Podcast Episode

502 – How to Know When You Need Custom


How to Know When You Need Custom

When it comes to creating a new site you have a few options

  • Free or Paid WordPress Themes
  • Theme with theme builder like Divi, Gutenberg, Beaver Builder
  • Custom theme

Things to think about

  • What are the desired set of features?
  • Cost, what type of budget or time schedule?
  • How tech savvy are the WordPress users?
  • How important is styling of parts of the site?
  • Is this something just for your site? Or can it be written for the community?

Custom solutions

  • Custom post types
  • Custom fields
  • Custom plugins / must use plugins
  • Modify themes to pull in custom data – DRY coding

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