Best WP Themes

WordPress Themes — 20 quality templates of 2016

Below we will present you the very best WordPress themes for blog, magazine, portfolio, online store, educational courses and institutions, sport clubs and teams, etc.

Before we come over to WordPress themes, I will cite a tough but just opinion, which I completely support, of one of my old mentors.

There are only two ways to get a cool website and high loyalty level of your readers.

  1. The first one is to establish web design on your own together with a good web designer – to place a website development order with a programmer or web studio. Anyhow, you need to be present and analyze the entire process of website creation, and for this purpose you need at least to be familiar with design and functionality trends. If you do it some other way, then you, as many other people, will get a shitty website – you reap what you sow. By the way, the price for the entire process starts from $500.
  2. The second one. Optimal choice for premium users is to choose a ready website – one of the WordPress templates/themes – for your own needs. The price for the vast majority of premium WordPress themes is not more than $60.

*** We used the second option and installed the WordPress Blog Theme named Koala on this website:

WordPress Themes — 20 quality templates 2016

So, please look over the specifically chosen templates that we have grouped according to areas of activity. We will also provide links to other WordPress themes, which have been left beyond, at the end of the article.

Blog WordPress Themes

Grand — adaptive blog WordPress template

Blog WordPress Themes

Grand Blog is a pure minimalistic WordPress template for a blog or magazine website. Built using the latest WordPress technologies, Grand Blog features responsive layout. That’s why it looks nice on every device. Template has predefined styles for blog posts that may be imported with a single click.

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Himmelen — WordPress template for a personal blog

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Himmelen is one of the most elegant, pure and creative WordPress templates for creation of a blog. Tell your one and only story about travel, inspiration, food, fashion, news, photos, wedding and daily living in any place in the world. Make a source of inspiration from your own blog!

This theme may be easily installed to perform 1-click launch of a personal blog or magazine.

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Fashion — stylish WordPress theme for a personal blog

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Applique is completely responsive fashionable WordPress theme for a blog, which is developed with due regard to requirements of nifty publishers. Everything in this theme is simple and elegant; any blogger may use it even without having an intimate knowledge of IT.

Your blog will be flexible, bright and user-friendly. Theme incorporates pure code in each feature and maintains a balance between design and technology.

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Cook Traveler — adaptive WordPress theme for a blog

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Cook Traveler is a responsive WordPress theme with four styles and nine blog layouts. The theme features clean and minimalistic design, works based on Bootstrap 3 framework and is prepared for Retina displays.

Theme features vast customization capabilities – over 600 Google fonts and colours available. You may expect to succeed thanks to theme optimization for fast loading, compatibility with plug-ins for translation to any language, and detailed documentation.

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Magazine WordPress Themes

Barcelona — powerful ready WordPress theme for a magazine

Wordpress Blog and magazine Themes

Barcelona is a pure, simple and easy-to-use WordPress template for news and magazine. The template allows creating, editing and filling in website pages with content exactly in a way you want.

Simple and user-friendly interface of a page builder allows combining 11 different page modules with six different post styles. Some combinations are demonstrated as demos.

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NewEdge — adaptive WordPress template for a newspaper/ magazine website or a blog

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NewEdge is a WordPress template for news and magazine. This is a multi-page template that you may use with MailChimp in order to create a community and establish mailing list. The news, which is served in a modern and attractive way, is fundamental in Newedge.

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Paperback — beautiful premium WordPress template for a magazine

Magazine WordPress themes

Paperback is a WordPress template in a journal style that allows fast and simple creation of beautiful and impressive content with images, gallery, video, audio, etc. Using virtually unlimited functionality and premium typography you may offer truly unforgettable view experience to your visitors.

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Portfolio WordPress Themes

Photography — adaptive WP portfolio templates for a blogger-photographer

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Photography is a responsive, clean and minimalistic WordPress template for a creative website dedicated to photography. Having been developed using the latest WordPress technologies, this template supports adaptive layout and thus looks great on any device.

The template features predetermined styles for photographer, creative designer, design agency, each of which may be installed with a single click.

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Grafik — WordPress theme for portfolio, design and architecture

Portfolio wordpress themes

Grafik is an amazing WordPress theme for designers and architects. Its main features are creativity and innovations. Powerful admin panel, wonderful customizability without a need to code, and broad website design options will strengthen your image in the eyes of your potential clients.

Besides, the theme is SEO-optimized, which means that concerned people will easily find your website through search engines and read it!

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Kalium — adaptive WordPress templates for professionals

Portfolio WordPress Themes

Kalium is a creative WordPress template for portfolios and blogs with a lump of layouts, options and elements for building content. All this allows you to create your personal website literally within minutes.

If you are designer, architect, blogger, freelancer, or photographer, or if you practice any creative profession, this template is exactly what you need in order to instantly start creating your amazing website!

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Woocommerce — online store WordPress Themes

Noren — creative theme for an online WooCommerce store
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Noren is a WordPress theme in squared style that is built taking into account the freshest design trends. The theme is greatly suited for any store with sleek and elegant layout.

Noren is easily configured with a WordPress Customizer. WPML support allows creating a website with support of several languages, while free technical support and updates will release you from any worries related to the use of template.

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StoreX — WooCommerce template for selling of electronic products

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Storex is a WordPress WooCommerce template for selling electronics. It is flexible and simple in use, and is delivered with abundance of features, such as layout configurator that allows customizing layouts for each of static blog and shop pages. You may also set any colour and font you like via template control panel.

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Oxygen is a WooCommerce template developed exclusively for online shops. It offers a great variety of website appearance customization options via setup panel.

You may choose from four header types, change typography, change settings of shop and blog, and create unique page layouts. All of this is possible due to the Visual Composer premium plug-in that is delivered with this template for free. Slider Revolution is also included in the template package. It allows creating magnificent presentations for your store.

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Bronx — Fashion WooCommerce template

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Bronx is a WordPress template with extraordinary design. It may be used as a foundation for any online store.

The template allows customizing landing page layout, as well as premium slider for creation of well-remembered slideshows. You may create unmatched header by choosing from different styles available.

Work of your shop will not be limited by location, since you may customize your website in different languages and currencies. SEO optimization and responsiveness will provide a comfortable shopping for your visitors.

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Sport WordPress Themes

Symetrio — WordPress website templates for a fitness club

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Symetrio is a WordPress template meant for a sports hall, fitness studio, personal trainer, wellness centers, etc. Using Symetrio, you will create an attractive website by setting navigation and adding content to your blog.

Theme includes Visual Composer and Revolution Slider – plug-ins that have earned respect from professionals for giving necessary appearance to a website. bbPPress plug-in, which is also supported by the template, allows creating a community and forum.

But wait, there is more! By using WooCommerce plug-in, you will be able to create an online store for selling outfit, sport nutrition, memberships, etc.

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Asana — WordPress website template for yoga and other sports

Sport WordPress themes

Asana is a clean, plain and modern WordPress template, which is suitable for any type of sport and dance studios, gymnasiums, wellness centers, institutions, events and so on.

Asana is developed in accordance with the latest trends, in which fresh colours are used. Template is designed for a full-size screen.

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Multipurpose WordPress Themes

Business WordPress website templates for different professions — EliteMasters

Multipurpose WordPress Themes


EliteMasters is a WordPress template that is capable of making your life easier. Download and install template, import demo content and replace it with your own one. This is an excellent solution for those who want to save time.

Complete responsiveness and Retina readiness along with SEO optimization will provide user satisfaction for your website.

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Ronneby — high-efficient and adaptive WordPress templates

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Ronneby is one of the best WordPress templates. Multiple integrated layouts provide you with options. This template offers wide range of choice, if you want to create an online store, blog, portfolio, fashion studio or fitness club website. You will find options for a restaurant, as well as for corporate website. See it yourself!

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Polar — beautiful and multipurpose WP website templates

Business wordpress themes

Polar is a professional and creative multipurpose WordPress template. It is built based on the intelligent and refined design. Template suits for business, creativity, portfolio, e-commerce, medicine, hosting, personal websites, etc.

The theme includes everything needed for creative working on the website: premium page builder, CSS3 animation, well-organized administrator options, and 15 home page demos, which you may use for a start. Try it and you will not regret!

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So, many WordPress themes have been left aside in this collection. Follow the links below, if you need Wordpress templates for the following topics:

Forum and Community WordPress Themes

Material Design WordPress Themes

Photography WordPress Themes

Multipurpose WordPress Parallax Themes

WordPress Metro Style Themes

Flat Design WordPress Themes

Use on-site search to find ready websites for other areas. If you face any difficulties, leave a comment, and we will help you together with our readers.

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