You may have noticed that Flat design WordPress themes are extremely popular, especially for businesses. This is because it allows that business to stand out without having to resort to expensive, custom WordPress themes. While they aren’t as fancy looking as a custom design, Flat designs are still very professional and attractive looking.
Another bonus to using a Flat WordPress theme is that you can get to the point very quickly. What service or product are you trying to sell and why should someone but that service or product? You can communicate this to your visitors quickly with a Flat design.
While they don’t typically have all of the features of other themes, Flat designs have still been increasing in popularity, mostly because of their ability to focus on simplicity and on whatever service/product you are trying to sell. Flat designs also seem to better your conversion rate, thus increasing your profit.
If you are running an online business and you want a theme that is able to focus on a product or service while also being completely responsive on mobile devices, then try out any of these Flat design WordPress themes.
Flat Responsive WooCommerce
Flat Responsive WooCommerce, in addition to being one of the most feature rich Flat themes, is also one of the most popular Flat themes on the ThemeForest marketplace. Features include touch optimized Sliders and Banners, animations, video banners, page builder, Wish-list feature, a custom checkout, a neat product Flip Book feature and real-time search among many other things.
Like with all MyThemeShop themes, Business comes with plenty of different layouts and a theme options panel that allows you to easily tweak things like your logo, text, adsense code, social buttons and more. Another benefit to using MyThemeShop themes is that, unlike most theme outlets (such as ThemeForest), you can use the themes on as many websites as you want once the theme is purchased. Other features include SEO optimized, Mega-menu functionality, animated mobile menu, custom widgets, several pagination options and more.
Striking MultiFlex is the most popular Flat theme on ThemeForest with over 18,000 sales. With Striking, you get access to 7 different page templates as well as 16 custom widgets. You can customize individual pages to your liking, customize your 404 error pages, generate shortcodes, tweak the built-in sliders, and customize basic things like the footer, header, slideshow options, fonts, colors and more.
While the demos may not look all that great, Aurum is actually the second most popular Flat WordPress theme on ThemeForest. With Aurum you can choose from 9 different ‘shop’ pages and add shortcodes such as banners, blockquotes, carousals, columns, and grids. The theme is touch optimized for mobile devices, has a built-in mega menu and features a drag-and-drop page builder.
Corporate, like with the previous MyThemeShop theme, is particularly useful for those who are running a business or freelancer
type website. With Corporate you can easily show off your team, what services/products you offer and your portfolio. Features include an advanced theme options panel, a pricing table, a statistics section, animated display, subscription box, a related posts function, integrated social media buttons, shortcodes, a mega-menu, unlimited colors and much more.
The Agency by WP Look is a clean and professional looking theme especially great for business websites. It is a responsive theme designed for Web Agencies to display their work, such as in-progress and completed projects and news. Some notable features include 2 custom post types, unlimited color schemes, three custom widgets, a full page slider, threaded comments and it has a child theme included.
X The Theme
Based on sales and the user rating, X The Theme is not only one of the best Flat themes available, but it is also one of the best rated. It has a nice look and is great for users who want to build a professional looking website for their business without having to spend money on coders. This is also one of the most feature packed themes on this list. You get a neat, app-like interface, a page builder, shortcodes, a built-in mega-menu, custom sidebars, the Slider Revolution plugin, an impressive theme options panel and more.
Like all themes on this list, Rocco is fully responsive and a great business solution. In addition to coming with built-in, premium plugins, Rocco also features unlimited color schemes, several different header layouts, a drag-and-drop page builder, built-in SEO (or you can simply choose to use a SEO plugin), over 80 shortcodes and a translator.
IMagPress is a responsive, magazine type theme that is great for Businesses or blogs. You can show your blog posts with built-in ratings and slideshows. You can even change the color of the star ratings. In addition, IMagPress comes with four blog layouts, has a gallery page, multiple slider options, multiple category templates, shortcodes and more.
Architect is another professional looking and feature rich Flat theme, great for businesses but can be easily converted to a blog theme. With a fluid responsive and mobile friendly design, as well as having portfolio post types, parallax scrolling, a statistics counter, a ‘teams’ section with social icons and a built-in contact form, Interior Design can satisfy nearly any business website’s needs.
ThemeTastic is a responsive, modern business theme developed by two ThemeForest authors and designed to be as feature rich as possible. Features include a built-in slider, 100’s of icons, shortcodes, custom widgets, a drag-and-drop page builder, easy-to-use content blocks and an advanced theme options panel.
Mindig is a multi-purpose Flat theme that can be used for virtually any type of website. There are 14 ‘demo ready’ pages you can choose from, including the popular one-page layout (great for business websites), the shop page that you see above, portfolio, corporate and more. As for features, Mindig has many. You have access to unlimited header layouts, over 300 shortcodes, four free plugins (Visual Composer and the Visual Composer addon, Revolution Slider and Essential Grid), a neat maintenance page that comes with a countdown, quick view for your products, a zoom effect, lots of shop features, a sticky header and more.
This theme is similar to Mindig and for good reason, both are created by the same author. But while Mindig is great for all types of websites, Sistina is more specialized in serving the needs of a shop type website. It has most features you would come to expect in a shop theme such as a wishlist feature, the option to compare products, over 300 shortcodes, a catalog mode, Ajax filter, FAQ filter, product zoom effect, mega-menu and two custom checkout pages.
If you want to run a fitness type website or community, or a fitness blog or are a personal trainer, then JustFit is probably one of the best themes available. With it you can show partner websites, display testimonials from customers, or display workouts and products/services and have a blog page as well. The front page can also easily be created using the drag-and-drop page builder that allows you to easily arrange content where you want it.
MaxBlog is another multi-purpose Flat WordPress theme. With it you have six Homepage layout options, 25 widgets to choose from, social media buttons integrated, 10 blog layouts and a built-in Mega-menu.
Divi by Elegant themes is advertised as their most “flexible theme” that is especially useful for those who want a business website. Features include a page builder, over 20 pre-made layouts, extra security thanks to Elegant Theme’s partnership with Sucuri and built-in language translations.
Angle is a multi-purpose, very flexible WordPress theme. Like many it comes with the Visual Composer plugin that allows you to build your pages with the drag-and-drop page builder. The theme also comes with shortcodes, a mega-menu, unlimited colors, a slider, retina display ready, custom posts and built-in social media buttons.
Flat and with plenty of features, SoulMedic is an ideal theme for medical professionals such as dentists, doctors, health clinics or pretty much any other medical type website. It is mobile responsive, comes with over 25 page layouts (such as appointment pages and a gallery page), a built-in mailchimp widget, the popular Revolutionary Slider, a free events calendar plugin and more.
Simplicity is another feature rich, Flat WordPress theme that is not specific so you can use it for virtually any type of website. With Simplicity, you have access to a ton of basic and unique shortcodes, Retina icons, loading animations, lots of customization options, AJAX animations, custom post formats, a responsive slider and a ton of other features.
Nimble is a colorful theme, great for certain types of business solutions and comes with many of the same features as many other themes on this list. These include multiple page types, a built-in pricing table, a project showcase area and more.
Beetle is a great WordPress theme for showcasing things like apps, previous work or your own portfolio. It is an especially useful theme for those who are planning on starting a writing or photograph type website soon. Features include a page builder, masonry layouts, a neat shortcode generator, a slider, Retina ready and Beetle is child theme ready.
AppTheme is a business theme that is designed specifically for portfolio type websites. This makes it a great theme to showoff your previous work. You can show things like current and previous projects, testimonials from past customers and products or services.
Nova is a responsive and Retina ready Flat theme created over two years ago but updated regularly. With it you get free slider plugins including Revolution Slider and iOS slider. Nova also comes with 9 different sliders, unlimited header options, unlimited color options, an easy-to-use page builder and a shortcode editor.
Another all purpose, Flat WordPress theme. With Boldial you get most of the same featurs as many other Flat themes including a drag-and-drop page builder, several different page styles (also several blog page styles), unlimited color options and a Revolution and Layer slider. This theme also comes with a neat 3D function, allowing you to build a 3D portfolio.
While it’s not the most eye-pleasing or feature rich theme on this list, Showy is one of the least expensive. If you want a simple, Flat theme with basic features such as touch screen optimized, mobile responsive, shortcodes, filterable portfolio section and translation ready, but don’t want to spend too much then Showy might be the theme for you.
CleanApp is not an ‘all purpose’ WordPress theme. But it is a great theme for those wanting to showcase their iPhone, Android or other apps. With it you are able to create a nice looking website that details the features in your apps. You can also show off screenshots, testimonials and contact information where you can allow users to comment or report a bug.
Vertex by Elegant Themes, is a great WordPress theme for showcasing your products and/or services. With it you get a neat “discount code” that you can place anywhere on your website (great for boosting conversions), an animated content scroller and can place other conversion boosting items on your page such as sliders, ratings, galleries, previous/current projects and testimonials.