Wordpress is on its way to becoming one of the most widely used CMS platforms on the internet. It is estimated that 60 million websites currently use WordPress. WordPress is no longer just for blogging. Many businesses are jumping on the trend due to the CMS’s intuitive interface, solid coding, and robust security features. Here, we’ll show you which themes are suitable for creating an attractive, engaging business site like the site shown here that helps individuals qualify for loans.
Avada is an easy to use, highly customizable WordPress template which looks great as a business website. What makes this template so flexible is the built in “Fusion Builder.” This proprietary page builder allows the user to click and drag page components to position them as desired. The user can change the number of columns, the width of the page, and add up to two sidebars.
There is a plethora of other options with this theme. Users can choose from 500 different fonts to use throughout the site. It is also possible to incorporate a premium slider to showcase your company’s offerings. You can use a call out section for special announcements and offers. You can add custom backgrounds and have endless options for site wide colors. The theme is also responsive, so that it will render perfectly on mobile devices, and it is optimized for high definition screens.
All of these options can be managed from a clean user interface. The wide variety of customization options makes this theme suitable for both novices and experienced designers.
This theme packs a lot of powerful feature into a one page website. Technically, this theme falls under the category of parallax websites, meaning one long page where menu items take to user to certain spots on the page. These types of themes are helpful to give the viewer a quick rundown on your business in a memorable format.
Another useful aspect of this theme is its built-in shortcode generator. Shortcodes make it easy to add page components such as highlighted sections or accordion boxes. Grata also generously includes the Slider Revolution plugin which helps you make impressive sliders of products or services.
Finally, Grata allows for video backgrounds, which are becoming the new trend in website design. You can bring life to your page by looping video of employees at work, or the manufacturing of a product. Woo Commerce and Gravity Forms support is also available.
Grata is another retina friendly, responsive design that gives a simple way for businesses to showcase their services and products.
Although this theme appears to be created with law firms in mind, it can be used for any type of business site. It is based on the solid Bootstrap 3 framework. The theme is responsive, retina compatible, and even has options to create a parallax site. The theme provides two premium sliders, Flex Slider and Master Slider. Users can modify the theme using the Visual Composer interface, which allows dragging and dropping modules into place. The Visual Composer will also give you previews as to how your page will look on different devices. The theme is well coded with the latest CSS3 and HTML5 standards.
Purchasers of Monopol can also opt for an add on package which gives additional customization features. The addons include a flip box, interactive banners, info circles, modal popups and additional icons. This is truly a multi-purpose theme which will effectively highlight any business’s offerings.
4. Genesis Themes
The Genesis Framework by Studio Press is a longstanding contributor to the WordPress community. Studio Press offers a premium framework and themes to make clean, reader friendly sites which are a cinch to set up. Some of the corporate inspired themes include Agency Pro, Executive, Enterprise Pro, and Associate. However, many of the themes can be altered to create a business themed site.
What is great about Genesis themes is that they are fast loading in most web browsers, SEO friendly, and they are built with the latest HTML5 technologies. Most of the themes are also responsive to allow for viewing on smartphones and tablets. Studio Press also ensures that security is top notch by providing consistent theme updates to address vulnerabilities. If you want to use a Genesis theme for your business site, you will have to purchase both the framework and the theme itself.
If you are just starting a business, and have limited funds to dedicate to a website, check out the themes from Theme Zee. Many of their themes have free versions which have limited capabilities, but can be adequate for the needs of a new business.
In the free versions, themes such as Heavenly provide a large presentation area under the menu. This particular theme also offers a call out area where you can direct clients to contact or purchase info like in our show cased example of users applying for loans. Below the fold of the page, several text boxes are listed to allow users to highlight service offerings. The Heavenly theme is also responsive, and based on Bootstrap. Users can upgrade the theme to a paid version to unlock even more features.
There are too many business themed templates on the market to adequately discuss them all. The above information provides you with some of the more well-known themes to help you begin your search. Many of the themes have a lot in common; the differences arise in the customization interfaces offered by each as in the case with https://swiftmoney.com. A lot of themes also offer demo versions which can used to determine which one is the most comfortable for you.Share