Modern - Portfolio WordPress theme

ModernFree portfolio WordPress theme

Theme information
PurposePersonal portfolio website
Accessibility readyYes
Browsers compatibilityChrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Edge, IE11
Last update14/11/2019
Release date14/01/2015

Modern is popular WordPress theme for personal portfolios with bold style and full-screen intro slideshow, perfect for showcasing your work.

Theme features

  • Accessibility ready

    Makes your website inclusive and accessible to the widest audience of visitors. Passes WCAG level AA and Section 508 accessibility requirements. Disabilities friendly, barrierless, user, keyboard and screen reader friendly, with optimized readability.

  • Translation ready

    With fully localized code your website can be translated into any language. Compatible with Polylang and WPML plugins for creating multilingual website in minutes.

  • One-click demo content

    Just one click and your website looks exactly like the theme’s demo. With all the beautifully designed page layouts you can start building your website fast and easy.

  • Mobile friendly

    With responsive design your content looks great on any device, a mobile, tablet, laptop or desktop. With high resolution support the theme looks sharp on any screen.

  • Page builder ready

    While we recommend using Beaver Builder page builder and offer full integration with the plugin, the theme works perfectly fine with any decently coded page builder plugin.

  • Search engine optimized

    Boosts your search engine rankings with semantic SEO codebase, proper headings structure, responsive layouts and fast loading times.

  • Highly performant

    The theme is coded with performance in mind, squeezing loading time of your website under 2 seconds even without using advanced performance improvements techniques!

  • Securely coded

    Our code is fast, secure, flexible, extensible and developer friendly. While offering a robust base for any type of website, we still score 100% at!

  • Free WordPress theme

    There is no limitation to our free themes! Even the ones that offer a paid upgrade are fully usable for your business. Simply check out the paid counterpart features to decide if it's worth for you :)

  • 100% GPL licensed
  • Build from Underscores
  • Compatible with plugins
  • Demo templates
  • Easy to use
  • Explanatory documentation
  • Free child theme available
  • Helpful support
  • Lifetime updates
  • Page templates
  • Portfolio post type support
  • Post formats compatible
  • Premium design
  • RTL languages compatible
  • SEO optimized

Modern is an accessibility ready blog and portfolio WordPress theme, perfect for personal portfolios. Optimized for search engines, with responsive design, ready for mobile devices and high-resolution displays.

Built using secure, speed-optimized, translation-ready code with support for multilingual setup (including RTL languages) and featured posts slideshow on front page. Huge focus was put into readability, putting your website content in front. Compatible with Jetpack plugin and any page builder plugin!

The homepage features your latest blog posts section, portfolio section and testimonials section. All of these sections can be customized, switched off or reordered to your liking.

All of the customization options for the theme are built into the WordPress’ native customizer. It is easy to use and fast to customize to your needs.

Modern offers unique styles for each of WordPress’ default post formats. In style guide page you can see how the HTML elements are styled, including code formatting, blockquotes, lists, table styles, highlighted text style, image alignment, Jetpack Tiled galleries and more. The theme even adds a custom styles to the post editor to allow beautiful, yet accessible post content formatting.

Do you find your page or post content layout still a bit boring? Don’t worry, you can use any page builder with this theme to create your custom layouts.

With true one click demo content installation process it is very easy to start your own website with predefined layouts from theme demo website. Or you can simply use the theme starter content for fast small website creation.

Theme reviews

The theme was reviewed by popular online WordPress magazine WP Tavern. You’re invited to read the review article. Modern is a popular and well rated free WordPress theme.


As this free theme is distributed via official themes repository, you can install it directly from your WordPress dashboard. Just search for “Modern” in Appearance » Themes » Add New.