You don’t need to work with code anymore. We have chosen best WordPress themes for authors and book launch website. You just need to buy a ready template and customize it for your book launch. We use the WordPress template, Koala, for our blog too.
WordPress Themes for Authors and Book Launch Website
BEBO – the best one pager for book launch
If you want your book to be a success, it surely needs a website. We advise you to use a landing page template, BEBO. This theme is suited for book or music author/ publisher. It has three different styles. Apart from general information, you may add an attractive video presentation about yourself as an author or an issued book. Visual Composer plug-in will help you to create a website on your own. You may organize subscription with MailChimp plug-in. This way you may create an e-mail list of your readers and inform them of updates, events, etc.
Our readers have chosen three best templates. Here is a short overview of all of them.
Brown – e-book WordPress template
Brown is a highly responsive WordPress template for e-books authors and sellers. It includes all the features for creation of a landing page for your product. This theme features a unique book preview model. Advanced version of Visual Composer gives you an easy way to create a website. You just need to drag and drop the items in the places you want.
Boxed and wide layouts are available. The template features user friendly theme options and custom meta data. One may simply create and import his own icons using the Fontello website. This template is SEO and speed optimized.
Founder – WordPress theme for content marketing
Founder has been created for entrepreneurs, founders, bloggers and leaders. It is aimed at sharing content marketing strategies. It will also suite selling any product – for instance, a book. This template includes several plug-ins.
Easy Digital Downloads is a packed e-commerce solution for showing and selling of your product. Mailbag allows to organize a newsletter for your readers. Jetpack optimizes website loading. New template version features author profiles, demo integration and a few new layouts. Founder supports four blog post formats (audio, video, gallery and image).
Ethority – one page template for e-book presentation
Ethority is one of the clean WordPress themes for authors with one page full width layout. It lets you tell everything about your book in a single page. This way readers will not be distracted by an ordinary bulky website. You may also add a blog feature if you like.
New version of template includes a subscribe section (MailChimp is required). Now you may change background colour of each section. The template has powerful options panel that lets you properly customize your landing page. The entire code was greatly improved using modern web techniques. Responsive design of this theme lets your website look great on any device.
You may be also interested in other templates for selling digital products described in one of our articles.