Are you looking for a CV or Resume theme for WordPress? Building an online resume with your CV can help you build a personal brand, find job, and make new contacts. WordPress is an ideal platform to build your professional online presence. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress resume themes.
Getting Started with Your Online Resume Wesbite
In order to create your online CV or Resume website with WordPress, first you will need a domain and hosting.
We recommend using Bluehost because they are an official WordPress recommended hosting provider, and they are offering WPBeginner users an exclusive 60% off + a free domain name.
For more recommendations, you may want to checkout our guide on how to choose the best WordPress hosting.
Once you have setup your domain and hosting, you will need to install WordPress. See our step by step guide on how to install WordPress for detailed instructions.
Once you have installed WordPress, you can then install a WordPress resume theme on your website.
Having said that, here is our pick of the best WordPress resume themes in the market (both free and paid).
Created by Michael Hyatt, Get Noticed is a premium WordPress theme for establishing your personal brand on the web. It is one of the most expensive WordPress themes in the market. But it is very easy to use, quick to setup, and flexible with customization.
Our company’s CEO and founder, Syed Balkhi uses Get Noticed on his personal website.
This simple one-page WordPress theme is designed to showcase your work and academic history on single page. You will need to visit Appearance » Customize to setup the theme and fill different sections of your CV/Resume.
Hired is a free WordPress theme for professionals to display resume and contact information. It comes with built-in social menu icons, responsive layout, and each section of the homepage can be easily setup from theme customizer.
ResuMe is a free WordPress theme to create a cover letter, resume, and portfolio. It comes with a template to create a cover letter and resume. It also comes with built-in portfolio feature. Theme has option to turn off sidebar for printing and you can also turn off comments form.
Portfolio is a clean minimalist WordPress theme to showcase your professional work. It comes with built in option to filter your portfolio items. Apart from other premium theme features, it comes with beautiful typography and unlimited sidebars. It can be easily used to build a resume website with portfolio.
MyResume is a WordPress resume theme developed by Elegant Themes. It comes with options to create a portfolio, add biographical and professional information, and social media integration.
Resume is a premium WordPress theme for creative CV and resume. This stunningly beautiful theme comes with a sleek homepage layout with large full screen header with parallax effect. It comes with built-in portfolio, homepage navigation menu, and multiple custom widgets.
As the name suggests, Web Designer Resume is a WordPress theme for Web designers to showcase their resume. It also comes with built in portfolio, custom page templates, custom widgets, and 80+ shortcodes.
CV Card is a free cv card WordPress theme for professionals. The theme have 6 custom page templates for your about, blog, contact, homepage, portfolio, and resume pages. It also comes with portfolio custom post type.
Personal Page is a WordPress theme for individual professionals to showcase their resume and CV. It comes with built-in portfolio, services, and testimonials section. The homepage features a parallax layout with large typography and beautiful visual effects.
Swiftly comes with a unique layout for WordPress resume theme. It features a minimalist, responsive and elegant design for any kind of professionals to show their resume (education, work experience, skill set etc.) and portfolio in a unique way.
Demian is a resume WordPress theme for professionals. It features a one-page layout that you can use to display your skills, portfolio, and biographical information. It can also be used as a multi-page theme with different templates for homepage and content pages.
True North is a responsive WordPress theme for professionals. It comes with built-in portfolio content type and custom widgets for social profiles, Flickr, testimonials, etc. It comes with a powerful options panel which makes it quite easy to customize and build a professional resume website.
Emerald CV is a beautiful WordPress resume theme with tons of styling and customization options. It comes with a powerful theme customizer, Google fonts, icon fonts and social media icons. You can choose between boxed or wide layout options with unlimited color choices.
Corner is a beautiful WordPress theme for professionals and individuals. It is fully widgetized, which allows you to build your own homepage using custom widgets. It has a minimalist design with unlimited color choices, portfolio content type, and shortcodes. It is also WooCommerce ready, which means you can use it to sell anything from your resume website.
OneEngine is a one-page WordPress theme for professionals. It comes with built-in portfolio, services, and testimonials content types. This fully responsive theme can be easily used as professional one-page CV or resume theme for WordPress.
Ultra is a powerful and flexible theme created by Themify that allows you to take full-control of your website using unlimited layouts and a drag & drop builder. This theme is fully responsive and can easily be used as a one-page CV or resume for WordPress.
If you already have a WordPress site or a theme that you like and want to add a professional resume, then Resume Builder is the plugin for you. It comes with an easy to use interface to create your resume. For detailed instructions, see our guide on how to create a professional online resume in WordPress.
We hope this article helped you find the best CV and resume theme for your WordPress site. You may also want to see our list of 24 must have WordPress plugins for Business websites.
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