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Pristilo is a free theme available for download at It is compatible with the latest WordPress version 2.9 and has been designed by Jinsona and the copyright is held by Web2feel. It is mainly a premium wordpress theme that is best suitable for magazines.

The Pristilo theme has been designed in mainly two colors: black and white. It comes with a fixed width and 2 columns and is widget ready. The Pristilo theme also supports a host of other features like AdSense, Gravatar, Twitter, jQuery Integration, Options page and Rounded Corner. Other features are place for banner ads, sliding featured post and a featured video section.

The Pristilo theme is one of the more attractive themes. The interface is easy to use. It is also easy to install and little programming knowledge is necessary to install and use it. Tinkering with the Pristilo theme is not advisable, as users have reported a few errors after they tried to tinker with it. The Pristilo theme has enough space for advertisements so sponsors do get their due.

At, themes are tested on the basis of their search engine optimization and a general test. These tests are designed to weight the benefits and the drawbacks of any particular theme.

Pristilo scores a total of 12 points out of a possible 19 in the general test that gets it a percentage score of 68%. The Pristilo theme is W3C CSS compliant. It is compatible with popular internet browsers, the IE7, Chrome and Firefox. The Pristilo theme comes with support by the designer. It supports important post area functions like Floating Content, Auto Adjustment and Nested or Threaded Comments. It does not support sidebar auto adjustment or sidebar link hierarchy. The Pristilo theme scores very good marks in the Special Features category. It supports a Twitter Feed, a Drop down Menu and is magazine style. The designer gets high marks because of the high level of coding skill involved.

The SEO test gives Pristilo a good score of 72%, as it gets 5 points out of a possible 7. The Pristilo theme is search engine friendly because of its W3C CSS compliance. It supports Home Page Heading and Post and Page Title Tag SEO. It also supports Content Code Position. All of this makes it easier for the various Search Engines to rank the Pristilo theme.

The overall average theme score the Pristilo theme obtains is a very good 68%. This overall theme percentage score also obtains a bronze medal for the Pristilo theme.

General Test of Pristilo

  General Test Item Pts Pass Fail
1W3C Compliant - HTML2 
2W3C Compliant - CSS2 
3Browser Compatibility - IE71 
4Browser Compatibility - Firefox2 
5Browser Compatibility - Chrome1 
6Support from Designer2 
7Post area - Proper Image Alignment1 
8Post area - Floating Content1 
9Post area - Auto Adjustment1 
10Post area - Nested/Threaded Comments1 
11Sidebar - Auto Adjustment1 
12Sidebar - Link Hierarchy1 
13 Special Effect: Magazine Style, Twitter Feed, Drop Down Menu 3  
  Totals 19 12 7
  Theme Score     64%

SEO Test of Pristilo

  SEO Test Item Pts Pass Fail
1W3C Compliant - HTML1 
2W3C Compliant - CSS1 
3Home page Heading SEO1 
4Post & Page Heading SEO1 
5Post & Page Title Tag (Title as seen in SERPs)1 
6Content Code Position2 
  Totals 7 5 2
  Theme Score     72%

For the details of each of the tested criteria above, click here

Tested on: Wordpress ver 2.9.1
Preview on: Wordpress ver (Strict Test)
Why are there 2 Wordpress vers?

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