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Would someone recommend a responsive Wordpress theme? I am looking to get some ideas for upgrading my current theme to a more responsive and mobile friendly one. I would like to install a free theme if possible but will consider one that will need to purchase as well. All recommendations are welcome, thanks!


My site: www.kdpaintingct.com - currently running a free theme by InkTheme called Andrina Lite.
 

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Would someone recommend a responsive Wordpress theme? I am looking to get some ideas for upgrading my current theme to a more responsive and mobile friendly one. I would like to install a free theme if possible but will consider one that will need to purchase as well. All recommendations are welcome, thanks!


My site: www.kdpaintingct.com - currently running a free theme by InkTheme called Andrina Lite.
I use Photocrati.
 

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I would recommend taking a look at generatepress. You should also take a look at using elementor to build out these themes and make them a bit more custom.
 

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It depends on the kind of look you are going for. Boldman is a good option as well as Fixnox. I am almost certain both are responsive as well.
 

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I recommend you avoid the free WordPress theme. Because:
  1. No Support and No Updates
  2. Not SEO-optimized
  3. Has Encrypted Links
  4. Lesser number of features
So, its much better to buy a time once and use it lifetime without any hesitation.
 

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I recommend you avoid the free WordPress theme. Because:
  1. No Support and No Updates
  2. Not SEO-optimized
  3. Has Encrypted Links
  4. Lesser number of features
So, its much better to buy a time once and use it lifetime without any hesitation.
That's simply not true.

1. Wordpress is updated regularly. You can purchase a WP-specific template/theme that DOES offer support, as well as a WP forum of peers that exists.
2. YOAST
3. please clarify.
4. There are countless options for word-press upgrades and add-ons.
 

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That's simply not true.

1. Wordpress is updated regularly. You can purchase a WP-specific template/theme that DOES offer support, as well as a WP forum of peers that exists.
2. YOAST
3. please clarify.
4. There are countless options for word-press upgrades and add-ons.
I don't hate Wordpress but I'll put forward some issues I believe drives the negativity.
Start with the code base. You may not care what it uses but developers do care. What are the actual problems?
It doesn't use what's considered modern methods. It's a hybrid application using procedural code mixed with object oriented code. It doesn't use MVC (model view controller) or one of the variants of that methodology.
It still supports PHP 5.2.4 which has reached the end of its life cycle. This is a security issue and wordpress even points out some steps to push hosting companies to upgrade to PHP 7.
 

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I don't hate Wordpress but I'll put forward some issues I believe drives the negativity.
Start with the code base. You may not care what it uses but developers do care. What are the actual problems?
It doesn't use what's considered modern methods. It's a hybrid application using procedural code mixed with object oriented code. It doesn't use MVC (model view controller) or one of the variants of that methodology.
It still supports PHP 5.2.4 which has reached the end of its life cycle. This is a security issue and wordpress even points out some steps to push hosting companies to upgrade to PHP 7.
ok, but those weren't exactly the issues you brought up.
Perhaps you can suggest an alternative?
 
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