The year is still young but numerous WordPress shops have already released some fresh new premium WordPress themes for 2016.
Below is the roundup of the best new premium WordPress themes released in January 2016 by independent WordPress theme shops. We’ll be adding all the new themes to this post as they’re released.
Pather Finder WordPress Theme
Path Finder is a WordPress theme designed for travel agency and tour company websites and other travel related websites. It has a modern and professional design with a stylish dark color scheme and gold highlights. Path Finder is not a stand-alone theme but a purpose built skin for The Core theme.
The Core is a really special multi-purpose WordPress theme from ThemeFuse. It’s a powerful and feature rich drag and drop WordPress theme that comes with 10+ purpose built child themes for specific industries.
The Core is built on Unyson, ThemeFuses’s open source WordPress framework. It comes with heaps of cool features and customization options including an advanced visual drag and drop page builder, unlimited color schemes using a color picker, mobile responsive and retina ready, multiple sliders (Slider Revolution, Layers Slider and a custom-built slider), demo content install, WooCommerce integration (with styled page templates from product listing to checkout), 4 header types, 3 footer variations, multiple page layouts, mega menu, over 700 Google font options, lots of shortcodes (use together with the drag & drop page builder to create unique, complex pages), animation options, multiple portfolio types (2, 3 or 4 columns, plus different types of display portfolio blocks), sticky header option, events management, advanced SEO options, translation ready and more.
Savory WordPress Theme
Savory is a beautiful child theme for the Genesis Framework. The premium theme from Restored 316 Designs offers great flexibility and functionality in a fresh and unique design. Savory is a theme ideal for food bloggers, fashion and lifestyle bloggers, or any other type of online magazine website or blog wanting a clean and modern design.
Some of the other key features and benefits of the theme include: flexible homepage area (add as many or as few widget areas as you want), category index (for easy post navigation), custom categories, unique and customizable newsletter widget, WordPress Customizer (to easily change colors and styling), WooCommerce ready, footer widgets with ad spaces, custom backgrounds, HTML 5 markup, plugin styling (WooCommerce, JetPack, Genesis Responsive Slider, Easy Recipe, Instagram Feed, and more), and all the other great features and benefits of the Genesis Framework itself.
Karl WordPress Theme
Karl is a creative, multipurpose child theme for the Genesis Framework. The premium theme from ZigZagPress has a unique and contemporary design that could be used for a wide range of purposes. It could be used for a portfolio site, blog, ecommerce store, business website, personal website or anything else.
Some of the key features and benefits include: customizable front page with 6 different homepage layouts, a handsome hero area, left side mobile hamburger style menu, portfolio template, ecommerce support and shop templates, various styles (with custom elements, shortcodes, columns etc), mobile friendly design, SEO optimized, theme options, localization ready and all other great features and benefits of Genesis Framework which it runs on.
SiteBox WordPress Theme
SiteBox is a multipurpose magazine WordPress theme from Theme Junkie that offers lots of features and customization possibilities. It has a clean and modern design that allows you to display lots of content. The homepage is completely customizable and widget based with a total of nine widget types. It has 12+ possible homepage layouts, 6 header styles and 2 footer styles so you can create a unique layout to match your style and needs.
Some of the other key features and benefits of the theme include: mobile friendly responsive design, mega menu, SEO friendly and Schema.org markup, multiple archive styles and layouts, multiple page and post layouts, integrated ratings counter, custom widgets, 8 post formats, and more.
Natural WordPress Theme
The Natural WordPress theme from Organic Themes is designed for eco-friendly businesses and organizations that work with the environment and promote suitable lifestyles. It has a fresh and earthy design that is organic and natural yet professional at the same time. The premium theme would be ideal for non profit environmental groups and organizations, farmers markets, organic food producers, camping and outdoor gear shops and blogs, green and sustainable living blogs, surfing and adventure travel sites, vegan cooking blogs or anything else.
Some of the key features and benefits of the theme include: a mobile friendly responsive grid, WooCommerce compatibility and styling, a variety of page templates, featured videos, Gravity Forms styling, custom logo upload and alignment, customization options (colors and styling), portfolio template, Google fonts, HTML5 and CSS3, shortcodes, slideshow page template, multiple sidebars and column layouts, featured images, custom header / menu and more.
WPCasa Sylt WordPress Theme
WPCasa Sylt is a real estate WordPress theme that’s powered by the powerful free WPCasa real estate WordPress plugin. The Sylt theme has an elegant and lightweight design that gives you lots of versatility to present your properties in a clear and stylish layout.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Sylt theme include: a powerful homepage template, infinite color options, custom single listing page with multiple widget areas, mobile friendly responsive design, search engine optimized (with basic HTML structure and real estate microformat), eye catching listing sliders, listing carousels, beautiful image galleries with an elegant lightbox, theme customizer and more.
The free WPCasa plugin that powers the theme has a lot of great features and functionality such as: an intuitive listing editor (add extensive property details, location information and image galleries), advanced property search (filter your listings by keyword, taxonomies and of course property details), admin property management (easily manage all your properties from the backend admin panel). WPCasa is flexible and extendable with lots of useful add-ons to further extend the functionality.
Mondree WordPress Theme
Mondree is a powerful and professional all-in-one event management WordPress theme. The premium theme from ShowThemes has a modern, mobile first responsive design and lots of great features and functionality that let you to easily and quickly create a website for any type of event. You could use the theme for conferences, seminars, workshops, annual meetings, festivals, club nights, exhibitions, or anything else.
The Mondree theme has its own custom ‘Event Composer’ content builder. The Event Composer lets you quickly drag and drop elements (such as speakers, schedule, social media, ticket sales etc.) to build your pages the way you want. You can also customize colors, fonts, and other settings to create your own unique event website. Some of the other key features of the theme include: advanced event management (manage speakers, sessions, sponsors, tickets etc), social media integration, countdown timer, one-click demo installation, ticket sales (works with Eventbrite, EventEspresso, Xing Events, etouches, Ticket tailor etc), fully mobile responsive, easy maps and POIs, media and gallery display, blog section, image or video slider on the homepage, integration with quality plugins (Woocommerce, Gravity Forms, EventEspresso, TicketTailor, Eventbrite, Etouches etc), and more.
Noozbeat WordPress Theme
Noozbeat is a news / magazine WordPress theme from CSSIgniter designed for news or magazine websites. The premium theme has a professional and attractive design that’s minimal enough to ensure you can display lots of content in a clear and easy to digest manner. It is mobile friendly and also comes with lots of handy features, layout options and customization options.
Some of the key features and benefits of the theme include: WordPress Customizer panel (80+ customization options for things like homepage layout, backgrounds, text, heading colors, logo etc), unlimited color options, customizable homepage layouts, multiple category layouts, three different post header layouts, built-in review and rating system, integration social sharing functionality, integrated advertising placements, custom widgets, speed and SEO optimized, translation ready and more.
Coup WordPress Theme
Coup is a political campaign WordPress theme from Tesla Themes. The premium theme is designed for politicians, political candidates, and political party websites. It would also be suitable for charity and non profit websites, churches and other organizations.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Coup theme include: a clean and professional mobile friendly design, integrated donation form, two layout options (boxed and full width), slider, advanced theme options panel, parallax and video backgrounds, multi-pin Google map, visual composer (for custom page layouts), shortcodes, WooCommerce support, unlimited color options, translation ready and more.
Digital Pro WordPress Theme
Digital Pro is a multipurpose business / corporate child theme for the Genesis Framework. The premium theme from StudioPress has a modern, friendly and open design with clean and easy to read typography. It has lots of white space and a nice large feature image on the homepage to draw people in.
Some of the other key features and benefits of the theme include: a mobile friendly responsive design (so it looks great on all devices and screen sizes), clean code and fast page loading times, customizable header, custom page templates, landing page, theme options and theme customizer (allows you to tweak the themes settings, colors and content layout etc), 3 widget areas, HTML5 markup, various layout options, accessibility ready, translation ready, plus all the other features and benefits of the rock solid and secure Genesis Framework which runs the theme.
Pretty Happy WordPress Theme
Pretty Happy is a versatile and functional feminine WordPress theme from Pretty Darn Cute Design. The premium theme has a clean and minimalist design with fun colourful elements throughout ensuring the clear focus is on your content. Pretty Happy is WooCommerce ready, giving you the option to sell digital or physical products. It’s a versatile multipurpose theme that could be used for any niche.
Some of the other key features and benefits of the theme include: header uploader, custom category page (with dropdown and grid to sort through subcategories), mobile responsive design, 6 page layouts, landing page template, full width widget on every page, sticky navigation menu, WooCommerce ready, WordPress customizer (change the color of titles, links, other various elements), custom archive page template, in post navigation, easy recipe plugin support, widget area in navigation (optional) and more.
Pretty WordPress Theme
The Pretty WordPress theme is a premium WordPress theme design for the female entrepreneur, business owner, and blogger. The stylish and sophisticated theme from Pretty Darn Cute Design has a minimalist, airy and elegant design that ensures your content will shine. Its WooCommerce ready so you can easily sell products from your website. You could use the theme for a personal blog, ecommerce store, food and recipe blog, fashion blog or anything else.
Some of the other key features and benefits of the Pretty theme include: a fully widgetized custom homepage, header uploader, mobile friendly responsive design, 3 page layouts, sticky navigation menu, color customization options via the WordPress customizer, custom archive page template, custom category page, in post navigation, easy recipe plugin ready (for a food blog), video tutorials and much more.
Check out the monthly roundups of premium WordPress themes from other months.
Have a look through our collections of the best WordPress themes organized by style / type.