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Recommended WordPress Themes For Freelancers

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There is nothing more exciting than striking it our on your own as a freelancer. Being your own boss, while full of risk and responsibilities, is one of the most fulfilling occupations you can choose. And one of those aforementioned responsibilities includes creating and managing your own website. If you’re not a freelance web designer, then this may seem like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be. There are tons of awesome premium WordPress themes available that you can use to build your website in no time at all. Take a look at some of our picks for the best WordPress themes for freelancers.

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1. Alona


Alona is a lovely portfolio theme that includes 4 stunning portfolios, multiple image showcases (grid, slider or video), FontAwesome icon integration, custom Google fonts, and more. This theme is a great option for creating a professional and impressive online portfolio to captivate clients and convince theme to hire you!

2. Flatiron

Flatiron Theme

Flatiron is a very simple and clean business WordPress theme created by WPExplorer. The theme is available for sale on Creative Market for a very affortable price and includes all you need to create a very clean and minimal corporate/business site which is perfect for freelancers to show off their work and skills.

3. Diamond


Diamond is a multipurpose WordPress theme that you could use to build a site for your business in no time at all. The theme is fully integrated with WooCommerce if you want to sell any products on your site, includes multiple homepage templates to make setup a breeze, and there are tons of added features to make you website really show off the work that you do (like parallax sliders, custom directory, and more).

4. Total


Total is another solid option for your freelancer or agency website. Our Total Framework includes a super simple drag and drop builder that you can use to create custom homepages, about us page, portfolio items, a one of a kind blog, services pages or anything else without having to know any code. Options for font icons, custom colors, full or boxed layout and more make this a truly limitless theme when building your own website.

5. Section


Section is a stunning masonry portfolio theme by Themes Kingdom that was practically built for freelancers. The masonry portfolio, custom blog, responsive design, easy to use page templates and other great features all make this a great theme for freelance bloggers, designers, photographers or anyone else.

6. Oswald


Oswald is another fantastic theme for creating your own business or resume website. Options for unlimited colors, Google fonts, FontAwesome icons, custom shortcodes, parallax images & videos, a filterable portfolio, and even a theme options panel are all baked right into this lovely minimal theme.

7. Centric


We’ve talked about the Genesis Framework before, and Centric is a Genesis child theme that is just perfect for creating landing pages for small businesses or products. This child theme adds 7 color skins, custom backgrounds, custom headers and more so you can design an attention grabbing page in minutes.

8. SinglePage


Need a landing page style website for you products or services? No problem – Single Page is an awesome option for building your own responsive one page website. Just install the theme and use the options for a custom logo, custom colors, responsive sliders and custom fonts to create your own one of a kind website.

9. Freelancer


We’re talking about themes for freelancers, so we couldn’t miss the Freelancer theme. This theme was literally built for freelancers wit ha one page design, portfolio, services, about me section, a lovely blog and of course a contact form. This lovely retina ready theme is a great way to promote yourself and your business.

10. Thread


Thread is a bold and elegant theme perfect for a freelancing site. Install the theme and use the builder to create custom pages. Ajaxed project pages, parallax image effects, and one or multiple page layout options are just a few of the unique options included with the theme that you can use for you awesome custom site.

11. Collective


Collective is another awesome option for creating your own freelancing or agency website. The theme has all the features you need without being bloated. Options for ad banners, sidebars, colors, backgrounds, a mega menu and layouts are perfectly easy ways to personalize the theme for your business.

12. CleanPort


This stylish theme is a great way to display how well you do what you do. CleanBold includes built-in options in the Live WordPress Theme customizer so you can quickly and easily change-up the colors, logo, sliders, fonts and more with a few clicks of a button. There’s also social integration so your clients can easily follow you on Twitter, Facebook, etc.

13. StartingUp


The StartingUp theme is a great template to use for a website, especially if you’re just starting out. This theme makes it easy for new or small businesses to build an impressive website without having to hire a web designer. StartingUp includes options for a portfolio, e-commerce support (so you can sell your own goods), multiple theme skins, easy color & font options and more.

14. MORE


MORE is a lovely WordPress theme perfect for creative professionals. This theme has great features any freelancer or agency would want to build their website. Features such as slideshows, client carousels, parallax sliders, unlimited colors and more are great for creating a custom looking site to impress your clientele.

15. Divi


Divi had to be on this list. Full of features, Divi is a flexible theme that you can use to build many types of websites. You can use the pre-made layouts, custom Divi builder, custom post types and more to create a pixel perfect website.

16. CleanBold


CleanBold is a simple and (you guessed it) bold WordPress theme with tons of white space that you can use to showcase your work or your business. The theme includes a stunning homepage, a lovely portfolio and of course a gorgeous blog that you can use to share your latest news with your readers and clients.

17. Corporate


Get down to business and checkout Corporate, a clean multipurpose theme by Themify that you can use to build any type of professional website. The Themify Builder makes it easy to create custom layouts, and the included options for fonts, menus, colors, custom widgets, background images and video all make it that much easier.

18. Macho


Macho is yet another great theme that you can use to build a sleek website to impress your clients. Features include Google font options, easy to use page templates, built-in SEO options, lightbox portfolios, 7 free plugins and much more. Plus this theme includes support for Easy Digital Downloads so you can sell all the images, e-books, videos or other digital goods you want.

Wrapping up

Of course there are thousands of themes to choose from, but these are just a few of our favorites. We hope you find something you like! And if you think we missed a truly awesome theme perfect for freelancers or small businesses, leave us a note in the comments section below.

Article by Kyla staff
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  1. dalecom

    Thanks for featuring CleanPort and CleanBold in this roundup – much appreciated 🙂

  2. Adam Brewer

    Jupiter should have made this list. It’s like Divi only more attractive and more user friendly

  3. Kent

    Thanks Kyla for this review and I think our WPFreelance theme also is a good option to build a freelancer site.

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