2018 Most Popular Marketplace WordPress Themes
It is a well-known fact that creating a website, any website, is a lot easier with WordPress than with any other CMS. The advent of WooCommerce has made a hefty task of creating an online store much simpler and quicker.
But what about online marketplaces? The WordPress community has a perfect example of a well-functioning marketplace, ThemeForest. Themeforest consists of thousands of premium themes that are being sold by individual theme developers. The platform brings together buyers and sellers under one roof.
This looks like a complex business model but WordPress makes it straightforward. With just the right marketplace WordPress theme and the right plugin, you will be able to create your own WordPress marketplace.
In this article, I will share all the best marketplace WordPress themes that are unique in design and are also highly functional. Let’s have a look
Market – Marketplace WordPress Theme
Market is a new marketplace WordPress theme with a sleek and stylish design. Modern and flexible, Market is one of the best themes to create a responsive and intuitive online marketplace.
Market is built to look great on any device regardless of the screen size.
Simple page builder
The theme also comes with a page builder that makes it super easy for you to create your marketplace.
The vendor dashboard that makes your website look professional to your visitors.
Compatible with Digital Marketplace bundle plugin
The theme also allows you to supercharge your marketplace with features like product reviews, front-end submissions and more.
MarketHub is another premium marketplace WordPress theme by Code Vision. The theme comes with video tutorials that will take you through the installation and configuration process. The theme also has support for WooCommerce which means you can easily create your own e-commerce solution.
The theme allows you to earn money by selling products from different authors through its integration with WordPress.
MarketHub also supports digital products as it is digital shop specialized.
The theme comes with Advanced Reviews plugin that allows user visitors to rate and review products on your marketplace.
Your marketplace will look great on all screen sizes ranging from desktop to mobile.
LeCrafts is a stunning and fully customizable marketplace WordPress theme. The theme comes with 7 predefined layouts and 6 predefined portfolio layouts. LeCrafts also lets you create your marketplace without using a single line of code.
9 homepage variation
LeCrafts comes with enough homepage variations for you to choose from.
Drag and drop content builder
The drag and drop content builder lets you create your marketplace without using a single link of code.
The live customizer lets you see the changes you have made to your marketplace in real time.
Support and documentation
The theme comes with helpful documentation that assists you in the process.
Marketica – WordPress Marketplace Theme
Marketica is one of the best marketplace WordPress themes that allows you to turn your store into a vendor marketplace. Using this theme, you can assign existing products to vendors. They also have the option to add and sell their products on their own.
Marketica allows you to create an online store which you can later turn into a marketplace.
The Visual Composer lets you create your marketplace through drag and drop without using a single line of code.
You can also use sliders on your marketplace through the Revolution Slider
Marketica is also WPML compatible that means you can translate your marketplace into different languages
Walleto WordPress Marketplace Theme
Walleto is a fully featured marketplace WordPress theme where each user can come and sell their products. The theme also supports a number of payment gateways that will suit various buyers and sellers.
User Account Area
Walleto allows your users to create their own shops and track their sales and revenue.
Control over content
As an online marketplace owner, you have full control over how it would look.
The theme also has a shopping cart feature that increases the user experience for buyers.
Virtual cash and payment are also supported on Walleto.
Olam lets you create an online marketplace and an online store using Easy Digital Downloads. The theme lets you sell digital products including plugins, photos, licenses and more. The theme consists of a comprehensive documentation that runs you through the entire process of setting up a marketplace.
Unyson page builder
The theme comes with the Unyson page builder that lets you create your marketplace or an online store without a single code.
100% responsive design
Your marketplace would look great on all screen sizes.
Olam also consists of a number of Google Fonts for you to choose for your website.
Mega Menu will improve your marketplace’s navigation and ultimately the user experience
Stocky is marketplace WordPress theme that is designed specifically for those who want to sell their photographs online. Easy Digital Downloads, which comes out of the box, allows you to create an online store as well.
Gravity Forms compatible
The theme integrates seamlessly with Gravity Forms, one of the best WordPress contact form plugin.
Social Media icons
You can also share photographs from your marketplace to your social media accounts.
The setup is very easy and quick allowing you to get your marketplace up and running in no time.
Stocky also lets you create your marketplace in any language.
Checkout is yet another marketplace WordPress theme that comes with beautifully designed templates so that you can create an elegant website. The EDD (Easy Digital Downloads) bundle allows you to turn your online store into a multi-vendor marketplace.
Search engine optimized
The theme is built on a well structured, clean and SEO friendly code.
Compatible with a number of plugins
Checkout also works perfectly with a number of popular plugins and page builders.
Create your marketplace in any language you want.
The theme options allow you to make changes to your theme to make it look the way you want.
Restored comes with different homepage layouts and Slider Revolution plugin that allows you to create an amazing online marketplace. You can sell a range of digital products including stock photos, filters, templates and more.
Built-in Google Map
You can also integrate Google Maps into your online marketplace through this theme
The theme also lets you integrate the popular newsletter service, MailChimp.
Restored also works perfectly with bbPress forum plugin so that you can create a community along with a marketplace.
4 homepage layouts
The 4 homepage layouts give enough options to users to choose their homepage design.
Dash – Furniture Marketplace Theme
Dash is a marketplace WordPress theme that is designed especially for people who want to sell furniture. The theme is highly responsive and also retina ready.
Unlimited colors and layouts
The theme includes a range of colors and layouts that make your website elegant and beautiful.
Powerful admin panel
The admin panel lets you control the elements of your website so that you can change it to your needs.
The theme also supports WPML letting you translate your marketplace into different languages.
The video tutorials let you understand all the steps you need to setup your website.
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