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Epik 1.0 – Genesis child theme for WordPress by Wes Straham of Appfinite

Epik 1.0 - Genesis child theme for WordPress by Wes Straham of Appfinite

One of the big problems for any WordPress theme designer is coming up with something original. If you’ve tried it yourself, you know how difficult it is.
One guy who comes up with original themes and who does it theme after theme is Wes Straham of Appfinite themes.

I’ve no idea how he does it, but as if to prove me right, he’s just brought out a real honey of a theme… Epik 1.0.
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Website design – free and premium images for your websites and blogs

Website design – free and premium images for your website or blog

Eh… come closer and I’ll whisper a secret.
I’ll tell you where you can find stunning free and premium images for your websites and blogs.

Why do you need to know that?

Because images are becoming more and more important in modern web design.
They’re getting bigger, more creative and much more professional.
The days of touching up an old image on Photoshop and uploading are long gone.

So where do you find great images?
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Fabric8ted 1.0 – Genesis child theme for WordPress by Eight Crazy Designs

Fabric8ted 1.0 – Genesis child theme for WordPress by Shannon Dow of Eight Crazy Designs

I have a client who runs a local re-upholstery business.
In his work he deals mostly with women so for his new website we needed to find a theme that was artistic and feminine and at the same time modern and packed with features.

I looked long and hard before I found the perfect theme and that theme was by Shannon Dow of Eight Crazy Designs and the name of the theme was… Fabric8ted 1.0.
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Genesis people – Bill McKinley, Ms TaraDactyl and Mr Randy Cantrell

Genesis people - welcome to the newcomers

WordPress developers love the Genesis theme framework.
They love it because they can create their own child themes using the Genesis sample theme, dabble with custom WordPress loops, produce dedicated Genesis plugins and wax lyrical about custom post types.

Now saying that the devs love Genesis is what Basil Fawlty would call stating the bleeding obvious, but it’s not just the devs who love Genesis.

Every day non techies start up Genesis websites and blogs or move over to Genesis from other theme frameworks.

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WordPress themes and frameworks – Genesis, Catalyst and Elegant Themes

Genesis catalyst elegant themes wordpress themes and framework

There was a time when all you had to do if you wanted a blog or a website, was setup a WordPress install, install a free theme, write a few pages and posts… and you were hailed an internet genius.
Unfortunately… those days are gone.

There are now so many professional sites out there that in order to get your share of the action and attention your site has to be fast, mobile responsive, easy to navigate and look absolutely stunning.
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