There are many WordPress themes; both premium themes as well as free themes. Every year and every month for that matter, new themes are adding on earlier WordPress themes directory. Many of the web developers, coders and designers are ready to contribute new WordPress themes. This just shows how popular is WordPress as one of the Content Management Systems (CMS).
Many platforms that are solely into development and distribution of WordPress themes; premium and free themes alike. WordPress itself has 300+ themes. During my blogging journey, I have come across Theme Forest, Theme Junkie and My Theme Shop as some of such platforms. You can check them out. They have many WordPress themes.
You can also explore other platforms in Google. There are thousands.
But in the process of exploring such platforms and themes, one thing you will look into is their prices if the theme is premium. Some themes are exceptionally good so much their prices are exorbitant.
We don’t have time to go in details of each and every theme. So in Bhutanics, we have come up with a list of 15 most expensive premium WordPress themes. It’s our hope that this will help you in choosing the best theme looking into their prices and designs.
15 most expensive WordPress Themes + price details
#1 Thrive Theme
This is a theme developed by a community of developers and designers who are on a consistent drive to develop its workings and improve its overall designs.
Bloggers can access all the themes and plugins by joining it as a member. It has 2 membership packages – for individuals & entrepreneurs and agencies. The cost ranges from USD 288 to USD 588/year which is indeed quite higher in monetary value.
#2 GetNoticed Theme
Get Noticed, a premium WordPress theme developed by Michael Hyatt is one of the most unbeatable expensive premium WordPress themes in the blogging world.
It is in 3 versions: 1) semi-pro, 2) professional and 3) business builder. The price ranges from USD 197-397. I am sure; this level of pricing will surely drop your jaw – unless you are financially loaded.
#3 Carrington Build Theme
This theme developed by VeloMedia comes at USD 299. However, its light-colored designs and appearances make more simple and soothing at the sight.
This theme provides a good control over pages like a home-page and landing-page by means of drag and drop changes freedom. It’s not recommend for business organizations, other agencies for building their websites and also for blogs having more than one authors.
#4 Made WordPress Theme
This premium theme was developed by Minimal. It meets the requirement of professional photographers, fashion designers and artists of other areas who need to show their works in visual contents-thumbnails.
It costs USD 400 which is as high as 150% of some Premium Themes. Therefore, it is not something any new blogger would feel ready to purchase on the first sight.
#5 StartUp Framework
This premium theme comes with 25 different versions of startup sample themes. It has also other components that can be used in personal blogs or websites by means of drag and drop.
Its commercial purpose purchase costs USD 249 which is more than 150% of other reasonable newbie-afford themes. But this theme provides a great basis for developing agency and business websites, if you know how to play around PHP and CSS.
#6 Tribe Theme
This magazine style premium theme was developed by Jeff Goins. Its cost is USD 197 for every purchase. You can use it only for a single website/blog.
Its two-columned simple and clean magazine-styled design makes a good theme for professional bloggers and also for authors in maintaining their online profiles.
#7 Thesis Theme
A community of developers and designers developed this theme. They are always in constant processes of developing and improving the overall designs, features and functionalities of the theme. Its price ranges from USD 87 to USD 197.
Many professional bloggers are shifting their themes into thesis themes from their previous themes. See what following pro bloggers have to say about thesis theme:
#8 ProPhoto 6
This premium WordPress theme is basically for people who want to show their products or services online as visual contents. That is why many would recommend Prophoto 6 theme for professional photographers, fashion designers, photo studios and artists in other areas.
Its two layers of sliders can be put into the best use in providing testimonials in more appealing graphics. This will speed up in getting trust from new customers. Its price is USD 199 for new customers. Don’t worrThere is a system of giving discounts for returning customers who just have to update theme functionalities.
#9 Business Identity Theme
This USD 175 priced premium WordPress theme was built specifically for business firms to build their brands online. Its simple classic designs make it suitable for business organizations.
It has a map embedding space to show the location of the business office and testimonial spaces too to provide some proofs how new customers can find them trustworthy. It is also highly responsive for customization.
#10 Creative Portfolio Theme
This theme developed by Creative Market will cost you USD 175, which is as high as 60-70% of other WordPress themes. However, its designs and appearances have a good combination of classical touch and modern flairs.
It is thus recommended for creative professionals. All the post links are shown in thumbnails in a front-page. So I think it would be much suitable for professional photographers and fashion-niche bloggers.
#11 Pinotage Theme
This theme was designed basically for hotels and other small food stalls who want to make their presences online. It’s responsive in almost all the devices.
It has inbuilt features of multi-lingual support and online booking system thereby making it one of the most suitable WordPress themes or hotels where a direct online booking is popular. It also supports an integration of different payment gateways.
All bloggers can use it with little customizations. However, it’s best recommended for bloggers who are into blogging of photography, fashion, modeling and designing. Its price is USD 129.95
#12 Chronicle Magazine Theme
This premium theme will help media houses in coming up with a good website. Since it has three levels of content layouts with visual contents adding provisions, it can also be put to uses for building multi-authored blogs and community group websites.
It also has features of adding testimonials and content sliders to make it more appealing for online visitors. Bloggers who love content writing with a fair combination of graphics and other visual contents can also use Chronicle. It costs USD 129.
#13 Milo Theme
This Premium theme is for professional photographers, photo studios and other online visual content developers. So bloggers can also use it.
It’s but a faded, magazine style and simple having two columns. These make it appear better for personal uses. Therefore, this theme will help visual artists in developing their online brands. Its price is USD 100.
#14 StudioPress Themes
When designs and layouts are concerned, premium themes at StudioPress will make you bookmark or pin them. All the themes are SEO responsive and professionally clean. They are suitable for blogs and personal websites, given their higher level of customization freedom.
But the prices of StudioPress themes range from USD 59 to USD 99 per theme. They are actually expensive for new bloggers. StudioPress also has the lifetime membership to get access all the themes and tutorials. But you can assume the cost. The good part of purchasing themes from StudioPress is they have good guides for installations and customization.
#15 Foundation Theme
If we consider the overall appearances and designs of this theme, you can relate it to many themes of StudioPress. I can see so many similarities.
Therefore, Foundation Theme is for educational institutes or consultancies. It has features of adding up coming events in the chronological orders which is typical to educational institutes mostly. However, when the price is concerned, its price isn’t very high comparing to other themes in this list. It costs USD 99.
When you purchase Premium WordPress themes, themes having prices more than USD 50 are actually expensive themes. Bloggers can get good themes at prices as low as USD 25.
We can add so many things and change in so many aspects and make a theme most professional just from a theme that shall cost merely USD 25.
It does not necessarily mean themes having higher prices are good. You cannot customize some of such themes. You won’t learn much in a theme customization. Instead it depends on your willingness to learn customization.
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