It's no secret that modern shoppers are visiting your WordPress website, reading your content, signing up for your services, and purchasing your products from a variety of technological devices including desktop and laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets.

That's why it's crucial your WordPress website's theme has a responsive design — so your website visitors can easily browse your site while having an equally pleasant experience from any technological device.

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The 21 Best Responsive WordPress Themes in 2019

With such an abundance of WordPress themes available, finding your responsive theme of choice may be a difficult task. That's why we've put together this list of 21 of our favorite themes for 2019 that you can review and consider for your own website. Below, you'll find feature descriptions for all 21 options as well as a few key takeaways for those of you who are looking to find a theme as efficiently as possible.

1. Ultra Theme


Ultra is a responsive, multi-purpose theme, which comes with drag-and-drop layouts and fully customizable pages. If you’re running low on design inspiration, Ultra comes with design skins and pre-made demo sites. With just one click, you can import the demo setup (which includes the theme settings, content, menus, widgets, etc.) directly into your site. This can be a huge time saver.

Ultra is ideal for creative businesses, portfolios, and blogs. It also integrates with WooCommerce so your online store can easily match the rest of your website.

Key Takeaways:

  • WooCommerce page integration
  • SEO-optimized
  • Customizable demo templates

2. eCommerce Gem

eCommerce Gem is a free eCommerce WordPress theme that is ideal for running a WooCommerce store, no matter what product you are selling. It has a clean and contemporary layout with minimalistic design. This theme offers plenty of customization options and supports multiple color schemes, allowing you to build a website that matches your brand. If you’re looking for a responsive ecommerce theme that makes it easy for visitors to navigate your website regardless of the device they are using, eCommerce Gem might be a good option for you.

Key Takeaways:

  • Responsive layout
  • Easy customization
  • SEO friendly

3. X Theme

X Theme comes with four pre-built templates that you can edit and customize to your liking. Each theme lets you customize your layout, move your navigation bar, and create custom pages that will fit your brand and business.

X also includes 30 premium plugins, dozens of full-site designs and landing page templates, and a front-end page builder. With X, you can see exactly what your website will look like with your logo, content, and images before you hit the publish button.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose theme
  • Ecommerce integration
  • Highly customizable

4. Pro Theme

Pro WordPress Theme expands the capability of Wordpress and gives you the power to design and build your website header, content, and footer without having to code anything. In addition to the dynamic front end page builder experience, Pro also gives you access to dozens of premium plugins, over 100 design layouts ready to use out of the box, and much more.

Key Takeaways:

  • Completely customizable to your liking
  • Great for professional website builders that want control over each part of their site
  • Amazing support so you never get stuck

5. Avada

Avada is a responsive, multi-purpose WordPress theme with versatile features and layout options fit for business, creative, e-commerce, and more. With no coding required and a minimalist design, the theme is easy to use no matter your level of web development knowledge. The theme also allows you to disable responsiveness if you create or add something to your site that is only meant to be viewed on one type of device.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose theme
  • No coding required
  • Ability to disable responsiveness


6. BeTheme



If you're looking for a responsive, multi-purpose WordPress theme, BeTheme might be a good option for you. BeTheme is also considered a lightweight theme, meaning it's efficient, quick, and takes up minimal space on your server. With over 390 pre-built websites, you can get started adding your content with just one click. The responsive design allows you to choose minimal headers and other features to fit on smaller screens, so your visitors aren't overwhelmed by the amount of content they're viewing in such a tight space.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose theme
  • Lightweight
  • 390+ pre-built installable sites 

7. Jupiter

Jupiter is a responsive, multi-purpose theme powered by the Elementor page builder that allows you to update and review the changes you make to your content and website in real-time. The theme has WooCommerce integration so you can easily set up and manage your online store straight from your WordPress website. Jupiter is also SEO-ready to help your website rank organically for specific keywords and phrases.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose theme
  • WooCommerce integration included
  • SEO optimized

8. Revolution Pro

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Revolution Pro is a responsive minimalist theme that puts the focus on your content. It's built on the Genesis Framework which is known for its speed and ease of configuration. It also has HubSpot integrated into the theme upon installation so you'll be all set up on HubSpot's marketing and CRM tools from the start. If you're already a WP Engine hosting plan user, you get free access to all other StudioPress themes. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Integrated with HubSpot's free suite of marketing and CRM tools
  • Minimalist design
  • Highlights your content

9. Flatsome



Flatsome is a responsive and multi-purpose WordPress theme with WooCommerce integration for e-commerce businesses. The theme has a custom product page builder so you can easily display and sell your items in a way that makes sense for your business. Flatsome is already translated in more than 12 different languages for those of you looking to sell your products in other countries.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose and e-commerce theme
  • Custom product page builder
  • Translated in 12+ languages

10. Newspaper



Powered by the tagDiv Composer page builder, Newspaper allows you to create and design layouts for your blogs and articles. There are more than 50 pre-built demos to choose from, all formatted in a layout that's easy for your visitors to read. Newspaper is SEO-friendly and optimized to give your site the best performance on mobile devices.

Key Takeaways:

  • Blog, news, magazine, and multi-purpose theme
  • Optimized for mobile and SEO
  • 50+ installable demos

11. Impreza



Impreza is a responsive, multi-purpose WordPress theme that offers a number of unique, ready-to-use demos to help you start customizing your website. With Impreza, all of your theme updates are automatic so you'll never have to worry about managing your own software.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose theme
  • Ready-to-use demos available
  • Automatic updates

12. Float

Float is a responsive, simple WordPress theme tailored to e-commerce websites. The theme offers a clean, minimalist design to improve user experience and ease-of-use. The two product page display options — scroll and slider — allow your customers to either scroll up and down or slide right and left to view your products.

Key Takeaways:

  • E-commerce theme
  • Clean, minimalist design
  • Scroll and slider options for product pages

13. One Page

One Page is a single-page WordPress theme, meaning it displays all of your most important website features on your homepage. This might be appealing if you don't have a ton of content on your website and want to keep it all in one location to improve user experience and efficiency for your visitors. The theme only allows space for your most important business-related information to be listed on your homepage making it minimalist and clutter-free. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Most important business information listed on your homepage
  • Ideal if you don't want a lot of content on your site
  • Minimalist design

14. Excellent



Excellent is a responsive, multi-purpose Wordpress theme focused on businesses and e-commerce sites. With a variety of different sections that you can add and move to suit your business' needs, as well as a wide range of navigation menu options, there are hundreds of ways to customize your company's website. The theme's WooCommerce integration allows you to simplify the management of your online store and gives you the ability to add sidebars with links to all of your social profiles so your customers can easily view and follow your accounts.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ideal for businesses and e-commerce sites
  • Customizable navigation menus
  • Social media sidebars

15. Mustache



Mustache is a responsive, creative WordPress theme built for sharing artistic work and written content as well as portfolios and presentations. With Mustache, you can easily add the Google Analytics integration so you are able to keep track of your content's success and manage any needed improvements.

The theme also gives you access to the Google Fonts library which contains thousands of font options for you to choose from and add to your site. For those of you looking to build your portfolio on your WordPress site, Mustache also offers two different portfolio gallery options that you can implement.

Key Takeaways:

  • Creative theme
  • Google Analytics integration
  • Two portfolio gallery options

16. Aesthetic



Aesthetic is a responsive WordPress theme built specifically for fashion and lifestyle blogs. The theme includes a minimalist design, the ability to implement a portfolio format with up to four columns, and other customizable features. Aesthetic has a page option ready for donations as well as an option to easily add your own animations to different pages of your website.

Key Takeaways:

  • Built for fashion and lifestyle blogs
  • Donations page included
  • Can easily add your own animations 

17. Exposure



Exposure is a responsive, photography WordPress theme created for artists looking to display their work with a clean and minimalist design. The theme is ideal for all types of photographers — whether it's your full-time job or your hobby. For those of you who are looking to sell your photos, the theme is integrated with WooCommerce to keep the shopping and buying processes simple for your customers. There is also a contact form module that you can add to one of your site pages so your visitors can reach out to you with any questions or concerns.

Side note: For those of you considering other themes that may not come with a contact form module, HubSpot's WordPress Contact Form plugin is a tool that you can easily install and add to your own site so your visitors can efficiently get in touch with you.

Key Takeaways:

  • Photography theme
  • WooCommerce integration
  • Contact form module

18. SuperMag



SuperMag is a responsive WordPress theme created for digital magazines. The theme's magazine-style design features a variety of ways to display photographs, videos, and written content. SuperMag is advertisement-ready so you can easily add your chosen ads to your site pages. There is also an option to enable a “breaking news” page or section for your site if you feel it's vital for all of your visitors to know about a specific change or event.

Key Takeaways:

  • Ideal for digital magazines
  • Advertisement-ready
  • Option to include “breaking news” page or section 

19. Fagri



Fagri is a responsive, multi-purpose WordPress theme built for a wide range of businesses due to its flexible design and large number of customizable features. The theme comes with newsletter integration so you can easily send your email list information about your latest developments, new products, sales, and more. Fagri is SEO-ready so your site is more likely to organically rank on search engines such as Google.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multi-purpose theme
  • Newsletter integration
  • SEO-ready 

20. Tiny Hestia

Tiny Hestia is a responsive WordPress theme for bloggers. The theme has a minimalist design so your visitors can easily navigate your site and focus on your content. Tiny Hestia is a child theme of Hestiachild themes allow you to modify your current theme to enhance functionality. So, if you are already a Hestia user and want to customize the theme to make it better suited for sharing blog content, you can install Tiny Hestia. When you install a child theme like Tiny Hestia, you don't lose your ability to update the theme or lose any of your original content.

Key Takeaways:

  • Created for bloggers
  • Minimalist design
  • Child theme of Hestia 

21. Bordeaux



If you're in the restaurant business and looking for a responsive theme, Bordeaux might be a great option for you. The theme has customizable features fit for restaurants, cafes, and bakeries, and includes a reservation system so you don't need to find a separate plugin or software to manage your tables. The theme's homepage has three customizable information blocks including a menu card, items for sale, and latest restaurant news.

Key Takeaways:

  • Restaurant theme
  • Table reservation system includes
  • Homepage includes three customizable information sections

Today, responsive website themes are a necessity — your WordPress website visitors and customers are browsing your content and purchasing your items on a variety of different devices at all times. That's why you want to ensure they have a consistent and positive experience on all types of devices.

So, try installing a responsive WordPress theme to create a seamless transition for your website visitors no matter the device they're on — and if the 21 options we've described aren't of interest to you, you can always review the WordPress theme library for more choices tailored to your specific needs. Just remember to review the feature lists to ensure the themes in question include a responsive design.

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Originally published Dec 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM, updated August 15 2019