You want to create a website , good idea, I’m here! But you do not know which theme to select?
Some tips to help you find a design theme without breaking the bank!
WordPress is an easy-to-administer content management system for neophytes.
About 25% of the websites in the world are created with WordPress.
Beforehand, define your needs to present your activity and think about the content available on the pages. Sometimes inspiration is also found after viewing a series of themes.
First option: a free theme and design .
You will be able to search themes accessible directly by the back office of WordPress (site administration).
Go in Appearance then themes . Click on the “add” button. A wide choice of free design and responsive themes, available to you among those “put forward”, “popular” or “last put online”. Some themes in the ” premium ” are paying. You can preview the theme and get an idea of what your future website might look like.
My future customers will have access to these features from a showcase site and can choose a theme or view my selection before making a final choice.
Second option: Search for a theme on the internet.
The themes offered by a multitude of sites, are mostly paid.
ThemeForest offers a wide variety of topics selected by category. A preview feature is available. The choice is wide, to the point as our friend Coluche said, that you will be spoiled for choice. The average price of a theme is 50 €.
Let’s buy French: rare enough to put this French start-up forward, here is Themesdefrance.fr which proposes themes created by French. At the moment there is little choice, but the themes are ergonomic and responsive to fit all screens.
Other sites: beauthemes.com , Woothemes , templatemonster.com or Studiopress .
Third solution: find a site that you like and search for the name of the theme.
If you like the website you visit, it may be a WordPress site or not.
If so, you will know it with this tool ” What WordPress Theme Is That ” which will allow you to know the name of the theme used.
Of course, each theme is customizable and changing the graphic, the logo, the content, the font … the result will be different. Only the structure of the site will be identical.
Nevertheless, today, the themes are similar and have similar characteristics. As with fashion, there are modes that web designers follow. There are many themes “one page” or “parallax”, the whole site is on the same page but on a different background and responsive themes that offer more or less the same presentation of your content. Here is an example of parallax theme: Essay Factory .
But do not forget the 3 pillars that contribute to the success of a website:
– Your site must be well structured for it to be indexed by the search engines.
– Its content must be relevant and contain keywords.
– The external links must point to your site to make it gain notoriety.
A website is not just about putting pictures and pasting text on pages. For a site to reach your target and be profitable, you need the advice of a professional to help you follow these 3 pillars. Contact me and let’s talk together.