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Theme Tip 24 – Our WordPress Theme 2010 Review

06 January 2011 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways

Well looky here we’ve hit our 24th Theme Tip of December just in time for Christmas!
(UPDATE: Ok yes, it’s now the 6th of January 2011 and for some bloody reason this post never made it live on Christmas but we’re gonna still pretend it’s Christmas ok!)
It’s been a bit of a roller coaster year for WordPress in 2010. Lots of things happened in the WordPress community in general. We got WordPress 3.0 which has been a sensation for me. We got a boatload of theme frameworks maturing to a point where I see this as being the real future of WordPress theme development. We had our very own mexican standoff between Matt and Chris about …

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Happy New Year and a missing final Theme Tip!

06 January 2011 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways, theme news

A very Happy New Year to you all!
I’m just back from vacation and just noticed that the final post in the 24 Theme Tips series failed to post correctly on December 24th! Blame some early pre-Christmas celebrations 🙂
Anyway I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas vacation. We’re looking forward to lots of exciting new developments in the WordPress theme community in 2011.
Ok gotta run, there is a missing Theme tip post to hunt out and post 🙂

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Theme Tip 23 – 2011 WordPress Themes Predictions

24 December 2010 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways

Time for some predictions for WordPress themes in 2011.

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Theme Tip 22 – Develop a process for creating WordPress themes

24 December 2010 comment icon0 | Categories: 24ways

As we race towards Christmas eve we talk about the importance of having a process for making WordPress themes.

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Theme Tip 21 – WordPress is more than just for blogs

21 December 2010 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways

A really common misconception that exists today amongst the general populus is that WordPress is a really cool publishing platform for blogs – and no more than that.
Those of us who build websites for a living using WordPress know that this is far from the truth and that WordPress has matured into a really powerful Content Management System in it’s own right. But those who love and work with other ‘pure’ LAMP open source CMS systems such as Drupal, Joomla, modx and Expression Engine seem to have this notion that WordPress is inferior for general website content management.
Well let me tell you that this is a big fat myth and could not be further from …

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Theme Tip 20 – Best Free WordPress themes of 2010

21 December 2010 comment icon2 | Categories: 24ways

It’s time to start kicking off those “best of” lists for 2010. Today we bring you the first of our selection of the Best Free WordPress themes of 2010.

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Theme Tip 19 – Give back to the community

20 December 2010 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways

Ok today’s tip is not so much a technical WordPress theme reference but a life tip! If you’re just getting started with WordPress you’ve no doubt become aware of just how much you can achieve without having to spend a single cent. From tutorials to free themes to support, awesome plugins and countless thousands of hours of hard work which make it possible for you, me and everyone else to take advantage of the most powerful publishing platform on the planet to do whatever we want with it – with no strings attached.
What makes WordPress stand out from everything else is not just the software itself – far from it. Don’t get me wrong – …

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Theme Tip 18 – Mobile WordPress themes

18 December 2010 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways

Another chance to gaze into our crystal ball to predict one of the most game changers for 2011 – Mobile WordPress themes.

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Theme Tip 16 – Testing WordPress Themes

16 December 2010 comment icon2 | Categories: 24ways

Testing, Testing, Testing – We touch on that most important of topics – the WordPress Theme review guidelines.

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Theme Tip 15 – It’s all about the sidebars

15 December 2010 comment icon1 | Categories: 24ways

Today we take a look at how we should be improving one of the most over looked areas of WordPress theme development – the humble sidebar.

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