December 19, 2016 9:54 am

8 Most Trending Ecommerce Themes for 2017

Online shopping is all about making the best out of the first impression. It takes only 2 seconds for a potential customer to abandon your website from wait, or 15 seconds to analyze your website’s visual content and leave disappointed. That is why it is imperative to have a good looking theme to bring out your website’s colors and display your products effectively without compromising on loading speed, appearance, functionality or features. In this article, we have shortlisted 8 premium themes from different shopping carts that are not only top selling, but also with the best feedback in the market.

  1. Ultimo

This Magento theme comes with an advance admin module that offers user friendly interface and flexible customization. Being a highly responsive theme suitable for all screen sizes, it is also great for SEO, often sidelined in most premium themes. With Ultimo you can craft the visual appearance according to your own preferences by using all the elements available in the design. It does not require any coding or development by the user. You can easily edit the theme from admin panel. Already among the top Magento themes, Ultimo has shown great promise for ecommerce in 2017.

  1. Journal

Journal is an Opencart theme designed with the latest architecture and SEO parameters for easy ranking and high end performance in mobile devices. It features one-page checkout, RTL support, built-in fast page caching and comes with a 25+ free extension package included. With over 2000 editable options you need not worry about customization because you get all the control over your store from the backend. With so much to offer in a such a little price, you can make Journal appear simple and straightforward for your website, or a highly detailed store full of functions.

  1. Warehouse

Warehouse is a responsive, adaptable and feature rich HTML5 theme for PrestaShop users. It utilizes fast and lag free design that minimizes on loading time by optimizing page elements and content for smooth and fool proof performance. Making modification is relatively easy from the back office where you can show roller over images, add slider, introduce banners, blocks, fields, dialogs, autocomplete and popup functions. It is SEO friendly as well and also supports cross browser operations. With hundreds of other options available for customizing textures for headers, footer and for the entire page, adding background image, configuring placement, repetitions and zooming, Warehouse is one theme that does not go unnoticed for someone looking to create a sturdy online presence on PrestaShop.

  1. Ella

Ella is one of the most popular Fashion and Apparel theme for Shopify stores. Its beautifully designed with top tier visual aesthetics and color theory to reflect the perfect combination of design and appeal. Ella exhibits larger banner to its advantage by allowing store owners to display their featured products clear and wide to seize the customer’s hearts the moment they see it. Blocks, navigation, menu and tabs are also neatly displayed for premium user experience. Customers can also use layered navigation to get their searched narrowed. All and all, Ella is a nifty solution to fashion and garment companies ready to step foot in the online industry with a powerful ecommerce platform.

  1. Webmarket

Webmarket is among the widely most downloaded theme for Woocommerce due to attractive color schemes, easy installation, mobile friendly, retina ready display, and bonus promotional features. You can change the schemes with unlimited colors and layouts while easily rank your web pages to the top of search results through its build in SEO settings. It’s a highly scalable theme that gives Woocommerce users an ideal shopping experience to compared to other paid themes.

  1. Porto

Porto theme from Magento is the ultimate ecommerce solution to businesses that seek top notch functionality, exposure through websites, sustainability and reliable support. Porta allows you to personalize your layout, style and color in a matter of minutes without acquiring any technical knowledge. It comes 100% compatible with all Magento extensions and gives access to over 300 free Google Fonts, 20 Homepage Layouts including Full Screen mode, 300+ Admin Features and hundreds of SEO features. It is easily download and easy to install. For a Magento premium theme, Porto has most definitely outdone itself.

  1. Callisto

Callisto was released as a fully responsive theme than can be accessed, scrolled and used on screens of every size. It works alongside the WooCommerce plugin that makes your store capable of selling your products online. With what you get, Callisto is totally the money’s worth with drag and drop page builder, easy to use theme style editor, the famous revolution slider, lightbox window settings and unlimited color customization. You also get an extra value added extensions worth $90. It’s a highly versatile them that can deliver any business target or strategy for your ecommerce store.

  1. Everything

With a very affordable price and a package that delivers literally everything a Shopify user needs, ‘Everything’ is a multi-store Shopify theme designed to serve the collective and unique needs of today’s ecommerce. Aside from its mobile compliance technology, it is W3C, HTML5, and CSS3 compatible. The pack includes more than 30 different innovative designs at the user’s disposal along with 6 headers, 25+ different home page layouts and 7-footer options. The admin panel is very frisky and inviting. The visual detailing is so good that you can sell almost any product, from footwear to supercars. Our verdict, the name for this theme has been wisely chosen.

Final Thoughts

Our list includes 8 themes from different shopping carts widely used in the ecommerce industry. Even though we have done our best to bring their features and benefits into the limelight quantitatively and qualitatively, the final decision must be based entirely on the specific needs a requirement of the user. You must take into account the cost effectiveness since all themes are paid, the credibility of the designer and developer of the theme, its sustainability against the changing era and shopping cart you choose to invest in. All these factors combined, you can choose the best among these listed 8 themes for your ecommerce store.

Author Simon Walker

Simon Walker is a well experienced eCommerce developer and consults businesses to reach their revenue targets by creating more and more convenience for the end consumer. With more than 7 years of industry exposure, he is currently working at FMEextensions – a premium Magento eCommerce development company. You get in touch with him at Twitter and Facebook.


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  • hello simon
    Yes I am of your opinion, it takes something for the happiness of printing to a customer who visits your, having a good term is something important to the success of an ecommerce site. This is a great theme list for ecommerce that you just composed.