10 of the Best Retro WordPress Themes 2019



Fox is a fully-responsive theme to help designers showcase their portfolio. The theme features Dribbble connectivity and a Twitter widget in addition to other social media integration tools. The theme uses HTML5 and CSS3 and includes a Nivo Slider ($19 value), plus a Gpgle map shortcode, contact form, four built-in widgets and optional sidebar. Fox is also customizable from the background color to a robust custom options panel.

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Retro Portfolio


Retro Portfolio is a one-page theme, featuring groovy colors and typography. The theme is widget-ready, includes an AJAX contact form and Nivo Slider ($19 value). Retro Portfolio also includes great tools for integration to create a robust portfolio site — video embedding from YouTube or Vimeo, photos, text frames and an audio player. The theme comes with the PSD files for easy customization and a nice sidebar generator.

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Vintage Immersed


Vintage Immersed is a responsive portfolio theme with five skins and pattern options, three home page sliders and six custom widgets. The theme’s vintage style is fun and works great for a portfolio, photo gallery or business site. Vintage Immersed also includes three templates for the home page as well as multiple color, footer and shortcode options.

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Extinct has a handcrafted design to it and is loaded with powerful tools to work on a variety of devices. The responsive design includes touch/swipe sliders and is retina ready (with a pack of 500 ready-to-use icons). The design was created after a study of retro posters and prints to it has an authentic look and feel. The theme includes custom post types, sliders, shortcodes and plenty of customization options.

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Nostalgia is a blogging or portfolio theme designed in a minimalist style with retro-tones built-in for images. The fully-customizable theme includes a full screen slideshow and matching landing page template. Nostalgia uses a scrolling menu and allows for an unlimited number of pages.

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Hipster has a fully responsive design that includes plenty of customization options, including more than 30 background patterns, full screen rotating background images, and two layout styles (stretched or boxed). The retro-styled theme also comes with WooCommerce integration for online sales, is retina-ready and includes several premium sliders. The theme includes multiple post formats and staff and portfolio layouts for companies or small businesses.

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World is made just for travel sites with an old-world design. The fully-responsive theme includes WooCommerce integration, Multilanguage support and plenty of customization options. World comes sliders that are easy to set up, custom post types, photo galleries and is search engine optimized. Plus it includes widgets for tour packages and an unlimited number of shortcodes.

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Special is a responsive theme with a classic retro style. The theme uses HTML5 and CSS3 and is packed with features including multiple post types, pricing tables, a contact form, logo uploader, background uploader, love color changer, search engine optimization and shortcodes with built-in buttons. Special includes a powerful admin panel for easy designing and the theme is recommended for wedding, anniversary or birthday sites.

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Bhinneka is a responsive WordPress theme with two-column page layouts, slideshow support, three alternative styles, widgets and drop down menus. The theme includes nine custom widgets, gallery and video support and Google mapping. The design uses a drag and drop tool for easy building. While Bhinneka comes with three retro color schemes, it includes an unlimited color panel for complete control over the site.

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Noisy is a retro-themed responsive theme designed for creative professionals. The theme incudes portfolio pages, photo galleries, video galleries and a home page slider with plenty of options. Noisy also comes with the ability to select from eight post formats and integrate social media including a stellar Instagram feature plugin. With nine custom widgets, multiple home page options and plenty of shortcodes, building a site with this theme is quick and easy.

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Charlie Livingston

Charlie is the founder of aThemes.
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