These days more and more retailers are establishing their business online. Running an eCommerce website has become an indispensable part of their successful marketing strategy. Since the majority of today’s shoppers prefer to read about their preferred products and compare pricing on the web, a website is the first place that the users will check out before making their final decision whether they need to buy something from you or from a different company. So, as you may appreciate, the way your website is designed and how your products are presented has a great impact on the customers’ decision-making.
If a ready-made website template sounds like a more lucrative solution for you (compared to a custom-made or a self-made design), then you’ve reached the right post. Below you will find 30 of the most appealing and powerful eCommerce themes that could make your store shine in 2016. Look through the compilation of PrestaShop, Magento, WooCommerce, Opencart, Shopify, VirtueMart and ZenCart themes and, who knows, maybe your dream design is listed somewhere below.
Styler is a professionally built PrestaShop template that was designed with the user in mind. A clear and easy-to-follow layout structure makes users focus their attention on the content. The main navigation panel is fixed to the top of the page. Shopping cart, live search and back-to-top functionality also remain in a fixed position in a sticky panel on the right side of the template. The theme features several variations of the home page, product page, product listing, about, and other pages of the theme. Styler runs on a fully responsive framework, comes with a package of PrestaShop modules, detailed documentation and a set of layered PSD files.
Tools Market is a clean theme best suited for online stores selling electronics, car parts and accessories, and other products on the web. The template features a sticky MegaMenu, which, to a great extent, facilitates navigation. In order to make it possible to organize plenty of data on one page, grid-based content positioning has been applied. The template is flexible and dynamic. The fully responsive framework will adjust to any screen size and resolution effortlessly. The theme’s fully customizable interface can be tweaked in literally any way that you wish. Thus, with the help of this theme, you will attain a design that matches your brand image perfectly.
Lingerie theme is intended to bring a sensual and captivating look to fashion and beauty stores. The layout has been built in light tones, which are so pleasing to the eye. The parallax scrolling effect adds a more interactive look and feel to the theme. Thumbnails have been supplied with the hover effect. Star ratings help the users with decision-making. In addition, the theme includes the Quick View functionality, which allows the online shoppers to look through the key specifications of the desired items without the need to leave the front page.
Sport related eCommerce websites would look stylish and user-friendly when built with the help of Reebo. This responsive PrestaShop template was developed using valid HTML5 and CSS3 practices, which will make it possible for your web resource to reach the top of search results and appeal to a wider audience. The theme has been made responsive and crossbrowser compatible. Clear product categorization and functional MegaMenu help the users to find the right products in a matter of clicks. Readable fonts and images surrounded by white space make the template so quick and easy to scan.
This sleek and stylish PrestaShop template is best suited for design and furniture online stores. Content heavy web resources will work flawlessly when built with its help. The lazy load effect was integrated with the purpose of making your entire site’s data load quickly on multiple devices. The front page of the site has been made informative and functional. Here you will find Quick View, Product List Gallery, Product Badges, Sticky MegaMenu, Ajax Search, and so much more.
Ecommerce sites selling electronics will look smart and usable when developed using iShop as its foundation. The template was created in the classic black and white color palette. Content is surrounded by white space, which brings the store’s items and their descriptions to the forefront. The grid-based content positioning and lazy load effect make it a pleasure to navigate the page. In order to make the users dig deeper into the atmosphere of your site, and better understand its objective, the header has been integrated with a large slider.
Creative, grid-based structure of this Hair Care PrestaShop Theme is best suited for beauty and fashion websites. Featuring HTML plus JS animation, the theme’s layout has been enhanced with parallax scrolling, lazy load and cool hover effects. For quicker and more effortless site browsing, the theme has been supplied with MegaMenu, Cloud Zoom, Categories Accordion, Live Search, Online Chat, and a variety of other smart options. Theme Color Switcher is also available to make quick theme adjustments with a click.
These were some of the most popular PrestaShop themes that we recommend you to try. Coming packed with a full array of options, all of them can be customized to fit any of your eCommerce projects. If you would like to take a look at more stunning PrestaShop designs, welcome to the gallery.
This Magento theme features a neutral color palette, which helps to bring the store’s products to the visitor’s attention. Responsive and functional, the theme comes loaded with advanced functionality, which will make it a pleasure both to customize and browse a site built with its help. The front page has been designed with the purpose of captivating the users’ attention with the store’s offerings. A large hero slider with bold banners placed below it, an easy-to-scan product list, as well as readable blog highlights, are intended to encourage your audience to become interested in your project.
Garden Furniture is an eye-pleasing Magento theme that will be a perfect foundation for interior and exterior design sites. Fully customizable, crossbrowser compatible and 100% responsive, it can be adjusted to fit any of your eCommerce projects. The theme’s pack comes loaded with an array of advanced options like custom page templates, layered PSD, commenting system, social options, newsletter subscription form, social integration, online chat, and much more.
Designed in clean style, this responsive Magento theme will become a rock-solid foundation for your fashion store. The user-friendly layout was created with a focus on details. The theme is rich in visuals, which allows you to showcase your store’s products in a captivating way. A full-width header slider, product banners placed right below it, a grid-based list of featured products and a slider featuring a list of brands that you have on offer, are all intended to provide the users with a seamless online shopping experience.
The theme is best suited for electronics online stores. The layout of the theme was made simple and intuitive in navigation. The product categories have been organized into a sidebar MegaMenu. For the users’ convenience, the store’s products were supplied with badges and star ratings, which appear on the mouse-over. The home page of the theme features a Quick View option, a list of brands that you have on offer, social sharing options, newsletter subscription form, and more.
Stilex is a responsive Magento template that was designed in a way that will make your eCommerce project leave competitors behind. Optimized for all types of browsers and devices, it will make your site look sharp and stylish on the retina ready screens. The layout is photo-centric. The theme’s header is enhanced with a fancy slider. Right below it, there are several bold banners enhanced with the hover effect. Shopping cart, live search and social sharing options remain in a sticky position on the right side of the layout.
The flat style of this theme is best suited for setting up a business related web resource. Clean and minimalist, with the clever use of white space, the layout of this theme is pleasing to the eye and easy to follow. The store’s products are put front and center. Organized into a grid-based list, all products are enhanced with star ratings, badges and clear pricing details. The newsletter subscription form is placed on the parallax scrolling background image, which makes it more noticeable.
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The clean and neat design of this theme is well suited for electronics eCommerce sites. Lazy load effect, with which the theme’s layout comes loaded, is intended to make your site load fast on any device. Content heavy web resources can benefit from this feature. Categories menu, specials and best sellers have been organized in the left sidebar. Each item is supplied with a star rating and pricing details. “Sale” and “New” badges have been added to the store’s products, providing online shoppers with more effortless decision-making.
This clothing shop OpenCart template was designed to make your site shine. Photos of products on offer are the focus of attention. For more convenient site browsing, different types of products have been divided by means of the full-width background images, which were enhanced with the parallax scrolling effect. With the purpose of drawing the shoppers’ attention to calls-to-action, pricing details and other data, the theme’s developers made use of vibrant coral hues. Content hierarchy is achieved thanks to fonts of different sizes and colors.
The bright and cheerful layout of this theme is best suited for online stores selling kids’ clothing, toys and gifts. The design features elements of the metro style. Categories MegaMenu was moved to the theme’s left sidebar. Below it you will find a list of brands and a newsletter subscription form, which were visually highlighted by means of the bold colored heading. In order to save on space and present more items on the front page of the theme, a filterable gallery was placed right below the block of product banners.
The parallax scrolling effect adds more depth to the clean and clear layout of this Electronics Store theme. Designed with pale and easy on the eyes white and blue colors, the template is best suited for eCommerce projects selling tech gear, tools and accessories. If you wish, you can adjust it to fit any other niche via the customizable admin panel. Products on the front page of the theme have been organized into two blocks of featured and special items. Each offering is supplied with a badge, short description, clear pricing details and thumbnails with the hover effect.
OpenCart themes gallery is so rich and diverse that it is impossible to include, in one post, all of the designs that appealed to us. If you want to see more, welcome to the collection.
The header of the Spice Shop theme has been enhanced with an eye-catching large hero image, which helps to introduce the audience to your business more effectively. In addition, the theme includes a functional MegaMenu that stays fixed to the top as a user navigates through the pages. To make it easier for the shoppers to come up with the desired type of spices, the latter have been organized into a grid-based list of banners.
The theme looks very interactive and playful. Bold colors, parallax scrolling images and the store’s products and other elements with hover effect, make the theme look both captivating and visually pleasing. For a more effective product presentation, the theme has been loaded with sliders, galleries, audio and video support. MegaMenu is sticky. Fully customizable, all of its elements can be tweaked to fit your business perfectly.
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The minimalist style of this theme, with the main focus on the store’s products, will make a kitchen supplies eCommerce site both functional and user-friendly. Placed on a pure white background, vivid green design elements serve as great attention grabbers. The theme’s layout has been enhanced with the lazy load effect, which lets the site load faster on any device. Running on a fully responsive framework, all of the theme’s elements will adjust effortlessly to any screen on which they are being viewed.
A fashion store will look sleek, stylish and professional when built with the help of this fully featured Apparel ZenCart template. The clean and minimalist layout makes clever use of white space, which draws the user’s attention to the products that you have on offer. The template was designed in a way that lets online shoppers start making purchases right from the main page. A list of product banners, and visually separated featured products with hover effect, are all well-balanced and easy-to-scan.
The theme was designed with the user in mind. The site’s usability is our focus of attention here. The layout of the template is not overwhelmed by the heavy design elements. A drop-down sidebar categories menu, a list of special offerings placed right below it, neat and easy to reach social sharing options, a grid-based list of featured products, and live search added in the place where it’s expected to be found – all these and a whole lot of other elements are intended to turn your site into a powerful eCommerce platform.
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Monstroid is a multi-purpose WordPress theme that comes with full WooCommerce support. The variety of features that have been added to its pack is impressive. Intended for those users who are new to web design as well as those who have already launched a host of cool web projects, the theme is easy to install and use. It runs on Cherry Framework 4 and includes all the features of the latter. In addition, Monstroid owners get unlimited access to a gallery of child themes, which is updated with a whole lot of new designs on the regular basis.
The theme looks fresh and inspiring. The chosen clean color scheme with the use of vivid green design elements is perfectly suited for natural foods sites. The layout makes use of the retina ready visuals, which will make your store’s products shine on any device. Quality thumbnails and the parallax scrolling images immediately catch the users’ eye once they land on your page. With the purpose of making it easier for the shoppers to find the necessary item, all goods on the front page have been organized into two big blocks of Popular and New Arrivals. Over and above that, each item is supplied with a badge, hover effect that reveals CTA on the mouse-over, Quick View feature, and star ratings.
The first thing that visitors will notice when reaching a website built with the help of this theme is a captivating large hero area featuring a full-width video background. The theme was built in neutral colors, which are so pleasing to the eye. A tile-based block of banners placed below the header video reveals all the basic product categories in an easy-to-follow way. Featured products have been visually separated from the rest of the content on the front page by means of the full-width background images with the parallax scrolling effect. Google map was also integrated into the design and placed at the bottom of the front page.
Gifts, toys, fashion and beauty shops will look amazing when built with this theme. Its layout was designed in a clean and clear way, with the information that is worthy of special attention highlighted with bold colours. For example, in order to make pricing details more eye-catching, you can place these on the multi-colored banners on the front page of your site. CTAs were made large and vivid. Each product preview features a functional hover effect, which makes the site more user-friendly.
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Much like Monstroid, Wegy is a functional multi-purpose theme that can be used for literally any web project that you have in mind. An online store is no exception. The template features full VirtueMart support and comes with a set of pre-designed product pages, which are ready to go live out of the box. The theme is lightweight and fast to load. A fully responsive framework guarantees seamless adjustment to any screen size.
This theme looks different from the rest of the eCommerce solutions selling car parts and accessories. While keeping the store’s products the focus of attention, it is visually pleasing through the use of an effective visual presentation. The parallax scrolling backgrounds, retina ready images, bold canary yellow colors, circular and sharp-edged design elements create a perfect harmony on the site.
The theme will be a perfect fit for those eCommerce projects that deal with selling goods for any sport, travel and active lifestyle. In order to make the audience literally feel the atmosphere of your site, the background has been enhanced with a neutral black and white photo taken somewhere on the top of a mountain. The header slider and quality product images enhance the appeal. The site’s navigation has been made intuitive and user-friendly. The main navigation bar is fixed to the top. Featured products have been organized into clearly defined blocks. Vivid red colors draw the users’ attention to CTAs and other information that matter the most.
The theme is focused on the effective presentation of outfits on the web. In order for nothing to distract the users’ attention from your store’s offerings, the design is not overloaded with heavy elements. The header slider, banners and thumbnails on the front page of the theme are all intended to captivate the users’ attention and motivate them to make a purchase right from the home page. Ajax shopping cart, live search, categories accordion, cloud zoom, dropdown menu, grid and list based content positioning, and a variety of other cool options, have been integrated into the theme with the purpose of providing your audience with an enjoyable online shopping experience.
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These were 30 awesome and powerful eCommerce themes that impressed us the most. All varying in their style, functionality and use, the templates come complete with all specifications that you will need for a quick start. Additionally, there will be no need to invest time thinking about the design of product pages since all these have been created for you. Just replace the default content with your products and your site is ready to go.
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from Web Design Ledger http://webdesignledger.com/30-of-the-best-premium-responsive-ecommerce-themes-for-2016/