tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:/feed/posts Themeshaker.com Blog Posts Feed 2014-02-18T15:28:00Z /favicon.ico ThemeShaker.com tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/12 2014-02-18T15:28:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z Best WordPress Themes for Musicians, Bands and Music Events In this article I&#39;m going to highlight some of the best WordPress themes for musicians and ... <p><em>In this article I&#39;m going to highlight some of the best <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/category/music-bands">WordPress themes for musicians and bands</a>. Most of them include niche-specific features, such as music player, gig/events manager, discography manager, etc. These themes make it easy to present and promote your music. Their main strengths and differences determine the best way to use them.</em> </p> <p><br/></p> <p><img alt="Musician Playing a Guitar" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/31/thumbs/original/musician-with-accoustic-guitar.jpg?1392651403" /> <p align="right"><em>Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ualucky/">Oleh Slobodeniuk</a></em></p></p> <p>When searching for the best WordPress themes for musicians, you need to pick those that are flexible enough so you could adjust them to your needs. Customization and personalization of a website is very important for all musicians who wish to build a steady online presence. </p> <p>You have to be memorable and unique enough so visitors and potential fans can associate the band’s name with its music. Of course, the most important step is to make unique music and to have your own, original sound. When it comes to a website, however, it has to reflect your band’s image and to stand out from the rest.</p> <p><br/></p> <h2>Basic Overview</h2> <p>The most important elements of a music website are those made for presenting and promoting your work. You need a WordPress theme with elaborate features that will make it easy for you to offer all the relevant information about your band and music, to present and promote your music (via a music player and discography/album information), to promote your live shows (gigs, tour dates and other events), to share this content around the Internet (via Social Media and other links) and to sell your merchandise and digital content.</p> <p>If you have an indie band, especially if you play rock music, the best-suited theme will be a dark and gritty one, with a music player and a good gig manager. Festival themes should always support numerous artists and offer a good events manager. A good WordPress theme for nightclubs would also have an extensive events manager and ability to share information about many different performers. Club themes should also include numerous promotion tools. </p> <p>Music magazines, informative blogs and music industry archives need powerful tools for publishing posts and offering extensive information about many different artists.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Americanaura</h3> <p><strong>Americanaura is a premium WordPress theme for musicians, specially designed to be professional, elegant and effective. It allows you to share and promote your music, include gig and tour dates, share info about your band and connect all your social media profiles.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress Theme for Musicians – Americanaura" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/33/thumbs/original/americanaura.jpg?1392659009" /><br/></p> <p>The theme has a customizable marquee and pinboard so you can easily feature all the most important content on the homepage, such as recent videos or news. This theme also includes a site-wide jukebox made for streaming your music. You can choose songs from your discography you wish to feature in the jukebox so your visitors can enjoy them. The jukebox is an integral part of the website and it stays on all the time, even when visitors browse other pages.</p> <p>The theme comes with a detailed Events/Gig manager so you can display all the info about your events (time, place – including Google Maps, price, subscription to events and social media sharing). The theme makes it easy to embed your SoundCloud content and play it on the site and to share your social media profiles so your fans can find you on social media sites.</p> <p>This WordPress theme for musicians is built on the Audio Theme framework. It’s SEO-friendly and made to be very fast and reliable. This theme is fully responsive so it looks great on all types of devices. This way, your website will be accessible to all of your fans, regardless of the device or browser they use.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/649" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Metric</h3> <p><strong>Metric is a a great choice for musicians, DJs, producers and any other music artists, who wish to build a strong and professional online presence. It’s also a powerful festival WordPress theme that is perfect for various music-related events.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Festival WordPress Theme – Metric" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/34/thumbs/original/metric.jpg?1392666045" /><br/></p> <p>This WordPress theme has a trendy and modern design made to put your content into focus. You can easily customize many of the elements according to your needs. Control the look and feel of your website and make it match your brand perfectly by changing colors, backgrounds and other elements using a powerful Theme Options Panel.</p> <p>The theme offers all the necessary features and options a music-related website should have. It includes Events manager, Albums, Galleries and Videos, blog, slides, callouts and pages. You can easily stream your music right on the website. It comes with strong social media support and 22 musically-oriented social networks.</p> <p>This theme is fully responsive and retina-ready so it looks great on all types of devices. It comes with a WooCommerce support so you can setup your shopping cart and sell your merchandise right on your website. It also includes touchable lightbox for image viewing, responsive grid-based layouts, page templates, contact form with reCaptcha and shortcodes (tabs, columns, alerts, buttons, and more).</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://themeforest.net/item/metric-music-band-responsive-wordpress-theme/5833652?ref=themeshaker" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Soundstage</h3> <p><strong>Soundstage is a trendy WordPress theme for bands ideal for making a great first impression and establishing your online presence. The theme offers all the powerful features a band website needs, such as music streaming, discography, events, blog, and more.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress Theme for Bands – Soundstage" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/35/thumbs/original/soundstage.jpg?1392666567" /><br/></p> <p>The theme includes a large slider on the Homepage so you can easily showcase all of your most important promo and gig photos. The theme offers easy MP3 streaming so you can present your music to all your fans. Build extensive Discography section with album covers and audio players for songs.</p> <p>You can also setup a “buy” link on the discography page so your fans can easily purchase your music. This WordPress theme for bands comes with a full WooCommerce integration so you can easily sell your merch and even music straight on your website. You will be able to seamlessly integrate a store with a shopping cart on your website’s layout and manage it completely within WordPress.</p> <p>Share your latest videos and music on the homepage and display your photos in the gallery. This theme includes a handy Events/Gig manager so you can easily organize, display and manage all of your tour dates, events, and more. It also includes a blog with various post formats.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/396" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>IndieFest</h3> <p><strong>IndieFest is a band WordPress theme made to be big, bold and effective. It allows you to establish a professional online base for your band. The theme is ideal for folk artists, pop stars, indie rockers, bands, music festivals and other types of music-related websites. The theme is made to be cheerful and summery or moody and epic, depending on what you need and what kind of image you want to send to your fans.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress Music Artist Theme – IndieFest" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/36/thumbs/original/indiefest.jpg?1392666688" /><br/></p> <p>This theme comes with GigPress, ideal for managing your tour dates. It also includes a SoundCloud player you can use for presenting your music. You will have an option to upload MP3s and manage a customized Twitter feed and Facebook feed for all your activities. The theme also offers a handy newsletter sign-up for your visitors.</p> <p>You may also use the theme for blogging, sharing band information, posting videos, presenting band members, managing photo galleries, and more. The theme also includes a shopping cart so you can easily sell your merch right on your website.</p> <p>It includes a big visual display area on the front and center. It’s made for your logo so you can fully customize the theme for your needs and match your brand. Alternatively, you may use the header photo of your band or a slider slideshow displaying cycling images. This WordPress music artist theme is fully flexible and it can be customized in many different ways.</p> <p>It comes with 8 predefined backgrounds for changing the look and feel of your website. There are also 17 main colors and 15 accent colors to choose from. You can freely mix and match them to create unique color combinations and match the layout of the website with your band’s colors.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/112" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>RockWall</h3> <p><strong>It’s a modern and unique music theme for WordPress, best suited for music bloggers, bands, solo artists, entertainers and other music-related websites. It comes equipped with all the essential tools you need to present your work and build a professional online presence. It uses a trendy tiles design for managing your content.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Music Theme for WordPress – RockWall" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/37/thumbs/original/rockwall.jpg?1392667203" /><br/></p> <p>This music theme has a huge homepage slider made for presenting your photos, latest news and other featured content. The focus is on the news and article management, so you can present all the music business news or your own gigs and tour dates. You will also be able to share your music and choose songs to feature.</p> <p>The theme also allows you to promote your events and gigs. It comes with numerous promotional tools you can use for promoting your band or music blog – share news, reviews, photos and videos. The theme allows you to add info about record labels, feedback, sitemap, FAQ, featured artists, and more.</p> <p>This music theme for WordPress uses social API for easy including media buttons such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and more. It comes with integrated support for Google and Squirrel fonts so you can have beautiful typography on your website.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/559" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Grammy</h3> <p><strong>Grammy is a flexible WordPress theme ideal for bands, solo performers, DJs, labels &amp; agencies and other musicians who wish to build an effective website for promoting their work. Also known as The Artist of the Year, this theme is specially made for building professional-looking websites that will put your content in the focus and present you in the best way.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Music Band WordPress Theme – Grammy" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/38/thumbs/original/grammy.jpg?1392667261" /><br/></p> <p>This music band WordPress theme makes it easy to upload your promo picture in the header or to have an attractive slider cycling your latest pics or advertising your new gigs and album. This theme includes an integrated discography solution for your releases and a handy events/show manager. Use it to display your gigs, tour dates and other important events.</p> <p>In addition, this music band WordPress theme includes a full blog functionality so you can easily share news, tidbits and new info with your fans. Use custom newsletter function to make your visitors sign up for a newsletter and keep themselves informed on your band’s activities. The theme also includes a full WooCommerce functionality so you can easily setup your own shopping cart and sell your merch right on your website.</p> <p>This theme is made to be fully flexible and adaptable, so you may adjust it to your needs. It includes 8 background colors made for changing the vibe of your website. Choose between wood, concrete, underwater, velvet, amp mesh, ghost, crosshatch turquoise and crosshatch red. Make the website colors match your band’s image.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/113" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>IronBand</h3> <p><strong>IronBand is a trendy WordPress theme for music websites. It’s best suited for bands, musicians, DJs and other music-related websites. It’s designed with a careful attention to details and with your visitors in mind. This is a great theme for presenting and promoting your music and for establishing a professional online presence for your band.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress Theme for Music – IronBand" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/39/thumbs/original/ironband.jpg?1392667528" /><br/></p> <p>The theme includes all the essential tools and features you need for sharing and promoting your music. You can use a handy MP3 player for streaming your songs. You can easily integrate all of your SoundCloud content and playlists. Promote your gigs, tour dates and other events using a handy Events &amp; Gig manager and share info about your band using Biography section.</p> <p>The theme includes Discography made for sharing your album info. You can also share your latest videos and the most important news straight on the homepage. There is also a huge Revolution Slider for showcasing your featured content. The theme even includes a Booking section so you can easily manage concert tickets.</p> <p>The theme works with all social media sites so you can easily integrate your social media accounts, such as Twitter, Facebook, SoundCloud, YouTube, Vimeo, and more. Include your live Twitter feed and add custom social media profiles.</p> <p>This WordPress theme for music has a modern but unique design with layered PSD. It’s very customizable and flexible so you can adjust it according to your needs using a handy control panel. It’s possible to customize even the smallest details, such as fonts, colors, sizes and background images. The theme is fully responsive so it looks great even on small screen devices.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/728" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Nocturnal</h3> <p><strong>Nocturnal is a premium WordPress nightclub theme. It’s specially designed for nightclubs and bands to promote their music and activities. This theme comes equipped with numerous features for presenting your content and offers, including strong promo tools you can use to spread the word about your club or band.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress Nightclub Theme – Nocturnal" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/40/thumbs/original/nocturnal.jpg?1392667757" /><br/></p> <p>This theme has a special featured content built to support posters and flyers. This way, you can easily make flyers and other promo materials for print. It will help you promote your band or a club, but that’s not all: these flyers are specially made to match the overall theme and vibe of your website.</p> <p>The theme also includes numerous social media icons so you can easily connect all of your profiles. It comes with a handy Contact page with Google Maps so you can share the location of your nightclub.</p> <p>The theme includes extensive theme customizer support. This template is translation ready (it comes with a .POT file included) so you can easily translate it to other languages and effectively localize it for your needs. It fully supports left/right/up/down arrow keys and Google custom fonts library. This way, you can easily include many different fonts to your website.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/114" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Dark N Gritty</h3> <p><strong>Dark N Gritty is specially designed for bands and musicians who prefer dark and gritty websites. This WordPress band template will convey the message of your music perfectly and set a powerful tone. It can be used for presenting your discography, sharing music, promoting various shows and establishing a web presence for your band.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress Band Template – Dark N Gritty" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/41/thumbs/original/darkngritty.jpg?1392667904" /><br/></p> <p>The template comes with all the important tools a band needs for presenting and promoting their music. It includes a unique homepage slider ideal for presenting your band’s photos. It’s best to choose clear, sharp images and to make a nice mix of promo group photos and photos from gigs.</p> <p>Dark N Gritty band template comes with a custom discography option so you can easily list all your albums and other items in the discography. It also includes social media links so it makes it easy to connect all your profiles at one place and spread your network.</p> <p>Theme includes a Band page, where you can share details about your band, Shows/Events manager, photo and video gallery. It allows you to install a music player on the homepage so your visitors can listen all of the songs you offer.</p> <p>This template also comes with a full WooCommerce integration so you can turn your band’s website into an online store for selling your merchandise. Additional features include: full blog (so you can easily share news and tidbits with your fans), newsletter and unlimited pages.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://foxhoundthemes.com/members/aff/go?r=63&i=1" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Kontrol</h3> <p><strong>Kontrol is a premium nightclub WordPress theme. It is also suitable for DJs, bands, solo musicians, radio stations and other music-related websites. The theme comes with all the powerful features you need to build a strong online presence and share your work.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Nightclub WordPress Theme – Kontrol" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/42/thumbs/original/kontrol.jpg?1392668115" /><br/></p> <p>The theme has a nice Events manager for your gigs, tour dates and other events. It’s easy to share all the details and info about the upcoming gig and show the venue location using a Google Map. The theme comes with numerous post types made for including important content, such as: Discography, Albums, Videos, Photo Galleries, Artists (and band info), Important Items and Events. Using these post types you can include all the vital content you need for promoting your band or nightclub.</p> <p>The theme has a huge homepage slider made for including your featured content such as image or news. Each slide can link to a separate page with a more detailed info about the event, album or news item.</p> <p>The theme also offers easy social media integration so your visitors can find you on social media, newsletter signup, calendar and upcoming events neatly presented on the homepage. Other things you can feature on the homepage include: latest album, latest video, featured artist, photo gallery, important event, latest Tweets, and more.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.cssigniter.com/members/aff/go/themeshaker/?i=101" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Eprom</h3> <p><strong>EPROM is a premium WordPress DJ template also suitable for bands, solo musicians, producers and other music-related websites. This theme is great for sharing and promoting your music and it can also be used as standalone creative portfolio for sharing your work.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="WordPress DJ Template – Eprom" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/43/thumbs/original/eprom.jpg?1392668423" /><br/></p> <p>This theme comes with an audio player on the homepage so you can easily present your music. You can also share your recent releases, news and upcoming events. The theme uses shortcodes with a handy shortcodes manager so you can easily adapt the layout and include all the content you wish to share. The theme includes a beautiful Revolution Slider you can use for showcasing your best images.</p> <p>This theme uses a custom Events Manager you can use to organize and display your gigs, tour dates and other events. It can be set to display repetitive and multi-day events. You may also use a counter to countdown time to the next event. The events are automatically switched from future to past after they occur.</p> <p>The theme also has a strong support for social media so you can easily connect all your social media profiles: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Last FM, SoundCloud, YouTube, Vimeo, MySpace, and more.</p> <p>This WordPress DJ template comes with a powerful panel made for easy managing. You can change complex things such as CSS style or JavaScript, and if you don’t want to go that far the theme makes it easy to change colors using a Color Picker. There is also a Backgrounds Manager, font library with over 400 fonts, unlimited sidebars, and more. This theme is fully responsive so it looks great on all devices.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://themeforest.net/item/eprom-wordpress-music-theme/3737930?ref=themeshaker" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Night Music</h3> <p><strong>Night Music is a powerful nightlife WordPress theme specially designed for DJs, producers and club owners. It will also fit any music-related website, including bands and solo artists. Theme makes it easy to share your music, present events/tour dates, include latest news, connect to social media, and more.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Nightlife WordPress Theme – Night Music" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/44/thumbs/original/night-music.jpg?1392668468" /><br/></p> <p>The theme comes with a big homepage slider made for showcasing music videos and for collecting fans’ emails so you can keep in touch with your visitors and share important news and updates with them. This way, the theme makes it easy for you to build a fanlist and keep your visitors informed about your activities.</p> <p>This nightlife WordPress theme comes with a custom built-in SoundCloud player for presenting your music. The player works on all devices and offers all of the SoundCloud benefits. It’s easy to add your Discography using built-in custom post type and share your Events/Gigs with GigPress.</p> <p>This theme fully supports WooCommerce so you can easily sell both your merchandise and digital products right on your website. The theme includes WooCommerce styles so you can make the store match the rest of your website perfectly. It also includes a strong support for social media so you can easily connect all of your accounts, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon, BandCamp, iLike, Instagram, BandsInTown, iTunes, Beatport, SoundCloud, CDBaby, Last FM, My Space, ReverbNation, Purevolume, Tumblr.</p> <p>The theme is made to be highly customizable so you can adapt it to your individual needs. It comes with a hex color selector so you can choose your main and accent colors for the layout. The theme is made to be dark but elegant and it sure puts your content into focus. It also includes a full-width template and many attractive text styles. The theme is fully responsive so it looks great on all devices.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/494" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Amadeus</h3> <p><strong>Amadeus is a classical music WordPress theme. It’s made to be elegant, functional and to put your content into focus. Ideal for websites dedicated to classical music, but it can be used for many other types of websites.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Classical Music WordPress Theme – Amadeus" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/45/thumbs/original/amadeus.jpg?1392668608" /><br/></p> <p>The theme includes a blog section with various layouts for the main page and single posts. There’s also a work section made for presenting your main content. You may choose between various layouts and have a full control over displayed elements. The theme is enriched with various plugins you can use to include additional content.</p> <p>This classical music WordPress theme allows you to easily customize color schemes for all theme areas (header, content, footer, etc.), upload logo and favicon, use custom background images, choose fonts, basic font size, default frame type, and more. The theme includes fancy dividers, frames and headings for making your text and layout look more elegant and to make the content stand out.</p> <p>This theme is fully responsive and retina-ready so it looks great even on small screen devices. All your visitors will be able to view the website in all its beauty, regardless of the type of device or browser they’re using. The theme is easy to use: it can be installed in a few minutes and it includes a shortcode generator, custom post types and a help mode.</p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/694" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h3>Soundboard</h3> <p><strong>Soundboard is suitable for bands and solo artists who wish to promote their work and build a strong online presence. It’s also great as a music festival WordPress theme. It includes sliders, 7 page templates (home, tour dates, gallery, video, audio, contact, full width) and many powerful options.</strong></p> <p><br/><img alt="Music Festival WordPress Theme – Soundboard" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/46/thumbs/original/soundboard.jpg?1392737814" /><br/></p> <p>The theme makes it easy to display your Tour Dates with a custom post type. All tour date entries are automatically sorted by date and moved to the “past dates” section when the event is over. You can also easily include your Discography with album artwork, song titles, release date, lyrics, buying options and audio player.</p> <p>The theme is made to be flexible, so you can easily change the band’s logo, favicon, colors, slider images and other elements via Theme Options Panel. The theme also includes two skins: light and dark.</p> <p>The theme includes stylesheets for the shop so you can make it match perfectly with the rest of your layout. It is made to be very easy to use and setup, even for those who don’t have any coding knowledge. The theme comes with social media integration: Twitter and Facebook buttons are added to every news post and every album. In addition to this, you can easily add all your social profiles in the theme’s footer.</p> <p>The theme is made with fans in mind, so it provides excellent user experience. It comes with a news section so you can keep your visitors informed. All the important information your fans are interested in can be shared directly on your homepage using handy custom widgets. There are 6 widgets made to share your content, such as upcoming tour dates, latest pictures, latest videos, newest album, and more. </p> <p><br/></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/more/115" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Full Description</a> </div> <p><br/></p> <h2>In-depth Feature Comparison:</h2> <p>Your chosen theme should suit your music style and have all the necessary features. It&#39;s crucial for your band’s success so it’s important to evaluate each theme and see which one offers everything you need. You may not need all of them so it’s best to see which themes have just the type of features you find useful.</p> <p><br/></p> <p><img alt="Theme Comparison Table" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/32/thumbs/big/comparison-table.jpg?1392652841" /> <p align="right"><em>For a more detailed view, see the <a href="http://static.themeshaker.com/uploads/blog/32/thumbs/original/comparison-table.jpg?1392652841">larger image</a></em></p></p> <p><br/></p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/10 2014-02-11T07:49:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z Elegant Themes Giveaway: Complete Access to 87 Premium WordPress Themes and Support Recently we have surprised you with the release of our second free WordPress theme “Undiscovered”... <p><em>Recently we have surprised you with the release of our second free WordPress theme *</em>“<a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/theme/undiscovered-clean-and-simple-wordpress-blog-theme">Undiscovered</a>”*<em>. And while you&#39;re waiting for the next freebie to arrive, here we come with another valuable gift this year.</em></p> <p><br/><img alt="Elegant Themes Giveaway Intro" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/28/thumbs/original/elegantthemes-giveaway.jpg?1392104651" /><br/></p> <p><strong><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.elegantthemes.com/">ElegantThemes.com</a></strong> are happy to give away some of their membership tickets. <strong>3 lucky people will be invited to join their club at no cost. All the winners will be given complete access to 87 themes and support, while one of them will receive a <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.elegantthemes.com/join.php">developer licence</a>.</strong> Who would like to get a whole bunch of high quality WordPress themes for free?</p> <p>Despite the fact that we have received a few more giveaway proposals from other sellers, we’ve decided to partner up with no other than Elegant Themes for our first giveaway post. There are some objective reasons why this team is our top favorite for premium WordPress themes. </p> <p>First of all, it’s their simple and affordable pricing model. No other company around the web offers such a good value for the money. It’s, without a doubt, the best deal on the market. 87 high quality themes, updates and support for the smallest fee you could possibly imagine. Another solid argument to back up this choice is their latest theme called <strong>“<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.elegantthemes.com/gallery/divi/">Divi</a>”</strong>:</p> <p><br/></p> <h2>Divi Theme</h2> <p><br/><p style="text-align: center"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/QRVcsQm0I0c" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p><br/></p> <p>Last week, I had the chance to review Divi by actually seeing it in action. And I can assure you that it is one of the most powerful and flexible themes I have ever come across with. </p> <p>Differing from every other Elegant Theme, Divi is built on a page builder platform. The builder transforms website elements into visual building blocks, allowing users to understand and manage the structure of their page without touching a single line of code.</p> <p>The builder uses three main building blocks: Sections, Rows, and Modules. Using these in unison allows you to create a countless amount of page layouts. There are pretty much no limitations to how builder elements can be customized and arranged, making Divi <strong>one of the most flexible themes around</strong>. </p> <p><br/><img alt="Divi Theme Layout Builder Overview" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/29/thumbs/original/divi-builder.jpg?1392105429" /><br/></p> <p>You are only limited by your own imagination. Well, truth to be told, you may also be limited by the lack of experience in using WordPress, zero knowledge about custom styling, refusal to read the documentation and so on. So please get it right, Divi doesn’t do all the magic for you. It’s a flexible framework theme with great possibilities, but you still need to know what you are doing and what you would like to achieve. </p> <p>It doesn’t mean that less experienced users are not capable to handle Divi. That is not the case. Divi is a great theme for everyone and the Page Builder is rather simple. I’m just saying, that if you want to use it at its full or create something unique, you need to learn a bit more beyond the dragging and clicking.</p> <p>Personally, I had no problem working with this theme and I saw it as <strong>a huge time saver for any sort of a web project</strong>. Just imagine that you can have any layout, custom sidebars anywhere on the page, blog posts on any page, custom styling anywhere, etc. It’s simply mind-blowing, the possibilities are endless!</p> <p><br/><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Foxy</h2><img alt="Elegant Business WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/534/images/single/foxy-elegant-business-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368726338" title="Foxy" /><p><p>Foxy is a powerful Wordpress theme best suited for business and corporate websites. The theme comes with full eCommerce integration for setting up your own online store. This is a premium all-in-one solution for business websites.</p> </p> <p>This elegant business WordPress theme is fully responsive so it looks great even on small screen devices. The theme includes unlimited colors you can customize via theme customizer. There are also custom background images for setting up the look and feel of your website.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/534" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/534" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <br/><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Boutique</h2><img alt="Crafty WordPress eCommerce Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/205/images/single/boutique-crafty-wordpress-ecommerce-theme.jpg?1368051725" title="Boutique" /><p><p>Boutique is a very functional theme specially designed for eCommerce websites. It enables you to quickly and easily build your online store. This crafty WordPress eCommerce theme can be easily integrated with popular eCommerce plugins, so you can choose your favorite shopping cart system.</p> <p>The theme is easily customizable: it comes with unlimited colors, dozens of fonts, alternate blog layout and other options you can set via your admin panel. It also includes a built-in review system and other tools you need for setting up your online store.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/205" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/205" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <br/><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Modest</h2><img alt="Pure WordPress Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/209/images/single/modest-pure-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051734" title="Modest" /><p><p>Modest is a simplistic theme that’s free of any unnecessary details. It makes it lightweight, fast and easy to customize. This pure WordPress theme is suitable for many different types of websites, from non-profit organizations and corporate sites to personal blogs and small business websites. </p> <p>The theme features a clean design and five color schemes to choose from. It includes an optional blog style structure and custom page templates, including a gallery. This is a great theme for all those who wish visitors to focus on their content.</p> </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/209" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/209" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <br/><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Nexus</h2><img alt="Live WordPress Magazine Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/610/images/single/nexus-live-wordpress-magazine-theme.jpg?1379688587" title="Nexus" /><p><p>Nexus is a live WordPress magazine and journal theme. It uses a strict grid to align elements in the most organized and neat way. All of the posts are easily visible and you can also display widgets in the form of recent posts, recent videos, popular post, random post, and more. The theme also includes ads and recent comments widgets.</p> <p>This online journal WP template comes with a handy, drag & drop homepage builder: you can easily add, remove and re-arrange content modules to build your layout. The theme uses unlimited colors and it also allows you to upload your own background images. </p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/610" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/610" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <br/><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>ElegantEstate</h2><img alt="Real Estate WordPress Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/206/images/single/elegantestate-real-estate-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051728" title="ElegantEstate" /><p><p>Elegant Estate is a perfect theme for building professional property listings. This real estate WordPress theme allows you to customize your listings and display them in the most effective manner. This theme is ideal for all real estate companies who wish to showcase their offer. It includes a wide range of niche tools for building a successful real estate website.</p> <p><p>The theme comes with advanced theme options, five unique color schemes and added blog functionality for offering additional information to your visitors. The theme features specially designed real estate layout with galleries, property info and Google maps integration.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/206" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/206" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></p> <p><br/></p> <h2>How to Participate?</h2> <p>Everyone is invited to participate in this generous giveaway. <strong>If you want to enter this giveaway, you need to perform at least one of the following actions.</strong> Do as many as you wish, but the more tasks you complete the more chance you have get the reward:</p> <p><a id="rc-a6983b0" class="rafl" href="http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/a6983b0/" rel="nofollow">a Rafflecopter giveaway</a> <script src="//d12vno17mo87cx.cloudfront.net/embed/rafl/cptr.js"></script></p> <p>This giveaway offer is going to last for 10 days approximately. Three lucky people will be picked randomly. Winners will be contacted by email within the 48 hours after the giveaway ends. Hop in and take your chance to win. If you have any questions – leave a comment and we will guide you through. Good Luck everyone!</p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/9 2014-01-14T13:23:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z Undiscovered. A Free Responsive WordPress Blog Theme Introducing our latest theme Undiscovered. It&#39;s our second free WordPress theme which is avai... <p><em>Introducing our latest theme Undiscovered. It&#39;s our second free WordPress theme which is available for download under the GPL licence. We have been working on it since the end of the last year and it feels great to finally release it to public.</em></p> <p>In order to release our first theme called <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/blog/post/appz-a-free-wordpress-theme-to-show-off-your-new-iphone-app">Appz</a>, we took a shortcut and used a free <a href="http://www.bestpsdfreebies.com/freebie/appz-psd-theme/">PSD template</a>, designed by <a href="http://dribbble.com/bestpsdfreebies">Michael Reimer</a>. However, this time everything was done in-house: from idea to design, from design to <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/theme/undiscovered-clean-and-simple-wordpress-blog-theme">final product</a>. Enjoy this simple little WordPress blog theme and use it on as many websites as you wish.</p> <p><br /></p> <h2>About Undiscovered</h2> <p>Like a breath of fresh air, the Undiscovered theme for WordPress has a familiar feel to it. It is very elegant and tends to be cleaner than most of the <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/price/free">other free themes</a> around. It has a fully responsive layout and <a href="http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2013/04/why-should-you-become-retina-ready/">Retina-ready graphics</a> that guarantees a perfect view of your blog on any screen or device. </p> <p>The Undiscovered theme comes with a whole bunch of pre-defined post formats. <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Formats">Post formats</a> determine how a specific type of content will be styled. By having those at your disposal, you can build a great microblogging website with different content and media types.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><img alt="Undiscovered index page screenshot" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/20/thumbs/original/undiscovered-index.jpg?1389729998" /></p> <p><br /></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://undiscovered.themeshaker.com/" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Live preview</a> <a href="http://wordpress.org/themes/download/undiscovered.1.0.zip" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Download</a> </div> <p><br /></p> <p>This theme has a beautifully designed pink color scheme, but you can easily change those colors and create your own individual look. It features <a href="https://codex.wordpress.org/Theme_Customization_API">real-time theme customization</a> options that helps you to see the results before applying them to your site. <a href="http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/theme-development/a-guide-to-the-wordpress-theme-customizer-what-it-is-why-it-benefits-us/">Theme Customizer</a> makes the process of theme setup and customization much easier by taking the blindfold off the user’s head. It also comes with 20+ custom fonts, a logo upload function and a few more styling options.</p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Features &amp; Specifications:</h2> <ul> <li>Based on a minimal starter theme for WordPress called <a href="http://underscores.me/">Underscores</a></li> <li>HTML5 &amp; CSS3, enhanced with <a href="http://jquery.com/">jQuery</a></li> <li>Fully responsive and Retina-ready</li> <li>Cross-browser compatible and ready for the latest WordPress version</li> <li>Supports various post formats: standard, image, gallery, video, quote and link</li> <li>Gallery post format includes image slider, built with <a href="http://bxslider.com/">bxSlider</a></li> <li>Interactive customization options via Theme Customer</li> <li>Color settings, logo upload and 20+ custom <a href="http://www.google.com/fonts">fonts from Google</a></li> <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics">Scalable Vector Graphics</a> (SVG) as post format icons</li> <li>Built-in icons for social media. 18 most popular networks to choose from</li> <li>Two-level drop-down menu. Supports WordPress Custom Menus</li> <li>Supports <a href="http://jetpack.me/">Jetpack plugin</a></li> <li>Localized for easy translations</li> <li>Threaded comments</li> </ul> <p><br /></p> <h2>Getting Started</h2> <p>The set-up of this theme is an easy process and should not take long to finish. Even if you are a beginner and these are your first steps into blogging, don&#39;t worry too much. Despite the fact that this theme has quite a few modern features mentioned in the list above, it is fairly simple inside the administration area. Just follow the instructions and you&#39;ll be fine. </p> <p><em>Disclaimer</em>* Let us assume that you have a fresh copy of the latest WordPress version <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress">installed</a>.</p> <p><br /></p> <h3>Uploading Theme&#39;s Files</h3> <p>First of all, you need to download the <a href="http://wordpress.org/themes/download/undiscovered.1.0.zip">theme package</a> on to your computer. <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes">To install a WordPress theme</a>, log in to your <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Dashboard_Screen">WordPress Dashboard</a> and navigate to <strong>Appearance -&gt; Themes</strong> section. Then click <strong>Add New</strong> link on the top of the screen and then click on the <strong>Upload</strong> link. Browse for the “undiscovered.zip” file on your computer and press <strong>Install Now</strong>. Complete the installation process by activating the theme.</p> <p><br /></p> <h3>Installing Jetpack Plugin</h3> <p>The next big thing you should do is to install the <a href="http://wordpress.org/plugins/jetpack/">Jetpack plugin by WordPress.com</a>. It is required for the &quot;Load more&quot; kind of pagination (as you saw on the demo page) to be active. If you don&#39;t have this plugin pre-installed you will be constrained to use the basic WordPress pagination. Jetpack offers a lot more delightful <a href="http://jetpack.me/about/">features</a> you might want to try later.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><img alt="Searching for the Jetpack Plugin" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/21/thumbs/original/jetpack-installation.jpg?1389745222" /></p> <p><br /></p> <p>To make Jetpack features available to you, you’ll need to <strong>connect your website to <a href="http://wordpress.com/">WordPress.com</a></strong>. The plugin installation wizard will guide you through this process. At the end, you will also need to activate the &quot;Infinite Scroll&quot; feature: </p> <p><br /></p> <p><img alt="Activating Jetpack&#x27;s Infinite Scroll Feature" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/22/thumbs/original/jetpack-infinite-scroll.jpg?1389745843" /></p> <p><br /></p> <h3>Importing Dummy Data</h3> <p>The best way to get familiarized with any WordPress theme is to get the same look as in the demo. We would recommend you to load the dummy content that was included in the same .zip archive you have downloaded before (./demo/content.xml).</p> <p>To load the sample data, go back to your WordPress Dashboard and click on <strong>Tools -&gt; Import</strong>, then choose “WordPress” to install the <a href="http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-importer/">WordPress Importer plugin</a>. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><img alt="WordPress Import Tool" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/23/thumbs/original/wordpress-import-tool.jpg?1389747379" /></p> <p><br /></p> <p>Activate plugin and run the import function. Browse for the content.xml file and click <strong>Upload file and import</strong>. Make sure you select yourself as an author for all the new content that is being imported. Also, make sure you ticked the checkbox to &quot;Download and Import file attachments&quot;.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><img alt="Assign Authors and Download Attachments" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/24/thumbs/original/wordpress-import-assign-authors.jpg?1389747621" /></p> <p><br /></p> <h3>Managing Content</h3> <p>If you, however, decided to skip the demo data import phase, you probably won&#39;t have any problems setting up your content. Just in case you run into trouble, we are going discuss the basics of creating and formatting different type of posts. There is not much to say about the standard post, but the rest of the post formats have some simple rules you should know.</p> <p>Let&#39;s say you want to add a gallery with image slider. Go to <strong>Posts -&gt; Add New</strong> and select &quot;Gallery&quot; as post format. The next step is about the same as <a href="http://en.support.wordpress.com/images/gallery/">inserting a gallery into a standard post</a> (<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O0swHbEdVU">Video tutorial</a>), but the number of columns needs to be reduced to 1 and additional size parameter <strong>size=&quot;full&quot;</strong> has to be added to the gallery shortcode:</p> <p><br/></p> <p><img alt="Adding a Gallery Post" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/25/thumbs/original/gallery-post-format.jpg?1389875338" /></p> <p><br/></p> <p>Adding links and video posts is as easy as pie. Just insert the desired URL of a website or a video from Youtube at the top of your post and select the appropriate post format. Forget about embedding a video and don&#39;t worry about the size parameters. All you need is a Youtube link, the theme does the rest. It&#39;s the same with Image post format. Add a single image to the top of your post content area and you are good to go. </p> <p>To post a quote, simply use the <strong>blockquote</strong> tag to specify a section that is quoted from another source:</p> <p><br/></p> <p><img alt="Adding a Quote" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/26/thumbs/original/quote-post-format.jpg?1389881764" /></p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Customizing Theme</h3> <p>This theme features a gorgeous pink color scheme, but you can change it to something different. You can choose your own colors with a few clicks of a mouse button. The built-in Theme Customizer allows you to make changes and see the results in real-time before applying them to the actual site. To activate Theme Customizer, go to <strong>Appearance -&gt; Customize</strong></p> <p><br/></p> <p><img alt="Theme Customizer" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/27/thumbs/original/theme-customizer.jpg?1389885095" /></p> <p><br/></p> <p>There are some more styling options available, such as logo settings and 20+ custom fonts. Social media media options are also there with 18 most popular social networks to choose from.</p> <p><br/></p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/8 2014-01-02T16:43:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z WordPress Theme Design Trends of 2014 So now that the New Year has come and passed, it&#39;s interesting to evaluate some common design... <p>So now that the New Year has come and passed, it&#39;s interesting to evaluate some common <strong>design trends for WordPress themes that are likely to dominate this year&#39;s theme design</strong>. As we all know, design trends often determine the way WordPress themes will look. Popular features and design solutions are often repeated on many occasions, thus creating a web trend. </p> <p>Design trends can be both good and bad: sometimes, a useless feature or a design choice becomes popular out of nowhere, so many designers copy it, thus creating a useless trend people can&#39;t wait to get rid of. </p> <p>Most of the time, however, trends in WordPress themes are rooted either in clever design solutions intended to improve website&#39;s functionality and user experience or are demanded by website owners because of effectiveness and ability to attract visitors. </p> <p>There are some already popular design trends that are likely to stay in 2014. Each of these things proves to be useful and to enhance website&#39;s usability and user experience, so it&#39;s not surprising that web designers wish to keep them for WordPress themes in 2014. </p> <p><strong><em>Here are some of the design trends for 2014 we are likely to see used many times in premium WordPress themes:</em></strong></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Focus on Mobile and Retina</p></h2> <p>These themes offer the best user experience for all visitors because they can <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/feature/responsive-design">adapt to any screen resolution</a>. They look great on desktop monitors as well as hand-held devices. These themes are ideal for people using mobile devices or tablets. At the same time, this type of themes are fully customized and provide the best experience for all visitors, regardless of the device they use to access a website. This is why they are so popular with designers as well as website owners and visitors themselves. </p> <p>With more and more people using mobile devices to surf the Internet, it&#39;s important to have a functional site that looks great regardless of a screen resolution. </p> <p>Retina displays are used in many Apple devices, from iPhone4, iPad and Macbook pro laptops. These displays have a high pixel density. A website <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/blog/post/50-retina-ready-wordpress-themes-for-high-resolution-displays">optimized for retina displays</a> allows for a better user experience and better looking images on webpages. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Satellite7</h2><img alt="Flat Glass Design WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/702/images/single/satellite7-flat-glass-design-wordpress-theme.jpg?1382624513" title="Satellite7" /><p>Satellite7 is a flat design WordPress theme for many types of websites. Includes WooCommerce, interactive elements, responsive &amp; retina-ready, LayerSlider, 6 post formats.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/702" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/702" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Enfold</h2><img alt="Responsive &amp; Retina Ready WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/672/images/single/enfold-responsive-retina-ready-wordpress-theme.jpg?1381832641" title="Enfold" /><p>Enfold is a responsive &amp; retina ready WordPress theme for business websites. It has WooCommerce support, 2D &amp; 3D layerslider, 6 post formats &amp; 18 skins. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/672" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/672" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>ExploraSky</h2><img alt="One-page Retina WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/714/images/single/explora-one-page-retina-wordpress-theme.jpg?1382871060" title="ExploraSky" /><p>ExploraSky is a responsive one-page retina WordPress theme ideal for many types of websites. Includes revolution slider, parallax modules, gallery &amp; video projects, shortcodes. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/714" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/714" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Lungo</h2><img alt="Wordpress Theme for Design Agencies &amp; Freelancers" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/721/images/single/lungo-wordpress-theme-for-design-agencies-freelancers.jpg?1382967220" title="Lungo" /><p>Lungo is a WordPress theme for design agencies &amp; freelancers. It is fully responsive &amp; retina-ready and includes touch swipe support, portfolio management, page templates, shortcodes.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/721" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/721" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Flat Design and Simple Colors</p></h2> <p>This trend was huge in 2013 and it&#39;s likely to stay or even become more popular in 2014. This is probably one of the most hyped recent design trends and more and more designers choose to experiment with it. It&#39;s very likely that we&#39;ll see many <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/flat">flat design WP themes</a> in 2014. </p> <p>Metro style themes might still be there. These themes resemble Windows 8 aesthetics and offer unique visuals, especially for Microsoft fans. People who have Windows 8 installed appreciate familiarity these WP themes bring, which can be an advantage for a website owner who wishes to promote a website. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Chariot</h2><img alt="Portfolio Theme for Creative Agencies" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/745/images/single/chariot-portfolio-theme-for-creative-agencies.jpg?1384953299" title="Chariot" /><p>Chariot is a portfolio theme for creative agencies with responsive &amp; retina-ready layout. Includes 5 post formats, portfolio layouts, full-width, blog (classic &amp; masonry), page builder.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/745" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/745" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Krative</h2><img alt="Flat WordPress Theme for Designers &amp; Agencies" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/641/images/single/krative-flat-wordpress-theme-for-designers-agencies.jpg?1380644651" title="Krative" /><p>Krative is a flat WordPress theme for designers &amp; agencies. Includes responsive design, header slider, 9 page templates, 10 custom widgets, hidden sidebar, filterable portfolio.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/641" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/641" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>MediCenter</h2><img alt="Responsive Medical WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/755/images/single/medicenter-responsive-medical-wordpress-theme.jpg?1385294655" title="MediCenter" /><p>MediCenter is a responsive medical WordPress theme with a wide slider and 6 different homepage layouts. 20+ page templates: about, team, departments, timetable, gallery, etc.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/755" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/755" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">One Page and Parallax Scrolling</p></h2> <p>These themes come with one big advantage: everything important is included on one page, so visitors can quickly and easily find the information they need. Time is money so less and less people want to click numerous links on your website to find what they need. If you want to send a straightforward message, it&#39;s best to use a <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/one-page">single page WP theme</a>. </p> <p><a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/blog/post/10-best-one-page-wordpress-parallax-themes">Parallax scrolling</a> is visually stunning and it can be used to create numerous effects. This feature is visually very impressive so it will likely to stay popular in 2014. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Bravo</h2><img alt="Professional Bold One-page WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/566/images/single/bravo_professional-bold-one-page-wordpress-theme.jpg?1376422370" title="Bravo" /><p>Bravo is a professional bold one-page WordPress theme with responsive &amp; retina-ready design. Supports 6 post formats, portfolio layouts and audio playlists, full width parallax slider. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/566" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/566" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Appz</h2><img alt="Free iPhone App WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/503/images/single/appz-free-iphone-app-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052335" title="Appz" /><p>Appz WordPress theme is a beautiful and free landing page theme to show off your new iPhone app. Market your iPhone app and achieve long-term goals.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/503" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/get-theme/503" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Brooklyn Indie Band</h2><img alt="WordPress Band Template" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/293/images/single/brooklyn-indie-band-wordpress-band-template.jpg?1368051912" title="Brooklyn Indie Band" /><p>Brooklyn Indie Band is a responsive WordPress band template. Includes band info, song player, shopping section, 8 color actions for photographs.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/293" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/293" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Dry</h2><img alt="Clean One-Page WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/468/images/single/dry-clean-one-page-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052266" title="Dry" /><p>Dry is a clean one-page WordPress theme for photographers and designers. The theme includes 9 different sections and an unlimited touch-ready image gallery. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/468" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/468" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Large Intro Areas</p></h2> <p>Large intro areas on website home pages with manipulated imagery or unique artwork together with some bold text in the middle. They are quickly replacing sliders as the new attention-grabbers, and they are becoming increasingly creative.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Lumen</h2><img alt="Unique Full Screen WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/727/images/single/lumen_unique-full-screen-wordpress-theme.jpg?1383207609" title="Lumen" /><p>Lumen is a unique full screen WordPress theme with minimalist style. Includes different gallery templates, thumbnail galleries, 12 custom backgrounds, portfolio pages.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/727" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/727" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Suburbs</h2><img alt="Agency WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/608/images/single/suburbs-agency-wordpress-theme.jpg?1379502143" title="Suburbs" /><p>Suburbs is an agency WordPress theme. Features responsive &amp; retina-ready design, 9 custom post formats, Revolution Slider, portfolios, 5 portfolio templates, 12 custom widgets. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/608" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/608" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Vintage and Blurred Backgrounds</p></h2> <p>In 2014, we will see more themes that have things such as blurred images, extraordinary filters and color overlays. Huge backgrounds are perfect for portfolio sites so they will sure remain popular for a while.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Flatsome</h2><img alt="Mobile Ready WooCommerce Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/726/images/single/flatsome-mobile-ready-woocommerce-theme.jpg?1383156053" title="Flatsome" /><p>Flatsome is a mobile ready WooCommerce theme for online stores. Includes responsive design, Pinterest-style shortcode, sliders, wishlist/like feature, built-in view feature. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/726" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/726" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>CloudHost</h2><img alt="WordPress Theme for Hosting Provider" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/703/images/single/cloudhost-wordpress-theme-for-hosting-provider.jpg?1382632634" title="CloudHost" /><p>CloudHost is a WordPress theme for hosting provider websites. Includes: responsive design, extended price table, comparison table, comments, news show pro, custom typography.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/703" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/703" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Steam</h2><img alt="Review Magazine WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/743/images/single/steam-review-magazine-wordpress-theme.jpg?1384943599" title="Steam" /><p>Steam is a review magazine WordPress theme with responsive and retina-ready layout. Includes: featured carousel with Slider Revolution, trending, reviews, shortcodes.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/743" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/743" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Creative Typography</p></h2> <p>One of the prevailing trends of 2014 should be unique and more experimental typography. Designers are starting to experiment with different types of fonts than the usual ones and they don&#39;t shy away from including several fonts on the same page. This trend can create unique styles and striking visuals for text, so it&#39;s not surprising that more and more designers decide to experiment with it. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Braxton</h2><img alt="Fashion &amp; Lifestyle WordPress Magazine Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/751/images/single/braxton-fashion-lifestyle-wordpress-magazine-theme.jpg?1385130791" title="Braxton" /><p>Braxton is a fashion &amp; lifestyle WordPress magazine theme. Includes post slider, 4 ad units (including wallpaper add), responsive &amp; retina-ready design, 8 custom widgets.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/751" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/751" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>The Retailer</h2><img alt="Online Store WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/504/images/single/the-retailer-online-store-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052343" title="The Retailer" /><p>The Retailer is an online store WordPres theme with Slider Revolution, catalog mode, coupon codes, user accounts. Fully responsive, retina-ready &amp; WooCommerce ready.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/504" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/504" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Baylie</h2><img alt="Full Screen Parallax WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/739/images/single/baylie-full-screen-parallax-wordpress-theme.jpg?1384891694" title="Baylie" /><p>Baylie is a full screen parallax WordPress theme with a slideshow, custom post type for testimonials, custom widgets, portfolio &amp; full-width pages, shortcodes.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/739" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/739" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Video Backgrounds and Intros</p></h2> <p>Video backgrounds are becoming more and more popular, so it&#39;s not surprising that designers want to use them. HTML5 provides a useful video tag, so it&#39;s very easy to include a self-hosted video to any page. Using a video as a website background adds both interactivity and special style to any website. For this reason, video backgrounds will sure become even more popular and widely used in 2014. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Fuse</h2><img alt="Big Slider WordPress Agency Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/603/images/single/fuse-big-slider-wordpress-agency-theme.jpg?1379422712" title="Fuse" /><p>Fuse is a big slider WordPress agency theme. Fully responsive and retina ready. Homepage with slider with parallax animations, portfolio, dynamic grid gallery, blog, team page.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/603" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/603" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Hot Pixels</h2><img alt="Video Background WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/320/images/single/hot-pixels-video-background-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051960" title="Hot Pixels" /><p>Hot Pixels is a responsive WordPress theme with 3 video backgrounds and matching poster images. Includes a supersized full screen portfolio.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/320" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/320" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Fuji</h2><img alt="Modern HTML5 WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/483/images/single/fuji-modern-html5-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052295" title="Fuji" /><p>Fuji is a modern HTML5 WordPress theme. It&#x27;s multi-purpose, responsive and retina-ready. Supports 9 page types and 5 post formats. Includes grid content &amp; tabs shortcodes.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/483" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/483" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Evergreen Minimalism</p></h2> <p><a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/minimalist">Minimalism</a> is not a new thing in website design, and it&#39;s likely to stay in 2014. People like simple, well-organized websites, especially when they are searching for information. By keeping your layout clean, simple and without excess details, it&#39;s easy for your visitors to find what they need. These type of themes put your content into focus so it&#39;s one of the reasons why they are here to stay. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Classique</h2><img alt="Minimal WordPress Template" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/699/images/single/classique-minimal-wordpress-template.jpg?1382618719" title="Classique" /><p>Classique is a minimal WordPress template with lots of white spaces. It uses homepage slider and it includes blog and portfolio sessions, widgets and theme customizer.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/699" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/699" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Incentive</h2><img alt="Powerful All-purpose WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/636/images/single/incentive-powerful-all-purpose-wordpress-theme.jpg?1380622983" title="Incentive" /><p>Incentive is a powerful all-purpose wordpress theme with responsive &amp; retina-ready design, Slider Revolution, 7 post formats, audio player, sortable portfolio, drag &amp; drop composer.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/636" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/636" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Portrait</h2><img alt="WordPress Photographer Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/515/images/single/portrait-wordpress-photographer-theme.jpg?1368052378" title="Portrait" /><p>Portrait is a WordPress theme for photography websites. Features minimalist design, plenty of screen space for photographs, sidebar navigation. Fully responsive and retina-ready. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/515" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/515" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2><p style="text-align: center">Multipurpose</p></h2> <p>While niche themes specially designed for one type of a website are sure popular, multipurpose WordPress themes are likely to become even more popular in 2014 due to their adaptability. Multi-purpose themes are good not only for handling any type of content: they can also help you run multiple sites. </p> <p>With one of these themes, you can easily have a master theme for all of your sites. This can help you save time and money. More and more people use multiple websites and blogs so it&#39;s a great thing to have a multipurpose master theme to handle them all. Also, multipurpose themes tend to be more adaptable and easily customizable, so you can fully adjust them to your needs.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Forte</h2><img alt="eCommerce Ready WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/365/images/single/forte-ecommerce-ready-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052064" title="Forte" /><p>Forte is a responsive e-Commerce ready WordPress theme. Includes WooCommerce plugin support, fullscreen slideshow, filterable portfolio galleries, pricing tables.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/365" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/365" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>District</h2><img alt="Multi-purpose Theme for Businesses" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/420/images/single/district-multi-purpose-theme-for-businesses.jpg?1368052177" title="District" /><p>District is a multi-purpose theme for business websites. It has responsive design and touch/swipe sliders for showcasing content. Includes a sortable portfolio.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/420" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/420" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Marble</h2><img alt="Flexible WordPress Portfolio Theme for Designers" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/764/images/single/marble-flexible-wordpress-portfolio-theme-for-designers.jpg?1385575580" title="Marble" /><p>Marble is a highly flexible WordPress Portfolio theme for graphic designers. 6 Completely different homepage layouts, drag &amp; drop page builder and more.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/764" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/764" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/7 2013-11-28T16:26:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z 10 Best One-page WordPress Parallax Themes I‘m pretty sure that you have already seen at least some of the dynamic one-page WordPress themes... <p>I‘m pretty sure that you have already seen at least some of the dynamic one-page WordPress parallax themes as it‘s becoming mainstream. The key feature, which makes them interesting and alive is vertical parallax scrolling effect. </p> <p>In case you are not familiar with parallax scrolling or do not know exactly what this term stands for, I have you covered. To put it simply, <em>it‘s a technique where multiple backgrounds move independently at different speeds to create an illusion of depth</em>. </p> <p>Parallax scrolling is not something new or unique. It has been around for more than 70 years now, mainly used for animation and video games. However, the use of those techniques in web design and WordPress themes was some sort of innovation, gaining more and more interest each year.</p> <p>Implementation of a parallax effect can range from subtle to complex. Sometimes, the developers make it even too complex, as the line that separates good and bad choices is pretty thin. If done right, it can provide an exciting browsing experience.</p> <p>Check out some of <strong>the best <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/one-page">one-page WordPress themes</a> with effective use of parallax scrolling</strong>: </p> <p></br></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Dry</h2><img alt="Clean One-Page WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/468/images/single/dry-clean-one-page-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052266" title="Dry" /><p><p>Dry is a clean one-page WordPress theme, ideal for portfolios and photography websites. It has a large page with 9 different sections and a separated (external) page. The theme includes unlimited touch-ready image sliders for presenting your work. It comes with a filterable gallery for images and videos so you can present your content in the most effective way.</p> </p> <p>This minimalist single-page WP template is fully responsive so it looks great on all types of devices. It comes with social media icons (two different sizes), smooth jQuery effects and scroll gestures. The theme offers unlimited color options and easy page customization. This theme comes with an AJAX contact form.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/468" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/468" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Bravo</h2><img alt="Professional Bold One-page WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/566/images/single/bravo_professional-bold-one-page-wordpress-theme.jpg?1376422370" title="Bravo" /><p><p>Bravo is a professional bold one-page WordPress theme ideal for many different types of websites. You can easily add any type of page: blog, portfolio, contact form, Twitter, etc. The theme includes a full width parallax slider for showcasing your content. The theme supports 6 post formats: standard, gallery, video, audio, quote and link.</p> <p>The theme comes with a built-in page builder and 2 header layouts (centered and classic). The theme supports single portfolio layouts and custom audio playlist with custom album covers. The theme is fully responsive and retina-ready so it looks great on all types of devices.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/566" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/566" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>OneEngine</h2><img alt="Free One-page Agency WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/830/images/single/oneengine-one-page-agency-theme.jpg?1399465696" title="OneEngine" /><p><p>OneEngine is a free one-page WordPress theme that is professional and powerful enough to compete with any of its premium rivals. It has many of the most desirable features, such as responsive design, drag & drop page builder, parallax scrolling for backround images and other animation effects.</p> <p>This WordPress theme is best suited for agency portfolio websites, various software and application landing pages, as well as personal portfolios & resumes. With a little bit of creativity you can turn this theme in to something that works for you and your business. Refreshing flat colors and famous one-page design layout simply serves the purpose without cluttering the viewing space with useless elements.<p> <p>One-page WordPress theme design is here to stay, because large headings and bold messages are often the best option for agencies and businesses to communicate with their clients. Also, one-page theme design is easy to follow and that is a good thing, as simplicity is the key to passing the information to the customers.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/830" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/get-theme/830" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Slowave</h2><img alt="Flat, Responsive, Parallax WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/821/images/single/slowave-flat-responsive-parallax-wordpress-theme.jpg?1396601135" title="Slowave" /><p><p>Slowave is a flat and responsive WordPress theme for multipurpose use. It is a great solution for your company website, corporate portfolio or software business. It includes a one-page version with parallax scrolling effects and video backgrounds, so you could display all of the features and services you have to offer on a single page.</p> <p>This responsive WordPress theme guarantees an awesome page building experience with live front-end drag & drop composer. You can test this feature and do some design customizations to the demo theme before actually buying this item. Gone are the days of having to make blind changes and refresh the page to see the results, everything you do takes place right in front of your eyes.</p> <p>Slowave theme includes 1000+ flat and pixel-perfect icons that look stunning on high resolution devices. It is quick and easy process to build responsive animated banners with revolution slider at your disposal. 100% free support and clear documentation with video screencasts are available if you get stuck along the way of building your website.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/821" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/821" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>QuickStep</h2><img alt="Responsive One-Page WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/102/images/single/quickstep_mini.jpg?1368051495" title="QuickStep" /><p><p>QuickStep is a minimalist portfolio theme with powerful features that enable you to fully customize your website according to your needs. Choose between various options in the admin panel, such as unlimited colors, light and dark presets, custom backgrounds, extensive page customization, and more.</p> <p>This is a fully responsive one-page WordPress theme and it looks great on all types of screens. The theme includes a filterable portfolio and unlimited touch-ready sliders for presenting you work. The theme includes handy contact and search forms, as well as pagination. This theme comes with full social media integration and SEO tools.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/102" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/102" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Creativity</h2><img alt="Animated Content WordPress Parallax Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/584/images/single/creativity-animated-content-wordpress-parallax-theme.jpg?1378815289" title="Creativity" /><p><p>Creativity is beautiful and unique WordPress theme ideal for portfolios. It has a stylish one page header and it’s very flexible: it’s easy to change color, pictures, add text, and more. This animated content WordPress parallax theme has moving elements which only makes the effect more impressive. The theme uses a parallax scrolling effect to emphasize your content and portfolio items.</p> <p>This WP template is fully responsive so it looks great on all devices. It comes with widget management that will make it easy for you to create and include widgets. The theme supports custom fonts and it comes with Social API, which makes it easy to add social media buttons (Facebook, Twitter, Google+).</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/584" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/584" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Ego</h2><img alt="One-Page WordPress Parallax Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/472/images/single/ego-one-page-wordpress-parallax-theme.jpg?1368052272" title="Ego" /><p><p>Ego is a one-page WP parallax template with a fullscreen slider (touch swipe support) and a flex slider (custom captions). The theme features a powerful parallax effect for a smooth scrolling effect. There is also an AJAX portfolio with deep linking and a fancy lightbox with custom captions.</p> <p>This single-page WordPress parallax theme is fully responsive so it looks great on all devices. The theme has over 200 options in the theme options panel so you can easily set the look and feel of your website: you can set every color, fonts, loaders, slider animations, and more. This theme easily enables you to create your own skin. It includes 3 skins to get you started: Variated, Dark and Light.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/472" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/472" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Flatco</h2><img alt="Flat WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/613/images/single/flatco-flat-wordpress-theme.jpg?1379869004" title="Flatco" /><p><p>Flatco is a flat WordPress theme ideal for many different types of websites: from blogs and portfolios to business sites. The theme comes with LayerSlider for presenting your work, products and services. The theme includes 5 custom post types and 9 custom post formats. This theme has 23 entering animations for various site elements, parallax container and custom pattern container. The theme includes multiple widgets: Flickr, Dribbble, Twitter, Facebook comment. </p> <p>This flat WordPress theme comes with a page builder that helps you build your layout and organize elements. The theme is fully responsive and retina-ready so it looks great on all devices. This theme comes with unique chart and graph elements.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/613" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/613" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Status</h2><img alt="Modular WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/373/images/single/status-modular-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052079" title="Status" /><p><p>Status is an excellent parallax and modular WordPress theme, ideal for creative portfolios or business websites. It has a modular homepage with layout sections and layout shortcodes. The theme features 4 types of homepage featured widgets (including sliders), 2 types of featured posts, latest comments, ads, about us, search form, Twitter and Flickr widgets, and more. It has 7 post formats: standard, image, gallery, video, audio, quote, link. The theme supports different custom posts, including services, clients and pricing tables.</p> <p>This modular WP template is fully responsive so it looks great on all devices. It includes many page templates: homepage, full width, redirect, portfolio, 404 error, blog, archive, author. This theme can be used without scroll effect.</p> </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/373" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/373" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>MicroPage</h2><img alt="One Page WordPress Parallax Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/582/images/single/micropage_one-page-wordpress-parallax-theme.jpg?1378811460" title="MicroPage" /><p><p>MicroPage is a one page WordPress parallax theme ideal for many different types of websites. The theme features a clean and bold design that truly puts your content into focus. The theme supports multiple post formats: images, gallery, video, audio, chat, quote and link. It includes shortcodes, an AJAX contact form and CSS3 animations.</p> <p><p>The theme uses a handy page builder so it’s easy to make your website from scratch. There is also drag &amp; drop function for easy page building. The theme has a fully responsive design and many retina-ready icons. It includes a 404 page and social icons in posts or footer.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/582" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/582" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div></br></p> <p></br></p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/6 2013-11-28T09:25:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z Which WordPress Theme Is the Best for Your Personal Blog, Business Website or Portfolio? The One that Represents You There are many different types of WordPress themes and many different designs. When choosing a su... <p>There are many different types of WordPress themes and many different designs. When choosing a suitable theme for your personal blog, website or portfolio, it&#39;s crucial to pick a theme that reflects your personality. It goes beyond liking a theme&#39;s design. It is important to understand what kind of a person you are and what kind of content you wish to share. Your WP theme should reflect this personality to make you feel comfortable managing your website.</p> <p>Once you decide what you need and what WP theme personality suits you best, search for different themes to compare them and choose the best one for you. To make the search easier, use our <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/blog/post/themeshaker-user-s-guide-from-basic-search-to-advanced-filtering">advanced filtering tools</a> to your benefit.</p> <p>Here are some of the most popular WP theme personality types:</p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Big &amp; Bold Themes:</h2> <p>If you like attention, a <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/bold">big &amp; bold WordPress theme</a> is the best choice for you. These themes are specially designed to impress your visitors with large photographs, full-width designs and bold typography. These sites demand visitors to look and they draw a lot of attention.</p> <p>These attention-grabbing themes are perfect for those who want their websites to stand out in a big way. They are often specially designed for photographers who wish to present their work, but they are also a great choice for personal sites and creative agencies.</p> <p>One possible drawback to this type of websites is that you need to know how to balance the bold design with your content. If you are a kind of a person who loves attention, you probably know that keeping people interested is also important. For these reasons, it&#39;s crucial that your site has something to offer beyond catchy design. Also, you should never let design take attention away from your content.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Nimble</h2><img alt="Bold WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/54/images/single/nimble_mini.jpg?1368051348" title="Nimble" /><p>Nimble is a bold WordPress theme suitable for many different types of websites. Comes with powerful features for organizing your content.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/54" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/54" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Indie Fest</h2><img alt="WordPress Band Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/112/images/single/indie-fest_mini.jpg?1368051519" title="Indie Fest" /><p>Indie Fest is a unique WordPress band theme. Includes GigPress for tour dates, SoundCloud player, Twitter and Facebook feeds.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/112" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/112" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Masculine</h2><img alt="WordPress Unique Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/304/images/single/masculine-wordpress-unique-theme.jpg?1368051932" title="Masculine" /><p>Masculine is a WordPress unique theme for portfolios. Includes 2 portfolio layouts, custom backgrounds, sliders, 3 post formats, archives, 3 custom widgets.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/304" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/304" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Smarald</h2><img alt="Minimalist Portfolio WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/671/images/single/smarald-minimalist-portfolio-wordpress-theme.jpg?1381829880" title="Smarald" /><p>Smarald is a minimalist portfolio WordPress theme with responsive, retina-ready layout. Supports 7 post formats, portfolios with 3 portfolio types and touch swipe functionality.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/671" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/671" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Organized Themes:</h2> <p>If you are an organized person, clean website designs work the best for you. This type of WordPress themes put your content into focus, and they have sharp, easy to use navigation so they provide a great user experience. If you like to keep everything perfectly organized and easily accessible, this is the best type of a theme for you.</p> <p>These themes don&#39;t rely on bright colors or eccentric designs. As a result, they draw attention to your content. It is a great choice for people who like their words and other content to be seen and understood. These themes are also good for practical people who don&#39;t like when a design draws attention away from the content.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Astra</h2><img alt="Professional and Flexible WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/729/images/single/astra-professional-and-flexible-wordpress-theme.jpg?1383213743" title="Astra" /><p>Astra is a professional and flexible WordPress theme for business websites. Includes visual composer, skins, shortcodes, testimonials, tem, gallery, slider, recent works. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/729" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/729" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Lefty</h2><img alt="WordPress Theme for Bloggers" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/580/images/single/lefty_wordpress-theme-for-bloggers.jpg?1377252910" title="Lefty" /><p>Lefty is a responsive WordPress theme for bloggers. Features large page space, left-aligned design, widgetized areas, shortcodes.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/580" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/get-theme/580" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Foxy</h2><img alt="Elegant Business WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/534/images/single/foxy-elegant-business-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368726338" title="Foxy" /><p>Foxy is an elegant business WordPress theme with full eCommerce integration. The theme is fully responsive. This is a all-in-one solution for business websites.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/534" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/534" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p>One downside to this type of themes, especially for personal sites, blogs and portfolios is that they may seem impersonal. If you wish to use a portfolio for professional purposes, well-organized, clean WP themes sure make a good impression. However, they don&#39;t always reveal the person behind the website so it&#39;s important to make your personality shine through your content.</p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Collective Themes:</h2> <p>If you are a person who likes to showcase all of the work at the same time, these types of layouts make your website seem like a collection of items. It&#39;s a perfect choice for people who like their visitors to immediately see what&#39;s out there. This sort of layouts help visitors get a better understanding of a site&#39;s owner, because all of the snippets, photos and other content are out there. </p> <p><a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/grid">Grid-based designs</a> allow you to present many different items at the same time. They are great for portfolio items or microblogging. With a grid layout, you will be able to show a wide range of content in a relatively small space. Post thumbnails of your latest designs or display short post snippets. This design allows visitors to quickly see what&#39;s out there and they can click on items they are interested in.</p> <p>The downside of this type of a WP theme is that it may seem too busy and cluttered, so it&#39;s not the best choice for those who like to keep everything perfectly organized. Also, due to the snippet-thumbnail nature of these WordPress themes, it sometimes may seem like the site is lacking in long textual content.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Marble</h2><img alt="Flexible WordPress Portfolio Theme for Designers" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/764/images/single/marble-flexible-wordpress-portfolio-theme-for-designers.jpg?1385575580" title="Marble" /><p>Marble is a highly flexible WordPress Portfolio theme for graphic designers. 6 Completely different homepage layouts, drag &amp; drop page builder and more.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/764" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/764" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>PhotoPress</h2><img alt="WordPress Photography Template" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/588/images/single/photopress-wordpress-photography-template.jpg?1378831037" title="PhotoPress" /><p>PhotoPress is a WordPress photography template made for showcasing photographs. It features sliders, responsive masonry homepage, grid layout and infinite scroll.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/588" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/588" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Gridly</h2><img alt="Free Grid-Based WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/193/images/single/gridly-free-grid-based-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051695" title="Gridly" /><p>Gridly is a free grid-based WordPress theme ideal for building a portfolio. Includes a widgetized footer and 2 color schemes. Fully responsive design.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/193" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/get-theme/193" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Minimalist Themes:</h2> <p><a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/minimalist">Minimalist WP themes</a> are ideal for those who like to keep it simple. These themes have a basic design that emphasizes functionality over visuals. Minimalist sites are simple and clean, and this type of design truly puts your content into focus. It is a great choice for those who are practical and value functionality over presentation. </p> <p>These themes tend to emphasize minimalist design without many elements, colors or heavy features. White is a common color for this type of websites and layouts are usually not image-heavy. The whole emphasis is on your content. </p> <p>The drawback is that these themes, while clean and professionally designed, don&#39;t have eye catching, pretty designs. That&#39;s why it&#39;s so vital that you have engaging content your visitors will care about.</p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Classique</h2><img alt="Minimal WordPress Template" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/699/images/single/classique-minimal-wordpress-template.jpg?1382618719" title="Classique" /><p>Classique is a minimal WordPress template with lots of white spaces. It uses homepage slider and it includes blog and portfolio sessions, widgets and theme customizer.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/699" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/699" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Personality</h2><img alt="Personal WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/391/images/single/personality-personal-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052116" title="Personality" /><p>Personality is a responsive personal WordPress theme. Includes various layout options, post format styles, color lightness detection, customizable logo, retina-ready.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/391" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/391" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Basic</h2><img alt="WordPress Simple Blog Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/524/images/single/basic-wordpress-simple-blog-theme.jpg?1368052397" title="Basic" /><p>Basic is a WordPress simple blog theme with minimalist design. It supports 6 post formats: standard, gallery, video, audio, quote and link. Fully responsive.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/524" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/524" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>CleanSale</h2><img alt="WP eCommerce Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/255/images/single/cleansale-wp-ecommerce-theme.jpg?1368051827" title="CleanSale" /><p>Clean Sale is a responsive WP e-Commerce theme. Includes multi-block image slider on homepage, sliders for products and WooCommerce support. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/255" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/255" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Creative Themes:</h2> <p>These WordPress themes are ideal for creative types who don&#39;t like to follow established rules. These unique personalities require unusual designs. Creative layouts and engaging content are a perfect combination for presenting you and your work.</p> <p>Most of these themes feature stunning designs that attract attention, but they are not necessarily big &amp; bold. Instead, these designs have a certain personality that should reflect your content and the work you wish to present. That&#39;s why it&#39;s so important to <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/creative">choose a creative theme</a> that truly represents you.</p> <p>The downside to this type of themes is that a design may sometimes bee too creative so it may not always provide the best user experience. That&#39;s why it&#39;s important not to forget about your site&#39;s functionality. Remember, interesting design will not help if you don&#39;t have engaging content to offer. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Mustache</h2><img alt="Purple WordPress Portfolio Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/55/images/single/mustache_mini.jpg?1368051350" title="Mustache" /><p>Mustache is a purple WordPress portfolio theme ideal for showcasing your work, products and services. Comes with over 20 custom icons. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/55" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/55" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Retro Portfolio</h2><img alt="Vintage Style Wordpress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/24/images/single/retro-portfolio_mini.jpg?1368051292" title="Retro Portfolio" /><p>Retro Portfolio is a vintage style WordPress theme ideal for artists and professionals who wish to display their work.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/24" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/24" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>OnTheGo</h2><img alt="Hand-Drawn WordPress Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/211/images/single/onthego-hand-drawn-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051738" title="OnTheGo" /><p>OnTheGo is hand-drawn WordPress theme that can be used as a page-based CMS or a traditional blog. Includes fresh design and 4 different color schemes. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/211" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/211" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Hot Pixels</h2><img alt="Video Background WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/320/images/single/hot-pixels-video-background-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051960" title="Hot Pixels" /><p>Hot Pixels is a responsive WordPress theme with 3 video backgrounds and matching poster images. Includes a supersized full screen portfolio.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/320" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/320" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /> <br /></p> <p>When it comes to <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/category/business">business and corporate sites</a>, choosing the right WordPress theme is very important for success. The right theme personality type will attract the right audience and it will present your products and services in the most effective manner.</p> <p>Some of the most common WP theme personality types for business websites include:</p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Visual Themes:</h2> <p>These WP themes have striking designs, big images and creative effects. They are visually stunning and they instantly draw attention. Themes that fall into this category have strong visuals, interactive content and interesting navigation options. They are beautiful and they make your visitors pay attention to your content.</p> <p>This type of themes is ideal for professional or agency portfolios, model websites and other image-heavy sites. However, they may also work well in other situations. Sliders with powerful effects can be used for presenting featured products and services, and they can help you present your content in a visually effective way. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Blocked</h2><img alt="Clear WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/82/images/single/blocked-mini.jpg?1368051448" title="Blocked" /><p>Blocked is a fully responsive clear WordPress theme. Includes 12 color schemes and 1-4 column portfolio for showcasing your work.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/82" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/82" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Agency Pro</h2><img alt="Professional Agency WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/505/images/single/agency-pro-professional-agency-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052347" title="Agency Pro" /><p>Agency Pro is a professional agency WordPress theme with 7 post formats and a powerful, full-width featured image slider. Fully responsive and touch-enabled. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/505" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/505" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>MediCenter</h2><img alt="Responsive Medical WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/755/images/single/medicenter-responsive-medical-wordpress-theme.jpg?1385294655" title="MediCenter" /><p>MediCenter is a responsive medical WordPress theme with a wide slider and 6 different homepage layouts. 20+ page templates: about, team, departments, timetable, gallery, etc.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/755" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/755" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Simplistic Themes:</h2> <p>Simple and clean, <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/one-page">one page themes</a> are a good choice for starter business websites. It is important to get your name out there as soon as possible, and that&#39;s why it&#39;s crucial to have a website for your business. However, sometimes you don&#39;t need to invest much. Also, a starter business doesn&#39;t need one of those heavy, complicated websites. In these situations, a simple, one-page WordPress theme is exactly what you need.</p> <p>These themes are fast and they are ideal for presenting your content. The design is often minimalist, so it puts your content into focus. However, it doesn&#39;t mean that these starter themes can&#39;t have stunning designs. It all depends on what you need and what suits your small business. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Incentive</h2><img alt="Powerful All-purpose WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/636/images/single/incentive-powerful-all-purpose-wordpress-theme.jpg?1380622983" title="Incentive" /><p>Incentive is a powerful all-purpose wordpress theme with responsive &amp; retina-ready design, Slider Revolution, 7 post formats, audio player, sortable portfolio, drag &amp; drop composer.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/636" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/636" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>District</h2><img alt="Multi-purpose Theme for Businesses" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/420/images/single/district-multi-purpose-theme-for-businesses.jpg?1368052177" title="District" /><p>District is a multi-purpose theme for business websites. It has responsive design and touch/swipe sliders for showcasing content. Includes a sortable portfolio.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/420" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/420" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Fling</h2><img alt="Minimalist WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/516/images/single/fling-minimalist-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052380" title="Fling" /><p>Fling is a minimalist WordPress theme with a fully responsive layout. It has Revolution Slider, custom post types label, threaded comments, custom pagination.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/516" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/516" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Vintage Themes:</h2> <p>These themes are ideal for websites emphasizing nostalgia and familiar atmosphere. They are often colorful and they make visitors feel welcomed. As such, this WP theme personality is ideal for restaurants, gift shops, bookstores and other businesses where a sense of familiarity and comfort is important. Use these themes to invite your visitors to spend some wonderful time at one of your locations, or offer them beautiful gifts and products that will make their homes more beautiful and enriched.</p> <p>These <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/vintage">vintage themes</a> can often seem familiar and personal, so they are also suitable for portfolios. If you wish to strike a perfect balance between professionalism and individuality, vintage portfolio WordPress themes may be a perfect choice. </p> <p><br /></p> <p><div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Hailey</h2><img alt="Chic WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/616/images/single/hailey_chic-wordpress-theme.jpg?1379935775" title="Hailey" /><p>Hailey is a beautiful chic WordPress theme for personal, home, stationery sites. Includes beautiful slider, shortcodes, responsive design, extensive theme options, color wheel picker.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/616" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/616" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Extinct</h2><img alt="Retro Portfolio WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/716/images/single/extinct-retro-portfolio-wordpress-theme.jpg?1382880371" title="Extinct" /><p>Extinct is a retro portfolio WordPress theme with responsive design, retina-ready icons and vintage design. Includes touch swipe sliders and shortcodes.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/716" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/716" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>AMADEUS</h2><img alt="WordPress Classic Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/694/images/single/amadeus-wordpress-classic-theme.jpg?1382543009" title="AMADEUS" /><p>AMADEUS is a responsive WordPress classic theme. Includes blog section, work section, SEO, theme customizer, support for WP plugins (bbPress, Disqus, Contact Form 7, Jetpack...)</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/694" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/694" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>hStudio</h2><img alt="Interior Design WordPress Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/233/images/single/hstudio-interior-design-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051779" title="hStudio" /><p>hStudio is an elegant interior design WordPress theme. Includes page templates and a contact form. Ideal for business and creative portfolios.</p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/233" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/233" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div><br /></p> <p><br /></p> <p>These are just some of the main personality types, but you may encounter more. For example, there are cute, <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/feminine">feminine WordPress themes</a>, such as <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/theme/adelle-theme-free-personal-blog-wordpress-theme">Adelle</a>, and there are also interesting, colorful themes such as <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/theme/simplicity-colorful-retina-wordpress-theme">Simplicity</a>. Those who prefer <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/dark">dark color schemes and themes</a> with an attitude should choose a well-designed dark theme, such as <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/theme/london-creative-unique-wordpress-theme">London Creative</a> or <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/theme/examination-extreme-business-wordpress-theme">Examination</a>.</p> <p>There are also other popular WP theme types that may be perfect for your business. It&#39;s very important to understand your business and your target audience so you can choose an appropriate WordPress theme personality type for your website. For a personal blog, website or a portfolio it&#39;s important to choose a WordPress theme that fully captures your personality.</p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/5 2013-11-07T16:25:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:21Z Choosing a Tumblr-style WordPress Theme: Minimalist, Grid-based or Creative? Tumblr-style WordPress themes allow users to have various post formats on their websites. They ... <p>Tumblr-style WordPress themes allow users to have various post formats on their websites. They can easily post images, videos, quotes, links and a few more types of content. Most of these mirror <a href="https://www.tumblr.com/">Tumblr</a> post types and they let you build a fully functional tumblr-like microblog. However, not all WordPress themes support all content types, so you need to take that into account when picking the best theme for yourself.</p> <p>Microblogging is popular, so it&#39;s not surprising that you can find many WordPress themes designed for <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/category/microblogging">this type of blogs</a>. With so many quality templates around, it might be a bit difficult to find just the right one for your needs. </p> <p>Each tumblr-style theme tend to be filled with media-rich posts, so fast loading time is a must. It&#39;s important to have a theme with fast loading, intuitive design and easy to follow navigation. Microblogs are often visited from mobile devices, so <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/feature/responsive-design">choose a responsive theme</a> whenever possible as they are made to look good even on small screen smartphones.</p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Minimalist Themes:</h2> <p><a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/minimalist">Minimalist themes</a> are ideal for those bloggers who like to keep things simple, putting their content into focus. Pages are not cluttered or difficult to navigate, all is displayed in a functional, organized manner. These themes have a basic design without many elements, colors or heavy features. </p> <p>The drawback of such themes is that they depend a lot on great content. Such design doesn&#39;t have eye catching, pretty graphics, so it&#39;s vital that you produce interesting and engaging content. That&#39;s the only way to impress your visitors.</p> <p><br /></p> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Pocket</h2><img alt="Minimal WordPress Tumblog Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/57/images/single/pocket_mini.jpg?1368051353" title="Pocket" /><p><p>Pocket is a simplistic blogging theme ideal for those who wish to share a wide range of posts, such as notes, images, videos, articles, quotes, and more. This minimal WordPress Tumblog theme includes powerful plugins for arranging different elements on your website.</p> <p>This is a fully responsive theme, so it looks great on a wide range of devices. The theme can be easily customized via the admin panel, so you can completely control the look and feel of your blog. Includes fully scalable featured images and embedded video features.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/57" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/57" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Duplex</h2><img alt="WordPress Personal Blogging Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/463/images/single/duplex-wordpress-personal-blogging-theme.jpg?1368052255" title="Duplex" /><p><p>Duplex is a WordPress personal blogging theme, ideal for blogs and personal websites. The theme supports all post formats, such as standard, video & audio, galleries, quotes, aside, and more, so you can share varied content. There is a separate styling for quotes, status and gallery.</p> <p>This WP template for personal websites includes infinite scroll and a responsive design. The theme has a cabinet slideout for up to 8 widgets and alternate background colors. It has built-in shortcodes plugin and fully scalable featured images, videos, audio and galleries.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/463" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/463" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Serene</h2><img alt="Beautiful Free WordPress Blogging Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/660/images/single/serene-beautiful-free-wordpress-blogging-theme.jpg?1381414025" title="Serene" /><p><p>Serene is a beautiful and free WordPress blogging template that supports 6 different post formats. By using this theme, you can spice up your blog with media-based posts, share links and quotes easily.</p> <p>Simple and spacious design is a pleasure to the eyes and it looks great even on mobile devices. Responsive layout is ready to adapt to any size of the screen. </p> <p>You can choose custom colors for individual posts, adding some additional charm to each article. Also, you can adjust fonts and background colors that match better with your personality</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/660" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/get-theme/660" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Read WP</h2><img alt="Minimalist Author WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/421/images/single/read-minimalist-author-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368052179" title="Read WP" /><p><p>Read WP is a minimalist author WordPress theme ideal for portfolios, blogs and personal websites. The theme comes with a complete blog system and it supports all post formats. It also includes filtered portfolio with AJAX “load more items” featured and a custom-styled, responsive lightbox. The theme also has a responsive image gallery and unlimited gallery support.</p> <p>This minimalist author WordPress theme is fully responsive so it looks great even on small screen devices. The design is focused on readability so it puts your content into focus. The theme has 3 blog layouts (standard, sidebar and masonry) and a widgetized footer. </p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/421" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/421" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <p><br /></p> <h2>Creative Themes:</h2> <p>If you want your website to be a <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/creative">little more creative</a> then forget about minimalism that was shown above. A creative tumblr style WordPress theme usually has a bunch of alluring design elements and comes with support for custom backgrounds. All those stylish graphics look good alone, so you&#39;re less dependent on how great your pics or videos are.</p> <p><br /></p> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Quicknote</h2><img alt="Cute WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/329/images/single/quicknote-cute-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051977" title="Quicknote" /><p><p>Quicknote is a minimalist WordPress theme with cute design. It's best suited for personal websites, blogs and other similar types of sites. This theme supports 7 custom post types: standard, image, gallery, video, audio, quote and aside. This way, you will be able to share varied content with your visitors.</p> <p>The theme comes with archives page as well as a contact page with a working contact form. There are 6 different backgrounds to choose from, so you can customize the theme according to your needs. The theme is fully responsive so it looks great on all types of devices.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/329" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/329" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Launch</h2><img alt="Awesome WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/187/images/single/launch-awesome-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051682" title="Launch" /><p><p>Launch is a trendy microblogging theme ideal for personal websites. It makes it easy to share many different post types, such as notes, self-hosted videos, links, galleries, images, audios, quotes and more. This awesome WordPress theme comes with a full post format support for sharing your content.</p> <p>The theme comes with 3 custom widgets to include Flickr, Twitter and Videos using just a few clicks. This theme uses built-in SEO settings and custom page templates. It also has automatic image resizing for the photos you share.</p> </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/187" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/get-theme/187" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Writer</h2><img alt="WordPress Personal Blog Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/229/images/single/writer-wordpress-personal-blog-theme.jpg?1368051772" title="Writer" /><p><p>Writer is an excellent WordPress personal blog theme. It comes with many powerful features specially designed to help you build a stylish personal blog. It will make your website look beautiful but also professional. The theme includes 3 custom headers and a wide range of shortcodes.</p> <p>The theme comes with 4 different flavors to choose from: Fabric, Leather, Wood and grass, so you can pick the one that suits your website perfectly. The theme is cross-browser compatible and it has powerful admin options for customizing the look and feel of your website. The theme is Feedburner ready and it has jQuery image lightbox as well as Auto Image Resizing option.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/229" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/229" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Obscura</h2><img alt="WordPress Tumblr Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/105/images/single/obscura_mini.jpg?1368051503" title="Obscura" /><p><p>Obscura is a fully responsive WordPress Tumblr theme ideal for those who enjoy microblogging. The theme has templates for 8 post formats: standard, image, gallery, quote, video, link, audio and chat. This way, you can create various posts with diverse content. You may choose between two types of sliders for gallery post format. The theme also includes a powerful fullscreen gallery for displaying all of your images. </p> <p>This excellent theme looks great even on small screen devices so you will never lose a visitor. It includes a timeline page you can use to integrate social media accounts, such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr, Pinterest, and more. The theme is fully customizable and it includes unlimited colors and sidebars.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/105" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/105" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <p><br /></p> <h2>Grid-based Themes:</h2> <p>Themes with neat and flexible <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/grid">grid-based layout</a> can be very useful for those who do not like huge chunks of writing. If you are a fan of short messages, quotes and links, then stacking your posts up to columns is a good solution. And, it&#39;s not the best choice for those who want to bring their pictures or videos into focus, they will be too small to view them comfortably. </p> <p><br /></p> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Hoarder</h2><img alt="Grid-Based WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/75/images/single/hoarder_mini.jpg?1368051432" title="Hoarder" /><p><p>Hoarder is a grid-based WordPress theme ideal for many different types of websites. It's great for sharing different blog types, such as notes, quotes, galleries, links, videos, audios and other content. </p> <p>The theme is fully responsive so it looks great even on small screen devices. There are multiple homepage layouts to choose from and a full localization support. The theme comes with 4 custom widgets for sharing Twitter, Flickr, Videos or Ads. The theme includes different page templates: full width, archives and jQuery contact form. </p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/75" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/75" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Grido</h2><img alt="Grid Style WordPress Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/223/images/single/grido-grid-style-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051762" title="Grido" /><p><p>Grido is a grid style template ideal for building Tumblr-like websites quickly and easily. The theme has an auto stacked layout (post-notes like design) and it includes infinite scroll. It also features lightbox gallery and optional social network icons. Post status, standard blog posts, videos, audios, images, galleries, notes, quotes and links. There are different types of layouts: list view and multiple grid view.</p> <p>This excellent theme is fully responsive so it looks great even on small screen devices. The colors are bright and design is trendy. The theme includes 9 gradient backgrounds for customizing your posts individually.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/223" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/223" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>The Muse</h2><img alt="Inspiration WordPress Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/663/images/single/the-muse_inspiration-wordpress-theme.jpg?1381508525" title="The Muse" /><p><p>The Muse is an inspiration WordPress theme, specially designed for websites made to inspire people to create. The theme uses a jQuery image lightbox for presenting your content. It also includes a dynamic sidebar widget creation and a custom widget (Prefix with Fuse). The theme is Feedburner ready.</p> <p>This inspirational WP template features minimalist design that truly puts your content into focus. The theme is fully responsive so it looks great on all types of devices. It has built-in SEO and marketing features. The theme uses a handy one click auto install.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/663" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/663" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>DailyNotes</h2><img alt="Microblogging WordPress Theme " src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/207/images/single/dailynotes-microblogging-wordpress-theme.jpg?1368051730" title="DailyNotes" /><p><p>DailyNotes is a blogging theme with modern design and high functionality. It’s simple, minimalist and it will sure make your content stand out. This excellent microblogging WordPress theme includes various post types which make it easy to share various content types, from text and notes, to pictures, videos, audio files and links.</p> <p>The theme comes with an extensive admin panel you can use to change the look and feel of your blog. There are four color schemes to choose from and a wide range of useful shortcodes. The theme also includes a gallery page for displaying your photos.</p></p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/207" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/207" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <p><br /></p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/4 2013-07-23T00:00:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:22Z WordPress Theme Features You Don&#x27;t Necessarily Need It&#39;s very important to find the right WordPress theme for your website. It has to be function... <p>It&#39;s very important to find the right WordPress theme for your website. It has to be functional and packed with all the features you need to build a successful website. That&#39;s why reviewing a list of theme features is important to determine whether a WP theme suits your needs or not.</p> <p><img alt="Important to Remember" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/15/thumbs/big/important.jpg?1374650668" /> <p style="text-align:right"><em><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/21561428@N03/5591968314/">Image Source</a></em></p></p> <p>While there will always be many features you&#39;ll need, there will also be some features that you&#39;ll find completely unnecessary. In most of the cases, these unnecessary features are not bad – they simply don&#39;t suit your website. Understanding which features you need and which ones you don&#39;t is very important when choosing the best WordPress theme for your website. </p> <p>For this reason, it&#39;s important to review as many themes as possible, focusing on their functionality and the features they offer. You may search through tons of themes offered by popular sellers, such as <strong><a href="http://themeforest.net/?ref=themeshaker">ThemeForest</a></strong> or <strong><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.elegantthemes.com/affiliates/idevaffiliate.php?id=17866&url=8018">ElegantThemes</a></strong>. The search may become tedious, so you better use <strong><a href="http://themeshaker.com/">ThemeShaker</a></strong> to review tons of themes offered by various sellers, all at once. </p> <h2>Less is More</h2> <p>When it comes to WordPress themes, less is often more, especially if you know what you&#39;re looking for. Large, busy themes full of features certainly have their place and they can be very useful. However, it is bad to think that a theme packed with features is necessarily better for your needs. The goal number one is functionality, so it&#39;s important to choose the best theme for the type of a site you have.</p> <p>In short, you don&#39;t need all the possible features WP themes have to offer. This is why choosing a theme simply based on the number of features is rarely the best way to go. Each and every theme is good for a certain type of a website if it&#39;s coded and designed properly. That doesn&#39;t mean that all features work equally for all websites. </p> <h2>Where Themes Can Go Overboard?</h2> <p><img alt="Confused Girl" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/16/thumbs/big/confused.jpg?1374656788" /> <p style="text-align:right"><em><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/helga/3952984450/">Image Source</a></em></p></p> <p>There are some features that can certainly go overboard and you probably won&#39;t use them – unless you&#39;re building the exact kind of a site that needs them all. Here is the list of common overused features you might not always need:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Tons of <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/feature/styling-options">styling options</a></strong> (numerous skins, color schemes, fonts). It&#39;s very important for a theme to be <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/layout/flexible">flexible</a> and fully customizable. You need to adapt it to suit your brand by changing the look and feel of your website. However, some themes are so packed with styling options that&#39;s really difficult to customize them. Also, a large number of skins is not always the best solution because most of them are never used.</li> <li><strong>A busy design</strong>. It&#39;s important that a theme&#39;s design is aesthetically pleasing, but your content should be the most important. It&#39;s therefore vital to choose a theme that puts your work, products and services into focus. You don&#39;t have to stick to <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/minimalist">minimalist themes</a> but <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/style/bold">big &amp; bold design</a> is definitely not the best way to go in all situations.</li> <li><strong>Heavy image sliders</strong>. <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/feature/featured-content-slider">Sliders</a> are great for showcasing your content and highlighting featured products, projects and services. However, not all websites need large sliders that take up a lot of space and hide up the rest of the content on your homepage or other pages on your website.</li> <li><strong>Many different custom shortcodes</strong>, post types and widgets. A certain number of <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/feature/built-in-shortcodes">custom shortcodes</a>, <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/feature/custom-post-types">post types</a> and widgets is beneficial because it can improve your website&#39;s functionality. However, it can also be too much, especially if you won&#39;t use half of them. Also, it&#39;s important to remember that not all shortcodes and widgets will work if you choose to change your WordPress theme.</li> <li><strong>Heavy admin panel</strong>. It&#39;s important to have an extensive admin panel so you can set all the features and organize your website according to your needs. However, a busy, cluttered admin panel full of options you don&#39;t understand is not the best solution, especially for those who don&#39;t know much about WP themes and simply want to have their website up and running as quickly as possible. It&#39;s therefore important to have a theme with an intuitive options panel that&#39;s easy to use and navigate.</li> <li><strong>Extensive SEO features</strong>. SEO is important, but elaborate SEO tools within a theme are not always what you need, especially if they make a theme&#39;s admin panel cluttered and confusing.</li> </ul> <h2>The Best Solution</h2> <p>The best solution is to always know what your needs are so you can <a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/blog/post/themeshaker-user-s-guide-from-basic-search-to-advanced-filtering">find a theme</a> with all of the features you&#39;ll find useful but without any of the unnecessary ones. 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Includes an infinite scrolling portfolio, unlimited sidebars and unlimited colors. </p><div class="theme-buttons-in-post"><a href="/theme/76" class="theme-button orange" target="_blank">More Information</a><a href="/more/76" class="theme-button orange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Get theme</a></div></div> <div class="theme-roundup"><h2>Pocket</h2><img alt="Minimal WordPress Tumblog Theme" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/57/images/single/pocket_mini.jpg?1368051353" title="Pocket" /><p>Pocket is a fully responsive, minimal WordPress Tumblog theme. 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Stay tuned, I&#39;ll keep this post updated.</p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/2 2013-04-12T14:07:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:22Z Themeshaker User’s Guide: from Basic Search to Advanced Filtering Once in a while, we get messages from users, who do not understand Themeshaker&#39;s features ver... <p>Once in a while, we get messages from users, who do not understand Themeshaker&#39;s features very well. Not that many, but we are still very concerned of this happening. It has not been difficult to address every issue personally, but we decided to write up a post that could answer most of the questions straight away.</p> <p>The purpose of this post is to provide general information and instructions on how to make the most out of this site. The guide begins with an overview of the homepage elements, and goes on to describe the use of basic and advanced filtering. Learn how Themeshaker can help you to find the right WordPress theme quickly and easily. If you still have a question that has not been answered, please ask us.</p> <p><br/></p> <h2>1. Homepage Elements</h2> <p>Themeshaker&#39;s homepage displays the site&#39;s navigation, advanced filtering (“Shake It”) and a thumbnail list of currently loaded themes you can explore. The themes displayed change based on the search criteria you specify. The default homepage displays the latest themes. Homepage lists all of the site&#39;s navigation and it loads themes based on your search criteria. The homepage consists of:</p> <p><br/><img alt="Homepage" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/6/thumbs/big/01-homepage.jpg?1368049454" /><br/></p> <ol> <li><strong>Top Navigation Bar:</strong> The site&#39;s main navigation (Home, Categories, Styles, Layouts, Features, Price, About, Blog, Contact Us).</li> <li><strong>&quot;Shake It”:</strong> The site&#39;s advanced filtering option. Click on the tab to open the panel.</li> <li><strong>Logo:</strong> Located under the navigation bar. Works as a homepage link. You may click on the logo to go back to homepage.<br></li> <li><strong>Search Box:</strong> Located on the top right, under the navigation bar. Use it to type a search term (such as a name of a theme or a particular feature). The search results will load themes that satisfy your search term.<br></li> <li><strong>Options Bar:</strong> Located under the site&#39;s logo. It enables you to set certain options for displaying themes, such as the way they are ordered or the thumbnail size. It also displays the number of currently loaded themes. </li> <li><strong>List of Themes:</strong> Thumbnails of the all loaded themes are displayed under the options bar. You can click each thumbnail to visit a theme&#39;s individual page.</li> <li><strong>Feedback:</strong> Grey button on the bottom-right side of the screen. Click it to open the feedback comment form. Type your name, email and feedback and click &quot;send&quot; to send us your feedback about the website. </li> </ol> <p><br/></p> <p>All of the available themes are displayed on the homepage via handy thumbnails you can hover to see more info about a theme and view a larger screen cap. Click on a thumbnail to visit a theme&#39;s individual page where you can learn more about the theme &amp; its features and visit a theme maker&#39;s website to purchase/download it.</p> <p>Themeshaker is built to be fast and lightweight. All themes are loaded automatically on the homepage and you can scroll down to see more themes. When you scroll down, a button with an arrow up appears on the bottom-right corner of the screen. Click it to go back to top.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>1.1. Options Bar</h3> <p>The options bar is located under the Themeshaker logo and above the theme thumbnails. It displays the number of loaded themes and it enables you to set the way you want to display theme thumbnails.</p> <p><br/><img alt="Options bar" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/7/thumbs/big/02-options-bar.jpg?1368049457" /><br/></p> <p>Homepage options bar has several options:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Order By:</strong> Enables you to set the way themes are ordered on the homepage (based on date, number of views, rating and price). There is also a switch button to reverse the orders (descending or ascending order).</li> <li><strong>Loaded:</strong> It displays the number of currently loaded items and the total number of items in a selected category.</li> <li><strong>Thumbnail size:</strong> This option enables you to change the theme thumbnail size.</li> </ul> <p><br/></p> <h3>Listing Order</h3> <p>Use it to change the criteria for listing themes on the homepage. The default ordering is by date added (starting from the most recent themes). You can order themes based on the date added, number of views, rating and price. Click on an option to reorganize themes based on this criteria.</p> <p><br/><img alt="Theme Ordering" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/8/thumbs/big/03-theme-ordering.jpg?1368049460" /><br/></p> <p>There is also a switch button next to the Order By drop-down menu which enables you to change the order of the items displayed: descending (arrow down) (default) or ascending (arrow up). Click inside the orange switch button to change the order.</p> <p><strong><em>For example</em></strong>, if you wish to display themes from the most expensive to the most affordable ones, choose &quot;price&quot; in the Order By drop-down menu and the descending order. If you want to display themes from the most affordable to the most expensive ones, click inside the switch to reverse the order. This will result in the free themes being displayed on the top.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Theme Counter</h3> <p>This option shows the number of currently loaded items and the total number of items. The themes are loaded automatically whenever you perform a search. The number of currently loaded items show you how many themes are currently loaded. Scrolling down will make Themeshaker load more items and the number will go up. The &quot;out of&quot; number shows the total number of the available themes in any given category. </p> <p><br/><img alt="Theme Counter" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/9/thumbs/big/04-theme-counter.jpg?1368049462" /><br/></p> <p>The default number displayed is the total number of all the themes presented on the website. Whenever you perform a search and narrow your criteria, the number of the available themes changes to show how many themes there are that satisfy your search criteria. For example, when you search for themes in the Education category, the number of themes displayed will be the total number of themes in the Education category. </p> <p>The website is built to emphasize simplicity, so the themes are automatically loaded whenever you choose a category or perform a search. The number or currently loaded themes depends on several factors, such as the thumbnail size (smaller thumbnails make more themes to be loaded at once) and the total number of themes in a given category. </p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Thumbnail size</h3> <p>This option enables you to change the thumbnail size of the loaded themes. Simply click on the slider (round button) and drag it to the left or right to change the thumbnail size. Changing the thumbnail size will change the number of themes loaded per row.</p> <p><br/><img alt="Thumbnail size" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/10/thumbs/big/05-thumbnail-size.jpg?1368049463" /><br/></p> <p>Thumbnail size options:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Small thumbnails</strong> (drag the slider to the left): The smallest thumbnail size will load 5 themes per row.</li> <li><strong>Medium thumbnails</strong> (default) (drag the slider to the middle): Medium thumbnail size loads 4 themes per row.</li> <li><strong>Large thumbnails</strong> (drag the slider to the right): The largest thumbnail size will load 3 themes per row. Choosing this option will disable lightbox view of the theme&#39;s screen capture on hover. </li> </ul> <p><br/></p> <h3>1.2. Themes List</h3> <p><br/><img alt="Thumbnail size" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/11/thumbs/big/06-themes-list.jpg?1368049466" /><br/></p> <p>Themeshaker loads themes automatically whenever a search is performed or cleared. The themes are loaded as a list of thumbnails. You can easily change the order in which they are displayed and the thumbnail size in the options bar above the loaded themes. </p> <p>The default view on the homepage shows all of the available themes. Whenever you perform a search or set different criteria for theme ordering, the number and/or the order of the themes will change. </p> <p>You can hover over any of the loaded themes to learn more about it. Hovering over a theme will reveal its name, tagline/short description, the number of likes received and price. It will also display a larger theme screen cap in a lightbox next to the theme thumbnail (unless large thumbnail size is selected). </p> <p><br/><img alt="Thumbnail size" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/12/thumbs/big/06-themes-list-2.jpg?1368049470" /><br/></p> <p>Click on the theme thumbnail to visit the theme page. An individual theme page offers detailed information about the theme and its features. There is also a link to the theme maker&#39;s website so you can purchase/download the theme. </p> <p><br/></p> <h2>2. Basic Navigation</h2> <p>Themeshaker makes it easy to search for themes based on many different criteria. You can use main navigation drop-down menus (Categories, Styles, Layouts, Features, Price) to search for themes based on a particular category, style, layout, feature or price option. Simply choose one option in a drop-down menu to load themes in this category. You may also search for themes by typing a search term into the search box located on the top right.</p> <p>Whenever you click on an option, select a different search criteria or type a term into a search box, the results will be loaded automatically and the themes which satisfy your search criteria will be loaded. </p> <p><br/></p> <h3>2.1. Categories</h3> <p>The Categories option enables you to search for themes based on different categories. Categories are usually based on the type of websites. Most themes can be used for many different types of websites (such as portfolios, blogs, corporate sites, online shops, magazines, etc.). However, each theme is best suited for particular types of websites, based on the features, layout, page templates, etc. This is why it&#39;s important to search for themes in a category you are interested in. </p> <p>You may search themes based on 23 categories. Click on a category in the drop-down menu to load themes within this particular category. The themes will be loaded automatically when you click on the chosen category. You will be able to see how many themes there are in the chosen category and how many of them are currently loaded. Hover over a theme&#39;s thumbnail to see its name, tagline, price and the number of likes. Click the thumbnail to visit the theme&#39;s page where you can learn more about the theme and its features and visit a theme maker&#39;s website to purchase/download the theme.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>2.2. Styles</h3> <p>The Styles option enables you to search themes based on a distinctive style. Some of the styles offered are visual (colorful, dark), some are technical (one-page, grid, full-screen), while some represent distinctive styles and preferences (feminine, vintage, professional).</p> <p>Click on the style in the drop-down menu to search for all the themes with this particular style. You may search themes based on 12 theme styles:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Bold:</strong> Themes in this category display a big, bold look when it comes to elements, typography, images, color schemes, etc. </li> <li><strong>Colorful:</strong> These themes have vivid colors and color schemes. </li> <li><strong>Creative:</strong> Themes with unique, creative designs, layouts and solutions. </li> <li><strong>Dark:</strong> Themes with dark color schemes. </li> <li><strong>Feminine:</strong> These theme have a distinctive feminine look. </li> <li><strong>Fullscreen:</strong> Themes with designs covering the fullscreen of users&#39; browsers. </li> <li><strong>Grid:</strong> Content in these themes is displayed within a grid. </li> <li>*<em>Horizontal:</em> With these themes, the most important content is displayed horizontally (usually in a slider). </li> <li><strong>Minimalist:</strong> Themes with clean, minimalist design that doesn&#39;t rely on heavy visuals or complicated layout solutions. </li> <li><strong>One-Page:</strong> These themes display all (or most of) their information within one page. Different sections within the page are usually linked in the navigation. </li> <li><strong>Professional:</strong> Themes in this category have a clean, professional look best suited for corporate or business sites. </li> <li><strong>Vintage:</strong> These themes have a distinctive retro/vintage look. </li> </ul> <p><br/></p> <h3>2.3. Layout</h3> <p>The Layout option enables you to search themes based on a particular layout type you are interested in. Click on the layout type in the drop-down menu to search for all the themes with this particular layout type.</p> <p>You may search themes based on 5 layout types:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Both Sidebars:</strong> Themes with 2 sidebars (left and right), usually 3-column themes.</li> <li><strong>Flexible:</strong> Themes with high flexibility over the layout (via powerful shortcodes or layout builder). </li> <li><strong>Left Sidebar:</strong> Themes with a left sidebar.</li> <li><strong>One Column:</strong> Themes with one column (no sidebar) layout.</li> <li><strong>Right Sidebar:</strong> Themes with a right sidebar. </li> </ul> <p><em>A note: Most of the themes presented on Themeshaker have at least two layout types.</em></p> <p><br/></p> <h3>2.4. Features</h3> <p>The Features option enables you to search themes with one particular feature you may find important for your chosen theme. Click on the feature in the drop-down menu to search for all the themes with this particular feature. You may search themes based on 16 distinctive features:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Alternative Color Schemes:</strong> Additional color schemes are included within this package, ensuring there’s a style that suits your needs and taste.</li> <li><strong>Built-in Shortcodes:</strong> A set of pre-defined styles and code snippets you can use to create beautiful and complex layouts. Place shortcodes in posts, pages or widgets.</li> <li><strong>Custom Post Types:</strong> If you are planning to launch a large scale website then custom post types is a must-have feature for better content organization.</li> <li><strong>Design Files Included:</strong> Customize the look of the theme by editing the source files. It gives you a complete control over every single design element</li> <li><strong>Featured Content Slider:</strong> Showcase your top stories in a slideshow. It’s a great technique to display large amounts of information in a relatively small space.</li> <li><strong>Filterable Portfolio:</strong> Portfolio items are loaded and sorted using Ajax. Browsing through different categories within the gallery does not require refreshing the page.</li> <li><strong>Flexible Homepage:</strong> Widgetized areas on the homepage enables you to add, remove or re-order content, depending on the information you want to showcase.</li> <li><strong>Form Builder:</strong> Create simple or complex custom forms for your website. Building a fully functional product order form takes only a few minutes.</li> <li><strong>Layout Builder:</strong> Make your own decisions of how your site looks instead of the theme deciding it for you. Powerful tools for structuring the content your way.</li> <li><strong>Localization Support:</strong> Translate any text into your own native language or run a multilingual WordPress site. It has been localized for easy translations.</li> <li><strong>Page Templates:</strong> Different type of pages can be set to employ custom page templates. Each template serves a particular purpose.</li> <li><strong>Post Formats:</strong> Build a great microblogging website with various types of content. Post formats determine how a specific post will be styled.</li> <li><strong>Responsive Design:</strong> This theme responds automatically to fit any screen resolution and delivers optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices.</li> <li><strong>Styling Options:</strong> Make this theme unique without touching any code. Change colors, fonts or backgrounds with easy to use theme styling tools.</li> <li><strong>Twitter Feed:</strong> Allows you to pull the latest tweets from a selected user account and display them in any widgetized area on your website.</li> <li><strong>Video Tutorials:</strong> Instructional training videos will guide you through the process of setting up and maintaining your new WordPress site.</li> </ul> <p><em>A note: These are just broad feature categories you may find interesting and useful and they don&#39;t represent a full list of features. If you are interested in a feature not listed in these categories, check the full description of the theme on the developer&#39;s website.</em></p> <p><br/></p> <h3>2.5. Price</h3> <p>The price option makes it easy to search for either free or paid themes. Click on &quot;free&quot; to load only free themes and &quot;paid&quot; to load paid themes. The themes will be loaded automatically.</p> <p>You will be able to see how many themes there are in the free or paid category and how many of them are currently loaded. Hover over a theme&#39;s thumbnail to see its name, tagline, price and the number of likes. Click the thumbnail to visit the theme&#39;s page where you can learn more about the theme and its features and visit a theme maker&#39;s website to purchase/download the theme. </p> <p><br/></p> <h2>3. Advanced Filtering</h2> <p><strong>“Shake It”</strong> is the most powerful search feature on Themeshaker. This is where you can narrow your search criteria to find the themes that suit all of your requirements. Unlike the main navigation, where you can search your themes based on ONE chosen criteria (one category or one style or one layout type or one feature or one pricing option), Shake It feature enables you to combine your criteria and to search themes based on many different requirements. It is a fast and handy advanced search option that will make you easily find the best theme that satisfies all of your criteria.</p> <p>To begin the search, click on the Shake It button to open the advanced search panel. Here, you will be able to select all the options you want. This panel has 5 tabs, corresponding to 5 major theme options: categories, style, layout, features and price.</p> <p><br/><img alt="Advanced Filtering" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/13/thumbs/big/07-advanced-filtering.jpg?1368049475" /><br/></p> <p>Click on the each tab to select the type of themes you are interested in. Simply tick the box next to an option to include it in your search. Move between tabs (categories, style, layout, features and price) to refine your search. For example, if you are interested in free blog and microblogging themes with two sidebars, you will select &quot;blog&quot; and &quot;microblogging&quot; options in the categories tab, &quot;both sidebars&quot; in the layout tab and &quot;free&quot; in the price tab.</p> <p>If you make a mistake you can click on the ticked box to unselect it. You may also reset the form and clear all selections with the &quot;clear selection&quot; button on the top right of the Shake It panel.</p> <p><em>It&#39;s important to note that the search is performed automatically as you tick boxes. Whenever you tick a box, Themeshaker will load themes that satisfy your search criteria.</em></p> <p><br/></p> <h3>3.1. Choosing a Filtering Mode</h3> <p>Filtering Mode switch (located to the right of the tabs) helps you search for the themes satisfying your criteria. There are 2 completely different filtering modes:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Match All</strong> (default): This mode will search for themes that satisfy all of the criteria you specified (all ticked categories, styles, layout types, features and price options). This is a good filtering mode for narrowing your search and finding themes that satisfy all of your requirements.</li> <li><strong>Match Any</strong>: This filtering mode will list themes that satisfy at least one of the criteria you specified. For example, if you ticked &quot;featured content slider&quot; and &quot;page templates&quot; in the features tab, Themeshaker will list themes that have a featured content slider, or page templates, or both. </li> </ul> <p>To switch between filtering modes, simply click or drag the switch box. </p> <p><br/></p> <h3>3.2. Clearing the Selection</h3> <p>Clear Selection button (located on the top right side of the Shake It panel) resets the form and clears all of the selections you&#39;ve made. It unselects all of the ticked boxes so you can start a new search.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>3.3. Performing a Search</h3> <p>The search is performed automatically as you tick boxes. Whenever you tick a box, Themeshaker will load themes that satisfy your search criteria.</p> <p>When you&#39;re satisfied with the search criteria, simply check out the loaded themes. Hover over a theme&#39;s thumbnail to see its name, tagline, price and the number of likes. Click the thumbnail to visit the theme&#39;s page where you can learn more about the theme and its features and visit a theme maker&#39;s website to purchase/download the theme.</p> <p><br/></p> <h2>4. Individual Theme Page</h2> <p>A theme page displays unique theme information about each individual themes presented on the site. </p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Theme Options Bar</h3> <p>Under the main navigation bar and website&#39;s logo, you will find a theme options bar with theme specifications. </p> <p>The bar lists following theme information:</p> <ul> <li>Categories: All categories a theme belongs to are displayed.</li> <li>Styles: A list of styles a theme belongs to.</li> <li>Layout: A graphical representation of theme&#39;s layouts.</li> <li>Price: A theme&#39;s price is listed in dollars. If a theme is free, a green &quot;free&quot; icon appears. </li> </ul> <p>All options except for the price are clickable. It means you can easily search for other themes in a given category, style or layout. Simply click the name of the option (or one of the layout graphic styles) to search for other themes within a particular category.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Theme Screen Capture</h3> <p>Under the options bar there is a 500x400 px screen capture of the theme, to give you an idea of a theme&#39;s appearance (layout, default color scheme, etc.) </p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Theme Description</h3> <p>Theme description is displayed on the right side. It lists a theme&#39;s name and a short tagline. There is also a handy &quot;like&quot; button displaying the number of likes a theme has received so far. Click on the heart icon to like a theme.</p> <p>The description offers essential information about the theme, such as functionality (the type of sites a theme suits best), the most striking features and other unique elements that may help you decide if a particular theme is a good choice for you. </p> <p>Under the theme description there is a link button to the theme maker&#39;s website where you can gather additional information and purchase/download the theme.</p> <p><br/></p> <h3>Theme Features</h3> <p>The theme page also lists theme features in a quick and organized manner. This is a handy list of the most important features a theme has. Each feature comes with a short explanation. Theme features&#39; descriptions are standardized (not theme-specific): they appear on the pages of all themes that share this particular feature. </p> <p>There are 16 features that may appear on a theme page. These are the same feature categories that appear in the &quot;Features&quot; option on the main navigation bar at the top of the page. </p> <p><em>Please note that the features list displayed on the theme page is not exhaustive. The goal is to present the most important/crucial features, which can help you decide if a particular theme is suitable for you. However, a theme might have some additional features not mentioned in this overview.</em></p> <p><br/></p> <h3>You May Also Like</h3> <p>Finally, on the bottom of a theme page, you will find &quot;You May Also Like&quot; section with similar themes you may wish to check out. Hover over a theme&#39;s thumbnail to see its name, tagline, price and the number of likes. Click the thumbnail to visit the theme&#39;s page. </p> <p>The layout displays 4 thumbnails. Click on the arrows to the left and right of the recommended themes thumbnails to load more recommended themes. </p> tag:www.themeshaker.com,2005:Post/1 2013-04-12T14:06:00Z 2016-12-28T20:11:22Z Appz. A Free WordPress Theme to Show off Your New iPhone App Themeshaker was launched half a year ago. Back then, we were so excited about it that we couldn’t... <p><a href="http://www.themeshaker.com/">Themeshaker</a> was launched half a year ago. Back then, we were so excited about it that we couldn’t wait any longer without introducing it to the world. Even though the site was missing a few basic parts, the application itself was ready for action. 6 months after, we have finally got our blog up and running. </p> <p>During the last few weeks, we were thinking about the ways we could draw your attention with the very first post on this blog. Surely you don’t have the time to read lengthy intros while standard welcome messages are so damn boring. <strong>How about a free WordPress theme for a start?</strong></p> <p><br /></p> <h2>Appz WordPress Theme</h2> <p>We are proud to present you a free WordPress theme called “Appz”. It’s a clean and modern theme that is best suited for landing pages, showcasing your latest iPhone apps. Many thanks to the guys <a href="http://www.bestpsdfreebies.com/">@Best PSD Freebies</a>. Their beautiful <a href="http://www.bestpsdfreebies.com/freebie/appz-psd-theme/">design</a> has just turned into a full-featured WP theme.</p> <p><br /><img alt="Appz theme: Overview" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/1/thumbs/big/01-appz-theme-overview.jpg?1368049437" /><br /></p> <p>It takes time and effort to build a competitive iPhone app and get it placed on Apple App Store. As this would already be a worthy achievement, you shouldn’t stop at this point. There’s a lot more you can do to get your app noticed. <strong>WordPress + Appz WordPress theme is a simple, fast and effective way to approach the audience with your app.</strong></p> <p>People learn about new apps not only by browsing within the App Store, but also by searching the web. A well-optimized landing page is an important tool to market your iPhone app and achieve long-term goals.</p> <p><br /></p> <h3>Features &amp; Techs:</h3> <ul> <li><strong>Slider.</strong> Featured content slider was built using <a href="http://bxslider.com/">bxSlider</a> with a little help from <a href="https://code.google.com/p/timthumb/">Timthumb</a> for cropping and resizing images.</li> <li><strong>Options panel.</strong> Clean and unbranded. A few simple settings and styling options were included in this theme using <a href="http://wptheming.com/options-framework-plugin/">Option Framework Plugin</a>. </li> <li><strong>Styling.</strong> You can choose a different font for the logo, pick a different accent color or change the background image of the header with a click of the mouse button.</li> <li><strong>Translation ready.</strong> It has been localized for easy translations.</li> <li><strong>HTML5 &amp; CSS3.</strong> Enhanced with <a href="http://jquery.com/">jQuery</a>, <a href="http://modernizr.com/">Modernizr</a> and dynamic stylesheet language <a href="http://lesscss.org/">LESS</a> together with <a href="http://lesselements.com/">LESS elements</a>. </li> <li><strong>960 Grid System.</strong> Based on 960 pixel wide <a href="http://960.gs/">grid system</a>. </li> <li><strong>Cross-browser compatible</strong> and <strong>WordPress 3.5 ready.</strong> Works well with the latest WordPress version.</li> </ul> <p><br /></p> <div class="theme-buttons-in-post"> <a href="http://appz.themeshaker.com/" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Live preview</a> <a href="http://static.themeshaker.com/themes/appz-theme.zip" target="_blank" class="theme-button orange">Download</a> </div> <p><br /></p> <h3>Getting Started:</h3> <p>The set-up of this theme is a fairly easy process and shouldn&#39;t take long to complete. First of all, you need to download the <a href="http://static.themeshaker.com/themes/appz-theme.zip">theme package</a> on to your computer by clicking the download link above. </p> <p>To install a WordPress theme, log in to your WordPress Dashboard and navigate to <strong>Appearance -&gt; Themes</strong> section. Switch to <strong>Install Themes</strong> sub-menu and click on the upload button. Browse for the “appz-theme.zip” file on your computer and complete the installation by activating the theme.</p> <p>Appz is a very simple theme, but the best way to get familiarised with any WordPress theme is to get the same look as in the demo. We would recommend you to load the dummy content that was included in the same .zip archive you’ve downloaded before (sample-data.xml). </p> <p>To load the sample data, go back to your WordPress Dashboard and click on <strong>Tools -&gt; Import</strong>, then choose “WordPress” to install the importer. Usign the WordPress importer browse for the sample-data.xml file and click “Upload file and import”. Make sure you select yourself as an author for all the new content that is being imported. Now you have the same content on your site as in our demo.</p> <p>If you, however, decided to set up things manually, you probably won&#39;t get into any trouble. Anyway, let us guide you through the basics of this theme.</p> <p>Under the Appearance menu, you will find a clean and unbranded Theme Options panel with a few settings and styling essentials. On the Main Settings tab you can change the name of the application, alter the short description and download link, write a different footer message.</p> <p><br /><img alt="Appz theme: Main settings" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/2/thumbs/big/02-appz-theme-main-settings.jpg?1368049439" /><br /></p> <p>On the <em>Styling</em> tab you will be able to adjust the visuals of this theme. Customize the appearance by picking a different accent color or changing the background image of the header. You can also change the font of the logo. Choose from several different fonts that we have embedded into this theme.</p> <p><br /><img alt="Appz theme: Styling" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/3/thumbs/big/03-appz-theme-styling.jpg?1368049442" /><br /></p> <p>After you&#39;re done with the settings, it’s about time to add some content. You will quickly find out that we’ve registered a custom post type for slider. By adding a custom post type we were able to remove what’s unnecessary for this particular type of post. To add a new slide, simply click on <strong>Slider -&gt; Add New</strong>, fill in the details and set a “Featured Image”. </p> <p><br /><img alt="Appz theme: Add new slide" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/4/thumbs/big/04-appz-theme-add-new-slide.jpg?1368049444" /><br /></p> <p>Use the slider to spotlight the best aspects of your application. Showcase your product&#39;s features in a clear and interactive way. You can add as many slides as you wish and reorder them at anytime.</p> <p>Whenever you are done with the slider, continue by adding the rest of the content. In order to add some extra detail about your application, you need to create a single post using basic WordPress functionality. The Appz theme will automatically grab this post and display it under the slider on your landing page.</p> <p><br /><img alt="Appz theme: Add new post" src="https://d1n9mtec73gj9o.cloudfront.net/uploads/blog/5/thumbs/big/05-appz-theme-add-new-post.jpg?1368049449" /><br /></p> <p>We are doing great so far. Just in a few minutes we walked through the basics of this theme. We have learned how to customize the appearance and how to manage the content. The thing is, that there is nothing else to do here. It&#39;s as simple as that!<br /></p>