Advanced Home Inspection: Choosing a Theme

Advanced Home InspectionAdvanced Home Inspection’s site is another project that I developed in partnership with Infusion Studio. Its development will serve to illustrate one of the conundrums of WordPress development. What theme should be used for the new site?

There are basically four choices:

  1. Use a default theme.
  2. Use a free WordPress.org theme.
  3. Purchase a commercial theme.
  4. Create a one-off theme from scratch.

Of course, I am an advocate of always using a child theme, no matter the source of the parent theme. Using a child theme means you can make the modifications you need to the child theme without the risk of having them overwritten by updates to the parent theme.

Still, how does one decide on a theme? Continue reading “Advanced Home Inspection: Choosing a Theme”