The Top 10 WooCommerce Themes in South Africa

by JOEL BRONKOWSKI on May 23, 2020
The world of WordPress themes has come a long way over the past 10 years. A big part of the beauty and power of using WordPress + WooCommerce is the breadth of options you have with premium themes. ThemeForest is by no means the only place you can or should look for themes but as you'll see from the list below it's become a one stop shop for all things themes. Before we get to the list let me call out some things you should keep in mind before choosing a theme.

Access to Support.

When looking at themes it's important to recognise what you are paying for. You'll find thousands of themes for free and the bulk of themes sit in the $40-$80 range. Many people misunderstand the way these fees work as it differs between platforms. Most themes these days include a 1 year support license meaning you can reach out to the makers of the theme for you guessed it, 1 year. Beyond the first year you can purchase extended support at a discounted cost. Support is a very nice to have should you run into any issues.

More Functionality More Problems?

It's become increasingly common to have all kinds of editors, sliders and plugins bundled into themes to make building something useful and aesthetically pleasing easier. On the surface this doesn't seem like an issue but you need to be careful and the additional plugins you might want to use and how you conduct updates going forward. One of the great things about WordPress + WooCommerce is the ability to easily redesign your site via other themes but as your site has more and more plugins attached to themes you may run into issues when switching to other themes. Make sure to backup your site and setup a staging evenironment locally on your computer for making live changes all willy nilly.

The Top 10 Themes used in South Africa

And just like that you've reached the section of the post you've been looking for our top 10 themes used by WooCommerce online stores in South Africa. Just to be extra useful we've gone ahead and curated some sites for you to check out that are using these themes.

  1. Divi
  2. Avada
  3. Flatsome
  4. Storefront
  5. Astra
  6. OceanWP
  7. BeTheme
  8. Hestia
  9. Enfold
  10. The7