If you are looking for a free WordPress theme for your amazing website idea, you may have found yourself come across hundreds, maybe thousands of options. With all these free themes available it may be difficult for you to choose the one that is best for you.
Here we have broken down six of the best free WordPress themes for 2017 across each of the most popular categories: Ecommerce, and Business. Here is a quick video on how to install your WordPress theme. Remember if you find a theme that is very close to what you want, you can always modify it to suit your needs. No idea how to code? No problem, you can always use my strategy of outsourcing with a budget and hire a freelancer to do it for you.
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Shop Isle is one of your best options for creating an online store. It has a large header with professional grid based galleries on the homepage, which are great for displaying your products. If you want a more visual approach to selling online, Shop Isle is your best option, especially if you are thinking about selling clothing, jewelry and other products where your images are what mainly catch the attention of your customer.
Store Front allows several layout and color options so that you can totally customize and brand your online store the way that you want. The theme also offers additional customization options such as product category thumbnails, creating stunning product galleries as well as a full-width parallax image on the homepage. Store Front was developed by Woo Themes company, so is a great option if you decide to use the Woo Commerce plug on your site, as integration would be seamless.
Vantage is a great theme for eCommerce stores because of its functionality. It affords seamless integration with several of the best free plugins on the market, for example with Meta Slider you can build your own image slider, additionally integration with Page Builder allows you create your layout by drag and drop and you can flawlessly incorporate Woo Commerce to of course sell your products on your website. Aesthetically too it looks very good, especially the homepage which has a full-width slider, gorgeous icons and also bold headline text.
One of the great features of the Astrid WordPress theme is that it is ready for translation, thus you are better able to attract international clients through your website. Additionally, the header module can be used to insert call to action text or buttons, which improves the percentage of visitors you can convert to customers. There is also a team member row where you can include pictures of the company’s employees and titles, as well as testimonial and client listing features where you can place feedback from customers who love your work
The Enlightenment theme also offers translation support, so you can reach your international clients. There are also sticky posts and threaded comments so new visitors can see the conversations happening on your page. The custom backgrounds and colors will enable you to brand your site better, and you can use the featured image header to present a photo on your homepage that sums up what your company is about. You can also create unlimited layouts that will add variety while people browse through your site.
If you have a food business, the Auberge theme is a great pick for you. The header slideshow, is a great way for you to not only show some of your delicious meals on the menu but also for you show images of the store itself. Customers can get an idea of the type of food on the menu and also get a feel for the atmosphere of the business. You can customize your colors which is great for branding your website the way you want, and the threaded comments will also allow visitors to your site to interact with other customers, and get real time feedback about some of the best moments that your business has to offer.
So there you have it, six great WordPress themes for 2017 that you can use for your eCommerce store or your business, and the best part is, you don’t have to pay to a dime!