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What type of theme should I purchase?

What type of theme should I purchase?

Recently, I installed Magento 2.1.5 on my website.
I wanted to purchase a theme on themeforest.net, but I didn't really know what kind of theme I had to choose.
So I just bought an HTML theme, and then I found out that HTML themes are meant for developers, which I am not.

 

On themeforest.net, I can choose between Wordpress, HTML, CMS and eCommerce and some more. 
Magento is under the catagory eCommerce. 
So should I purchase one of the themes in the eCommerce - Magento category?

 

Hopefully someone can help me.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: What type of theme should I purchase?

Yes, you should purchase a theme from eCommerce -> Magento category only, and only those which are compatible with Magento 2.1. Also, maybe it's better to choose Authors which have a lot purchases and good rating, because there is a lot of poor themes and authors.

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Re: What type of theme should I purchase?

@prinbo88

 

There are several pros and cons of using a ready-to-use theme. However, if you are looking for a quick work around then you should be looking for Magento v2 themes. 

You can find them on Magento Marketplace - which is the official Magento place, or you can try third party websites such as themeforest. 

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Re: What type of theme should I purchase?

Hi  prinbo88

 

Regarding your store in Magento 2.1.5, so you should choose Magento 2.1 Theme.

 

To choose suitable theme, you have 2 ways:

+ Select theme in eCommerce - Magento category: Ves Fresh, Ves Evolution 

+ Author: Choose Brand of Author like m2themes or Venustheme high trust in their product

+ Product: Check detail of theme information about feature, version compatible in Magento 2.1

 

Hope this answer helpful to you. 

Best regards,

 

 

 

 

Re: What type of theme should I purchase?

I would like to recommend you to have a look at one amazing theme which fulfills your store’s complete requirements.: Claue - Clean, Minimal Magento 2 and 1 Theme comes with 25+ homepage layouts and tons of options for shop, blog, portfolio, store locator layouts and other useful pages. Claue will meet & fit any kind of eCommerce sites as you imagine.

Furthermore, Claue is built based on MGS Front-End Builder and tons of extensions such as Mega Menu, Store locator, One-step checkout (magento 1), Daily deals, advanced reports, Quick view, color swatchers, Ajax cart, products questions (magento 1), shop-by-brands,.... Which total save more than $699. So, it will bring a power for you to transform your dream shop into a magic digital outcome is limitless. Let Claue flourish your business and reach your full potential today.

Download: https://themeforest.net/item/claue-clean-minimal-magento-2-theme/20155150

Compatible with Magento: 1.7.x, 1.8.x, 1.9.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x

 

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