WordPress never stops growing in its popularity so it’s only natural that the number of available themes keeps growing year after year. WordPress developers and designers have been busy this year as well, bringing us tons of fresh, new themes for our marketplace.
50 Best WordPress Themes of 2017 – January Update
If you’ve been thinking about giving your site a makeover or if you’re planning to finally launch your website this year, don’t miss our roundup of the best WordPress themes in 2017.
Our roundup includes the best selling themes of the year as well as the top five themes from select categories. You’ll find themes for creatives, business and store owners, as well as the top trending themes of the year.
Top 20 Best Selling Themes of The Year (January 2017)
Massive Dynamic gives you complete control over your website’s design. It comes with a powerful Massive Builder which allows you to drag and drop elements, choose styles, and see the changes instantly. No more refreshing the page to see the changes, simply edit and see the new design as you go along. Pair that with unlimited layouts and multiple demo versions and you have a powerhouse of a theme.
Consulting theme touts itself as the most comprehensive consultant WordPress theme to deliver everything a consultant would need in a website. It’s existence is the result of thorough research of business and finance fields and comes with features like custom pie charts, graphs and progress bars, multiple demo layouts, unlimited sidebars, Revolution Slider, unlimited header layouts, and much more.
The Gem theme lives up to its name, considering it comes with 50+ built-in concepts suitable for almost any niche imaginable along with flexible gallery and blog layouts. It’s also designed with best SEO practices in mind and optimized for fast loading times. Oh, and did we mention it integrates with the most popular plugins from the WordPress plugin directory?
Houzez was built with the ultimate goal of helping real estate agents get more calls and schedule more viewings. It integrates with the Visual Composer plugin, allowing you to make use of different header options, custom modules, different listings and property templates. The best part about the theme is the ability to manage all your properties, coordinate your agents, and accept submissions.
If your plan for 2017 is opening your own online store, look no further than the XStore theme. This theme makes e-commerce easy with premade pages, custom widgets, and catalog mode. Add to that one of the integrated plugins such as Smart Product Viewer 360, Like 2 Discount, or Revolution Slider and you’ll quickly realize how easy it is to create a stunning online shop.
The Bimber theme is the #1 best selling viral theme with which you can create your own version of BuzzFeed and let users submit their own stories. It comes with powerful sharing buttons; popular, hot, trending listings, and multiple ad locations. It also integrates with MailChimp so you can build your list quickly.
With features such as product quick view, 360 degree view of products, AJAX-powered search and product filtering, the Basel theme is sure to impress anyone looking to give their e-commerce store a fresh look. The theme sports a minimalist design with plenty of customization options and premade templates. It’s also translation-ready and includes some of the most popular plugins such as Visual Composer, WishList, Revolution Slider, and more.
Setting up a website for your design or SEO agency has never been easier thanks to the EasyWeb theme which comes with a powerful page builder and one-click demo setup. Standout features include integration with the WP Domain Checker plugin, parallax and video backgrounds, specialized page templates, WHMS integration, as well as responsive design and fast loading times.
Designed based on the feedback from customers and real users, the Infinite theme sure looks promising. Built atop a new framework by GoodLayers, this theme gives you a ton of customization options, SEO optimized code, and 20 high quality demos suitable for a variety of niches. The theme also integrates with WPML for easy translation and WooCommerce.
One of the most versatile job board themes, JobCareer made it onto our list of best selling themes thanks to powerful features and awesome reviews. The theme allows you to create a complete job portal, career platform, recruitment or job posting website. It’s compatible with plugins such as wp-job manager and Indeed.
The Fevr theme is a gorgeous multipurpose and creative theme that also integrates with bbPress, giving you a solid start for building your community. What makes Fevr stand out from the rest is the fact that the theme comes with over 1200 stock images which are free for commercial use as well as a built in image optimizer.
The Electro theme is bold, vibrant, and guaranteed to get your online shop noticed. It’s a perfect choice for electronics stores, vendor marketplaces, and affiliate websites. Built on top of the Underscores framework, the theme comes with advanced e-commerce features such as advanced search, Mega Menu, product recommendations, and advanced reviews.
Optimize is a fast and powerful theme geared toward SEO and digital marketing agencies with complete social media integration, infographic elements, and blog and content templates.
H-Code is a creative and responsive multi-purpose WordPress theme perfect for businesses, creatives, online stores, and ecommerce websites. It’s packed with pre-made demos and features, allowing you to create any type of website you want.
The You theme can easily be used for large corporate websites and small creative agencies. Multiple demo versions, a visual page builder and customizer, and flexi shapes are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the features.
Those of you dreaming about starting your online magazine will be pleased with the Publisher theme. It has been designed with great attention to detail and includes limitless customization options, layouts, and headers with an easy to use admin panel.
The Kloe theme is the perfect choice for fashion or lifestyle bloggers as well as fashion and modeling agencies. Aside from pre-built demos and various customization options, the theme is characterized by an elegant and stylish design.
The Factory theme is easy to setup and customize, built specifically for industrial, research, and manufacturing websites. Several page templates are available and the theme is fully responsive and SEO optimized.
The Medicare theme was built for health, medical, clinic, dental or veterinary service websites. It is fully responsive, retina ready and easy to customize. On top of that, you can create your own child themes and take advantage of new demos released on a regular basis to create the perfect site for your health business.
Boombox is an all-purpose viral magazine theme with exclusive features such as the ability to create news, listicles, polls or quizzes; spread them via social sharing; or sort them by trending topics and reactions. It also includes up/down voting systems and allows you to drive a blogger’s community and monetize with any type of ads.
Aside from best-selling themes of the year, we’d also like to showcase new and noteworthy themes of the years as well as the top five in some of the most popular categories in our marketplace.
5 Best New Themes This Month
The Simple theme is a modern and minimalist theme, perfect for a variety of niches; from business websites to portfolios to personal blogs. The theme includes a modified version of Visual Composer with custom modules and all the customization options can be made from the WordPress native “Customizer” so you can preview all the changes without having to refresh the page.
5 Best Trending Themes
Organica is perfect for all store owners who sell organic, beauty or eco products. It comes with a Daily Deal module and the ability to display new, featured, and best-selling products. Displaying your location is easy with the integrated Google Maps module and your customers will appreciate the fact that they can take advantage of discount codes.
5 Best New Portfolio Themes
The Maav theme has all the features you need to showcase your work in a unique fashion. With portfolio layouts, video headers, and plenty of customization options, this theme will help you leave a mark on potential clients.
5 Best New Blog Themes
The Wide theme has an elegant, wide layout that’s perfect for all kinds of blogs. It features 7 different home page layouts, powerful admin panel, and full integration with WPML plugin so you can build an international magazine. Packed with retina ready graphics, Visual Composer plugin, and a child theme, this theme is definitely worth checking out.
5 Best New WooCommerce Themes
Sober is a unique and modern WordPress e-commerce theme built with Bootstrap and powered by Visual Composer. It includes features such as a mini cart, custom widgets, unlimited color schemes, a slider with smooth transition effects, a menu with multiple column styles and advanced widgets as well as plenty of customization options.
5 Best New Business Themes
Upshot is an intuitive, flexible and powerful WordPress theme, perfect for small businesses and creative professionals. The theme includes the most popular premium plugins: Visual Composer, Revolution Slider and Essential Grid, which allow you to create almost any type of layout. It’s also translation ready and compatible with the WPML plugin.