10 Powerful Multipurpose WordPress Themes and Tips for Choosing the Right One
Multipurpose WordPress themes make it possible for any web designer to build a truly amazing website. Where these web tools really strut their stuff however, is when they are put to use by a web designer who must satisfy multiple clients in need of a variety of website types.
The reason is simple. Each of these multipurpose themes comes with an array of thoroughly-tested core features. Each has a selection of pre-built websites or layouts. All are easy to use, and none of them require any coding knowledge in order to create powerful websites, web apps, or blogs.
No matter which one you choose, you can expect your productivity to experience a definite uptick. The same will be true with the quality of the end products you deliver to your clients. As an aid in making just the right choice, ask yourself the following:
- Do you require ecommerce functionality?
- How large will your typical websites need to be?
- How often will you be updating or revising any of these websites?
- How important is responsiveness?
This massive multipurpose website actually consists of 16 different WordPress themes in one, with more on the way. The Core is built on Unyson, the ThemeFuse web studio’s own open source WordPress framework.
Like any premium multipurpose theme, it’s packed with cool features, each designed to assist you in creating outstanding products while making your design activities just that much easier. The Advanced Page Builder is every bit as easy to use as it is advertised to be. By simply dragging and dropping the design elements you want on your canvas, you can build complex pages in nothing flat.
Demo content is auto-installed, The Core is responsive, retina ready, and WooCommerce ready. Several sliders, plus a ton of shortcodes, fonts, other design elements, and built-in page layouts are included to help you get your web-building sessions underway. Should you have a question, or run up against a problem, online support is there for you 24/7.
Be Theme’s popularity as a multipurpose WordPress theme is a given. It is also the biggest WP theme in terms of the number of fantastic pre-built websites it offers (more than 200), its core features (40 at last count), and a user base numbering into the tens of thousands.
The pre-built websites cover virtually any theme, topic, or type of website you wish to create. Since each of these pre-built websites is customizable, you have a large number of choices available for any given topic.
Key features include the page-building due of Muffin Builder 3 and the Muffin Admin Panel. The Shortcode Generator does away with any need for coding, and if you want to build a page starting from a blank canvas, the Layout Generator makes doing is as easy as can be. Be is a “can’t miss” choice.
The7 is the most customizable theme on the market. If you don’t believe it, click on the hyperlink and view the demo. The7’s 630+ theme options enable you to create any design and Visual Composer lets you build any page layout. And no coding is required.
You’ll love how the themes’ Design Wizard feature has automated creating pro-grade site design: just choose some basic options and let the Wizard do the rest. Automatically. Other key features include a comprehensive library of ready-made thematic and multipurpose demos, bunch of premium plugins (Slider Revolution, Ultimate Addons, Convert Plug, etc.) and full integration with the WooCommerce plugin (you can set up an online store in no time at all!).
Limitless is an adjective that is often little more than exaggerated hype when applied to a WP theme. In the case of The7, it hits the nail on the head.
Divi’s creator, Elegant Themes, can boast a user membership exceeding 340,000. How many of these users consider this WordPress theme to be the best of the bunch has yet to be determined, but Elegant Themes considers Divi to be the smartest and most flexible theme in their entire repertoire.
Version 2.0, the latest Divi version, brought a number of remarkable new features to the table; features that include 46 content modules you can use as building blocks to construct a full page in a matter of minutes. If using a really smart WP theme appeals to you – Divi will be an excellent pick.
Each of the WordPress themes listed here as something unique and special about it. Uncode, like the others, is fast, super-flexible, and easy to use. You might WP theme to be of special interest if responsiveness is very important to you.
Uncode takes the concept to the next step. Its Adaptive Images feature automatically detects your visitor’s screen sizes and delivers the appropriate re-scaled displays. You’ll also find its recently released Advanced Grid System to a truly cutting-edge design tool, and a feature that will save you time while delivering pixel-perfect results.
Enfold, ThemeForest’s best-rated top seller is a user-friendly, extremely flexible WordPress theme that features a truly impressive array of professionally-created demos. You’ll find demos for ecommerce, portfolio, business, blogs, magazines, and popular topical themes.
Enfold’s default demo is multipurpose. It’s a web designer’s favorite, plus, you can use any image from any demo if you wish; it comes with the license. We suggest you visit the Enfold website and give the default demo, or one of the others, a trial run.
Kallyas is more than just another tool to add to your design toolbox. This WordPress theme is a design toolbox, and it is a very large one at that. It has a using community of 17,000+ people who love this theme’s Visual Builder. You will too if you make Kallyas your design toolbox of choice.
The live-chat support is excellent, the user forum has many tips and suggestions to offer, and you have at your disposal over 150 video tutorials to refer too.
Although you can use Shopkeeper for any of your website building projects, it really reaches full potential when you or your client is looking for an eCommerce store that offers an outstanding UX.
Nevertheless, if your projects tend more toward corporate sites, creative agency portfolios, photography sites, or blogs, Shopkeeper will serve you well.
If you’re looking for 3 good reasons to choose Shopkeeper, try these: hassle-free ecommerce features, advanced, fully customizable theme options, and reliable support.
Merchandiser is new – and it is good. Merchandiser is a lightweight theme. Don’t take that to mean its features and capabilities are limited. Far from it. Merchandiser is a minimalist theme.
It has the features you need, and only those you need. It was built in mind with the real needs of today’s shoppers. The authors took the approach of prioritizing decisions over features to make web building as simple as possible.
Ease of use starts with the user interface, and continues on with the Visual Composer page builder. The WooCommerce plugin comes with the package; giving you everything you need to build a superb online store.
One good reason X Theme is ThemeForest’s fastest selling theme ever, is Cornerstone, a 100% front-end page builder. Combined with X’s live previewer, this page builder allows you to see precisely how your design looks before you save or publish it. You’ll save time when you build a page, and have fun doing so.
Another good reason for choosing this theme is the large and enthusiastic user community you can be a part of. It is in fact, one of the largest WordPress groups on Facebook, so you can mix in a bit of socializing with your web building.
You probably didn’t have to go far down this list before finding a multipurpose WordPress theme that meets your needs. Even the ecommerce-oriented themes can easily be applied to whatever purpose you have in mind; which is to say these top 10 themes have one thing in common. They are all super-flexible.
They have much more in common of course; no need for coding, highly customizable, pixel perfect results, and one thing more – no matter which one you choose, your clients will love the results.
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