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jeffeatworld says

Hello. I am considering doing 2-3 themes for Wordpress over the coming months, but I did notice there is quite a bit of variance on the prices of the themes.

I just wondered what sort of features would increase the price for a Wordpress template? What I mean is in a site template, adding in jQuery UI elements, more pages, contact forms etc up the price, I just wondered what the things were for Wordpress.

Anyone have any sort of rough guide?

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digitalimpact says

One thing I’m sure matters is a rock-solid, useful theme options page.

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ATLChris says

Unfortunately the reviewers wont tell us what features come in at what price points. I have asked. I would say defiantly have an admin options panel for your theme or it wont even get accepted! Also, Widget support I know first had factors into the price.

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kailoon Reviewer says

Hi guys, overall design, theme options, custom widgets, contact forms, all taken into consideration.

We did accept theme without theme options, but you need to provide something that really good in term of design and functionality ( at least it is easy to setup ). You need to consider to compete with other nice looking and advance themes here when you choose not to provide theme options.

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jeffeatworld says

Thanks for that. I’m now thinking my WordPress know-how needs a bit more practice before being let loose on a theme.

I think I might just create two new HTML themes and home they both sell like hot-cakes lol.

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Headset says

I’d say that author’s popularity counts :) it sounds logic that if you’re a good seller your theme would cost $5+ more than the average.

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MDNW says
I’d say that author’s popularity counts :) it sounds logic that if you’re a good seller your theme would cost $5+ more than the average.

Meh, I honestly don’t think this plays a big role.

Instead of saying that a theme is priced highly based on the author’s popularity, it’s more logical to make the assumption that the reason that they are popular authors is because their work is higher quality (which would explain the price difference). ;)

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JeffreyWay says
Instead of saying that a theme is priced highly based on the author’s popularity, it’s more logical to make the assumption that the reason that they are popular authors is because their work is higher quality (which would explain the price difference). ;)

Absolutely.

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Hein says
Instead of saying that a theme is priced highly based on the author’s popularity, it’s more logical to make the assumption that the reason that they are popular authors is because their work is higher quality (which would explain the price difference). ;)
Absolutely.

Sorry to say this but this is not exactly true, sometimes it helps when your a popular author or not, look at kriesi his latest theme Display 3 in 1.

This theme has nothing more to offer then the most themes out here and it was priced at 40 from the beginning, so it sure helps when a author is popular and a good seller, this way themeforest and the author is benefiting from it.

Nothing wrong with that but please don’t tell different.

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Headset says
Instead of saying that a theme is priced highly based on the author’s popularity, it’s more logical to make the assumption that the reason that they are popular authors is because their work is higher quality (which would explain the price difference). ;)
Absolutely.

Sorry to say this but this is not exactly true, sometimes it helps when your a popular author or not, look at kriesi his latest theme Display 3 in 1.

This theme has nothing more to offer then the most themes out here and it was priced at 40 from the beginning, so it sure helps when a author is popular and a good seller, this way themeforest and the author is benefiting from it.

Nothing wrong with that but please don’t tell different.

+1 and I have nothing against it. Is a good business ^^ is a just a fact.

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