Choosing a theme is an important part of building your website. Here's the full 35-min talk i made in the Facebook Community and Support Group.
- Reasons why people choose a specific theme over another : speed, look and feel, customizability, compability with other 3-party plugins.
- Potential issues that can arise from time to time.
- Other risks
- Pro and Cons of using a theme from Thrive Themes
Header (Sticky Menus, menu levels), Sidebar, Footer (number of columns), Social Icons, fonts, blog index layout, blog post layout
- Pro and Cons of using a theme from a different company
- If you are considering a non-thrive theme, What to consider before, and what to right after installing, and what to keep monitoring on a on-going basis.
- Demo of Rise Themes
Here's a few related videos where you should focus your attention when you start your website in regards to the Header and Footer of your website.
Here's my 4-min point of view on the importance of Headers and Footers