If you try and search for WordPress themes, you will get thousands of free as well as paid themes online. But choosing the best out of the ocean of themes is a tricky and time consuming task. Some criteria, such as, the theme should fulfill the business requirements and it should be attractive, responsive and best for sharing images and content are often applied.
Here, we have tried to enlist 10 best all-purpose premium WordPress themes. Read on to know more.
Inspired by the magnificent Swedish city of Stockholm, this theme is developed by ‘Gabfire’. Being the first ever ‘magazine theme for WordPress’, Stockholm theme offers a minimalist design. The design is an excellent choice for content related websites such as photo blogging, blogs and magazines; as well as sites where you may need to showcase high-quality images.
Some of the most fascinating features that Stockholm theme offers are as follows:
- Value for money: You just need to pay one time fees and you can use the theme for various purposes like content and photo based blogs and ezines.
- Wide array of customization tools: Stockholm holds a number of customization tools to insert tabbed widgets, custom slider, add or remove category sections and several other elements.
- Different layouts: It holds different layouts such as Default, 2 columns and Media
- SEO optimized: you can add tags, keywords and install 3rd party SEO plug-ins.
Pricing: You can grab the Standard Pack for $59, while the Developer’s pack comes for $179.
Designed like a digital magazine, ‘BUCKET’ is a good choice in case you want to share images, videos or write engaging content on your findings. Bloggers can use this theme to write all sorts of product reviews, share latest videos and write about mention special events.
Few notable features of BUCKET:
- BUCKET has a Custom Page Builder, which helps you to create number of home page layouts.
- It is a fully responsive theme, meaning it can be searched by using mobiles also; as it supports both Android and iOS devices.
- BUCKET theme is SEO and Social Media friendly.
- BUCKET has a PixCodes Plugin, which helps you add progress bars, icons, rows, columns and several other things in your webpage.
Pricing: BUCKET is a high resolution and widget ready theme and You will need to pay $58 to make it yours!
This is the age of responsive websites and themes due to ever increasing use of mobile devices. Ubergrid offers a lot of features that we generally try and find in a responsive grid theme. This responsive retina ready WordPress theme offers minimalistic design. It is a perfect choice for creative, business or personal use. The theme is a suitable choice for an image sharing website such as Tumblr or Pinterest. However, Ubergrid is at its best when used for delivering and sharing news in a creative way.
Features of Ubergrid:
- Ubergrid theme is a responsive, grid-based and retina ready WordPress theme
- Ubegrid offers various editing and customization tools such as FrontPage Manager, Page builder, Theme Manager.
- It offers Infinite Scroll and several other options.
Pricing: Ubergrid costs relatively less at $48.
Studio is a multi purpose responsive theme for WordPress. However, it is a good choice when it comes to choosing a WordPress theme for technology. It has 4 versions to choose from, which makes it more compatible with various types of websites. Since it is a one-page theme, it updates the content before your end user can reach it. The endless scrolling makes your website a great user experience for touch screens. If images are the backbone of your website, then Studio helps you offer an amazing visual experience.
Features of Studio:
- Studio is a responsive WordPress theme that is compatible with all sorts of mobile devices.
- It has four versions, namely, Slider, Video, Parallax and Image
- Offers cross-browser compatibility
- Studio comes with free lifetime support and updates
Pricing: With Studio, you can create a quality website at relatively low price of $38.
Nantes is a good option if you are looking for a creative, yet professional looking theme for e-commerce. Simple, yet attractive UI and structural layout of images are the impressive features of this theme. Though mainly the theme is for e-commerce, it is also a good option for online shops, corporate, portfolio websites and blogs.
Features of Nante:
- Nante is a good choice for a powerful and efficient online store
- Its integrated with WooCommerce
- Responsive design with retina ready on graphic elements.
- Easy to customize using ‘Page Builder’ with drag-and-drop feature.
- Donned with ‘Advanced Reviews’, ‘Wishlist’ and off-canvas cart.
Pricing: Nante is available at $58.
HelpGuru is a ready-to-use self service, knowledge base theme for WordPress. If you want to publish your self-help articles, start a forum on select topics and cover relevant and latest news; then HelpGuru is a perfect choice for you. The best part about HelpGuru theme is that you don’t need to create the tabs and areas like forums, feedback and ratings; which are often needed in knowledge-based and self-help websites.
Feature highlights of HelpGuru:
- Most needed knowledge-base and self-help website plugins are integrated in HelpGuru
- Feature of providing feedback and ratings on the articles without much hassle.
- Widgets are included
- You can customize the look and include category icons, on your own.
- Fully compatible with BBPress
- Responsive theme that fits well on any device and screen
Pricing: HelpGuru theme can be yours at $58.
Those having creative minds and working in similar industry, can select a theme like Avatar. Avatar is a multi-purpose theme that is suitable for corporate website and many other types. It offers 13 different home pages suitable for various devices and screens, which also includes Google Glass and Smart Watch one page theme. Avatar is one of the few WordPress themes which offers pre-set separate setup for Windows, iOS, iOS and Android Tablets, iOS and Android Phones, E-book and few more formats.
Highlight features of Avatar:
- Despite of minimal elements, Avatar has a variety of layouts to best suit different requirements.
- Also offers parallax effects
- A page can be created within seconds, with just a few clicks
- Responsive design
- Donned with advanced and smart admin panel
Price: The Avatar theme is available at a discount price of $43.
If you own a tours and travel business, or are just a leisure travel blog writer, then Altair is your theme. Altair cannot be classified as an ‘all-purpose’ theme, however, it certainly serves all purposes of a travel website. By offering 6 different tour and travel content pages, Altair offers all those elements necessary for a travel business.
Highlight features of Altair:
- Altair is a highly responsive theme. It comes with Fullwidth and Fixed Width layouts.
- Comes with 6 different content page templates
- Specially designed booking form.
- Has parallax for travel destination pages
- Retina ready and high resolution graphics
Pricing: Altair is available for $48.
UniTheme is a multi-purpose responsive theme for WordPress. This theme offers more than 14 demos. Creating your own design with UniTheme is extremely easy. You can choose this theme to create anything from an image studio to personal website and from corporate website to online clothing shop.
Features of UniTheme:
- UniTheme comes with drag and drop page builder. Hence, creating spectacular designs becomes extremely easy.
- It comes with multiple navigation and header layouts. You can design magnificent headers using easy-to-use header builder tools.
- Offers multiple blog and portfolio layouts.
- If you want to build an online store, then UniTheme is a suitable option as it is a WooCommerce integrated theme.
Pricing: UniTheme is available at $58.
Converio is yet another all purpose and responsive theme for WordPress. The theme offers customized pages which fulfill your basic online business needs Add Media such as landing page, lead page and selling page. With Converio it is possible to create a magnificent converting website. The features of this theme make it an ideal choice for online shops as well as for a business website.
Features of Converio:
- With Convario, it is possible to customize the pages in a number of ways
- Typical pages that are often required for corporate websites, such as About us, FAQs, Testimonials, Costing tables, Team and Services are offered in ready-to-use manner. You can either use them as it is, or make changes as per your requirement.
- Completely retina ready and responsive design and hence website becomes visible on mobile devices as well.
- SEO friendly design.
Pricing: Converio is available at $58.
So, which theme serves you the best? Let us know your inputs!