10 Awesome Portfolio Themes for WordPress

The best way to show off your work is to have a professional-looking online portfolio displaying your accomplishments. These virtual galleries are not just for graphics professionals, but librarians too, and they’re a great way to really highlight the projects you’ve been involved with. Here are ten awesome WordPress themes that you could use to create your librarian portfolio.

Note: When a theme lists “Responsive” as one of its features, this means that it will automatically adapt to any screen resolution or device – meaning if it’s viewed on a mobile tablet or other device, the columns will adapt to the screen size.

1.) Viewpoint

This beautiful and responsive theme is perfect for porfolios with sections for work, services, experience, about, contact, and a blog. The slick design and parallax effect are very impressive, as is the integration of social media icons on the splash page. It is available via ThemeForest for $40. Check out the live preview here.


2.) Ambition

List your achievements, skills, and more with this excellent portfolio theme. Include testimonials, teams of people you’ve worked with, sponsors, and events. This custom theme is available for $60 from Obox. See the live preview here.


3.) Classica

This beautifully designed theme eliminates all clutter and really lets your work shine. It’s not free, but can be purchased for $50 via Themeforest. You can see a live preview of the theme on a demo blog here.


4.) Gleam

This dazzling theme is made by Elegant Themes and comes with many customization options including the ability to display full screen background images on every page and a full-screen portfolio display. This can be downloaded for $39 along with the other 79 WordPress themes by Elegant. See a live preview here.


5.) Boldly

This slick portfolio theme is available for free from site5 and comes complete with a highly customizable slider, stats tracking, built-in contact form and customizable menus. View a live preview here. Download for free here.


6.) Folo

This business portfolio theme lets you showcase your work samples, projects, and services. The homepage has a circular slider to highlight just what you want to feature. This is available for $39 at Themify. See the live demo here.


7.) Gather

This beautiful and minimalist theme lets you show off your work and maintain a blog on the same site. You could also optionally set up an online shop since it is WooCommerce-ready. This theme has Twitter and Flickr integration and many customizable features. It’s available for $49 with a buy one get one free offer at ThemeTrust. View a live preview here.


8.) Punch

This stylish theme comes with slick shape overlays and cool animation that will let your work shine. It comes with Google Map integration, 400+ fonts, and is SEO optimised. It’s available via Themeforest for $40. See the live preview here.


9.) Suburbia

This free WordPress theme is designed for magazines, but could also be easily adapted for an online portfolio. It is search engine optimized. View a live demo here. Download for free here.


10.) Pushy

This responsive portfolio theme comes with an Optional Flexslider powered portfolio slideshow, 6 Page templates including blog layout and full width, Google API integration and much more. See the live preview here. It’s available from ThemeForest for $35.