You don’t need to spend a fortune on a custom theme to make a WordPress website your own.
In fact, I often see people spend $500 to $1000 on a theme, depending on the size of their website.
What you need to know if you’re just starting out with WordPress is that the cost of custom themes can be very competitive.
You can spend a lot less on a template, but there are also a few ways to cut costs, and here are the best ways to make the most out of your money.
A Word Of Caution If you’re new to WordPress and unsure of what you’re doing, I highly recommend going through a trial period of using a theme before buying.
This will give you a feel for what it’s like to work with a theme and also show you what you might be able to do with it.
If you decide you want to stick with a custom-built theme, it’s best to use the WordPress theme management tool to manage your theme, so you can quickly find the right one for you.
If you’re still new to the idea of making your own theme, here are some things to consider before you make the purchase.
Do you really want to spend $1,000+ to get a theme?
If not, don’t spend that amount of money.
If, however, you have an existing theme that you want a new theme for, then there are some easy steps to take to make sure you’re getting the best WordPress theme possible.
Step 1: Check Your Theme’s Price.
Before you buy, check out your theme’s price and see what you could save.
If it’s $1 a month, you’re looking at a low price.
If your theme has a monthly fee, then your best bet is to get it for a low, non-refundable price.
Step 2: Check Out Your Theme Options.
The next thing you want is to make an educated decision on which WordPress theme is best for your site.
If there are more than two themes that you’d like to use, you can always opt for a custom one.
If a theme is only available in one language, then you can opt for one of the many free languages.
It’s a good idea to check out all the different themes that are available in your area, and to ask for advice from your WordPress team to make that decision.
For more tips on making your WordPress website more fun, check our guide to WordPress theme optimization.