You probably heard of the term ‘freemium WordPress themes’ right? And there are a lot of cool free WordPress themes to choose from. But if you are not familiar with the term we take a closer look at what ‘freemium’ means.
This is a pricing strategy by which you get your web template (or any other kind of product/service) totally free of charge, but if you want to get more functionality and features, support, etc. you are free to pay for its premium version and enjoy the ‘all-inclusive’.
I believe this is simply a great opportunity for both theme providers and of course users. Especially users on a budget continue successfully working with free themes all the time as they usually provide all necessary universal features. Yes, very often free themes have fewer features available, but usually not worse. In fact, most of the free themes are compatible with popular plugins, provide responsive design and are easily expandable with a help of multiple plugins and shortcodes.
The following collection of free business WordPress themes can become a great starting point or even fully satisfy the needs of both skeleton startups and big corporations. The chosen themes provide maximum great features and fresh designs. Choose which one you are after!
Th Business theme is a great choice for consulting, insurance, and other business establishments. The template consists of 6 featured widgets and 4 widget areas, unlimited colors, fonts and full-width slider. This WordPress theme is super intuitive and enables to create a beautiful website even if you don’t have any coding skills. The overall design is pretty clean and intuitive.
Belini is a beautiful theme to create eCommerce using WooCommerce. The theme offer plenty of features to create customized and cool looking WordPress store. The develop also paid attention to SEO and has built-in schema implemented. It is offered in free theme as well as paid theme versions. The free theme offers plenty of more shortcodes and widgets to customize theme further while you can definitely give it a try with free version and ask for higher version.
Emmet is a professional lightweight business theme highly rated by its users. Running the demo, you can see such useful and trendy features as portfolio, pricing table, newsletter form, testimonials, message form, etc. The backend is supplied with a number of instruments to ease any customization work of non-tech users: the Set Up step-by-step guide, ability to edit the theme using WordPress Customizer and a custom drag-and-drop Content Editor, which is much more intuitive than default WordPress editor. Emmet is fully compatible with major plugins like WooCommerce, bbPress, BuddyPress, etc.
Business Directory is a bright and beautiful template for your business needs. This theme is incredibly fast, flexible and very elegant. There are many useful elements included in Business Directory, for example, different widget areas and sidebars, custom menus, etc. The theme is also integrated with Google maps, Lead Capture, front-end registration area, and other utility features.
Small Business is a multi-functional WordPress theme that can help to present both small and corporate businesses. It offers clean and modern design and is a great solution for business, corporate, and portfolio websites. With this theme you don’t have to implement a posts slider, it comes by default and helps to keep all your main posts in the spotlight without additional efforts.
SKT Build lite
This is a really impressive WordPress corporate theme. It is suited for business, industrial, portfolio and construction websites. It is already integrated with Nextgen gallery, so you will be able to create beautiful slideshows and galleries to represent your company in a nice and dynamic way. The template is also compatible with WooCommerce so you can easily build any kind of shop.
Business Card is a well-known classy theme for all the kinds of WordPress corporate websites. It is a great platform to create a stunning website. A big plus of the theme is a number of integrated shortcodes to help you make the process of inserting parallax effects, galleries, testimonials, carousels, counters, different buttons easier and faster. Bloggers will enjoy translation ready custom post types and elegant design.
Stylish black and white design looks very elegant and can be used by for any business establishment. Anyway, it comes with unlimited color options so you are still free to change the main color scheme to your taste. The theme also comes with XML sample content to speed up the customization process and the list of fonts from the Google library.
Modulus is a well-designed responsive WordPress theme. You can discover many useful features in the theme: 4 widget areas, flex slider, custom CSS and default font style. Modulus perfectly suits for WordPress corporate, blog and portfolio websites. It’s also considered as a lightweight to make sure your website is loading really fast. The theme creators definitely knew that the fonts mean a lot for branding and integrated 500+ Google Fonts and Standard Fonts to experiment and customize your site faster.
Business World is an SEO-friendly WordPress business theme with wide customizable features like a full-width slider, front page builder, full-screen lightbox slideshow, layout editor and of course social sharing options. The theme is also fully compatible with top WordPress plugins such as WPML, JetPack, Contact Form 7, and others ensuring you have all the basic functionality at hand to start a website. The theme is retina ready with a clean flat design. Business World can be used for both personal blog and business organizations, commercials and non-profits.
ScrollMe is an unusual WordPress theme with horizontal scrolling, which lets you navigate smoothly through the site. The theme comes with awesome elegant design and is fully responsive to ensure your website looks great on all the devices including small ones. ScrollMe is a multipurpose theme and is perfect for business, web agency, personal blog, photography, magazine and many other niches. ScrollMe provides an easy way to configure the front page with WordPress Customizer. The theme is WPML and WooCommerce compatible.
Alchem is another great WordPress theme. You will like advantages of the theme width, custom footer, and the balance of header and logotype. Using newly developed Magee shortcode, you will be able to create columns, feature boxes, testimonials section and much more. You will also have a chance to choose one of the proposed layouts and different designs for client’s needs.
Opportune is a free responsive theme aimed for business websites. The template is modern, flexible and ultra clean with a clutter-free sidebar and full-width header – a proven traditional web design decision for high readability and pleasant content organization. As for the features, the theme offers unlimited color options, different blog styles, post formats, custom galleries and header styles, custom error page, and custom backgrounds. The most important parts of the theme can be edited with a help of intuitive WordPress Customizer.
A fashionable one page WordPress theme is a real lightweight. It’s supplied with modern parallax and smooth scrolling effects. Sticky navigation menu, which is always quicker to navigate through, will definitely please your site visitors. The theme is WPML ready and child theme ready. The theme also comes with a full-width slider and lightbox slideshow and a full arsenal of customizable features. You are free to download the theme to use for multipurpose business ideas.
A good example of minimalist traditional design with a soft and elegant color scheme. The theme provides 4 layout options, all popular standard sections, featured content section, custom CSS options and much more. You are free to build any business-oriented website and even personal blog.
If you are a fan of extra elegant design with transparent images and small readable fonts, Swiftbiz Lite was created to satisfy your needs. It would work great for any small and big business, startup, travel agency, construction company, spa salon; this list can be much longer. The theme is compatible with Revolution slider, child theme, a lot of custom shortcodes, Google map, and custom pagination.
Ann Taylor is an overall WordPress lover. She likes writing about web design trends, plugins, and animation. Also spends time on learning SEO techniques.
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