20 Amazing WordPress Themes for 2014

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Useful Resources | 0 comments

Last year was a big year for both WordPress theme developers as well as end users. Looking back over the trends, it’s safe to say that 2014 is going to be another great year. Looking for good WordPress themes used to be difficult, but there are plenty of premium ones available now. You can find free WordPress themes as well as premium paid themes that offer more functionality. Below you’ll find that we picked some themes to watch out for in this upcoming year.

You will notice, keeping up with the web design trends, that the majority of the themes listed below are responsive themes. The benefit to having a responsive WordPress theme is how they automatically adjust to different screen sizes and resolutions.

Are you ready? Let’s begin.


Avada was released quite some time ago, but continues to be one of the most popular themes currently available for WordPress. There have been over 50,000 satisfied users download the theme and use it for their WordPress based site. It offers unlimited color and font options as well as premium sliders and several different header designs.


Enfold was created by the well known wordpress themes author, Kriesi. This theme has been downloaded well over 18,000 times and is very flexible. It’s a clean designed theme and fully responsive. Enfold includes 18 predefined skins as well as the ability to create your own.

X – The Ultimate WordPress Theme

WordPress “X” Theme was released in November 2013 and is sure to be a big hit this year! Theme X is great for those who love clean design and a typography. It includes well over 600 Google fonts and an easy to use pagebuilder called Visual Composer.


Salient was created by ThemeNectar and is available on ThemeForest. The theme features an easy to use drag & drop page builder and is both responsive and retina ready. Salient has been downloaded well over 10,000 times already and is going to be a theme to watch out for in 2014. Another huge benefit is the easy to use shortcode generator and WooCommerce integration.


Don’t let the simple name full you, The7 WordPress theme is full of premium features! It is a responsive and easy to use theme. Similar to the Chamelion theme, it is very customizable. The7 includes 4 header layouts, 6 skins, 600+ fonts, and multiple background and color selections. It has been downloaded over 5,000 times and is a great theme to choose this year.


Porto was another best-seller last year and will continue to be in 2014. It is fully responsive and built upon the well respected Bootstrap 3. Porto includes unlimited color options as well as multiple header and footer options. Be sure to check out other themes by the author, Crivos. Porto also includes an optional one page parallax template.


Brooklyn is a one page multi-purpose theme created by UnitedThemes last year. It features a very easy to use shortcode builder and unlimited parallax background support. Brooklyn includes a dark and light header/footer selection and over 650+ Google fonts. If you’re looking for a well designed parallax theme this is it!


Impreza hasn’t been available for very long but is a very strong contender for this year! Impreza is sure to.. impress! It is retina ready and fully responsive. Impreza also fully supports WooCommerce and is a good option for those looking to create an online store powered by WordPress. Like many other popular themes, it includes an easy to use page-builder.


Elision was released in December 2013 and has quickly grown in popularity. Some of the premium features that Elision includes are: animated transitions, retina ready, page builder, & tons of shortcodes! In the month or so that it has been available, Elision has been downloaded nearly 1,000 times. Be sure to give this theme a try for web design in 2014.


Dante is a responsive multi-purpose WordPress theme designed by SwiftIdeas. If you’re in the market for a “next level” WordPress theme than you have to give this a try! It includes 7 header types, 7 portfolio types, & 10 different blog layouts. Dante also features 27 pre-built page designs to get you up and running in no time! Dante is constantly updated to fully support the latest build of WordPress


Over 8,000 users can’t be wrong! The Sahifa theme from TieLabs is a clean responsive theme that works great for news, blogs, & magazine sites based on WordPress. The developer keeps this theme updated regularly to support the latest build of WordPress. Sahifa is retina ready and supports well over 30+ shortcodes.


Although the name alone sets this theme apart from others, the features are also extremely useful! Brandon was released end of fourth quarter of last year and is going to be a great theme to have in 2014! The theme is WooCommerce ready and has multiple slider and page builder options. Brandon also includes the great MegaMenu feature.


Inovado was released just over one year ago and has been downloaded over 8,000 times! The theme has always been ultra responsive and retina ready. Inovado is also WooCommerce ready and includes premium sliders and unlimited color options. The support for this theme is outstanding and includes video tutorials for some of its advanced features.


The U-Design theme has been one of the best sellers on Themeforest for over 2+ years now and has been purchased well over 34,000 times. If you’re looking for a premium WordPress theme for 2014 this is a great one to choose. U-Design has a dedicated 24/7 support staff as well as exclusive support forum with over 20,000 questions answered. This just works.


Dignity is a responsive, retina ready WordPress theme based on the popular Bootstrap 3. The theme has 12 different homepage variants as well as one-page and multi page layouts. Dignity was released on January 8th this year and has already been sold over nearly 300 times. The theme is very functional offers great support.


If you’re looking to stay with the current web design trends, then you know that flat is in. Flatsome was released towards the end of 2013 and has become very popular. The theme is completely WooCommerce ready as well as responsive and optimized for mobile. It also features great online documentation and help from the creator, UX-themes.


Valenti is a premium WordPress “review magazine news” theme created by the well known author, Cubell. It is responsive and retina ready. Valenti also comes with the great MegaMenu system that enables you to create stunning drop down menus. The theme has been downloaded nearly 2,000 times and is going to continue to be a great choice in 2014.


Jupiter has been around for just over six months now and has been purchased nearly 5,000 times. It has a built-in drag and drop page builder as well as tons of shortcodes. The theme has unlimited color and layout options and is fully responsive. Jupiter also has an amazing 1600 vector based icons built in.


Legenda is a premium WordPress theme and features a 3-in-1 design of dark, light, & corporate design. It includes an advanced page builder and is grid based. Legenda also includes an optional layered parallax design. Although it hasn’t been around for very long, it’s sure to be a best seller this year!


Nayma is a powerful and stylish WordPress theme released earlier this year. It is extremely customizable and retina ready. Nayma includes 3 different sliders and both boxed and stretched layout versions. The theme has been sold nearly 300+ times in less than 1 month! Be sure to give it a try.

About the author
Vinny Polston is the crazy guy over at Inbound.Pro and specializes in Inbound Marketing. Be sure to check out his site where he blogs about marketing tips as well as premium WordPress themes and plugins.

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