Best Local SEO WP Themes

Written by: Jason Bayless | April 30, 2015

Currently, WordPress is the most popular open source website creation platform in the world, with one out of every six sites being created on WordPress. One of the reasons that WP is so popular is the fact that it is easy to use, and it has an immensely high functionality. Part of this functionality is the ability to choose themes that are designed to help the site owner achieve their specific goals. WordPress also accommodates multitudinous plugins that are designed to enhance the performance of the site. A number of these plugins are specifically designed to enhance the SEO functionality and performance of the site.

The thing is that there are some themes that are more adaptable and responsive to SEO plugins than others. Below, you will find the top WP themes that are ideal for SEO functionality.

Accounting Theme ~ Kathryn

This WP theme that is designed to accommodate sites built around accounting and CPA businesses. The theme has a reasonable capacity for customization, with seven color options, call to action boxes, multiple fonts, built-in-widgets and numerous other components that are necessary to create a highly functional website on the WP platform. There are a number of elements that add to the SEO functionality, such as:

  • HTML 5 capabilities
  • Mobile responsiveness, which is essential to creating an efficacious SEO campaign
  • Genesis compatible

Eleven40 Pro

Eleven40 Pro is an exceptional blog theme created by StudioPress that is ideal for creating an engaging site for bloggers. This theme comes with a number of different color schemes, allowing the site builder to create a site that is built around the theme of the site and the personality of the site owner. The theme is highly intuitive for the builder and for visitors as well. This theme comes with landing page templates, which makes it remarkably easy for the owner to engage their audience, as well as provide specific offers. Additionally, this theme offers multiple column layouts that provide the capacity to create the ideal presentation of content.

Some of the benefits of this theme are:

  • Easy to set up and monitor
  • Mobile responsiveness
  • SEO plugin adaptability
  • HTML5 capable

Modern Blogger Pro

This is another theme by StudioPress that in centered on blogging. This theme has a strong feminine presence, so it is ideal for female bloggers who are catering to a female audience. As far as SEO is concerned, this theme comes with a number of features that help to enhance the SEO performance of the site, including social media icons, email subscription boxes and ad space widgets — serving to increase the overall functionality of the site.

This theme has all of the necessary features to create a solid foundation for any SEO campaign, including the essentials such as:

  • HTML5 capability
  • Mobile optimization and responsiveness
  • Easy setup
  • Intuitively designed to ensure a pleasurable user experience

Foodie Pro

Foodie Pro takes the game to an entirely different level. The functionality and features associated with the design of this theme allows the site builder to create a state-of-the-art site that is highly responsive and engaging. It is great for bloggers who are running a highly sophisticated operation. The homepage is widget capable, providing a high level of functionality and engagement. This theme possesses all of the capacity of the preceding themes, plus it brings a greater level of customization and functionality. Although the theme does not currently come with setup instructions, all of that should change soon.

Wintersong Pro

This theme is designed to engage those individuals who are looking to create a personal blog. It is simple; however, it is still highly customizable, allowing an individual to create a site that is indicative of their personality and passion. It has mobile responsiveness and it is HTML5 compatible. The setup instructions ensure that it will be easy to set up.

The themes listed here are designed by the top theme designers in the industry, and they are specifically designed to be integrated into the WordPress system — offering an exceptionally high level of functionality.