10 Professional WordPress Themes for Business Websites

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Custom website designs aren’t right for every business, especially those that are on a tight budget or trying to stay as lean as possible. Many of these businesses turn to WordPress. It’s an excellent CMS solution, and there is a large selection of affordable themes available designed specifically for business websites. The only problem is professional looking themes can sometimes be difficult to find, and when launching a business, the last thing you want is a sloppy website. So for this post, as usual, we’ve done the searching for you…we’ve rounded up 10 Professional WordPress Themes for Business Websites.

Quantum

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Quantum is a vibrant theme that will bring your business website to life. It’s packed with features including a built-in icon set and 15 possible color and texture combinations.

Leverage

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Leverage is an elegant theme that acts as a CMS for your business website. Included in this theme are options to define your own color scheme, a built-in icon set, and many other features.

deVision

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deVision is a complex WordPress theme that lets you create a business website in minutes. Showcase your company or product with clean and professional design without any programming skills.

Inspire

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Inspire is a highly functional theme that has a custom homepage with a featured area powered by jQuery, and lovely mini-featured area. This along with the included portfolio page template makes it perfect to use for your business to show off your work or products.

FullSide

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FullSide is an adavanced, feature rich, WordPress theme that could easily style both a corporate website and a portfolio or gallery. You can use either a static homepage featured area or create a content slider with posts from a specific category.

BigBiz

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BigBiz is aimed at those of you who want a striking CMS orientated theme which you can use to showcase your products, portfolio or services.

TheProfessional

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TheProfessional has a sleek and simple design without all of the extra features on the homepage that some people have no need for. The layout is very easy for visitors to understand and navigate.

deNovo

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deNovo is a professional business WordPress theme that turns WordPress into a content management system. Powerful tools make it incredibly easy to create a top-class business website.

The Firm

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The Firm is a flexible business/cms based theme with extensive features including two custom page templates (Features & Portfolio) and a design which is both neat and professional.

Organic Theme

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The Organic Theme comes with a variety of features that make it an ideal candidate for multiple purposes. It could be used as a business site, informational blog, a portfolio and more.

Disclaimer: The Quantum and Leverage themes are products of Theme Trust, which is founded by Henry Jones, who is also founder of Web Design Ledger.

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

26 Comments

  1. Web Design Blog
    September 22, 2010

    Inspire theme looks awesome. Actually the WordPress themes is one of the most active part of the online design industry.

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  2. Erik
    September 22, 2010

    Although they look nice, I wonder if this is what you want as a business owner. It’s mostly one HUGE image with some buttons and text. It’s a shame now-a-days people hardly look at real content layouts.

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  3. Alex
    September 22, 2010

    Great post. I’m a strong believer that WordPress is the best platform for most businesses. I created a similar post helping people chose the best theme for business. You can read it here.

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  4. Jonny W
    September 22, 2010

    I echo Erik’s thoughts. Have a look through any theme site nowdays from Woothemes to Themeforest and 99% of business templates have a huge image slider on the front page. It’s always easy to remove the slider but then the balance of the page is often thrown off because the designer didn’t think for one moment that someone might not want a image slider.

    Take a small recuitment company that wants a website – or indeed any company that doesn’t have a tangible product – the sliders get in the way of content and like erik says, little thought nowdays is being given to content layout.

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  5. Jonny W
    September 22, 2010

    Edit: How about a post such as ’20 WordPress Themes for small businesses that don’t follow the lazy image slider trend’?

    J

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  6. niubi
    September 22, 2010

    A lovely collection! I’m surprised at the omission of DubLi’s blog, though – they have a lovely layout!

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  7. Jeff Jones
    September 22, 2010

    Great collection of professional business wordpress themes, have seen the Trust themes and enjoy their layout!

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  8. Erik
    September 22, 2010

    @Jonny W

    Exactly, good title for new post ;-) I try for my own customers to dedicated special time for setting up the layout on the text pages instead the big blocks of text.

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  9. Allen
    September 22, 2010

    Great list of WordPress Themes for businesses websites. I like the Organic and Quantum themes.

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  10. Mary
    September 22, 2010

    @Erik:
    Depends on the website, I think. If the business has just one real product, this type of layout (one main image, small blurbs, etc) would probably work fine for them. Hit the customer with the highlights and the pretty product, then give them the details. Apple’s homepage is pretty much this layout, but without even a lot of copy on it.

    But I do agree that for a lot of businesses, this may not be the right look for them. These layouts seem to work best when you have an actual product to offer, not a service.

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  11. Hastimal Shah
    September 22, 2010

    Nice list of wordpress themes..
    Thanks for sharing

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  12. Eileen
    September 23, 2010

    Jonny & Erik, have you looked at the Small Business theme by Expand2Web? There are several layout options (including rotating slide shows and video), optional sidebars and amazing customer support. All the themes have a focus on seo, which after all is the most important part of any site! http://expand2web.com

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  13. Greg
    September 23, 2010

    Don’t get me wrong these themes are great, but why do template designers insist on advertising apple products and screenshots of other templates?

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  14. Stan
    September 27, 2010

    deVision, Inspire and Organic Theme are my top three. But yeah, I only use these for small businesses.

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  15. rob t
    September 28, 2010

    It seems like all of these themes have a tall header area designed to feature content. Seems like these would be best for someone trying to spotlight a product.

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  16. DesignMango
    October 2, 2010

    Some really beautiful themes, thanks

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  17. Choice
    October 11, 2010

    Thanks for putting this excellent list together :).

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  19. Murat Demir
    April 4, 2011

    Very good themes. Thank you.

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  20. Aneeza
    April 28, 2011

    Beautiful themes.

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    • Anita
      September 7, 2011

      Thanks for your list. Wonderful and cool themes! Please check this one – http://themes.weebystudio.com

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  21. Richard Cummings
    January 23, 2012

    Great resource for business things as I am looking for new WP themes. The one that caught my eye was Inspire by Woo Themes. Might head back to buy it…

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  22. Richard Cummings
    January 24, 2012

    Excellent presentation of great business themes. I am searching for some new business/product themes and this page points many out. Many thx, Richard

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  23. Amanda
    March 14, 2012

    Any idea how to follow up on the organic theme. the link appears to be broken.

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  24. Pano Kontogiannis
    May 11, 2012

    I like fullside, clean,with built-in theme style editor and coded by professionals.

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  25. Chris
    July 25, 2012

    What’s wrong with each of these themes? They were designed by designers and not the professionals who need them.

    In terms of design convention, this becomes pertinent when a business has a “content first” communication strategy. This is a lot of businesses, especially if they aim to be successful on the web. I’ve yet to find a theme with truly corporate aesthetics that is designed with content in mind. It’s pathetic. You think that it would dawn on at least one art school grad that there is a wide swath of professionals out there who require content and not splash style home pages that mostly serve as design masturbation for the designer. Content first, content first, content first. Management of that content (menu structure) should be built in, intuitive, and as tailored to non-blog style content management as possible. The current offerings would be embarrassing if the situation (and it’s reflection on the design community) weren’t so sad.

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