Small Biz Chat:  July 23 2021

Custom WordPress Themes

Business owners have lots of options as they develop their WordPress website. And while it is not for everyone, some businesses can really benefit from a custom WordPress theme.

This week, Jennifer Denney and Lorraine Ball are joined by Matt Levenhagen about some of the benefits of going  with a custom theme.

What we discussed …

We could chat for hours about WordPress yes we are geeks!  But  we kept the conversation to just 15 minutes as we hit the pros, cons and some things you should consider if you are thinking about a custom WordPress theme. 

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Custom Themes Are Lighter

As Google looks for simpler, streamlined, and fast-loading pages, custom these have a definite advantage, there is little or no unnecessary code

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Keep it Simple

Make sur the framework you are building on is simple and easy to scale, so it can be modified as your business grows. 

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Custom Themes Need Support

If you are going to invest in a custom WordPress theme, you need to also invest in a support package, that will keep your site updated as new operating system enhancements come along. 

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Get to Know the Developer

Make sure you like what they have built and that you have clear communication as your are working on your design 

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