Best 20 Most Popular Premium WordPress Themes of 2018

To create your own websites WordPress themes are used. WordPress is a Management System of the content which is totally based on PHP and MySQL. This is a free and open – source CMS. WordPress provides numerous tutorials, themes, and templates to create, integrate, customize and optimize websites. There are more than thousands of websites created on the WordPress themes and work impressively and responsively. WordPress websites are mobile desktop and tablet responsive also. You can create any type of website as per you desire on the WordPress themes. These themes are easily customized and work smoothly on any platform. WordPress came in to existence in 2003. It helps many owners to create their websites. You can create any kind of website by using WordPress themes like Business purpose, Blog creation, personal, small enterprises etc.

There are many different themes introduced in the WordPress to create websites and on the basis of efficiency, customer demand the best themes are selected which has proven success bench mark and remain on demand for the whole year. Here, we are going to represent 20 most popular premium WordPress themes of 2018. And in this section, we will discuss about following topics:

  • Best free WordPress themes 2018
  • The top 20 bestselling themes of the year
  • New Blog and Magazine themes of 2018
  • New Corporate WordPress themes of 2018
  • New creative WordPress themes for 2018
  • New eCommerce WordPress Themes for 2018
  • New Education WordPress Themes for 2018
  • New Non Profit WordPress Themes for 2018
  • New Real Estate WordPress Themes for 2018
  • More Resources for Building your best websites


Best free WordPress themes 2018

There are many themes in the WordPress which are now available for free of cost and do not charge any price. There is Salt WordPress Responsive multi-purpose theme used to create eCommerce to business sites. Then there is ParallaxSome Pro theme again a multi -purpose theme used for customization purposes. Innovatik WordPress theme used for corporate site building purpose. These are some free WordPress themes which help to create, customize different kind of websites.

The top 20 bestselling themes of the year 2018

  • Avada

Avada is a top rated multipurpose theme which is on the top position from past few years. Avada is top selling theme of WordPress. It is used to create multipurpose, versatile websites in a very easy way and give impactful effect also. It is the most trusted and complete WordPress theme. There are around 400000 + customers of this theme. This theme is most reliable as you can get idea of its reliability from the number of users of this theme. Avada theme is used to create anything.

  • X – theme

X- Theme was built by the Industry- leading professional experts. This theme has tremendous demand on the basis of SEO, designs, feature- set perspectives. This theme also has highest ratings and on demand for sale. This theme provides many endless unique designs, customizable features, integrity etc.

  • Enfold

Enfold WordPress theme provides clear, responsive, attractive modern website designs and can easily be used to build the business to Shopping sites in this theme. This theme also supports WordPress multilanguage plugin. You can integrate this plugin with the websites by using Enfold plugin.

  • Bridge

Bridge is the other most popular WordPress theme. This is also a multipurpose theme which comes with demo feature. It consists of one-click import feature also for the demo themes. This Bridge theme is based on the QODE framework and provides you the option to choose your favourite designs, pages styles, and you can build fully responsive website in a very less time-frame using this theme.

  • Salient

This theme includes 200+ templates build on Salient Studio.525+ short codes and configurations options, provides speed optimization feature also of 90+ % and A grade score on GTmatix and YSlow score. This theme makes the websites responsive for all the devices like mobile and desktop. There is around 7000+ sale of this theme, which makes it to lie on the top position of WordPress theme race.

  • BeTheme

Another popular theme of theme forest is BeTheme.  This theme is also customizable, multipurpose theme.  It consists of large range of inbuilt websites. It includes advance option panel and drag & drop feature tool which makes easy to create versatile websites. One more feature of this theme is you can have demo website by simply importing it by one click. You can build ad agencies, accountants, charities, freelancers, hotels, record stores, jewellery, bars, carpenters all different kind of themes. This BeTheme is GDPR ready. GDPR is used for security and complaint forum feature addition in the websites and the version of WordPress used in BeTheme is 4.9 ready now. There is around 1 lakh+ sale of this theme makes it popular on the WordPress most popular theme list.

  • Jupiter

Jupiter multi-purpose theme with approximately 90 thousand sales is trending on the WordPress theme list Worldwide. The creator of Jupiter theme is Artbees, describes this theme is advanced yet simple to use theme. Now, the Jupiter v6 version is introduced and it is considered as next generation of the Jupiter which includes advanced features to build WordPress sites in a simple way. You can make any kind of WordPress sites in it. It also includes WYSIWYG editor, customizable and unparallel performance. The new version of Jupiter includes visual page builder, header builder, shop customizer, 160+ pre made templates etc. All these features make this theme the part of most popular WordPress themes 2018.

  • uDesign

uDesign is the top seller WordPress theme on the ThemeForest. uDesign is mobile responsive, multipurpose theme, includes easy and simple drag & drop feature to build the websites. There are around 47000+ websites made on this theme which describes its popularity. There are around 20,000 question-answers in this theme which describes its exclusive support system. Dedicated support specialties available 24/7. This theme includes up to date security features and updates. All these features remark the design theme on the top-notch position in the WordPress theme list.

  • The7

The7 theme is the most popular customizable theme of the WordPress on the ThemeForest.  The7 theme is created on 11 September 2013 and still able to be part of trending WordPress theme list. It includes visual theme options & design wizards and this theme also includes integration of 5 plugins like WPbakery page builder, Ultimate addons, Slider revolution, layer slider, Gopricing, Convert plus. There are around 850+ themes, 250+ page options to make professional responsive websites. The7 theme is Woo-commerce compatible also and 1 lakh+ sales makes it top popular WordPress theme.

  • Flatsome

Flatsome is most popular responsive Woo commerce theme by UX theme. This theme is best option for building Shopping, company freelancer sites.  To build websites on this theme you do not need to learn coding there are numerous options to build responsive page builder.  This theme was created in 3 September 2013 and 68 thousand plus sale with 500+ Google fonts shows its compatibility and make it reliable WordPress theme.

  • Newspaper

Newspaper latest version 8.7 and is all time top news theme in the WordPress theme list on the themeforest. This theme is used to build blogger and news agency sites. It is integrated with YouTube videos feature. It includes features like: easy to write blog and news, SEO friendly, responsive to Google Ads and AdSense, easily integrated with bbPress Forum, BuddyPress, Instagram, Woo-commerce. It is AMP and mobile-ready.  60 thousand plus sale and tagged composers make it top notch news builder theme of the WordPress.

  • Karma

By True Themes, Karma is responsive WordPress theme on the ThemeForest. Karma is SEO optimized, mobile responsive. It includes versatile eye-catching designs and over 29000 trusted users which make it reliable and popular. The latest version of Karma is 4.9.5. Karma came into existence in 11 March 2011. It is beginners friendly as well that means easy to use. There are very nice feedbacks by the customers on this theme like Karma is an amazing, flexible WordPress theme. Karma is WPML certified. WPML plugin is used for multi-lingual websites building purposes. All these features makes Karma top theme on WordPress theme list.

  • Brooklyn

Brooklyn is popular multi-purpose responsive WordPress theme on themeforest. There are around 41 pre-build websites for any purpose website you want to build and can get access by just simple one click, there are around 30,000+ users of this website. This website is created in 28 November 2013 and still standing high on WordPress popularity list.

  • Sahifa

Sahifa is one of the most popular News, blog, magazine theme of the WordPress in the Themeforest. This theme was created in 16 April 2012. It provides Social Media widgets. It is fast loading, user-friendly, clean, flexible, modern, Customizable, functional and responsive theme. All these features with 25 thousand trusted sale makes in top news/ blogger WordPress theme.

  • Kallyas

Kallyas is responsive, popular eCommerce theme. There are around 20,000 positive feedbacks of this theme. This theme is created on 13 February 2013. It is easy to use, video tutorials, updates comes on every month so that easy to use by the users. It is most popular Video visual website builder theme. Around 34000 sales and trusted users make this website reliable, trusted website builder of WordPress theme.

  • Total

Total multipurpose theme is modern, responsive multipurpose WordPress theme by WPExplorer. Total theme has “drag & drop” feature for page builder. There is live customization, versatile colour options. This theme has full package of the features to build a website. There are around 30,000 + users of this theme. There is Demo importer, 100+ page building elements in this theme. All these features and large number of users and positive feedbacks make it popular WordPress theme.

  • Impreza

Impreza multipurpose WordPress theme is offered by UpSolution on themeforest. Latest version of Impreza is 5.1. it provides unique ready to use demos for all purpose website building like news, shopping, one page, portfolio, creative agency, Restaurant, photography, minimal shop, mobile app demo etc. There are 40,000 + users of this theme. All these highlights show this theme popularity.

  • Striking MultiFlex

Striking MultiFlex is most popular eCommerce WordPress theme by kaptilin on themeforest. It includes Woo commerce plugin and WPML plugin. This theme was created in 5 October 2010. This theme is RTL compatible also used for Right to left writing content in some languages. There is full set of demo for the users to guide how to install by content installer and there is customer Revolution Slider Demo package as well for the users. There is around 19,000+ sale of this theme.

  • KingSize

KingSize is Full Screen photography theme by OWMLabs. It provides video tutorial for building photography websites. There is long list of unlimited colour-scheme, 7 galleries, full screen background, portfolios, Widget ready footers and sidebars, custom widgets, 35+ Shortcodes, Woo commerce ready, visual composer, language localizer and many more features in this theme. There are around 19,000 + users and this theme is checked or tested on multiple browsers. It is the World’s most popular photography theme of WordPress theme list.

  • Modernize

Modernize provides flexibility WordPress theme by GoodLayers on ThemeForest. There are 6 footer layouts, 350+ font styles, unlimited colours, sidebars, Drag & drop page builder, slider manager, Built-in translator, Shortcodes, background uploaded, price table, social share option and many more features to make a flexible WordPress site. There are testimonial features also included in this theme. Around 16000 + users and all these features make this theme most popular flexible WordPress theme on themeforest.

Some other popular themes are:

Apart from these popular 20 themes on WordPress there are many other popular themes as well. I would like to mention these themes also as these themes are also trending now a day and considered as most reliable themes by the users:

  • Stockholm
  • Unicode
  • Inovado
  • Core Minimalist Photography Portfolio
  • Real homes

There are other popular themes on the basis of categorization of blog and Magazine, corporate, eCommerce, education etc. I would like to highlight names of these trending WordPress themes as well in this article.

New Blog and Magazine themes of 2018

  • Bimber – Viral and Buzz WordPress theme
  • GoodLife – Responsive Magazine theme
  • Publisher – magazine, blog, newspaper publisher WordPress theme
  • Flow – A fresh creative Blog theme
  • Boom Box – Viral and Buzz WordPress theme

New Corporate WordPress themes of 2018

  • Consulting – Business, Finance WordPress theme
  • Massive Dynamic –WordPress website builder
  • Motors – Automobile and classified WordPress theme
  • EasyWeb- WordPress theme for hosting, SEO and Web design agencies
  • Infinite – Responsive multipurpose theme

New creative WordPress themes for 2018

  • TheGem
  • Heli
  • Waxom
  • Grafik

New eCommerce WordPress Themes for 2018

  • Xstore – Woo commerce responsive
  • Basel – responsive eCommerce theme
  • Suprema – multipurpose eCommerce theme
  • ShoppyStore

New Education WordPress Themes for 2018

  • TechEdu – Educational theme
  • Solar Zone – Clean energy WordPress theme
  • Edukado
  • RedApple
  • EduPress – Best LMS (Learning Management System) University Education responsive WordPress theme.

New Non Profit WordPress Themes for 2018

  • Born to give
  • Alone
  • Sports Club
  • Charitable

New Real Estate WordPress Themes for 2018

  • Houzez
  • Realityspace
  • DreamVilla
  • FullHouse


All these themes are most popular WordPress themes of the year 2018. And if you still find there are some more themes need to be included in this popular WordPress theme list then you can also suggest us the name of theme along with its features and functionalities. I have mentioned these themes on the basis of: users popularity, design concepts, reliability, trustable factor by users and there advanced, modern, trending features. On the basis of proper analysis these themes comes on the top position in the race of WordPress theme.

Hope, you all did like this article suggest me more themes or can also provide feedback on this article as well.


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