If you are looking for the most suitable theme to showcase your online store or eCommerce website, you are at the right place to begin your research. Here is a round-up on the most impressive WordPress eCommerce themes available in the premium theme segment.
10. Store (Developed By – Obox Themes)
‘Visual Customizer’ is one feature that makes ‘Store’ stand apart from other WordPress eCommerce themes. It lets you to play with site styling elements in Live Preview mode without touching your html/css codes. You can apply the changed settings only when you are satisfied with the look and feel of your site displayed in the preview pane. The customization that you can perform using ‘Visual Customizer’ include – Site background, Color scheme/skin, Logo and header image, Logo/Header background, Navigation Link and Social Links.
- Multi-purpose theme, responsive design, translation ready.
- 12 pre-made page templates.
- Supports custom post types for team, partners, testimonials and services.
- Drag-and-drop custom front page builder.
- Full-width home page slider with customization options for layout, color, slider background image etc.
- Intuitive Content Widget that can be used in sidebar/footer.
- Portfolio Feature section to display your best product/service/work on the front page.
- In-built ‘Team Member’ template to showcase your entire team in 2, 3 or 4 grid (column) layouts.
- Supports WooCommerce plugin.
9. eStore (Developed By Elegant Themes)
The best thing about ‘eStore’ is its feature-packed Theme Options interface – known as ‘ePanel’. ePanel is a visual customizer that allows you to easily control the appearance of your website without ever touching a line of code. Using ePanel you can set-up front page features/modules, adjust your site layout, manage advertisement slots, apply color schemes, control font styles and optimize your website for search engines!
- Responsive, cross-browser compatible and WooCommerce enabled.
- Five unique Color Schemes/skins.
- Widgetized sidebar/footer.
- Flexible/re-sizable thumbnail images.
- Gravatar and advertisement ready.
- Supports custom post types for gallery, product, blog etc.
- Built-in table design for grid style products display.
- Comes with PSD files included for all 5 layouts/skins.
- Translation ready.
- Built-in shortcode support.
8. Sistina (Developed By YiThemes)
Sistina boasts of a Product Page SEO Panel, which can play a major role in attracting organic Search Engine traffic. Each product page has provision to provide specific SEO friendly ‘Title’, ‘Keyword’ & ‘Description’, which would overwrite the global meta settings and make your product more relevant to the search engines.
- Responsive, Retina Ready & WooCommerce enabled.
- Supports WPML (multi-language translation).
- SEO Friendly with in-built product SEO panel.
- Ajax-based layered filter option to drill down to specific range of products.
- Compare Product & Product Wishlist feature.
- Zoom effect in the product detail page.
- Popup plugin included to show special offers.
- Megamenu features with ‘Shopping by Price/Categories/Brand’ function and images support.
- List/grid view for the products page.
- 2 custom checkout pages with tabbed view.
- Built-in ‘Catalog’ mode to view the products as catalog. Also has a nice ‘Product Enquiry’ form.
- Supports over 300 shortcodes with integrated Shortcode Manager.
- In-built user interface/registration/login panel for your visitors.
- Individual custom header option for all the pages.
- Testimonial & filterable FAQs page.
7. FlatShop (Developed By Themify)
FlatShop comes with Themify’s very own Drag-&-Drop Builder to create any number of site layouts just by dragging and dropping the modules (building elements; such as sliders, galleries, maps, videos, accordions, tabs, etc. ) on the front-end with Live Preview feature. It works on all different post, page and product types.
- Responsive, Retina Ready and WooCommerce compatible.
- Full-width slider on every page – with options for creating unlimited slides. Text alignment, font, color and background can be customized in each slide.
- Custom Product Styling allows you to customize individual product’s background, color, font and associated image.
- Supports custom page layout with drag-&-drop builder.
- Comes with Product Lightbox – which allows your customers to take a quick look (preview) of the product details in a lightbox pop-up frame without going to the actual product page.
- Infinite scrolling with parallax effect enabled on the slider area, single post image and product pages.
- Supports slide out menu, fly-in animation, maps, icon fonts and infinite pagination.
6. Clean Sale (Developed By Obox Themes)
Clean Sale Highlight:
Styling your site to fit your brand is one of the most crucial aspects of designing an eCommerce/online shop website. Clean Sale comes with a powerful “Visual Customizer” interface, which allows you to modify site layout, perform font styling, line spacing and color styling. You can also upload custom header, custom background, site/store/company logo and edit borders, containers, backgrounds, headers and footers from the same interface. It also comes with a drag-&-drop widgetized home page builder which lets you to create neatly designed home page without touching a single line of stylesheet code.
- Fully responsive design. WMPL compatible to show the content in visitors’ preferred language.
- Custom widget-driven homepage with drag-&-drop feature.
- Multi-block home page slider that allows a number of images in a single slide. A single slide can be linked to different products, discounts or any other promotions.
- Image slider on individual product page with option of displaying different images of the particular product.
- Typography Manager which supports custom font and Google font styling.
- Fully WooCommerce integrated.
- Auto image and video re-sizing ability.
- Supports Custom Menus, Custom Logo and Custom Background.
5. Clip Cart (Developed By Themedy)
Clip Cart Highlights:
Neatly designed landing Page is an integral feature of any eCommerce / Store website. Clip Cart comes with a in-built landing page template that lets you create great looking landing pages (and squeeze pages) with minimum effort.
- Responsive design, cross-browser compatible.
- Powered by Genesis & Thesis frameworks.
- Built in support for two of the most popular eCommerce plugins – WooCommerce & Cart66.
- Custom front page template with a lot of features.
- Backend options panel for theme styling.
- Built-in custom shortcode tool that supports buttons, styled lists, info boxes, quotes etc..
- Full Documentation and Themedy support via forum, e-mail and chat.
- Comes with layered Photoshop files (PSD) for all available layouts.
4. UltraSeven (Developed By CSS Igniter)
UltraSeven is integrated with the powerful (pro-version) Revolution Slider plugin which lets you create handcrafted slideshow of your products and display them anywhere on your website including front page, product page, custom sidebar or header/footer widgets. In-case you do not want to go through the complex Revolution Slider configuration, UltraSeven brings you the more convenient Flex Slider as an alternative.
- Powered by the Foundation Framework, UltraSeven is truly responsive, cross-browser compatible and translation ready.
- Custom home page with incredible layout options to choose from.
- Allows you to create unlimited site layouts using built-in shortcodes and widgets.
- CI Panel – a powerful tool to customize the appearance of your website.
- Supports WooCommerce integration.
- 10 color variants and 20 pre-defined background patters.
- Thumbnail Flipping feature on hovering over any product image.
- Custom widgets that can be used exclusively on Foundation Framework.
- Integrated shortcode generator for buttons, columns, dividers etc.
- WordPress 3.0+ custom menus feature.
3. Piazza (Developed By Color Labs Project)
- Responsive layout and translation ready.
- Supports custom front page with full-width slider and featured product carousal.
- Comprehensive SEO Management to boost organic traffic.
- Supports all popular eCommerce plugin including WooCommerce, Jigoshop and WP E-commerce.
- Theme Admin Panel to integrate your website with AdSense, Analytics and FeedBurner in few clicks.
- Auto image/thumbnail re-sizing.
- Supports custom menu.
- Threaded comments integrated with Disqus and/or IntenseDebate.
- Supports custom shortcode.
- Automatic framework update.
- Different page layouts and custom post types.
- Compatible with latest version of WordPress – WordPress 3.8.1 Parker.
2. MeariShop (Developed By Hana Theme)
MeariShop comes with Hana Panel – a powerful visual theme customizer admin interface that can be used to customize site layout, widgets, logo, favicon, SEO parameters, sliders, page layouts, color schemes, custom fonts without touching a single line of html/css codes. Another great feature that comes with MeariShop is the choice of as many as seven different sliders – Nivo Slider, Content Slider, Supersized Slider, Elastic Slider, Cycle Slider, Elegant Slider and Products Slider.
- Responsive design, translation ready.
- Cross-browser compatibility tested on Internet Exlorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Google Chrome.
- Unlimited background color with 34 pattern. Supports custom background image and custom logo.
- Neatly crafted LookBook Gallery (portfolio) that can be used to display multiple images for each products.
- Two types of front page views – a custom home page and a blog style home page.
- Three content-sidebar layout options – 1. Left Sidebar / Content; 2. Content / Right Sidebar. 3. Full Width/boxed (without any sidebar).
- Choice of 7 premium image/video sliders.
- WooCommerce compatible.
- Supports Cufon Font, Google API Font and Custom Font Uploader.
- Built-in user management with login feature.
- Supports multi-level drop-down menu.
- Integrated SEO panel.
- PSD Files included for free with each copy of the theme.
1. Neighborhood (Developed By SwiftIdeas)
It’s a tough ask to list out a single highlight – as Neighborhood boosts of a number of stand out features. Firstly, let us focus on the Swift Page Builder V2 – which offers you to pick up any combination of 40 module elements to create infinite number of unique page layouts that would suit your style and taste. This is on top of the 19 in-built page layouts that comes with this theme by default. The second highlight that we would like to mention here is their innovative Swift Slider featuring CSS transitions and charts. As an alternative, they also provide you the premium version of ever popular Revolution Slider for free (which cost $15 in the market). If that’s not enough, Neighborhood also supports “Wishlist” feature which allows your visitors to add products of their choice to their wishlist and access the saved list at any time in future.
- Built on the Twitter Bootstrap framework, it offers a clean, modern and slick appearance.
- Responsive and Retina Ready.
- Full page meta options for each individual product/page.
- Translation ready and compatible with all modern web browsers.
- Custom front page layout.
- Custom slide down menu and touch swipe sliders for mobile viewers.
- Infinite color customization available.
- Built-in Shortcode Generator, with 20+ Content Shortcodes.
- 19 pre-made page layouts and option to create many more using their amazing Swift Page Builder. Boxed and wide site layout options.
- 2 premium slider plugins included – their own Swift Slider and the popular Revolution Slider.
- Search engine optimized typography. Pro Font Deck support as well as option to choose from 600+ Google Web fonts & Web Standard fonts.
- Full eCommerce support, right out the box – for v1.6 & v2.0+.
- Integrated ‘Wishlist’ feature.
- 3 types of product views – list, grid and catalog view.
- In-built zoom in/out functionality.
- Choose from 5 header layouts, 8 footer layouts and 7 custom widgets.
- Custom logo, favicon, background image support.
- Layered PSD files included.
Hope, you enjoyed the ride through some of the most prolific WordPress eCommerce themes available in the premium segment. Feel free to use the comments section and let us know your thoughts, opinions and feedback.