WordPress Themes for StartUp’s. Okay – we’ve all been there, had a great idea for a service, product or other professional venture, where we just want to get the ball rolling as fast as possible. Since we are now writing the year of our lord, 2015, we should not get slowed down by any trivial obstacles such as WordPress Hosting, WooCommerce themes, or indeed as today’s topic, WordPress Themes for businesses and startup companies.
In choosing a well-crafted WordPress theme, with a solid framework as foundation, you ensure that any content you create online is easily manageable and looks it’s very best! Since WordPress can scale tremendously well, and by the time of writing, have had more than 12 years of development, you can focus all your energy on building your startup business, compared to being on the phone every other hour with your web developer.
The list we’ve gathered here consists of 2 free WordPress themes, and the rest are premium themes, not just in their price, but in their content as well. We have not tried out or purchased all themes listed here. This post contains affiliate links, which means we can get credited for any sales occurring from these clicks.
The most downloaded non-official WordPress theme ever! Zerif Lite can do more than you might think, and all for the price of absolutely nothing but time! While it is possible to use Zerif Lite for many types of projects, it might not really be time-saving until you’ve made quite a few different layouts and familiarized yourself intimately with the framework, but since it’s using the official WordPress Customizer API, then chances are you’d have to learn the framework eventually anyway.
Our own free WordPress theme, Shelley has a ton of usability packed in a lightweight shell. Use it as a portfolio, personal blog, company website, or onepage layout, it’s up to you. Just like Zerif Lite, Shelley uses the WordPress customizer for it’s extensive options, and through our years of experience as webmasters as well as webdevelopers, we believe we’ve come up with a great compromise in flexibility and easy of use.
This is the flagship theme of ElegantThemes.com – A well known an excellently established theme developer business. Featuring unique complex addons, such as the divi page builder, a one-of-a-kind tool to build any sort of page layout with drag and drop ease, more than 16+ predefined layouts to suit 99% of all needs, and a natively responsive and mobile friendly stylesheet that automatically takes care of all devices and browsers, this theme is a sure winner!
This is truly one sleek theme, built on the one and only Bootstrap framework by Twitter, featuring Visual Composer, the most famous and widely used page building plugin for WordPress, this theme is off to a great start. What makes this ideal for startups is the fact that it already comes ready with WhoaThemes VC extensions, as well as the Mailchimp integration. Apart from that, the design is of course responsive, and translatable, and there’s plenty of customization options for those who like that.
xLander is simple and stylish, and can actually be used for both a personal blog, as well as your startup company’s official home on the internet. It is made to be used with Visual Composer for easy page building, and features the latest bootstrap as well as a powerful theme option framework. You get here a theme of very high quality. There are lots functionalities and also responsive, easily translatable and there are lots of functionalities. Where xLander really shines apart from the theme itself, is their support and updates.
SmartMVP is a clean and minimalist theme. It is perfect for people who just want to have a single theme, without too many “disturbing” elements. Also of course it is responsive, so you can use it on mobile devices. It is a really beautiful premium WordPress theme for your startup, with lovely fresh colors. It caters mostly medium or larger sized startups. The theme is responsive, and there are lots of functionality, so you can change the design of the theme for the flavor that you like.
Not just a website in an by itself, but also a coming soon theme for those who are still producing their content, or marketing their product/campaign launch. With 10 different layouts predefined by the author, you can be sure to get started with ease, and using minimal effort on your own part in getting everything to work correctly on the website, you have much more time to build and launch your own startup company.
This is another theme building on the legacy that is called crowdfunding. Now you can effortlessly build your own WordPress Crowdfund site. Featuring A responsive design, whose view of the contributions is slightly inspired by kickstarters design, which is nothing less than perfect some might say. There is an excellent range of functionalities in the theme, so you can personalize the theme’s design to your liking.
This is is a great minimalist and modern theme for any start up business wanting to get started in style. Its very bright color in contrast with the individual orange colors give the theme a very fresh design. You also get a good range of options, and even a custom mailchimp plugin for integration smoothly with your mailing list.
Beautiful all-round theme for any startup company looking to build a minimalistic website with ease. One of the few themes on this list that incorporates EasyDigitalDownloads in the WordPress theme!
A complete landing page solution for WordPress. So far so good, on the cover it looks great, but where it truly shines is in the customization options. Create a complete package with logo, mobile apps and everything.