Create Great Websites in 2018 with These WordPress Themes
If you aren’t already a WordPress user, there’s no better time to start than the present. Also, there’s no better way to get started than with one or more of the WordPress themes described here.
WordPress is the most popular CMS and website-building platform in the business. The types of websites you can build are virtually limitless.
As far as the themes are concerned, most demos can be imported. Thus, the layout and structure of your site will match that of the demo you select. Since they are customizable, you have control over what you elect to create.
Check out these 12 top themes. You’ll find one or more of them more than useful in making your next site a world-class site.
Hestia is a free multipurpose theme that you can use to build anything visually. A Pro version is also available, but this free version will get you off to a sizzling start in 2018. Hestia is based on material design principles. Its layout is built to look like a single page, which makes navigation much easier for designers and users alike.
As for the trendy Material Design concept, your websites will create lasting first impressions, not only in terms of attractiveness, but also in terms of structure. Hestia was named after the Greek goddess of architecture, who had something to say about things being arranged in their proper order.
Hestia is responsive, WooCommerce compatible, SEO friendly, and is compatible with drag and drop content builders. Hestia also supports WordPress’ live customizer feature; when you make changes, you’ll be able to see them in real time in the same window, without needing to save and refresh.
Download the free version of Hestia now, and be prepared to be pleasantly surprised as to how far Hestia “Lite” can take you.
Enfold is the most powerful drag and drop editor on the market.It’s super-flexible, a genuine time saver, and it was built to be used by all skill levels. Select one of Enfold’s demos, and start the page building process. These demos are customizable, and you can combine features from two or more demos if you wish.
There’s also a selection of portfolio templates, or you can use the Template Builder, to build cool portfolio layouts on your own. After you’ve built or customized a template to your liking, you can always save it for later use on a future project. Enfold doesn’t require you to have to reinvent the wheel with each new project.
No coding is required, user support is excellent, and whenever the theme is updated, you’ll get the update for free. ThemeForest also offers a hosted version of Enfold.
If you’ve ever felt there must be a better way to build a website, you might want to check out Porto. Porto has demos (featuring one-click installation) that cover a wide range of business niches, but it’s most popular feature may well be the shop demo, of which there are 16 variations or themes that are ready-to go.
As for the non-specific demos, they easily lend themselves to customization to be a good match for almost any type of website you can think of. Included in the package are multiple page styles, a one-page template, special-purpose interior page templates, and a host of custom elements especially created to be used with Visual Composer (carousels, accordions, CTA boxes, pricing tables, and on and on).
Porto is responsive,extremely fast thanks to its Super Fast theme engine, and SEO optimized. You can buy Porto as a standalone package, or purchase it with hosting.
Even when a multipurpose theme can be used to cover any business niche, there’s usually no substitute for using a specialty theme if you won’t be satisfied with any solution but the best possible one. Such is the case with Houzez, a WordPress theme created for the real estate sector.
Houzez has everything from advanced search and listing capabilities including geolocation and radius search, to payment and membership options. Houzez is fully responsive, a mandatory feature for users on the go.
Uncode’s directions are simple – “Imagine and Create”. This pixel-perfect WP theme was designed with exquisite attention to detail. With Uncode, you work with pre-made layouts called concepts, and use the hierarchical options system to fully control how you plan to customize them with help from a tailored version of Visual Composer.
There are 30+ concepts in all, a powered media library, and an Adaptive Images feature that guarantees your website pages will display correctly on any screen size and shape.
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It’s a real diamond; not only because of its amazing design, but also because it can maximize your conversions and optimize your UX. Check out its many features.
7. The Core
More than 154,000 users can testify to The Core’s popularity. The Core is responsive and retina ready, and WooCommerce ready as well. You don’t need special skills or expertise to work with this multipurpose theme.
No coding is required, and you’ll find the Visual Page Builder a joy to work with, and a key reason for this theme’s popularity. There are 3 purchase plans to choose from, but you’ll get a free theme, and free install if you purchase the discounted hosting pack.
Another business niche that will be well served by a specialty theme is the niche made up of editors and publishers. Grimag WordPress theme is designed assist publishers achieve maximum monetization results from their advertisements, including responsive AdSense.
Grimag is SEO optimized, HiDPI ready, and it comes with dark and a light colors schemes, and with pre-defined, and customizable sidebars.
Real Homes is another specialty theme that is handcrafted for the real estate business sector. It has all the useful features and functionality an agent or agency is likely to have a need for, and it is of course responsive.
Real Homes is a No. 1 Real Estate WordPress theme, which features include a customizable property search capability, lots of property listings options, and major payment gateways support.
Leadinjection is a specialty theme that professional marketers, affiliate marketers, and many business owners will find to be of extreme value. Leadinjection is a WordPress landing page theme. It was designed to help its users launch new landing pages on their websites within minutes.
It is easy to use, and its pre-made layouts are easy to customize. A special popup feature can be used to inform customers of special deals and offerings, or request their contact info for your lead list. The popup cannot be blocked.
MOVEDO’s claim to fame is based on its method of introducing motion dynamics in columns. But that’s not all. Other features include manipulative and moldable typography, manipulation of header elements, and ultra-dynamic parallax effects. Also, Movedo supports the Events Calendar plugin by Modern Tribe.
In other words, this creative multipurpose WordPress theme was handcrafted with awesomeness in mind.
MOVEDO offers you a chance to shine!
Classy and Modern. That’s what your typical fashion blogger likes to see in a website. Anariel was created for those bloggers who prefer a minimalist theme. It’s fully responsive, retina ready, and comes with 6 pre-defined demos you can install with a single click. Revolution Slider and Essential grid plugins are part of the package.
It’s easy to discover what this elegant theme can do for you. All you have to do is sign up for Anariel Lite. It’s free!
Here you’ll find an excellent assortment of premium multipurpose WordPress themes. You’ll want to visit the websites to explore some of them further, but you really can’t make a poor choice. The variety of specialized themes offered might come as a pleasant surprise.
All in all, there’s plenty of opportunities here to get your 2018 projects off to a roaring start. Any of the above themes will help you maintain your momentum through the end of the year.