16 Best WordPress Blog Themes

After you finish reading this post, you will have enough knowledge to choose the best WordPress Blog Themes for your website. We recommend that you bookmark the page so you don’t lose this list, which we created by testing 70 different WordPress themes individually on sites on our own servers.

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OceanWP

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information94 (Destkop)85 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed84
GtmetrixA (98%)B (84%) Y slow

 

At the top of our list is the OceanWP WordPress blog theme, which has been downloaded by over 500,000 people and is estimated to be actively used on 200,000 websites. Thanks to the theme being WooCommerce compatible, it also allows you to sell products on your personal blog. The speed scores of the theme are also very good.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

Essence

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information92 (Destkop)55 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed72
GtmetrixC (77%)D (64%) Y slow
 

Essence WordPress personal blog theme, which looks very beautiful from an aesthetic point of view; Perfectly ideal for creating a blog for women. The only problem is that the responsive (mobile-friendly) theme doesn’t load very quickly.

Price: 59 USD

License status: It can be used for a single domain name.

Official theme page

Elegant magazine

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information85 (Destkop)66 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed82
GtmetrixA (91%)B (80%) Y slow
 

Elegant Magazine, which you can use as a personal blog theme, as well as implement your portal and news style projects, ranks third on our list as a regularly updated WordPress theme preferred by over 2000 websites.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

Reader

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information 90 (Destkop) 82 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 81
Gtmetrix A (90%) B (85%) Y slow
 

As of now, the three-column WordPress personal blog theme Reader, which has been purchased 575 times on Envato; We can say that it is a very good theme with its loading and browsing speed on mobile and desktop devices.

Price: 29 USD

License status: It can be used for a single domain name.

Official theme page

Hueman

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information 94 (Destkop) 86 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 84
Gtmetrix A (95%) B (83%) Y slow

WordPress Hueman Personal Blog Theme, which has a very high page load and browsing speed score, is regularly updated, is preferred by around 60,000 websites and is distributed for free, it may also be preferred for projects of news content.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

Webly

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information89 (Destkop)44 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed77
GtmetrixB (80%)D (66%) Y slow

Webly, which offers a great user experience in terms of a simple interface, although not in terms of speed; So far, it’s been sold 538 times on Envato. Although the loading speed of the mobile theme is not very satisfactory, its great design made us ignore this drawback.

Price: 39 USD

License status: It can be used for a single domain name.

Official theme page

Maxwell

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information 96 (Destkop) 94 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 86
Gtmetrix A (96%) B (90%) Y slow

One of the fastest tracks on our list, Maxwell; It is a personal WordPress blog theme with two columns and a very simple interface. This theme, which is actively used by 6000 sites, should be preferred by blogs that want to stand out for their written content.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

NewsMag

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information89 (Destkop)60 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed73
GtmetrixA (91%)A (90%) Y slow

Newsmag, which allows you to create personal blogs as news with 12 different interface options; Envato stands out as the third best-selling theme on the market. It has been bought by more than 15,000 people so far.

Price: 49 USD

License status: It can be used for a single domain name.

Official theme page

Nisarg

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information 96 (Destkop) 85 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 83
Gtmetrix A (95%) B (84%) Y slow

Although it hasn’t received updates since 2018, this theme, which is preferred by around 20,000 personal blogs, installs in less than a second, exactly how Google wanted it. If your blog is primarily written content, the Nisarg WordPress Personal Blog Theme is for you.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

Voice

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information 66 (Destkop) 37 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 71
Gtmetrix C (76%) D (61%) Y slow

Voice, which is Envato’s 10th best-selling theme on the market, offers a great interface with its modern design. This personal WordPress blog theme is used by over 1500 sites.

Price: 69 USD

License status: It can be used for a single domain name.

Official theme page

Revive

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information89 (Destkop)75 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed81
GtmetrixA (90%)B (82%) Y slow

Although it has not been updated since 2018, Revieve is still preferred by around 1000 websites, it is a personal WordPress blog theme that you can do wonders with basic coding knowledge. With small fixes, the page opening speed can be increased by approximately 20%.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

Sensational

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information87 (Destkop)68 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed77
GtmetrixA (95%)B (82%) Y slow

Sensational, which allows you to set up a WooCommerce compatible e-commerce site, as well as a personal blog with 3 different interface options; It also provides an administration opportunity away from the confusion on the site administration screen.

Price: 59 USD

License status: 3 different domains with one license.

Official theme page

Modernized

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information95 (Destkop)94 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed89
GtmetrixA (97%)A (92%) Y slow

Although last updated in 2017, the modernized WordPress blog theme, still preferred by more than 7000 blogs, fully complies with the mobile and desktop open speed and page load speed of Google. The theme, which loads in less than a second on all devices, can be done faster with small edits.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

My blog

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information 85 (Destkop) 79 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 78
Gtmetrix B (82%) C (76%) Y slow

WordPress MyBlog theme that allows you to create personal blogs as well as e-commerce sites with 9 different interface options; Although it is very functional, it can be installed in one click without requiring additional adjustments.

Price: 59 USD

License status: 3 different domains with one license.

Official theme page

memo pad

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​Information96 (Destkop)90 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed82
GtmetrixA (95%)B (83%) Y slow

This theme, which was last updated by its developer in 2018, is currently used by more than 1000 blogs, has an amazing page load speed, although it has not received an update for about two years; Perfect for creating a simple and fast blog.

Price: Free

License status: Open source.

Official theme page

Newspaper

Reports
Google PageSpeed ​​information 83 (Destkop) 76 (mobile)
Pingdom website speed 73
Gtmetrix B (81%) C (75%) Y slow

The last WordPress blog theme on our list is NewsPaper, which is updated frequently by its developers. The advantage of the theme is that it has an excellent user interface. The downside is that the mobile interface loads more slowly. However, it is still used by thousands of blogs and now scores 4.7 out of 5 from 258 reviews on mytehemeshop.

Price: 59 USD

License status: 3 different domains with one license.

Official theme page

 

Now that you have finished reading our article, you should have chosen a theme for your blog site. We would like to stress that speeding up your site is just as important as choosing a theme. Just follow our blog to increase your mastery of web technologies.


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