This is a collection of top quality Tumblr style WordPress themes that have been created for quality personal blogs and portfolio sites.

All these are very crisp, clean themes that offer you an elegant interface to promote your content. The themes mentioned in this list are highly responsive and they will make your site look amazing even on a mobile device.

If you don't know about Tumblr already, it's a microblogging platform that was acquired by Yahoo in 2013 for $1 billion. It allows you to create your own blog and post different types of content as per your requirement.

If you want to create a Tumblr-like website in WordPress with your own domain and hosting account, there are a number of theme options available for you, and we've collected the best Tumblr WordPress themes for you.

We have already listed our collection of WordPress themes which look like popular websites, for example, you can check our Pinterest style WordPress themes collection or Facebook timeline style themes collection.

Top Tumblr WordPress Themes

1. Dulce

Dulce is a very beautiful and elegant Tumblr style WordPress theme that is versatile in a true sense. It supports a number of different post formats, so you can post any kind of content on your blog, be it standard text or multimedia content.

It offers you three different options to display your gallery content, four-color scheme option, different types of menu options, and more.


2. OldCar

OldCar is a very attractive modern Tumblr style WordPress theme that comes with a fully responsive and retina-ready design to make your site look great on all kinds of devices. It's a super quick and SEO friendly design that is created with HTML5.

With this theme, you can create a classic blog as well as a modern grid-based blog, both look very beautiful. You can fully customize the design of the homepage as per your requirement and you can easily include slider, service, team, etc.


3. Skilt

Skilt is a minimal design for bloggers that will help you to optimize your content to its maximum potential. The clean layout of the theme will always keep the focus on your content and make sure your articles get good rankings in search results.

Though the theme is minimal, it is highly customizable. You can use the WordPress theme customizer which will help you to design your site with live customization and real-time preview. As it is extremely easy to use, any WordPress user will be able to customize the theme without any issue.

The theme offers you multiple homepage layout options to choose from. You can have a classic design or a modern grid design with the number of columns of your choice. You can have a post and page background images to help you to brand your site with the kind of image it defines.


4. Anew

Anew is a clean and professional Tumblog style theme. This theme offers you a powerful theme options panel where you can customize the theme as per your requirement.

It's an ultra-responsive WordPress design that will make your site look perfect in a full HD resolution down to a low-resolution mobile phone. It comes with a very flexible layout option and you can place your sidebar according to your needs on the right or left side of the theme.


5. Simple Article

Simple Article is a great looking minimal WordPress design that is perfectly optimized to keep the focus on your content and make sure it gets maximum exposure. It supports a variety of post formats such as Video, Audio, and Soundcloud to make sure you can post different types of content.

As far as the layout is concerned, you get different styles to publish your content. It comes with 4 blog styles such as Column with a big thumbnail, Medium thumbnail, Full width, and Masonry, so you can choose the style as per your requirement.


6. Florence

Florence is a content-focused Tumblr style WordPress theme that comes with a minimalistic design. It is a fully responsive theme to make your site look great for small screen devices.

It's very clean and minimal, which makes it a perfect choice for any personal blogging site. The clean classic blog layout will make your content stand out and offer a pleasant experience to your users.

It offers you a number of different post formats that help you to publish a variety of content on your blog with full-width as well as a layout with sidebars. It comes with a number of custom widgets, the about me widget will help you to showcase the author in the sidebar.

The sticky navigation menu, tons of customizable color options are some of the highlights of this amazing theme.


7. DW Fixel

A trendy design for blogs, DW Fixel will highlight your content with style. This is a beautiful design especially for image-rich blogs or any photography-related blog. The dynamic blocks will make the site look very beautiful, and will always keep the minimal feel so that your users don't find it distracting.

This theme comes with a fully responsive design, off-canvas navigation, popup quick-view, customization panel, and more.


8. Fast Blog

Fast Blog is another very attractive Tumblr style WordPress theme that comes with a number of different color schemes, full video, and audio post support.

Like all other themes in the list, it offers you different post formats. It comes with over 100 social media icons that you can use for your site.


9. Semantic

Semantic is a beautiful design that comes with different layout options to play around. This Tumblr style theme offers you a well-optimized layout to promote your content in style and make sure that your content gets maximum exposure.

This theme is created on Bootstrap layout which is quick and SEO optimized so that your content is ranked high in the search engine results. You have a number of different post formats that are well supported by this theme so you can publish a variety of content on your site.

We integrated social media, Font Awesome icons, flexible layout, and a multi-level drop-down menu are some of the other highlights of this theme.



These Tumblr style WordPress themes are perfect for personal blogging sites by offering a simple yet powerful interface to promote your content. Most of the themes on this list are modern and packed with many high-quality features.

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Originally published Jan 1, 2020 9:22:00 AM, updated January 28 2020