1. Explorable WordPress Theme by Elegant Themes

    Explorable

    Directory-style travel WordPress theme

    Explorable is a very versatile directory theme that can adapt to many different types of sites or applications.

    Display locations, points of interest, and content – making it ideal for a travel guide, travel blogger, or as a tourism directory. Built into the theme are advanced filters that allow you to find specific listings (attractions, hotel, etc.), by location, or by ratings with the built-in ratings system.

  2. DiningEngine WordPress Theme by EngineThemes

    DiningEngine

    Restaurant directory WordPress theme

    DiningEngine is the ultimate restaurant directory WordPress theme, perfect for creating your very own dining guide or portal.

    Included with the theme: restaurant listings, advanced search box with extended functionality, no re-loading of results, display nearby events, individual location template and details (for displaying events, photos, etc.), front-end submission of restaurants, display menus, visitors/users can rate/review restaurants, and more.

  3. eList WordPress Theme by Elegant Themes

    eList

    Online directory and listings WordPress theme

    eList allows you to create a listing or directory website with ease and can support nearly any type of item, product, business, or service.

    The integrated eCommerce functionality helps you make money from your site by charging for listings (which can be posted via the front-end by your visitors if you’d like).

  4. DirectoryEngine WordPress Theme by EngineThemes

    DirectoryEngine

    Business directory WordPress theme

    DirectoryEngine offers a beautiful and modern interface for both the visitors to your site as well as the administrators.

    Acting as a business directory, this theme was built to showcase many different types of listings. The theme includes a modular layout that can be completely customized, user-generated content (via front-end submission of listings), star ratings, reviews, advanced search functionality, built-in events system, and dozens of other options.

  5. Listee WordPress Theme by cssigniter

    Listee

    Clean business directory and listing WordPress theme

    Listee avoids the clutter that you’ll find in many directory themes for WordPress, providing you with a clean and modern solution for creating a site to display listings.

  6. Locales WordPress Theme by TeslaThemes

    Locales

    City guide theme for WordPress

    Locales is a city guide/directory/business listing WordPress theme built on Bootstrap that can accept user submitted listings as well as offering dozens of other features and options.

  7. Vantage WordPress Theme by AppThemes

    Vantage

    WordPress directory theme

    Vantage is a directory WordPress theme that comes set up with: a responsive layout and design, custom widgets, visitors can “favorite” and save listings, Google Maps integration, dashboard for users, custom fields and forms, social media integration, advanced search filter, recurring payment functionality, ratings and reviews system, ability to accept payments, and more!

  8. Emblem WordPress Theme by Templatic

    Emblem

    Responsive directory WordPress theme

    Emblem is a directory theme for WordPress that will give you site a unique look and style that is all your own.

    Allow visitors to easily find the listing or information their looking for with the advanced search box, custom category listings, magazine-style layout of the home page, and many other enhanced functions that were built specifically for this theme.

  9. City Guide WordPress Theme by Templatic

    City Guide

    City directory and business listing WordPress theme

    CityGuide is a theme that could be used as a listing portal using geography as its primary focus.

    Whether you’re wanting to display listings for a city, state, country, or even internationally – or use it for displaying information and listings form a particular region. It was built as a child theme for Templatic’s standard Directory theme.

  10. Diamond WordPress Theme by WPZoom

    Diamond

    Multi-purpose directory WordPress theme

    Diamond is a multi-purpose WordPress theme that can function as an online directory, blog, or many other different types of sites.

  11. Explore WordPress Theme by Templatic

    Explore

    Responsive dark color scheme WordPress directory theme

    Explore is a dark-style design child theme for Templatic’s Directory parent theme – it would be great as a nightlife guide, event listings site, or any other type of listings/directory site.

  12. Directory Theme WordPress Theme by PremiumPress

    Directory Theme

    Responsive business directory WordPress theme

    Directory Theme allows you to create a business listings/directory site with ease.

    Allow visitors to register on your site, submit business listings, upgrade listings (and charge them if you’d like), and take advantage of the built-in features like: ad management, support for multiple payment gateways, users can send private messages, custom member dashboards to view/manage information and listings, Google Maps integration, and more.

  13. Locations WordPress Theme by Templatic

    Locations

    Map-based directory WordPress theme

    Locations makes use of an integrated map to convey the information and content of your site.

    Relying heavily on the map-based content to provide a visually-intriguing and useful layout for your visitors.

  14. SpotFinder WordPress Theme by Templatic

    SpotFinder

    Responsive WordPress directory theme

    SpotFinder is one of the most recent directory solutions for WordPress. Inspired by the redesign of AirBnb, it offers up a highly responsive and adaptable layout that provides a beautiful design for your site.

    The theme provides custom styling and templates for a variety of different sections on your site – from the category page to individual listing pages, they have all been carefully crafted to look great across all devices.

  15. YellowPages WordPress Theme by Templatic

    YellowPages

    Business listings WordPress theme

    YellowPages functions as an online phone book or web-based listing of businesses. It is a child theme for the standard Directory theme from Templatic.

  16. GeoPlaces WordPress Theme by Templatic

    GeoPlaces

    City directory and business listing WordPress theme

    GeoPlaces gives you the ability to easily and effortlessly create a city directory or business listings website.

    Build a powerful site that uses maps, geographic proximity searches, and business listings. Allow businesses to manage and claim their own listings, display businesses on a map, work with multiple cities, create specific places and events, manage coupons and promotions, customize the home page via a drag-and-drop interface, and more.

  17. Directory WordPress Theme by Templatic

    Directory

    WordPress theme for online directories

    Directory paved the way for directory-style themes, using this particular solution as a parent theme upon which they have developed nearly two dozen child themes.

    This product allows you to create nearly any site imaginable that relies on listings as its primary focus – with a handful of specially-designed child themes for specific industries.

  18. Wisem WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Wisem

    Multipurpose WooCommerce directory theme for WordPress

    Wisem offers full-featured integration with WooCommerce (as well as plugins for subscriptions, preorders, and bookings) – this directory theme allows you to create a website that is not only able to list businesses (or anything else you might want), but make money with those listings as well.

  19. Food Guide WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Food Guide

    Responsive restaurant, dining, and food directory theme

    Food Guide integrates WooCommerce (that allows eCommerce functionality on your site) – this responsive WordPress theme was built to power a food, restaurant, or dining directory.

    With a beautiful and modern design, map-based integration, drag-and-drop page builder, integrated rich snippets (which appear on Google and other search engines), mega menu, and dozens of other options and features – this theme will give you a directory site that will be the envy of your competition.

  20. Service Finder WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Service Finder

    Directory for services and businesses with online booking

    Service Finder was built to facilitate visitors finding and booking services – setting itself apart from many of the other traditional-style directory themes,

    Built-in functionality includes online booking, service hours, maps, parallax design elements, video and photo galleries, description area, and more.

  21. City Guide WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    City Guide

    Responsive city directory theme for WordPress

    City Guide features multiple header and template options to choose from, robust Google Maps integration, a drag-and-drop page builder, flat-style design, and integration with eCommerce features via WooCommerce – this theme will allow you to have your own city directory site up and running in no time.

  22. Search & Go WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Search & Go

    Modern directory WordPress theme

    Search & Go includes (aside from its robust feature-set and functionality) a beautiful and trendy, modern design.

    With large hero images, carefully-placed information about each business on individual detail pages, the ability to show “popular” and “recent” additions to the directory, masonry blog layout, user dashboards, the ability to claim and bookmark listings, and many other enhancements – this is a directory theme built for the modern website.

  23. Medical Directory WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Medical Directory

    WordPress medical directory theme for doctors and hospitals

    Medical Directory allows you to list doctors, hospitals, health clinics, or any other type of business or item in the medical industry.

    With payment gateway integration, custom listing types for hospitals and doctors, full membership functionality (with dashboards, login, and the ability to charge for listings), MailChimp and eCommerce integration/support, it is a versatile and highly adaptable theme for the medical field.

  24. Listify WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Listify

    Best-selling responsive WordPress directory theme

    Listify presents your content and listings via a beautiful and modern, responsive design – it’s a powerful, flexible, and feature-rich directory themes for WordPress to be found anywhere.

    With geolocation features, drag-and-drop page builder, optimized for speed, rich snippet integration, user features (claim listings, submit listings, and subscriptions), advertisement zones built-in, the ability to make appointments/reservations, and dozens of customization options are available for you to modify.

  25. Directory+ WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Directory+

    Responsive online directory WordPress theme

    Directory+ is a theme that allows you to create an online directory of listings of whatever type of item(s) you’re wanting to display.

    With headers that feature 3D Maps, Google Street View, video backgrounds, advanced search functionality, and more – you will create a great first impression with your visitors. The responsive layout supports/integrates WooCommerce beautifully – while the customization options allow you to lay out your site to suit your needs.

  26. Superlist WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Superlist

    Directory theme for WordPress

    Superlist is a directory WordPress theme that can adapt to suit the needs of any website wanting to display listings – with advanced features and functionality for both the site site as a whole as well as individual listings.

    Included in the theme you will find: a custom listings manager, statistics for listings, eCommerce and payment gateway functions, the ability to package features for listings to purchase, masonry/grid listing views, the ability to flag/report listings, and much more.

  27. Listable WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Listable

    Modern, minimalist directory WordPress theme

    Listable features a design that feels inspired by Airbnb, this theme provides one of the trendiest and modern designs that you will find among directory themes.

    Beautiful fonts and typography, a responsive layout and design, ample whitespace, and perfectly-placed pixels will give you a site that stands out from the competition. Powerful listing features and functionality have been built into the theme to give you a robust, state-of-the-art website.

  28. Spotter WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Spotter

    Multipurpose WordPress theme for listings of all types

    Spotter makes it easier than ever to manage and maintain your site – whether you’re wanting to list businesses, restaurants, real estate, travel items, or any other type of directory-style listing.

    Included with this responsive and Retina-ready theme: unlimited directory types, front and back-end listings management, user registration and profiles, social login, eCommerce integration, bookmarking functionality, 6 unique color schemes, custom email templates for notifications, and numerous custom-built widgets.

  29. Directory Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Directory Multi-Purpose

    Traditional directory theme

    Directory Multi-Purpose is atheme for WordPress that is one of the most popular and versatile available for displaying business (or any other type) of listings.

  30. MyCity WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    MyCity

    Directory theme for WordPress with geolocation functionality

    MyCity uses advanced functionality that allows the theme to determine your location and display the appropriate listings, this powerful WordPress directory theme gives you all of the features you could want for a super-powerful listings website.

    With one of the most extensive and exhaustive feature sets of any theme, the possibilities are nearly endless.

  31. SpotGuide WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    SpotGuide

    Online listings/directory WordPress theme

    SpotGuide allows you to to many different things – from displaying business listings to courses and even classifieds, this responsive Bootstrap theme gives you the ability to create a full-featured and powerful directory-style website with ease.

    The theme comes equipped with: packages and pricing, custom notifications, mail templates, multiple page layouts/templates to choose from, and a highly customizable interface.

  32. Extretion WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Extretion

    Airbnb-style WordPress theme for hotel/room listings

    Extretion is a directory WordPress theme for listing hotels, properties, lodging, and rooms that are bookable – giving you an Airbnb-style theme for your site.

    It features built-in calendar and booking functionality, self-administered management of properties, front-end posting, and more.

  33. Wyzi WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Wyzi

    Social business/services directory WordPress theme

    Wyzi allows you to create a Facebook/social directory website that allows businesses to post their information, keep customers updated, offer coupons or specials, and creates a local community around your site.

    Businesses are given their own “wall” (similar to Facebook) where they can share their information while the robust feature-set included allows you to charge for listings and features.

  34. PlacesDojo WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    PlacesDojo

    Business and event listing WordPress theme

    PlacesDojo is a unique and stylish directory-style theme that allows you to display business listings as well as events, blog posts, and more.

    Setting it apart from many of the other similar type of WordPress themes is the unique and creative design approach that was taken to give you an artistic flair that your visitors will immediately take notice of.

  35. Agrodir WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    Agrodir

    WordPress directory theme for producers and retailers

    Agrodir was designed for a very specific industry (agriculture), however, the theme is flexible enough that it can adapt to many different types of industries and websites.

    With one of the most robust and full-featured member sections, this theme allows producers, retailers, vendors, etc. to display all of their information – while the integrated payment and membership features make this one of the most powerful directory themes of its kind.

  36. Whitelab WordPress Theme via ThemeForest

    WhiteLab

    The ultimate business directory WordPress theme

    WhiteLab is a clean and modern WordPress theme for creating online directories.

    It is flexible and versatile enough to support many different types of listings, including: jobs, real estate, businesses, restaurants, or nearly any type of item(s) you might want to build a directory site or section for.

About this collection…

Directory-style WordPress themes are somewhat unique in their application as a website.

Typically, they are designed to display listings or items in various ways – yet there are entire categories of this type of theme which can be grouped together in their own collections (e.g. real estate themes, classified themes, etc.).

Because of the huge abundance of these types of themes, I’ve tried to round up a selection of some of the very best for this collection – and ones that tend to be a little more generic and broad in their potential use and application (like a general business/listing site).

Here you will find some of the very best free and premium solutions for creating a listings/directory site.

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