Archive for the ‘WordPress Themes’ Category
We are often asked – what are the best WordPress plugins for blogs? What tools are better than the other? What functionality should we better pay attention to when choosing the best option for a blog? In an attempt to answer these and other questions, TemplateMonster’s team has decided to reach out the top WordPress blogs and requested them for the lists of plugins they have installed in their dashboards.
As a result, they have made up a compilation of 98 best WordPress plugins 2016 that 15 top WordPress blogs use. Some tools turned out to be more popular than the others, some of them were installed only on 1 or 2 of the blogs that the team has reached. So, in an attempt to create a more detailed categorization of the most handy tools for bloggers, TemplateMonster’s team has organized them into two groups – the first one contains plugins that are more popular than the others, whereas another group includes plugins that are installed on individual blogs only. Each of the aforementioned groups, in its turn, features categorization of plugins by their purpose of use (like navigation, social media, security, site performance, email, comments, etc.), so you can easily navigate to any section that is of the greatest interest to you with a click.
When it comes to choosing the best ready-made website template for your site, it’s easy to get lost in the abundance of solutions to choose from. What CMS should you better choose? What functionality to include? What style to choose? How to optimize it for search engines? These are only some of the questions that come to our mind when looking for the best option.
With the purpose to narrow down your search, TemplateMonster has made up a compilation of the 24 of its most trending WordPress eCommerce templates and shared it at MonsterPost. Here you can find themes for travel, fashion, car tuning, food and drink, sport, electronics, and other purposes.
Just go ahead, browse the list and pick a solution that comes to your liking the most.
If you are running a consulting firm or any other business, you probably know how difficult it is to attract the right audience. It’s highly important to find your target audience, loyal customers, build trust and make them buy your real-time consulting services. To help you achieve the aforementioned goals, TemplateMonster released a Free Consulting WordPress Template.
WordPress templates are known as a perfect foundation for bringing any kind of business online. Blogging and personal projects, small to large businesses and online portfolios gain higher demand thanks to its rich functionality. Our today’s theme is no exception. New Group is primarily intended for consulting services companies. However, thanks to its powerful admin panel and an array of features the design can be adjusted for education, industrial, politics, religious, and business websites.
The layout was designed as per the latest web trends. It looks neat and elegant. Pleasant to the eye light-blue color scheme perfectly matches businesses of this kind. A large hero image, full-width backgrounds, bold banners and retina-ready photography make this theme an attention-grabber. Parallax scrolling effect together with lazy loading adds to its visual appeal. Cool animation, sliders and image hover effect provide your visitors with a more enjoyable browsing experience.
As per navigation, it was made simple and intuitive. Main menu stays in a fixed position at the top of the page. Drop down functionality was added as well. The layout features a grid-based structure, which makes it easier to scan the page when looking for the desired content. Additionally, it adds a more balanced look to the layout, allowing you to share plenty of data.
Traditionally, the template was designed with valid code. Fully responsive, crossbrowser compatible and SEO-friendly layout will run smoothly on any gadget one is using. Seamless installation and modification of the theme allow bringing your site live on the web in no time.
WordPress is the preferred CMS of blogs, online portfolios, personal and business websites. A simple interface and an array of customization options make it one of the most popular platforms among web developers today. Even if you are not a web developer, you can start a WP-powered online project effortlessly. There are plenty of free and premium website templates available for download. As you’ve already guessed, today we’ll talk about a free WordPress theme for photography portfolio websites.
The theme was released by TemplateMonster’s creative team of professionals. Like many other products developed by these guys, the template is attractive from the outside and functional from the inside. Plenty of useful customization options make it easier to adjust the design for multiple purposes, including art & photography, beauty, fashion, personal pages, gifts, wedding, interior and exterior design, and many others.
The theme’s layout looks well-structured and balanced. Each content block is separated from others by means of a different color of the background, a signup form, etc. Users can enjoy your content fully thanks to fair color scheme of the template. Such meaningful areas as navigation bar, calls-to-action, newsletter subscription form, and social sharing options were highlighted with vivid coral hues. If you need to change the color palette of this design for a different one, which will perfectly work with your business, then it can be done easily with the help of advanced theme options.
By landing on your portfolio website based on this theme users will notice a large hero area that adds to the visual appeal of the design and helps to better introduce the audience to your business. To make the theme more user-friendly and enhance UI, navigation bar was made sticky. Thus, people will always have access to the rest of your site’s content. Owners of handheld devices will enjoy seamless browsing of your site owing to a fully responsive, crossbrowser compatible framework. What’s more, the template is SEO-friendly, which guarantees higher ranking in search engines. Lazy load effect provides for faster page loading.
In a word, this freebie includes every feature you might need for developing a competitive photography portfolio. 2-step installation and valid code will make it a pleasure to work with the theme.
There are plenty of WordPress themes out there that are especially created with yoga studio needs in mind. What we offer you to consider today is a Free WordPress Theme for Yoga Studios and any other related business that will help you design your own website hassle-free. Whether you are a yoga trainer and simply don’t have enough time for finding a pro web developer who will get the job done for you or you are a web developer yourself looking for some new free stuff for your own collection of web design freebies, you can safely make use of this theme.
Like many other ready-made designs that we write about on our blog, this freebie was developed by TemplateMonster’s creative team. Each week these guys have something new and trendy to impress us. Clean and minimalist, Yoga Studio WordPress Freebie will work for many other purposes, including sport, architecture, interior, exterior, design studio, business, etc. Thanks to its advanced functionality, the theme is easy to install and manage. It comes loaded with every single feature you might need to strengthen your website’s reputation and provide your visitors with all information they might need to know about your organization.
First and foremost, the theme was made fully responsive. Its flexible and adaptive layout will smoothly run on any screen size, whether it’s a desktop or a handheld device. For seamless web development, the theme features advanced Bootstrap functionality and comes powered by Cherry Framework. Multiple font and color options as well as custom widgets and shortcodes will be at your disposal for a quicker and easier customization. There will be no need in testing how your website runs on all the major web browsers since the template was made crossbrowser compatible and SEO-friendly.
Functional from the inside, Yoga Club WordPress Freebie has a very appealing look. Parallax scrolling and lazy load effects enhance its visual appeal. The latter also provides for faster page loading. To better introduce your yoga club to your visitors and highlight your business objectives, recent news and achievements, image galleries and filterable portfolios were added. See how the theme works on your own and don’t hesitate to download it for free right away.
What are the most important elements of fashion websites? Without a shadow of a doubt, the leading fashion agencies put emphasis on photography and video. These help to better showcase the latest projects and attract the audience with new trendy looks. If you think the same, cast a glance at the all-new Free WordPress Theme for fashion industry.
Full-packed, well-coded and SEO-optimized, this new TemplateMonster release can be used for multiple purposes, including beauty, art & photography, fashion, etc. The theme has been made fully responsive and cross-browse compatible to make it easier to reach wider audience. Downloading it, you will have no difficulty with installation and customization. The theme is fully editable. You can either use the default settings and apply minor changes (like manage visuals, content and banners) or completely change the look and feel of this template with 600+ Google fonts, multiple color options, fantastic sliders, 80+ shortcodes, custom widgets, etc. Though TemplateMonster doesn’t provide free support on free products, the template comes will detailed documentation that includes answers to multiple questions on installation and management.
The template may look somewhat simple at first glance. However, when you take a closer look at it you’ll see an interactive dropdown menu, images with hover and zoom effects ???? mouseover, awesome sliders, handy navigation buttons, etc. Grids make the layout balanced and well-structured.
Following the release of this Free WordPress template for fashion industry, TemplateMonster will present several other handy solutions for building or upgrading your project with, including OpenCart, PrestaShop, and Joomla website templates. All of them will be well-packed and feature functionality similar to their premium equivalents. So, stay tuned for more awesome TemplateMonster freebies.
TemplateMonster keeps on rocking the web with all new freebies. This week is no exception. Get ready to meet the freshly tailored WordPress Freebie for Photographer website. Functional and visually appealing, the theme was built for photographers, service providers or other creative personalities who want to showcase their stunning products and services online.
Just cast a glance at its main page. Opposed to elegant dark grey background, the top slider, thumbnails and photo gallery look very eye-candy. Featuring visually appealing layout, the design can be the perfect match for promoting photography, beauty, fashion, dating or wedding sites on the web. If you are working in the different field, you can adjust the given freebie the way you need with built-in customizer.
The designer of this template offers to play with contrast and make use of vivid coral hues for highlighting meaningful areas on the site as well as separate different content blocks. The background is dark, which makes photos placed above it more vibrant.
Since the template is primarily intended for art & photography website, the main focus is put on the visual part. Once reaching the site, users will be introduced to the full-width slider showcasing the most recent projects. In such a way, you can set the right tone for your website and dip every viewer in the creative atmosphere of your photo studio. Scrolling down the page, one can see small thumbnails accompanying featured text blocks. ‘My exhibitions’ box is highlighted with bright coral color in the background and features bold preview images, which gives users clear understanding of what they’ll see when clicking the ‘read more’ button. The theme comes with audio player and video integration, which allow presenting your works in a more engaging way.
The rich functionality of this theme combined with visually appealing presentation and fully responsive nature will be enjoyed by both site visitors and its owner. Just give it a try and discover its full potential.
Are you in search of the best template to build your restaurant with? Do the themes you’ve found look boring and cost a pretty penny? Don’t give up! Here is an awesome solution that boasts great design and can be downloaded toll free. Traditionally, bi-weekly we release a new free theme that each of you can grab without any hidden charges. So, please welcome the brand new Free WordPress Template for Restaurant Site from TemplateMonster.
The design is sappy and complete, exactly what a professional restaurant site should look like. It incorporates all the required pages that are so important to better introduce visitors to your business. Here you can see a content-rich main page that doesn’t look cluttered thanks to its smart structure. What is more, menu, ’About us’ section and Contact form are all at your fingertips. A review page is one of the indispensable elements of such resources since here your visitors can find out what other people who have ever visited your place say about cuisine, atmosphere, services, etc. This is one of the strongest points that influence decision-making.
Being the perfect fit for any food and drink related website, the offered design combines style and functionality is a stylish manner. Here you will find blog and portfolio options for better visualization, audio and video integration, lots of custom widgets for commenting and social sharing, as well as Accordion, Carousel, Isotope gallery scripts. The design is powered by the latest Cherry Framework version 3.1.4, which makes it extremely easy to install and use. Both site owners and online visitors will enjoy how intuitive the layout is.
Nothing can compare with watching the design in action. You are welcome to see it live by clicking the demo button below.
NOTE: TemplateMosnter has applied changes to the procedure of Free Themes download. Now all of them can be found among the rest of premium themes on the official website. Downloading any of the freebies, you will not have to enter either credit card details or your billing address. Just click and download. Mind that you can benefit from this as well. By creating an account at templatemonster.com you will be able to enjoy several benefits, like regular updates on the recent blog posts, new promos, themes, etc.
A professionally built, well-coded theme can do wonders for improving your brand’s online presentation. But where to find a design than will help you stand above competitors? How to make sure that the template you’ve chosen will help attain desired results? This is when charts of the top themes like this come in handy. In our today’s post we’d like to introduce you to the best responsive WordPress themes 2014, according to TemplateMonster customers’ choice.
A remarkable design is what bloggers and brands need for leaving a strong impression on the audience. Having a standard theme is boring. Your web resource will look more appealing with a customized one. What is more, clever online presentation is an essential marketing tool, which will help you grow customer base and reach the international market. There are so many awesome themes available for download that it’s easy to get lost in their rich variety. That is why we’ve decided to make a compilation of the most effective and usable themes to enhance your site and attract new visitors.
The compilation includes 10 themes that were in the highest demand among online shoppers during this summer period. Here you can find a template for any purpose – starting from a personal page and photographer portfolio and ending with ecommerce projects. WordPress themes for business purposes can do more than just presenting yourself to the online audience. These can become your business card, something your potential client will come across first when reaching your site. By using these you will have a chance to get closer to your customers and find a great way of building trust since all of the themes on the chart come with social media widgets, which allows to connect with the audience in real life. Web templates for building portfolio websites and virtual CVs can be used for introducing people to what exactly you are doing in a more convenient way, share your achievements and goals, showcase the recent projects, etc.
Though all of them come in different styles and feature various sets of characteristics, there is a thing that makes them similar – each and every template gas been designed for your benefit. Scroll down to see some of the coolest layouts. To see the entire showcase of the Top WordPress themes 2014, follow the link.
TemplateMonster team never ceases to amaze us. This time these guys have indeed outdone themselves with the release of the new type of WordPress themes. This is not a common product we have accustomed to. It seemed after the release and full upgrade of Cherry Framework there would hardly be anything to stun us with. However, we were wrong. Get ready to meet the last-gen WorsPress themes with Cherry Framework and MotoPress integration. Intrigued? Keep reading to find out what it’s all about.
One of the biggest advantages of new WordPress themes is that you don’t have to be a tech specialist to customize these to your liking. Thanks to MotoPress drag’n’drop builder you can edit pages without writing a single line of code. Everything is simple and intuitive.
Using standard WordPress visual editor you can edit styles, add shortcodes, media and a number of other elements via coding.
I believe all of you have worked or at least seen how the standard WordPress content editor looks like. There are two tabs you can work in:
Applying any changes to the content you are working with, you need to push the preview button to check out how these will appear on your webpage. Though we have already got accustomed to this, waiting till the content reloads takes a lot of time. However, things are absolutely different when you work with the new WordPress theme. And here’s the reason why.
You will never do it wrong since there is no need in coding. Here is how the editor of new WordPress themes looks like.