Premium themes are a BIG business. The top theme designers are generating more than $3 million annually through their sites, and for good reason. The support and features that come packed with the premium themes generally outweigh the costs, which are generally between $5o and $100 per theme.
Each of the themes below stand out from the rest of the crowd by offering a set of features that few other themes are able to offer. Check out all the theme demos, then judge for yourself whether the themes (and their designs) appeal to you and your blog.
Features: Customizable options panel, easy-to-change width, custom widgets, use your own images in your design, child theme options, cross-browser compatible coding, and automatically resized thumbnails.
Features: Inkdrop is a customizable theme with a blog, portfolio, and business layout all combined into one convenient package. Check out all the unique page templates contained within the theme by taking a look at the demonstration blog.
Genesis Theme Framework | $59.95 | Demo | Purchase
Features: Genesis is a powerful theme framework built from the ground up to make it easy to create a powerful, customizable website. A number of custom child themes can be purchased, or an all-themes package, which includes all the themes, can be purchased for a discounted price.
The Corporation | $19.95 | Demo | Purchase
Features: This theme is sleek and professional, ideal for business sites and it will grab your visitor’s attention with the prominent and flashy jQuery slider. The theme features threaded comments, advertisement options, a theme options page, and an optional blog-style structure.
Features: Valid coding, jQuery support for the portfolio area, drop-down menus, PSD files to customize the theme, plus five option pages to customize the theme. It is ideal for business and portfolio websites.
Features: This theme is suitable for business and portfolio sites, and includes a 3D image slideshow that can be customized and controlled from your back-end options panel. A huge options panel has been included within the theme package to make editing the theme extremely easy. Three fantastic skins have also been included.
Features: Twelve skins are included within this single package, making it a great solution for showcasing your work to your visitors. The theme is easy to setup and manage, with PSD files included for more advanced editing and modification, while jQuery plugins enhance the look of the theme with cool effects.
Big Feature | $25.00 | Demo | Purchase
Features: Big Feature is the ideal theme for anyone looking to create a professional web presence, as the theme features many areas for content, three child themes, Cufon font replacement for beautiful headings, and multiple navigation options. Check out the theme demo for more features.
Features: Bold is a modern, simplistic, and bold design that doesn’t overwhelm viewers with excessive content. The design is universally appealing, ideal for client use, portfolios, alternative lifestyle companies, and more.
Aperturious | $59.00 | Demo | Purchase
Features: This theme is great for photo blogs, as it contains a large space for integrating photos. Three color schemes and three different layout options have also been included. Videos and advertisements can also be included within the theme.
Features: The WP-Launch theme is clean, modern, and professional-looking. You’ll get a lot of features within the package, making it ideal for all sites ranging form a simple blog layout to a full-fledged magazine-styled site. Check out all the features on the demo page.
Features: Plenty of customization options, beautiful typography, and plenty of other features have been included in the Outline Theme, which is ideal for news, media, magazine, or even personal blogging sites. Check out the theme to take full advantage of all the features.
Features: This is a great theme to help you build an attractive and engaging website that stands out. It is ideal for fashion, cosmetics, magazine, music, movies, and nearly any other type of website. Check out all the features on the release page.
Features: Bloom features a two-column layout, widget-ready options, custom page templates, drop-down menus, and built-in plugins.
Features: TypeMagz includes everything you need to create a powerful website based on a magazine format. While the theme can contain a lot of information, you can still customize it to your liking with your personal touches.
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Last Updated: March 25, 2010