Top 5 WordPress Theme Frameworks

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Top 5 WordPress Theme Frameworks

A WordPress theme framework makes the task of website development easier. There are a number of theme frameworks available. Here are the top 5 WordPress theme frameworks:

1) Elegant

Of all the top WordPress theme frameworks, Elegant offers the most cost-effective theme frameworks. You get complete access to the entire collection of 87 themes for just $39.

Elegant creates some very good WordPress themes, with a pixel-perfect eye to detail. Their themes maintain a high standard for aesthetic excellence, and help you make your website look professional, simple, as well as beautiful. Elegant has a wide range of Shortcodes, Page Templates and Theme Options that allow you to have complete control over your website.

With Elegant theme frameworks, you don’t get access to the framework as such, rather, you get access to the themes, which are created on the same framework. This gives you enough options to choose, and also to switch themes as often as you like.

2) Genesis

The Genesis theme framework is widely sought after because it’s regarded as the best combination of power and affordability. This framework is available with unlimited updates, sites, and support. You can buy it for a one-time payment of $59.95. Genesis is a secure, customizable and SEO friendly theme framework, and it’s always used with a child theme. Epik, Magazine and Agency are few of the best child themes available.

With Genesis, you can build incredible websites very easily and quickly. Whether you’re a beginner, or, an advanced developer, with Genesis you can have a secure and future proof foundation for site development.  Beginners who want to use Genesis can use a beginner-friendly child theme like Prose. The Genesis framework presents a range of features and support too. Some of which are:

  • Search engine optimization
  • Responsive HTML5 designs
  • Airtight security
  • Instant updates
  • Customizable and fast
  • Widgets and layout options

3) WooFramework

If your WordPress website is powered by Wooframework, you can create a beautiful site with immense flexibility. The Wooframework is perfect for developers and designers. You can get access to all the beautiful Woo WordPress themes collection at a very low monthly subscription rate. The WooFramework presents many benefits, such as:

  • Consistent Code and Structure
  • One Click Upgrade
  • Custom Branding
  • Custom Shortcodes
  • Backend theme options
  • Cross-browser compatible
  • Auto-sizing thumbnails
  • Localized for translations
  • Custom page templates

All the WooThemes are built on top of the WooFramework. Along with the above features, each theme is also equipped with more features.

4) PageLines

Pagelines is regarded an easy way to create beautiful, professional websites that are mobile-ready, and built without coding. PageLines present a Drag and Drop design management system that is built for WordPress. You get two themes with PageLines Frameworks, including PageLines Framework, and Base Theme. It’s mostly the PageLines Frameworks that you work with, while the Base theme is used when you build your own child theme.

The PageLine Framework has amazing an options interface, and it can also be customized further with the help of a child theme. Drag and Drop is a Template Setup page of this framework, which can do a lot of interesting things in terms of laying out your site.

PageLine Framework also has some core sections, namely, boxes, features, and banners. It also has the feature of plugin compatibility. Some of the primary features of PageLines include:

  • 100% mobile ready
  • eCommerce Capability
  • Google Fonts Support
  • Drag & Drop Design for Pros

5) Thematic

Thematic is regarded as the ultimate WordPress theme framework when it comes to search engine optimized themes. This is a very extensible theme, along with it being free, and open source. Thematic has a huge community of followers who love to use it for its features like grid-based layout samples, 13 widget-ready areas, and shortcodes for your footer. In addition, it also has drop-down menus, plugin integration, and much more.

The Thematic framework is the best for any blog. It is used as the starting point for theme development. This is a fully SEO-based framework, and is compatible with many SEO plugins. It has widget-ready areas, and it supports multiple, easy to implement, bulletproof layout options for 2, or 3 column designs. Thematic also has free and commercially maintained child themes and community driven documentation and tutorials.

This framework theme is regarded as perfect for beginning professionals in blogging and WordPress.

– Ady Sachdeva


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