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Three Things To Consider When Choosing A Theme

So you’ve decided to create a website, but don’t know which theme to go with. You can choose one provided by WordPress or a third party site.

[mkdf_dropcaps type=”square” color=”White” background_color=””]W[/mkdf_dropcaps] e at the guy side prefer the latter of the two. There are a number of sites that provide serviceable themes. For the sake of this post, we advise that you use ThemeForest. ThemeForest is great, as it has a vast number of themes to choose from.  The question at hand is, which theme should you choose? To determine this, you should ask yourself the following three questions.

 1. What is your website all about?

As mentioned earlier, there are a number of themes out there. Luckily for us, there are themes that are centered around common blog types/categories. So, whether you’re into fashion, food, sports, movies, or photography,  there’s a theme out there that’ll match your interest.

[mkdf_highlight background_color=”” color=”Red”]While on ThemeForest search for a WordPress theme and choose the category you plan on showcasing.[/mkdf_highlight]

2. How hands-on are you looking to get?

Some WordPress users are interested in customizing every part of their pages, from the height of columns to the sidebar orientation. If this is you, you’ll want to get a theme that supports Visual Composure. Visual Composure allows you to create a page from scratch, but keep in mind that it’ll take time to setup each individual page. Visual Composer has been around for years and is backward compatible with a number of WordPress themes. If you want, you can direct your attention to creating just the homepage and leave the other pages as “Categories”.

[mkdf_highlight background_color=”” color=”red”]When search for a WordPress theme on themforest, make sure to check the box for Visual Composer on the side.[/mkdf_highlight]

3. Are you looking to sell products online?

If your purpose for setting up a WordPress site is to sell a product or service online, you’ll want to choose a theme that supports Woocommerce. Woocommerce allows you to setup a a products price, weight, SKU, and much more.We recommend Woocommerce over Shopify because it is free whereas  Shopify is subscription based. Shopify has three price plans ($29,$79, $299)

[mkdf_highlight background_color=”” color=”red”]When search for a WordPress theme on themforest, make sure to check the box for Woocommerce on the side.[/mkdf_highlight]

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