WordPress themes can be easily segmented into two primary groups. There are those you can download and use for free, and those premium ones that you have to pay for. Although not always the case, premium themes are usually better. They are better coded, pack numberless extra features, and you even get professional support for them.
Getting a premium theme isn’t that hard. Among various marketplaces and other websites that sell premium items, you just have to select a theme for your niche so it’s that hard to start a blog dedicated to food or fashion. And of course, you have to pay it for it before you can get ready for the installation. But since there are tens of thousands of available theme, finding the best one for your site becomes a bit more complicated task.
If you are one of those who tends to lose focus when provided with the higher number of possibilities, you will like our article. In the following paragraphs, we are going to present you with some of the best premium WordPress themes for 2017.
How to install a premium WordPress theme?
Before we start the list, you should know that installing a premium theme is somewhat different than acquiring a free one from the official repository. So, before picking up the files, take a look at the video and learn how to install a premium WordPress theme. If you are still new to WordPress, we also suggest learning more about WordPress themes.
The “15” best premium WordPress themes to buy in 2017
The truth is that there are much more than just fifteen amazing premium themes for WordPress. It’s been hard to select the ones that will end up on the list, and it was even harder to remove some of the fantastic choices that just couldn’t fit in the article. Hopefully, you will find this selection as good, and we are positive that you won’t have any problems making any of the themes your own. So, let’s get started.
Divi has become much more than a simple premium theme. It’s basically a system on its own. But it still needs WordPress to showcase its power. Unlike having a theme that’s suited just for one niche, Divi allows you to build practically anything you have imagined.
Although it allows everyone to generate custom layouts, Divi comes prepacked with some templates that will help you start the work. Since it is powered by a drag and drop builder, even beginners get to create mesmerizing layouts without touching a single line of code. It is practically unnecessary to mention that Divi offers unlimited choices of colors, header, footers, etc.
Let us start describing Avada by mentioning the number of purchases: 351,293 at the moment of writing. Yes, that’s the six digit number, and it keeps on rising on an everyday basis.
The numbers make sense when you realize that Avada offers a mighty Fusion builder that allows you to play around with your site and customize options in detail. Everything from the page layouts, to colors, sliders, sidebars, images, and anything else you can imagine is possible to adjust to your needs.
Avada isn’t restricted to any niches; it lets you build a site for anything you want. Whether it is a personal blog, travel site or corporate portfolio, Avada’s options will let you create it.
Don’t be afraid of its unusual name. X is the premium theme you will surely consider when browsing for the best on for your site. Since it comes with a drag&drop builder, you can be sure that creating web pages is user-friendly. Forget about coding, and focus on the design you like.
X will help you relax during the customization since it features various navigation options and mega menus. Creating one-page sites is super-easy with X. There are different search options & features available as well. With just a few clicks of mouse buttons, you can transform the site into an eCommerce business without problems. And these are just some basic features offered by X – go to their official website to learn more about this fantastic premium theme.
Jupiter is advertised as one of the fastest WordPress themes. When it comes to testing sites that run on it, Pingdom analysis returns fast response times. But that wouldn’t mind much if Jupiter isn’t as customizable and beautiful as it is.
For starters, it features an automatic installer that will import everything needed for the site. With more than 140 pre-made templates, you can start your site within minutes after acquiring the theme. For those more skilled in design, there are PSD files ready for modifications as well.
Jupiter lets you use numerous styles, colors, and plugins that come pre-installed with it.
The Core theme allows you to create professional websites with no coding knowledge required. Right after installing the theme, you can import the demo pages that will make it easier for customization. Since the theme comes with a nice page builder, you can modify the demo pages just by arranging elements that you like and need.
The theme comes with an advanced contact form, a custom Google Maps module, and multiple slider options. The Core also features numberless colors options, shortcodes, layouts, and much, much more, so don’t forget to check it out in more detail.
After a quick automated installation, The 7 will get you a customizable theme and six popular plugins with it. By using Visual Composer, you will be able to design a personalized site without having to wrangle the code.
There are more than 750 options you can play with until you generate the perfect site. By using pre-built layouts and the Desing Wizard, there won’t be a design you can’t create. And the fun part is that everything is as easy as clicking the mouse buttons.
Baseline is all about the design. If you are looking for a unique magazine style WordPress theme, Baseline will give you everything you need.
The theme is fully responsive and looks beautiful no matter the device or screen size. It features a nice content slider on the front page, and your visitors will like the simple menu that doesn’t get in the way.
There’s an infinite scroll option if you don’t like the default pagination system, several header options, and much more. Did we tell you that Baseline also features gorgeous fonts that will make your site stand out? Just check out the demo pages.
Monstroid is advertised as a multipurpose WordPress theme on steroids. And the guys at Template Monster didn’t lie about it. The theme comes with 29 prepared child themes that will help you build a site for any niche. You just need to customize a few details before you can publish it to the world.
You can expect more than one hundred PSD files that will let you unleash the designer in you. With the option of multiple layouts and seven different homepage designs, there is little you can’t do with Monstroid.
There are different sliders, background options, fonts, icons, and much more with it. Just check out the video and enjoy Monstroid.
Sometimes, being among the best means being as simple as possible. So unlike many themes that we have mentioned in this article, Atik doesn’t feature hundreds of customization options or drag&drop interfaces. Instead, it allows you to build a simple eCommerce website that will look clean and organized.
Atik is a perfect theme for small online shops that focus on several products. We recently reviewed Atik in detail, so we are not going to talk much about it here.
Themify’s flagship theme has a lot to offer. With more than sixty design layouts and demo pages, it gets relatively easy to create a simple site in a matter of minutes. And you can be sure that the site you build with Ultra will look amazing.
It comes with eleven additional builder elements that will let you add stuff like maps, WooCommerce, counters, timers, sliders and more.
You can also expect 15 header and page styles, 5 different single post layouts, 6 header background options, unique typography and much more. We had a chance to work with Ultra, so check ut the full review of the theme.
It is hard to start describing Infinite, as the theme features so many fantastic elements that will help you in creating the perfect site for your blog. For starters, it comes with a Live Customizer that lets you preview all the changes you’re doing to the site. While doing the changes, Infinite allows you to launch the maintenance module and use auto updates.
You get to create unlimited sidebars with tons of options. Mega menus will help you attract visitors’ attention, while its premium wrapper will help you embed multimedia files without problems.
There are 14 blog layouts, 9 portfolio and 6 gallery options that will let you personalize your site.
With more than 130,000 sold copies, it is obvious that people love Enfold. But in 2017, it came with a new demo site that holds more than one hundred pages that easily show all its power.
In addition to a responsive layout that works amazing on all screen sizes and devices, you get to create unique mobile menus that your visitors will love. The theme can be set up in less than two minutes, and Enfold brags about fast and professional support who can help you with anything.
Enfold comes with a powerful drag&drop builder. It features a unique admin area that will let you manage your site. It’s well optimized for SEO, and it will take you just a few steps to turn the site into an online store with the WooCommerce support. What else can you ask from a WordPress theme?
Before you even get to work with the theme, you will love how developers were thinking about everything. The theme weights only about 6MB and it is very fast to install. Yet, that doesn’t mean it lacks features.
If you want a quick start, you can use one of almost 300 pre-made templates that will let you kickstart your site. You will just need to modify a few things, and you’ll be ready to launch it.
The theme features Wraps – special containers that let you add any type of content that you like. There are also six different layout options to choose from, and you even get to work with different menu styles. These are just a few features worth mentioning; check the official site and see why BeTheme deserved the spot among the best premium themes of 2017.
Since the theme offers a front-end drag&drop editor, you get to build any type of a site. Instead of changing themes when you decide to redesign a website, you can just use different elements that come with Total.
There are more than one hundred page building elements, a custom header & footer builder, and you can work with a live theme customizer all the time. That makes it a perfect theme for all WordPress beginners who are not good with code.
Total comes with several premium plugins, it supports BBPress, translations, and much more.
Although it launched in 2014, Bridge is still one of the best premium themes you can get for your WordPress site. It is regularly updated and comes with more than 200 demos that will let you find the layout that’s just perfect for you.
With more than five hundred options and shortcodes, it’s hard to find something that you can’t do with Bridge.
There are tons of great templates, and you even get a few premium plugins included in the package. Bridge will let you use a drag&drop builder to create unique pages, and you’re just one button away from importing demo data. There are boundless header and menu styles, portfolios and much more.
Since there are literally thousands of amazing premium themes for WordPress, it was hard to close the deal on just 15 of them. Although there are much more great and popular ones, we are sure that you will have no trouble finding a new theme for your site from the above-given list.
How do you like the listed themes? Have you worked with any? Which one is your favorite?