Devin Price is the new owner of DevPress

Devin Price is the new owner of DevPress

Devin Price is a developer from Austin, Texas and owner of WP Theming, an excellent WordPress blog. He also hosts his plugins and themes on WP Theming. Devin is the author of the popular Options Framework plugin, the Portfolio Post Type plugin, the Portfolio Press theme, and the Visual theme. He also sells commercial versions […]

WordPress.com has opened applications for commercial themes

WordPress.com has opened applications for commercial themes

Automattic has added a new¬†page on WordPress.com inviting theme makers to submit their theme shops to the platform. Historically, Automattic has invited particular theme makers to be a part of the WordPress.com commercial theme program. I have heard from some sellers on WordPress.com that they’ve really opened it up to a lot of people now, […]

Business theme highlight: Forefront

Business theme highlight: Forefront

I discovered a new WordPress theme today, thanks to a tweet from Ian Stewart, called Forefront. Forefront is a business theme by Automattic that is available on both WordPress.com and on Creative Market for WordPress.org users. Forefront has its own domain, which is interesting. They don’t do that too often as far as I’m aware. […]

Free theme highlight: Hueman

Free theme highlight: Hueman

In terms of free themes, Hueman sure is a knockout. I’m not even much for magazine themes, but if you have a photo-heavy site with plenty of content, I really love the design and feel of this theme. Built by¬†Alexander Agnarson, it appears to have been released November 1st, and was still a couple more […]

On WordPress themes and frameworks

On WordPress themes and frameworks

Let’s pull the bandaid off real quick, and it won’t hurt as bad: Theme Framework has turned into a marketing term. I lean more every day to giving theme framework the premium treatment. Just because a product costs money doesn’t make it premium at all. Nevertheless, the marketing term came and it stuck, and almost […]

ThemeForest theme nets over $100,000 per month, sadly

ThemeForest theme nets over $100,000 per month, sadly

The Envato blog highlighted a record breaking theme on their blog today, for achieving $100,000 in revenue per month, two months in a row. All in all, this theme, Avada, has achieved nearly a million dollars in revenue since its release last August. And it represents everything I hate about the theme landscape today. Few […]