The ever-growing popularity of WordPress has created some new business opportunities. Among them, developing and selling WordPress themes has turned out to be a very profitable business. There are lots of WordPress theme providers offering a range of themes. In today’s post, I am going to introduce you to the top 10 most popular WordPress theme providers.
1. Elegant Themes
When it comes to WordPress theme developers, Elegant Themes is considered one of the leaders. With 87 professional developed themes, this theme provider has a theme ready for any type of website. You can choose from the various categories like blog, business, magazine, portfolio, multimedia, e-commerce etc. When you become an Elegant Themes customer, you get access to revolutionary themes like Divi, Extra, and Nexus. These are the themes which enable you to create any type of website and implement any design you have in your mind. There are 3 packages available, with the lowest starting from $69 per year.
ThemeForest is undoubtedly the largest and most popular WordPress theme provider. At the time of writing this post, they were offering 6,454 themes. All the themes are checked and ensured to be of high quality. You can browse the available themes by using the categories. You can also search for specific themes. The themes could be filtered by the price, number of sales, rating etc. Themes are provided in two license types – regular and extended. By default, customers get lifetime updates and 6 months of support with their purchase. It is possible to extend the support to 12 months by paying an additional fee.
Mythemeshop is a dedicated WordPress theme provider. All of their themes are fully responsive and guaranteed to work perfectly in any screen resolution. The themes also feature Mythemeshop options panel, which allows the users to customize the theme according to their design requirements. The narrated video tutorials will help you to become accustomed with various theme features. Other interesting features include custom shortcodes, unlimited color options, built-in ad management etc. Other than purchasing single themes, you can also become an extended member to get access to all the available themes and plugins. The extended membership plan is priced at $167 per year.
4. Mojo Themes
Offering more than 1200 themes, MOJO Themes is another popular destination for finding WordPress themes. As the available themes are carefully divided into appropriate categories, you can easily find out the type of theme you are looking for. It is possible to sort the themes by the price, sales, or date. Features like the theme screenshots and live demo will help you to choose the most appropriate theme for you. If you are in a hurry and don’t have the time to install the theme or configure it, you can get these things done from MOJO themes by paying additional fees.
Creator of the popular backup plugin BackupBuddy, iThemes also offers a lot of WordPress themes. Most of these themes are based on Builder, the core theme of the company. Featuring a powerful layout editor, Builder allows you to create fully customized layouts for your website. By using the style manager option, you can easily customize the look of your website. And the block add-ons will be useful for including special content types. Other than purchasing a single theme, you can also go for the all access package. Priced at $197 per year, this plan comes with access to all iThemes classic and builder themes.
StudioPress is the proud creator of Genesis, the most popular theme framework for WordPress. While they offer enough child themes to cover all the common requirements, StudioPress definitely owns the users by offering solid and reliable themes with impeccable features. What’s more, several other theme providers also offer child themes for the Genesis framework. As the Genesis theme is fully optimized for SEO, mobile-friendliness and overall performance, any child theme will inherit these features automatically. It is also possible to customize the themes to apply your own design preferences. While the Genesis framework is priced at $59.95, you can get genesis along with all the child themes for $499.95 only.
7. Tesla Themes
With its impressive fleet of 56 themes, Tesla Themes is another renowned WordPress theme provider. Like all other providers, this one also categorizes the available themes into different categories. Along with the theme-specific options, all the themes are provided with some common features like responsive layout, custom shortcodes, SEO-optimized coding etc. As all the Tesla themes are provided with extensive documentation, you will be able to make use of all the theme features without any problem. There are four pricing plans available. You can get a single theme by paying $48, or get access to all themes, which start from $59 per year. There is also a 14 day money back guarantee.
Despite being a newcomer in the industry, Themify has quickly established itself as one of the leading WordPress theme providers. As usual, you can sort the theme by different categories. Interestingly, Themify offers to suggest themes based on your requirements. The handy getting started guides and the in-depth documentation of the themes offer enough guideline for anyone to get familiar with the available options. When you buy a single theme for $49, you can get another premium theme for free. Alternatively, you can access all the themes by paying $79 per year. All the plans come with 30 day refund options.
TemplateMonster is a neatly organized WordPress theme provider with a large amount of themes in their showcase. Other than the usual theme categories, this theme provider also allows you to sort the theme by features, WordPress version compatibility, style, color etc. Hovering over any search result displays a pop-up with a large preview accompanied by rating, price and links to view details or live demo. All the themes offered by TemplateMonster are fully responsive, works in all the latest browsers, and come with custom shortcodes and widgets. They also run several promotional offers throughout the year.
Templatic is a specialized WordPress theme provider with special focus on creating business, corporate, and professional themes. The 87 available themes are divided into several categories so that you can find your desired theme with a few clicks. The app-like themes offer attractive designs, superior coding, and unlimited support. The in-depth docs and how-to guides will help you to get the most out of your purchased themes. In order to get access to all themes, you have to be a premium club member. The membership is priced at $299 for the first month, and then $19 per month. As an added bonus for the club members, Templatic is offering the members a premium plugin for free each month.
With a host of WordPress theme providers, it is not easy to choose the best ones. However, now that you have this list; you shouldn’t have any problem in choosing the best ones. What do you think about the theme providers mentioned above? Have you used the themes from any of them? Let me know in the comments.