It can easily be a time consuming and difficult job to find the best WordPress theme for a blog, site, web shop etc. There are tons of cool themes available for WordPress both free and premium. This is one of the main reasons for its dominating market share and new awesome themes are released all the time! The huge availability of both free and premium themes for WordPress may however make it a challenge to find the best theme for the site you are building.
A good place to start is to decide if you are willing to pay for the theme. In many cases this pays off long term when you need support. E.g. when WordPress needs to be upgraded. Most WordPress sites and blogs start op with a free or premium theme that have been altered a bit to make it distinctive. This can be by changing colors, header graphics etc. There are many websites dedicated to help you find the WordPress theme that is best for you. This is a good place to start. The tips below was created as a checklist to ensure your theme selection process is as successful as possible.