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The BigCommerce Theme Marketplace

The BigCommerce theme marketplace offers both free and premium professionally designed themes. Our modern, fully responsive themes are optimized for various product catalogs and industries. Each theme is developed using our Stencil theme platform, which utilizes the latest best practices in technology, design, and SEO.

To get started, go to Storefront › Theme Marketplace.

 
 

Browsing Themes

The BigCommerce theme marketplace provides multiple ways to refine your search for the perfect theme. From the theme listing page you can:

  • filter by industry
  • view free themes, paid themes, or both
  • sort by featured or newest themes first

Examples of the BigCommerce Themes Marketplace filters.

 
 

Viewing Theme Details

Theme Features, Optimzation, and Support

Click the thumbnail image of any theme to be taken to the theme details page where you can see:

  • a live demo version of the theme
  • screenshots of its available variations
  • available features and optimizations
  • documentation, release notes, and support

Viewing Demos

Click View Demo to be taken to a live, demo version of the theme, complete with sample products, pages, and content.

View Demo button highlighted on the theme detail page

Theme Variations

All Stencil themes include multiple variations that allow you to completely change your store’s look and feel at the click of a button. Click the thumbnail image of any available variation to load its desktop and mobile previews. Use the Page Builder to switch between different variations and adjust the colors.

Example of the Cornerstone theme's available theme variationss.

 
 

Previewing a Theme

If you want to see how your store will look with the new theme, you can Preview the theme in the marketplace before purchasing. To preview a theme, click the image of the theme you would like to preview, then click the Preview with your store button.

Preview Your Store

Page Builder will open with a preview of your store with that particular theme. You can make adjustments on the preview to see how you can change the look and feel of the theme. Note that your edits will not transfer over to the purchased theme. If you like how it looks and want to purchase it, click the Buy button in the top right corner.

Example of a theme being previewed in Preview Mode

 
 

Adding a Theme

Click Add Theme to add a free theme, or Buy to purchase a premium theme.

Buy button highlighted on a theme detail page

For premium themes, BigCommerce will use the payment method set up in your Account Dashboard. If no payment methods have been set up, you'll be prompted to add one. 

Once payment is complete, you'll have the option to Apply Now or Apply Later.

  • Apply Now — Immediately applies the theme to your storefront
  • Apply Later — Saves the theme to your "My Themes" list

You will also receive an invoice via email, confirming your purchase.

To view any themes you have added to your store, go to Storefront › My Themes, then scroll to the My Themes section. Click the thumbnail image of the theme you would like to apply to your store, then click Apply to publish the theme to your store.

Apply Theme

 

Pro Tip! - Clicking Customize instead of Apply will load the Page Builder theme editor and allow you to customize the theme before applying it to your store.

 
 

BigCommerce Themes

All BigCommerce themes are based on Cornerstone, our free theme that is available by default on all stores. The Cornerstone theme has a variety of built-in settings that allow for customization of your store's colors, fonts, and images, as well as the content in your store's header, footer, home page, and more. For a complete list of the features and settings available in the Cornerstone theme, see the Cornerstone Theme Manual.

BigCommerce directly supports many other themes as well, each with their own unique styles and settings. Some of these themes include unique features not present in Cornerstone. Below is a list of the themes supported by BigCommerce, with some of their notable features.

Arcade

  • Parallax on carousel and category images creates a more immersive browsing experience.
  • For products with multiple images, Image Slide creates a carousel, allowing customers to scroll through the images on the product page.
  • The Show 'Now in stock' product setting displays the name and image of your most recently added product in the header navigation, providing another method of displaying new products to customers.

Atelier

  • The Hero Area displays your top-level categories and their images in a panel on your home page.

Bazaar

  • Display your store's navigation as a sticky bar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Parallax can be enabled on carousel images, and images can transition either by sliding or fading.
  • The Featured Categories panel allows you to display top-level categories on your home page.

Bespoke

  • Easily control what content is present in your store's header navigation.
  • Manage which product panels appear on your home page, as well as the order in which they appear.

Brixton

  • Easily control what content is present in the sidebar navigation.
  • Manage which product panels appear on your home page, as well as the order in which they appear.
  • Enable parallax on category images and set either infinite scrolling or pagination on category pages.

Capacity

  • Set a site background, or set your page content to stretch the full width of a customer's screen.
  • Easily control what content is present in the header navigation, and display the logo above or below the navigation bar.
  • Manage which product panels appear on your home page, as well as the order in which they appear.

Chelsea

  • Easily control what content is present in the header navigation, and display the logo above or in line with the navigation bar.

Exhibit

  • Easily control what content is present in the header and footer navigation.
  • The Show collection 'Call to Action' button setting displays a panel on your home page with the title and image of the first top-level category in your category list, as well as a button to take your customers directly to the category page.
  • The Add to Cart button can be displayed above or below the description tab of product pages.

Flagship

  • Choose between sliding or fading transitions for carousel images.

Fortune

  • For products with multiple images, the Isolate images in slider setting creates a carousel, allowing customers to scroll through the images on the product page.
  • Optionally display the first product in each panel on the home page as two columns to emphasize your best-selling or newest product.

Foundry

  • Choose between two display styles for your store's header.
  • Choose between sliding or fading transitions for carousel images.

Geneva

  • Display up to 200 products per page on product listings.

Hero

  • Choose between sliding or fading transitions for carousel images.
  • Manage which product panels appear on your home page, as well as the order in which they appear.

Merchant

  • Display category images in the header navigation for a more engaging menu.
  • Manage which product panels appear on your home page, as well as the order in which they appear.

Mogul

  • Manage which content columns appear on your store's footer, as well as the order in which they appear.

Peak

  • Display your store's cart icon as a cart or a bag.
  • Easily control what content is present in your store's header navigation.
  • The Add to Cart button can be displayed above or below the description tab of product pages.

Prosper

  • For products with multiple images, the Image Layout: Slideshow setting creates a carousel, allowing customers to scroll through the images on the product page.

Runaway

  • Align the text in product listings to the left or center.

Scales

  • Display a category's products in the dropdown within your store's header navigation bar.
  • Choose whether carousel images transition by sliding or fading.
  • Optionally hide sort filters on product listing pages.

Showroom

  • Enable parallax on category images.
  • Easily control what content is present in your store's sidebar navigation.

Soho

  • The Sticky Header setting makes the header contents and navigation visible anywhere as customers scroll down store pages.

Solo

  • Simple, straightforward design options geared toward single-product stores.

Venture

  • Easily control what content is present in your store's header navigation.
 
 

Theme-Specific Information and Release Notes

Each theme has different ways of displaying navigation, products, and carousel images. They may require different image dimensions than your current theme. You can view more about the theme's specifics by viewing the demo or the documentation included on the store page.

A logo size of 250 x 100px is recommended for most themes, but the theme's documentation will list the recommended logo and image sizes.

Theme TitleSupported ByStylesRelease Notes
22 Savile RowFlair Consultancy3Release Notes
Annie's GardenHaloThemes1Release Notes
ArcadeBigCommerce4Release Notes
ArtifyPSDCenter4Release Notes
ArtisanWeizen Young2Release Notes
AtelierBigCommerce4Release Notes
Athletic (No longer available)Weizen Young1Release Notes
BazaarBigCommerce4Release Notes
BeautifyPapaThemes4Release Notes
BespokeBigCommerce4Release Notes
BrixtonBigCommerce4Release Notes
CamdenFlair Consultancy4Release Notes
CapacityBigCommerce4Release Notes
ChelseaBigCommerce4Release Notes
ChiaraPapaThemes4Release Notes
ClarissGordonbyte4Release Notes
CornerstoneBigCommerce3Release Notes
Covent GardenFlair Consultancy4Release Notes
ElevateAbove & Beyond3Release Notes
ExhibitBigCommerce4Release Notes
FlagshipBigCommerce4Release Notes
FortuneBigCommerce4Release Notes
FoundryBigCommerce4Release Notes
GenevaBigCommerce4Release Notes
HeroBigCommerce4Release Notes
Kings RoadFlair Consultancy4Release Notes
LifestylePSDCenter1Release Notes
Lookbook (No longer available)BigCommerce4Release Notes
LunaepicShops4Release Notes
MerchantBigCommerce4Release Notes
MilanoPSDCenter2Release Notes
MogulBigCommerce4Release Notes
NextGenLone Star Templates4Release Notes
OrbitepicShops4Release Notes
Parts WarehouseLone Star Templates3Release Notes
PeakBigCommerce4Release Notes
PinnacleLone Star Templates4Release Notes
PortobelloFlair Consultancy4Release Notes
ProsperBigCommerce4Release Notes
RootsWeizen Young1Release Notes
RunwayBigCommerce4Release Notes
ScalesBigCommerce4Release Notes
ShowroomBigCommerce4Release Notes
SohoBigCommerce4Release Notes
SolarepicShops4Release Notes
SoloBigCommerce4Release Notes
Spotlight (No longer available)BigCommerce4Release Notes
SupermarketPapaThemes3Release Notes
TerraepicShops4Release Notes
Touch (No longer available)BigCommerce4Release Notes
VaultLone Star Templates3Release Notes
VentureBigCommerce4Release Notes
 

Don't see your theme listed? Note that not all themes may be listed above. If your theme is not listed, it's also possible that you are using one of our legacy Blueprint themes which are no longer available for purchase.

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