Review: Rey - Fashion and Clothing, Furniture

Rifat eCommerce Jul 8, 2020

The versatility of WordPress themes continues to grow. In the beginning, people used to buy everything from one particular eCommerce site. And now, there is a dedicated online shop for each product where there are many variations of the product in terms of quality and price. Ray is a modern, unique, and beautifully designed WordPress WooCommerce theme. It can be used for a variety of purposes, including Furniture stores, Fashion / Clothing & Apparel stores, Artists, or Painters stores. With 16 home page designs, there is a huge template library of shop pages, product pages, and other pages.

The theme has been designed with Elementor and Revolution Slider, which has brought a new dimension to Ray. We'll talk about the usability and other functions of the theme, but for now, let's see what the core features are.

Feature List

  • Functional Classy Blog
  • Multilanguage Ready
  • Customizer Ready
  • Pre Built Page Library 
  • SEO Friendly
  • Responsive Design
  • Google fonts integration
  • Adobe fonts integration
  • Mega Menu Panel
  • Elementor Support
  • Revolution Slider
  • Maintainance mode
  • Child theme
  • Automatic Updates
  • WooCommerce 
  • WPML ready 

Mobile Compatibility

In order to survive in this age of competitive online business, you must keep pace with everyone. Currently, almost all websites are mobile-friendly. That means they can adapt to any size device. However, Ray is one step ahead in terms of mobile-friendliness because the mobile version of this theme has been coded separately, which makes the theme look really beautiful on mobile.

We have tested the demo website on Samsung, Apple and other brands of mobiles and made sure that the theme can adapt to the screen in all sizes. Everything, including logos, element blocks, text sizes, page components, fit nicely with all devices. Almost all the pages can make themselves stand out on any mobile. We did not notice any inconsistencies anywhere.

We also checked the Google mobile compatibility of the Ray WordPress theme and found it is harmonious with mobile devices. In summary, the mobile compatibility of the tested theme is good as a whole.

Design Review

The first impression is the best impression. At first glance, you will like the Ray WordPress theme. Its marvelous design will fascinate you spontaneously. Awesome slider, huge mega menu, dynamic product showcase style will conquer your mind instantly. There are also various futuristic features like Smooth page load & scroll entrance animations, Hand-coded slideshows that can make any website unique and out of the ordinary, Multi-rows section, page builder content in flexible multi-tabs displays are the plus points for Ray customers.

You can customize the product grid with various layouts that fit your content, Spoil your product’s pages with flexibility and ability for adding custom content. WooCommece is powering over 28% of the online shop, and Ray is a perfect WooCommerce theme. There are Gallery layout and Quick View options to show your products from multiple angles. With the help of Ajax, you can create a custom search, filter, and navigation systems.

With the help of the Elementor page builder, you can easily create a stunning header, footer, engaging page covers, and separate blocks with in-between area options. Ray WordPress theme has a very powerful theme admin panel that will allow you to design each component separately.

Speed Test Review

Speed is a significant technical sign, and this test will help us to know about the loading speed of any website. Google pays noticeable attention to this factor while they rank websites. People don't like to visit slow websites, and the faster site has fewer chances for a tremendous audience bounce rate. We consider 3 seconds for ideal page loading time.

We have checked the loading speed timing of the Ray WordPress theme via Pingdom tools - a vivacious tool to check website loading speed and issues behind it. The Ray WordPress theme obtained 85(B) from the speed test, and that is an admirable result. The website lading page took 4.14 seconds but couldn't finish full loading. The webpage contained too mane unoptimized photos that gave it a weight of 12.1 MB. Adding expire headers, reduce DNS lookups, and compressing components with Gzip will provide a significant boost, and the page will load more fluidly in less time. W3 total cache is a great tool that will help you through this procedure.

SEO Review

SEO contributes the most to the popularity of a website. It creates brand value for a website by bringing in organic visitors and improves the placement of the website in Google's search rankings. Then we count the site as successful. So it can be said that SEO has a lot to offer to a fortune site.

We have tested the SEO score of Ray WordPress theme on SEO site checkup, and the score is pretty much average. It obtained 68 out of 100 with 33 passes, 13 fatal errors, and three warnings - according to the criteria of the website. The demo website is missing a meta description, keywords, heading tags, a sitemap file, Google analytics file, SEO friendly URL. Also, not all images on this website have image Alt tags, and the website is using inline CSS, which decreases the SEO compatibility of any site. To resolve this issue, you don't have to be a WP professional; just use an SEO plugin like Yoast SEO, and you can blow these issues off.

Customer Support Review

The fact of the matter is that in order for a business to survive, the needs of the customer must be paramount, and the product must be delivered according to their needs. ThemeFuzz is in charge of customer support for Ray Theme. As far as we have seen, they are not just giving customers the cardinal directions, but also they are asking for suggestions from them so that the quality of the theme can be further developed.

Authors are really dedicated, and this can be understood from their replies. Among 250+ comments, we randomly decided to show you a few comments, so that you can understand how cordial support system this theme has.

Ray theme review options are filled to the brim with optimistic compliments. Despite the young age of the theme, the developers have taken place favorably in everyone's mind through its customizability, design quality, flexibility, support. As a result, all 87 reviews are five stars. Incredible thing!

Supported Plugins

Ray Theme authors have held a stable position on plugins. They have only provided those plugins with the theme bundle that has core level customization capacity. Elementor is a popular and widely used WordPress page builder that allows you to create many visually charming designs using the drag and drop feature. There is also the Revolution Slider - this plugin reigns supreme among all slider plugins. The theme also includes WooCommerce, WPML, and multi-level language translation system.

Summarize

To judge the success of Ray Theme, one has to look at its ratings to see how much people love this theme and how powerful it is. While there is no shortage of design, there are some issues with the loading speed and SEO friendliness that can be easily solved through the tools and methods mentioned above. There are very few competitors in the regular price range to compete with this theme, so why are you lagging behind?