Do you know, how select best WordPress theme for WordPress project? Finding a perfect WordPress theme for any WordPress website is very difficult task, as there are thousands of WordPress themes available on the web. In this article I will show you which things should be considered while selecting best WordPress theme. If I missed something or you want to add something in the list, say in comment section.
How to select best WordPress theme for your next WordPress project?
Free or Premium
Free theme are those with limited features while premium themes are feature rich. If you are beginner, startup and don’t want spend on themes, you can get free themes on wordpress.org. Premium themes are best options. This are themes are features rich, well codded, provide timely support, updates regularly. For premium themes Themeforest and Studiopress have really amazing themes. You can consider themes from those marketplaces.
List of Features
List out the features you are looking in your WordPress project. Search themes by your business categories on themeforest.net. Compare the themes. Select theme which is close to your requirement. Check all the features are available in the theme.
Check in what way theme author provides support. What are the terms and conditions are support. When tickets are being replied. How much is turnaround time.
For any WordPress theme code quality is very important point to consider. A poorly coded theme will face difficulty in editing the theme code. You can check code of any free theme by downloading. With premium theme you can ask for author for sample code snippets.
User Reviews/ Ratings
Always check reviews and rating from existing customers. Reviews will save your time and money to test the theme on your website. If there is any low rating or bad review, check why it is.
Test theme demo for speed on gtmetrix.com . Check how much time it takes to load the website.