There was a lot of response on the prior article on how to choose your best wordpress theme so thank you everyone for commenting and engaging on the conversation.
If you want the quick answer on why I moved from Thesis to Genesis, is because I want to learn how the framework works in order to code my own themes and for my clients as well.
I still love Thesis and I intend to keep using both of the frameworks as I need it but I’ll be using Genesis on the Marketing With Sergio blog.
If you want the long post version, then keep on reading…
Thesis Framework (DIY Themes)
I paid for the Thesis developer’s license ($164) but they also offer a single site license for $87 (with options to upgrade to developer’s for $77).
The developer’s license means that you can install Thesis on as many sites as you want as long as they are yours and you can also buy licenses for clients at a discounted fee.
Thesis does not offers skins (child themes) themselves but there are many third party companies that develop custom child themes for Thesis.
I have seen free skins for Thesis on the web but I never used any of those so I don’t know how good or bad they are.
In my own experiences with Thesis, I believe the framework is fast loading, has amazing SEO properties and looks really neat outside the box. Continue Reading →