Survey results: directory

This is the 2nd summary post for our recent surveys and looks at the theme directory.

Total responses: 206

Question one: When you’re starting a new site, do you most frequently use a theme you…

Summary: Most have used the theme previously, find from repo or seller.

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Responses for other:

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Question two: When looking for a theme in the WordPress.org theme repository, do you…

Summary: most use the feature filter or browse.

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Question three: When using the feature filter on the WordPress.org theme repository, which feature filters do you often use?

Summary: if using the filter people look for featured or layout.

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Question four: If you search for themes using the “color” filter, which colors do you most often search for?

Summary: this isn’t used really.

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Question five: If you search for themes using the “columns” filter, which layouts do you most often search for?

Summary: this also isn’t used much, when it is columns are what are searched for.

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Question six: If you search for themes using the “layout” filter, which layouts do you most often search for?

Summary: responsive wins but a lot.

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Question seven: If you search for themes using the “features” filter, which features do you most often search for?

Summary: custom header, menus and featured images are top features.

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Question eight: If you search for themes using the “subject” filter, which subjects do you most often search for?

Summary: this isn’t used.

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Question nine: If you use keywords to search for themes in the WordPress.org theme repo, which keywords do you most often search for? (Leave blank if you don’t use keywords to search)

Summary: The keywords that win are simple and business.

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Question ten: From most (highest) to least (lowest), what do you look for when searching for a new theme? (not that many responded)

This last question was weighted to get the highest/lowest order.

Summary: How the theme looks is most important (updated info with better chart as was in order on PollDaddy).

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You can view more in a detailed pdf here.