How To Pick A WordPress Theme For 2019

WordPress is evolving software. As the platform changes, themes should evolve as well. Unfortunately, not all of them do. So, knowing how to pick a theme that works well with the latest version of WordPress can be a daunting task. Particularly, if you don’t know what to look for.

Building a WordPress website is easy — if you pick the right theme. However, choosing the wrong theme can be a frustrating and infuriating experience. There is an ocean of WordPress themes available. Knowing how to pick the right theme requires educating yourself before diving in.

To aid in your search, we have compiled a list of guidelines to help you pick the right WordPress theme for 2019.

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The Updated Gutenberg Portfolio Theme

The design for the Portfolio Theme is minimal, and boasts a unique layout — featuring an anchored, vertical navigation, and a flexible, responsive grid. The minimal design is perfect for allowing the viewer to focus on your portfolio images without being distracted by flashy typography and effects.

In addition to the Gutenberg optimization, we have made some other theme updates that existing users should be aware of.

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Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Deal For WordPress Website Owners

Are you looking for the right time to improve your WordPress website? Now is the time!

We’re offering an amazing Black Friday through Cyber Monday deal for WordPress website owners. The Site Boost Bundle is a one-time deal, and the only opportunity to save BIG on everything Organic Themes has to offer. Don’t miss this chance to save on all your WordPress website needs!

The Site Boost Bundle includes ALL Organic Themes, the new Builder Widgets Pro plugin, and our brand new Site Shield Speed service — all for only $59/month. That’s an annual savings of $618.

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The Ultimate Guide To Optimizing Your WordPress Theme For Gutenberg

As the release of WordPress 5.0 grows near, there’s panic in the air regarding theme preparation. Fortunately, most of the panic is unnecessary. WordPress 5.0 will be backwards compatible, as all major WordPress releases have been. Meaning, the update “should” not break your WordPress theme. However, there are always exceptions.

Organic Themes has always developed products with “no added hormones”. We believe less is more, and focus on optimizing our products for WordPress specific features and functionality. As a result, Organic Themes are prepared for Gutenberg. However, there are additional steps that can be taken to optimize your WordPress theme for the new WordPress 5.0 content editor. We’ll get to that. But first, let’s make sure you understand what Gutenberg is, and why it’s a big deal. If you already know, skip ahead. Read More

A Better WordPress Page Builder – Organic Builder Widgets Pro

Page builders have become the standard for creating WordPress websites. They provide a range of design options and flexibility typically unavailable within themes or WordPress itself. However, those options often come at a cost. Not only a monetary cost, but a significant cost of time and performance. As a result, Organic Themes was reluctant to jump into an already saturated market of WordPress page builders.

If we were going to enter the market, it needed to be done the Organic way — Meaning, a clean, simple, and intuitive approach to building pages using existing WordPress tools. That meant analyzing the perceived problems with other builders, and creating an easier alternative. Read More