Themes

Premium Theme, Free Theme, Child Theme or Custom WordPress theme?

Choosing a WordPress theme is hard. To complicate matters, choosing between a premium theme, free theme, child theme or building a custom theme can be daunting! It can also have a significant impact on your business.

What are your options for a WordPress theme?

When it comes to WordPress themes, generally you have 4 options. You can …

  1. Install a free themeĀ 
  2. Buy a premium theme
  3. Modify a theme with a child theme
  4. Build a custom theme

Which one is right for your business totally depends.

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Plugins, Themes

WordPress Plugin Integration with Custom Theme Development

(Warning: this article contains heavy usage of the word “custom”, and it may or may not be surrounded in quotations)

I just built a custom WordPress theme that relies heavily on the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin. This is the first time I’ve ever done this, and I was reluctant to do so. I didn’t want to have a theme hinged upon this one plugin.

But it doesn’t have to be …

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