Themes

Andy Peatling made an announcement today on the BuddyPress Forum that there is now a Skeleton theme available for BuddyPress which provides a clean base to start from when creating new member themes. Here is some information regarding this new theme: There will be a lot more documentation coming to (more…)

Prior to this episode taking place I had a feeling that this would be a great show. Despite there being a technical snafu where the stream audio disappeared, we covered alot of great information. We talked about everything ranging from Premium themes and the GPL to what StudioPress is all (more…)

Brian Gardner who is famously known for his Revolution Themes and also the guy behind his new venture, StudioPress will be my special guest on this Fridays edition of WordPress Weekly. I plan on grilling Brian about premium themes, just a question or two about the GPL, his business model, (more…)

Ian Stewart published his new annual tradition prediction post which this year contains 15 different thoughts and perspectives on what the future of WordPress themes will be like for 2009. Among those 15 people is yours truly and this is what I had to say. While 2008 proved to be (more…)

Browsing across the web last night, I came across a very cool iteration of WordPress MU. The site was http://klews.net/maps/ and functioned as if the entire install was one giant map. As I’ve since learned, that is essentially what it is. So exactly who is WP Premium? We are a (more…)

Early in 2008, Ian Stewart of ThemeShaper.com sent a question around to 11 people he believed were committed to thinking creatively about WordPress themes. The question was simply “What is the future of WordPress Themes?“. One of the eleven people to participate in this summary was yours truly. I’ve since (more…)

The folks over at instantshift.com have published an extensive WordPress theme showcase. I actually enjoy sites who create these types of showcases because it’s much easier to browse through one page of themes rather than scouring the web looking for good designs. This particular showcase has over 140+ Themes in (more…)

If you’re in the market for a new theme and have been eying up Brian Gardner’s Revolution 2 series of themes wishing you could have just one of them for free, here is your chance. From now until next Friday, anyone who registers an account on the WordPress Tavern forum (more…)

Andrew Rickmann, a regular here at the Tavern, spent the month of January concentrating on the subject of themes. I submitted a couple of ideas to him and he came through but he also published quite a bit of good information on topics that I think require some more discussion. (more…)

Scott Wallick, one of the founding developers behind the popular Sandbox theme for WordPress has published an announcement on his blog where he states that he is selling the Sandbox website as well as Plaintxt.org. Scott mentions the following in his post: I have withdrawn from the WordPress community. Active (more…)