Looking to set up a personal blog using WordPress? In the following, we have listed some great examples of the best WordPress blogs coming with an immense reader base, giving you some inspirations concerning about blog design, website building and management.
In fact, we have already introduced some excellent WordPress blog themes in our previous post, but considering the fact that the real successful blog not only features the attractive appearance, we decide to find the real examples telling you what a popular blog site should be.
Note that we have covered a wide range of WordPress blogs in the following that are within a wide variety of categories, such as touring, fashion, diary, and technology, etc. Therefore, you can not only learn about their overall style, but also get some recommendations of blog topic selections.
Just like the website name indicates, this is a travel related blog site concerning about Portland. From this site, you can know what the most basic to-do lists and plans are if you decide to visit this country. Also, you can get familiar with their festivals and the important events in every season, thus plan your schedule accordingly.
To encourage people around the world to step into this land, the blogger has uploaded some attractive videos and images on the site. In addition, there is an in-built booking search available helping readers search for hotels or rooms with ease.
This is a showcase gallery displaying any items as Kimberly – the blog owner wants, such as the creative items, hand-making products, web design examples, art exhibitions, and many more. To be honest, this site is a pretty standard showcase blog as all the posts are presented in a grid-base and well-structured manner at the homepage.
In addition, every post has its own HD featured image presented, along with the publishing date, brief summary, post title, and comment section. Thus, readers can pick the content of what they need or what they are interested. In the right sidebar, readers can search the posts quickly based on the categories or the archives.
Worry Free Labs
This WordPress blog is mobile related, offering the useful resources for mobile design and development. As this is a technology blog, the blogger chooses to stick the principle of simplicity, only using the simple colors of blue, yellow, white and grey. Besides, there are no other images except for the pictures of mobile phones. To be honest, this kind of design can emphasize your content effectively.
In terms of the content, the blog owner has covered all the aspects including user experience, interface design, IOS app, Android app, cloud backup, and many more.
Constantia Strasbourg Neudorf
Obviously, this is a sports relevant blog site designed for sports fans. Instead of flooding a lot of complex elements, components, or contents into the site, the blogger keeps this blog site as simple as possible by making use of the high quality images.
I Shot Him
I have to introduce this blog as I am impressed by its homepage. Unlike the standard website, this one makes the full use of large images to decorate its homepage. There is a HD and fashion image that is displayed in the full-manner on the homepage. Instead of disappearing immediately, this image can be hided slowly as you slide the mouse and climb down. In addition, as the graphical element is pretty important in attracting readers, the blogger has done a great job in this aspect using some eye-catching and unique pictures.
In terms of the navigation bar, the blog has done a trick. Instead of using the most common navigation system that is placed horizontally or vertically, this site has a special navigation button. Once you put your mouse on it, you can see the details. To be honest, this practice can better maintain the aesthetic feeling of your homepage while provide your readers with a sense of refresh.
This is a small and creative studio presenting some tiny and useful web products. As all the items are exclusively tailor-made for some specific clients, the bloggers haven’t placed all of their offerings on the site except for some great examples. If you need their service, you can contact by clicking the Contact Us button from the navigation bar.
The reason why we decide to introduce this blog is its design about the homepage. Without doubt, the homepage is critical to give readers a good first impression and Tornobambino really has done a good job. The page consists of a full-width image and a few simple and bold words, giving people a peace of mind. The only drawback of this image is about the color that is so bright as to cause me the eyestrain.
The blog of Mail Bakery has paid much attention to its website design. The whole site has integrated with the animated effect, and you can be pleased every time you enter into a new page within this site. In addition, this site uses some cartoon images to dress up the appearance, which is pretty interesting and unique.
All of the blogs listed in above are popular among Internet users, with which you can learn something to set up an excellent blog site or optimize the existing ones. If you want more inspirations, simply go to this showcase page.