Top 10 WordPress themes for start-ups

If you want to start a new website for your newly established business, you may not want to do all the coding and designing, that’s necessary for a smooth WP theme, by yourself… For start-ups there are a lot of themes that you can purchase at a small price. Many themes come with a number of plugins, so you can re-design the pages easily through drag-and-drop methods yourself.

Here’s our top 10 selection for the best themes for start-ups.

Themes for start-ups

This collection of WordPress themes is meant for start-ups who need a professional website, without having to pay the highest price. These themes are developed in such a way that you, as an entrepreneur, can focus on what you’re good at: your products and/or services.

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1: Hestia Pro

Let’s start with the Hestia Pro theme. This theme is not only intended for startups, but can also be used for corporate websites. In addition, the theme has eCommerce plugins supplied, so you can immediately start selling your product on your brand new WP site.

Most known WordPress plugins are compatible with this theme, so you can easily expand your website. Hestia Pro is fully responsive, optimized for speed and SEO-friendliness. The theme is full of possibilities. You can place a slider on your website, or use a video as a background. Hestia Pro has a built-in page builder, so you can build your website yourself in no time. You can also download a free version before you purchase the paid version.

2: Sparks

Sparks is meant for the creative entrepreneur who wants to build an eye-catching website for his company. There are no less than 12 visual varieties of this theme. Some of these 12 eye-catching in-themes even focus mainly on promoting mobile apps. So if your start-up is a company that offers Android and/or iOS apps, this could be the one for you.

All twelve designs have plenty of space for landing pages, where you can place screenshots of your product or service. If you want to market a more traditional product, Sparks is the theme you need. You can easily change the layout of the website and provide text, photo and video. Standard pages are supplied where you can tell something about your start-up and place other essentials such as contact information.

3: Startuply

Like Sparks, Startuply also offers a number of different designs. 7 designs in total. Startuply is a theme that allows you to easily focus on products right away. Is a specific product not yet in stock? Then you can create your own countdown page for visitors to look forward to a release. Startuply is also equipped with a fair amount of animations that you can use to attract the attention of your target audience. In total there are more than 50 animations available.

4: StartRight

StartRight is a professional theme, specially developed for start-ups. With this theme you can easily adjust the layout to your own desire. For example, you can adjust colors, fonts and logos.

Another aspect that makes it even more interesting – StartRight comes with the Elementor Page Builder, which makes it easy to rearrange the layout. This theme also fully compatible on mobile phones SEO future proof. Thanks to the live customizer you can see all changes in real time and immediately see how your website will look, if you have adjusted something.

5: Business World

The Business World Theme mainly focuses on the implementation of visual components. This makes it possible to use the slider to show images of your product or services. You can also place interactive statistics on your website. That way you can easily inform your visitor on the data he or she is looking for. Business World is, like every other theme we highlight today, SEO optimized and can also be linked to social media in a few clicks.

Business World is available in several designs and has unlimited possibilities to adjust colors and widget use.

6: Stratus

Stratus is a WordPress theme that does especially well in launching and promoting start-ups. It doesn’t matter which product or service you’re planning to promote, with the 9 designs the probability of finding the right fit is sky high. Once you have chosen a layout, you can easily import your content, if you have an existing website. Moreover, you can easily create pages yourself, thanks to the wide range of templates. There are countless options, such as the use of sticky headers, boxed layouts and more. In total you can choose from more than 700 fonts. This makes Stratus one of the most advanced themes in our today’s top 10.

7: StartApp

If you purchase the StartApp theme you truly get what you pay for. For example, this theme has a good range of demo content and layouts. Thanks to that, it’s suitable for a wide range of audience types. The focus of the designers is mainly on tech companies that want to promote their products.

StartApp comes with the Visual Composer plugin, so you can build an entire site with the aid of a few shortcodes. You immediately see the layout of the website, so you can easily drag and drop parts.

8: Root Pro

Root Pro is a good theme for minimalist startups. This theme is meant for businesses that want to illustrate – at a glance – what they stand for. Behind the scenes you can easily indicate how your website should look like. This is possible by dragging elements. The interface looks a bit like the widget section of WordPress itself.

With RootPro you can, among other things, adjust colors, use sliders and change fonts. Thanks to the shortcodes you can place content – more or less -anywhere you wish.

9: Enterprise

Enterprise puts publishes content in a block-fashion. For example, Enterprise has a section for services, portfolios, customer reviews and information about the team behind your start-up. With the drag and drop website builder you can easily place widgets on your site. Creating a beautiful, speedy and usable website with this theme is also easy as a breeze.

10: Arlo

Finally, last but not least: Arlo. Arlo is a slick theme that mainly uses black and white. If you have a “serious” product that you want to sell, then this theme is the best option. Of course you can also choose to adjust the colors to something more cheerful. With 12 designs, you can also promote any product or service. The pages can be completely tailored to your own taste, because with the purchase of this theme Visual Composer is also delivered. This allows you to easily drag and drop website parts.

Roger Overdevest

Owner of WPLounge.nl, the biggest Dutch blog about WordPress.