8+ WordPress Clone Themes of Popular Websites like Buzzfeed, 9gag Groupon & more

When I first visited TheVerge website I was stunned by their web design and later by the kind of content and media they share. Instantly I started searching for a WordPress theme that looks alike but later I found that it was custom designed. Just like this incident at my end, you also must have your favorite popular websites whose themes you were looking earlier or even now.

So here I’m with a collection of best WordPress clone themes of popular websites. I can’t promise to include themes for every popular website, but I’ll try and including of most popular you must be aware of. I’ll let you know theme details, links to grab its package, see its demo and also about that popular website of which it’s being cloned. In short, you can expect having complete information.

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WordPress Clone Themes of Popular Websites

Following are the WordPress clone themes of popular websites which you came here looking here and I hope you like the collection I’m about to reveal.

#1 Steam – TheVerge

The Verge Clone Theme

Sorry for being choosy but I’m really confident that you’ll like this clone theme named Steam which lookalike TheVerge. I’ve already mentioned that it’s my favorite website covering reviews and news related to technology and entertainment topics. Steam is a premium theme priced $58 and available at ThemeForest collection.

It’s heavily doped with hundreds of features and I can assure you that you’ll definitely like it. Highlighting features comprise of Responsive, WooCommerce compatible, very powerful and simple looking page builder (Control Panel), Bootstrap compatible, Sticky top controls, Mega Menu, AJAX sorting and filtering, badges, Editor & user ratings and unlimited minisites.

With all these features, this theme can help you develop a unique looking website with dozens of features for readers. They will feel like home at your website, for sure. You can just name the feature you wish to have and there are very high chances that you’ll find them.

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#2 Newspaper – The Huffington Post

Huffington Post Clone Theme

Newspaper named theme by Theme-Junkie can help you develop a blog looking like The Huffington Post. There are many reasons why you wish to use this theme than any other and top of them are high readability, better user experience, unique design and perfect for running a blog sharing lots of news or reviews.

It’s compatible with latest version of WordPress and comes with other highlighting features like ad management, optimized for Search engines, advanced control panel, cross-browser compatibility, localization ready, custom page templates, custom widgets and a very iconic design.

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#3 Pricerr Theme – Fiverr

Fiverr Clone Theme

Pricerr is available at a price of $69 and it can help you develop a clone to Fiverr which is a very popular gig sharing website. You will normally find almost every feature which is required to create the clone while there is also a scope for custom development (if you’re aware of development gimmicks).

It comes with features like Task/Job post, multiple payment gateway support, plug and play, WordPress 4.0+ compatible, email notification, native Facebook and Twitter integration, Bitcoins support, private messaging, credit system and multi-currency support. Check its demo on your own and I hope you’ll like it.

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#4 FreelanceEngine – Freelancer

Freelancer Clone Theme

Heard about EngineThemes? They have a real good collection of premium themes and this FreelanceEngine theme can help you create a clone of Freelancer theme easily. It’s priced $89 and comes with almost every feature you may or may not need to create your own job board.

It comes with front end and back end tools that can help both readers and webmaster to interact with the website and thus help you create and maintain an awesome job board. It supports multiple payment gateways including Escrow. Now I won’t further spoil the moment you’ll have when you’re at its demo checking out every element.

Full Details & Download | Demo

#5 WPGroupbuy – Groupon

Groupon WordPress Clone Theme

You must have visited Groupon website where they offer lots deals available in your local city. If you’ve plan to develop your own website not only offering similar services but also looking like Groupon then have a look at WPGroupbuy theme. Pricing usually starts from $99 and it covers up every element of original Groupon website. Don’t miss your chance to see the demo of a gorgeous theme.

Full Details & Download | Demo

#6 Ultrahumor – 9GAG

9Gag WordPress Clone

If you’re not aware of 9GAG till now then I recommend you to read it once and I am damn sure that you’ll become addicted. Just like 9GAG there are many popular websites like Imgur Style, DamnLOL which runs on a similar engine offering humorous posts to users. If you wish to start a similar website and looking to copy the whole web design then try using Ultrahumor premium theme. You can either buy this theme with the premium feature or even use its free version.

Full Details & Download | Demo

#7 BuzFed – BuzzFeed

Buzzfeed WordPress Clone Theme

I hope you’re a frequent reader of BuzFeed website and here I’m sharing a theme named BuzFed that can help you create similar looking and functioning website where you can share posts and media content. Features like SEO optimized, 100% responsive, category images, infinite scroll, social sharing buttons, custom user social profile, etc. Its design part is really awesome.

Full Details & Download | Demo

#8 Pinclone – Pinterest

Pinterest Clone Theme

Nobody hates Pinterest web design, right? How about looking at a theme that can help you create similar looking website? Pinclone is a premium theme that comes at a price of $39 and I can assure that you’ll definitely find every needed feature. Check its demo to see how it works.

Full Details & Download | Demo


As we reached the end here, I hope you found the one you were looking for. If I missed any best theme of the popular website then do let me know via discussion area and I’ll add it up soon. I hope this guide was helpful for you and you’re going to share it with all your fellow blogger friends. Peace.

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  • Brian H
    Posted at 12:32h, 17 April Reply

    Interesting site Mursaleen, thank you for stopping by and joining in the conversation.

  • Samuel King
    Posted at 11:28h, 23 June Reply

    Nice lists here Pawan.

    You should really check out 99theme.com. They have probably the best and up to date clones available anywhere online.



  • newbiesup
    Posted at 07:20h, 11 May Reply

    Thanks Pawan for the collection.
    I bet pfun is one of, if not the best 9gag clone WP themes available in the market.

  • Kene nwabuzor
    Posted at 09:10h, 18 October Reply

    Wow bro, where can I locate the cloned theme demos

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