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The Best WordPress Themes 2016

More than a half of 2016 is gone and you still haven’t put up a WordPress based website? Here’s a chance to fix that once and for all. There may be plenty of design options on the net, but why wonder around? Need a WordPress theme for a business or a personal online project? Bet, you’ll find a nice one in this collection. We have handpicked only the Best Themes WordPress by TemplateMonster designed in 2016.

There are usual features like drag-and-drop functionality based on Cherry Framework. Apart from that, you’ll find something exciting in every item on this list. Most WP themes here are licensed under GPL 3.0. So, you have the permission to install and set up a particular GPL theme on the unlimited number of domains.

With many layout options, you will be able to create web pages of different kinds. Also, feel free to throw in some multimedia content using the inbuilt content modules. If this is not enough, there are custom widgets to tweak the look of your website a bit more. And that is not nearly all these WordPress themes have to offer!

If you want to see more of TemplateMonster’s WP themes, see the review of 15 Best Parallax WordPress Themes.

Choose the item that will be a great fit for your online project. Attract more people to your business or personal website!

Artwork WordPress Theme

Artwork is a WordPress theme for artists. Parallax scrolling effect creates an illusion of a real art gallery. The full-width video does a great job in riveting people’s attention to the exhibits. So does the masonry gallery. Besides, this theme offers unlimited colors. You can either choose from the pre-defined color schemes or use a color picker. Thanks to the social buttons, your audience will be able to connect with you on social networks. This particular theme is supported by MotoPress Team, TemplateMonster’s vendor.  This theme looks gorgeous on both mobile and desktop devices, just see the live demo!  


Legacy WordPress Theme

Legacy is a financial consultant WordPress theme with some serious potential. Just take a look at its functionality, it has all you might need for business. Multiple layout options will allow you to experiment with the page structure on your site. So, you’ll be able to work out the best look for your online resource combining different sections. The extra options include a Calendar and MailChimp readiness. Using the Blog layout will help you in telling the latest news. You will also be able to integrate audio and video content into your posts. If you want your venture to boom, choose this one.


Sensei WordPress Theme

Love martial arts as much as we do? Well, here’s the MMA WordPress theme for you! The powerful drag-and-drop page builder will leave no chance to your competition. With several layout options, you’ll be able to crush all the opponents. Just take advantage of the Custom Widgets. You can use the Simple Slider, post carousel, and social widgets to build a stronger online presence. Multiple theme options will let you customize your website the way you want to. Live Customizer will make the process as easy as possible for you. The Appointment Manager plugin will let your clients schedule their workouts online. While the Timetable plugin will display the available time slots for now. How cool is that?  


Science Lab Responsive WordPress Theme

Running a science lab? Or maybe, your business is somehow connected with science? In any case, this science lab WordPress theme is for you. Enjoy the subtle colors, great typography and a thought-out structure. Create the professional vibe every online business needs. Feel free to tell more about the scientific research conducted at your facility. Thanks to the rich selection of content modules you can include buttons, forms, sliders and images. Use the available layout options to build the web pages you need.


Bellaina - Real Estate Responsive WordPress Theme

Bellaina is the WordPress theme of choice for every real estate agent in 2016! It has 25+ modules, drag-and-drop functionality and a library of presets. Besides, it’s quite handy for the customers! Cherry Real Estate plugin lets to filter the search results by categories. With its help, you will also see the property location and more. Also, your visitors will be able to leave property submissions. Cherry Projects will allow you to showcase your best real estate projects. This web theme supports the dsIDXpress plugin. This allows embedding the info on real estate from the MLS directory into the website. But mind, that this is an extra plugin you need to install separately. See, this theme has all you need for a successful realty business!


Art School Responsive WordPress Theme

Artwork is a great WordPress theme for an art school. Its vibrant design won’t leave you disappointed. Keeping the modern web trends in mind, this template has all the needed functionality. Live Customizer will do the job for you. You will be able to adjust the design of your website and ensure the right appearance. Use the hero area to highlight the best offers. Showcase the art programs you have with 4 product banners under the hero area. Also, this theme is friendly to all the major search engines. Thus, a website based on this theme will get better rankings in search results.


Jorden - Wine & Winery WordPress Theme

Looking for a winery WordPress theme? Here’s the ideal item for a wine retailer or a vineyard. Modern design, beautiful galleries, the wine catalog - use them all to attract more clients. This theme has an Appointment Manager plugin. It will help your customers to book an appointment right on the website. With a number of layout options, you’ll be able to save your favorite layouts with a built-in library. And then - you may use it to create new web pages. Enjoy the Parallax scrolling effect that adds depth and dimension to the look of your website. Also, use a Restaurant Menu plugin will help you build online menus for food establishments.


Shanti - Yoga Studio WordPress Theme

Christian J.

Thank for your team.
The customer support helped me within minutes. Thank for your team.

Shanti is a beautiful yoga studio WordPress theme for yoga enthusiasts. Introduce the yoga trainers using the special section on the homepage. The Appointment Manager plugin will let people make appointments with the trainers at your yoga studio. With the help of the Timetable plugin, your clients will be able to schedule the workout on the site. Also, you may provide clients’ testimonials to promote your top-notch yoga classes. The Live Customizer will let you view all the changes you make in real-time mode. This theme has extensive social features: Facebook Like Box, Instagram Board, and Twitter Feed. So, you will be able to promote your yoga club on social networks.


Financial Advisor Responsive WordPress Theme

Torsten L.

Good WordPress theme!
If you are looking for a professional and easy at the same time template, I'll suggest you the WordPress from TM.

Profit Consulting is one of the best financial advisor WordPress themes of 2016. It has lots of features that will help your business to advance online. Customizable Front Page gives you full control over the content blocks on the homepage. With 4 pre-defined color schemes and a color picker. So, you can make this template correspond to your brand colors. The Stock Ticket Widget will display the latest financial data. The Lease Calculator Widget will allow your customers to calculate their payments. You can modify the front page layout the way you want to. For instance, shift or hide the front page, switch the section etc. Also, this theme is compatible with popular eCommerce and Email Campaign plugins.


Business Responsive WordPress Theme

Jaroslav M.

This is a very handy resource for developers. In a few hours of web surfing through the pages you can choose from dozens of templates and find the most suitable for the customers needs.

NewYork is another cool WordPress theme for business. It has a pleasant color palette and neat typography. Besides, there’s an array of extra features to help you promote your business online. For instance, Advanced Social Options, Newsletter Subscription, Contact Form. There are two types of sliders that come with this theme - MotoPress Slider and Cherry Simple Slider. They will let you assemble the slides and set up the transition effects. Also, this theme is Search Engine Friendly, so it will have better rankings in the search engines. Take a look at the live demo and see it with your own eyes!


Pokemania - Game Portal Pokemon WordPress Theme

Jaroslav M.

Pokemania #60087
I have chosen this game theme because it can be configured with the intuitive editor interface. It is very easy and saves a lot of time.

Pokemania is a vibrant WordPress theme for gaming portal. It has many useful features that allow incorporating various types of multimedia content. The Stick-to-Top Menu makes the navigation comfortable and easy. The animated galleries will help you to promote the most popular items. It also has extensive social features like Facebook Like Box, Instagram Board,Twitter Feed. So, you can spread the word about your gaming resource on social networks. Mind that this theme has the highest Google page speed score. It scored 85+ on Google Insights tool. So, using such a lightning-fast theme will help your site to rank better on search engines.


Cakes & Bakery Responsive WordPress Theme

Eva I.

5 stars!
It's a wonderful WordPress theme with lots of features for making the best website for our business 🙂

Chateau is a neat WordPress theme for a bakery store. Clever choice of color palette and Parallax scrolling effect instantly attract customers’ attention. Place the best examples of your pastry in the virtual showcase on the homepage. The testimonials section will allow you to promote your company better. The Appointment Manager plugin will let your clients schedule their orders on the website. The Live Customizer enables you to customize your website with many options. Besides, you can observe all the changes in real time. To learn more about this delicious theme, just take a look at the interactive live demo!


Fenimore - Law Firm WordPress Theme

Xavier P.

Excellent service received from all support staff throughout the purchase process. I hope this will be the same throughout the designing and development process!

Seeking a neat WordPress theme for a law firm? Then take a look at Fenimore! It has a professional look and feel with lots of top-notch features. The Drag-and-Drop Page Builder allows creating any types of layout fast and easy. Using the Content Modules will allow you to incorporate different content on the homepage. Use a page-wide slider, dynamic counters, video integration and other elements of user interface. With Google Fonts Integration you can choose typography from 500+ available Google web fonts. If you want to tell your target audience how great your services are, embed the testimonials section. Both testimonials and logos of clients' companies will verify how trustworthy your company is.


Durand - Beauty & Hair Salon WordPress Theme

Mark K.

This template is incredible!
We love this theme, it is definitely one of the best time-saving tools for web development. Recommend!

Durand is a stylish hair salon WordPress theme that won’t leave you indifferent. Promote your hairdressing services using the masonry gallery. Testimonials section will let people know what your clients think about your services. The Calendar plugin makes it possible to book an appointment via the website. While the Contact Form, Newsletter Subscription, and extensive Social Options ensure better communication.


Madeleine - Spa Health & Skincare WordPress Theme

Abdullah Y.

I have bought this template for my website. Really liked it. Thanks for TemplateMonster team.

Madeleine is a lightweight spa WordPress theme. It has over 25 modules and rich drag-and-drop functionality. Multiple layout options will allow you to create different types of web pages. You can also save the favorite layouts. The Appointment Manager will let your customers schedule the appointments. Also, there’s a Timetable Plugin, so clients can see the vacant time slots they can use. Promote your spa & skin care services using this awesome theme. Make your facility the one people turn to when they need to break free from their daily routine.


LFA WordPress Theme

Zen N.

The template is beautiful and has rich content. We are going to create a good website with this template.

LFA is a stunning director of photography WordPress theme. It’s geared to make a huge visual impact on your clients. A prominent hero area in the header will let you showcase the best video projects. 4 product banners placed underneath it will help you tell more about your videographer services. Use a masonry gallery to embed more videos and images. Spiced up with a counter section, this theme looks attractive and modern. Thanks to the Google map at the bottom of the homepage you can tell people about your location.


Harvest WordPress Theme

One of the most suitable WordPress themes for gardening and agriculture business. The large hero image will meet your guests with cool animated effects. One scroll down and they will be charmed with the Parallax scrolling effect. With the help of customizable PSD files, you will be able to create a unique website without extra help. The flexible layout allows modifying the design to the particular need of your business.

Eric G.

Great Framework!!!

The browsing experience on the iPhone and desktop is amazing. The overall formatting divides all the content into sections that I think helps visitors assimilate information easier. The separation keeps content from being mashed up.

TM has also created a new Gallery format that is really nice. The title and text is inside the photos which is clickable.

Blog Section - On this template, there is a break in the traditional WordPress blog format. On the main blog page, there is clear separation between the photos, the text and each article. Plus the posts look more like pages.

I also like that there is no over bearing Parallax coding.

Great Job TM!!


Plumbing Services Responsive WordPress Theme

Have a look at this professional WP template that will help any maintenance service build a solid online presence. It has a booking system integrated to make your workflow more smooth. Also, there is a contact form in the footer, so potential clients will reach you easily. The Bootstrap option enables to browse the future website on any mobile device of choice.

Eclipse C.

We choose this template for its visual simplicity, flexibility of the menus and pages, and for the add-ins that we could use with it.

I'm a novice at making websites and so it was important for me that the template is easy to use. It is also important that the right balance between simplicity and impact can be achieved with this template.

This is going to be used for a construction company to highlight their speciality services so the menu and pages fit quite well with minimal changes needed.


Chinese Restaurant Responsive WordPress Theme

Make use of this Asian Restaurant WordPress theme and launch your project online effortlessly. The appointment manager option will be helpful in structuring the overall work processes in the right away. The bundle of custom widgets will provide your website with an up-to-date look. The key contact info is put at the top for your guests to book a table quickly.

Colin K.

Good design

This template was chosen for my client because of rather unusual structure and design.


Cleaning & Maid Service Company WordPress Theme

Get one of the brightest WordPress templates in this collection! It will be a perfect fit for any cleaning related services. By means of pricing tables, you will be able to showcase your services in the best manner. This theme is licensed under GPL 3.0, which makes it possible to use it for other web resources. Check out the live demo to try all the high-end functionality this theme has inside.

Václav S.


This wordpress themplate is really easy to modify. Besides, it works well in most of devices. Recommend!


Mechanna - Locksmith WordPress Theme

If you want to draw more attention to your services, grab this 100% responsive WordPress theme. The mix of red, white and black makes a great combo and doesn’t distract from the main thing on the website - your content. The integrated Google maps will provide complete info about the location of your office. The theme is fitted with all the needed navigation elements to make users enjoy browsing.

Miloš Š.


The installation instructions were very detailed and with a little knowledge of databases and servers I managed to put the website online.


Beauty Spa & Massage Salon Responsive WordPress Theme

Make your clients relax even while surfing your website. The Responsive Beauty Spa &Massage WordPress theme will be the best choice for any service connected with a beauty industry. The template includes detailed instructions, so you will barely have any problems during the customization process. Valid and well documented code will help you do everything you want as well.

Denny W.

Professional look and easy to use

This is my first wordpress theme, I found it very easy to install, there were no errors during installations. I love that it gives you lots of choice in Colour plus you can customize your own.


Advisto - Financial Advisor Consultancy WordPress Theme

Boost your business by means of this advanced WordPress theme. Its multipurpose design allows using this template for a variety of services. The main menu sticks to the top to facilitate the navigation. Lots of white space will let visitors focus on the most important messages you would like them to read.

Click on the Live Demo to make sure everything works like a charm.

Mary F.

Advisto WordPress Theme seems good

I am using the Advisto WordPress theme. It seems easy to configure and so far a pleasure to use. I easily changed the color scheme with a coupld of clicks, and i could have either a static home page image or a slider, that was nice.

Tech support by chat is most helpful! I like Template Monster a lot and they are really helpful!


IronMass - Gym Fitness & Bodybuilding WordPress Theme

Stay fit together with this powerful WordPress theme created for gyms and fitness studios. The IronMass was designed taking into consideration the latest trends in web design. The fully responsive layout lets browsing the website on any modern gadget of choice. While setting this template up you will able to see all the modifications go live thanks to the Live Customizer. The color scheme renders the power and will inspire visitors to train more.


Love it!

Love this theme. It is very cool and vibrant. Love sing it for my business Athlete Growth and Fitness. Excited to show it off and help people grow the athlete within!


Bettaso - Cafe & Restaurant WordPress Theme

Take advantage of this neat restaurant wp theme! The drag-and-drop page builder enables to make all the changes alone without the additional help of web developers. You can post the thankful words from your clients in the testimonial section. It will help you draw more visitors to your cafe. Use the Restaurant Menu plugin to build an online menu with ease and display it in posts and sidebars.

Judy R.

Another wonderful templatemonster's theme! Very modern and has an easy customizable design because of its page builder.


Samson - Hair Salon WordPress Theme

Opt for another cool WordPress theme fitting hair salons and clinics. Thanks to the bundle of advanced widgets you will build a modern-looking site. The template is friendly to all known search engines, so the website will be easily found by people during the corresponding search. The Google fonts will be useful while customizing the theme to your needs.

In case you don’t believe words, try the Live Demo button and see all benefits of this top-quality wp template.

Jen O.

nice, clean, and easy for navigation. I've bought this template for another type of business so I had no need for pictures to this template. Instead, I bought a stock photos.


Waylard - Fashion Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme

It is high time to show up your fashion ideas to the web world. Take this WP theme for your fashion blog or magazine and create a high-quality website in nothing flat. Valid coding and detailed documentation will let to adjust everything quite fast. Thanks to the social media integration, readers will be able to share your posts via social networks. The wide range of typography options will allow you building your own unique style.  

Karen S.

This template is great for blogs and magazines

I use this template for my digital magazine and my readers love it. It is easy to use and navigate so my customers and readers do not have trouble finding the articles using key words or subscribing through the subscribe button.

The layout help me develop content that creates a lot of interest in our readers because it features big images spaces and big title for each of the articles. For the commercial banners it is helping growing my business.


Business Responsive WordPress Theme

Present makeup and hair services in the best possible manner. This Business Responsive WordPress Theme is fitted with top-notch features. You can shift or hide front page sections any way you want to. The same thing is about colors. The template has unlimited functionality that will let even a non-tech guy build a quality website. With the help of user-friendly admin panel you will enjoy adapting this template and be 100% satisfied with the end result.

Linda A.

I'm so happy with this wordpress template! It is very intuitive and makes my job easier.


Pristine - Plastic Surgery WordPress Theme

Pristine is the best solution for a plastic surgery website. This medical WordPress theme allows adding a lot of content types to your page. These are sliders, images, buttons and pricing tables. Each module can be customized to your corporate style in a few clicks. The intuitive design will help guests find everything they need in a minute. Using custom widgets available you can display your info in lots of different ways.

Hitesh C.

Great Template simple and effective

Thank you for this template, its a great clean finish and easy to edit and modify.


Bon Voyage WordPress Theme

Have a look at this travel WordPress template! Powered with the CherryFramework, the template is easy-to-install and you won’t have any problems with setting it up. The bunch of plugins and shortcodes will be of a great use here. The MotoPress editor will save you lots of time due to its drag-and-drop functionality. If you need to have a multilingual website, the WPML Ready feature is already included to help you with it.

Tyler W.

Many thanks!

Super easy to edit to get everything what our client wants to get. Thanks))


Education Hub WordPress Theme

Check out the top-quality design and cool functionality of the Education Hub WordPress Theme. Any education project will benefit from it thanks to the set of up-to-date options. The template will look great on any browser and any monitor. It doesn’t matter what device is used to browse it, the website will still look perfect. This wp theme is retina ready that means your site will display greatly even on monitors with high pixel density.

Andrew W.

Helps to save my time 🙂

I haven't finished setting up this site yet but it has made my job a lot easier already.


It doesn’t matter which WordPress theme from this list you will choose to go online. By the way, you can also check out our WordPress game themes as well. Each template was crafted with care and is spiced up with up-to-date features. You don’t even have to look for a web expert to help you with customization. The easy-to-manage admin panel was developed in such a way that you will make everything intuitively and won’t make any superfluous movements to adjust something. Even if you have issues, you can address them to our professional 24/7 customer support team. They will provide you with the best solution and it won’t take you much time to fix it.

We would also recommend you to view the the Best WordPress Themes 2017, in case you need a wider choice of website building solutions.

2 Responses

  1. Hello! Nice post! Im searching a theme for a fashion blog. Im in love of the theme “Waylard”, but it being used by my competitors. You know any similar theme?

    Also, I have to say that im obsessed with loading times.


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