Recommended Theme Resources
Flagship Premium WordPress Theme by Elegant Themes
I’ve purchased so many WordPress themes over the years. I got to say one of my favorites is Divi by Elegant Themes (ET). Their products are intuitive and easy to use and their support is great.
Website Jolt used to use Minus by Thrive Themes (they don’t sell it anymore) but now is fully converted over to Divi.
Pick a Reputable Theme and Roll with it
Free themes are good for simple HTML websites but for other website builders like WordPress they can get a little tricky. Sure you can find some good looking, free WordPress solutions but they won’t be as clean or professionally maintained as premium offerings. Even if you didn’t pick WordPress as your website builder, still looking into a solid theme.
I started with Strappress (not recommended), then Catchbox Pro (good theme but there are better options), then X-Theme (the first theme I purchased that didn’t require fixes or customizations), then Divi (amazing progression), then Thrive Themes (their plugins are MUCH better than their themes), then StudioPress (great framework – Genesis).
Premium Themes Are Worth It
Premium solutions save so much time, it’s crazy.
ETs’ membership quite possibly provides the best value per dollar in the business. You have access to Divi and Extra, plus 3 premium plugins for unlimited websites.
Note: they have 89 other Legacy themes but since they no longer support them (and will remove them from the membership at some point) I recommend you no longer use them or count them as part of the value.
And while we’re on the topic of saving time, page builders are where it’s at.
* Divi Builder (included in Divi)
* Elementor (annual)
* BeaverBuilder (annual)
* Thrive Architect (annual)
Free Resources to Help Style Your Themes
Your theme will not come with nice looking colors or photos. Check out the resources below to help get you started filling out the skeleton of your website:
Theme Related Posts
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