Twitter widget update

As of yesterday, October 11th, 2012, Twitter shut down their unversioned API URL endpoints, and as a result the twitter widget of all CSSIgniter themes stopped working.

Each and every one of our themes has just been updated to rectify the issue, and they also got a few changes to better support internationalization.

If you use the Twitter widget or rely on proper internationalization handling, then you’re urged to upgrade.

As always, be a good sport and keep a full backup of your WordPress installation before you update.

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Let’s build a Portfolio theme, together!

Being a web designer is something that puts a smile on my face every morning, but being a web designer who gets to choose what he’s going to design next and how, it’s something more. It’s “Eudaimonia“!
That is so true, except when I get to design a Portfolio Theme and here are some good reasons: Read More

New theme coming soon: Glare

This theme is now available. Have a look!

Our first theme for month October will be Glare. A theme specifically designed for fashion photographers, designers and models who want to showcase their portfolio in a very classy way. It will support full background videos and customizable listing and portfolio pages. The WordPress theme will come in the first week of October.

You can see how it will feel like (and of course purchase the HTML version and PSDs if you need) over at ThemeForest.

New theme coming soon: Mustache

Mustache is our second theme for September and it’s suitable for all those looking to setup quickly a small about / portfolio page. Mustache will be available as a WordPress theme on September 20th. Till then if you all you want is the HTML version, you can purchase it over at Themeforest.

A tumblr-like theme from Owltastic is coming soon!

I’m a web designer and there are people i admire in this job. I follow them on Twitter, i read their books, i follow their advice, i stare at their previews on Dribbble. I guess everyone in this job is doing something similar.

One of them is Meagan Fisher a.k.a owltastic and when the idea of approaching my favorite designers to design for CSSIgniter came to mind, Meagan was in my Top5. I wasn’t sure if i was going to get a response but i did and she will be designing a tumblr-like theme for WordPress. Can’t wait to see the result, can’t wait to share it with you!

Once we have the final concept in our hands we will share a preview so stay tuned!

We are hiring: Part-time video tutorial author

In an effort to expand our support section we are looking for someone who will be able to record video tutorials on how to properly install our WordPress themes. We do provide written documentation but let’s be realistic. Who reads those? Video tutorials on the other hand seem more attractive to users. So if you are interested:

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Second Anniversary Giveaway. Your chance to win an iPad!

2 years ago, Anastis and I were running like crazy to launch our service. Building WordPress themes, building our website, testing our membership system etc. On September 23rd we launched our website. Everything went fine except one thing. Sales. Sales were slow. We didn’t mind because our initial plan was to keep our daily jobs and mess with the whole cssigniter thing on our spare time. We were totally wrong of course and we learnt that the hard way.

A few months ago we re-launched. And this time i think we got it right. See, today we just hit our first major milestone, our first 1000 happy members (they are way more than that right now) but all these things shouldn’t keep us from celebrating our first day online as a premium WordPress themes provider.

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New theme coming soon: Intrigue – A responsive / eCommerce theme for WordPress

Intrigue is now available!

September is here, and we are almost ready to release our 1st theme for this month. Intrigue is a responsive, ecommerce theme based on WooCommerce. Some of the features include:

  • Responsive layout based on Skeleton Grid
  • 2,3,4 column product listing pages
  • Blog layout (including an alternative version with sidebar on the left hand-side)
  • Widgetized sidebars
  • Custom widgets
  • Custom options panel

Intrigue is going live this week so keep an eye around here!