Top 5+ Gatsby portfolio templates

Saturday 31 July 2021 - 4 min read

Looking to build a portfolio website as fast as possible? These beautiful and incredibly fast templates are exactly what you need.

It’s very important to have an online portfolio to showcase your skills in a nice, clean way. An online portfolio it’s a modern-day CV that shows your brand, what you like, what are your passions, and skills in general. We chose 5 portfolio templates that you can use for your personal or professional work, to attract more freelance clients, basically to achieve your goals.

What’s Gatsby?

Gatsby is a React-based, GraphQL powered static site generator. It uses powerful preconfiguration to build a website that uses only static files for incredibly fast page loads, service workers, code splitting, server-side rendering, intelligent image loading, asset optimization, and data prefetching. Learn more on the official website.

If you’re looking to build a beautiful, modern, and much faster than a regular WordPress website these templates are for you.

1. Folio - React Gatsby Templates

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Folio is a collection of portfolio templates built with React - Gatsby. They offer a variety of options based on what you do. For example, they have templates for Web Developers, Graphic Designers, Photographers, and even agencies.

On the code part, they made reusable components that are very easy to customize. Also, the template is up to date so they use React hooks, and React context for the state management part.
For the styling part, these templates are using styled components and also React bootstrap.

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2. Waxon

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Waxon it’s a modern-looking template built with Gatsby. It’s very engaging and perfect to impress people with the minimalistic style and animations. Just take a moment to enjoy how clean are the animations here.

On the code part, everything is very customizable so you can easily change the theme of the template. It’s using styled components for styling but they also have a version with SASS if you choose to use that. It’s extremely fast (much faster than a regular WordPress website) and it’s optimized for SEO (like the other templates).

This template also contains a Blog with multiple Post formats (Standard, Gallery, Link, Quote, etc). They also added a Contact form, Search form, and each post has a comment section powered by Disqus.

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3. Reton

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Reton is a collection of Gatsby templates for Personal Portfolios&Resume (they also offer Next.js versions). These templates are perfect for developers, designers, artists, freelancers, photographers, travelers, etc. It’s fully responsive and it looks very engaging.

On the code part they use ES6+, React hooks and they offer CSS and SASS versions for styling. They also integrated Strapi CMS, so it will be very easy for you to change the content of the website.

The templates are well documented, very customizable and they have a fast and friendly support team ready to answer every question you have.

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4. SuperProps

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SuperProps is a set of multi-purpose templates that varies from personal templates to agency templates. They are focusing on offering the best performance possible and making the templates as easy to use as possible. (they offer an online documentation)

On the code part, they provide a library of reusable components that are very customizable. For the styling part, they use styled-components and the templates are fully responsive.

Another great feature is Monorepo support by using yarn workspaces. This helps to split large codebases into separate independent packages.

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5. Retro - Developer portfolio

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Retro is a single-page personal portfolio, online resume, and CV template built with React Gatsby (they also have a Next.js version) that’s perfect for developers, freelancers ad designers. It looks attractive on all types of screens and all types of devices.

It’s very fast and lightweight and it contains W3 valid source code. The template’s fully documented, it’s very customizable and it has some great animations. On the code part, they use Sass for styling alongside bootstrap.

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