When you start selling your handmade products online, style is everything. You want your products to shine on the page, compelling your customers to buy them, but you also want to make sure that your website is just as well-designed, enticing visitors to stay awhile, take in everything you have on offer, and become regular customers.
With WordPress and WooCommerce, it’s easy to find a theme that works perfectly with your products, as well as install it and make it work well for you. Here are five that we found that’ll work great for any crafty shop.
Designed specifically for creators and makers, Artisan is a WooCommerce theme created by Organic Themes that gives you a clean and responsive online store while also adding decorative elements for a beautiful experience. It’s $79 a year, which includes support and updates.
Built by the RedQ team, Cartsy is a WordPress theme ideal for selling anything. Clear and beautifully organised, the free version of Cartsy gives you an easy to use template for WordPress and WooCommerce blocks, and the Basic Version gives you additional plugins, more customisation, and a multitude of features for only $89.
Perfect for furniture makers or vintage dealers, Mobler has some fantastic colour block options that’ll make your products pop on the screen. Based on Bootstrap, the theme is fast and responsive. You can use the free version, or, for €69, you can buy the Pro version, which gives you even more customisation options as well as support.
WPKoi themes are always vivid, eye-catching, and perfect for online stores, and Manas is no exception. With amazing curved blocks, different layouts, and ready for WooCommerce, the free version gives you plenty of fantastic features, but for only $39, you can purchase the Developer version, giving you full control over colour and typography, as well as even more widgets and features.
Boutique and Stationery
Boutique and Stationery are child themes of Storefront, WooCommerce’s classic free theme perfect for any online store. Boutique is also free and gives you classic style, perfect for jewellery designers, and Stationery is $39 a year, with adorable little touches that would make any craft or stationery store look perfect.
How do I use a child theme?
Child themes are a great way to get the functionality of a tried-and-true theme with additional customisation that makes your site all your own. To use a child theme, you’ll need to install the original theme and the child theme. Then activate the child theme on your site.