Monthly Archives:December 2016

15 Stunning Design and Photography WordPress Themes 2016

Sandipan Mukherjee | Dec 23,2016 |   No Comments |

Whether you are a photographer by profession or hobbyist, having a website to showcase your talent is a nice idea. WordPress allows you to create such a site without any hassle. All you have to do is install WordPress on some web host, upload a stunning theme and start sharing your photographs.

In this article, I will share 15 best design and photography WordPress themes which you can use for your website.

Grand Photography | Photography WordPress

Grand Photography is a minimal and clean WordPress theme. It is best suited for photographers, creative agencies, and design agencies. It comes with 24 predefined demos to choose from. The demos can be installed quickly using the one click demo importer feature.

Grand Photography WordPress Theme

It is a feature rich theme and includes 70+ predesigned templates for portfolios and photo galleries to help you to showcase your work uniquely. This theme is compatible with WooCommerce – so you can make money by selling your artwork.


Photography | Responsive Photography Theme

Photography is a responsive and clean WordPress theme, developed by ThemeGoods. It comes with an intuitive drag & drop Live Content Builder. This is useful for creating beautiful and stunning pages, even without editing the code.

Photography Responsive Photography Theme

Customization can be done easily using the WordPress Customizer. There are more than 300 options that you can use to customize your site and that too with the live preview option. Photography theme also includes 8 menu layouts, 9 single portfolio templates, 10 blog layouts, infinite scroll, and much more.


TwoFold Photography – Fullscreen Photography Theme

TwoFold Photography is a premium, responsive and translation ready WordPress theme. It includes 7 home page layouts to choose from. These layouts are coded perfectly and include features like color changing logos and amazing animations.

TwoFold Photography WordPress Theme

You have the option to create albums and galleries using any of the 6 predesigned layouts. This theme also provides 3 photo hovering effects that will surely attract the attention of your visitors. You can also start a blog and use any of the 3 blog layouts.


JohnBlack Photography WordPress Theme

JohnBlack Photography is an elegant and pixel perfect WordPress theme. It comes with dark and light versions. It is also fully responsive, retina-ready, SEO optimized, and translation ready theme.

JohnBlack Photography WordPress Theme

JohnBlack comes with the GT3 page builder plugin which is easy to use and has tons of useful shortcodes & modules. This drag & drop page builder can be used to create different page layouts. This theme also includes a theme options panel using which you can make changes to your website.


Photonic – Fullscreen Photography Theme

Photonic is a minimal, SEO optimized, fast loading, and responsive WordPress theme for photographers. It comes with the one click demo importer option. Thus you can set up your website quickly and easily.

Photonic Photography WordPress Theme

You can choose from 4 header options which can be set per page or sitewide. This theme also allows you to create filterable portfolios or galleries. They can be displayed as grid or masonry. You can also password protect your galleries for clients.


TopPic Photography – Portfolio Photography Theme

TopPic is a clean, minimal and retina ready WordPress theme. It is perfect for any kind of photography websites like wedding, personal, creative agency, photo studio and fashion.

TopPic Photography WordPress Theme

This theme contains features like parallax headers, fullscreen video background, fullscreen photo sliders, boxed & full-width layouts, and more. It is compatible with WooCommerce and comes bundled with Visual Composer page builder plugin.


Napoli – Modern Photography Portfolio Theme

Napoli is an SEO optimized and fast loading photography WordPress theme. It works perfectly on tablets, mobiles, and laptops. Just like other themes, it comes with one click installer option using which you can set up your website just like the demo.

Napoli WordPress Theme

Napoli includes 7 beautifully designed themes to choose from. It comes with both light and dark versions. This theme also allows you to show your photos using 10 animation styles. Visual Composer premium page builder plugin is bundled with this theme.


KingSize Fullscreen Photography Theme

KingSize is a fullscreen and responsive photography WordPress theme. It comes with unlimited colors to choose from. Thus you can select the color of your choice and use it on your website.

KingSize WordPress Theme

This theme includes 7 unique galleries, unlimited fullscreen backgrounds, unlimited portfolios, custom widgets, 35+ shortcodes, and more. It is also WPML compatible and WooCommerce ready. KingSize is a cross-browser compatible theme, so it works on all browsers perfectly.


Core Minimalist Photography Portfolio Theme

Core is a minimal, responsive and clean WordPress theme and is best suited for photography, portfolio, and personal websites. It comes with light and dark skins.

Core Minimalist Photography Portfolio WordPress Theme

This theme includes 3 homepages styles, 4 portfolio styles, and 6 gallery templates. You can password protected the gallery if you want. This theme also comes with 8 custom widgets like recent posts, popular posts, Flikr photostream, contact form, Twitter feed, and more.


Kinetika – Fullscreen Photography Theme

Kinetika is a translation ready, SEO optimized and fullscreen photography WordPress theme. It comes with multiple header options to choose from. It also includes a page builder and shortcode generator to make things easy for you.

Kinetika Fullscreen Photography WordPress Theme

This theme allows you to use static backgrounds, slides, and video fullscreen backgrounds. Slider Revolution plugin is bundled with the theme. You can add buttons, static text and captions over the slides. Not only that, you can even switch between dark and light text per slide.


Red Art Photography | Art, Photography Theme

Red Art is a premium WordPress theme and is best suited for any photography, art, personal, and portfolio websites. This retina ready theme is bundled with premium plugins like Revolution Slider and Visual Composer.

RedArt WordPress Theme

This theme comes with tons of shortcodes, 7 types of gallery style, 600+ Google fonts, and 8 awesome header variations. You also have the option to change the layout to dark or light color. This theme is WooCommerce compatible and SEO optimized.


Aster – Photography Theme

Aster is a simple yet elegant photography WordPress theme. You can showcase your galleries in a smooth horizontal layout using this theme. This responsive theme also allows you to upload background patterns.

Aster Photography WordPress Theme

Just like some of the themes mentioned above, you will be able to password protect your galleries using this theme. This is perfect for creating private galleries for your clients. Aster also comes with Carousel sliders in 3 sizes – large, medium and small. This theme is SEO optimized and child theme ready.


Kameron – Your Photography Portfolio

Kameron is a responsive and SEO ready WordPress theme. It is best suited for photographers or portfolio websites. It comes with one click demo importer feature. Thus you can set up your website just like the demo within a few minutes.

Kameron WordPress Theme

Kameron theme allows you to create unlimited portfolio galleries and pages. You also have the option to add fullscreen background images in your pages. You can customize your website by adding the color of your choice, change fonts, add logo, and much more.


DIAMOND – Photography WordPress Theme

Diamond is a retina ready and SEO optimized photography WordPress theme. It has been built using HTML5 and CSS. Just like JohnBlack photography theme, diamond also comes with the drag & drop GT3 page builder plugin.

Diamond WordPress Theme

You can use the full-screen slider as well as background images & videos on any page. This makes your artwork presentation stunning and eye-catching. This theme also allows you to create galleries and showcase them in masonry, ribbon, or portrait format.


Bild — A Focused WordPress Photography Theme

Bild is a minimal and clean WordPress theme for photographers. This theme is retina ready, responsive and translation ready. It comes with 6 color schemes and 800+ Google fonts to customize your website.

Bild Photography WordPress Theme

Like any other photography WordPress theme, Bild allows you to create galleries to showcase your portfolio. You can add a description to these projects. Demo content is also included with the theme.


Endnote

Some of the best design and photography WordPress themes have been included in this article. Most of these themes contain important features like galleries, portfolios, sliders, and more, which are essential for any photography website.

If you liked any of the above themes, purchase that theme by clicking the download button and start your photography site.

15 Premium Responsive Corporate WordPress Themes For Startups and Medium Businesses

Sandipan Mukherjee | Dec 21,2016 |   No Comments |

In the last few years, the number of startups and medium sized businesses have increased exponentially. So, if you are planning to start your business, it is very important to stay ahead of your competitors in every aspect in order to succeed in the long run.

Having a website which showcases your products or services is essential in today’s world. So, in this article, let me introduce you to the list of 15 best corporate WordPress themes for startups and medium sized businesses.

Startit – A Fresh Startup Business Theme

Startit is a simple yet elegant WordPress theme for startups and medium sized businesses. It comes with 21 homepage styles to choose from – so you can easily select the one suitable for your business.

Startit WordPress Theme

This theme includes lots of shortcodes which makes life easy for you. It also comes with Visual Composer, Layer Slider, Google fonts, powerful admin panel, awesome blog templates, stylish portfolio layouts, and more.


Startuply — Multi-Purpose Startup Theme

Startuply is a feature rich multi-purpose WordPress theme. It is suitable for any startup business as it has a very modern look. The theme comes with Visual Composer plugin which helps in creating or editing pages easily.

Startuply WordPress Theme

It includes 7 home styles and 3 coming soon pages. The theme has more than 12 built-in forms and a form manager using which you create any type of form. The theme also comes with lots of icons and useful shortcodes.


Stratus – App, SaaS & Product Showcase

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of SaaS and App startups. Stratus WordPress theme is specifically designed for SaaS, App, and product companies. This theme is perfect for showcasing your product.

Stratus WordPress Theme

This responsive theme comes with boxed and full-width layouts. It also has the blog section, showcase section, and portfolio sections. You can also set up an eCommerce site using this theme as it supports WooCommerce.


Revelance – Multi/One-Page Business Parallax Theme

Revelance is an elegant and SEO optimized WordPress theme. It can be used for building a product or service website, web development agency site, PR website, and more.

Revelance WordPress Theme

This theme comes with The Creator visual page builder plugin. It also includes Slider Revolution for creating beautiful slides. This parallax theme can be used to built a multi-page or one-page website.


CrossWay – Startup Landing Page Bootstrap WP Theme

CrossWay is a startup WordPress theme which is perfect for creating one-page product landing page. However, just like revelance theme, it can be used for creating a multi-page website as well.

CrossWay WordPress Theme

CrossWay theme has been built using Bootstrap framework. This theme can be installed and set up quickly using the one-click demo import feature. Also, designing the homepage and other pages of the site won’t be a tough job as this theme supports Visual Composer.


xLander – Startup Landing Page Bootstrap WP Theme

xLander is a premium and modern WordPress theme and is perfect for personal, business, startup, and corporate websites. This theme comes with a powerful admin panel and lots of useful shortcodes.

xLander WordPress Theme

xLander includes 6 modern and stylish home layouts to choose from. It also comes with 5 color schemes – so can choose the one suitable for your business. Other features include revolution slider, MailChimp integration support, parallax scrolling, background image options, and much more.


Incubator – WordPress Startup Business Theme

Incubator theme is one of the most attractive themes found under the startup and business category. The theme comes with 12 pre-built and beautifully designed demos. You will find demos for startups, businesses, agencies, products, and apps.

Incubator WordPress Theme

This responsive theme can be easily customized using the theme options panel. This fast loading theme has been developed keeping in mind the best coding standards. According to the Google Pagespeed insights, the theme scores 94/100, which is too good.


SmartMvp – Startup Landing Page WordPress Theme

The SmartMVP theme is a clean and modern startup landing page WordPress theme. The theme is responsive and comes with a lot of animation features. It is also a cross-browser compatible theme.

SmartMvp WordPress Theme

It is built using the Bootstrap framework. Parallax scrolling makes the theme even more attractive. The admin panel is powerful and allows you to change things like theme colors and other important settings at ease.


Jomelle – Multipurpose Business WordPress Theme

Jomelle is a Multi-purpose business WordPress theme and is ideal for startups and established businesses. This retina-ready theme comes with 6 homepage version which can be installed in one click.

Jomelle WordPress Theme

It comes with a drag and drop builder which is easy to use and can be used to create attractive pages. The theme supports unlimited colors and is fully responsive. It also incudes useful shortcodes and lots of icons.


Startup Idea – Crowdfunding WordPress Theme

The Startup Idea theme is not a common theme like the ones we have mentioned above. This theme is ideal for starting and promoting crowdfunding campaign for startups. This theme is compatible with the WP Crowdfunding plugin.

Startup Idea WordPress Theme

This theme comes with beautifully designed pages to showcase the cause. It is integrated with PayPal and Stripe gateway to receive payments. Other important features include WPML compatible, 100% responsive, Visual Composer, 6 color schemes, and more.


Sleek – Startup Landing Page Bootstrap WP Theme

Sleek is a responsive and clean startup WordPress theme. It comes with 20 color skins to choose from. It also has built-in parallax background effects which can be used on any content section.

Sleek Startup WordPress Theme

Customizing the theme is easy using the admin panel. You can change fonts, color, layout, background and even create your custom skins. This SEO optimized theme also comes with 18 footer layouts, 14 custom widgets, multiple portfolio layouts, and supports unlimited sidebars.


Shard – Multipurpose Business Parallax WP Theme

Shard is a responsive multipurpose business WordPress theme. This year has seen a rise of screens with resolution above 4K. This retina ready theme looks attractive on such screens.

Shard WordPress Theme

This comes with 6 different header options and unlimited color support. It also has a drag and drop builder which can be used to create stunning pages. Revolution Slider premium plugin is also bundled with this theme.


Marketing – Startup Landing Page Bootstrap WP

We’ve already mentioned some themes in this article which has been developed by Qodux. The Marketing startup landing page WordPress theme has also been built by them. It is a responsive, clean and modern theme and is suitable for showcasing your portfolio and product.

Marketing Startup WordPress Theme

This theme has been built on the best responsive framework – Bootstrap. It comes with 6 homepage styles and can be easily installed using the demo importer feature. This theme is retina ready and comes with premium plugins such as Revolution slider and Visual composer.


ReWalk – Business WordPress Theme

ReWalk is Business WordPress theme which is best suited for corporate websites, startup websites, and medium-sized businesses. This responsive theme comes with 15 customizable blocks which can be changed according to your needs.

ReWalk WordPress Theme

Mailchimp, a popular email marketing system, is integrated with this theme. It also includes different forms like get a quote and contact us. This clean coded theme comes with unlimited colors to choose from.


Launch – Startup Landing Page Bootstrap WP Theme

Launch is another theme developed by Qodux. This theme is dedicated to startups and businesses who wants to start a website for launching their product.

Launch Startup Landing Page WordPress Theme

This theme comes with Visual Composer and also includes some visual composer extensions which are only compatible with Qodux theme.

The theme also comes with Child theme option so that the custom changes you make in the code stays even after there is a theme update. It is also integrated with MailChimp and is responsive & retina ready.


Endnote

In this article, I have covered some of the best corporate WordPress themes from Themeforest. These can be used by startups and medium sized businesses. So select the theme you like the most, buy it from Themeforest, and start your business website today!

15 Stunning & Responsive WordPress Themes 2016

Sandipan Mukherjee | Dec 5,2016 |   No Comments |

WordPress has been a great platform for people willing to start their website online. Though it started as a platform mainly for blogging, it can be used in other ways as well, like social networking site, eCommerce, event site, membership site, forum and more.

The best thing about this platform is you can find a lot of themes to choose from. You can use marketplaces like Themeforest to find the most attractive theme and use it on your website.

In this article, let me introduce you to the 15 most stunning, responsive and feature-rich WordPress themes from Themeforest.

Avada | Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

Avada is the most sold WordPress theme on Themeforest. It is not just a clean coded theme, but also responsive and highly customizable. You can use the powerful theme options panel to make changes to your website easily.

Avada WordPress Theme

Avada comes with a visual drag & drop page builder called Fusion builder which makes it easy to design pages. It includes a lot of pre-built demos which allows you to start your site in any niche. This feature rich theme also supports WooCommerce, bbPress, Gravity Forms, and Events Calendar.


X | The Theme

X Theme is a retina-ready responsive theme which comes with a lot of features. Just like Avada, this theme also comes with a page builder – Cornerstone. This 100% front end editor helps you to develop incredible pages and see the results in real time.

X Theme WordPress

X theme includes more than 600 fonts, unlimited color options, and lots of useful shortcodes. It also includes 30 pre-built demos to choose from. Other important features include mega menu, unlimited sidebar, SEO optimized, custom backgrounds, icon fonts, bbPress support, WPML compatible and more.


Enfold – Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

The Enfold theme comes with a lot of features and dozens of customization options. It includes pre-built demo contents which make installation easier and faster. It is also a retina-ready and SEO optimized theme.

Enfold WordPress Theme

Enfold includes slideshow options, sidebar manager, shortcode editor, unlimited color options, and more. The theme comes with a drag & drop editor to make designing easier. One can use this theme to create a one-page company site, portfolio site, eCommerce, social network, and blog.


Bridge – Creative Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Bridge is an RTL ready and WPML compatible multi-purpose WordPress theme. It includes more than 500 shortcodes to make life easier for you. It also offers unlimited header and menu layouts.

Bridge WordPress Theme

This creative theme has more than 200 built-in demos. You can find a demo for every popular niche – be it tech, fashion, portfolio, eCommerce or whatsoever. This theme loads fast and can be customized very easily.


Salient – Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

Salient is an amazing multi-purpose WordPress theme. The theme options panel allows you to style your website and make changes easily. It is suitable for business, photography, technology, app, service, agency, and eCommerce website.

Salient WordPress Theme

This theme comes bundled with Visual Composer plugin using which you can create stunning pages for your website. It also offers 5 post styles, 3 unique single post header and other configuration options using which you can show off your content in a stylish manner.


BeTheme – Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

BeTheme is a responsive multi-purpose WordPress theme which comes with 230+ pre-built websites. These demos can be installed with just one click. You can also create stunning pages using the Muffin Builder or Visual Composer plugin.

BeTheme WordPress Theme

BeTheme comes with a maintenance mode page which you can use when your site is not live. This theme has a powerful admin panel which makes customization very easy. It also has the built-in mega menu feature to create large menus. Overall, it is a great theme with a lot of useful features.


Jupiter – Multi-Purpose Responsive Theme

Jupiter is a fast loading theme and offers 100+ pre-built demos to choose from. The header styles and parallax scrolling makes it a great theme. You can also setup your own online store as the theme supports WooCommerce.

Jupiter WordPress Theme

This theme includes 1800 icons, 7 unique blog styles, 3 portfolio styles, 14 custom widgets, and 6 portfolio hover animations. It is highly customizable and comes with a powerful & innovative admin panel.


uDesign – Responsive WordPress Theme

uDesign is a responsive and SEO optimized WordPress theme. It includes unlimited color skins using which you can change the look of your website as per your requirements. It supports WooCommerce and is WPML compatible.

uDesign WordPress Theme

The unique thing about this theme is it has a widgetized homepage. The theme also has over 2000 fonts to choose from. You can use sliders on your website as this theme comes bundled with Slider Revolution.


The7 — Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

The7 is a responsive WordPress theme which can be used for multiple purposes. The theme comes bundled with Slider Revolution, Visual Composer, WPML, and Go Pricing plugins.

The7 WordPress Theme

There are around 750 features which can be customized according to the requirements. It also includes 26 pre-built dummy websites. You can install the one you like the most and make changes later. It is also mobile ready and SEO optimized.


Flatsome | Multi-Purpose Responsive WooCommerce Theme

Flatsome is the best selling WooCommerce theme on Themeforest. This theme comes with pre-built demos for most of the common eCommerce niches.

Flatsome WordPress Theme

The drag & drop UX builder allows you to make changes to the content and see the results in real time. The images used in your website will load super fast, thanks to the lazy loading feature. It is also a fast and mobile friendly theme.


Newspaper

Newspaper is one of the best magazine themes on ThemeForest. It can be used for news, review, multi-niche, and magazine websites. Like most of the themes, it also includes 20 unique templates which can be installed with a simple click.

Newspaper WordPress Theme

Newspaper comes with an easy to use Theme Panel which gives you the freedom to make changes to your website. It has 13 predefined ad slots and lovely social media buttons. You also have the option to choose between light and dark skin versions.


Sahifa – Responsive WordPress Theme

Sahifa is a clean, modern and responsive theme for WordPress. This retina-ready theme loads very fast and is best suited for news and magazine sites. It has an amazing admin panel with a lot of customization options.

Sahifa WordPress Theme

Sahifa is fully compatible with bbPress and BuddyPress plugins. It has a built-in review system which is perfect for review sites. You also have the option to use different sidebars on different posts and pages.


Brooklyn | Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Brooklyn is a multipurpose parallax theme and is suitable for photographers, landing pages, non-profit organizations, freelancers and more. It includes 20+ ready to use demos.

Brooklyn WordPress Theme

Brooklyn, just like the other themes, has a simple & easy to use Admin Panel, shortcode support, and is completely customizable. It has premium plugins like Revolution slider and Visual composer packed in the bundle.


KALLYAS – Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Kallyas is responsive and modern WordPress theme. This theme is built using Bootstrap, and is compatible with most of the WordPress versions. It comes with a light-weight LIVE page builder which includes more than 100 elements.

Kallyas WordPress Theme

Colors play an important role in a website’s presentation. This theme gives you the option to choose from unlimited colors. It also includes multiple layouts for portfolio and blogs.


Total – Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme

Total theme is easy to use and responsive multi-purpose WordPress theme. It comes with a lot of features and customization options.

Total WordPress Theme

You can create stunning pages using the Visual Composer page builder plugin. Not only that, it includes a lot of demos which can be installed in a minute.

One of the unique features of this theme is you can disable features you are not using. Say, you don’t want to use the staff section in your theme. In that case, just go to the theme admin panel and disable staff section with a single click. This feature helps in reducing the loading time of your website.


Endnote

There are many stunning and responsive themes available on Themeforest. However, you will find the best ones in this article. Most of these are best-selling themes on Themeforest and have a lot of useful features.

So choose the one you liked the most and start building your website today!