The 10 Best WordPress Themes For Membership Sites (Plus Video)

When you decide to take the leap into entrepreneurship and start your membership business, finding a premium and popular WordPress theme that best suits your membership site can feel like a huge task.

After all, membership sites have many needs, so it's important that your WordPress theme measures up and has the right customization options.

But which is the best WordPress theme? In this post, we've put together an overview of ten of the best multi purpose themes for your membership site.

There are hundreds of great themes out there to choose from, but this short list should help as you get started on your quest. Of course, all the themes on our list are mobile friendly, mobile responsive, and work with MemberPress. Let's get going!

1. Astra

Astra WordPress theme homepage

Thanks to its incredible flexibility, Astra is one of the most popular WordPress themes for membership sites. In addition to MemberPress, Astra works great with WooCommerce, and it comes with a ton of starter sites that allow one-click installation.

2. Divi

divi wordpress theme

With hundreds of built-in layouts for membership sites and other businesses, Divi is an excellent choice when it comes to WordPress themes. The theme comes with unlimited animations, fonts, color choices, backgrounds, and more. Best of all, it works perfectly with all the top WordPress plugins, including MemberPress.

3. Ultra

Themify Ultra WordPress theme

Ultra's drag-and-drop builder makes it one of the top WordPress themes for building membership sites. The theme also includes things like custom widgets, social media integration, unlimted layouts, multiple header styles, and more. Ultra works seamlessly with MemberPress and tons of other awesome WordPress plugins.

4. OceanWP

OceanWP theme

What sets the OceanWP theme apart is its premium extensions, color choices, and custom widgets. This free multipurpose theme also comes with built-in demos and templates for membership sites. And of course, it plays quite nicely with MemberPress.

5. Hestia Pro

Hestia Pro WordPress theme

The Hestia Pro multipurpose WordPress theme will allow you to build a beautiful membership site (or any kind of site you might have in mind). Modern design elements and flexible theme settings allow you to customize to your heart's content. Hestia Pro also supports WooCommerce in addition to MemberPress.

6. Authority Pro

Authority Pro WordPress theme

If you're looking for fast, powerful performance, Authority Pro is your WordPress membership site theme. Its optimized homepage layout is designed to boost conversions right out of the box. It works with MemberPress and all kinds of other top WordPress plugins.

7. Binder Pro

Binder Pro WordPress theme

Another multipurpose WordPress business theme perfect for membership sites, Binder Pro has beautiful modules that come ready to use and easy to layout. Other features include contact form support, custom widgets, pricing tables, and WooCommerce support.

8. Shoppe

Shoppe WordPress theme

While Shoppe is an ecommerce WordPress theme, it's built especially to support membership websites. Out of the box you get four web skins, several layouts, multiple header styles, and unlimited colors. Shoppe features a live customizer, one-click demo intaller, and a custom theme dashboard.

9. Zelle

Zelle Pro WordPress theme

Optimized for performance, Zelle is another WordPress theme ideal for building membership websites. Moveable sections, parallax effects, custom content blocks, and one-minute setup make this theme a popular choice. Like all the themes on our list, it works beatifully with MemberPress.

10. Elegant

Elegant WordPress theme

Perfect for membership and other business sites, the Elegant WordPress theme includes six colors schemes, social icons, multi-column layout, a portfolio section, and contact form, among others. It also works great with MemberPress and WooCommerce.

Final Thoughts

When looking around for a theme to create your membership site, it's always a good idea to shop around. We hope this post will help you find a great theme for your online business, or at least help you get started. If you're curious to learn more, you might want to check out this video that narrows it down to our top five favorite five WordPress themes for membership sites…

Did your favorite theme make the list? Let's talk about it in the comments!

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About Jessica Starks

Jessica is a creative entrepreneur and professional writer who strives to use her talents to both entertain and educate. In her spare time, she loves reading, writing, genealogy, and spending time with her family.



    Anne Gaal

    May 30, 2019

    Why didn't Astra make your list? It goes GREAT with Elementor ... one of your top 5 page builders!


    May 31, 2019

    I use Divi for my regular website. I was thinking of simply building my membership site on this website. Do you recommend going with another domain and setting up a membership site using one of these recommended WP themes?

      Paul C

      May 31, 2019

      Divi is another great theme, and they've actually put together some great tutorials on using MemberPress with Divi.