You can use Runo WordPress theme in three different ways:

  1. start blogging at WordPress.com hosting platform and choose Runo Lite as your theme,
  2. install WordPress and Runo Lite theme at your own web host, or
  3. install WordPress and Runo Premium theme at your own web host. Please note that you cannot use Runo Premium at WordPress.com hosting platform.

Compare Lite and Premium versions
Feature Lite (wp.com) Lite (wp.org) Premium
Price free free 12,99 €
Three layout choices: one column / left sidebar / right sidebar yes yes yes
Custom menu yes yes yes
Widget support: sidebar and three footer widget areas yes yes yes
Post formats: Standard, Gallery, Quote, Image yes yes yes
Footnotes: add footnotes easily with shortcodes no yes yes
Poetry: preserves extra line breaks and spaces when wanted yes yes yes
Advanced text editing tools no yes yes
Style for print yes yes yes
Style for admin editor yes yes yes
Responsive layout yes yes yes
Cross-browser compatible (even IE6) yes yes yes
Translation ready yes yes yes
Currently available translations: English, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Swedish yes yes yes
Custom background partly* partly*
Custom header yes yes yes
Font selection no no yes
Custom overall font size: select small, medium, large or extra large no no yes
Customer support no no yes

Please note, that buying Runo Premium lets you download the theme as many times as you want within one year of purchase – you will get all the updates free of charge during that year.

* In Runo Lite you can change only the grey background behind the paper, not the whole layout.