This article was published 12 years ago, therefore the contents of this post may be out of date.

Either way the needs of a solo freelancer or a creative design studio are very similar when it comes to presentation You need to be able to show your portfolio of work, the products/services you offer, For today’s WordPress Wednesday post you’ll find 10 best wordpress portfolio themes.


Apollo is a sharp, responsive WordPress theme perfect for any business, portfolio or blog. With it’s extensive documentation and intuitive options panel it’s quick to setup and a breeze to customize.

Theme Features

  • Responsive Design
  • Choose Your Own Theme Colour (via Colour Picker)
  • Post Format Support (Images, Galleries, Quotes, Links, Asides, Audio, Video)
  • Filterable Portfolio With Video Support
  • Sliders Are Touch & Swipe Supported
  • Social Options For The Header
  • Well Documented
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • and more…


Bold, beautiful, full of character and fully responsive – Volumes is a great asset to any creative freelancer or agency. An attractive showcase for you work packed full of features, a filterable portfolio, custom widgets, custom page templates and more.

  • Responsive Design – Serve an optimised version of the volumes theme to your visitors using tablet and mobile devices. Optimised for iPad and iPhone – give the demo a whirl.
  • Custom Backgrounds – Volumes allows you to set a custom background for each individual post, page and portfolio project. A super-quick way to get creative with your site.
  • Post formats – Support for post formats means you can jazz up your blog with your own self-hosted video, audio, images, galleries and of course good old standard posts.


Contrast is a beautifully minimal, and awesomely responsive WordPress Theme that is perfectly suited for Creatives (Designers, Photographers, Motion Artists). The theme is fully responsive, and looks spectacular on your Desktop, Tablet device, and all the way down to the latest Smartphones.

Theme Features

  • Fully Responsive WordPress Theme
  • Theme Options panel (Unbranded, and Native Looking)
  • Valid HTML5 /CSS3
  • Easily customizable, minimal effort
  • Custom Page Templates built in (JQuery powered Contact Form, Full Width page, Customizable Homepage etc…)
  • PSD files included
  • Localization Ready (.po/.mo files included)
  • Choose from over 70 Custom Background patterns
  • and more….


Unix Universal WordPress Theme with 6 different style variations.Unix Template is simple and clean template with a lot attention to detail. It is suitable for a lot of different business and private uses.

Theme Features

  • 6 different Theme style variations (included in css folder, can be easily added. Find about it inside help file )
  • Full Localisation Support (contains .po/.mo files)
  • easy Theme Options that uses Slightly Modded Options Framework
  • footer 4 widget columns
  • Many different Shortcodes + custom Shortcodes for some content parts from Home and About Page
  • and more….


Think Responsive is simple to use & customizable responsive wordpress theme. Think Responsive is powerful with the harmony of its software and design. Best choice for Photographer and Designer portfolios or Personal websites. Think is built with the latest WordPress.


Elevate is the perfect platform for the creative agency or freelance professional on WordPress. This theme truly lets your portfolio’s personality shine through.

Theme Features

  • A straight-to-the-point design & layout
  • Simple, flexible theme options
  • Custom background options for each of your projects
  • 8 post formats (standard, aside, video, audio, image, gallery, quote, link)
  • 3 skins (default, dark, light) with colourpickers for even greater flexibility
  • Custom shortcodes (columns, buttons, highlights)
  • Extensive documentation
  • and more….


Whether an artist, designer, photographer or anyone in the field of creative services the way your work is presented is crucial to first impressions. Bee Bee is an html template designed with that philosophy. The over all balance and contrast of the design was created with showcasing of works and sale of service in mind.

Theme Features

  • Full Width Page
  • Right Sidebar Page
  • Left Sidebar Page
  • Portfolio Detail Page
  • Choose any page template on a per post or page basis
  • Filterable Portfolio with Quicksand
  • Supports multiple Portfolios
  • Automatic Slider from attached images on single blog and portfolio Detail pages
  • 404 Error Page
  • Dedicated search results page
  • and more….


This is a SquareGrid theme for Portfolio. It has really powerful portfolio template that will can show your items for 5 different layouts. Also it supports Image (images), Audio and Video (youtube, vimeo).

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It gives you abilities to manage your site very simple. For example, if you want to change your site color, size and layout you could just work on admin panel and additional options. It is easy to draw your site corporate style.


Scrollcase is a tidy little theme which could be used for a personal portfolio website – show off your photos or graphic work in style with a separate portfolio section and an optional homepage slider.

The theme contains a normal blog section and some custom widgets so you can show off your flickr photos and list your latest tweets.

It has several sidebars so you can have different content for your blog sidebar, pages sidebars and portfolio page sidebars. The theme has space for entering your twitter, facebook, RSS and dribbble usernames and will display links to them in the header with a count of how many followers you have.


Capiton is an extremely clean theme suitable for a portfolio or business website, it has minimal styling is very versatile. From the theme options panel you are able to change around the homepage by showing / hiding the slider, choosing how many portfolio and blog entries to display and choosing between 4 included styes – Light, Light Wide, Dark and Dark Wide.

The theme includes all our usual features – custom widgets for displaying your social media profiles along with how many followers you have, a flickr widget, twitter widget to show your latest tweets, a tabbed widget showing comments and popular posts.


WordPress Wednesday – 10 Best WordPress Portfolio Themes


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