15 Best Free WordPress Themes for Personal Website

WordPress is already a widely used blogging platform. One of the reason we can easily customizing its look to suit our needs and preferences. High-quality WordPress themes always come in handy. So today, in this post I have collected amazing free WordPress themes for personal websites.

They all can be downloaded, customized and used for free in both personal and commercial projects. You can use them for a good start. If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on free WordPress themes for writers and authors, WordPress themes for eCommerce and WordPress themes for video.

1. Extreme Surfing

A clean two-column, fixed-width design with a simple color scheme.

Extreme Surfing

2. Grey: A New Free HTML5/CSS3 WordPress Theme

Grey is generic enough to be used for almost any kind of blog. Whether you’re looking to setup your own design blog, a blog about photography, fashion or whatever your passion.

Grey: A New Free HTML5/CSS3 WordPress Theme

3. Bueno

Bueno is a clean, minimalistic design which just oozes sophistication in both it’s typography & structure.


4. PolaroidPress – A Free WordPress Theme

PolaroidPress is a little personal blog theme with an artistic background and a nice little Polaroid that can hold your personal images.

5. Embodied

A two-column, fixed-width design with simple blue color scheme.


6. Captive Green

Two-column xhtml/css template suitable for corporate site and corporate and personal blogging.

Captive Green

7. Harimau Malaya

A simple but complete WordPress Freemium theme,  suitable for every blogger out there. Fun, Elegant, Smart, Beautiful and Professional – that describes what Harimau Malaya is.

Harimau Malaya

8. WordPress Theme: Neonsential

Neonsential WordPress theme brings out the grungy yet elegant look to your blog. This premium quality free WordPress theme has a fancy custom homepage slider which highlights your featured posts.

WordPress Theme: Neonsential

9. Monokrome

First in Monokrome family and our most Favorited theme to date. Strength lies on the unique main gallery that utilize jQuery Smart Column plugin.


10. Desk Space WordPress Theme

It comes with a robust set of built in features and plugins, including the ability to switch out the background wood finish color to one you like.

Desk Space WordPress Theme

11. Grafitti

Two-column xhtml/css template suitable for corporate site and corporate and personal blogging.


12. The Night

The night is a dark theme that would be great for Halloween blogs. Inspired by Tim Burton the black background is perfect to highlight designs, art and photography.

The Night

13. Skeptical

Skeptical’s layout is very flexible in the sense that you can display “related posts” next to your latest posts on the home page, OR have a completely widget sidebar.


14. Mainstream Free WordPress Theme

A vibrant personal blog theme with a colorful selection of styles, built on WooThemes flexible theme framework, boasting a selection of theme options, most importantly it’s FREE!

Mainstream Free WordPress Theme

15. Photo Click

PhotoClick is a one column WordPress theme for photography and personal blog, with three column widget-ready footer.

Photo Click

Which WordPress themes do you like the most? Do you think that having a distinctive theme is very important to make yourself stand out? Why not share with us your own personalized WordPress theme?