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20 Best Video Themes for WordPress 2016

We all know that video sites are really engaging and attract tons of traffic on a daily basis, and with the rise of viral content sites, the funny and engaging video sites have become even more popular.

Not only funny or viral video but a video site related to any product support tutorial video also can be really helpful and drive a lot of traffic because a nicely created video can speak more than a million words.

But creating a video site is not easy if you want to start from scratch because it takes a lot of work to built a good quality modern video site. Thanks to WordPress, now you can create a great looking video site within couple minutes.

In this post we have collected the best WordPress video themes which you can use to create a video site instantly, all these themes are fully responsive modern designs that will make your site look great on any device.

Top Video Themes for WordPress


I like all the themes from MyThemeShop as they are really quick, SEO friendly and modern. This video WordPress theme is no exception. It offers you all the best practices of this popular store and a great layout to keep your users engaged.

This video theme has all the features required to create a viral video site, a nice layout to offer new and popular videos to your users, watch it a later feature which will bring your users back to your site, like or dislike video feature and more.

The featured image for a video is extremely important because that helps to attract more traffic to your video, and this theme provides you an option to set the most engaging image as the featured image for the video.

It also offers you different homepage layouts, 3 post layouts, integrated social media icons, 10 useful custom widgets, fully compatible with mega menu, unlimited color, sidebar and background.


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VideoTouch is a beautiful design with an engaging modern fully responsive layout which is optimized for all kinds of devices.

This video theme comes with a drag and drop layout builder which is extremely easy to use and even a complete newbie can create a unique layout by using this layout builder. So, you video site will have a completely different and brand image, all you need to do is to upload some quality videos.

This theme also offers you an unlimited color option so you can create your own color scheme for your site along with unique layout.

The homepage of the theme provides you number of featured post options and all are modern and attractive. The built-in image lazy loading option helps the theme to load quickly providing a great user experience to your visitors.

You can have beautiful typography for your site as it comes with Google fonts. It also offers you some custom widgets to help you create an engaging site.

Unlimited header, footer, and sidebars make this theme completely customizable as already mentioned above. So, overall it’s a great WordPress theme which can help you to create a beautiful site within a couple of minutes.

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Evid WordPress Theme

Evid is another super awesome video WordPress theme created by ElegantThemes, this is a perfect theme option for video bloggers. If you are looking for a clean and professional looking video theme with engaging design Evid can be a great option for you.

This theme offers you an easy option to post videos from all the popular video sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Veoh, Metacafe etc. This theme offers you an option of dark and light color scheme and both of theme looks really beautiful.

Like all other themes from ElegantThemes you get the powerful theme options panel, shortcodes, a number of different page templates and lot more.

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Solar – Video WordPress Theme

This theme is created by using HTML5 Boilerplate for a fast, robust and modern user experience. This theme offers you number of different post formats such as Standard, Gallery, Video, Audio, and Link.

This is a fully responsive retina ready design which is well optimized for mobile devices. It comes with unlimited color schemes, unlimited sidebar option to help you create a unique site with your own brand.

This theme includes premium RoyalSlider plugin which can be used to create great looking sliders for your homepage, this plugin is packed with a ton of features and is easy to customize.


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OnPlay is a news magazine style WordPress theme which is a perfect option for video sites. It comes with powerful theme options panel where a user can customize the theme as per their need.

WPZoom is a powerful and established framework which is really easy to manage and update. From uploading logo, favicon to managing SEO for your site, the WPZoom panel is good enough to handle everything related to your site quite effectively.

onplay WordPress theme

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With this theme, the process of creating a video site is a matter of few clicks now. You can use this theme to embed external videos or upload your own videos with ease.

The drag and drop front end page builder make this is a newbie friendly design. Anyone can create a unique looking site with this theme instantly.

This is a highly optimized beautiful design which will make your site look great on all devices, It’s a fluid responsive retina ready design. It supports YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo or self-hosted videos in your posts. Also, you can show video ads from platforms like Preroll, Postroll, Midroll and IMA advertisements.

This plugin offers you a number of quality modules and 13 custom sidebar widgets which you can use to create a unique site.

Snaptube video WordPress theme


Vidiho is another very professional looking responsive and retina ready WordPress theme. It comes with a beautiful slider to show the featured videos which can attract any user to your site.

It also offers you a regular blog section where you can write any update about your product or services. Like all other themes from CSSIgniter, this video theme also comes with powerful theme options panel, optimized speed, customizable color schemes and more.

Vidiho WordPress Theme

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Viduze is a beautiful video WordPress theme that is fully compatible with the BuddyPress as well as WooCommerce plugin. So, you can use this theme to create your own online shop as well as a community site to engage your visitors.

This theme is SEO friendly and comes with its own SEO control panel which will help your content to get better ranking in search results. The theme is fully responsive that will make your site look great on all modern devices.

It also offers you a number of different layout options for the blog sections which you can choose as per your requirement. The theme comes with powerful theme options panel where you can set up everything related to your site and if you want to create custom design you can use the drag and drop page builder that comes along with the theme.

You get unlimited color options, Google Fonts to style up your site, a number of background patterns, font awesome icons and a lot more.


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VideoTube is a great looking customized video theme for WordPress, with this theme you can embed videos from third party video sites like Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Hulu etc and you can also upload self-made videos to create a unique video content site.

The best part of this theme is that you can allow your users to upload videos on your site which will help you to create a user-driven site and keep your site active with fresh content regularly.

The premium visual composer plugin is part of this theme package so any user can customize the theme as per their requirement from the front end without any issue.

It already provides you number of ready-made homepage designs which you can use for your site, it also offers you different color scheme. So, as far as design and layout of your site are concerned, you have a lot of options to choose from.

Like the top quality video sites, your site created with this theme will also provide your users the option to sort videos depending on likes, views, comments and date.


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Divi Theme

Though Divi is not a custom created a theme for the video site, it is not less than any video theme either. If you have read our review of Divi Theme, you already know that Divi is one of the most popular multipurpose WordPress theme that you can use for any niche site without any issue.

As far as the video integration is concerned Divi offers you nice layout to post videos and it shows the featured image for the video. The drag and drop Divi builder make it super easy for the users to create great looking unique designs for the video page and other pages as per your requirement.

Divi WordPress Theme

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A super powerful next generation video WordPress theme that you can use to create your new video site. This theme comes with a very powerful drag and drop layout builder that you can use to create your own design.

The theme comes with a built-in mega menu that will make your navigation section look really modern and user-friendly. It also offers you four different built-in sliders and you can use other external sliders as well.

The theme is created on a solid framework that brings in high flexibility and unlimited possibilities in terms of customizations. It is fully compatible with the WooCommerce plugin, so you can easily create an online shop to sell your products.

slimvideo video wordpress theme

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SOHO is an ultra modern video WordPress theme with great looking full-screen video option. You can create attractive video galleries for your videos and modern masonry grid based layout.

This theme offers you premium drag and drop page builder which will help you to create a custom layout without any coding.

It’s a fully responsive and retina ready WordPress theme created with HTML5 and CSS3 code to make it a future-proof SEO friendly design.


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VideoCraft is not just another video theme, but you can run a site like YouTube by using this theme. This theme gives your users the option to upload videos and embed videos easily. You can use this theme to create your video site and you can customize the layout of the theme without writing a single line of code.

The theme comes with a fully responsive design and powerful theme options panel that you can use to manage all the details related to your website easily.


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SocialPlay is a modern and good looking media sharing WordPress theme. This fully responsive theme is created with HTML5 and CSS3 code to make it high performing future proof design.

Premium revolution slider is included in this theme package which you can use to create great looking sliders for your site. You can create your pages with integrated easy to use page builder with a number of ready to use modules which you can drag and drop on the page.

The management of video channels, audio albums, user profiles and video playlists has been made as simple and seamless as possible. As this is created to make a community site any registered user can upload and make their own playlist on the site.


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VideoZ is a beautifully simple video WordPress theme that you can use to create your own video site. If you want to create a site where you want to publish video tutorials or any other kind of video, this is a great design to start video blogging.

The theme is fully responsive and retina ready, so your video site will look great in all kinds of modern devices. It comes with three different skins, the default, light and dark skin, so you can select the one you like and get started immediately.


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True Mag

True Mag is a very attractive magazine theme for video related content. This fully responsive retina ready theme offers you a number of sliders to present your content in a nice looking layout.

You can create a boxed and wide layout for your site, and this theme is fully compatible with BuddyPress, bbPress so you can use this theme to create a social community site. You can use this theme to create an online shop as well because it is fully compatible with WooCommerce plugin.

You can embed videos from all popular platforms, you just need to place the URL and it will automatically fetch the image, title, description of the post.

It offers you a number of custom-created widgets, rich snippets to make your post stand out in Google search results.


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VideoPro from Theme Junkie is a great theme which is created to make it look like YouTube. This theme comes with powerful theme options panel, custom widgets, SEO optimized design and lot more.

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VideoPress – A Self Hosted Video Streaming Theme

VideoPress is a comprehensive video theme for WordPress, with this theme you can post third party videos as well as self-hosted videos effectively.

It offers you number of attractive color schemes to make your site look beautiful and unique. Though this theme is specially created for videos, you can use this theme for audio sites as well because it offers you nice music streaming option.

videopress WordPress Theme

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