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25 best themes released in September for WordPress websites

A month ago we announced that from now on we will showcase the best themes for WordPress websites released in the previous month. Therefore, now it’s time for the best themes released in September. We consider that these posts are extremely useful for the ones interested in buying a new theme and the good news is that the signals from our readers are positive. Selecting the best themes is a tough job- the Internet is full of wonderful ones and it’s impossible to be objective. Don’t take it as an excuse, but it’s probable to miss some amazing themes– it’s normal as long as this post is the work of a human being! In conclusion, once you noticed a cool theme, let us know and we will showcase it here!
Studying the best themes, you will notice that these follow the current trends: many are flat and the parallax effect is still very cool. Also, the users seem to enjoy one-page themes because these are very numerous. The new mobile operating system released by Apple, iOS 7, will bring its own influence in web design as long as some fresh themes try to imitate particular elements. Definitely, next month we will have here some iOS 7 inspired best themes!
Anyway, the next themes are really stunning and all of them may be a great solution for your websites. The designers may study them and get inspired, so it’s highly recommended to check this post! Do you have a favorite one? Don’t forget to share with us your opinions. We are waiting for them!

Babysitter

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Sajaki

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Discover

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Reborn

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Serenity

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Axioma

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Book your travel

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Dimple

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David Goliath

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Forca

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Cingle

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Moviescope

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Ross

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Felice

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Astrum

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Room cartoons

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Terramia

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Webmakers

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vEstate

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Wiretree

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Boom

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Nemo

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Haxon

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Simplepxcreate

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Flat magazine

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25 impressive Tumblr themes

Tumblr was a discrete social network until very recently was bought by Yahoo. This acquisition didn’t change the core structure of the network, but the specialists appreciate that in the near future is extremely possible to see some new features. Anyway, Tumblr isn’t so intensively promoted as Facebook is, but it doesn’t mean that very few people use it.
But what in fact are the peculiarities of Tumblr? The founder of Tumblr, David Karp, started his affair with the idea that people want to share their impressions and opinions. If it’s taken into account the number of blogs, then he is right. On the other hand, many blogs are abandoned because time is a very limited resource and it’s very difficult to have a consistent posting schedule. The next phase was to profit by this fact and Tumblr became the most important micro blogging platform. Its success is fabulous, nowadays being created 137 billion blogs and 61,3 billion posts.
Using a microblogging platform as Tumblr is was easier for people to share their daily impressions- a quote, an interesting image or a short reflexion over an issue etc. Another feature of Tumblr success was the easiness of maintaining the blog- the dashboard is simple and very intuitive.
Being so many blogs it’s difficult to stay apart and having heavy traffic, but everywhere and every time the quality of the blog posts will attract visitors. The recipe of success is completed by a very cool theme, therefore you have the solution of being a Tumblr attraction. You have original ideas and from here you may select a wonderful Tumblr theme to enhance your blog!

Timeline

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Pop Gallery

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Popcase

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Supple

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Optic

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Black Sakura

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Pandemonium

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Bloq

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Glide

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Playground

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Flat

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Tumbl news

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Gallera

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Affection

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Metro Folio

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The catalog

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Vintage sky

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Shift

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Gothic Dream

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Notes

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Photographica

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3xistence

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Vision

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Fresco

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Sewed

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How to select the proper WordPress theme for your next project

The websites number is constantly growing and one of the factors that contributed to this situation is WordPress. The easiness of creating a website using this CMS is amazing and many people were fascinated by the fact that without being designers, they were able to launch and manage an online presence. Obviously, this situation was noticed by the developers and they offered new solutions of enhancing WordPress websites. One of the best modalities of transforming a website is to change the theme of it. Fortunately, we have tons of themes for everyone’s taste and it’s practically impossible for someone not to be satisfied. In this context is normal to ask yourself how to find the proper WordPress theme and not if you find it. The Internet is offering many possibilities of buying a WordPress theme and for the ones that don’t want to invest there are many free ones.
Selecting the best WordPress theme is a very challenging task no matter if you are an experienced designer or a common Internet user. Definitely, the best solution will be to select a timeless theme but the Internet is evolving extremely fast. The mobile browsing phenomenon existed few years ago, but it didn’t have the actual statute. I.e. in 2008 some people used Internet services via mobile phone, but reporting their number to the overall Internet users, they represented a negligible proportion. Nowadays the situation is very different and it determined a complex change regarding the modalities of building websites.
Unless a new ultra-revolutionary CMS is launched, we believe that WordPress will be the base of countless future websites. Of course, anytime people will need WordPress themes and we decided to share with you some tips regarding the buying of the best suitable themes for your projects.

1.The theme must match to the owner

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If you search for a new WordPress theme, then it’s highly recommended to keep in your mind that the respective theme should be bought because you need it and not because you like it. Many people show no respect to this idea and sometimes the consequences are disastrous. Undoubtedly, it’s a big difference between what is needed and what is liked. Therefore, a WordPress theme should be selected by taking into account the necessities. As the great Roman orator Cicero said, the power of example is amazing: let’s suppose that someone should select a WordPress theme for a financial institution, but he/she is madly in love with a theme very suitable for a blog. Could the last theme be the most awesome one, but would it be a good solution? I am in doubt about…
Maybe some readers consider that the respective theme may be customized. Well, customization process supposes the making of some fine tunings, while adapting a blog theme to one suitable for banking websites is another complete story.
The conclusion: choose a theme that is appropriate for what you need!

2.Don’t ever ignore the visitors

It’s not enough to select a theme that is suitable to the owner activity field. Every website is created and launched for visitors, so you can’t ignore them. The selected theme must be usable and accessible, else the users will encounter various issues and they will instantly abandon the website. A very good approach is to try as much as possible to imitate the behavior of the common user. Apparently, it seems difficult to realize this “transformation”, but it’s not rocket science! Imagine why an individual will would visit the website and what he needs more.

3.Check the anterior activities of the seller

Selecting a WordPress theme is a very time consuming activity, but none allows wasting time. Sooner or later, few themes are selected in the final phase and choosing the winning one is very close. Before choosing the theme, it’s a good idea to check the previous activities of the seller. How to check the seller? It’s simple, send an email to NSA and they will provide his full resume!!! Just kidding, there are many other solutions.
Many themes marketplaces have a very good system of rating the WordPress theme providers. The past clients have the possibility of rating the theme bought and of course, they are free to comment regarding the product or the seller. These are precious indicators of the quality level of the product to buy. If you buy the theme directly from the creator, you may check the portfolio testimonials. Anyway, checking the seller isn’t a facultative activity if you care about your money!

4.Customer support is crucial

The perfect WordPress theme wasn’t still created; each one has at least a flaw. This fact shouldn’t demotivate, it’s normal, it’s made by a human being and “errare humanum est“. In fact, many WordPress themes developers constantly offer new updates in order to improve the eventual bugs and mistakes. Customer support and the contact with the creators are essential when encountering various issues; therefore it must be another factor in the final equation of picking the right theme.

5.Responsiveness is a must and not a fade

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Previously, it was mentioned about the new web design approach determined by the smartphones and handheld devices. The designers call it responsive design. The responsive websites have the great advantage that these are perfectly rendered regardless the screen size of the devices. Under these circumstances, it’s absolutely normal to ask for a responsive WordPress theme, any other solution being out if question. The statics reveals that mobile browsing exponentially grew and the lack of a responsive website is very similar to an “online suicidal”.
Fortunately, we have posted some interesting articles presenting the best WordPress themes and you can check these. Much more, we showcased some more “exotic” types of themes, therefore you have plenty of opportunities. We wish you good luck in picking the right theme and let us know if the tips above were useful for you!

30 amazing WordPress themes released in August

WordPress started as a simple and efficient content management system and nowadays it is the core of a real industry. We have practical unlimited modalities of enhancing a WordPress based website. Much more, people having some knowledge in web developing field can realize these customizations. In many previous cases, people very quickly became bored with various web related entities (i.e., Hi5, MySpace) but in the case of WordPress, they are intensively using this platform. This situation determined an entire army of designers and developers to create new and new themes and plug-ins to enhance the online presences based on WordPress. It’s wonderful to have so many opportunities, but there are still some downsides.
We noticed that lots of people spend much time searching for the best WordPress themes. Unfortunately, time is a very limited resource and people buy themes making superficial judgments. The good news is that we prepared a surprise for our readers: from now on, we will monthly showcase the best themes released in the previous month. It is a very difficult task; there are many sources of themes and so many interesting ones. On the other hand, it’s a real pleasure to admire the works of WordPress theme creators. We hope that this selection was objective and really helpful for people interested in buying a new quality theme. Of course, we are humans and perhaps we missed a cool theme…please let us know the address of it and we gladly will complete the post with your suggested theme. Enjoy the themes below and don’t forget to share with us which your favorite is!

1.Sahifa

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2.Enfold

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3.Core

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4.Kallyas

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5.Avada

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6.Dynamix

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7.Open house & car dealership

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8.Modernize

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9.Gonzo

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10.Invictus

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11.Unite

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12.Rockwell

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13.Pekaboo

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14.RT theme 17

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15.Super Skeleton

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16.Start Up

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17.Smart interactive

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18.Valeta

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19.Thunder

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20.Tuned Balloon

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21.Anchor INN

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22.Avion

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23.Safarica

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24.Maestro

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25.Cosily

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26.Eldar

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27.Spirit

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28.Capture

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29.Prisma

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30.I love rockband

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The complete guide of creating a selling WordPress theme

WordPress is just ten years old but it seems to be one of them most important entities of the Internet. There are so many websites based on this content management system (CMS) and so many themes available that the Internet may be considered as the realm of WordPress. The fascinating aspect is that its success seems it’s not reached its peak as long as the number of websites based on CMS is daily growing. The specialists tried to explain the success of the CMS and they identified lots of factors but the most important was the simplicity of using it. Someone said that everyone that is able to work with Microsoft Office Word will be able to handle a WordPress website…personally, I really believe in this statement.
In this context, it’s normal for any designer or developer to ask himself if it’s profitable to sell a WordPress theme. Unfortunately, by reading this post you won’t obtain a clear answer –“yeah, go for it” or “nope, it’s not for you”. The single clear statement is that yes, there are too many WordPress themes available, but definitely, there are way too few high quality ones. In conclusion, instead of wasting time to ask yourself if it’s good or not to create a WordPress theme, it’s better to create a really impressive theme and start making money by selling it.
Important: Many designers prefer to create only custom WordPress themes that are used by a single client. In this post we will not treat this aspect, we will debate only the matter of themes available for multiple sells.  In order to help you, here is a small, but complete guide to create selling WordPress themes. Obviously, it may be completed with the opinions or past experiences of the readers; we are waiting for your contributions, therefore use the comment form!

1. Decide the type of the theme

Before making the first scratch of a layout, it’s recommended to establish very clearly the type of the theme. In fact, there are two major solutions:

– a theme that may be suitable for multiple purposes. It’s characterized by general items, it has nothing very particular. The advantage of these themes is constituted by the large amount of potential buyers.
– a particularized theme that has a very clear destination, i.e. a layout for church or kindergarten website. These themes have less potential buyers, but the interested ones are better transformed into effective buyers.
It is up to the designer to select which solution work the best for him, clearly none of the above solutions is wrong or good. Anyway, it’s a good idea to follow a path from the beginning, else changing the concept in the middle of the design phase may represent a very bad decision.

2. A good design remains capital (yeah, it’s a deprecated piece of advice)

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I was in doubt about adding or not this tip into the article. I think that no blogger or designer will ever say that the design isn’t important. It’s such a common advice that will bore the readers. Altogether, an impressive number of themes are modest and the design simply has nothing to attract the eyes of the viewers. To conclude, any designer should think twice when creating the design of the layout. It should be original to attract people, but in the same time it should be accessible and usable. The design of a layout requires a lot of time and resources, but this by no means (time and resources) is mandatory to create a product that will be appreciated and bought.

3. A good design attracts clients, a good code maintains them loyal

A good design attracts clients, but selling more themes requires a complete strategy. The main idea is to create a loyal base of clients and definitely it is the basis of a long-term profitable affair. The first step in gaining the loyalty of the clients is to offer them very good products. As long as the design is a subjective matter and it may happen that a good looking theme will not be liked by some people, a clean and correct code is an objective thing. Even if the code is a more discrete presence, it doesn’t mean that coding may be ignored. There is nothing to add: pay close attention to the coding, any mistake affects the rating of the theme and implicitly, it will negatively affect the number of sales.

4. Give options to the users, but don’t let them recreate the theme

Another feature of WordPress that is much appreciated by users is the customization ability. It means that also the themes must be easily customizable and a successful one should have many options to personalize. Many WordPress developers are going too far and add too many options to custom and this situation confuse the clients. There is no recipe to determine which options are necessary and which ones are useless- it’s only the experience of the designer/developer.

5. Customer support is important no matter how high quality is a theme

I bet that even if a theme respects the laws of beautiful design and it’s impeccably coded, at least a client will need support for the respective theme. Customer support seems as an additional activity for WordPress theme creators, but the reality proved that it is very important. On short term perspective, not offering replies to the clients’ demands may not affect the sales, but on medium and long term perspective it is “the perfect solution” to failure.

6. Marketing is as important as coding and design

A common mistake of people selling WordPress themes is the lack of interest regarding the marketing of the theme. As I previously mentioned, the Internet is full of themes and it’s extremely difficult to make some buzz around a new one. The WordPress themes market is characterized by a paradoxical situation: it is full of themes, but very few are really qualitative and people are somehow prudent about a new theme. If the creator doesn’t care about the future of his work, by sure other people won’t either. The conclusion: marketing is a must. Willing or not, creating a selling WordPress theme supposes the next phases: designing, coding and marketing!
In the end, I hope that everyone interested in selling WordPress themes got some useful advices. Once again, I must warn that creating WordPress themes is a taught job, but the rewards are pretty motivating. What do you think, would you start creating and selling WordPress themes?