As users, enthusiasts and lovers of WordPress, we know the importance of having a good theme for our website or blog. In fact, an easily customizable appearance is one of the many edges that WP has over other CMS. When it comes to free themes, the providers and options are many, the most reliable one being the WordPress theme repository itself. Preview, install, try and tweak – the only thing limiting you is your own imagination. INTRODUCTION: If you are serious about having a unique look and feel for your website or blog, you should consider purchasing a WordPress Theme. […]
About Sufyan bin Uzayr
Sufyan bin Uzayr is a freelance writer, graphic artist, programmer and photographer based in India. He writes for several print magazines as well as technology blogs. His prime areas of interest include open source, mobile development, web CMS and vector art. He is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of an e-journal named Brave New World.
Today we introduce Splendio, a beautiful free WP theme designed by Vlad and Elena Scanteie of Design Disease. The theme is licenced under GPL and is free for both personal and commercial use. Introduction: Splendio is a gorgeous theme that seems ideal for those who like to have a blend of unique and eye-catching elements on their blogs. While it surely is not the cleanest theme out there, it definitely stands apart from the rest in terms of looks. Major Features: Splendio comes with a Featured Post section that has a slider for displaying your most important posts, and a […]
If you are looking for a free theme to spice up your WordPress blog, the WordPress Diary Theme from Site5 Web Hosting might be the one for you. It is a gorgeous theme that seems most apt for personal blogs. WordPress Diary/Notebook theme attempts to strike the right balance between ‘clean’ and ‘beauty’. At any point, the design does not seem to be over done, nor does it seem too loud. Speaking of major features that the theme has to offer, Diary/Notebook is built on HTML 5 and CSS 3 (along with a fall back mechanism for older browsers), a […]
Slick Contact Forms is a plugin created by Design Chemical that lets you create contact forms that can show up on almost any area of your website by means of widgets. Introduction: Slick Contact Forms creates a widget that can be employed either as floaty or sticky or even as a drop down tab. It features a simple contact mechanism wherein the details entered by the user get mailed to the email address specified. The contact form being light, cannot offer uploads or attachments. Only four fields are available by default – I personally decided to treat them as Name, […]
If you’re running a magazine blog or something similar, you probably already have a newsletter mechanism in place. In such a case, the plugin that we’re going to talk about might just be for you! Introduction The Newsletter Signup plugin created by Danny van Kooten contains a check box that can be added to comments and registration or contact forms, a newsletter signup widget for your blog’s sidebar and a short code that lets you embed the signup option to your website’s posts and pages. Seems like a mouthful, doesn’t it? Major Features Coming to the detailed features offered by […]