The demand for handmade goods has been rising exponentially ever since digitalization hit the industry. With the rise of online e-commerce sites, minor vendors received an unprecedented possibility to advertise and sell their products nationwide, even globally. WordPress, as one of the most popular, free, and user-friendly website CMS, has contributed a lot to the trend. In this post I gathered 7 outstanding handmade WordPress themes which, in my humble opinion, are worth to be used as a foundation for your handmade site in 2018.
Handy is one of the few stars on the digital handmade sky. It is a truly outstanding handmade WordPress theme with compelling, irresistible design and solid code foundation. By default, Handy has a pleasant color scheme with green accents. However, theme colors can be changed with the help of powerful customization options, which were thoughtfully added to WordPress customizer by theme authors.
The theme is bundled with many great plugins, including Revolution Slider and WP Bakery Page Builder (former Visual Composer). These famous plugins provide you with exceptional functionality of great value at no additional cost. The theme provides you with easy demo data installer which allows you to install demo data in just a few clicks. Sample pages are built with the help of Visual Composer, which dramatically facilitates the further editing of the pages.
One of the most outstanding, yet optional, features of Handy is that the theme can be used as a marketplace handmade site like Etsy or Amazon. This feature alone, provided by a plugin called WC Vendors, can take your online business to the next level. But, of course, Handy can be used as a foundation for a regular WordPress online shop which runs on WooCommerce.
Handy handmade shop WordPress WooCommerce theme is a good choice for your new fascinating website in 2018.
In this case theme name sort of speaks for itself – it is an online store theme for handmade items which runs on WooCommerce. It offers 8 different homepage designs, each of them showcases a different gentle color scheme with pale matte colors – gold, blue, pink.
The theme features one-click demo import, Redux framework for theme options, customizable mega menus, sticky header, custom shortcodes, Google fonts, and Font Awesome support, documentation and support. It also comes with free bundled copies of Revolution Slider and WP Bakery Page Builder (former Visual Composer) plugin.
Yes, this is the third theme in a row, which name starts with an “H”. But if Handy was like a star in the sky, Heajy is more like a pearl in the sea. It is a tidy clean style e-commerce WordPress theme oriented on selling handmade jewelry. Among other things, it introduces beautiful mosaic layouts on several of it’s 7 possible homepage layouts, which make your site shine like a pearl. It also quite rare – the theme hasn’t sold too many copies yet, and this is a great opportunity to build a truly unique site at a very reasonable price.
Shop functionality of the theme is powered by the good old WooCommerce plugin. Heajy includes several color presets, thorough documentation, demo content, product image lightbox, and is bundled with free copies of Revolution Slider and Visual Composer.
This theme introduces yet another type of handmade items to sell – luxurious wooden and leather handcrafted products. This theme has an amazing design, built around a high quality product and team images and somewhat typewriter-like fonts. Combined together, they make an exquisite impression of gentle roughness and indisputable quality.
Manufactura is responsive and retina ready, offers comprehensive options panel, comes with demo data which installation is one click away, offers WooCommerce and Visualizer plugin support.
Dove is a modern responsive WordPress theme tailored specifically for presenting and selling handmade furniture. The theme offers 4 different demo datasets with 4 color schemes.
Dove utilizes a great set of plugins. Its shop functionality is powered by WooCommerce. Sliders are presented by Revolution Slider plugin, and WP Bakery Page Builder (also known as Visual Composer) is responsible for page content. The theme is bundled with both of the latter plugins, which means you can use this premium plugins at no additional cost.
Handmade shop is a clean style blog and shop theme for those who want to sell their handmade items and blog about them. The theme includes several unique page layouts. Theme’s blog functionality is powered by WordPress, and it’s shop functionality is powered by the famous WooCommerce plugin.
Handmade shop offers custom admin panel, detailed theme knowledge base, helpful customer support, custom widgets, unlimited menu colors. The theme is bundled with Layered Slider and Revolution Slider plugins, so there’s need to pay extra for them – it’s an additional selling point you should consider when thinking of purchasing this theme.
Soapery is a beautiful handmade WordPress theme designed with organic handcrafted products in mind. This theme has a great set of custom demo sliders and banners, which are called to help you demonstrate the greatness of your organic products. The theme is easy to install with one-click demo import feature, optimized for mobile devices, translation and WPML ready. Soapery is compatible with a bundle of well-known premium plugins: WooCommerce, Revolution Slider, Essential Grid, Visual Composer and PO Composer.