5 Best Premium Classified & Directory WordPress Themes

We have enlisted the best premium Classified, Directory and Listing themes for WordPress at the time. Please check the details and find the perfect theme for your future classified ads or directory website.

Why premium Classified & Directory themes?

Simply because these themes are made for running this kind of website and they come with additional features for adding and managing the listings, user registration, paid ads, advanced search filtering and much more.

You can build any kind of Classified Ads website or special niche listing or directory. Real Estate website, Craiglist clone, Used car marketplace or anything else.

Best Classified & Directory themes for WordPress

Classified by Templatic

This classified theme is one of the most powerful listings or directory solutions available at the market. The theme comes with all features needed to run a highly professional ads website. It also focuses on mobile devices’ performance and features.

classified templatic

The theme looks beautiful on mobile devices and it also features the mobile bar with the options and it looks like a professional app, rather than a website. Your visitors will love this feature.

You can have dedicated search filters inside the widgets.  Your visitors can add the listings, contact ads authors using messages, rate and subscribe to ads and more.

There is also a fully-featured booking system included, useful if you are also offering services listing or any kind of reservation.

All around, the Classified by Templatic is one powerful and feature-rich theme worth buying.


Classima is yet another WordPress Classified and Directory theme which offers a nice design and lots of features. It comes with Classified Listing Pro and Store Membership Pro plugins.


Classima will allow you to run any kind of product or service ads with the ability to handle user registration, paid ads and more. The theme also comes with sophisticated search filters and the ability to use a near-by location for ads sorting.


Lister is an awesome looking modern Directory and listing theme that got the “Best Directory WordPress theme” title from the Envato’s Tuts+.


If you are a fan of fancy animation and modern CSS effects, this theme will surely be the one for you. It also comes with nicely designed UX elements.

As for the features, the theme comes with support for all popular plugins and it integrated seamlessly with WP Job Manager plugin. It offers built-in options to add working hours for the listings, discount codes, user profiles, etc. Users can post the ads from their dashboard, set the expiration time and moderate the listings, reply to messages and more.


Trade is another theme for WordPress that offers specific Classified Ads or Listing features. It features great design and customizability. It features everything you need to make the Classified Ads website. Theme handles user registration and profiles as well as the listings.

trade wp theme

The Trade theme is also suitable for building any kind of Directory or Listing with WordPress. It features the location services, search filters, user profiles, ads expiration and more.


DWT is a great theme for starting the Directory or Listing website. It comes with the Reach native template for creating an Android and iOS apps, so you will be able to publish the app for your WordPress website powered with the DWT theme.


Besides this special bonus feature, the theme comes with the reservation and booking system, nearby location service, expiration based on the plans and packages. Full support for creating any kind of listing websites like Real Estate, Yellow pages, Electronic or Job website.


All of these Classified/Directory themes are fully capable and feature-rich. You should be able to create a nice directory or Yellow pages website in a less that day of work. You will be able to monetize the website as all of the themes are introducing the paid plans for your future visitors.

If you have any questions or if you wanna propose some other theme for the Classified or Directory theme, feel free to use the comments section.

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Davor Veselinović
Davor Veselinović

I'm Davor aka. Worda, founder of Worda Themes. Working as a Full Stack Developer with more than a decade of experience with WordPress. I build themes and plugins and enjoy writing useful blog posts and sharing my ideas with others.

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