A new year, a new design for running-system.com!

Some days ago I wrote a blog post entitled “Is your website or blog mobile friendly?“. The reason for this post was that I accidentally found Google’s mobile-friendly test in the webmaster tool collection. As you can read in the post, the result for Running-System.com was disastrous…

Well, I checked my possibilities to improve the situation – and unfortunately the only long-term chance was to change to a new WordPress theme. This is a lot of work (think about special wordpress settings, plugins, ad the ads, find a design and so on…) but during the holidays I found some hours for this challenge.

And now here it is – Running-System.com with a new theme! Of course I tried the mobile-friendly test again – and this time the blog passed the check:


The name of the old theme was Arjuna X and I liked it very much. But it was not responsive and a lot of workarounds were necessary to keep it running.

My new theme is called ForeverWoods and I invested some Euros for the premium edition. The man behind this theme is Tomas Toman, a freelance webdesigner from the Czech Republic.

The theme has some advantages:

  • it is responsive
  • 7 pre-defined color schemes make it easier to change the design
  • Related posts box (one plugin less)
  • Social Media widgets (another plugin less)
  • a really good documentation
  • and many more other premium features

At the moment I am not fully satisfied with the design, but I think with some smaller changes it fits perfectly.

Here you can see the difference between the old theme and the new one:



So if you have some suggestions what you would change (colour, widgets,…) please let me know.

Enjoy the holidays and a Happy new Year!




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