Question by Webkinz Playground: What do professional wordpress themes include?
I really want to get into selling my web design services professionally, (as a freelance). I know how to make custom wordpress themes, I know HTML, CSS, and everything, but I was wondering–what do professional web designers include in their wordpress themes to make it cost a lot of money?
I can design high quality graphics and layouts in Photoshop, and can code them into a regular HTML/PHP layout, or a wordpress theme. And I could also add animation or a slideshow. But would people buy that for $ 300?
What do people include in their packages and services, usually? Just the design + coding, or is there more?
Answer by Inda Cloud
You need to be able to troubleshoot the theme when it breaks – and you also need to be able to keep the themes updated, and that means keeping up with wordpress updates. Themes aren’t a make and you’re done thing..
There are great themes out there. None of them cost 300 bucks, they have all the bells and whistles for under a hundred dollars. If I saw a theme for 300 bucks, I would laugh. And if I bought it, it better wash my dishes for me.
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