Recently, I received a warning message in the inbox webmaster tools which suggests the webmaster to fix issues in mobile usability(Mobile-friendly) of any blog that is not optimized for mobile devices. Before this I was using Freshlife WordPress Theme from theme-junkie. In solving this problem, there are two things I want to emphasize here as a basic guide to choosing WordPress theme in 2015. First, choose a mobile -friendly or responsive template. And the second, choose the theme that already been optimized for the website loading speed and performance.
1. Mobile-friendly will rank your website well in search results.
Google now recommend the use of a responsive layout(Mobile-friendly) and starting April 21, google will expand the use of mobile – friendliness as a ranking signal. These changes will impact the mobile search in all languages around the world and will have a significant impact on our results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.
2. Choosing the Right WordPress themes will increase the speed of your website.
Choosing the right WordPress theme can make a big difference in speed and load web pages. Loading web pages faster will give a better experience of the web page slower speed. It also will reduce server load .
As a decision, I chose SuperNews WordPress Theme from theme-junkie. This theme was optimized for mobile-friendly and have improve my WordPress blog loading speed, thereby providing an excellent experience for visitors. The picture below is the screenshot for the comparison report between Freshlife WordPress Theme and SuperNews WordPress Theme.
Since April 2015 , I have changed the layout of the theme of this blog, which was launched recently,Mystery WordPress themeand page speed grades have risen to 90 %.
Mystery is a professionally designed WordPress magazine theme that built with stylish Mega Menus, various layout options, unlimited color schemas and dozens of useful features.
Conclusion : Choosing the right WordPress theme that Optimized for Mobile and Fast Loading is among the factors that you should consider to improve search rankings of your blogs.