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 11 – Must read Genesis Framework Tutorials

11 December 2010 comment icon3 | Categories: 24ways

Today we give you are comprehensive list of must read tutorials on the Genesis Theme Framework.

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Theme Tip 2 – 3 Kickass Starter WordPress Themes to kickstart your theme development

02 December 2010 comment icon0 | Categories: 24ways

Today, we examine 3 of the best starter WordPress themes that will jump start theme development for anyone just dipping their toes into this stuff. Starters themes are an excellent way of removing the distractions from the theme development learning curve.

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Massive list of WordPress theme frameworks

28 November 2010 comment icon0 | Categories: theme news

Ryan of WPCandy has put together a massive list of WordPress theme frameworks. I must this is something we’ve been hoping to look at in more detail.
It’s a bloody good list and one that I can think we’ll definitely be digging into a little deeper in the near future. I’ve been doing a lot of work with Genesis recently and am getting a good feel for it’s strengths and weaknesses. I’d love to see a WordPress Theme Framework matrix comparing frameworks in detail.
Perhaps I’ve just given myself another weekend project 🙂

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The case for an official new WordPress Theme Framework

19 October 2010 comment icon0 | Categories: theme news, wordpress

Ok so I’ve not been posting a lot the past month (slaps self on wrist) due to being snowed under with a LOT of client work at the moment which is both good and bad!
Anyway – I’m taking breather this evening and had to post on something which has kept popping up in my mind over the past month. Is it time for WordPress to develop an official Theme Framework as part of the WordPress core?
Now I know, I know, before you say it – most WordPress frameworks are just essentially very well developed parent themes with extensive option panels, plugins and widgets and lots of nice hooks for child themes. If anything, the concept …

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