Have you observed, that the foremost thing to grab your attention when you visit any website, is the theme. In fact, the aspects that you tend to notice, such as the way in which the content is placed, the menus, the header, the sidebars, colors, are all part of a site’s theme. On any site, a theme is used for more than just the styling. The relevant features provided by a theme, can reduce the effort taken to develop a site. In an eCommerce store, an impactful and feature rich theme can make a lot of difference.
When setting up your WooCommerce store, it is easier to just pick a WooCommerce compatible theme, which can provide you with tools to easily set up your shop and single product pages. Since WooCommerce is a hugely popular eCommerce plugin, you have many theme options to choose from. Several themes are freely available on WordPress.org. But the problem of using a theme free of cost, is that there is no guarantee of support incase some issues crop up. WooThemes offers their own WooCommerce compatible themes as well. But some would say the themes are fairly expensive.
In this article, we have selected five responsive themes, which are well built, with developers offering good support and priced reasonably. They are definitely worth a look. Do let us know your opinion and if we have missed out any of your favorite themes.
1. Zeon – eCommerce WordPress Theme
TeslaThemes have come up with Zeon, a clean WooCommerce compatible theme with a contemporary design. The theme has the Revolution Slider plugin already included to help you create powerful banners. The theme is built on Tesla Framework, which provides in-built custom post types for testimonial, portfolio pages, and templates for ‘About Us’, and ‘Contact’ pages. The framework is also child theme friendly, for easy modification.
2. The Leader – eCommerce Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme
The Leader theme, by 8theme, is an attractive and responsive theme fully integrated with WooCommerce plugin. The major feature of this theme is the Visual Composer, which is a drag and drop page builder plugin, provided for easy page creation. The templates are built on Bootstrap Framework, and are well designed for eCommerce, Business or Magazine type websites. 8theme provides note-worthy customer support and every feature is well documented.
The La Boutique theme provides an elegant theme design, to build your WooCommerce store. The templates are built on Bootstrap framework and has the Visual Composer plugin included for easy page composition and layout creation. It also has jQuery Isotope to provide exciting animation effects when filtering and sorting. The theme also includes the jQuery slider and is WPML compatible.
Mainly developed for eCommerce sites, the Hudson is a modern theme with a unique design. It contains a multitude of features, specifically to manage products, orders, inventory, shipping, etc. There is a built-in product catalog feature, with options for sorting, filtering based on various fields. There is also a jQuery Slider provided to advertise special offers. The theme is also built on Tesla Framework, which means it is easily extensible.
The GreatShop theme by DedalX, is a really impressive WordPress theme. It contains AJAX product search, built-in color skins, a floating custom block, widget areas in the footer, catalog mode feature, etc. Because of the very many features it provides, it is very simple to setup any kind of e-store you would need. The theme is created by a trusted developer, who offers lifetime support.
If there is a theme that you feel is worth sharing with our readers, feel free to mention it in the comment section below, and we might include it in our list!