50 Cool WordPress Blogging Themes for 2014

There was a dry spell in good blogging WordPress themes for a few years, however there has been something of a resurgence recently. Developers are taking more risks and releasing dedicated blogging designs rather than designing all in one solutions that do everything.

In this article, I would like to show you some of the best WordPress Blogging Themes that are available in 2014. I hope you enjoy the list.

1. Keilir

Keilir is a beautiful, responsive theme designed to make your blogging experience as pleasant as possible. With superb visual design and great support for mobile and tablet devices you can easily reach all your readers wherever they are.

Keilir WordPress Theme

2. Safarica

Safarica is smart & creative professional WordPress blog theme, created by experienced WordPress developers. Perfect choice for your personal blog, niche blog, corporate/agency/business blog, authority blog or any type of creative blog or even magazine.

Safarica WordPress Theme

3. Flag

Professional WordPress Blog Theme, which is designed to facilitate the lives of hundreds of people who have, or just want to create a blog. We understand that people are afraid to buy things not to touch the goods, that is why we decided to do for you the most detailed description of all advantages and beauties of a FLAG Professional Theme.

Flag WordPress Theme

4. Weblog

Weblog is an all simple, quick and easy personal WordPress Theme for creative Folk. With mounds of timeless theme options it’ll be no time at all before your website is setup perfectly – all with no coding.

Weblog WordPress Theme

5. Leap

Leap is a Unique, Personal Blogging & Portfolio Theme for WordPress – it has everything to quickly and easily create an awesome, personal website. With room for customization and a simple installation, Leap is a must-have theme for your personal site.

Leap WordPress Theme

6. Bliss

Bliss is a fantastic, responsive theme designed to make your blogging experience as simple and seamless as possible. With superb visual design and great support for mobile and tablet devices you can easily reach all your readers wherever they are!

Bliss WordPress Theme

7. Backstreet

Backstreet is a modern wordPress magazine, portfolio and blog theme. With the 3 post formats (videos, audio & galleries) Backstreet can be used for almost any niche. Backstreet also built-in review system (with up to 5 rating criteria). Furthermore you can customize the look of the site easily via the custom theme options panel.

Backstreet WordPress Theme

8. Booklet

If you are looking for a new experince for your blog – take a close look at Booklet. A personal Diary Theme for WordPress.

Booklet WordPress Theme

9. Bloggap

Looking to give your visitors a fun new way to browse your latest posts, display loads of content in a beautifully simple and cool way then Bloggap is great choice for you. The theme is responsive, meaning it will look and work great on all screen resolutions and mobile devices as well.

Bloggap WordPress Theme

10. Bloggy WP

Bloggy is a responsive theme focused on readability with a minimalist design and optimized for mobile.

Bloggy WordPress Theme

11. Place

Place is a clean & fresh responsive WordPress theme for blogging and picture gallery. Responsive design, unlimited sidebars. For really best experience use last version of your browser. Supported browsers are Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, IE8 + and more.

Place WordPress Theme

12. Hooray

Everything you need to build an awesome blog. It is a Premium WordPress Blog Theme for news and reviews. It’s packed with countless options and features.

Hooray WordPress Theme

13. Smoothie

Smoothie is a Retina Responsive WordPress Blog Theme with beautiful clean modern design and powerful admin options. You can post audio, video ,photos and share with the people friends. It comes with post formats (video, audio, image, gallery, standard, aside, link, quote), You can choose from two type of home page layouts choose colors background fonts and more…

Smoothie WordPress Theme

14. Cassia

Clean, rock solid and straightforward, Cassia excels as a dependable blog eager to take on any genre of content. Elegantly showcase your articles, photos, videos, and more via Cassia’s fresh full-post or list layouts. Whatever the subject matter, ensure your blog stands out with Cassia!

Cassia WordPress Theme

15. Fabulous

Fabulous is a modern masonry photography blog theme with a classic style that is never out of fashion. Perfect for bloggers, photographer, designers, developers and more this theme puts the spotlight on your content (where it should be). Use it as a blog or a portfolio!

Fabulous WordPress Theme

16. Behemoth

BEHEMOTH was designed to give bloggers of all types an environment which would better display and highlight their content; with the use of full-page backgrounds and bold type, your actual content becomes a significant part of the overall design.

Behemoth WordPress Theme

17. Construct

Construct is a smart, professional and responsive theme designed to show off your (or someone else’s) work. It can be used as a personal portfolio or as great place to link to anything you think deserves it. It utilises a column based layout and some funky animation effects to keep your users entertained. Construct also takes advantage of AJAX which allows the user to load more corresponding posts on the fly without reloading the page or hindering SEO. It also degrades gracefully if JavaScript is disabled.

Construct WordPress Theme

18. Blank

Blank is an Elegant, minimalistic Wordpress theme with Ultra-clean design and strongly focusing on content. It’s a good choice for blogging with all standards: Responsive, Retina-ready, Translation ready, Simple, Clean and Effective. It’s also easy to setup and you can publish your content right after installing theme. No need more coding or something else.

Blank WordPress Theme

19. Easy Blog

Easy Blog is a minimalist, simple and super clean blog theme with focus on readability & very easy to setup. This theme is perfect choice for your personal blog, corporate wordpress blog theme, or for creative blog.

Easy Blog WordPress Theme

20. Spike

Spike is a bright and colorful WordPress blog theme. Spike is packed with a sleek post slider, all our widgets and shortcodes, plus our best optimizations. Spike is fully responsive and coded with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 techniques.

Spike WordPress Theme

21. Persefone

Persefone is translation-ready, fully-responsive, unlimited colors, comes with over 500 Google Fonts, Retina Display , Canvas Menu Navigation , Social Media integration and so much more!

Persefone WordPress Theme

22. GoBlog

GoBlog is a blog style responsive WordPress theme. It supports 8 post formats (Standard, Gallery, Link, Quote, Video, Image, Status and Audio). For video and audio post formats, it is really easy to embed video and audio files to posts. This theme has beautiful slider just below header for intro text or anything like that. For standard articles, the main focus is on content.

GoBlog WordPress Theme

23. Blogster

The main advantage of this theme is fully customizable theme colors, with help theme options panel!
Also, the content of the main page is a custom, and is formed using theme shortcodes. You can display an unlimited number of categories, and change the color of the categories, etc. You can also display video, audio and slider in posts!

Blogster WordPress Theme

24. OldCar

OldCar theme, it’s a creative HTML5 WordPress Theme that is suitable for personal blog or show the portfolios. There are two layout for blog, normal layout and fluid grid view. You can easy to change the main color style with custom options, and it also provides 5 styling for the wordpress custom post formats like tumblr style.

OldCar WordPress Theme

25. tdWriter

tdWriter is a responsive WordPress Theme for sharing your articles, images, videos, songs and much more! You can set your own colors and backgrounds that will make your posts and pages unique. Moreover, you can use this WordPress Theme as a personal blog or a portfolio.

tdWriter WordPress Theme

Blogo is a stylish WordPress Theme designed for creative bloggers. It’s also suitable for Magazine, Multimedia and Personal websites.

Blogo WordPress Theme

27. Smartblog

You can take full control of your theme with our powerful yet easy-to-use theme options panel from setting to styling.

Smartblog WordPress Theme

28. Monopoly

Monopoly is a sleek, dark, dual-sidebar WordPress theme that is responsive, fully customizable and optimized. Perfect for blogs, online magazine sites, and news portals, Monopoly is the perfect choice for your site.

Monopoly WordPress Theme

29. MinBlog

MinBlog is a simple, clean, modern personal theme ideal for bloggers, designers, creative people and in fact anyone! If you need a minimalist blog theme which really focuses on social networks, sharing and makes your content stand out, MinBlog is your right choice.

MinBlog Blog WP Theme

30. Raiden

Raiden is an elegant personal blogging WordPress theme with refined typography and aesthetics. Offering support for all 10 WordPress Post Formats, this theme is ideal for your personal Blog. Raiden also has an optional View Mode Switcher that optimizes the reading experience according to the lighting conditions. Have a look at the demo!

Raiden WordPress Theme

31. Emerald

Emerald is a bright and refreshing magazine WordPress theme that features a fully responsive design, cutting-edge HTML5 and CSS3 markup, a full complement of widgets and an integrated options panel. Built for bloggers who want to grow their blog to its full potential, Emerald includes SEO, social media and ad optimization.

Emerald WordPress Theme

32. GoodInc Flat

Your blog should standout as much as you do, and that’s why we created GoodInc. This modern and unique responsive blogging theme is truly one of a kind. From the stunning homepage slider and carousel, to the thoughtful page templates for authors, archives, site map and more. GoodInc is sure to captivate you and your readers.

GoodInc WordPress Theme

33. Allianz

Allianz is a Modern Responsive WordPress Blog Theme with a clean, professional design and modern scrolling effects, which will be a great solution for your business, portfolio, blog or any other purpose.

Allianz WordPress Blog Theme

34. Big City

BigCity is a Personal and Blog WordPress Theme. Packed with powerful features to suit almost every needs and yet so simple to use. Works with latest WordPress versions.

Big City WordPress Theme

35. Arcadia

It’s highly customizable and very easy to use. No matter if you want to change a color or a font face, this is the place where you start to customize your theme and give it an individual touch!

Arcadia WordPress Theme

36. Pravda

Pravda is a super-duper customizable, ultra responsive, retina-ready WordPress Theme that everybody wants.

Pravda WordPress Theme

37. Blogger

Blogger – Responsive Blog & Folio WordPress Theme, is a fully configurable and easy to use WordPress theme with a lot of great features. It has been specifically designed to be easily customized and it’s created for creatives who want to make personal blog in minutes.

Blogger WordPress Theme

38. Literary

Not only is Literary a beautifully crafted blog theme, it also comes with a post type for showcasing your books and a post type for your portfolio.

Literary WordPress Theme

39. Hobby

Hobby Wordpress Theme has many custom built features you won’t find in other themes. Hobby is Wordpress 3.6 ready, you can start building your blog now on current Wordpress 3.5 or 3.6 beta and take advantage of new blog features.

Hobby WordPress Theme

40. Blogdrops

Blogdrops is infinite, fresh and minimal WordPress theme with mansory and fully responsive layout. Theme is suited for personal or magazine websites. Theme includes lots of advanced features and functions and is based on solid backend framework.

Blogdrops WordPress Theme

41. Fable

Fable is beautiful theme built for blogging. The theme tells a story by building a visual narrative through post variation. Fable is built for easy reading. Its spacious, full-width, and long-format style makes scrolling a pleasurable journey. Each post type is displayed boldly, giving your content the full-screen attention that it deserves without bombarding the senses.

Fable WordPress Theme

42. Breeze

Breeze is a fantastic, responsive theme designed to make your blogging experience as simple and seamless as possible. With superb visual design and great support for mobile and tablet devices you can easily reach all your readers wherever they are!

Breeze WordPress Theme

43. Collections

Collections – Minimal Multipurpose Blogging Theme. It’s handcrafted with care to meet the needs of creative entrepreneurs, small innovative businesses, hobbyists and bloggers.

Collections WordPress Theme

44. Modern Blog Theme

The fully responsive and adaptive Modern Blog theme serves as the perfect fit for any blog, news, or online magazine site and scales from big screens all the way down to smart phones. Its state-of-the-art minimalistic and flat design shows your audience that you are up-to-date with today’s design trends.

Modern Blog WordPress Theme

45. Journal Elegant

Journal is an awesome WordPress theme which brings elegand & unique design. It’s ideal for blogging. It’s very flexible, fully customizable and powered with Redux Framework. Journal also provides you a pure reading expereince with a feature called Reader Mode. Click the ‘reader button’, sit back and enjoy your reading.

Journal WordPress Theme

46. The Writer

A minimal writing theme, built for aspiring writers, authors and columnists. Nothing else. We have made sure that your long form articles are packaged in an easy to read layout which is customizable and mobile friendly.

The Writer WordPress Theme

47. InfinityGrid

InfinityGrid was designed for the personal blogger. The advanced theme options area makes it very easy to navigate and set up the theme which is perfect for the novice Wordpress user.

InfinityGrid WordPress Theme

48. OnTheGo

OnTheGo is a completely hand-drawn theme that was scanned in and compiled to create a fresh and interesting design. It is fun and playful while maintaining an air of professionalism, and its unique appearance is sure to make your website stand out amongst the crowd. OnTheGo can act as a page-based CMS, or as a traditional blog.

OnTheGo WordPress Theme

49. Penoolis

Penoolis is personal blog WordPress theme designed for bloggers or writers who like a simple, clean and spacious layout for their personal blogging site. Penoolis focuses on the most important thing from a blog, the content.

Penoolis WordPress Theme

50. Hoarder

A grid-based, layout-shuffling, finger licking theme with support for all sorts of content – it’s responsive to boot. Show off galleries, quotes, links, video, audio, or good old standard posts. With three different home page templates, you’re sure to find a look to suit your blogging needs.

Hoarder WordPress Theme

What do you think is the best WordPress blogging design available in 2014?

Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comment area below :)


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