The use of Bootstrap amongst websites has grown exponentially since its days of inception and by date over millions of websites use it, which makes Bootstrap the most popular front-end framework.
Bootstrap is currently in its 3rd iteration, i.e. Bootstrap 3, and it is much simpler to use. Some of the new features of the latest version of Bootstrap include its new flat design language along with its mobile-first approach and much more.
Now if you wish to use the most popular front-end framework for website building with the most popular CMS, i.e. WordPress, then you can do so with the help of hundreds of specially designed themes.
Bootstrap 3 powered WordPress theme is exceptionally better than its other counterparts and gives the user an abundance of features and advantages. So, without further ado, here are 20 Best Bootstrap 3 Based WordPress Themes.
Creative Bootstrap 3 WordPress Themes
Kalium is a WordPress theme designed for creative individuals and professionals. It is packed with a lot of creative layout designs, drag and drop content builder, Rich Theme Options and much more which makes it more of a multipurpose theme.
The theme is packed with an abundance of demo websites curated for different niches and couples in unique portfolio styles, over thirty portfolio types, extensive customization options, adaptive images for better viewing on smaller devices, an immersive e-commerce experience with minimal design language and much more.
With the inclusion of most of the popular plugins like Visual Composer, Revolution Slider, and LayerSlider, you can rest assured that you will be getting great features with the theme. Again as mentioned, WooCommerce is also seamlessly integrated into the experience along with handy product layouts, Ajax Mini Cart, and eye-catching hover effects.
Some of its other features include a professional blogging area, a coming soon or maintenance page, a one-click demo installer, SEO optimization and much more.
Pivot WordPress theme offers a flat and responsive design language that is clean and comes with a touch of professionalism. The theme can be used for business, portfolio, blogs or similar websites.
The theme comes with loads of page builder elements and unlimited color options giving you great freedom on how you want your site to look. You also get compatibility with some of the most popular and featureful plugins on the market like bbPress, Visual Composer with over thirty custom builder elements, Revolution Slider, Master Slider, Easy Digital Downloads, WP job manager among others.
Other features of the theme include over eight header types, Ebor Mega Menus, WooCommerce support, Parallax Background image sections, blog layouts, portfolio layouts and much more.
Newsmag PRO, much as its name suggests, is a newspaper/magazine WordPress theme with an intuitive yet stunning visual aesthetic choices. The theme is for all individuals looking forward to creating an online magazine website in a matter of minutes with an abundance of customization options and visual styling elements.
The theme incorporates a multitude of modular elements, integrates plugins and widgets, and also uses plenty of shortcodes to make your site look and feel like the way you intended it. You can incorporate your custom images, content sliders, customizable carousels and much more to increase engagement of your audience on your site.
You also will get WooCommerce compatibility with the theme making it possible for you to set up an online store if you so desired.
Specular is a multipurpose responsive WordPress theme targeted towards businesses. The theme is suited for business, real estate firms, and agencies as we stated, but it is also suitable for portfolio sites or church, medicine or restaurant based websites.
The theme comes with over twenty-five demo websites, but if you believe that you won’t like them, then you can use their online template builder to create the type of site you want and then spend your money on the theme.
Some notable features of the theme include an advanced Theme Options, Sliding Creative Blog, Visual Composer, Slider Revolution, unlimited header styles and much much more.
Specular is most definitely a spectacular theme with infinite possibilities with which you can make the site of your dreams and drown it with spectacular functionalities.
Uplift is a responsive multipurpose theme for WordPress packed with fantastic design, features, and performance. With exceptional code quality, unlimited styling options, beautiful layout designs and much more, Uplift can improve many aspects of your site.
The theme comes with practically an inexhaustible source of customization and designing features with over nine stunning demo websites, forty-two pre-built pages, a drag and drop page builder with fifty-four custom elements, over ten header styles, three different page headers, fourteen portfolio styles, ten blog styles, six different navigation styles and much more for you to mix and match and built a truly unique and personal website.
Some other features of the theme worth mentioning is its WooCommerce compatibility, along with team Ajax slide outs, two types of one-page navigations, two premium sliders, an advanced admin panel, unlimited color options, bbPress, and BuddyPress support among many others.
Foundry is a multipurpose, multi-concept WordPress theme. It is extremely flexible, versatile and packs an array of useful tools and styling elements to make your site look top-notch.
The theme is packed with over thirty-two unique homepage concepts and comes integrated with a lot of popular and useful plugins like Contact Form 7, Visual Composer, WooCommerce, Tickera, SEO by Yoast, etc.
You will also get your hands on unlimited design and layout options, with powerful and robust theme options panel, a one-click demo importer for many of the pre-built pages, thirteen purposeful blog layouts, seventeen portfolio layouts and much more.
Entrepreneur WordPress theme is in particular curated for booking sites for small businesses. The theme comes fully equipped with WooCommerce compatibility, along with an Automated Booking System($75 free) which makes the theme more of a tool and a must-try for business owners.
Some of the features that you will get with the theme includes seven one page demos, one multi-page demo, multiple online payment gateways like, PayPal, Stripe, etc, custom booking form fields, a powerful drag and drop form builder, unique portfolio layouts, shortcodes and much more which all together make the theme highly usable and also visually pleasing.
If you are looking for a theme for your small startup or business, you happen to need an appointment making tool, and you want the best of Bootstrap, then you can never go wrong with Entrepreneur.
Launchkit theme is the complete landing page solution for WordPress. It comes with all the necessary features and the right marketing appeal to launch your next product or service through a versatile, beautiful and professional looking website.
The theme comes with an abundance of real-world demo pages bundled in with the right header to suit every occasion. In total, you will get three header types, seven-footer types, and over thirty custom page building elements all of which you can use with the popular Visual Composer.
The theme also supports custom logos, unlimited color schemes, one-click demo data installer, WPML support, Gravity Forms, Contact Form 7 and many other features.
Dante is a fully responsive, multi-purpose WordPress theme with a clean and modern design language that also throws in a pinch of minimalism and a wide range of incredible features making the theme extremely versatile and professional in its usage.
The theme comes with twenty-seven pre-built pages which you can use to start your site and also customize them with the help of Swift Page Builder which comes with about forty-four different elements. Apart from this, you get beautiful standard pages, shortcodes, WooCommerce compatibility, and full shop experience, premium sliders, video, and image parallax sections, seven portfolio types, ten blog types and optimized code for super-fast load times.
Lambda is a multipurpose WordPress theme powered by Bootstrap and packs in enough demo content, features, and utilities that you can practically build any site you desire with the theme.
It comes with an astonishing fifty-five unique demo sites which you can easily install with the one-click demo installer. The demo contents provided can cater to mostly all types of niches with the abundance of layouts and features; it would be like you are using a theme particular dedicated for that particular site.
Some of the facts about the theme worth mentioning include its top-notch support team along with easy to use customization features, WooCommerce integration, a multitude of useful plugins, including Visual Composer, Slider Revolution, Isotope Filter and much more.
You will also get amazing header options, customizable Bootstrap options, Gravity Forms, Custom Post Types and much more.
Zerif PRO is a multipurpose, responsive and one of the high ranking one page WordPress themes for creative agencies and businesses. The theme packs a clean and sleek one-page design language suited to increase user engagement.
The theme comes packed with the highly functional SiteOrigin Page Builder with which you can easily build up your site with drag and drop operations. Again the theme is packed with WooCommerce compatibility which will help you easily incorporate a store onto your site.
Some of the other notable features of the theme include a live customizer, support for custom backgrounds, mega menus and much more.
Wunderkind is a Bootstrap powered, one page, parallax WordPress theme which comes to deliver a stunning visual experience for your viewers. The theme is particularly curated for photographers, travelers, web design agencies, music/video producers and people from similar professions.
You will get eight unique demo layouts to start your site as well as get your hands on the popular Visual Composer to help you out in your website building processes.
Other than this, the theme also comes sporting a very user-friendly Theme Options Panel, an Advanced Redux Admin Panel, portfolio management, unlimited color options, Contact Form 7, Custom Post Formats and much more.
ROUA can be regarded as a hipster portfolio and blogging theme for WordPress with a minimal, exquisite and elegant design. The theme is ideally curated for individuals on the lookout for something to suit their artistic, creative or freelancer website or just help them to build up a shop.
The theme is bundled in with a lot of useful features and functionalities that are sure to help you cut down on the overall site-building process. It is packed with a lot of customization features as well as the Redux Framework backend panel.
Some of the useful features you can expect from the theme are its parallax headers, beautiful custom page templates, AJAX portfolio, isotope and masonry layouts, WPML compatibility and much more.
Next is a unique portfolio theme for WordPress that incorporates Live Metro Panels and animated blocks to develop a visually stunning web experience.
The theme comes with three colorful home page layouts with unlimited subsections, over fifty-five appearance animation effects, parallax background, standalone pages and much more which altogether makes for a treat for the eyes.
Some of the mentionable features of the theme include its simple portfolio layouts, Ajax portfolio loading section, video slider with lightbox view, Twitter and Flickr Live integration, shortcodes and much more. You will also be able to make your color patterns to personalize the site to better complement your persona or your brand.
Again if the metro design element isn’t your thing, then you can go to other layout options that bring to home some of the most conventional styles.
Arctic WordPress theme is primarily curated for architecture related sites but can be used by any creative niche with equal usability. The theme offers a smooth user experience with a sharp and clean design language which is also responsive and retina ready.
Some of the notable features of the theme include its WooCommerce integration, light and dark skins, fullscreen home slider or video, eight wonderful page templates, animated menus, an unbranded options panel, dynamic page and much more.
Other mentionable features include control of the sidebar state on the single portfolio, adjustable images, autoplay features on single portfolios, dummy data import in mere seconds and few more which together make for better the user experience.
This has been our list of some of the best Bootstrap 3 powered WordPress themes currently available on the market. Use them and let us know about your experience.
Also, as we have stated, the number of such themes available in the market is in the hundreds, and as such we might have missed on some which you might favor. In that case, mention your favorite ones in the comments section.
Originally published Jan 1, 2020 1:29:00 PM, updated April 15 2021