Various WordPress theme developers have released premium themes in March. However, most of the big names in the industry didn’t release any product in this month, except one – StudioPress. It released a stylish new child theme for its Genesis framework. Other than that, there were some blogging themes, a couple of e-commerce themes, magazine themes etc.
Continue reading to find out more about the 12 new premium themes that were released in March 2015.
Tabloid is a brand new News/Magazine WordPress theme from CSSigniter. The versatile theme is designed to provide a unique viewing experience for the visitors. It comes with eight different color schemes, each with two variations – light and dark. As the theme comes with unique layout designs, you can easily choose the appropriate layout for your magazine site.
The theme comes with a custom category widget which could be used to design an attractive home page. The widget lets you create different layouts for your categories by showing contents in distinctive ways. You will also find lots of special widgetized areas including before and after the content, sidebars, header etc. These widgetized areas could be used to display content or advertisements.
The trending bar on the home page allows you to display the latest updates in an attractive way. The large slider on the home page could be used to display some of your most popular or most recent posts.
Tabloid also comes with full support for Jetpack. By using the plugin, you will be able to display image galleries, use social media sharing options or keep track of vital statistics of your website. You can also put widgets in the footer section.
Price Option 1 – $39, includes support and update for 1 year, multiple domain.
Price Option 2 – $49 per year, includes support and update for 1 year, multiple domain, access to all themes.
Price Option 3 – $79 per year, includes support and update for 1 year, multiple domain, access to all themes, access to HTML versions.
Gear WordPress Theme is a minimal, simple e-commerce theme developed by ThemeTrust. The theme is perfect for creating online store or shopping sites. It comes with full support for WooCommerce, the most popular e-commerce solution for WordPress. The large parallax slider on the home page allows you to showcase some of the best-selling products of your store. You can feature your latest promotions or offers just below the slider.
Unlike most other e-commerce themes, Gear does not have a cluttered home page with hundreds of products. Rather, it shows a large, clear picture of the product along with vital information like the price and the necessary links. As the shopping cart is embedded on top of each page, you can complete most of your shopping right from the products page. Clicking the cart icon opens the cart and lets you view the cart, proceed to checkout or remove any product from the cart.
The theme customizer section lets you customize different parts of your website from one convenient location. The theme also includes lots of shortcodes for creating buttons, texts, CTAs, tabs, columns, sideshows etc. If you want to translate the theme into other languages, that is also possible. The theme works perfectly in most modern browsers. Due to its fully responsive design, it looks perfect in any screen size.
Price Option 1 – $59
Paisley theme is a beautiful blogging theme released by Bluchic. With special focus on female bloggers, the theme uses a lot of light colors along with an attractive font family. The simple, minimal design of the theme is sure to draw the visitor’s attention. Fully responsive design will make sure that your website looks great in both mobile and tablet devices.
From the theme options section, you can easily manage common customization tasks like uploading custom logo, using custom header background, setting up vertical featured image etc. An interesting feature of the theme is its multiple menu placement. By using this feature, you can show your main navigation menu in both the header and the footer. You can also display images from up to 5 categories in the footer.
The main blog posts could be displayed in a single-column or multi-column layout. You will find a completely widgetized sidebar on the right side. Besides the regular pagination system, you can also enable infinite scroll for your posts. The theme includes some custom widget including a social icons widget. The theme allows you to upload your own favicon. It is also provided with a one-click update feature.
Price Option 1 – $79
4. Modern Studio Pro
Modern Studio Pro Theme is the latest child theme released by StudioPress. This excellently designed WordPress theme lets you represent your modern studio office into your website in a unique way. In order to put more emphasis on the images, the theme uses a clutter less interface supported by a minimal color scheme. The end result of that process is a simple but gorgeous layout for the visitors.
The excellent design is complemented by hand-chosen typography and clever content placement options. By using all of these features, you can easily draw your visitor’s attention to the most appropriate places. It does not matter if you want only a simple navigation bar or a sidebar or both, Modern Studio Pro has got you covered. You can easily pick a layout which suits your requirements.
A useful feature of Modern Studio Pro theme is the sticky message, which is brand new for any Genesis child theme. As the visitor scrolls down, the sticky message will appear on top and will remain there. By using the sticky message, you can deliver an urgent notice, important information or whatever you want to say to your visitors. You will also find the widgetized right sidebar very useful.
Price Option 1 – $99.95, includes the Genesis framework, unlimited update and support.
Eventum is a very powerful WordPress child theme which is developed by Templatic. The brand new theme lets you create dynamic, user-oriented event portal websites. By using the theme, you will be able to create recurring events repeating on a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis.
It is also possible to allow the visitors to create their own events. Registered users of your website can RSVP their event attendance from the event page and manage the events from the dashboard. The users will also be able to connect their profiles with Facebook and import events. The imported events could be displayed in the profile pages.
As lots of visitors will visit your event site from mobile devices, Eventum has a solution for them too. The specially designed mobile view will provide them with all the relevant information about the event in a single page. It does not matter what device the visitor is using, your website will look great to all of them.
If you want, you can also charge money for posting events. The Eventum theme comes with multiple payment plans including subscriptions, recurring payments, trials etc. The theme also comes with native support for more than 200 countries and 4000 states. Therefore, you will be able to reach the global audience too. The big, bold header image could feature some of the nice places where your events will take place.
Price Option 1 – $49, includes only the child theme, support and updates for 1 year, lifetime usage license.
Price Option 2 – $149, includes both the child and parent theme, support and updates for 1 year, lifetime usage license.
Price Option 3 – $279, includes all benefits of Price Option 2, usage up to 5 domains, PSD file.
6. Risen Hope
Risen Hope, March 2015 WordPress Club Theme is an elegant, church-based theme developed by Shape5. The modern, trendy design of the theme will help you to provide a completely new look to your church website. The aesthetically pleasing styling includes useful features like scroll reveal effects, layered images, floating header, content fader, custom highlight colors etc.
The theme makes full use of the default HTML5 player of WordPress. Based on MediaElement.js html5 script, the player is capable of playing audio and video files smoothly. The responsive media player works perfectly in any screen size. You won’t require any programing knowledge to operate the player.
The theme also supports more than 600 Google Fonts. You can preview the fonts before finally applying them. You will also have the option to enable the font resizer. Once enabled, the font resizer provides three options – decrease, increase and return to default.
Powered by the robust S5 Flex menu system, Risen Hope lets you customize the navigation menu by adding subtext, creating columns, adding widgets, changing the open and hide delay, setting opacity etc. When using the theme, you won’t have to be limited within the default layouts only. You can easily create custom layouts by placing widgets in different locations.
Price Option 1 – $59.99 for 3 months, includes unlimited access to all products, single domain and support.
Price Option 2 – $79.99 for 6 months, includes unlimited access to all products, 2 domains and support.
Price Option 3 – $99.99 for 1 year, includes unlimited access to all products, 4 domains and support, 20% off on renewal.
Price Option 4 – $299.99 for 1 year, includes unlimited access to all products, unlimited domains and support, 30% off on renewal.
Bayfront Child Theme is a beautiful WordPress theme developed by WPCasa. This flexible, elegant looking theme is perfect for creating any real estate website. The theme allows you to include a property search box right at the top of your home page. Relevant background images could increase the overall appeal of the site to the visitors.
The powerful listing editor is provided with all the relevant features to add detailed information about the property. By using the advanced search feature, visitors will be able to search for their desired properties by providing the title, keyword, ID, descriptions, custom taxonomies or other custom fields. As the theme comes with several widget-ready locations, you can easily place widgets into those locations.
The advanced theme options section will let you customize different parts of your website from one location. It is possible to choose separate layouts for individual posts, pages or listings. The theme package also includes lots of shortcodes which will allow you to add custom elements.
If you are planning to use your theme in any other language than English, Bayfront could be the choice for you. Besides being available in French, Spanish, Italian, German, Italian and Portuguese language, it is also possible to translate the theme into other supported languages.
Price Option 1 – €19, includes only the child theme, support and update, unlimited sites.
Price Option 2 – €69, includes child theme and the framework, support and update, unlimited sites.
Price Option 3 – €89, includes all the features of Price option 2, PSD files.
FlatLine is a fully responsive business theme developed by Theme Junkie. The theme could be easily used to create any small business, portfolio or blog websites. As the theme is constantly updated, it works perfectly in the latest versions of WordPress too.
The advanced control panel of the theme will let you control every aspect of the website from common settings to complex styling options. The SEO-optimized code will make sure that you are getting the maximum output out of your website.
The theme package includes multiple custom widgets including Flickr and Twitter. You will be able to place these widgets into the multiple widgetized location of the theme. The theme developers have thought about ad placements too. As a result, you will be able to place various types of banners in the sidebars and other places of your website.
The theme is also provided with lots of custom page templates including full width, archive, portfolio etc. These custom page templates let you create dedicated pages for special purposes within a few minutes. You will also find the po and mo files in the theme package. By using dedicated tools like POEdit(http://poedit.net/), you can easily translate the theme into other supported languages.
Price Option 1 – $49, includes access to all existing and new themes with updates for 1 year, lifetime support , unlimited sites.
Price Option 2 – $99.5, includes lifetime access to all existing and upcoming themes, lifetime update and support, unlimited sites.
EntertainmentNews Celebrity News Portal Theme is an awesome magazine theme developed by Magazine3. If you are looking for a brand new theme for your next entertainment news site, EntertainmentNews should be one of your top choices. The theme features a simple and flexible layout which lets the visitors browse through the website easily. All the features and elements are hand-crafted to make sure that they look best and work perfectly in client websites.
The theme closely follows all the coding standards of WordPress. Therefore, the theme will always be compatible with the latest versions of WordPress. The visual theme customizer will let you preview any changes before applying them into your live website. If you want to maximize the social arena, you will find the Twitter Cards and OpenGraph integration feature very useful.
If you don’t have enough content for your website at the moment, you can easily import the demo content and give your website a professional look instantly. The theme is also provided with lots of custom widgets including Social Icons, Advertisement, Popular Posts, Facebook, Google+, Social Statistics etc. It also has 11 different advertisement slots with on/off option for each of them. All of these ad slots support Google AdSense and other major ad networks.
Price Option 1 – $59, includes lifetime theme update, unlimited site, one-on-one support, PSD files.
Price Option 2 – $249 per year, includes full access to all new and existing themes, unlimited site, one-on-one support, PSD files, renewal discount.
Brilliance is an attractive-looking multipurpose WordPress theme developed by CPO Themes. The very flexible theme lets you control every aspect of your website and customize it according to your design requirements. If you are looking for a theme that was especially built for increasing your conversion rate, you should definitely check this one out. The theme could also be used to create corporate, personal, portfolio or blog sites.
Brilliance allows you to provide different layouts for each of your posts and pages. By default, the theme comes with up to five different layouts. Additionally, it is also possible to create custom layouts by customizing the sidebar and including or excluding the header, footer etc. All of these styles could be applied to custom post types too.
If you want to include a small online shop with your website, Brilliance has got your covered too. As the excellent WordPress theme comes with full WooCommerce support, you will be able to allow your visitors to purchase anything from your website. In case you are selling digital products, the theme comes with native support for Easy Digital Downloads too. Last but not least, you can also make use of other customization features like custom shortcodes, custom typography, unlimited colors etc.
Price Option 1 – $49, includes support and update for 1 year.
Price Option 2 – $119 per year, includes access to all existing and new themes, premium support.
Amalie blogging WordPress theme is an excellently designed theme by Anariel Design. Based on the brand new default theme of WordPress – Twenty Fifteen, this simple but very attractive theme is provided with all the relevant options for developing your next blog site. By using the exact amount of content and images in the front page, the theme has successfully created an interesting layout.
Besides the regular blog view, Amalie also comes with a grid view. The grid view features a large image on top and all the child pages below that. As the theme is provided with lots of quotation styles, you can easily present the gist or the most interesting lines of your blog posts as quotations.
Amalie is also a fully WooCommerce-supported theme. Therefore, if you have ever wanted to include a small online shop along with your blog, you can easily do that with Amalie. By using the built-in shop template, you will be able to develop your online shop within minutes. You can also feature some of your most popular products on top of the page.
By using the dedicated theme customizer, you will be able to take care of all the design aspect of your website including header image, custom background and colors. The theme package is also provided with full premium version of Soliloquy Slider. Therefore, creating amazing-looking slideshows will not be a problem for you. You will also find the carefully planned widgetized areas very useful.
Price Option 1 – $55 per 6 months, includes access to all new and existing themes, unlimited support and update.
Price Option – $85 per 1 year, includes access to all new and existing themes, unlimited support and update, free 1 theme setup.
Price Option – $195, includes lifetime access to all new and existing themes, unlimited support and update, free 1 theme setup.
Divine, an e-commerce Genesis child theme is developed by Restored 316 Designs. As the theme was designed to be as versatile and as customizable as possible, you can easily use Divine for creating any e-commerce site, online store or business website.
The theme package is provided with custom plugin styling for the relevant plugins including WooCommerce, Easy Recipe, Jetpack, Simply Instagram, Simple Social Icons, Genesis Enews Extended, Genesis Responsive Slider etc. That means you won’t need to do anything extra to customize these plugins.
The powerful theme options section will let you choose from 6 different color schemes. You will also find options to use your custom logo, banner, background etc. You can use any of the three built-in layouts – Content/Sidebar, Sidebar/Content and Full Width Content. It is possible to index different categories at the top of the website. The theme package includes several page templates including archive, custom archive, landing, blog and columns page. You will definitely find these templates very useful.
You will also find lots of widgetized areas including the sidebar and the footer of your website. You can easily customize these areas by putting your favorite widgets. Divine’s HTML5 valid markup is fully responsive. That means your website will look great in any device type or screen size.
Price Option 1 – $50, Includes the child theme only.
So, these were the 12 best premium themes released in March 2015. Among them, which one you like the most? If you were told to pick a theme from these 12 themes, which one would you pick? Let me know by leaving a comment below.