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Honey Patel
Honey Patel 14 August 2015
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How To Choose A WordPress Website Theme

The choice of a WordPress theme should depend on the type of website your building

With new WordPress themes being launched every day, it’s becoming difficult for any WordPress expert to decide on a particular theme for website development. Having a lot of choice definitely helps, but a wrong choice due to decision fatigue could be disastrous for a project.


Here are some tips to help you choose the right WordPress theme.
 

 

Wordpress Development Specialist


Type Of Website

The choice of theme should primarily depend upon the type of website being built. You should shortlist the themes that are suitable for the type of website being created. Then the available features need to be checked to ensure the maximum benefits.
 

Features Required

Once sure about the type of website being built, you can draw a list of the features that would be required for the creation of the website. These features could include retina display, responsive design, page templates and support, plus many more.


Compatibility And Support For Third Party Plugins

Before using any particular plugins when creating a website, you should ensure that these plugins are supported by the WordPress theme that has been shortlisted to avoid limitations that may arise later.
 

Price

Pricing is an important feature for any WordPress website development project. There are several themes that are free of cost but they may not be the best for the particular project or website. Premium themes available for a price are definitely a better option. In addition, they also have benefits like product support, updates and access to template files.
 

Reputed Theme Supplier

You should pick the WordPress themes from a reputed supplier. Purchasing a theme for a premium through the market place is always considered better as there is assurance and protection from the brand. Choosing themes from the in-house stores can be a little tricky as there is no set way to know about its reputation.
 

Support Offered

You should ensure that the shortlisted themes come from vendors who provide ample support both before and after the sale. They should provide access to communication areas and support forums so that their handling of requests and queries regarding support can be checked.


Customization Options

Ensure that the theme can be customized as per your requirements.
 


Applying these tips, it should be easier to choose the correct WordPress theme for your website development project.

 


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