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Buggy is a premium WordPress theme designed for blogging and magazine websites. The theme is well organized and seamless. With user-friendly design and multi-purpose options best suitable for blog and magazines, Buggy proves to fulfill the modern website demands.

The theme is responsive with 11 different homepage layouts, RTL support, banner Ads space and different styles to display categories. WooCommerce Compatible and lifetime update and support gives it a nice edge for market sustainability.

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The detailed analysis of Buggy will assist our valued readers in making their opinion for its purchases.

Design and Usability: (8.5/10) 

The theme has limited features as compared to other competitive themes in the market. However, nice placement of Ad block gives it an edge. Other features in terms of design and usability are:

Home Page Layouts:

Buggy has 10 different variations of Home page layouts and a special RTL display. The various layout designs  helps you to select the most optimum presentation depending upon the genre of your website.

Visual Page Builder:

Buggy has a lot of page builder elements that lets you create your own custom design without much hassle and minimum coding.

Posts Formats:

Different posts formats let you customize the post according to the need. Various post formats offered in Buggy are Standard, Aside, Image, Video, Gallery, Link, Quote, Status and Chat.

Colors and Typography:

The theme has a wide variety of fonts and color to highlight your work in a unique way similar as you. With at of colors and fonts, one can always highlight the words and expressive its thoughts in the best possible manner.

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Functionality: (9/10) 

The functionality based insights of Buggy are given below:

WPML and Translation ready:

Buggy is WPML compatible and translation ready so you can extend your visitors to more than one ethnic group.

RTL support:

The right to left support of Buggy display the content in really pretty manner. Buggy takes RTL as in total flip in nice elegant manner without disturbing the design.

Advanced Customization:

Buggy has child theme support for advanced customization. For the users with coding knowledge and extra customization, Buggy provides child theme so the changes once may persipersist after the theme update.

WooCommerce Compatible:

The theme is WooCommerce compatible and has a nice display for product description, cart, and checkout. However, there are mild bugs like the button text color is not user-friendly and after adding the item to the cart, the page stays in the overlay position and clears out once click anywhere on the screen.

Short Codes:

The buggy comes with multiple shortcodes assisting visual composer. It lets you use the features the way you want. The 6 short codes used by the theme are NA Product, NA content blog, NA Top Blog, NA box category, NA Top stories and NA featured posts.

Advertisement:

The theme has nice advertisement blocks for easy monetization. One can place them in between the web page, in the header or in the side widget. Moreover, the side widget ad. sticks to the screen while scrolling down hence trying to be in focus for more time.

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Search Engine Optimization, Performance & Code: (8.5/10) 

The SEO and other internal aspects of Buggy are:

SEO & Website Ranking: 

Buggy claims to be speed and SEO optimized, however, its Page Speed Insights rank 72 / 100. It could be enhanced to a greater extent with the help of optimized images and giving alt text in the image field. Also, enabling compression and minification of CSS and JS is required for increased speed and good SEO ranking.

39 files (CSS or JS) are blocked by Robots.txt file. It needs to be updated so the theme can have complete and better look and functionality.

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Structured Data Testing Tool: 

The well-written and clean code of Buggy when inspected under structured data testing tool yields following results:

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Minified Files:

The CSS and JS files are not minified and hence hinders the page speed. Minified files will enhance the SEO ranking and also the speed of the website. Be careful while doing this since the minification can disturb the design sometimes if mishandled.

Browser Caching

To enable the browser caching, different plugins are available. Mostly used one is W3Total Cache.  It is recommended to enable cache once all your changes and tweaks are done. The reason for this is that since the browser cache the content, it becomes difficult for changes to reflect if the cache is enabled.

Updates, Support, and Documentation: (9.5/10) 

Created by Nano Agency on 25th of January 2017, Buggy has undergone its first update on 27th January, 2017.  The team seems committed and serious in holding a nice position for Buggy in the WordPress theme market.

Team Nano Agency aims to provide lifetime support and update to its users. Moreover, PSD template is also provided to the customers but once they have asked for it.

The theme has extensive online documentation providing proper guidance to the users for installation and customization of the theme. Also, the team provides nanoagency portal for creating tickets for any kind of bugs that users may find.

Buggy Theme:

Pros:

  • 11 different homepages and RTL style
  • Advertisement space and sticky ad widget
  • Nano agency’s custom shortcodes.
  • WooComerce and WPML Compatible
  • Easily configuration and deployment.
  • Good support provided by the development team
  • Extensive Documentation

Cons:

  • SEO and page speed needs improvement.
  • Limited Features in terms of magazine

Conclusion:

Overall, Buggy is a nice theme capable of competing for the marketing and sustaining a good position. Since it is just in the beginning phase, it needs some time to enhance its features and release the updates as per user requirement. The team is supportive and has considered the necessities of the theme in a nice manner but for magazine and shopping sites, it needs some time to grow and gain a competitive edge.

Buggy -- Magazine & WordPress Theme Review

$ 49
Buggy -- Magazine & WordPress Theme Review
8.875

Design & Usability

9/10

    Functionality

    9/10

      SEO

      9/10

        Updates & Support

        10/10

          Pros

          • 11 different homepages and RTL style
          • Advertisement space and sticky ad widget
          • Nano Agency's custom shortcodes.
          • WooComerce and WPML Compatible
          • Easily configuration and deployment. Good support provided by the development team

          Cons

          • SEO and page speed needs improvement.
          • Limited Features in terms of magazine

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