Themes

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How to Save Time and Get Better Results with New Divi Visual Builder

Normally a WordPress theme update is a ho-hum affair. A few behind-the-scenes tweaks, maybe a new feature or two… yawn. That’s not the case with Elegant Themes’ release of Divi 3.0. Divi 3.0 includes a number of small changes, but there’s one addition that really stands out. It’s called the Visual Editor, and it makes […]

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8 of the Best WordPress Themes for Solopreneurs and Freelancers

How do solopreneurs and freelancers choose the best WordPress themes for their businesses? Of course, it depends on the type of business, but there are some things that most freelancers and solopreneurs want. A good solopreneur/freelancer theme should: Be easy to set up Showcase the owner’s personality Look up-to-date Be appropriate for the type of

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WordPress Theme Styles

WordPress Theme Styles: How to Easily Pick the Right One

When picking out a WordPress theme, it’s important to choose a theme that will showcase your business. Just as there are different styles of houses — colonial, A-frame (remember those?), ranch, bungalow, etc. — there are different WordPress theme styles that are suitable for different types of businesses. Knowing which theme style will work well

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How to Improve Your WordPress Site and Save Time with a Theme Framework

Some theme designers, like StudioPress [aff], use a two-tier strategy for theme development. Tier one is a theme framework. It’s where they put most of the functionality. Tier two is the child theme. That’s where the embellishments go. From the designer’s point of view, there are lots of advantages to building themes in this way.

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How to Choose the Best WordPress Theme Designers (and Why It’s Important!)

With all the hundreds of WordPress theme designers out there, and thousands of themes, how do you choose? What should you look for in a WordPress theme? This was a question I asked myself when I started this website, not only because I needed a theme for the site I planned to build, but also because

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Google’s Gonna Getcha (if you Don’t Do This)

A while back I wrote an articled titled What is a Mobile Responsive WordPress Theme and Why Should You Use It? When I wrote it, about 30% of readers visited websites on mobile devices — tablets and smartphones. Today it’s more — lots more. According to Darren Rowse of ProBlogger, those numbers, at least for

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A First Look at Divi, Elegant Themes’ Flagship WordPress Theme

Divi, Elegant Themes “flagship” WordPress theme, has become extremely popular since its release on December 11, 2013. Since then, Divi 2.0 has hit the interwebs, and WordPress sitebuilders are falling in love with its unique building-block style of page building. Divi’s strength and uniqueness comes from the Page Builder. As the name implies, the Page

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So you Want to Change your WordPress Theme? A Bit of Preparation Makes it Easier. . .

As your business evolves and grows, you may want to completely change your WordPress theme. While it’s super easy to activate a new theme, tweaking it to make sure it works with your existing content can be very time consuming. Be very sure that changing your theme will help you accomplish your business goals —

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StudioPress vs Elegant Themes

StudioPress vs Elegant Themes: Which One Should a Newbie Choose?

“I’m new to WordPress. Which is easier for a newbie, a StudioPress theme or an Elegant Themes theme?” Let’s take a look, at the inside workings of both themes. Installing the Theme Installation is straightforward and the same for both. Download your theme Log into your WordPress Dashboard Select Appearance / Themes Click Add new

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