Now that you have installed WordPress on cPanel you are well on your way to managing a very versatile and powerful blogging platform. But more than just blogs, news, and portfolio sites, did you know that you can use WordPress to set up an online store? With an e-commerce plugin like the popular WooCommerce, you can start selling products and services on your WordPress site.
The best part about using this open-source content management system (CMS) for your online store is that you can build your store using clean, responsive themes that are available for free. You can choose from a wide collection of free WordPress themes and you don’t even have to spend on a developer.
But before you choose your theme for your WordPress-based online store, you must keep in mind that e-commerce has grown exponentially in the last few years. Meaning to say, you can expect a lot of competition within your niche. Hence, it’s important that you choose from among the best themes that are proven to work in attracting customers and streamlining your sales flow. Here are some of the best free themes for e-commerce you can use with WordPress:
The name of this theme is actually Responsive and its main feature is providing users with optimal experience across all devices. It is compatible with the WooCommerce plugin so you can easily upload your products on your online store. For customization, this theme has eleven areas where you can add widgets. Moreover, Responsive Theme template has six layouts that you can work with.
This theme is not as widely used as the others on this list. But it is no doubt one of the best on account of its simple, crisp design. The theme is compatible with WooCommerce and it’s easy to customize, even beginners can create their online stores with this theme in a matter of minutes. Klasik has six widget areas with 12 custom options. It is responsive and multi-language adaptable. This theme will give your store that professional look.
This theme is one of the favorites when building e-commerce WordPress sites. It has features that include multiple menu bars, well-designed shopping area, beautiful animation and custom widgets. Market Theme is totally compatible with WooCommerce plugin.
If you take a look at this theme’s ratings and reviews, you will no doubt say that it’s one of the best themes for ecommerce. All those users that are satisfied with their Fruitful Theme can’t be wrong. This theme boasts of clean design that eliminates all the distractions common among e-commerce sites. Plus, Fruitful Theme also allows you to change template designs and styles without difficulty. You can also take advantage of the theme’s German and Russian translation feature. Not bad for a free WordPress theme.
If customization is the main feature that you’re looking for in a theme, then Shopera is definitely the theme for your site. It can work for either physical or digital products on your site. Shopera is WooCommerce compatible and it also has responsive pages.