Building a Responsive, Multilingual WordPress Site
WordPress has become the web’s most popular Content Management System (CMS)—it now powers more than 35% of the Internet and more CMS users choose WordPress than any other platform.
One of the reasons for this surge in popularity is the vast ecosystem of themes and plugins WordPress users can choose from to add functionality to their sites and make them look great. Armed with the right combination of themes and plugins, WordPress users can customize their sites for almost any use case imaginable.
But sorting through the seemingly endless list of theme and plugin options can be a daunting task. There are thousands of WordPress themes available today, and the WordPress Plugin Repository alone has nearly 55,000 free plugins available for download.
Choosing the right themes and plugins is a critical step towards getting the most out of WordPress, but it can also be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Below, you’ll find some tips for making the selection process easier and some ideas for building a WordPress site that can load quickly on any device, and in any language.
Choosing the Right WordPress Theme
Before you start searching through the more than 10,000 WordPress themes that are available today, it’s a good idea to make a list of the features you want your site to have and use that list as a starting point.
If you’re not sure about the types of features to look for, there are a couple of baselines you can insist on to help you narrow things down: search-engine optimization (SEO) and fast page loading times (regardless of device) are two things any theme should have. While there are plenty of WordPress themes that don’t have this functionality built-in, using a theme that has both of these features will make for aThis post was originally published on this site