If you’ve been interested in a WordPress theme, you’ve probably heard – or if not, you’ll soon hear – about themes or templates (these names are used alternately). WordPress themes – similar to your phone – are responsible for how the website looks. So the theme determines what colors the page has, what arrangement, what color of links and buttons, etc. In addition, each theme can be additionally changed, i.e. customized. Well-written and complex themes have many built-in tools that allow you to change their appearance. In such themes, you can upload your own logo, choose your own colors, set your own fonts. In the case of premium themes, you can even decide what the category or blog subpage should look like.
Where to get WordPress themes?
The choice of WordPress themes is really huge. The basic theme database can be found directly in your WordPress theme in the “Themes” tab. This is where you can look for different motives. Each of these themes are free, however some of them have additional features that are unlocked only after purchasing a license. In addition, with the help of ProDesign you can design and buy premium themes that are much more complex and advanced than those available in the WordPress database.
Is it worth buying WordPress themes?
Is it worth buying ready-made, paid templates if you can have something for free? The answer is yes! However, it is always worth paying attention to:
- check when the theme was last updated,
- see the creator’s website, check if it is up-to-date if the company has already stopped operating,
- see how many people have already bought a given template and what opinions they have issued,
- check if the technical department answers questions.
Is it worth downloading pirate templates?
You may be surprised that we are talking about such a topic, but we believe that it is very important. Especially when you start your adventure with WordPress and you don’t really know what it is and whether the money invested will ever return.
So, you’ve already chosen a theme, and you can see that it is available on a portal that offers non-legal themes. However, it’s free, so why not download it and pay for it?
First, it will be some old version of the theme, which may contain holes in the code that are commonly known and fixed in new updates that you do not have access to.
Secondly – and much more importantly – you don’t know how this template has been modified? I do not know either, but it gives you a 100% chance that after installing such a template, sooner or later you will enter into Google such phrases as “how to get rid virus wordpress” and “where did the virus on the site come from”.