Choosing a WordPress theme for your blog can be overwhelming as there are thousands of free and premium themes available in the market to choose from. In this article, We leave you at least 5 Things To Consider In Choosing A WordPress Theme for your blog.
As much as we want, we will greatly love to give out our best straight forward advice based in our past experience. We have written this article for beginners an novice blogger as a key guide in choosing a WordPress theme.
Choosing a WordPress theme can take you much time deciding which is which to choose. Most beginners are pretty much overwhelmed when it comes to the theme design. Theme design is important, everybody wants to have a nice looking blog but that depends on your approach.
Our straight forward advice is, don’t be overwhelmed too much on the design that might end you up downloading one or the other, testing out which one best works for you. In other words do not spend too much time in choosing the ideal theme specially when you are just about to setup your first blog. Instead, focus more on the content and feed your blog with useful and meaningful information to attract more readers. It is the content that speak out about your blog and not really the design. Stay clean and simple it helps readers to focus on your articles.
FREE AND PREMIUM THEMES
Free themes doesn’t really mean that they are junk other than a premium ones. There are a lot of WordPress Theme author which has created nice themes for free. Free WordPress themes are basically a straight forward themes that provides WordPress standard functionalities. They are made for public use at no costs such as our Free Minimalists WordPress Theme.
Meanwhile, Premium themes may cost you more over 30 dollars or more in which it offers you more fancy options such multiple header designs, drag and drop options and etc… The price of each theme may really hurt your pocket. It is really not a good choice to go premium when you are just about to start your first blog.
Premium themes are pretty much harder to maintain it will cost you even more and will require you to pay for a 1 year support subscription whenever you need help right after your first year you bought the theme. Think again is it really worth it?
In addition, We will not tolerate you to use any of the so called nulled themes nor nulled plugins as this may be vulnerable to any script injections and hack thing. If you really wish to have a premium theme then buy it as you wish.
MOBILE FRIENDLY THEME
Every theme developer now a days are already adopting mobile friendly coding. There is seem to have no issues when selecting a responsive themes as most of the themes are mobile responsive ready which basically means that your blog theme will respond smoothly and adjusts its layout based on the screen size and resolution which also offer better readability and usability on smaller screens such as smart phones.
It is also a good thing that you test it for yourself or see the demo page of the theme of your choice if it has one. Having a mobile friendly theme is not an option these days but rather a must have!
EASY TO SETUP
Considering that this is your first blog setup and you are about to find a theme for your blog. Always remember to read the theme features first,what it does what it has to offer. Also, try to look for a demo of that certain theme of your choice. Simplicity when it comes to features and design is always a great choice when starting out a blog. The less features it offers the easy it is to setup.
Try to look for a theme that only does what you only need without any other extra cool and fancy functionalities. It doesn’t help you being a famous blogger. Like we said we will always advice you to focus on your content.
Content is always the key success for every blogger. Write the best content that you could. It will surely pays off over time.
Thank you for reading this far. We hope that you learned something from this article. If you want to add your personal thoughts. Please feel free to drop your thoughts in the comment section below.