As independent media business growing rapidly today, more and more internet users have begun to step out of traditional bulk media and started their own personal blogs. Some of those blogs have a significant followers and profit would be asured. It is the reason why CMS like WordPress are so much welcomed nowadays. It is estimated that websites built with WordPress templates are reaching over 1 million, and growing by hundreds per day.
It is well known that WordPress allows customizations to your site. But for now the speed of WordPress themes development are clearly no match for that of WordPress sites being built, therefore you are guaranteed to see a lot of similar WordPress blog structures. As for SEO, that is not a good sign. Usually sites with similar structures or headlines are under Google’s careful watch.
So, how do we get a WordPress theme and customize it so it won’t look so identical?
For one, a theme should best fit for your purpose.
WordPress theme have a lot different styles. Mainly they can be categorized in personal use or for business site, that is to say if you are building a website for profiting, you may consider using a one-page designed theme.The customization feature should include CSS style, for those who are not so into coding, it’s okay, customization is not always about coding, just make sure you have enough shortcodes and options so you can change the apperance the way you like.
Secondly, a good WordPress theme should have enough visual customization options.
An appealing cover of your blog would no doubt standout for your readers. and a good WordPress theme should give you a number of choices so you can design your blog to best demonstration. These should at least include font, color, shortcodes, parallel design, background changes and header designs. A good blog is best known for its content, and with enough shortcodes, you could design your blog with better visual effect.
Thirdly, SEO should not be oversighted.
You may not care about keywords or rankings and stuff, but face it, a good WordPress should at least be search engine friendly. A simple structure design, some shortened codes, and a ALT for every picture plus a website map can really help you generate traffic.
To sum it up, a good WordPress theme should best suit for your purposes, whether business use or personal blogging. Then it should have an appealing visual effect customization, lastly, you better find a theme that is not too code tangled and search engine unfriendly. For as many WordPress theme users outthere, hope this article will help yours stand out.