Flexible Page Layout When planning a website that will serve as a content management system, with a complex information structure, the theme you choose must have ability to style individual pages within the site. Examine the theme to see if it offers a variety of page templates: … [Read more...] about What Other Features Will Your Site Need?
Documentation is where you can find it Good documentation is the basis of a strong support environment. If you have access to clear documentation, you can find a work-around for any problem. In the world of Free Themes, even those from the WordPress Theme Directory, actual … [Read more...] about Theme Documentation
This series of tutorials was originally developed as class material for WordPress Fundamentals. In class we like to use Hands-On exercises to explain a process. For the ‘How to Choose and Install a WordPress Theme’ class we decided to use the ‘Responsive’ theme by CyberChimps as … [Read more...] about What Else Do I Need To Consider When Choosing My Theme
Before you start thinking in terms of what color and how many columns, you need to ask yourself some questions about the purpose of your site, the goals of your blog and the target audience your want to draw to your site. You know, all those questions we discussed in the … [Read more...] about What You Should Know Before Choosing a Theme
Where to Get Links Now that we’ve discussed what makes for a better link how and where should we get links? Any page that will link back to one of your pages is a link. Most will help to some degree, but given the above discussion of link quality some links are going to help … [Read more...] about Building a Link Strategy