The 5 Best WordPress Themes For Membership Sites (2020)

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 five 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 and mobile responsive. Let's get going!

1. Themify Ultra

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Themify Ultra is an all-purpose theme that can be used to create just about any website you can imagine — even if you don't have a lot of coding knowledge and aren't design-savvy.

This theme even comes with a page builder that allows you to create and edit your pages. And if you need something to spark your creativity, Themify Ultra also comes with a number of pre-made designs you can easily install and use.

Themify Ultra is e-commerce ready and comes with all kinds of powerful features, widgets, and integrations that work well with membership plugins like MemberPress.

Interested in trying out Themify Ultra? Packages start at $59.

2. Spencer

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The next theme we recommend for your membership website is Spencer. Spencer is a clean, simple, and flexible theme that will allow you to build a website with ease.

The theme includes a host of layouts, custom widgets, and other customizations. And it allows you to create unique forms, calls to action, and more.

Spencer is also compatible with many popular WordPress plugins, like MailChimp, WPForms, Elementor, and more.

Lifetime use of Spencer starts at $49.

3. Composition

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Composition is another great plugin you can use to build your membership site. This theme is excellent for selling photos, prints, and more with a subscription model.

Composition has great templates you can use to create your site's posts and pages. The theme also has a simple drag and drop builder that allows you to create your site using any of its many custom widgets.

The basic plan for Composition is $99 per year.

4. Listable

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If you're looking to build a membership site that includes a directory or listing, then Listable is for you.

Listable has everything you need to create an amazing membership or subscription site. And that includes WooCommerce, meaning this also theme makes it easy to create an online store.

Listable includes full integration with popular builder plugins like Beaver Builder as well as form builders for customization.

Listable can be purchased at Envato Market for $85.

5. Public Opinion

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Next on our list is Public Opinion, a magazine-style WordPress theme from CSSIgniter.

Public Opinion is a clean and elegant theme that can be easily customized and altered, even if you aren't a professional web designer. This theme works well with visual builder Elementor, meaning it gives you access to drag and drop capabilities and page templates you can use to create your site pages.

Another cool thing about this theme is that it allows you to monetize your site with Google AdSense ads. It also integrates with plugins like Divi, Yoast, and more.

Public Opinion does have a Lite version, but lifetime use of the theme starts at $49.

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    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.