Pixelyzed – On Building Pixel Worlds http://pixelyzed.com WordPress, web design, dev & personal ramblings Sun, 10 Jan 2016 05:48:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.1 http://pixelyzed.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/favicon.png Pixelyzed – On Building Pixel Worlds http://pixelyzed.com 32 32 13014254 The State of my 2014 WordPress Toolset – Themes http://pixelyzed.com/2014/06/02/state-2014-wordpress-toolset-themes/ http://pixelyzed.com/2014/06/02/state-2014-wordpress-toolset-themes/#respond Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:32:34 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=1276 These State of my Toolset blog posts are becoming a annual tradition on pixelyzed.com and this year will be no different. If 2012 had been a year of all around stability and growth for me and my business, 2013 was one of continued growth in my business but one of significant change in my toolset. […]

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Last Chance to Get CobaltApps’ Dynamik Web Site Builder and Genesis Extender http://pixelyzed.com/2014/05/26/last-chance-get-cobaltapps-dynamik-web-site-builder-genesis-extender/ http://pixelyzed.com/2014/05/26/last-chance-get-cobaltapps-dynamik-web-site-builder-genesis-extender/#respond Mon, 26 May 2014 16:59:40 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=1232 Note: CobaltApps has extended the deadline to get Dynamik and Extender under the old unlimited licensing until Thursday May 29th @ 9am EDT. If like me you use the Genesis Framework (and if you don’t, you really should! ;), you now have less than 24 hours to purchase the Dynamik Web Site Buider (a Genesis […]

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Theme Review – WooThemes Canvas http://pixelyzed.com/2014/05/25/theme-review-woothemes-canvas/ http://pixelyzed.com/2014/05/25/theme-review-woothemes-canvas/#comments Sun, 25 May 2014 17:03:31 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=1177 This review of WooThemes Canvas is my first theme review after writing my 4 Basic Criteria to Evaluate a Theme Framework post a while ago. I chose to start with Canvas because it’s a theme I’ve used often in the last 2 years and it’s been receiving a few major updates recently. As one of […]

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Pixelyzed.com 5.0 is Now Live, Powered by the Genesis Framework http://pixelyzed.com/2013/11/10/pixelyzed-5-0-is-live-powered-by-genesis/ http://pixelyzed.com/2013/11/10/pixelyzed-5-0-is-live-powered-by-genesis/#comments Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:03:44 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=1136 This weekend I decided to work on my own projects for a change, something I had not had the luxury to do for quite a while, client work always coming first. I took the time to complete a redesign of this site which I’ve worked on very sporadically for months. Earlier today I finally updated […]

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4 Basic Criteria for Evaluating a WordPress Theme Framework http://pixelyzed.com/2013/09/04/4-main-criteria-for-evaluating-a-wordpress-theme-framework/ http://pixelyzed.com/2013/09/04/4-main-criteria-for-evaluating-a-wordpress-theme-framework/#comments Thu, 05 Sep 2013 01:23:16 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=786 I will soon be writing reviews for some of the main WordPress plugins and theme frameworks that I use in my client projects. But before I do that, I wanted to write a post explaining the basic criteria I use to evaluate a theme because they are not necessarily the same you’ll read about in […]

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I Will Be at WordCamp Montreal 2013 http://pixelyzed.com/2013/05/18/i-will-be-at-wordcamp-montreal-2013/ http://pixelyzed.com/2013/05/18/i-will-be-at-wordcamp-montreal-2013/#respond Sun, 19 May 2013 03:45:27 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=895 WordCamp Montréal 2013 is com­ing in late June and, as is becoming a tradition for me, I will be attend­ing this great event for the 4th time! It seems that the more experience I get with WordPress, the more I get out of WordCamp. There’s always an great roster of presenters every year and I […]

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The State of my 2013 WordPress Toolset – Themes http://pixelyzed.com/2013/05/16/the-state-of-my-2013-wordpress-toolset-themes/ http://pixelyzed.com/2013/05/16/the-state-of-my-2013-wordpress-toolset-themes/#comments Thu, 16 May 2013 18:20:43 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=892 When I wrote the 2012 version of this post last year, I did not expect it to become the most commented post on this blog ever. It made me realize that there is a real hunger for information about premium WordPress themes and frameworks out there, a need for opinions from people working with some […]

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Learning from the Past and Looking Forward to 2013 http://pixelyzed.com/2013/01/02/learning-from-the-past-and-looking-forward-on-2013/ http://pixelyzed.com/2013/01/02/learning-from-the-past-and-looking-forward-on-2013/#respond Wed, 02 Jan 2013 19:21:28 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=788 I have done a few end of year / start of new year posts in the past but this one will not be a look back at the past year. 2012 has been a great year for me and my business, a year of growth and the pain that often comes with it. But I […]

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The State of My 2012 WordPress Toolset – Themes http://pixelyzed.com/2012/05/17/state-of-my-2012-wordpress-toolset-themes/ http://pixelyzed.com/2012/05/17/state-of-my-2012-wordpress-toolset-themes/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 14:03:12 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=515 The last few months have been my busiest since I started freelancing full time in August 2008 and I’ve also had to tackle some of my most complex WordPress projects. This means I had to re-evaluate parts of my WordPress toolset to be able to satisfy some of my increasingly demanding clients’ requirements and was […]

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Get Headway Before November 25 http://pixelyzed.com/2011/11/18/get-headway-before-november-25/ http://pixelyzed.com/2011/11/18/get-headway-before-november-25/#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2011 15:52:21 +0000 http://pixelyzed.com/?p=513 Note: I’m leaving this article up for “historical” purposes but, please note that I no longer recommend Headway. I’ve had far too many problems with it after I published this post. Try it if its feature set appeals to you but I no longer stand behind it. Many of you know that, since I’ve started […]

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