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15 Must Have Pinterest-Like WordPress Themes

March 15, 2014
Must Have Pinterest-Like WordPress Themes

Pinterest is still a popular social network that allows you to save websites and images as Pins, which are then displayed in Boards that you can name and customize. This is really great for saving visual items for inspiration. Whether you’re planning a wedding or a home remodel, Pinterest can serve you well.

Since the board style is engaging, capturing some of this Pinterest magic for your own site might be preferable. Thankfully, there are several Pinterest-like WordPress themes out there that mimic the look and feel of this card style.

Pinterest-like themes capture the essence of Pinterest – a masonry style grid portfolio or blog where posts include a thumbnail of the featured image and a short blurb from the article. Below are a collection of themes that are Pinterest-like in their style, as well as all of WordPress’s fantastic and easy to use features. Check them out!

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1. Total

Total Theme - Masonry Grid Example

Total is  a super clean and modern WordPress theme designed for the new age. While this theme includes many features to build your own custom layouts, it’s easy to add a large masonry grid to display all your posts (with infinite scroll support). You can publish standard posts, videos, audio, quotes and galleries. A responsive theme beyond on your dreams, Total will look amazing no matter what device or monitor size you view the site on. The theme is very easy to use, well coded and fast!

2. Neva

Neva is a lovely WordPress theme that comes with 15 different homepage layouts, one of which features a Pinterest style. It can be used for most site types, including e-commerce, and would work especially well for an online publication or online store.

It includes 7 font icons sets, a one-click demo importer, tons of shortcodes, and multiple page templates so getting a new site up and running is easier than ever. It also includes the WPBakery Page Builder, so you can build a custom site without having to touch a line of code. It also includes the Slider Revolution plugin and has support for gallery, masonry, and portfolio layouts and sliders. Neva costs $75.



SKIN is another fantastic WordPress theme that allows you to create a website with Pinterest sensibilities. It supports gradient backgrounds, a circled post slider, GIF support, and tons of social media integration and social icons that makes it easier for your visitors to share your content. This theme also includes built-in AdSense support, which makes setting up an advertising program easier.

Other features included color-coded categories, pop-up ads, Google Font support, fullscreen search, and special boxes, which are similar to sidebars but more free floating. SKIN is currently priced at $52.

4. Tactile


Another Pinterest-like WordPress theme worth considering is Tactile. This one is a truly multipurpose offering that could be used for just about any type of site. Parallax effects make for a smooth transition between sections. Animations offer engaging page transitions. With video backgrounds and a customizable mega menu, you can create a beautiful-looking website that can be used for a portfolio, blog, or online store.

It also has multiple header layouts, a custom logo, slider options, as well as heater and footer widgets. It also includes WPBakery Page Builder, LayerSlider Responsive WordPress Slider plugin, and 40+ shortcodes. You can get Tactile from Envato Market for $69.

5. Pin


Pin is another lovely WordPress theme that makes it easy to create a Pinterest-like website. It’s based on HTML5 and CSS3, offers quick load times, and a responsive layout that looks good on all devices. Some truly standout features include fly-out navigation for mobile devices, a masonry or grid style layout, multiple navigation options, live search, and Google Snippets support.

This theme also has a review system built-in, drag-and-drop editing capability, one-click demo installation, unlimited forms, and front-end user submission. Users can also edit and modify their submissions. With CopyScape integration for plagiarism checking, email notifications, and full security integration, you can create a site that accepts user submissions easily and that looks great, too. The Pin theme is priced at $59.

6. Hazel


Hazel is another multi-purpose WordPress theme that includes a Pinterest style layout as one of its 35 demos. You can install these demos with a single click to start working on your new site. It includes demos for portfolios, business sites, agencies, blogs, online stores, and more.

This theme includes numerous layouts for titles, headers, menus, and more. And with included shortcodes and parallax effects, sliders, sticky menus, video backgrounds, custom logos, search, AJAX page transitions and more, you can’t go wrong here. It even comes with WPBakery Page Builder, LayerSlider REsponsive WordPress Slider Plugin, and supports WooCommerce. Hazel is available from Envato Market for $69.

7. PinThis


PinThis is another WordPress theme with a Pinterest layout worthy of your consideration. It has tons of customization options that allow you to create a truly custom look. The design here is flat and modern, which can be adapted for any number of industries and the theme itself has been optimized for speed and SEO.

This theme is responsive, includes most standard post formats, and supports touch sliders and images. With support for CSS3 animations, social icons and sharing, custom logos, custom menus and widgets, and child themes, PinThis offers a robust feature set that’s sure to meet the needs of anyone who requires an image-heavy site. This theme is priced at $49.

8. Tamashi


Or, you might want to consider Tamashi, another Pinterest like WordPress theme that prioritizes displaying your portfolio pieces in an artful way. It would work well for agencies, freelancers, and photographers alike, packing in tons of portfolio features with unique attributes like horizontal scrolling, fullscreen, split sliders, and more.

This theme also uses one-click demo installation, responsive design, shortcode support, various page templates, as well as the inclusion of WPBakery Page Builder and Slider Revolution, two staple plugins for robust site-building. Tamashi is currently priced at $75.

9. Pinboard


The aptly named Pinboard theme is another Pinterest style option worth looking at. This WordPress theme allows you to turn your site into your own pinboard, with an auto stacking layout and infinite scroll, to boot!

This theme is responsive and supports several different grid layout options. You can post multimedia to this layout or standard posts — it’s up to you. You also have the option to display recent posts, an author bio, a welcome message, and more. Pinboard is available from Themify, starting at $59.

10. Pinshop


Another Themfiy selection is Pinshop. This Pinterest like WordPress theme is similar to Pinboard but is designed specifically with online shops in mind. It combines the great features of Pinterest (auto stacking layouts and infinite scrolls) with e-commerce features to make a cohesive design and functional experience.

This theme includes WooCommerce support, an Ajax shopping cart, product sliders, custom navigation, social media icons, widgets, animated buttons, theme skins, child theme support, and more. You can get Pinshop for $59 to start.

11. Pinstagram


Pinstagram is still another WordPress theme option that includes Pinterest style features that allow for the lovely display of image and media posts. It uses a grid layout that is intuitive to navigate and does a good job of displaying all your information front and center.

A few features included here are unlimited color schemes, Google Fonts, widgest, support for shortcodes, and more. Plus, there are unlimited backgrounds, social media sharing options and icons, as well as AdSense positioning. The code is also clean, optimized, and designed to load quickly. Pinstagram is available from MyThemeShop for use on three sites for $197.

12. Pinfinity


Pinfinity is the last WordPress theme on our list and it, like the others, is feature-rich and worth considering. This theme is responsive and has a clean layout, so it looks great on all devices. It includes multiple post formats and supports most page builder plugins including Elementor, Divi, and Beaver Builder, so you can go in and make tweaks to the layout and page templates if you so choose.

This theme includes full support, is updated frequently, includes one-click demo installation, documentation, and it’s easy to customize. It also has a “most loved” feature that allows your most popular posts to be displayed all together for your visitor’s convenience. Pair all of this with speed optimization, SEO optimization, and compatibility with popular plugins, and you have a theme that might be the right choice for displaying your visual content. Pinfinity is available from CSSIgniter for $39 to start.

13. Keen


Keen is a minimal masonry blog WordPress theme available on the Creative Market, and created by Tienvooracht. This theme is simple but elegant and includes lots of great premium features such as color options, custom font options, a built-in portfolio, social links widget, retina support and much more. And because it’s a premium theme, you’ll also receive support for the theme from the author which is great to have in-case you run into any bugs.

14. 1Page


1Page is a premium masonry blog and magazine WordPress theme for sale on Themeforest, but designed by An-Themes. This theme includes a wonderful drag & drop gallery, unlimited colors, unlimited sidebars, masonry layout, infinite scroll, a ratings & review system, custom widgets and more. Additionally the theme is translation ready and fully responsive – so no matter where or how users access your site, they can read each and every post you add.

15. Tetris (Free)


Last on our list is a freebie. Tetris is a fully responsive Pinterest-like WordPress theme created here at WPExplorer. This theme features masonry home and archive pages, and supports various post formats (standard, gallery, audio, video, link and image) so you can add just about any content you want to your site. Tetris is an easy to use WordPress theme that is a great fit for personal portfolios and blogs.

Which Pinterest like WordPress theme will you choose? Now that you have a healthy selection of Pinterest inspired themes to choose from, you can hopefully come with a decision. Ultimately, it comes down to what you want out of your site and what features best speak to your current needs.

Regardless of which theme you select, we wish you the best!

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  1. Matthew Porter

    Some nice looking themes listed, some might loose focus of actual content, but as for having functionality of Pinterest, they tick the right boxes.

  2. Free Job Posting

    I think all themes are so beautiful .. I’ve to try this on my others blog. may be this types of themes can helps to decrease our website bounce rate. Thanks for sharing dude!!

  3. Precios

    Hi everyone

    Pinterest have an external link on each block – None of the WP Pinterest like themes have this important feature ?

    • AJ Clarke | WPExplorer

      You could easily add that to any theme via a custom field. Also some of them do via the link post format.

  4. Susanth Wangre

    Thanks for the list..I think you have missed another grid theme “Themelio”. I have used this theme in my friend’s website. Its awesome:)

    • Kyla

      Oh that’s a nice one! And it’s free off github which makes it double nice 🙂 Thanks for the recommendation!

  5. Saeed Omar

    Check the guys behind it did a good job simplifying the Pinterest model. Its also fast to customize into an RTL language check our prelaunch demo

  6. Jatupon Rattanapanop

    Thank you very much. This is awesome!

  7. pim

    thanks, this is a really good & helpful selection!

  8. Radek Sula

    Hello all, first I would like tell you, you do the best WP themes! Now I install Tetris WP theme and I have problem with add gallery post. If I attach images by the instruction on Tetris page I see images in post, but not in area under header as you have in Tetris sample. I dont know what I am doing wrong. Thank you for your help. Radek

  9. artfulventure

    Love these! Thank you for featuring!

  10. Costas Schuler

    Cant wait to get started with Remal, Love it:)

  11. Nitin

    another one you could add to the list is pinbin for wordpress its free

    • AJ Clarke | WPExplorer

      Thanks for the suggestion! Hey, is that a BattleField avatar?

  12. Ravi

    which of these can be used for e-commerce..except for few most of them look like blogging I getting it wrong..very impressive collection, though!!

    • Kyla

      Hi Ravi – I think Pinshop is the only one listed that includes built-in e-commerce support. Some of the themes might support WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads, Exchange or another free e-commerce plugin, but I can’t say for sure. The post just lists some of the nice pinterest-style theme options out there (which was mostly blogging themes at the time). But I’ll keep an eye out for some nice pinterest-stype shop themes 🙂

  13. Christopher Tinypants Dang

    Great list of free themes. Thank you for your hard work hunting these down. You’re a lifesaver!

  14. Charlie Allred

    I’m curious, in any of these themes can you add a right column for lead capture, etc?

    • AJ Clarke

      The only one I know about is “Fashionista” because I made it, and yes you can choose to enable a sidebar for the main homepage via the theme options.

  15. Brian

    Unfortunately, you don’t address whether any of these themes permit users to upload, which is really the main feature of Pinterest. I don’t want something where only I can add content.

    • AJ Clarke

      Hi Brian,

      Themes should never have a user upload system built-in, this is something that should be added via a plugin. For example Gravity Forms has an extension that allows a front end form to create a draft post. That’s just one example but I’m sure there are many others out there 😉 Or you can pay to have a custom one built of course.

  16. Cheenu Lott

    Hi Great work on the post. Very nice themes cant wait to try some of them.. Must have taken a lot of hark work to compile the data for the post. You seriously saved a lot of time for many people like me. Thanks for featuring. Cheers!!!

  17. mcunha98

    Suggestion: look for CARETA theme on WP repository (free theme)

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