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WordPress Inspiration: Awesome Real-Life Sites Using the Total WordPress Theme

June 22, 2016

At WPExplorer we run a popular blog with many articles, tips, tutorials and guides for working with WordPress but we also develop free and premium WordPress themes. Our most popular and best theme of all time is the Total WordPress theme which at this point has already surpassed 24,500 sales while maintaining a 5 star rating and consistent updates.

The Total WordPress theme is very versatile and over the years we’ve seen the theme put to good use. Many of our customers have created really awesome websites using the theme and we felt like it was time to share some of those sites with you as inspiration and also so you can see what the theme is capable of. This are only a very few select sites from the many out there that we have bookmarked over time but there are MANY more amazing sites built using Total. If you have built-one please share in the comments below! If you have not yet used our theme be sure to check out our live demos and purchase the theme today.

Social Stream Apps

Social Stream Apps: Total WordPress Theme

Did you know that Total works amazingly with the popular Flow-Flow social stream WordPress plugin (seriously the best social feed plugin that money can buy)? These two work together so well that Looks Awesome (the creators of Flow-Flow) chose to use Total for the Flow-Flow live demo! How awesome is that?

University of Hawaii

University of Hawaii: Total WordPress Theme

The University of Hawaii was founded in 1907 and is composed of 10 campuses across the island state, with a focus on research and sustainability. Offering a variety of undergrad, graduate and doctorate degrees this picturesque college boasts small class sizes and notable alumni such as former President Obama’s parents.


Sprung: Total WordPress Theme

While the website is a fairly simply implementation of the Total theme we’ve included it at the top because it’s a company owned by Clay Johnston one of our best Total theme customers with tons and tons of purchases. Sprung has created many awesome websites using Total and we highly recommend their services.

Actian Data Management

Actian: Total WordPress Theme

Actian is hybrid data management and integration company offering data services to the financial, healthcare, SaaS/software and oil & gas industries. Big names such as Citi bank, Bloomberg, FICO, HSBC, Intuit and many more rely on Actian to manage and analyze their data.

Ultimate Member

Ultimate Member: Total WordPress Theme

Ultimate Member is an awesome WordPress plugin that will allow you to easily create an online community for free! The plugin is packed with amazing features and you can purchase extensions to make it even better!


WP Pronto: Total WordPress Theme

WPPronto is a hosting company that focuses on websites running WordPress. In 2009 they launched the original CDN network for WordPress along with high-performance hosting. Now, under the name of WPPronto they offer advanced WP hosting with integrated CloudFlare CDN and Railgun acceleration.

Brave Whale


Brave Whale is a web design and marketing agency. Not only have they used the Total theme on their own website but they also use it for many of their clients to create beautiful sites. We’ve had the great pleasure to work with the CEO of Brave Whale (Mark) on many occasions as he’s been a great help in reporting theme bugs and suggesting improvements and additions for Total theme updates. Additionally Brave Whale offers a unique “Total Theme Setup Service” if you are looking to use the theme but do not have the time or expertise to get started on your own.

kavyamanoharan: Total WordPress Theme

A beautiful and elegant online portfolio. This site makes great use of the Total Overlay Header function to display media under the main header in a fashionable way.

Yoga Under Construction

Yoga Under Construction: Total WordPress Theme

Super clean and minimal implementation of the Total theme. Located in Groningen, Netherlands Yoga Under Construction offers yoga and pilates lessons.


Systems4Knees: Total WordPress Theme

At you can purchase premium knee pain relief products. They are making use of WooCommerce to showcase their products and while the current version of Total they are using is slightly outdated the site still looks fantastic!

Beyond Expectations

Beyond Expectations: Total WordPress Theme

Beyond Expectations is an event and wedding planning company located in Surrey and the South East. They focus on creating elegant and stylish designs for celebrations, weddings and corporations.


Simply Confirm: Total WordPress Theme

Simply Confirm is a unified business management and a secure communication application to help teams work better, together. The product includes software for Employee engagement (track employee engagement in realtime), smart task manager for managing tasks within your business, secure chat so you an instant message within your company, encrypted cloud storage for storing, managing and sharing files within your team – and much more!

Sleep Baby Love

Sleep Baby Love: Total WordPress Theme

Susie Parker the owner of Sleep Baby Love is certified through the “Family Sleep Institute” and is trained to help families struggling with various sleep issues of children between the ages of 0-5. She offers various consultation services and online courses to help you out.

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates

Metro Vets: Total WordPress Theme

Located in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania the Metropolitan Veterinary Associates offer emergency services year round for veterinary medicine, surgery and critical care for pets.

Jennifer Meyering

Jennifer Mayering: Total WordPress Theme

Jennifer runs an awesome blog where she shares recipes, DIYs, crafts, fitness guides and general lifestyle tips. She’s used the Total theme in a very unique way with plenty of custom masonry layouts, custom forms and a custom styled mega menu.

Golden Village Palms

Golden Village Palms: Total WordPress Theme

A nicely crafted website for the Golden Village Palms RV Resort in Hemet, California. Lounge in your own spacious, full-hookup site, dive into any of the 3 outdoor pools or take a swing on their tournament-level pickleball courts, check out the gym, pool table room, laundry room and more!


Web Growth Agency: Total WordPress Theme

Webgrowth has it’s roots in inbound marketing and they have been assisting corporate clients since 2006. They offer courses on Digital Marketing which currently include a “Foundations” 8 week online course and an “Advanced” 1 year online course.

Green Standards

Green Standards: Total WordPress Theme

Green Standards helps company’s properly dispose of their excess office furniture and equipment responsibly in the US and Canada. They provide donation, resale and recycling strategies to maximize asset recovery, streamline community donation and they help eliminate waste.

Spoon & Stable

Spoon & Stable: Total WordPress Theme

Spoon and Stable is a restaurant that is located in what used to be a horse stable back in the 1900’s in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The food is focused around the seasonality of the Midwest and inspired by French Chef.

AliS Fashion Design

Alis Fashion: Total WordPress Theme

Alis Fashion has been featured in various wedding resources for brides. They specialize in various clothing needs for weddings as well as high end bridal alteration, tailoring for men’s clothing and more!


Master Studio: Total WordPress Theme

Masterstudio offers web design services. Currently they have 2 different prices on their site ($170 for standard package and $240 for the full package). Their website looks awesome and so does their client work, so be sure to check them out.


mobkii: Total WordPress Theme

Mobkii is a web/graphic design and app agency located in México. Their website showcases a very clean and elegant implementation of the Total WordPress theme. If you are looking for some help with your website and your primary language is Spanish you should send them a message to see if they can be of assistance.


Moula: Total WordPress Theme

Moula is probably one of our favorite implementations of the Total theme due to it’s super clean design and the advanced customizations performed by the web developer. At Moula you can apply for a business loan of up to $250,000!

Denny Karchner

Karchner Western Art: Total WordPress Theme

Denny Karchner is an awesome artist and his website was crafted by his daughter from with help of the Total theme. Not only is he a great artist but the developer Lindsay Michael from PointerAdvertising is one of our dearest customers! She has purchased many copies of the Total theme and created some amazing websites with it. If you are looking for some extra help with your site or would like a custom site built with Total be sure to check out her site.

We were also lucky enough to receive a print from Denny Karchner as a gift which has been framed and hanged in the office – thanks!

Elit Academy

Elit Academy: Total WordPress Theme

A very slick and modern corporate example of the Total WordPress theme in action, you don’t have to do much to make a unique site that matches your brand and gets your message across.

She Says She Does

She Says She Does: Total WordPress Theme

Get tips to help start your business, grow your social media, personal development tips and more! It’s time to start your entrepreneurial journey and She Says She Does will help get you going!

Nail Jewelry Bling

Nail Jewelry Bling: Total WordPress Theme

Nail Jewelry Bling is an e-commerce website where you can buy small batch nail polishes, stencils and other tools to create Instagram worthy manicures. This cute shop uses Total for their entire store, blog and custom orders. It’s a great example of how to get your business online.

Marley Coffee

Marley Coffee: Total WordPress Theme

Marley Coffee was founded by Rohan Marley (one of Bob Marley’s sons) when he purchased a 52-acre farm in Jamaica to grow sustainable, organic and delicious coffee. Total was a great fit since there built-in sliders, color options, typography customizations and WooCommerce support made it easy for Marley Coffee to have a beautiful website up and running in no time.

eStore Coaching

eStore Coaching: Total WordPress Theme

eStore Coaching is here to help you build your commerce business with the 3 pillars of commerce, a 30 day challenge and more. These experts chose Total because they know that at the heart of every successful online business is a quality website (and Total really is one of the best).

Laurel Whole Plant Organics

Laurel: Total WordPress Theme

Laurel uses whole plant organics to create quality skincare items for all ages. They use only the highest quality ingredients so of course they wanted the best WordPress theme to build their website. With Total they’ve been able to create a clean and minimal online shop that reinforces the purity and quality of their products.

Paradise Helicopters

Paradise Helicopters: Total WordPress Theme

Paradise Helicopters offers tours and one of a kind experiences in the Hawaiian Islands. Visitors can checkout live footage from previous helicopter tours and book packages all from a stunning custom site that was built on the Total WordPress theme. If the website layout doesn’t take your breath away the beautiful scenic videos will.

Good & Co Total WordPress Theme is a network that connects professionals with workplaces. They have you answer a series of questions to find your core strengths then help to connect you to good companies for your qualification level. THey’ve done a great job of using Total to display and explain their app, as well as the team and the science behind it.

Pilates Fusion

Pilates Fusion: Total WordPress Theme

Pilates Fusion is a licensed training studio for Stott Pilates, which is a great way to improve your breathing, posture, digestion, bone density, endurance and overall well being. They’ve used Total to create a lovely site to showcase their classes, location, real client testimonials, a blog and even a members only area.

Frames Now

Frames Now: Total WordPress Theme

Frames Now is an excellent example of Total used to create an online store. They’ve used WooCommerce to sell their custom frames, and well as many other built-in Total options (like the portfolio, custom animations, social links, custom blog and more).

The Rolling Storm

Rolling Storm: Total WordPress Theme

The Rolling Storm is Jason’s personal blog highlighting a mix of beautiful photography, culture references, delicious food and interesting characters as he goes about life. He’s taken Total and created one of the coolest logs on the web (seriously – once you start reading you’re going town to want to hang out with him).

Lifetime Weight-loss: 60 Day Challenge

Lifetime 60 Day Challenge: Total WordPress Theme

Life Time is one of the best fitness centers in the US & Canada, boasting fantastic amenities such as spas, salons, tennis, olympic sized pools (plus water-park like outdoor facilities), nutritionists and awesome personal trainers. They also offer exclusive online weightless programs like the 60 Day Challenge, and they use the Total theme to share news, recipes and other resources with their members.

Barrio Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Barrio: Total WordPress Theme

Barrio is a latin style kitchen and tequila bar that uses Total to manage their online presence. They’ve added galleries, locations, menus, reservations, catering and social links all using the built-in Total page building modules.

Vista Outdoor

Vista Outdoor: Total WordPress Theme

Vista Outdoor is a publicly traded designer, manufacturer and marketer of top of the line outdoor sports and recreation products. Based in Farmington, Utah they work with well known brands such as Bushnell, Weaver, Champion, Camelbak and Redfield among many others. Vista chooses to share all of their news, SEC information, community outreach programs and more via their awesome custom website built with the Total WordPress theme.

Punch Pizza

Punch: Total WordPress Theme

Punch Pizza (home to some delicious looking authentic neapolitan pizza in the great state of Minnesota) trusts Total for their employment page. You can checkout their custom slider, open positions, career path diagram and more all built with Total (plus you can even apply for a job if you’re in the market).

Lifetime Training: Core 3

Lifetime Core3: Total WordPress Theme

Life Time (as we mentioned) is one of the premiere fitness centers in North America, and they chose Total for their Core 3 Training program. They used Total to create a stunning landing page for their training programs with lovely full width backgrounds, custom typography, custom blog and more.

Gavin Kaysen

Gavin Kaysen: Total WordPress Theme

Meet Gavin Kaysen – an award winning chef who has what it takes to run gourmet restaurants, head Team USA in the Bocuse d’Or international culinary competition and is a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation Best New Restaurant Award.

Kendall Commercial

Kendall Commercial: Total WordPress Theme

Kendall Commercial is a local commercial real estate company in the twin cities of of Minneapolis – Saint Paul. They’ve taken full advantage of Total’s easy builder modules, customizable footer, contact form support and portfolio custom post type.


Mazina: Total WordPress Theme

Mazina is a photo album production company that uses innovative FlexBind tech to create better albums to showcase your photos. This family owned business chose Total to promote their products and grown their business online.


muve: Total WordPress Theme

Muve is a healthcare management company that focuses on the needs of joint replacement patients. They work with surgeons, medical facilities and patients to streamline and optimize the entire process. Since they’re so focused on offering the best to patients of course they’re using the powerful Total theme for their website.

Abdo Zoom

Abdozoom: Total WordPress Theme

Abdo Zoom is an online resource for children learning to reading the educators teaching them. This is a highly customized version of the Total WordPress theme and is an excellent example of what a talented developer can do with a bit of custom code (checkout those custom tabs folks).

And that is only a handful of the awesome websites using the Total WordPress theme! Did you create an awesome website with our theme that’s not on the list? Leave a link in the comments below. We’d love to see them!

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  1. shesaysshedoes

    Oh man, thank you so much for sharing my site. Your theme has been such a pleasure to work with 🙂

  2. Gaston is also made with Total. Het Pauperparadijs is a major outdoor theatre production in The Netherlands.

    • AJ Clarke

      Awesome! Thanks for sharing 😉

  3. Dragan Nikolic

    Awesome list. Looks like the Total WordPress theme earned its name.

    Great portfolio, if you ask me.

  4. Neil Pursey

    Wow. Thanks so much for adding us to the list. Humbled. We love the Total theme and have built a number of websites since relaunching our site with it. #totalevangelists 🙂

    • Kyla

      You built a beautiful site! And thank you so much for the kind words and support 🙂

  5. Mike

    I love Total, I’ve used it for my portfolio ( ) and a couple of other websites.
    It’s definitely my favorite WP theme 🙂

    • Kyla

      We love the site! Another AWESOME example of Total in action! 🙂

  6. Jon Swerens

    Hello! The new web site for the Town of Waterloo, Indiana, is also built upon the Total theme.

    • AJ Clarke

      Awesome, great work! And thanks for sharing 😉

  7. Onur

    Wow. Very good sites have been listed here. Good job everybody!
    As an avid follower of Total theme (after using tons of other premium wp themes) I also want to submit ours as well.

    We provide ready-to-use Excel Templates (free+premium) at Someka

    Thanks for the great theme!

    • Kyla

      That’s awesome! We’re so happy you like the theme – and we love what you’ve done with it! 🙂

  8. Danny

    Just purchased my 17th copy today! I should be close to 30 copies (if not more) with the ones I had other clients and friends purchase 🙂 This is my third year using Total, and AJ just keeps on making it better with each update!

    • AJ Clarke

      That’s awesome! I am glad to hear that 😉 We’ll be having an holiday special coming up this week for the rest of the year so keep an eye on that if you want to stock up on some copies at a discounted price!

  9. Mark

    This is now my only goto theme as you can literally make anything from it. I’d really like to join your list of sites if possible? Thank you.

    • Kyla

      We’re so glad you like it! And your site looks great 🙂

  10. Ivailo Durmonski

    Hey guys,

    For me Total is the most complete WordPress theme. My main site is build with it – What I can add as a recommendation is to create big and bold temple. What I am only missing is the large typography. Keep up the good work!


  11. kirsten

    Hi AJ , How can I contact you about an article with closed comments? I followed instructions your provided but there is an error. I would really appreciate if i could send you an email/message. Ive spent hours and hours over the course of 3 days trying to resolve it on my own. thank you!

    • Kyla

      Which article are you having trouble with? We’ll have a look at the post and update it if needed.

  12. Amy Smereck

    I love Total theme! I am a three time purchaser, and have recommended it to others. Great job!

  13. Josh

    There are some excellent websites in this article. I’m not sure if we’ll make the cut, but our website is proudly powered by the Total theme!

    • Kyla

      Awesome! And your site looks great – I’ll definitely add you when I update the roundup 😉

  14. Mr.FightToFIRE

    I started a personal finance blog almost a year ago now. I wanted a theme that would provide me with all the tools to create an awesome site and I found just that in Total theme.
    Thank you for making such an awesome and complete product that I love using every day to write and create new content about Financial Independence and Retiring Early in Europe.

    • Kyla

      I’m so glad you like the theme! I’ll definitely have to checkout your site to see what you’ve done with it 🙂

  15. Elisha

    I love the total theme. It’s quick to load and has lots of options. I have gone through the websites and all are great. However, I have not seen a blog website such as this one – Flavorful Space was designed using the Total theme and it looks awesome.

  16. Wayne Philips

    Simply the best theme out there on the planet to date. Flexibility and amazing support is what makes us use the theme on every project.

    A few of ours and many more coming:

    instituteofcustomerservice .com
    aestheticsawards .uk
    travelport .com

  17. Elisha

    Thanks for sharing this information. I have also used Total theme in my two blogs. Please have a quick look at the sites and let me know if you can include them in your article.

    flavorfulspace .com
    momsvoicepro .com

    I love this theme because you can customize it and get something unique


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