Journal Notes WordPress Theme

Build your own blog quickly using the power of the WordPress site editor!

Screenshots from the Journal Notes demo sites

Create a Wonderful and Simple Blog with Journal Notes!

Everyone seems to have a blog these days. And Journal Notes gives you a nice and easy entry into the world of blogging.

The theme is super simple to set up. You can just add in your great posts and you’re good to go! There’s really nothing to it.

But there’s even more power to Journal Notes. Tapping into the WordPress site editor, Journal Notes allows you to customize your entire website, from how the site title looks to the colors and fonts used on the site and so much more. Plus there are a variety of different patterns that you can use to change how your posts are displayed as well as crafting your pages.

So whether you want something super simple that you can start with in just minutes or the ability to really make this blog your own, Journal Notes will help you start your blog today!


  • Version: 1.20
  • Requires WordPress Version: 6.2
  • Tested Up To: 6.2.2
  • Requires PHP Version: 7.4





Suggested Plugins

  • Block Visibility
  • Yoast SEO
  • Google Site Kit
  • Gravity Forms

Start Blogging Today

Create the Blog that You Want

Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts or adventures with the world. And Journal Notes makes it even easier for you to create the blog you’ve always wanted.

Pick the Colors and Fonts You Want to Use on Your Website

Want to choose a custom color scheme that matches your own branding? No problem! You can use the WordPress site editor to update the color palette to be anything you want it to be.

Multiple Style and Block Variations

Journal Notes also comes with several different style variations, which allow you to change colors and fonts with just one click. It also comes with several block variations to give each of your blocks a different look. It’s a quick and easy way to make your website look just the way you want it to look.

Screenshots of the blog post pages from the Journal Notes demo sites

WordPress Site Editor

No Coding Experience Required

Creating and customizing a website generally means having to write code. But with Journal Notes and the new WordPress site editor, you don’t have to! You can create your website entirely in a dashboard. It’s the perfect way to create your new blog.

Use over 100 Patterns

The theme comes with over 100 patterns you can use throughout your website. Display call to action section, swap out your header or footers to create great custom page layouts quickly.

Screenshots from the Journal Notes demo sites

Change Your Header and Footer

Journal Notes comes with several different header and footer patterns you can use to quickly change how those sections look on your website.

Screenshot of the Journal Notes page patterns
Screenshot of the page patterns in Journal Notes

Unlimited Customizations

Customize Every Part of Your Website

Customizing a regular WordPress theme can be a hassle. You probably need to create a child theme so that you can add your own styles and change the templates. With Journal Notes, there’s no need for any of that. You can make all of your customizations right in the editor. Simple as that!

Screenshot of the site editor for the Journal Notes site with the colors and styles panels

Customize Your Page Titles

You can easily change the top section of any page or template on your website by using the archive, page and site title patterns to utilize the cover block or a solid background color.

Customize the Blog Search

Search is a vital part of any website, and Journal Notes comes with several patterns that allow you to customize your blog’s search section. From simple category buttons to a search field, you can make it easy for people to find the post they’re looking for.


Performance is key in today’s online world, and Portafoglio is built for speed. This theme will help you keep your website loading as quick as possible. With lean code and utilizing new WordPress styling tools, you won’t have to worry about your website taking too long to load.

Responsive Design

Websites are viewed on many different sized devices. So it’s important that your website looks great on a laptop, tablet or mobile device. Portafoglio will help you build a responsive website that looks amazing on all of those devices.

Translation Ready

Portafoglio already comes translated in a variety of different languages, including Spanish, French, German and Italian. And it’s ready for you to translate it into a different language using Loco Translate, WPML or any one of the WordPress translation plugins.

Rapid Support

Run into an issue with Portafoglio? No worries. Using the Report an Issue form, you’ll get rapid support for any bug you discover. I work to get things fixed up as quickly as possible to keep your website running. 

Automatic Updates

Your yearly or lifetime subscription gives you access to automatic theme updates. You’ll be able to easily update the theme with just a few clicks right in your WordPress dashboard. It’s the perfect way to make sure you’re up-to-date with Portafoglio.

Live Preview

Take a Live Look at Journal Notes!

See what you can do with Journal Notes with one of the three demo sites.

Screenshot of the homepage from the Journal Notes Sans Serif demo site
Screenshot of the single blog post page from the Journal Notes Monospace demo site
Screenshot of the archive template from the Journal Notes Serif demo site
Screenshot of the homepage from the Journal Notes Serif demo site
Screenshot of the homepage from the Journal Notes Monospace demo site
Screenshot of the blog post page from the Journal Notes Sans Serif demo site
Screenshot of the blog post page from the Journal Notes Monospace demo site
Screenshot of the archive template from the Journal Notes Monospace demo site

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