If you are running WordPress for your Personal blog in 2015 you have access to an enormous library of free themes to choose from, there are many really high quality themes but there are also a lot of badly designed and un-optimised themes so to help separate the good from the bad I have put together this collection of quality Free Personal WordPress Themes for 2015.
All the themes on this list have been checked for code quality and compatibility with core WordPress features by theme reviewers in the theme directory and have been picked by myself for being visually well-designed with good layouts, solid typography and will be responsive so will look good at all screen sizes.
Qwerty is a minimal, responsive, long-form writing theme.
Edda is a child theme of the Saga theme. Featuring a narrower content area and sepia-toned images, Edda takes the elegance of Saga and gives it a new tone. With room for your big, beautiful photos and displaying elegant, classical type, Edda is built for dedicated writers and bloggers like you to showcase your work.
It is all about the balance in life and in written word. Vaaka theme goal is to make publishing your written word fun and easy at the same time.
Like its parent theme, Saga, Yarn is specifically tailored to writers, focusing on the display of the written word, using big, bold images to draw your reader in.
A tailor-made theme for writers by a published author and professional theme designer. Words are important to all writers. Getting those words to display beautifully on the screen can be a daunting task. Saga was created so that you could simply tell your story without worrying about the technical details.
Make a remarkable first impression on your website visitors with a large headline & full-page background. How do you do it best? Do it through Create, our new WordPress Theme! Create is super easy to use and has unconventional out-of-the-box features.
Boksy is a clean and minimal responsiveWordPress theme for personal bloggers. Putting content first is the key focus in the overall design. It looks good both on large and small screens. If you are familiar to use WordPress, you already know how to use Boksy as it is built with the most essential and standards of the WordPress framework.
Harmonic makes your content sing. No matter if you are a band looking to get a record deal, a travel blogger wanting to document your trip around the world or just someone that wants to make their home on WordPress.
One more child-theme for Saga that women who write will love.
Patus is a Personal Blogging Theme for WordPress and an effortlessly tool for publishers of all kind, cherished for its flexibility, clean layouts and speed. It’s totally responsive so it adapts to your style as well as the device it’s viewed on.
Aventurine puts the focus back on your content, with large type and bright colors. Responsive and built with accessibility in mind, your content can be easily available to your entire audience.
Noteskine is classic, minimal and clean WordPress Blog Theme. Ideal for active and ambitious bloggers who love to share their creativity with audience. Responsive and consistent design supports user experience and readability.
Simply Read is a minimalist blog theme with a huge home page slider and a masonry style layout for latest posts. It also has a full width static page template, separate widget areas for pages and posts, social media links, optional author bios and simple color scheme options to make customizing the theme very easy.
The Thinker Lite
“The Thinker Lite” is a perfectly simple blogging theme. It has just enough detail without being flashy and just enough features not to get complicated. Beautiful typography and clean layout are a must for any modern blogger and this is where “The Thinker” excels.
A one page personal WordPress theme for business professionals.
Bravo is a responsive 2 column multi-purpose theme.
Blogland is a responsive blogging WordPress theme with a clean, minimalist, beautiful design, well-structured and tons of amazing features for professional bloggers and designers.
Gatsby is a responsive blog/magazine theme for WordPress, designed with great readability and simplicity in mind, that allows your content to be easily accessible from any device.
Clean, awesome, minimalist, well structured with support for images, audio and video, Fashify is a beautiful responsive WordPress theme for fashion blogs, news and magazine websites.
Influence is a free WordPress theme that gives you a canvas to share your videos, photography and content. It features a modern, responsive design and tight integration with our own Page Builder plugin to make sure your content is responsive too.
Mace is a fully responsive WordPress theme designed for restaurants, cafes and food bloggers. It has a warm color scheme consisting of a brown background and an elegant orange navigation bar.
Griffin is a multi-column responsive theme ideal for blogs or personal websites.