Grow your audience with the right subscription form!

Your WordPress site is awesome.

But what makes it ultra-awesome is that it enables you to convert first time visitors into subscribers and into potential customers. How? Add stunning signup forms and popup subscription boxes anywhere you deem necessary, in order to increase conversions.

Moosend, the popular email marketing service provider has just released their breezy subscription forms for creative marketers! You can grow your list fast and effectively, with a signup form that is worthy of your beautiful website.

“Why are subscription forms all that important in the first place?”, you might ask.

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Use AdRotate to manage ads on your WordPress site

Ads are a quick and easy way to start getting some revenue out of your WordPress website. Creating ads and managing ad campaigns might become a taxing task, monitoring impressions and clicks,  generating statistics, making sure expired ads don’t appear on your site, and more, there’s a lot to take care of. Here’s where AdRotate comes in to play.

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Free SVG & PNG icon pack: Mobile functions

Here’s another great free icon pack generously provided by our friends over at freepik.com & flaticon.com

This time the set consists of 50 icons available in 3 different variations (Outlines, flat & linecolor). In the zip file you will find SVG & PNG version for all 3 versions, a total of 600 icons ready to be used in any personal or commercial project! (Well, just make sure to credit the original author, that’s not much to ask I guess). Enjoy!

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Create a photography e-commerce site with Benson

A couple of months ago we wrote an article discussing the suitability of WordPress for photography sites. Turns out WordPress is a great tool to help you showcase your work and if you so desire, sell it online.

Here’s where Benson comes in. We have updated our beautiful portfolio theme to be more than just that. Benson is now WooCommerce compatible, which means that you can use it to easily create an e-commerce site and sell your work. WooCommerce can perfectly handle sales of digital media as well as physical ones, and combined with the stunning appearance of Benson, your sales are bound to go up.

Benson’s WooCommerce implementation follows a new direction we’re taking with WooCommerce themes. The desired layout is achieved using only styling, no template overrides. This results in a theme that’s easier to work with and makes it more compatible with future WooCommerce releases.

Check it out below and happy sales!

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Spencer is now WooCommerce compatible

We have recently updated our beautiful blogging theme, Spencer, to be compatible with WooCommerce, the most popular e-commerce plugin for WordPress.

Combine Spencer’s clean and beautiful design with WooCommerce’s ease and flexibility to create the perfect e-commerce site for your business.

We have taken a new approach when it comes to Spencer’s WooCommerce implementation. The layout is achieved purely with styling without any template overrides, this gives you a theme that’s easier to work with and, most importantly, much more maintainable when it comes to future WooCommerce releases.

Check it out below and happy sales!

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Writing effective CSS for WordPress

WordPress is undoubtedly a great content management platform and for the many use cases it covers it brings a lot of developer benefits on the table. Among the benefits, however, there are a handful of thorns sticking out and one of the sharpest ones is arguably CSS authoring which unfortunately can’t be blunted by the core team because it’s not inherently a fault within WordPress itself.

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Extending WordPress Core (or other 3rd-party) Widgets

How long have you been craving for a text size setting on the default Text widget, or a background color on the Calendar widget? Did you know you could implement these yourself? And without modifying the core files? And without jeopardizing the update-ability of your website?

Yup! It can be done! Of course, some things are more easily done, and some things may be impossible to do at all. Let’s see however what is the general approach of actually doing it.

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Our popular WooCommerce theme Flevr receives a new demo site

Flevr has an all new demo site. Improved images, better content, an all around lifting to show you what its capable of.  Click the button below to check it out!

However the changes are not only cosmetic. In the last couple of months we have updated Flevr to be compatible with the latest version of WooCommerce (3.x), improved the isotope filtering mechanism and fixed minor bugs.

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A brand new demo for our portfolio theme – Nico

Our beautiful portfolio theme Nico has a brand new demo site. If you are looking for a portfolio theme, be sure to check it out, you’ll fall in love with it!

Along with the changes on the demo we have improved things behind the scenes. We have updated the FontAwesome icon set to its latest version, made the isotope filtering system on portfolio items more robust and cleaned up a few small bugs.

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