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The State of My 2017 Toolset – Themes: Stability & Evolution

My last post on the subject of WordPress themes was in 2014. At that time, I had just gone through a process of changing my themes toolset for my small business to Genesis from StudioPress. (Note, April 2023: when I wrote this article in 2017, the older themes I referenced were already obsolete so I …

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Genesis Framework

The State of my 2014 WordPress Toolset – Themes

These State of my Toolset blog posts are becoming a annual tradition on 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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Dynamik Web Site Builder - Responsive Options

Last Chance to Get CobaltApps’ Dynamik Web Site Builder and Genesis Extender

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 child theme) and the Genesis Extender plugin. Both are very powerful products that can help both beginner and seasoned WordPress developers and designers …

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WooThemes Canvas

Theme Review – WooThemes Canvas

Note (last updated: 2022-05-22): I’m leaving this article up for “historical” purposes but, please note that Canvas has now been abandoned and is no longer available anyway. So you should move on to another one of my theme review posts. Thank you for visiting! A Short Introduction to WooThemes Canvas Canvas is WooThemes‘ flagship theme. …

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Genesis Framework 5.0 is Now Live, Powered by the Genesis Framework

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

Note (last updated: 2020-05-27): The basic concepts in this post are still valid in 2020. But please note that I’m no longer recommending Headway, WooThemes Canvas or iThemes Builder that were mentionned in this article as valid theme solutions to use in new WordPress projects. All 3 themes are basically abandoned now (Canvas officially, the …

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