes we could find.

You’ll also find a few Genesis child themes that are perfect for showcasing past projects.

All of the themes are responsive and feature stunning photography as well as creative ways to display your portfolio.

1. Fevr

Fevr

Fevr is a great choice for a portfolio website as it has quite a few portfolio layouts as well as a number of other page templates that allow you to present your past projects and your agency in a stunning fashion. You’ll find plenty of space to feature testimonials from past clients, showcase your team members, and more.

The theme includes an extensive theme options panel that allows you to tweak colors, fonts, backgrounds, logo, and much more. You’ll also be able to make use of more than 200 hooks and the ability to create a child theme for ultimate customization. The Fevr theme has been optimized to load fast, it’s fully responsive, and comes with WooCommerce and bbPress integration.

Price: $59

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2. Oshine

Oshine

The Oshine theme features a modern and stylish design, with plenty of pre-made layouts that make it possible to create a unique website for your portfolio. It can be used by agencies, freelancers, illustrators, and any other creative professional.

Oshine comes with a unique builder that allows you to edit the pages in real time and see the changes instantly.

Take advantage of video backgrounds and beautiful parallax sections to capture the attention of your audience and use any of the modules to add testimonials, calls-to-action, and buttons to any of the pages on your site.

The theme comes with numerous customization options, it’s optimized to load fast as well as for search engines, and is fully responsive.

Price: $59

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3. Massive Dynamic

Massive Dynamic

Massive Dynamic is a versatile theme that comes with Massive Builder page builder allowing you to edit any of the premade layouts as well as create a layout from scratch. The builder allows you to make changes in real time without having to refresh the pages.

It includes pre-made sections which speeds up setup and design time considerably so all you have to do is replace the content with your own. The admin panel lets you customize fonts, colors, logo, and more. Massive Dynamic integrates perfectly with some of the most popular plugins such as Contact Form 7, MailChimp, WooCommerce, and others.

Price: $39

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4. Werkstatt

Werkstatt

Choose the Werkstatt theme if you’re looking for a minimalistic theme. It’s a great choice for creative agencies, architects, and photographers. You can choose between a masonry or a column layout for your portfolio and use premade portfolio styles to share more details about your past projects.

The portfolio is fully filterable so potential clients can easily see projects related to their needs. The theme is fully customizable and optimized to load fast. It also integrates with WooCommerce so you can easily sell your creative designs.

Price: $59

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5. Grafik

Grafik

Grafik theme offers quite a few homepage layouts and allows you to create a unique layout for individual portfolio projects. It features a stunning parallax header slider which is perfect for showcasing your recent works or driving visitors to pages of your site where they can learn more about you and your services.

The theme comes with custom page templates for pages such as Services and Pricing, Team, About, and more. You can also use various shortcodes to add different elements such as testimonials, accordions, tabs, and others.

Grafik integrates with Visual Composer so you can quickly customize the layout and the theme options panel allows you to change colors, fonts, and more. The theme is also responsive and supports interactive infographics which are perfect for sharing case studies.

Price: $59

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6. Bateaux

Bateaux

The Bateaux theme features a clean design with plenty of whitespace to make your past projects stand out. The theme uses an innovative Blueprint page builder which claims to be the fastest and the lightest page builder for WordPress.

With Blueprint, you have complete control over the layout of your pages and the theme also includes several different demo versions and menu variations to make your navigation more visually appealing.

Customizing the theme is easy with the advanced Live Customizer where you can tweak the layout of your pages, set the width, change colors, fonts, upload your own background, logo, and much more. Bateaux is also SEO optimized and includes responsive and fluid design which seamlessly adapts to any screen size.

Price: $59

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7. Kalium

Kalium

Kalium comes with several demo layouts made specifically for creative agencies and freelancers that feature an elegant grid layout for your portfolio with extra space to include logos from past clients as well as their testimonials.

You can even sync your Dribble portfolio to your site and easily import your projects. The theme uses Visual Composer and comes with integrated Revolution Slider to create visually appealing slideshows.

Kalium also integrates with WPML plugin which comes in handy if you want to translate your theme. Use the powerful admin panel to infuse your brand into the theme and add a touch of elegance with fonts from Google Fonts, Adobe Typekit, and Font Squirrel.

Price: $60

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8. Uncode

Uncode

The Uncode theme includes more than 16 portfolio layouts to share your work in style. You can use the grid style to organize your past projects and make use of the parallax effect to draw attention to your calls to action.

A unique feature or this theme is the Content Block which allows you to create pre-made content sections, save them, and easily reuse them on any page of your website. You can also embed various media content to your website for more variety, such as Youtube videos, Tweets, Flickr galleries, and more.

Additionally, the theme comes with  an advanced theme options panel and more than a 1000 handpicked icons as well as social share icons.

Price: $59

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9. QOON

QOON

Try the QOON for a simple and organized way to showcase your portfolio. You can easily create a filterable portfolio and allow visitors to see only projects they are interested in.

The eye-catching header animation is great for sharing your mission statement and you can use the Revolution Slider to draw attention to your latest posts, case studies or recent projects.

You can tweak the typography as well as your color scheme and the drag and drop builder makes it easy to create or modify page layouts. Along with responsive design, several shortcodes, and SEO optimization, the Qoon theme is an excellent choice for creatives.

Price: $59

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10. Grand Portfolio

Grand Portfolio

The Grand Portfolio theme features an elegant design with bold imagery and beautiful typography. The first thing you’ll notice is the large header image which can be used to feature your agency or your team members; followed by a filterable portfolio in a clean grid layout.

The theme comes with premade layouts tailored to creative industries such as designers, photographers, and architects. If you have a lot of projects, you’ll benefit from the infinite scroll feature and you can customize fonts, colors, logos, layouts, and much more using the built-in Customizer and page builder.

The theme is fully responsive, optimized for SEO, and includes extensive documentation.

Price: $59

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11. Adios

Adios

The Adios theme is another excellent choice for those who love a minimalistic approach. The theme features 9 homepage layouts and a choice of portfolio layouts that include grid, masonry, and a horizontal layout.

Adios allows you to use large images so your work can stand out and you can feature your team members as well as testimonials from past clients to build trust. Because of its minimalistic approach, the theme loads fast and is optimized for SEO.

A special page template was designed for case studies so you can talk about your projects more in-depth and share your creative process. Adios also comes with an easy to use drag and drop page builder, unlimited widgets, several navigation styles, and an extensive theme options panel.

Price: $59

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12. Proton

Proton

Proton may look simple but comes with a plethora of options to display your portfolio. For starters, you can choose between grid, masonry, and several column layouts. You’ll also find several layouts for individual projects and various gallery layouts.

Furthermore, you can choose between different hover effects to really make your past work stand out. The theme is integrated with Google Fonts so creating a modern and visually appealing typography is rather easy.

The Customizer allows you to control the settings for header, sidebar, colors, blog page, and social media icons. The Proton theme is also responsive and translation-ready.

Price: $49

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13. Studio Pro

Studio Pro

The Studio Pro theme is a child theme for the popular Genesis framework and is perfect for agencies that need a stylish theme. The homepage features a large header area where you can use a video background to draw the attention of your audience or insert a call to action button.

You’ll find three widget areas below to highlight your area of expertise, followed by a clean grid layout of your recent works. The best part about the theme is that the homepage uses widgets to create the layout so it’s easy to re-arrange elements and organize them to suit your brand.

Since this is a Genesis child theme, you can rest assured that your site will look great on all devices and load fast as well as include SEO benefits that come with Genesis framework.

Price: $129.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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14. Business Pro

Business Pro

The Business Pro may sound like it’s made strictly for business but the theme works rather well for creative agencies and freelancers alike. You can use choose between several page layouts such as two-column, full-width or centered content as well as page templates built for services and a landing page which is perfect for increasing your email signups, webinar registrations, and sales.

The theme also comes with a Beaver Builder page template which means you integrate this theme with one of the most popular page builder plugins and create your own layouts. Thanks to the parent framework, Genesis, the theme is also easy to customize and optimized for SEO.

Price: $129.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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15. Gallery Pro

Gallery Pro

The Gallery Pro theme is a great choice for photographers who want an easy way to create their website. The theme is well-suited for female freelancers or those trying to appeal to a female audience thanks to its elegant design and beautiful typography.

You’ll notice a few full-width areas which are perfect for showcasing examples of your work or photography and you can easily add your Instagram feed as well as insert a newsletter signup box below individual blog posts as well as in your sidebar.

The theme also integrates with WooCommerce which makes selling your prints a breeze. On top of customization options, handy widget areas, and responsive design, the Gallery Pro theme is definitely worth a try.

Price: $129.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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16. Pretty Creative

Pretty Creative

Pretty Creative is another feminine Genesis child theme that’s great for personal portfolios as well as agency websites.

The theme features a prominent newsletter signup box so you can build an email list full of potential clients. It also presents your past work with large featured images that display in black and white and in full color when you hover over them.

You can also use this theme to sell your photography prints, printable document templates, branding assets or themes as it integrates perfectly with WooCommerce. Several page templates and layouts are available and you can easily tweak the colors, logo, header image, and more using the built-in WordPress Live Customizer.

Price: $129.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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17. Slush Pro

SLUSH

The Slush Pro takes a slightly different approach to a portfolio theme, with a homepage that uses a traditional blog layout paired with large featured images which are great for featuring your projects.

The portfolio can be displayed using 2, 3 or 4-column layout and you’ll also find several header and page layouts. This theme also allows you to display your social media icons and features a widget below individual blog posts perfect for boosting your email signup rate.

Price: $99.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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18. Maker Pro

Maker Pro

Maker Pro is a Genesis child theme with a great focus on typography and readability, but that doesn’t mean you cannot use it for your portfolio site. In fact, the homepage features several sections that have large featured images and you can even link to your portfolio page.

The portfolio itself presents your past projects in an organized fashion and you can add as much detail as you want to individual project pages.

Price: $99.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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19. Agency Pro

Agency Pro

Like the name suggests, the Agency Pro theme is a great choice for creative agencies.

The theme features a stunning custom background image and includes several premade color schemes. The homepage puts your work front and center and there is a pre-footer widget area that you can use to add a link to your contact page or a custom call to action for potential clients.

As usual with Genesis child themes, you’ll find a few custom page templates and standard layouts that allow you to change the position of your sidebar or optionally display pages using a full-width layout. You can also add a brief bio below each post and enjoy the responsive design.

Price: $99.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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20. Aspire Pro

Aspire Pro

Consider the Aspire Pro theme if you’re a fan of dark backgrounds. This theme does a great job of using contrast because dark header and background are paired with prominent bold colors that capture the attention of your visitors and draw the eye towards your call to action.

The entire homepage was designed to build your credibility and instill trust into potential clients and you can easily show your creativity with the Portfolio page.

Aside from several page templates, this Genesis child theme also includes stylish pricing tables and the homepage sections will adapt to accommodate the number of custom widgets you add.

Price: $99.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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21. Workstation Pro

Workstation Pro

Workstation Pro features plenty of whitespace and a clean grid layout for your portfolio. The homepage allows you to feature your products and add a call to action. You can display or remove the sidebar and use the landing page template to generate leads and signups.

The theme is responsive and allows you to tweak the colors and other design settings using the Customizer. It’s also SEO optimized like all Genesis child themes.

Price: $99.95 (Genesis Framework included)

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22. Candid

Candid

The Candid theme features a masonry layout on the homepage which is perfect for placing your past work in the centre of attention. Considering this theme focuses on media, you can use images but also galleries and video content to showcase your creativity and your work process.

Candid also supports Infinite Scroll feature so your visitors can load more of your content without leaving the page. The theme comes with several customization options to help you personalize your site by adding your own logo, customizing accent colors, border colors, button colors, and more.

You can also make use of the widget area in your sidebar to promote your recent posts, portfolio pieces, comments, and other content.

Price: From $49

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23. Designer

Designer

The Designer theme allows you to quickly and easily showcase your latest design work, sketches, audio, photography, and more. This theme is a great choice for anyone who wants to get their site up and running quickly.

The Designer theme comes with several portfolio styles including tiled, landscape, portrait, and square.

The best part about Designer is that it eliminates all distractions by placing social media links, site navigation, and widgets in a slide-out sidebar, which can optionally be set to always show. The theme is also fully responsive and customizable.

Price: From $49

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24. Aesthetic

Aesthetic

The Aesthetic theme is perfect for fashion designers and style portfolios. The theme features a clean and minimal design paired with beautiful full-width images and a grid-based portfolio page. Aesthetic is very easy to customize. You can change colors, backgrounds, and much more directly from the WordPress admin area.

Thanks to the integration with WooCommerce, you can easily sell products directly from your site. This theme uses a drag and drop page builder so it’s easy to change layouts and create custom ones from scratch.

On top of that, the theme has been optimized for SEO and you can easily backup your entire site with built-in automatic backup solution.

Price: From $49

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25. Elegant

Elegant

Elegant comes with beautifully crafted typography, full-width featured images, and several blog and portfolio layouts. The theme does an excellent job of removing the distractions and placing your content into main focus. You can use the blog to share design tips, your process, and details about past projects.

Elegant also includes custom social media icons and attractive image filters that you can apply to your photos after uploading them. This theme was developed by Themify and uses its signature page builder so you can easily create custom layouts by using a drag and drop interface.

Additionally, you can feature your team members with the custom team member post and customize the header background, fonts, and colors individually for each page and post.

Price: From $49

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26. Angle

Angle

Angle is a beautiful, responsive portfolio theme that comes with a homepage slider and the ability to showcase all the creative services you have to offer. You can present your portfolio in a grid-based layout and feature your team members as well as testimonials from past clients to build trust. Like many other themes on this list, the theme has plenty of white space to allow your projects to stand out paired with elegant typography.

Angle includes multiple widgetized areas, so you can build and customize your homepage’s structure with custom WPZOOM widgets. You can also use the Live Customizer to add and configure widgets on the homepage and instantly preview your changes.

Price: $69

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27. Coastline

Coastline

Coastline makes no mistakes about its purpose: the homepage consists of nothing but thumbnails of your photos or projects, depending on whether you’re a photographer or a designer.

The theme comes with portfolio content type, custom widgets, and multiple layout choices. The sidebar has pushed all the way to the left and remains fixed as you scroll down so you can easily access other pages on the site.

You can use the customizer to upload a custom background for the sidebar as well as tweak other settings such as fonts, logo, and more. Several page templates are available for blog, galleries, and archives. Coastline is also responsive and optimized for SEO.

Price: From $49

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28. Draft

Draft

Draft is a free portfolio theme that stands on par with many premium portfolio themes. It offers a clean design along with the ability to quickly create your portfolio. You can use the WordPress Customizer to customize colors, fonts, upload your own logo, background, and more.

The theme also supports two navigation menus, the main one on top and a social media menu in the footer so you can easily link up your social profiles. Draft features a simple blog page so you can offer design tips and share your creative process.

Price: Free

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29. Nikkon

Nikkon

The Nikkon theme is perfect for photography portfolios as the homepage uses a grid-based layout to display your past projects. The theme comes with several header styles so you can choose the one that suits your brand the best as well as customize other design settings to reflect your brand’s image.

Nikkon also integrates with WooCommerce so you can sell your creative designs. Multiple page layouts are available which makes this free theme surprisingly feature-rich.

Price: Free

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30. Gridsby

Gridsby

If you like Pinterest-style layout, try Gridsby. The homepage resembles Pinterest, with images making up the most of the page. You’ll also find an area to add a custom call to action or share your company’s bio. Promote your recent blog posts to turn visitors into readers and customers and use social media icons to increase your following on your preferred platforms.

Aside from being responsive, this free theme is also retina-ready and includes several page layouts and templates as well as plenty of customization options. You can upload a custom background, logo, change out the colors, fonts, and more.

Price: Free

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31. Adney

Adney

The Adney theme features a modern design inspired by flat design trends and incorporates vibrant calls to action as well as stylish animations. The theme allows you to display a filterable portfolio on your homepage, feature members of your team, display testimonials from past clients, and more.

Adney is fully responsive and optimized for SEO. You can use the built-in Customizer to change the colors and access even more customization options with admin toolkit. Additionally, the theme was coded with the best practices in mind to ensure it loads fast.

Price: Free

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32. Milo

Milo

The Milo theme is a great choice for minimal portfolios since the design is as minimal as it can get. The homepage features only one portfolio item at a time, however there is a portfolio page where your visitors can see more of your creative works. Other page templates include a page for your services and a blog page with large featured images.

The navigation menu has been pushed off to the left sidebar so your visitors can focus on your content and you can add social media icons to the footer area on your site. Use the Customizer to tweak fonts, colors, and logos. Milo makes it easy to sell digital products thanks to the integration with WooCommerce.

Price: $100 (includes access to all Dorsey, Eames, Milo, and Wright themes)

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33. Dorsey

Dorsey

Another minimal theme, Dorsey, puts a creative spin on the portfolio concept. The homepage greets visitors with a carousel that visitors can use to browse through your projects and click on any one of them to see more details. Alternatively, visitors can switch to thumbnail view to see all the projects at once.

Like Milo, the navigation area and the logo have been integrated into the sidebar so your projects take up the majority of the screen area. The Dorsey theme is responsive and retina-ready and integrates with Google Fonts so you can easily change the typography settings. On top of that, the theme is easy to customize and comes with the blog page template.

Price: $100 (includes access to all Dorsey, Eames, Milo, and Wright themes)

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34. Quantum

Quantum

What sets Quantum apart from other themes are three custom layouts for individual project pages. You can use a classic layout, a case study or full-screen photo gallery to display details about project requirements and your work process. The theme is fully responsive and highly customizable so you can easily incorporate your brand elements and use custom colors, fonts, logo, and more.

The theme is also translation-ready, allows you to display your physical location with Google Maps, and includes stunning CSS3 animations to put your projects into main focus.

Price: $39

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35. Air

Air

The Air is a beautiful theme with several portfolio concepts and plenty of white space to bring attention to your past projects. You can use a slider to promote your best work and present the rest with a stylish masonry layout or use a full-width layout to maximize the number of projects to display.

The theme comes in light and dark versions and no matter which one you choose, you can setup custom categories for your projects so visitors can filter through your portfolio pages.

Customization options allow you to control not only the colors and the fonts but the spacing between individual portfolio items, background, and more. On top of that, the Air theme has been optimized for SEO, loads fast, and includes beautiful icon sets from Font Awesome to make it even more visually appealing.

Price: $55

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36. Avoir

Avoir

Avoir is a minimal and flexible WordPress theme suitable for graphic and web designers, creative agencies, freelancers, photographers, and visual artists in general. The theme pays special attention to typography and comes with bold colors, and large photography which is perfect for showcasing your past projects.

Avoir is fully responsive and optimized for speed and it’s also cross-browser compatible. You’ll be able to use Visual Composer and Slider Revolution plugins to create unlimited sliders and unique layouts as well as use the admin panel to tweak various design settings.

Furthermore, Avoir integrates with some of the most popular plugins such as Contact Form 7, WooCommerce, WPML, and others.

Price: $59

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37. Hestia Pro

Hestia Pro

Hestia Pro is based on material design and features vibrant colors that will capture the attention of your audience. It’s a theme that works well for businesses as well as creative and digital agencies that need to showcase their work.

This theme is a great choice for anyone who wants a one-page website as the theme has plenty of space to feature your projects, services, team members, and even showcase your products if you want to sell themes or other digital files.

The use of parallax in this theme draws the eye to your call to action and you can change the colors and more with WordPress Customizer. And if that’s not enough, Hestia Pro integrates with major page builder plugins such as Elementor, Beaver Builder, and others so you can create custom layouts without having to touch a single line of code.

Price: From $80

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Create your portfolio site with WordPress

Displaying your past projects is a great way to showcase your creative skills, however, it’s not the only thing that turns visitors into customers. You also need to make it clear what services you offer and build trust in potential clients.

Luckily, the themes on this list have plenty of features that make this task easier. Use our collection to find the best theme for your portfolio site.

Not found a theme you like? Here are a few other theme roundups that might have what you need:

 

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Brenda Barron

Brenda Barron is a writer from southern California specializing in technology and business. You can find out more about her at The Digital Inkwell.

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