SEO WP Theme is a brilliantly flexible WordPress theme which is ideal for social media experts, digital marketing agencies, and online marketing companies. This theme is capable of making powerful corporate websites, creative portfolios and even marketing blogs. It has great features and plugins that provide convenience and ease for the user. SEO WP Theme is a complete package theme which is fully responsive and mobile friendly. It is easily customizable and has a good loading speed, easy social share buttons, responsive sliders and mega menus. The theme has excellent customer support with services like a ready-made ‘request for free SEO analysis’ form.
With the availability of drag & drop form builders, availability of the website and keyword ranking in the admin panel, keyword research tool, modern SEO icons, online marketing resources and compatibility with almost all the known plugins, it is a dream come true for any online marketer. The detailed insight of SEO WP theme with the perspective of design and usability, functionality, SEO, Update and support is given below:
Design and Usability: (9.5/10)
Front End Builder
The chic layouts are well crafted with both on-page SEO and user point of view. All components of the theme are fully customizable and can be easily setup with the help of a front-end page builder. All fonts, colors, section, modules and footer layout can be changed according to the user requirements.
Premium Images and Icons
SEO WP Theme provides the user with value in the form of all the images used on theme available with the premium theme. Modern SEO and web designer icon set with their original vector .eps and .psd files are also included.
The theme has Case studies with impeccable page designs and layouts specifically built for each project. The page listing for case studies are according to specific industry and/or service.
SEO WP comes with ten premium best sellers WordPress Plugins worth $181 for free. Following are the plugins that enhance and make the functionality of SEO WP shine among other themes:
Live Composer is a top notch visual editor that gives the user simple drag and drop interface that facilitates in creating any page layout without any prior coding knowledge.
Responsive Menus and Sliders
SEO WP uses Mega Main Menu and Master Slider. Mega Main Menu is multifunctional with many options of dropdowns and icons. The full-screen Master Slider is fully compatible with touch swipe navigation with animated layers, interactive transitions, and parallax effect.
Social Media and SEO
With Easy Social Share Buttons, the theme provides seamless social media integration. Rankie plugin helps in keeping track of Google ranking of the website and keyword position, a critical component for any SEO expert.
Nexforms allow a creation of Ajax ready forms with conditional logic by simple drag drop method. Since the feature of Ajax is partial submission, it makes the website light and swift.
Interactive Location Display
Using Simplified Google Maps, the theme allows the user to show location on a customizable map with rich content without any coding.
Favicon and Menus’ Management
Fresh Favicon is the simplest and easiest solution for cross-browser favicon and touch icon integration while Menus Management allows easy configuration of the menus which are fully compatible with Woocommerce and Uber menus.
There are few plugin compatibility problems
- The theme supports some predefined plugins only.
Live Composer page builder: If Live Composer plugin is deactivated then only a few remnants of the theme are left.
- Ninja Forms: If premium NF extensions like NF Layout Master or NF PayPal payments is used the website crashes. A user needs to manually switch to Ninja Forms generation 2.XX which is highly inconvenient. It should be mentioned in the theme description or support document as many users end up with the same problem again and again.
RTL: Right-To-Left oriented reading is not supported. This reduces the global spread of the website and limits the audience leading to decreases in the market reach of the theme.
Search Engine Optimization, Speed and code infrastructure: (9/10)
SEO and speed are very important factors in terms of success of a website. If users are unable to reach your site because of bad SEO or they are leaving it because it never opens in time, there is no point of having a website. SEO and speed in terms of WordPress would obviously depend on the SEO and speed of the theme. These factors must be considered by the users before making a theme purchase. Also, you should try your best to make these factors even better by using relevant plugins.
SEO Compatibility & web ranking
The theme is SEO optimized and specially designed for digital marketing and SEO agencies/ companies. It supports SEO plugins such as Rankie which gives the users rankings of their website, keyword position as well as a research tool for generating keywords. The theme is also compatible with all other famous SEO themes.
The theme owns rich snippet which provides Google and the other crawler Search Engines explicit information about it as shown in the figure below.
Mobile Version Speed Issue
Browser caching needs to be leveraged by setting an expiration date for static elements on the website so that loading time is improved.
The images need to be formatted and compressed properly to save data and increase speed of the pages.
Updates & Support and Documentation: (7.5/10)
The theme is updated regularly. Customer support is good. One-to-one support option is available along with extensive documentation and FAQ section. It is mentioned that the response time is one business day but some of the user queries are not addressed at all as they do not provide specific support in comments. This creates bad publicity as those user queries could be tackled in a friendly manner instead of ignoring altogether.
The theme offers free customer support services like theme installation and demo content import, bug fixes, issues resolving with theme features, error messages solutions, the installation of the theme.
Installation Video of the SEO WP Theme
General Merits and Demerits of SEO WP Theme
Summarized review of SEO WP theme is as following:
Pros of the theme:
- Perfectly designed a website with full customization option.
- Supports all languages and built-in language translator
- Excellent documentation with a Frequently Asked Questions section
Cons of the theme
- Plugin dependency issues
- Does not support RTL
- Loads slowly on mobile devices even with all the fast loading the theme boasts about.
SEO WP is the best solution for any online marketing related website, portfolio or portfolio. It provides functionality for premium plugins, icons, and images which cost $224 if purchased separately. It is responsive, flexible and no coding skills are required to set it up.
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