If you want to get your portfolio site up and running in minutes but don't want to compromise on choice, then take a look at Hind. It comes with 14 ready made homepages and over 20 header styles, 11 pre-made sliders, plus an assortment of layout variations and animations and much more besides. And if you run into difficulties, there's a dedicated support team to help you out.
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 great way to create a responsive WordPress portfolio site to showcase your work.
This portfolio WordPress theme is specifically aimed at designers and creatives looking to expose their work. Nemesis Clean Design has a multi-functional layout that allows multiple page editing and runs across the whole digital platform, allowing you to view it on iPhone/iPad devices without any modifications.
MediaBook offers a refreshing WordPress theme that would work particularly well with photography and very visual imagery. The clean, chic layout lends a professional and luxurious feel to your work.
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.
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.
20. Pen & Paper
Pen & Paper offers a more classical and refined layout for your WordPress portfolio, with a more traditional look. Yet it's interactive and user-friendly, adapting to a modern context. It also includes an optional slideshow, as well as 360 icons.
The SimplyInfinite WordPress theme offers a smooth and clean layout, giving flexible editing options as well as pages to spread out and distribute your content. Three layout options are available, as well as the ability to add audio clips.
Rhea is another great clean and structured layout, perfect for illustrators and visual artists. This WordPress theme is fast and smooth, allowing your work to be put forward in a user-friendly fashion. This is also the cheapest theme on our list, priced at just $9.
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.
Incorn has a stylish layout, offering up to 20 pages of content made easy to navigate and interact with. The clean and modern design of this WordPress theme is easy to customise and edit. With built-in image, audio and video friendly facilities, it's easily connected to social networks.
Haze is a beautiful and stylish portfolio WordPress theme that offers a full screen slider welcome page and easy to use navigation options. It's perfect for creative portfolios with plenty of visuals.
This is an updated and expanded version of an article previously published on Creative Bloq.