27 WordPress Mobile Themes

Responsive web design gets plenty of attention, and rightfully so, but in some situations you may prefer to use a separate theme specifically for mobile visitors rather than going with a responsive design. WordPress users have a number of themes available that have been specifically created with mobile visitors in mind.

These themes will not replace your desktop theme, instead the mobile theme will only be seen by visitors on mobile devices. This setup typically includes a plugin to determine what device the visitor is using, and then it will display the appropriate theme. In this post we’ll showcase 27 different options for mobile sites on WordPress. Most are themes, but some are plugins.

Handheld

Handheld is a plugin from ElegantThemes that will display a mobile-friendly version of your site to visitors on mobile devices. Visitors who are not on mobile devices will see your regular theme. It is available to ElegantThemes members with a Developer membership level. The cost of that Developer membership level is $89 per year, and it also includes more than 80 themes in addition to the Handheld plugin.

Handheld

Simple Mobile

Simple Mobile comes with 8 different color schemes, a collapsible multi-level navigational menu, Twitter implementation, and more. It is available at ThemeForest for $25.


Simple Mobile

My Mobile Page V2

My Mobile Page V2 uses a customizable fluid layout, a custom admin panel, a working contact form, and more. It sells for $25 at ThemeForest.

My Mobile Page V2

My Mobile Page V3

My Mobile Page V3 uses fluid navigation, flexible images and video, a responsive gallery and slideshow, a custom admin panel, and 12 shortcodes for content editing. You can get it for $25 at ThemeForest.

My Mobile Page V3

WOW! My Site

WOW! My Site comes with 9 preset color scheme options, multiple page templates, shortcodes, and unlimited color options for customization. The price is $25 and it is available at ThemeForest.

WOW! My Site

Metro Mobile

You can give your mobile site a Metro-style layout with this theme. You can create your own metro style, and it includes a custom admin panel, easy shortcodes, and it is fully customizable. It is available at ThemeForest for $35.

Metro Mobile

Touch Mobile

This theme is optimized for mobile phone and tablet users. It is touchscreen optimized, includes 6 different page templates, offers 3 main color schemes, and can easily be customized. The price is $30 and it can be purchased at ThemeForest.

Touch Mobile

1stGiantLeap

1stGiantLeap includes swipe gesture support, 4 different skins, Twiiter integration, and a working Ajax form. It costs $25 at ThemeForest.

1stGiantLeap

Mobilize

Mobilize has a responsive mobile and tablet layout, an extensive theme options panel, a touch-optimized slider, a Twitter feed, a contact form, shortcodes and more. The price at ThemeForest is $30.

Mobilize

mobiTheme

mobiThemes comes with features like WordPress navigation menu support, unlimited color options, Twitter feed, home page tabs, and more. The theme can be purchased for $25 at ThemeForest.

mobiTheme

Stacker

Stacker is a retina-ready respsonsive theme. It comes with features like a working contact form, shortcodes, photoswipe and flexslider, 5 page templates, and more. It is for sale at ThemeForest for $30.

Stacker

SOFA iBloggr

SOFA iBloggr is exclusively for the iPhone and iPod touch. It is widget ready, comes with built in pagination, includes a working contact form, and more. The price is $25 and it is available at ThemeForest.

SOFA iBloggr

Mobit

Mobit comes with a theme customizer that allows you to style your theme. It has a 2-level accordion menu, is retina-ready, comes with shortcodes, and more. It is available for $35 at ThemeForest.

Mobit

WpMobb

WpMobb comes with 8 different styles, 18 unique page designs, 3 gallery styles, easy color customization, a working contact form, and more. It can be purchased at $30 at ThemeForest.

WpMobb

Breathe

Breathe comes with 6 main themes, shortcodes, WordPress navigation menu support, a liquid layout, and more. It costs $30 at ThemeForest.

Breathe

Tiger

Tiger has a theme customizer, supports touch and swipe gestures, Google font integration, shortcodes, and more. It can be purchased at ThemeForest for $30.

Tiger

Hero

Hero is retina-ready, and comes with features like a touch and swipe gallery, multiple color schemes, customizable shortcodes, and more. The price is $25 at ThemeForest.

Tiger

Side Mobile

Side Mobile offers features like 5 custom pages, 5 color schemes, a custom control panel, a working contact form, and more. It is available at for $25 at ThemeForest,

Side Mobile

Ultimate

This is really two themes (Ultimate and Slate) in one. Between the two themes you’ll have a lot of different options for colors, and you’ll get features like page templates, working contact forms, shortcodes, and more. The cost is $25 at ThemeForest.

Ultimate

Rodin

Rodin comes with 12 pre-defined background patterns, and you also have unlimited color options. It comes with features like FlexSlider 2, Font Awesome integration, Google Font integration, a working contact form, and more. The theme costs $30 at ThemeForest.

Rodin

AxiaMobile

AxiaMobile comes with 3 color schemes, a front page swipe slider, a theme options panel, and a working contact form. It is available at ThemeForest for $25.

AxiaMobile

Provocateur

Provocateur is a retina-ready theme with features like a fully customizable main page, a portfolio widget, shortcodes, FlexSlider, and more. The price of the theme is $25 and it is available at ThemeForest.

Provocateur

Brave

Brave comes with 6 different color schemes, a working contact form, a touch-enabled gallery, shortcodes, and more. The price of the theme is $25 at ThemeForest.

Brave

Touch

Touch is a retina-ready theme with features like a two-level accordion menu, a working contact form, a touch-enabled gallery, multiple page templates, shortcodes, and more. Touch can be purchased at ThemeForest for $25.

Touch

Lotus

Lotus is a retina-ready theme. It comes with features like a working contact form, dark and light color schemes, a swipe slider and gallery, and more. It is available at ThemeForest for $30.

Lotus

WPtouch Pro 3

WPtouch is one of the most popular mobile options for WordPress. It comes in free and pro versions. The pro version (cost is $59 Canadian) includes additional features like product updates and support and 3 different themes from which to choose.

WPtouch Pro

WPApptouch

WPApptouch is a free option that will transform your WordPress-based website to resemble a native-like application. Like Handheld, WPApptouch is a plugin that you will activate to display your mobile theme to mobile visitors.

WPApptouch

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  • Hemanth Malli, June 6, 2013

    Nice resource !! Thanks for sharing

  • stu, June 6, 2013

    Wow cool selection! really like the 2nd one looks like a native app

  • Danny Cobbs, June 7, 2013

    As we all know the use of mobile phones, i-pads etc is increasing day by day so these blogs are helpful to make you understand how the responsive websites are helpful to you and also beneficial to you. Thank You…

  • Peter, June 8, 2013

    Thanks for links. Great list. Responsive design is very important, and having just one website instead of 3 versions of the same (desktop,tablet,phone greatly reduces cost and makes it easier to maintain. Thanks

  • Can, June 9, 2013

    Very nice Responsive Themes.

  • Andi Gerber, June 10, 2013

    I like the Mobilize one very much. Your designs give my much inspiration!

  • Gert-Jan, June 11, 2013

    @author:

    > This setup typically includes a plugin to determine what device the visitor is using, and
    > then it will display the appropriate theme.

    Interesting, do you know which plugin fits this purpose?

    If I understand correctly, the maintenance is still done on one site (so you enter posts only 1x) and a specific theme kicks in when the site is entered from difference device. So you basically have mobile_theme and desktop_theme for example, is that right? Or do you have two sites with 2x the maintenance? (like responsive themes do)

  • Rick, June 11, 2013

    This a great plugin but a rather have the responsive design for mobile built within the theme CSS.

  • Vishal shah, June 15, 2013

    It is such a nice information. As todays mobile era, Responsive themes and designs are more important to be in market.

  • Web Design Utah, June 17, 2013

    These are really interesting and beautiful designs for mobile themes. I really like this article.

  • ThemeSquirell, June 19, 2013

    Great selection! With the popularity of smartphones and tablets it’s really important to have something like these for your website, Thanks for sharing!