If you’ve ever worked on a WordPress site, you probably know that there are two main things that determine how your site works: themes and plugins. Every WordPress site has the same core features, but themes and plugins let us add new features and designs that make our particular WordPress site unique.
Squarespace is like a paint-by-numbers kit, and WordPress is like an entire art store (including the paint-by-number kits, if that’s what you want). As long as the picture on the box is exactly what you want, the paint-by-numbers approach might be perfect for you. But if you want a platform with unlimited room to grow, and expand, and develop your site, then WordPress is a better fit.
This was going to just be a post about WordPress themes. We were going to talk about why you might want to pick one type of theme over another (and we’ll still get to that). But when you look into what is happening in the world of WordPress themes right now, you start seeing articles and posts with titles like this one: The End of WordPress Themes is in Sight. And that’s worth talking about. That headline might be a bit extreme, but there is definitely a change in the role themes play looming on the horizon.
Updated for 2019! Choosing a WordPress theme for your new website can be harder than it seems. With thousands of themes on the market and more coming out every day, there’s no way you can weigh the pros and cons of each on your own. It’s easy to fall into the “paralysis by analysis” trap … Read more
There are many reasons why you may want to (or need to) move on from your old WordPress theme to a new one. Perhaps the former look and feel is too out of date for your taste. Or more likely your theme is out of date, and has become incompatible with necessary plugins. Or the … Read more
Website colors shouldn’t be chosen lightly. They need represent your brand, complement your site content, and evoke the right feelings in your visitors. We’re not saying that choosing the right color scheme for you will make or break your small business, but it can certainly have an effect. Say you were looking for some solar … Read more
One of the biggest reasons we recommend WordPress as the go-to content management system (CMS) for our clients, is that it’s easy to manage your own content. We want to put as much power in the hands of our customers as possible to not only create and edit content, but also to control the layout … Read more