If you’re on a shoestring budget and in need of an online store, consider downloading and installing one of these free e-commerce WordPress themes. WordPress’s ease of use, popularity, and huge collection of plugins make it a viable alternative to dedicated e-commerce software like Magento and OsCommerce.
This free e-commerce WordPress theme by WooThemes has a responsive web design, making it a great choice if you want your online store to look good regardless of whether it’s being viewed on a desktop computer or mobile phone. This theme is powered by WooCommerce–the theme development company’s own free e-commerce platform.
2. Mio (WordPress e-Commerce Theme)
Inspired by Apple’s website, Mio is a free e-commerce WordPress theme that can use either the WP e-Commerce plugin or the WooCommerce plugin.
FrameMarket is a robust parent WordPress theme that allows you to create child themes.
Wootique is another beautiful free e-commerce WordPress theme by WooThemes. It’s got an awesome CSS3/jQuery "featured content" slider that will allow you to showcase your top online store products.
5. Kakileema Lite (WordPress eCommerce Theme)
This free "lite" version of the premium Kakileema e-commerce WordPress theme looks clean and simple, so it’s suitable for a wide range of online stores.
6. Velvet Sky
Velvet Sky is an e-commerce theme for WordPress and Prestashop (which is a free e-commerce software platform). This theme is released under a Creative Commons license through Smashing Magazine.
8. "Ready to Be!" (Free E-commerce WordPress Theme)
This clean and simple e-commerce WordPress theme has an animated "featured content" slider at the top of the home page so that you can impressively show off your featured products.
Another theme by WooThemes, Mystile has a clean user interface, a responsive web design and several color themes.
10. Balita (Free E-Commerce WordPress Theme)
This free e-commerce WordPress theme released on Smashing Magazine is bold and opinionated. You can use Balita under the GNU General Public License (GPL).