The Best and Most Popular WordPress Themes of 2019 (UPDATED)

With over 10,000 WordPress themes available, it’s quite difficult for beginners to find the best WordPress theme for their needs. Often we’re asked by users if there is a single WordPress theme that fits all use-cases.

The answer is YES. You can use a popular multi-purpose WordPress theme on just about any kind of website. Having the right theme can make a huge difference in your blog / website growth. In this article, we have hand-picked the best WordPress themes of 2019.

Our focus with this article is to highlight the best and most popular WordPress themes in their respective categories. We have niche specific WordPress themes as well as top WordPress multi-purpose themes in this list.

Depending on your use case, you can choose the one that best suits your needs.

Having said that, let’s take a look at the best WordPress themes on the market.

1. Divi

Divi is one of the most popular multi-purpose WordPress themes on the market. It is created by Elegant Themes, one of the leading WordPress theme shops in the world.

Divi comes with a built-in drag & drop builder that you can use to create any type of layout. You also get 20 pre-made Divi layouts right out of the box that you can use to jump-start your new project.

Divi allows you to save your custom layouts in the Divi library, so you can re-use them later as needed.


2. Elementor

Elementor is a powerful drag and drop WordPress page builder plugin and theme builder.

It is a live page builder plugin which means you get to see your changes live as you edit it with Elementor. Simply start by creating sections and select the number of columns for each section.

You can then drag and drop widgets from the left panel to your section. Elementor comes with tons of widgets including most commonly used website elements.

From basic image and text widgets to advanced accordions, sliders, testimonials, icons, social media, tabs, etc. Each widget comes with its own settings.

Elementor will also let you add widgets created by other WordPress plugins.

Don’t want to build your own layout?

Elementor comes with many ready-to-use templates that you can easily insert into your pages. You can simply point and click to edit any item on the page, replace the content, and you’re done.


3. Astra

Astra is a highly customizable WordPress theme that lets easily build a website the way you want. It comes with a set of demos, which enables you to quickly launch a full-fledged prebuilt site with just a click. After importing the demo, you can customize the look per your preferences.

With Astra, you get the ability to turn off the page title & sidebar. It seamlessly integrates with the popular page builders, such as Beaver Builder, Elementor, etc.


4. Generatepress

GeneratePress is also one of the best WordPress blogging themes which you can try out. This theme is available as a free and a premium version. Talking about the theme, well it is a lightweight WordPress theme which is built with a focus on the speed and usability.

The main goal of the theme is to offer you the performance you are looking for. As well as  GeneratePress install adds less than 15kb (gzipped) to your page size.


5. Ultra

Ultra is a super-flexible truly multi-purpose WordPress theme suitable for all kind of websites. It comes with multiple ready-made websites that can be installed with 1-click. It also includes a powerful drag and drop page builder to edit those designs.

Inside you will find unlimited layout choices, multiple sidebars, custom widgets, social media integration, unlimited colors, and more. Despite its flexibility, it is still fairly easy to use and can be easily set up with custom theme options page.


6. Parallax

Parallax is a modern and stylish WordPress multi-purpose theme using parallax backgrounds to create highly engaging homepage layout. It can also be used as a single page WordPress theme with vertical navigation.

This uniquely designed theme comes with a powerful page builder, portfolio section, several layout combinations, social media integration, contact form, and more. With unlimited colors, infinite layouts, page templates, and custom widgets you can make truly unique websites with in minutes.


7. Elegant

If you are looking for a clean and minimalist WordPress theme, then take a look at Elegant. This flexible WordPress theme features multiple homepage designs and comes in 6 color schemes. It also includes a 1-click demo installer for faster setup.

Inside you will find an integrated page builder, multi-column layouts, social media icons, portfolio, and complete WooCommerce support. It has a custom theme options page which makes customization easier for beginners.


8. Peak

If you intend to add lots of photos to your website, then take a look at Peak. This multi-purpose WordPress theme is designed for photography, artists, designers, bloggers, and anyone who wants to showcase their photos with style.

It includes multiple gallery styles, different page templates, animated widgets, page title banner and more. It is highly flexible yet simple and easy to use. All theme options are located under theme dashboard with simple set up instructions.


9. Shoppe

Shoppe is a versatile WordPress WooCommerce theme with multi-purpose design and features. It comes with 4 website skins that can be installed with 1-click, and a powerful page builder to create your own page layouts if needed.

It also includes beautiful blog page templates, unlimited layout combinations, full social media integration, product share, ajax shopping cart, and more. You will find theme set up to be quite straightforward with custom theme options page.


This content was written by Isitwp and wpbeginner, and modified by Waisy

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