Last updated - July 8, 2021
More and more people are relying on their smartphones for everything. Even Google has started ranking websites based on their mobile versions.
At Learnwoo, we have also seen our website’s mobile clicks and impressions double in less than a year. Needless to say, the importance of using responsive themes is clear. But with hundreds of themes out there, which ones should you choose?
In this article, we’ll list the 7 best mobile-friendly themes for your WordPress website. We compared various themes based on factors like appearance, customization options, building tools, plugin compatibility, downloads and active installations, rating, number of website templates, flexibility, and price.
Here’s what we found.
Divi offers some of the most advanced features among the mobile-friendly themes on our list. The Divi theme excels in eye-catching, modern website designs.
It’s extensive list of customization options and shortcodes make it a great multipurpose theme and give you complete freedom and control over your website’s appearance.
It also offers other great page building features like shape dividers, border options, transform colors and effects, advanced code editing, filters and effects, shadows, and animations. Divi has also included more than 180 layout packs available for website categories like events, eCommerce, and services.
All designs are fully responsive and you can even make tailor the appearance for different devices. You can purchase Divi for a yearly fee of $89 or make a one-time payment of $249.
Avada is the number one selling theme on the Themeforest marketplace with more than six hundred thousand beginners and professionals using it on their websites. The theme lets you build simple but beautiful websites without any coding knowledge.
With more than 70 design elements, a drag and drop functionality, and a ton of website building features, you can create anything that comes to your mind. For people who are looking for a shortcut, Avada offers 70 professionally designed pre-built websites that can be imported at the click of a button.
The theme is completely mobile-friendly and even lets you make device-specific customizations. You can get a license from the Themeforest marketplace for $60.
Astra is one of the fastest growing themes on our list as it has become the primary recommendation from many WordPress experts and enthusiasts. It is light-weight and lends a clean aesthetic to your website.
Astra has a 5 star rating with over 1 million active installations on the WordPress repository. The theme comes with the standard customizations for layouts, headers, colors, and typography. It can be integrated with learning management system plugins like LifterLMS and LearnDash. Moreover, the theme comes with basic schema markup implementation to improve SEO and make your website easier to understand for search engines.
Though Astra doesn’t have its own page builder, it works with popular ones like Elementor, Beaver Builder, Brizy, and Gutenberg. Plus, Astra has many ready to import websites compatible with these page builders.
All templates are fully responsive and easy to customize. The theme offers plenty of features for free, but you can get some advanced features and integrations for various pricing plans.
Uncode is a visually appealing, modern theme that focuses on attention to details, flexibility, and performance. You can create different types of websites like portfolios, blogs, shops, and one-pages.
The theme is compatible with several modern plugins like WooCommerce and Custom Lightboxes and works with the Elementor page builder. It also boasts a long list of grids, headers, and interactive elements.
You can import more than 70 demo websites to give yourself a head-start. The theme is responsive and even offers device-specific customization. Uncode has a five-star rating on the Themeforest marketplace, where you can buy it for $59.
Ocean WP is easily one of the fastest mobile-friendly themes on our list, with the best performances on most speed testing tools. This professional, well-designed theme boasts a five-star rating from more than six hundred thousand users.
Ocean WP offers one of the best WooCommerce integrations, with features like native cart pop-up, floating add-to-cart bar, off canvas filtering sidebar, and product quick view. The theme also offers premium extensions for everything from popup logins and cookie notices to custom sidebars and elementor widgets.
You can use more than 70 light-weight demo websites from the OceanWP library. Of course, the demos work well on all screen sizes. You can use a free version of the OceanWP theme, or you can go for paid plans starting from $39 for premium extensions and demos.
Ultra is Themify’s most powerful theme. It’s a colorful yet elegant theme that has enough features to build virtually anything you want.
It boasts builder addons, page layouts, archive layouts, customization panel, and a drag and drop builder. Plus, the theme supports 600 plus Google fonts, is WPML compatible, and has been optimized with SEO best practices.
Themify Ultra delivers close to 30 functional demo websites as well, all of which are completely mobile-friendly. You can buy the theme from the Themify marketplace starting from $59.
7. Jupiter X
Jupiter X is another well-known mobile-friendly theme that has created a reputation for itself. This high-contrast theme is sure to grab your visitors’ attention.
You can choose from more than 80 elements, eye-catching animations, 100+ pre-built page sections, and even save and reuse page sections for faster designing. For the savvy developers, Jupiter X is developer-friendly and highly customizable.
Jupiter X hosts a massive library of more than 340 website templates which you can import and customize easily. The theme is responsive and lets you customize the appearance for specific screen sizes. The theme is available at the Themeforest marketplace for $59.
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