21 Best Flat Design WordPress Themes 2019



Flat fully embraces this popular design trend and gives you all the tools needed to build a highly modern looking WordPress website.

Whether you are building a website to promote your own work in an online portfolio, or creating a website for an agency or other type of service provider, this theme makes a great choice. Despite the flat design, this theme still has lots of flair and thanks to a range of animation effects, Flat has the power to catch the attention of your visitors and make a memorable first impression.

As this theme has been created by Themify, it comes with their Themify Builder plugin which allows you to create your own custom page layouts, all through an intuitive drag and drop user interface. Furthermore, you can pick up Flat and all of the other Themify themes for a one off fee of $79.

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Story is marketed as a theme that is ideal for developing websites with a creative focus, and thanks to the inclusion of a full screen homepage slider, it’s easy to make a lasting impression on new visitors.

Story actually comes in two pre-built configurations. This gives you the option of making use of the homepage full screen slideshow, or sticking with a more traditional, but still full width blog style layout.

Either option gives you a great opportunity to express your creativity and promote your work or services to anyone who arrives at your website.

Thanks to the advanced photo gallery layout and the support for WooCommerce, if you want to sell any of your creative work online, Story could be the theme to help make that happen. Other integrations include Google Fonts, a page builder tool, and social sharing buttons.

If you have a high quality portfolio of work you’d like to publish online in style, Story is one WordPress theme that has been created just for that purpose.

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Flatshop is an ecommerce WordPress theme that has been built in accordance with the philosophy of flat user interface design.

However, this theme doesn’t stop there and includes many useful features and elements to help you build the online store that will help you sell more products. Flatshop has been built to integrate with, and enhance, the WooCommerce ecommerce plugin. This means that instead of just the basic product listing page templates that ship with that plugin, Flatshop includes a selection of customizable product layout pages. This includes full width product pages, and a selection of different product grid layouts.

As Flatshop includes the impressive Themify Builder drag and drop page builder tool, that plugin can be used to create your own custom product page layouts. These product pages can then contain any of the elements from the Themify Builder tool, including tabs, sliders, galleries, videos, calls to action buttons, and a whole lot more.

If you want to build your own custom online store designs then Flatshop certainly gives you all the tools you need in order to do so.

Flatshop is another impressive Themify creation, which can be yours along with all their other themes for one low price.

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Angle has been built on the Bootstrap framework for maximum compatibility with small screen devices.

The flat style of design and user interface has been used to great effect with this theme. Despite the perceived limitations of this approach to design, the developers have still managed to portray a good deal of personality, while still keeping things two-tone and minimalistic. While shadow effects are used sparingly, they make a big impact and help the highlighted elements really stand out on the page.

Aside from the design, Angle has lots of useful features that help to elevate this theme above much of the competition in the field of multipurpose themes. This includes the integration of the leading Visual Composer drag and drop page builder plugin, 10 pre-built example homepage layouts, one click setup, unique portfolio templates, and an array of theme customisation options.

Angle is highly flexible and takes the flat design trend to its natural conclusion.

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Doctype combines a flat user interface with a minimal approach to design in order to deliver a WordPress theme that will appeal to those that like to keep things simple, without sacrificing features or functionality.

Although designed with creating online portfolios in mind, Doctype includes some very attractive blog post templates that would make this theme a great choice for anyone looking for a template to give their blog a really unique look that doesn’t immediately stand out as typical WordPress website.

The homepage is fully widgetized so you can simply drag and drop the available elements into place and then customize them to meet your needs. Many of the other aspects of your website can also be personalized with this theme, including fonts, colours, and other styles.

Doctype is a very light and breezy WordPress theme that will appeal to fans of minimal designs.

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Mountain gives you the option of displaying a full screen image, a full screen slider, or a full screen YouTube video background on the homepage of your website.

These options allow you to create the right kind of environment for your target audience, helping you to greet your new visitors in the most effective way. As your visitors scroll down your one page website, the widgets on offer will allow them to view the services you offer, find out more about you, meet your team members, and learn some fun facts about your agency, as well as view a sample from your portfolio.

Mountain uses both a parallax and smooth scrolling effect for a pleasant user experience.

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Cardinal describes itself as an uber theme, and thanks to its 30 different demo configurations and drag and drop page builder tool, it’s an apt description.

Those 30 individual configurations can each be deployed to your website at the touch of a button, simply by using the built-in one click demo installer tool. The pre-built configurations cover a range of styles including business websites, agencies, shops, magazines, photography, and a whole lot more. If you do choose this theme then it can quickly be deployed in a number of ways for a number of websites.

As you also get access to the integrated page builder tool, you can then go on to customize those demo website templates to make them your own and create the bespoke website you need.

Cardinal also ships with an unbranded theme options panel making this a perfect choice for anyone building websites for clients and who wants a multipurpose theme that can offer as their own.

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Flatsome is an ecommerce WordPress theme built using the flat style of design. This means your online shop will have a modern and clean user interface that will help your products really stand out on the page.

As this ecommerce theme has been built specifically for use with the WooCommerce online store builder plugin, it includes all the page templates you need to ensure a consistent look throughout your store, including product pages and the shopping cart and checkout sections.

As this theme is easily customizable through the theme options control panel, not to mention the integrated page builder tool, you should have no trouble personalizing this theme to match the products you are selling, and the style of your target audience.

With a selection of high quality pre-defined styles to choose from, as well as the ability to create your own designs with ease, Flatsome is a versatile WordPress theme for building an online store powered by WooCommerce.

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Rocco makes it easy to set your website up in the same way as the demo version and includes a walkthrough video to help you do so.

If you want to modify that demo version, or create your own custom designs, you can make use of the integrated drag and drop page builder tool that ships with Rocco. To help you make your website stand out, Rocco also comes complete with the premium Slider Revolution plugin so that you can add eye catching full screen content sliders to your pages as needed.

Rocco includes a professional flat design that is ideal for showcasing your services or business.

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NO8 has been produced for creative professionals who want to promote their services, or those offered by their agency.

This theme’s stylish take on the flat design trend will give your website a contemporary look, while the integrated features deliver all the functionality you need.

With a one click demo installer and the best-selling Visual Composer tool included in the package, you can quickly set up your website and then customize it to fully meet your needs. The theme options panel also gives you another set of controls for customizing the appearance of your website, while the custom sidebar manager gives you greater control over what widgets and content is displayed alongside your posts and pages.

NO8 has an attractive design with lots of visual elements to help your website deliver a memorable user experience.

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Boldial certainly has a bold design that will help your website stand out from the competition.

The highlight of the many features of this theme is perhaps the 3D animation effect that is used to present the portfolio content of your website. If you are building a website to showcase your work then the portfolio template of Boldial definitely offers something different.

The developers of this theme have managed to cram a number of trending design element into one theme. This includes a Slider Revolution powered content slider, parallax scrolling, and a one page layout, all built using the flat design style. While this might sound like a lot for one theme, the developers of Boldial have also managed to incorporate all of the above, without making the theme look overcooked or too busy.

With built-in support for WooCommerce and WPML, not to mention Visual Composer, Slider Revolution, and Layer Slider included as standard, Boldial is a WordPress theme that seems to be able to offer it all in one package.

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Cluster is competing for the attention of anyone in the market for a new theme to help present their online portfolio in a more professional environment.

So whether you are building an online showcase of your graphic design, web development, photography, or video production skills, Cluster could be the right choice for your project.

The bold homepage placeholder for your mission statement and auto scrolling background image slideshow give you a platform for delivering your message to visitors as soon as they arrive at your website.

Depending on how you configure the homepage of your website, you can display the featured work from your portfolio, highlight your skills using the retina ready icon library, share the latest content from your blog, or list client logos from previous projects. As the homepage is all widgetized, customising the arrangement is just a case of dragging and dropping the different elements into place.

If you don’t need all the customization options and animated sliders of some of the other themes featured here, but still want to make a bold impression on your visitors then Cluster certainly checks all of those boxes.

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Swatch has been built on the Bootstrap framework to ensure you get a website that is fully responsive, rendering perfectly on both small screen smartphones and high resolution desktop displays.

The design of this theme really makes the most of the flat design trend and pushes the boundaries of its limitations with some neat visual effects. To help you make your website your own, rather than just another site built with an off the shelf theme, Swatch gives you a lot of control over how the colours of your theme are coordinated.

Swatch also includes full support for the WooCommerce plugin, making it a suitable choice for building an online store with a flat user interface.

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Joe Fylan

Joe has been using WordPress for many years, building many different types of websites along the way. Joe now enjoys working as a freelance content writer and is available for hire.
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