With the onset of modern technology, it’s become easier for small and medium businesses to reach out to potential customers and make their brands known via the internet. Online stores – compared to traditional stores – need lower capital, have a wider reach, and are easier to maintain. But that’s not to say the online marketplace isn’t competitive.
Many business owners are now turning to WordPress and WooCommerce to help them with their online sales. Problem is, as there are so many themes out there, which one do you choose? That’s why we decided to lend a helping hand by filtering out the average and listing the best. By using WooCommerce, a popular and powerful ecommerce plugin, WordPress themes now have the functionality that any successful online store needs. There are many ecommerce WordPress themes out there that can help you gain and retain customer and here are some of the best ecommerce themes that we handpicked for you.
Keep things simple with a minimal and flat WooCommerce theme like Gather. Though simple is its mantra, you can still do plenty of other stuff with it, like show your work in a portfolio or maintain a blog. Other features are: responsive design, filterable portfolio, various page templates, video support and lots more.
Department serves as a WooCommerce theme and a business theme rolled into one. The simple, clean look and the bold details make it look fun, but not in a way that it looks unprofessional. You can also introduce the members of your team, so your visitors will know the faces behind the products. It comes with amazing features, like responsive design, a beautiful slider and multiple layout options.
Small businesses and boutique stores will be just as competitive as the big, established brands with the help of Arloji. It’s a responsive WooCommerce theme with beautiful spacing and detailed typography, making your products stand out. It looks especially great on high-quality products with intricate details, like watches and jewelry. Features include: 12 ready to use widgets, multilingual support, various post formats, blog and more.
Featured in Forbes as “One of the 10 best paid WordPress themes of 2013.” Barberry’s design is Swiss-inspired, so count on it being minimalist and clutter-free, making content the focal point of the site. It looks great and works great. Some features are: responsive design, Brands feature, catalog mode option, YITH wishlist, YITH compare, YITH zoom magnifier, revolution slider, sticky header, support ticket system, and many more.
Cooker will satisfy all your WooCommerce cravings and more. The design is busy, but in a good way! All the design colours, typography, and layout; mix to create a responsive theme that looks delicious and user-friendly. It’s easy to customize and can be used by restaurants, bars, pubs, or bistros. It can also double as a blog or restaurant website.
Flatsome proves that just because you’re flat, doesn’t mean you can’t be elegant and stunning. This WooCommerce theme’s design is impeccable, making it the perfect match for fashion stores. It also makes sure user experience is a priority. It has features that will make many users jump for joy, things like a responsive design, parallax effect on UX banners, portfolio style pages, catalog mode option, boxed or wide layout option and plenty more.
JustShop is one of the best food and drink WooCommerce themes out there. It has 5 unique and modern header styles, as well as 5 colour pallets to suit anyone’s taste (pun intended). But it just doesn’t look enticing, it tastes – or rather – works like a true WooCommerce theme should. It gives your visitors a fun and smooth shopping experience with Ajax techniques for product loading and filtering, integrated advanced shopping cart, a responsive design and lots more.
Mugen is a WooCommerce theme that can also double as a blog, corporate website, or portfolio. What more could you ask for in a theme, right? Mugen’s design is clean, professional, and simple, perfect for customization into any website. It also has all-around features like an embedded layer slider, blog page, portfolio page, product filter and carousel shortcode and testimonials shortcode.
The road to selling multi-platinum albums begins with Musikoo. It’s the responsive WooCommerce theme that doubles as an official website for musicians, bands, and DJs. Fans can listen to your songs while browsing your blog or portfolio. It also comes with different layouts, various post formats, 12 ready to use widgets and lots more.
Raw is a clean but flamboyant theme that will definitely catch some attention. You can choose between one page and multi-page layout; We say go for that beautiful one page with parallax scrolling to increase user engagement (especially since it has call to action buttons!). This responsive theme got a 5/5 star rating not only because of its looks, but also for its customizability. To name a few, it has features such as: unlimited one agers, revolution slider, layer slider, incredible parallax support and Isotope.
Look no further for. The Pinterest-inspired WooCommerce them you’ve been looking for has arrived. Shopsy takes the beautiful grid layout of Pinterest and has adapted it into its own, resulting in a fun and visually-appealing shopping experience. It will look good on any product, but as you can see in the demo, it really looks good with arty and creative products. It comes with: revolution slider, responsive design, Ajax product sorting, Project Ajax normal expander and more.
Techgostore is fairly new but is already getting high ratings and good reviews, and we can see why. The design is modern and sleek, making it suitable for tech and gadget stores. The bold colours and clean layout give it that techie personality. But design isn’t the only thing that’s modern. It includes new and exciting features like mega menu, 3D effect slideshow, responsive design, an awesome revolution slider, Flex slider, Nivo Slider with new style, a cool portfolio template and more.
The Retailer is a responsive WooCommerce theme that is loved and highly-rated by many – and you probably will too. One look at it and it will blow you away with its clean, elegant layout and hip typography. It’s a theme that puts so much attention into the details. It comes with: multi-header options, revolution slider, retina-ready and loads of pre-defined custom layouts and pages.
If you’re a neat freak, you’ll find solace in the very organized and clean grid system of WP Collection. The flat design makes it simple and easy to navigate. It’s an all-around theme for any kind of website: ecommerce, creative, agency, blog, or portfolio. It comes with: unlimited skins & custom backgrounds, boxed or full width layout, responsive design, the WooCommerce plugin, 11 custom widgets and more. So to summarize, WP Collection is versatile, powerful, and just too good-looking not to stare at.
According to the designer, Adamas is the most advanced ecommerce theme they have ever built. And that’s saying a lot. It has a beautiful interface, but its real power lies in its features. With features like four built-in sliders, Aqua page builder, Revolution Slider, drag and drop page builder, some fancy animations, it looks like Adamas is the teeth behind that bark. It is compatible with WooCommerce 2.0.
Bookstore is a WordPress theme that lives up to its name. Developed by CrunchPress on ThemeForest, this theme is especially made for bookstores, libraries, and ebook stores. Affiliate sites can also use this theme where they can link products to stores like B&N and Amazon.
CleanSale is a premium ecommerce WordPress theme from Obox Themes. Although it’s designed for big stores with a wide range of products, this theme can clearly handle it with its clean and organized grid. Thanks to a customizable widget-driven template system, you can showcase as much merchandise as you’d like on the homepage and it will still be a well-designed machine (or theme, for that matter). It has a responsive design that will work on any device, so your shopper can shop on their desktops or on their mobile device.
Flatshop is a one-of-a-kind ecommerce theme that is focused on user interaction and entertainment. It has parallax scrolling and fly-in animation that will not only engage your customers, but will encourage them to come back. And who wouldn’t? A beautiful and stunning interface like this deserves a second look. The functionality of this theme is also something else. Each item can be customized to make it the center of attention. Also, a product lightbox and Ajax slide cart makes it easier for customers to take a peek at the product details and add it to the cart without reloading the page.
Gather is a responsive, minimalist premium theme from Theme Trust. It’s an ecommerce theme that allows you to sell merchandise, showcase your portfolio, and even blog about it. Other features are a touch swipe slider, Google fonts, a filterable portfolio, and theme options, among others.
Another theme that focuses on a specific industry; JustShop is all about food and nothing but food. It is an ecommerce theme designed to display pastries, cakes, chocolates, shakes, wines, and everything food & beverage. It is incredibly customizable with five unique header styles and five color pallets. Your visitors will have a smooth and user-friendly shopping (or dining) experience because of the Ajax techniques used for product loading and filtering.
Kiosk is a premium ecommerce theme from Obox Design that is built to showcase and sell a small portfolio of products. It has a simple and minimal interface that lets your customers focus on the few products displayed. It looks and feels like an Apple or Dieter Rams-inspired design in that it is really crisp and clean. It’s best for small businesses that only have one to ten products to sell. Like the other themes it uses the WooCommerce plugin. Some other features include: a mobile ready responsive design, light and dark color schemes, a featured image slider, header image uploader, among others.
Neighborhood is a versatile ecommerce theme that is capable of accommodating many website needs. It’s retina ready, fully responsive and has a layout that can stretch up to 1170px. The Swift Page Builder gives the user the ability to create a website that will match their content needs. It also has SEO-best practices that will boost the user’s online store search rankings. With its beautiful interface as well as its powerful capabilities, one could say it’s both a beauty and a beast.
If Pinshop looks familiar to you, and it looks like a famous social network, then you’re on the right track. Pinshop is the ecommerce clone of Pinterest! With its clean grid layout, it’s as easy on the eyes as the site that inspired it. It also has the infinite scrolling feature that will make your customers shopping experience a seamless one. It also comes with a responsive layout and the ajax shopping cart (which allows users to add products to their cart without having to go to the product page).
Retail Therapy gives you design options more than you can hope for. Some of these features include: 12 page templates and custom post types, a drag and drop widget for the homepage, unlimited colour options, full or boxed width layouts, social links, call to action buttons, a portfolio section, and many more. It runs on the WooCommerce plugin.
Sally Store is a responsive ecommerce WordPress theme that is female-oriented. Created by BlueChic, this theme is best for those selling their rafts in online boutiques. Design-wise, it even has dots, ribbons, and stripes to further accent the theme’s feminine features. It uses the JigoShop and WooCommerce plugins for its ecommerce functionality. Other features are: two feminine colour schemes, a mobile ready responsive design, theme options, featured slider, and more.
Sell is a premium wordpress theme sold on Theme Forest that let’s you do what it’s designed to do: sell. It’s an amazing theme that gives you so much flexibility. Some of those flexible features are: infinite scroll, visual composer, predictive and live product search, mobile and tablet ready, retina ready, and translation support.
Nowadays flat design is all the rage. It’s no surprise that there are many WordPress themes that are riding this wave. One of them is ShirtBox. This multi-purpose ecommerce has an interface that follows the mantra of flat design: less is more. It has three beautiful slider options for the homepage: Revolution Slider, FlexSlider, and Camera Slider. But wait, there’s more. The theme also includes features that you don’t have to pay for, i.e. Live-chat ($15 value) and WooCommerce Catalog Mode ($49 value)
Sistina is that ecommerce theme that will give you the best bang for your buck. It has tons of premium features that will usually set you back some $220. But for $60, here’s what this powerful theme can bring you: Wishlist, a products comparison feature, a product inquiry form, a zoom effect in the product detail page, and the Ajax layered feature. It also has a “catalogue mode” where the theme can act like, well, a catalogue without the shopping cart option. There’s also pop-up plugin to show news and promos.
Store is a flexible and elegant ecommerce WordPress theme that can be used by small, medium, and big businesses. It has a classy interface that can beautifully display any product type. With regards to the quantity of those products, it’s easy to arrange them all with this theme’s highly customizable and flexible homepage.