Let’s be honest, the WordPress dashboard is neither attractive to look at nor particularly conducive to efficient workflows. The design is reminiscent of web apps from the early years of the century and would benefit from some serious sprucing up. (more…)
Whitespace, good typography, and a solid layout are all important aspects of a good design, and especially a minimal design. When these three elements are executed correctly, it translates into a highly professional look. If you’re a WordPress user, the problem is that finding a solid minimal theme can be a challenge. So for this post, we’ve rounded up 10 Professional Minimal WordPress Themes. (more…)
Themes can extend WordPress into much more than just a blogging platform, and it’s common for theme developers to create themes with a focus on specific niches. For example, a few weeks ago we posted a collection of business WordPress themes that were aimed at giving business owners an easy way to get a great looking site online. So for this post, the focus is on portfolios and galleries. We’ve rounded up 10 themes that are ideal for designers and photographers who don’t have web design skills to build their own portfolio site. The themes we selected for this post are well designed and do an excellent job of presenting the content in a professional manner. (more…)
Custom website designs aren’t right for every business, especially those that are on a tight budget or trying to stay as lean as possible. Many of these businesses turn to WordPress. It’s an excellent CMS solution, and there is a large selection of affordable themes available designed specifically for business websites. The only problem is professional looking themes can sometimes be difficult to find, and when launching a business, the last thing you want is a sloppy website. So for this post, as usual, we’ve done the searching for you…we’ve rounded up 10 Professional WordPress Themes for Business Websites. (more…)
WordPress has become one of the top choices for content management systems among website owners. This has happened for several reasons, but one is the readily available collection of themes that can transform the appearance and functionality of a site. There are all kinds of themes out there, but some of my favorites are the ones that take a minimalistic approach so the content can do the talking. If you’ve been on the lookout for some nice minimal WordPress themes, then you’re in luck. Here are 10 free ones that you should find useful. (more…)
As most of you already know, WordPress 3.0 has been released. Although it’s still in a beta release stage, you can take it for a test drive and check out the many new features that are available. Many people already use WordPress for many things other than just blogging but this release will certainly create opportunities for managing content even more effortlessly than before and using WordPress as more than just a blog.
WordPress is a great platform for setting up an online store, and there is a wide range of themes available to help sellers reach target customers. This post presents 20 of the best ecommerce themes, including both free and premium examples, covering storefront templates aimed at a variety of niche markets. (more…)
Sometimes a lot of color, textures, and design elements can make a web design jump off the screen, but there are times when a minimal style is more appropriate for the content and it’s audience. A clean and minimal design gets out of the way and lets the content do the talking, and it’s a great way to give your site an elegant and sophisticated feel.
If your getting ready to launch a WordPress site and you’re thinking about going minimal, here are our picks for the 10 best free minimal WordPress themes. (more…)
There’s good reason why WordPress is the most popular blogging platform. It’s easy to use and has tons of great features. But what’s really made this open source software excel is its passionate community. Yes, WordPress has lots of features built in, but it doesn’t have everything. The WordPress community fills this need. It’s full of talented developers that are constantly creating plugins to extend the features and make it even better.