If you are a personal blogger and also into WordPress then I must say the combination is perfect. WordPress was initially started as a sweet blogging platform and with continuous development & volunteers behind it, it is now the giant in the Web world.
This post is all about finding the right WordPress blogging theme that will suit your blog content & character. I have listed awesome free personal blog WordPress themes below, hope it will help your blog to get the look that it needs
Rams is a clean and minimalist theme with plenty of style and zero fluff.
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Wilson is another theme on this list from Anders Norén. I must admit the guy makes really awesome themes for bloggers. Wilson is clean, simple and responsive theme for personal sites and blogs.
The theme is packed with lots of features to help you create a rocking blog. Wilson puts focus on your content without any compromise on the functionality half. Wilson includes custom logo support, custom widgets for Flickr, Dribbble & video, two templates, custom accent color, posts format support and many more.back to menu ↑
Lovecraft is a beautiful two-column WordPress theme for bloggers.
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Flat is a free blogging theme. If you are a blogger who prefers to have a vertical menu area rather than horizontal top menu then this theme is an excellent choice. The theme supports vertical menu following by widget areas. On the other side of this menu your content is displayed beautifully.
Powen Lite has been specially designed for blogging websites however due to its clean design and plenty of customization options, it can easily be customized for any purpose.
The theme has inbuilt slider which can be used to highlight some of your posts. The theme is white, neat & clean. Powen theme is well documented so there is very less chance that you will be confused on using any of the theme features. The theme also supports RTL, you just need to install the theme on RTL WordPress blog (WordPress in different languages which has RTL as default writing mode) and the theme will adjust automatically. I really find this feature fascinating.back to menu ↑
Seasonal is a responsive blogging theme with features and style options that will make any blogger enjoy writing amazing articles. Part of your experience is having the choice to have a solid background color to your sidebar, or if you really want something that stands out, insert a photo that brings visual enjoyment your readers will love.
Change the width of your sidebar or adjust the overlay that darkens or lightens the sidebar. Seasonal comes with many more features like several post formats, 2 blog styles, 5 sidebar positions, unlimited color choices using the built-in Customizer, Schema.org microdata (for Google), show or hide various elements in your posts, and much more.back to menu ↑
Fukasawa is designed with responsiveness in mind. It is a minimal masonry style blog theme for photographers and collectors. It features responsive & retina-ready design, support for the image, gallery and video post formats, five custom widgets, an archive page template, a gallery slideshow, custom accent color support, custom logo support, editor styles and translation ready code.
Fukasawa gives you the opportunity to alter and personalize your experience and every other elements giving your customers pleasant experience while they are walking around in your site.
Supports Jetpack Infinite Scroll which helps to view more post without reloading the page. Scroll on to see more contents. Also, supports beautiful gallery grid view with Jetpack Tiles Galleries module of Jetpack plugin.
If you are a photographer or say interested in photography just like me and also interested in photoblogging. Freedom can certainly be a sweet fit to be next look of your photoblogging blog.
This theme is all about highlighting your photos and then talking about any specific image once you click on it. The theme can be used as normal blog and in addition to this, photoblogging layout can be chosen for home page and archive pages. For my personal blog also I use this same theme, I have used the normal blog layout and you can view the demo atsanjipshah.com. And for the ThemeGrill demo, click on ‘live preview’ button below. The theme also contains inbuilt slider that helps you quickly upload an image and write about it. If you wish more features like color options, font options, font size options and many more, you can also try the pro version. You can view the pro version demohere.back to menu ↑
Garfunkel is a stylish and responsive Pinterest-style theme for bloggers.
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With its responsive design, Sueva is the perfect theme to display your latest articles with no distractions. You have the ability to customize Sueva to your heart’s content using features such as a masonry layout and unlimited sidebars. Sueva is the ideal tumblelog WordPress theme for showcasing your portfolio. Not only that, but Sueva comes with two additional child themes: Polar and Sneak. The theme is packed with lots of features. Supports posts formats.
Radiate was the first theme released by ThemeGrill back in February, 2014. The theme solely focuses on personal blogging. The free version of the theme is now (at the time of writing this article) downloaded more than 220,000 times and still going solid & strong. You can view the more detailed stats here.
Radiate is a clean, creative and light retina ready responsive blogging theme supporting parallax header image. The cool parallax header image can be used to describe your blog with a nice image. The top menu sits over the top of the header image and is sticky, so you can scroll below the page content and click on the sticky menu items without going up. The theme is minimal and loads super fast. There is balance between typography and white spaces which will help the visitors read your blog content smoothly. The theme contains featured pages area just below the header image in front page. You can use these featured pages/boxes to talk about yourself, your contact information or for a welcome message. The theme contains all the features that you will need to create an attractive blog. The theme has limitless primary color option, choose the color to reflect your character in your blog.
As always support for any of our themes is free. Need guidance on using the theme you can view ourdocumentation pageor visit oursupport forum.