If tantalizing effects and unique menus are your thing, the free Portfolio Gallery WordPress theme has exactly what you need. The theme puts your visual content first by including a background image in the sidebar menu. Not only does the menu have that, but you can choose to have the menu on the left hand side of your website, instead of at the top like usual. That said, if this isn’t your style, you can decide to move the menu to several different locations. One of the best parts about Portfolio Gallery is that animations are included when you scroll over certain portfolio elements. This strives to grab attention from your visitors, while also adding a little creative flair to the mix. The portfolio gallery has several layouts, one of which includes text boxes within the gallery for you to explain information on your company or the style of work you focus on.
Sidebars are packaged in with the Portfolio Gallery WordPress theme, but you also have the option to create a full-width, one page website, without sidebars. If you integrate with WooCommerce, the theme actually turns into a pretty respectable online store, considering the image galleries are already there for you to display your products. You can also adjust the image portfolio to be multilingual, just in case any of your potential clients speak different languages. When a user clicks through one of your portfolio items it bring them to a minimalist blog post, with comments at the bottom and arrows to jump to the the next portfolio pieces. If you’re interested in creativity and something completely different than the average portfolio, check out Portfolio Gallery.