Did you know?…
Americans spent more than $200 billion on online shopping in 2011 and are expected to shell out $327 billion on internet stores by 2016.
The former quote is from an article, Online Retail Spending at $200 Billion Annually and Growing, published on the Wall Street Journal. That is a staggering amount of money right there! In other words, there is so much money to make with e-commerce websites, which allow you to sell everything from your grandma cookies to fashion and everything in between.
Today, we bring you fifteen (15) of the best e-commerce templates that will help you and your client to get a slice of this two-hundred-billion pie. As a web designer, these templates will make your work easier and your client happier. Enjoy and please remember to share your thoughts in the comment section below :).
E-Shopper Free E-Commerce Template
With plenty of whitespace and an intuitive design, E-Shopper is a great e-commerce template suitable for the modern shopper. This template utilizes responsive web design techniques, which means your online store will look great on all devices irrespective of screen width.
On top of that, you can easily integrate E-Shopper in e-commerce platforms such as Magento, WooCommerce, VirtueMart etc. The template, which uses Bootstrap 3, ships with a working Ajax contact form, 11 pages, a blog and a beautiful slider among other features.
Journal OpenCart Template
Journal is a top selling OpenCart theme with more than 7000 happy customers, and with good reason. This e-commerce theme comes with quick checkout, over 2000 built-in options, popup module, multilingual sliders & banners, specials (with countdowns), and so much more.
The theme also comes with installation support and video tutorials to help get your store up and running fast. Oh, and since the theme is fully responsive, your customers can buy products no matter where they are!
Office Accessorie Template
Online Movie Store
Netflix better be on the lookout for with this template and a bit of creativity, you could easily kick ’em out of business. Obviously, I’m kidding but using the Online Movie Store template will breath new life to just about any movie store. Order your movies in categories, set featured movies and showcase your best movie collection easily using a template like no other.
Ultimo Responsive Magento Theme
Ultimo is perfect for any e-commerce site – especially since this template comes with lots of ready to use color skins. Just install, pick a skin (or use the customization options to create your own one of a kind color scheme), and you logo and start adding products/content. The homepage and product pages are also customizable, so it’s easy to make a unique store that customers will remember.
Ella Shopify Theme
Ella is a lovely and girly template that is full of style. Fully respomsive with Ajax layered navigation, custom banners, mega menu option, advanced product filtering and more. Plus the built in social integration makes it easy for people browsing your products to share them will all their friends.
Zenith E-Commerce Template
With a great design and detailed product pages, Zenith is a simplistic yet powerful template suitable for a number of e-commerce projects. The template is built using HTML5 and CSS3, which gives you plenty of cool animations and brilliant features. The template comes with:
- Six (6) page templates
- Main product view
- Product grid
- A great homepage
Free Valencia Restaurant Template
Are you after the perfect e-commerce template for a restaurant or any other food and beverages business? The Valencia Restaurant theme gives you all the features and options you need to build an impressive online presence for any food joint. The template features:
- An elegant color scheme to get patrons in the right mood
- A beautiful jQuery slider to highlight specials etc
- A nice gallery to showcase your images
- Et cetera
However, this template is not responsive, but this is something you can always slip in later on.
While you can re-purpose this template to suit any other cause, it was developed to be the ideal face of fashion stores. The template is simplistic in design, using only three color schemes and a simple grid. In addition, Clothes Collection is easy to customize, which gives you a lot of options. The template is not responsive, giving you the chance to hone your responsive web design skills.
Transformer Prestashop Theme
Transformer is ready to use, right out of the box. One awesome feature is the ability to specify the number of product columns displayed based on the device your customer is using. This means that a desktop user might see 4 columns while people shopping on their phones will see an optimized 1 column layout (Or whatever columns you choose). Other theme features include:
- Fully responsive
- Unlimited color options
- Powerful theme editor
- Customizable shop design
- Layout variations
- Custom image hovers
- And lots more
Coffee Free WooCommerce Template
Fully responsive. Great color scheme. Fantastic menu system. Featured product widgets. These are the words you can use to describe Coffee, a free WooCommerce template from templatemonster.com.
The template is well known because it integrates seamlessly with WordPress and WooCommerce, which makes your work extremely easy. This live demo shows the template in action – you’ll love it :).
Seeking for a template that screams success and shows you’re ready to stand behind your products? Acceptus is a professional OpenCart theme that will get people putting money in your wallet. Features at a glance:
- Mega menus
- Add videos to menu
- Fully responsive
- Great CSS animations
- Social media icons
- E-Commerce ready (OpenCart powered)
- Multi-color variation
- Et cetera
Acceptus allows you to create a one of a kind online store in no time. One last thing, the free version of Acceptus is dead. This template costs $45 bucks only and it’s worth every penny.
Porto Magento E-Commerce Theme
Porto is perfect for those who want to setup an e-commerce site in a hurry. 16 homepage layouts give you plenty of options, and all you have to do is click one button to import sample data from any of the Porto demos. The theme includes unlimited custom headers, unlimited colors, mega menu support, customizable category pages, and is fully compatible with popular Magento extensions (like MageGiant, IWD Onestep Checkout, Color Swatch and more).
Segway Store Template
BlueScale Free Magento Theme
Magento is a superb e-commerce software that powers over 200,000 websites across the globe. If you use Magento on your sites, you will love the professionally designed BlueScale theme.
This theme comes with a variety of great features including great menus, a great slider, social media buttons and tons of widgets. BlueScale will take you a step closer to your online dreams.
Smashing Commerce Magento Theme
Another superb Magento theme, this beautiful template was developed for the Smashing Magazine community. Thanks to it’s many great features, Smashing Commerce will help you to sell a variety of products including electronic, appliances and furniture just to mention a few. The Smashing Commerce Magento theme boasts of features such as:
- Vertical and horizontal (layered) navigation menus
- Fully customizable
- Product widgets
- Featured product boxes
- Product grid
You can also purchase extra modules including the Best Seller feature, Share/Add this, Lightbox zoom etc when downloading.
Whity, a Clean Flat E-Commerce Responsive Web Template
This fully responsive and customizable e-commerce template is exactly what you’ve been looking for if you are after elegant design, plenty of whitespace, unique sliders and a wide range of product options.
With unlimited categories, internationalization, rating system, product widgets, mega menus and social media icons among other sweet features, Whity is the template you want running your e-commerce store.
Smart Store Website Template
Smart Store is a simplistic e-commerce template that immediately draws attention to your products. Complete with featured product boxes, a slider and multiple product widgets, this 100% responsive web template is best suited for electronic products.
Ecomm Flat E-Commerce Bootstrap Responsive Web Template
What use is a template if it isn’t fully customizable? Ecomm is a fancy e-commerce template that let’s you create great e-commerce stores without breaking a sweat. Speak of flexibility and design freedom.
The template is fully responsive meaning your store will look awesome on all devices from mobile phones to smartphones and tablets. Additionally, Ecomm utilizes a great color scheme and the futuristic flat design.
Surfhouse – Flat E-Commerce Bootstrap Responsive Web Template
If you won’t love this template for the myriad features, you will love it for the awesome colors and design. This template would be great for beachfront businesses but you can customize it for your own personal uses. The template features:
- 100% responsive design
- Great product grid
- Product stickers
- Great menu
- Detailed single product pages
- Numerous categories
- Awesome zoom feature
- Tags widget + many other widgets
- Social media icons
In a single sentence: Earn money and make customers happy with this killer e-commerce template.
Over to you…
Finding great e-commerce templates is a daunting task, so we would like to enlist some help from you. Do you know of any other great e-commerce templates? If so, please don’t hesitate sharing with us in the comments!