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The industry of online shopping is one on the rise and due to its convenience and competitive prices, online stores are here for the long term, that is why it is only fair you try to grow one and swim with the sharks.
According to a recent study, by 2023 eCommerce is set to reach 22% of the entire retail sales. And eCommerce stores have a huge impact on that holistic number. The reason behind such growth is some trends that provide convenience to people nowadays like any other.
First off, mobile shopping accounts for 2.91 trillion US dollars. The habit of getting everything you wish for while chilling on your couch sounds appealing to so many and that is why those figures have gone up. Lining next to mobile shopping is social media with the growing new trend of social influencers that present a new dimension of social commerce.
Before we get into the nitty-gritty of explaining to you how you can use WordPress as an online shopping platform, let first understand the basic terminology.
It is for certain that at some point in your life, not to say every day you have been encountered with online transactions or online stores. eCommerce refers to commercial transactions that are conducted online, and we don’t mean only the traditional means of trade, people nowadays have become more and more creative and have stepped up the game of online shopping.
Apart from physical goods, the Internet has become a Holy Site ( see what we did there ) for selling digital goods – anything that is stored, delivered, and used in its electronic format.
How to Use WordPress for Creating Online Store
We have talked about WordPress being the perfect platform for creating blogs, but there is more to WordPress than meets the eye. This popular CMS has pawed the paths to becoming one of the leading platforms for online transactions.
Let me introduce to you – WooCommerce, a popular WordPress plugin that offers online store tools and functionality out-of-the-box. With WordPress holding the crown as the platform for creating a website, thus creating e-stores due to its flexibility, ease of use, and versatility.
WooCommerce is an open-source, fully customizable eCommerce platform that offers the perfect blend of commerce and content. You can customize and design your website as per your likings, add unlimited products, users, and manage your orders accordingly.
WordPress is like the operating system of your website, WooCoomerce is the extension you add for additional e-store functioning and lastly, you will need a theme to supplementary beauty to your website, thus concluding the Bermuda Triangle of Web Creation.
In this article, we will show you our list of top-picks for WooCommerce Themes for creating online shops. Aside from visual perception, we hand-picked the themes that offered convenience to customers, responsive editing, social media integration, order management systems, and offered varieties in selling varieties of goods.
Let’s start the article on the right foot, here to present to you is the Electro WordPress Theme, a perfect choice for your online store. Electro is a responsive, robust, and flexible WooCommerce Theme that will provide you with the best over-the-top eCommerce tools.
Let’s talk first about the powerful features it provides. As the name suggests this theme was made for selling electronics or any product related to that, but it does not limit you to that category specifically. The built-in tools that this WooCommerce theme comes with are all you need to complete a highly complex store.
Once you have installed the theme you can start off by adding your products and as the list grows you can categorize them into specific classes and divisions, leave the option for your customers to sort these products based on their preferences, or search their preferred products.
Speaking in technical terms Electro theme comes with an intuitive admin panel allowing you to customize and arrange your online store and assess your businesses. What distinguishes this WooCommerce theme is the ability to turn your store into a marketplace with multiple sellers where independent vendors can sell their products through a single storefront.
Affiliate Marketing is also another feature this theme has to offer, you can allow third-party publishers to profit from product marketing. You have got a lot to explore with this theme. One small feature that I noticed was the compare feature that lets you compare head-to-head products based on their price, availability, reviews, and many other factors.
Speaking of design Electro stands on high standards as it offers beautiful e-store look matched with a highly customizable page builder like Visual Composer, create the store of your dreams easily.
Moving on with the next WooCommerce theme, ShopKeeper is build to help you create a full-on online store website that offers an abundant number of tools to manage your site. It has a simple to use interface and tools to build your website without a single line of code, making it a perfect choice for newcomers.
It would be hard to specify certain categories of usage to this theme because it has integrated some extensive functionality that makes it possible to display any sort of goods or product, starting from clothing, electronics, digital goods, external or affiliate products and so much more.
You can create various pages that are essential for a WooCommerce website like a Shopping Cart Page, Checkout Page, My Account, or Order Tracking and manage all your orders via the intuitive admin panel. An online store without a Related Products section is simply not an online shop, easily create related products pages, sharing options, review sections to conclude your website.
This WooCommerce theme works with a Live Customizer from where you have access to all the styling, header, typography, product page, social media, and many more settings. Pro tip: you can enable “Catalogue Mode” to show Cart and the Add to Cart buttons.
When feeling like you want to design your website, this theme includes the WPBakery page builder be your own designer, or at least try.
It’s no wonder Flatsome is the ruling WooCoomerce theme when it comes to selling revenue on Theme Forest. It is a multi-purpose WordPress theme with WooCommerce compatibility, thus great for creating your online store website with ease. If you are looking for a responsive, SEO optimized and easy-to-build interface then Flatsome is the choice.
Take advantage of its considerable element library to put all the pieces of your website together or customize your WooCoomerce site with the Live Theme Options panel, or choose from all the beautiful header templates, even create one yourself for your shop to awe your visitors on a first click.
Adding products to the page, creating single product pages, creating category pages, configuring payment processors to handle the electronic transactions are all a breeze with Flatsome and its integrated elements.
In regard to visual design you can choose from the pre-made element, templates, and full-page layout all outstanding a beautiful that will give your website a polished, elegant look of your online store.
Start selling physical products as well as downloadable products, fill in their information, add images to showcase your products, fill in the stock, price, and other additional data and you will be ready to go.
Next on the list, we have got Amartha, which looks as euphonious as its name sounds. Amartha is your theme next door, presented with a delicate, modern twist that’s guaranteed to enchant your customers.
This WooCommerce theme was designed and created with user-friendliness in mind and it shows throughout all elements.
Everything you need for your online store Amartha has got it, need a shopping cart to place your customer’s products? Use Ajax Mini Cart. It seamlessly adds your customers preferred products. Need to share your products online via your social media? No problem Amartha has got it, it comes integrated with the social media element to display your products all over Facebook or any other platform.
No need to worry about your customers that do all their shopping online, you can edit and optimize your online store to look fabulous on different devices. Allow your customers to track their products easily or allow them to add their favorite merchandise to a wishlist page.
Amartha is fully compatible with WooCoomerce and makes it possible to comprehensively sell physical and digital goods and make it easier for you to manage inventory and shipping and create secure payments.
It comes integrated with Elementor, the powerful page builder that will simplify the process of designing your website and building it without any coding knowledge. A clean design matched with high-end tools and elements provides for a perfect choice for those looking elegantly sell their products.
Ohio is yet another amazing WordPress theme that is suitable for blog or portfolio, among them being compatible with WooCommerce for creating beautiful shops and online stores. It offers a unique looking layout with unusual yet dazzling elements dancing around the simple setup.
Ohio WordPress theme offers a variety of options with its extensive tool kit and comes bundled with three premium plugins like WPBakery, ACF Pro, and Slider Revolution that are added value to this theme. The range of possibilities is limitless when it comes to this theme.
At first glance it gives you the feeling of an overly complicated theme, but the more you explore it the more all those fancy elements make sense and take their space on the surface. Create stunning WooCommerce online stores by delving into the large set of features and elements that allow you to customize and adjust your website the way you want it.
Some out-of-the-box amazing shop features in Ohio include Ajax Live Search, Add to Cart, Save to Collection feature, image lightbox or image parallax, and many more that will make your e-store look cooler than ever na==and provide the best customers experience.
A minimal theme is never a bad idea, you can build so much with them and give your website a lean, elegant outlook. They also put more emphasis on the products rather than flashy elements to take the attention away from the central piece of the website.
Here to introduce to you is Savoy theme, a minimal WooCommerce WordPress theme that gives you the freedom to create beautiful looking and minimalist stores.
The layout is simple and straightforward, centralizing the products and giving them the spotlight, the palette used is quiet and plain, although you have full control over the colors and the design of your website.
There are multiple ways how you can make the Savoy theme work for WooCommerce, after all, it is designated for it and that fact is best put forward with the extensive set of shop tools that it offers.
You can present your products in full screen, zoomed in once hovered, quickly viewed, or even add videos of the products. The Ajax element sophisticated and offers a bunch of cool features as well like filters and categories, product search or add to cart option.
The Centaurus theme is indeed a bright constellation made of minimal art and dashing features in the WordPress universe. Centaurus is a creative multi-purpose theme that is compatible with WooCommerce to create simple and modest yet highly functional online shops.
The theme’s aesthetics would be perfect for a fashion store or some business similar although it supports selling of physical as well as digital goods. This way you don’t have to limit your self when using this theme.
You can display your products easily and creatively using the theme’s advanced tools and elements. By adapting the one-click demo importer you can get started right away with exquisite demos and pre-made templates, start adding your products with a drag & drop interface and all their information and have your website running in no time.
Centaurus sure knows how to present beautiful layouts and tastefully showcase the products, so if you are looking for a minimal and aesthetically pleasing looking theme for with extensive functional availability Centaurus is the one.
I understand that creating e-stores is a complex task and requires persistent work to configure all your products in the back-end and also make it look beautiful in the front-end. That is why most of the WordPress themes for WooCommerce try to make it easier for newbies. XStore them makes no exception.
XStore WordPress theme is an online store oriented theme designed for WooCommerce and is build around conformity and familiarity with a simple-looking style. It can be suited for multiple businesses like furniture, cosmetics, fashion, and many other industries.
You could even use this theme to create online websites for your business and handle orders from other geographical areas. You set your conditions for shipping and payment methods.
It comes in dark mode too- a supplementary web design trend for technological goods and the infinite scrolling makes for good mobile UX.
Use the powerful Elementor page builder to create stunning WooCommerce stores and seamlessly integrate all the amazing bountiful shop features that this theme comes bundled with. All elements you will need for an online store, you will most certainly find them here
WoodMart is a universal WordPress theme optimized for WooCommerce and offering the best performance and customer experience. It’s an all-types-of-business theme and designated fro complex online stores.
WoodMart’s structure and layout help you create multi-page online stores and combine more than one business in one place. It is a responsive and retina ready theme adjusted for different screens and devices.
To help you create a large set of pages, you can opt for their demos or pre-made templates that allow you to build sites within minutes. Creating complex online stores website requires a good set of managing tools to help soothe the overwhelmingness and the workflow.
You can try out features like hidden sidebar menu, mega menus, advanced variable products with swatches to display your products in various colors or forms, advanced filtering by category, size, or color and many many more rich features to add to your online store.
Uncode WordPress theme is one of those all-in-one-solution themes that offer diverse use from creatives. Powerful WooCommerce store is on the list as well, since this theme is fully compatible with the leading eCommerce plugin to offer comprehensive online store competences.
With Uncode you can create some of the most unique online stores and have great WooCoomerce assets to help you make your website convenient for you and your visitors. They offer over 70+ demos of distinctive categories with four of them made for online shops with utter exorbitant demeanor.
Uncode theme attracts different groups of web enthusiasts, starting from beginners and including those who are professional, due to its easy-to-use screen and drag & drop builder.
One cool feature of Uncode is its library of wireframe layouts that contain pre-designed section templates, all imported with a simple click and specific options for singles product pages that will help stream your workflow also reduce time creating your website.
Martfury is a modern WooCommerce theme that aims to develop a multi-vendor marketplace that allows diversified and numerous retailers to sell their products in one place. If that’s your jam, where you want to create an assorted marketplace then this is the theme for you.
Martfury is perfect for creating online shops for businesses like electronics, furniture, clothing, high-tech, or accessories. It supports all these types of businesses and provides the means for expansion.
This WooCommerce theme is a prototype for some of the biggest multinational e-commerce corporations like Amazon or eBay. The design as well seems to have been inspired by these conglomerates, especially Amazon, only with a modern twist to it.
They have paid attention to details and have put everything a huge multiple vendor marketplace would need to function properly, starting from the meticulous categories and filters all the way to search trendings suggestions and essential sales-boosting features.
Building your website with Martfury with be quick and simple giving you the possibility to choose from two powerful drag & drop page builders like Elementor and WPBakery.
Konte has made our top WooCommerce theme due to its beauty and elegance, it might seem simple at first, but there is more than meets the eye to this theme. It is a versatile theme with a lot of options and tools under its sleeve.
It could be used to build stores around businesses like fashion, jewelry, bookstores, cosmetics, or even digital store. You could explore its possibilities as it offers awesome pre-designed demos and homepages to choose from.
Putting together all the pieces for your WooCommerce store will be no challenge since it already offers all the tools necessary. You have got the mini cart, mega menus with multiple columns possibilities and advanced widgets, you could even create outstanding sliders since it comes bundled with Slider Revolution.
And if you’d like to add a blog page to your website, you can do that in style too, with multiple options to build fashionable blog posts and pages.
Astra is well known around the WordPress community as a versatile clean-coded theme which in contrast to others comes with a free version of the theme as well.
Astra is mainly known as a theme for creating websites, but it is also compatible with WooCommerce allowing you to run an online store with ease. All you need to do is install the WooCommerce plugin and you can run your online store immediately with minimum setup.
Being compatible with WooCommerce, Astra comes with great tools and settings for filling and completing ordinary transactional tasks. The theme comes speed optimized, meaning more sales boots and better conversion rates for your e-store, it is mobile optimized so all your customers can easily shop from their mobiles or other devices.
Astra theme offers a lot of features in their free version, but if you are planning on creating a fully functional online store then you should consider for a premium plan of this theme.
Moving on with our list, Salient comes in as a multi-purpose WordPress theme that has integrated shop features for those who are looking to create a business online store. WooCommerce is integrated within the theme’s core foundation, this is apparent with the highly functional eCommerce tools it offers.
Create alluring single product layout from the drawers of the extensive tool kits, separate your categories and collections for better navigation and offer the best product display and make it easier for your customers to shop with the help of Ajax shopping cart.
The theme options available with Salient makes it easy to tweak your website’s look by simply dragging and dropping elements and changing the site’s layout. The animation set of this theme lets you present your products in a more refreshing manner.
The Salient theme is for all those who are looking to create stunning simple stores for various types of goods and businesses.
We decided to finalize our list with the Biagiotti theme to leave a sweetened taste of our article. This theme is the perfect epitome if you are looking to create a beauty e-store promoting all sorts of products from this industry.
Present your products tastefully with splashing, vivid demos that the Biagiotti team designed for you. You can import them in one click and start adding your products to the page.
The entire layout is constructed to make your customers feel flattered and beautiful, the animations, fonts, and palette seem to correlate with this trademark. If all these colors seem like a bit much to you, you can always customize them to the extent you want and create your own type of beauty store.
Since the theme has narrowed down to its niche it makes it an easy option to choose if you are running towards this industry. Biagiotti lives up to its standards and offers you a flexible tool kit to manage your store from the head to toe.
We have come to an end with this compilation list of the best WooCommerce WordPress themes. Depending on what you are looking for, we made sure to provide you with a diverse list of themes that each has its own unique approach towards online shopping.
If you are looking for a simple and minimal theme to give prominence to your products you could go for a theme like Amartha, Konte, Savoy, or Centaurus. If you want a theme to create complex e-store layout and multiple page content Flatsome, ShoopKeeper, or XStore that offer a hefty set of tools.
We have included themes like Electro, WoodMart, or Martfury that go all-in with store capabilities and create a huge marketplace for retailing all sorts of products. We mentioned in the beginning that some elements you should look out in a WooCommerce theme are managing capabilities, social shares, responsive optimization, and goods varieties.
All the themes presented to offer you these features that will help you create and most importantly grow an online store to turn it into a huge profit.