Multi-purpose is a familiar name in theme design industry several years. However, this year the all-in-one seems to be outdated, we see the rise of niche themes instead of. We do not mention what is bad or good. We just talk about which type is the best suitable for your projects.
First and foremost, we should clarify what a niche theme is or a multi-purpose theme is.
Exactly as the name itself, they are the themes supporting different purposes with most of the common pre-designed pages, Plugins, Shortcodes, widgets and more. Thanks to that, users find an easy way to customize the theme to fit with the targeted site. All-in-one is always a strong feature which web development tend to. Just one thing you must care, the site can be familiar with lots of other sites using the theme.
Be unique and different or creative is the thing any web designer try to reach, and it the cons of multi-purpose and the desire of being different makes an increase of niche themes. With a specific purpose, you exactly know what you need and that the reason why you will craft the site with hardly-found plugins and relevant pre-design pages to your term.
You can take a great comparison with a multi-purpose theme as Pearle – multi-purpose services and shop WP theme. The theme allows you build any type of websites, including Car Service, Bike Service, Transport and Warehouse service, Printing, Construction and Building service with the type of online shop or agency as well.
Whereas Hermosa – a beautiful theme about Health & Yoga is a great theme standing for niche themes. The theme supports specific features for a Yoga site like 5 post types (Classes, Events, Gallery, Trainers, Testimonial) and Plugins used (Noo timetable) and Mindbody compatible.
It’s easy to realize what they are different, isn’t it?
When I choose a theme to start an online business, we often lay on five main features:
You must know exactly what you gonna do. If you intend to craft your site with a specific purpose like a clothing shop, planter store, Health center management site, let choose the best niche theme which specializes in your niche.
In case, you are better than a WP beginner, and you wanna build a complex site which is suitable with almost of popular types as a portfolio, an online store or more. And it’s time a multi- purpose theme should be your selection.
For any type, you find some plugins and packages which are useful for your crafting site. The first time goes smooth and you will dig deeper. Normally, the multipurpose theme contains more tools and plugins in their packages and make the users overwhelmed. In this case, a niche theme seems to be a good solution for them.
However, if you invest more time to learn about the complex theme as multi-purpose, and play around with the theme settings, you can control a great theme now and in the future as well.
You can guess what is more complex with the name itself. Web developments took lots of time to create multi-purpose themes which support lots of functionality to be suitable multi-niches. Certainly, all these stuff is much more complex than a niche theme with a specific function and features for its own niche. Just make you and your business shine out, the best advice for you is choosing your own niche and everything will be much simple. Whereas, a complex them plus a WP beginner can make lots of troubles during the crafting time.
Yup, about skill! It’s not your problem if you are competent in WordPress Themes. You will easily customize though the theme you love is multipurpose or niche theme. However, let do needed things instead of unnecessary things. Do it simple if it can be.
Certainly, the advice for WP beginner is chosen exactly what you want to build, and choosing a niche theme is a smart choice.
Crafting a perfect site has never been an easy task. Save your time and efforts with the right choice and decide what the best choice for your project is.
A niche theme shortens the crafting time as much as possible with some simple steps whereas you must customize a lot a multi-purposes WP themes, and it takes much time.
Basing on these features we list for you to choose the right option: Niche or multipurpose. After all, we do not judge what is bad or good, all depend on what you want to find a simplicity, a niche theme is your option, and the wish of spreading out your site, let go for multipurpose.
Though we tend to use niches themes but multi-purpose themes still work great with the good WordPress builders. You can visit the collection of best multi-purpose Word Press themes in 2017 and some specialized niches of WordPress themes we covered you in the previous posts to decide what you should go for.
“Every coin has two sides” and the thing you must do is making your right decision after reading the post and start your project now.