Top 15 WordPress Photography Themes

WordPress is not just great for writing, but also for images. More than 19% of the world’s websites are powered by WordPress, so its no surprise that somewhere out there, there are some WordPress sites for the creative people.

What is great about WordPress is that it is open source. You can mold the site to your liking. Add some great looking themes, and people wouldn’t notice that you are using WordPress.

Deep Focus: $69

Deep Focus
Deep Focus

Deep Focus is a stylish photography theme from Elegant Themes. You can turn your WordPress blog into a fully functional online photo gallery while still maintain the core features of a blog. The theme comes with a blog and CMS-style homepage; thus making it a great solution for photographers, building online presence.

Deep Focus is by far the most user-friendly photography theme offered by Elegance Themes.

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Border: $55

Border is a unique, and easy-to-use photography theme for WordPress. The theme is built with the professional photographer in mind as this theme focuses on the main ‘focal point’. The theme comes with an intuitive interface that is carefully crafted to showcase your pictures. Theme has a photo frame design that makes the pictures stand out.

Border
Border

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Preus: Free

Preus is a theme that comes with a full-header at the top of the page and a filmstrip slider just below it for your featured images and posts. This is a great photography blog theme as visitors can easily scan through the photos quickly.

Preus
Preus

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Chocolate: $45

Chocolate theme is a theme for the sophisticated photographers. The theme is a refined and elegant template with a complex combination of light gradients, shadows, coupled with its rich functionality. The theme was originally created to serve as a unique showcase of your works and with a strong blogging component.

Chocolate defines how far can WordPress themes go. The conventional WordPress blog design is very far off from this theme; in fact, it no longer looks like WordPress at all.

Chocolate
Chocolate

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Crush: $50

Crush is a highly customizable portfolio theme that is designed for photographers, agencies, and personal websites. ThemeForest dubbed this theme as the “Theme to End All Portfolio Themes”, and as you can see, they may be right.

Crush
Crush

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BirdSite: Free

BirdSite is a theme with a left aligned page and a grid of features images on the homepage. The grid layout is designed to work perfectly, specially on tablets and phones. The theme’s grid layout uses CSS3 media queries for a responsive layout. Other features include, a Theme Customizer that lets you choose a text color, header, footer background and navigation color.

BirdSite
BirdSite

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ViewFinder: $53

ViewFinder is a full width WordPress photography theme that conveys a wide collection of photos directly from the home page. The theme features a thumbnail type gallery that enlarges when the user clicks on it. It is a perfect theme to showcase your photographs in one page without the need to browse one by one.

ViewFinder
ViewFinder

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Camilla: $48

Camilia is a theme that focuses on your work and creativity. It has plenty of wonderful features like parallax scrolling, horizontal scroll, full screen galleries, one page setup and more. This is the theme you would be having if you are looking for a fresh, clean, and modern look.

Camilla has three pre-defined color variations, but you can tweak it based on your needs.

Camilla
Camilla

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James 2.0: $59

James 2.0 is a full screen portfolio theme that will definitely appeal to your audience. This full screen portfolio theme has everything you need to impress your visitors. The theme also provides an easy integration to WooCommerce.

James 2.0
James 2.0

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Clearly: Free

Clearly is a WordPress photography theme with large, full-width slider on top of the homepage with the latest post underneath. This is typical of the theme of this kind, but what’s different about Clearly is that it has few qualities not seen before. Like a wider than the text excerpt below, and the social media icons running down their sides.

Clearly
Clearly

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Samba: $55

Samba is a WordPress theme that comes with plenty of customization options and a page builder. This theme is perfect for people who are looking to custom-build a WordPress site. Samba has everything you need to modify it to your liking or redesign the theme itself. The theme allows for easy integration to WooCommerce and is retina-ready.

Samba
Samba

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Ink: $45

Ink is a premium WordPress portfolio theme that provides an easy way to build your own theme. It is very simple to setup that you don’t need to spend countless hours of tweaking and building your website. The theme puts typography first, which means that if you have words to showcase other than your images, then this is perfect for you.

The theme features several great shortcodes that can make your website look awesome and functional.

Ink
Ink

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Origami: Free

Origami is a simple, responsive theme that puts emphasis on your content. It has a very clean and attractive design and the home page showcases a myriad of the latest posts. At the top of each post, there are featured images that stretch through the entire width of the content area.

Origami
Origami

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Enser: $45

Enser is a WordPress photography theme that features retina graphics, clean design, and a modern look. Like most WordPress themes, this theme is responsive, meaning it is optimized for smartphones and tablets. The theme also comes with a nice Theme Options page for customizing your theme. It also has a full-width slider, and grid layout for blogs and inner pages.

If you are a photographer, then you’ll definitely love this theme.

Enser
Enser

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Portal: Free

Portal theme is a clean, single column theme that has a home page, a title, and a wide featured image just above the text area. It is actually a minimal blog theme, but it works great as a photography or portfolio theme. This theme integrates with the Page Builder plugin, so you can use it to build anything from a single landing page, to a full photography website.

Portal
Portal

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Speed Comparison of Popular ThemeForest WP Themes

ThemeForest is the most favorite and most sought out place for premium wordpress themes.  Most of the themes are created by professional web designers and have high quality design and latest features.

Let us do a speed comparison of  best selling ThemeForest WordPress Themes. What follows is a list of most popular ThemeForest wp themes, sorted by Rank.

We have used 3 tools for this comparison:

A Comparison matrix should help you get an idea of speed performance of these  themes. You can sort the table by any column. Just click on header column to sort the table by that column.

Please note that this Data is as of August 16, 2014.  This may vary if  compared at a later date or if  the theme had a new release.

ThemeForest Rank Theme Name URL PageSpeeed – Mobile Score PageSpeed – Desktop Score GT Metrix – PageSpeed Score GT Metrix – YSlow Score GT  Metrix – Speed in secconds Pingdom Tools Grade Pingdom Speed in Seconds
1 Avada Avada Details 51 75 97 85 5.36 80 3.49
2 X theme X theme Details 65 77 73 81 4.96 96 5.17
3 EnFold Enfold Details 68 87 89 90 4.23 93 2.67
4 Bridge Bridge Details 45 62 89 70 11.69 75 3.63
5 Salient Salient Details 63 77 82 78 8.26 95 60
6 the 7 The7 Details 51 67 84 84 7.74 67 3.81
7 Brroklyn Brooklyn Details 60 71 85 69 4.96 88 2.89
8 Metronic Metronic Details 17 29 63 69 7.17 69 4.8
9 BeTheme BeTheme Details 70 82 86 80 8.02 94 4.26
10 Hemlock Hemlock Details 20 31 73 67 5.81 87 6.57
11 Angulr Angulr Details 49 62 70 83 5.15 80 1.74
12 Hazel Hazel Details 51 54 90 73 2.85 69 7.54
13 Porto Porto Details 27 33 41 68 2.13 80 2.24
14 SEO WP Seo wp Details 47 61 71 89 8.93 82 3.41
15 Story Story Details 15 21 32 77 5.52 85 1.53
16 Flat Responsive Flat Responsive Details 47 60 82 81 8.96 93 6.46
17 Newspaper Newspaper Details 68 92 70 86 4.12 96 4.4

Avada

Avada
Avada

Avada is a Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme by ThemeFusion. It is beautifully designed with built in mega menu at the top. You can select from a lot of different styles of blog including portfolio style, shop style, magazine style etc. It has 17 beautifully designed home page layout options. Avada also lets you include shortcodes on any page or post to add more features. It has a powerful admin panel that let you customize the layout, colors and style within minutes. Admin also include advanced options to enable/disable individual features. Avada includes 4 amazing sliders; Revolution Slider, Layer Slider, Fusion Slider, Elastic Slider. Each slider can be used on any page or post and offers its own set of unique options. Avada can be used for a blog, shop, product selling website and costs $58 on ThemeForest.
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X theme

X Theme
X Theme

The X Theme is a powerful, responsive and stylish theme created by Theme.co. X theme provides multiple unique designs and several layout options to choose. X comes with numerous pages templates and you can easily turn off certain elements like your header or footer on particular pages or can add more functionality to your website using shortcodes. For example, some available shortcodes are: Accordion, Block Grid, Buttons, Icons, Responsive Slider, Responsive Video, Tabbed Content and more. There is a Visual Composer to build complex layouts with these Shortcodes. X theme costs $63 on ThemeForest.
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EnFold

Enfold
Enfold

Enfold is another awesome super flexible and fully responsive theme in ThemeForest that is suited for business websites, shop websites, and portfolio site. It comes with 18 predefined skins and provides several options to modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from within powerful admin panel. It has a Drag and Drop Template Builder with a ton of unique elements such as Slider, Buttons, Gallery, team, Tabs, Toggles, Accordions, Pricing and Data Tables and many more. Enfold fully supports a shop option, and has two separate designs for this. Enfold costs $58 on ThemeForest.
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Bridge

Bridge
Bridge

Bridge is another multi-purpose WordPress theme. Main features include: Fully Customizable Headers/ title/ mega menu, set header to be fixed or Sticky Header, Visual Composer for WordPress, different blog page layout, 7 different portfolio single layouts, Full-width carousel slider plugin, Layer Slider, Extremely Customizable, Interactive Elements such as – Counters, pie charts, horizontal progress bars, icon progress bars, elements with animation, graph charts and more. Bridge costs $58 on ThemeForest.

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Salient

Salient
Salient

Salient is a beautiful word press theme that supports video as a background. The theme features 4 Stylish Blog Layouts, 2 Header Layouts + unlimited colors and Footer Column Options. Salient has an advanced version of visual composer. Other features include: Exclusive Nectar Slider, Graphically Intuitive Shortcode Generator, Sortable Portfolio, WooCommerce Support, SEO Optimized, Sortable Portfolio, Child Theme Ready and more.

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The 7

The 7
The 7

The7 is fully responsive and mobile optimized Multi-Purpose WordPress theme. The7 allows you to customize almost every aspect of its appearance. The theme has 12 Ready-Made Skins in different color schemes, Plenty of Blog, Portfolio & Galleries layouts for different purposes. It includes many Coolest and most trendy design features such as Fancy headers, full screen slideshows, Revolution Slider, boxed and wide layouts, striped content backgrounds, parallax stripes, floating menu, and more. The7 costs $58 on ThemeForest.

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Brroklyn

Brooklyn
Brooklyn

Brooklyn is a Creative One Page (single page) word press theme which is best suited to create your personal website or any other type of website such as a food blog, photographer, travel agency, web design firm, a music / video producer site etc. This theme has everything you need and come up with 8 unique pre-made demos. There are 3 different portfolio showcases with really easy management. This Creative multi-Purpose Theme will deliver a great user experience. Brroklyn costs $48 on ThemeForest.

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Metronic

Metronic
Metronic

Metronic is a responsive Admin Dashboard Template. Metronic comes with different theme versions such as Metronic Admin, Metronic eCommerce Front end, Metronic Corporate Front end, Metronic One Page Parallax Front end etc. Metronic can be used for any type of web applications such as custom admin panels, admin dashboards, eCommerce back ends, CMS, CRM, SAAS and websites: business, eCommerce. corporate, portfolio, blog etc. Metronic costs $27 on ThemeForest.
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BeTheme

BeTheme
BeTheme

BeTheme is a Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme with 31 Homepage Options. You can use this theme for almost any niche site including beauty, hotel, travel, school, church, wedding, business,web hosting,real estate, medial, transport, restaurant, shop and more. Using BeTheme you can create one page Website. The BeTheme comes with 4 different grid layouts, 7 different header versions, built in mega menu option, Revolution slider, Many pre-configured Pages, more than 200 shortcodes and huge number of components and much more. Using the Drag and Drop Builder, users can drag all the components of the theme and create a layout as per choice. BeTheme will let users to create unique website real quick. BeTheme costs $58 on ThemeForest.

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Hemlock

Hemlock
Hemlock

Hemlock is a Responsive WordPress Blog Theme available with classic full width blog layout and with Sidebar layout. Hemlock has a clean, straightforward and striking design. Hemlock enabled with Grid Blog Layout, Full Width Featured Slider, various custom post types and widgets, Unlimited color options and more. Hemlock costs $38 on ThemeForest.
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Summary:

So you saw the list. Be your own judge. Compare speeds as well as features and select the best. Note: This blog, wordpressluv.com, is using EnFold Theme and have a decent page speed score and excellent features.

17+ Best Premium WordPress Theme Providers

A search on Google Trends for “WordPress” shows “WordPress Themes” topping the list

There are so many themes and theme providers for WordPress out there that if you have just started using the platform you’ll get lost in confusion. So we’ve decided to compile the best place to get WordPress themes and who are the theme providers.

Another reason we have to do this is that themes WordPress themes nowadays are crafted to fit to almost any screen size or device. If are a beginner, or you haven’t changed your theme for years, then it’s time to upgrade it to a more responsive WordPress theme.

Also, using search engines to look for WordPress themes, is not the best solution. That is why these premium theme providers come into play.

Why use Premium Themes?
With free themes, you can download, and install it to any site you want without limitations. However, free themes have a catch. First is the level of customization. Free themes doesn’t have those template builders or WYSIWYG editors found mostly in premium themes.

Another reason to choose premium themes is that they have a cleaner code with better features. They also come with proper support and documentation to help you just in case something doesn’t work. Free themes don’t have these.

If you are serious about your website and want it to stand out, be unique, and be a cut among the rest, particularly in web design, WordPress premium themes are for you.

So, without further adieu, here we have a collection of the world’s best Premium WordPress theme providers:


Elegant Themes

eleganthemes
Elegant Themes

Elegant Themes is an extremely popular WordPress Theme provider. They have a large collection of quality themes for blogs, eCommerce sites, and even apps. Elegant Themes offer a beautiful and large collection of quality designs at affordable prices. Most of their themes posses a clean and minimalist feel. These are ideal for a wide range of applications from a casual blogger to businesses.

Pros

  • Large collection of quality themes.
  • Offers three membership plan. Each meets the need of every WordPress user.

Cons

  • Images aren’t compressed enough, which means it could affect your page loading speed.
  • Lacks diversity in themes.

Elegant Themes claims to have more than 170,000 customers. There are plenty of themes to choose from and the company offers extensive and direct contact-based support to its users.

Elegant Themes offer three types of subscription:
Personal: $39 per year.
Developer: $89 per year.
Lifetime: $249 one-time.

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Studio Press

studiopress
StudioPress

StudioPress is a WordPress theme provider known for its Genesis Framework. It is one of the WordPress theme provider that is said to be structurally sound, secure, and great for SEO. The designs are clean; however, only a few are stunning compared to what other theme providers are offering.

StudioPress has a large community that you can become a part of if you are interested specially when you the Genesis Framework from Studio Press. There are also community-built themes, plugins, and child themes that are built to run on the framework.

Pros

  • Price includes a lifetime support and updates.
  • SEO-friendly themes.
  • Clean designs.

Cons

  • Doesn’t appeal to some.
  • Very basic functionality.
  • Not many customization options like changing the default look and color.

Themes cost from $79.95 to $99.99. With every purchase of the theme, you’ll get the Genesis Framework. Each and every theme runs on top of the Genesis Framework.

While it may seem expensive, StudioPress offers lifetime support and updates. You can also buy the Genesis Framework itself for $59.95.

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Themeforest

ThemeForest
ThemeForest

Themeforest is known to house the best WP theme developers, so if you are looking for the best WordPress theme with excellent functionality, look at Themeforest themes. Themeforest has more than 2,600 premium WordPress Themes to choose from. Their theme categories ranges from blog, magazines, corporate, retail, business, non-profit, technology, entertainment, ecommerce, buddypress, HTML5 and more.

Pros
Themes are cheap most on average is about $25 to $30 per theme.
Themes comes with PSD file.
Plenty of theme choices.

Cons
Customizing the theme can be different because themes are designed differently by many theme developers around the glob.
The support section is powered by the theme authors than Themeforest.

avada enfold

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WPZoom

 

WPZoom
WPZoom

WPZoom theme are clean and well-organized giving you plenty of opportunities to fit anything in the theme. WPZoom is known for its mazazine-styled themes and also have a recipe theme, and some restaurant themes.

Pros

  • Professional theme that have polished designs.
  • Big attention to small details.
  • Content are well-organized specially the magazine-styled themes.
  • Quick support.

Cons

  • Expensive themes.
  • If you cancel the membership, you’ll lose all support and updates.

There are three ways to get a theme in WPZoom:

Single
Each theme costs at $75 each. Support and updates are included for twelve months and you are free to use it on multiple domains. The price for their themes are a little expensive, but the benefit is that it isn’t restricted to only one domain.

Extended
Extended license is $125. You have the option to pick up a second theme for free and you have access to Photoshop PSD files. You have 12 months of support and updates are also included. Like the single package, you’ll also get to use it on multiple domains.

Membership
Membership is $199 per month with $19 monthly. This subscription offer gives you access to 53 themes plus at least one new theme per month. PSD file support and regular theme updates. If you cancel your membership, then updates and support are terminated.

expedition vimes

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Gorilla Themes

Gorilla Themes are known for themes that are professionally managed, designed, and is compliant to the latest WordPress update. One unique feature of Gorilla Themes is that their themes don’t have custom fields as they believe that these features are confusing and will only make it complicated for their theme users.

Themes created by Gorilla Themes are equipped with theme options that let users design the site according to their planned layout. Gorilla Themes are compatible with all markets.
Pros
Themes look different when compared to other WordPress premium themes.
The theme founder personally answers all your questions, especially the technical issues.
Themes are not only cheap, but easily available.
The themes are easy to work with, not just for experienced programmers, but also for the beginners.
Minimum use of code makes website creation easier.

Cons
Lacks customization feature.
Everything by a single person, so expect to be in line for a long time when asking for technical support.
The loading times of Gorilla Themes is slow as a great number of files and images have to be loaded.

Gorilla Themes
Gorilla Themes

Gorilla Themes offer two pricing packages, the Basic and the Developers package. With the basic package is offered at as standard price of $79.95. The developers package, which is more intended for developers has plenty of support and assistance is priced ay $179.95.

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ThemeFuse

ThemeFuse offers a wide array of professional WordPress themes that are not only easy to setup, but also easily customizable and is feature packed. ThemeFuse makes it to a point of catering websites to developers through their monthly unlimited plan that lets you use any of their themes and receive access to the new themes automatically for a very low price.

Pros
More than 34 premium themes available.
Themes are easy to setup and customize.

Cons
Lacks extensive customization options.

ThemeFuse
ThemeFuse

Pricing
ThemeFuse gives you three payment options:

Free
You have access to most of the free themes at ThemeFuse.

Standard
1 single domain use
Theme updates
Support in forums
Comes with PSD files.

Club
$199 signup + $17/mo
Unlimited domain name usage
Access to all existing themes.
PSD files
Access to new themes.

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ThemeTrust

ThemeTrust only offers 19 themes in five categories, namely magazine, eCommerce, Business, portfolio, and responsive; however, the themes come with plenty of features like video support, custom widgets, shortcodes, page templates, translation support, etc. Each theme comes wit ha basic theme option that lets you upload a logo and a favicon to the theme. You can also apply custom CSS, change the theme’s fonts, colors, add slideshows, post footers,etc.

Any premium themes from ThemeTrust offers lifetime support which is a good deal as it is rare that a theme seller will be able to provide lifetime support to their customers.

ThemeTrust
ThemeTrust

Pros
19 premium themes.
Buy one get one deal.
Clean, minimalist design. The themes are clean and minimalist with a boxy stock-standard design.
Lifetime support

Cons
Needs more themes with more varieties.
No account area to manage your purchases.
Support is slow and the official hours only cater to US residents.

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iThemes

iThemes have been into designing themes, plugins and offering training for five years. It is appropriate for those developing business or corporate website and those who like a theme that you can easily control the layout of the page, widgets, etc because of the iThemes builder framework. iThemes has more than 180 themes available.

Pros
Lots of control in building the layout of your page.
They have video tutorials to teach you what to do with the themes.

Cons
Themes tend to be plain-looking and some lack attention to detail.
Limited responsive themes available.

iThemes
iThemes

Price
There are three basic groups of themes:

Builder Themes
Builder Themes are $80 individually or you can pay $150 for all 60 themes in the Builder pack. Each theme you buy comes with a builder framework to help you customize your theme.

Foundation Pack
Foundation pack comes with 5 very basic themes and a theme called Air Starter. These themes are very basic when it comes to design, but thanks to the Builder framework, you can customize it according to your will. The foundation pack costs $80.

All Access
The All Access package earns you all the Builder Themes, all the Allure Themes, all the Classic Themes and the Flexx theme for $197.

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Templatic

Templatic is a company specializing in designing WordPress themes. The themes feature 1 click install of their themes, frequent theme updates, and a lot more. Templatic offers themes for every niche and the release 2 new themes every month. What is great about Templatic is that their themes are ready for monetization thanks to an available feature in their control panel.

Each of the theme they released is professionally designed and specially coded for SEO. This is a good news for small businesses using their themes to create a brand online.
Pros
Releases at least 2 themes every month.
Built-in advertising ready themes thanks to the theme’s control panel.
SEO-friendly themes.
Eye-catching themes.
Cons
Some of the functions work poorly, some doesn’t even work.
The coding is hard to follow.templatic

Price
For a club membership of $299 a year, you’ll get to enjoy the benefits of using unlimited theme license. You’ll also get unlimited access to all WordPress themes that Templatic has as well as access to all themes and updates.

Primothemes is cheaper at $175 premium membership free. This lets you download all the themes and offer unlimited theme license. However, you need to pay $25 extra per month to activate the premium membership.

Single license starts at $65 per theme. If you can catch their buy one get one offer, then this is an excellent price for starters.

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ThemeFurnace

ThemFurnace currently has 5 premium themes. These themes are built with the latest WordPress coding standards and it makes it possible to use built-in features like custom logo, custom background, social media icons, nivo slider and more.

The themes are built on op of upthemes framework which is considered as one of the best WordPress theme frameworks. It has just the right set of features to customize your theme without hard coding it.

Pros
Only has five themes available.
Uses upthemes framework.

Cons
Lack of customization options.

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Price

Single Theme
If you want only one theme for your blog or business website, you can get each theme for $49.

Developer Club
If you are a developer, you might consider this package as you’ll get all themes and access to updates for $99 per year.

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CSSIgniter

CSSIgniter is a small, but a creative theme provider that offers high quality, premium WordPress themes. they have 60 premium themes on offer and are available on an individual basis along with the option to join their club to access all the current themes, including then new ones.

CSSIgniter themes cover a wide range of topic and there is definitely something for every type of project.

Pros
More than 60 creative themes.
Themes look good and the designs are well suited to the type of project it is built for.
Doesn’t have excessive features that sometimes weigh the themes down.
Affordable themes and plans.
Easy to use.

Cons
Does not have intensive customization options.

cssigniter
CSS Igniter

Pricing
Each plan lets you use the themes as often as you like, on multiple sites, and on client projects. All plans have updates and support for one year.

Single Theme costs $39 per theme. The all themes standard is offered at $49 while the All Themes developer is offered at $79.

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ThemeLab

ThemeLab is a WordPress theme company that specializes in building standard, yet easy-to-use premium WordPress themes. The goal of their themes is to build a mobile-ready, SEO-friendly and blazing fast themes that works out of the box.

ThemeLab was created because they noticed that a lot of premium WordPress themes are becoming complex and bloated. ThemeLab aims to change that. While most companies focus on design or functionality, ThemeLab focuses on usability.

Pros
Easy to use and setup.
Offer data portability.
Not bloated while trying to keep the features that you need.
Fast themes
Fully Responsive
Follow WordPress standards

Cons
Not too many themes available.

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ThemeLabs

Pricing
ThemeLab has a couple of purchase options. Single themes can be bought for $39. A pro membership costs for $199 with all access to themes. VIP gives all access of themes for life at $349 one time payment.

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Graph Paper Press

graphPaperPress
Graph Paper Press

Graph Paper Press offers a wide range of themes that are tailored mostly to the creative types like photographers, videographers, artists, etc. The designs focus mostly on people wanting to showcase their work. The designs make up for content focus thus expect big, bolder images, full screen sliders, and video.

Pros

  • Great set of themes made for creative types.
  • Free plugins are included to help you sell digital products directly from your site.

Cons

  • Themes are expensive.

Graph Paper Press themes are available to buy individually or you can also join their theme club.

You have plenty of membership options to choose from:

Annual membership costs $125 per year. You’ll have access to all themes, plugins, and there are new theme launches every month, automatic updates, and forum support.

 

Forever membership costs $299. It’s not forever actually as the theme subscription is good for 10 years plus all access to themes. There are new theme launches monthly, automatic theme updates, complete library with two hours of video and written tutorials.

You can also purchase themes individually, here’s a rundown of the costs:

  1. $75 for a single site.
  2. $140 for 2 to 4 sites.
  3. $200 for unlimited number of sites.

You can also get 10 free themes when you subscribe to Graph Paper Press. Subscription is free of charge. The theme aren’t advertised as free, but you’ll need to scroll through the collection and click on the theme to find the free ones.

If you are not satisfied with the themes, Graph Paper Press offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.

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WooThemes

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WooThemes

WooThemes has become well known for its large collection of themes. The themes are feature-rich, functional and are highly customizable. WooThemes is also known for their flagship product, Canvas and WooCommerce.

The themes are feature-rich, customizable, but they lack a modern touch and fail to push beyond modern design trends.

Pros

  • Themes are feature-rich and very customizable.

Cons

  • A large number of themes are no longer supported or updated.
  • It takes time to setup especially for new users.
  • The designs aren’t that exciting.

There are different pricing terms in WooThemes:

Standard Package offer unlimited domain usage, with two bonus themes and one year in support and updates. The price of a standard package is $99.

Developer package offers unlimited domain usage, with three bonus themes, and one year in support and updates, layered Photoshop PSD. The Developer Package costs at $179.

There is also a club subscription offering Standard and Developer club subscription.

Standard Club Subscription offers a $199 startup fee and $29 a month. This includes access to all WordPress themes, a minimum of one theme per month with regular theme updates, unlimited domain uses.

Developer Club Subscription offers a $299 startup fee with $39 per month, comes with one theme per month with support access and regular theme updates, concurrent domain, and includes access to all WordPress themes.

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Obox Design

OboxThemes
Obox Themes

Obox Design is known to offer plenty of options in the back end to control the look of the theme. It is not a drag-and-drop type editor but you’ll get a number of different templates. These templates have a very granular control of things like changing the theme’s colors. You can leave the colors alone, but there are also other options that can’t be left alone, and some take a little time to figure out.

There are only 12 responsive themes available in Obox Designs, and most of it are WooCommerce-ready.

Pros

  • Lifetime support and updates
  • A number of themes available are e-commerce compatible.
  • Full control in the backend.

Cons

  • Only has 12 responsive themes at this time.
  • Some themes look different, but others look like most of the themes out there.

There are three ways to get a premium theme from Obox Themes:

Single Pack offers two themes. Themes have lifetime support and updates and can be used on as many domains as you like. Single Pack costs at $79.

Developer Pack offers three themes with lifetime support and updates. Themes can be used on as many domains as you like. One advantage of Developer Pack is that you’ll get to access Photoshop files, and Obox Mobile Plugin. Developer Pack is offers at $139.

Membership
Membership lets you gain access to all themes. These themes have support and updates for the duration of the membership. You’ll also gain access to PhotoShop files and it comes with Obox Mobile Plugin. You are also entitled to unlimited use of all your themes. Membership is priced at $159 startup fee with $19 per month.

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Organic Themes

Organic Themes
Organic Themes

Organic Themes has some pretty collection of customizable and functional. Most themes have responsive designs that are in trend with the designs of today. Organic Theme’s login page and downloading the themes is a piece of cake; though setting up new themes can take a lot of work.

Pros

  • There are plenty of themes available that cater to a variety of uses.

Cons

  • Customer service is only catered to US citizens as it is only available during US business hours.
  • Themes are expensive.

Theme documentation are not that helpful. If not for the forums, we will get lost in solving these issues.

Organic Themes are offered in the following packages:
You can get a theme for $69 and nothing more.
If you want a better deal, the Developer pack is offered at $249 which included 23 themes.

Themes are entitled to unlimited usage for any number of domains you have. Design files are also included with each themes sold.

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Summary

There you have it. These are some of the best theme providers in the market. If you have the time to check out all of them, you’ll find out that not all theme providers can cater to most user’s needs. There are some that specializes in one category and others try to be more general but still focuses on one target market.

One useful subscription model I find in most theme providers is the lifetime membership. This gives you the option to get a lifetime support and access to all the themes, plus other benefits. Elegant Themes, for example, offers lifetime membership at only $249 one-time payment.

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While all theme providers listed above are very good choices, we recommend Elegant Themes
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Who is your favorite theme provider,when it comes to premium themes? Do leave us a comment.

How to Create Responsive WordPress Themes

If you want your site to be updated with the latest technologies, then you must have already made your site optimized for the mobile web. If not, this tutorial will teach you how to create a mobile-friendly theme using a responsive layout. The first step in creating a responsive theme is to design your site into at least three different sizes. These designs are optimal for viewing in a desktop pc, tablet, or a smartphone. Once you have your sketch, do some modifications in your concept like allowing a sidebar to float left for larger screens or go under for smaller screens. Then follow this guide: http://www.wphub.com/tutorials/creating-responsive-wordpress-themes/