Choosing a theme for your blog often sounds like planning a journey to the centre of the Earth! Exaggerated? Not really! WordPress gives you plenty options – both paid and free. Choosing a theme that is both readable as well as engaging is central to attracting readers to your site. So the planning has to be accurate and elaborate…
But before we get into the themes, let’s talk a bit about hosting. Increasingly, feature-rich designs using the latest styles are being created and good WordPress hosting can be like an icing on the cake. And the icing has to be really good for your visitors to savor the rest of the cake! If in doubt, you can look for hosting options can be found at ITX Design.
To lessen your burden of everlasting search for that perfect theme (that’s responsive too!), below we’ve presented a roundup of the top 5 themes for 2014:
With responsive being the buzzword, Inkness is your best bet! It comes with a 3 column grid based homepage layout. The best part is that the theme is loaded with plenty of features like an amazing responsive slider, multiple page layouts and configurable sidebar locations! And you can even upgrade to the pro version which will give you access to more features!
Corpo is an amazingly responsive business and portfolio theme which can be used for a personal as well as a corporate website. With a sleek slider on the homepage, five custom widgets, two menu locations and theme options, it can easily manage your website without much hassle! Corpo also offers additional portfolio custom post type to showcase your work.
Want your dream website? You can enjoy designing a beautiful website live with the WP Customizr. It’ll help you select skin, logo, social profiles, sliders, layout, home featured blocks, and even go for live css styling! (Phew!) What’s more, the flat and fully responsive design can be used for small businesses, blogs or landing pages. It’s been built with HTML5 and CSS3 and is compatible with WooCommerce, bbPress and other plugins.
Can’t curtail your creative juices? Solio is a delightfully engaging, single-page portfolio WordPress theme is for you. Designed with creatives in mind, the theme is well-suited for any designer, artist, photographer, or developer who just wants an easy to manage, single page website to display his or her work.
Gear up this year to a fantabulous theme – Twenty-Fourteen! This is WordPress’s default theme and allows you to create a responsive magazine website with an edgy, modern design. If it offers you the choice to feature your home page content as a grid or a slider. In addition, customizing becomes a breeze as three widget areas are used to customize the website. Amazing, isn’t it? So next time you plan on creating a magazine, WordPress is the ideal way forward!
So have you given these themes a thoughtful thought yet? If no, then do so right away! They’re here in our list, because they’ve been explored and highly sought after. Happy theme shopping, choose the theme that makes you happiest!
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