WordPress Themes 2020 – What Makes a Great Theme?

If you’re building a website in WordPress one of the most important reasons to building a successful site is selecting the right theme.

There are rather of choices out there!

You can buy free themes, paid themes, blog themes, website themes, customized themes, plain themes. What’s best for your position? Read on to find out some of the criteria you’ll want to ponder for choosing a great theme for your project.

Step 1: Choosing Your Website Type

Before you select a theme you must know if you’re building a blog or a website or a combination of both. Figure this out first and you’ll have a much easier time of your theme search. Once you know what type of website you will buy it will be plentiful easier to choose the layout you’d like:

Blog style

Website style

magazine style

Squeeze-page style

Some mixture of the above

Once you know the style you are looking for, then you’ll want to select your layout:

single column

one sidebar

double sidebar

sidebar on each side

Step 2: Understanding Your Customization Skills

Here’s a little secret – one theme CAN do everything said above.

While that’s true, you may not yet have the skills to truly modify a theme. That’s why step two is very main. Before you go looking for a theme you must understand your own abilities in best premium wordpress themes 2020 website customization.

Ask physically the following questions:

Can I read and write HTML?

Am I good with creating tradition graphics?

Can I modify CSS and PHP files?

Am I original enough to make up my own design?

The answers to these questions will help you decide which of these two selections you should go with for a theme:

A theme that is very customized and not very plastic.

A theme that is not very customized but very flexible to be totally custom.

Step 3: Choosing Paid or Free?

If I could just give you my calmest advice here I would say go with paid. I know, you’re on a budget and you’re rather do it for free but I’m sure you recognise that you get what you pay for!

Free themes are riddled with messy code, commercial links and they’re not provision if they break.

Paid themes on the other hand (good paid themes that is) are cleanly coded (important for SEO), strongly supported, often updated and most designers even provide a support forum where you can talk right with other customers using the same theme.

Armed with this info your odds of finding a great theme for your business and website will shoot through the roof!

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