When it comes to creating an engaging and successful website, simple can be a really great way to go. With that in mind, we’ve created this comprehensive collection of minimalist WordPress themes for you to take a look at. Some of these themes are for blogs, some for portfolios and some are eCommerce templates. Most, however, fit all the above categories and more, making them true premium quality multi-purpose WordPress themes. I love the way WordPress minimalist themes work, the way they look and the way they help create a great first impression.
With one of these themes you can create a bold, engaging and dynamic website, one that doesn’t have a lot of extra information on the screen, making your posts, images or video clips the star of the show. For many websites, a minimalist design is the way to go.
With these themes, typography is always a key component, allowing your website to be modern, straightforward and engaging, no matter what type of content it is that you’re creating. If you’re a creative, you own a business, if you’re simply blogging about your life and things you’ve experienced, one of these minimalist themes might perfectly suit your website. Each theme we choose is of the highest quality, with great documentation, support and the cleanest, most modern code. Okay, that’s enough of an introduction, here are the very best WordPress minimalist themes we could find.
You could spend hours searching through woebegone themes, trying to find one gleaming gem of a theme that’s almost magical in it’s number of features, or you could purchase the Divi WordPress theme. There’s nothing frightening about a page builder theme like Divi, it’s like a valuable, cooperative partner in helping you craft a clever, precious website. Divi has a massive amount of features and you’ll never go hungry when looking for something outstanding to add to your website. With features and addons that are both common and uncommon, this understands that your time is money, which is why the Divi theme offers over 20 pre-made demo styles that are all innocent and sweet looking, simple and true to Elegant Themes’ goal of making your website the very best it can be. If you’ve felt helpless because you couldn’t make a certain change or edit to your website, Divi can help rescue your day and your website.
Pheromone is a minimalist WordPress theme that boasts of one of the highest ratings so far on theme of forest. This Dynamic template has a perfect 5-star rating on over 50 reviews. This is a well-documented and responsive WordPress theme that uses bootstrap code to create a lightweight and minimal one page or multi page website. If you’re building a landing page, this theme has you covered and then some. If you’d like to improve your conversion rates, maintain the interest of your readers and uncover tangible ways to improve your website, pheromone has everything required to get the job done. The themes developer even offers free installation and demo content upload. That’s right, without even lifting a finger, you can have your sights set up to look exactly like any of the demo Styles included below. There are 70 different pre-made Pages, 22 front home page Styles and multiple portfolio Styles as well. Honestly, that seems like a really good deal to me.
Elegance Pro is a stunningly simple WordPress theme, yet it’s got all the features you could want in any web template. Elegance Pro is a Genesis Framework Child Theme and as such, it’s a really fast loading, rock solid platform for blogging. I think the typography and images are a perfect blend of simple and sophisticated. It’s simple but not too simple. Elegance Pro was made for personal blogs, lifestyle blogs and it’s got all that you need in terms of SEO, plugin compatibility and ease of use to make this a really strong theme to start building your blogging empire. With Elegance Pro, you also get strong support from the developer, Stephanie Hellwig, and there’s plenty of documentation to go along with it. This theme is ready to go within minutes with demo data import too. Even though it’s not cheap at $129, which includes a license for Genesis Framework too, I think this is one of the better themes in this collection. We’ve also built a collection of WordPress personal blog themes that might be of interest to you.
Suarez is a personal blog theme with a very distinctive minimalist style Created by one of my favorite theme makers, Tesla Themes, Suarez has everything you need to craft a winning website quickly and easily. It’s very beginner friendly. Built for personal and lifestyle bloggers, Siarez has pristine code, clean and highly legible post layouts and more. This is a very modern theme and it’s loaded with features to help you create an amazing website, even if you happen to be relatively new to WordPress. You shouldn’t have to be a programmer to run your blog, that’s what Tesla Themes had in mind when they created Suarez. This theme can be easily edited and customized to work for all kinds of content. With the built-in drag and drop page builder, you’ll be able to make the layout you have in mind. Or, you can simply choose one of the pre-designed layouts to get started even faster. Either way, it’s important that your blog can be read easily by visitors of all kinds, even Google’s spiders. That’s covered with Suarez, this theme is totally SEO friendly too. If you run into trouble, Tesla Themes is fantastic in terms of support too, so you can always ask them to lend a hand dealing with any issues that arise.
Arnold offers a bold, imaginative design, tons of features and a user-friendly experience that makes it wonderful for a wide variety of creative websites. Arnold offers a custom portfolio builder to let you drag and drop your way to an infinite number of portfolio layouts. It’s pretty fun to use too. I mentioned the page builder, but Arnold is also Retina ready, totally responsive, Arnold supports WooCommerce and you can translate this theme into any language, even right to left languages. With integrated social network buttons, you’ll never have to struggle to keep in contact with your friends and followers. This theme is very lightweight in terms of it’s code and it’s totally responsive, helping showcase your work to potential clients or customers. Your SEO efforts can get a big boost with social media and fast page load speeds, so Arnold could be precisely what you need to help drive traffic to your blog.
This is Incanto, a very simple WordPress theme that’s stylish and useful for many types of websites. I’ve included Incanto in our collection of minimalist themes for a few reasons. First and foremost, this theme has a really strong rating on ThemeForest, it clocks in with a 4.84 rating at the time of this writing with nearly 500 downloads. That means it’s popular, of course, and the people who have downloaded it trust that it’s an outstanding theme that helps them achieve their goals. Incanto is a Bootstrap theme that’s easy to customize, it’s very user friendly and I think another great aspect of it is that Incanto works perfectly with WooCommerce, so setting up a nice looking minimalist shop is very simple to do. There are multiple portfolio pages with packery style, masonry grid style and more. You can use one to display your images the way you like, you’re not going to be constrained by a pre-made design you don’t enjoy.
Zarja comes packed with the kind of features that make it easy to set up your new website effortlessly and with basically no coding skills required. Great for beginners who love the look and style of a professional, premium blog theme, but who don’t want a theme that’s overly complicated to learn. Zarja contains five distinct home page variants in addition to seven custom post templates, an Instagram web feed, SEO optimization and enhanced readability thanks to Google Fonts, an astonishing eye for detail, integrating subtle transitional animations all over Zarja’s many elements. That’s a wonderful Material Design philosophy. Zarja is minimalistic in design, clean, crisp, fun and infinitely easy to customize. The custom headers, the Revolution Slider premium plugin and a natively reactive cross platform design perfectly easy and clear navigation on every browser and every device.
Zarja is a creative, fun, whimsical, classy, simple, feminine WordPress blog and portfolio website theme. If you’re a female webmaster, or you’re marketing products aimed at women, this theme is a real attention getter that will make it easy to get your products and other content online. Zarja is flexible and super accommodating to your needs, while it’s feminine, soft, elegant, visually cozy. That makes your audience comfortable, like they’re at home on your site. The bottom line is, Zarja is a feminine WordPress blog theme for a modern woman.
Zeen is a really nice looking theme that’s been hailed as the ‘Next Generation’ of Magazine theme. I think that maybe that’s true, there’s really never been a WordPress theme quite like this one. It’s easy enough for beginners to get a lot out of it, but supple and adaptable enough for experts to really get the most out of it. Zeen was built from the ground up, allowing for the use of absolutely cutting edge technologies. One of these, the Tipi builder, a fast loading and straightforward page builder that’s only available with the Zeen WordPress theme. This clean looking theme scores a perfect 100 on GTMetrix, it offers impressive flexibility, it’s intuitive to use and ultimately customizable. With Zeen, you get a theme that’s perfectly designed, perfectly coded and perfectly supported too. It’s a comforting feeling to know that help is just a few clicks away, if you should happen to have an issue that needs addressing.
For a minimalist blog and portfolio theme, Eris does have a few big stylistic differences that made me include it in this collection. sure, it’s got tons of white space (or dark space in the design above) that are the hallmark of a minimalist WordPress theme, but it’s also got some unique attributes. The vertical menu, for example. Eris helps deliver a wonderful first impression, it offers a wonderful user experience on all devices and it’s optimized for excellent SEO performance. I really like the split portfolio layout with text to the left and images to the right, or vice versa. That’s very useful for helping to tell your visitors a narrative story and can help them visualize what you’re talking about without having to scroll up and down or zoom in and out.
Blissard is among my favorite themes for it’s content rich display, the simple and clean lines, the fact that it’s responsive and the flexibility it gives you in terms of design. If you’re here, you’re looking for a classic, simple and minimal style theme, right? Well, this is a really solid one. This clean theme is great for creative folks, for writers and for all sorts of bloggers. The installation process is a snap and you’ll be able to start posting immediately after you install the theme. Blissard has a live customizer to allow you to change up the font as well as show or hide certain areas of content as you wish. Blissard is optimized for Schema 2, it has a cool ‘post like’ feature, it uses all of WordPress’ best practices to deliver a wonderful user experience on all devices. There are video tutorials included as well, helping you set up the theme in a painless way. There’s extensive documentation, complete with screenshots and tutorials. A lot of the support related issues can be sorted out by consulting those handy resources. Overall, this is a really solid theme for any minimal design craving blogger.
Blance, that’s kind of a strange name, don’t you think? It’s half Blanche DuBois and half Mel Blanc. If that helps you, which it doesn’t. (Imagine that voice!) What Blance is, is a simple and to-the-point WooCommerce theme that does offer a nice range of features that I think might make it a solid option for folks looking to make their mark in eCommerce.
This is a clean, unique and professional theme. Promoting products will be a simple task with a professional theme like this one. Well, more simple anyway, we all know running an online business is a big-time challenge. You get a lot of customization options and places to start off. More than 11 home pages are offered, 5 different shop pages, 9 product types and a dozen product layouts. Blance offers loads of customization options like galleries, banners and login accounts. Every major plugin is supported too, from Yoast for SEO to Contact Form 7 for keeping in touch with your customers and readers.
For more WordPress WooCommerce templates, check out our full collection of amazing themes. With any of the themes in that collection, you’ll get a truly flexible theme, one that’s easy enough for beginners to make full use of, but dynamic enough for seasoned WordPress veterans to take advantage of. These themes are all premium, high quality, packed with features and easy to manage. We’ll keep adding to this collection if people keep enjoying our work. Hopefully, we’ve given you a lot of options to choose from.
This theme is called Norway and if that makes you think of white, as in snow, that’s pretty much on point. This theme offers tons of white space, making Norway a really popular choice for building a minimalist website. This theme is among the most popular, and highest rated, of the minimalist blog themes available on ThemeForest. It’s got a really strong focus on readability, combining clean and modern design with all of the features that any true premium theme offers. This theme was made to stay out of the way of your readers, making the content the absolute focus of their experience on your website. The code is up to the task as well, clean and professional, slim and trim, making for a fast loading theme that delivers a really solid user experience. Norway is Gutenberg friendly, it supports all of your favorite page builders, it works great with social media and it’s perfectly responsive as well. Any blogger who wants a true minimalistic design should look a little deeper into the Norway theme.
Soledad is a clean, minimalist theme with tons of different demo sites to help show you what this theme has to offer. Whether you’re looking to set up a travel blog, a food blog, craft shop or beauty salon site, for posting videos or images, magazines too, this theme has something for everybody. One thing that really stands out for me, the rating. This theme has a stunning 4.86 overall rating on ThemeForest. Considering the popularity, over 13,000 sales and counting, that’s really impressive. Soledad is fast, it’s got over 2,000 pre-made home page in internal page styles, so you’re almost guaranteed to find something you like. You’ll find well over 400 options for customizing Soledad in the theme options panel, but don’t get overwhelmed, the theme is still really simple to use. If you should happen to run into issues, just get in contact with the developer, they offer fast and friendly support any time of day or night. Soledad is very much an SEO optimized theme, it works with AMP for fast mobile loading, it has Schema markup and it’s compatible with Yoast SEO, among others. Multiple sidebar layouts, multiple post layouts, the list of features and options just keeps going and going.
Built by Goodlayers, Kleanity is a very impressive minimalist WordPress theme that can be perfect for your site if you’re looking for plenty of white space and a really strong set of features. I’ve personally used GoodLayers themes before and I find them to be very straightforward to use, the feature list is impressive and they’ve always been good about support in their forums. GoodLayers really is one of the most consistent developers out their, they’ve sold over 100,000 copies of all their themes and Kleanity itself has been downloaded nearly 2,000 times with a solid 4.83 rating overall. That’s a quality theme. Quality websites start with quality code and Kleanity delivers on that. This theme loads fast, looks great on all browsers, there are over a dozen header styles to choose from, demo data importer, a thoughtful and well-appointed admin panel, full support for WooCommerce and there’s even a built in coming soon page to let folks know what’s happening with your website. All in all, one of the better minimalist themes out there.
Designed primarily as a food blog theme, Aperitive works just as well as a personal or lifestyle blog too. Thanks to the minimalist style that’s heavy on image presentation and typography, it’s just that flexible. With Aperitive, you really have the ability to juxtapose bold images with striking text. It’s a really neat website and there’s nothing quite like it, which is why we’ve included it in this collection. Aperitive has a cool layout of two fixed blocks that was inspired by print magazines, it’s a highly modern and contemporary way to present all your information.
As you’d expect, Aperitive allows for the creation of food menu pages, recipe pages and it supports a reservation plugin to let customers set up a table online from either mobile or desktop computers. You can adjust the color scheme with ease, typography too. All Themes Kingdom themes are completely mobile friendly and responsive and have plenty of widgetized areas for extending functionality. This theme doesn’t just have to be for food and beverage though, I think it’s a solid all around template for any kind of business.
Shutter is a portfolio with five great minimal style layouts that you can select from. I’ve shown the ‘Edward Weston’ style, which I think is particularly nice. Shutter is completely responsive and mobile friendly, so photographers, photobloggers, designers or creative studios can attract traffic on mobile devices and desktops just as easily. There are tons of features and options available to create a completely custom look for your website. Stylish and versatile, that’s what Shutter is all about. I mentioned that there are five pre-designed layouts, but you can also change up colors, fonts and more with Shutter. Shutter works with any language too, the visual page builder allows for an infinite amount of variety to your posts and pages. One click demo data import helps get you up and running quickly and don’t worry if you don’t know how to code, everything is easily accomplished in the user-friendly admin panel.
Recently updated, Eames is still a stylish minimalist WordPress theme but now, it’s got even more features than ever before. Eames combines an attractive, simple and clean style with all the modern amenities you could want in a WordPress theme. Eames is WooCommerce compatible for setting up an eCommerce site. You’ve got perfect integration with all your social media networks, the sidebar is fully widgetized for adding features and functionality. The amount of features in this minimalist WordPress theme is pretty incredible.
Google fonts powers the typography of Eames and Google are constantly adding new font choices, so your typography is going to look fantastic. Eames allows you to upload HiDPI logos, the images are retina display ready. If you want a truly minimalist theme with slim and trim style, yet all the features you would see in a bigger theme, this one might be right for you.
Inverto is a clean and modern WordPress portfolio theme that boasts of a very high rating on ThemeForest, 4.86 stars out of 5 so far. This simple, modern and minimalist theme uses a limited color palette of Black and White to present your creations in a very attractive frame. This responsive and well-documented theme can highlight just about any sort of project that you may have created. The same is great for designers, freelancers, agencies and photographers. If you want fully responsive WordPress theme that has multiple animation styles, advanced color options, plenty of side bars and widgets then the same might be the one you’ve been looking for. With outstanding support and theme documentation, Inverto is a very high-quality theme that almost anyone will find simple-to-use. Again, I think this theme is a real winner.
This Noemi WordPress theme is one incredibly clean example of what a modern lifestyle blog or magazine can do to elevate your content. Noemi also works as a personal blog, a travel blog or perhaps even a recipe blog. No matter what you’re into, the clean style of this eCommerce ready WordPress theme lends itself to any sort of purpose.
This template offers 10 separate blog layouts, so if you’re a connoisseur of gorgeous design and flexible functionality, this theme offers a lot.
There are multiple post layouts that are all clean and a little different. You get plenty of header options to get all the important information up top where it belongs. There are featured posts that concentrate your readers attention on the post that you think are most important, the ones that get the most traffic. You get featured categories, a pair of different footer options and access to hundreds of Google fonts with this template. Noemi has a perfect five star rating on themeforest, which is a testament to just how high a quality a WordPress this is. Sure, there are other 5 star themes, but ones this clean? That’s hard to come by.
There are Advanced theme options, this template is easy to set up and use, there is a ton of documentation that goes along with the Noemi WordPress theme and the fast and reliable support is always helpful if you happen to run into troubles. 4 beautiful blogs, a pure and clean experience and a flexible, user-friendly design, Noemi is one of the best options I’ve seen yet.
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Roua is an incredibly simple looking theme, but looks can be deceiving. While this theme does have a real classic, minimal style, it’s still filled to the top with amazing features. So, the tools you have to work with are anything but plain. This theme was made from the ground up to work perfectly on mobile devices, which is something that all theme developers really ought to do, but some choose to ignore that design choice. I think that’s a mistake, personally. Roua was also coded to perfection with the latest Bootstrap code, it’s WooCommerce ready with several lovely shopping cart options, you can include Revolution Slider on every page of the site, the theme supports auto updates with the official Envato plugin, which is a nice feature. That can help your site’s security measures, ensuring any bug fixes are automatically uploaded to your website. Roua’s recent updates also mean this theme loads up faster than ever, which provides a nice amount of SEO benefits. So, if you’re looking for a simple, modern and minimal theme, Roua is one to consider.
Amio is a clean and simple, multi-purpose WordPress theme that works for all kinds of online organizations. Developed with a gorgeous minimalist style, this precise and meet theme is so versatile, there’s nothing you can’t do with it. For artists and creative groups or individuals, agencies and portfolios, for personal or professional blogs, this minimal theme has a simple design that is practically eye candy. Your readers will be able to focus on what is most important on your website, your content. This theme provides a premium experience and it’s very user-friendly as well. Built on the Redux framework, and Amio is fast loading and efficient in terms of its code, that’s going to allow you to rank better in the search engines and provide a user experience that is Second To None of for all of your visitors.
The Revoke2 WordPress theme is specifically designed for businesses of all types. Its clean coding allows it to be easily customized for your specific business purposes so that you will quickly have your site up and running. It comes with demo data, which lets you easily insert content onto the site by simply replacing the sample with your real content. It features a full-width grid layout that has been extended to 1170 px to increase your layout options. The “Tesla Framework” that comes with this theme easily allows you to customize layouts so you can easily display items such as services provided, portfolios of projects and so on as well as customizing other details such as colors, headers and other sections of the site. Since the theme is designed to be fully responsive, the site will display on tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices.
Revoke2 comes with six custom post types, including portfolio, services, features, team & partners and testimonials, thus, you can easily add these sections to your site as you need them, and quickly insert new content such as team member profiles, client details with no hard work. The Portfolio page comes with options that allow you to display different types of content including videos. You are also provided with various short codes so you can easily add items to your home page such as sliders, recent blog posts and portfolio images. It is WooCommerce ready, so you can add an online store using this plugin, allowing you to sell anything on your site. It also comes with a free Slider Revolution plugin, which provides a host of slider management options and styling to help improve your content presentation. Other notable features include header widgets that let you display contact information on the header and support for a blog with a featured display page so you can easily add new posts.
Awesome is the name of this symbol portfolio theme and I think it could be a good choice for some of you who want one of the simplest, most mobile friendly and responsive photo portfolio themes available. That’s not to say that this template doesn’t offer plenty of features and customization options, you can easily change background images, upload your logo, add a Favicon, swap around text blocks and widgets to create a unique design. There are slideshows with drag and drop image ordering and you can add just as many images as you want. Designed for multiple post formats, quotes and links along with all of The Usual Suspects like audio, image galleries, single images and videos, awesome is a WordPress theme that delivers big results with a relatively simple and lightweight package.
The main goal of Graph Paper Press’ Awesome Theme is to create a minimalist website while still preserving the essential features needed to best showcase an artist’s portfolio. The Awesome Theme may suit photographers, videographers, illustrators, painters, graphic artists, and designers.
With the Awesome Theme, you are greeted with an uncluttered homepage that you can customize to your heart’s content. Each theme option have corresponding backend (or dashboard) options where you can add, change, or remove headers, menus, texts, backgrounds, and other design themes. The theme also boasts unlimited color options that you can mix and match depending on your site’s design. The theme’s main advantage is its built-in Slideshow feature where you can add on the homepage or on its own page.
The Awesome Theme supports various posting formats and makes it easier to post images and videos in their own galleries. Audio, links, and quote formats are also supported by the Awesome Theme.
Widgets for subscription forms, contact forms, images, blocks of texts, and other pieces of code can also be added on any area of your webpage running the Awesome Theme. As with all themes created by Graph Paper Press, the Awesome Theme has a mobile-friendly design, includes automatic updates for all active members, includes translation-ready .mo and .po files, and comes with html5 markup codes.
Underwood is a modern and masculine, minimal and well made blogging theme from Adella / called theme shift. This is a template for folks who have something to say, and want to say it in a very impactful way. It’s chock-full of bold elements and modern code, it perfectly sets the stage for your written and visual content to be Center Stage. There are plenty of impressive features to really make a statement, despite the fact that the theme has a generally minimalist style. This template was Bill on the bootstrap framework, it is mobile friendly and fully responsive. That means that folks who access your site from laptops or tablets, even mobile devices, are going to get the same great experience. Underwood support WP Super Cache, yoast SEO, contact form 7 and even WooCommerce, allowing you to set up flexible and Powerful online store. There are nine post formats, unlimited color options and you’ll get to choose from hundreds of different Google fonts for typography.
Simple, modern, minimalist, those are three words I’d use to describe Underwood, a wonderful personal blog and WooCommerce theme from ThemeShift. ThemeShift is known for well designed themes based on Bootstrap and Underwood absolutely knocks it out of the park. The design is simple and effective, easy to use and flexible, modern and classic at the same time. The support, documentation and code is absolutely top notch, which means you won’t run into problems integrating new features or while customizing your website. With Underwood, you can create a website that looks just like you imagined and if you want a simple, classical looking theme that puts all the focus and attention on your content, this minimalist WordPress theme could be just what you’ve been searching for.
Underwood is a simple, clean and minimalist WordPress blog theme by ThemeShift. I’ve reviewed a handful of their themes and I really like their designs, classic and simple but with enough style to make your content look fresh. Incredibly versatile and well structured, bold and stylish, basic looking and powerful, that’s what Underwood brings to the table. The best minimal WordPress themes are a simple, fun and absolutely perfect way to get online with a WP webpage fast and that’s what Underwood aims to do. While any of these extraordinary top quality styles offer scores of advantages, I think Underwood does a particularly nice job of combining splendid support as you set the theme up, plain capability, first-rate style. Your business is extremely vital, your blog absolutely must be magnificent. Underwood is a WordPress minimalist theme that’s great for businesses, blogging or revealing your incredible portfolio.
Collecto is a minimal WordPress theme that was inspired by modern magazines. This theme is like holding a magazine in your hands. Well, practically anyway! This template has a crisp style that really speaks to readers and in terms of it’s ease of use, it’s among the best. Collecto was created by Themes Kingdom, among the best theme developers around. Their support is fast and friendly, the documentation is complete and easy to understand. For basic edits to the look of your site, the admin panel is comprehensive and delivers a wonderful user experience. For more advanced users, the code is clean and well commented for more adaptability. This theme works hand in hand with all the most popular plugins from stuff Contact Form 7 to keep you in contact with your audience, to SEO plugins like Yoast that can help readers find you in the first place. This is definitely one of the better minimalist WordPress themes around.
Building a simple and attractive travel magazine theme? Want a minimalist option? Then consider Collecto. Collecto is a beautiful, simple, smart and minimal portfolio, blog and magazine theme for WordPress. This is something completely new and innovative, Collecto is a grid based newspaper inspired theme that is contemporary in style, yet timeless, since much of the design is so simple, it’s evocative of a previous time and place. With Collecto, the dynamic grid is constantly adapting to the length and order of your content, so it looks professional and elegant on every device, no matter the size and shape of your images or the length of your posts. You can even sticky posts on the front page, which causes them to take up two columns. It’s a great, simple and elegant way to highlight your most important or newest articles. For a minimalist theme, typography can be a very important consideration and Collecto offers over 800+ Google fonts, so you don’t have to settle for something that’s not quite right.
This theme, Eero, is a minimal masterpiece that has plenty of white space and all the features you need to create a solid portfolio or blog website. Want to sell some products? That’s well within the scope of what Eero does well too, it’s compatible with WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads and all the other popular eCommerce plugins for WordPress. This theme has support for Vimeo, it’s got a handful of different layouts to develop a nice looking website with a clean, simple style. There’s a masonry gallery with column control, multiple gallery types, custom logo and tagline support, advanced integration of Google fonts and even social icon integration. For fans of Adobe Typekit, that’s an option as well. There’s a lot to like with the Eero theme, so check it out and let us know if it works for you in the comments below.
Moment is a really unique looking WordPress blog theme that will keep your readers engaged with a fun and innovative look and layout, bold images and fantastic typography are really eye-catching with this theme. Moment uses a unique layout, that’s for sure, and your audience will notice the difference between your site and others in your niche. The masonry layout smartly adapts to the surrounding images, perfectly fitting together like a puzzle. Pretty cool. There are more than one article layouts in Moment too, four of them to be exact. Put your content on either side of your gorgeous featured image, center it with a rock-solid fixed image or even set it up to be centered with a bold full-width image. No matter what, your content will look stunning. Jetpack support, incredibly detailed documentation and dedicated support all help this responsive theme to be one of the best blog themes you can find.
Brittany is an appealing minimalist site WordPress theme. Brittany lets you make a layout and look for your web site which is unique, and that’s just what the Zoom Framework’s drag and drop homepage builder provides. You’ll get hyper fast access to everything you want your visitors, clients and customers to pay particular attention to, all without having to even look at a single line of code.
You’ve got to ask yourself a few questions before you get started with a theme like Brittany. First, what size should this site be? Big? Small? Teeny-tiny! Ultimately, that choice is up to you. Brittany provides flexibility, power and the aggressive features to handle it. Brittany possesses an option to highlight it to maximum advantage. There’s absolutely nothing to it, whatever you decide to add to this theme, take away from it, multiply or divide it too, the Brittany theme ends up looking great.
The stunning Portfolio Module should allow Brittany to be well suited for all kinds of consumers. With a dependable Visual Customizer ,in addition to the popular and well coded ‘Zoom Framework’, Brittany here instantly gives you an infinite amount of potential layouts. Considering this theme is anything but ornate, the level of sophistication in terms of customization is certainly no abomination. (Guh, readability is going to be poor for this post! Don’t hate me Google!) Toss in some widgets, create multiple menus, do the things it takes to craft a winning website.
Do it with Brittany! (tee-hee)
Tesla Themes created Beatrix for creative folks who want a simple, yet full featured web template for promoting and selling handmade products. I think this theme has a certain DIY style that makes it perfect for that purpose. It’s great for hand crafted goods, jewelry or handbags, clothing and accessories. It even works great for selling digital products like WordPress themes! This theme is fully responsive from the ground up, it looks perfect on all screen sizes and there are a wide range of features that you can add to your site to help make it as good as you want it to be. Modern and clean, simple and straightforward, this is a beginner friendly WordPress theme that’s great for simple shops. I also really like the Typography, it’s not overused and trite, the combination of Aleo and Fira Sans isn’t one that you see on every theme that comes on the market. There’s a lot to like, so Beatrix is well worth taking a look at.
If you’re scouting for a slick, modern, minimalist theme for your WordPress blog, Amadeus Pro is a very good choice for a wide variety of purposes. The theme sports a clean, elegant and minimalist style similar to intimate journals and notebooks, so you know it’s going to be a wonderful minimalist personal blog theme. It’s a good companion for passionate writers and artists who want to feel inspired and refreshed. Amadeus Pro is currently priced at a very reasonable $99.00.
In the digital age where almost everybody has access to the internet, it is difficult to stand out as a blogger. Everyone in the world has an opinion and a story; why should people listen to you specifically? Your blog’s theme will set you apart from the sea of other bloggers in the world. Your website must be clean, light on the eyes, easy to use, and most importantly, fully functional. Amadeus Pro provides all of these benefits and makes blogging fun and easy. When using it, all you have to worry about is your writing. The layout and design are all figured out.
Theme Isle’s Amadeus Pro WP theme allows your blog to be compatible with all major internet browsers, be it on desktop or mobile. This is important so that your readers can access your work from anywhere and from any time they wish. This also makes it easy for you to make your own posts since you do not have to worry about formatting.
The other main features of Amadeus Pro are simplicity and style. For the former, you can edit the theme’s code easily and with no problem since it was written neatly and efficiently. You also don’t have to worry about widgets and other add-ins. The relevant sliders are already incorporated into the theme. For the latter, you can customize the theme depending on your taste. There is an unlimited amount of possible colors, or you can pick out ready-made color schemes. The theme makes sure that your blog always looks at its best according to the owner’s discretion.
Cre8or is a simple, clean, fast loading theme with a beautiful grid layout style. Create amazing stuff with style, energy and fun. That’s what Cre8or is all about.
Tesla Themes has crafted another awesome theme for WordPress, this one is called Cre8or. This minimalist portfolio template is full of white space. (Is that actually possible?) Cre8or is a portfolio theme that’s got tons of features and allows display of your products and projects in a professional grid layout that’s as impressive to look at as it is easy to use. Tesla Themes is rightly proud of this template and this is what they have to say about what Cre8or has to offer creatives of all kinds.
Creative and fun, Cre8or has five different post styles to choose from, each one highlighting your content in a slightly different way. Cre8or makes sure whatever you want, you can have it. Within reason, of course. Cre8or makes it very simple to adjust colors and fonts, providing the fabric of a website that you can really adapt and mold to what you envision.
Are you currently in the outsourcing business? Cre8or is a portfolio WordPress theme, which allows users to show their work at a gorgeous layout online. By building a site with Cre8or, you’ll have a private space which you can design based on your intended customers’ tastes. It’s perfect for businesses that have visually appealing products like bakeries, photography studios and site design. Because it is 100% responsive, you can easily show it to customers using your telephone or your tablet computer during encounters. Prospective customers looking at your site will not have any trouble viewing your page since it’s intended to operate with any browser. The theme designers out of Tesla Themes also made certain that the theme is optimized to load quickly even with slow connection speed.
Upon activation, the theme produces a theme options part in your WordPress sidebar so you just have to go to one place for all of the theme attributes. You can begin by selecting from the five available portfolio layouts. In these layouts, your clients will instantly find the images and videos that you share in your website. The attention to detail inside this theme can be seen in the innovative but fast loading animation features. Every page transition, by way of example, is revived to create your site more memorable. Clients looking for creative forms will certainly enjoy their experience in the website. All of the customization you want are accessible from the themes choices. The theme designers also included an visual composer for those that don’t want to get HTML codes. Whatever you share in your portfolio could be shared to your various social media accounts since the theme is incorporated with social networking sharing.
This is Milo, a simple minimalist WordPress theme for blogs and portfolios, it’s a professional grade theme with clean code, a beautiful left hand menu and great typography. I think you’ll find it has enough features to keep you happily blogging for years, since the code is crystal clear, bug-free and it helps your site to load quickly, even if you have sizable images. If you’d like to see more minimalist themes, check out our big collection. You’re nearly guaranteed to find something you really like.
The Milo WordPress portfolio theme gives you a convenient, minimalist and simple WordPress framework, as well as an elegant layout, for either people or companies who want to create a simple, mdoern and easily accessible website to build a business. This theme most definitely powerful for people that want to showcase a graphic work portfolio of their photographic work to shoppers or individuals, because the simple and minimal style doesn’t get in the way of the content. That’s exactly as it should be. No matter how sizable or little the completed website is, Milo gives the flexibility, utility and versatility to manage it. Easily adjust any setting you can imagine, from colors to typography. The flexibility is there to create the site you have in mind.
All aspects of this amazing, responsive theme concentrates on displaying skills and your outstanding skills and if you’re curious about starting a website that has the ability to sell products on-line, the WooCommerce integration gives you a massive headstart to doing just that. WooCommerce is simple to set up and it’s practically infinitely extendable with a ton of add-on modules to help make it even more powerful. Digital products, brick and mortal style products, it doesn’t matter. Either will fly off the shelves with Milo.
No Sidebar Pro
If you want to remove everything possible to help keep your website slim and trim, who not consider removing the sidebar entirely? I mean, that’s one option for sure. This theme, creatively named ‘No Sidebar Pro’ has done just that and I think it results in an incredibly clean, simple and easy to manage website. It doesn’t hurt that this theme is a Genesis Framework child theme, which makes it one of the fastest loading themes around. This theme has removed everything that wasn’t absolutely essential to the success of the theme and this is the result, a professional and minimalist design that’s got plenty of features left to make it a great choice for all kinds of bloggers and businesses alike.
Monochrome Pro is a true, simple Masterpiece. This theme, built on the Genesis framework, give you an incredibly simple looking platform for any sort of written and visual content. Monochrome Pro uses a clean, black and white color scheme to really focus your readers attention on what it is that you put on the page. Created by studiopress, this is a substantial but simple template, it has an incredibly sleep design with lots of white space and an Easy-to-Read typography set up. This is a visually strong theme, giving you an amazing online presents and an easy to use and easy to customized back end. There are plenty of theme options to choose from, getting started with this theme is fast and easy, the header is completely customizable, there are four different widget areas to add custom features to your site, monochrome Pro is eCommerce ready and mobile friendly as well. This theme really does seem to be the total package, ideal for any sort of blog or online
Here we go, this is Monument Valley, an incredibly simple, beginner friendly WordPress theme that offers bigtime features, a GPL license and tons of simple to use tools to help make your website look and feel just like you want it to be. This theme was coded to conform perfectly to the WordPress.org codex, following all of the latest best practices. That can help it to feel familiar and highly usable. It also does a great job of SEO, which isn’t surprising, because this theme is fast loading and lightweight. With Monument Valley, you’ll have the ability to use any of the popular drag and drop page builders to help extend your website’s flexibility. No coding is required when using any of these drag and drop page builders, they’re very intuitive to use and make it fun to make your website. There are multiple demos, video support and plenty more. Well with checking out this simple, functional theme.
For agencies and creatives who want a super-simple way to present all of their creative work, a modern and minimalist platform for expressing that inner creativity, allowing said creative work to burst forth to the world, impressing everyone who lays eyes on those incredible creations, Maav might be a great choice. This unique theme has it all, from ease of use to a massive amount of flexibility and I know a lot of folks really love it. In fact, Maav has a perfect 5.0 rating on ThemeForest at the moment, though that could change at any moment.
Made by mThemesNet, Maav is a totally unique theme, Maav is fun, Maav is great for all sorts of projects, creative and otherwise. I love the subtle curve to the front page image or video, it’s a nice little touch that helps differentiate the Maav theme from many others on the market. Not everybody will agree, but it does give the site a slight different look than many others out there.
Maav offers one click setup, so you can begin the process of customization within moments of installing the theme. There are three basic home layouts included, a minimal portfolio, a video header design and a basic agency site. All three are outstanding ways to get your creative works out there for the world to enjoy. There’s even a page builder to add tons of flexibility to your design layouts. So whatever your website’s needs, they’re sure to be addressed by Maav.
Simple clean WordPress themes like Simply Pro won’t overshadow your posts or pages. The style is beautiful and understated. Simply Pro is a modern, minimalist and attractive WordPress theme, great for bloggers and with the kind of simple, clean and crisp design that Simply Pro provides, your content will look amazing. What should you look for in a great minimalist WordPress theme? Design is certainly one. And since Simply Pro has some of the best design around, your posts, your images, they’re going to look absolutely amazing. Simply Pro isn’t just a pretty face, this Genesis Framework child theme makes your site work perfectly on all devices with fluid, mobile ready and responsive layouts that are constantly updated to work with the latest and greatest version of WordPress. That’s one of the real advantages of a Genesis child theme, the fact that it will never fall behind the constant updates to WordPress. Always a good idea. Simply Pro is one of my favorite Genesis child themes, because it’s so minimalist and yet, the style is a little different than many other themes. It’s a nice combo.
Simply Pro is also a theme with just a hint of bold, feminine style. you may be interested in these great feminine WordPress themes. Simply Pro is a modern theme for bloggers who want a trendy and attractive, powerful and simple to use theme. With Simply Pro, you get a minimal style for your blog, the content is practically going to jump off the screen. Colors and fonts can be switched out with ease and the Genesis framework is what powers this theme, so it’s rock steady and stable, not to mention perfectly responsive.
Dorsey is one of the best minimalist WordPress themes around today, simple and easy to use. Why should you pick a simple WordPress theme like Dorsey here? Well, if you aim to offer up the cleanest reading experience around, you could do a lot worse than a slick, simple, clean and crystal clear theme like this one. The best WordPress minimalist themes all have a few things in common, beautiful, clean layouts with plenty of white space and not a lot of extra embellishments in the design. Dorsey is no exception. This WooCommerce ready blog and portfolio theme is bursting with simple, easy to navigate content. Dorsey is very simple to set up, simple to customize and simple to use for both front and back end users. Everybody can be happy with that experience. Any kind of blog looks great on this responsive, retina ready theme and I think you’re going to love it. Dorsey may be pretty simple to look at, but it’s got a lot going for it. This WooCommerce ready theme is great for blogging as well as showcasing your portfolio, which is a nice combination if you want to sell some products on the side. Whether you’re selling digital downloads or tangible goods, Dorsey can help achieve a look you like with the features you need. The price is a little higher than some themes at $100, but if this theme has the look you want, I suppose it’s worth the price, considering how solid the support and features are.
Mona is a lovely looking, simply designed women’s WordPress blog theme with very clean, attractive typography that’s going to really wow your audience and a lot of features that make it look different than other feminine WP templates. Whatever you’re blogging about, a mommy blog, women’s fashion, news or just your own personal experiences, Mona is a really slickly designed and popular theme for women. Friendly, fun and professional, that’s how I’d describe this theme. Mona is easy to customize, completely responsive and it’s even retina display ready, so you can rest assured that this theme will look fantastic on any size screen resolution or on any device. Cool! Mona includes 3 main layouts for your brand new front page. Two of these designs are grid layouts, and then there’s the design pictured above, the classic layout. I prefer that one, but the grid designs are cool too. If you’re a beginner, Mona is there for you. User experience and ease of use are at the forefront, so your personal blog page, magazine or online journal will look amazing with easy to customize style.
Beautiful Pro is a minimalist theme for writers of all kinds, travel and lifestyle, personal and professional. Beautiful Pro is a great looking, minimalist personal blog theme for WordPress, with ultra-clean lines, a well balanced layout and great typography. That’s undoubtedly going to make for a wonderful user experience and it’s going to help readers to engage with your content, no matter the subject matter and no matter whether it’s written material or images and videos. This gorgeous child theme for the Genesis Framework is ultimately flexible, you can add custom features to give it nearly any functionality that you want it to have. Responsive themes like Beautiful Pro make for great user experience on all devices too, since these responsive themes fluidly respond to the screen on which they’re being viewed. That’s nice. Oh yeah, since Genesis professional child themes are updated from the inside out, you’ll never have to worry about WordPress updates making your site look weird. It’s all taken care of without even thinking about it, which means you can spend a lot more time creating content for your site, which is what blogging is all about.
Beautiful Pro is a stylish and attractive blog theme with a great style, clean layout, attractive typography and more. With Beautiful Pro, you get a rock solid framework to build the kind of website that attracts tons of attention. There are no extra embellishments to get in the way, the bright and sparkling style is plenty to help draw attention to your posts and pages, the canvas that is created with Beautiful Pro alows you to build a wonderful site that looks and behaves the way you want it to.
All the modern features of WordPress but with a clean, simple style that doesn’t attract unwanted attention to your site’s design. Looking for a simple, minimal and modern WordPress theme with all the features of more intricately designed themes? Then have a look at Eclecticon, a blog theme from CSSIgniter. Eclecticon is a responsive theme that focuses the reader’s attention on your work, whether it’s images or blog posts, not on the theme’s design itself. That helps to make a great first impression. The Eclecticon theme has a minimalistic layout and it’s completely responsive, loads up lightning fast and it’s SEO optimized too. You’ll have complete control over all design aspects of your site with dozens of different options available in the theme customizer and it’s incredibly easy to use. For a minimalist portfolio, you should definitely consider Eclecticon.
Eclecticon is a thoughtfully designed, simple and modern looking WordPress blog and portfolio theme. Built by CSSIgniter, this theme offers a bold black and white palette with clean navigation that really makes a wonderful first impression on your potential clients. The design, which is minimal in style, leaves the focus squarely on your images and text, so your viewers will really know what your site is about the first time they set eyes on it. The elements in this theme let the images and typography speak for themselves and as a responsive theme, it loads quickly and looks fantastic on each and every device we tried it on. CSSIgniter is known for their SEO optimized templates and this one is no exception. You have ultimate control over tweaking this theme to look exactly how you want it to look, with a lot of options for beginners and advanced users alike.
This simple, clean one column WordPress theme has a style that doesn’t distract from your posts and pages, which is what minimalist design is all about. This is Hardy, from ThemeTrust, and it’s one of my favorite one column themes around. Simple doesn’t mean this theme scrimps on features though, it’s easy to create a website that looks precisely like you want it to look. For blogs or portfolios, this one is a real winner. If you’d like a bigger selection of personal WordPress blog themes, check out our full collection.
Ariva is a simple, modern text based theme that’s just come on the market and I thought I’d pop it into our collection here. While I’m not sure it’s completely minimal in style, a lot of people have asked me about text based ‘typography driven’ themes and so, here’s a great example of that. Why do I say it’s not truly minimalist? Well, it’s got a little hint of a shadow behind the text, which means it’s more of a material design theme. (A full collection of those can be found here.) Either way, Ariva is a theme with over a hundred different layouts included, there are nine featured sections, half a dozen simple header styles, and seven post layouts. That gives you a lot of flexibility in designing your website. Fast, fast, fast, that’s one of the benefits of a text based theme but it’s true that it won’t work for everyone out there. Simple, stylish and professional, what more could you want?
A theme that is perfect for minimalists, Flexible is filled with the kind of features that you need to help your readers get to know more about your brand while still being able to protect your business. With a fully responsive design that works for both web and mobile browsers, it allows you to design your site with CSS and HTML without the fear that it wouldn’t look right in certain browsers or so. More so, Flexible also has the ePanel options panel that gives you better control of your website—or even websites, if you need more than one, and this would automatically appear once you decide to use this theme.
Flexible also offers various page templates that you can use to customize your website, examples of which are contacts, blog page, search page, sitemap, and the like. It also has built-in shortcodes that you can use to customize your site even if you are not knowledgeable in code! Plus, with complete localization, an easy-to-sort Ajax gallery, and unparalleled support—plus free access to updates, this theme has everything you need to complete your site and make it work. If simplicity and manageability are your priorities, then Flexible is the theme for you to try!
Minicon is a clean, basic and simple WordPress theme that is a creative solution to the problem of finding a theme that perfectly blends form and function. Minicon is a creative theme with single page and multipage layouts available to you. With this theme, you can rapidly set up a fantastic homepage for creative agencies, studios, portfolios and other sorts of creative sites. Minicon was coded with the absolute freshest Bootstrap code for fast loading times and great display on all browsers and all screen sizes. Minicon is simple to use and simple to customize.
Base is a WordPress theme that is minimal in design, meaning the content is what matters most, the actual styling of the theme is quite simple and to the point. But that simple, modern style has a very important purpose, to make sure your readers are able to full concentrate on your content without distractions. That makes it easy for you to blog about what you want to and give a wonderful first impression on every single page or post on your site. Base includes an application Framework, a powerful and robust theme options framework and a boatload of options to help you customize your website.
Base is responsive, meaning it looks amazing on each and every device it was tested on, the images and layout seamlessly adapt to the screen size of your reader. That’s a nice effect and it’s almost mandatory to offer these days, with the prevalence of handheld devices like iPhones and Androids. Responsive websites tend to outrank similar sites that only offer fixed width layouts, all other factors being equal, so if you switch to a responsive them, you may actually see a ranking increase. Custom widget areas, post formats and simply customized headers, text blocks, backgrounds and more, mean this theme is simple to use, powerful enough for any application and a smart way to help grow your business online.
Base was designed to be simple to customize via the use of child themes, so it will look incredible even if WordPress decides to change their code, it won’t break your site. That’s a wonderful features to help give you peace of mind. All in all, Base is a great theme to use if you value creative flexibility and a wide range of easily customized features.
Tabor is a WordPress theme that pushes the envelope of minimalism with it’s design. This theme is absolutely stripped of anything that isn’t completely essential to running a blog. You’ll find absolutely no fat in this theme and the typography and images really pop because of that. Tabor is a theme built for content marketers, for professional writers and bloggers. This theme supports all the makor plugins you might want to use to help drive traffic to your site, plugins like Yoast, Schema, OptinMonster and lots more. Tabor is a Gutenberg friendly theme too, so you can make use of the latest tools for editing your posts, making sure the layout and content is exactly as you want it to be. Rich Tabor, the designer behind this theme, decided to get ahead of the curve and make this theme perfectly, 100% ready to support the WordPress block editor. It’s the wave of the future. As Rich Tabor says in the description, with Tabor and Gutenberg, WordPress is finally fun again.
Simple can be better. At least when it comes to websites, a minimalist design might be exactly what your site needs to really draw in traffic and help keep them engaged. Simple, minimal, modern and straightforward designs allow your content to shine through. Whether you’re a blogger, a photographer, designer or a business, you can benefit from a simple web design that puts your content at the center of attention. For some more specifics, we’ve built a collection of minimalist blog themes and another for minimal style portfolio themes too.
We’re really into minimalist WordPress themes, because they’re a fantastic way to create a bold, exciting and engaging website, without a lot of extra onscreen junk that distracts from the content. And content is what it’s all about so a minimal theme works wonders to frame your content and show it in the best possible light.
For many, a minimalist design might be precisely what you need to really draw in traffic and help keep them engaged, since the content is always the star of the show.
When it comes to web design, simple, minimal, modern and straightforward designs allow your content to shine through. If you’re a photographer, a blogger, you run your own business or maybe you’re a freelancer, anyone can benefit from a simple web design that puts your content at forefront of your site. Oh, minimal themes also help with loading speeds, since the site only loads up what is absolutely necessary, which can actually help your site rank a little better. This list of minimalist WordPress themes is constantly being updated and upgraded so check back often.
If you didn’t see what you wanted to see here in this collection of WordPress minimalist themes, we hope maybe you find what you need in our collection of WordPress portfolio themes. We’ve tried very hard to craft the absolute best collections of themes anywhere, but sometimes we miss a good one, so if there’s a theme you particularly like, let us know in the comments. Happy (WordPress) hunting!