Top 7 Responsive WordPress Themes For Your Small to Medium Sized Business Website

by Nov 30, 2020Design, Development

There are so many WordPress themes for business, it can be hard to find one that fits. And the good ones often end up being quite expensive, which isn’t great for a budding business. But you don’t have to settle for less when working on a small or medium sized business’ web design.

If you’re looking for a set of exceptional themes that are professional, beautiful, and include everything you’ll need to advertise your services or sell your products, you’ve come to the right place.

Besides being full of helpful features and customizable website colors, all of these themes are perfectly responsive. It’s especially important for businesses and online stores to cater to mobile users, as a big chunk of your sales will come from mobile devices. A mobile friendly website design is imperative.

Choose a theme that suits your style, adapts to any device, and has the features you need to build your platform. Here are seven of the best themes we’ve found.


Are you a creative professional looking for a theme that captures your unique style? TheGem multi-purpose, feature-packed theme would be perfect for you.

There are 400+ themed templates to work with, so whether you’re making a portfolio, an agency website, or setting up a business of any kind, there’s something for you here. There are templates as general as “digital marketing” or “online shop”, or as specific as “photography studio” and “fashion blog”.

You can also mix and match the pages from any template or demo website you like to create your perfect theme. With TheGem Blocks Plugin, it’s also super easy to take pre-made sections, edit them, and put them together in unique ways. No two websites built on this theme will look the same.

TheGem is optimized for mobile website design, speed, and SEO. You’re not sacrificing your traffic or loading speeds for a pretty website. It’s also integrated with several premium plugins. Choose between Elementor or WPBakery page builders, create a store with WooCommerce, and build a beautiful slider with Slider Revolution and LayerSlider.

This toolbox of plugins, styling elements, and templates makes designing a website so easy, you’ll never need to think about HTML or CSS. There’s just so many features for only $59, and it fits such a wide variety of websites. You’ll surely love it.


Perhaps Avada’s most impressive feat is that it has over 600k sales, making it the best-selling theme of all time on Themeforest. But that’s certainly not all it boasts. There’s a massive list of features that will make your $60 a really valuable investment.

First, unlike many themes that only give you updates for one year after purchase, updates for Avada are free for life. As long as they continue developing the theme, you’ll never have to pay for any new content.

There’s also plenty of documentation and free video tutorials so you’ll always have help building your website. And of course, there’s a support team in case you get really stuck.

Avada includes its own fully-featured, drag and drop visual website builder. Besides all the intricate layout-designing features you’d expect, it also includes a form, header, and footer builder.

With 400+ prebuilt webpages and 72 entire premade websites, you can skip straight to launch with a few hours of work, or start with a well-designed base to build off of. The bold small business website design of this premium theme is very appealing and will keep people scrolling down to see more.

The seamless integration with plugins like WooCommerce, Font Awesome, Revolution Slider and LayerSlider, bbPress, Events Calendar, WPML, and so many more just seals the deal. Some of these plugins are even bundled in, saving you time and money.

Overall, Avada is an economical choice, and you can tell a lot of work was put into this multi-purpose, professional theme.


Tech business startups will love this IT-focused theme. If you’re launching a hot new product, running a tech troubleshooting forum, or designing an app, this will be just right for you. StartIT is also the best-selling tech theme on Themeforest with 10k+ sales, which makes it even more appealing.

While it’s a little pricey at $69, you get a lot of free plugins for that. The most notable inclusion would be Visual Composer. It’s also compatible with Elementor or WPBakery, so you can work with your preferred site builder.

With 21 demo homepages encompassing a variety of tech-focused ventures, WooCommerce compatibility that makes selling products easy, and plenty of blog templates and portfolio layouts to let you beautifully present your work, designing a website is no hassle at all.

You also have access to 600+ free Google Fonts and six Font Icon packs to spice up your design.

There are a variety of shortcodes to work with too, so you can easily add in elements like forms, video players, and buttons. Pick a nice template, use your site builder to customize it to your liking, and add interactivity with shortcodes.

The modern fullscreen design, coupled with eye-catching animations, makes this suitable for anyone in the tech industry who needs a clean, professional theme.


If you’ve been researching WordPress themes, you’ve probably heard of Divi. It’s very popular and for good reason; it’s one of the most complex page builders on the market. Like its well-known rival Elementor, it works with any theme, but comes by default with the elegant Divi theme.

At $89 a year or a one-time fee of $249, this is definitely a big investment and the most expensive item on this list. Other themes usually require a much cheaper one-time payment. But for the price, you get access not just to Divi but to hundreds of website packs, 800+ premade designs, as well as other exclusive services like a lead generation and social media marketing plugin.

Divi itself is quite the package on its own. At its core it’s a drag and drop page builder like many others, but its intuitive design makes it pretty easy to pick up. Documentation is built into the plugin if you do need help, though. Dozens of modules give you plenty to design with and total control over everything when looking to redesign your website.

The builder tool is not just a page builder either; there’s also a theme builder. Create custom headers, footers, and templates that you can apply dynamically to any page. Divi supports custom CSS and is fully extendable with third-party integrations or code additions.

For online stores, WooCommerce isn’t just supported, it’s integrated with dedicated modules and the ability to showcase products. Making money with Shopify and this theme is also easy with a quick and painless plugin installation.

And of course, the theme is fully responsive and allows you to create a mobile optimized website with easy WordPress development services. You have fine control over how your site and its modules look on other screen sizes, removal of elements that look off, and change spacing to make everything perfect no matter what devices people are using to visit your site.

Overall, Divi may be too expensive for small businesses on a tight budget. But if you love the extensive features, consider investing in this feature-rich theme and page builder. Otherwise, could hire responsive web designers to build the site for you with their own license.

X | The Theme

Need an affordable theme that’s great for professionals of any kind? X’s large, modern design looks great with simple animations that add plenty of visual intrigue. But where it really shines is in the backend. Building websites is a breeze with all these features.

While it does support Visual Composer, X includes its own page builder, Cornerstone. The custom builder works in real time on the frontend. No clunky backend editing; you can even add text inline without having to deal with WordPress pages.

The editor is full of a wide variety of features. Customize your workspace as you please, add and edit over 600 fonts, customize your navigation, and extend the page builder with plenty of toggleable third-party addons.

And of course, there are all sorts of elements you can use to add functionality to your site. Insert a container, accordion menu, lightbox, or recent posts widget by simply dropping them in. The API even allows you to make your own elements.

There are dozens of unique demos to choose from, encompassing tons of site topics. Agencies, apps, education, businesses of all kinds; you’ll find a suitable theme here.

At only a $29 one-time fee, including ongoing updates, X is very affordable. The 30 bundled premium plugins valued over $1000 only add to the savings. On a budget, but want a theme just as powerful as anything else here? Pick X.


Avante is an appealing theme with a focus on business and consulting companies. This is reflected in the simple, modern design that would look perfect in any professional context.

If you like to work off a template when designing, you’ll love this theme. There are 9 carefully handcrafted demos, 50+ page templates, 15 portfolio layouts, 23 slider layouts, 11 video and gallery layouts, and 8 blog templates to work with. Mix and match the ones you like to craft up the perfect website. It’s all very flexible and easy to set up.

With Elementor page builder, which comes bundled with Avante, you can customize these layouts to totally make them yours. Just drag and drop the various elements to personalize the site and add in your own little touches.

Further, Avante was built with speed in mind. It ranks very well in GTmetrix, and the theme was built to be lightweight. And of course, it has a responsive website design for laptops, tablets, phones, and every other device.

At $59, you can make this clean, professional design your own. Any business website would look great made with this theme.


Kalium, the creative theme for professionals, is a beautiful multipurpose theme that would suit anyone looking to create a website for a small business with a little extra flair.

Every single demo it presents is just gorgeous. And these aren’t just single page demos; you get an entire concept website to suit the stunning homepage.

Kalium is designed to help you showcase your work, so images are a big feature. This is another example of the many responsive website templates out there and it’s retina ready, with adaptive images that beautifully display your artwork or photography without sacrificing quality. Despite this, it’s very lightweight and won’t take forever to load.

Running a store? There’s plenty of integrations available, including the premium WooCommerce product filter and product size guide plugins. Other free integrations include Advanced Custom Fields Pro, Revolution Slider, and LayerSlider. Use the Plugin Manager to enable the ones you like and disable plugins that get in the way.

WPBakery Page Builder is also included (and support for Elementor if you prefer it). Build a header, create a unique portfolio, and add in animations to make it pop. Use the Font Management Library to customize thousands of fonts, including premium ones. And edit the extensive theme options to fully personalize Kalium for your business.

All these features can be overwhelming, so a nifty tool called Sidekick guides you through the dashboard in real time. And don’t forget to check out the documentation, video tutorials, and helpful support.

At $59, you get lifetime free updates and automatic updates built in. You get well more than the worth of your money here.

Build the Perfect Site with Business Website Templates

You may be a small startup or growing mid-sized business, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for a generic website that doesn’t fit your brand at all. In fact, that often means you’re in need of a branding strategy and rebranding project. One of these seven premium themes is a prime candidate for your first well branded design.

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All these themes are customizable and come with plenty of styling options, so your site won’t look generic. A boring website is the best way to drive off potential customers. That’s why you need a theme that does the job right.

While these are great to start with, they can’t compare to the stand-out branding and personalization you can get out of a custom-made theme. While it’s expensive compared to a simple out of the box template, the payoff will be more than worth it — and it may be more affordable than you think.

If you’re ready to take the next step for your brand, check out our website-designing services and request a quote. A custom website will help you beat the competition and make a bigger name for yourself.

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