When you go shopping, you will make a list of items which you want to buy. Same as If you are going to build a website for yourself or your business, One of the first things you should do to choose a perfect theme. There are a thousand themes available in WordPress. Today I will give you some tips to choose a perfect theme.
1. Choose a Theme category
In the first step, you select a category. There are many types of categories related to the blog, business, e-commerce, and multi-purpose.you can choose a suitable category for your business and type of services that you are providing for your customers.
Nowadays, Visual appearance is most important on a website. Always select a perfect design that suits your business as if you are run design and then you select a blog design and also choose a perfect color of theme that matches your website logo design.
3. Check Plugin Dependency
Wordpress plugins are compressed of PHP scripts that extend the functionality of WordPress. They offer a new appearance to your website. To achieve your desired goal, Install the website related plugins, it enhances the features that already available or adds new features to your website.
You can log in to WordPress dashboard and look for the plugin option on the left side, click the Add new, you can see different type of plugins are there like Yoast SEO, All in one SEO, MailChimp etc.install the plugins or you can also search new plugin in the search option which you want to install for your theme. Once the plugin installed, activate it.
4. Choose a responsive theme
Choose a responsive feature in the theme which is supported for the different screens. In the responsive design, you can adjust the size to show or hide the elements on different screens.
5. Read the theme reviews
Before buying a theme, It’s also very important to read reviews of visitors like, which type of questions they were asked and the author has given the satisfactory answer or not. Analyze how many stars ratings given on that theme.
6. Look at the structure
Before choosing a theme, see the demo of the theme because sometimes we attract with theme colors, but we have not enough text to write on the theme. Do not distract with the shining colors of the theme so always keep in mind to choose a specified theme like if you want to create a website for e-commerce business, then you need to configure the woo-commerce plugin with e-commerce functionality.
7. Choose an SEO friendly theme
Always choose an SEO compatible theme for your WordPress website to make more user-friendly.
8. Check Support and documentation
If you buy a premium theme, always check support and documentation(like-How to install and set up a theme). If you have any issues regarding your theme, you can contact your support team.