A lot of businesses are quickly adopting WordPress as their preferred website creation platform because of its flexibility, ease of use, cost effectiveness and robust architecture, which allows it to support large websites of any kind. So, what exactly is WordPress? This is basically an open source content management system (CMS) that is built on PHP and MyYSQL, and features a template system and a plug-in architecture that allows people to create functions they want to have on their websites.
WordPress can be used by potentially any type of business/website for such things as blogging, ecommerce, photography, video sharing, social media, a news site, etc. Its template system enables thousands of designers to create captivating templates that add beauty to the web and makes it easy for visitors to interact with the site and remain there.
With a library that hosts tons of template designs, a WordPress platform also allows designers to earn a living off of their creativity, which helps in generation of new ideas that enhance user experience.
Below are the top 10 WordPress themes for 2015-
1. Avada – Responsive Multipurpose Theme for WordPress
Avada is the most downloaded premium theme this year, and highly rated by critics, although it’s been around for quite a while dominating the scenes. It’s a hyper sleek theme that is remarkably flexible and easy to use.
Top features include:
- One-click demo import.
- 6 blog layouts.
- Provides integration with WPML.
- Excellent support.
- Advanced theme options.
- 5 distinct headers and mega menu.
- Responsive design.
- Extensive documentation.
- Premium sliders.
- Have Unlimited colors and free updates.
2. Be Theme– Responsive Multipurpose Theme for WordPress
Be Theme is an elegantly designed and responsive theme for WordPress that gives you over 100 premade layouts with one click installation ability to match your business type without any coding necessary. These premade layouts are divided into seven major categories that most businesses fall under. They include, business, entertainment, creative, blog, portfolio, shop and miscellaneous. This gives you limitless abilities of usage.
3. Enfold – Responsive Multipurpose Theme for WordPress
This is a very flexible theme that features a portfolio as well as content blocks for websites of that nature. It is fairly simple to get around, and comes with numerous customizable options. Enfold is quite appealing in the eyes and comes with numerous pre-made layouts that do not require coding knowledge to implement. If you’re looking for a photographic theme, magazine or a theme to use for posting portfolio content, this is your best pick.
4. X The Theme – Responsive Multipurpose Theme for WordPress
X theme is a multipurpose theme, and one of the fastest loading themes created this year. It gives you the ability to preview your page before publishing it on the web. It comes with four unique stacks (designs) that allow you to get the type of look that you want. As a multipurpose theme, you can use it for blogs, magazine related layouts and so forth. It’s very simple, flexible and preserves its elegance.
5. Bridge – Creative Multipurpose Theme for WordPress
Bridge is a responsive and multipurpose theme built on QODE framework. It comes with an elaborate admin panel that allows users to create rich pages. Among numerous on-board bonuses, users will also benefit from over 90 pre-made layouts that are easy to implement even without any tech skills. A list of compatible integration solutions includes WooCommerce, WPML for multi-lingual translation, Font Awesome, Visual composer page builder (a backend page builder plug-in), among others.
6. Nexus – Responsive Theme for WordPress
Nexus is a unique blog/magazine theme that enables a lot of information to be fitted/distributed across a single page and organized in a friendly manner that encourages users to read the content. Everything is arranged neatly without cluttering the home page. With attractive colors, beautiful fonts and attractive information blocks, users are bound to stick to your site and find what they’re looking for effortlessly. This theme is for blogs and magazine types of websites.
7. Toranj – Responsive Theme for WordPress
Toranj is a photography theme featuring great gallery layouts, a double image carousel, blog layouts, etc., and makes a stylish theme for a super model or photographer.
8. Bazar Shop – Responsive E-commerce Theme for WordPress
Bazar shop theme is an innovative e-commerce theme that is structured on WooCommerce. It is extremely flexible and comes with numerous features that make it easy to use, coupled with at least ten pre-made layouts that are easy to implement through a one click procedure. If you’re looking for a great e-commerce theme that is robust and can support insurmountable amount of product lines, then this is your best choice.
9. Constructo – Responsive Multipurpose Theme for WordPress
Constructo is a clean, responsive WordPress theme primarily created for construction related businesses. This theme comes with Visual composer, WooCommerce support (for e-commerce stores), revolution slider and an advanced admin panel for it to be used by any type of business. It also contains at least 4 header options, custom widgets and unlimited sidebars. If you’re in the construction sector, this theme is looking for you.
10. Superba – Media-centric Photography Theme for WordPress
Superba is a responsive WordPress theme designed for professional photographers. This theme is equipped with a page builder containing 18 customizable blocks. Its album can accept multiple videos with lightbox effect, as well as pictures with their descriptions intact. The theme also comes with multiple carousels and sliders to display images and videos. WooCommerce is supported as well.