Home Opinion Factors of a popular WordPress theme

Factors of a popular WordPress theme

Author

Date

Updated on

Category

One popular (great) theme garners more rewards than ten average themes. If you don’t have the patience to put out a great theme, you’re wasting your time. So, while you sit there to admire your creation, here are some things to think about to better your theme.

Although the future for free WordPress themes is more and more plugin support and customizable theme options, looks matter. Bloggers are judging free themes, mostly, by the quality of their designs. With less experienced theme users, you need to make a good first impression.

Second, your theme needs to function well. Cross-browser compatibility is a must. A widget-ready sidebar is a plus (should be a must). Fluid width is a plus (expand and contract, based on users’ resolution). And if your theme supports multiple plugins, you’ve got a winner.

Last but not least is patience, the design is about details, styling is about details, coding is about detailed testing. Without a lot of patience to take care of the details, you end up with an average theme.

Before you start another free theme, make a checklist. Don’t release that theme until every item on that list is checked.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent posts

10 Ways To Speed Up Post-Building Process With WordPress Gutenberg Themes

There’s no need to explain why I decided to start with Gutenberg-supporting products. All in all, Gutenberg is a well-known and long-awaited product. It is more...

HostPapa Linux Hosting: Reliable, robust and fast

As a small business owner, it can be challenging to find the right hosting provider for your website. HostPapa distinguishes itself from other web...

Are You Making These Costly Mistakes When Outsourcing?

In today’s world, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything about the business process is done in-house. For most small...

Flat Design for Your WordPress Site: What Is It + 4 WordPress Flat Design Themes

Web designers in the past mostly used 3D styles for buttons that made the button seem more realistic. That all changed when flat design...

LawBlog WP Theme Review

Regardless of which area of law you practice, it’s imperative that you have proper online representation. You need to give your customers a feeling...

Recent comments