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20+ best blog WordPress themes for Fashion, Travel, Corporate and Personal blogs

Blogs are like a chronicle of information still in the process of creation. It can tackle topics ranging from personal life to political thoughts or anything the author wishes.

Having a blog is like owning an asset especially if you want to showcase your talent or work to the world. There are many advantages to having a blog. Blogging will help you to stay knowledgeable in your field, can help you get a better job, help you create your online identity and even earn you money.

If you don’t have a blog, then what are you doing with your life? I highly suggest you to engage in blogging. It will help you and improve you in many dimensions.

If you need a blogging platform, then WordPress is a fine place to start. Though, in general, it is a CMS but is sufficient for all your blogging needs. More than 26% of the entire internet is based on WordPress, so the community support you will get is huge.

Again, if you are a blogger, then there is a high chance you use WordPress – given the statistic. Anyhow, here we will be discussing different WordPress themes that you can use to improve and add functionality to your blog and design it to your hearts content. Now listing themes dedicated for all type of blogs is not plausible, and hence we will limit yourself to discussing some of the best themes for more common blog topics.

A design style complementing the featured content is crucial and recommended for building and maintaining traffic on your blog.

So without further hindrance (me talking), here are 21 best WordPress themes for Fashion, Travel, Corporate and Personal blogs:

Journey – Personal WordPress Blog Theme

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Journey theme has an impressive design language that will help you voice out all the thing you want to share with the world. The theme effectively creates an ambiance as if you are going through a treasured memoir.

Journey theme isn’t pocket heavy and will provide you with mostly everything you will need to tweak and customize it.

And even for its low pricing, Journey theme includes many premium plugins like Visual Composer, Advanced custom fields gallery, advanced custom fields repeater, Contact Form 7, Disqus Comment System, Yoast SEO and WPML plugin.

Building your blog will be one of the most fun, intuitive and easy experiences with Visual Composer. Also you blog can be easily accessible thanks to its responsive design and retina ready display.

To enhance the user experience further, you have 11 blog layouts, custom post sliders, Disqus Comments, Advanced Search and much more.

You can also allow Instagram feeds on the footer, social shares on the footer, a section to customize the CSS, etc. You also get access to over half a dozen custom widgets.

Journey theme is built on a decent foundation with Bootstrap v3, Isotope, Modernizr, Owl Carousel, Instafeed JS and other.

Overall the theme is a great pick considering its pricing, and if you are interested in the design aspects, then you can unhesitatingly take up the theme.

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BuzzBlog – Clean & Personal WordPress Blog Theme

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BuzzBlog is a minimalist, clean and elegant solution for your WordPress blog theme. It is an excellent way to spread your stories in a professional method.

The theme is loaded with a multitude of features, extensive customizability, and a responsive design language with which you can quickly boost the brand “you”.

The admin panel is loaded with customizable settings coupled with a  user-friendly layout so you can easily tweak everything within moments. Options to add and choose from unlimited colors, changing fonts, gallery settings, importing and exporting themes are all conveniently located within the admin panel.

You can also customize the header, with options to choose between a sticky and normal header type and also the ability to choose images to be displayed as header background.

BuzzBlog also comes with 15 blog layouts and several predefined CSS styles to turn your blog into something personal. And the ability to choose between 8 post formats makes for the icing on the cake.

Other features include a widget manager and some powerful social widgets to incorporate into your blog. Also social sharing options to all major social networking platform.

All in all, BuzzBlog is a capable, modern and clean solution for creating a personal blog on WordPress and is worth a try.

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Pluto Clean Personal WordPress Masonry Blog Theme

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Pluto is one of the highest rated themes used for building a personal blog. It boasts a user base of over five thousand customers. Even the company behind Pluto is highly reputed and experienced.

The theme can fulfill all your blogging needs but is more suited for people who needs a place to display their photography.

The theme comes with some useful features like a copy protection for your photos. Now your photo clicks won’t become common internet property. You can also choose a perfect layout, designed to showcase images and comes with beautiful hover effects.

But the theme still throws in some useful features for people who just needs a place to write. Your visitors will simply adore the unique reading mode. Everything except the post content and share buttons will disappear, making for a great experience for your readers.

And all these are just the start of it. Pluto has a boatload of features to give you and your visitors a pleasant experience. From a fully responsive design language, powerful admin panel to features like SEO optimizations, QR code generator the theme is feature rich.

You also get $70+ worth of plugins free with Pluto. Visual Composer, User Pro Plugin, Mega Menu Plugin, Private Messages for User Pro are all included.

The theme is truly one of the most feature-packed and easy to use themes available in the market and quickly prove to be your favorite personal blog theme if you use it.

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Love Travel – Creative Travel Agency WordPress

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Love Travel theme, as evident from the title is designed for travel agencies. But the theme’s creative graphics, minimalist and clean design makes for a great travel blog as well.

Travel lovers will find the theme marvelous to showcase and share their trips and holiday details.

Also, as the theme is designed for travel agencies, you will see that it boasts some excellent monetization options. In brief, the theme has WooCommerce integrated coupled with multilingual support.

You can quickly build your custom pages to share a map, gallery, write your experience, list touring spots and lots more.

There is also a boatload of features to enrich the experience of your site. You get Revolution Slider, Rain Effect, JQUery UI, Mega Menu, search travel filter and lots more.

There is also a parallax section, cool video section, FancyBox Images, Counter Animation JS, a clear shortcode list, etc.

Best of all, the developers keep everything updated and upgraded.

Overall, Love Travel theme is an excellent choice to build your travel blog on, especially if you want monetization capabilities.

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H-Code Responsive & Multipurpose WordPress Theme

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H-Code is a multipurpose theme and can be easily modified to power your blog. You get hands on over 20+ demo pages; each can be installed with a single click. The theme also includes over fifty-seven home page templates each of which can be implemented immediately. And even though the theme is bursting with all these contents, it is still flexible and offers great performance.

With H-Code you can easily establish your online presence and present to the world all that you want and all who you are.

Again the theme is built on Bootstrap Framework with HTML5, which makes it very user-friendly for you as well as your users.

The theme can be used to make pages quickly as you get access to powerful and popular Visual Composer. You also get an array of readymade shortcodes.

And not only Visual Composer but the theme delivers a $53 worth of plugins which includes, Slider Revolution, Contact Form 7, Total Cache, Yoast SEO, and not to mention WooCommerce.

Other aspects of the theme include a responsive design, well documentation, easy customization, great design and code quality.

To top all these, you have a top-notch support system and extensive video tutorials to get you started and keep you running.

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WPVoyager – Travel Blog WordPress Theme

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WPVoyager is a strikingly beautiful theme with a modern and unique design that will be much appreciated by any globetrotter.

The theme is also very popular and used by many of the popular travel based websites.

The key feature of the theme would be its Google Map API integration and how beautifully it is displayed. WPVoyager also has KML support with which you can easily pinpoint locations and add images on the maps.

The theme is perfect for blogging all your adventures and keeping your family and friends informed all the while gaining some fan following. The whole internet can keep up with your travel diary, visited locations and all your fanciful clicks (even the gimmicky ones) with the themes clean and modern design.

Plus you don’t have to worry about organizing all your travel photos has the theme has got your back. You can keep your images in a beautiful photo grid or choose to showcase theme with an elegant full-width collage effect.

The theme also sports some keen widgets. You get social media sharing widgets and counter widgets, MailChimp widget and an amazing widget to build a pagination list for navigation. You also get WP Post Series with which you can create a series of post to categories your journeys.

There are also many more features which all together make WPVoyager a unique and powerful theme for creating your travel blog.

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The Voux – A Comprehensive Magazine Theme

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The Voux, as the title suggests is a comprehensive magazine theme and has enough features and customizability to use it for blogging if you so desire. Furthermore, you can keep the magazine like touch to bring some extra appeal to your site.

The theme has a minimalist and charming design language which is also readily accessible thanks to its retina ready display and responsive design. This feature might apparently seem negligible and standard but just think about how crucial it is for travels to write on the go taken most portable devices come with smaller screens.

The theme also delivers a seamless browsing experience thanks the infinite scrolling option. This allows for the upcoming article to load up while you are busy reading the present one. The URL address bar also changes accordingly.

Now enough about how the theme can satisfy your users. The Voux is a joy to use for the developer himself. With Visual Composer site building is literally as easy as dragging and dropping. You also get the powerful mega menu to help you build and the excellent Sidekick plugin which will help you with everything.

If you want to create a blog for fashion, food, travel, then the theme also comes with some pre-made demo layouts which will make all things easier.

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Scalia – Multi-Concept Business, Shop, One-Page, Blog Theme

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Scalia is a premium theme and offers premium features to build your high-end website. The mere fact that you get five unique designs built-in coupled with over a hundred and fifty ready to use layouts make Scalia a steal.

Apart from all the ready made stuff, customizability and site creation from scratch is also possible for any enthusiast. You get a boatload of features to help you along the process of fine tuning your perfect site.

With unlimited fonts and colors, over four hundred font icons(each customizable), a countless number of page layouts and flexible header and footer, and much more; you will be dreaming and making sites.

Further customization options include unlimited sidebars, plenty of shortcodes, an array of widgets, option to have parallax support, and much more.

Other notable features include Visual Composer, WooCommerce shop, Mega Menu, SEO optimization and WPML integration.

And if you think that this isn’t enough, you also get $50 worth of plugins free Scalia. These includes Visual Composer, WooCommerce, WPML plugin, SEOReady and LayerSlider 5.

Furthermore, the theme is programmed to be ready right out of the box. All these make Scalia a great theme for to consider for your blog.

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Mediso – Corporate / One-Page / Blogging WP Theme

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Mediso is an excellent theme for blogging especially for people who wants to run a corporate blog. Mention should also be given to its one-page facility. Not only can you easily turn your site into a one-page website but you can combine this with the page builder and gain numerous customization possibilities.

By the way, the page builder comes with awesome features like parallax section, great column management, color customization, etc.

But the real deal with the theme comes with its inclusion of the GoodLayers Importer. You can easily turn your site into any demo site you like with simple steps all explained by the team through a video.

Furthermore, you can include unlimited pages, have WooCommerce support and manage everything with a top-notch admin panel.

Other features include the addition of multiple shortcodes, support for unlimited colors, ability to add Youtube videos as background sections and much more. You can customize the skin for each parallax section if you choose to do so. The size of the sidebar can also be customized for you to make room for content or ads, whatever be your preference.

Many more features will also be waiting for you so you can take complete control over the looks and feel of your site. If you’re determined to have your site look the way you want, and you want no compromise with that, Mediso has all the tools to help you meet your desire.

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Corpus – Responsive Corporate WordPress Theme

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Corpus won’t cost you much money, but it has the potential to earn you lots. It is ideal for people who wants to blog about things they make, like painting, 3D printing, miniature models, origami, etc. and want to sell them to their fans and audiences.

With Corpus, you can easily create your unique blog couple with a personal online shop. And don’t worry as the e-commerce aspects are undertaken by the immensely popular and powerful WooCommerce.

And if you have been taken away by merely this, then get yourself together as there is more. The theme boasts a very professional design all the while maintaining a personal outlook. Customization options are plenty, and you can rest assured that the theme won’t compromise regarding appearance.

With Visual Composer, Redux Framework, and Live Customizer, your website will become a living manifestation of your dreams.

And you also get all the necessary features and functionalities with the theme making it an excellent choice for people who want to “tell and sell”.

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Kalium – Creative Theme for Professionals

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Kalium is a multi-award winner theme for its design and builds quality. It is great for people wanting to blog about their professional lifestyle while keeping things creative and unique.

With Kalium you know you are going to be a part of a great community being a part of a user base of over seven thousand customers.

Now, coming to the features and functionalities that the theme provides. You get a couple premade portfolio layouts to represent your work and extensive customization features to tweak it in any way appreciable.

You get unlimited skins and styling options, ability to upload custom fonts, multiple footer styles, stunning hover effects.

Blogging experience will be intimate and professional with a unique design language and support for multi-blog post types from quotes to audio.

You also get a couple of premium features built into the theme including Visual Composer, Revolution Slider, LayerSlider. You also get Shortcodes to improve user experience, and Ajax mini cart is at your disposal if you want monetization options.

And now including SEO optimization, high-quality codes and Sidekick integration inside the dashboard, Kalium is a complete package.

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Soledad – Multi-Concept Blog/Magazine WP Theme

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Soledad is a minimalist theme ideal for your blog site. It is one of the best selling blog themes with a multitude of features. The theme can overwhelm you with all that it can do, that you will just gaze and not do anything at all.

Apart from being a bestseller, highlights of the theme include over two hundred and fifty homepage demos and live customize options, not to mention slider and blog combinations that too rich over two hundred.

The theme is easily accessible from any device and comes with multiple layout options so you can show your content anywhere, anyhow.

If you intent on making your blog photo heavy then the amazing gallery that comes with Soledad will be really helpful.

Apart from these a multitude of premium and basic features are available with the theme. If you can then you must give Soledad a try.

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Himmelen – Personal WordPress Blog Theme

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Himmelen is a minimalist and clean theme for you to blog about your personal(yet shareable) life. With the help of the theme, you can easily create your online memoir capturing all moments that you want to commemorate and share.

Furthermore, the theme can be easily installed with just a click, and so you can have your blog up and running the moment you want to.

The Himmelen Control Panel also gives you a lot of customizability options with multiple configurable pages, unlimited color themes and a multitude of blog styles with layout configurations.

Again if you don’t want to stress that much and just like the demo materials then it can be easily imported with just a click. But if you fancy to build something yourself then the extensive documentation you will be getting will be helpful.

Some other features you will be getting are unlimited menu variations, endless header variations, homepage posts slider, banner support, footer widgets among others.

The theme also a score of 87 out of 100 on Google Page Speed Score, which gives you a guarantee that Himmelen is amazingly fast.

Taking all these into consideration, the elegance, modernism, and flexibility of the theme, Himmelen is a compelling choice as your blogging theme.

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Bridge – Creative Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

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Bridge theme is a best-selling multi-purpose theme with a massive customer base. Naturally, you can use it for your blogging necessities without fear of disappointment. It is featured packed, very flexible, and comes with nearly two hundred demos, so you are bound to find something you like.

The demo contents are fully equipped and easily tweakable so no worries about denying your creative side.

The theme receives huge appraisals for its code quality and customer support and hence moderate, novice or even advanced users will find appreciation for Bridge. You also get extensive video tutorial with instructions from the mere step up to importing and editing demo contents.

Some notable features of the theme include twenty-four unique concept layouts, Qode Slider and customizable title areas, header and Mega Menu.

WooCommerce support is also integrated plus you get Visual Composer and LayerSlider Revolution for all your site building utility. You can have animations incorporated into the site thanks to CSS3 support and Ajax animation. And all these is merely a glimpse of how feature rich the theme is.

If you want to tweak around and change the appearance of your blog often and like to have customizability options at your disposal. Bridge theme is highly recommended.

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Lambda – Multi-Purpose Responsive Bootstrap Theme

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Lambda is another multi-purpose theme to get your blogging days started. As with any other multi purpose themes, you can rest assured that you are going to get multiple numbers of features and customizability options.

With over thirty-three unique demo sites each of which can be installed with just a single click, you will never feel compromised. It is very easy to build an elegant and stylish blog with the help of Lambda.

As per the title you know that the theme is based on the bootstrap framework and hence get a clear understanding of the enormous set of configurable elements and how easy it is to customize the theme.

Some notable features incorporated into Lambda include Visual Composer , Revolution Slider, live customization options and social media integration.

It is understandable that using a multipurpose theme to handle blogging is overkill, but you get a lot of premium benefits. For example, the theme is highly preferred by its customers with special mentions given to its quality customer support, the design quality and even the code quality. This sense of reliability alone is plenty of reasons to use Lambda.

You also get detailed documentation with the theme so setting up the theme will be quick and easy.

All in all, Lambda is a very capable theme (why wouldn’t it be? It is a multi-purpose theme after all!) and can easily be molded into your dream blog site.

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Babylon – Personal Stylish WP Blog

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Babylon theme is perfect for all the social butterflies needing to fill in the world about all they want. Your blog when powered by Babylon will feel minimalist and modern and most of all – clean.

You can choose between an array of premade layout or create your own with powerful inbuilt tools.

Key features of the theme include the four beautifully crafted sliders and carousels, fourteen blog layouts to choose your fittings and three useful post feeds. And to top all these, you also get unlimited home layouts. So go crazy while building your dream blog.

Other notable features of the theme include extensive customizability options, social network sharing options, Instagram gallery, a latest Tweet slider and much more.

Overall, Babylon is a great theme to use in the context of building your personal blog.

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Amory – Premium WordPress Blog Theme for Creatives

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Amory theme is ideal for any fashion or photography websites. In general, the theme can handle image based content handsomely with a design language focused on modernism and minimalism.

With the theme backing you up, you can rest assured that your visitors’ eyes will be centered around your content while the theme subtly establishes an addictive ambiance.

Amory is incredibly simple to customize, emphasis on user readability, is SEO optimized and includes eight blog layouts.

The theme comes with Amory Theme Option’s Panel, which has very powerful customization options. You can tweak design elements and add custom CSS to parts of the theme from right here.

Other notable features include a stunning gallery, social media integration and sharing options, inconspicuous typography and of course the multi-functional Revolution Slider. E-commerce options and ad management is also present for you to monetize your blog or do your share of affiliate marketing.

Again if you find the task of creating a site from scratch to be daunting and uncomfortable, you can auto import demos of your likings.

Overall the theme is viable for novices to professional website owners and especially preferable for bloggers with a lot of photographs to share.

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Fotomag – Personal Minimalist WordPress Blog Theme

Fotomag theme efficiently delivers a simple yet expressive blogging experience all the while maintaining a clean and minimalist design. It is readily available via mobiles and tablets thanks to its responsive design language.

Customization is easy and can be quickly tweaked via the theme’s options page. You also get multiple post formats adding that extra variety to your content. Social sharing is also simple thanks to the ability to add social icons on the left menu.

Furthermore, you can increase your contents intractability with the users with the support of shortcodes.

And all these were just a glimpse of the multitude of features you get with Fotomag theme. The theme comes with an array of features like header modifications to choose from, options for your logo, touch-friendly slider, integrated lightbox, progress bar and much more.

You also get some widget support for the footer widget area.

Overall, Fotomag is a great theme and is worth consideration in your quest for finding your perfect blog theme.

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Allure – Beauty & Fashion Blog Theme

Allure is a perfect fashion blog theme coupled with all features you can need. The design language is simple yet beautiful, and it is made for people who are style icons.

Backed up by Allure your only necessity for running your fashion blog would be your sense of fashion, all other aspects will be taken care of by the theme. You don’t need any IT knowledge whatsoever to be able to operate the theme to its full potential; it is that user-friendly.

The theme will deliver a light, fluid and intuitive style thanks to its quality coding.

With a boatload of features, the theme will get you started up immediately with plenty of demo contents; all of which is just a click away. 

Your users will appreciate your site with the seamless social media integration, multiple contact form styles, sticky header and sidebar.

Other notable features you get with the theme are various blog list layouts, 600+ Google fonts, custom widget areas, video backgrounds, mega menus, child theme and much more.

Allure is truly a meeting of elegance and technology plus a great solution for your need of a beauty & fashion blog theme.

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Solopreneur – WordPress Blog Theme

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Solopreneur is a premium theme for bloggers with a modernistic design language. It is one of the best themes you can choose for creating a personal blog or any other blog for that matter.

You will get a multitude of demos and most are them are blog-centric. Hence it will be pretty straightforward and fast to set up your blog with the theme.

Your recent blog posts will get your visitor’s attention easily with highlighted featured images, titles, and descriptions.

The theme is also flexible in the sense that it can be juggled in between highlighting your latest product or helping you establish a vast readership.

The provided custom landing pages are perfect for showcasing new products if you want to sell them through your blog.

Also, the theme gives you an option to implement and customize an email subscription form widget to help you induce more reader to your site.

Other notable features include a footer call to action which will allow you to invoke your readers to a conversation after reading the content.

You also get Optin forms which will help you to improve your marketing efforts and build a more comprehensive and vast email list.

The theme can also be easily customized to incorporate your designed logos, favicons, and even social media icons.

Solopreneur will also be a delight for your reader and give them a memorable experience.

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Your Journey – Travel Blog WordPress Theme

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Your Journey theme will have your travel blog website up and running in no time. It is extremely user-friendly and has a modern design language with functionalities any travel blogger would desire.

Again with over twenty-six different demos, you are surely going to find something suited to your taste. Furthermore, each demo is installable with just a click. And you thought I was kidding when I said you would set up your site in no time.

Besides the different demos, you also get a responsive design language and WPML compatibility. Shortcodes are also available to further enhance user experience and add that extra level of customizability.

Post formats include standard blogs, video, audio and images to keep up the versatility of the site content.

You also get some useful widgets. From Flickr Feed to your Twitter Feed, Contact Info, Facebook fan pages and even MailChimp, the widgets pretty much got your back.

Other features of the theme include unlimited color, Contact Form 7 plugin, Coming soon plugin and a few more.

Your Journey’s theme options are powered by WordPress Customizer so you can easily get an idea of the customization capability of the theme.

Overall, coming with a pocket-friendly pricing, you get acceptable features. But the real steal with the theme are the twenty-six easy install themes that you get and for this reason alone, the theme is worth trying.


One of the pivotal reasons for human advancements today is because we can efficiently share what we learn. Again the internet has brought communities and people from all over the world together in a sense never imaginable before. Now blogging is the marriage of the internet and the sharing nature of human beings.

Through blogging, you gain a platform to tell the world what you know, meet new audience who can resonate with your vibe or experience critique to your work. The process will make you more knowledgeable and more honed in your field.

The above enlisted are some of the top themes you are going to find to engage in blogging while using WordPress. Tell us which ones you liked and if we happen to miss out on your favorites then mention them in the comments; it will be helpful to the readers. Remember we have to share what we know!

*last updated 12/03/2019

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Editorial Staff at 85ideas is a team of WordPress experts led by Brian Harris. Here to share amazing tuts, guides and collections.

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