We really enjoy seeing how people are using our themes, so we thought that perhaps others would enjoy it too. As such we decided to build and release a theme showcase website. Somewhere that shows off the customisations that people have made to our themes. The showcase splits the themes up by category, according to… Read More ›
Whilst we try as hard as we can we can’t do everything at Pro Theme Design. To try to fix this we decided to partner with other teams who are best in their fields to bring you discounts on their products and services. As such we have now added a brand new partners page to… Read More ›
Nominate is a social voting theme designed to allow you to run a Digg style site on a WordPress installation. And it’s ready for action. The theme started off as an entire website that I created called WPVote.com. The site allows users to register, and then submit articles and vote on their favourites. The idea… Read More ›
It’s been a long time coming. I first released WPVote.com at the start of January, you can read about the development of WPVote.com on my personal site – Binary Moon, and the theme has evolved quite a lot since then. Nominate is the public version of WPVote.com, in fact it’s actually the exact same theme… Read More ›
It’s been a bit quiet here recently but there has been lots going on behind the scenes. I thought I would give you a little insight into what is planned in the coming months. First up is an update for all of our themes. This will include some bug fixes, and new features. Elemental gets… Read More ›
Traffic has increased greatly since the launch of Elemental, The Local and Accumulo in the last 6 months, so Pro Theme has decided to bring extra help to the forums to make your support experience better and more reliable.
Business at Pro Theme continues to grow! And this means more questions to answer in the forums. Since Ben and I would like to spend more time on development, we would like to hire a forum moderator to help us out, for an hour a day, Monday-Friday.
WPVote is a new WordPress voting site that I launched early last week. The site is a Digg style community voting site built on the WordPress platform. Not dissimilar in function to software such as Pligg or Drigg (notice a pattern in the naming of these things?) it focuses on the WordPress community and promoting… Read More ›
The Elemental framework for WordPress continues to be a hot-selling theme. According to the changelog, it received 396 code changes this month! Some were bug fixes and some were feature additions, but overall it continues to grow simultaneously more powerful and more clean, code-wise.
Pro Theme has added a new theme to our products page called Accumulo. The homepage contains tabbed, custom RSS widgets for aggregating niche content. It’s like a premium version of the AllTop-inspired WPTopics…
Pro Theme is currently donating 100% of proceeds from our themes to the earthquake relief effort in Haiti. If you were already considering buying a theme, please consider doing so now and helping these two organizations…
Since Darren went freelance this year and Ben started getting involved more with custom widgets and theme frameworks, it seemed like a good time to reevaluate what we wanted for Pro Theme. More free time and new ideas cooking meant it was time to rebrand a little bit.
It’s been a long time coming but we finally have a new theme ready for release here on Pro Theme Design. This is actually a theme I have built on and off for about 6 months, but over the last couple of months things have really taken off, and I brought Darren in to help tidy up the design and consult on the features.
This July 4th, 2009, the Dispatch theme will be free when purchased together with Mimbo Pro. To take advantage, simply enter this coupon code when checking out: 4july2009
Geared toward journalists and WordPress developers alike Dispatch is striking new minimalist child theme for Mimbo Pro.
Mimbo Pro has recently undergone a major overhaul which is not as evident on the surface, but very significant code- and feature-wise. A special discount coupon will be mailed to existing Mimbo Pro users to get the new theme at a very reduced rate. Here is a summary of new features: Thumbnail automation. In the… Read More ›
To celebrate the return to school next month we have decided to open up a new discount day. On September 1st, we will be having a 30% off sale on all copies of Mimbo Pro. How does it work? Follow Darrens Twitter feed and be on the lookout for a tweet containing the special coupon… Read More ›
One of the most common requests we get for Mimbo Pro modifications is changing the homepage carousel. In this post I am going to outline a few changes you can make that will help you give some individuality to your homepage design. Automatic scrolling Making the Carousel scroll without user interaction is pretty painless with… Read More ›
Mimbo Pro was first released just shy of two months ago and both Darren and I have been overwhelmed by the response. To celebrate the reception of the theme, and the May day bank holiday we have decided to run our first sale. For the whole of today, the 5th of May, we will be… Read More ›
The most common support items for Mimbo Pro are to do with the TimThumb script – and minor problems with it’s usage. Below are the most common things that fix the problems with the image resize system. The scripts/cache folder needs to be given the permissions 777 in order to save the cache files. This… Read More ›