How To Choose The Right WordPress Theme For Your New Website?
August 21st, 2014 | by Ravi Chahar || 40 Comments |
When you think of setting up a new website then many things come into your mind from which look of your website is a major concern.
You may find many mind blasting situations in which you may get confused and regarding your website you need to choose a WordPress theme.
When any newbies enter in this blogosphere then he/she will find many aspects on the basis of which choosing a theme will be easy.
I am here to let you know about helpful points by which you can choose the best theme for your website. I know for beginners it’s not an easy task to select a theme.
You all must know how to choose the right WordPress theme? It’s difficult to take decision for you, but I can just provide some tips by which you can save yourself by doing some mistakes. Beginners should also know about installing a theme properly.
How to choose a theme for your website which can give your website a blast?
How to choose a WordPress theme? – A question which can be so hard to answer if you can’t keep these points in your mind. Here are some key points using which you can choose a WordPress theme which can give your website a new look.
Many bloggers change the theme of their website if they don’t feel good about their old theme. They must know what to do before changing their theme.
1) Niche is always a concern :- Niche is the topic at which you are going to write about at your website. You may have seen at some websites like Studio Press and others which are themes provider and there are different kind of themes basis on news, blogging, magazine and others. It makes easy for the readers to go through.
2) Check whether it’s responsive or not :- One thing you must keep in your mind when you choose a WordPress theme that it should be responsive and E-commerce. You should know that a responsive theme let your website to be great and Google loves these kinds of websites.
3) Custom widgets should be there :- In a good theme, you must check that it should contain widgets which can be used to customize your website. There should be proper side-widgets, a banner which is great to place banner ads and many else. Try to figure out that the theme you select should have columns in the footer so that you can add about you, recent posts and much more. It’s the matter of choice.
4) How about web browsers :- I must tell you that there are many themes which don’t work fine in every browser. If you install such type of themes at your website then it will not look good in all browsers. Especially in the Internet Explorer. You must check your website after installing any theme.
5) Budget always matters :- There are many free WordPress themes in its gallery and many themes are premium provided by any websites. You may find many premium themes having amazing features in them. They are responsive and have great support. Let me introduce you to some theme providers.
6) Check for reviews :- It is always recommended that you must check the reviews of the theme you are going to use for your website. After reading the reviews, it would be easy for you to choose a WordPress theme which is good to use for your website.
7) Color combination is also a good thing to check :- There are many themes with different colors. It’s the matter of choice that you must check the color combination of the theme. It’s important to check that your readers must enjoy visiting your website. Your website must look great and attractive.
8) Mobile appearance must be checked :- Sometimes it’s not a do must job of a theme to look good everywhere. Some themes don’t have their good appearance in mobiles. You must check your website that it shouldn’t have this problem of bad appearance in mobiles.
9) Codes should be modified :- Themes have many codes of PHP, CSS, HTML, JAVA and else. If you have some knowledge about coding then you may know that you can modify the codes of many themes but there are some themes which are not easy to do any modification and creates the problem. This option may be left by beginners because it’s hard for them to check it. You must know Thesis themes are good to use which provide great features for you to handle it according to your own.
10) Space for Ads :- For bloggers, it’s important to check that the theme they are going to use must have space for ads to put. As making money from a blog is a better way and having space for ads is a must have feature.
Conclusion : Choose a WordPress Theme
Have you selected any theme? Are you clear how to choose a theme for your website? Are you going to use a free or premium theme? It’s dependent on you but keep the above-mentioned points in your mind while choosing any theme for your website. I would like to hear from you.