Helpful tips for amateur developers using WordPress

Almost all the WordPress themes come with thousands of customisation options that help both developers and users to modify their portal as per their needs. In case these options are not coded properly then it will become extremely difficult for the user to change the theme or to use various plugins on the site. You will not only be locked into one theme, but you will also have to pay a huge amount to the developer who will help you switch.

Here some tips that will help you use WP themes in a better manner:  

1. Always Strive for some simplicity

Several WordPress themes consist of complex layouts, colors, and flashy animations. Sometimes users need such things but in most of the cases, they actually don’t. It will be good that you look out for a skilled WordPress developer who will provide you with the design layout which will assist you in supporting your goal. The theme should not only be visually appealing but should also excel in simplicity and usability.

2. The theme should be responsive

There are several responsive themes that adapt to the screen sizes. As nowadays, there is a significant amount of web traffic is generated from handheld devices it is essential to deploy a responsive template on your portal.

3. Be compatible with a browser

When the website is live on the internet, it receives traffic from all sorts of web browsers. Thus, your WordPress website development services must include a cross-browser compatible site which can run & function on all the internet browsers. It is extremely important to work on this otherwise your effort will not be useful at all.

4. Use WordPress plugins

The plugins available in the directory are the real power of WordPress. There are thousands of plugins which will assist you in enhancing the functionality of your portal. These are possibly nothing that you cannot do with the help of a plugin. Yoast SEO, Gravity Forms, W3 Total Cache are some of the commonly used plugins.

5. Page builders

With the help of page builder plugins, you can create different layouts that help in using drag and drop interface for its users. There are also specific themes that come pre-loaded with page builders plugins. Along with that, there are certain builders that are used by the developers only. One thing which you should keep in mind is that usage of these builders can produce lots of unwanted codes that might affect your site’s performance or modification process.

Thus use WordPress themes to make the most out of WordPress. These themes will be helpful in creating a brand for yourself and can also dignify your writing talent.

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