5 Things to check before purchasing WordPress theme for blog
It is the un-discussed fact that no one blogger can get success in blogging without choosing right theme and we did great research on it to select the perfect theme and found there are some important factors should be there in themes to make your blog more searchable and productive also.
Do you know friends? If you have chosen the wrong theme then it is hard to get good amount of traffic on your blog as compare to your efforts of search engine optimization, so you must consider the points mentioned below here to make your selection better before purchasing wordpress theme for your blog.
1 – Light-weight theme –
Loading time is very important thing to improve performance of the blog for getting better rank in search engine and increasing conversion rate also and light weight themes plays an important role for making both the points better so always check the normal loading time before buying them and if it is around 2 – 3 seconds then it worth purchasing also. You can check out loading time of website using a free tool – http://www.gtmetrix.com/
2 – Conversion features –
In today’s digital marketing world email marketing is must and every blogger or marketer should have good number of email subscribers and for achieving this goal they must have some ideal and conversion oriented features available in their theme of blog like opt in forms, email subscription widget option, in content boxes and pop up forms etc. All these functions can be available online but we have to pay extra and more money annually for getting them.
But there are some good themes like thrive themes which has already in built features like mentioned above which can boost up your email list with number of subscribers and can increase conversion up to 10 – 20 % easily, you can read thrive themes review of content builder also here to know more details about it. Purchasing wordpress theme could be more better if your theme has these features inbuilt.
3 – Advertisement friendly –
Adding ads on blogs and earn from them is also in trend and many bloggers are doing it also, advertisement is something different from collecting subscribers so your theme must have some in built features at different location where chances of getting more click through rate and more income also. I have seen there is theme provider name my theme shop which has collection of many beautiful and advertisement friendly themes and top blogs like lifehacks.org are also using their themes, you can check for mythemeshop coupon also here.
4 – Compatible with all best plugins –
Not only we but every blogger in the world use the plugins for improving performance but we have found that some of the newly designed themes are not compatible with the few of WordPress themes so it is advised to all my new blogger friends to check or ask that which plugins are not supported and which are recommended also, because use of the right and suitable plugins is must for our blogs for working properly.
5 – Responsiveness –
After the Google’s mobile friendly update, every website or blog which is not mobile friendly is at risk of penalization and can drop rank any time, so it is our recommendation that to make your blog mobile friendly by purchasing responsive wordpress themes and mainly for e-commerce website also because most of the internet users like to search on mobile phones before buying products online.
Well these are 5 main things you should keep in mind before purchasing wordpress theme for your blog. Don’t make decision instantly, take time do research and get your best wordpress theme for your blog
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