The Best WordPress Templates of 2016

You must have witnessed the sheer amount of epic WordPress website templates that came out this year, mainly at the leading marketplaces like ThemeForest or Mojo themes. This is no coincidence, more and more people are looking for premium wordpress templates and themes to start-up their online business, personal blog, portfolio.. you name it!

It’s no secret that WordPress is one of the best, most easy to use CMS out there today, and that is why I feel so lucky to have many designs to choose from whenever I put together a new website for myself or a client. WordPress themes range anywhere between free to $60, depending on the quality. Yet you can find awesome bundles from template providers such as ElegantThemes and others, where you get 85 themes for a single payment of $40.


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Anyway, if you do not know already, different wordpress templates are designed for different purposes. For instance, you can find an amazing theme that will be great for creative individuals, but you are looking for a corporate template. In the collection below we gathered the best wordpress templates from a wide spectrum of niches, so you will surely find something that will suit you perfectly.

Notice that different templates contain features like built in sliders, unique shortcodes, one click installs, Parallax, responsiveness etc.. Check each theme to see if it is what you are looking for and that your web hosting provider will handle the theme’s requirements.

Let’s stop with the noise & get going with the list!

The X Theme – Our Winning Favorite

We simply adore the X theme. It’s as good used for a blog as it is when used for a professional website – and when utilized as an ecommerce store it just so happens to be one of the most effective imaginable. The X theme is well known for its versatility, and if you’ve decided to install an ecommerce widget to the template, then you’ll be amazed at the responsiveness! The theme itself can be customized on so many unique levels and when introduced to the potential of an ecommerce store, the template takes on a whole new level of amazingness. Give it a try – thousands have and you wouldn’t even have to worry about similarities, considering the personalization potential.

The X wordpress template


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Divi 3.0 

Divi is more than just a WP template; it’s a fully functional theme that prioritizes e-commerce potential as much as it does aesthetic beauty. If you’re keen to feature an online store within your website, then Divi is fully equipped to deal with your requirements; boasting a full widget compatibility, as well as personalized features and functions to ensure that your e-commerce store takes off without a hitch.

Divi 3.0

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ePix – Fullscreen Photography Template

This theme is leading the charts for 2016 in the photography niche. With epic features & shortcodes, full screen options and a simple installer, no wonder the reviews are straight A’s. This promising theme was created by an elite ThemeForest author and will surely dominate 2016. Be sure to check out the demo below.


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DeepFocus – Premium WordPress Template

We will leave aside the fact that this theme comes with a bundle of 84 others at the same price (by ElegantThemes). The theme stands for itself with unique, simple and neat design, geared towards business type websites or portfolios.

deep focus photography wordpress theme

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Nico – Premium Gallery Theme

Showcase your work online with style. This neat theme comes with a powerful backend and endless features for your customization, yet the install and implementation is super easy. 100 responsive and SEO ready. part of the CSSigniter bundle.

nico theme

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Evangelist – Community / Religion Theme

This simple, neat and inviting theme is great for any religious group or church, community gatherings & organizations. With powerful options and great documentation, this theme was great for 2013 and will rock on at 2014.

Evangelist church theme

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Parallax – One Page Awesomeness

Had to list this one created by This unique wordpress page template is just beautifully put together. With endless possibilities and parallax options, you should consider this theme for your next venture or personal blog, it really gets the Aww from visitors.

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Neighborhood – Minimalistic Ecommerce Platform

Neighborhood is a retina ready and super responsive theme, built upon the 1170px Twitter Bootstrap framework. With clean slick design, this theme is a good choice.


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Photocrati – WordPress Template Framework

The chances you haven’t heard about PhotoCrati are slim, I mean let’s face it, these guys are leading the photography template market with a great framework that gives you unlimited power. Be sure to check out this website and you would not be disappointed. Probably the best Wordpress templates for photographers you can find are made with PhotoCrati.


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If you are looking to set up a wordpress blog or magazine, this theme is right up your alley. WebJournal enables you to set up a press-like platform in no time and with powerful features. Surley one of the best wordpress blog templates out there today.


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