Theme News Roundup 27 February

27 February 2011 comment icon1 | Categories: theme news

WordPress 3.1 hits the streets
It was a big week this week in WordPress land with the launch of WordPress 3.1 – read our coverage.
Let the exodus from Tumblr to WordPress begin
Ok this might be a bit premature. Tumblr ain’t going anywhere in the near future. But given it’s recent constant problems with downtime I can see more and more people making the switch in the near future. Well this week, that process got a whole lot easier due to the formal release of Post Templates in 3.1 and really nifty app from WooThemes called Tumblr 2 WordPress which helps you move from… erm… Tumblr to WordPress. Mashable have a nice post on their experiences with …

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Theme Newsround

19 February 2011 comment icon1 | Categories: theme news

Kicking off a new weekly feature on themesforge is our weekly Newsround of what’s happening in the WordPress theme community. Oh and we’ll also throw in some links to stuff we’ve come across during the week that might have happened weeks and months ago but that we think you will be interested in!
So without further ado.
Genesis 1.5 Released
A new version of Genesis hit the streets last week and of particular interest is the Genesis Grid Loop which allow theme designers to quickly create grid based layouts for content sections. StudioPress published an advanced tutorial earlier this week too – definitely one worth checking out.
Organic Themes – Approaching Theme Design
WPCandy Posted a video from Organic Themes …

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