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Checathlon: Back in Business Theme

I’m back in business with free¬†Checathlon theme. It’s a good fit for selling your digital products using Easy Digital Downloads Plugin. You can also showcase your services, portfolios, testimonials, and team members. But I’m out of business if you’re not considering Checathlon Plus Plugin which gives you more features ūüôā I’ll leave the purchase link …

Changes in Foxland

Today is December 6, 2016, Finland Independence day. We are now 99 years old and I salute my home country from the bottom of my heart. Feature image (dark road with arrow up) represent December here in Finland pretty well, at least here in Helsinki ūüôā But what were the changes in my theme and …

2016 Guest Posts in WP Tavern

In 2016 I wrote two guest post in WP Tavern. Behind the Scenes of WordPress.com Themes with David Kennedy Why PixelGrade is Experimenting with a $225 WordPress Theme on Themeforest In David’s interview we talked about¬†themes on WordPress.com, Twenty Seventeen, theme user experience, accessibility, theme business, and other theme-related topics. This was part of my …

Checathlon: Introduction to Upcoming Theme

I’ve been working my next theme couple of months. It’s called Checathlon. The name is combination of checkout and decathlon. Here is how I describe it. Checathlon is the perfect theme for your next business site. Or selling your digital products using Easy Digital Downloads Plugin. You can also showcase your services, portfolios, testimonials, and …

Designing Accessible Navigation Talk

About half year ago I was speaking accessible navigation patterns¬†in Jyv√§skyl√§ WordPress meetup. Designing Accessible Navigation is part two of that talk. It’s pretty much the same in the end but this time design had more focus. Anyways it was great to meet everybody after summer holidays in our WordPress Helsinki meetup! Here is the …

Array Themes: Lot More Than Just Okay Themes

It’s time for another WordPress Theme Shop interview¬†with¬†Mike McAlister. He has been building beautiful and easy to use themes for a long time. And he knows about theme business. First I encourage you to listen Matt Report’s interview how to¬†start WordPress Theme business. It’s brilliant. Then come back to read insights of Array Themes. Who …

DevPress: Long Live the Quality Themes

Next WordPress theme shop interview is from¬†Devin Price who runs¬†DevPress. Devin also writes excellent articles¬†about themes and development in WP Theming site. DevPress has long history with couple of different ownership but quality has stayed super high. In this interview¬†Devin talks about his journey and DevPress.¬†I really liked the Gather theme inspiration part for example. …

churchthemes.com: WordPress Themes for Churches

Next WordPress theme shop interview is from churchthemes.com. Did you guess that they build Church themes? This is perfect example how you build themes around niche like churches. I’ve been following (not stalking!) Steven Gliebe for several years, and for a good reason. He is one of the first pioneers who understood that functionality like …

PixelGrade: Bold and Beautiful Themes

Have you ever watched the Bold and the Beautiful soap opera? I’ll have to admit that I did watch it with my mom in the nineteens. But what’s WordPress Theme Shops got to do with soap opera? Probably nothing but PixelGrade’s themes are bold and beautiful! Just check their website or any theme they have …

AudioTheme: Perfect Themes for Artists and Musicians

I love music. I wish I could play in a band. Heck, I wish I was running AudioTheme! They provide WordPress solutions for artists and musicians. This is the place where you should start searching if you’re looking for music related WordPress Themes and Plugins. Brady Vercher was kind enough to answer my WordPress Theme …