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28 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Microblog in WordPress with these 15+ Tumblr Style WordPress Themes

In WordPress 3.1, a new feature, Post Formats, was added to the core. The inclusion of post formats have allowed developers to create tumblr style WordPress themes to allow for a better microblogging experience. In this article, we will showcase some of the best Tumblr style WordPress themes available to…

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03 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

30 Unusual, Fresh and Creative WordPress Blog Designs 1

Need some inspiration for you next WordPress blog design ? Or just fancy admiring what some people have achieved with WordPress then today’s post is for you. I love seeing the creative design layouts people create for their blogs, it drives me to make my next design extra special, with that in mind I thought…

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28 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

7 Ways to Link WordPress and Tumblr Blogs

Tumblr is a fantastic microblogging platform that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio through an easy-to-update interface. Many bloggers are choosing Tumblr for certain types of blogs that don’t require a full-featured blogging platform such as WordPress. However, if you want the flexibility to blog from either platform, we’ve selected …

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24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Free and Commercial BuddyPress Themes

In the third part of today’s BuddyPress series, I am going to take a look at what themes are available for BuddyPress, Free and Commercial themes are covered. See the other posts in this series, How to Install and Configure BuddyPress and 20 Creative Examples of Custom BuddyPress sites. Free Themes Ines Beautiful three column…

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24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

3 Premium WordPress Wiki Themes

Many webmasters prefer using non-WordPress content management systems to bring their wiki websites online. But sometimes, you don’t want to bother with learning a whole new CMS. Besides, there are many advantages to using WordPress to run your wiki. These 3 premium Wiki themes can get the job done and make your website look good …

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24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

20 Creative WordPress sites using BuddyPress

This is the second part of our BuddyPress series, in our last post we looked at how to install and configure it. In this post we’re going to look at what other people have achieved with the plugin by listing 20 creative sites using WordPress and BuddyPress. OOiZiT Visit OOiZiT » ESSE Community Visit ESSE…

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18 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To: Create a Digg style Social Voting site with WordPress

I have been wanting to add a social voting aspect to one of my existing websites for a while now, there are a few existing solutions such as Pligg (standalone CMS) and Drigg (add-on for Drupal) but I wanted to see if WordPress could be used to handle this. It was during this search that…

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14 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

20 Creative Personal Portfolio sites using WordPress

What makes a good personal portfolio design? Essentially, it has to promote you as a brand, it needs to show off your very best work in a clean & tidy way. The site itself shouldn’t overwhelm the potential client but gently show your skills and complement the work it is showcasing. Yesterday we looked at…

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14 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Block Spam on WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress Using Math Questions

If your WordPress site doesn’t have protection from spam, then I guarantee you that you’re spending too much time sifting through spam comments and deleting spam registration accounts from your site. Spam is a common problem for WordPress sites, because bots have been trained to find vulnerable sites running on WordPress. Block by Math Reloaded …

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13 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Itworx – Premium Multipurpose WordPress theme (Corporate)

This versatile and feature-packed theme can be used for almost any kind of website…

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13 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

20 High Quality Free WordPress Portfolio Themes

If you have images to show off, such as graphic design work or photography, then a portfolio style theme for WordPress could be a good fit for your site. A good portfolio theme is not over-designed, it holds back and lets the images of your work do the talking. In this post I’m going to…

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07 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

How To: Use WordPress to power a Job Board

WordPress is being used more and more recently to power various types of websites other than blogs, replacing the need for scripts dedicated to one type of site. A premium theme company that I recently came accross is AppThemes. They specialise in WordPress themes that allow you to run certain kinds of sites, they currently…

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06 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Start Microblogging in WordPress with Wumblr

Our friends over at Themify has notified us of the launch of their first ever tumblr like WordPress theme called Wumblr. This theme includes 9 different post formats, 15 different color presets that help customize the look of each post, 3 different column layouts for your pages, 7 different color skins for the site, footer widgets, lightbox gallery, and much more…

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03 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

The Top 20 WordPress Stories of 2010

2010 was a pretty big year for WordPress. A lot happened, but what WordPress stories were the biggest? We’ve put together our own list of the 20 most important WordPress stories of 2010. When determining this list, we evaluated each story from 2010 based on how important each story will end up being to WordPress…

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30 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Ways To Create an Events Site with WordPress

In the past few months, many of our readers have written to us wondering how they can start an event management website with WordPress. Whether you want to display your own company’s events or create an event directory for your city, there are WordPress themes and plugins available that can get the job done fast…

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28 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

3 Ways To Create City Guide Portals with WordPress

Social, local networks are the new game in town these days. Websites such as Foursquare and Gowalla are allowing many local businesses to better connect with their prospects in their area. You may not be able to clone Foursquare with WordPress (not easily anyway), but you can use city guide themes for WordPress to develop…

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25 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Login Logo Customization: Change WordPress Login Logo

Branding is a huge deal if you are serious about this “blogging thing.” You are not going to make it as a super blogger without taking time to brand yourself and your blog, building trust with your community members and fans in the process. Choosing a decent logo for your blog is a good start…

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23 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Best of Best WordPress Tutorials of 2010

2010 was a great year for the WordPress community. We got tons of cool features in WordPress 3.0. We had awesome WordCamps all around the world. Through out this year, we wrote tons of cool tutorials, and we want to point out some of the best ones in this list to you. We will also…

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20 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Amazing Free and Premium WordPress Themes for Architects

When it comes to blogging,Wordpress is the 1st word which comes in my mind.And I have reasons for that:Wordpress is the most flexible easy to use and customize CMS platform among all. Premium WordPress Themes are the first solution when building a blog for Architectures. Are fully supported,fully featured,perfectly coded and way too visual appealing,so…

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16 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Famous Brands using WordPress as their CMS

More and more companies are looking to open source software to power their blogs and even their whole corporate site, with WordPress 3.0′s new features I can only see this pattern continuing. I thought it’d be fun to look at which big brands are currently using WordPress. If you know of more that I’ve missed…

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