Top 5 Most Popular WordPress Themes for LearnDash in 2020
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Top 5 Most Popular WordPress Themes for LearnDash in 2020

LearnDash is one of the most popular Learning Management System (LMS) plugins for WordPress, which has raised the bar for creating online learning websites with WordPress. If you are designing your course-based website using the LearnDash plugin and looking for some visually appealing and easy to configure LearnDash themes, then this article is for you. The WooNinjas team has personally worked with each of these and can happily get behind any of the following themes.

  1. Astra.
  2. Divi.
  3. Buddyboss – Social Learner.
  4. University.
  5. GeneratePress.


The Astra theme is fully compatible with the LearnDash plugin. Astra provides styling options for LearnDash pages. Along with styling, Astra provides some useful and amazing features. ​It is a lightweight theme that allows strong customization options to help you create a professional LMS website without writing a single line of code. Astra theme is fully SEO friendly and to boost its power you can use most popular page builders such as Visual ComposerElementor or Beaver Builder with it. 

Astra Theme has added a new ready-template for the LearnDash websites to their starter site library. 

If you need help to set up a course-based website using the LearnDash plugin and Astra, this guide of “How to Customize Your LearnDash Courses with Astra” will come in handy. 

Check the demo site by clicking here.


Some WordPress themes are generic and multipurpose, the Divi Theme by Elegant Themes is one of them. It is the most popular WordPress theme with thousands of active users. 

Divi theme recently released a LearnDash compatibility package. Using that Divi LearnDash kit, you can easily include any of the standard Divi Builder modules into your LearnDash pages. 

The Divi LearnDash kit has turned many of the LearnDash shortcodes (i.e User Profile shortcode, Course/Lesson/Topic List shortcode, Course Progress shortcode) into Divi Builder modules so that you can easily add them into your pages layouts.

Check the demo site by clicking here.

Buddyboss – Social Learner: 

If you have ever wanted to create a Learning Management System along with the online community, the Buddyboss – Social Learner theme is the only theme you will ever need. Social Learner theme adds a social cognizance to your e-learning site, making it more interactive and easily shareable for your learners.

Social Learner theme has deep LearnDash integration. It has a good interface and great Admin Panel to manage all social and e-learning activities. Some key features of Social Learner theme include  segmenting your learners into groups, public and private messaging between students,

course and group forums, gamification, live notification system, custom LearnDash course profiles and much more.

Check the demo site by clicking here.


All the themes are unique in their design. However, the structure of the LMS themes are common. They all possess the option of creating courses, lessons, topics, quizzes, and more e-learning options. The University theme is one of them.

The University theme comes with many features that a modern LMS theme needs to have. Some of those features include responsive design, many homepage variations, Facebook and Disqus comments integration, event management, and built-in event calendar.

Along LearnDash, the University theme has strong integrations with bbPressWoocommerce, and Visual Composer page builder.

Check the demo site by clicking here.


GeneratePress is a fast loading multipurpose WordPress theme. GeneratePress is the best option for performance-focused users who want to be able to customize and control exactly how their site looks. Its theme options panel allows you to customize the theme to your liking.

It gives you a smooth user interface and many strong characteristics to generate incredible LMS sites in minutes. Using GeneratePress you can take control of your course pages layout on desktop and mobile with its layout controls.

The GeneratePress team releasing a free plugin soon that will add some more awesome features for LearnDash.

Check the demo site by clicking here.

These are our top choices for LearnDash Themes in 2020. These themes give you some unique characteristics as well as seamless integration with the most popular LMS plugin, LearnDash. These WordPress LMS themes are incredibly customizable and user-friendly. Hopefully, now you can choose the one that best fits your requirements and build your e-learning website with ease, which will help you in attracting users like bees to honey to your e-learning website.

If you need any assistance with LearnDash, feel free to drop us a line here or through our contact form and one of our Ninjas will be in touch ASAP.

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