All Latin languages follow left to right writing style but what if you want to create a website in an Arabic language that follows right to left (RTL). There are thousands of high-quality WordPress themes present out there with some best WordPress developers but very few offers RTL support that you can use to create your website in an Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Hebrew or any other right to left language.
It must be noted that a multilingual theme doesn’t necessary mean that it supports RTL. So it is crucial that you select only that theme which comes with RTL support.
To make your task easy, we have listed 18 most selling and best Arabic WordPress themes that offer RTL support.
Throne is one of the best magazine style Arabic theme that comes with RTL support. The theme can be switched from right to left reading and writing style with just a click of a button from its admin panel. Yes, that’s right! You don’t have to customize or edit any code for that. The theme is responsive and typography blends with the colors of the theme superbly. The fast loading speed and SEO friendly code will make sure that your Arabic language based website grabs search engine rankings easily.
Next on our list, is the Alyoum theme which is a perfect Arabic WordPress theme to set up your blog or magazine website. The theme comes in 3 column grid layout with tons of useful options like 17 design layouts, different post options, drag and drop homepage with 8 already built templates. Most-important feature is the support of WPML as well as RTL languages that work fine in all browsers.
Sold over 12,000+ copies in last two years, Sahifa is no-doubt one of the most-selling WordPress themes ever on Themeforest. Responsive design, retina ready, 9-page templates, built-in review system, shortcodes, unlimited sidebars, custom widgets, woocommerce compatible are only few of its many useful features. Sahifa can easily be translated into Arabic language by editing the language file. Not only it is RTL but also support all other languages as well using WPML.
Created by the same authors behind Sahifa, Jarida is also a good choice if you are planning to create a magazine or blog in Arabic language. The theme offers almost all the functions that Sahifa theme offers. The only difference is that Sahifa comes in 2 column grid layout while Jarida comes in 3 column grid layout. All other features like mega-menu, drag and drop homepage layouts, retina-ready, unlimited colors and fonts, bbPress and BuddyPress, are common in both the themes.
Newspaper is a beautiful WordPress RTL theme that comes with complete support for Persian or Hebrew languages. The theme is perfect for any newspaper, an online magazine, blog or any other content publishing website. The theme features an infinite scroll option for the homepage where posts are loaded with page scroll.
The theme also comes with many remarkable features like rating systems to offer product reviews and compatibility with popular plugins like bbPress, BuddyPress, wooCommerce and others. The intelligent ad system supports Google Adsense and makes all your advertisements responsive automatically.
UBlog is a grid based retina ready Arabic WordPress theme that comes with RTL languages support. This template offers almost 8 different layout options along with 8 post formats as well. The 3 different header styles make sure that you can showcase you blog header in variations to your visitors. If you are also looking to post self-hosted videos or audio, the theme doesn’t disappoint you here either. With unlimited color options and amazing typography, UBlog is seriously a best blog theme that comes with RTL support.
This masonry based theme also comes from same authors as of Sahifa and Jarida. Theme could be a perfect fit in case you are looking to create a Pinterest style theme with many post options. The clean design is packed with all the features you ever need in your theme. Responsive layout, RTL support, unlimited colors, Google fonts, Custom 404 pages are some of its ostentatious features.
MultiNews from Themeforest is yet another beautiful website for anyone who want to translate his/her website in Arabic language. It comes with both .po and .mo files to translate it into any language, as well as the support for right to left languages, too. The layout of the theme is easy to design using drag and drop page builder. The theme comes with many astonishing features like Ajax based live search, Ad rotate, author timeline, mega menu and more. The theme is also compatible with almost all popular plugins like WooCommerce, bbPress & BuddyPress.
Circle Flip WordPress theme offers an amazing responsive design that can be created and customized using a drag and drop page builder. The theme offers both boxed and full-width layouts along with almost 8 different header options to fit your design desires. Some of the breathtaking features of this theme includes mega menu, retina ready graphics, SEO optimized code and support for RTL, WPML, WooCommerce, bbPress and BuddyPress plugins.
Unik fully responsive and search engine optimized theme that is RTL ready. The theme supports all right to left languages and WPML support that can be switched ON or OFF from just a click of a button from the admin panel of the theme. The theme comes in both light and dark skins that can be used to create 6 different types of websites. Not only this, the theme also offers 7 different types of homepage layouts with a unique parallax loading effect (Check the demo yourself. Its Amazing!). With so many fascinating options, you should not hesitate to buy this theme right away.
Neue is a responsive WordPress theme suitable for review, news or magazine websites with key features including drag and drop page builder, mega menu, built-in post views counter and optimized code for RTL languages. The theme also comes with unique and stylish review system score that can be integrated into each post. Support to plugins like WooCommerce, bbPress and BuddyPress has also been included in the theme.
Official is one of those WordPress theme we personally love. It’s fully customizable; retina ready and ultra-responsive design makes it a perfect theme. The theme comes in three column grid style with two menu options displayed at the top and the left sidebar. The theme covers RTL support for all Arabic languages. Lots of cool options are embed into the theme that includes shortcodes, social counters, unlimited colors, fonts and even support to plugins like WooCommerce.
NewsPlus is another multi-purpose WordPress theme designed for an online magazine, news or technology website. The theme comes with fully responsive design with many key features including language localization; SEO optimized post layouts and Micro-Formats, RTL support, visual short-codes and custom post templates. The theme also offers sticky navigation menu for two different menu locations and jQuery powered multi drop-down menus.
A beautiful WordPress theme inspired from Pinterest that is full of customizations options. Theme comes with both light and dark skins which are easily switch-able as per your requirement. This responsive theme comes with four different color skins and a responsive slider at the top that adds more charisma to the design layout. It offers many post layouts so that you can create content in any style you want. The theme is Adsense ready and also provides support to embed other media options like audio or video. The RTL version of the theme displays content from right to left beautifully which your users will be pleased to read and watch.
If you don’t know Avada, that means you are new to WordPress. Avada is the number 1 WordPress theme on Themeforest of all times and that too consistently from last so many years. In last two years, the theme has been purchased by over 12,000 users only to describe the success story of this theme that is full in features and options.
In a recent update from its developers, Avada is customized to offer full support for RTL languages including Arabic, Persian or Hebrew. The developers have given quite the attention to make this theme super fast in loading speeds, and that is why the Google PageSpeed score is easily seen to touch a score of over 97 for this theme.
Next on your list is Enfold theme, which is equally successful as Avada theme. Enfold also offers tons of features including 2D and 3D sliders, multiple blog and header layouts. This theme could be the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to display a neat portfolio in an RTL language although the theme is multi-purpose and can be used for other purposes as well. Built on Avia framework and more than 18 predefined skins to offer, the Enfold is surely one of the best-dynamic theme we have ever seen that is equally rich in features and fast to load.
Wisdom Of Life
An impeccable charity theme to create charity websites for accepting donations online and holding events. Wisdom of Life offers a clean and beautiful design that is best suited for developing NGOs and church websites. An eye-catching donation widget, event countdown widget, events management, unlimited color options, images and video gallery are some of its astonishing features.
Stack could be an excellent elect to set up a corporate website in an Arabic language. It’s super flexible, responsive with its layouts and supports retina display for clear graphics. The theme offers many useful sections like Portfolio, Event, Person, Testimonial and Slideshows.
Other WordPress Arabic Themes?
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