February 2011

The World of WordPress Themes: A News Roundup

Things happen fast in the world of WordPress themes. Here’s a roundup of the latest and most interesting news. The much-anticipated WordPress 3.1 has been released. One notable new feature is Post Formats (gallery, link, image, quote, video and others) … Full Post

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Standout Niche WordPress Themes from Templatic

We just finished adding 44 themes from Templatic, the newest seller represented in our index. That brings our total to 283 and you can see the niches are really starting to fill in. We will be adding more WordPress themes … Full Post

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Delicious Magazine Released with 11% Off Coupon

The “Food Magazine” WordPress theme we previewed last week has been released as Delicious Magazine by WooThemes. Full Post

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Real-world Design Elements in WordPress Themes


Paper, tape, leather, asphalt, stitching, wallpaper (real wallpaper), dirt, string, stamps and wood. Clever designers are incorporating these real-world elements into their WordPress themes. I often come across X Retro WordPress Themes type blog posts and they are always interesting … Full Post

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WPZOOM Offers Photoria Portfolio Theme for Free

WPZOOM recently released a premium-quality portfolio theme for WordPress. As a free theme, you won’t get any support for it, but still you will get more than you pay for! Photoria (live demo) is a great way to setup a professional-looking portfolio site for photography, artwork, design work (or whatever imagery you have) without spending a dime. Full Post

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Beautiful and Powerful New WordPress Themes

We’re happy to announce the addition of 11 new premium WordPress themes to our index. All of the themes are top-quality but a few really stood out to us either because of their superior designs or innovative functionality. The first of these themes is a directory theme from WooThemes called Listings that shows just how much is possible with WordPress. Full Post

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Food Magazine Theme Teaser

WooThemes announced that Chris Rowe would become their first honorary team member. He is the designer of one of their most popular magazine-style themes, Spectrum. Over the next few months Chris will be creating six new premium WordPress themes for WooThemes. The first release will be Food Magazine. WooThemes revealed a little teaser of this upcoming theme. Full Post

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New WordPress Video Tutorials from Theme Sellers

WooThemes and Viva Themes both recently announced (on the very same day) the release of their new video tutorials for WordPress users. Full Post

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Genesis Framework 1.5 Released by StudioPress

StudioPress has released a new version of their popular Genesis Framework for WordPress. Version 1.5 adds some new features and fixes a few bugs. This is not a major release but it does evidence the continuous effort that StudioPress puts into their theme framework that so many premium child themes (from StudioPress as well as third party developers) are built upon. Full Post

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Win a WooVille Poster

WooVille Poster

WooThemes is good at more than making premium WordPress themes. They’re good at having fun! Take a look at their WooVille poster, a creative rendition of what the premium WordPress community might look like if it were a city (see if you can find the WooNinja, a la Where’s Waldo). Full Post

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