For several years, many of you have been hearing about the Ocean WP theme. I have heard about this in different communities like yours. But I never bothered because it is a multifunctional theme. Since the theme is multipurpose, I was always hesitant about its performance. I finally thought, why not try it once? And I was so surprised when I used it for myself.
In this review today, I will discuss all the essential information that you have been looking for, for a long time.
Ocean WP Review:
In 2016, WordPress took a very vast place in the online market. The way people have wanted to establish their own business or service on online platforms in the last few years. It was clear that people will be getting addicted to WordPress themes. And Nicolas Lecocq, the inventor of this wonder, understood it well. On that occasion, Ocean's was born.
You must be surprised to hear what I am going to say now. See the image above. It has more than 600000+ active installations. And also have a 4000+ five star rating. What do you think people are using it for no reason? No, of course not. Now look at the report below:
The picture shows download statistics for 2020. More than 2000 people are downloading it every day. Sometimes more than 6000 are being downloaded again. The demand for it is increasing day by day.
With this in mind, it has become my daily cup of coffee. Not talk too much, Let's find out what benefits you get.
In this section, I will brief shortly about its usability.
- Fully responsive: It will respond to you fully, and your website will look more attractive. Not even on a desktop, you will get the same experience on a mobile or tablet screen.
- Super lightweight and highly customizable: This is a common demand of all developers nowadays. I assure you it will let you customize as you want.
- Ready for e-commerce: Even you can build a booming store site with free WooCommerce theme .
- Page building compatibility: In fact, it's highly compatible with famous page builders like Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, Divi, SiteOrigin, etc.
- Built with SEO base: Most compelling matter, it has built with SEO best usage in mind.
- Ready with RTL & Translation: OceanWP supports multiple languages. For this reason, you can translate any language to your own. It also in sync with WPML.
- Overwhelming Support: In reality, you may face a technical problem. Dozens of active developers are waiting to assist you.
Consider with a price:
You will be happy to know that OceanWP themes are offering you free. In these cases, you can download it from wordpress.org. Go to the theme menu and write "Ocean Wp" just in the search bar. From your left, you can see its showing. After that, you can download directly, or you can click on "More Info" to learn more about it.
On the other hand, if you need more functionalities on your WordPress sites, premium version themes are waiting for you. It will make your webpage massively customizable more than that. But I suggest you try its free template. Because if you see that your project is doing well with it, then you can go for the next steps. Even you will get broad information from WordPress Forum.
Which extensions have come with free OceanWP:
There are enough free extensions that are come with it. Follow these eight examples:
- Stick Anything: Very simple plugin which will help your site to stick one or more elements.
- Modal Window: You will be able to inject your content into a modal and place the opening button wherever you want to open.
- Post Slider: Publish your current posts in a beautiful slider with individual options.
- Demo Import: With just one click, you can import all the demo data.
- Custom Sidebar: Want to generate your preferable sidebar and place them anywhere you want? Just go for with it and create an unlimited number of sidebars.
- Product Sharing: This is the ultimate beauty by adding your social sharing button on a single product page.
- Social sharing: Sharing a post on any social media is mandatory. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, or any other famous network, you can add or edit the social sharing button.
- Ocean extra: On your page, you can add extra components like meta boxes, import/export, and a panel to activate premium extensions.
Information About Premium Extension:
Besides, you can purchase premium extensions for your own. Here are some examples:
- Full Screen: To do built any fullscreen scrolling website, it will let you go into an easy way. But the problem is, this plugin is only compatible with Element Page Builder.
- Cookie Notice: By adding a cookie notice on your page, you can inform your audience that you are using cookies. Which is comply with EU cookie law (GDPR).
- Popup Login: Like other professionals, popup login is essential for your site. Register, Lost password all of these tasks you can manage by it.
- Instagram: Even you can edit and fetch your Instagram feed in a well-formed way.
- White Label: Even you can replace your brand name in OceanWp name. It will add a new box in the theme panel to allow you.
- Portfolio: Beautifully display your portfolio.
- Woo popup: When a customer will click on the "Add To Cart" button, it will popup and display on his/her eyes.
- Sticky Footer: You will be able to hook up your footer to the bottom of the screen.
- Ocean Hooks: Without using a child theme, your custom content throughout the various area.
- Elementor Widgets: You can add new potential and highly editable widgets.
- Side Panel: This side panel is very responsive to your preferable widgets.
- Sticky header: You will be able to attach an attractive header at the top of the page.
At last, I seriously tried to educate you with my user experience. The whole thing I discussed here today was my personal point of view. I believe it will benefit you to make any decision about this theme.