35+ Cool Grid-Style WordPress Themes

by ronalea on May 5, 2013

If you want to display your website content in a straightforward, easy to follow and organized manner, a good option is to use grid-style WordPress themes. These are the kind of themes that take a structured grid layout, which by their arrangement, is very easy to navigate thus giving the users a great experience with the website.

In this article, I have collected many amazing WordPress themes with grid layout to make it easy for you to make your choice if you are looking for a theme that you can use for your blog, or portfolio website. Portfolio themes often use grid layouts but if you plan to build an online portfolio I recommend you check out this collection dedicated to WordPress portfolio themes. Here, you will find both premium and free items so you have a leeway to take either of the two options.

As you will see, these themes take the form of grid frameworks and they really provide an easy way for developers to plan the placement and the flow of the content. Thus, it is not only convenient on the part of the visitors to navigate the site but they also mean better for the developers. All because of the simple, organized, predictable layout that gives more prominence to the content than to the graphic elements. This is much like traditional WordPress themes with a simple and minimalistic design.  Check the themes out and share with us your thoughts. Enjoy!

Gridlocked – Minimalistic WordPress Portfolio Theme MORE INFO  |  DEMO

gridlocked

Gridlocked is a grid-based, post-format supporting, layout-shuffling, minimalistic photo theme for creatives. It is both a classic portfolio for showcasing your work and a modern tumblr-style blogging system. A truly versatile theme, Gridlocked can be configured to focus on your work, your blogging, or both. Support for post formats means you can jazz up your blog with your own self-hosted video, audio, images, galleries, asides, links, quotes and of course good old standard posts.

Origin Responsive WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Origin is a coool grid-based theme that tells a story through imagery. The theme creates a truly engaging experience by saturating the screen with your beautiful photos. The theme is also responsive, meaning it will look and work great on mobile devices as well. If you are an artist looking to showcase your latest work, or if you are a blogger looking to give your visitors a fun new way to browse your latest posts, then Origin is great choice for you!

Rhea WordPress – MORE INFO / DEMO

Rhea WordPress

Rhea is a reliable and blazingly fast WordPress theme for small agencies and creative. Design focuses visitors on your works, gracefully show them, give your contact information right in time. Your work is just to be ready for conversation.

Square: Responsive WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Square- Responsive WordPress Theme

Square is a clean, minimal yet powerful wordpress theme. Square has a compatible layout with mobile devices. We have tested it in iPhone, iPod and many other mobile devices. It contains two homepage types one for portfolio, and another for business purposes

Zoho – WordPress Grid Portfolio

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Zoho is an artist’s gallery packed full of options, inspired by a simple, subtle Golden Grid foundation. It’s a great way to present your work, or show off your blog or gallery. With isotope filtering, Zoho allows your work to be neatly organized and filtered. Along with the cool filter feature, Zoho has unlimited color schemes, 16 pattern options, 11 page templates, single page templates, and just for fun, it offers the premium iShare plugin for easy social networking.

WowWay – Interactive & Responsive Portfolio Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

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WowWay is an incredibly unique and highly interactive WordPress theme for creative portfolios. Based on a responsive grid, packed up with lots of cool features and built on a powerful admin panel, this can become the perfect theme for you!

Aware – Responsive WordPress Portfolio Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

aware

Aware is an interactive, responsive portfolio theme perfect for freelancers, web designers, photographers and videographers alike. Its user interactive interface delightfully enhances your most loved portfolio pieces. Now, you can take your portfolio with you, in your pocket.

Konzept – Fullscreen Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Konzept is a portfolio solution for creative professionals of refined taste and it works really well as a photography theme. Extensive control options, responsive behavior, fullscreen experience and clutter-free approach put your works in focus. Powerful Typography Plugin included. The definitive portfolio solution for creative professionals available now.

Victoria Portfolio & Photography WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

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Victoria is a Unique Clean Minimal Theme Perfect for Showcasing Work. The focus should always be on your work and this theme does just that!

Elegance MORE INFO | DEMO

elegance

Elegance is a minimalist portfolio-style WordPress theme with beautiful typography and great layout, a perfect example of when ‘less is more’.

Agency – Fullscreen Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

agency

The Agency is the Next Generation Fullscreen Portfolio WP Theme. Unique clutter-free fullscreen experience with various control options. Present your works in professional manner with smooth flash-like flow. Future-proof approach and infinite scalability. Extensive customization options with unbranded options panel. Powerful Typography Plugin included. The definitive portfolio solution for creative professionals available now.

SideWinder for WordPress – Dynamic Grid Portfolio MORE INFO | DEMO

sidewinder

SideWinder for WordPress is a unique portfolio theme, driven by the dynamic vGrid Plugin. It comes with all of the features that you would expect in a premium WordPress theme, and a little bit of extra magic to make it worth your hard earned cash.

Expression Photography Responsive WordPress Theme MORE INFO / DEMO

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Expression is a new responsive WordPress photo theme with a really special photo wall design. It is best suited for photographers and creatives who use portfolios to effectively present their work. Expression theme is powered by the advanced Pexeto Panel, which provides tons of options to manage and modify any aspect of the theme. With all the styling options provided you can easily customize the appearance of the theme and build you own custom skin.

William – Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

william

William is a grid-based, responsive, minimalistic, ajax powered portfolio theme for creatives. The theme comes with a well thought out responsive layout, unlimited sidebar management, 5 post formats, simple theme options and much more.

OneShot: Big & Bold Portfolio Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

OneShot- Big & Bold Portfolio Theme

OneShot is a bold, beautiful & dark theme helping creative share their work, a truly original choice for sharing your photographs, illustrations, logos, videos or just about anything. We listened to you. You said you didn’t need any sidebars in a portfolio, so there aren’t any sidebars in this theme.

Helious Grid Style Portfolio Creative Template MORE INFO | DEMO

helios

Helious is the WordPress theme for Portfolio, Creative and Photography built with latest WordPress features. Custom Post Type, Skin & Colors, Extensive admin panel etc.

Verb WordPress Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

Verb WordPress Theme

Verb is a blocky, portfolio-style theme with an emphasis on typography and attention to detail. Show off your latest photos and videos in all their glory with the responsive portfolio grid. Write blog posts about your cats with the beautiful, minimal blog. It’s also responsive and Retina ready. Obviously.

Grid Style Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

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Grid Style Free WordPress Theme with a magazine based layout designed to showcase your fashion style portfolio.

Size Mttrs – Responsive Portfolio MORE INFO | DEMO

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Size Mttrs is a responsive and unique theme designed for Designers, Artists, Photographers, etc, who want to show their work from a wider view, but adapting it to any device. All your content will adapt to any screen, wide screen, laptop, tablet and smartphone.

Reflex – Dynamic Grid Portfolio + Blog Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

reflex

Reflex is a dynamic portfolio theme, developed from the ground up to be the easiest, most customizable grid portfolio theme possible. A completely re-built version of the top-selling Flex theme, Reflex brings a host of new features including: A Powerful New Theme Manager (built on OptionTree); Filterable dynamic grid layout ; 9 Page templates and a lot more.

FontFolio Theme – MORE INFO / DEMO

FontFolio Theme

FontFolio Free WordPress Theme with a grid based layout. Design to showcase your typography portfolio. This theme was inspired by the works of Svetoslav Simov from FontFabric.

Angular – Responsive Portfolio MORE INFO | DEMO

angular

Angular comes with a plethora of options so you can modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from within the backend. 28 predefined skins (which are easy to modify from your backend), font and color options as well as dynamic template builder will help you create the Website you need in no time.

GlowingWp Free grid Style wordpress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

glowing-wp

GlowingWp  Free Gallery WordPress Theme  utilizes the latest technologies in WordPress including custom menus, backgrounds and featured images. This fantastic weight loss and health theme boasts easy-to-use admin options and widgets.

Gridnik – Elite Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

gridnik

Gridnik is a WordPress Theme for those who dare to be unique! With it’s flexible layout it can be resized to large sized monitors or even to small and narrow screens e.g. Mobile Phones. It also comes in 9 slick colors enhanced with 15 font’s options served by Google! Can you feel it?

Creatic – Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

creatic

Creatic is a powerful portfolio WordPress theme with support for all post formats. Use Creatic to showoff your photography and artwork or just use it as a blog or business page – your choice!

ShapeShifter 2 : Responsive, Flexible, One Page MORE INFO | DEMO

shapeshifter2

ShapeShifter 2 is the third of “Super Skeleton” themes, which features an incredibly powerful responsive framework, capable of doing layout gymnastics without the need for you to think hard about it. Add your content the way you normally would to a kick-ass WordPress theme, the theme will do the rest for you.

Imbalance 2 MORE INFO | DEMO

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Imbalance 2 turns you WordPress-based website to an attractive blog, portfolio or even online magazine. This free template designed in strict modern style with a minimalistic touch. Imbalance 2 can easily fresh up your web-magazine or blog. Due to modern flexible features and layout Imbalance 2 fits to almost any project and your visitors won’t remain indifferent.

Photolux – Photography Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

photolux

Photolux is a powerful and elegant Portfolio and Photography WordPress Theme which is best suited for photographers and creatives who use portfolios to showcase their work. Photolux theme is powered by the advanced Pexeto Panel, which provides tons of options to manage and modify any aspect of the theme – it is well suited for both beginners with no coding knowledge and developers. The theme comes with three base skin choices: Dark, Light and Transparent, as well as numerous of backend options for eazy customization and building your skin.

Peak – Portfolio WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

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Peak is a clean and powerful portfolio WordPress theme with a brilliant Tumblog. Whether your a photographer, an artist, a web designer or a really creative person, Peak is great way to showoff your work.

Bookcase – WordPress Portfolio Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

bookcase

Bookcase is a uniquely interactive portfolio theme perfect for freelancers, web designers, photographers and videographers alike. Its user interactive interface delightfully enhances your most loved portfolio pieces.

Shaken Grid MORE INFO | DEMO

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Shaken Grid uses jQuery Masonry which “arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid.” The result is a gap-less layout even if you have varying post heights.

Sideways Portfolio Website WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

sideways

Sideways is a portfolio theme that offers both horizontal and grid layouts. It incorporates eye catching full screen background images that scale to fit all resolutions and window sizes as well as strong and elegant typography and design.

Artistica MORE INFO | DEMO

artistica

Artistica is a minimalist theme built for those with a refined taste for simplicity, flexibility and beauty.

Super Skeleton – Responsive, Minimal, Beautiful WP MORE INFO | DEMO

super-skeleton

SuperSkeleton is more than a WordPress theme, it’s a comprehensive HTML5 framework and it includes a full templating system as well; A collection of several incredibly powerful scripts and CSS structures that’s been tied together into a kit that’s perfect as a jumping off point of your next project.

Paragrams MORE INFO | DEMO

paragams

Free premium wordpress theme, Paragams was made by special techniques and correspond a grid-based lightweight design with almost no images. Paragams, thanks to a number of custom advanced features is really easy-to-use, either for you or for your visitors. This theme is really fits any journalistic-type website whether it is a news-blog or some kind of online-mag.

Liquid Magazine – Unique Fluid Grid Layout MORE INFO | DEMO

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Liquid Magazine is truly unique theme with fluid grid layout! It will suits best for the blog with creative posts. Different thumbnails height is giving a special “style” to the template, your visitors will love it!

The Arcadian Responsive WordPress Theme MORE INFO | DEMO

arcadian

The Arcadianis a new portfolio theme designed to look beyond the typical corporate mold and give you the ultimate in WordPress creativity.

 

About Ronalea Talaboc Talaboc
Rona is just a simple girl often lost in her daydreams in the days past. Now, she has found herself and discovered that she loves social media, gadgets, graphic design and anything creative. During her free time, you can find her taking pictures of cats and some surreal landscapes.

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jual laptop January 30, 2013 at 4:32 pm

thanks for your wp theme share, I like it, I will take one

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Cecily March 21, 2013 at 7:12 am

Great round-up!

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