I still remember the gather theme from the first time I saw it, this was one of the very first WordPress themes I ever reviewed, though that was on a different site I suppose. It’s been so long, and Templified is so new. It’s fun to be back looking old friends though, even though you really can’t be friends with a WordPress theme. But I do feel like I actually know the Gather WordPress theme more than some. I feel like Doc Brown from Back to the Future for some reason. I’m really not sure why.
Back when it was released, Gather was probably fairly cutting-edge and had a ton of amazing features to make it so popular. And it was popular. These days, there are a lot of WordPress themes that have a lot more bells and whistles, more features and perhaps a more modern style. This theme is something like seven or eight years old, and that is a very long time in the world of WordPress .
I still do like this simple theme, but I probably won’t be adding it to any collections of the absolute best themes of its type. It’s a portfolio and a blog theme, but we’ve got collections with examples of both of those things. The themes that we add to our collections or truly premium and quality and offer incredible support. Gather was developed by Theme Trust and they do offer great support, however, this team really does lack the features and functionality of anything actually call true. If you’re looking for some great eCommerce WordPress themes, our collection is one of the finest on the internet.
That’s not to say that this theme isn’t useful, there are tons of people who download this theme every year. Sometimes, you just want a really simple and useful theme that you don’t have to think a lot about. This theme does give you a good look right out of the box, without much effort at all. For some, that’s enough. For others, you want all the premium features that you can find in our collection of Premium themes. So, the choice is yours. If you really want a very simple and very easy to use theme that does provide a pretty solid look for your content, Gather might be a good choice. If you want more features, check out some of our other WordPress theme collections.