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Concrete5 themes

I consider Concrete5 an excellent CMS for a less blog-oriented website, and it’s the one I chose for my first ever website, and I’m very happy with its quick functionality. There are some creases that I’ve not yet ironed out, like better control of spacing, but they’re not serious.  With Concrete5, everything’s in blocks of content that you can easily adjust to your liking just by logging into the page your on and making some changes in a visual way, a bit like in DTP. Read more ›




Selecting a WordPress theme

This can take a lot of time, because there are so many, but you need one that will allow the kind of functionality that you want.  The more advanced route is to not use an end-user theme at all, but something like _s, and build up your own theme, which is what experienced developers do, sometimes even deciding to write their own frameworks to build onto.  Being way below that level of knowledge, like any WordPress newbie, I looked at a lot of ready built themes, both free and not. Read more ›