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Kuorinka theme updated to version 1.5.0

Kuorinka theme and Kuorinka Plus Plugin for it has been updated. The biggest change is that Kuorinka theme now supports WordPress Core Logo feature. That can’t be behind paywall in Kuorinka Plus Plugin anymore because otherwise Kuorinka theme couldn’t be in the WordPress.org repo anymore. Logo feature is now under the Customizer → Site identity. Unfortunately you …

Toivo theme updated to version 1.2.0

Toivo theme has updated to version 1.2.0. The biggest change is that theme is now using WordPress Custom Logo feature. Before logo was from Jetpack plugin. Unfortunately you might need to set up your logo again. Go to Appearance → Customize In there go to Site Identity Click Change logo and select your logo again Save …

Interviews 2016

Let’s face it. I’m a selfish bastard. Don’t believe it? I have interviewed myself. How low can you go? Don’t even get me started with my personal life. But there are people out there that still liked to interviewed me. Partly because I started interviewing theme shops that I trust 🙂 Interviews in 2016 Interview in Themetry …

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 🙂 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 🙂 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 Jyväskylä 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. …