Tagged: themes ratings
Maybe I overlooked info regarding rating themes in the forum but I would love to read ratings for the several Themes. This would make it a lot easier for me to decide whether to buy a specific <3rd party> Studiopress Theme or not.
As I do not like to mess with code my considerations are related to:
- 'required knowledge HTML yes/no'
Another criteria I will take into account for the next time I'll buy a Theme is: email support provided by 3rd party: yes/no
Any chance? Or may I look some other place for reviews / ratings?
Well, there isn't any one place that provides reviews and ratings. I think Studiopress might have done that on purpose. It's hard to measure "what is good" for everyone. What I might consider to be an excellent theme and easy to work with, another person may think it's terrible and not user-friendly. A broad range of people purchase themes - noobie bloggers, people transitioning or migrating from blogger to WordPress, or from Thesis to Genesis Framework, new developers, intermediate developers, etc., etc. So given that - you would get a varying sample of reviews and ratings - that might make your decision even harder.
The third-party theme developers that are promoted through Studiopress - all of them provide support for their own themes on their websites. You can visit their websites and put in a support ticket or ask for customized service. I've been working with Studiopress themes and third party themes for over three years now. I only had an issue with 1 third party developer and they are not promoted on Studiopress.
Another criteria I will take into account for the next time I’ll buy a Theme is: email support provided by 3rd party: yes/no
You could consider putting in a pre-sales ticket with a theme developer whose theme you are thinking of purchasing, to ask your questions before you make a purchase.
I'm a little biased: I provide theme support for one of the third party developers, and we encourage pre-sales questions
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