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The best themes from the WordPress theme directory

One of the best parts of WordPress is the official theme directory full of free themes. But there are currently over 7,000 themes in the directory. So to help you get started finding the right one, here are four of my favorite themes in the directory.

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Developing with WP Rig

If you're looking for a great starter theme to build your next WordPress theme on, you might want to check out WP Rig. It's got everything a developer could want.

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What to look for in a pre-built WordPress theme

Pre-built WordPress themes are a great option if you're short on time and money. But how do you find the one that will grow your business? Here are some guidelines to follow to help you make that right decision.

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Best WooCommerce themes for ecommerce websites

WooCommerce is the most used WordPress plugin for ecommerce websites. But sometimes it can be tricky to get your theme set up to integrate it nicely with the design. So here are some top WooCommerce themes you might want to try out.

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Best ecommerce themes on ThemeForest

ThemeForest is one of the biggest places to buy a theme for your website. I'm not the biggest fan of the themes there just because of code quality, but there are some really good ecommerce themes there. Here's a look at a few of them.

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My favorite ecommerce StudioPress themes for small businesses

If you're looking to start an ecommerce website for your business, but aren't ready for a completely custom theme, StudioPress offers great themes that you can customize. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Navigating the WordPress theme landscape

The WordPress theme landscape is just as cluttered as plugins. But a theme is arguably more important to your site than a plugin. So how do you wade through the themes to find the right one.

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My favorite StudioPress themes

So you want to use a prebuilt WordPress theme for your website. Great! Now where do you start? Well, here are some options I recommend from StudioPress.

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The value of using a pre-built theme for your website

So maybe you want a new website for your small business in 2019, but don't have the resources for a custom theme. Using a pre-built theme is the next best option.

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What I’ve learned so far in developing a theme suited for Gutenberg

Recently I started creating a premium WordPress theme that relies a lot on Gutenberg with the idea of having it ready when it's rolled into core. So here are a few thoughts on developing a theme for the new editor.