Free magazine style WordPress theme with custom content slider – Agency
A magazine style theme that puts your content in a beautiful wrapper, complete with subtle page elements that is sure to add elegance to your pages. This theme is called Agency. Agency is compatible with the latest WordPress release, taking advantage of some its newer features. Let me explain: UPDATE 5/16/2012 – I’ve updated Agency […]
How to Add Lightbox to WordPress without a Plugin
Many times when I’m developing themes – I think of the simplest features to include. Always on top of my list – is a lightbox effect on images. A lightbox effect is when a thumbnail of an image is clicked, the larger version of the image is faded in – while the rest of the […]
24 Fresh Motion Reels that will Spark your Creativity
There will be times in design career that web pages or photos are not enough for inspiration. This is when you need to look elsewhere; videos are a prime example. This is another guest post from a regular author – Stelian Stubolin of Rocketgraphs: Stop motion (frame-by-frame action) is an animation technique that makes a […]
Free WordPress Theme "Lucky Guess" is Fresh and Stylish – Perfect for the Ultimate blog.
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day – I give you Lucky Guess. Lucky Guess is a semi-magazine / semi-personal blog styled theme for WordPress. It packs a set of nifty features that you will find useful, especially for newer blogs. Don’t let this baby fool you – it may not be real fancy, but […]
Built for the next big online magazine, WordPress theme Aparatus is available for free!
Thinking of a sharp, clean magazine layout for your website – then Aparatus is for you. Aparatus is a two column design complete with all the bells and whistles of a high content news website. A large featured carousel slider sits in the homepage that cycles through your latest posts. Post thumbnails for articles, photo […]
27 Artistic and Innovative Flash Preloaders
So what is a Flash Preloader? What is it for? Who uses it? Flash preloaders are those “growing horizontal bars” that let you know how much (usually percentage-wise) time is left for your software to run. It is for users to know how much longer they have to wait – until their website is loaded. […]
Back to your regularly scheduled programming…
For Blue Rooster theme, we have made considerable improvements especially in performance, size and visual effects. I had to completely rewrite the slide show – which had lost it’s ability to automatically play. I had to simplify, meaning leaner code without the means of a plugin. This theme can be downloaded at this link. More […]
I'm Updating an Old Theme: Blue Rooster
I’ve recently received a couple of comments from users of Blue Rooster. This theme has a slide show in the the home page template, along with pretty photo plugin that have stopped working once jQuery is updated. Looking back at the code – I see where I’ve mistakenly called some files that I shouldn’t have. […]