Block 3: Themes

WordPress Building Block 3: the framing

8 best themes

8 of the Best WordPress Themes for Solopreneurs and Freelancers

How do solopreneurs and freelancers choose the best WordPress themes for their businesses? Of course, it depends on the type of business, but there are some things that most freelancers and solopreneurs want. A good solopreneur/freelancer theme should: Be easy to set up Showcase the owner’s personality Look up-to-date Be appropriate for the type of …

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WordPress Theme Styles

WordPress Theme Styles: How to Easily Pick the Right One

When picking out a WordPress theme, it’s important to choose a theme that will showcase your business. Just as there are different styles of houses — colonial, A-frame (remember those?), ranch, bungalow, etc. — there are different WordPress theme styles that are suitable for different types of businesses. Knowing which theme style will work well …

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WordPress theme framework

How to Improve Your WordPress Site and Save Time with a Theme Framework

Some theme designers, like StudioPress [aff], use a two-tier strategy for theme development. Tier one is a theme framework. It’s where they put most of the functionality. Tier two is the child theme. That’s where the embellishments go. From the designer’s point of view, there are lots of advantages to building themes in this way. …

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