People love WordPress because they can use it to create powerful, versatile website in a short amount of time to achieve their goals. Another reason people love WordPress is for retail purposes. With WooCommerce you can easily monetize a website, manage payments and keep track of customer information.
With over 9 million downloads, WooCommerce for WordPress is gaining steam and becoming one of the most sought after eCommerce solutions on the net. According to the developers over at WooThemes, 30% of all eCommerce transactions on the internet is handled by WooCommerce and 85% of all WordPress sites use the plugin (they were reluctant to give any actual figures). WooCommerce solutions continue to evolve as more and more developers create extensions and themes to work with the platform, giving users even more flexibility. Check out our post on eCommerce to see 10 of the Best eCommerce Plugins for WordPress.
Every month we scour the market to find the best new themes. This month we decided to look at the latest crop of premium themes that are designed for eCommerce. We chose these themes based practical use, functionality and design features. All of these templates offer plenty of options for managing proprietary websites on WordPress. Check out these killer new themes to build a platform for your business.
Golmart — Creative WooCommerce WordPress Theme
Golmart is a creative-looking theme for supermarkets. This template has everything a proprieter needs ready to go. Use Golmart to build anything from shopping cart sites for tech products to portfolios to sell your work. It’s becoming more and more common for newer themes to be mobile first. Golmart was created with Bootstrap and CSS3 and it’s touch screen optimized. The fully responsive design is modern and functional. Like all the themes on this list customization is a few clicks away. It comes with 8 eye grabbing homepage layouts to get you started.
With WooCommerce integration you can give your customers a great shopping experience. Try it out if you have a lot of products to sell. People are already loving this theme to sell brewing supplies, clothing, medical supplies and more.learn more & download
From a single glance at the demo content you can tell that this template will make your blog look amazing. This elegant eCommerce theme was built for creating online stores for creatives. One of the crowning features of Chic is WooCommerce compatibility. It’s ridiculously simple to add products and change post layouts with Chic whether you are adding virtual goods or physical products. This theme features some clean code to help anyone put up a minimal online shop. This one is great for making money with stylish WooCommerce widgets and built-in spots for ad placement.learn more & download
SmartCo is a very simple and clean looking theme. This gives your WordPress site a very professional feel. People are jumping all over this template right off the bat. It’s another powerful, fully responsive theme that is optimized for mobile devices. Beginners will really enjoy this one. Designing pages is especially easy to do with the Drag & Drop visual composer. There are 17 different header styles and 7 slides that come with this theme as well as plenty of animations. It’s WooCommerce ready and has all the options you need to start selling and shipping your products.learn more & download
Hudson is designed to offer a solid solution for individuals and businesses. The use of whitespace and clean layouts give websites a sterile and professional feel. Freelancers or small business owners will appreciate how direct and elegant this theme can be. Create an online store in no time. This theme has quite a lot of options when it comes to design. It comes packed with a large selection of slick looking demos to get you started, and tons of options to add personal flair to the design. This theme provides a professional experience for users and makes managing sales simple with WooCommerce integration.learn more & download
This one is perhaps the most minimal theme on today’s docket. It’s deceptively simple and looks very professional. The designers made brilliant use of whitespace, which is a common thread among minimal themes. Designer is ideal for a clean portfolio site that is geared toward selling. Use an array of templates, layouts and rich media options to craft an impressive portfolio. This theme was intended to give creative professionals build a first class portfolio site. Right out of the gates Designer is delivering a strong performance in the market less than a month after its release date.learn more & download
Yunik — Ultimate Multi-Concept WordPress Theme
We all know that WordPress themes are flexible. But some are more flexible than others. Yunik is a multipurpose site that concept. With 15 demos to choose from you can build a variety different sites. It’s suitable for any creative professional. Build a comprehensive website for a development agency, fashion startup, tech site, web app and tons more. It’s WooCommerce ready and SEO friendly. Use unlimited portfolios, mega menus and responsive design elements to make things easy for your customers.learn more & download
We didn’t pick this one just because of the name. theShop can help you build a store to sell a lot of products. Create a simple and powerful online store with this template. theShop combines a professional attitude with a creative leaning. This theme looks good on mobile devices as well as desktops and is designed to help you sell. If you want something stylish that gives you professional results try this one out. Compete with the largest retailers on the planet and create a winning online store.learn more & download
Cinderella | Theme for Beauty, Hair and SPA Salons
If you are in the beauty industry you need to have a sleek site that conveys a sense of style and elegance. Perhaps one of the strongest contenders out of the bunch, Cinderella is already winning favor among WordPress users. I can see why anyone in the beauty industry would enjoy this theme. It’s a very affordable way to present products and services in style. Cinderella hits home with its niche by providing a beautiful design and excellent functionality. Setup with WooCommerce can turn your site into a money making machine.learn more & download
Clean is a word often used to describe a minimal well organized design. Maybe we should’ve named this article, “Best Clean Themes of August 2015.” Nevertheless here is another theme with a sleek design that you can use to sell your products or services in style. This one comes with a few layouts (5 in all) to help you get started. Created with Bootstrap, this theme looks good on any device so your customers can shop from anywhere.learn more & download
CountryHolidays is designed specifically for small hotels that offer bed and breakfast. You could use it for just about any sort of hospitality service, or business you’d like. It would work for restaurants too. The design has an inviting feel. It’s responsive and delivers a quality user experience. Draw people in with the design, showcase services and make booking easy with this unique theme. Add WooCommerce to setup a payment management system to start bringing in revenue.learn more & download
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Integrating WooCommerce with a well-designed template is a powerful and affordable way to monetize your site. Any one of these premium themes can help you launch a professional WordPress website to get your business off the ground. If WordPress is anything it’s flexible, you can get creative and manipulate the design to achieve your online goals. All of templates come standard with what you can now come to expect from a premium WordPress theme. This includes sliders, tons of layout options, demo content, shortcodes and all the other convenient features that make WordPress a webmaster’s favorite CMS. Now that you’ve checked out some of this month’s brightest new themes, test them out and let us know what you think.