In Themes
May 3 2019
Nikolay Dyankov

# Top 5 Premium WordPress Themes

WordPress is by far, the most popular CMS (Content Management System) on the planet, powering over 30% of all websites on the World Wide Web. Its massive popularity lies in its enhanced flexibility and customization potential courtesy of WordPress themes and WordPress plugins.

You can practically install a simple WordPress theme and get a professional looking website ready in a matter of clicks. The CMS also supports the use of premium third-party themes which comes with better design, advanced features, and even more customization options.

And so, for this read, we have put together a list of the top 5 premium WordPress themes. Once installed, it will help you create a professional-grade website filled with advanced functionalities for better UI and UX.

So without further ado, let’s get started:

# Divi

Divi is by far one of the most well-known and popular multipurpose WordPress themes in the community. The key feature highlight of Divi is its support for the Divi Visual Page Builder which allows you to create unique layouts without any coding knowledge.

Features

  • A complete WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) designing experience.
  • Access to over 40 content modules.
  • Each content module comes with its own set of customization options for further tweaking.
  • Access to over 20+ layout templates along with a dedicated layout library.
  • Header and Footer customization settings.
  • An intuitive theme options panel to fine-tune the overall design.
  • Support for A/B split testing.
  • And much more.

# Avada

Avada is the best selling WordPress on the ThemeForest marketplace. The reason behind its massive popularity lies in its customizability and flexible build. The theme packs in a massive collection of demo websites ranging from all possible niches, so you never have to design from scratch.

Features

  • A boatload of professionally designed demo websites that can be imported with a simple click.
  • Fusion Theme Options, Fusion Page Options, and Fusion Builder for granular customization control over your website.
  • Bundles in over $200 worth of premium WordPress plugins for free.
  • CSS3 animation and Parallax Support.
  • WooCommerce, bbPress and BuddyPress integration.
  • And much more.

# SociallyViral

SociallyViral WordPress theme is specifically curated for blogs and incorporates all necessary bells & whistles to help your content go viral. With that being said, the main feature highlight of the theme would be its powerful implementation of social media sharing and integration with all social networks.

Features

  • Integration with all social media networks and optimized for maximum social shares.
  • Dedicated sections for featured posts and trending posts to engage users.
  • 4 different loading effects along with parallax scrolling support.
  • Adsense-optimized
  • SEO-friendly design with Schema integration.
  • And much more.

# X | The Theme

X WordPress theme is one of the most flexible multipurpose WordPress themes in the market. It is the answer to any user who wants to mix and match different niche websites to create something totally unique.

Features

  • Stacks - unique customizable designs which can be looked as a theme within a theme.
  • Extensions - add-ons that can integrate extra functionalities to your website.
  • Cornerstone - X theme’s very own front-end drag and drop enabled page builder.
  • Shortcode - can help you incorporate design elements like buttons, icons, and so on, almost anywhere on your website.
  • Support for WordPress Plugins like WooCommerce, bbPress, and BuddyPress.
  • And much more.

# Directory

Directory, as you can guess by the name, is an online directory building theme for WordPress. Once installed, it will give you access to a sleek directory website complete with Google maps integration, powerful search functionalities, support for user-submitted listings, and much more. Customization options are somewhat limited, but you do get access to a dedicated customization panel and Visual Composer WordPress plugin - a drag and drop page builder tool.

Features

  • Fully responsive and mobile-friendly design with a dedicated mobile app view.
  • Bundles in a lot of useful WordPress plugin in the box.
  • Over 30 powerful extensions.
  • Google Maps integration.
  • A dedicated reservation and booking system.
  • SEO optimized with support for schema.org, XML sitemaps, and much more.
  • And much more.

# In Conclusion:

So these were our picks for the 5 best premium WordPress themes in 2019. We hope you found the read to be helpful, and it gave you an idea of what you can accomplish using a WordPress theme.

Nikolay Dyankov

I’m Nikolay and I’m a top 50 author on CodeCanyon (username "nickys") and top 200 on the Envato marketplaces overall. I’ve been doing this for nearly 10 years as a fulltime job, mostly solo. Image Map Pro is my main product and I’m currently working on the next big thing for me.