4 Great ThemeForest Ecommerce WordPress Templates
It is not surprising why WordPress is so popular; it is powerful and versatile meaning you have a stable and easy to use platform in which to build some of the best ecommerce websites.
With lots of options available to you, when looking for an ecommerce platform the possibility of using WordPress has become more enticing over recent years as there is now no shortage of quality themes that are available to you.
There are basic ecommerce templates that are free but do not have as many features as premium options. These could be a starting point for your venture into the world of ecommerce.
Some are premium templates carrying a fee although this opens up lots of features such as multiple payment methods, custom widgets and unlimited colours and images. Some of the premium templates offer free demos and trials so you can get a feeling of what the template can achieve before purchasing it. I generally find premium templates easier to work with than free ones.
The main benefit of using WordPress as your ecommerce platform is that so many users are familiar with WordPress so any learning curve would be very small compared to other platforms. If that was not enough reason to use WordPress, it is free to use and can be hosted anywhere in the world, now that must be a good thing. Other ecommerce solutions on the market specify your website needs to be hosted with them. We will look at these in depth in a future post.
It is possible to have your own custom template which can be developed to your needs and requirements but by choosing one of the popular themes that has been tried and tested already this can be a cheap alternative that requires very little capital.
The collection of the best ThemeForest ecommerce WordPress templates provided below are packed with loads of features that will instantly transform your website or blog into an elegant solution in showcasing your products and services online.
This is one of the most popular WordPress templates, and it is not surprising why. It is very clear and can be used with ease by even the least technically minded of user. It is jam packed with lots of features such as:
• A powerful admin module
• A slideshow
• Option to display new products on your homepage
• Extra links
This template is proven to be one of the most powerful and offers flexibility making this one of the most popular templates purchased.
It is worth noting that this theme is great but many people have experienced it to run slowly and can be difficult to custom some areas of the site making this feel very generic.
There are only two words that can be used to describe this WordPress template and that is beautiful and professional. This is a fantastic template for those larger ecommerce websites that have lots of products displayed. The design is fantastic for showcasing your products regardless of the type of merchandise you sell. With its clean and minimalist design your customers will be able to browse your website with ease and hopefully lead to a purchase.
Not many ecommerce templates offer responsive web design but this is one that does. So what does that mean? With technology constantly changing more and more people are using their mobile device to use the internet. Mobiles, as you are probably aware, do not come in one size unlike laptops and computers therefore a responsive design will ensure that the website appears exactly the same regardless the size of the device. Even on the smallest of mobile no features will be lost when a customer views your website. This is a great feature to have.
Some of its other best features include:
• Multiple block homepage slider
• Product image slider so you can showcase your best products
• Customised typography
• Visual customizer – So you can easily change fonts and colours making your site more appealing to the vast audience.
If that was not enough there is a widget driven homepage meaning you can display your homepage exactly as you would like it ensuring your website remains unique. What would you like displayed on your home page? Your blog content? Product categories? It is up to you.
With a responsive design this is a beautiful ecommerce template. With its minimalist design you have the ability to sell your products/services and keep your blog updated in one place. Showcase your latest products in a feature packed theme that means you can have your store up and running very quickly.
Its other features include:
• Touch swipe slider
• Portfolio management
• Ability to filter portfolio
• Customised panel to add your own colours, fonts, logos and backgrounds to make your website unique
• Responsive design
Its features include:
• Fully optimized for Search Engine Optimisation
• Easy to use drag and drop page layout
• Content importer
If you don’t have any experience of using WordPress, that is ok. This theme is best suited for those without experience of website coding. If you need help at any time there is video support also available. Unfortunately though this can be time consuming to set up and can be difficult to do if you don’t have the videos to hand. You may spend significant amount of time in watching the videos before trying to get your ecommerce site up and running.
Help on Tap has experience of creating ecommerce WordPress sites. If you really don’t have the time to learn how to get your products online then please contact us and we can provide you with a quote.
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