04 Oct 30+ Best eCommerce WordPress Themes of 2018
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A few years ago business owners used to have to pay large sums to web design agencies to enter the online store game. Myself was one of those people that fork out thousands of dollars to get my shop up and running. However now, you can have an eCommerce store up and running for less than $20 including hosting. This can be achieved with the help of WordPress, free WP theme, WooCommerce plugin and a reliable hosting provider.
Today we have put together a collection of some of the best free and premium WooCommerce themes out there that give that premium and professional feel.
The first half of these templates you see below are free to download use and customize and are suitable for anyone wanting to sell online. The second half are paid Premium eCommerce WordPress themes to purchase and use if you are really looking to step your website game up.
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Best Free eCommerce WordPress Themes
So without further ado let drive right in, also if you feel that I have missed any themes worth mentioning here, please let me know in the comments below. First, let’s take a look at the best free eCommerce themes that the internet has to offer. These are free and only require the WooCommerce plugin. While limited in functionality, they will save you money.
If you’re in the market for a WooCommerce theme, you need to check out Bellini. This theme is easy to set up, easy to customize, and easy to navigate. But don’t let the simplicity fool you; this theme comes packed with awesome features, and not just WooCommerce compatibility. The frontpage comes packed with a beautiful slider, incredible call-to-action features, and much more.
In addition, you can customize this theme to your heart’s content. Pick page layouts and templates, create custom menus and posts, and much more. The theme comes with a free version and paid version. The free theme is great, but if you want to take your site to the next level, the upgrade is completely worth it. Shell out $45 and you get premium email support, advanced customization, Google Map sections, and much more.
The first theme on our list of best eCommerce themes for WordPress comes from our friends over at Quema labs. Ocin Lite is a WooCommerce-compatible theme that packs a serious punch for your online business. Users can easily customize virtually every area of their site, allowing them to stand out from the competition. Also, the theme is retina and translate ready, a significant upside for 2016.
This theme comes in both free and paid versions, allowing users to test it out before making the leap into the paid version. With tons of features instantly available by paying, we highly recommend checking out the paid version first, however. You’ll enjoy features such as shop sliders and sidebars, color options, FAQ and contact pages, and much more, so it’s definitely worth it to do it right from the start. However, if you don’t want to pay right away, then check out the free version and upgrade later.
The first impression of this theme is wow, a year back I brought a similar theme from ThemeForest for $68 and today you can now download Socute for free. If I had not listed this theme here, you might not have known it’s free to download. Socute is responsive and is to me coupled with woo commerce. The highlight of this theme is sample data is included to help you get setup in no time; you get theme options and the ability to change the color scheme.
We have been working on this theme for some time now and are super happy to present to you WooShop. Create by the team here at 85ideas, undoubtedly it will be the best free eCommerce site of 2015, and we hope you agree too. Just visit our demo page to see what we are so excited about. This isn’t a lite product there is not upsell just free forever. The highlights of WooShop is the numerous call to action placement that we have included helping you drive more sales. We have added custom description support on the category pages for better SEO and to help promote your other products/category. Also included is social profile support, two header layout setting, product slider and much more. On WooShop, we haven’t overlooked the small details that help engage your visitors such as the quick preview feature added among other little touches. This theme is powered by WooCommerce, which is the most recommended WordPress eCommerce plugin.
Shopisle is the latest template to this collection it features a fullscreen slider to product your latest offers or popular products. After checking out the admin area, I was slightly disappointed with the limitation of customization of the homepage. But over it is a great theme to get started selling online.
Instead of an image slider, you can display a video background. The theme options are really easy to use and setup.
Shophistic is a clean minimalist template with super fast loading speed. Usually, I dislike too much CSS animation but Shophistic does it in such an elegant way that it gives a positive user experience.
The theme layout is easy to navigate and allows your customers to filter through your product effortlessly.
The only negative I can say about this template is that it does allow much room on the homepage to promote popular categories or special offers.
It’s also worth mentioning that this theme also comes translation ready, to allow you display your store in lanuages other than English.
I would sum up this theme by saying it’s ingeniously simple and works very well.
Shopper is an elegant eCommerce theme powered by WooCommerce layout in a grid fashion. If you love Pinterest, then it is very likely you will also enjoy Shopper perfect for fashion, home, tech store. The highlights of this theme are its responsiveness, layered menu and colour options.
Your customers can now shop and browse your site on their mobile and other devices. Highlights of this theme are unlimited color schemes, well documented, and another huge bonus is that it is translation ready meaning you can convert it to your local language. Although this theme is felt it as that premium, feel about which is professional and trustworthy.
The Bearded theme features a sleek flat design that is clean and easy to navigate. What I like about this theme is that you get many features that you would expect in a premium theme. You get shortcodes included to expand the functionality of your new eCommerce store. The Bearded theme also allows you to create a portfolio to showcase your work.
Refreshing and elegantly simple is the best word to describe the theme create by the guys at Woo Themes. If you want to show off your products then you might wish to consider this theme, you can also change the color scheme to match that of your brand. Mystile also comes responsive which means your customers can shop on various devices such as mobile, tablets, etc..
Simple and straight to the point Paper is base off Automattic underscore theme, this means that it is up to WoWordPress coding standards. I love the simplicity of this theme and can see it being used by store owners with a boutique-like collection.
This theme remains me very much of the Apple store, and I can see it being perfect for business owners selling electronics online. The guys at splashing pixels have gone to great lengths to ensure this theme is cutting edge with features like Facebook graph integrated, responsive viewing and much more. If you are not of a fan of the Apple-like design, then you can easily change that by the click of a button!
Virtue offers a clean grid layout to help users quickly find what they are looking for without the need of opening several tabs. This theme also features a home slider, google fonts, widget area and more. Your customers can also shop at your store on the fly thanks to Virtue being responsive.
Another theme by the WooThemes team, much bolder compared to the other themes mentioned above. The great thing about this theme is its customization option that allows you to change the color scheme. Like the other templates mention above, this is also responsive.
Asteria is a stunning free WooCommerce ready which as a featured slider to help you promote popular products and offers. With the help of Google fonts integration you can tweak your site to fit better with your brand ethos. Not only that but you get an array of features you would expect from modern templates. A few notable highlights of Asteria includes a three different page templates left, right sidebar and full width. If you want to display your website in a different language for non-English, then you will be happy to hear Asteria is translation ready.
Seller is a great theme for blogging that also supports WooCommerce. If you want to create a content-driven site and sell products, then this might be the theme for you. What I like most about this template is the attention to detail that you can see the subtle hover effect to the smooth scrolling slider. The store area of Seller is basic but works great with the blog.
Built on the Bootstrap framework, you get a responsive and well-coded WordPress theme.
Best Premium eCommerce WordPress Themes
Now that we’ve touched on the best free eCommerce WordPress themes, let’s take a look at the best paid premium eCommerce themes for WordPress sites. By going the Premium route, you unlock a ton of features and customization that you didn’t have before. If you want to get a powerful, professional-looking store, definitely check out every one of the premium themes listed below.
#1 WooCart (Editor’s Pick)
WooCart is a product of MyThemeShop and as you can guess further, it’s a premium product with premium feature and superb dedicated support. It’s fully responsive and comes with complete compatibility with WooCommerce plugins. The design elements are unique, and the customizations are possible, helping the admin to make the website look further unique. You shouldn’t miss checking the design of its homepage.
This particular paid theme available at the ThemeForest catalogue comes with 21 different layouts depending on the specific e-commerce niche. In every layout, it maintains the elegant look and comes deeply integrated with WooCommerce compatible plugins. The key features it includes are WPML compatibility, responsive layout, Retina display ready, fast page load, and many more. With all these features and especially the design elements, WooPress is the first recommended theme from our side.
As the name suggests, this is a perfect e-commerce theme for running an online boutique. The theme comes at a price and is developed by none other than Elegant Themes developer team. It allows selecting unlimited color schemes and uses a secure and totally safe code behind. It comes with dedicated support and is compatible with every modern browser available. You shouldn’t miss its demo to see it in action for free.
Search Engine Optimisation is the key focus of this theme and it includes other elements and features which are must for an e-commerce. It comes with five different slideshows and supports HTML5 videos and flash fallbacks. It offers a zooming effect on products like modern online stores and even includes Mega Menu for improving the navigation part and making it feasible and perfect for improving the conversion.
Shopsy comes at a price of $59 at ThemeForest and is build over Bootstrap 3 framework making things super fast at loading and highly secure. It comes with a simple Drag and Drop powered framework behind allowing users to bring visual customizations without writing a single piece of code. It supports animations and a lot of cool visual stuff.
As you can guess by the name itself, the theme is perfect for fashion-specific niche and it comes with six different home page layouts which are easy to pick and set. It comes with WooCommerce 2.1+ compatibility and supports Contact Form 7. The $59 priced package includes a drag and drop page builder and it supports unlimited colors to pick and change the way things look.
This one is the next MyThemeShop product and as most of its product, it also comes with fluid responsive design layout, helping the website to work on any kind of modern device, gadget or PC or laptop. It comes with Retina Font Icons and Parallax slide to further woo the consumer by visuals and help get better conversions and sales. By default, it also includes the stepwise checkout process which is crucial for an e-commerce.
As the name suggests, this theme offers a perfect e-commerce platform which not only works great but looks super clean and thus, consumes lesser bandwidth and gets a higher score on page load speed tests. It supports all kind of posts along with Unique Slider (premium), logo uploader, thumbnail option, drag and drop homepage builder, social link widget, wedge driven homepage, oEmbed video support for YouTube and Vimeo, responsive layout, etc.
This theme package comes at $59 but includes other premium plugins like Revolution Slider, WooCommerce plugins, and other premium features like AJAX loading, dedicated support for Retina display devices, responsive design, and AQUA page builder. It offers unlimited color schemes to pick and primarily focuses on getting better readability score.
This theme helps you sell not only physical products but also the digital ones. You can put a price or an email subscription or any other hurdle before the user can download a media file. Apart from this unique feature, the theme offers rest of the features which are required to run a fully functional e-commerce website. It even allows selling external affiliate products.
Yes, this particular theme is developed and designed specifically for photography e-commerce niche. You need to pay $59 to get yourself a premium copy and it comes with features like parallax scrolling, parallax slideshow, built-in like the system, multiple gallery types, responsive design, retina display ready visuals, multiple width sets, three header types and four listing view types. You shouldn’t miss checking its demo.
Eventica is a perfect e-commerce ready theme available with event configuration and calendar inclusion. Thus, it can be used to run a fully functional website to sell tickets or events based on the calendar. It comes with translation ready equipment inside and even supports the concept of the Child theme.
I’m not going to recommend any theme at last, as I’m guessing you found hard liking any of the aforementioned. So, the last theme, Flatsome is one of the best-selling WooCommerce compatible theme on ThemeForest. It comes at a price of $59 with every feature required to run an online shop and sell goods in any number you plan of. The theme will take care of every technical requirement for your shop.
My previous recommendation from Elegant Themes was for a specific niche but this eStore theme can be used for almost any niche which can run an e-commerce online store. It comes with all common features offered by the developers along with certain unique ones like unique page templates, and dedicated compatibility with Shortcodes.
Divi is the best product from Elegant Themes which comes with hundreds of possibilities to pick and set easily. It comes with an easy page builder working virtually to help users build any kind of web page using simple drag and drop tools. It’s powerful enough to create an e-commerce compatible website from scratch and the available customization options makes it even sweet. If you’re looking to buy a multipurpose theme, then Divi is highly recommended.
So there, you have it, what I believe to be the finest free and premium eCommerce WordPress themes currently available to download and start selling online. As with all our collections, we continuously keep theme updated and recommend your bookmark this page for future reference. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below which was your favorite template mentioned?