10 Professional WordPress Themes for Programmers

Salient Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

Choosing an extraordinary WordPress theme can be quite an intimidating task. As an entrepreneur or as a web developer, you would always want to make website development process a breeze and expeditious. WordPress comes as a boon for website development needs. Owe it to the superabundance of intuitive and high-end themes available for every niche!

The simplicity of the admin panel to manage the website coupled with a bounty of dynamic features such as responsiveness, micro interactions, personalized UX, typography etc. that each theme comes with.

In this write-up, I am now going to enlist the best ever WordPress themes (free as well as paid).

The List of Professional WordPress Themes for Programmers

1. Customizr

Customizr WordPress ThemeA pro theme with 3 plans to choose from, Customizr caters to the diverse needs of the clients! A WordPress developer can deliver top-notch websites with this highly customizable theme:

  • Infinite scroll feature.
  • Font customizer module
  • Menu customizer and much more!

A rating of 4.9 on an average is impactful for sure.

2. Bridge

Bridge - Creative Multi-Purpose WordPress ThemeProbably one of the best-selling theme in the market at a most affordable price at $39. It’s a creative multi-purpose theme with following features:

  • Social media integration and comprehensive admin panel.
  • Beautiful font icon pack and ajax transitions.
  • SEO-optimized and superb elements.

3. Kallyas

KALLYAS Creative eCommerce WordPress ThemeAt $69 and 30k+ sales in the Envato Market, Kallyas is absolutely the most stunning theme.

  • It is the most optimized theme for speed.
  • Advanced visual page builder.
  • New demos are added every month to help you get innovative and unique for your client websites.

4. Enigma

Enigma WordPress ThemeEnigma v4.1.2 with 20,000+ active installations is on the list of our top WordPress themes for programmers because of the following reasons:

  • Completely free with 100% responsive and flexible design which can be used for WooCommerce stores also!
  • Can be used for diverse sites like blogging, agency, portfolio etc.

5. Jevelin

Jevelin Multi-Purpose WordPress ThemeAt $59, you get a multi-purpose theme which is mobile-ready to cater to the basic as well as complex website requirements. Here is what makes it a unique choice:

  • Built-in WooCommerce plugin.
  • Slider revolution feature and easy to customize on the whole.
  • SEO-friendly and RTL optimized.

6. Salient

Salient Responsive Multi-Purpose ThemeSalient is definitely a hot-selling theme at $60 with 75k+ sales in the ThemeForest marketplace. I like this theme primarily because of the features below:

  • The icon and element collection is brilliant.
  • Advanced typography is the most sought-after trend which you get access to when you buy this theme.
  • Visual composer + Retina-ready website.

7. Avada

Avada Responsive Multi-Purpose ThemeAvada is #1 selling WordPress theme in the market with whooping 400k+ sales till now. Priced at $60, you can avail the following benefits of WordPress website development with this theme:

  • 38 pre-made stunning and highly-functional websites.
  • 240+ pre-made web pages to choose from.
  • 1000+ of options to choose for customization.

And much many mindblowing features…

8. Twenty Seventeen

Twenty Seventeen WordPress ThemeIf there is one free theme every beginner WordPress developer can recall, it is Twenty Seventeen. Why is it a great theme?

  • Completely free. 1M+ installs in the WordPress theme repository.
  • Header videos and superb featured images to impress the visitors in the first go.
  • Highly responsive to cross-device compatibility.

9. Easy Commerce

Easy Commerce WordPress Theme-minIf you are looking for a free e-commerce website theme with a clean and modern interface, Easy Commerce can be your cup of tea. Here’s why/

  • Free to download and responsive.
  • Fluidity and flexibility for amazing UX.
  • Empowers you to create unique online stores for free.

10. One Page Express

One Page Express WordPress Theme-minOne Page Express v1.0.12 is a free WordPress theme to create one-page websites in a jiffy.

  • Drag-and-drop page builder feature for hassle-free website development.
  • Robust and dynamic with pre-made design templates to choose from.
  • Video background and other stunning options to make use of.


If you’ve just stepped into the web development arena, things can seem to be quite overwhelming. I am sure that the list of themes mentioned above will help you sift through the choices of the themes quickly. It will save you a lot of time and help make informed decisions.

About The Author:

Brett Dawson is a Web developer at OSSMedia which is a WordPress development services provider company and has delivered over 10,000 projects in the past 8 years. Brett along with his team members offers development services for leading CMS like Magento, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal etc. Brett has a passion for writing and through this blog, he had shared his insight on the popular technologies and many related topics.