Store ($20)Store is a responsive theme for small business looking to launch an online store. The theme is built using WooCommerce and you can accept payments in a number of ways (credit card, PayPal and others). Included tools allow you to customize shipping rates and allow users to share products on social media. The design comes with seven page templates, a theme customizer and great display areas for your products.
Torino ($35)Torino is designed for business portfolios and could work exceptionally well for small design groups, photographers or freelancers. The white label theme is fully customizable and includes almost every feature you could ask for. It is SEO optimized, includes four custom post types (portfolio, clients, team and testimonials), 20 widgets, plenty of shortcodes, great animations, more than 600 Google font options, sliders, unlimited theme profiles, an AJAX contact form, logo and favicon support and the ability to import and export theme settings.
Attitude (free)Attitude is a responsive and retina-ready theme with a very businesslike feel. The design is open and includes great image areas with text overlays to highlight every aspect of your small business. Make the theme yours with custom areas for the background, header, menu, favicon and logo. The pro version ($45) of this theme comes with plenty of options for customization including two site layouts – narrow and wide, five layouts for each post type, five page templates, four widget areas, a featured slider and social media icons. It also works with common plugins such as Contact Form 7 for collecting customer information.
One Page (free)One Page is designed for small business portfolios with a robust header area and social media integration. This responsive theme has a place for all of your contact details on the home page as well as a full-width slider. Display galleries, blog posts and more with widgetized areas. The theme also includes a built-in contact form.
Pytheas ($15)Pytheas is a minimal-style theme that is ready to go right “out of the box.” With premade portfolio, services and contact pages, you have the basics for any small business. Pytheas also includes contact information and search in the header. The theme supports font icons in the navigation bar, social icons and links, a footer with widgets and sidebar.
Revera (free)Revera is packed with premium features, plus it is built on the Bootstrap framework. The responsive theme includes a custom menu, featured images, custom homepage template, portfolio template, widgetized sidebar and footer, custom widgets on homepage and a theme options page. The theme is designed in the trendy flat style so it features a modern look for your business. (While this theme is free, you are asked to share it before downloading.)
Figero (free)Figero is a responsive theme with a business look and feel. It comes with a preset color skin and single slider for images or video. This theme also includes a blogging template and theme options panel in a design that is simple and clutter-free.
Simpleo (free)Simpleo is a ready-to-use small business theme with a fully-responsive design. It comes with a header that includes locations for click or tap-friendly phone number and email address locations as well as plenty of social media link icons. The theme includes a nice admin panel, custom background, custom logo and favicon, blog post formats, eCommerce support via WooCommerce, Google Fonts, unlimited colors, two sliders, advanced blog options and Font Awesome integration. Simpleo also includes a pro version ($29) with additional features such as shortcodes, a contact us template, Google map integration, filterable photos and more than 600 Google fonts.
Vantage (free)Vantage is a robust free theme with plenty of plugins. It comes with Page Builder, for easy website creation; an integrated slider that can be used on the homepage; and the theme works using the WooCommerce platform for ease of conducting business online. The theme is responsive and includes a fully editable homepage, plenty of included icons and a widgetized footer.
Omnibiz ($48)Omnibiz is a responsive theme with a corporate look and feel. The theme has plenty of layout options that you can turn off and on – coming soon mode, responsive mode, social icon header, text messages in header, search and copyright. The theme has lots of page options and customizations, including eight available skins. Omnibiz comes with several premium sliders, a shortcode generator, portfolio options and forms, email collection tools and logo customization.
InCorp ($30)InCorp is a responsive, retina-ready theme that’s made for almost any website with a modern and touch-friendly design. The theme includes 11 category layouts, nine single layouts, seven page layouts, plenty of header and footer options and eight sidebars. It also includes fun features such as sliders and galleries to make the most of your content and services.
Innova ($49)Innova is a simply-styled theme with plenty of room for images or product showcase in a grid format. The theme will let you highlight items with pictures or video and includes all the customization options you can imagine. The theme is built on the Klasik Framework, which is responsive and allows for child themes.
Invert ($49)Invert is a highly-customizable business theme with 13 custom page template options, Twitter integration, sliders and pages to highlight team members and projects. This theme also includes commenting, sliders, custom widgets, Google mapping, shortcodes, support for a video homepage and WooCommerce integration. Invert is responsive and also optimized for search engines and features a clean, modern design.
Rolex (free)Rolex is a business theme designed to showcase products and services in a stylish format. It includes widgetized areas on the homepage on a simple black and white background. The theme uses a grid-style format and has a professional look. (While this theme is free, you are asked to share it before downloading.)
Corpo (free)Corpo is a responsive theme with a design that will fit almost any small business. The theme comes with a homepage slider, two menu locations, five color schemes, two custom widgets and a theme options panel to control customizations. In addition to standard posts, this theme also includes a portfolio custom post type to highlight the work of your business.
David & Goliath ($58)David & Goliath is a responsive small business portfolio theme that’s built with WooCommerce and WPML. This theme comes with a lot of extras, including an icon set with 900 elements ($39 value), Layer Slider ($15 value) and support for popular plugins such as Uber Menu, Quform and bbPress. The design also features trendy parallax features and CSS animation is available for most of the elements.
BizFlare (free)BizFlare is a responsive theme that includes a home page layout with a welcome section, three product or service blocks and a place for customer testimonials. It comes with multiple color and logo options as well as premade skins and social media icons.
Driving School ($48)Driving School comes with tools that small businesses are looking for. The theme has an adaptive design and features content sections for services, testimonials, tabs, FAQ, portfolio, team members and pricing. Driving School is also packed with shortcodes and widgets, includes a slider, advanced admin panel and custom branding options. The theme comes with unlimited color options and a skin designer. It also works with Google maps and analytics and allows for backup of data and admin settings as well as customizable CSS.
Makalu ($48)Makalu is a responsive theme with WooCommerce integration that is quick and easy to use. The theme comes with five sliders for highlighting your products or business and the ability to create contact forms. The theme has powerful design features including a drag and drop page builder, advanced admin panel, icon set with 900 elements, a mega menu plugin and support for the premium Quform plugin. With a large number of tools, the options for customization and design of a site with this theme are almost limitless in scope.
BizNex ($35)BizNex is a responsive theme with one-page and multi-page options and parallax scrolling features. The theme is built on the Tesla framework, includes Google fonts, is WPML-ready, has a working AJAX contact form, social media plugin support, smooth transition effects and flexible page columns. It integrates with most social media platforms and the modern design would make a great first impression on customers.
Blackbird (free)Blackbird is designed with your physical location in mind with a header built for contact information, including phone number, email and physical address. The responsive theme also features a premade skin, slider, blogging template, gallery and contact us pages, options panel, and allows for use on an unlimited number of domains.
BusinessPlus ($29)BusinessPlus best suits a creative small business or freelancer with great portfolio features. The theme includes business-based custom post types for featured slides, mini features and testimonials as well as plenty of page templates. BusinessPlus comes with plenty of shortcodes and a contact-information packed header.
Enigma (free)Enigma is a responsive theme with a simple design and plenty of content tools, including a services section to describe your small business. The theme uses plenty of widgets and widget areas to make design easy and comes with a slider on the homepage and plenty of theme options. Enigma also gives users the option of using a custom homepage template so that your WordPress site does not end up looking like any other. (While this theme is free, you are asked to share it before downloading.)
DO.Biz ($58)Do.Biz is a responsive theme that’s made for speed. It’s designed for business owners with no design or development experience so they can build a great-looking site and get it online themselves. The WooCommerce-enabled theme features a drag and drop builder and tons of design tools such as sliders, multiple post types, parallax scroll builder, 1,200 icons and an advanced admin panel. The theme comes with plenty of video support and instructions. And it’s all in a package with a modern design including full or boxed layouts, six header options and plenty of page variations, sidebars or widget areas.
Momentum ($35)Momentum is a responsive theme with a highly visual homepage to show off your products or services. The theme comes with multiple page templates, a shortcode generator, color changer and the Photoshop raw files so you can customize this theme in almost any way you choose. Included widgets feature Twitter or Facebook integration, advertising or a custom newsletter.
Simply Business ($43)Simply Business is a traditionally-styled theme with plenty of features. The theme includes large content areas and lots of room for business information. This theme comes with features such as an AJAX contact form, widgets, shortcodes, unlimited color options, SEO tools, testimonial and portfolio custom post types and lightbox support. Simply Business also includes a slider and theme options panel.
Roundable ($10)Roundable is a flexible small business theme with a great header area that includes contact information and a clickable button for sales or other calls to action. The design includes three types of layout (extended, inline and padded) and six color options. This theme also includes a lot of elements in an affordable package with advanced custom fields, WooSidebars, Gravity and Ninja forms, use of any slider that uses a shortcode, social media icon plugs that use shortcodes and WooCommerce integration.
Small Business (free)What would a small business roundup be without a theme of the same name? Small Business is a elegant theme with a home page slider that automatically shows content from posts. The homepage and sidebars contain widget areas and can house plugin items.
Simplify (free)Simplify is a free theme with a lot of features (and a premium upgrade if you are looking for even more functionality). The responsive theme comes with four preset color skins – red, green, purple and gray – and a great three-dimensional slider on the homepage. The theme is widget-ready, includes a banner image, custom menu, custom header and background, featured box, company work items display, customer quote tool and features sticky posts and post customization.
Ward Pro ($69)Ward Pro is a modern-styled theme with oversized type and big color to bring attention to your small business. The theme comes with a customizer that keeps your site unique as well as a large set of icons by Font Awesome, shortcodes, a full-width page layout option, plenty of widget areas, custom CSS editor and an unlimited color palette. It’s responsive, includes 20 Google Font options and can be used on an unlimited number of websites.
Carrie Cousins is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience in the communications industry, including writing for print and online publications, and design and editing. You can connect with Carrie on Twitter @carriecousins.
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