Ecommerce simply means conducting business online, although it is mainly used to describe online selling – retail in particular. When it comes to selling online, WordPress is the best starting point for any sized business because it offers power, functionality, affordability and adaptability – especially when it comes to swapping and changing themes. We're looking at the top 10 WordPress themes that are specifically designed with online stores in mind.
If you have visited any online fashion stores then Oxygen will make sense to you. A funky and flexible design that's great at showcasing your product images, this theme is also compatible with the popular Woocommerce plugin.
While this may sound like the name of an old lady, this is a theme for a modern ecommerce website. Compatible with any mobile device, it has a great shop layout and is easy to navigate.
We really love this theme as it is what it says: humble! A powerful theme designed just for a digital download e-store that doesn't look too busy, while it is designed with digital downloads in mind it would work great with any type of online store.
The name says it all really; this theme is fully responsive and while it is designed with fashion in mind you can easily adapt it for any type of product. It's a simple yet flexible theme that is a great starting point for ecommerce.
This WordPress theme has an unlimited amount of customisations available, and works great for your professional portfolio or as an online store. It's a great way to showcase products and provide a professional view of your business online.
Geode is great for when you want your online store to make an immediate impact and simply ooze class! The options for full page images or graphics on the home page really make this a clean and uncluttered theme.
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This is another super clean and easy to use ecommerce option. Another responsive theme (a must have for a good ecommerce site), it also allows you to create multiple post types and it manages to keep the focus on your products. Would work great with any fashion business online.
This is like having themes within a theme! Comes with 10 different "skins" and layout options that give you a great head start when designing your online store. This theme will work well with any business.
BeautyShop comes complete with a package of premium plugins, as well as an amazing drop down menu that can feature images as well as text.
A great slider is featured on this theme, as is a great selection of colour options. Product layout is clean and modern, and it works best with great product photos.