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14 top-quality WordPress portfolio themes

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WordPress portfolio themes are a brilliant way to create an engaging portfolio page. With a range of designs, easy navigation and completely editable templates, you'll have a professional portfolio up and running in no time at all. 

You don't have to be a web design pro to create an appealing portfolio site, there are plenty of WordPress tutorials and WordPress Portfolio themes to help you create a stunning webpage. 

In this roundup, we have found the best quality WordPress Portfolio themes around to help you with your portfolio journey. We have chosen a number of professional quality themes, so they will cost money with most of the themes coming in at around $50. But don't worry if you're on a budget, we have a post of the best free WordPress themes

We've chosen the best quality WordPress portfolio themes around and listed them all below for you.

WordPress Portfolio Themes

01. Eldon

A screenshot of the homepage for the Eldon portfolio theme.

(Image credit: Edge-Themes)
  • Price: $75
  • Download Eldon From ThemeForest

Bursting with character and colour, the Eldon theme will ensure that your portfolio looks youthful, playful and well-designed. We love the cartoon characters and this theme even as a light or dark mode - how nifty is that? Eldon is a theme designed specifically for modern illustrators, character animation and animation portfolios - so it's perfect for you creative lot out there!

02. Lekker

The homepage of the portfolio theme Lekker.

(Image credit: Mikado Themes)
  • Price: $69
  • Download Lekker from ThemeForest

Lekker is a chic portfolio theme perfect for taking your site to the next level. This stunning, modern portfolio theme features gorgeous illustrations and designs to really enhance your portfolio page. 

03. Amedeo

WordPress Portfolio themes: Amedeo

Every creative's dream come true (Image credit: Amedeo)
  • Price: $79
  • Download Amedo from ThemeForest.

Amedeo is described as 'every creative's dream come true' and we have to say, it is quite special. With beautiful layouts and understated text, it is a great option for anyone with visual content to display. The images move around the screen in stylish formations when clicked to view, and there are nice little touches such as the way the pictures bounce when you hover over them. Reviews praise the high-quality design and excellent customer support, so you know you're covered if you need some help.

04. Bridge

WordPress Portfolio themes: Bridge

Whatever work you want to highlight, Bridge has a template for you
  • Price: $59
  • Download Bridge from ThemeForest. 

It's hard to go wrong with Bridge simply because it gives you so much choice; too much, perhaps. It's a responsive multipurpose theme featuring over 370 ready-made layouts for just about any kind of business you'd care to mention, loads of powerful features and a stack of excellent portfolio layouts to help you show off your work to best effect.

05. Aoko

WordPress Portfolio themes: Aoko

Aoko's masked video effects are a great way to grab attention
  • Price: $24
  • Down Aoko from ThemeForest.

For a portfolio site with instant visual impact, Aoko is well worth a look. It'll grab attention thanks to its four-way full-screen menu complete with video navigation, and it'll keep visitors engaged with its mix of clean design and CSS3 content animations. It's fully responsive and easy to customise, and comes with free updates and support.

06. Paragon

WordPress Portfolio themes: Paragon

If you're in a hurry, Paragon enables you to build your portfolio fast
  • Price: $59
  • Download Paragon from ThemeForest

This theme is for creatives and designers who are looking to get a portfolio together fast. Neat and straight to the point, Paragon is a colourful responsive portfolio theme for freelancers and agencies that uses WordPress Live Customizer so you can build and edit your site and see the changes instantly.

07. Air

WordPress Portfolio themes: Air

Air's page builder makes it a cinch to try new layouts
  • Price: $59
  • Download Air from ThemeForest

Lightweight and flexible, Air is a responsive, retina-ready portfolio theme with unlimited listing layouts and plenty of project layouts for you to choose from. Building your portfolio couldn't be simpler, thanks to Air's built-in page builder which includes over 20 useful modules for putting everything together, and every detail is designed to be smooth and polished for a great user experience.

08. Assemble

WordPress Portfolio themes: Assemble

Assemble's Masonry-style layout
  • Price: $75
  • Download Assemble from ThemeForest

Keep your options open with Assemble, a theme that gives you a choice of 18 homepage layouts for your portfolio. Once you've picked the general style of layout for your images, it can be customised down to the finest detail including hover types, spacing and slider style.

09. BePortfolio

WordPress Portfolio themes: BePortfolio

Get your Behance portfolio on your own site in a matter of minutes

If you've already published your work on Behance and want your own portfolio site as well, this theme enables you to import everything to your WordPress site using the BeDojo plugin. It also works as a normal theme – you don't have to have a Behance portfolio. 

10. Stag

WordPress portfolio themes: Stag

Stag lets you build minimal sites with sophisticated features
  • Price: $59
  • Download Stag from ThemeForest

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.

11. BigBang

Portfolio WordPress themes - BigBang

BigBang makes it easy to control the appearance of your responsive site
  • Price: $29
  • Download BigBang from ThemeForest

The BigBang WordPress theme offers an 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. It's a great way to create a responsive WordPress portfolio site to showcase your work.

12. Hipster

Portfolio WordPress theme - Hipster

Hipster is so laid back, it's laid out
  • Price: $12
  • Download Hipster from ThemeForest

As the name suggests, Hipster offers a modern and relaxed alternative to an overly formal portfolio site, with multi-functional pages that will allow viewers to engage and interact with the content – perfect for studios and collectives. Its many editing features enable you to personalise the content to best suit the nature of your work, and again it's viewable on a range of digital platforms.

13. MiniPress

Portfolio WordPress theme - MiniPress

Let your work do the talking with this simple black and white theme
  • Price: $18
  • Download MiniPress from ThemeForest

MiniPress offers a simple but classy black and white layout to give your work a glossy finish. This theme is functional on many platforms and easily accessible. There's also 24-hour support available, and like many portfolio themes, MiniPress comes with a ready made contact form.

14. Retro

Portfolio WordPress theme - Retro

Retro lets you build web pages like you used to get in the 1950s
  • Price: $15
  • Download Retro from ThemeForest

This WordPress theme offers an alternative design for your portfolio site, with a retro-inspired layout, easy editing options and multiple page facilities, with built-in options including contact forms and Nivo sliders.

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