Themes

David Bisset may have been the first person to coin the term “Armchair WordCampers”, referring to those who live vicariously through WordCamp attendees via Twitter. The concept sparked an idea for him and he decided to create WP Armchair for this very audience. His first version was actually created for (more…)

Steven Gliebe recently launched a brand new theme business built around a niche audience. It’s called Churchthemes.com So far, there is only one theme available for purchase on the site, but that will soon change, as outlined by Steve in a detailed post that explains the reasoning for starting the (more…)

BuddyPress-specific themes seem to be few and far-between these days. This is probably due to changes in the market ever since BuddyPress 1.7 was released with built-in theme support for all WordPress themes. Still, this doesn’t negate the need for themes that have built-in styling specific to BuddyPress components.

Supportdash, a company specializing in providing customer support for WordPress developers has published an infographic that highlights the state of WordPress themes. Their survey pretty much has nothing to do with the design of the themes themselves but of trends, where are they being sold, the marketplace, and their support (more…)

The Theme Foundry recently released a brand new commercial theme into the market called Collections. Collections is a beautiful theme that puts all of the focus on the content. I’m used to seeing themes with a left or right sidebar with widgets in the footer but this theme doesn’t have (more…)

One of the announcements from WordCamp San Francisco was the decision to use Further as the default theme for WordPress 3.8 dubbed 2014. Since the day I discovered Further, I’ve been trying to figure out how I could make the theme work for WPTavern.com. The things I like most about (more…)

Matt Cutts, the public figure for the Google Webspam team has switched his site from using the Thesis theme to Genesis. Matt has used Thesis on his blog since April 26, 2009. I tried to figure out a way to get in touch with Matt to find out why he (more…)

In what is the first time I’ve ever seen the issue raised, WP Garage brings up the topic of whether scandalous images sell more WordPress Themes? In the examples Rebecca Markowitz provides within the post, there are a couple of images featuring women covered in different colors of paint while (more…)

Custom post types are one of those things in WordPress that’s been difficult for me to figure out. However, after reviewing the Americanaura theme combined with the AudioTheme framework, I have a better understanding of why custom post types are so cool. Unlike a traditional theme framework, the majority of (more…)

I’ve made it a habit to read WordPress related Press Releases despite how boring most of them are. Occasionally, I’ll come across something that is pretty interesting such as TeslaThemes. TeslaThemes is a brand new theme club with the goal of producing one theme per month. In particular, I thought (more…)